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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 13, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Rebellious Cyprus slides toward war By KEVIN DOYLE Canadian Press Staff Writer As United Nations per- sonnel, including a large rontin- gent of Canadians, stand by help'essly, th? r-bel'ioi's island of Cyprus is sliding towards an explosive Rsbel forces in the ancient Mediterranean country are es- calating their terror attacks ageinst civilian and military targets. Thiriy-six bomb explosions reported in one day ear- lier this week and the numbers of assassinations are increas- ing. The UN peacekeeping force in Cyrpus, with 575 Canadians, has been in position since March 14, 1964. Its job is to prevent an outbreak of hostilities between the minority Turkish-Cypncts and the Greek-Oypriot majority and to promote a reconciliation of the communities In this re- gard, it has had only moderate success. Serious divisions re- main. This time, however, the con- flict is not between Turks and Greeks but among the Greeks themseVes, a situation in which the UN writ does not rua. Gen. George Gnvas, a terror- ist leader with yesrs of ex- perience, is leading Greek rebel forces against the government of Archbishop Makarios in a sustained effort to remove the figeo'd ideal of Enosis, or union with Greece. Grivas's network now spreads throughout the island and his skeleton army has an ample supply of arms and ammuni- tion, replenished by regular thefts. One of the first effiects of the upsurge of terrorism may be a breakdown in the discussions between Makarios and the Turks aimed at stabilizing the political situation in Cyprus. The Turks may believe that Makarios will be toppled in the end and that any agreement reached with him would be fu- tile. They also appear to believe that a serious division within the Greek community of might create a political vacuum v.hich the Turks could use to enhance their own politi- power Grivas led a successful revolt against British rule from 1955 to 1960 with Mafcarios standing by his side, extending his blessing to terrorism. But after inde- pendence anl years of fighting against the Turkish-Cypriots, which almost brought war with Turkey in 1967, Grivas was ex- iled to Athens. WORRIED ABOUT SIZE HULL, Que. (CP) The mayor of Hull is worried about the size of the town's 13 new po- lice recruits. Noting that they seemed smaller than most po- licemen, Mayor Seguin said: "I hope they teach them judo at police school" We have a selection of our own grown Easter Lillies ft Hydrangeas Potted Roses ft And other Plants Watch for our display In Centre Village Mall Starting Monday, April 16 GARDEN OF OPTIMISM SUNRISE RANCH COALDALE PHONE 345-3517 NORA SANCHEZ a tear rolls down cheek COUPLE GET REPRIEVE TORONTO (CP) A repr- ieve came today from an immi- gration department order to Dario and Nora Sanchez that they must quit thar jobs. Tba ycurg couple came to Canada from Argentina last Oc- tober and in an interview with an immigration official Thurs- day were told they could not work until their status as immi- grants is cleared which coold be months away. Their passports were stamped- "Not psrmitted to ac- cept employment." Mr. Sanchez would have had to quit his job as a tile-setter and his wife her S70-a-week clerical job. "We walked into a he said then, by complying with the federal government's re- quest for illsgal immigrants to register by March 3i. Thursday they told their em- ployers they were ordered to quit but a senior immigration department official said later the order was a mistake and the two could fceep working un- til the inquiry Is held. Both employers said they could return to work. They said Thursday they are in debt and their apart- ment rent is a month Mr. Sanchez said he asked the im- migration official how he and his wife could live without jobs. "He said there was nothing he could do about it and it was our problem." But Duncan Lalonde, regional director of immigration oper- ations, said he will make a spe- cial inquiry into their situation. In the meantime "they can continue with their he said. TO PUNISH PUSHERS TORONTO (CP) Ontario has declared war on drug push- ers. Justice Secretary George Kerr said those who are pushing drugs are going to be punished. "The pushers aren't that selec- tne about whom they sell he said. "We're not going to be selective either." Man hanged for murder despite plea PRETORIA (Reuter) An African man was hanged for murder here Thursday despite an llth-hour bid to save him from the g allows following a late reprieve for a white man convicted of the sams murder. Zacharia MakinitW, 21, and Kenneth George Wilson, 24, were both sentenced to death in May, 1972, for murder and rob- bery after they killed George Marinacos. Wilson, the last remaining wMte prisiner on death row, was reprieved earlier this week and his sentence commuted to life imprisonment subject to re- view after 15 years. But the death sentence stood for Makinithi. The families of both men had filed p'eas for clemency with the state president. Three ether African men also were hanged at Pretoria central prison Thursday after being convicted to death for separate murders. Tory party director quits job OTTAWA (CP) Liam O'Brian, 44, national director of the Conservative Party since October, 1970, has resigned to- take a position in his former firm, the Canada Trust Co. He said the decision in no way reflected a poor party showing in recent opinion polls and that he would stay if a fed- eral election was called in June. "I don't think there will be an election that Mr. O'Brian told reporters. But if there is, "I'll hang in.' Otherwise, Ms resignation is effective May 15. A spokesman in Conservative Leader Stanfield's office said there has been DO decision about a successor. The matter was being mulled over. Mr. O'Bifian was born and educated in Toronto and worked as an investment manager with the trust company in Kitchener, Out. In 1968, be was defeated in a bid for federal office by New Democrat Max Saltsman in the Ontario riding of Waterloo. Friday, April 1.3, 1973 THE LETHMIDGI HERALD 19 Motherless children play but there's no laughter AXBRTOGE, England (AP) The motherless children of Ax- bridge played together in the village school Thursday hut their games evoked no laughter or cries of delight. "Yes, they know about the air a teacher said. "Prob- ably, they are too young to un- derstand, but they know their mothers will not be coming back." This Somerset village and three of its close neighbors in the Mendip Hills country of southwest England have sud- denly lost many of their wom- enfolk. They perished in the Basel air disaster Tuesday when a British charter airliner plowed into a Swiss mountainside in bliz- zard. Only 39 survived. Ten persons still are missing in the snow- shrouded wreckage and 96 are krown to have died. Most of the passengers were women from Asbridce, GOB- gresbury, Wrington and Ched- and their deaths have left upward of 40 children mother- less. Local schools, closed for the Easter holidays, have been re- opened as play centres for the children while the fathers are in Switzerland performing the gnm task of identifying the vic- tims. Their play is mechanical and almost listless. A teacher who volunteered to help supervise the children, most aged under 10, said- "They can't help being affected by the atmosphere of grief here. This disaster has con- sumed all of Axbridge." There have been no tears But one little girl spent an hour drawing intently at a desk. When she left the sheet of paper to join her playmates, the teacher found a childish draw- ing of an airplane. Another drawing of a plane was pinned to a notice board. Two more were found strewn on the floor. "This crash is leaving an In- delible the teacher said. MOOD IS ANGER There -was a mood of mount- ing anger Ln the villages. One man explained. "It is now more than 48 hours since the plane went down and still we have not had a com- plete casualty list. But the com- pany has promised it won t bw long now. The waiting has been the hardest part to bear. "Three people in hospital aave not been identified. It would be less than human for amilies with relatives aboard the plane not to pile hope upon hope that the unidentified women are their loved ones." SOUTHERN ALBERTA BUSINESS SAMPLER The Birth Control and Information Centre 542 7th Street S. Has expanded its program to offer the following: SEXUALITY EDUCATION SEMINAR You know about the birds and the bees. What do you know about people? Take the day off and find out. Sexuality Education Seminar, Saturday, April 14, a.m. p.m. at the YMCA 604 8th Street South. Sponsored by: The Birth Control and Information Centre. PARENT WORKSHOPS (In response to the Sexuality Education Seminar) to discuss and expand on topics introduced at the Seminar beginning Wednesday, April 18, 1973 at 2 p.m. at the Centre HIGH SCHOOL WORKSHOPS To discuss Sexuality and Human Relations. Next workshop beginning Wednesday, April 25, 1973 at 7 p.m. at the Centre FREE INFORMAL GET-TOGETHERS CAN BE ARRANGED FOR INDIVIDUALS, SMALL GROUPS OR ORGANIZATIONS Information, counselling or social agency and medical referrals fen BIRTH CONTROL VENEREAL DISEASi UNWANTED PREGNANCY PREGNANCY TESTING STERILIZATION COMMUNICATION PROBLEMS For more information of any of the above contact us at 542 7th Street So. or 328-0196 WING THROUGH UNTIL SATURDAY, APRIL 21st! MTD 5-K.P. TILLER Engine: 5 H.P. Briggs and Stratton with recoil start. Gear Bex: Extra heavy and sturdy with four adjustable roller bearings. Sure, simple reverse. 16 forged tines, extro wide, extra heavy, 14" diameter hoe type. Wheels: 10" x 1.75" semi-rnejma- tic tires on reinforced steel wheels. Other features: Automatic belt stretch heavy duty control rod, machined tine shafts, rigid one piece handle. Tills from 1" to SPRING SAVINGS SPECIAL h.p. ,50 SUPER CUT MOWER WITH FINGERTIP ADJUSTERS The "Super Cut" features fingertia heigh! adjusters thct ollow you to ad- just the cutting height easily with- out removing the wheels. Other fea- tures include 20" Aerojet decSc, the baffled front and rear for better grass ejeclion, plus a dependcbJe 3.5 H P. Briggi and Stratton engine wMh re- coil start. Deluxe handle cover and rNTERIOR WHITi SEMI-GLOSS Quart Gallon 1.44 4.88 3-PIECE PAINT BRUSH SET Set of 3 pure bristle paint brushes 1" and 3" sizes SPECIAL 1. EXTERIOR LATEX WHITE HOUSE PAFNT Quart s.44 Gallon ..4.88 BUCK AND DECKER ?W SAW Featuring a telescooing guard that can fake a 7Ti" blade safely, bsvel and depth adjustments and a saw dust eiec- tor Saw is complete with a combination blade god a blade wrench. 50 FT. FUSTIC GARDEN HOSE Transparent green plastic hose. diameter, 50 ft. length with brass elated couplings. SPECIAL 2 MTD GARDEN WHEELBARROW Heavy seamless tray with rolled edges for extra strength and rigidity. Troy site, x 31'.i" x capacity, 3 cu. ft. Wheel, 10" x 1.75" semi-pneumo- tire. Oilite bearing. SPfCIAl 10 PULSATING LAWN SPRINKLER Spray n fully adjustable from 3 60 feet in dio- meter. MTD 8 H.P. LAWN TRACTOR WITH MOWER ATTACHMENT Automotive disc brakes, low centre of gravity and unitized frame give added stability for side hill and wphiH mowing. 34" full floating deck mowing attachment has belt driven twin blades that are independent of travel Big 8 HP. 19.44 cu. in.) Briggs and Stratton engine with rewind slart and super jo-lone muffler. Heavy duty automotive typo differential. This tractor is also equipped to install on option 36" blade or 34" snow thrower. SPRING SAViNCS SPECIAL 9 BLACK AND DECKER 'i" REVERSING DRILL Complete with top mount- Ing auxiliary side handle included. SPECIAL 14-PtfCE COMBINATION BOX AND OPEN END WRENCH SET Drop forged alloy steel, chroma plated and polish- ed. Sizes: V, Hi" and A hang-up vinyl roll kit is in eluded. SPECIAL..... DOUBLE HiBACHI WITH VINYL COVER. Completely portable SPECIAL 20.PIECE V DRIVE SOCKET WRENCH SET Chrome plated drop forged 32 point socket, ac- curately broached. Set consists of 13 in nzes of V, V, V, 7t IS, 1 ratchet handle, 1 flex handle, 1 speeder handle, 1 jporlc plug sod-fit, 2 cx- tcnvon bori, 1 urnverjol joint end a metal SPECIAL 33 WINCHESTER COOEY 22 Semi-automatic rifle. 22 long rifle calibre only. SPECIAL WINCHESTER .22 RIM FIRE CARTRIDGE .22 Bex of 500 .22 Bex of 500 .22 long rffU Bex of 500 760 860 960 SPRINTER HI-RISE BICYCLE Features 1 4'' fast DOCK frame and 20" red lino tires. SENIOR BALL GLOVE Right or left Hand SPECIAL....... 9.88 COLEMAN TOURIST CAMPSTOVE Folded size 11V wide, 17V long, 5" high. SPECIAL 18.88 LAWN CHAIR Polished tobulor aluminum frame, plosttc crm rests, c o 3 o r f u i poTypropyJeiw webs. SPECIAL TO 1221 2nd AVE SOUTH ITTHMlbGC tOW BLAND COALDALE ncniK ;