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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 21, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Fridoy, April il )972 THE lETrrSWDGE HEFAID _ 25 Anti-war irotests Wheat stocks higher than average spret acl AFTERMATH OF FATAL DERAILMENT Wrecked cars are slrewn over Ihe single Irack line in Ihis of train derailment some 170 miles north of Johannesburg in which at least 38 persons wore killed and 174 injured. (AP WirepKoto) By TUB ASSOCIATED I'llHSS Anli-war protests spread lo cores of colleges and universi- ties in the United Slates today ver the resumption ol U.S. combing of North Vietnam. In New England alone, stu- dents from 45 schools were pick- eting in support of a nationwide trike called for today by bart- ers of several national anti-war and sludcnt groups. Forms ol protest at other schools ranged-from murchcs to each-ins to boycotts to digging jomb-sized craters. In Ohio, Obcrlin College students planned to burn a simulated Vietnam village to show the ci cl of bombing. Token elements ot the Mary- land National Guard patrolled the University ot Maryland today. Three nights of protest earlier this week ended in viol- ence and led lo a declaration of a Elate of emergency Thursday. Trust company earnings up CALGARY (CP) Farmers and Merchants Trust Co. Lid. earned or 72 cents a share during 1571 compared with or 35 cents a share the corresponding year. Control of the company was purchased last month by St. Maurice Capital Corp. ol MOD- treal. OTTAWA (CP) Canadian stocks of wheat, oats, barley, rye and flaxsccd totalled million bushels at Ihe end of March, Statistics Canada re- ported Wednesday, The total was down from tho 1.0118.2 million bushels held at Ihe end of March 1971. but higher than the 1962-71 average of million bushels. Wheat stocks were OG4.8 mil- lion bushels, compared with 981.3 million last year. About 584 million bushels, CO per cent of the total, was held on farms. The 10-year average was 849.3 million bushels. There were 20.4 million bushels ol rye, fiO per tent of it uti farms, compared w i t h 22 million last year. The rye total was fifl per cent tiic 10- year average ol 128 million' bushels. Oats totalled 222.7 million bushels, down from 293.3 million last year, while barley slocks amounted lo 411.1 million, an In- crease from the 1971 mark of 340.G million. The 10-year aver- age was 2J29 million bushels for oats and million for barley. Slocks of (liixseed at 20 mil- lion bushels were substantially the 1071 level of 39 mil- lion bushels, but much higher than the lo-ycar average of 16.6 million bushels. Farms lic'ld 81) per cenl of Wingale retires us Ineo chief TORONTO (CP) Tlic lop management of International Nickel Co. of Canada Ud. v.-as shuffled at a hoard of directors meeting here. Henry S. Wingale retired as chairman bul continues as a di- reclor and chairman ot the ad- visory committee. L. Edward Grubb becomes president anil chief officer of i Inco. one of Canada's top 10 companies in terms of sales. He formerly chairman ol ttio company's Untied Kingdom sub. sidiary. I Albert P. Gagnebin was i elected cliairmnn ot DIB board and James C. Parlec vice-chair- I rrrnn. oats, 70 per cent of barley anrl 59 per cent ol llaxseed. Total farm held slocks of tho above grains were million bushels, down last year's ligure of million. Hapeseed slocks were 68.4 million bushels, 50 million of Ilicm on farms. No data was available on lolals for previous years. Distribution ot f a r m-h e Id grains on the Prairies, In mil- lions of bushels, was: 55, oals 35, barley 45, rye 1.3, tlaxsecd 3.2, ropeseed 65. Snskalclicwan Wheat 430, oals 75. barley 150. rye 7.4, flaxsced 10.7, rapeseed W. 1 90, oats 45, barley 05, rye 4.3, flazseed 3.1, rapesoed 15.5. terrorists blamed for death Camrose man PC candidate itastic SEDGEWICK (CP) -Harry Kuntz, .12, z Camrose alder- man, will be the Progressive Conservative party candidate in Battle River constituency ID the next federal election. Mr. Kuntz was nominated at a meeting attended by people. He defeated seven op- ponents. The constituency now Is rep- resented by ConservaUve Clif! Downey, who has announced plans to retire and did not seek the nomination. Only Three Feathers blends a light {our year old with a smooth mellow eight year old. Join the light brigade. PARK TJXFORD Your assurance of quality From MMIEUTER BELFAST (CP) Terrorists killed a former prisoner on the prison ship Maidslone hut let his brother go in new violence In Norlhern Ireland. The killing was blamed on the Irish Republican Army. There were two murders in the 24 hours ending Thursday night, raising Ulster's 32-month dealh loll from sectarian strife to 311. One man was kidnapped, two young girls were assaulted be- cause they planned to marry British soldiers and per- sons wero n shooliiigs in Belfast. Police blamed IRA vengeance squads. Twenty-six persons have been killed since the Brilish govern- ment took over the government ol Northern Ireland March 21 in a bid to make peace between the Roman Catholic minority and the Protestant majority. Eighteen of them were slain in the. last two weeks. The IRA's Belfast command announcer1 il will continue ILs campaign of violence IxjcauEc "nothing has changed with the imposition of direct rule.1' BLAMED T'OIl MUIlDKIl IRA operatives were blamed (or the murder of Martin Paul Owens. 22. Armed men raided his home in the Catholic strong- hold of Andersontown in Bcltasl late Wednesday night and dragged him into a car. Shortly aflenvard, his body was tossed from the car, shot three times in the chest, once in an eye and again in the back of the neck. Owens was reccnlly freed from the prison strip Maldstone where he had been held under emergency internment-wilhout- trial laws set up to curb Ihe :HA. His brother John, 29, was kid- napped by armed men earlier Wednesday night. He turned up alive Thursday and collapsed with shock when he heard of Paul's dealh. FREEDOM GRAD FAILS In Armagh, 10 prisoners grablxxl a policeman and two guards as hostages before being overpowered by soldiers were back behind bars. The hostages were seized and held in a room in the jail for five hours by the prisoners, all of whom were being held on arms charges. I They tried lo bargain for a police bus to take them to the border with Hie Irish republic, a few miles away. The prison governor called Iroops in and, as hclicoplcrs hovered overhead, armored cars and troops in full riot gear surrounded the 125-year-old jail. Finally, security forces fired tear gas grenades through Ihe window to rescue the hostages, No one was injured. This ism GM Cuslom AM Car Radio with pushbutton Happy Czech hockey fans eased out of P. when you with these optt raguc area PRAGUE (Renter) A cor- don ol riot police backed by an armored wiitcr-camion vehicle cased L b o 11 s u n d s of bappy Czechoslovaks out of Prague's central square as they cele- brated victory over the Sovicl Union's hockey learn. Former Socred leader wins nomination CLOVEHDALE, B.C. (CP) Former national .Social Credit leader Hoberl Thompson was nominated here to nonlcsl the riding of Surrey-While Rock for Ihe Progressive Conservative parly In (he next federal elec- tion. Mr. Thompson currently the Conservative MI> for the Albert a riding of Red recently moved to the Fraser Valley. Mr. Thompson said it was not easy to leave a sure seal to contest the riding of Snrrcy- Rock, lie said bis deci- sion lo move to the west toast was made necessary by sick- ness in his family. I The victory over Ihe lius- sians Thursday night brmighl i Czechoslovakia the w o r 1 tl hockey championship for the first time since and Ihe crowds thronged into Wenccliis Square where they chanted "llirce-Lwo, three-two" for over half an hour. It was the first title defeat for Ihe Russians in nine years. Since the Soviet-led Invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968, these championship matches have bad poIlUcal as well as sporting significance here. In 1969, dem- onstrators sacked the Sovicl Acrollol oflice in this same square and buildings elsewhere alter R Czech victory over the Russians in Stockholm. The incident led to n tough law-anrl-order crackdown, a cri- sis in relations between Prague and Moscow, anrl eventually lo the downfall of liberal Commun- isl parly leader Alexander Dub- cek. 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