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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 21, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta fridoy, April II THE lETttSWDGE HERAID 25 Anti-war protests spread y TUB ASSOCIATED I'llKSS Anti-war protests spread to ores of colleges and universi- tes in the United States today iver the resumption of U.S. >ombing of North Vietnam. In New England alone, stu- ents from 45 schools were pick- ing in support of a nationwide trike called for today by leart- rs of several national anti-war nd student groups. Forms of protest at other chools ranged-from marches to each-ins to boycotts to digging omb-sized craters. In Ohio, Oberlin College students planned to burn a simulated Vietnam village to show the ef ect of bombing. Token elements of the Mary- ,nd National Guard patrolled he University of Maryland oday. Three nights of protest earlier this week ended in viol- ence and led to a declaration of a slate of emergency Thursday. Wheat stocks higher than average OTTAWA (CP) Canadian stocks of wheat, oats, barley, rye and flaxsecd totalled million bushels nt the end of March, Statistics Canada re- ported Wednesday. The total was down from the .DUG.2 million bushels held at he end of March 1971, but lighcr than the 19G2-71 average jf million bushels. Wheat stocks were (W4.8 mil- lion bushels, compared with 081.3 million last year. About 584 million bushels, 68 per cent of the total, was held on farms. The 10-year average was 849.3 million bushels. There were 20.4 million bushels of rye, GO per cent of i on farms, compared w i t h 22 million last year. The rye tola was per cent above the 10 year average o( jushcls. Oats totalled 222.7 million lushcls, down from 293.3 million ast year, while barley slocks amounted to 411.1 million, an In- million for onts and 235.7 million for, barley. Slocks of flaxsecd at 29 mil- lion bushels were substantially below the 1971 level of 39 mil- lion bushels, but much higher crease from the 1971 mark oil than the 10-year average of 10.6 348.G million. The ID-year aver- age was 242.9 million bushels million bushels. Farms held 88 per cent of Wingale retires as lueo chief TORONTO (CP) The lop management of International Nickel Co. of Canada Ltd. was! shuffled at a hoard of directors meeting here. Henry S. retired as chairman but continues as n di- j rector and chairman of the ad- j visory committee. L. 'Edward Grubb becomes I president and chief officer of Inco. one of Canada's top 10 companies in terms of sales. He was formerly chairman of tlio company's United Kingdom sub- sidiary. Albert P. Gagnebin was elected chairman of the board and James C. Parlce vice-chair- man. oats, 70 per cent of barley and >9 per cent of flaxseed. Total farm-held stocks of the above grains were million oushels, down from last year's figure of million. Rapesced stocks were 68.4 million bushels. 50 million of them on farms. No data was available on totals for previous years. Distribution of far m-h e Id grains on the Prairies, in mil- lions of bushels, was: .Manitoba-Wheat 55, oals 35, barley 45, rye 1.3, flaxseed 3.2, rapeseed 6.5. Saskatchewan Wheat 430, oats 75, barley 150. rye 7.4, flaxsced 10.7, rapeseed M. 90, oats 45, barley 05, rye 4.3, flazseed 3.1, rapeseed 15.5. Trust company earnings up CALGARY (CP) Farmers and Merchants Trust Co. Ltd. earned or 72 cents a share during 1971 compared with or 35 cents a share the corresponding year. Control of the company was purchased last montli by St. Maurice Capital Corp. of Mon- treal. AFTERMATH OF FATAL DERAILMENT Wrecked can, ore slrewn over the single Irack line in Ihis of train derailment some 170 miles north of Johannesburg in which at least 38 persons were killed and 174 injured. (AP WirepKoto) terrorists blamed for death Caairose man PC candidate SEDGEWICK (CP) -Harry Kuntz, 42, a Camrose alder- man, will be the Progressive Conservative party candidate in Battle River constituency in 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 Conservative Clif! Downey, who has announced plans to retire and did not seek ttie nomination. M fustic BST1UEO.BED U1V BOTTLED IN BOND KR SUTi RVISICU OF THE CAKWM GOVEfi Only Three Feathers Mentis a light {our year old with a smooth mellow eig'nt year old. Join the light brigade. PARK TILFORD Your assurance of quality From AP-IIEUTER BELFAST (CP) Terrorists killed a former prisoner on the prison ship Maidstone but Set his brother go in new violence in Northern 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 death toll from sectarian strife to 311. One man was kidnapped, two young girls were assaulted be- cause they planned to marry British soldiers and four per- sons were wounded n shootings in Belfast. Police blamed IRA vengeance squads. Twenty-six persons have been killed since the British govern- ment took over the government of Northern Ireland March 24 in a bid to make pence between the Roman Catholic minority and the Protestant majority. Eighteen of them were slain in the last two weeks. The IRA's Belfast command it will continue campaign of violence because "nothing has changed with the imposition of direct rule." BLAMED FOIl MUHDKK IRA operatives were blame( (or the murder of Martin Pau Owens. 22. Armed men raidet his home in the Catholic strong hold of Andersontown in Bclfas late Wednesday night am ragged him into a car. Shortly ftenvard, his body was tossed rom the car, shot three times n the chest, once in an eye and gain in the back of the neck. Owens was recently freed rom the prison stu'p Maidstone vhere he had been held under 2mergency intern ment-without- rial laws set up to curb the RA. His brother John, 29, was kid- napped by armed men earlier Wednesday night. He turned up nlive Thursday and collapsed with shock when he heard of :Jaul's death. FREEDOM GRAB FAILS In Armagh, 10 prisoners who jrablxxl 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. They tried to bargain for a police bus to take Ihem to the border with the Irish republic, a lew miles away. The prison governor called troops in and, as helicopters hovered overhead, armored cars and troops in full riot gear surrounded the 125-year-old jail. Finally, security forces fired tear gas grenades through the window to rescue the hostages. No one was injured. ThisisFRE GM Custom AM Car Fladio with pushbutton Happy Czech hockey fans eased out when you buy on with these opfc of Prague area PRAGUE (Kculcr) A cor-1 The :l-2 victory over the Rus- don of riot police hacked by an sians Thursday night brought armored water-cannon vehicle j Czechoslovakia the world cased thousand s of happy i hockey championship for the Czechoslovaks out of Prague's I fh'st lime since 1949 and the central square as (hey cele- crowds thronged into Wcncclas brated vicloty over the Soviet Union's hockey team. Former Soered leader wins nomination CLOVE11DALE, B.C. (CP) Former national Social Credit leader Robert Thompson was nominated here to contest the riding of Surrey-White Rock for the Progressive Conservative parly In the next federal elec- tion. Mr. Thompson currently the Conservative MP for the Alberla riding of Red recently moved to the Fraser Valley. Mr. Thompson said it was not easy to leave a sure seat to contest the riding of Surrey- DUEUEN, Germany (AP) White Rock, lie said bis dcd- Eight persons died when fire sion to move to the west coast; broke out in a hospital in this was made necessary by sick-1 Hhincland city, police reported tess in his family. Friday. ronged Square where they chanted "three-two, three-two" for over half an hour. It was the first title defeat for the Russians in nine years. Since the Soviet-led Invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968, these championship matches have had political as well as sporting significance here. In 1969, dem- onstrators sacked the Soviet Aeroflot office in this same square and buildings elsewhere after a Czech victory over the Uussians in Stockholm. The incident led to n tough law-and-order crackdown, a cri- sis in relations between Prague and Moscow, and eventually to the downfall of liberal Commun- ist party leader Alexander Dub- cek. 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Rather go trim-size than full-size'' II you buy one of these imermedi- ale Pontiac LeMans1. specisily-eciuipped me lour appearance and convenience oplions hsled above, your radio is FREE. Its a factory-installed, AM pushbutton radio valued at S80.75'! I! Pontiac's Sound Offer sounds lir.c inc best sale in town-you'vf gol the message. JUST FOR WAGON PEOPLE... You can buy a i-seat or 3-seat Laurenlian or Safari lull-size Ponliac slation wagon ot a rjel your root rack FREE! It's a stainless-sieel roof luggage carrier valued at To get it, you buy your wagon specially-equipped with REMOTE CONTROL MIRROR POWER TAILGATE WHITFWAll TIRES .ELECTRIC CLOCK AM RADIO All 1972 full-size Pontiat! slation wagons lealure the "disappearing" tailgate wilh power-operated rear windov- standard equipment See your participating Pontiac dealer during Pontiac'! LIMITED TIME OFFER Manufacturer's iufj jested icuul ;