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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 23, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta THE tETHBRIDGE HERALD Mondoy, April 23, 1971 News in brief Officials concerned UILL1AMSBURG. Mich. damage to underwater life. T T V-.J AP) State officials are ex- Tiie gas have been messing concern that a series plaguing the area since Wednes- gas etupticns jiound this daj All 85 families living in community teach iapd around Williamsburg have :arby Giand Traverse Ba> on been evacuated, sheriff's depu- _ake Michigan and cause exten- ties said Sunday Brcwnie killed by leacber mLLSDALE. XJ. CAP) j with his widowed mother about The strangulation-beating death 100 jards down the street from a se' en-j ear o'd Brownie hose nude bodv w as found in a ark has snaken th's residential A voiing teacher to horn she was to deliver two oxes of Gul Scout cooties has charged with her death The body of Joan the D'Allesandio horns, was ar- rested. A medical examiner said there evidence of sexual been hjsencal since tjle was reported irass- ing" said Mary Lou Duina- .jAUesandro vas found bv po- a neighbor of the slain girl and the teacher "Every .ice Sunda: three after mother m the neighborhood now le reported mbsmg, H jelling for her child every Tames McGowan, 26. who lived minutes. Police seek slayer NEW YORK CReuiei) of aie search- ng Mdnhat an's I ppei East for a man who fdtalh Bounded the girlfriend of a srofessional basketball plajer n an apartment building within -'ght of the major's official -esidence Jill Alarett, 22, a social Super-waterway planned ivoiker irom Columbia, SC, jdiecl Saturday n'ght v'nile un- i dci going surgery for the second j time She as shot once in the side I Friday night by a man who ac- ccsied as sbe icturned to I the apartment of her boy-friend, Tern Riker, with a bag of sand- i vvicnes COWANSVILLE, Que. (CP) Provincial police patrol cars cruised roads and highways rear a wooded area early today after a two-day search for two men believed to be hiding in the woods was called off. The men, believed to be esca- pers from the medium-security pemtentiaT.v here, dashed into the woods Friday mght after a struggle with an elderly couple. LONDON' (Reuter) The -unday Telegraph Presi- 'ent Anwar Sadat of Egypt is 'arming to arnouncs within 60 V-s the formation of an inter- ational consortium to finance a super-waterway running paral- lel with and immediately to the west of the closed Suez canal. It would be deep enough to accommodate any ship afloat, the British newspaper says. Tending their oivn Easter eggs Mother goose checks her nest of eggs after she and her mate set up light house- keeping on Toronto's Centre Island. The pair of Canada geese have had a problem with oil sorts of "Peepmg-Toms" as they iry to start a family, so while mother tends the nest father goose patrols the area for trespassers. Hiding in tvoods Prison escapees sought Uneventful trip for liner TEL AVTV (AP) Passen- on the British liner Queen Elizabeth 2 left their floating ..ictel Sunday on excursion tops Around the Holy Land. The ship arrived in the reight port of Ashdod, south of i el Aviv, Saturday after an ueventful six-day voyage from SEE THE LENS THAT DARKENS IN THE SUNLIGHT (VARiGRAY) OMrtCAl MESCHIPTION CO. 1 Britain. Before she sailed there (were fears of possible Arab sabotage attemps against the i 65 800-ton Cunard liner and her' 620 Jewish passengers i None materialized I Deaths I 1 i By THE CANADIAN PRESS Santa Monica, Kobert Armstrong, 82, who co- stared in the movie classic1 i King Kong, after a brief illness. I Coronado, C. i Cooper. 79, who produced thej ic King Kong, and set Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers j dancing togsther for the first time in movies Ten other people wounded Berserk gunman kills six LOS AXGELES (CP) Six1 James Morrow, 35. who saw patently was out of shells and persons were killed and 10 oth- Henderson gunned down, said the gunman sped off as the offi- ers -Rounded in eight locations the gunman entered "and asked cers fired four times and i Trade talks urged NAIROBI (AP) President Idi Amin suggested Sunday in Kampala that the Com- monwealth summit meeting in Ottawa in August should tackle squarely ways of increasing trade among member states. Amin said that in view of the enlargement of the European Economic Community early this year, the question of trade within the Commonwealth takes on new significance. Amin was speaking in an in- terview with a correspondent of The Toronto Star at State House, Entebbe. Amin reiterated that his gov- ernment will pay compensation to all non-citizen Asians whose businesses were taken over by his regime last year. He said- "After evervthing has been checked, I shall pay only v hat is Amin said he is definitely not ?oing to pay compensation to Britons whose farms were taken over, saying the land they farmed originally belonged to black Ugandans. Amin, who said be had ac- cepted an invitation to attend the Ottawa meeting, expressed surprise that Canada had pulled out its aid mission and person- nel from Kampala after he ex- Meanwhile, in Laval, near Montreal, three prisoners es- caped Sunday night from the medium-security Leclerc In- stitute. Assistant director Pierre Dos- tie named the escapers as Rene Filion, 25, serving a life sen- tence for murder, Louis Gar- neau, 25, serving an 18-year sentence for auto thefts and John Blackburn, 21, serving two years for parole violations. EIGHT AT HKGE In Cowansville, 10 prisoners have escaped custody or failed to icturn from leaves since April 13. Two have since been returned to the penitentiary 40 miles southeast of Montreal. Provincial police said Sunday they believe the two men who fled to the woods were still hid- ing in the eight-square-mile area. The search, expected to resume today, began after two men struggled with Mr. and Mrs. William S. Henry Friday night during an invasion of the Henry home. One of the men attacked Mr. Henry with a knife but was forced to drop the weapon when Mrs Henry struck him with a broom Both men ran off. The couple was not seriously injured in the straggle. in 90 horror-filled minutes in a predominantly-black neighbor- hood here Easter Sunday. A police officer said the shootings appeared to have been "a planned sequence- something he thought out, or at any rate did in a of order of prionties Officers shot ard wounded William Ray Bonner, 25, an for I missed. "Butch turned around and he' Now being pursued the man just started shooting I crashed into another vehicle at Then, Morrow said, the gun- j a stoplight, abandoned his car man pointed to the body and! and commandeered another, asked: i jumping in and telling Mary "Do you know if anyone, Felton to keep drhing "Kith some of that? j Mrs. Felton weie her two The gunman ran to his car and took off again About five minutes later, the He said Britain had '-nres- sured" Canada into doing so. Diary of Lieut. Col. G A Frencn, Officer Commanding N.W.M. Police 3374. k Monday, Sept. Jlth: records shoT that since leading Fargo the Fsrce has made 941 miles. Two men came in also Segt. Lake. Two out of the three horses paralyzed by cold and hunger died making 9 horses tailed m 36 hours from this cause. A good many in camp look as if they have not much longer to live. Dsnny's party still not in. I must leave this P. 3T. and strike south. Ice on water last night. Observed for latitude and magnetic variation. 1st. 49 54 26. variation 24. Am very anxious about Denny's partv and fear they mav have come to some harm. When marching off observed "hat might be buffaloes Indians After some time, to m- treat delight made them out to be Dennv's narty. Mr Lavaihe that it would be almost impossible to take the horses through and that we v ouJd certainly lose most of them He has beer up the Bow River for 70 or 50 miles. There is neither wood or grass Country very raign to make a read through and bad hills ahead. Although I had ser.t Inspector Walsh with 70 men a'-d 53 horses across the river en route for Cdmonton I am compelled to countermand the order and instruct him to up the Force to the Butte near the Boundarv Rd and sick in any played out horses or oxen that vc may leave bchird. Oxen arc starving The can p ck ur> a hUio oi 1he grass left by the buffalo but the cro- cannot do this On following up the Force, overtook an wagon 3 mi'es oji completely plavcd out. Carvell and I put our horses in and It to came. -S uivabJe to icach cams. Danny's party met a large narty of Assmiboine Indian who would net let tnem approach. VTouJd jou So be able to follow the M.P. march west with Ihe help of a map? Our students are just com- pleting a map which each night's slop as well as points of interest mentioned in the diary. unempioj ed semce station at- i police account continued, a man tendant. during a Shootout that j burst into the home of Jevi D foliov ed a chase by sheriff's Thompson. 57. deputies. Thompson killed. His Bonner. in hospital vuth Edd.e Mae, 53. was cnh- shot wounds m the leg. was! cally wounded as was their son, booked for investigation of mur- Alfred, 15. der. His condition today was re- The next stop was a liquor daughters SWITCHES C4RS A private security guard v it- ported as satisfactory The shooting Sunday started in Bonner's store which was held up and robbed of an undetermined amount of money. Two custom- a' .ernoon home. There, a visitor in the I blasts of the shotgun nessed the switch in cars and joined police in pursuit, finally heading the gunman off at a nearby intersection as other po- lice units arrived. In the ensuing exchange of gunfire, during which the man used a handgun, the security guard. Versell Bennett, 58. was struck in the head and critically wounded. Mrs. Felton suffered eis were wounded with quick J a minor wound in the shoulder. The gunman finally was shot house was shot and killed and Another liquor store was next, and taken into custody, two teen-agers-were wounded 'There the owner. Smity B.! Then the gunman ran o-it of Sneed, 57. was killed. A cus- tha and made le- tomer vas wounded thai visits to u o gas'stations, Off to the home of Dianne two liquor stores and two other Lore Andrea, 22, went the gun- hornes. all within a one-square-! Miss identified as leaving dead and Bonner's girl fnend. was killed voi.nded as he vent, police Wltil a snot in th.e neck- sgjrj Two police officers driving in "KNEW THEM AT.I, an a''ey encountered the gun- beiieve h" kr-ew all o- man when he blocked their exit., most of the people Jw killed.'' I He tried to frre on officers, j sheriffs Lieut. Charles Elliot! sald- but the shotgun ap-' said of the gunman. j Police gave this account. Otha .53 Bonner's grandmother got into an argu- while noting his horns. Su vas shot and fatally vounded by a man wielding a shotgun. The gunman went outside and shot ard wounded two teen- agers waiting for Mr? Leantt in her car The vo'ilbs lo'd nobce the man returned to the house and they heard ano'her shot. The man came o'rt again, brushed by the youths and roared off in their car Fire controlled EL PASO Tex. (AP> men brought under control a i desert brush fire late Sunday, ignited when about 40 cars of a 104-car Southern Pacific freight train derailed about 50 miles east of here. A spokesman for the department of public safety said the freight was carrying flamable fluids, some of which burst into flame after the de- railment at McNary's Pass, a sparsely populated section of West Texas. Officials said there were no reports of injuries or death, and no homes or buildings were en- dangered. Former MP dies at 80 EDMONTON (CP) Mich- ael Luchovich. the first Can- adian MP of Ukranian origin, died Saturday at the age of 80 after a long illness. Mr Luchkovich, represent- ing the Urated Farmers of Al- berta party, was elected in the Vegreville riding in 1926 and served as an MP until 1935. He was bora in 1892 at Sha- mokin, Penn. Mr. Luchko- vich's father emigrated from where he completed his high school education and went on to get bis degree in poMtical science from the University of Calgary and a teacher's cer- tificate from Calgary Normal School. Creivmen rescued from ship HALIFAX (CP) Twenty eight of 30 crew members have been rescued frou the 475-foot West German container ship CP Ambassador floundering in the Atlantic 420 miles east of St. John's, Nfld. Later a damage control team from the United States Coast Guard cutter Chase boarded the vessel and joined the ship's cap- tain and the first mate. An air sea rescue centre spokesman here said reports from the Ambassador indicated the flooding had subsided and attempts may be made to pump the water from the vessel. "It now appears the ship is in no immediate danger. We don't know for sure and things could change one way or the other very the spokesman said. Besides the inspection team, only the captain and one other crew member remained aboard the vessel, owned by Canadian Pacific Steamships. Weather and road report SLXRISE TUESDAY SUNSET 7 persons killed in blast gas A early EL PASO. Tex fAP) natural gas explosion Easter Sunnay killed sev en per- sons and much of a group of apartment buildings near the downtown section. persons were taken lo a sen ire hosp.tal after the 3ow. nimblins VjrnH seven of the bnck venrcr apartments in JJ-p 3- h'ock mio a pi'e of con- crete and bricH fave feet deep Firemen srul many of the vie- Before leaving the station, lie tims w-cre found in or near their robbed Jbe till i beds. From Ibere. Ihe man drove to Witnesses said the buildings another station where he fatalJy to heave tipwand, Uien His vas where 'he man 're 1o Jv'il 11. and critically wound Jh; girl's 3C-vcar-old S'Stcr, shot Raleigh (Butch) Hender- son, who had a co-worker Bonner at the station. Send 35c W M P Project. Janinr High, CONGRATULATIONS to o' Hamilton Junior High on the retracing of this trek of ths N.W.M.P. For The Best Selection Of 3, 5, and 10 Bicycles In Southern Alberto See BERT MACS CYCLE LTD. 3rd Ave S Ph 327-3721 PM in fo a ca on MHE7 Prime M i "t-rrdcoii I-K wife amvod fanfare during lire for a one-week vaca- here tion Trudeau 5? ctpwled to spend nw4 of jtisp'X'lJTis the reefs coral bed1; off Vaiii T 'IVT' V .1 '3 -ft T'fl droD back and flatten. "They rather rr 1's wet with rocli- 1 ins All remaininj! hichviav5 an th" district am bare sn 1 in pood driving conrl'ion Hjphvav J, Trsns Canada bare and in gond dni- ing cognition. A 75 per cent loading re- stridaon has been pieced on the foL'owinr; ICghway frum tee east 1 Foremost and from .south of Foremost to ries. 7.73 frwn north oi Forcnvast to the end of 1h" pavement Hj-diwav from 1r ro1i1h of the t" S border Hiphwaj 08 from 1o ihe junction of Highway I. Highway 2. CanMon to Ihe US border iv _y 5, frcni to Cy. s'ton PORTS OF ENTRY (Opeoffig and Closing Coutts 24 hours. Carway 9am to 6 p m Del Bonita 9 a m. to fi p m Roftfcvjlle. B.r.'s s rn to roidnirhl B C 24 Pcrthill Rvkcrts Ram Jo mxinigbt, Mountain closed; ;