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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 24, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 THf LfTHIMOGC HfUUD Friehy, April 14, Heroin Tusher' Shot Dead VANCOUVER (CP) An 18- ar-oid girl who was with pri- son escapee Murray AUan Boyd wiwn he was shot'dead by po- Tuesday night says "it was like the tod of the Bonnie and Clyde movie." "They blasted right through the vrindshield they just fact blasting and 'Linda Welle of suburbia Bunaby, a friend of Boyd, said in an in- terview. Bojd, 31, a convicted .drug trafficker who escaped from the British Columbia Penifco- tUry Jan. 20, killed by pofice gunfire as he aat with Miss Wells in a pickup truck near a community entire in the city's east end'. The coupte had known each other for just over a year. Miss Wells said Boyd was sitting in the truck reading a paper "when the cops blasted him.'.1 She said she knew he was an escapee from the pen- itentiary and that police had found a quantity of heroin ia the truck. "I'm not trying to paint Hur- ray Uy-whKe or anything like she said.' "1 just don't think he deserved to be gmxd down like that. Nobody does. "I just happened to glance up and I saw a gold car screaming to a stop right in front of she said. "Then another car roared up on the other side. "The cop with a doubk-oar- reUed shotgun was nearly oa the hood of the truck when he blasted right through the wind- shield. Miss Wells said she wasn't sure whether the first shot hit Boyd or not. "He pushed me down oa the floor and then it was like the ending of the Bonnie and Clyde movie they just kept Haeticg and she said. "I could bear the pofice saving 'is toe girl dead "When it was -over--! was trying to bold up Hurray's No Coalition Possibility Says Premier Bertrand QUEBEC (CP) Premier JeaWaccjuesBertrand said today there is no possibility of j coalition with the separatist Parti Quebecois if his Union Na- tional party forms a minority government after the April a Quebec election. The premier told reporters affer a cabinet meeting that Marcel Masse, minister of inter- governmental affairs, has cate- gorically denied making a state- ment that such a coalition is a possibility in the event of the Union being elected with only a minority. Mr; Masse was reported to have told students in suburban Ste. Foy Wednesday night that a coalition with the Parti Que- becois is one of three optiorjs a minority Union Nationale gov- ernment would face. In a party press release today, Mr. Masse was said to be astonished that his words had been twisted to suet an extent "Not only did I not speak of a coalition, but I even stressed the fact the Union Nationale wiH hold an absolute .majority in seats after the April elec- tion." M MTOKf Of rOUuTON There may be benifit, to poisoning ourselves. After oil, pollution so much pro- gress. In Defence Of Pollution in Weekend Magazine is one man's-satire on the mat we created for ourselves. Reed it and lough or weep. In yaw Herald Weekend head tad to help him and they up and told me to get the out rf the truck and ittp my bands above my lead Mia WtUs agreed Boyd had a .K-calibre piitol his belt, but said.he had Mt reached Jor it. She said she wac to city jail and held there for four or five hours, and re- leased. 'But they stewed up here again today and really no- sacked the place. One of then Bid me they 'are going to stretch my neck (to search for drugs) every tune they see me. "But I have never used drugs and I'm tot a prostitute. It's just harassment." The girl said she was afraid the police would try to impli- cate Boyd in a string of drug underworld murders. "He wasn't lily-while, but he wasn't a the said. Police said Wednesday that Boyd had pulled a gun OB an officer who approached, the door of the picknp. They sad he was wounded by'.OM shot but diove the ptfkqp Mo. a po- lice cruiser as be tried to es- Police said he ww shot three times after the collision but that, when hi) body was pulled from the track, the pistol was in bis belt. The girl was not wounded as the police rained 10 shots into the cab of the buck but later collapsed and was treated for shock. one of'two es- capees who fled the peniten- tiary in nearby New Westmin- ster in January. The otbW man is still at large. Boyd was serving a suc-year term for theft. Deputy PoBce Chief Tom Stokes said Wednesday a homi ode investigating into the shooting is under way and ful details are' expected to come out at the inquest No dale has been set yet. The police officer said H was "a case of effecting the arrest of a very dangerous person." "I feel that an caution was used and police didn't shoot un- til they were sure he going to resist arrest" Police said 125 caps of heroin were found on Boyd's body an another 2SO caps were found later in Us room. Draw Mother! If You're Ten or Under, You May Win A Prize For Mom and For Yourself Remember the fun you had in this neat Mother's Day project lost year draw mother for EatorA and compete for a bike or trike for yourself and a bouquet of rqses for Mom! So get bmy with your paper, pencils draw mother the way you see her. Fill in the coupon on this page, strck it to the back of your drawing, send it fo us. Better hurry entries must be in by Saturday, Moy 9th-that's the doy before Mother's Day! HRE Affi THt RULES: 1. Drawing fc. any a, man, you wifh "A owl 4. CWdren of [.ton ts J. awarded in both claisn. 'inal' lht n.it I. 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Colours] Mint, oauo ond navy. They're they're fashionable. Sizes 9 to 13, SET Jr. Coah, Main Floor White Handbags Jus) arrived rtofit hi time far the Sprint) fashion parade. Make your choice from 4 wlectlon seflee vinyl, both in "wet" look and smooth finishes. Assorted ttrlei, Dovfcle and lungkw handles. EACH Hortdbags, Main Floor Eafon't Buy Line 328-8811 For Advertrsed Call 327-8551 Shop Tonight Until 9 and Saturday 9 Tii Seethe Fashion Show For Children and Teens Tonight ot 7 p.m. v A parade of youthful models, showing hSe newest in Spring wearables for children and teens, for both boys and girls, will be held on the main floor, near west entrance, tonight at 7 p.m. and again on Saturday afternoon at p.m. Bo sure to four girl and four boy models: they, show what's new In faihions in the young people's world, 1 "Yvonne ond Morv" will a musical background for t h performers. Be lure to set them tonight ot 7 p.m. and again ofl Saturday ot p.m. For Stort information, p.m. ;