Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 24, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta
Police seize tapes Monday, April 14, 1972 THE IfTHBRIDGE KIRAID 15 EDMONTON HCMP seized more than Inpc cartridges here and in (.rantle Prairie as a pail of a nation-wide crackdown on "pir- alc" tape recordings. A spokesman said today eight-track lapos seized Friday from an Edmonton dis- tributor and about 700 Thursday from Grande Prairie business outlets. lie said similar raids have been curried out in Manitoba and Ontario and more arc ex- pected in other parts of Canada. Pirate tapes are copies of genuine hramlname tape, made Chi-Chi gravely ill says London zoo LONDON (AP) Chi-Chi, the Ixindon Zoo's giant panda, hns been withdrawn from ex- hibition and her keepers fear she may die soon. Chi-Chi the leading panda in (lie Vv'csL until youngsters from China, IIsinfi-Hsing and Ling-Ling, arrived in Washington a v.cek ago. But now she is approach- ing her 15th birthday. By panda .standards she is an old uonian. Pandas in captivity never have lived more than 15 or ir> years- London zoo officials say her days are numbered. "The old gir1 jnsl seems to want to sleep more and said a zoo spokesman. "Iror the last ttirce or four she's been spending more and more lime asleep." Chi-Chi entered the interna- tional spotlight in 1QGG when zoo officials attempted to mate her to her nearest, most suitable partner, An-An, an in- mate of Moscow Zoo. SPURNED ADVANCES First, C'hi-Clii visited lius- sia. Then An-An travelled to England. Hut Chi-Chi always spumed An-An's advances. By she was too old to mate, experts said. Visitors attracted by Chi- Chi's ill-starred "romance" flicked to London Zoo. But re- cently they have peered in vain into ihe panda's enclo- sure. She won't come out of her den. The 700 has posted a notice saying Chi-Chi has been with- drawn from exhibition so she can be "more peaceful." Chi-Chi was purchased 1058 for and despite her short life expectancy the zoo spokesman said she is "one of the most valuable ani- mals in the world." the permission o[ the musician and recording com- any and without payment of oyallies to "'flic majority of (he (apes re manufactured in tlic United then brought into Can- ida. Some of thorn have trade lames and some are he HCM spokesman said. The raids apparently followed consultations between the Cana- ian Record Manufacturers' As- sociation and Hie I1CMP. No charges have been laid. Car safety regulations proposed OTTAWA (CP1 Transport Minister Don Jamieson pro- posed here amendments to the motor vehicle safety regula- tions that would require self- cancelling turn signals, im- proved vehicle lights, an im- proved secondary hood-latch system and strengthened side doors for passenger cars. The improved vehicle lights arc proposed for Sept. 1, 1972, while the turn signal regulations would go into effect Jan. 1, 1973. 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If required, E R V I C E S P E C I A L SERVICE SPECIAL THIS WEEK ONLY NORTH LETHBRIDGE MO-TIRES PREMIER MEIK (irst visit Premier Golda Mcir will visit Romania next month, he- of- fice announced in It will he the first visit an Israeli premier to a Commun- ist state. Romania is the only Soviet- bloc country' which lirs main- tained full relations with Israel since the 10C7 Arab-Israeli war. A spokesman for Lcacock As- sociates said in Orillia, Ont. that author Max Braifhwaitc of Toronto has Irecn named 1972 winner of the Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal of Honor. Mr. Braithwaite was cbosi'n for his book The Night We Stole the Mountic's Car, published m 1D7I by McClelland and Stewart. The award has been presented annually since 1947 for the best book of humor written in the previous year by a Canadian. Mr. BraitKwaite's book is an account of life on the Prairies until the outbreak of the Second World War. a Cell a Franca, artislic direc- tor of the National Ballet of Canada, has accepted an invi- tation to serve on the jury of lie second Moscow intcrnallon- il foallcl. competition in June, 1973. A spokesman for the com- pany said in Toronto it is the first lime n representative from Canada has been asked to serve as a jury member ut any ballet competition in the Soviet Union. Slinirtil Yokol, the Japanese army sergeant, who hid in Guam's jungles for 20 years rather than surrender, mingled with his countrymen in I. h e streets of Tokyo the other day for the first time in more than three decades. Yokoi has heen recuperating in hospital since he returned from Guam in Feb- ruary Arthur Krickson, one of Can- ada's best-known architects, fas named Vancouver's "man if the year" by the Greater Vancouver Visitors and Conven- ion Bureau. Mr. Erickson was presented ivith a bronze bust of Captain eorge Vancouver by John lloegg, bureau vice-president. Mr. Erickson's architectural achievements include Universi- .y of Lelhbridgc, Simon Fraser University, several high-rise of- Ice towers in Vancouver and Canada's award winning pavil- ion at Expo '70 in Osaka, Japan. The president ol Ihe Social Credit party of Canada said in Kamloops, E.G. he is confident his party will hold 200 or more scats in Ihe 264-mcmber House of Commons after the next fed- eral election. The Socreds now hold 14 seats in the house, all in Quebec. Gilbert Rondeau, on a speak- ing lour of the west, said the party will field more than 200 candidates and that most will be victorious. He predicted Social Credit will win heavily in Alberta and Saskatchewan, but added fhat Quebec will decide the elec- tion. He did net elaborate. Oddities in the News BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) A man was arrested in Bruns- wick for cursing at an oppos- sum when the animal crossed the street in front of his car, police said. Police said Ihe car was forced lo slop to avoid run- ning over the liUle pedestrian. A man in the car leaned out of the window lo call the crit- ter a few choice names, A passing policeman heard the noise and charged the man with public obscenity. The man was not identified by police. MOSCOW (ReuLer) A Russian professor believes (he earth is putting on weight hut very slowlyr for it has taken 500 million years for the planet to increase by one hun- dredth of one per cent, the news agency Tass reported today. Kirill Florensky, with olhcr Soviet scientists, lins worked out Ihe lofal amount of cosmic dust that has fallen on the earth from outer space by studying meteorites and me- teor dust that conic to this planet. Particles of earth are simi- larly given oil into space but on balance Florensky believes lhat earth is Die winner. NEWPORT, Ky. (AP) Eva Tranler loved dogs so much she bequeathed her es- tate of to the Camp- bell County Animal Protective Association. To her relatives, she left a few items including lamps, dolls and wigs. She died Sept. 2, 1970, at the age of 85. Lawyer Paul Steer, who drew up the will, confirmed Miss Tranter left the money for the association. The group plans to meet Wednesday to discuss using the money for an addition lo the animal shel- ter. PRETORIA (neuter) Nine-year-old Adrinnn Grolj- ler, who fell four storeys from an apartment in Hiclfontein near this South African city not only lived but jumped up and ran two blocks bcfor fainting. Doctors later said hi had broken his arm in two places, hut his condition wa described as satisfactory. DERKHAMSTED, Englam (Reuler) Graham Andrew felt his responsibility as bcs man keenly and was deter muied that bridegroom Bob Irackley should be at the cer- emony in Lime. So ho chained him to the outside the marriage registry office, in this town near London, 14 hours before ie was to get married- Graham and his friends, after chaining Bob to the tencc, then threw away 'he coy and went home, leavinc a rather embarrassed bride- room to explain to laughing Dassers-by what he was doing. Eventually the fire depart- ment came and freed the con- strained groom. But Bob wasn't late for the jnarried 20-year- old Jill Ross on lime, LONDON (Reuter) Four young Ukrainians planned to blow up a Russian-owned building in London, armed themselves with Molotov cocktails and disguises, set out for the building, couldn't find it, got lost, drove the wrong way down a one-way street and were arrested. All four received suspended sentences in court. Bonn envoy recalled BONN' (AP) The foreign ministry announced today it has recalled Ambassador Peter LimbonrL from Greece. The Greek government had accused him ol helping an opposition fig- ure escape lo West Germany. Prof. George Mangakis, who was temporarily released for health reasons while serving an IC-year prison term for sedition, flew out of Athens last Saturday in a West German air force jet. The Athens rulers demanded the recall of Limuourg, who saw and his wife off at (he airport. II charged he harmed Greek sovereignty by his in- volvement. Limuourg suffered a heart at- tack Wednesday. Germany's embassy in Athens row is headed by Charge d'Affaires Konrad von Schubert. An embassy spokesman said no question has arisen concern- ing the recall of Ihe Greek am- bassador lo West Germany. Mil- liades Dclivanis. lie is due to leave Bonn at Ihe end of next week to lake up a new appoint- ment Dclivanis will be suc- ceeded in Donn by Nikila Sioris. 305-13th St. North Phone 327-3181 LIKE TO READ OTHER PEOPLE'S MAIL? a sampling of from Weekend Magazine's maifbag in ihil Solur- day's jure-lo-pleaie issue. 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