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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 4, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 THE IFTHBRIDGE IIERAID Friday, Augutl t, Security lifted in N-test area PAH IS (llciitcr) I'Yaiu'c aid that nir a n d sea security measures around its Smith Pacific nuclear lest siln have: Iwxm lifted but the of- ficial government spokesman declined to sny whether llii.s means the 1972 test series was over, Government spokesman Jean Philippe l-eciit, shaking after the weekly cabinet mooting Wednesday, .said the nuclear issue was not brought, up nl the .session. "It is true that a certain num- bt-r of restrictions concerning aircraft and vessels hnvc been be said. "This is a local security mea- sure taken by French authori- ties in Polynesia." Pressed by to say whelher Ibis meant an end to the controversial French nu- clear to have run to three low-yield explosions said: "I hnvo no state- ment on that." NOT COMMKNTIM; He added: "The government may, at n lime thai it chooses, have .something to say on the subject." explosions, bitterly by Australia, New Xea- liind, Japan and Latin American countries for thrir possible health and pollution dangers, are reliably reported to have taken place nn June 25 and 30 and July 29, Rut France has PKiinUunetl total secrecy on every phase ol the nuclear campaign. Orders for the return to Tahit of French warships stationed al the Mururoa atoll tcsl site were taken Tuesday as a strong indi- cation thai the series lim! been concluded after three blasts. Tliis view was supported bj the return lo Tahiti today of Gen. Kogtir I-ouis Guernon, di- rector of the MuruHKi test site Opposition in Calgary didn't defend Chief Gain Mayor appeals to news media MADE IN JAPAN A hooded member of the Ulster Volunteer Force shows off a Japanese-made Armalite rifle somewhere in the Belfast area. The UVF, an secret Proteslant army, is reported to have received an illicit shipment of the Japan- ese weapons, STRATFORD, Out. The Stratford National Theatre will undertake its Inrgest f-jiro- pcnn (our ever this winter with a six-city seven-week trip last- ing Jan. 16 Lo March The company will presonl Shakespaarenn productions. King Lear and Taming of the Shrew, in Copenhagen, Ham- burg, Warsaw, Kracow, Lenin- grad and Moscow. It the company's third Molierc's IjC Bourgeois fienlil hommc. Labor Lost and lion directed by Davit! William that opened June- 7. The Taming nf Hie Shrew will directed by Slralforrl's n r t i s t i c director, William Hud wilt continue In I lie role of Lear in the produr-J Jean Gascon. Mine .firm revenue declines TORONTO fCP) Mcfntyrc W2.2U2.OOiJ, from SI I dur- Porcupine Mines Ltd. reports a [ing the firs! six months of first-tuilf loss of or KB j Coal .sales increased mil- cents a share compered with a j to 72 million. loss of S7D2.000 or 29 cents a Dividend cuts and ommissions share during the corresponding j by Mines Ltd. re- overseas tour. presented Henry V and Oedipus Rex at the Edinburgh Festival and in 1964, during a three-week stay at the Chichesler Festiva in England, performed Timon of i it j period year. i rjuced dividend income from The company attributed the Uutt, company to froir loss to a deficit of from its goa I op e ralion Smoky River, Alta. Kevenue increased at during the corre- sponding period year. Mc- Intyre holds a 37-pcr-cer.l inter- est in Summer Music Workshops Some 200 itudcnls of music emencJod the DnprjrtrFVfnf of Cullurrj, Youth and Recreation's Mth annual ni flip Carnrose Lulheron Colleijc: this iumrner. youncj display Ihe tlogrr-n of ll.oy have o! laired, in their pro sen fa lion of CONCERT BAND ErJrnunfl O.nrlurJor WOMEN'S CHOIR MIXED CHORUS John Conductor SYMPHONY OflCHESTPA MONDAY, AUGUST 7th, 8 p.m. YATE5 MEMORIAL AUDITORIUM, LETHBRIDGE cordially invitnrj to nlfrfn'J NO ADMISSION CHARGE CULTURE, YOUTH AND RECREATION ATLANTA, On. (AP) Ci- ting ;i "clear anrl present danger" to Atlanta, Mayor Sam Mnsscll lias nppcaloc] to locnl HCWS media to reject (lie political iwlvcrtisinfj of a U.S. Semite is an avowed wlillc suprcriicTcist. The candidate. Democratic J. R. Stoncr, vowed to con- tinue the advertising. And the radio and television stations which carried the spots said that they mast continue to do unrier the Federal Commu- nication.1; Act. St oner's first advertise- ments ran Tuesday over radio station WP1X) and WSB-TV. Only broadcast advertising was involved. "I am the only candidate for Ihe U.S. Seriate for while peo- .said Stoner in his taped spots. "The main reason why niggers want integration is that niggers want our white women. I am for law and order. You can't have law and order and nigfjcr.s." 1'ROTESTS POUR IN The stations and Mayor Mfissell's office were deluged with protesting telephone calls. "No right of censorship ex- ists in the City of Atlanta and Date set for soft drink depots EDMONTON fCP) Ixigi: lation allowing eventual rieve! opment of universal depots to return of soft tirink containers in Alberta will effcc live Sept. Under amendments to Hi- Beverage Container Act passec at the last session of the legis Inture, depots will accept any container subject to a return However, governmen officials indicate universal de pots at first may take only cer tain types of containers. Under the C'.irrenL system some depots will not accept a brands. An amendment to the Iwve; age containers act, conccrnin return deposits on liquor and wine bottles is expected to he proclaimed he-fore the end of the year. Iliis executive order is not nn ill erupt to censor language iml is issued for tho purpose of avoiding possible injury nnd death to the citizens of Atlanta and the destruction of said Massoll. "Under the law. it is illegal to censor a paid politicnl ad- said a WSD-TV executive. "Tbal must be our position. IL is a tough one. If you censor in one case, you're stepping on free speech in an- olhrr. I don't know how you draw the line.11 lioth stations said they de- plored the ads. Stoncr, one of 15 candidates in next Tuesday's senatorial primary, charged that Mas- sell "is trying lo interfere with my right to free speech." Nuclear physicist makes plea MOSCOW (Renter) A lead- ing Soviet nuclear physicist has appeal led to the Russian health minister for the release of two men, who he said were dying ii. a psychiatric hospital. H-bomb scientist Andrei Sak' harov was complaining about (he known practice of the Soviel security police of putting CCT lain political radicals in psychi alric hospitals and keeping them incommunicado. The two men who he referrcc to are Viktor Fainherg am Vladimir ttori.sov. Fa in berg arrested after demonstrating with a group of people on Re( Square in Augii.sf, a gains the Soviet-led invasion of Csech o.slovakia. Jiorisov was arrested for sign ing a dissidents1 letter of proles to the UN in 19G3. Sakharov, who has become an unofficial critic of various as nccts of Soviet life in rccen years, sairl Ihcy "are dying ii Ihe Leningrad p s y c h i a I r i i prison hospital." Health Minister Rons Pclrwv sky, to whom .Sakharov dressed his letter, is current! on a ]0-day visit to the U.S. t implement a medical co-opera tion agreement which Presiden Nixon signed during his talk litre in May. CAUJARY (CP) Chief Chrirles R. (Jain loft hero Thursday for San Kr.'incisco at- wciilhcriiig a fierce storm of c i( i p a t cs- d.ny nights council meeting fol- lowing his appointment as head of Uio 700-rnan city force. While angry residenis broke into refrains of "Oh sny, can you Chief Cain, still chief of police in Oakland, Calif., calmly answered tjue.slirms put to him by aldermen. The meeting was called to introduce him to council after Ihe five man police commission selected him Tuesday. How- ever, some aldermen hnd other idens. Hut Ihe bigge.sf shock hit Ins opponents when they fount! they could not make any motion other than to welcome him to the city. Before the meeting, Aid. Eric Musgruve said he would ask council lo censure the commis- sion. Opponents have the appointment of the '111-year- old chtef because he is an Am- ami the corn- went of Canada r the man lo fill the position, ft vacatiL Tuesday when J. Kent retired. "I've been through this kind thing about fiOO times iltl Chief Gain afier the two- our meeting ended. "It's natural for citizens to he on a mailer they ect very strong about. I felt o offence a I their remarks." lie said in an ititcrvidw he is ill eager lo take Ihe job, al- mugh admitting lie has (o do mie serious thinking about the iposilion. "I've got a few hours to think rout all this on (he airplane ack home. And if I feel I iouldn'1 he the chief of police Calgary, then I'll net ac- ordingly." Chief Gain, who said "I knew iy nationality would he an is- ue in presented his rjual- "icattons to council, He talked about the reslric- ions he placed on constables in Oakland with regard lo use of irearms and respect for thn ighLs of the citizen. He also explained how his orce passed a vote of "rion- onfidenco" in him a year ago. "Thr-y blamed me for the fact hat they always have trout tin vith salary and fringe benefit j legotialions with the Oakland city council." Although he exuded mce in his police policies, which rave given him a reputation or being innovative ant) liberal n his outlook, nn ominous note sounded when George Cemp acting police chief old council what he thought about the "new iook" in police enforcement, "Maybe throwing some of these people in the can for a couple of days is the only an- swer. Why should my conslab- es spend four hours counsel- ing some domestic dispute while their beat is falling apart around them He said he was an "old school cop" and told the audi- ence they'd flee what he was talking about if the order was given to clear them out of council chamtxirs. Doctors risk law suits in mental patient care fCP) Cily doc- tors often violate legal admitt- ing prrK-cflures in pryctiiatric w.'irris to give their pntienl.s the care, says Dr. Keilh IVarref psyrhialric head of Kiwlhilte JlrttpitJil. "We;