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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 8, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuwday, Aujuil 1972 THt IFTHBRIDCE HERAID Bourassa %vas responsible tor tight Halifax security By JOHN KOOSAR IIAUKAX (CP) Staid Province House fairly bristled with security when Canada's premiers met for tlicir annual tv.'rnlay conference. Tlte tight Keen liere since tlie visit of Yugoslav President Tito last in- spired primarily by Hie pres- ence of Quebec Premier Robert Cily were posted at all entrances and plainclosu RCMP sccmity officials and various provincial police forces mingled witli politicians, reporters and photographers. Reporters were regularly checked for tlicir identity cards at the entrances to the buikiinj, and in some instances rnedi. repiesentativcs wore barrcc roni entering the building when they failed to produce proper irlentification. Security officials with the Quebec dolt-Ration appeared larticuhrly apprcliensive Fri- day allernoon when tho pre- miers gathered In n shaded pui-k adjoining Province House lo plant a Irec. OI'VlCK WOKKKRS As tlie nine premiers and British Columbia's deputy pro- vincial secretary L. Wallace look their sccunty men nervously eyed scores of provincial employees who (lircv; open (heir windows in the office building across the street to watch the proceedings. Reporters trying In call pro miers at their hotel suites were told by operators that they were not permitted to ring ccr- :ain rooms. In the midst of the tight se- curity, (here were instances of premiers strolling down city streets following lunch with no visible protection. Government officials were re- luctant to discuss the security but one police official said they had been contacted prior to the conference for a resume of re cent acts of violence by politi cal extremists. The official wa? ut a loss to recall any. Tho premiers attracted onl> passing public attention. The only obvious public prcsenta lion was when they were driven through the main streets in a cavalcade, cacti premier in i car licaring his name and hi province. Availoble by the Day, Week or Month (with or wilhoul opcralor) Landscaping 6 Hog Prn Clenmnp C Hauling O Filling Driveway Excuvaling Corral Cleaning Phone 328-4765 NT RENTALS 1410 2nd Avenue S, also alarms caused by )orcd children 1 TORONTO (CP) Peter an engineer with e Ontario Fire Marshal's Of- cc, says most fal.'te alarms nil fires in garbage disposal ills of high apartment build- gs in Toronto are caused by orcd children. "It is a social he aid in an interview. "They ave nothing to keep them- elves occupied with. Some of hem take pride to see who can urn in the most alarms." Mr. Gp.lhcrcole, writing in his ffice's Quarterly News, says erants in many apartment uildings ignore fire alarms ause of the "appallingly high" lumber of them. Fie said many of the fires In he disposal units are started vy throwing ignited newspapers down the chutes. On occasions, he said, clu'l dren have started firea in ai elevator whicli spews smoke in the face of other tenants wh iavc rung for the elevator. He said he personally prefer to see manually operated fir alarms replaced by automati equipment. Wrong price WINNIPEG (CP) Canada1 export price for top grades i wheat as of .luly 31 was bushel, basis iii-storage at Thu: der Bay, Out. A Canadian Press, story Ju 31, reporting on the end of tl crop year, gave the figure Lnv correctly as National legal aid plan proposed HALIFAX peed fan Power brokei with front dim Bright hub cap I Indicator lampl for directional lignali, high coolonl, temperature, oil pressure, Ignition and parking brake Steering column lock All vinyl Interior available In laddie or onyx Interior hood releaie and evaporative emission controls Upper level ventilation wilh inltrument Full side styling wilh no venl windows Plus 16 other convenience features os well 01 11 addilional features standard on the SU AUGUST Is The MONTH For PRICES on Aii NEW CARS and TRUCKS DOWNTOWN AT; ENERSOIO Of Course! PONTIAC-BUICK-OPEUFIRENZA-GMC Wide Open Till 9 p.m. Evenings PHONE 327-5705 LFTHBRIDGE ;