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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 8, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta _ THE UTHRRIDGE HERALD Auginl 8, 1771 "Widespread corruplion found in police force NEW YOISK (AD A spc-1 ruptinn among policemen, pros cnl eomim len Kpoits [tmhiiL, i cuiloi s mtl "widespread corruption" lwo-5'ciir investigation of the New York City police depart' rnent nnd rtx'ommciicl.s appoint- ment or u special ucpnl.s i aUorncy-JjenerM to dig onl cor Tlio Kuapp commt.- KII in a rcjxirt (mind graft r m o of "as much a Sunday Hi it il mgmi [Him will onllvly .gambling i lo small GRIN AND BARE [T Jocelyne loplne, n 72-year-old Montrealer, flashei o victory imilo upon her return home Monday, after having won the Nude World 1972 contest of Freelton Ontorio, Sunday. The prizej of Ihe petite 36-25-35 winner include a mink stole and o trip to Acapulco, Mexico. (CP Wirephota) RCMP identify bodies of missing prospectors lull numerous lo iinl- fwiilt'l patrolmen from con- slruclion sites, bars niitl busi- nesses. Tlio commission urged Gov. Nelson Kockefetlcr to appoint a prosecutor lo handle, a new. independent watchdog agency "staffed by iiersons wholly uneoiuKfled with Ihe police department" to Investi- gate and prosecute "all crimes involving corruption in tlie criminal process." Neither Ihe public nor hnoosl policemen feel they can trust I lie city district attorney's of- ficer or investigating commis- sion to handle The job, it said. All those agencies rely on po- licemen to do the legwork and New Yorkers "just don't (rust policemen to investigate each oilier." Tho five-miin special com- ssion headed by Whitman wpp, a Wall Street lawyer, so advocated these reforms: Repeal of anti-gambling ws and laws barring certain siness activities on Sunday reduce the exposure of po- :emcn to potentially comipl- g situaUous. Relieving policemen from iforcing the laws covering netivilles, low uck operulions, bars, night- ubs and businesses. "It is ridiculous' to have an police officer wasting s lime checking restaurant ashrooms to find out whether ey are properly supplied with the report .said. Creation of an independent nil-corruption group wil-hin ,e police department In which i officer might spend bis en- re career. There nlsn were recommen- ations for more than 30 ad- nislrative steps within the criartment, Including revision Ihe civil service laws lo per- ill the police commissioner lo inlsh captains, lieutenants nd sergeants by reducing iem a rank if found guilty of a erious charge. Tho Knapp commission was reated in May, 1970, by May- r John Lindsay afler the New ['nrk Time.s published an ar- icle charging widespread po- iee corruption and inaction by ligh officials within the depart- ment and tho Lindsay odmlnis- ration In dealing with specific charges of wrong doing. FORT ST. JAMES, B.C. (CP) Monday identified two bodies found in a small, un- named lake 80 miles northwest of here as Bert Lloyd, 30, and Bert Goodrich, 48, two prospec- tors missing since 1956 on a flight from Takla Lake, B.C. to Vanderhoof, B.C. Magnetic storm may come today BOULDER, Colo. (AP) A solar flare larger than the one which showered the earth with a magnetic storm last Saturday was reported at 1 p.m. EOT j they pulled Ihe Merve Hesse, M, a pilo 'or Okanngan Helicopters Lid sighted the prospectors' Pipe super cub In 15 feet of wato last Wednesday, He said he was a friend of the two men en took part in the original wee] long search for them in Se] tcmber, 1958. Mr, Hesse, who said he nev swept away a beaver darn at the end of the lake, resulting the water level dropping feel, j'.ist moiigli lo make some rommnnicalion.1. j to 7f.ro. h properties In- mni'lnre ron- 'ease-, From per rr-nt By TIJK CANADIAN PRESS A youth who slipped while mountain climbing west of Ed- monton was among 18 persons who died accidentally on the prairies during the civic holi- day weekend. Douglas Foster, 18, of Ed- monton had been climbing with other youths Saturday in Ihe Queen Elizabeth Range of the Rocky Mountains. A Canadian Press survey from 6 p.m. Friday to mid- .ight Sunday nifiht local times showed eight dead in Alberta, Five in Saskatchewan and five in Manitoba. Fifteen of the 18 :lied In traffic accidents and two drowned. In Alberta three persons died In a two-car collision Saturday 10 miles west of Dnimheller. RCMP identilied the victims as Otto Wenrnan, fio, of Saska- toon, his 26-year-old daughter Wendy Hoszowski of the Calgary area and Ronald Jamea Parcnteau, 30, of Cal- gary. Absclium Alook of F'ort Chip- weyan, was killed early Sun- day when lie was si tuck hy a cnr on a highway near Slave ISO miles northwest of Harry Serhyn, 37, of Ion rjrownryl Saturday in a arridrnt on La IJichfi, miles northeast of KAMPALA, Uganda (Renter) 1 Tens of thousands of British Asians, accused of sabotaging Uganda's economy, are waiting a final official pronounce- ment on their expulsion from Iho country thai has been their home for gener- ations. A final policy statment on the threatened expulsions is duo Wednesday from President Idi Amin following a meeting v.ith British High Commis- sioner Richard Slater and lead- ers of the big Asian commu- nity. The British passport-holding Asians, who largely conlro! Uganda's private commerce were told by Amin last week they must leave the country within three months. The charge against them was eco- nomic sabotage through profit- eering, smuggling, hoarding and currency offences. At Wednesday's meeting Arnin will officially lell the British government represents live of his plans to rid his coun try of Asians to make way foi eventual black control ot com rncree and industry- Amin has insisted that Brit ain bears responsibility fo finding a new home for tin Asians, whose numbers he ha: put at The British fig ure, however, Is Unknown Wednesday's meeting was cheduled against a background possible economic retaliation rom Britain if Amin carries ut bis expulsion threat. British Foreign Secretary Sir Douglas-Home said in the louse of Commons Monday hat Britain would have, to re- iow ils economic arrange- nenls wilh Uganda, which col- from Lake MacDonald. Munr said Bednorz had been attac cd further into the park on th trail and had walked six mile out before colapslng. Munro said no one what kind of bear it wns (h attacked the ranger hut pa authorities are attempting locate tiro animal. Victoria by using iindahoul route to reacli tlio rry to Vancouver and jump- g to the head of lines of Iraf- c waiting for the bout. Mr. Bennett surfaced again tho Hotel Vancouver, wliero 0 stayed tho night in prepara- on for n news conference lo- in an Interview in Vldoria arlicr, the premier said he will ot form a coalition govern- lent if his party Is returned office with a minority tifler ic Aug. SO election. He :l his belief lhat his govern- icr.l will retain a majority ilion after Ihe eleclion, Meanwhile, Mr. Barrcll spent 1 o n d a y leapfrogging from 'enliclon to Kelowna to Trail, lie launched a diet of Okana- an Valley farm products in yards by a marksman usirj; an Kniielil .301 rifle. similarity r.O.STfO.T The Labor party's lead In public support lia.s dropped lo per cc-jil fi'om II cent in last months, a sur- vey publi-shed today shou.s. A Harris poll, publisher! in The said Later now has Ihn support ol -IK per cent of Hie ijiicslioned, compared with 42 rent, fnr flio of I'rijno Minislcr Kd'.vard Heath. A Harris poll In .lime nave Hie ol ].ri- rrnl lo Labor iiurl ent lo tlie lives. Sllppoil flu' Hie small Liberal and for others i-eniainc'd al nine- and one per cent tivoly. Ardoync and recent r.ile boundary with [Igriuila I in ird mount "maximum border v.eie by in- j palrols" any exodus of I e I I i i; c n r officers silling Asians, Moi Mid. ihrough files. 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