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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 18, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE UTHBRIDCE HlflMD friday, Auguil 18, 1972 war a gives Chinese o recognition GRAVENIIIT.ST. Grit. (CPM In Peking, Kxtemal Affairs Or. Norman ISetlmnc, a Cn-j Minister Mitchell Sharp told doctor who Chinese officials that Canada is ranks uiih Lenin a national hm> of com- munism, heon declared f'amutian of naliniuil historic it anuwmccd Thursday, The nniunmcemc'nt was made by Canadian officials in 01- Peking, China, and iis tins central Ontario community where Dr. Bethuno was horn. giving "fitting recognition the hero of the Chinese revolu- tion. Northern Affair Minister Jean Chretien, the cnbmt'l min- ister who speaks for the his- toric sites and monuments board, made the announcement in Ottawa. And Jeati-Luc Pepin, minister of industry, trade nnd coni- merce, here made the declaration the presence of 1'ai UC to review stand on abortion S'SKATOON (t'PI Advo-fvMe matter between a woman cates of ''fetus pcnver" are and her doctor, battling proponents of "alior-1 The latter view is close to the Uon on demand" n[ emotional church's 1971 position which meetings of the parliament oh.said abortion is permissible in the United Church or Canada. Thc church, under fire from many of its 1.1 million mem- bers and adherents since it adopted n position on aliurtioa in 1971, is taking a second look at the controversial issue. Some delegates to thn church's 25th genera! council meeting argued Thursday that the killing of a fe'.us is as mor- ally wrong as killing a child Others said abortion is a pri Escaped convict captor WEST VANCOUVER, B.C. (CP) A West Vancouver po- lice constable captured at gun- point Thursday an escaped prisoner from Millhaven penitentiary near Kingston, Ont. Constable Ed Klick captured the man, identified as Thomas William McCaulay, at the certain medical, social and eco- nomic circumstances. A newly prepared statement on abortion calls it 'only the lesser of two evils" adds that contraception is ireferable to prevent unwanted children. It suggests that prior to 12 weeks of pregnancy', abortion lould be a private matter bc- a woman and her doctor. After that, it says, abortion should be performed only fol- lowing consultation with an- other doctor. SKKS T1VO 'ERRORS' Rev. Paul Newman, a United Church missionary in East Asia, told the 450 church com- missioners, including alxmt 150 women, that the report makes two erroneous assumptions: lhat a fetus has less value than a human being and that it does not require fuii protection of the Delegates almost unani- mously approved the con- traception section of the state- ment. Abortion is scheduled to he discussed in detail later in the eight-day session, which started Tuesday. Delegates, with some absten- tions and only a handful oppos- ing, Hsiang-kuo. Chinese minister ot foreign trade. Mr. Pai made thc trip from Toronto to this community about 25 miles north of Orillin for tho express purpose of vis- iting the place where Dr. Beth- line was born. The commemoration, the tui'c of winch has net iieen cided, will made for a doc- tor hardly known in Canada un- til tlie Chinese Communists he- gan eulogizing him. Dr. llelh- nne died in China in 1939 of blood poisoning contracted while operating on- Communist soldiers. He was 49 and had previously established a reputation In North America as a leader in tubercular research nnd oper- ative techniques. In Europe he pioneered in blood transfusions the battlefield during the Spanish Civil War. After tlie announcement, Gravenhursl Mayor Cecil Schcll said the council and the hoard of directors of Trinity United Church, which owns the Belli- une property, will approach thc federal government "to see if it will purchase tlie property." "It is my personal feeling thc government will take over the property as a memorial to Dr. the mayor said. The 10-room house is the home of Rev. John Houston, the minister of Trinity Church, who has six children. Church officials say it is a bit oT a strain for the minister mid his wife to have con.stant from tourists. A look through the house is a must for Chinese visitors to Eastern Canada. EVERY TOUCH GENTLE Thursday's lour by Mr, Pai showed the depth of the inter- est. His party %ralkcxl from room (o room with near-rever- Girls aid police in bomb case HOME (Renter) Two tear- ful British girls were helping police Thursday track down their two Arab boy-friends who tricked Uiem into taking a aboard a Tel Aviv-bound Israeli airliner with 148 persons Z, aboard. The bomb went off hut failed JT, to do serious damage ami the El Al Boeing 707 was able to return safely Wednesday night to Home's Fiumtcino Airport with only a crack in the rear Eskimo conference under way north end of ibe Lions Gate Bridge, which links Vancouver with Iho north shore and Vest Vancouver, McCaulay was Identified as one of 14 prisoners who escaped WANT CAPITAl PUNISHMENT A total of 14 cily residents met in fronj of the entrance to Leth bridge provincial [udgc'i court ot the police a fa lion lo demonstrate iheir beliefs lhal capital punishment ihould be re-instifuted in Canada. Capital pun- ishment suspended in Canada in 1967. (See sfory on front Klick arrested while on a routine check of a suspected car theft. The constable f ollowed two cars from a garage and Mopped them near the bridge. passed a resolution Thurs- day urging the federal govern- ment to abolish capital punish- ment permanently when thc five-year moratorium ends Psc, '29. A few delegates pushed through an amendment asking maintain law and order. Notice of motion was given that Rev. G. B. Johnston of Roxboro, Que., will move later in the session that the church One of the cars escaped Across ..thc excessive salaries the bridge, white the driver of the second produced identi- fication indicating he was a North Vancouver, B.C., man, During interrogation at the bridge, the rnan struggled with the constable, who then drew his gun and arrested him. The man was latrr identified by fingerprints as McCaulay. A search of thc car produced I a knife, several bullets and two black stocking masks, Sgt. Brolly said. Police are questioning McCaulay on the source of the money. now being offered to many pro- fessional hockey players and the blantant commercialism of some owners.11 Thi s i s wrong n nd presents an obscene image of Canada "in a hurting the notice of motion says. It protests "merchandising of human flesh through profes- i in affront to hu- man dignity and worth." If nee- r SAND GRAVEL ASPHALT CJiess players battle to draw W 328 TOUESTRUP SAND AND GRAVEl Construction Co. Ltd. PHONE 328-2702-327-3610 From AP-REUTER REYKJAVIK ICPj The 15th game of thc world chess championship ended in a draw after 45 move-s today, loss than W seconds and thrco moves arter it resumed. Champion T'-om Rpa5sky and challenger Bobby Fischer had played 41 moves Thursday. The draw leaves Fischer with EI O-to-6 edge in the 2-1-game ence, as in a visit to a shrine. Anything touched was touched gently. The longest slop was in the bedroom where Dr. Bettumc was born. John Houston Jr., 12, occupies it now. His Fred Flintstone poster on the wall is four times the size of the pic- lure of Norman Bethune on the dresser, Mr. Pepin mario bis an- nouncement at the Gravenhurst municipal building after the tour of the house. On the wal! was an embroidered portrait of Norman Belhunc that was not there a month ago. "Dr. Bethune's contributions to humanity will receive the recognition in his native coun- try that they have received In China and the rest of the Mr. Pepin told the crowd of beaming Chinese. "He died a martyr for the Chinese people's Mr. Pai replied, "He adopted the cause of Chi- nese people's liberation as his own. The name of Norman Bcthune will forever he en- graved on the hearts of thc Chi- nese people." SON OF MINISTER Dr. Bcthune, the son of a Preshyteri an minister, was a medical student who went io var with the Canadian Army in :915. He was wounded and sent lome, recovered and enlisted again in the medical service of he Royal Navy. In peacetime he became P. doctor in Detroit and then in Montreal. His own TB case led him to what is described now as valuable research on the dis- ease in 1923 at Montreal's Royal Victoria Hospital. Ife also became chief of tho- racic surgery at Sacre Coeur IJospilal there. Canadians do not realize the place Dr. BcLminn in the hearts of thc Chinese, Mr. Sharp was as saying on his current Chinese tour. "Die doctor served for two years in the Ki.r'hth Hout Army Hint fwighf both the Japnne.se and the forces of Chiang Kai-shek. An article on Dr. Hefhunc, written by Chairman Mao T.se- Inng, is alrnoKt rerjuircrl read- ing in China today. Chinese me- morials to him include a mu- seum and hospital. Steelworkers break-away from U.S. based union TRAIL, B.C. VCP) About MO members of tho United Steelworkers of America here launched a break-away Thurs- day from their U.S.-based union, and will hold a conven- tion Sept. 7 to establish the Canadian Workers' Union local one. The meji, all employees of Cnrninco Ltd.'.s mining opera- tion hern, packed a gymnasi- um In this southeastern British Columbia town to approve the move. Doug Swanson, a ComJnco in- strument technician, is tempor- ary chairman of the new group. He said the move a Can- adian-based union stems from the recent .strike settlement at Cominco operations here and at Kimberlcy, B.C. and Benson Lake, B.C. Premier Bennett heckled defending Socred record "We all thought it was han died badly but this is not a raid on the existing union. It's all being done by the men with- in the he said. Cominco employs about 3.BOO men in the three towns and al are members of thc steelwork crs union. By THE CANADIAN PRESS New Democratic Party lead- er Dave Barrett was up north outlining his northern develop- ment plans. Liberal chief Dav- id Anderson gave a speech in Chinese. Premier W. A. C. Ben- nett was heckled loudly In Port Allverni as he defended his Social Credit record. Conserva- tive leader Derril Warren spent the day mainstreeting in Ms own riding. OCCUPANCY BEFORE SEPT. 1st ft- of living space in this neoJ, attrac- Over 1700 tive home. Two bainj, t-lrirj Fully landscaped, and ihfirJ, fjrcpiocs, drapei and broadloorn. ijt 't.or.V yard. Pofio, front tjppolnlmnnt only, 327-49 H Open talks on treaty EAST HKRT.1N f Renter) East, and West Germany for- mally opened negotiations on a general treaty Wednesday which they hope will settle dif- ferences of thc past and norma future relations. Bnrr, West derman slafo serrotary who negotiate' thn Bonn-Moscow non-aggres si on trenly and two other agreements with ?'ast rmmy, crossed over from West ttoilin where tokl reporters tli" new rotm'l rif talks would be difficult. Tho ncgoliations will lake place alternately in (Cast Berlin ami lionn at a two-week inter- val. His npposilf! number is Mi- chael Kohl, .si al e secret ary i n Mi': office of Kast Gorman Prime Minister Wilii Stoph. These were the main events n the Aug. 30 provincial elcc- .on campaign on Thursday, a campaign that so far, with only 12 days left, seems to have ailed to generate much strong 'ntercsL among the electorate, fn Port Albcnii Thursday night, Premier .Bennett review- ed the Social Credit party's last performance and repeated position that the issue in the campaign is socialism. ''If you want .socialism find :he NDP to get in through thc front door, vote he said. "If you want socialism to get in through the side door, vote Literal ant! Mr. Bennett also predicted that both Mr. Anderson and Mr. Warren would he defeated in their own ridings. In Vancouver's Chinatown, David Anderson spoke in man- darin to tiixiut 350 persons a dinner meeting. Mr. Anderson said the Socla Credit Party wilJ spc-nrl OV) in advertising in (ho ncx in [lays and that Liberals mns counteract this with hnrd WOT I; "I don'L know how much all this advertising is them. The people are getting! ferl with he said. [to said the Liberals' chances (A {firming the next government arc getting better every day. "1 don't knuw whether this is any credit to us or just the rc- snlls of many failures of Social Credit. hi Prince Cleorge. Mr. Bar LABOR FIRST STEP Mr. Swanson said Ihc found- ing convention would IK; rmly a first step toward creation oi (he Canadian Workers' Union. He satd n now drafted will Ira considered at he convention. Len president of the Ciistlegar, B.C., local of the and Paper Workers of Canada, told the men the pro- government is against he working class and to "ex- >ccl 'The company fC'nmlnco) mows you will stick le said. "That's why you'll get heller working conditions, be- cause. Cominco is talking to workers hero and at'Kimbcrley and Benson Lake, not to some- one in Pittsburgh, not lo Presi- lent Nixon." Mr. Swanson said workers c.nn apply for certification o.s a Canadian union once 50 per cent of the t-mployees tiavc signed a request for the new local. He cautioned workers lo be palient, but nol lo give up the battle for a Canadian union. "It's democratic. I.el's make Ibis the men's union, not Ihe he said. Cominco and Steelworkers' union spokesmen were not available; for comment. PANGNIimJNG, N.W.T. (CP) Eskimo delegates from across Ihe Arctic gathered in this Baffin Island settlement Thursday for a 10-day confer- ence to discuss the problems they face from encroaching technology and development. The first meeting of Us kind ever held, the conference has teen, organized by Inuit Taplri- sat of Canada, the Eskimo brotherhood of Canada, which was formed last year. It has drawn more than 50 delegates, some from commu- nities miles away. Tlicy spent their first sessions Thursday registering at the community hall and drawing up the conference agenda which include a broad range of issues facing the approximately Eskimos who livo in the Canadian north. Education, land rlghUi and cosl of living in the Arctic will ie the three key conference topics, while otters will include assistance for hunters and trap- pers, Ardtic transportation, lan- guage rights and the future of ITC. "We want to talk about all the things that bear on the Es- kimo way of said Tagak B.C. Curlcy, the first president of ITC. "Thc Eskimo must have a voice in development of tho iiorlh. We've seen too often al- ready happens when the government lakes over and our people are left out of decision- making." door nnd a hole In thc compartment, liul police cx- pcris said it could have been disaster. They said that Iho explosion in a record-player given lo the girls by the two Arabs had been absorbed by the mass of luggage tightly packed In tba hold and by armor plating in- stated by El Al as a precaution againsl such attempts. Tho (wo British girls were ta- lerrogaled ut Home's police headquarters Thursday by woman public first woman in the history of Homnn justice to be entrusted with a judicial Investigation. They said that they had been living with tho two Arabs In a Home apartment BUICO they met them by chance at Rome's central station a week ago and said that the Arabs had paid for their trip to Tel Aviv, ac- cording to justice sources. They collapsed In tears when police officials told them the men were in fact saboteurs who liad used Ihem in an attempt to blow up the plane and ita pas- sengers, including themselves. Police said they had posi- tively identified one of the men and were almost certain they had also identified the other but were slill carrying out checks. They declined to give names. Police also said lhat when tho Iwo men heard over the radio that their sabotage attempt had failed they evidently fled at once, leaving behind a hall-fin- ished meal. Faces trial in death of policeman MOOSE JAW (CP) Alexand- Gerard Fontaine, 17, of Red Deer was committed Thursday lor trial on a criminal negli- gence charge arising from a fatal traffic accident In which a policeman was killed. He appear for trial Ocl. 2. He was committed after a preliminary hearing which be- gan Wednesday and which heard 12 crown witnesses. lie charged after Leslie Gardiner, a Mooso Jaw police- man, died in a two vehicle collision in the city May 5. CORNER 2nd AVE. 13lh ST. N. WEEKEND ENTERTAINMENT IN THE CLUBROQMS "FRIDAY and SATURDAY" "ANYTHING GOES" Members and Invited Guests! 4 4 rett accused thc Social Credit pally of taking control of Iho province away from its citizens and giving B.C.'s lands, for- es Is and minerals to tho direc- tors of foreign corporations. Meanwhile, Conscrva- livi- leafier Warren spent I he day knocking un in his homo of north Vancouv- er .Seymour During I h r weekend. Mr. Rarrcll will entry his campaign tn tho Cariboo hefore returning i to ihft Krascr Valley Saturday 1 and Suntlfiy. j Mr. Anrlerson is scheduled to campaign in the Okanngan Fri- day and Saturday. On Sunday he will ho tn Chilliwadr. Mr. Warren will he in the Fraser Valley FrliTay find In Vancouver Saturday, Sunday lie will attend a Frascr Valley picnic in Surrey. And Mr Rennet I will con Hmio his poliry of unheralded Jury rides accldenUt! Weather and road report SUNRISE SATURDAY 6l27 SUNSET Pincher Creek Medicine Ilnl Edmonton Granrlc Prairie Banff........ Cnlgary...... Victoria PenLicton..... Prince Ccorgc Knmloops Saskaloon Ucytnn....... Winnipeg Toronto...... Ottawa Montreal St. John's Halifax...... Cliarlottclown Kredcriclrm Chicago II Rfi SI 82 -16 89 M 78 77 70 78 67 67 07 70 I, I'rc .01 77 CI 71 5-1 59 54 68 -18 79 6.1 66 57 80 75 New York....... 75 68 Miami 85 82 I.r.s Angeles 78 KJ Las Vegas....... Wi 73 Phoenix ....100 78 Rome-...... Paris...... Berlin...... Amslcrclnm Moscow...... Stockholm Tokyo FORKCAST: Lcthhriclgc. Mciliclnr Today nm] Saturday: Sunny. Highs 85-30, inn's 50-55. Calvary Today and Satur- day: Mainly sunny. Highs bolh clays near 80. near 50. Columbia, Koolenay Today: Sunny with cloudy periods. Afternoon showers. .Saturday: Sunny with a few cloudy periods. Highs today i mid Saturday 70 to 75. Lows to- nlgM near (in. LIODUC. Alia. (CPi-A cor- oner's jury Thursday recom- mended that changes he con- sidered in iron safety cages used in deep conslruction ditch- es. The Jurors ruled that Bryan Nelson Dober, 25, of Fxlmonton died accidentally when thc wall of a nine-foot rfcep ditch col- lapsed on him and another worker here July The inquest was (old that Mr. Dulxr and the olltf-r man iuuL i been working otilside .safely cage despite luiving Leon lold earlier to remain in the cage at all times. A third uorker tcslifk-d lie was insifio Ihe. cage wbr-n thc ditch wall started lo lull and the Iwn men outside jumped hut didn't have time to get clear. Mr. Dnbr-r v.as hurlcc! and Hie nllicr mnn v.as hurled only lo his shoulders. The- jury rccornmnndcd that consideration he to en- HUTCHiN 10" and 12" Simple Durable Easy to Operate Speedy Convenient GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY, IETHB8IDCI PHONE J28-tMl di oT closing Ihe end sure