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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 23, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 IMF. lETHURIOGE HfRALD Wodnrtdny, Auguil J3, l'72 Hijacked airliner NIXON VISITS YOUTH RAILY President Nixon talks to Sammy Davis Jr., tbe master of ceremonies at a youth rally which ho attended just after Republican Notion- al Convention delegates nominated him for re-election Tuesday night. At left is Pam Powell, president of Young Volers for the President. _________________ (AP Wirephoto) CAIRO lleuler) A h'.- icked South Yemeni airliner Its original defl- today after dropping off irce young gunmen three assengers in Benghazi, Libya. The DC-6 of Al Yemda Air- lines was hijacked with 55 pas- sengers and six crew members on board, after taking off Tues- day from lleirut, It was (liveried to Nicosia, Cyprus, where It was refuelled before Iho pilot flow it at gun- McGovern seeks Johnson's help AUSTIN, CAP) For- ner president Lyndon B, John- ion met with Democratic eandi- lates George McGovern and Sargent Shriver Tuesday in a sulxiued show of party unity. The Democratic presidential ges freed by FBI and vice-presidential nominees InlrJ Johnson they would appre- ciate lus help in the fall cam- paign but, McGovern said, the former president did not com- mit himself to the task. "We did tell him wo hoped he'd do everything his time and energy and his position would McGovem told a news conference here following three-hour visit at the LBJ Ranch, 65 miles west on the banks of the Pedernales River, nut McGovern said, Johnson "left that possibility open." Following the news confer ence, McGovern headed for Chicago and meeting toUa> Mayor Richard J. Daley another old-line Democrat who has been only lukewarm t McGovern's nominaton. TUB I'llKSS i Mr. Anderson, speaking on a I were elected premier, he would New Democratic Parly Icad-i V a n c o u v e r open-line radio not also he finance minister. er Dave Barrett unveiled his show, said Ihe provincial fish and game branch should get more money to allow it to eon- "north shore charter" Tuesday while Conservative leader Dsr- rill Warren invited a Victoria rally to join rieh't "a swing to the Meanwhile, David Antler son promised a Liberal government would restrict foreign owner- ship of British Columbia land and give more attention to en- vironmental protection. With only eight days remain- ing until the ADR. 30 provincial duct detailed studies on the en- vironmental effects developments such mining. of major .strip The Literal leader also said teachers' salaries should be left to free bargaining. The contro- versy over teachers' salaries has obscured other serious problems in the educational system, in which "the kids are election the three ps.rty lead-j getting he sakl. ers continued their active cam-1 0 n a television interview paign pace but Premier A. C. later Tuesday, Mr. Anderson Bennett stayed out of the lime- gov t. action in dock strike said Mr. Bennett Ls indulging in "very cheap politics" by sug- Premier Bennett holds both po- the post of finance sitions. lie said minister is "too powerful" fora tnan who is also premier. "Ho can control every minis- ter and every deputy Mr. Warren said. Iiv North Vancouver. Mr. Bar- rett said the proposed third crossing of Burrard Inlet would cost at least million, and that the lower mainland could have "the most modem, up-to- riate rapid transit system in Canada today'1 for a fraction of that cost. Opposition to the third cross- idea the first item in SASKATOON' (CP1 Alv r.lenve. a New Democratic Party MP, has asked. Prime I i. Minister Trudeau to call Par- gestj'ng a h o n d between the shore charter unveiled at NDP and the Communist tk" r Party. "It won't really damage the NDP because people know how riliculous it he .said. Mr. Warren tolrE a ra 1 ly of about 800 in Victoria that Can- ada is experiencing a definite swing to the right. "We want to he part of that and we want you to he a part- of that." he said. 1 the news conference. CIJAKTKK POINTS Other points in the charter in- cluded a senior citizens' pro- gram including free prescrip- tion finif-.s, dental care, ftlasses and hearing aids; expansion of educational facilities, especial- ly kindergartens and commu- nity colleges. Today Mr. Anderson was scheduled to campaign in Vic- toria. Mr. Warren was to cam- NEW YORK (Router) FBI ngenl.s freed six hostages who had held for more than 1.1 hours by tw o bank robbers at Kennedy airport early today. None of the hostages wns hurl. The shooting occurred on a runaway al Kennedy airport, i where a jet wa.s waiting to take the armed robbers out of the country. The robbers, who held eight employees hostage mside a po- lice-sieged Brooklyn bank, de- manded a flight out of the country 13 hours after they the bank of Tues- day. At a.m. today, they en- tered a, limousine with six of (lie hostages and drove off for Kennedy airport where a two- engined, jet was waiting for them. One of the gunmen, who Iden- tified hJmself as John Wojlow- icz and said he was a homosex- ual, earlier had forced police to bring his male "wife" to the bank. Tbe Ernest Aaron, had been held in the psy- chiatric ward of Hament into emergency session to deal with the west coast dock workers' strike. member for Sas- katoon-Biggar also questioned Tuesday the judgment of La- bor Minister Martin O'Conreli who he said does not believe the strike, by halting prairie grain I shipments abroad, is a national emergency. Mr. fileave a similar strike the east coast lasted about seven weeks and said he does not believe Canada can af- ford a similar situation on the vest coast. He told the rally bis platform paign in Victoria, Port Alberni includes plans to bring youth j and Campbell River before re- and old people back into the; turning to Vancouver. mainstream of society. Earlier Tuesday, the Conser- vative leader told a news con- ference in Victoria that if he Mr. Barrett was to be in Coquitlam and Ifaney. Mr. Ben- nett was lo campaign in Powell River. APPOINTMENT United Mobile Div Grog it o lonq firfirj Hr-nt of obl hcr i f- n ft I bnc'f.rjrrmnd Need to move penitentiary stressed by former NEW WESTMINSTER, "B.C.1 He said Kenneth Uwins, who (CP) Former provincial is sen ing 15 years for armed court judge Maurice Mulligan robbery, kidnapping, and pos- said Tuesday that the taking of session of a stolen gun, was a woman prison worker hostage one of tho most dangerous men at the British Columbia ijcni- j ever to come before him. tentiary Monday itUistralrs the need to move the prison else- where, Mr. Mulligan, w h o retired from the bench recently to erta govern ment's Summer 'emporory Employment Pro- ;ram created new jobs more than tlte program's oal Bob Dowlintf, minister ithont portfolio, said Tuesday. Tl ic proj; r a tn operated on n iwlgcl of S2.4 million svilli par- icipation by 31 fjovnrnrncnl tie- >artmcnls mid local govern- ment bodies. More than BOO pro- cc-t.s were undertaken. Labor Minister Bert llohol said major weaknesses found in ho program by the cabinet vere lack of support from pri- vate industry anri poor rommu- rJcTilion and ad minis t rat ion. Of the jobs created, only 21J were created .by private in- luslry, he said. He altribuLcc his small number to poor com- munication and imderslanciing wtween industry and govern- ment. Provincial govcrr.mcnt de pyrtmenls created jobs, lo- :al governments funded by tht program created filij, and the lopnrtment of culture, youtl and recreation and other tie- lartments indirectly found jobs for 7JiO. The S.T.E.P. program will op crate until Sept. J5 many students ny Ihe pro- gram return to schrxil. Hohol, frocjLU'iitly in dis agreement with federal govern incut unemployment programs and statistics, .said S.T.E.P. am the winter-oriented Prioriticp Employment Program hastily-created schemes winch must eventually become a per mancnt part of the governmcn employment program. TJic Alberta labor mlnlste predicted the winter uncmploy mcnt rate would he worse (liar last year's five per cent of UK labor force. EDMONTON (CP) The city's air-pollution index reach- ed its highest level Monday night since the province began ilaily readings last April, an en- gineer with the provincial nir pollution agency said Tuesday. The pollution index level of 52 was made al p.m. MDT at the provincial government ad- ministration building near the downtown area. Senior air pollution engineer Al Schullz, said the city's Ihor- mal-cleclric power plant was likely responsible for the higher than average reading. lie- said winds of up to 14 miles an hour blew pollutants from the power plant to the monitoring instrument. different winds, however, it was possible pollution levels from the plant would not be record- ed on ttie monitor. UNHEALTHY Mr. Schultz said Monday night's reading would be un- healthy but not dangerous, al though nitrogen oxides in the r could have irritated indivkt- als' eyes and lungs. The pollution level had dc- incd to a reading of 12 at 0 m. Tuesday. Harold Krushe, Edmonton wllution control officer, saic "uesday It is "sheer nonsense' ban may be imposed EDMONTON rri'i have ni-en more: thnn HOT MOSCOW f Heutcr) Mos- cow .sweltered through its hot- test day for more than a cen- tury Momlay when tempera- tures soared to degrees. Weather and road report SVMIISE TIIUKSDAV SUNSET prrjperty if pnjtection of a tion re visiting dignitary is involved. lie-or'wnlatioii program at LI of C planned An alien- has much of his play. Russian delegation circu- lated a statement during tho Kfimc asserting it hfid received IM'rrs that "sonic elec- tronic device chemical substance can in Uie playing halt art; being used to influence Mr. II. Spassky." The st.'ilemfint from grand- master Kfim fJrller, Spasshy's .set ond, lioneci i a nifl MM: Lclt i1 i pnrticulrtr i Ihn .srxicial I nii- UNIirrj MOBILE HOMES Dlv: UnilctJ MoKiri Co. tld. 3rd nnd Scenic 10 ior-rt jviij Tlft firr-v il: f'A '..I.1'. ir: rr, AII-- 'f'l': '.'.it nx-ii v.ftrf killfxi fin'l n v.'d rn <-jn rn isly i n j 11 rr f I i n ft I'.vo-njr Tuesday .sf.irl wom-in was crjiidiliori mulLi- for (all srsunn. Tv.o siirvrys at thr iiriiu'f'.ify fonrul -x-nrji'sly j "-.hiHr-nl, n nccri [or crjtnmunily spirit on campus. it's officer, .sfiiri I lie '.-.Milf] on .'indents' rules r.clih'il iuid desired in skills, di rod ion til liic; s.'iid, "lnjl yonin fru'rors in this rnnkf us Hunk of filial i secminjily silions." Heal lh centre pilol projcrls recommended KUMONTON