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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 27, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Thundery, August 57, 1970 THE lETHBRIDCE HERAID 17 Cranbrook Youth Held Hostage PRINCE ALBERT (CP) Two 17-year-old youths told Wednesday how three escaped prisoners forced them at knife- point to drive through a police roadblock. Roland Lewis Lorcnsen of M a c D o w a 11, Sask., and his cousin, Richard Smith of Cran- brook, B.C., said they were sleeping in an old car next to the Lorenscn home when the prisoners burst in. "Somehow they found an old pair of keys to a 1862 Rambler (one of the four cars on the property) and they told us to get into the car and go to Duck Lake and that nothing would happen to said Richard. Roland said one of the prison- ers told him to steer the car out Bulk Of Kennedy Estate Left To Son's Foundation WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) The late Joseph P. Ken- nedy, former ambassador and father of a United States presi- dent and two senators, left a last will and testament bequea- thing the bulk of his vast estate to a foundation named for his eldest son who was killed during Hie Second World War. The size of Kennedy's estate is still undetermined, records inspected today in Palm Beach County Court indicated. Kennedy, who made his win- ter home here his legal resi- dence, died Nov. 18, 19G9, in Hyannis Port, Mass. In a will dated Dec. 30, 1955, and amended June Ken- nedy specified that his widow, Rose, would receive a building in Albany, N.Y., known as the Standard Building, and the sum of In the amended will, he added "if prior to my death I shall have disposed of such Standard Building I hereby in- crease the case bequest from to million." He also bequeathed each to two sisters, Loretta Con- nolly of St. Augustine, Fla., and Margaret Burke of Chestnut Hill, Mass. LEAVES OUT FAMILY "Having provided during my lifetime for my children and grandchildren, and having made other arrangements for my household help and employ- ees, I intentionally omit to make any further provision for any of Kennedy's will stated. "And I give, devise and be- queath all the rest residue and remainder of my property, real, personal and any nature what- soever and worthsoever situate, unto the Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. Foundation. The foundation is named after Kennedy's eldest son. The foun- dation, with headquarters in Washington, has provided large sums for research on treatment of mental retardation. Kennedy in his will named as executors his three other sons late President John F. Kennedy, the late Senator Rob- ert F. Kennedy and Senator Ed- ward M. Ke nnedy, (Dem- As the surviving son, Edward Kennedy has been qual- ified as executor of the estate. RED CROSS BLOOD DONORS CLINIC Southminster Church Hall SEPT. 1-2-3 Tues. p.m. Wed., 1 3 and 6 9 p.m. Thurs., a.m. and 6-9 p.m. QUOTA 900 PINTS Nearly 100 persons drop out each clinic due to ill health, moving or death therefore new are constantly needed. EXPERIENCED CHORAL SINGERS are invited to apply for membership in THE UNIVERSITY OF LETHBR1DGE CHOIR (Conductor Lueien Needham) (Accompanist Louise Chapman) WEEKLY REHEARSALS Assumption School Auditorium 14th and 24lh Street South Tuesdays, p.m. Commencing September 22, 1970 with note of experience, tr The SECRETARY, Department of Music The University of lethbridge Lethbridge, Alberta (327-2171; extension 278) jf Uic yard while the other two pushed. He was then told to start the car. "One escapee asked if there were any service stations open at Duck Lake that they could hold Roland said. WIDEKED TO SASKATOON The prisoners then ordered the youths to drive to Saskatoon where they said it would be eas- ier to hold up a service station. They came to a police road- block, one of dozens set up throughout northern Saskatche- wan and one of the prisoners told Roland to slow down. "He said it would be best to try and talk their way out of But about 30 feet from the po- lice car, the prisoner on the front seat said "to get going" and they crashed through the roadblock. "The inmate had a knife next to my side and I was contem- plating slamming on the brakes and jumping out of the car at the roadblock but Richard would have been killed." CHASBI> BY POLICE Richard said the man with him in the back seat warned him he was serving life for murder. "I was travelling more than 60 miles per hour but the speed- ometer was broken. The police were chasing us and we came to a side road and were told to turn off. "The inmate in the back seat tried to show the KCMP they had hostages and he held Rich- ard's head to the window with knife against his neck. "We got quite a way ahead o: the police and the three inmates told us to stop the car. They jumped out and told us to keel driving until we ran out of gas.' They drove a mile down tin road and stopped. The RCMP arrived and the youths showe< them where the three men had got off. "I was scared to death even alter J got Richard said. "One inmate told the otters he wasn't going back to prison alive, but he did." Worker Killed At Sawmill after his coveralls became caught in a sprocket while he was doing maintenance work in sawmill, 100 miles north of: Edmonton. j Police said a conveyor belt a wm ill 1 on accidentally and shed into the TAILOR Eddie Belmontc, who wore a yellow velvet suit to the Preakness, used to have a Chinese tailor in Los WINNER Hagley is Iho first stakes winner bred by Mr. and Mrs. James P. Mills' Hickory Trco Farm near Miciclleburg, Va. Grizzlies Returned To Wilds YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) A pro- gram totransplant grizzlj bears from populated areas o Yellowstone National Park into the back country has been about 65 per cent successful so far, park biologist Glen Cole said here. Of 37 captured, 31 were moved into back country and six turned over to zoos. Twenty of the 31 have no: been sighted around populatec areas since. But others have returned he said. Cole said the 200 grizzlies In the park must be returned to the wilds if they are to sur vive. The park is phasing ou dump grounds that have been a source of food for the bears "To break this link we must trap and transplant these semi domesticated Cole said PROMISES TO RETURN HOUSTON, Tex. (Reuters) Food store manager Billy War- ren, confronted by a holdup man, handed Over the contents of his The gunman threw it back on the counter in disgust and walked out saying he would come back another day. casual... comfortable SHOES For Back To School FOR GIRLS SHINDIGS WILD WOOUEYS SAVAGE BUSTER BROWN CLASSMATES FOR BOYS.. 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Sizes 7 lo 15 in shiny black, brown, red or S45.OO A trio thai adds up to ono smashing look. A fringed buckskin vest with Indian braid trim whoops it up with a skinny rib turtfeneck and ribless corduroy slims. The vest The swealer S5.00 The slimi S10.00 WHERE THE CREDIT'S ALL YOURS. 327- 7th Street South College Shopping Mall ;