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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 5, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta HIE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Monday, December 6, 1971 PLEDGED PARTNERS Conservative Party Leader Robert Sfanfield and Ontario Premier William Davis acknowledged the cheers of party workers Sunday night after Mr. Davis made the unusual gesture of pledging the Ontario provincial machine to sup- port the federal party in any forthcoming federal general election. Ontario Conservative leaders have traditionally not made public pledges of support of this nature. The event took place at a party for workers ai the parly national policy con- vention in Ottawa. Olson? farmers may clash ai Tarm union V.TXNIPEG fCP) The sec- ond policy convention of the Farmers Union npcn.s tocb.y but. it may bo overshadowed by Agriculture Tliree lives lost in fire VANCOUVER (CP) Mary Olsra. 40. died in hospital Sun- day, the ihird victim of a fire which RutUd a basement suite in a three-storey frame build- ing. Card Johnson. 1, and Robert Zccniiin, 19, also riitd in the fire, which is believed to have started Saturday in Ihe kitchen of Ihe basement suite. Fcur other persons were in fair to satisfactory condition in Tl-i.' injured indudcd a awl a girl Names of the injured were v. ithheld. Minister H. A. Olson. As the militant union, fanned in to do battle wild the "corporal industrial com- plex'', starts its sessions, Mr. has scheduled a news conference here to make a ma- jor announcement believed j lo be federal policy on a farm i adjustment program. It could lead to another hat- lie between the union and Mr. Olson who received a cnthusiastic reception at the N'FU's first convention last year. At that lime, Mr. Olson was hissed and jeered hy delegates i after responding to criticism of j Ottawa's grains income stabili- zation program a program subsequently withdrawn in par- liament late this year. Mr. Olson, is to address the Thursday and Manitoba Premier Ed Schreyor is sched- uled to he guest speaker at a banquet Wednesday Night. The four-day convention has been billed as "the con lion between the farme the federal government'; force report en agriculture" by NFU president Roy AtMnson of Saskatoon. He said the comes at an unsettled time for fanners. Major policies have been proposed and defeated often with bitter opposition from the NFU. Mr. Atkinson stressed convention is im farmers and between (500 and SOI) delegates are i from the Maritimes, Ontario, the Prairie and British Colum- bia. "Grass roots producers have got to slake out a i the future direction of agricul- J hire in this country and on the policies and programs now j being put Mr. Atlrin- scn said. "Otherwise we are goinj be swept aside." Christmas Shopping at UJEflR hits pre-OTTAWA (CP) Progressive Conservatives from across Can-a Mrs. Mrs. Mrs. Mrs, t Lcthbr 1 1 i ario :ifter sup-icia this blasts pr MONTREAL (CP) Police are investigating the explosion of five dynamite bombs in the city during tlie weekend. The blasts caused heavy property damage but no injuries. A sixth bombing attempt near Granny Saturday night failed when the bomb was hurled into a field and did not explode. Sunday night, two bombs exploded within 30 minules of each other at two post offices in su wrban Weslmount. Saturday, one bomb exploded at an cast-end post office and, within 30 minutes, another one exploded at ihe east-end offices of an upholstering firm involved in a labor dispute for the last three months. A bomb Friday night demo-ished the late-model car of an executive of a beverage company involved in a labor dispute for 16 months. The first bomb Sunday blew in a melal 'oading door at the back of a Weslmount pest office sub-station and punched holes in several parked bomb West mount police then checked the other post office in their area several blocks -away and found another bomb. They called for a dismantling squad bul the device exploded before Ihe learn arrived, caus; ing some damage to windows. The first bomb demolished a postal truck Saturday in Ihe east-end station. Tlie bomb, placed under the vehicle, ripped out large chunks of the motor and blew a large hole in the truck's roof. Windows of other trucks in tlie garage were shattered. Tile second explosion occurred outside the east-end offices of Remi Carrier Inc., an upholstering firm where 60 workers are on and 9 task re" by nson of vent ion me for niment oposed d the nt for 00 and ntario, Colum-s have ion on gri-cul-on the now Atkin-ing kill two FORESTBURG (CP) Janice Dianne Streich, 17, and Douglas B. Scheiler, both of For-estburg, died of carbon monoxide poisoning in a car on the outskirts of the town, 60 miles southeast of sought for hungry in Seattle SEATTLE (AP) So many people are going hungry here that charity groups are turning to overseas communities for help. Citizens in Kobe, Japan, organized by the Rev. Sadao Ozawa, sent 1.000 pounds of earned food and more than to neighborhood centres operated by Neighbors in Need but spokesmen for the group said they still may not have enough supplies for the food banks to last the winter. The group said last week's receipts of almost were barely enough to continue providing food for an estimated now using the food supply pact HONG KONG (tteulcr) -China and North Vietnam have signed an agreement on mutual supply of goods and payment for 1972, the New China news agency reported an Leth Lelhbr Mrs-Mr, a Lefh Avon A! be TOTAL halts Kaiser coal shipments VANCOUVER Kaiser Resources Ltd. coal shipments to Japan through the Roberts Bank terminal be halted for two or three weeks following a tire Saturday in the coal-drying operation at the company's Spanvood plant in southeastern British Columbia, a Kaiser spokesman said Sunday. Shoji Ichikawn. v.hosc Mitsubishi Canada Ltd. import and export company is one of those involved in the operation, said Sunday in Vancouver the prob' lem ''is not too serious." The fire broke out about fi a.m. Saturday in the drying operation of the Kaiser Elk-wocd plant, causing damage to the wet scrubber, the roof, the feed conveyors and the feed gallery of the drying building. Cause of the fire is not known. The fire was extinguished by Ihe Kaiser fire department and the Spanvood fire department after about one hour. Damage in the fire has not yet been estimated. Jack John, assistant to the vice president and general manager, said the drying operation had been running for just over a week after being closed for 10 days for the installation of new equipment designed to speed up the process. He said about 100 of the plant's workers will be affected by the fire, but said Ihe company will try to keep them employed during the time the dryer is being and SUNRISE TUESDAY SUNSET I! 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