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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 9, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE LETrit'.ltlDGE MERAID Thursilny, December 9, 1971 claimed (.'.MTU in u! When a knock i.l tli.' Wi-dne.-day door, one of the children ii and ihe gunmen burst in. r o I i cc said OIK' ii'.uuiian walked up to Husscll and asked: "Arc von ,-'.d. Ills daughter Gcralcline, collapsed crying with a leg unimd. Russell's home was in New Hai-dsley Street, a Catholic area. llu.ssell was the second raein- h.T of the Ulster Defence Kcgi- rr.'.'iit to be murdered in two resmne HOUKS tions calling f ate a peace agreement between said the startled mili-. days. ljam.ln Tuesday, in Caledon, near the Two shots ran" oat. Russell liordor with the Irish Republic, fell dead with'a" bullet in ihe tlrvee armed men burst into the home of Denis Wilson, 31, i forced him out of bed and then I shot him to death. j Russell was a private in the I defence regiment, a group of j P a r t -t i m e soldiers generally used in border patrols in North- em Ireland. Between five and i 10 per cent of the regiment's j members are Catholics. In Belfast's Royal Victoria Hospital, British Army Maj. Snow died of head wounds suffered in a gun battle near Paddy McGurk's bomb UNITED NATIONS (AP) i riwoluiion and had pro- JcTemy "need drafts calling for new i :n Minister Abba F.ban told the assembly Firt wrecked bar at the weekend Hint his government would licipale in new indirect negotia- tions only if there were no such conditions. Thar.t lo put his- special envoy for the Middle East back to I'tlC'C were killed in that explosion. Tlie latest deaths brought the fatality toll to 1BS in 28 months of violence sparked by Catholic icsistanee against the Piotrs i lant-based Northern Ireland j government. In Belfast's Cathob'c districts I it was a day of mourning. Me- i j Gurk, scarred by the bomb Plotters receive work "wilh a view to encourag- ing indirect negotiations to -_- bring about tiie conclusion of a j j JJ IttlilclO peace treaty." Tins draft accepted Egypt's interpretation that the 1967 Sc- i ctirity Council resolution outUn- j fng principles for a Middle 'East i settlement called for Israeli: rol withdrawal from all territory Democrat Anuntore iinfanij ma occupied in the June war, not, and Sociaust France-sen de Mai- some of it as Israel con-! led on the first ballot today tends. in Italy's presidential election, j _mw' But the draft leaned toward but neither man got the two- 5COTTY Wilt TRAVEL EAST FOR TREATMENT Scotly Whitmire, the 10-year-old Sacramento, Calif., youngster suffering from Dawson's encephalitis, a rare almost in- fatal nervous disease, relaxes with his toys on a bean bag chair in his home. which destroyed his bar. carried j The nervous disease causes his body 1o jerk back violently every few moments and the coffins of his wife and I the chair seems to cushion some of the reaction. Monday Scotty will leave for the Nation- j daughter to their graves while more blasts and bullets were ROME (AP) beared in Ulster. Four soldiers were in hospital Institute of Health at Betheads, Ma'., where experimental treatment is being con- ducted for the a'isease. Israel in calling for a peace treaty, a term Egypt dislikes, thirds vote required for election. The member? of the and "in making no' mention of electoral members Jan-tag's go-between efforts in j of parliament and 58 regional February Din-ing the latter, i told to return Egypt Israel re- to the Chamber of Deputies jected-the mediator's proposal later today for a second ballot, that Egypt promise to enter into After the third ballot only a simple majority is required for election. But wish three other candidates in the race, a lengthy contest was expected. Fanfani. 63 was four times premier, and He Marline, 64, j from residents. a peace agreement would promise to withdraw from occupied Egyptian Icrri- tnry NEW IirtAFT SOUGHT Informed sources said the Af-1 was deputy premier in Emilio rican group reorganized its! Colombo's centre-left coalition drafting committee Wednesday i government, nighl tn Include Egypt, on it and j The electoral college is made asked for a new draft. Tlie up of the members of parlia- eources reported much argu- ment plus regional reprcsenta- mr-ni over the draft. Lalin sources said their croup had been trying for j year and his duties are largely A 16-year-old Catholic girl. Sarah Jarvis, a resident of the Bogside Catholic slum in Lon- donderry, was in serious condi- tion in hospital after a .38-cal- ibre bullet was extracted from her neck following a mysterious shooting incident. She was hit by the bullet while walking in the Bogside. British troops moved in strength into the Bogside early meeting stiff resistance In Belfast, soldiers discovered a weapons cache in a house in Springfield Road, another Cath- olic district, an army spokes- man said. Tiro haul comprised sub-ina- ives. Tlie president's term is j chine-guns, rifles, pistols, shot- years, his pay a guns and a quantity of bomb- lo work out: n Middle' ceremonial. making equipment, including 50 pounds of gelignite. Christmas Shopping at V" men's W UJERR JOHN'S, Nfld. (CP) completed because 105 ballots 1 were missing. If the petition is upheld a byelecticn will IK called. The Conservatives have said the official count shculd stand in the absence of ballot to com- plete a recount. The official count showed Con- servative Ed Maynard with votes and Liberal Trevor Bennett with 1.748. Mr. Justice Puddtster said he would base his decision on tlie "paramount ground." He did not elaborate at the end of Wednesday's hearing on tlie PC application. Lawyers for both sides said they believed the judge would consider whether the best means of settling the dispute was through the PC application or by Election Act sections providing for petitions similar to that filed by the Liberals, of The outcome of the Oct. 23 New- foundland election remains un- cort.nin a su- preme decision within days could ease ti'e way for another round of voting in a disputed add further confusion. Mr, Justice II. C. Puddcslcr said Wednesday he would an- nounce soon a decision on a Progressive Conservative appli- cation to confirm that a PC can didate won St. Barbe .South. The seat was one of 21. taken in the election by the Ccnserva- tives- under Frank Premier Joseph Smallwood's Liberals, who won 20 seats, have filed a separate petition with the cciirt asking that St. Barbe .South be declared va- cant. The petition, which not be settled until after Christmas, says tlte seat was left vacant when a recount could not be aPPca- hon would give Mr. Moores con- Di r .1 Clef tails t.rol of 22 of the legislature's 42 I seats, including Labrador West, BRISBANE. Australia (Ren-! won by Tom Burgess, New Lab- terl An unemployed truck; rador Party leader who has driver, Robert Turner, 23, ap-! promised to support the Con- peared in court T h u r s da y servatives. If the application is turned down the situation will remain 11 lied lo the brakc-iishl unclear until the Liberal peti- bh of her car. The gelignite tion is dealt with, piidcd when the brakes were Should the Liberals win Uicir applied and tlie cor was j court case and a subsequent i icckcd, hut Sylvia Stephens j byelcclion the house would be charged with trying to kill his I m iflier-in-law with gelignite serious injury. i evcnlv divided. billion foreign aid bill passed WASHINGTON (AP) The House of Representatives passed Wednesday a S3-billion foreign aid bill bearing mil- lion for Israel and none for India, Pakistan and with Benatc leaders still saying they will refuse to consider it. With present spending author- ity for foreign aid and defence expiring at midnight Wednesday night, House and Senate leaders consulted on putting out a slop- gap interim into next came to no early agreement. Aid for India and Pakistan was barred as long as they are at war. The ban on million slated for Ecuador was voted Wednesday because of that country's seizure of U.S. fishing boats. CAIRO (AP) Former viee- I president Aly Satory was sen j tenced to death by hanging for plotting to overthrow President _ j Anwar Sadat, but Sadat has f! commuted the sentence to life in prison at hard labor, the rev- olutionary court announced today. Two former cabinet ministers implicated in the plot last May, former interior minister Shar- awi Comma and presidential af- fairs minister Sami Sharaf, also were found guilty and received the same commuted death sen- tence. The verdicts were reached after trials behind closed doors that lasted two months. Three other cabinet ministers and four top officials of the gov- e r n m, e n t party were found guilty and received sentences ranging from 15 years in prison to one year suspended. FAWZI GETS 15 A separate military court that tried the former war minister, Lt.-Gen. Mohamed Fawzi, sen- tenced him to 25 years in prison but the sentence was reduced to 15 years. Before the chief defendants were brought into court, the tri- j bunal passed verdict on 60 lesser defendants. Nine were ac- quitted, four others given sus- pended sentences and another 47 given sentences ranging from one to five years in prison. Sabry, known as the Soviet Union's best friend in Egypt prior to his dismissal, was iden- tified by the prosecution as the mastermind of the conspiracy last May. "This man, and the other key defendants, agreed to place Lt.- Gen. Fawzi at the head of a presidential council after sus- pending the state's political in- stitutions and arresting the the prosecutor said. AlberUi adds funds for winter work EDMONTON (CP) The Al- berta government has put an I Rome ............50 "Upon Eabry's request, the war minister was contacted to de- ploy units of the armed forces to intervene when they were ready for action." The government said the plot developed in tlie wake of Sad- at's signing a federation agree- ment with Syria and Libya. Cup of Milk fund donors Anonymous, t l.M Anonymous, RJalrmora 1.00 M. M., Lethbrldge....... 1-00 M and R, Lethbridae 2-W N and R, Lelnbrldcje 2.00 Alfred end Molly Gieave, Blnlrmore 2.00 and H, Leihbridge 2-00 Teri and Todd Shalosky, Fernie Anonymous, Lrthhridqe 3.00 In memory of Mr. W. Skeltofl Sr. from Vlvlenne S. Carter, Edmonlon S.W Mrs Thos, Dudley, Magrafh 3-00 The Jensens From the young people of King's Court Anglican Church, Carmangay 3.00 BMJ, Lrth.............. S-00 DC, 5-00 Gall and Sadie, Barons 5.00 C- H. Gloer, Lethbridge S.CO Jason Gucnther, Letribrldge 6.00 Miss M. Holcek, Lcthbridga 5.00 Joe and Mary Kubik, Cclcman S.W Mike Kulig. Coleman..... 5.00 The Lloyds, Coaldole 5.00 A. Sinclair, Lothbrtdge 3-M G. West, Cardslon...... 5.00 Mrs. Hazel E. Walshe, Lethbridge 8.00 Miss Stasia Chronlk, Cal. lo.oo Mary MacKeniis, Coaldale 10.00 In loving memory of Grandpa Skelton Mamie and Mick Majid, Edmonton...... 10.00 A Raymond grandmother 10.00 Hector Granum 10.00 Elsie and Elmer Rowe, Pincher Creek 10.00 C. S. Sandford, Leth....... 10.00 Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Johnson, Lethbridge......... 15.00 Julius, Marge nnd Family, Lethbridge......... 35-M Mr. and Mrs. R. F. Duffieid, Pincher Creek........ 35.00 Machacek Family, Taber 50.00 General Farm Supply and Staff, Lethbridge....... K.OO In memory of Mr. Wm. Skelton, Sr., anonymous WO.OO TOTAL................ 540.00 TOTAL TO DATE Weather and road report SUNRISE FRIDAY SUNSET I, Prc 'thbn'dge 20 2B 19 20 19 .01 13 .14 2.1 17 .14 15 10 .05 29 12 .02 16 10 46 38 1.57 25 21 .43 24 21 .61 26 22 .35 40 33 1.00 15 9 35 33 .04 K '24 .01 Pincher Creek Medicine Hat Edmonton..... Grande Prairie Banff.......... Calgary Cranbrook Victoria Penticton Prince George Kamloops ___, Vancouver Saskatoon Toronto Ottawa Montreal St. John's Halifax Charlotte town Frederick on 28 26 .02 30 23 32 30 32 2-1 30 27 Berlin...........34 25 Amsterdam......43 37 Moscow.........30 28 Stockholm......2fl 21. Tokyo..........51 36 FORECAST: Letlibridge Medicine Hal Today: Snowfiiirries with winds 25-30 gusting to 50 changing lo snow and, drift- ing snow with gusty north winds. Temperatures d c- crcasing rapidly this eve- ning. below. Friday: Occasional snow and drifting snow. Highs 10-15 above. Calgary Today: Cloudy with snowflurrics this morning turning colder with snow and drift ing snow this afternoon. Winds becoming NW25 gusling I to 45 this afternoon. Tempera- lures dropping and remaining Chicago ..........44 40 .061 near 10 above during (he day. New York Miami Lo.s Angeles Las Vegas Plonolulu ___ 42 80 75 53 41 42 23 K> 73 Central agency requested It) purchase rural power KOMONTON (CP> Ai-j money i. p.m.; Kooseville, B.C. 9 a.m. to (i p.m.; Kingsgate, B.C., hours; Porthill Uvkrjrls fl a.m. to midnight. Chief Mountain closed. Wlldhorw, fi a.m. lo p.m, ;