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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 14, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 TH5 IEIHBRIOGE HERALD Dntcmbnr 14, 1971 Irish terrorists launch fresh wave From BELFAST (UPi Guerrilla bombers struck five times in Northern Ireland today while the British government de- manded thnl the Irish Republic deny sand nary to terrorists. Record flock of whooping violence But Foreign Secretary Sir Alec exclusive Douglas-Iioinc revealed in Ibc The fresh wave of swept over Belfast's Malone district on the outskirts. House of Commons Monday ht that Maudlin? also would nig] Bombers and gunmen from the outlawed Irish Republican seek a political initiative. Army narrowed their allacks to j "Everybody is lolally justices of the peace, members ened of parliament and politicians. They directed their attacks at a Northern Ireland senator, Edith Taggart; a former Union- ist Association chairman, and three justices of the peace. They injured three persons and cranes arrive AUSTWELL, Tex. (Renter 1 wrecked" three bosses. A record flock of 59 whooping Police said Mrs. Tnggart's almost husband answered a knock at has reached its winter grounds the door and suffered serious at Aransas national wildlife re-: head injuries in a struggle with fuge in south Texas, refuge offi- an armed man. cials reported Monday. the terTOnsts swept This is two more Uian made ovcr Ulc district, in Lon- the long migration from the don the government birds' nesting grounds in north- proposal by Irish Re- sick- by these crimes which have continued for so Douglas-Home told Parliament, commenting on terrorist bomb- ings and shootings that have killed 30 two Id days. "The home secretary goes to Northern Ireland to seek a polit- ical initiative." Maudling will have talks with Prime Minister Brian Faulkner, whose government is under as- sault from gunmen of the Ii ish Republican Army. Faulkner is expected to urge tougher British pressure on the Irish Republic. oaratists9 plan political sabotage cm Alberta last year. Lee B. Marlalt. assistant manager of the refuge, said it is possible that more whooping cranes are still on their way. The whooping crane is the tallest bird in North America. Crimson-headed and with black tips to its wings, it stands five foot tall and has a .seven-foot wingspan Twenty years ago the world's i "uo actlon- population of whooping cranes was down to 15. Today ii stands at its hiiilKva for half a century. In addition to the 59 which have made the 2.600-mile fligl from Canada's Wood Buffalo National Park. 19 OUTS are in captivity. Wood Buffalo park is in the northeast corner of Albert straddling the Northwest Tern- lories border. The birds raise one chick every Ihree or four years, and I hey apparently do not reach mati'HIv until bev are five 01 sn m nlr' public Prime Minister .Jack that the United Nations put observer teams on both sides of the touchy border be- tween the republic and Northern Ireland. British Home Secretary Re- ginald Maudling was visiting this riot-torn Northern Ireland capita! when the bombers went QUEBEC (CP) The Quebec government has been infiltrated by revolutionary separatists in- tent upon sabotaging tbe politi- cal system from within, Maur- ice Tessier, municipal affairs minister, said Monday. Mr. Tessier said in an niter- view that civil servants in every government department are trying to subvert the govern- Mr. Tessier, who appeared nervous during the brief inter- view, did not want to give any more information about the al- leged infiltration. He said each minister will have to investigate the situation in liis department and the cabi- net will have to take up the matter. Mr. Tessier threw the Quebec ment. nalional assembly into an up- The minister said he recently roar earlier Monday by accus i had to reorganize the planning service in his department and ''clean out" several "revolution- Maudling, who holds cabinet responsibility for security in. L Northern Ireland, was seeking separatists with Maoist and initiatives toward peace after 2." months of violence that claimed the lives of 136 persons. Felquiste (Front do Liberation du Quebec-style) ideas." These civil servants and oth- A complete news blackout has i ers like them elsewhere in the been placed on his two-day visit i government, he said, were using which includes meetings" with i funtis to the gov- leaders from all sections of ernment by ignoring cabinet Northern Ireland's divided com- ministers instructions and His visit to Northern Ireland is officially for an up-to-date briefing on the general situa- tion, including security matters. applying ideas that were dia- metrically opposed" to govern- ment policy. "There has been infiltration be said. "Woody" Farmer Well known for his succulent Steaks, Woody has joined loton Chef We feel fortunate indeed in acquiring the services of Why not drop in soon and enjoy one of famous tteaks in our Dining tounge. Open Man., Wed., o.m. Thurs., Fri., Sat., p.m. PROFESSIONAL BLDG. Across from the Paramount Theatre Phone 327-6412 ing former civil servants in his department of '-planning revolu- tion and the separation of Quebec." The 58-year-old former mayor of Rimouski, Quo., said he had to "clean up" the planning serv- ices because "they were plan- ning to overthrow the govern- NOSTALGIA HITS TOY MARKET Four-year-old Kathy O'Shea, daughter of Mr. and AArs. Edward O'Shea of Setauket, Long Island, N.Y., holds a Kewpie and Raggedy Andy doll, two toys which are part of Ihe nostalgia wave which has hit the Christmas toy market this year. Also represented from the toy world are The Big Bird, at left, and Oscar the Grouch, both of Sesame Street. rave agent s s EDMONTON (CP) Alberta Supreme Court was told Monday that Keith Latla, a Queen's University law pro- Tbe i one else en Mr. Neville. The friend was told that Latta had He said separatist cml sen- u, murder of Nevin ants had tried o take over to jn illsurance "command posts' from which L f they could operate and that oth- j dea ers were still trying to do the ,n a siatcment to the on NW cvidence crown intcnds to FIRST introduce, crown counsel W. ,1. The minis or s allegations of, R jn( h separatist infiltration or the fessor on trial for the non-capi- civil service is not the first one. Ever since the Liberals came to office in the 1970 Quebec gen- eral election. Liberal and Crcdi- I lisle members of the national j assembly have warned the gov- eminent that separatists are j trying to take over control of the Quebec administration. Premier Robert Bourassa was not available for comment on j Mr. Tessier's allegations. Justice Minister Jerome Cho- quelte said he wanted to read i the transcript of Uie minister's statements in the national as- s e m b 1 y before commenting I upon them. Zeller's WATCH FOR OUR BIG 12 PAGE FLYER IN TOMORROW'S PAPER COUNTY FAIR t I! Si and Mr. Neville were partners in Neville World Travel Ser- vices Ltd., a insurance policy was taken out by each on the other's life. He said they also signed an agreement whereby if one died, the money from the insurance policy could be used to buy the other's shares in the com- pany. The policies were identical except for a double indemnity clause in Mr. Neville's policy by which Latta would collect if Mr. Neville died an unnatural death, Mr. Stainton said. Mr. Neville, 36, was found shot to death in his downtown office on June 13. Latta wss arrested one week later in his home in Kingston. Ont. In his opening statement, Mr. Stainton said Latta had sold his shares in the business, but the crown would bring evidence to show that Lalta had a proposed j revision of the policies pre- pared by an insurance com-' Mr, Stainio told the seven men and five women of the jury that Latta had told an in- surance company represents- Stive that he would be taking the proposed revision to Ed- monton with him in June 8, j when he would discuss the re- vision with Mr. Neville. Mr. Stainton did not elaborate on the contents of the revision. The crown counsel also told the jury that Latta told a friend in Edmonton on June 9 about a blackmail scheme sup- I posedly heing tried by some- Former RCMP officfd dies HALIFAX p.m.; Kingsjwlc. IU'.. 21 hmirs; IPorthill Hykorls R a.m. lo midnight. Cliicf Mountain closed. Iwildhorse.'a a.m. to 5 p.m. and on all Nalional Park ski- access roads. ;