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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 16, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Wednesday, December 16, THE LETHBRIDGE HEP.AID 1J. 1 Laird will go to Asia for first-hand check MELVIN LAIHD WASHINGTON (AP) De- fence Secretary Melvin H. Laird announced Tuesday he will go lo Southeast Asia early next month to view Hie military situ- ation first hand and discuss fu- ture United States troop with- drawals from South Vietnam. Laird said he would be ac- companied by Admiral Thomas II. Mooror, chairman of the joint chiefs of staff. The trip will take them first lo Paris and discussions with the American negotiators in the peace talks witli the North Viet- namese and Viet Cong. Following the stop in Paris Jan. 5 Laird will then fly to Thailand and South Vietnam. In outlining his plans at a news conference, he said "we'l beat or meet the troop ceiling of May 1" when U.S. forces it Vietnam are to be reduced to men under Presidenl Nixon's timetable. As of last Thursday, American forces in Vietnam numbered On other subjects Laird: Wild scenes in courtroom TACOMA, Wash. (AP) De- fendants in the Seattle Seven conspiracy trial clashed with U.S. marshals here as a con- tempt of court hearing erupted into chaos in the wake of a court order to silence one of their number. Bank eiits rate to 6Va per cent BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) The Bank of Buffalo has become the first financial institution in the United States to lower its prime interest rate to per cent from seven. The bank's action was not expected to set a trend, however, unless the major New York City banks also lowered their rales. The prime rate is the amount of interest banks charge their largest and most creditworthy customers, usually corporations. The prime rate hit an all-time peak of per cent in June, 1969, but has come down to seven per cent this year in gradual steps. When it was over, fivs of liiei citations in the courtroom, and accused each faced two six- month jail sentences and the other two single sentences of six months. At the height of the disorder, four defendants were forcibly evicted from the courtroom and taken to a cell where they were handcuffed. Outside the courtroom police arrested 10 persons from group of about 45 demonstrators and spectators who had been ousted from the building. Those Insisted there change in U.S. policy on the bombing of North Vietnam. He Siiicl that it has "always been evident that if the understand- ing were violated certain ac- tions would be taken by us." This was in reference to Presi- dent Nixon's Thursday night statement in which Ire said mili- tary targets in the North would be bombed if the North Viet- U.S. reconnaissance planes or increase the threat to American troops in the South. plans have been completed for the destruction of germ warfare stocks under Nix- on's pledge of a year ago that these biological weapons would Ladles7 Suede Fringe Pump -eeze info '71 with the new fringe look. Mid high heel style available. Bitter Choco- ate. Sizes: to be destroyed. Laird said details of the plans would be released Abeles and Kelly hurled a Nazi next week and that in the future the United States would main- tain only "a minimum defence research program in the biologi- cal area." that he consulted with Richard Helms, director of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency at least six months be- Paper awards period set 'Lullabie' Orion Scuff Slipper TORONTO (CP) The week fore and right up until the U.S. starting Dec. 27 will be the pe- commando raid against the Son Treat her to a cozy pair of slippers. Soft foam sole. Available in assorted pastel shades. Sizes: S, M, L. last month. Laird was asked to will be based, it was announced omment on Senator J. W. Ful- arrested were charged with fail- bright's charge that the defence ure to disperse and with resist Awards will be presented to department failed to consult the CIA before tha abortive rescue Boldt of the U.S. district court papers in April at the annual attempt was carried out. handed down second contempt meeting of the Canadian Daily court citations against de- Newspaper Publishers Associa- fendants Michael Abeles, 19, Jeffrey Dowd, 20, Charles Mar- 'Snuggle Bug' Orion Pile Slipper B.C. bartenders shall III, 21, Roger Lippman, 22, into two categories: daily news- papers with more than circulation and those with less than circulation, Six awards are made in each 24. Each drew two six-month sentences. GET ONE TERM Sudan Stern, 27, and Michael This Christmas pamper her with a pair of these pretty slippers. Satin side gore. Sponge foam sole and heel Foarn cushion insole Assorted shades. Sizes VANCOUVER (CP) The city's bartenders and category. 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