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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 17, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 22 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Thursday, Docombnr 17, 1970 Pregnant, unwed pr oud of it MONTREAL (CP) Indian beauty Kahn-Tincla pregnant, 11 n m a r r i e d and "proud of she plans to have a child every year for the next six years. "It would be my greatest the 28-year-old for- mer model said in an inter- view. Miss Horn, a militant Iro- quois and champion of Indian causes, added (hat she will "make sure they are all full- blooded Indians." "It's not our problem if the white people want to decrease their birth rate. The Indians won't." Commenting on demonstra- tions at Montreal hospitals in favor of fewer restrictions on abortion, she said: "I can't understand how a white man's head works. I's immoral to have an abortion. It's a denial of womanhood. "Abortion is murder, plain and simple." In Ottawa last Wednesday, speaking at the Museum of Man on what she termed the white man's obsession with sex. she said birth control is a good idea for white people be- cause there are too many of them already- But Indians have no need to limit their birth rate, she said. "Maybe when we become 51 per cent of the population." She said there are fewer In- dians in North America now than there were when the white man came. Indians were not pre-occu- pied with sex, an attitude in- herited from the customs of generations which "disap- points many who think Indi- ans are without high princi- ples." In ancient times Indian men KAIIN-TINETA IIOHN .One every y were away much of the year on hunting and raiding expedi- tions, she said, and neither they nor the women felt that the" sexual abstinence was too much for them. She said Indian children born out of wedlock were not illegitimate. They are always part of the family unit be- cause in ancient tradition the clan took care of the children. Miss Horn said moral revo- lutions occurred continually in white society because white people are never satisfied. In- dian customs did not change because Indians were content. Symphony conductor Italian leader blames extremists in hospital Find their car by accident NEW YORK (AP) A Staten Island couple who re- ported then- automobile sto- lon found it, literally, by ac- cident. Arthur and Elizabeth Rob- inson rented a car here to go look for the stolen one and were in collision with a second car. It turned out to be theirs. SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Sciji Ozawa, the San Francisco Symphony's new conductor, is in hospital with nerve root irri- tation in his neck caused by a partially displaced spinal disc. Ozawa, 35, will miss three scheduled concerts this week. His doctors report he is ex- pected to return to the podium Jan. 6 after rest and therapy. The doctors reported that Ozawa is suffering a flare up of cervical radiculitis, the nerve root irritation caused by pres- sure from the displaced disc. Ozawa, former conductor of the Toronto Symphony, look- charge of the San Francisco or- chestra this year. He wore a rubber surgical collar in con- ducting the first six concerts of the season opening two weeks ago. HOLLYWOOD (AP) Vet- eran western actor Chill Wills, 69, has achieved a star in Holly- wood Boulevard's sidewalk. The two foot, brass-outlined star is one of implanted since 1953 along Hollywood Hol- lywood Boulevard and Vine Street by civic boosters to cre- ate a "walk of fame." Each contains in brass the name of an entertainment celebrity, past or present. Chill's star, unveiled recently in front of Grauman's Chinese Theatre, is next to the late Basil Rathboftes and near the late Dick Powell's. The six-foot-two actor said he had been in show business, since he was 11. He made his movie debut in Boom Town, a 1939 film starring Clark Gable and Spencer Tracy, and later was the voice of Francis, the mov- ies' talking mule. He was nomi- nated for an Oscar in The Alamo. ROME (AP) President Giu- seppe Saragat called on the gov- ernment today to "seek out and eliminate" extremist groups he said were deliberately trying to sabotage Italian democracy. The denunciation came after two days of widespread labor and student agitation. It was coupled with condol- ences for the death of a student in Milan Saturday that set off the week's student unrest. Saragat, in a statement, said he was "profoundly saddened" by the death of 23-year-old Sav- erio Saltarclli "and the causes which led to it." An autopsy Tuesday showed that Saltarelli was killed by a violent blow on the head, possi- bly from a tear gas grenade fired by riot police during a wild battle with students demon- strating against Spain's pros- ecution of Basque separatists. STRIKE SEUIISS ENDS On the labor front, a series of general strikes to demand social reforms came to an end with four-hour walkouts in the auto- making centre of Turin and the adjacent region of val d'Aosta in the north. The strikes, called by all three major labor federations, began Dec. 10 and reached their peak Tuesday when commerce, industry and public service went on strike in 11 regions. ..wo of the three big unions were reliably reported today to be considering another general strike before Christmas. The un- ions claim the government is slow in enacting health, hous- ing, tax and transport reforms. In another strike. Italian jour- nalists walked off at 6 a.m. today in their second 24-hour strike in five days. Newspapers did not publish and radio and television newscasts were re- duced. Woman general WASHINGTON (Keutcr) President Nixon has nominated the first woman air force officer for promotion to brigadier-gen- eral, the While House an- nounced Monday. She is Col. Janne M. Holm, 4D. Her promo- lion has lo be approved by Con- gress. The army already has Iwo women generals. Prince Igor has no W taste. U.S. railways may get aid WASHINGTON (AP) The House of Representatives com- merce committee approved Wednesday a bill to permit the government to guarantee million to aid financially trou- bled United States railroads, headed by the giant Penn Cen- tral. The action, on a 13-to-4 vote, came one day after court-ap- pointed trustees for the Penn Central said the line would go out of business in Jess than a month unless Congress provides aid. Prince Igor is vodka. Pure vodka. Without a flicker of taste or color or scent A prince of a vodka. Have the Prince over tonight ORIGINATED IN ALBERTA FOR ALBERTA FAMILIES FROM THE MANAGEMENT AND STAFF A Sincere ,5? Thank You FOR YOUR SUPPORT and Season's Best! Christmas Store Hours: Thursday and Friday Dec. 17 and 18, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Dee. 19-9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday thru Thursday, Dec. 21 to 24 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. C105ED CHRISTMAS AND BOXING DAY, DEC. 25 AND 26. FOR EXTRA FESTIVE FEATURES ;