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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 20, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Guard against terrorist violence Airports to increase security By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS European airports say they are increasing vigilance against terrorists after the hi- jacking and massacre of air passengers Monday in Rome. Winston Sir Win- ston's grandson and a member of the British urged the British government to store nausea gas at Lon- don's Heathrow Airport and use it to break up any attacks. would guard passengers and airport employees from the barbaric attacks to which they were subjected Monday in he said. The gas is used to break up rioters in Northern Ireland Heathrow officials said security never has been relax- ed. of say what measures we a spokesman said we did tell you. there would be no security The attack in Rome Monday by Arab terrorists eventually No drop in store sales despite newspaper strike resulted in 32 deaths HORSE PATROLS ADDED At Belgium's main airport in rigorous measures by gen- darmes and army units have been supplemented by horseback patrols in fields surrounding the runways Army commando forces stand by heavily armed in jeeps. 'Flights'by El Al. the Israeli have an armed military escort when they taxi along the runwavs Mail record Edward Turney and Mike Wyllie unload already sorted out-of-town parcels at city yard in roronto Thursday. About 53 million letters were handled in the first 11 days more than the same period of this 2.3 million last year. Comment from public sought New Police Act proposed by gov't. REGINA police forces throughout Saskatchewan would come in for close supervision under a proposed Police Act presented to the legislature In a paper outlining the proposed Police the provincial government said it is not committed to the proposed act and for the mo- ment just wants to prompt on it from the Dublic The proposal involves a three-man police commission hat would be responsible for jver-all supervision of polic- ng in the including .raining and discipline for Tiunicipal police forces The Commission would have little Control over the vhose policing services are nred by the provincial lovernment for much of the jrovmce Municipalities would also be -equired to set up local boards police comissioners. Other of the proposal vould spell out procedures for in contract jargaming and appeals igainst disciplinary measures And one section of the proposed act would make citizens liable to a fine of for not aiding a policeman when requested If the fine is not the person could be sentenced to six months in jail The proposed act would fill a void in the policing struc- says the government paper than the department of the attorney there is no supervisory or ad- visory body concerned with or responsible for the level and standard of policing the quality and training of police the standard of law the development of programs aimed at the prevention of crime and a better under- standing between the police and the community of each other's role in society The proposed three-man provincial police to be appointed by the provin- cial would be able to order municipal councils or police boards to take action on any matter to the standard of policing and law enforcement provided within the province The provincial com- mission's directive could range from calling for a new jail to dismissal of a police of- ficer judged incompetent. The proposed bill calls the provincial commission's directives but the proposed act says that if the municipal council or police board does not comply with the or appeal it to the attorney-general may take such action as he con- siders necessary to bring the policing or provision of equip- ment or accommodation to a suitable standard and any ex- penses incurred may be chargeable to the municipali- ty and recoverable from any grant made to the municipali- ty by the government of The proposed act would re- quire all municipalities with populations over 500 people to provide policing but municipalities with pop- ulations under could make my one belt for the road a seat EARL ROSS Top Canadian Professional Carlmg O'Kcelc Stock Car Driving School hire the RCMP through the provincial government. The provincial commission would be empowered to in- quire into any matter relating the conduct of a member of a municipal police force or the RCMP but action on the in- quiry would be taken by the municipal council or municipal board or the RCMP's provincial com- manding officer PLACES TO SKI Canada has 330 skiing areas VICTORIA Due to a strike at Victoria Ltd. residents of Greater Victoria have not heard the thud of a daily newspaper hitting their doorstep for nearly three weeks but cash registers con- tinue their normal seasonal jingle for city merchants. The company has not published the Morning Colonist or Evening Times since Nov. 30 because of a strike members of the Printing Pressmen's Union As a result residents have had to look elsewhere for their news and merchants have had their advertising market severely cut during the lucrative Christmas shopping season A check with several large department stores and smaller businesses revealed although it is difficult to say what business would have been like during this festive season without the sales are tind in some instances up for this time of the year A spokesman fm ilic ik IMI inn-lit store said sales are little over what they were last year but added that it was hard to measure wliat effect the strike was having are pretty well motivated to shop at this time of the year Sales at Eaton's were about normal for this time of a spokesman said are doing what we ex- pected to be doing We are not taking a bath nor are we breaking all sales records We are sitting somewhere in the He said the store is with anticipation for the strike to end because although things are going fairly well now it could be worse next month when the stores depend on extensive advertising for their January clearance sales. There are still some tising avenues left as the members of the five unions involved in the strike have been putting out a full-size newspaper since the first week of the strike The Victoria Express comes out Tuesday. Thursday and Saturday with a smattering of international and national news local news items and plenty of classified and dis- play advertising The first edi- tion was 16 pages with seven pages of advertising but some editions have swelled to 20 pages with as many as 13 pages of ads Most of the more than 300 employees affected by the strike are working on the paper to supplement strike pay which ranges from about a week to a week The area's three radio stations are also in on the bonanza as the time allowed them for advertising is booked for the month According to federal regulations the stations are allowed minutes of advertising a week The stations have increased their newscasts to give residents more international and national news and two of them have people reading comic strips over the air for those who miss that aspect of their daily newspaper HANDLING CARGO Canada's 10 major ports handled seven million tons of cargo in 1970 The airports at Geneva and Zurich were reported in a state of Senior Geneva police officer Andre Gagnebin announced man at Geneva air- port for the arrival of key delegations to the Middle East peace talks set to begin Friday. Gagnebin did not elaborate. Passengers at West German airports this week said they noticed more police guards than usual Their arms includ- ed submachine-guns West Germany formed a special crisis unit of sharpshooters after Arab terrorists shot dead 11 members of the Israeli team at the Olympic Games in Munich in September. 1972. BAGGAGE CHECKED The Bavarian police said the Munich and Nuernberg air- ports are being carefully guarded with bigger police reinforcements and tighter baggage checks In Holland security pre- cautions at Schiphol airport in Amsterdam have been in- tensified in recent months Officials said security per- sonnel have been increased and the airport now has four armored cars to help in anti- terrorist operations In the Rome and Athens killings spurred security forces to open a new police station at the airport in Vienna In Copenhagen s Kasttrup airport police staff was boosted by 36 men. in- cluding bring- ing the force to 106 Police trucks escort all Israeli and Arab airliners off and on the runway In the Rome massacre has led to tougher security measures at other major airports such as Milan Passengers will be liable to search without warning as they wait for their flights to depart More features. More functions. Even stores answers Sears newest personal calculator. Only Reg. 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