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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 21, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta JO THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Monday, December 21, irmed resistance vowed LON'DON CAP) Residents I "Airport: Over our dead bod- of six villages in the British I moan it." Posters show a bolligereut- looking farmer with a pitchfork astride Sleivklcy Church, a tar- get of the bulldozers. "I have a shotgun and a few backsides will be peppered if any bloody airport man sets a iMunirysule are vowing resistance to a royal coimnis- s i o n 's recommendation that many of their houses be razed for ail international jetport. Bill- boards spotted through the six aHnmunitics proclaim: ges foot on my a farm from C'ublington said Frida us been here f fill CORK, Ireland (AP) The Leprechauns are the wee folk of Irish folklore whom every- one wants to catch because as everyone knows they carry crocks full of gold. The little people are seen by at this time of the year when full of Christmas cheer. II o u s e w i f c Carmen O'Driscoll of Kilbrogan Hill, Baiulo. isn't one to sneer at ihese mythical wee folk. Nor would any true Irishman. But she told a court here that she got fed up by being awakened the other night re- peatedly in the wee small hours by people "who pro- fessed to be looking for Lepre- chauns." She blamed a hypnotist who gave a show in a ballroom near her iiome. For hours until 2 am., her doorbell kept ringing and there were knocks at the door. The callers had been hypno- tized and sent out "to find Lr-nrechauns." Others who had been both- ered told the same story and joined with Mrs. O'Driscoll in pretesting renewal of a lic- ence for the ballroom on the grounds of noise and nuis- ance. Ballroom owner Gerald Cos- tello said the enterprise cost him and pleaded: "T h e s e objectors complain about one sleepless night. If I don't get this licence I will have sleepless nights for 20 years. I will have to sell my hotel and take my family on the road." Justice Seamus O'Hara granted (he licence but said: "I have the greatest sympa- thy with the victims of the Leprechaun hunt." Stork loses MILWAUKEE (AP) The judge raced (he stork to the hos- pital Friday and won, uniting a young man and woman in mar- riage only minutes before they became parents. Upon receiving the emer- gency call. Judge John F. Foley ran from his courtroom. After a quick drive to the hos- An electric company survey found himself looking down t business end of a shotgun hi weeks ago. "Hie boys ran him farmer said, "but they let hi back later when he proved 1 had nothing to do with the air port." I Cubliiiglon's 100 residen I would be homeless, their villag gone, if the Roskill comnii sion's findings are acceptec Wing, population Stew: ley, Aston Abbots, Donton, 61. and Hoggeston, 12 would almost disappear an nearly homes would fail. Four runways, a airport terminal multi-carriagi way. h i g h w ays and railwa spurs would replace them b 1980 in the rectangle five mile long and three miles wide. Th facilities would handle 100 mi lion passengers annually. This fight will not be lost tint the bulldozers and jackham raers actually begin to tear th houses said Rev. Pan Drake, vicar of Stewkle Church. "There will be massiv opposition until then." Other villagers say they wi lie down in front of the earth moving equipment after it ar rives. "There shall be marches demonstrations, meetings, depu pital, Judge Foley hurried into the labor room. He started the ceremony as soon as he was introduced to the 18-year-old groom, sitting nervously by the bed, and the bride, 17, who was in the midst of labor pains. said the Wing Airpor Resistance Association, whic says it has members na tionwide. SIPs GIVE BACKING The resistance has support from 160 members of Parlia ment. but the government, no the legislators, will decide whether to accept the report Going as fast as he could, the parliamentarians want Lon judge stumbled only once in the third international airport two minutes it took to complete Iocaled at Foullless on offshor' the ceremony. The problem was that the groom couldn't get the ring on the bride's finger, which was swollen. The two had planned to be married today. The baby ar- rived two weeks early. Mother and son were reported doing fine. UP TO a ON MUFFLER REPLACEMENTS WE HAVE: o A MUFFLER FOR MOST CARS s FREE INSTAtLATION e 10 MINUTE INSTALLATION e LIFETIME GUARANTEED MUFFLERS o FREE INSPECTION AND ESTIMATES ALL AT IIMUTE UFFLER INSTALLATIONS Phone 328-8134 509 6th Avenue South mudflats, which would cos' more but would dislocate no families. The villagers see the issue simply. "Their forebears tilled this land and lived and died said Barbara Ginn, whose hus- band is the schoolmaster Stewkley. "Their menfolk have gone from here to fight wars to defend this way of life. "We want our heritage." Two-year term i lor trafficking i CALGARY (CP) Wayne Brian Holier, 22, of Burlington, Ont., was sentenced to t w o years imprisonment for traffick- ing in narcotics with a three- month concurrent term for pos- session of LS'D. During the Alberta Supreme Court trial, two undercover RCMP officers approached and sold them capsules of THC Tetrahydrocannabinol. a s u fa- stance which produces effects similar to marijuana. r .j One roll of Scotch Brand Christmas Gift Tape with every roll of Dynachrome colour film from 3M Company Yes, from now until December 31st you will receive a roll of Scotch Brand Christmas Gift Tape at no extra charge with your purchase of Dynachrome colour slide or movie film at your earner .3 chrome colour slide or movie film from 3M SAVE AT THESE "-OW, LOW PRICES! f.'cniory! Save at Supir 8 your colour Regular 8