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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 22, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 6 THE IEIHDRIDGB HERAID Tuotday, Docnmlior 22, WO Three thrown out of court durin Tale murder trial rt LOS ANGELES (CP-AP) Charles Jkmson and his three w o m e n co-defendants wer ejectal from tlio Sharon Tat Insurance rales increase fears said premature EDJIOOTON (CP) Al Me Lean, president of the Alberta Insurance Agents' Association said here fear of a general in crease in automobile insurance rates for the province is pre- mature. McLean told a news con- ference that last week's repori that there may be a 13-per-cent increase is hypothetical. The association president said increased costs of parts anc higher labor costs were reasons for constantly climbing car insurance rates. 700 Copies plus tax 7269 murder trial Monday after de- fendant Leslie Van Houten slapped n bailiff, refused to sit down and told the judge "I'd strike you if I cnuld." The defendants began shout- ing after Miss Van Houten asked to fire the new lawyer ap- pointed to replace missing de- fence counsel Ronald Hughes. She said she wanted to hire a woman, Mary Fielder, who was not in court. Superior Court Judge Charles Older said he would tolerate no further continuances in the SLX- month-old trial. He noted that lawyer would require con siderable time to prepare fo the ease and said Miss Va Houten, 21, already has had fiv lawyers. The current court ap pointee is Maxwell Keith, vei cran criminal defence lawyer. The action came as the de fendants returned to the coin- room for the first time sine Dec. 3, when they similar! shouted their disapproval o Keith's appointment. Court ha been in recess since then t allow Keith time to prepare. Following the outburst Keitl immsdialely made a motion fo; a mistrial on behalf of Miss Vai Houten. It was denied. Mr. Hughes is believed lost in California wilderness are; tvhile on a camping trip. The judge ordered the defend ants moved to nearby rooms to isten to the trial via loud- ipeaker. This has happened sev- eral times before. .ACTS v OVER HALF The federal government pro- ides more than half of total rovincial government r e i ues. THE KILLER STRIP. Canada's Deadliest Highway runs from Qltawa to the Quebec border. Highway 17 or "The Killer Strip" has the highest death and injury rats of any sim- ilar road In Canada. Heward Grafftney tells in Saturday's Weekend Magazine about the disturbing road research that was done and why it was discontinued. IN YOUR LETHBRIDGE HERALD WEEKEND MAGAZINE CRISPY COMMENT Marilyn (Mandy) Rice-Davies, former party girl involved in the John Profumo scandal which shook British politics seven years ago, is shown in thess poses during news conference in New York. She said Americans have unfairly tarnish- ed her image and the American male "makes far too much of sex." Miss Rice-Davies said she is "happily" married and living i n Israel. First in medical history !oy survives rabies LIMA, Ohio (AP) Health officials said Monday that a six-year-old boy apparently has become the first person in medi- cal history to survive a case o! rabies. Dr. Michael Hagwick of the U.S. Public Health Centre lor Cigarette price may be hiked TORONTO (CP) Rothmans of Pall Mall Canada Ltd. an- lounccd Monday a wholesale trice increase and said it will cobably mean the price of a 'ackage of cigarettes will go up about one cent. The company increased prices o effective Jan. 4, iy 43 cents per cigarettes. Imperial Tobacco Products jtd. last week announced a sim- .ar price increase. FEW DOCTORS There are 104 physicians per Disease Control in Atlanta, Ga. told a news conference that this is tile first .documented case of a human surviving the disease. Dr. John Ackerman, chief ol the bureau of preventive medi- cine of the Oluo department o] health, said the youth, Michael Winkler of Willshire, Ohio, was bitten on the thumb by a bat while he was sleeping Oct. 10. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ni- colas Winkler, found the bat still clinging to his thumb. Winkler placed the bat in a jar and it was sent to the Ohio health department, where tests proved it rabid. The boy was given duck em- broy rabies still developed the disease, becoming lethargic, partially paralyzed in his left arm, and having trouble speak- ig. He was admitted to hospital 'iere Nov. 3 with acute rabies. He was given anli-convulsant medication and oxygen, and a trachetomy was performed to allow him to breath. Doctors said the youth Is still weak and has speech problems, but is fully conscious and has otherwise apparently returned to normal. Officials said there was 12 cases of rabies in the United States between 1950 and 1959 and 15 cases in the last 10 years. World Health Organiza- tion figures show there were 515 reported rabies cases in the world last year. All the victims died. TO VISIT U.A.R. BELGR A'DE (Renter) President Tito of Yugoslavia has accepted an invitation to visit the United Arab Republic, but no date has been an- nounced. INCOME TAX COURSE BY CORRESPONDENCE You can Earn Extra Income by Learning to Prepare Tax Returns Far Full Details, Contact CANADIAN SCHOOL OF TAX ACCOUNTING 6 Adelaide St. E., Dept. 16 Toronto 1, Ontario Tenants claim abuses CALGARY (CP) United Tenant Power, a Calgary-based organization, has called'for the To build resorf SOFIA (Kcutcr) Bulgaria will build a new Black Sea re- sort to accommodate va- cationers south of the Golden Sands resort near Varna. abolition of damage deposits. The group says that land- lords frequently retain damage deposits as fees for services which are in fact paid for by the rent, pointing to cleaning bills as such an abuse. Association officials say the organization has recently been incorporated under the Albertan Societies Act and will attempt to organize all Die tenants of the province into one body which by education and lobby- ing will compel landlords and public officials to guarantee so- cial justice to all tenants. LONG LIFE An elephant's average life span is 45 years, though occa- sionally one may reach CO. Alberta's 's Great Moments fJIJPPU H OFKFOOTi REFUJLY THESE OCCASIONS! I W1NT THE DO t HAVE We've brewed a lot of great beers sines So why settle for less than Alberta's our pioneering days back at the turn of the original Pilsner? Call for Lethbridgs Pit. century. Especially Lethbridge Pilsner. And enjoy your own Great Moments. Nearly half a hundred years of real beer flavour as distinctive as that crazy cast of characters on the label. Frankly _. old-fashioned and proud of it. And you BEER can taste the tradition in every glass. 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