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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 23, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 20 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Thursday, December 23, 1971 ,S with s Hodgson. in" Kdinontun. v. 1m used itt riik'.1, ;u .-liinosl with ;i tlnnnb cxirminl, esiK'CKilly on cold l.; he'll "nr.ci pick in> hitchhike1 He pu-kt'd mi" up MI tin1 city last Friday and wun'nl up It.cK- ed in thr ininr. o! car in a Vancouver .-dl.-. Hungry and lir lu two policemen. Ix-slie, n aii lew lii'iT. said hnJan lila1 mo-! other day.-. "1 dn.n" tn wo'-k, slopped a; liif rl.'ar-TS and was on k'ck home. pick! d un "he hilrhiiikcr on S'onv iMai'i rnad and lie askrd iae if f v.ould drive him to th-j lnMiuvay" High- way If) west. "I said okav, hut 1 v.rold have to :v.s. "I had fiile.l and pulled soni'.- rne-nt-y. which hap- pened to be Iv.o bill-, mi! of my pocket io [iay il." Canada Ji OTTAWA 'CP> I'annda has begun dislrihniiiia some of the SIS million sis fur !v-M Pakistan rcfnacs. Kxii-rnal Af- fairs Minister MildK-il Sharp said in tiie Commons day. He told Marquarne Hillslxmiiidi i lint while the situation remains fluid, il now is possible to dispense some of the money on the refu- gees still il India and on the rehabilitation of those in Banula Desh, new name for East Paki- stan in its split from the west- em part. He said that 5.i million wil! be given (o the United Nations high commissioner for refugees and another million will lie dis- tributed through Car.adian vol- untary agcneies. He hoped the government's donation to the voluntary agen- cies would ereoin-.asze the agen- cies to raise aikiilional money within Canada. Mr. Sharp told Lome Xys- trom it would be UT.vise of Canada to recognize the new regime in Bangla Desli intil there is evi- dence of a government being in control of the West Pakistan territory. 1 When he got to Mis: highway, th.e hitchhiker pulled a g'.ui out of a (eat poeket and told him to la ,-p I'oinp. lie diuve 7711 miles to Van- er "Ue si-ijiped in a back alley arn he ordered me out and into the mink of the ear. was locked in find there was no I could get out. Iritd lapping on the trunk hd for a while, and then I mi-s; I fell asleep. hon I woke up. I began tapping again. After a while I heard footsteps and a woman's voier 1 lapped some more. Are you in there'.'1 she sau I. "I called back 'yeah' and then she began screaming." Citv police were called, pried on' the hack scat so Leslie could pass them Ihe car keys ard unlocked Ihe trunk. In IJlmonlon. Leslie's wife Dcnise called police. "They liild me I worried too much and to call back Satur- dav noon if he was Ktill miss- They said he was probably niit with friends or something like lhal." Di'nise also telephoned the Rf.MP but was told they couldn't help her without a rc- qur.-t for assistance from city police. Early Saturday, she call- ed the city police again and was told 'an all-points bulletin would be out. in Yanecuver, Leslie was having trouble convincing the police his story was true 'They didn't believe my story and Irc-.tcd il like a big joke. "An unele who in Van- couver came down to back me up. and they began to take it se- riously." Eventually. Ihe Vancouver police relayed a message to Edmonton and Denise got word about 11 a.m. Saturday that her husband was in Vancouver. "I took the first plane to Van- couver." she said. The couple was later joined by Leslie's two older brothers aiwl three friends who drove to the coast to pick them up. "I just couldn't face drivin] back." Leslie said. Diefcnbaker about fr Cl Serving you lr For over 60 We write ail lands AUTO-and and can save MONEY SEE US A continuous enterprise for ever 60 706 3rd Avo. Phone tax lorms OTTAWA (CP) An angry Jonn Diefenbakcr Albert' asked in i.ho Commons Wednesday whether the govern- ment intended "another af- front'' to Parliament by sending cut. forms for the new tax sys- tem three weeks before the bill as passed. ".Surely we're coming to the state where bureaucracy and autocracy are running the coun- he said. Revenue Minister Herb Gray lid the forms, explaining the new system to em- ployers, were sent out so firms cculd put benefits into effect when the legislation became Mr. Dieten baker asked whether Mr. Cray's department 'another as to what Parliament would do with the legislation. There was shouting from both sides of the House as the former inservfltive prime minister lid Mr. Gray's explanation nnL acceptable. His jibe about leaks referred to pub- lished verticils of what n forth- coming statement on for- eign will say. NO DOWN PAYMENT NO PAYMENTS TILL JAN. '72 REGULAR SERVICE CHARGES WILL BE APPLIED EACH MONTH LUXE QUALITY CARDIGAN SWEATER a great last-minute gift for any man! This classic-style 6-butlon front cardigan is expcrlly knit from the finest quality Merino wool! And it's fully fashioned by one of Canada's leading makers! Choose the rugged popcorn stitch or Ihe smooth simulated double knit. Your choice of 12 fashion shades, sizes 5.M.L.XL. EACH Red! Knot Tie and Tie Tac (C) Cuff Links and Tie Boxed Set Be winter warm Tie Qnd in a Scarf Vest Socks Gift Set Our mas! popular Christmas gift item' utlons up and look: greatl Plains and checks. Tie of 100% poly- ester with complement- ing cuff links in gift box. Saves lime wher in a hurry! Up-lo-the minule tie designs, gifl Handsome tie pair of coordinating wool-and-n y 1 o n one- size dress socks. Permanent Press Men's Pyjamas Men's Wool Knit Dress Gloves Men's Learner Dress Gloves Canadian made from genuine imported Lined Deerskin Men's Gloves One size stretch wool with hand sewn palms of genuine leaih- own, Beige, Grey or Black. College Shopping 2025 Mayor Magrath Drive Open Tonighl lill 9 p.m.; Friday 9 n.m. Io 6 p.m. Closed Saturday, Doc. 25th and Monday, Dec. 27th NO PAYMENTS TILL JAN. 72 ;