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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 27, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 8 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD December 77, 1972 Massacre of Israeli athletes, plane hijackings black marks on 972 By PAYIP Canadian Staff Tr-e Hubert? of II Israeli r'hle'es during the Olympic Garros served as a of a year n irk-yf by a ?ide of t slaughter. United N'atJons Sec- retsry-Ciercral Kurt dhoini c on UN" to take immediate ac'iori against terrori-sm. EiJN 50011 as the matter it became crn- in political debate. The Arab ar.d African mem- fearful that ami-terror- 15'. >'ep; misnt harm their Ub- rs-v.hinE: a of Israel was the target rfi the ntc-ji spectacular terra'wt ac- tion. In one major incident, three gunmen sprayed the ter- minal of Lod International Airport in Tel Aviv v.ith sub- mac iune-gun kiliins 25 and another Aircraft hijackings reached l.ieyong all borders. As the tiros mounted late in the year, it was estimated that ore hi- jack occurred every 4'i days. T-.vo of the most harrowing nets of air piracy came late in the year. In one, three men took over a jet in the United States and held it for 29 hours finally surrendering in Cuba. The plane made pine stops in three countries and at ar.e point the hijackers threat- I cred to crash the plane into the Oak atomic plant in Tennessee if they not given SI million. In the other, seven hijack- ers tO''k control of an Ethio- pian airliner and one explod- ed a hand grenade, tearing a ho'e in the side of the plane, he-fore six v.ere shot dead by security guards. A mentally deranged man took control of an Air Canada jet in Frankfu'-t in November and held a stewardess hostage for 24 hours before was shot by police. A record for random pay- ments was set in February %vhcn Palestinian commandos got S3 million from West Ger- many after hijacking a V.'cst German jumbo jet to Aden. Ai-line pilots prrjttited the hijackinss by holding a i hour strike in June an'l EOV- ernmenls responded with new measures aimed, at tightening security, but no measure ft-cmc'l likely to end lhe prob- lem. In a related development, the steady wave of hijacking.1 t'j Cuba from the United appeared likely to ena- ble those two feuding coun- tries to talking again. Cuba was reported con 'hat the hijackers' mo- live was more criminal thnn political and indicated it willing to discuss the matler with the U.S. MAII, LO.VDON JCxpl.-'na- Ion on (he remains of an delivered to a '.'nd "The post office egrets that this cover has been away by a snail in (ho vtttr hcix in which the letter vas f.os'ed." Jack's 8 or. Prepriced S9c Pride of Arabia 1-lb. Flavofainer Bag D W Johnson 13-oz. net wt. tin CARITON CLUB ASSORTED FLAVOURS 30-fl. or. btle. irmal limo or Condilioncr 7 fl. GJ bclik- Large pkg. TABLES Morden Manor Canada Standard Grade Pecj, Cream Corn, Cut Green or Wax Beam 14 fl. 02. tins for Elck's Plain, Garlic or Polish ityla 32 fl. oz. jar DICK'S PICKLES Yum Yum Sweet Wafer, Sweet Mixed 32 cz. jar Langls [iqufd 25 ff. oz. botlla FROZEN DINNER Pkg. of for POTATO CHIPS 8-or. triple pcckt for TOMATO JUICE ORANGE JUICE PINEAPPLE JUICE FACIAL TISSU York 48 fl. oz. tint for 2 2 PARED MUSTARD, Tench's 16 fi, 02. jar CLAMATO JUKE MINCE PIES Moll's 46 fl. or. tin U lAtf Banquet frozen....................................... 20-oz. siza Fresh for Flavor ORANGES Sweet and Juicy, Large Size D OR WHITE -FL0PJ FROZEN CAULIFLOWER, BROCCOLI SPEARS, BRUSSELS SPROUTS w< ,ao, SLICED PEACHES OR I AlL Conladino, Conada C'ni'ici Grada 14 fi. oz. ti New Crop, Large Size POTATOES Canada No. 2 grade, Red or 20-lb. hoc frozen. Canada Choice Grade 15-oz, net ;