Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 27, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta
Wedntlday, December 11, 1972 THE LE7H5PIDGE _ g National controversy caused by police raid on monthly publication Bv AI.VIN' SHUSTKK The incident has stirred a na- [iarli.jrner.tao1 exchanges, is 'much more stringent legal res-j sources, dramatically illustrates that the piece was prejudicial i information was given in con- j United States the Su- Sew York Tiim-s Service tional controversy, raising new i the late.t in a Leries involving traints than their colleagues in the differences. During the to the defendants anil hence in fidence. prcme Court decision holding nvnox Four questions about the relationship I the press here. The Sunday i the United States. There is no Charles Manson murder trial in j contempt of court. Reporters The dispute over the Gazette tha'- amendmtfit did Varrl mi-n" u-alviri between the government ami Times, which published the rail I written constitution, for exam- 1970, he published an article here may only report what is rajd, which Heath defended in not exempt journalists from tho the of (be iLailv'av the press Members ot Parlia- i report, was recentlv slopped by pie, that guarantees the free- that one of the .Manson "fami- L-aid at a trial. House of Commons, also obligation to testL'y before UK. UMI.U ui mi. jwiv.aj rr.iirl frfim a Ions rlr.m of the? Dress. I Iv" had confessed to a plan tfl If Karr hurl rallpd rKStraints on grand lurits. By AI.VIN' SHUSTKK New York Times Service LONDON Four weeks ajo, two Scotland Yard men walked into the offices of Hallway Gazette, aJi obscure monthly v.ith a circulation of I'r'j- Cucing a search warrant, they proceeded to spend nearly three hours opening filling cabinets and desks for clues on a leak of a government document pro- posed changes in the country's rail network. munt and the presi descrited !a court from printing a long dom of the press. ly had confessed to a plan jf j.'arr had txx-n called he- the search as a sinister blow i article on Ihaliclomide, a drug Libel the rules of con- itichard Burton, Elizabeth a CTJrt here to reveal his the freedom ol the press. jthat had prwi-jco-d drug deformed the claims of parliarnen- j Taylor a--vd Frank Sinatra. Farr Kmtf have And Richard Hope, the Gaz-: children when taken by preg-, tary privilege, the laws cover-1 then refused to reveal who had ette's editor, charged two weeks "ant women, on grounds that ing secrets, are ail much tough- given him the information, ago that his telephone had might influence negotiations'Cr jn Britain. _...._ hugged by the police. for of a suit for dam- The dispute, v.hich ha.s no'.v fn Britain, P'arr or his editor The case of WDliam Farr. the i would probably e ar- no doubt about the outcome. He either talked or gone to jail. There is no legal 'Jail's' victims. journalist jailed j rested within an hour after the precedent in Britain to protect raid, which Heath defended in thi? House of Commons, also underscores the restraints on newsmen. So few government documents get out without a minister's approval that the cir- culation of one stirs a massive inquiry. Against this background, firi- tish are uewing with ex- ...._ ____ t _. involved Prirn'e Minister Heath i British editors operate under i lor refusing 'to revea! his i story was published on grounds 'a newsman who claims that his I trerne interest the events in the Slates foUwving the Cu'Jrt decision holding that the first did not exempt journalists from tho obligation to testl'y before grand juries, retv-t v.-hat v, e tee going on said Anthony Howaid, a former Washington and the edi- tor of the New Statesman. "I've [always felt i'. was far easier to i a rcjxjrtcr in V.'ashingtoa ithan in Jyjndon Values Effective 'Til Closing Saturday, December 30, '72. L-Nlart three stores to 2025 Mayor Magraih Drive "COLLEGE MALL" SHOPPING CENTRE 420 6th Street South 'Downtown' 324 Mayor Magrath Drive STORE HOURS Daily 9 a.m. 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. 9 p.m. Alf L-Mart Storei will be closed Monday, January 1, 1973 Canada Grade A Beef CHUCK OR BONE SHOULDER ROASTS Canada Grade 6 16 to 20 av... Canada Grade A 20 Ibs. and over. Ib. Ready to Serve Whole, Half or Quarter Ib- Canada Grade A 10 to 16 Ib. av------Ib Sausage Meat 49C Swiff's Premium "Edeo! for poultry dressing" Mb. pkg. All Uthbridge L-Marts are also featuring a large selection of Swiffs Premium Turkeys Cheddar Cheese Mild .......Ib. 89 CANADA PACKERS UKRAINIAN STYtE 1C Sausage 79: Gold Seal Cockfoi! 5-fl. oz. tin sr JELLY POWDERS Assorted Flavours 3-oz.