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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 29, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 1H8 IETHBRIDGE HERAtD Tuesday, Decembur 29, 1970 Accountant leads police to' kidnappers9 hideout MONTREAL (CP) The pa-1 entrance to a lunr nel under the zette says Michel Viger, who rented the farmhouse where three prime suspects in farmhouse in St. Luc, about 20 miles southeast of Montreal. The tunnel hiding Uie Rose Ulrct; piniiu a u o u w i o j Quebec's political kidnappings brothers and Francis Sunard, sought in an intensive manhunt for more than two months on Canada-wide warrants, was camouflaged by four concrete slabs cemented together to form part of a square around an oil were arrested Monday, showed police exactly where the fugi- tives were hiding. The newspaper says Viger, a 30-y e a r -o 1 d accountant and long-time friend of Paul and Jacques Rose, pointed out Uie i Magazine's siveepstakes promotion is challenged WASHINGTON (AP) The Federal Trade Commission today challenged the so-called sweepstakes promotional prac- tices of Header's Digest. The agency announced a pro- posed complaint charging 11 such promotions from 1966 to 1969 claimed the winners would get prizes worth but only with approximate retail value of were awarded. The FTC said it intends to seek an order requiring that all future contests result in award of all prizes as represented, and that the exact number of the awards with their approximate retail value and the odds of win- ning each prize be clearly stated. In addition, the order would require that the firm. Reader's Digest Association, Inc., Pleas- antville. N.Y., not give out the purchasers' narties and ad- dresses for promotional pur- poses without prior written con- sent. Tlie FTC's complaint says millions of numbered some designated as winners, Emergency session 01 UN urged BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) The Eritrean Liberation From urged Libya, Syria and Iraq today to call an emergency ses- sion of the UN Security Council to "halt mass annihilation of F.ritreans" by the Ethiopian Army of Emperor Haile Selas- sie. ELF claimed in a statement cabled from Aden to The Asso- ciated Press that more than Eritreans were killed and 500 arrested since the emperor declared a state of emergency in Eritrea Dec. 16. It charged the imperial army and air force staged "several concerted attacks that left thou- sands of people homeless and without food in many Eritrean towns and villages." The towns of Dunkalia and Keren were "almost completely demolished" by air bombard- ment, said the front's secre- tary-general, Osman Mo- hammed Sabi, who signed the ELF cable. He claimed Eritreans have fled to neighboring Sudan since .the beginning of the cur- rent Ethiopian Army offensive and called for international aid and medical supplies to the ref- ugees and the homeless. ELF is fighting for Eritrea's complete independence from Ethiopia. The emperor annexed the East African province, which provides his only outlet to the Red Sea, in the early 1950s. Libya, Syria and Iraq are the leading backers of ELF's nine- year-old rebellion. others as mailed to prospective buyers of Uie magazine and other products, with the recipient directed to re- turn the ticket to be checked against a list of winners. The complaint charges win- ners who thought they only had to mail in the ticket to obtain a pnze "were asked to or had to comply with previously undis- closed lenns and first and second prize winners were subjected to interviews by private detectives, while third and fourth prize winners were told to submit affidavits. 1'S to receive TORONTO (CP) The Law Society of Upper Canada has announced that lawyers will be protected under a new insur- ance contract should they be sued for negligence in exercise of their profession. The society said the policy with the Guardian Insurance Co. of Canada will be compul- sory for all Ontario lawyers, ex- cept those who are not in prac- tice or who are in full-time em- ployment with a government department or corporation. Liability under the plan will be for each occurrence, and in the event of a claim will be deducted from the amount payable. The premium has been set at a year. The newspaper says Viger was arrested a few days before Christmas and released after questioning. But he was picked up again Sunday, Uie newspaper says, and released after he told police about the tunnel. On Christmas night, police made a search of the house and even knocked holes in the walls but did not find Uie Uu-ee fugi- IC...M. tjioit. It was reminiscent of a police raid in a Queen Mary Road apartment Nov. 6 when police arrested Bernard Lortie, also sought on a Canada-wide arrest warrant, but missed the Rose brothers and Simard who were hiding in a secret compartment behind a clothes closet. The warrant for Paul Rose, 27, was issued Oct. 18 charging him with kidnapping both Brit- ish diplomat James Cross and Pierre Laporte, the Quebec labor minister killed Oct. 17 a week after his abduction. Wan-ants for Jacques Rose, 23, Simard, 23, and Lortie, 19, were issued Oct. 23 charging them with conspiracy in the kid- napping of Mr. Laporte. The Gazette says the tunnel bottom was a mass of mud from water dripping from the walls and roof. A frame of wooden beams, nailed together in the form of a box, kept the earth from caving in: The newspaper says police found drills, hammers, saws and three police jackets as well as a large supply of canned food, a small electric stove for cooking, a gallon jug of water, a hand-operated sump pump to keep the tunnel dry and sleep- ing bags. In Uie house itself, police found more canned food, a bed and dresser, two portable televi- sion sets and two pairs of bino- culars. Graham named Raymond mayor RAYMOND (HNS! Coun- cillor Robert Graham, local machine agent elected to coun- cil in October, was named mayor by his fellow councillors Monday night. He succeeds Lyman H. Jacobs who has been sent on a long- term mission to Australia by the LDS Church. Mr. Jacobs was elected in October, 1969. yv HALE f pun OPTICAL j Sms; I COMPANY LTD V "53" Gory Martiev Dispensing Optician 307 6th St. S. 327-7152 CANINE COVER-UP Pets, as saying goes, are just like humans. So if males resorting to some far- flung remedies to cover up embarrassing baldness, why not dogs? Here, hair-weaving expert Alex Brightmah makes a patch of hair For a crossbred collie who had bald spot on his head. Brightman did Ihs work as an experiment in London. City Of Lethbridge RE: PREPAYMENT OF 1971 PROPERTY BUSINESS TAX Prepayments will be accepted after Jan- uary 1st to February terest will be allowed 26th, 1971, and in- from date of pay- ment to June 30th, 1971, on any amount no! exceeding 1h o PER ANNUM 1970 taxes. ICE BREAKER Gilbert Harris, captain of the tug G. W. Rogers, watches as deck- hand Ed Harnum wields a sledgehammer to knock ice from steps leading to the wheel- house Monday in Toronto Harbour. Ice formed during rough trip to Toronto from Pic- ion in which one of ths wheclhouso windows was smashed by Ranchers in Alberta, lose to cuttle rustlers CALGARY (CP) It hardly represents a return to the Wild West, but Alberta ranchers fig- ure they have lost more than the last year to cattle rustling. And this is a conservative says Chris Mills, sec- -etary of the Western Stock Growers' Association, Disccus- ing the modern-day bad guys who use a small truck or car to strike in a remote area for a calf or two and then disappear. While rustling has been a fact of life since the West was opened, it dropped during the 1960s and now is re-emerging hi a new form prompted perhaps by a drop in economic prosperi- ty during the last two years. "There is much less rustling in groups as in the old days but an increasing incidence of one or two animals being Mr. Mills said. The association's campaign to have more police assigned to rusting problems, a seven-5rear battle, was successful in June when the RCMP assigned men to assist the one officer as- signed to stock inspection in Al- berta. ADD OFFICERS Three officers stationed at Red Deer, Calgary and Leth- bridge, have joined constable Vic Wingerter of Edmonton who has been working in the field for three years. There now is agitation to have another officer assigned at Peace River to cover northern Alberta. "We've all been fairly busy and we've had Consta- ale Wingerter said in an inter- view. But tracing rustlers Is diffi- cult for a number of reasons. !In the Calgary area we've had many cases where people ihoot an animal and then just remove the Mr. Mills said. Another problem is that many animals just wander off or be- come the victims of bears or wolves. Many ranchers do not even bolter to report missing animals. "I feel we only hear from about one-third of Uie said Constable Wingerter. There has been an increasing incidence of rustling southwest of Calgary and in the Medicine Hat area but action by ranchers in the Cochrane and Claresholm areas has been successful. "Local people in these areas, working with the police, have formed protective associations and take turns patrolling thou- sands of acres at night them- Constable Wingerter said. These ranchers report suspi- cious incidents and record lic- ence plates of vehicles. Qark defends government visually-handicapped policy EDMONTON (CP) One of I about 70 youths representing Alberta's regular e a b i n e 11 church organizatiouo througn- members, Education Minister Robert Clark, spoke to a spe- cial Tuxis "parliament" Gandlii raps arms sale by Britain NEW DELHI (AP) Prime Minister Indira Gandhi said today the British government's proposal to sell arms to South Africa endangers the future of the Commonwealth. "Yes, it does endanger Its fu- Mrs. Gandhi told a news conference, "because a large number of countries in the Com- monwealth have strong views about this issue." Mrs. Gandhi was uncertain whether she would attend next month's Commonwealth prime ministers conference in Singa- pore, as previously planned. At the time of UK conference, Mrs. Gandhi will be in the midst of a political campaign for parliamentary elections in India. Milk fund climbs Sfeve Family, Leihbridge............. A. ClarK, Letfibridge A Well Wislier Christie................ Anonymous Gayle Hinman, Cardston Anonymous.............. Anonymous..........., Dieter Witzfce, Lethbridge Anonymous, Picture Butle Anonymous........... Gerald waldern, Lethbridge Anonymous 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 l.Oi) 2.CO 2.00 2.00 2.00 3.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 Anonymous, Lelhhrldge 3.00 Raymond Brownies and Guides, Raymond....... Central School Evelyn Shardlow, Susan McAdam, Joline Thomas, Sheilagh Mutch, Beck Hill, LethbricJge..........., Allan Watson Gratis Five, Room 10, Lethbridge Steen Children, Taker...... Westminster Blue Triangles, YWCA, Lethbrrdg-....... M. Stenhens, Lethbricme The Thomas', Lelhbrfdgo Tater 4-H Sewettos Club, Taber Grandmother of Children, Cardston........ Sixty-Seven Unit, Knox Southminster Jr. Girls' Choir, Lathtrides Mr. and Mrs. Chubs McPhee, Mr. and MrJ. L. F. Tope. Coaldnle tor. and Mrs, F. Wai-burton, Warner St. Catherine's Council. Catholic Women's League, Picture Butro Margo and Cameron SuTmitI, Milk River Mr. and Mrs. H. T. House, Milk Rtvcr Ron, Dcbfclp, Colhen and Prxlney Hlcja, Tafccr Anonymous Mr. and Mrs. Frank Adams, Lothbridtjs Anonymous I. R. Croplpy, Lcthbridoo Your Twn Mr. .-mil Wrs. A. R. Day. Utfibridtic P. l-WhrkJgq Mr. and MI-J. u- van nvv. Nobirfnrd f. s.w 5.00 500 5.00 5.CO 5.00 5.00 S.M Mrs. Stella WilMson And Devi, Lelhbridge 3.00 Anonymous............... 5.00 Matsurr.iya Family, Coaldale 5.00 Anonymous........- 5-00 Sam Kramer and Family, Raymond............... 5.00 Tony, John, Betty, Allan and Tracey Ann Gleske, Lethbridge.............. 5.50 Frank J. Papp, Lethbridge 10.00 John Gergel, Turin 10.00 Dykslag Children, Milk River................. 10.00 Mrs. Verna Newton, Lethbridge.............. 10.00 Anonymous............... 10.00 In loving W. and M................ 10.00 Mrs. R. S; Thomson, Spring Coulee.................. 10.00 Anonymous........ 10.00 Anonymous 10.00 Anonymous 10.00 K. Poeirnan, Grnnum....... 10.00 Anonymous.............. 10.00 Anonymous.............. 10.00 Anonymous 10.00 Raymond Rangess, Raymond 10.25 Grade 7 and 8 Class, Stirling x School, Stirling 11.63 Grade Five, Milk In place of gift exchange 13.00 Anonymous 15.00 Southminster Hi-C, Joanne Scott, Joanne Bglokosfci and Barbara Vanden Brink, carollers 15.41 WO Borons Young carollers ii.83 Anonymous.............. 20.00 Airs. J. Wilson, Let.hbrtdgB 20.00 Mr. J. G. Snow, 20.00 Studrr.ls of the Dorothy Dalqilesh School, Picture Butte................... 23-75 Anonymous.............. 25.00 Barb and Linda, Stcvle and Sandra Loihbridge SO.OO Kirk Jim Jane Anderson, Glcndj Swansen, George Scxnmilh, Govfc Whcclcr BPO Elfcs No. 37, Lethbrldgo 50.00 J. K, W., Lsthbridcje 50.00 R. S. Thompson, Spring Coulee Grades on? to six, Foremost School No. 22fi2, Foremost A Friend of thu Hungry..... 93.00 Npthfrl.inds Reformed' f.onnteriaiion, Lcthbridgti 100.CO Anonymous........... 350.00 Tfltal...... UW.W Told) out the province and defend- ed his government's policy on visually handicapped children Monday. The 51st session of the par- liament, which meets every year to learn more about gov- ernment by submitting and de- bating its own legislation, was discussing a resolution calling for government action that sends visually impaired chil- dren to schools outside the province for elementary-school education. Mr. Clark, who was watching proceedings from the gallery, agreed to speak on the resolu- tion. He said it would be diffi- cult and expensive to provide a sufficiently rounded out program for the small numbers of children involved. Similar costs to run a school for the deaf for between 100 and 125 students cost about last year, he told the youtjis. Earlier, Campbell Young, president of the Alberta Associ- ation for Visually Children, said the Impaired province BANFF (CP) Seventy per; cent of alcoholics started drink-, ng as teenagers, a member of i Alcoholics Anonymous told a' Youth Conference on Drugs and Alcohol Monday. i The conference, sponsored by the Alberta Alcohol Drug Education Association, is being ittended by 360 students select- ed from high schools across the province and from Kamloops and Fort St. John, B.C. The idea behind the confer- ence is to provide accurate in- 'ormation on the physical, rnen- ;il, social and legal aspects of alcohol and drug use and abuse, organizers said, Alcohol was the main topic Monday. Alfred Herald, director of education for the California Council on Alcohol and Drug Problems, opened the confer- ence with a discussion of alco- iiol as a drug. Alcohol is classified !y as a depressant action drug, ire told the teen age audience, although it gives a pseudo stimulant effect before it reaches the brain. Studies have not yet been extensive enough to show ac- curate comparisons between the physical effects of alcohol and drugs such as heroin and marijuana. But he warned research In California last spring has shown enough alcohol will per- manently damage brain cells. The former alcoholic, intro- duced only as visitor, told the conference that one out of every 40 Canadians is an alco- holic. There are many types of spends nearly a year to send children to schools in On- trio and British Columbia. Debate on the resolution, which was presented by opposi- tion leader George Bennett, was adjourned to a later ses- sion. During the first three days, the parliament has debated is- sues on Canadian sovereignty over a 100-mile coastal limit, nationalization of major indus- tries and euthanasia under certain conditions. Stil! on the order paper are resolutions calling for legaliza- tion of all drugs, controls on in- ternational arms sales, abolition of political parties, pollution control and relaxation of abor- tion laws. Fatal crash probe begins CHARLOTTE AMALTE (AP) United States Federal investi- gagors began an inquiry today inlo the crash in the Virgin Is- lands of a Trans Caribbean Air- lines jet in which a New Jersey man and his son were believed Wiled. Nineteen persons were taken to hospital after the crash Mon- day of the Boeing 727 as it was landing on Uie Virgin Island of St. Thomas. The other 32 per- sons aboard were treated for minor injuries and released. The plane carried 46 passen- gers and seven crew members. The Kmid-Hanscn Hospital said two unidentified bodies were brought lo its morgue, and one apparently was a child's. They were believed lo be John Vanyo of Murray Hill, N.J.. and his son, Victor, Vho were listed by ths airline M mining. _. Most alcoholics early drinkers drinkers occasional, social, problem and alcoholic, lie said. "One out of every 14 or 15 drinkers becomes a n alco- holic." Tho alcoholic cannot be treat- ed until lie accepts that he is one and that he cannot handle liquor, lie said. Students asked questions and divided into small discussion groups where they will matters based on the speakers' views. Today, Mr. Herald was to discuss the effects of drugs. The conference ends Wednes- day. Two prisoners abuse deadline for Christmas FORT S A S K ATCHEWAN (CP) Two prisoners released on Christmas passes from the provincial jail here did not re- turn by their Sunday afternoon deadline. The other 57 who had re- ceived the passes found their way "home" by deadline. One of the prisoners, a 17- year-old youth, is thought to have gone to visit relatives out of town. The other, a middle- aged women, spent a short time at an alcoholism treat- ment centre and was last seen when she left "to go see the lights." GENERAL Weather and road report ,in ABOVE ZERO AT SUNRISE WEDNESDAY SUNSET II L Pre 20 34 22 32 28 33 16 -1 -10 26 19 26 18 Lethbridgc Pincher Creek Walerton Medicine Hat Edmonton Jasper Banff....... Coronation Calgary..... Victoria M Penticton........35 Prince George 5 Prince Rupert Cranbrook Kamloops Vancouver Prince Albert Norhh Battleford Saskatoon Swift Current Yorklon 33 20 32 40 23 1 Moose Jaw .......27 12 9 5 7 ll -10 .01 -7 -14 -5 -10 ..17-1 Ottawa......... 14 10 North Bay Regina...... Brandon Winnipeg Kenora Thunder Bay Dauphin The Pas Toronto 36 43 -fi-16 -1 -8 4-13 13 -G 18 -4 1 -8 -8 -3 14 18 42 Montreal Quebec...... St. John's Halifax Charlottetown Fredericton Chicago..... New York Miami...... Los Angeles San Francisco Las Vegas Rome...... Paris....... London Berlin...... Amsterdam Brussels Madrid..........25 Moscow......... 10 Stockholm....... 17 Tokyo.......... 31 12 14 31 32 19 30 12 20 15 29 22 33 21 .21 FORECAST: Lclhbridgc Medicine Hat Variable cloudiness today and Wednesday. Winds W25 and gusty except lighter overnight. Lows 15-25, highs Columbia Kootcnay Most- ly cloudy today with snowflur- ries persisting in the Columbia area tonight. Continuing snow in early morning Wednesday. Winds S15. Highs today and Wednesday 25-32. Lows tonight near 20. Ring out the old, ring in fhe new, Happy Nsw Year i o each of you, and ffianis for kiting us fce of service. GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY PHONE 327-3143 OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA All highways In the Leth- bridge district are bare and dry and in good winter driving condition. Highway 1 Trans Canada Highway Calgary to Banff is in good winter driving condi- tion. Banff lo Golden has been plowed and sanded and has a few slippery sections. Golden I lo Revelstoke received a light snowfall and has been plowed and sanded with a few slippery sections. Motorists are reminded that gcod snow tires or chains are required when travelling through any mountain area, in- cluding all ski resort access POUTS OP ENTRY (Opening and Closing Coults 24 hours: Cafway 9 a.m. to G p.m. MST. Del Bonita 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Uooseville, B.C. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Ktngsgatc, 24 hours; Porthill-Rykerts 8 a.m, to midnight. Chief Mountain Closed, WUtfhorM, to p.m. ;