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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 30, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE UIHBRIDGE HERALD Thundny, December 30, 1971 AIRMEN SHOT DOWN IN NORTH VIETNAM These photos of American Air Force mon were supplied by Nippon Dempa News, a Japanese news agency, with caption stating that they are standing before the press in Hanoi Dec 20 after being sho down and taken prisoner in North Vietnam Dec. 13. Identifications follow left to right. Le- land Hilderbrand, 33, Tanlac district of Hoa Binh Province, North Vietnam; ".Samuel Vaughn, 26, Hoanbo district of Qucing Ning Province, North Vietnam; Lt. Kenneth Wells, 24, Tanlac district; Maj. Kenneth Johnson, 33, Hoobo district._________________ Trudeau wedding top story lly THE CANADIAN PRESS The surpri-'C marriage of Prime .Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau to 22-year-old Mar-; garei Sinc'air ill Nortli Vancou- vcr. last vjrdi -I was Canada's top news siury of The story broke at p.m. March 4 when a Trudeau aide telephoned the Vancouver bu- reau of The Canadian Press with the surprise announce- ment that the prime minister had married the daughter of James Sinclair, former Lib- eral fisheries minister. Another chapter in the Tru- dcnu -story started when Mrs. Trurlo.au gave birth to a son in Ottawa on Christmas Day. The marriage story was the overwhelming favorite of. newspaper editors and broad- casters in a year-end poll con- ducted by CP. Selections were made by editors representing CP member newspapers and radio and television stations served by CP's associated c o m p a n y. Broadcast News Lid. The landslide at St. Jean Yianncy. Que.. May 4 which killed persons was a distant second in the voting for the top Canadian story, while other editors voted tor the at- tack on Soviet Premier Alexei Kosypin in Ottawa Oct. Ill, the April riot at Kindlon peniten- tiary, the state of the econ- cmy and the of Premier Joseph Smaliw nod's Liberals in the Newfoundland election Oct. TOP WOK1.I) STOIfY The top world story in the opinion of the editors was the United States government's economic restrictions an- nounced by President Nixon in Washington Ana. 13. It was the f.rst time in four years that United Slates ac- complishments in space failed to take the top spot. For the fourth year. Prime Minister Trudeau was voted the most newsworthy Cana- dian while President Nixon was again selected the most newsworthy world figure. Dr. Gerhard Henbcrg of the National Research Coun- cil, named winner of the Nobel Prize in chemistry, was rated the most newsworthy Canadian outside public af- fairs. He narrowly edged singer Anne Murray of Springhill, N.S.. who also finished second in the same category last year behind hockey player Bobby Orr. Editors were asked to select the six top Canadian stories and the four top world stories. The results: CANADIAN NEWS 1. Trudeau marriage, March 4. 2. Landslide at St. Jean Vianney, Que., kills 26, May 4. Premier Kosygin at- tacked in Ottawa Oct. 18. I. Kingston penitentiary riot, April 14-18, WORLD NEWS 1. President Nixon an- nounces economic restric- tions. Aug. 10. 2. China admitted to United Nations, Oct. 25. 3. Indo-Pakistani war in De- cember. -I. Improvement in relations between the U.S. and China, including end of trade em- bargo and the president's July 15 announcement that he visit Peking in 1972. "Woody" Farmer Well known for his succulent Steaks, has joined Coum (Ebef We feel fortunate indeed in acquiring the services of Why not drop in soon and enjoy one of his famous steaks in our Dining tounge. Open Mon., Tues., Wed., p.m. Thurs., Fri., Sat., p.m. PROFESSIONAL BLDG. Across from the Paramount Theatre Phone 327-6412 Court is dead (AJ-'i John Marshall Harlan. a U.S. Su- wemc Court justice who repeat- edly opposed use of the legal sys'iem as Ihe machinery for so- cial reform, is dead of cancer at age 72. His death in a Washington hospital Wednesday prompted President Nixon to call Harlan "one of Ihe 20th century's giants on the Supreme Court." Harlan retired Sept. 23 after 18 years on the court. More than a month earlier, he had been in hospilal for what was first described as a backace, then liter acknowledged to be bone cancer. Harlan said in 1964 that the Supreme Court was not "a gen crd haven for reform move' menls." it is not intended to every wrong, he argued. In the Pentagon papers case he was one of three dissenters in the decision lo allow the Kevi York Times and the Washington Post to resume their articles ou the once top-secret documents BACKED WINNERS Last June, he sided with the majority in a 5-to-l decision tha erased a California youth's con viction for wearing in a court house a jacketing bearing an obscene slogan. "While the particular four-let ter word being litigated here i? perhaps more distasteful than most others of its generation, il is nevertheless often true that one man's vulgarity is anoth er's he wrote. Harian received a bachelor' degree in jurisprudence from Princeton University in 1923 am a master's degree at Oxford. He earned h.is law degree from New York Law School in 1924. While working as a corporate lawyer in New York in 1954, he was chosen as a member of the U.S. Court of Appeals. The fol- lowing year he went to the Su- preme Court. LONG WALK FOR BREAD Little Chonchala Roy holds the bread which she received with 1he rest of her family from the Salt Lake food store in Calcutta. She arrived at the camp eight months ago after walking 125 miles in 15 days from her home in Bangla Desh. Cup of Milk from south for children Many thanks to the 3rd Spai wood Brownie Pack and Brown Owl Mrs. P. Abulka of Spar wood, B.C., for your donation today to Ihe Cup of Milk Fund. We regret an error yesterday on the Kradle Koop donation- It totalled from the chil- dren. Thank you so much, kids. Today we are over oui goal. Generous donors put into the Cup of Milk Fund Wed- nesday, for which we are very grateful although the drive has officially ended. Every dollar will buy 45 cups of milk for refugees from Bang- la Desh. Thank you, confirmation class of St. Paul's United Church. Milk River. Thank you Spedap- so Youth Club of Lethbridge. Thank you Cardston Junior High School and St. Michael's School, Grades 7 and 8. Thank you, everyone. KXTEHS RACK EDMONTON (CP) Walter Kuhn, a 41-year-old sales man- ager, will seek the Western Canada Party's nomination in the federal riding of Edmon- ton Strathcona, it was an- nounced Wednesday. The party nou- has five candidates with prospects for three more, two in Manitoba and one in Sas- katchewan. Road test for over 70s tossed out bv minister EDMONTON' (CP) Driv- The highways department ers over 70 will no longer be re- will continue to give knowledge quired to take a road test in and road tests to drivers 70 reviewing their driver's licenc- es, highways and transport minister Clarence Copithorne said Wednesday, They will be required to have j good driving record, provide satisfactory medical certifi- cate, and pass an eye test. The new policy is effective Saturday. 3rd Sparwood Brownie Pack, Sparwocd, B.C. .....S Anonymous, Cardslon Anonymous, Lethbridge Anonymous Gordon end Chris Huml, Bellevue....... Jim Alccch, Fl. AAacleod Anonymous, Lethbridge Friendship Circle of United Church Women, Taber Simon Kramer, Leth..... Trent Laurie, Taber From the Matkin Family, Cardston R. Porter, Lethbridge Catherine Murray, Page Marlin Khan, Denise Caiman, Joanne Scott Anonymous, Lethbridge B. Carrels Family of Foremost Fortnightly Club, Ft. Mac. Jake Franz, Vauxhall Don Hamilton Family, Taber.............. Herman Llnder, Card. H. W. Sproule, Pinch. Cr. 7 and 8 classes of St. Michael's School, Pircher Creek Joanne Scott, Jennifer Scott, Beth Elliott, Allison Faulkenberg Cardston Junior High School Confirmation Class of St. Paul's United Church, Milk River........ Spedapso Youth Club of Lcthbridge and district TOTAL................S TOTAL TO DATE NEW POST David Ken- nedy lias been appointed by President Nixon (o serve as (lie U.S. ambassador to the North Atlantic Treaty Organ- ization. Kennedy has served as ambassador at large and will replace Robert Ellsworth in the post. Newspaper ans cut i.co 1.00 2.00 111 TAILQRED-TQ-MEASURE NO CHARGE FOR OVERSIZE! Regular Values to 2 SUITS for 95 STARTS TODAY OPEN 'TIL 9 TONIGHT! 'C nws UJEflR DOWNTOWN ON FIFTH STREET SOUTH Hooke friends expected lo cancel RED DEER (CP) No in- structions to cancel member- ships in Alberta's Social Credit jcague have been received so :ar following the revoking of 'ormcr cabinet minister A. J. Hook e's membership earlier .his month. Erik Lingnau of Edmonton, executive assistant in the lesguc, said his office expects about eight or 10 members to ask that their membership be cancelled. These are expected be close friends of Mr. Booke. Mr. Lingnau said the league does not expect province-wide cancellations. 'Our Calgary convention showed members were more interested in party solidarity than personality he said. and over on a voluntary basis. Romans get free bus rides 1 ROME (Reuter) Romans I get free rides in buses and trol- leys today as the city started a nine-day experiment to per- LONDON CP) The firm publishing the Glasgow Herald, morning paper, and The Evening Times in that city said s today it plans eccr.omies, including staff cuts, apparently in an attempt to stave off Uieir sale to two Lon- don publishers. Sir Hugh Fraser, chairman of the controlling Scottish and Uni- vcrsa] investments, said last week that an offer of mil- lion for the papers had been re- ceived jointly from Lord Thom- son's Thomson Organisation and Beavcrbrook Newspapers. A Thomson spokesman said there had been discussions but no firm offer. Sir Hugh said Tuesday his company has embarked on a program of corporate reorgani- zation and staff reductions in- volving 150 of the newspapers' employees. Weather and road report SUNRISE FRIDAY SUNSET Lctllliridgc 26 17.. Medicine Hat 14 -3 Pincher Creek .22 15 Calgary 22 8 Edmonton .........1G -I Banff ............12-6 Peace River ......19 7 suade people to leave cars at Rocky Mtn 27 home and end giant traffic j 23 1C jams. Xo one will have to pay a fixed three-cent fare, normal for all bus and trolley routes, until Jan. 7. "It is a little early to say, but it seems to be going beamed 47-year-old Giorgio La Morgia, president of the Home public transport company, when Ottawa Vancouver Prince George Kamloops Prince Albert Saskatoon Moose Jaw Regina Winnipeg 10 Toronto 34 10 32 30 25 19 13 -4 16 -14 17 -10 19 -9 11 -10 4 25 Fredericton Chicago he visited a central square this i QlleDei morning. gt. John's Streets normally choked with charlottetown traffic in the city centre seemed clearer than usual of the daily lines of hooting, crawling cars. Just around a corner from the square, buses rolled in with pas- sengers packed like anchovies. The free rides experiment will cost the transport company about in lost fares over the nine days. La Morgia says, and it will be coupled with a crackdown on the parking of private ears. New York ........44 33 Miami 78 74 Los Angeles...... 58 42 San Francisco 52 45 .03 FORECASTS Lethbridge Today and Friday: A few cloudy peri- ods. Winds west 20 gusting to 40. Gusts to GO in mountain pass areas. Lows 10-15. High Friday :ia-to. Mniicine Hat Today: Sunny. Winds SWI5 gusty to 30. Lows 10 15. Friday: A few clouds. Winds west 20 gusting to 40. Highs Friday near 35. KooU'nay, Columbia To- day: Cloudy with sunny periods and snowflurries this morning. Steady snow beginning this evening. Friday: Cloudy with snow in the morning. Sunny 31 5 .03 12 -13 .10 34 12 .01 20 5 .08! or. Highs today, 15 lo 20; 19 6 lows tonight, 10 to 15; highs 39 35 1.33 Friday in the mid-20s. periods in (he afternoon. Mild- Editor dies MONTREAL (CP) Funeral service will be held Friday for Louis Foisey-Folcy. editor of Credo, a French-language publi- cation of the United Church of Canada. Mr. Foiscy-Foley died Tues- d: y of a heart attack at the age of 69. DISAPPROVES VICTORIA (CP) Attorney- general Leslie Peterson of Bri- tish Columbia said Wednesday he disapproves of topless and bottomless dancing nnd wanls laws enforced prohibiting such entertainment. Lloytlmiiister U idea rejected RED DEER (CP) Any i possibility of a joint venture between Saskatchewan and Al- berta to establish a university in the boundary straddling city of Lloydminsler has been rejected by Jim Foster, Al- herta minister of advanced education. Mr. Foster says one of the main reasons for not going ahead with the proposal was that the agriculture college at Vermilion, 40 miles west of Lloydminsler, was not being used to full capacity. THE LETHBRIDGE CURLING CLUB NEW YEAR'S FROLIC FRIDAY p.m. Music by "MINT JULIPS" CURLING CLUB LOUNGE Limited number of licketl left S20.00 PER COUPLE EVERYTHING ROUND CONTACT DARWIN UNN 328-2301 VERN BEtFORD 327-1213 Give yourself a Present AN ALLIS CHALMERS YARD-POWER TRACTOR Controlled Traction Differential Let Jake Janien Show You Our Ready-To-Go Specials! TRADE GRAIN, FINANCE CONTRACTS OR EVEN CASH GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coutls Highway Phone 328-1141 OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESV OF A MA Highway 2 from Cardston to Carway there are several snow patches. Highway 3 West near Pincher Creek, ice patch- es. Further West, near the Crowsnest Pass, there are long icy sections with some drifting. Highway 5 from Cardston to Walcrton snow patches. Highway 6 from Pincher Creek to 10 miles south mostly The remainder to Walcr- ton has long sections of ice. Other highways in the bridge district are mainly bare and in good condition. Highway I trans-Cnnada Highway, Cal- I'OUTS OK KNTIiY (Opoiii 2-t hours; Carway 1) a.m. In I) p liooscville, ll.C. a.m. to t; p Porlhill Hykcrts II n.m. to m Wiklhorsc, 8 a.m. lo 5 p.m. gary to Banff has some light drifting with a few slippery .sec- lions. Banff lo Golden has been sanded and is in good winter driving condition. Golden lo Re- velslokc has some compact snow with a few slippery sec- lions. The Banff-Kadium and Banlt-.laspcr highways are in good driving condition will) a few slippery .sections. Motor- isls arc advised that snow I ires or chains arc required whi'o travelling over Ihe Rogers' Pass, tho Banff-Jasper high- way, and all Banff National Park ski access roads, ig :inil Clusiiig Contls m.; Di'l llonila .m. lo 6 p.m.; .m.; H.C., hours; idnighl. Chief Mountain closed. ;