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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 9, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LEtHMIDOE HHAID Tuetdoy, Ftbmury South Vietnamese obtain munitions in Laos drive SAIGON (AP) A South VI-j etnamese armored column drove across the Ho Chi Minn trail hi southern Laos today, sweeping up suable ammunition caches left by retreating North Vietnamese. While the push into Laos met only light ground resistance and harassing shelling attacks, a parallel drivo by South Vietnamese troops in Cambodia ran into stiff opposition. North Vietnamese troops launched three heavy attacks on the edge of the rubber planta- tion town of Snuol, five miles in- side Cambodia and about 90 miles north of Saigon. On the Laotian front 300 miles to the north, a South Vietnam- ese field commander said he ex- pected his troops during the next 10 days to push along Route 9 as far as they could to- ward Savannakhet. 125 miles across the Laotian panhandle on the border between Laos and Thailand. He did not say just how far his troops would try to go, however. MEET LIGHT CONTACT The lead South Vietnamese units were reported 12 miles in- side Laos, meeting light contact with the North Vietnamese as they advanced toward the town of Sepone, 23 miles from the READY FOR SPLASHDOWN CELEBRATION Two daughters and a friend of Apollo 14 Moon Mission Commander Alan B. Shepard Jr. ready th. far ional celebration which follow, the splashdown of a space fhght. The tno from left: Shepard 19; Sharon Lineham, of Houston, and Laura Shepard Snyder, 23, gets all set to ice the bubbly stuff at the Shepard home. Prairie grains stabilization program aired at meeting Retired pioneer rancher dies border. Sepooe is a main North Vietnamese trans-shipment point and base area, but the own was said to be virtually deserted. The push along Route 9 was moving slowly because bulldoz- ers had to rebuild the highway. ;t was battered from months of J.S. bombing in many places and was covered with dense >rush in others. A spokesman said the advancing troops also ivere searching carefully as Jiey moved. While the main column moved along Route 9, other South Viet- namese troops fanned out three to five miles to the north and south of the highway. Twenty thousand South Viet- namese troops are taking part in the operation, along with U.S. troops who are re- maining on the Vietnamese side of the border as a blocking force. The U.S. forces turned up some large North Vietnamese OTTAWA (CP) Otto Lang, minister responsible for the Ca- nadian wheat board, said dis- cussions with the three Prairie agriculture ministers Monday paved the way for future policy consultation. Meeting with Samuel Uskiw of Women's liberation group stage protest at city lutll EDMONTON (CP) Police were called to city council chambers Monday night when demonstrators refused an ini- tial order to remove their plac- ards. But by the time police ar- rived the 30 demonstrators had left the chamber and were gathered quietly in the hallway outside. About 30 people started dem- onstrating outside city hall af- ter council voted against hear- ing a delegation from the Ed- monton abortion campaign group of women's liberation. The group was referred to the public works committee. Later that referral motion was rescinded and the group was asked to appear before council's legislative committee. The group wanted council to support its stand for free abor- ions on demand and to reverse ?lice de- right to stage a march down Jasper Avenue. Aid. Morris Weinlos movec the group be referred to the f i nance committee. Aid. Cece Purves asked: "What does abortion have to dut into its final form, these dis- jussions and, hopefully, others will have played a Mr. said in an interview. Mr. Lang would not comment on the actual views held by the ndividual ministers. Mr. Uskiw has countered the federal proposal with one of his own which would guarantee a farmer's income on a basic quantity of production without the diminishing efficiency of in- centives based It would guarantee farmers net income of an acre. Mr. Huste, in favor of an in- ome stabilization program be- cause it "will have great bene- fits to the whole would not comment on Air. Uskiw's proposal prior to the meeting with Mr. Lang. Neither provincial minister was available for comment fol- lowing the meeting. The program proposed by Mr. Lang would establish a joint government-farmer reservoir of funds which farmers could draw on in years when then- income slipped below that of a five-year average. CLARESHOLM Sebastian Cabot (Bud) Williams of Claresholm, award winning Hereford breeder who built up one of the finest catttle herds on the continent, died Monday at the Claresholm Municipal Hospital. He died following a brief ill- ness at the age of 88. Born in Pullman, WasM., he came to Alberta .in 1905 and homesteaded' in the Starline district in 1906. He retired from ranching to 1963 and in January, 1964, he was honored by the Claresholm Chamber of Commerce with a silver engraved hand-tooled leather plaque in honor of his achievements in the Hereford breeding field. The late Harold G. Long, Lethbridge news- paperman, made the presenta- tion! He didn't start building his famous "britisher" line of bulls and his famous herd until 1943 when he was 61 years old, but in spite of warnings from friends that his steady line- wife Lucille to 1956 and by one son Lawrence in 1939. Survivors include one son Raymond F. Williams, Quincy HI.; one grandson, Dr. Dennis R. Williams, Chicago, Dl. three sisters. Mrs. Maude De- Lapp and Mrs. Kathryn Ewens Roseburg, Ore., and Mrs. Mai breeding of father to daughter and half-sister to half-brother would bring dwariism, he es- tablished one of the most con- sistent herds on the continent. Mr. Williams sensational career in the Hereford business began with the purchase of a solid herd sire, Pine Coulee Britisher 33rd from Ed Fletch- er of Granum. Mr. Fletcher was selling his farm and ranch and Mr. Williams also picked out about 30 choice cows and some top heifers. He began de- liberately working for a closed herd, rejecting the prevailing broad crossing programs gen- erally accepted. Each year the calves and maturing stock were better. He kept accurate records. He lived in Oregon and Idaho before settling in the Clares- holm area. He was predeceased by hfe TELEVISION and HOME FURNISHINGS CLOSE-OUT SALE Instant Creditl Easy Payment Planl No Money Downl BUY NOWI SAVEI ALL SALES FINAL At 402 5 STREET SOUTH ALTA. GOVT. PERMIT NO. 889 OPEN Tilt 6 P.M. ONCE IN A LIFETIME SAVINGS! ALL bALCi MWftL BESTWAY TV IS CLOSING ITS DOORS FOREVERI ALL STOCK MUST BE SOLD. COMPLETE STOCK OF HOME FUR- NISHhNGS MUST GO; TVs -STEREO'S RADIOS SOFAS CHAIRS BEDROOM FURNITURE EVERYTHING NlbMIN ppjCED TO SELLI ONCE IN A LIFETIME OPPORTUNITY! ARMLESS LOUNGE Cloth covered, makes Into a bed. CLOSE-OUT SALE BED CHESTERFIELD Sof by by Night. CLOSE-OUT SALE 1.95 3'3" CONTINENTAL BEDS Deludes padded headboard. CLOSE-OUT SALE 39 2-PIECE SECTIONAL SUITE Modern Styling, brown only. CLOSE-OUT SALE 175 Samson Dominion HAND MIXER CLOSE-OUT SALE ALL OCCASSIONAL CHAIRS CLOSE-OUT SALE RCA STEREO Walnut cabinet, fully id state, garrard changer. CLOSE-OUT SALE 239 19-INCH RCA COLOR PORTABLE TV CLOSE-OUT SALE '399 EVERY SINGLE ITEM MARKED DOWN FOR QUICK DISPOSAL HUNDREDS OF UNADVERTISED SPECIALS NO REFUNDS NO EXCHANGES LIMITED QUANTITIES COMPLETE DISPOSAL TELEVISION FURNITURE APPLIANCES stockpiles around the reopened Khe Sanh combat base, now being used as a staging base for the Laotian operation. Three killed in shooting incident WINNIPEG (CP) A Win- nipeg mother and two daugh ters are dead and three other children in hospital with gun shot wounds in what police Bar1 appeared to be slayings and Horse racing writer, news man dies at 55 CALGARY (CP) Denny Layzell, 55, who covered horse racing with the Calgary Herald or several years, died Mon- ay. Mr. Layzell had also report- ed in other fields, was a mem- ber of the desk staff and had edited The Herald magazine section. Ha wrote several books about horse racing including Two To fin, which is a history of west- ern racing, and the western horoughbred. He was associated with the Western Canadian Racing As- sociation and the Alberta Thoroughbred Horse Associa- tion. He joined The Herald in 1939 as a police reporter and served as a public relations officer for ;he army during the Second World War before rejoining the paper. His wife Rose died in 1967. Funeral arrangements have not been announced. suicide. Two of the three children taken to hospital are under in tensive care and the other i reported in good condition. Dead is 32-year-old Emm Park of the Elmwood distric of Winnipeg, her six-year-ol daughter Darcy Karen am nine-year-old Darlene Gail. In children's hospital are Darryl, eight, Dianne Shery three and Diobe Tracy, three months. While Darryl was reported in good condition early today, the other two children were liste< in guarded condition. A Winnipeg police spokes man said the shooting wa discovered when Mrs. Park husband, Allen, 33, returned home from work. TOO MUCH GAS NEW PLYMOUTH (Renter Huge reserves of natural g at Maui off the New Zealan coast will have to be burned generate electricity because insufficient demand for the g as a fuel, Electricity Minist Percy Allen said Monday. Senator ssues earning CALGARY (CP) H rnments continue to intervene in private industry "medioc- ity" and a lower standard ot ving wHl be the result, Sena- r Harry Hays said Monday. He told the Meat Council of Canada "we must be ery careful not to kill goose that lays the goldea aa Too much control would eave the country with no in- vestors and a rise in unemploy- ment. "If you want govern- ment intervention, don't give hem room to interfere." The former Calgary mayor old 300 delegates if there are problems in the leat packing ndustry, then the industry should' do something about hem before the government docs. The beef industry has to -ad- lust quicker to successfully jompete with pork and poultry products mainly by eliminating price inequities-, he said. Crash claims second life CALGARY (CP) Wright, 19, of Calgary died in hospital Monday night and be- came the second victim of a head-on collision Sunday on the Trans-Canada Highway. Milton Edwards, also 19 of Calgary, died in the crash east of the city limits. Police said one of the cart involved went out of control at a railway level crossing and entered the lane of oncoming traffic. Occupants of the other car were not seriously hurt. 41 ABOVE 12-00 ITfnn 4T J-4J.UU garet Gulbranson, Los Angeles Calif. Segregate sexes in theatres JOHANNESBURG (Reuter) South African moviegoers, wn. split into black and white audi- The funeral service will be ences by apartheid laws, will be held at the Claresholm United segregated even further to see a Church at p.m. Thursday film about trans-sexualism. with Rev H. Francis Yardley Male and female audiences mil be separated to watch the Chris- tine Jorgensen Story, a film biography of former U.S. serv- iceman George Jorgensen who underwent a sex change opera- tion in 1953. officiating. Interment will be Claresholm Cemetery. Leyden's Funeral Home Ltd., Clareshom branch, is ii charge of the arrangements. Weather and road report ZERO AT NOON SUNRISE WEDNESDAY SUNSET H L Pre Lethbridge...... 39 29 Waterton...... 31 25 Pincher Creek .42 29 Medicine Hat 24 18 Edmonton....... 33 21 Grande Prairie- 40 9 Banff.......... 34 14 Calgary........ 41 21 Cranbrook.......27 2 Victoria Penticton 47 30 35 19 Prince George 26 3 Vancouver .44 30 Saskatoon....... 14 6 Rcguia......... .7 -1 Winnipeg....... -1 -12 Toronto......... 26 17 Ottawa..........30 22 Montreal........31 26 St. John......... 27 23 Halifax......... 42 32101 Charlottetown 34 29 60 Fredericton...... 29 26 .15 New York....... 37 34 49 Los Angeles..... 57 50 Miami......... 81 49 Las Vegas....... 65 38 Rome.......... 38 53 Paris........... 39 48 London......... 42 48 Berlin.......... 43 45 Amsterdam...... 37 45 Madrid......... 37 59 Stockholm....... 19 26 Tokyo.......... 30 50 FORECAST: LetMbridge, Calgary To- day and Wednesday: Mainly sunny. Winds W20 gusting to 35. Lows 30-35. Highs 3545. Medicine Hat Today and Wednesday: A few clouds. Winds occasionally W20. Lows 15-20. Highs 25-30. Columbia, Kootenay To- day cloudy. Wednesday pe- riods of rain or wet snow. Winds S15. Highs today 28-32. Lows tonight 15-20. Highs Wed- nesday in mid 30s. RAUY-Children with chains binding their wrists were among hundreds of persons who demonstrated at Vancouver's courthouse Monday to protest Soviet oppres- sion of Jews and difficulty in getting permission to emi- grate to Israel.__________________________________ BE AN EARLY BIRD! PLAN YOUR IRRIGATION REQUIREMENTS NOW! -10? 5TH STREET SOUTH, LETHBRIDOP The TOWN CHEF LOCATED IN THE PROFESSIONAL BUILDING DOWNTOWN LETHBRIDGE Serves Afternoon Tea (or Coffee) EVERY AFTERNOON by.. The Dining Room Fireplace l in and get information on: The molt completo variety in mechanical mow irrigation Quick detachable Wheel Type Quick Take Down Type Standard Rigid Type Lateit in Pivot System! From: Cale Harris, Bert Erlckson, Dick Orsten GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY PHONE 327-3165 IETHBRIDGE, ALTA. P.O. BOX 1202 OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF A MA All highways in the Leth- bridge district are bare and dry and in good winter driving condition. Highway 1 Trans Canada Calgary Banff is generally clear with slippery sections and drifling snow. Banff- Goldcn is in good winter driv- ing condition with few slippery sections. Golden Revelstoke has occasional slippery and rough sections but is in gener- ally good winter driving condi- tion. Banff Radium and Banff- Jasper Highways are in good driving condition and have few slippery sections. The Creston to Salmo high- way is in good driving condi- tion and motorists are advised to watch for fallen rock and men and equipment working. PORTS OK ENTRY (Opening nnfl Closing Coutls 24 hours: Cnrway 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. MST. Del Bonita 9 a.m. to i G p.m.: Rooseville, B.C. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.: Kingsgnlo, 2-1 hours; Porthill-RykcrLs R a.m. lo miilnlchl. Chief Mountain closed. I Wildhoree, 8 a.m, to 5 p.m. ;