Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 12, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta
14 IHi UTHUIOGI HMAIO Friday, F.bruoty 12, It71 squadron for NATO flank today s FUNNY st. SISTER Mary Cornelia, a Roman Catholic nun, is also a police officer on the Pontoon Beach police department near St. Louis. She took on the extra role as a way of helping youthful offenders. Some teenagers call her "Sister Fuzz." She's a juvenile officer under the command of Capt. Rosewell Bennett, right. Meet Sister Fuzz PONTOON BEACH, 111. (AP) She carries a .38-cal- ibre revolver, handcuffs and a badge. But on her collar is a crucifix and on her head a nun's veil. She's Sister Mary Cornelia, special officer for the Pontoon Beach police department. To many teen-agers in this small community 10 miles east of St. Louis she's Sister Fuzz." The 45-year-old Roman Catholic nun decided a year ago the best way she could help youthful offenders was to become a police officer. Superiors of the Sisters of Divine Providence told her to go ahead. It all started when the nun, then a teacher at St. Eliza- beth's School in nearby Gran- ite City, HI., was beaten on a hospital parking lot by youth- ful robbers. "The kids must have been drug addicts looking for money to feed their she said. ABILITY PRAISED Capt. Rosewell Bennett, who signed her on as a full- time volunteer juvenile offi- cer, said: "She's been a lot of help to ns." She said the gun is part of her uniform and she would use it if she had to. She once fired a warning shot when a youthful suspect tried to run away. "He she said. During a sis-year term of service as a nurse with the U.S. Air Force, she learned how to use a revolver and at- tained the rank of major. She ASHPHALT PAVING TOLLESTRUP SAND ond GRAVEL Construction Co. Ltd. suffered a leg wound in a combat zone during the Ko- rean war. On returning to ci- vilian life, she became a nun. Explains aid given sports car racing MONTREAL (CP) Ed Ri card, vice-president and genera manager of Imperial Tobacco Products Ltd. said Thursday the company's involvement in sports car racing has helped de- velop the sport in Canada. He issued the statement in reply to criticism Wednesday o the company by Barry Mather concerning Im perial's decision to contribute to auto racing promo- tion. Mr. Mather, in a letter to T R. Lament, vice-president Imperial Tobacco, said the ciga rette industry's involvement auto racing promotion was contribution "in another death dealing sphere of activity." Mr. Ricard said his compan has been supporting sports ca racing in Canada on a signifi cant scale since 1961. Replying to Mr. Mather1 suggestion that the mone should be donated to further re- search on lung cancer and other diseases, Mr. Ricard said: "It is well known to Canadiai health authorities that suppor of scientific research into th problem of smoking and healt is being actively supported b Imperial Tobacco along with th other major cigarette manufac turers. PHONE 328-1702 327-3610 QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Dental Mechanic Capitol Furniture Bldg. mm PHONE BODO, Norway (CP) De- ence Minister Donald Macdon- Id says it would make sense or Canada to assign a squadron t CF-5 jets to NATO's northern lank in Norway. Mr. Macdonald made the statement Wednesday to report- ers after watching the contro- ersial warplane go through its ces at this base just inside e Arctic Circle, where it is being tested for a role in the northern theatre, nnorthern theatre. The defence minister has vowed to find useful work for Canada's planned fleet of more than 100 CF-5s, many of which lave gone straight into storage [ter coming off production lines. The planes were ordered by the defence department several years ago at an estimated cost of J215 million. Mr. Macdonald, on a five-day risit to Norway, sat at the con- trols of one of six CF-5s un- dergoing tests in a variety of roles including close support of ground forces, armed recon- naissance and anti-shipping warfare. The latter role is em- ihasized in the testing of a Nor- wegian version of the same air- craft, a squadron of which is based here, because of big growth in Soviet naval power hi northern waters during recent years. UNDER CONSIDERATION 'From what I've seen here he Norwegian theatre makes a ot of sense for Mr. Mac- donald told reporters. A plan under consideration irovides for stationing of CF-5 squadron at" Bagotville, Que. ready for rapid deployment to Norway in any East-West crisis In the same way, Canada has an army brigade earmarked for ie northern theatre, one battal- ion of which would be rushet across the Atlantic in the firsl week of an emergency, the re- mainder within a month. Canadian military sources said that with refuelling caps bility provided by two Boeing 707s now being fitted for the purpose, the CF-5 squadron ould be flown to Norway from Canada in less than two days. Tests here began last week and are exnected to nuj into fw ast week of February. Nine ots and 27 ground crew are in- olved, from the two CF-5 quadrons already formed, at Bagotville and at Cold Lake, Benefits end for printers TORONTO (CP) A spokes man for the International Typo graphical Union said here th union is ending benefits to 25 men involved in a six-year strike against Toronto dail; newspapers. Terry Wilde, president printers' Local 91, said contin uation of the strike will be lef up to the locals. The benefits, including strik pay of a week, are to con tinue until the end of May. About 900 ITU members walk ed out at the Star, Telegram and Globe and Mail July Most have found jobs elsewher but picket lines at the three newspapers still are manner daily. The dispute involved contro of computers used for som composing-room operations. The newspapers used non-un ion and editorial staff to coi tinue printing. Last August, John J. Pilch, in ternational president of th union, said benefits paid to ronto strikers since the walkoi totalled million. The tota now is estimated at mi lion. Jta. U.S. bomber program slashed WASHINGTON (Reuter) The United Siti.es Air force an- nounced TTiursday a cut in the development program for the B-l strategic bomber, designed as a succes- sor to the ajang B-52. North American Rockwell of California now will produce only three flight-test aircraft, instead of five, and one ground-test air frame, plus some major struc- tural components. The number of engines being built for the plane will be cut to The announcement said no de- cision has been made yet on the production of the B-l and ttiat none Kill be made for several years. The announcement indicated the government felt the reduc- tion irt the total dollar commit- ment could be made safely in the interests of efficiency. The B-l would be able to strike targets deep inside the Soviet Union with nuclear weap- ons. The air force has been par- plane, a 11 h o u g h the project faces some tough opposition from economy-minded members of Congress." 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