Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 15, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta
Senator Edward SI. Kennedy of the United States saw mass graves in Bangladesh and call- ed the killings there "the great- passing secret information on Romanian defences to the So- viet Union, an authoritative dip- est human tragedy in modern I is. lomatic source reported in Par- times." He was touring the (own of Kushtia, where up to Ben- EDWARD KENNEDY human tragedy galis are believed to have died in the conflict against the for- mer Pakistani regime. The Massachusetts senator flew to Kushtia by helicopter after a riotous wclc o m e in Dacca, where he arrived with his wife, Joan, and his 19-year- old nephew. Joseph Kennedy, earlier in the day. Paul H e 11 y e r. the former Liberal member of Parliament who launched Action Crnrfa, says his movement would gar- ner "more than one mil lion votes" if it ran a full slate of candidates in a federal election now. Mr. Hellyec, 47, independent MP for Toronto Trinity, said in an interview at Hamilton the finding was made in a private poll conducted recently. In the June, 1968, federal elec- tion, the Liberals polled 3.0 mil- lion votes, compared with 2.5 million for the Conservatives. The New Democratic Party polled 1.3 million and Social Credit A Romanian general has been executed by a firing squad for The officer was identified as Cm. Ion Serb, who had been chief of the Bucharest military garrison; chief cl Military Re- gion 2 and a member of the Grand National Assembly, the Romanian parliament. The information said Serb i was. shot some time last month i after his arrest at the end of 1971 and a subsequent trial be- fore a military court. Vesna Vnlovic, the blonde stewardess who.survived a 000 foot fall from an exploded aiqilanc, underwent successful surgery today in Prague. Miss Vulovic, 23, was the sole survi- vor when a Yugoslav DC-9 jet- liner exploded over CzechoslO' vakia Jan. 26 at feet. Strapped to her seat, she fell to the ground and was found a half hour later lying in a stream. The 27 other persons abcard were killed. Surgeons operated today on her broken left arm and left leg. She al- ready has had a spinal opera- tion. No more operations are planned Former Argentine presid e n t Juan Pcron is wilting to run for president in Argentine general elections in March, 1973, but he wants the election brought for- ward to this year. Peron's personal representa- tive. Hector Campora, said the 76 year old former presi- dent "is not opposed to his can- didacy if that's what the people want." But observers said Peron, who went into exile after a mili- tary uprising ended his n i n e- year iron rule in September, 1955, is unlikely ever to return to Argentina although he still commands the support and loy- alty of millions of Argentines. Instead, they believe the ex- dictator is manoeuvring to en- sure victory at the polls for Ms badly-split followers. Former Teamster boss James Hoffa, relreased from prison on parole by President Nixon two months ago, said in a television interview Nixon is the best qual- ified man at tin's time to be president. Hoffa rejected suggestions he was freed for political reasons. "I don't believe he snapped when asked if lie was paroled to strengthen Nixon's support among the Teamsters Union, which Hoffa formerly headed. Tueidoy, Febuoiy )5, 197J THE IETHBBIDGE HERAID _ 21 School districts can't afford staff EDMONTON fCP) lack in rural areas which have less of funds has left 29 Catholic school districts in Alberta with- out superintendents, the Alber- ta Catholic School Trustees As- sociation said here. The association, in its annual brief to the cabinet, said the districts are small individual units mainly in rural areas. Representing Alberta's 49 Ca- tholic school boards, the associ- ation urged the province to al- low the districts to group to en- fible them to hire the necessary personnel. NEW FORMULA A special grant was requested to finance the combined hiring. The association also recom- mended that provincial school foundation grains bo provided than 26 students. "The province also was asked not to proceed with any new legislation directly affecting the nature of Catholic schools until the association has conducted a comprehensive review of the reports to be completed by early spring of 3973. The association plans to ap- point several committees throughout the province by Sep- tember with reports to be com- letcd by early spring of 1973. The provincial government also was asked to endorse the development of religious studies departments at Alberta univer- sities. "We hope that the gov- ernment would encourage such studies and support them on a on a per-stiident basis instead lligll priority basis." of the present formula which: IIugh Camlet Calgary scpa- nscs classroom umis as a hase. I ralo trmtcc an as. The trustees said the class soc-iation director, said informal room unit, a teacher and i reqncsls for a religious study students, is unfair in many j department, at Ihe University small scparale school district's ;of Calgary bad been rejected. TIME LIMIT FOR RECEIVING PETITIONS FOR PRIVATE BILLS Take notice that the time for receiv- ing petitions for Private Bills at the next Session of the Legislative Assembly will ex- pire on Monday, the twenty-first day of February, 1972. W. H. MacDonald Clrrk of Ilie Lccjislalivo Assembly Strike substitute idea gets brushoff OTTAWA (CP) The wide- spread use of voluntary arbitra- tion to replace strikes, advo- cated by a leading U.S. labor leader Sunday, is not supported by the Canadian Labor Con- gress. William Dodge, secretary- treasurer of the CLC, said Mon- day that nothing prevents peo- ple from accepting voluntary mediation or arbitration as a means of settling labor disputes. "But we don't think many people will be interested in that method of settlement, and we don't think it would affect mate- rially the incidence of strikes. "We're greatly concerned about the fact that it would be a very short slep from wide- spread voluntary arbitration to compulsory arbitration imposed by government legislation." George Meany, head of the 16-million member AFL-C10, said Sunday he favors binding arbitration, voluntarily agreed upon, as a substitute for strikes. Mr. Meany said: "There is a growing feeling that strikes of people getting a year or more just don't make sense." The had set up a committee to study whether a formula could be evolved to make binding arbitration more- or-less the accepted practice. I high employees' salaries made it difficult for unions to build up strike funds large enough to keep their people going during a strike. It was difficult, he said, to compensate a striking employee appeared to be observing Find man's body in apartment CALGARY (CP) Ester Palicz of Calgary today was remanded to Feb. 21 on a charge of non-capital murder following the death of Steve Bichter at a southwest apart- ment during the weekend. Cclgary man was found with a stab wound in the chest when police visited the apartment Saturday. BLOOD NEEDED A major operation can require up to 20 pints of blood to be The body of the 44-year-old i transfused. sity. "In the old days you gave him enough to buy a sack of pota- toes." j Despite this modern hurdle, he said the CLC has "always felt that the right to strike is an essential ingredient in bringing about conditions for fair settle- ment." 1 Mr. Meany suggested that two sides in a dispute couid agree to accept binding arbitration for one year. GEORGE MEANY faces arbitration Worker plunges from scaffold onto Jiaater EDMONTON (CP) De- metro Zaplolynsky, 49, of Ed- monton fell from a scaffold yesterday onto a propane heater. The heater exploded caus- ing considerable damage to the engineering building at the UniversJty of Alberta. No e s t i m a e of damage was available. Mr. Zaplotynsky, a con- struction worker, was report- ed in satisfactory condition in hospital with burns to his hands and neck. SIMPSONS-SEARS Fresh Start BATTERY GUARANTEE Free replacement within DO days- ct p chase if baltery proves defect HO days, wo roplacG the l> penod oi ownership, bn rent price less trade-In at the time of iciurn. pro-rated over number of months cJ cuaranlr e. Season Motor Oil Use for first oil change and for fol- lowing changes without hurting war- rcmty. 2 Gal. 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