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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 16, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE IETHDRIDGE HERALD Wednoiduy, februnry 16, 1977 on drive ective WINNIPEG (CTi TIu Ca-1 Allliouuh exports arc running poly by repercussions at Van- ainiing nhond nf last year, the Cana- com cr from the U.S. dock Board expects be about 24 million bushels iiadian gram li'.di fur a senuiil Min'i'.-iiM1 year o( record exports, i.-i gearing a transportation drive to get .shipments back on sched- ule. hind its target by (ho end of February. The backlog was caused lar- OTTAWA (CPl Jonathan lo England by an immigration Wearn, who allegedly sold a officer and a federal lawyer (o Danish girl in the" Middle East; establish that Wcavn was Wearn 10 raise air fare to Canada, will and not Seebag-Monligiorc, be deported to England Thurs- :lay to face charges of theft and name similar to that held by a wealthy London family. strike, and a nightmarish wm- ler in the mountains which slowed rail shipments from the prairies. Norman Hope, the wheat boaid's general director of grain transportation, told neu'.s conference Tuesday the problem is being tackled on two general fronts. First goal is to get cor un- loaumgs at the Vancouver ter- minals up to ail average of 000 a day and clear up the backlog by May. Mr. Hope flew to Vancouver Tuesday night for discussions wilh terminal oper- alors and union leaders aimed al getting the terminals on six- day-a-week operation. the possibility of extending terminal work to Sunday also will be looked at, Mr. Hope said. Eight hundred carloads a day is considered maximum ef- ficient capacity for the west coast terminals. Best achieve- ment to date was a week last April when Ihe daily acreage I llif 77C. i The industry also Is looking terrorists regarded him as an lowarll Inaximum handling al Israeli spy. Wagner Bay wilh Ihe spring In (he meantime, Susan Wag- ner, a Danish blonde who said she had left her husband for ticket lo Canada. Wcarn ,hal Arab passporl fraud. A relieved immigration de- partment Tuesday niglil said U'earri, who chiimcd to be Wearn, claimed in a newspaper Janek Sccbag-.Monlifiore, a Rus- j interview that Wearn .sold her counlerspy, h a s to a Beirut restauranleur to withdrawn his appeal against price 0[ an airline deportation. i It was lo be heard in Mont- real Friday. Wearn. hns been held al Quebec City since last Scptem-! btr. shortly alter arrival in this, ia flee country. It took documents from three I arnved Montreal renUnents and a two-week visit j 4, surrendered his pass- __________________________ port to the British three days I laler and told an immigration officer that he was really Sec- bag-Montifiorc, a Czech born Jew trained in Russia for a car- eer as a spy in Ihc United States. He alleged thai Wearn was a 360 CBC technicians off work By THE CANADIAN PRESS About 360 technicians in nine centres wprc off the job loday as the National Association o! Broadcast Employees zmd Tech- nicians continued its campaign of rotating strikes against the CBC. NABET members were oul In Vancouver. Edmonton, Calgary, Reeina. Moose Ja.iv, Saskatoon, R'atroiis. Sasfc., Winnipeg n n d Halifax. A CBC spokesman said radio and TV programming was largely unaffcclcd. The rotating strikes darted Ian. 21 after NABET members rejected a conciliation report >rhlch recommended a Elvper- wage increase retroactive ?o last July and an additional I.S per cent next July in a 21- month contract. The union seeks a 12.2-per- rent increase retroactive to last July 1 and an aditional 7.8 per cent In 1973. It also wants a [our-day work week. Salaries now range from lo weekly. dead British agent and that if he was deported by Canada to opening of navigation, and ad- ditional grain is being shlped by rail through the winter lo St. Lawrence River terminals. BUSY TERMINALS Between 15 and 20 million bu- shels will be taken from Ihe Thunder Bay terminals before lake shipping begins and trans- ported by rail to the St, Law- rence. This is about 10 million more than normal, and the fed- eral government is picking up ai.oun LU the SI.3 million tab for Ihe dif- England as Wearn, he would be I ferential of rail over water shuttled from country to coun-1 freight costs, try, a homeles man "caught in With present Lakehead Ihe crunch, belween Iwo super-1 slocks al 56 million bushels and powers.'1 j a goal al navigalion opening o[ COLD, WET IN EAST The Prairies and British Colum- bia are expected to receive above normal temperatures, while the Maritlmes, Quebec and Ontario ore expected to receive below normal readings according to the 30- day weather ouHook of the United States wealher bureau. Precipitation is expected to be moderate for most of the country, with portions of B.C., Quebec and the Praires receiving heavy. This is not a specific forecast and changes may occur. Forecast covers from mid-February to begin- ning of March. (CP Wirephoto) He asked for political asylum in Canada, claiming to be a doc- tor who could be of use here. However a thiclt file, includ- ing photographs, court records, passport records and affidavits j from his mother, an aunt, a vicar and others, has eslab-! lished his Identity as Wp.arn in (lie eyes of the authorities. i As Wearn, he will bo charged In England with falsifying a passport in 1869 by claiming lo be a dodor. lie also faces charges of Ihcft of article? from a rented house. Wearn, had been a missionary for the Utah-based Church of the Latter-Day Sainls briefly in Bristol, England. In Denmark he worked at two hospitals, one as n physician, the other as a psychiatrist be- fore being arrested in early 1970 75 million, this means prarie shipments to Thunder Bay ol 40 million bushels between now and March 24. judgment in Lord's Day Act case EDMONTON (CP1 Mr. their contention that the set Is Justice H. i and laler found guilly of for- i gcry, theft and violation of the u I law on the practice of medicine. I ping bag. hank robbers CALGAUV (CP) Police were searching tody for three men who held up a southwest branch of the Canadian Imper- ial Bank of Commerce and es- caped with an unknown amount of money. Two of the men entered the bank wearing black toques and beige facemasks, police said. They were reported to be car- rying revolvers. Police said they escaped In a car, with another man, after putting the money into i shop- compared the Lord's Day Act with the law prohibiting posses- sion of marijuana and he re- served judgment on a move to have the act declared void. Until Mr. Justice Riley de- livers judgment on the atempt by merchants in H neu'ly- opened collection of stores in one building to have Ihc act de- clared ultra vires, provincial court judges are prohibited from dealing with H3 charges against the mcrdianls under the Lord's Day Acl. The collection of slores, call- ed The Boardwalk, is charged willi illegally opening for busi- ness, on Nov. 14, Dec 12 and Jan. 2, all Sundays. Mr. Juslice Riley said Tues- day he believes the question of the Lord's Day Act is morn a political than a legal question. Counsel for the stores have submitted three grounds for Bilpy Tuesday I outside Ihe jurisdiction of the federal government. That the definition of cri- minal law has varied to such an extent that Sunday obser- vances should no longer fall under criminal jurisdiction and that religion is a private mai- ler and should not be a subject for enforcement That the Lord's Day Acl has been altered to Ihc extent (hat il now is aclually labor relations legislation. Labor reg- ulations are provincial matters, not federal. That the Lord's Day Act conflicts wilh the Canadian Bill of Rights which guarantees freedom of religion. The crown's representative, William Henkl argued that the federal government has the power (o declare any action a crime, so long as the federal government does not encroach on provincial powers. West coast dock strike end near SAN FRANCISCO