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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 4, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 4, THI LBTHMWOI HftALD Snowmobile fatalities on upswing By THK CANADIAN PRESS The snowmobile, a machine which has revolutionized whiter recreation, carried eix Canadi- ans to their deaths during the New Year's weekend. A survey by The Canadian Press from 6 o.m. local times Friday to midnight Sunday night also showed that IB per- sons died in traffic accidents, seven in fires and one in an ac- cidental shooting to bring the total to 32. A total of 19 persons were killed on the highways last week and if) to midnight Friday Digit. That brought the total number of Canadians killed in traffic in 1971 to at least The Canada Safely Council said last year (hat the snowmo- bile was becoming one of the world's most dangerous winter pastimes. The number of snowmobiles owned by Canadians continues to climb and that climb has been paralleled by fatalities during the last two winters. The council reported 93 snow- mobile deaths In the winter of 1969-70 and 11B in 1970-71. U.S. presidential bandwagon filling up PRESIDENTS EXCHANGE GREETINGS-Outgoing Presi- dent Giuseppe Soragat, right, greels newly elected Prtii- dent Giovanni Leone during inauguration ceremonies at Quirinale Palace in Rome. Leone is Italy's sixth president. Albertans held in U.S. deaths LOS ANGELES (AP) Two men were being held here in the slavings of a San Jose couple in a Las Vegas, Nev., motel room. The two were identified as Claude Joseph TheriauH, 27, and Lloyd Paulette, 24, both of Edmonton, Alta. Warrants were issued lor Paulette last Dec. 23 after po- lice said he pawned two rings belonging to the slain man, Eugene Carone, 37. Carone and his wife Mary were found stab- bed Dec. IB. DOWNWARD TREND Despite Britain's damp image, the rainwear industry reportec an average 35 per cent drop in profits in 1970. Building permits show increase CALGARY (CP) The city planning department approved a record million worth of building permits during 1971, a increase from last year. The permits were mil- lion above the record set in 1968. During 1971, permits for 166 single family residences valued at million were approved permits and (23 million more than 1970. Also approved were permits worth million for single- family homes, duplexes and aparlinents, up from mil- lion bet year. WASHINGTON (AP) The crowded starting gate is ilmost filled for the 1972 United States presidential derby with Presi- dent Nfotou's name going on the New Hampshire primary ballot Monday and Senator Vance Hartke lining up. Democrat Edmund S. Muskie is scneduled to make his entry official on television tonight. That leaves only 1969 Demo- cratic nominee Hubert H. Hum- phrey to jump in and complete the field, which he is expected to do next the Democratic list to 10. Muskie entered the Illinois primary Monday, the first Dem- ocratic contender to dr. so. Alabama's Gov. George C. Wallace, who ran for his Ameri- can Independent party in 1968, hasn't announced yet for 1972, but staff members have dis- closed he will be in Democratic primarlesin Pennsylvania, Florida, Tennessee, North Caro- lina and possibly other states. The New Hampshire primary election is the first in a series of state primaries tint will test the popularity of presidential candi- dates among the party mem- bers. The final choice of candi- dates will be made at the par- ties' presidential nominating conventions later in the year. TRIES ONE FIRST At a news conference in Man- chester, N.H., Monday Hartke announced his candidacy for the Democratic presidential nomi- nation. The senior senator from Indiana said he would decide on whether to enter other primar- ies after completing his organi- zation for the March 7 New Hampshire voting. At the same time petitions were filed, in Concord, N.H., to get Nixon's name on the pri- mary ballot in New Hampshire. In a television interview Sun- day night, Nixon all but an- nounced for re-election, saying he foresaw no such circum- stances as led Lyrdon B. John- son not to seek another term in 1968. Nl.'ion also indicated he would keep Vice-Presldent Spiro T. Agnew on the ticket. Before Hartke, the latest Democratic entry was New York Mayor John V. Lindsay, who announced his candidacy in Miami Dec, ys. Lindsay left the Republican party last Aug. 11. First to announce was anti- war crusader George McGovem of South Dakota, who opened the bidding on Jan. L.A. MAYOR ENTERS Los Angeles Mayor Sam 119 persons slain MONTREAL (CP) A rec- ord 119 persons were slain in the province of Quebec in 1971, Montreal and Quebec provincial notice announced here. GREEN'S ANNUAL JANUARY SHOE SALE STARTS 9 A.M. WEDNESDAY JANUARY 5th ALL WINTER BOOT? 20% OFF HEEL HUGGER PUMPS Short ond Ditcontinued only. Rogular to SPECIAL SELECTION MEN'S WOMEN'S CHILDREN'S WINTER BOOTS Reg, to NOW ONLY, PAIR ALL TEENERS' SHOES by Savagt-Woolloy-Pavel Marie Way Loaferj, etc. SELECTION QQ SELECTION to Reg. to NOW ONLY I NOW ONLY DRESS PUMPS and SANDALS LA VALLEY-GOLD CROSS-PAVEL Selection Reg. to NOW ONLY........ SAVAGE-WOOLEY-ROSITA Selection Reg. to NOW ONLY........ 14" 9" PURSES A real good Stltction '3 off GREEN'S SHOES ON SIXTH STREET SOUTH OPEN WED. TILL 0 P.M. THUDS. AND Ml. TILL P.M. MEN'S SHOES Savage, Rand, MacFarlant, Torino, tie. Reg. to NOW ONLY SELECTION OF Pe-dwln, Hujh Fupp'tm, Croiby Squaro, Jogging Sheti Rog. to NOW ONLY____ CHILDREN'S SHOES Mint bo> doarod Childron'i winter booti included, Buttor Brown Savaoo Clailmato Rog. to NOW ONLY------ Two rescued HAY RIVER, N.W.T. (CD- Two Hay River men were res- cued New Year's Eve, three days after their light aircraft crashed in the Northwest Ter- ritories SCO miles north of Ed- monton. Richard Baert, 33, the pilot, and James Chaudron, a pass- enger, were reported in good health here. R.CMP and Cana- dian Forces personnel reached the two men by snowmobile and on fool. Overseas grain sales jeopardized EDMONTON (CP) A lack of shipping facilities appears to be responsible for a reduction in the overseas sales of grain that is outside the jurisdiction of the Canadian wheat board, the Alberta Wheat Pool said Monday. The hardest hit stocks were flax and rapeseed, the pool said in a statement. It said a sale of these com- modities was jeopardized by the cancellation of 280 boxcars requested for Jan. 3 to 8. Ship- ping facilities also had been cancelled, the pool said. Yorty entered the Democratic field on Nov. 16 and Sen. Henry M. Jackson of Washington an- nounced Nov, 19. Former Sfena- tor Eugene McCarthy of Minne- sota joined the parade Dec. 17. Senator Edward M. Kennedy of Massachusetts continues to find high favor from Democrats in all the major polls, hut still insists he is not running. Nixon's opposition in the Re- publican ranks cones from Con- gressmen Paul N. McCloskey of California on the left, and John Ashbrook of Ohio on the right. McCloskey, a critic of presi- dential war policies announced July 9 he would oppose Nixon in key primary states starting with New Hampshire. Ashfarook, avowing he primar- ily wants to push Nixon a to the right rather than beat him, announced Pec, tjwt. )M would enter the New Hampshire and Florida primaries. Woman killed in parked car HALKIRK (CP) Mary Jo- sephine Plouvicr, 70, was Hi- ed and two other persons seri- ously injured when the parted car they were sitting in was struck by another vehicle near this community, 70 miles east ot Red Deer. The driver of the second ear was not injured. 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