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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 18, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta China purging Lin Piao supporters Fishermen's LIN PIAO HONG KONG (Renter) Chinese authorities are purging suspected supporters of Defence Minister Lin Piao and more than two dozen army officers have tried to flee the country, a usually reliable source said in Hong Kong Monday. Lin, Piao, who also is vice- chairman of the central com- mittee of the Chinese Commun- ist party and named in the Chi- nese constitution as heir to Chairman Mao Tse-tung, has not been Oct. 8. Reliable Western diplomatic sources say that Chinese have been told in meetings that lie tried three times to kill Mao and died in a plane crash while fleeing the country. A Chinese plane, believed to have been a British-built Tri- dent jet airliner, crashed deep inside Mongolia, an ally of Rus- sia, Sept. 12, and .all military died in crash air traffic in China was re- stricted for several weeks after- wards, reliable reports say. "Twenty high-ranking offi- cers, all of whom had either served with or had had connec- tions with the fourth Field Army, stalioned in Canton mili- tary region, attempted a mass escape from China at the end of the usually relia- ble source said. "They wore uniforms and car- ried the source added. ARRESTED AT BORDER "They made for the border at Shum Chun (close to Hong Kong) but were arrested by bor- der guards because they were not .in possession of the usual travel documents. "AJ1 these officers were ar- rested as supporters of Lin Piao and subsequently brought to trial." Some were said to be colonels. Another three senior army of- ficers attempted to escape in October but were arrested and found to be in possession of forged identity and travel docu- ments, the source said. Another four senior army offi- cers from Shanghai went to Canton and commandeered an army vehicle to try to reach the Hong Kong border, the source said, but they were stopped by an army patrol and arrest. In another development, two persons, including an army offi- CI.T, were executed In late Nov- ember at the town of Sai Po Ling after a public trial, the source said. The officer was ac- cused of being a supporter of Lin Piao and of leaking secret military information. group elects new president EDMONTON (CP) Jack Bromley, 49, of Edmonton was elected president of the Alberta Commercial Fishermen's Asso- ciation. Mr. Bromley told the annual meeting at a nearby camp he would be exploring Ihe possi- bility of organizing nationally with Alberta, Ontario and the Northwest Territories under the umbrella of a marketing board. January II, 1972 THE LETHIRIDOI HIUID 13 TEMPERATURE VARIES Turtles have no fixed body temperature like birds and mammals but can assume the temperature of their surround- ings. BEAH SECRET JERUSALEM (Heuter) .-'tennis to breed two bears in Washington failed ..--ame, ic has just been learned both are female. 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