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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 19, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta M THI UTilMIMI HHUUB January If, 1977 IN SEARCH TOR GUERRILLAS Israeli Iroops search Arabs in a spor check on the itreeti of Gaia In the occupied Gaza Slrip during a search for the guerrillas who ambushed o vehicle. An American nurse was killed in the attack which also wounded on American missionary ond his daughter. Snowmobile bill planned QUEBEC (CP) Heads Min- ister Bernard Pinard announced Tuesday that the Quebec gov- ernment will introduce new leg- islation to regulate the use of snowmobiles and decrease the number of deaths caused by their use. Mr. Pinard, speaking at the fourth annual International Snowmobile Convention, said the government "must simply protect the majority against the carelessness of a few." The minister said there was a need to impose -an age limit on snowmobile drivers, insurance, coverage for damage caused by accidents and manufacturers' standards for safety and noise pollution. "If necessary we will make driving licenses and an examination on the handling of the vehicle mandatory for snow I Mr. Pinard said. Four persons died in snowmo- bile accidents in Quebec last weekend bringing the total num- ber of deaths involving snow- mobiles to 32 this winter. The Canadian Safety Council reported Quebec's snowmobile death rate in 1970-71 w a s 63, highest in Canada. THIN HOUSE WINS VANCOUVER (CP) -A house that was built despite pro- tests from neighbors on a lot only 16% feet wide has won an award for its designer, Peter Wardle. The 13 feet, two inches built after city council gave permission to Wardle, then a University of B.C. architecture student. It won an award from the Cana- dian Housing Design Council in January. Port bracing for U.S. dock strike business VANCOUVER (CP) The port of Vancouver, already congested with general cargo, grain and bulk carriers, is brac- ing itself for an onslaught of shipping diverted from strike- bound United States West Coast docks. Acting Port Manager Bill Duncan said a December lull in shipping has caused an abnor- mally high number of 69 call at the port .all at once. "There are no free he said. "This (the U.S. strike) will cause us severe difficul- ties.1' Mr. Duncan said he would en- courage shipping companies to keep their ships in strikebound U.S. ports. U.S. state message Thursday By MICHAEL KRAFT WASHINGTON (Reuter) Congress reassembled Tuesday for a session that is expected to be dominated by party political manoeuvring as the United States approaches the general elections in November. Although there are several Items on the calendar that de- mand urgent aid, civil rights and legislation ormally devaluing the dollar- he first attention will be on Vesident Nixon's State of the Union message Thursday. After that, eyes will he on November when the White louse, all 435 seats in the louse of Representatives and ne-third of the 10 Senate seats will be up for election. Nixon presents his annual message to a joint session of Congress. Aides say the empha- is will be on his wish for part- nership and co-operation with he Democratic-controlled legis- ature. However, few politicians and congressional observers expect he co-operative honeymoon to ast much beyond the talking time. Too much is at slake in an el- ection which has, so far, five senators and three congressmen two Republicans campaigning for the presidency. Pole trek tragedy is recalled BEGIN JET PRODUCTION BREMEN (Reuter) West Germany's first post-war jet passenger plane, the [ined VFW-614, went into pro- duction here as the builders innounced that a second proto- type took its maiden flight. A spokesman for Vereinigte FJug- eohnische Werke said first de- iveries would be made at the it-ginning of 1974. TORONTO (CP) A las minute addition to Scott pedition which reached the South Pole 60 years ago toda may have been a factor to tha expedition's tragic end, Myi the Big heroin ring broken WASHINGTON (Reuter) 'ederal grand jury has chargec 21 Frenchmen and two Amen cans with operating a ring tha smuggled into the U.S. heroi worth million on the illici market. Some of the heroin, smuggle n cars, was reported brough through Canada. The grand jury completed the ndictment and listed the iharges in New York Jan. 4, bu he matter was kept secret unti rlonday to give the French au horities time to arrest a num ber of those named, the justice lepartment said, adding that few o( the accused are still free The announcement fbllowec 'aris reports that French anad been arrested in France our in the United States an< one in Canada in the last few days. Asked whether the Frenc and U.S. cases were connecter, ustice department official tould not comment immediate- y- HEAR NO EVIL KABUL, Afghanistan (OP The government has banned radio cigarette commercials in an attempt to curb smotdn but allowed cigarettes ads in newspapers to continue. auto centre Wve really got what it takes to keep you going Brunswick Batteries Why put up with a dying battery when Woolen can install a new Brunswick Heavy Duty battery for this low, low price. Guaranteed AB months. 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Sir Charles Wright, now M and living on Salt Spring Island, off Vancouver, recalls dial all preparations, 1 n c 1 u d i n g the packaging of rations for the final dash to the Pole, were for a trek by only four ish naval explorer Robert Fal- con Scott and three companions. But at the last minute, Scott decided to take along an extra person. All five died as they tried to make it back from the Pole to a supply cache set up by one of the expedition's three support parties. Sir Charles, a scientist on the expedition that began in 1910, comments on the ill-fated ad- venture in a television documen- tary by Ontario's educational TV authority. About an hour of the program is original footage of a movie shot by the expedition's camera- man, Herbert Ponting, believed being shown for the first time on Canadian television. The Pontuijr film the expedition from its start Aboard he ship Terra Nova as it left Mew Zealand, to a rehearsal of the polar assault. The rehearsal scenes always show just four men on the polar team. Upi-to-date commentary on the Ponting film is provided by taped interviews with the only survivors of the Charles and British scientist Sir daymond with Scott's son, Peter. Sm CHARLES WRIGHT Extra man blamed In addition to Scott, the origi- nal members of the polar party included Dr. Edward Adrian Wilson, Capt. L. E. G. Oates and Petty Officer Edgar Evans. Scott's unexplained decision liat Lieut. Henry Robertson Bowers accompany them was "a mistake" that has "serious says Sir Charles. Scott had hoped to be the first man to reach the Pole, but when his party arrived there they discovered Norwegian ex- plorer Roald Amundsen had achieved that goal month eor- Uer. Scott wrote in his diary on Jan. 18, 1912: "It is a terrible disappoint- ment and I am sorry for my companions. Great God, (Ms u an awful place." Peter Scott says the pointment of not being the first to reach the Pole "may added a sort of depressive ele- ment" to the return journey. During the next two months as they headed back towards the cache of supplies, Scott's diary entries became increas- ingly pessimistic. Two of the party died idong the way and Scott and Ms remaining com- panions finally succumbed to the elements and lack of sup- plies at an encampment only 11 miles from the cache. Sir Charles says it was he, travelling with a search part; several months later, who first spotted the tent in Which Scott died. FLOODS KILL 5 JAKARTA (AP) President Suharto flew by helicopter Tues- day to inspect floods in West and Central Java that have killed five persons and driven more than persons from their homes. Heavy rains have lashed at least 10 districts for the last week, and the floods have swept away railway tracks, bridges, dams, roads and telephone lines. 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