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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 20, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Quebec willing to pay mistreated Wedntsdoy, January 20, 1971 ~ THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD - H MONTREAL (CP) - Jerome Choquette, Quebec justice minister, says the provincial government is ready to pay restitution to anyone mistreated during massive police operations under the War Measures Act, invoked in the October kidnap crisis. Mr. Choquette, often shouting to be beard over the jeers of hecklers at Sir George Williams University last night, told about 1,000 students at a meet- James (Jasper) Cross, the British envoy held for 60 days last autumn by terrorist kidnappers in Quebec, is being given a special sum of money by the government in recognition of his ordeal and of the way he faced up to it. Unofficial estimates of the sum published in London range from $25,000 to $50,000. The foreign office itself has declined to comment. Cross, senior British trade commissioner in Montreal when he was kidnapped there Oct. 5 has been on holiday in Switzerland following his release by the Front de Liberation du Quebec. He was made a Companion of the Order of St. Michael and St. George in the Queen's New Year honors list.  �  George C. Wallace has become governor of Alabama again with a new outcry against federal "oppression" and a call for a massive "people power" -ballot - box protest to save the United States. "Then, and only then, he said in an inaugural address, "will the politicians answer the voice of the people." Wallace, 51, was sworn in for a second term with his 32-year-old bride of two weeks, Cornelia, at his side. In the November election Wallace defeated Albert Brewer who had become governor in 1968 when Wallace's wife Lurleen died of cancer white governor.   * The widow of astronaut Virgil M. (Gas) Grissom filed suit Monday for $10 million against North American Rockwell Co., a National Aeronautics and Space Administration contra c t o r, charging it with negligence in the spacecraft fire that killed her husband and two other astronauts in 1967. Lawyers representing Betty Grissom, who lives in Houston, Tex., filed suit in Brevard big that persons arrested under terms of the act have been allowed to file complaints with the Quebec ombudsman. "We have accepted the principle of indemnity or reparation to these persons where they have been arrested without reasonable grounds," he said. "The same applies to persons whose domicile has been subject to search without warrant and where damages have been caused." The ombudsman is empowered to investigate situations where individual citizens appear to have been mistreated by the state and to demand action from the government if there is evidence to back up complaints. The justice minister's com: ments came during' a question period while about 50 persons in the crowd chanted "death to fascism" and "fascists have no right to speak." Mr. Choquette said his government acted in a "fair and restrained manner" during the crisis that followed the abduction of British envoy James Cross and the kidnap-murder of Quebec's former labor minister, Pierre Laporte. He said the government did not "succumb to totalitarian methods." Stanfield fields questions in French on air program JAMES CROSS ... Special Recognition County c o � r t in Florida asking that the company and two subsidiaries be made to pay $5 million for each of two suits, ere filed in Mrs. Grissom's name and the other filed in the name of her late husband's estate.    Abbie Hoffman, the U.S. Yip-pie leader who was barred from entering Canada last week, may make another attempt in February to get into the country to speak at the Universiy of Western Ontario. Mr. Hoffman talked with two Western students by phone at London, Ont., and agreed to speak at Western Feb. 3 if Immigration Minister Otto Lang would reverse a ruling that he was ineligible to enter Canada. Mr. Hoffman was barred from Canada under Section 5, subsection D of the Immigration Act, which bars from Canada persons convicted of crimes involving "moral turpitude." Ottawa seeks uniformity on snowmobile code OTTAWA (CP) - 'Die federal government is working with the provinces to try to obtain the maximum amount Two cornered at Edmonton EDMONTON (CP) - Two youths who snot at passing motorists as they fled from a cycle and gun shop in northeast Edmonton were cornered at a racetrack by police. Police said at least three shots were fired, with one bullet striking a car driven by Lawrence Tomashewsky of Edmonton. No one was hurt. Terry William Greenwood, 17, and Vance Whittaker, is, both of Edmonton were to appear in court on charges of break, enter and theft, possession of stolen property and dangerous use of a firearm. of uniformity possible for laws on the use of snowmobiles, Transport Minister Don Ja-mieson said Tuesday. Mr. Jamieson told the Commons that he has personally met highways ministers from the provinces on two occasions to work toward that goal. He was answering questions from David MacDonald (PC -Egmont). National safety standards for the manufacture of snowmobiles were established Jan, 1. Later, Norman Cafik (L- Ontario) asked whether the transport department is working on regulations to -govern the noise standards of snowmobiles. Yes, said Mr. Jamieson. Work was proceeding at twice the pace since last weekend when noise from the minister's son "nearly drove me out of my mdnd." HURLBURT AUCTION SERVICE LTD. REGULAR EVENING AUCTION AT THE WAREHOUSE 1920 2nd Ave. $., Uthbridg* THURSDAY, JAN. 21st TERMS CASH SALE STARTS 6:30 P.M. NO RESERVE Good chrome suite (like new); Viking 21" TV; Beautiful chesterfield and chair (new); Good single continental bed; Spartan TV; Westinghouse radio-record player; Moffat 30" gas range; Vilking 24" gas range; Frigidaire fridge; Nice brown chesterfield and chair; Viking wringer washer; Deep freeze fridge; Frigidaire automatic washer; Viking automatic washer; S H.P. Wisconsin motor (overhauled); Hair dryer; Hydraulic jack; 2-small bikes (like new); 2 book cases; Air cooler; Electric heater; 2-hall runners; 9'xl2' rug; Teco skil saw; Spark plug cleaner; Rolls of new extension cords; Hoover upright vacuum; 3-rolls lino; Barb wire; Rockford skil saw; Speedway drill; Electric irons; Toaster; Heater; Radios; Hoover portable vacuum; Trailer hitch; Bumper guard; 12' fibro glass boat. SPECIAL I960 MERCURY 4-DOOR SEDAN IS CHINCHILLAS AND CAGES For Further Information Contact! HURLBURT AUCTION SERVICE LTD. Phone 328-4705 1920 2nd Ave. S. lethbridge AUCTIONEERS TED NEWBY KEITH ERDMANN tic. No. 41 lie. No. 4si MONTREAL (CP) - Opposition Leader Robert Stanfield, fielded questions in French during a 90-minute open line morning radio program before visiting the Canada manpower centre in downtown Montreal today for face-to-face chats with unemployed persons. Mr. Stanfield is on the eastern leg of a cross-country tour to study unemployment problems. He was in Western Canada last week and heads for Halifax Wednesday. After a private meeting with Raymond Poirier, regional manager of the manpower centre, the Opposition leader talked in the main lobby with a few persons seeking jobs. Arnobie Roberio, 22-year-old bachelor from Brazil who has been in Canada for a year, said he is looking for work and is confident he will eventually get a job suitable to his accounting qualifications. TAKING COURSES Marcel Marsan, 42-year-old former janitor unemployed for the last two years, said he was taking extra courses to improve his qualification. Asked by Mr. Stanfield what the jobless are thinking about the unemployment situation, Mr. Marsan replied: "They're always talking about (Quebec Premier Robert) Bour-assa's 100,000 jobs." This was a reference to Pre- mier Bourassa's election campaign promise last April to create 100,000 jobs in Quebec this year. In the morning open-line show on radio station CKVL, Mr. Stanfield described unemployment in Canada as a "national disaster," a problem that had to be solved by all Canadians in general and the federal government in particular. "1 want to encourage all Canadians to increase the pressure on the federal government to attack this tragic problem, which must be fought now," he said. Bail, arrest bill to be changed by government OTTAWA (CP) - A redrafted bail and arrest bill will be introduced in the Commons Wednesday by Justice Minister John Turner, his office said Tuesday. The bill, introduced last June to allow public comment on it during the summer, has been modified as a result of representations from police, legal and other groups. A spokesman for Mr. Turner said that while details have been changed, the over-all principle remains the same: To bring more equity into the arrest and bail system. On Fiesta Interior Finishes INTERIOR LATEX Qualify, first line paint. Tinting of over 1500 colours at no extra cost. *9A Reg. Woolco Price 1.99 Gal. GAL &m il3 Quart....................... 1.79 High Gloss Enamel High gloss finish for kitchens, bathrooms, furniture, trim and cupboards. Reg. 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Longer length belted Instructor jacket, quilted of hard-wearing Schuss nylon outside and half-pile, half-quilt lining inside. Regular collar, concealed hood, lipper pockets. Two-way front zipper for easy opening from top or bottom. Navy, green, brown. Sizes 8 to 16. SPECIAL! YOUNG MEH'S CORD KAWES aim. ... s \vmbo wale, 100% cotton coraurv,. _ mpletely wash- Pesular scoop tront pockets, wide k"Homi. In Brown, ONLY EACH MORE SPECIALS FOR MEN & BOYS .. � \n o luxurious i� K PAIR MEN'S SKI JACKETS Nylon outershelt with Fortrel insulation for maximum warmth. Colors of Black, Blue and Beige. Size, S.M.I. 29.99 MEN'S THERMAL UNDERWEAR 100% Cotton. Short sleeve lops, ankle length drawers. Medium weight only. Sizes S.M.L.XL. Reg. Woolco Prico 1.9S. SALE or 2 for S3 1.57 BOYS' LONG SLEEVE ACRYLIC KNIT SHIRTS Mock turtle neck styling with two-lone striped trim, 100% Acrylic knit-completely washable. Gold, Navy, Red, Be ige, Olive. 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