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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 22, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta f THI UTHMIDOI NMAID Mvitfcy, Jmwry 11, Violence rocks DAMAGED One of fivt locomotive! of the Blolrmor. Brigade wot brought pulling o load of freight through the Crewineit Patt wat under control. of the flrt and extant of the damage extensively damaged by Friday afMmoon. hat not been determined, broke out In engine of lead train but with the old -Vtrn Decoux B.C. Rioting deaths i SALISBURY (Reuter) Violence spread during the night to the Rhodesian midlands town o( Que Que, seventh centre to be hit in a current wave of black African riots, and seven blacks were wounded by riot police gunfire, police reported today. The Que Que disturbances brought the African casualties in riots throughout the country to 15 dead and 56 wounded. About a dozen Europeans also have been injured, mostly when their cars were stoned. Police said the violence at Que a town of about inhabitants, of them black concentrated in the African suburb of Amavenie on the main road to Salisbury. A truck was stoned and later get on fire and a train also came under a barrage of stones. Rhodesia now has had nine days of violence. COMES TO HEAD The violence came to a head as members of a British commission toured the country to test opinion on the terms of an independence settlement for Rhodesia, which broke away from Britain in 1965. One of the latest cities to be hit by Umtali, lying in misty hills near the Mozambique recorded the Woodiest riots so far when eight blacks were shot to death in the city's Sakueva African suburb Thursday night. Today, Sukueva was ringed by police and troops who ncrease city of persons, of whom are balck. In Salisbury, Gwelo and Fort Victoria police also were on guard for any sign of fresh trouble. All three cities have been rocked by the worst rioting looting and burning in their crowded suburbs since the bitter African nationalist civil wars of the 1960s. SMITH GIVES WARNING Prime Minister Ian Smith told Rhodesia's African nationalists Friday night that if they reject the constitutional proposals negotiated with Britain they will "bear the curses of their children forever." He warned in a radio and television broadcast that rejection of the terms would be interpreted as a "dear indication of their preference for our present 1969 constitution." This enshrines white supremacy while the terms agreed during negotiations with Britain last November provide for eventual political parity between the races and the possibility at a later stage of majority rule. Smith reaffirmed his government's acceptance of the proposals and its intention "to fulfil this agreement if it is accepted in both the letter to shut VANCOUVER (CP) Laing Construction and Equipment Ltd., one of the biggest contracting firms ta British Columbia, announced Friday It Is ceasing because of a "difficult" tabor situation and a ibortage of work. The closure, to affect about 140 workers, is expected to take piece by the end of September when the firm's current con-tracts are fulfilled. Lalng Construction, a subsidiary of John Laing and Son Ltd. of London, has been responsible for about 1340 million hi construction since setting up operations in Vancouver in 1954. J. A. Pymont, the firm's chief executive sod vice-chairman, said Laing Construction was "coming up against further wage negotiations wUch don't look promising." The firm's current round of labor negotiations expire April "The labor situation is very difficult here, to say the least." Mr. Pymont said. Mr. Pymont also said Britain's decision to Join the European Economic Community has created better opportunities in that country than exist In West-em Canada for the parent firm I down "There are too many contractors chasing too little Mr. Pymont said. The pricing now Is ridiculously low and the Jobs juat aren't economic." Laiag Construction recently completed a new hangar for Air Canada at Vancouver Interna-tonal Airport and now is finishing construction of a new medical building at the University of B.C., the second phase of a chopping centre, an administration services building at Simon Freser University In suburban Bumaby acd several small factories at an Industrial development on Anoacis Island. The company's major local Jobs in me past included Vancouver buildings bousing B.C. Hydro and Power Authority, MacMilum Bloedel Ltd. and the Vancouver YWCA, and the decking on the Port Mam bridge, spanning the Fraser River between Coquitlatn and Surrey and the Second Narrows Bridge, Unking Vancouver and North Vancouver. Homer a chief i prime minister John Diefen-baker and Progressive Conservative House leader Gerald Baldwin, know that the Calgary lawyer would be very keen to take on the federal PC leadership. And quite a few people think that Mr. Wool-liams honestly sees himself as a future prime minister. Undoubtedly, Mr. WooUiams, currenly the PC shadow face more difficulties man Mr Woolliams in convincing easterners that he could do .the job and also get votes on a nation al basis. Nevertheless, the man from Pollockville, Atla., who came t the House of Commons In the Diefenbaker sweep of 1958 andnesday LaPoint, a former resident of Seabrook, N.H., was returned to the custody of U.S. marshals who brought him here Frida; from hospital in Sterling, abou 90 miles northeast of Denver He had been in hospital over night for treatment and observ ation of Injuries. The FBI identified LaPoin Friday as the man who carriei an incendiary device aboard an Airwest DC-9 jet In Las Vegas Nev., Thursday and forced th crew to fly east over the Rock ies. He bailed out near Akron ani Sterling with in and bills In airline ransom money but was spotted by trail Ing U.S. Air Force F-lll Jets which radioed his direction. H was captured on the ground In less than three hours. The air liner landed in Denver. 24 19 Ottawa 11 12 39 35 Angeles 57 49 Rome 61 43 34 'Pass gets govt. grant for pool BLAIRMOKE (HNS) The Jrowsnest Pass recreation nard has received a grant from the federal government's local incentives prop-am. The money has been granted lor the Crowsnest Pass swimming pool, being constructed at Blairmore {or all 'Pass area residents. Cost of the pool will be In excess of with the remaining money coming from participating 33 43 32 Moscow It 36 32 Tokyo" 52 39 FORECAST: Lethbridge Mostly cloudy-today, few light snowflurries, highs near tcro, except In western section pmilblllty of Oilanok conditions with strong weiterly windl, highs neir 40, light snow early Sunday, lows near 10 below, blntu icn to s GO! Loudmaster Easy Trol No carrying of bags or shovelling; proven to spttd up seed and ferllllier handling Save Money Buy Now AT GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Count Highway Box 1202 LerhbridgB ENGLISH LEAGUE DIvlliOD 1 Arsenal 1 Huddersfield 0 Coventry 1 Ipswich I Crystal P 1 Man City 2 Everton 2 West Brom 1 Leeds 1 Sheffield U 0 Man United 0 Chelsea 1 Newcastle 3 Tottenham 1 Notts F 1 Leicester 2 Stoke 3 Southampton 1 West Ham 3 Derby 3 Wolver ampton 0 Liverpool 0 Division II Blackpool 1 Bristol C 0 Charlton 1 Carlisle 1 Fulham 3 Lutcn 1 Middlesbrough 2 Sunderland 0 Morwidi 1 Preston 1 Orient 1 Burnley 0 Portsmouth 2 Cardiff 0 Queen's PR 4 Oxford 2 Sheffield W 1 Millwall 1 Swindon 2 Hull 1 Watford 0 Birmingham 1 Division in Aston Villa 2 Barnsley 0 Blackburn 3 Port Vale 1 Journemouth 2 Notts C 0 Bristol R 2 Brighton 2 Chesterfield 1 Walsall 1 Halifax 0 Bolton 1 ilanstield 1 Tranmere 1 Jldham 1 Torquay 0 'lymoutti 4 Rochdale 1 Swansea 0 Rotherham 2 Wrexham 2 Shrewsbury 1 Division IV Bury 3 Darlington 2 Exeter 3 Cambridge 4 Grimsby 2 Lincoln 2 Newport 2 Southern) 0 Northampton 4 Chester 2 Peterborough 2 Hartlepoolt Heading 1 Barrow 0 Southport 0 Aldershot 0 WorUngtOD 1 OilUngbm SCOTTISH LEAGUE Division I Clyde I FaUorfc 1 Dundee 5 Ayr 1 Dunfermline 1 Aberdeen 0 Hibernian 1 Motherwell 2 Kilmarnock 1 Partick 4 Morton 0 East Fife 0 Rangers 6 Hearts 0 St. Johnstons 0 Celtic 8 Airdrieonians vs. Dundee U ppd. Division n Berwick 2 Cowdenbeath 0 Clydebank 3 Albion 1 E Stirling 5 Arbroath 0 Hamilton 1 St. Mirren i Raith 4 Montrose 0 Stenhousemuir 1 Queen of S 3 Brechin vs. Dumbarton ppd. SCOTTISH FA CUP Second-round Replay Stranraer 1 Forfar 2 IRISH LEAGUE Bangor 0 Glenavbn 4 Crusaders 2 BaUymena 1 Derby 0 Distillery 0 Glentoran 4 CUftogville 0 Linfield 1 Ards 1 Portadown 3 Coleraine Markets sought Weuleo A 60-m ember Canadian economic mission arrived in Tokyo to discuss prospects for expanding jade and gaining more access to the Japanese market for Canadian goods. The mission, beaded by Indue-by Ministry Jean-Luc Pepjn, Includes top-ranking businessmen and WHEREAS, tht week of Januory 22nd ii being ASPHALT 1 f PAVING 1 TOllESTRUP k Conitructlon Co. Lid. m k SAND and GRAVEL A W PHONI 328-2702 327-3610 phyiicfll, characlir-buildinB for our youth, and WHEREAI, the of hocke National Gome which teachei petltlve ipirlt, co-optrallon wl reipect for authority, and WHHIAf, It Ii of one or playen capable member of Canada'! Notlona WHEREAS the Minor Hockey A hoi corned commendation ond WHEREAS Minor Hockey Ii the f pllihed hockey playen develop NOW THEREFORE, 1, 01 Mayor hereby declare week comrr served ai "MINOR HOCKEY V and requeit that oil parent! a vanee by offending dur thereafter until hockey inion other benefiti of hockey y ll recognized ei Canada'! our youth to develbp a com-h body-building, end very municipality 10 AS OF COURTESY Highway 2, Carway to Card-ton, long sections of packed snow. Gardston to Standoff is mostly bare with patches of packed snow. Standoff to 4 lilies south of Nanton is bare, irom 4 miles south of Nanton to Nanton, covered with packed now. Highway 3, Grassy Lake to Brocket is bare. Brocket to Pincher Creek is covered with Uan ee and is moderately slippery, 'inchcr Creek to Lundbreck hes a thin covering of ice with some black ice, moderately lippery. Lundbreck to the B.C. border covered with packed snow. Highway 4 Is mostly bare. PORTS OF ENTRY (Optnln 24 hours; Carway t a.m. to t p.ir ooscviilc, B.C. a.m. to 6 p.rr orthill Rykerti a.m. to mid 1 a.m. to 1 A.M. TODAY OF AMA Highway 5 from Lethbridga to Leavitt is mostly bare. Lea-bitt to Waterton is mostly covered with packed snow and ice. Highway 6, pincher Creek to Waterton, covered with ice. Highways 23, 35, 36, 52, 61 and 62 are mostly bare. Highway 1, Trans Canada Highway, Calgary to Banff is bare, has some light drifting snow in the Morley flats area. Banff to Golden has occasional slippery sections with some light snow. Golden to Revel-steke is dosed. Banff-Radium highway re-Klved 6 Inches of new snow, itowed and sanded. Banff-Jas-xr highway Is closed. and Closing Couttl Del Bonlta 9 .m.-to 8 p.m.; KuiRsgatc, B.C., 24 hours; lugbL Chief Mountain closed. and iBOcialltn In Ihli community and tupporr of every citizen, oundation from which accom-ef the City of lethhrldge da enclng January 22nd be ob-r'EEK IN CANADA" i-l othen tuppari Ihli obitr-ng Minor Hockey Week and indi. MAYOR A. C. car on way TOKYO (AP) Nissan Motor Co., the second-largest Japanese auto-maker, said today it plans to market its first rotary-ftngJM passenger car In latel 1973. Nissan officials said the company has developed rotary engines to bo used for its vehicles under n licence obtained from Audi NSU Auto Union Ag., of West Germany, ta FAIRFIELD SERVICES LTD. STORE HOURS Closed all day Monday 0-isn each week day a.m. to p.m. Open Thursday and Friday til p.m. 11443rd AVE. S. PHONI ;