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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 22, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta MORTGAGE LOAN Pilgrimage ends in worst air crash From AP-REUTEK K.VN'O. Nigeria (CPi A Jordanian jetliner bringing 202 Moslems home from a pilgri- mate to Mecca crashed on land- ing Ln a fog here today and burst inio flames. Officials said most were lulled. The death toll was variously given as 162 and 191 as rescue teams went through the burned wreckage of the Royal Jorda- nian Airlines Boeing 707. Radio Nigeria reported about 40 survi- vors, but officials here said they have recovered only 11 persons alive. Led 1o safety Police held ladder as hostages ore brought to safety Daring escape shatters dreams fof I'rnm Thp Miff YORK Fo-jr hsti von-ed In die fpr ir. a of police billies have su-TeiidertxJ peacef'jily liieir nine reTiain- ing hostages made a dramatic escape to the end e-f z siege in a Brooklyn cooes ftore. The end csrje aftcrnooa. more than af'.c-r 2 siicr.: robbory s'.arm alerted police v--ho surprised Lhe J-OILHC L" One patrol- mail was tiled and t.vo others vouudcd i." a Lee rinfed Jehr. Lie. IT sectlo-r. But fear for the hosiages pre'.'ericd ary forced showdown and po- Ijce coricer.trated conmtunications uith the Tne bre-ii ernte s'rxiniy before 1! a.n. Sua- day when the hosTages. Jed 2 o: Lhe store, broke through to a sealec-ofi siiirway End escaped to the v.hile Ae gunmen were diverted. Four hours t'olbwiog more negotiations vrfth police arid pleas from some relatives, the gunmen walk- ed out. T-.vo earned a stretcher a third who was and the fourth vralied ahead. Police ideninied the four by their Muslim names S5. Sa'iih A'a Abdullah. Daw-d Abdullah ArRahm and Shulab Abdui Raheera. whose lawyer said he was also as Carey Earl Robinson. The wounded V'usef Abdul. .0. was ir. faL7- condition alter surgery. District Attorney Eugene Goll said he wo-j'd Co a gran-d wiih chaises Egauir. the four '.u'J include the murder of Stepr.en R. C-ilroy. the attempted murccr o! PE.rrolman Jose Adomo and Frari Carpentier. kid- capping and weapons possession. Ln 3 hand-wThten iettor carried out by a doctor the wounded gtiimian. the four thetr.selves as "servants of A'.lah" and said they were ''expressing foiidariry with al! Muslims and oppressed people of the world." lo gain." trey s.rri 'AVe vci tri'.'c :r lo your de- mands, hut wr !-ostaccs who are be in: trfa'c--; .-rd hsrniod inten- tionally by T-arlier other host.-ges. Austi'alia. iS. Z. stick SEATO dies in flaming car Inside -.Ms Vt'c'ra ftiscussmg being bombed not getting TOMC.MT bombed, IIKIII'HTSIl 1 A witness said the plane was in fiames allcr it crashed on the runway at about 10 a.m. Army troops, police, firemsn and health workers were called in u> help starch ior bodies and survivors and w clear the v.7eckage. Airport officials here said the piane's captain and three crew members were reported among the survivors but all were se- riously injured. Olficials said the plane was to have landed in Lagos. Nigeria's but was diverted to Kano because of bad weather. T h o u s a n ds of Nigerians poured into the tiny airport, wailing tnd shouting their griel ever the dead, inosi believed to bo Nigerians. The airport is five mile; from Ihe centre of Kajio, a ci'.y fa- mous for its links with Islamic culture and its traditional mar- ket place. Tne aircraft came in on a normal approach run, then sud- denly dipped and plunged into the airport runway, the reports said Relatives, gaihereo at the air- port, watched horrified a? the piar.? burst into fltmes with v.-reckage hurtling in all direc- tions. li could be the worst crash in aviation history. The worsi pre- vious, one occurred las! October, when 176 persons died in the crash of a Sonet Hyusbin-62 as it was landing in Moscow. is feared most of those aboard have died." a spokes- rnan for Nigerian Airways said. Mecca, the holiest place of Moslems. i5 in Saudi Arabia. Trie airliner !eft country from Jidda, near Mecca, on the 2.100-mik flight to fCano. Karo is BM mite north oi Lagos arid the main reception point for Moslems returning from the annual ptlj-image to Me'.ea. Abou; Nigerians are re- ported to have made the pilgri- mage this year in an airlif: which began in December. The worst air disaster in Ni- geria occurred Nov. 20. 1939. whn a Nigerian Airways VC-IO crashed as. it was nearing the end of a scheduled fight from London, killing all ct5 passen- gers aboard. By HOBERT TF.OTBl'LL New VorV SrnicF V-.'FI.LTNGTON" and New Zealand have decided to stay n the Asia OrgarLizauon strong by both governments ooncerinng the military IOD? of the eiznt-na- ton prime oi t h e Pac.'.'.c ir.em- bcrf-. E Kirk nf Now ar.c: of hsd SEATO hip on the agenda who- 'Jicy oosr.ed two days P: e liere loday. A In SEATO. though watered was ai- fi-rced by sources close to the two leaders. I; was reported. er. Uiat iheir nients may v.iihhold. a: leait their >uppor: of SEATO military' training srd both were irto a few weeks ago after many >ears in opposition to would Ipsd iheir of SEATO has wcnic-d Ti'.o collision od i-.vo :ir.n one est- -ci William Girbov, Hie dfscl n'.an, was the driver of Ihe boiuid Edwin Schmidt, .v. of Coai- d.'i'.c, "as driver of ihc ea.M bound vchii-io. iV- car t'T. of Sask.. was nrlvini; ihe Ivund vohii-'e. "The hit from by Ihc SdmiitH ;--vl hit I T fj-.-r KO1P 5Hld. "The Girlxiv vehiolo hursi into ilanief Mr. Girlw was k.Ved." Mr. Sohmidl escajvd injuvios nnd Mr. Anholt was slichlly in- jurod and lo Cixiiilnlp ulion1 lio roport- cil in satisfactory condition mor.'.i'iL An The LetKbridgc Herald VOL. LXVI No. So LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, MONDAY, JANUARY 22, 1973 PRICE: TEN CENT 5 TWO SECTIONS 13 PAGES Albertans against be bulwark socialism MAIL IS MOVING AGAIN IN EAST TORONTO 'CP> Trie mail move again in Toronto Sunday after a three-asy strike lhaX piled up more than one million pieces of mail in uhe Met- ropolitan area. On Saturday, posral workers voted to return to work and trucks started the bscklog of mail out of the city Sunday to various provincial pclmc. Members of the Canadian Unior. oi Postal Workers voted 452 to continuing lo honor picke' Lnes and Eddy Rovionh. a spokes mar. fcr the post of- fice said letter boxes throughout ihe city would be unsealed a? ihe men showed up fcr work Monday. Trie carriers in ihc area of Tor- onto apparently voted lo contmue their strike until Tuesday but Lie bulk oi the carriers are expected on the job Mr. Kowor'.h said familv alkv-vsnce cheques e been separated, end are -eady for distriburon Lhrough- out the province today and Tuesday. John Potts, Toronto president n; the posis.! work- ers, had earber described ih? picket lines as having been established by "militants" and said his local had been badly split by the work stoppage. He warned, however, that i: satisfactory agree- ment is not reached on contract demands-, he will ad- late for routine strikes or "other neressar-' CALGARY (CF> Alberta's 1 S-monih-old Progress: ve Con- Fervadve gave has in- dicated it has finished takeover chores and new vs-aijis to assume s impor- tant role b Canadian The party ;i5 annual three-dry meeimr durir.g the weekend, ar.d from the cr-eniris evident the prm-Lnce intends io i-zrd for a srrcnser voicp in ne politics] bcrin Frf.-y Mincer Hurh Alber; a car. be- come a b a ir.nro stibic- national ugricuirurc inciiiiry. I: reached E ciimsx rfte-r.oo- when. Premier Loughee-i p: ovL" rs vicxd net be ir.uir JcEto-i ry the irn-ienps of the Nov.- 2 bet.ET deal for the from, rb? XDP-infi'JKced rr_hor- itv Liberal government in Oi- point is uus." said "Mr. Louiheed. "We are r-ct pre- pared :o eo-opersie in any veizpt. directly or indirectly, to impose sonaiism 03 "We intend io stand up AJ- benaT.5 for free enterprise, for a of o> portuniry, o: initiative aod ci rr- reporters, ksew '-vha: pompied the hard-hitting si- tack on the NDP. made foUov- delivery of a prepared SPK philosophy io end boom-Enc- bust cycles which plagued eiaborauon oi siaie- ;h? free en- terprirf ir of. ro" ba "a'.en by ire p-J'wopl-Jes of provinces. SFT5 LIMIT co-operatf1 wiui th? ir. and British Gr.'iy LO 2 wouid be r-o Captured documents indicate weekend truce WASHINGTON As captured Communist document signalled a midweek ir.iiiallmg of a ceasefire accord. en- voy Henry heads hsck to Paris today to loin Sou'.h Vietnamese anc- Commu- nist official; in -Jit- steps 10- vard ending ihe Before ihe Rr.i left Andrew's Air Force Base, he was to eel from President Nixon si a Officially, ihc House continued io portray the pur- pose of Kissinger's return io ihe French capita! a? -completing the IPX: o: an agreement" io end the fight. Be: development Sunday bol- stered ihe belief thai sgriv- mem soon "iull inc (or a ;ho return of prisoner? of arc1 ma- chinery lo i'CfMrv "Jir Vietnamese governmeru. The South Viol nan: of- ficials said captured from the Cornir.imi.-i hifh com- mand sUied Him .in agreement will he iniiiallel 8 a.m. EST ir will be for- mally signed Saturday and that a ceasefire will po inio iv.i SjikLiy. Jan. LV. away from gon are e-iierlns: the specific s. Was.hingron era fOiirce? that Nixcn himsel: said he has set a goal of wrapping up couldn't when as'-'ed the agreemeai this whether he be hcadbi: fc- wees ana mat. peeked ihe preside" is :o ar- of hiii" that Foreign Vie: Or.; foreicr. Iran Van Lam tola an is'er, Mrs. TrJ as he for arrived ir. and ?iic trc Tari5 Spiro T. Apie-.v b? in Saigon on Saigon forces suffer major strategic defeats SAIGON -AP So-Jtii L-V naniesc have eufferc-.l a to major ripfe.Vi in tho :.uv.r days. two army j- overriir, ar.i relief force? re- r_-.orc, ;o peatodly of Field report said EI leas; S'J l'An of :he some o: them s'on V-1-'-] -1--" a trap six navv aco. Ti-o h.ia MOK :o j. C1 v SOUTmv.or.; lino-: iho :wo of tnvns k-.'.'.e.i "..v: He liis remarks came of Ihs cosy relationship be- t'.veer. trr and :ne NDF." and their apprcac- lo a ft'Jtrai-prov-lncial coni'ererre on v r--'.em econorr.ic be in SPARKED BY GETTY .I-jsi before Mr. Lo-jfheed his EI- fair? minister. Don irom a incial mrrr.ers meeang ir. Tne preiruer said some- Mr. 'fery had iesrnod thrre unched off his imprompvj .'it. tretty lold repor.ers he no; Eblo .0 reveal Trhat he. hid L'V aide to Mr. said ;herc was con- cern :ha; ine bold ;he balance c; power "in Pariia- vo'i-d combbe viih tne ;hree NTDP govern- and gang up on Alberta at the important conference. Albertans had fhoTs-n v.-ir.ied ro part of Tpf Consarva'-ri es toppled the "J-year-old Social Cred'it resime and the prov- ince's in -je Or.ober federal e.lectior. us is a ire r-'nilosori-.-.1 and the said Mr. Dr. c.Tp.-rjded his rrv-s-or-'erenec. re-.arks 2: s Sar.ird.-y He aiso federal sovem- XDP Irdnlting on 2fr> V.OX'T MIS? CHANCE lie had an r-.vede-.rf chanc-e lo and revitaiire its arsMS Unsuitable federal no; tv alioAevi chance a bit: challenge in v.estem Canada boraiise are surrounded by ;h.-se wou'.ii 10 rrd ;he expanston of if- The NllP provinces '.o pu; a barrier around Canad'.r.n acicnltnre Al- iindivi to develop a market me Ajiinntiiitiou washed up oil beaches BELFAST Tons on besches :h? Irish republic led :o fear? ir. BeliESi today tr.a; tne tish Arny io in Nonb- ern Irciand. Poiic-i? :r, the republic be'ieve the amrr.urJ'Jon "-as desiined for the IR.A bu; had to be jeru- t-oned c: ?es io svwd capiure. Tne i? due to make a laxr today the veeseDd CG besches in CouTity Police and arrr.y Ere searches EJOZE shoreline in been ashore C'ne army officer Eelia.-: s-sid L" the arrjriUTii'Jon had house for ihe IKA 'Jen ihc couid be in for another spe'J o: nc-lence after a coinpErsiive Juil during us SHELLS FROM RL'SSIA? IRA rocke: were first in the lis; yenr and SOCDP shells w e r e found to bsve R'Jssian mark- ings. Tne IP.A lias launched spo- radic the Brit- ish snd during ihe las: weeks End aJuioush she'.ls have found LheL- farces fear with more praciic? th? guer- rillas alties the Brv.ish secur- ity IL Cv'unT; Cori: a: firs; worked o" ihe ;he smrGuni'.ion founo ;L? shve vTishe-i Vjr.r-: fb d discovered they bf cane more and more Seen and heard About town .1 ii j i ra nnn- c: Is-V. v: smi it :h? ;hi .lack Krijjar ;io lv.-.r.i: Medics fctaking part' in bombing raid i C1 Times smicv .T o: lio "-.p. WASHINGTON Two iniii- .iNvird V-i l.'.n- son !'u ;o Y.irk >iov no physicians have Iwaihinj; anil T.-.u-s PUT h.'.i'o to some of their mcvlical f'.i'.ifinj; eno- io IV s.rulor !v.i' iv- liootor's the o; lo.ipic1.'; aetJM'lv payiiei- in X'lc-'.r-.ini '.ii.i; in .cv. pa'.'pd in dozens of Ivnibing l--ios. The Hirpoons i.' i. 1 11. >v. .-..'v-.vs raids over Soii'.hoasi Asia, in rarrioil as "hni-kfonlevs" i; u-tl of lav, nlxi.-.Al tV Imvman fi.chuv- ;h.-y tbo M- tho Air 1'oivo Hi'.'poi'ratK1 uovo t.'t1 h The tv.o i-iilii.ivj ;he :n L> o: do.-.! Hunk w t v i holh of ;ivo .TO- (iivtov 111 3 aiiii Iliali .1 h.ilf