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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 25, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta WINDY Forecast high Tuesday 30-35 above VOL. LXIV - No. 37 ililill A PENNY FOR YOUR THOUGHTS-Try guesting whose well-known face ha� been precisely blur-red by a computer. This it part of an experiment by teon 0. Harmon at Bell Laboratories to learn the least amount of visual information a picture may contain, yet be recognizable. The picture is divided into about 200 squares, each an even tone from one of about 16 shades of gray. If you don't recognize the portrait'as that of Abraham Lincoln, try squinting at it from 15 feet away. Ottawa might buy freedom the next time By JOHN BEST OTTAWA (CP) - If another diplomatic Udnap-ping occurred in Canada, the government might not take the same hard line in dealing with the abductors' demands that it did in the James Cross case, it was learned here. Federal officials said the policy adopted in the Cross affair is not necessarily the best one for all such situations. They conspicuously refrained from criticizing Bra-al for buying the freedom of kidnapped Swiss Ambassador Giovanni Bucher with the release of 70 prisoners. ^........ "There is no feeling that Brazil did the wrong thing," said an informant. Each case must be handled on its own merits, he contended. Some non-government observers here have suggested that Brazil effectively undid whatever good Canada achieved by refusing to knuckle under to the ransom demands of Mr. Cross's abductors and eventually obtaining the British trade envoy's release on its own terms. . Canada gave up no prisoners, as demanded by the terrorist Front de Liberation du Quebec, but allowed the kidnappers safe conduct to Cuba. There were hopes that by standing firm, Canada bad struck a blow for the future safety of diplomats. The theory was that when word got around that such abductions didn't pay, they would cease. Could be wrong But Canadian government officials acknowledged here that the hard line may be wrong in some cases. The government response. should another diplomatic abduction occur in Canada "might depend on many things," said one source-the identity of the victim, that of the prime suspect and the political state of the country. In the Cross case, the Canadian government's position was made easier by the strong support it received from Britain and the Ottawa-based diplomatic corps. Danish Ambassador Arne Bogh Andersen, dean of the corps, at an early stage of the Cross affair expressed to the government the diplomatic group's "full confidence" in what Ottawa was doing. Mr. Bogh Andersen said in an interview it is hard to tell whether Canada's hard line endangered Mr. Cross's life. And Canada might have made it more dangerous for diplomats generally, over the long term, by giving in to the terrorist demands, he said. He would hate to he in the shoes of a diplomat held by kidnappers whose demands had been rejected. "But I hope I would understand." Given guides Shortly after the Cross abduction, the external affairs department issued to diplomats a set of guides on what to do when threatened or otherwise accosted by a terrorist. Its precise contents have not been disclosed but an informant said it was along this line: "If somebody suddenly thrusts a parcel into your hand, don't stand there holding it, drop it and run like hell." These instructions were meant to apply as much to Canadian diplomats as to foreign ones serving in Ottawa, since a number of telephoned threats were received at about that time by Canadians serving abroad. Most of the incidents took place in Latin America, it is believed. Meanwhile, it was learned that Canada intends to send an observer to a meeting of the Organization of American Slates planned for Washington soon, aimed at drafting a convention on diplomatic kidnappings in the Americas. Authorities here will also be watching closely a subsequent, European meeting aimed at producing a somewhat broader international convention to deal with kidnappings. These could be forerunners to a full-fledged international conference on the subject next year. The LetHbridae Herald ? ? ? ? ? LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, MONDAY, JANUARY 25, 1971 PRICE NOT OVER 10 CENTS TWO SECTIONS - 18 PAGES Rose: real trial after liberation MONTREAL (CP) - Paul Rose, 27-year-old former teacher charged with non-capital murder and kidnapping, told a judge today: "My real trial-I'll have it after the liberation of the Quebec people." Speaking quietly In contrast with previous pre-trial appearances, Rose made this statement at the opening of his trial while demanding that he be represented by lawyer Robert Lem-Ieux, also in prison facing charges in connection with Quebec terrorism. Rose appeared before Mr. Justice Nichols in the courtroom at Quebec Provincial Police headquarters while prospective jurors for his trial waited in an adjacent chamber. He is one of four men accused In the case of Pierre Laporte, Quebec labor minister who was kidnapped Oct. 10 and slain a week later. MET WITH LEMIEUX Arrested Dec. 28, Rose said he had been allowed seven meetings with Lemieux, 29, in the same police headquarters where both are being detained. Lemieux is charged with seditious conspiracy. He said that every accused has the right to be defended by a lawyer of his own choice and surely it followed that if he had been allowed to see Lemieux often in prison, he would be allowed to have him as defence lawyer at his trial. Rose described the Court of Queen's Bench before which he appeared as "colonial" and a "front for the establishment." A few dozen young demonstrators demonstrated outside before trial proceedings began on the sixth floor of the QPP building where numerous per- $75,000 airport theft LONDON (CP) - An armed gang raided an Air Canada warehouse at Heathrow Airport today, overcame four men on duty there and escaped with precious metal worth about $75,000. The gang also took a quantity of collectors' coins worth some $1,000. In doing so they may have mistaken the container of coins for another box of valuable metal and thus missed out on a larger haul. An Air Canada spokesman originally estimated the value of the metal stolen as more than $45,000, a figure which was later raised by $30,000. Countdown clock ticks backwards CAPE KENNEDY (AP) -Electrical power surged into the Saturn V rocket and spaceship today as the lunar team began the six-day countdown for the Apollo 14 moon-landing flight. As the lengthy count got under way aiming for a Sunday liftoff, the three astronauts who will fly the mission underwent their final major physical examination. Test Supervisor Charles Hen-schel gave the signal and the countdown clock started right on schedule, ticking backwards from 102 hours. The astronauts - Alan Shep-ard, Edgar Mitchell and Stuart Roosa-planned several hours with doctors today. sons are detained in connection with alleged Front de Liberation du Quebec terrorism. "SOS-FLQ" was one of the slogans chanted today by the demonstrators who were warned by police to leave because they lacked a permit required by a city bylaw. "Death to Fascists" and "We shall overcome" were other slogans shouted by the young protesters. Jakarta's invesment plan catches Trudeau eye PRESIDENT OBOTE . . . hurrying home COLOMBO (CP) - Prime Minister Trudeau said in Jakarta today before flying to Ceylon that he hopes to apply at home some of the things he learned in Indonesia about foreign investment. He said at a news conference that Indonesia has a wise policy concerning foreign investment, making sure that the economy is not dominated by "foreign investment and control by outsiders." He and President Suharto discussed the subject during their three weekend meetings. Trudeau told Indonesian journalists that there is "a great deal of economic domination of Canada by the United States." It is a problem of concern to the Canadian government that many industries in Canada are dominated and controlled by the U.S. Canada is making sure that key areas such as banking Army seizes power in d 79 degrees KAMPALA, Uganda (CP)-Uganda's armed forces seized power today and ousted President Milton Obote. National Police Chief E. W. Oryema announced in a nation-wide broadcast that he had agreed with Maj.-Gen. Idi Amin Dada, commander of the army and air force, "that the government of Uganda will be run by the armed forces." Earlier, Radio Kampala said the army had seized power because it believed the policies of Obote would lead to bloodshed- -'- SEVERAL KILLED The broadcast-made by an army officer-said power would be handed over "to the soldiers." He said the government's economic policies were benefitting "the rich big men" while Ugandans were becoming poorer. Ha also said Obote's policies were tribalist and that the government had a policy aimed at developing the. president's own Lango region in the north at the expense of other parts of the country. The announcement followed nearly 18 hours of confusion and sporadic fighting in which several persons were reported WBed. Shortly after Obote's overthrow was announced, crowds flocked into the streets, cheering, laughing and parading behind groups of army men. In neighboring Tanzania, the government-owned newspaper, The Standard, headlined a special edition Coup Attempt in Kampala and said the army had split into two warring factions. Obote was out of the country at the time of the coup. He left Singapore for home this morning after attending the Commonwealth prime ministers conference, but he refused to discuss the Kampala situation with reporters either in Singapore or at Bombay airport where he made a brief stopover. PLANS UNCERTAIN Obote had been scheduled to return to Kampala Tuesday morning after further stopovers in Karachi, Aden and Nairobi, but his plans were uncertain in light of the coup. The broadcast announced that from today there will be a curfew from 7 p.m. to 6.30 a.m. uprising zero registered ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reu-ter) - A record low temperature of 79 degrees below zero was recorded at the Alyeska pipe line canip' at Prospect, Alaska, Saturday night. The reading was"'three degrees colder than the previous low established in the state in January, 1886. It was only two degrees off the official low for the North American continent of 81 degrees below zero recorded at Snag in Yukon Territory. Prospect is close to the Arctic Circle and about 400 miles north of here. The lowest temperature ever recorded was 127 degrees below zero at Vostok in Antarctica in 1960. OTTAWA WAITS In Ottawa, an external affairs department spokesman said the situation in Uganda is "confused" at present and no action is being taken at the moment on behalf of Canadians living there. Canada has no diplomatic mission in that country, but some 300 Canadians are serving there as missionaries and with organizations such as the Canadian University Students Overseas and the Canadian International Development Agency. The spokesman said there have been no requests from Canadians there for' aid as yet. If the situation got worse the Canadian government has emergency evacuation procedures which would apply. */ knew unemployment was spreading, but this much?' U.S. health legislation introduced WASHINGTON (AP) - A bill designed to give all Americans comprehensive national health insurance was introduced in the Senate today. Senator Edward M. Kennedy, one of the co-sponsors, said the legislation is needed to "end our current health crisis." The measure would go into effect July 1,1973, if passed. Ford settlement in sight WINDSOR, Ont. (CP) - Ratification meetings to vote on a new three-year contract are scheduled today for about 13,800 hourly-rated employees of Ford Motor Co. of Canada Ltd. The contract was reached Saturday between the firm and the United Auto Workers. Approval of the contract would end a strike that began Tuesday in five Ontario centres. A union spokesman said he expects the results to be announced late this afternoon. Dennis McDermott, Canadian director of the UAW, said he ex- pects the pact to be approved by the union's membership. "It's a good settlement," he said. The UAW's Ford council recommended approval Sunday. The tentative agreement contains no surprises-being patterned after settlements reached with General Motors of Canada Ltd., Chrysler Canada Ltd. and Ford in the United States. Ford of Canada is the last of the Big Three automakers in North America to get a tentative agreement with the UAW. Mr. McDermott said ratifica- tion would mean workers at Oakville, Windsor, Talbotviile, Niagara Falls and Bramalea would be back to work Tuesday. IDENTICAL TO CM Virtually identical to GM's economic settlement, the tentative Ford pact provides base wage rate parity with U.S. hourly rated Ford employees by Dec. 19, 1971. Base wage rates for an assembler, the most common wage category, go up immediately to $4.12 an hour from $3.59 an hour and increase to $4.51 an hour over the three-year agreement. PRINCIPALS - Msgr. Raymond-Marie Tchidinfbo, left, the Roman Catholic archbishop of Conakry, Guinea, was sentenced to life Imprisonment at hard labor after being convicted of taking part in the invasion of the west African nation last November. Guinean President Sekou Toure, right, hod charged the invasion wos led by Portuguese mercenaries. 58 to be executed for Guinea plot MONROVIA' Liberia (AP) - Guinea is going to execute 58 persons convicted of taking part in the invasion of the West African nation last November. Another 66 were sentenced to life in prison, including a Roman Catholic archbishop. Guinean President Sekou Toure had charged the invasion was led by Portuguese mercenaries, but there was no indication that any Portuguese were among those sentenced. The sentences were announced Sunday in Conakry during a rally in the Conakry football stadium. Radio Conakry broadcast the proceedings. The sentences were given by the National Assembly, sitting as a "supreme revolutionary court." The broadcast said Msgr. Raymond-Marie Tchidimbo, the Catholic Archbishop of Conakry, was sentenced to life at hard labor. Among others receiving life terms was a West German citizen, Adolf Marx. Another West German, Herman Siebold, who Guinean authorities said committed suicide in his cell, was given a life sentence posthumously. NAMES NOT GIVEN The names of those sentenced to death were not given, but most of those on trial were Guinean exiles and Guineans taken prisoner at the time of the invasion. The radio said 33 persons Best day yet for Truniau KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -Former president Harry S. Truman's physician said today that Sunday "was the best day" since going bo hospital with colitis and that his condition remains fair. also were sentenced to death in their absence. President Toure has said that he will extend no clemency. It was believed that those condemned to death would be executed publicly in the country's various regions. Seen and heard About town    pIRE - FIGHTER Randy Coyle finding out his uniform pants work better since he bought suspenders . . . Dave Owen discovering somebody or something swiped his rubbers while he was visiting the Lethbridge Correctional Institute . . . Barbara McKenna expressing a desire for a wig as a going-away present and receiving a styrofoam head plastered with dollar bills and silver. were completely controlled by Canadians. Trudeau did not elaborate on what aspects of Indonesia's control of foreign investment appealed to him. Indonesia exerts much tighter control in this field than Canada. REITERATES VIEW Trudeau repeated what he has often said at home: That Canada cannot have a foreign policy completely hostile to the U.S. Such a policy would not make sense. Trudeau was met by Prime Minister Sirimavo Bandaran-aike on arrival in Colombo in 83-degree temperature and later attended a state dinner given by her in his honor. He will have talks with Mrs. Bandaranaike, other politicians and youth leaders Tuesday. Wednesday, he will 90 sightseeing in the mountain city of Kandy. He will hold a news conference Thursday before flying to Tehran for brief talks with Prime Minister Amir Abas Hoveida of Iran. He flies home Friday. At his news conference In Jakarta, Trudeau stressed that Canada does not intend to take up particular foreign policy interests for other countries when it opens its embassy in Peking. Trudeau had been asked first if He would mediate for Indonesia in its efforts to re-establish diplomatic links with China and later if he would explain Malaysian Premier Tun Abdul Ra-zak's policy of big-power guarantees for the neutralization of Southeast Asia. EXPLAINS CANADA'S ROLE Trudeau said Canada naturally will discuss multilateral as well as bilateral questions in Peking but takes the view that Malaysia, like Indonesia, could do its own explaining without Canada's help. Canada is not anxious to be involved in the solving of problems, whether they are economic, military or strategic, in all parts of the world. Indeed, it would not be able to do this. Canada's relations with Peking will not be any different than with any other country, Trudeau said. Curfew order issued PHNOM PENH (AP) - The Cambodian government ordered a dusk-to-dawn curfew today for all of Phnom Penh following new attacks by Communist command troops on the airport and positions on the capital's defence perimeter. At attempt to bomb the South Vietnamese embassy failed. The curfew closed the streets on the eve of Tet-the Chinese and Vietnamese new year- which many here fear will be an occasion for sharp North Vietnamese and Viet Cong attacks on Phnom Penh. Officials reported that an unidentified Vietnamese threw an explosive device into the South Vietnamese embassy on one of the main boulevards but it failed to explode. Explosions reverberated throughout the night. Tornado hits French city LA ROCHELLE, France (Reuter) - A tornado with winds of up to 75 miles an hour hit an industrial suburb of this Atlantic port city today, killing one man and injuring 10 persons. Gasoline sniffing blamed for house fire death EDMONTON (CP) - The practice of gasoline sniffing which police believe was rectly responsible for the death of a 19-year-old youth Sunday - is potentially much more dangerous than glue sniffing, a spokesman for the drug squad said today. Henry Moses, 19, died Sunday and five others were in-jured in a fire that destroyed a house in the west end. Police said the fire apparently started when gasoline which people were sniffing ignited. A police spokesman said to- indi- day that he had heard reports of other incidents of gasoline sniffing but "they have been pretty rare and this is the first that has officially come to light" in Edmonton. "Some people will sniff anything," he said. He said gasoline fumes have a "dangerous" effect on the nervous sytem and the kidneys. "On top of the damage from the fumes, there is the big danger of fire and explosion. "Glue sniffing is really dangerous but gasoline sniffing is worse ;