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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 26, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta CP PICTURE OF THE YEAR This piclure of Premier Alexi N. Kosygin af the U.S.S.R. being atacked on Parliament Hill in Ottawa Oct. 18 wini the fourh annual Canadian Press Picture of the Year award. It was taken by Doug Griffin of Toronto Star and was judged best among more than spat news and feature pictuers taken by Can- adian daily newspapers and CP staff photographers and distributed by CP in 1971. The Lord Beaverbrook book Highlight of season LONDON (CP) After years of research and writing, a vast new volume about Ca- nadian-born Lord Beaver- brook is finally due for publi- cation this year and should bo a highlight of the book season. The book, by historian A. J. P. Taylor, will run to about 700 pages and has been in the nuking since shortly after Beaverbrook's death in 1964. It will give a detailed ac- count of the late publisher's early years in the Maritime provinces and Montreal, when as a high-pressure financial organizer he tegan amassing the fortune he later used to develop a mass-circulation newspaper empire in Britain. Taylor, a 65-year-old author of books on such subjects as 19th-century European history and the origins of the Second World War, was an admirer of Beaverbrook during the publisher's lifetime and re- mains equally sympathetic to his subject now that the big book with its 25. pages of illus- trations is finished. But he has shown consider- able scholarly detachment in evaluating Beaverbrook's own account of his early years in Canada. And he has brought to bear on the free-wheeling, contro- versial publisher the same techniques of character analy- sis as were used in a Taylor biography of Bismarck some years ago. RESEMBLED BISMARCK Taylor says born William Maxwell Altken at Maple, Ont., in sembled the legendary chan- cellor of the 19th-century Ger- man empire in having an ex- tremely nervous temperament concealed behind a flamboy- ant public front. The historian concedes that "the Beaver" may at times have been overbearing, mis- chievous and irresponsible in the career he pursued as jourr nalistic impresario and politi- cal long-maker. But Taylor denies any suggestion that Beaverbrook was an evil men. Conceding that the publish- er's campaign for Empire free trade before the Second World War was wrong- headed, the historian argues that other causes backed by the Beaver were worthy and his Keynes- stj'le call for big spending as a cure for the Depression of the 1930s. T lie biography, to be called Beaverbrook, will be pub- lished in July by Hamish Hamilton of London. This is one of the companies ownec by another Canadian-bom newspaper magnate, Lore Thomson of Fleet. SHEDS BUSINESS LIGHT Of special interest to Cana- dians will be Taylor's analysis of Beaverbrook's role in the business boom which shaped Canada during the first dec ade of the 20th century. In recent years, Alan Taylor has turned from academic work at Oxford University and frequent television ap- pearances to writing regularly for such Beaverbrook papers as The Sunday Express. He also has been honorary director of the Beaverbrook li- brary, a rich repository of ar- chives which include the pub- lisher's own life documents and much material about the late prime minister David Lloyd George. But Taylor says his book is not an authorized or a com- missioned biography. For its part, Hamish ton says Taylor has modelled himself on Beaverbrook's be- lief that a biography should print all the good and all the bad about its subject. "The result is surely defini- the' publishing company insists. FLQers still at large CAP DE LA MADELEINE Que. (CP) Jean Bienvenue minister without portfolio in the Quebec cabinet, says there are still "dedicated, trained revolutionaries at large in Quebec and it would be naive to believe flu r' separatist violence has passed. "These are oiuy uw invisible Germans pass Suffield CALGARY (CP) The officials toured the Suf- man army has decided area last fall to examine using the Suffield area potential for tank training. southeast Alberta for training, H. F. Bleckmann the West German consulate in Edmonton men jailed The decision was based 'night of ly on a report from the dian Wildlife Service case warned such usa of the lands could cause (CP) men damage to sections of the imposed "a night of ab- Mr. Bleckmann said in an terror" on an Edmonton terview that senior officers last Nov. 12 were considering use of an to five and two base in northern Manitoba imprisonment by Alber- an Supreme Court. Justice A. J. Cullen said action of Robert Gordon Montana 19, and Lawrence Denova, 24, indicated "a night plants absolute terror from the time they took over until they wore apprehended." be Frank Theodore McFaddcn told the court he a downtown hotel about ANACONDA, Mont. (AP) a.m. after drinking The Anaconda Co. and was approached by here an earlier men as he walked to his to close down all its zinc erations in Montana by the of them spoke of a gun of when he ignored them Martin Hannifan, grabbed his car keys and general manager o[ one drove he gave di- operations, said top to his motel where he officials have notified the held captive. tana management to said he tried to escape with an orderly shutdown the motel but was caught the zinc operations threatened with death. Falls, East Helena and they took him as they for food and while en The shutdown will he Jumped from the ve- about 800 employees in and escaped with assis- three from a pmtng motorist Hannifan said the closing men then escaped in -the part of Anaconda's and were captured later. wide program to eliminate received five years profitable MacKenile two. spearhead of a prodigious bant of misguided people who are well known to Mr. Bien venue, minister without portfo- lio attached to the finance de- partment, said Tuesday. He told a local service club that author Pierre Vallieres' re- cent denunciation of terroris tactics in favor of supporting the Parti Quebecois was onrj "good Intentions In print." "It would be criminal for sod ety to believe the officially- printed good intentions and to believe that the Front de Liber- ation du Quebec has been dis mantled. "Notice that he (Vallieres) now advises against bombs, no because they fill people but be- cause they're less than effective in their political1 he said. Vallieres gave himself up to police in Montreal Monday night, more than four months after he went into hiding before his trial on charges of seditious conspiracy and counselling to kidnap and murder. He was re- leased Tuesday pending a March 6 decision on a new (rial date for the counselling charge. Murder suspect ordered out of Canada CALGARY Hak 32, wanted on charges of mur- der and theft in Monroe, N.Y., was ordered out of the coun- ty Tuesday after a hearing by the department of immi- gration. He was arrested Jan. 6 by RCMP and charged with being an illegal entrant into Canada. Hak has one day in which to aunch an appeal but his law- yer, David Dworkin, declined b say if further action Is ilanned. In the United States a war-, ant was issued for his arrest ollowing the slaying of Mon- roe restaurant owner Mrs. Tung Tse, 75. Warrants f o r first-degree robbsry, first-degree burglary n d sccond-degee larceny were also issued. Air strike hits Jasper conference OTTAWA (CP) A twfrday federal-provincial conference of finance ministers scheduled for Jan. 31 and Feb. 1 in Jasper, Alia., has been postponed be- cause of the continuing strike of air traffic controllers, the fi- nance department said today. A new date for the conference baa not been set, but it is hoped the meeting will be htld a week later at a site to be determined, an official said. Arrangements were being made by the Alberta govern- ment to have delegates assem- ble in Edmonton Sunday and go to Jasper by special train. But the air traffic controllers strike made it loo difficult for eastern delegates to reach Ed- monton. The conference was to have discussed the current economic aid employment situation and examire plans for a renewal of federal grants lo the provinces for the five years starting April 1, 1972. U of A housing loan approved OTTAWA (CP) A mil- lion Central Mortgage and Housing Corp. loan has been granted to the University of Alberta to assist in construc- tion of a housing development for married students. WWtmfay, Jmwy M, TM UTHWBOOI HNAIB It Vallieres: no deal made with police MONTREAL (CP) Pierre Vallieres slid Tuesday he too not bargained with the Quebec justice department before he gave himself up to police. Interviewed on a local televi- sion public affain program, the 33-yecr-old theoretician of the Front de Liberation du Quebec said his lawyer, Jacques Belle- mare, made "no agreement, no deal, no promises" with any justice department officials. "We didn't know what would occur when I gave myself up to Vallieres said. Vallieres went into hiding last September before having a trial date set on charges of Mditious conspiracy and counselling to kidnap and murder. He surren- dered to police Monday night and appeared in court Tuesday, where he was granted bail pending setting March 6 of a trial date on the counselling charge. While still in hiding, Vallieres underwent what he called "radi- cal self-critidsm" and produced a 27-page document repudiating terrorist violence and calling for FLQ support of the Parti Queoe- cois. He said in the TV interview he did not think the PQ would object to him "as a rank-and- file member." Vallieres described his switch to PQ allegiance as "a purely political choice, made after an analysis of the objective situa- tion." STAND COULD CHANGE That position, be added, could change, depending on the "fed- eral response" to those seeking an independent Quebec. "It's a purely strategic deci- sion forced by existing condi- tion! in Quebec, which are pre-revoliiuiontry ind not revolutionary." He said that akhotujh nil strategy may hive changed, his objective of an independent state Cor Quebec remained. Vallierea spoke entirely in French during the interview and his answers were translated and repeated for the viewing audi- ence. Asked why he ippeared on the CBC English-language program, he replied: "The English media asked me first." In his court appearance ear- lier in ViDlcm tant> fitted from recent Mm] bill reform lifUliUon and WM letMtd until hit tUren I vUt to court. Crow ProMcutar S p h e n Cuddlhy ottered DO to Vallierea1 raton, Myinf he had no rcaotB to keep him under detention, etpecUDy since he bad "voluntarily given himself up to Judge Roger of Court of Queen's Bench set five condi- tions for VilHera' They ire: 1. Thit Vallieres report to a Two Calgary hotels lay off staffs CALGARY (CP) Two ma- jor hotels have laid off be- tween 50 and 30 per cent of their staffs and others have reported a drop In business as a result of the air controllers strike. The Calgary Inn laid off 200 employees, half the regular staff, after 60 per cent of the reservations were cancelled. The Sheraton Summit did the same with 50 employees and other hotels where business was slack said they might do likewise. However, car rental agencies reported a brisk business with most of their cars being driven to Edmonton 'or to Great Palls, Mont., to connect flights oper- ating in the U.S. Sell white DURBAN (Renter) South Africa's strangest January sale is under way In toe famous llm- fblozi game reserve near Dur- ban where 600 white rhinos are waiting for cugtomen with the cash and apace to keep them. The surplus rhinos will be toot unless buyers can be found. YEAR'S EXPORTS Australia exported goods in 1971 worth million. provincial police officer every otter Monday afternoon until March beginning Feb. 7. t T.hat be live at a Montreal addreai. 1 That noUfr QPP of any change In work, ad- dnat or occupation. 4. That he surrender any paaiporti in bis possession. I. That he make no public declarations of any type relat- ing to charge) igainst bun prior to March Mr. Justice Ouimet said that If my of the conditions are bro- ken, steps will be taken. He did not elaborate. B.C. drivers to lose rights VICTORIA CCP) All driv- en convicted of impaired driv- ing in British Columbia will automatically lose their li- cences to drive under legisla- tion to be introduced soon, At- torney-General Leslie Peterson announced here. Mr. Peterson told the legMt- ture during throne speech de- bate the action is necessary to end the lenient treatment given Impaired drivers follow- ing a B.C. Appeal Court ruling hut year. Toe court ruled that each oaae had to be handled sep- arately rather than under a blanket policy. The attorney-general said H a result of this ruling many im- paired drivers have been allowed to continue driving ON SALE JANUARY 26 27 28 29 PANTYHOSE loot; stretch nylon seamless pinty hose wilh nude heel. Regular style or All Sheer. 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