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The Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 26, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta tt-THt UnrHSMDOl HERALD January M. W4 Sentenced to life imprisonment Skiing trip in Germany ends in Turkish jail ANTAKYA, Turkey (AP) For Kathryn Zenz, a skiing trip to West Germany ended in a Turkish jail by the Orontes River. She says she still can't believe what happened to her. She and two other young Americans she met in a Munich discotheque have been sentenced to life imprisonment following conviction of con- spiracy to introduce narcotics into Turkey. Their lawyer plans to appeal. Miss Zenz, 28, of Lancaster, Wis.; Joann Mane McDaniel, 29, of Salem, Ore.; and Robert Ernest Hubbard, 23, a native of Washington state with no permanent address, were arrested Dec. as they entered Turkey from Syria soon after dawn, driving three minibuses on hire from a Munich firm. Hidden in the ceilings of the vehicles were 264 pounds of hashish, divided into slabs weighing a pound each, wrapped in individual plastic bags, authorities said Four other American girls, aged 21 to 26, were travelling with them as passengers on the trip from Beirut back to West Germany. They were released on bail last August and acquitted at the trial. Hubbard admitted his guilt and named persons in Beirut who he said had supplied the drugs. The court did not believe Miss Zenz and Miss McDaniel, who said they were totally ignorant of the hidden hashish. The sentence for all three was death, com- muted to life because, in the words of Antakya assistant public prosecutor, Cahit Sar, they had been "well behaved in court." "We thought we were going to Beirut to buy curios and leather coats to sell them in Ger- Miss Zenz said. In her testimony in court she said Hubbard had told them the prices in Beirut were too high, and they would wait un- til they returned to Istanbul to make their pur- chases "It just doesn't seem Miss Zenz said in an interview at the jail, a converted stable which holds 200 prisoners. Hubbard is allowed to meet the girls whenever they have a visitor, which is about once a week, usually from the U.S. consulate in Adana. No Americans live in Antakya, a town of residents. Kayyum Menziletoglu, lawyer for the Americans, said in an interview he believes the decision of the three-man tribunal in Antakya was erroneous. He said he is attempting to have the Supreme Court in Ankara reverse the decision, overturning the conspiracy charge and freeing the girls at least. Hubbard's sentence would come down to 10 years if conspiracy were not involved. Menziletoglu said he had presented sworn testimony by Hubbard to the effect that the drugs were loaded into the minibuses at the Byblos camping site near Beirut when the girls were absent The lawyer said the court in Antakya was hampered by publicity surrounding the case, which was tried before television cameras. It was also acting under a new policy of stiff sentences for large-quantity drug smugglers. The amount of hashish entering Turkey, espe- cially from Syria, has increased sharply in the last 12 months. U.S narcotics officials also are believed to have been pressuring Turkey, the unwilling centre of the Mideast drug trade, to crack down on smugglers. Woman executive airline pioneer TORONTO (CP) Anne Bodnarchuk, who directs com- puter and systems services for Air Canada, is one of the few women executives employed by the airline "I'm a pioneer in one that's she said in an inter- view. "I can't be a pioneer in the women's movement too." Miss Bodnarchuk, one of three daughters of Ukrainian parents, grew up in Saskatchewan She thinks her childhood in an all-girl household helped later in her- in and out Dr. Christopher Ross of the Lethbridge Centre for Personal and Community Development, spoke to the University Women's Club this week Dr. Ross discussed the effective ingredients of interpersonal communi- cations. career, because "there was never any division of boy's work and girl's work." After graduating in math- ematics from Queen's Univer- sity, she took a job with Manu- facturers Life in Toronto but switched to Air Canada because she wanted to travel. That ambition hasn't been realized: "The best I seem to manage is one good vacation in the sun every year." Miss Bodnarchuk's first job with Air Canada 14 years ago was doing operational research in the maintenance department. She now directs a staff of seven men and is in- directly responsible for 550 employees, many of them women. "The attitude of other male executives has always been she said, and she believes women are to blame for some of the obstacles they face in the business world CASH BINGO O'CLOCK HUN8MNM OLD TIMER HALL A 1 100 I Wf JACKPOTS NOW and 5 Cirtjltr (Loceled Hem te He. 1 Plrehell) Herald- Family Replaced by crafts Folk art fades Fortune teller Mrs. Vera McNichol predicted farmer Angus Tuer, of the Mitchell area, would be found "deep down The body was discovered in a well near his home with a chain and weighted object around the neck. WESTINGHOUSE APPLIANCES DISHWASHER AND WASTE FOOD UNIT DISPOSAL when you purchase any Lindal Cedar Home This offer good till February 15, 1974 Lindal Cedar Homes are precut for easy construction featuring kiln dried West Coast Cedar, less shrinkage and warping of our materi- als Over 73 designs in our plan book to choose from Offering you an almost unlimited freedom of choice, you can modify our plans to your own tastes and needs or you can even adopt a custom design of your own Laf iA VMM fvw vrvwN notw on yovr Mt or axrMaja ajajyvpfiara. CEDAR HOMES 432 Ni. Ceejery, Ami mr LMei Ceter Hemes Men Me for mental 1st chm NOW YOU ARE FINISHED SCHOOL And lo Leem Profeeelon... WHY NOT BECOME A HAIRDRESSER? We hive 3 fully qualified full time intructretses and we teach all of beauty culture hair styling and cutting bleaching, tinting and permanent waving You II enjoy our new remodelled and air conditioned school a profeational beautician pay: higher than the average income and opportun ities are unlimited FfflOut e TMo Coupon For More e Payments Alberta Beauty School MS Sth St. S. LethbtMge NAME ADDRESS CITY Low Monthly Seeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeef Tuition Calendars The Women of the Moose will meet at 8 p.m. Tuesday. Hostesses for the evening will be Anne Strazza and Bessie Divinachuk. Members are asked to bring donations for a white elephant sale. The Whirl-A-Ways will square and round dance at 8 p.m. Monday in the Moose Hall. All square dancers are welcome. Women are asked to bring a box lunch. Party night Feb. 11 get your RCMP centennial badge. The Mathesis Gub will hold a general meeting at Tuesday at the YWCA. The public is invited to join the Junior Forest Wardens Sears Recall Notice Anyone who has purchased or received a Kenmore hand held Stock Marked LR 235 75 540W, 120 volts, 60 cycle, type F6 59247, made in West Germany and purchased since July 30, 1973 should now return it to a Simpsons-Sears store or Catalogue Centre for a full credit. and Girl Guards in a training seminar and practice session dealing with building fires. This is the first in a series of outdoor training programs to be offered, free of charge, to all interested. Please meet at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Fish and Game Club house, 9th Avenue and 10th Street S. The Women's Progressive Conservative Association will hold its annual dinner meeting at p.m. Feb. 4 at the Henderson Lake Golf Club House. Tickets are each, escorts invited. Guest speaker will be Ken Hurlburt. The Lethbridge Horticultural Society will hold its regular monthly meeting at 8 p.m. Monday in the gas company auditorium. Mike and Edna Pratt will speak on perennials. Friends of Minnie Moffat are cordially invited to tea from 2 to 4 p.m. Feb. 2 in the lower hall of First United Church, to celebrate her 90th birthday. Ladies of Lethbridge Lodge Order of the Royal Purple, will meet at 8 p.m. Monday in the Elks Hall. Lunch will follow. The regular meeting of Faith Rebekah Lodge will be held at 8 p.m. Monday in the Oddfellows Hall. Visiting Rebekahs are welcome. Southminster square dance learners group will dance at 8 p m. Monday in Southminster Hall. Women are asked to bring a pie. Most women hold degrees TORONTO (CP) Among secondary school teachers and principals in Canada during 1969-70, 63 per cent of women had a university degree. Among elementary school teachers, 19 per cent of women had degrees, reports Labor Canada. LENGTHY ACE Mane Robie, of Massachu- setts, hit a sn-yard hole-in- one on the first hole of the Furnace Brook Golf Gub, WoUwum, Mm., in Ittt. TORONTO (CP) Folk art has already disappeared- in Europe, and has not long to live elsewhere, says Erica Billeter. She says it is being replaced by the self-conscious production of crafts by people who work as artists. "Europe has nothing left in folk art, we're finished. We're in the industrial age, in the plastic culture." Dr. Billeter is curator of the Museum Bellerive, which she describes as an applied arts museum, in Zurich, Switzer- land. She was in Canada as part of her work as one of three judges choosing exhibits for a World Crafts Council dis- play. It will open at the On- tario Science Centre in June and will include 600 craft items from most of the coun- cil's 75 member nations. She said she believes folk art is changing in developing countries, as life patterns change, and that it will have disappeared completely in 10 or 20 years. "Even in the un- derdeveloped countries, a lot of folk art is done today only for selling to tourists, when a craftsman sees that he can sell his work, he goes into production, and his work changes. "We have no different criteria for judging the two kinds of work. Not every work done by hand is good work, some primitive work can be very bad." He said the judges have looked for quality, for sim- plicity of form and for an aura of what she described as soul or magic, a feeling for the ob- ject. She said she regrets the loss of true folk art, but is excited by some of the new trends. "It's not necessary to make our own pots by hand, industry does it perfectly well. "But we have this need in our culture, it is in man to work with his hands. One hundred years ago he made these things for use, now this creativity is free to do other things. "For me the most marvellous event in the last 10 years is that materials that were for functional art now are for decorative art. FJ EAQLES HALL ethAve.AMMllMtBLN. Every Saturday Nght at 8 PJIL 8 for 1.00 or TnCM 7 NllfnOajr QMIMS JACKPOT DOOR PRIZE Gold pay rlli One meeting is worth a thousand resolutions It's that time of year again. The ntw year, when once more, you'll probably promise yourtelf to weight. This year 1974 we want to help keep that promise. Come to a Weight Watcher! class. It's the first step towards realising yogr dream. And a very pleasant step, too. Wherever yaw live, a Weight claw near you. For Information Call ZE-M124 (toll LETHBRIOQE AuoMttne'i AngNcen Church 11 Street end 4 S. Tuaadeya, 1 p.m. end p.m. CARD8TON unNed Church Wodneadaye, p.m. TABER CMC Centre P-m- PINCHER CREEK Town Had 7'M FRANK RfltMt Senior CNItent Over Bring Acceptable Proof Naw Opening In Fort Maclaod Thursday, January 31 it 7: JO p-m. TRINITY UNITED CHURCH WEIGHT ;