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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 29, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta LEAVES PARTY Hugh Shea, Progressive Conserva- tive member oi the New- foundland legislature for St. John1! South has decided to lit M an independent PC. New guidelines issued for prisoner leaves OTTAWA (CP) A new set of guidelines has been issued for the granting of temporary ab- sence of prisoners. Prisoners serving life sen- tences, habitual criminals, dan- gerous sexual offenders and persons known by police to be connected with organized crime, will not be eligible for tempo rary leave until they have served three years. Even then they will only get leave with an escort. Those serving sentences fol lesser crimes will not be per- mitted temporary leave without escort until they have been in penitentiary for at least six months. The new guidelines, an- nounced Friday by Penitentiar- ies Commissioner Paul Faguy, follow the disappearance last month of Yves Geoffroy after he was given leave from St. Vln cent de Paul Penitentiary to get married. Geoffrey's disappear a n c caused a .storm of criticism. Mr. Faguy said discussion oi legal implications will take place with the provincial attar ney-general involved before prisoner is allowed to marry. Geoffroy married Carme Parent, with whom he was con nected when on trial in October ItflO, for strangling his wife. He was sentenced to life for non- capital murder. WIFE CAN'T TESTIFY He had launched an appeal for another trial and there was fear that if this was successful his marriage would eliminate an important prosecution wit Parent. Thompson: not mine' RED DEER (CP) Robert Thompson, Progressive Conser- vative MP for Red Deer, said Friday the idea that he run for a seat in British Columbia when be moves to the Fraser Valley later this year did not origin- ate with him. "I am not eyeing any riding or seeking to replace any can- didate in British be "My first responsibility is one of national organizing co- ordinator for the Progressive Conservatives. I intend to do the job at hand." FOR SALE SAINFOIN SEED A pirtnlol forage or pasture that don not eauH bloat, limilar to alfalfa at Ib. For men information MB your dlitrict aarlcultcritt or B. Van- d.rvalk, Box 381, Fort Mae- Itod. Mr. Thompson was comment- ing on news reports which said word within the B.C. section of the party is that Mr. Thomp- son had his eye on the federal riding of Fraser Valley West. Three Albertans face murder charges in U.S. LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) The Clark County grand jury has indicted three Edmonton men on two counts of murder each in the death of a Califor- nia couple at a motel last Dec. 18. Named in" the indictment are Lloyd PauUette, 24; Robert Jbhnstone 29, and Claude Therlault, 27. They accused in the stab- bing deaths of Mary and Eu- gene Oarone, both 25, of San Jose. EATON'S HEARING CENTRE NEW! from SIEMANS ECONOMY HEARING AIDS H. W. MATHESON Ctrtifixf Hearing Aid Audiolofliit Look nt these feature! 1. LOW INITIAL COST 2. LOW BATTERY EXPENSE (6 monthi on on. battery) 3. SIEMANS EXCELLENT QUALITY 4. EATON'S UNSURPASSED GUARANTEE in lee qnd try olds without obligation THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 3rd Eatein't Stereo Room Phone 327-8551 for appointment H. W. MATHESON Certified Htnring Aid Avdiologlst Member of National Heuring Aid Society Member of Alberta Hearing Aid Dealers' Assn. Sam Otto, chairman of Con servative ridings in B.C., sai< Thursday party leader Robert Stanfield had promised him be would look into suggestions that national party headquarters was putting pressure on Trevor Armstrong to withdraw in Mr Thompson's favor. Mr. Armstrong, a university of British Columbia student was selected by the constitu eney as its candidate. Mr. Thompson said Mr. Stan field was predicting an election in June and that he and his family were not moving from Bed Deer until July, "when school is out." "Mr. Armstrong is a proper- ly nominated candidate and am doing nothing to cause him to withdraw. "That does not negate the fact that people want me to be- come involved out there." Hot dogs may be harmful CHICAGO (AP) Consumer Heporbi says In Ms February issue that nitrites used in hot- dog curing solutions, primarily to provide Hie familiar red color, may constitute a health hazard. Replying to the consumer af- fairs magazine's charges, Dr. W. J. Annan, director of scien- tific activities of the American Meat Institute, said Thursday the nitrites are helpful in inhib- iting bacterial growth. He added that strict government stand- ards keep the level of nitrites in frankfurters totally safe. Aunan also questioned the magazine's assertion that its re- searchers had found excessive bacteria in tested hot-dog sam. pies and its finding that 40 per cent of the samples had begun to spoil. Consumer Reports further charged that hot dogs were low in nutrition, with a low propor- tion of protein to filler and tats. Aunan countered: "It is true that many foods, including some meats, have a higher percen- tage of protein, but that does not mean that not dogs, with an average of 11 to 12 per cent protein, are not nutritious." How aboutputting a few taxdolian back inhere? Save income tax now while saving for your retirement Up to can be deducted from your taxable Income when deposited In a registered retirement savings plan. Call ROYAL TRUST ledtr. Royal Trust If 740 4th Ava. South, Lethbridge, Alto. 328-5516 Mr. Faguy said temporary absence with an escort will be considered for a prisoner who ordinarily will have to wai three years for such leave in "very special circumstances only." These might include sen ous illness or death In the fam fly. "Inmates who have been con victed as dangerous sexual of fenders will be granted no leave of absence until psychiatric con sultadon has been held and spe- cial clearance given." The first and second tempo- rary leaves of absence for those prisoners needing to serve three years before becoming eligible would require approval of the regional director of penitentiar jes. HecommeodatioM for leave would have to state reasons an be fully documented by com plete community investigation reports prepared either by e private social agency or the Na a'onal Parole Service. Mr. Faguy said: "The tempo- rary leave of absence program involves some risks but if in mates are to be given an oppor tunity to return to the common ity as responsible citizens then there must be opportunities provided to accept responsibil- ities." Hijacking hearing deferred CALGARY (CP) A prelimt nary hearing into charges against Paul Joseph Cini, ac- cused of hijacking an Air Can- ada passenger jet last Nov. 12, was postponed here for tw weeks. Crown prosecutor S. G. Fow- ler told the court he was unable to proceed with the case be- cause several witnesses, includ- ing airline employees, were un- able to attend because of con- tinuing effects of the air control' ler's strike. Mr. Fowler said the hearing should conclude after the next session, Feb. 11. Cinl, 27, who is facing seven charges, made a brief appear- ance end was remanded to Feb. 4 to confirm the postponement date. Provincial Judge R. V. Read IBS issued a ban on publication of evidence from the hearing. The aircraft, on a flight from Vancouver to Toronto, was aken over between Calgary and Hegina by a man who forced it o make two stops in Great ?aUs, Mont., and demanded ransom. He was overpowered when the plane was returning to Calgary at his instruction. QUALITY DRY CLEANING BY THE LOAD 8-lbi. (Normal Garminti) PRE-SPOTTED AFTER-SPOTTED By Our Attendant PARKSIDE COIN-OP LAUNDRY DRY CLEAN 2654 South Parkiidt Drivi Phont 327-0811 Saturday, Januiry It, It71 THE lETHMIDGI HERALD f Effective MONDAY, Jan. 31 More than 50 INDEPENDENT Lethbridge Merchants will be OUR NEW STORE HOURS WILL BE: TUESDAY OPEN ALL DAY ALL DAY TILL 9P.M. FRIDAY-OPEN TILL 9 P.M. ALL DAY BY OPENING 5 FULL DAYS AND 2 NIGHTS BETTER SERVICE CAN BE PROVIDED Tuesday through Saturday these merchants will be offering consistent hours with experienced staff This re-alignment does not materially change the number of shopping hours per week We earnestly solicit the endorsement of this progressive merchandising trend! Inserted by more than 50 Independent Lethbridge Merchants ;