Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 3, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta
30-THE LETHBRIDGE July LEGION BINGO EVERY WEDNESDAY at 8 p.m. JACKPOT one number ptr until Blackout in 56 numbers or less 10th Game Jackpot in 51 numbers MEMORIAL HALL PUBLIC MEMBERS AND GUESTS NOAMANDY LOUNGE CHILDREN UNDER 16 NOT ALLOWED onsorad by Auxiliary to CMMdlwi Bobby's just bluffing I Sharks hit stranded family LOS ANGELES Why did Bobby 31- year-old world chess cham- resign his title and an- nounce he won't participate in the world championship tour- nament next February9 Some of Fischer's friends say his refusal to defend his ti- tle is merely a reminis- cent of his behavior in the on- off-again match with Boris Spassky of the Soviet Union two years ago in Iceland At that Fischer argued about the amount of money he was to receive as a tournament prize and com-' plained about playing con- ditions. Fischer sent a cable to the International Chess Federa- tion in last resigning his title. The federation's general assembly has agreed to a 36- game limit to determine the world champion at the next including games that end in a draw. Fischer does not want a limit put on the number of games to be nor does he want draws to be counted. Fischer has been un- available for but Lena Grumette. a friend who heads the Chess Set club in suburban thinks Fisher's refusal to defend his title is a publicity stunt. told me many times that he is going to be world champion for 30 she said. John a New York chess master who contributed much to Fischer's early chess said Tuesday that Fischer's action is pre- game psychological strategy. SHORT-SLEEVE DRESS SHIRTS. From the mills of Canada s most famous makers comes a glorious collec- tion of short-sleeved dressshirts multi- coloured geo- metries light or dark shades All sizes Reg. to SLACKS. 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After 13 hours adrift in the Gulf of Edward his wife and five children were elated to see a rescue plane. Then the sharks hit. didn't know the sharks were around until the very Home said Tuesday of an attack that fatally wounded 10. Another Edward also ap- parently of exposure or drow- ning. shark hit the boy as soon as the plane spotted Home said from a hospital bed at Tyndall Air Force Base in Panama where the family was taken after being rescued. he hit our son and not us. I'll never he said of one shark that mangled Billy's arms and legs. were strictly in the hands of his and children Edward Diana Gerald 11 and were on a vacation cruise from their home in to the Bahamas when tragedy struck. Four other children did not make the trip. The surviving members Weekly wages increase OTTAWA Average weekly earnings for 4.16 million workers rose by during April to Statistics Canada reported Tuesday. Actual figures on wages make it appear that workers were gaining on but the increase adjusted for seasonal variations was less than the April increase in the consumer price index The actual increase was nine-tenths of one per cent and the seasonally adjusted increase was five-tenths of one per cent. The consumer price index rose by seven- tenths of one per cent during April The April average of was 9.2 per cent above the weekly wage average for and the consumer price index went up by 9.9 per cent during the same period. The average earnings sur- vey covers workers in all in- dustries except trapping and govern- ment service. Seasonal ad- justments are based on historical information on wage changes and cover a variety of factors. FIRST REPORTS April figures are based on the first series of reports from industry sectors. By province in there were declines in average weekly earnings in Manitoba and Saskatchewan. Changes were- up Pnnce Edward up Nova up New up up On- up down down Alberta. up 49 and British up By division in there was a decline only in which was down to Other actual averages up manufac- up commu- nications and other up 91 up in- surance and real up and up During April the average hourly wage for 1.16 million workers in manufacturing rose by five cents to The average for construc- tion workers went up seven cents to and for miners nine cents to were admitted to the Tyndall hospital for spokesmen said. TROUBLE STRIKES Home said the family left the Florida Panhandle city of Carrabelle late Monday aboard their 43-foot the Princess Ann. They were headed for Tarpon north of St. when they ran into trouble. hours we hit the darnedest storm we ever a motel told his oldest James in a telephone call home. were 16-foot waves crashing over the deck. I just busted the boat stayed aboard as long as we 'til the waves ripped off the Home later told reporters. tmally. it was gone. We tied each other together and stayed around the life Coast guard officials said they responded to the craft's distress radioed at 11 p.m. by sending out two aircraft that searched throughout the night and after daybreak. At about an airplane piloted by coast guard Lt.-Col. Jack Arney spotted the survi- clad in hie jackets and clinging to a single life ring CIRCLED BY SHARKS were thrash- ing the and there was a number of sharks surrounding Arney said. He said there were eight to a dozen sharks in the feet just lying there with their noses pointed towards the A nearby pleasure the Marel captained by Ch de Snyder of was guided to the family by Arney's plane and picked up the seven Heli- copters brought the two dying youngsters to shore and rest of the family followed after being transferred to a coast guard cutter. somehow v.e overlooked something. I think it was the weather.' Horne said our babies had lo pay for said Mrs Horne. Wederfort says captives may be released soon Tex. Canadian helicopter pilot Don held hostage for three months by anti- government forces in said Tuesday night he feels four other North Americans will be released soon. of Calgary was released by the Entrean Liberation Front June 26. He appeared at a news conference called by Tenneco Oil Co. of which employs three of the four men still held. Wederfort said he felt his release was a of good faith on their part to show the others were alive and well and also to es- tablish a good line of con- The E.L.F. captured five men including Wederfort. March 26 when the helicopter carrying them was seized while on an oil-exploration mission. The four still held in the rug- ged mountains in Eritrea province include Cliff a Tenneco geologist from John a geologist on loan to Tenneco from William a Tenneco and Motta a United Nations Devel- opment Program geochemist assigned to the Ethiopian ministry of mines. TREATED WELL Wederfort said the which has been fighting for in- dependence in Ethiopia's northernmost province for treated the captives well. He said the E.L.F. hopes to gam by holding the four others and he said he believes it will make on Tenneco he said lie could not elaborate Sources in Asmara. said the ELF has demanded million ior ihe release of the four being held but Tenneco says it cannot pay a ransom. Woman's condition is satisfactory A 26-year-old Lethbridge woman is in satisfactory con- dition today in St Michael's hospital after she fell from a horse Tuesday and hit her head Carol Brown. 3506 28th St S was riding her 4-year-old mare about 5pm when it ap- parently throwing her to the ground in a pasture Her husband Ron. who was inside their home nearby when the accident said he thinks his wife hit her head after being thrown assume the horse stepped in a gopher hole or he said. Tractor driver still critical A 26-year-old Cardston man remains in critical condition today in Foothills Hospital in Calgary after being injured in a farm accident near Cardston June 24. Terry Smith was operating a tractor at Smith just south of the when the tractor tipped pinning him underneath City grant approved The city has received more than from the provincial department of youth and recrea- tion for recreational pro- jects Issued under the money will be used for three pro- jects Stan Siwik Family Pool. Gilbert Paterson Community School. and the Lethbridge Curling of which the curl- ing club and the city each receive half. Thief has takes articles Centre Village Mall Lethbridge A thief broke into a northside residence Monday and stole some ransacked the house and had a bowl of cereal before leaving. He broke into the Greg Lazaruk residence at 111010th Ave. N. through the back door. Mr. Lazaruk is on so police were unable to determine what had been stolen. The break in was discovered by a friend of Mr. Lazaruk who was checking his house for him. About worth of stereo equipment was stolen from a car belonging to Allan 280 7th Ave. A S. on the weekend. The vehicle was locked when the theft occurred. About worth of lumber was taken from Engineered 1251 2nd Ave. S. sometime between June 3 and 26. The theft was reported June 27. rescue unit flew long In Canadian Armed Forces search and rescue squadrons Hew 7.800 hours over countless miles of Canada in pursuit of missing people and aircraft on land and sea A 12-minute Canadian Forces National to be shown here during Whoop-Up documents the drama of peacetime armed forces mis- sions Bottle heave costs A 21-year-old Lethbridge man pleaded guilty Tuesday to creating a disturbance. Court was told he threw a beer bottle at a policeman following a disturbance at the Garden 510 3rd Ave. Monday night David 637 9th St. told the court he usually didn't get excited when he was drinking but on this occasion he did. Provincial Judge W. Hudson told Shaw he hoped he didn't get excited often. Shaw was fined and costs. Police were called to i the Garden Hotel to break up another disturbance before the incident occurred.