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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 19, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Prisoner played dead during riot KINGSTON, Ont. CCP) A Kingston penitentiary prisoner graphically here how lie played dead during the prison riot of 1971 when he and other men serving sentences for sex- ual offences were methodically beaten for seven hours. Robert Sheehan, 30, told a Criminal Injuries Compensation Board hearing he was chained heside Brian Ensor, one of two RGX offenders clubbed to death by fellow prisoners. Sheehan said that shortly lie- fore the beatings ended, he played dead to avoid further blows. Ensor beside him was moan- ing. Sheehan said he heard one of the prisoners conducting the beatings say: "This one is still alive. Let's kill him." "I remember exactly the mo- ment Brian Ensor said Sheehan. "I think his last words Bible 'smuggler' arrested LONDON (Reuter) A Brl- ish clergyman has been ar- rested in Czechoslovakia on charges o[ attempting to smug- gle Bibles Into the country, the foreign office says. He is Rev. David Hathaway, a minister of the Pentecostal Church from central England, a foreign office spokesman said. HaUiaway was arrested June 23, and 'is being held in jail near Pilsen. He has been charged with "sedition and contravening the regulations concerning the im- port of the spokes- man said. It was alleged that he had in his possession a num- ber of Bibles In various East European languages. were: "Oh, my God. I (hlnk I'm finished.' "I thought I was next." At fhis point in his testimony Sheehan broke down, and cried He has applied to the board holding two days of hearings here, lor compensation for inju ries suffered in the riot and in an earlier assault on him Jan 2, 1970. The board operates under the Compensation for Vic- tims of Crime Act but has never made awards to prisoners in federal penal institutions. A de cision on Sheehan's application was reserved. SETTLED TRAIL. B.C. (CP) Comin co Ltd. and the striking Unitec Steelworkers of America have reached a settlement which could put workers back on tha Job In this southern British Columbia community, at Kimberly, B.C., and at j Cominco plant at Benson Lake on northern Vancouver Island, SO COMFORTABLE! WOMEN'S VINYL MOCCASINS ade in Canada with crspe sole and heel r comforfl Drawstring detail; wipe-clean nyl uppers in Tan. 5-10 in full sizes only. Long-wearing White leather willi 2 Blue slripcs. Bumper too nnd paddr-d lop lining. In youthY 11-13, boyi' 1-5, mon'i A-1 1. P Opon Doily 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. ta 9 p.m. College Shopping Mall 2025 Mayor Magrath Drive Cole honor 'outrageous' says Sanhach WASHINGTON CAP) The executive director or Consumers Union announced recently he has resigned from a govern- ment advisory council to protest the council's designation of Gen- eral Motors President Edward Cole for an auto safety award. Ralph Nader, head of con- sumer research groups, also criticized the award, to be given by the National Motor Vehicle Safety Advisory Council, which advises the department of trans- portation on auto safety. Walker Sandbach of Consum- ers Union said the recipient of the award should be someone who has been truly outstanding in the effort to develop safer cars. "By no stretch o[ my Imagi- nation could that person be fid- ward Sandbach said. Cole was general manager o! GM's Chevrolet division when the Ill-fated Corvair went into production. It was discontinued after relentless criticism by Nader of its stability and hand- ling. "This outrageous award Is more serious than a mockery of justice." said Nader in a state- ment. "It reveals conflicts of interest within the advisory council, and the final takeover of that council by automotive interests." Sandbach heads the consumer group based in Mount Vemon, N.Y. which publishes Consum- ers report. The advisory council consists of 22 members appointed by the secretary of transportation and is slated to present its first an- nual "excalibur award for con- tributions lo highway safety at the First International Congress on Automotive Safety in San Francisco today. 70 FEA11ED DEAD LAGOS, Nigeria (Reuter) About 7" ivigerian men, women and children, are feared dead after a violent storm struck their fishing fleet, official Wednesday, July 19, 1977 THE IETHBRIOGE HtMID 13 sources In Port Harcourt said here. The Nigerians were re- ported to have been returning from a fishing expedition when the storm hit their fleet of can- oes near Soualara, a fishing port In the Cameroon Republic. UN AID PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (APJ The United Nations contributed million to Haiti in 'he 1971-72 fiscU year for de- velopment programs, a U.N. re- port said. CHANGE IN TIME BANGKOK, Thailand (AP) A law that banned the sale of alcoholic drinks between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. is being '-epealcd accommodate Uiirsty tourists, officials Eaid. CLEARANCE That's right: 2 for Woolco is having o clearance on wigs and passing on Big sav- ings lo you. Choose from two short and casual styles. Wigs are made from 100% easycare Dyne] and arc perfect for all sum- mer activities. EACH S.77 Here are two more popular styles al low prices from "Creation The long shag look and long ond curly look bolh made from 100% washable, permanently curled, Dynell EACH Open Dally e.m. !e p.m.) Tliunday ani Frldoy a.m. to p.m, TIRE SALE FULL 4 PLY NYLON CORD TIRES Whitcwalli only in following sizei. 695x14 735x14 775x14 775x15 20.000 MILES" 20 MONTHS .48 50 MONTH Veedol 10W30 oil weather oil. limit 5. Champion, AC, or Aulolile spark plugi, Resistor plug! .98 SPARK PLUG WRENCH T-65 limit 5 .42 OIL CHANGE KIT 187 wilh Over four years of dependable starling power Adjustment, if needed, pra-raled on monlhi used boied on current setting price. COMPLETE BRAKE OVERHAUL [88 Includes drain pan, oil spout, and oil filler remover wrench. Model MOlC. SIMONIZ MASTER WAX 116 EACH Creamy, pre-ioftened formula cleans and waxes Ihfl fait way. Your choice liquid or paste. Model 7914-7917. RUBBIRMAID "GTR" RUBBER FLOOR MATS MATCHING REAR FLOOR MATS 338 MOST POPULAR DOMESTIC CARS [XCEFT DISC BRAKES HERE'S WHAT WE DO: Install premium brake shoe! on oil 4 wheels Rebuild 4 wheel cylinderi Resurface 4 drums Precision grind linfngj Replace brake hardware, all 4 wheel] Bleed, flub ond refill brake syilem Imped matter cylinder Repack front wheel bearings Road leit car LININGS GUARANTEED MILES Repfacempnl lining! no charge in com of vorly wearouf. JruroMotion charges txlro. SHOCK EACH ABSORBERS Original equipment quality. Good shocks are vital for keeping the car under control. INSTALLATION ONLY 150 EACH 188 8 TRACK STEREO RR47 Ranger compact fill nnywliore. Dual controls, excellent long reproduction. Expert installation available. STEREO SPEAKERS 466 PAIR D5-52P 50 8 TRACK STEREO FM STEREO RADIO radio plus 8 liock llcrco lope ployfr. Features include tina luning conlrols and built in burglar alarm. Expert installation available. RR62. DELUXE STEREO SPEAKERS J 88 PAIR BS.54PF Because We're Woolco... Your Shopping Costs You Less! ColUge Shopping Mall 2025 Mayor Magraih Open Daily 9 o.m. to 6 p m.j Thurs. nnd frr. 9 a.m. lo 9 p.m. FOR SERVICE APPOINTMENT PHONE 328-8014 ;