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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 23, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Thursday, July 23, Police Killers Anger Delegates MONTREAL (CP) Police ternational Conference of Police who have been urged at a con- Associations here a reso- vention here to become more 1 u t i o n demanding immediate militant in defence of law and government action against po- order were advised in final ses- lice killers. They warned that sioiis Wednesday to use "per- police would "deal with their suasion" and the ballot box to assailants directly" or withdraw solve their problems. Delegates' from 133 North American police associations representing more than policemen at the 18th annual In- Rotating Strikes Hit Out., Man. WINNIPEG (CP) A post office spokesman said today re- maining post offices in Mani- toba and northwestern Ontario are to be shut down at the end of the day shift as a result of postal walkouts throughout vir- tually all of Manitoba. The spokesman said offices in the Manitoba communities of Selkirk, Morden, Steinbach and Portage la Prairie, and the northwestern Ontario centres of Kenora, Dryden, Sioux Lookout end Fort Frances, which were not hit by postal union walkouts, will be closed because of a lack of work, probably late after- noon. Alta. Posties Rotate Strikes EDMONTON (CP) Postal workers in parts of Edmonton and in three communities in west central Alberta went on strike early today in what union officials said would be 24-hour walkouts. The workers went on strike at a sub station in the western section of Edmonton and at Jasper, Hinton and Edson. Other postal workers who bad been on strike since early Wednesday in parts of Saska- toon and other sections of Ed- monton returned to work today. THE FABULOUS "TONY WHITE TRIO" Will BE APPEARING NIGHTLY AT THE YORK HOTEL DURING WHOOP-UP DAYS July 20th-25th AFTERNOON AND EVENING PERFORMANCES their services if no action was taken. Another resolution urged member associations to seek the right to strike. But George Springate, former Montreal police officer and a Liberal member of the Quebec national assembly now, told del- egates to stay on the job ana face reality. He said solutions will not be found by "on-the-street justice" but in education, public rela- tions and the "greatest weapon" -elections. Delegates angered by the sni- per slaymgs of two Chicago po- licemen Friday night unani- mously passed the resolution urging government action. But Mr. Springate described the conference reaction as "walking away from reality-." Insp. Leo Plouffe of the Mont- real police department said po- lice can meet successfully the challenges of society if they make use of publicity and tech- nology in the same way that legislators do. "Persuasion has been the most efficient method used by those who change our laws and it should become our method also." Insp. Plouffe told the dele- gates that police should respect the law but also communicate their opinions "on the possible dangers of this or that mea- sure" to legislators. Carl Parsell. newly-elected president of ICPA, said U.S. po- lice will campaign to remove "incompetent and incapable" judges. Patrolman ParseU, a 23-year veteran of the Detroit police de- partment, said: "We will throw 'our weight be- hind candidates who stand fen- law and order at all times, not just when voting time ap- proaches." Shell's 7th Well Plugged CALGARY (CP) The sev- enth well in a Shell Canada Ltd. drilling program off the east coast has been plugged at feet, the company an- nounced today. Previous wells in the pro- gram have encountered a few shows of oil and gas, but no commercial finds were an- nounced. The drilling vessel will be taken to its next site, 265 miles east of Halifax, to start drilling in a few days. Cardinal Wires Chretien On Blue Quills Stalemate ST. PAUL (CP) Harold Cardinal, president of the In- dian Association of Alberta, said today Indian Affairs Min- ister Jean Chretien is misin- formed or deliberately misin- terpreting demands of Indians in this area who want control of 200-student Blue Quills School. Mr. Cardinal, in a telegram on behalf of a group of In- dians who have occupied the school for the last 10 days, said they are prepared to meet I. K. Kobinson, deputy Indian affairs minister, at the school in an attempt to re- olve the dispute. He said the minister's claim hat Indians want an immedi- ate takeover of the school out- side any present educational tnicture is a distortion of the ndians" demands. "The situation at Blue Quills School is serious and not a mat- for political manoeuvring NEW LIFE Doctors said three-year-old Tony Puseniak-borr, with a hols in his heart-would probably not live past the age of 12, but four hours in a Montreal Child- ren's Hospital operating room turned the tables on possible death, and guaranteed the child a new life. Sue Wiglesworth is shown comforting Tony in the recovery room. Libya Turns From U.S. To Get Arms From Reds WASHINGTON (AP) The Soviet Union has expanded its military aid to another Arab state with a shipment of equip- ment, including tanks, to Libya., Unied States sources say. They .report a Russian vessel recently landed a cargo of T-54 and T-55 medium tanks, trucks and other vehicles at Tripoli, apparently the first ship load of Russian-supplied military gear to reach Libya This development is signifi- cant, in the view of U.S. intellig- ence analysts, because it indi- cates the Libyans may de- cided to turn to the Russians for their army equipment. Although the Tripoli regime is considered in the leftist Arab camp, U.S. authorities have been hopeful the new Libyan leaders would not tie their coun- try to the Soviets. At least six other Arab coun- tries are receiving military DANNY CLARK WILL ENTERTAIN IN THE RED COACH LOUNGE MARQUIS HOTEL Each Thursday, Friday, Saturday Evening ENJOY GOOD ENTERTAINMENT IN AIR CONDITIONED COMFORT1 equipment and are considered generally to side with the Sovi- ets against the United States on most issues: Egypt, Syria, Al- geria, the Sudan, Iraq and Yemen. The struggle for the strategi- Plane's Fate Concealed In Ocean NEW YORK (CP) The fate of a giant Soviet transport plane remained concealed in the ex- panses of icy ocean somewhere off Greenland today, despite the discovery of a liferaft and scat- tered debris and the monitoring of two mysterious radio mes- i the party of Mr. ardinal said in Uie telegram. "In view of your lack of re- ponse and, indeed, mism- of these people's gitimate aspirations, we can- ot in good faith counsel mod- ration of their part." Mr. Cardinal said the as- ociation "will not accept re- ponsibility for any eventuali- es" if Mr. Chretien's co-opera- on is not forthcoming. The telegram was i response to one received Vednesday night from Mr. hretien which repeated ear- er offers for a meeting in Ot- awa with the Saddle Lake- thabasca area Indian bands f north-central Alberta. The meeting would be at federal xpense. Similar offers earlier were ejected by the Indians, who epresent about residents f reserves in the area served Cable TV Licences Approved OTTAWA (CP) The Cana- dian radio television commis- sion announced today that il las granted three-year licences :o two Calgary cable televi- sion companies. It denied three other Calgary licence applications. The licences to Community Antenna Television Ltd. and a company to be incorporated, represented by D. R. Graham will each serve approximately half of Calgary. Com munity Antenna wil serve the northerly half of the agea. Both of the radio signals were discounted by the Canadian air- sea rescue centre in Halifax and the U.S. Coast Guard here as being possible calls for help from the four-engine AN-22 one of the world's biggest aircraft. It has been missing since last Saturday on a flight to Peru with relief supplies for victims of May's disastrous earthquake. Twenty-three persons disap- peared with the plane. TEACHER RELEASED DRAGUIGNAN, France (Reuters) Ernest Bolo, a 42- year-old psychology teacher ac- cused of starting some of last week's devastating forest fires on the French Riviera, was re- leased from prison Wednesday night on provisional liberty. We're CLOSING OUT PROV. COVT. ClOSE OUT PERMIT NO. 865 EVERYTHING MUST GO RIGHT TO THE BARE WALLS BY JULY 31 Don't Miss Out On The Many Fantastic Savings Offered MEN'S WEAR CORNER OF 4th AVENUE AND 5th STREET SOUTH cally located North African country has been under city, Mr. lirananrs company the southerly part. since last September when young Libyan aony were applications from Foothill Cablevision Ltd.; overthrew the generally Cablevision L t c American King Calgary Videon Ltd. The British and the regulatory agency, say- cans evacuated military it is concerned about the at the request of the of a balance of ary in the communica- The United States has media, said its approva plied Libya with some F-5 Freedom Fighter jets. In conditional on FP Publications Ltd. disposing of its the Libyans have been discuss ing with the French the possibil ity of acquiring some Mirage in Community Antenna before the licence expires. LICENCE The new Libyan leaders havi tended toward strong ties wifl the neighboring Egyptians and some analysts have forecast the former Western airbases in Libya would be used by thi Egyptian air force for of three year licences to Capital Cable Television Co. Ltd. and QCTV Ltd. to provide cable television i Edmonton also was amwuncec The federal regulatory agency also announced it has de- applications by five other Soviets to operate cable television in the Alberta -capital. are: Vidi Cable Ltd.; a Oln to be incorporated represented by Mrs. Elizabeth Farrell; Northgate Cable- Ltd., the City of Edmonton, and a company to be incorporated represented by MOSCOW (AP) Canada E. Bishop. willing to help the Soviet with technology and grain in change for Etesian knowhow in 'Arctic development, Opposition Leader Robert Stenfield of ada said He told a news conference discussed many areas of possible co-operation with Soviet officials during his five-day visit Moscow and Leningrad. They reacted "with he said. "The Russians indicated will be heavy emphasis in next five-year plan on agriculture. I still cannot understand why they have problems in this area while we in Canada have grain coming out of our ears, but they do have very serious problems. Canada can help. "But in terms of Arctic development, we can hardly claim to have done as much as the Soviet Union. This is an area where we could team from the Russians and I emphasize the importance of co-operation." The Conservative leader said Canadian firms want a piece of the action in developing Soviet mining, timber and other FRANCISCO (AP) A spokesman for the Air Line Pilots Association called Wednesday for bulle proof cockpits, better detectio devices and tougher prosecutio !o halt air piracy. "International civil aviation is threatened unless something is done about hijacking and said Captain Grady B. Stone, head of the association's committee on hijacking. He said public confidence in air transportation has been eroded by at least 205 hijacking attempts since 1960, with 155 of them successful. He said 104 ral have been to Cuba. hijacking accounted for yliv one death, he said, 210 persons died in six U.S. air crashes f as sabotage since 8. TSHm f COMPANY Gary lines and the government not acted decisively to de- Optician 307 6th SI. S. legal and technical deterrents to air pirates, Stone said. LOYAL ORDER OF THE SOCIAL and Sat., July 25th 9 Moose Hall 1234 3rd Ave. MUSIC BY THE FOR MEMBERS AND INVITED Klondike Palace Opens Tonight At Edmonton EDMONTON (CP) The Clondike Palace, a modern-day amity-type version of an 1830s entertainment extravaganza opens tonight as Edmontonians ace a gold mine of entertain- ment offerings during their an- nual Klondike Days Exposition, The palace is (he gardens dur- ing the rest of the ,000-seat convention hall 01 hockey and sports arena. But during the 10-day aondike Days Exposition, the loor is covered with tables an< chairs and a huge stage and ramp for the performers. Stars of the free gold-rash spectacular are Fred an< Mickey Finn. Fred tinkers a the piano, whole his wife Mickje, strums along on a pint size banjo. The Finns operate their own club in San Diego Calif., a gay '90s palace on a smaller scale. y the school. They say the ex- pense would ultimately be by them and other Ca- adian taxpayers. Spokesmen for Mr. Cnre- len's office have countered lat the minister is unable to eave Ottawa because of daily abinet meetings. Children Die In Crash Two children are dead and heir parents are in hospital in 'air condition as a result of a ,wo-vehicle collision Wednes- day 36 miles vest of Medicine Hat on the Trans-Canada High- way. Dead are the daughters of and Mrs. Robert Turner, Karen, 1, and Kathy, 7, from Barry's Bay, Ont. The driver of the other car, Richard Arden, 29, from Brooks, escaped serious injury while a passenger, Hugh Rob- son, 23, of Rolling Hills, was reported in satisfactory condi- tion in hospital. lightning Kills Mare MAGEATH (HNS) Light- ning killed a mare here Tues- day afternoon. She belonged to Collin Passey and was found dead in his pas- ture south of town. It took place on a hill near the road to the Magrath Ceme- tery. The mare was nine years old. Her colt and other animals in the same pasture were not in- jured. Only mark on the dead mare was an injured ear. WEATHER AND ROAD REPORT 79 ABOVE ZERO AT SUNRISE FRIDAY SUNSET Lethbridge.....73 47 .05 Medicine Hat 78 53 .35 Pincher Creek 72 52 Calgary 70 47 Edmonton......72 49 Peace River 69 47 Jasper.........74 52 Banff........72 46 Prince George 70 52 .14 Vancouver..... 69 52 Penticton....... 85 51 Prince Albert 80 54 Saskatoon.......79 52 Moose Jaw 83 57 .39 Regina..........83 59 .25 Winnipeg....... 78 66 .OG Thunder Bay 79 47 While River 78 47 Toronto......... 79 50 Ottawa.........80 57 Montreal.....81 58 Quebec........74 56 St. John's 76 57 Halifax Charlottetown 76 58 70 58 Fredericton 75 57 Chicago........ 72 66 New York.....83 70 Washington.....81 80 .02 Los Angeles 77 61 San Diego.....73 66 San Francisco 62 54 Las Vegas .105 80 FORECASTS Lethbridge-Medidne Hat- Sunny and warm with highs in the mid-TOs. Friday: most- ly snnny in the morning. A few tlmndershowers In the af- ternoon. Lows near SO; highs near 80. Kootcnay, Columbia To- day: sunny this morning, clouding over during the after- noon with a few showers this evening. Friday: mainly sunny in the morning, otherwise cloudy with a few showers. Highs today and Friday in the high 70s or low 80s; lows to- night in the low 50s. Look to BEHLEN for the QUALITY! There's a BEHLEN STEEl BUILDING to suit your needs at a price you can afford. Curvet-S widths Any length Fill 100% with grain Lew prices. Curvet Town Country Modern, flat roof design. Large variety of widths wall heights. 4 cgmiinr tk Be prepared for the 1969 crop Buy your grain storage now -tow down Financing Available We will not be undersold. General Farm Supplies COUTTS HIGHWAY PH. 327-3165 OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA Highway 3 west. There is re-paving between Lethbridge and Monarch. Motorists are asked to watch for men and equipment. Between Coleman and the B.C. border paving is in progress causing slight delay in Lethbridge to Welling. Base course paving is traffic. Highway 5 in progress. There are some rough sections. Motorists are asked to watch for men and equipment. Heavy oiling has been completed in this area and caution is advised. Highway 25 Oiling is fa pro- gress in the Turin area. The Logan Pass is now open 24 hours daily. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing Coutts 24 hours: Carway 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. MST, Chief Mountain 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Del Bonita 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Rooseville, B.C., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Kingsgatc, B.C., 24 hours; Porthill-Rykerts 8 to midnight, Logan Pass, open 24 hours, ;