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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 1, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta No Questions AUoivcd At Suffield Demonstration Was Peaceful Monday, June 1, 1970 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 1J, (ioucilialiofi Soon Dr. Kecsor said conferences vegetation on Hie bald prairie between Britain, U.S. and Can-1 on which to test the chemicals, ada are "an exchange of con- cepts of research, but our allies, don't use our equipment." DEMONSTRATORS ENTERING SUFFIELD RESEARCH STATION SATURDAY By JOAN BOWMAN Hcarld Staff Writer About 800 persons demon- strated peacefully Saturday nt the gates of Suffield Research Station near Medicine Hat to demand the station's conver- sion from a chemical and bio- logical weapon centre to a pol- lution control centre. Following the three hour demonstration a 11 e n d ed by about 35 Lethbridge persons, a delegation of about 30 visitors and newsmen met inside Suf- field with director-general Joe Perry and research chief Dr. Brian Reesor. The press was not allowed to ask questions, and the two-hour ibdlogue appeared to end with neither side believing the other. Mr. Perry said "nothing we have done here has been of i a site for research into defol- I any use to the Unified States j iating agents were obviously in Vietnam." i wrong because there is little i Earlier Saturday, Dr. Loren Hepler of the University of Lethbridge called for an end of i what he described as "Can- I ada's complicity in chemical- l biological warfare research." The demonstrators, from the Prairies and British Columbia, contended Suffield's site was used as a research centre and testing ground for CBW weapons, and that the re- suits of the reasearch were available to the U.S. ilr. Porn' said there is "no of doing anything but passive defence" at Suffield. Dr. Reesor noted that press reports which cited Suffield as Dr. Harold a Uni- versity of British Columbia bi- ologist, sakl the line between I defence and oftcnce Is too j vague for Mr. Perry's remarks to mean anything. Dr. Kasinsky said he didn't Uiink science should be sued for military programs. "Scien- tisis should realize they must take inlo account the results of their work." Dr. Heesor charged the dele- gates with being uninformed about Suffield. have actually been in an -tnti-pollution program for 18 months. It's strange to you'd protest before you'd find out what the facts are." Mr. I'eny said more than persons have been through the research establish- ment, including the labora- Conciliation between ttw City of IvClhbridge and 11x3 Interna- tional Union of Operating Engi- neers, Ijocal 995. has stopped, pending a by the concili- ation commissioner. II. Graliam Calgary was in the city hist tor ronc'ilia'iion the union, rep- have tu do is write letters to 27 city employed operating engineers, and his the minister of defence if you report is expected in the near want some answers." QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC 324 5th 51. 5. Ph. 328-7684 Abovo Capitol Furniture EDDY DIETRICH, C.D.M. RED CROSS Sourhminsrer Church Hall JUNE 2, 3, 4 Tuesday-6-9 p.m. Wsdnesday-1-3 cnc! 6-9 p.m. a.m., 6-9 p.m. FLIP-TOP This flip-top funny car Corvette, entered by Barry Stanley of Edmonton, was part of a display of about 40 custom autos entered in the Le Barons car show held in the Lethbridge exhibition pavilion on Saturday. About attended the show, which drew entries from Western Canada and the Northern United States. Native Court Worker Here Albert Lapfa; will start Mon- day as court worker for the na- tive people in Lethbridge and Wilderness Meeting Set The animal meeting of the Alberta Wilderness Association Lethhridge branch will be held tonight at 8 o'clock in the Uni- versity of Lethbridge Kale An- drews Building lecture theatre. The agenda includes election of officers and discussion of the new Alberta wilderness leg- islation, Bill 106. Everyone interested is wel- come to attend the meeting. surrounding district in a three- month (rial project sponsored by the Lethbridge Branch of the j John Howard Society. His duties will be to visit prisoners in the cells and then explain their point of view and circumstances to the magis- trate and crown prosecutor. He will consult with both men and women. Before coming to Lethbridge he was a counsellor at the Cal- gary Native Friendship Centre. Speaks Tonight An eye-witness to UK recent campus shootings at Kent State University in the United States will speak in Leihbridge to- night. His address is open to the public and will be given in Room 131 of the University of Lethbridge Science Building at 8 p.m. Damage Damage amounted to when vehicles driven by Regi- nald Richard Clark of 609 25th St. N. and Alnn Schallhorn of 1111 11 Avc. N, collided at the intersection of Ave, and 9t.h St. S. Sunday evening. Liglit Aircraft Catches Fire A light aircraft, belonging to the Lethbridge Flying Club, was reported to have caught fire while landing at Kenyoji Field Sunday. No injuries were reported. Extent of the damage and other details are not avail- able. The Department of Transport investigating. Local Police Seeking Driver Leihbridge city police wmild like to contact the driver of a gold colored half ton CMC who pushed a 18C6 Buick and three occupants to Lethbridge on the Coutts highway on the night of May 12. The vehicia was stolen !n Calgary and the occupants lave been arrested. The itnr of the truck can assist the police in a prosecu- tion. THE GARDENING BOOK WRIHEN FOR SOUTHERN All NOW AVAIL 'Better Ways to Successful IN WESTERN CANADA Isabelle R. Youne and Charles Youm Featuring: 326 Pages Chock Full of Useful Information plants to survive our winters dates and soil mixtures and and Cold Frames and Landscaping Gardens and Lily Ponds Plants ond Gift Plus much, much Available At- Tk Itfhbrulge Herald for only A Must for the Beginner A Revelation for the Experienced ORDER YOUR COPY NOW! Or if you wish o copy sent to you clip and mail coupon below with 54.25 to cover mailing and handling. pSSI WSK HBBSS EMS WZX MRS. HELEN KOVACS, GARDENING BOOK I Tho lethbridge Herald Alberta Pleosft lend mo copfej of "Better Ways to Successful Gardening1'. En- closed pleaifl find L NAME ITY PROV, ;