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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 6, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 6 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Wednesday, June 6, 1979 New weapon for forces OTTAWA (CP) Canada's ever-modernizing armed forces are about to acquire one of the ultimates in sophisticated weap- Defence Minister James Rich- ardson announced in West Ger- many Tuesday that, starting next year, Canadian NATO ground forces will be supplied with a surface-to-air self-de- fence missile system known as Blowpipe. The defence depart- ment here released details of the announcement. 100 systems ordered from Short Brothers and Harland Ltd. of the United Kingdom will cost a total of million. De- liveries will be over a three- year period. Blowpipe is a 40-pound mis- sile launcher with a built-in guidance system. Shoulder- launched by one man or fired from a vehicle, it is kept on tar- get by keeping the launcher pointed at an aircraft after the missile has been fired. Mr. Richardson, visiting the Canadian forces in Europe, said a final contract still is being negotiated by the department of supply and services, responsible for all government ex penditures. Mr. Richardson said the Blowpipe system will be ac- quired for Canadian forces in Europe and for 2 Combat Group, stationed at Petawawa, Ont., part of Canada's com- mitment to NATO's northern flank. CONSIDERED U.S. SYSTEM The Canadians decided on Blowpipe after considering both it and the Red Eye system used by the United States Army. Britain will take its first de- liveries of the system at the same time as the Canadians. STILL SELLING FOR LESS1 STERN'S CUT-RATE FURNITURE 314 3rd Street S. Phone 327-3024 The- Blowpipe missile has been described as sort of a "controlled dart." Shaped like a small aircraft, with air foils in front, it is radio controlled to the target. Canadians plan to use it as the last defence for air fields against enemy aircraft that somehow have made it through more sophisticated defence sys- tems. But the weapon also can be used as "anti-aircraft support for troops. Mr. Richardson said the million includes ancillary items, spare parts and publications, targets and missiles. The trade department was negotiating with British author- ities for suitable offset work for Canadian manufacturing firms. A trade department official said he could give no details of such negotiations. Two found dead at Edmonton EDMONTON CCP) Richard Terrence Evans, 22 and Daniel William Dunn, 21, both of Ed- monton, were found dead in a city house in what authorities said appeared to be a murder- suicide. Both men had bullet holes in the head. Ex-secretary testifies Mrs. Sally J. Harmony gives testimony before the Sen-ate Watergate Committee Tuesday in Washington. Mrs. Harmony, former secretary to convicted Watergate conspirator G. Gordon was the leadoff witness. WHERE SMART WOMEN SHOP SUMMER SALE SPORTSWEAR at OFF SCOOTERS Wide variety of styles in Plains and Patterns. Sizes 6 to 14. Reg. 7.99 to 11.99. 6.37 to 9.57 BLOUSES and BODY SHIRTS Long and short sleeved styled as- sortment. Varied Sizes. Reg. 4.99 to 16.99. 3.97 to 13.57 A fantastic new summer selection of Colourful, Care Sportswear. PANTS and JEANS Cuffed and Uncuffed in Plains and Patterns. Sizes 6 to 20. Reg. 6.99 to 19.99. 5.57 to 15.97 SHORTS and JAMAICAS Breezy styles in Plains and Pat- terns. Sizes 6 to 20. Reg. 3.99 to 6.99. 3.17 to 5.57 T-SHIRTS, TANK TOPS SWEATERS and CARDIGANS Wide selection in varied Sizes. Reg. 3.99 to 14.99. 3.17 to 11.97 MORE THAN 280 STORES COAST TO COAST TO SERVE YOU BETTER 506 4th Avenin South Tel: 328-2653 Colltg. Mall 20th Avenue and Mayer Maarath Tel: 328-7011 Sykes libel case appeal thrown out OTTAWA (CP) The Su- preme Court of Canada, in a 5 to 4 decision, dismissed here an appeal by Mayor Rod Sykes of Calgary against a libel con victim arising from a 1969 dis pute with developers over a multi-rafllion dollar shopping centre. The Alberta Supreme Court awarded Robert J. Fraser, a lawyer for two corporations in volved in the project, damages after the mayor ac cused the developers at a news conference of a breach of prom ise. The decision, upheld by the courts appellate division, sub- sequently was appealed by the mayor to the Supreme Court of Canada. A central argument in the case was whether the mayor's statements were libellous against the lawyer personally Mr. Fraser was a spokesman for the two companies in nego- tiations with the city. In the majority judgment, by Mr. Justice Roland A. Ritchie, the court ruled the defamatory words published as a result ol the news conference "might well have been taken to have been written and spoken" aboul Mr. Fraser in his professional capacity. The judgment was concurred in by Chief Justice Gerald Fau- teux, Mr. Justice Douglas C. Abbott, Mr. Justice Ronald Martland and Mr. Justice Wil- fred Judson. Mr. Sykes was assessed court costs. The dissenting judgment, written by Mr. Justice Bora Laskin and concurred in by Jus- tices Emmet M. Hall, W. F. Spence and Louis-Philippe Pi- geon, argued that Mr. Fraser pould not serve as a spokesman in matters of mutual concern for the developers and stand apart from them in the libel ac- tion. "This is not a case where the plaintiff has been singled out as one who has acted discreditably either as a person or as a pro- fessional man." At the news conference, Mayor Sykes said the com- panies, Carma Developers (North) Ltd. and R. C. Baxter Ltd., both of Winnipeg, had practised deception and misled city council. Tory leader takes attack in stride OTTAWA (CP) Con- servative Leader Robert 5tanfield has apparently taken in stride an attack on govern- ment bilingualsim policy by his predecessor John Diefenbaker. A spokesman in Mr. StanSelds office said Tuesday that "as a general rule" he does not comment on speeches made by other members of the party. He was follownig that general rule in the case of Mr. Diefenbakers speech. The former prime minister told the Commons Monday that the government's resolution on bilingualism in the public serv- ice was a "sham and hypoc- risy" aimed at getting votes in Quebec. Mr. Stanfield, on the other hand, has urged the gov- ernment to strengthen the reso- lution by putting it in the form of legislation. The Conservative leafier, In the Commons for Mr. Diefenba- kers speech, looked dis- interested throughout and did not applaud after it was over. The resolution asks Parlia- ment to reaffirm a set of nine goals leading to a functionally bilingual public service by 1978. Davidson named by broadcasters JASPER, Alta. (CP) The Western Association of Broad- casters Tuesday chose Jack M. Davidson of Winnipeg to repre- sent prairie region broadcast- ing stations on the board of dir- ectors of Broacast News Ltd. for a fourth two-year term. Mr. Davidson is vice-presi- dent of corporate planning for Moffat Communications Ltd. Broadcast News, subsidiary of The Canadian Press, supplies news to Canadian broadcast- ing stations. BUSY BEES MEET IRON SPRINGS The Letfi- bridge Northern Busy Bees Girls Club held a tea at the home of Mrs. H. Stroeve. Their last meeting was held at the home of Mrs. T. Klooster with 10 girls present. Mrs. Edith Stefanesik gave a talk on sew- ing and Anniel Duhamel gave a talk on cooking. The Surprise package was won by Lori Reit- er. The girls went on a tour of the Dorothy Gooder School in Lethbridge and the Sunrise Ranch at Coaldale. ITV HIGHLIGHTS WEDNESDAY SPORT: Baseball, 6 p.m., Ch. 7. The Atlantic meet the Expos at Montreal. SPECIAL: Variety Hour, 7 p.m., Ch. 11. Comedy and song in the Florida outdoors. Host is Tony Randall. CRIME DRAMA: Madigan, 8 p.m., Ch. 13. A teenager holds up a party attended by a wealthy man and with whom he is trying to gain influence. MUSIC: Lawrence Welk, p.m., Ch. 7. A musical mel- ange with melodies to please everyone. Doc Severinsen and his trumpet'are the special guests. SPECIAL: ABC News, p.m., Ch. 11. "The Metha- done Connection" tells" of the growing numbers of heroin addicts who are turning to the synthetic opiate. Its pros and cons are discussed by medical experts. CRIME DRAMA: Sarge, 10 p.m., Ch. 7. Jack Casffldy guest stars as an overly ambitious newsman who gets into trouble. MUSIC: Paul Horn Show, p.m., Ch. 13. Paul's spe- cial guest is singer Gloria Lcring. MOVIE DRAMA: "Free, White and a.m., Ch. 7. A black businessman stands trial in Texas for assaulting a white Freedom Rider. THURSDAY MOVIE DRAMA: "Sergeant 1 p.m., Ch. 13. A U.S. sergeant is on trial for defecting during the Korean War. Lee Marvin is the star. RADIO and TV LISTINGS Programs ore listed by the Radio and TeSevision Stations. Any variation in program schedule is due to last-minute changes by the stations and is not ponsibility of The lethbridge Herald. Morley McGIII and Allan Bell Contemporary Sports; Leo Dow Sunday Mornings. MONDAY thru FRIDAY News Buryl Clark News Bun) Farm News cattle Prices Bun) Clarke CHEC Contemporary News; Doug Marvin Farm News; Music We Remember News News Sports Bob Hesketh Chec-line Chec Trading Leo Dow John Oliver Farm News Cattle Price! News Sports Grain Prices Oliver Post Call of the Land Dave King Jack Neufeld Paul Tessler if CJOC News with Bill Skelton, Rad Whitt, Bill Matheson; Sport Brent Swly and Don Maclean; Farm and Ranch Doug Card, WEDNESDAY NIOHT CBC News News, Wthr, Sport ?00 Probe 1220 News, Wthr, Sport News and Grain 6M1 World at Six Phone Bill Show Stan Bailley Show Joan watertield JacK lnyi Bruce Bowie Show jim Elliot Stan Bailley Show Jack Probe 1220 Jim Elliot Probe 1220 World Six MONDAY thru FRIDAY 6 a.m.-12 noon ft Don McMaster 12 noon-6 p.m. Dell-O 12 6 p.m.-lO p.m. Don Hedman 6 10 p.m.-12 midnight Concerts, Overtures 6 and Encores (Bob Concic) CHEC-FM 100.9 SATURDAY noon Don McMaster ndon-6 p.m. Den Hedman p.m.-l a.m. Dell-O SUNDAYS a.m.-l p.m. Concerts, Overtures and Encores (Bob Concle) 1-2 p.m. The Hour (German program) 2-6 p.m. Don Hedman 6 p.m.-l 2 midnight Concerts, Overtures and Encores (Bob Concie) CBR Radio 1010 Calgary WEDNESDAY NIGHT Written In Rock World at Six THURSDAY As It Happens :30 Warmup Concern :05 Eye Opener News, Sports, Wthr :00 World at 8 From the Capitals :05 Eye Opener Five Nights a Week :00 World At Nine That's the Way :13 This Country It Goes Radio Noon Sfockmarktf Take It from Heft Max Ferguson Bob Kerr BBC Newt Home Run News World It As It Happens Don't Miss Reading The Uthktdge Herald CHINOOK COMING OUT TUESDAY (Included with your copy of The Herald) Southern Alberta's LARGEST Rural Circulation Copies-Over Readers CJOC-TV Channel 7 (Cablevision Ch. 6) WEDNESDAY MIOHT THURSDAY Hollywood Squares Pinocchio, Marvel i-30 CJOC News News, Farm and Expo Basebal City Cdn Sports Report Ed Allen Welk Sarge CJOC News Crossfire Movie: Free, White and 21 Sing Along jubilee Mon Ami Friendly Giant Mr. Dress Up Sesame Street Lassie Truth or Let's Make Deal Nancy Miller Galloping Gourmet Joan Wattrfleld Take 30 Edge of Night Family Court Drop In Hollywood CFCN-TV Lethbridge Channel 13 (Cablevision Ch. 4) WEDNESDAY MIGHT of Air Eye Bet News Beat the Clock Hawaii Five-O Mystery Movie Jason King Paul Horn Shew News News Merv Griffin THURSDAY Thought for Day Romper Room Canada A.M. Uncle Bobby Community Calendar Cartoons Parlon Francis Trouble wltn Tracy Supermarket Yoga Pierre Berton Life Style Family Affair Movie: Sergeant Ryker Somerset Another World Whats the Good Ward Anything You can Do Buckshot Star Trek KRTV Great Falls Channel 3 (Cablevisfon Ch. 9) WEDNESDAY NIGHT Salute Agriculture As the World Turns Today Show News Today In Montana Doctors Pyramid' Another World. News News Bob Newhirt Mystery Movie Cinnon MannIX News Tonight Show THURSDAY Our World Sale of Century Hollywood Talking Hollywood Squares Secret Storm 10-00 jeopardy Mike Douglas Shew Who What Where Joker's Wild Game News News News Baffled News KFBB-TV Great Falls Channel S (Cablevision Ch. 11) NIOHT WEDNESDAY News News Truth or Consequences Comedy Show COO Mystery Movie The Methldone Connection News ____ Ay Movie: The Poppy Lets Make a Is AIM a Flower Farm News THURSDAY News captain Kangaroo News Jack La Lanne Audrey Galloping Gourmet Young and the Restless Search for Tomorrow All My Children Deal News General Hospital one Life to Live Days of Our Lives Dinah's Place Three on a Mitch Dating Split Second Bewitched Password News News Newlywad Game ;