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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 10, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta _ THE UTHBR1POE HERALD Wednesday, June 10, 1970 Blast NEW YORK (AP) Seven- Icon minutes after an anony- mous caller telephoned a bomb threat, a powerful dynamite blast ripped through the second floor police headquarters Tuesday night. Eight persons wore injured, none seriously. "There is a bomb set to go of! at police the un- identified male caller said and hung up. The time was p.m. EDT. About 150 persons were at work in the fortress-like, 61 year-old structure at the time- most of them in the fourth-floor communications centre. Emer- gency units sped to the building and began a search. At p.m. the esti- mated to have contained 10 to 15 sticks of exploded in a men's room, destroying several nearby offices ami shat- tering windows in the five-sto- rey structure. First Deputy Commissioner John F. Walsh describee) the ex- plosive device as a sophisticated bomb with timer and said that if it had gone off earlier in the day, 500 employees would have been in the building. Mayor John V. Lindsay toured the scene and said: "Such acts of violence cannot and will no be tolerated in this city." Manhattan has been plagued by a series of bombings in re cent months, one of them in the Criminal Courts building a feu blocks from police headquar ters. Glenwoocl Tot Dies Four month old Crysta Ann Olsen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Olsen of Glen wood, died Tuesday at her home. Lethbridge RCMP said tht cause of death is believed to be suffocation. There will be no inquest. Perry Kazmierraak, 2, o Grassland, 175 miles east o Edmonton, died Monday of in juries suffered when crushet by a tractor that over-turned on the family farm. Michael Hensel, 4, died in hospital Monday of injuries suf fered when he fell from _a swing at his home in the tag Lake district, 20 miles eas of Edmonton. Chadwick Melvin Buffalo two months was asphyxiata while sleeping in his mother bed near Wetasktwin. _____ QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC 324 Sin St. S. Ph. Capitol Furnilurs EDDY DIETRICH, C.D.M. nuKliUNIAL STRIKE-A young Buddhist lies on a cot as part of a 48-hcur hunger strike for peace at Singa- pore's An Quang pagoda. The sign says "The American People Must Carefully Read Vietnam's History to Study the Bravery of Us People." Urban Warning Sounded At Federation Meeting HALIFAX (CP) New and imaginative approaches t.3 solve Lhe growing pains of Canada's cities were "demanded by speak- ers at the annual conference of the Canadian Federation of Mayors and Municipalities here Tuesday. David Lewis, deputy leader of the New Democratic Party, -arned that further neglect of Canada's urban problems would bring disaster, and urged the federal government to provide 'effective and imaginative ac- tion before it is too late." He suggested a thorough revis- ion of the base for municipal finance, a system of regional government, urban land assem- bly under public ownership and a 'totally new approach to gov- ernment structures and rela- tionships. John Steel, city manager of Windsor, Ont., called for a na- tional urban policy involving new approaches by municipal, provincial and federal govern- ments. Canada's lack of systematic policy, cf urban development is responsible for a grave housing shortage, a transportation prob- 1 e m, poverty, unemployment and serious regional disparity, he said. NEEDED RESPONSIBILITY Dr. Eric Beecroft, director of urban and regional studies at the University of Western On- tario, London, said local govern- ment needs to be given a re sponsible role in policy making BS well as representation with provincial governments in con- stitutional discussions. Transportation, pollution r o 1 and urbanization were among topics discussed at semi- nars Tuesday. Today's sessions will include more seminars, resolutions, and an address by Robert Andras, federal minister responsible for musing. The conference con- cludes Thursday. Philip Givens, Literal mem- ber cf Parliament for York West, asked during a panel dis- cussion why the federation had not stormed Parliament and de- manded stronger pollution con- trol measures. He said that although lip serv- ice is paid to pollution control across Canada, and especially Ottawa, priority funds are not set aside for control on many fronts. Edmonton Man Is Not Guilty EDMONTON (CP) Tyler, 30, of Edmonton was found not guilty of non-capital murder by an Alberta Supreme Court jury Tuesday. Tyler had been charged In the shooting death Feb. 23 of Patricia Mah, a woman with whom he had been living. Defence Counsel A. G. Smith said during the trial the fatal bullet was fired accidentally during a scuffle between Tyler and the woman. Testimony in- dicated the scuffle broke out over a disagreement about Ty- ler going out for the evening. SUPER SAVINGS AT THRiFTWAY DRUGS AVERS From THRIFTWAY NEW PRODON INSECT KILLER SPECIAL NOXZEMA SPRAY DEODORANTS 6 DEODORANT 8 ANTI.PERSPIRANT FEMININE DEODORANT Two- 1.25 cans t Regular 2.50. fo if r FATHER'S DAY GIFTS and CARDS OLD SPICE BRUT ENGLISH LEATHER MAGIC MOMENT FOAM IN HAIR COLOR By TONI Reg. 3.50, Special ,39 NEW CLAIROL LEMON GO LIGHTLY SPRAY ON HAIR UGHTENER Reg. 2.25 SPECIAL THURSDAY SPECIAL KING SIZE Cm. of 200 CASH ONLY .49 REGULAR Ctn. of 200......... 4.39 Open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. SUPER SAVINGS AT Open Sunday. U 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. f "YOUR I.D.A. AND REXAU DRUG STORE" 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. 702 13lh Street North Phono 327-0740 SUPER SAVINGS AT THRIFTWAY DRUGS Homes For Poor Possible Claims Building President Shoi Wortl Combine Services CALGARY (CP) Appeal for Alberta to combine community and school services in (lie same buildings and research to develop a workable alternativa to existing forms of local government was presented Tuesday to the Worth Com- mission on educational planning. "Each school must become the cultural, recreational and educational heart or shopping centre of community said Harald Gundorson, Public School Board tms- r lee. He also called for a moratori- um on construction of commu- nity centres, health clinics, swimming pools, or libraries "which sit in isolation" from educational facilities. He said existing forms of city government, school hoards and councils, are outmoded in the space age. The commission should seek "any workable al- ternative" which cOuld mean [lock Festiva Plans Go parents and stu- Saville, Calgary's combined civic-educational bodies of full-time professional policy-makers to replace both councils and school hoards. In another brief, presented at the opening of the three-day public hearings, the commis- sion was urged to adopt a com- prehensive plan that would foite Alberta's highest-ranking education officials to surrender more decision-making powers to teachers, dents. Scott D. youngest school trustee, urged the education department and school boards to assume "dim- inishing roles" in running schools, so that community member's could make more de- cisions. In a IB-page brief, Mr. Saville also criticized the edu- cation department for "being more concerned about filling vacancies on a provice-wide ba- sis, than with improving the quality of teachers generally. The hearings, headed by Dr. Valter Worth, also heard sev- eral briefs on where the amily stands in relation to the schools. :The family is regarded as old-fashioned in some it needs more said rief from the Family Life Edu- cation Committee of the Social Planning Council. "We see family life education permeating every afea of in struction, helping children to a setter family live but not, push- ing them into any particular said Dr. Wilma Han sen who presented the Family Life brief. CALOARY (Cp) _ Plans for music festival McMahon Stadium next nonU) mQVed today in IS EVERYBODY HAPPY? Veteran bandleader Ted Lewis couldn't resist the lure of the stage at the end of a day-long celebration, sponsored by his hometown, Circle- ville, Ohio, In honor of his 80th birthday. He got up and sang a song or two, just like the people wanted. ST. CATHARINES, Ont. (CP) The president of the National Home Braiders' As- sociation said Tuesday his group could build houses which people earning annually could afford to buy. Eric Johnston of Toronto told a group of home builders and politicians the high cost cf housing is the result of csstly and unnecessary gov- ernment restrictions. "There are thousands of dollars in the cost of a home which have nothing to do with materials or labors On a home, for instance, there is in sales tax alone." Other expenses, he told a special meeting of the St. Catharines Home Builders' Association, stem from such planning restrictions as re- quirements for sidewalks, un- derground hydro and paved private driveways. "The standard of bousing in Canada is inferior to none in the world but we have that standard at a price four- fifths of our people can't af- ford housing." He challenged all levels of government to let the associa- tion build a demonstration project with all restrictions lifted. "We will house more Canadians at no extra cost to governments if they will let us show them he said. Two Killed In Air Crasli RIVERS, Alan. (CP) A helicopter crash killed two men today at this Canadian Forces Base north of Brandon. The crash victims, both pi lots, were identified as Capt Ken Young, 43, of Kelowna B.C., and Capt. Mike Barrett 27, of Grand Valley, Ont. ho face cf mounting protests igainst the event, expected to ittract jxning people. A public protest meeting was Tuesday night by the notel village association, which 14 motels and ser- 'ices opposite the stadium in jorlhwcst Calgary. City police ind stadium representatives at- ended. Protesters claim that insuffi- cient organization has been put nlo the event and they are an- skms about people's safety and >roperty damage. Marvin Laye, ground snper- isor at McMahon, said ickets have been printed for the festival. He said "our only concern Is what happens inside the stadi- um. The McMahon Stadium So- ciety is not promoting this fes- tival, only renting the facili- ties.'' Jack Waddell, president ot the association, said members and nearby residents are con- cerned that things may get out of hand. "We are worried about the people who have nowhere to said Robert Burroughs, motel manager. "We are in this business to sell sleep, but people will not stay if there are hundreds of people milling hired to look into the legal as- pects of the festival and find out who gave permission. "What if there is any dam- ;ge done to our one member asked. "What if there is a riot or something? Who will pay for the Police Inspector Ernest Heth- ringlon said there will he off- duty policemen inside the sta- dium who will be paid by tie promoters and "if the situation merits it there will be extra patrols outside." Ken Pickard. representing the Banff Trail Community As- sociation, said a meeting ol community associations, city hall officials, festival organi- zers and other interested part ners has been arranged far next Tuesday to look at ways in which the large numbers of people can be controlled, "We have got to make a pos- itive stand and sec how it can be controlled. We hope to get the facts cf the situation. about at one and two morning. It could cost msney and the city as well." Association members passec i motion that' a lawyer be Everyone is up in arms about tin's. "Personally I don't think we should have it, but I don't think we will be able to stop it. Fighting it will only cause trouble so we must channel it and make it as good and trouble-free as possible." The festival is being spon- sored by Maclean Hunter Ltd. and organized by Eaton-Walker associates. It will be held July 4-5 and feature 20 rock bands. Don Lloyd, local co-ordinator for the festival promoters, said preparations are being made for the worst, but said he is op- timistic. WEATHER AND ROAD REPORT 65 ABOVE -jo. nn ZERO AT SUNRISE THURSDAY SUNSET 49 .08 49 Li-tlihridge.......68 Pincher Creek Waterton...... Medicine Hat Edmonton Banff......... Calgary Victoria........ 00 A high pressure area form- ing over British Columbia Thursday will continue to feed cool air into the south and hold afternoon temperatures in the 50 60s with the north remain- ing mostly cloudy but with marked decrease in rainfall. FORECAST Medicine sunny Thursday becoming cloudy in afternoon, cuul. Winds light. Low high, Med- icine Hat, Lethbridge 45-60.' Columbia cloudy with a few showers or isolated afternoon thunder showers today and Thursday. A few clear periods overnight. Winds light. Low and high Thursday at Cranbrook, 40 and 67; at Castlegar, 48 and 72. PIT MARTIN The Clu- cago centre today was named winner of tlic Rill Maslcrlon Memorial trophy wliich goes annually to the NHL player who best exemplifies quali- ties of perseverance, sports- manship and dedication to hockey. Jim Roberts of St. Louis was second. Goyette Unprotected Expansion Draft Moyri'lKAL iCP> Ore ol the biggest sin-prises today as tlie 12 existing National League teams prepared for the after- noon expansion draft was the dropping of centre Phil Goyctlc from the protected list by St. Umi.s i'luc.s. i Kadi