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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 16, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Protestors For Abortion Crash Medical Meeting WINNIPEG (CP) A group of young women crashed Hie opening luncheon of the Cana- dian Medical Association con- vention Monday, demonstrating for abortions on demand. They gave the association until noon Tuesday to throw its weight behind their program for changes to the Criminal Code. One of the group, draped ill a white sheet and doused in ket- chup, stretched out on the floor of the hotel dining room while seats in the House of Commons her companions, brandishing knitting needles, chanted "free abortion." The doctors applauded at the end of the demonstration, which lasted about two minutes. The group then left. They identified themselves as the Women's Liberation Front, part of the organization whose members chained themselves to tion methods. galleries last month. The letter asked the C.MA to state by noon today thai it will for removal of abor- tion restrictions from the Crimi- nal Code; an aboi-tion-on demand policy; the government provide free birth-control vices and literature; doctors about abor Million Pro j eel New International Airport STE. Quo. (CP) Loggers, lumberjacks and construction crews have moved into this quiet rural village and real suburb. departures, however, will con- tinue to be handled at Dorval, the present airport in a Monf- aie preparing to bulldoze its farmhouses, school, post office and restaurants to make way for a new international jetport. Ste. Monique will be wiped from the map in the name of progress. The first facilities of the airport 27 miles northwest of Montreal are ex- pected to be ready by 1974. Do- mestic and local arrivals and Neat modern bungalows and century-old stone houses will be ciu'jhed to make room for the new airport. On many farms. equipment has been stacked be- neath For Sale signs. Rev. Hector Biron, parish priest of Santa Monica Roman Catholic church, says his pink stone church "will die on ils 100th birthday.'' Most of Ste. Monique's Stanfield Stakes Political Career On Tax Issues residents can stay in Ihui homes until 1972, but many pi in to leave now. The federal gov eminent has given them e.xpin priation compensation. MONTREAL (CP) Opposi- tion Leader Robert Slanfield says he would consider his polit- ical career in jeopardy if he failed to cause Finance Minister Edgar Benson to make changes in the white paper on taxation. "1 didn't put it in those terms but 1 am quite prepared to ac- cept it on those Mr. Wholesale Price Index Declines OTTAWA (CP) The whole- sale price index declined nine- tenths of an index point or three-tenths of one per cent to 238.6 in May, the Dominion Bu- reau of Statistics reported Mon- day. The index, based on 1935-39 prices equalling 100, was 289.5 in April and 283.1 in May last year. The bureau said prices of non-ferrous metals and of ani- mal, textile and wood products declined, while vegetable, iron, and chemical products prices rose between April and May. There was no change in the index for prices of raw and partly manufactured goods. while the index of fully and chiefly manufactured goods products declined. Stanfield said on (he Sunday CBC radio program Cross-Cmin- try Check. He said he believed the whits paper proposals contain "a lot of dead weight" that will prov- ide little increase in revenues for Ottawa. It would subject home owners to capital gains tax under certain conditions. "I think it is nonsense to tie up the ordinary house holder in a lot of red tape which isn't going to produce a lot of reve- nue." Although Mr. Stanfield did not specify his complaints, he said he believed it would be harmful to business. "I think its bad, awfully rough on the small business J can't think of anything that would cause more sellouts by Canadian businessmen than the white paper in its present form. It will do far more to cause the sale of Canadian cor- porations, particularly the ones that are doing well." j Funeral Held For Pioneer Calgariau CALGARY (CP) Funei i services were held Monday foi Eddie King, the son of the fiisl j f man to set foot in what now is I Calgary. Mr. King died here last week at the age of 84. His father, Cpl. G. C. King was with the Northwest Mount- ed Police detachment that es- tablished a post at the junction )f the Bow and Elbow Rivers 11 1875. Cpl. King eventually became lalgary's first postmaster, sec- ond manager and manager of the first Hudson's Bay Co. Store. He was an outstanding athlete and the city's first pro- fessional hockey player. y, June 16, THE lETHBRIDGE HCRAIB 11 or in f, r lock repares fl. MOON DUST TRAVELS IN STYtE A tiny piece of moon dust an ounce and a half and encased in a special sealed box occupies an airliner on which it was transported from tos Angeles to Ne custody of Robert Countryman, whose employer, American Couri weighing less than a first class seat in York. It's in the Corp., paid for on exlra seat because it didn't want the moon rock riding in the baggage compartment or under Countryman's seat. Giving it solicitous attention is stewardess Barbara Goss. The rock is enrou-te to Hompstead, N.Y., where it will be turned over lo scientists. CAUJAItY id1) The uni- versity of Calgary will probably and lot'k most of its doors during a rod; music festival at iMcMabon Stadium July 1 Red Burgess, student's union president, said Monday. Mr. Burgess said in an inler- 1 view he was informed (if I he anticipated shutdown week. A final decision was expected today at a meeting of univer- sity officials. Air. Burgess said (lie stu- dent's union has approached university administrators with a request that the campus's main gymnasium be left open to accommodate some of the 50.000 young people expected to attend the festival, the last event in a province-hopping rock music caravan. An exception to a closure at the university would be JMac- Ewan Hall, the student centre which is controlled by its own. independent directorate. Peter Faid. acting director of MacEwan Hall, said the build- ing will hold regular operating hours during the festival but will remain open LJ4 hours a day if transients "make a big point" about slaying inside after tin: regular closing hour of mid- night. Supervisors would attempt to clear the building at the close of hours but "if it's raining or something and pen- j pie can't be cleared out bv! Many reside! o'f norths, City police aurl festival or- met last Thursday and Deputy Chief Oiikes said officers VU.TC given assignments to gather so police will have "all [v.tssthle information relating lo the handling of the festival." Mayor lion Sykes announced lie visit the rock show in either Toronto or Winnipeg to ensure that the organizers can live up to their assurances. The music caravan, known as festival Kxpruss '70. has al- ready run info problems with cancel 1 anon of its first show in Montreal. An official of Maclean-Hunter bid., the other co-sponsor, said the Montreal opening .lime .Jean Bap- tisto Day in Quebec was can- cel let! through civic interven- tion. The show now will open JUIIP i1! in Toronto and then move lo Winning. xon Picks Richardson To Siu'ccrd Fiiidi IV Senate confirmed Monday Pres- ident Nixon's nomination of El- PLAYEH COACH Bill Young, a starting forward SERVICKS Religious services at Mei ion.: He is survived by his wife, j for Penn State's varsity basket-1 Pa., near Philadelphia, arc still Grace, three daughters, a son, eight grandchildren, a great grandchild and two sisters. ball team last season, is coach- j held regularly in (he same ing Uie Nittany Lion freshman j meeting house where basketball team. I Penn once attended. William j Hill and Banff Trail Community j -_____. are opposed to the s LA15GK1! WITH KCT'liH i Australia's stale of South Aus-: really opposed to (he festival, I tralia is larger than Texas. Ar- i some of them quite violently." kansas and Louisiana combined j said Mrs. A. F. Downey, whose but has fewer people than Den- husband is secretary" of the j ver, Colo. University Heights Association. Co iii't Changes Interpretation Of Draft Law WASHINGTON fAP) The U.S. supreme Court today ex- empted from military service all young men who have strong moral or ethical objections to military long as their beliefs are deeply held and arc not based on expediency. Interpreting the draft law sec- lion that provides for conscien- tious objectors, .Justice Hugo L.! Black wrote: "That section ex-1 cmpts from military service all those whose consciences, spurred by deeply-held moral, ethical, or religious beliefs, i would give them no rest or peace if they allowed them- selves to become a part of an instrument of war." i The decision reverses the con- viction and three-year prison j term of Alliott Ashton Welsh II. I Los Angeles computer neer who refused army indue- j tion. made good sen It makes even better sense to Crazy Cops Biow The Whistle Tomorrow! Manufacturer Bets Bundle On Labor Party LONDON' (liculcrs) Bel- .ing odds on a Labor party vic- tory in the general election T h ti r s d a y plummeted today after the single higgesl bet (if the campaign, a wager of (abou! SaO.OOfl> in order to win (about S5.000I. The bet came from a York- s hire clothing manufacturer. The company which accepted the hcl, Ladbiokc's. promptly slashed odds on a Labor victory from 1 to 10 lo I lo H. Odds on the Conservatives now arc I! to I the highest price againsl I he Opposilion parly since belting on e I c c I i o n s start al in I MM. Acadian has always been a bargain to buy. And lo own. now Acadian conies along with a new, lower price. So you can save even more! And get yourself, a new car that's 'way ahead of ils field. At any price. An Acadian makes sense many ways. You'11 be impressed with the quick, sure way it handles in iratlic. And the easy way it parks. You'll get eager yel economical performance wiih Aradian's Six or L'00-hp V8, both standard. Three optional engines'are also .available. Five transmissions include the standard manual and a Torque-Drive semi- automatic that's priced under 8100. You pay nothing extra for such features as front armrests, J'oam-padtling in the front -seat, ashtray, lockahle glove iiox and steel Cargo Guard protection between your pas- setigers and Ihe trunk. You even gel a bidden antenna it von order a radio. So check out Acadian. And check on! how mucb more you can save todav. Your dealer has Hie story. And he's taking orders tor lower-priced .AcadiariB right: now. Acadian prices reduced at your Pontiac dealer's 1 ec your local aullioiized Acadian-Pontiac-Gu'Cn AUTHORIZED ACADIAN-PONTIAC-BUICK DEAtER IN LETHBRHiOE PHONC 327-5705 ENERSON MOTORS LTD. .117 4lh AVE. SOUTH IETHBRIDGE. AUA. ;