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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 3, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 _ THE LETHBRIDCE HERAID Friday, March 3, ess ion to ban interrogation backed LONDON' Prime Min- ister fleatli's decision to ban the liood-and-noisc technique of ex- tracting secrets from Irish ter- rorists won widespread support in Britain today. But one nous- paper British troops now will have to light with one arm tied. "Now the Irish Republican Army gunmen know Ihey have nothing to fear if cr.ught and says The Daily But oilier published reports I c.il initiative. Roman Catholics to accept a po- litical settlement. Speculation continues that Heath soon may be ready to launch his much-heralded politi- suggcst Heaths decision, an- nounced Thursday, may he the I appetizer to encouraue Ulster Vnrtcr the interrogation tech- nique, which a three-man com- in i 1t e e suggested originated VPS UnJL V opinion beefs OTTAWA (CP) Sometimes, Urn Marchaiid told the Com- mons Thursday night, he thinks thow1 complain about luralism in Canada should give the conntrv back to the Indians. If tho Indians hail a good im- try was settled by whites, prob-! ing debate in the Commons on a leins of bicullura'iism would not government bill to extend equal- be an issue, he added. The Indian MP from Kam- loops-Cariboo made his remarks --which contained a condemna- tion of Premier A. C. Ben- migration policy when the roun-: nctt of British agreement Red China has for control of Taiwan PARIS (AP) raux says there lung-standing agreement be- tween Peking anil Taipei that Taiwan "will come under Com- munist Chinese control after the death of Chians Kai-shek. Malraux French intellectual not think Chiang Kai-shek would live so long. "I am convinced of the exist- ence! of this agreement under which Nationalist China will again become Ctlinese when B.C. roads opeii VANCOUVER (CP) A highways department spokes- man said Thursday all high- ways in the province were open as of late Wednesday. The Rogers Pass, closed since Sunday by several slides, was reopened Wednesday night to single lane traffic. Taiwan and the Chinese know it too. Andre Mai- Chiang Kai-shek dies. The form has been a of this transformation will cer- tainly be subtle. But we can count on the Chinese for sub- tlety. I told Nixon this. 'Fundamentally, the Ameri- cans had a fixed idea on this, Good. Let's not get exciter! anri specialist on Communist I about this. It is subtle. They China, made a special trip to j know that they will not fight for Washington last month to talk to Pesidenl Nixon in advance of the president's trip to Peking. When asked Thursday during an interview with the French news agency, AFP, if he had been surprised by the Chinese- American communique s u m- rning up the bilateral talks, or of concessions by Nixon on Tai- wan, Malraux replied: 'I was not, since Nixon was not I do not think that Nixon gave up anything on Tai- wan because there has been, be- tween Peking and Taipei, an agreement for nt. lensl five years linked to the death of Chiang Kai-shek. But they did ization payments to the poorer p r o v i n c e s for another five years. The bill appeared to be going through without trouble, with no member opposing the idea of j the rich helping the poor, and by some members went far afield. Under the bill, the federal jovennnenl will continue to pay money to the seven poorer prov- inces to bring their standards up to the level of Ontario, B.C. and three richest. Payments will increase the SI billion paid in 1967 to SI.5 billion by Renewal of equalization payments was agreed to by pro- racial and federal ministers last month. move QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Dental Mechanic Capitol Furniture PHONE 328.7684M MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Olio Tjang, minister responsible for tho Canadian Wheat Board said Thursday Canada fully supports removing restrictions from agri- cultural trade. Speaking at a farm forum, Lang said to do this, high price supports mast be replaced hy policies that 'will promote mar- ket control of production and give direct Eiid to small farm- ers, "In my opinion, an agreement to stabilize prices at levels which do not encourage over- production is consistent with the principle of freer agricultural Lang said of the expanded European Common Market: "Many of our agricultural ex- ports will now (ace high Com- mon Market import duties and levies in the United Kingdom market, while duty-free or pre- ferred access to that market will be extended io other Com- mon Market member states and associated countries." HITS QUfc. GOVERNMENT Charles-Arthur Gauthier (SC criticized every Quebec government since 1942 during debate Thursday. Hugh John Flemming, former Conservative premier of New Brunswick, reiterated a Iong- standing claim by the Maritime provinces to special considera- tion because Ihey did not get northern territories added to their areas of jurisdiction after Confederation. Mr. Maxchand, a Liberal, crit- icized Premier Bennett for his a tt acks on equalization pay- ments, saying (he criticism was distressing and wrong, contrib- uted to distrust and! misunder- standing and was not in the best interests of national unity, Mr. Bennett has attacked equalization payments, partly on the ground that some prov- inces, notably Quebec t do not tax their resource industries in the same manner us B.C. He also has snid there arc too many French-Canadians in Ot- remark that led Prime Minister Trudeau to call him a bigot. Mentioning biculturalism pol- icy attacks by some backbench- ers, mainly Conservatives, in the Commons last week as well as Mr. Bennett's statements, he said he sometimes chuckles and thinks: "If these guys don't like the country, they can give it back to the Indians." Then he men- tioned tho immigration policy. with the KGB police in the So- viet Union, H IRA suspects were subjected to intensive mental ami physical strain. Hooded and isolated, they spent long periods facing a wall with arms outstretched. They were fed on bread and water while monotonous noises were filtered throug the room. Headed by former chief Jus- tice Lord Parker, the three-man government committee estab- lished last November when an investigation of brutality allega- tions brought the hood-and-noise disclosure. Parker and one colleague, Conservative John Boyd- Carpenter, supported continued use of (he technique under strict military and medical supervi- sion. But Lord Gardinder, third committee member and former Labor lord chancellor, rejected the technique as morally and legally wrong. The Parker report disclosed Hicit British troops used the technique for years in anti-guer- rilla actions from Palestine to Borneo. By 'prilling" the IRA suspects, names and locations of 700 IRA men had been ob- tained along with new informa- tion of arms caches and IRA plans that unquestionably led to the saving of innocent lives. HAVE OTHER METHODS But Gardiner argued that in- formation could have been ob- tained by use of "stool pigeons11 and secret microphones in the prisoners' cells, a method which the majority report rejected as too slow. Gardiner also saic persons subjected to the hood- and-noise techniques may ex- hibit anxiety attacks, tremors, insomnia, nighfmares and other symptoms of neurosis long after the "grilling" ends. 'There is a considerable bibli- ography of experiments in this field, particularly in he said, without elaborating Some experiments also have been conducted in England with troops and voluntary civilians British soldiers usually are sub- jected to some form of sensory isolation as part of their train ing so that they can stand up this treatment if captured by an enemy. Heath told the Common Thursday that while interroga tion in ques continue, this spe cific hoocl-a mi-noise tcchniqui will stop- But British troops wil still be trained to resist thi technique, His decision won support 1: Commons with Oppositio Leader Harold Wilson suggest ing it may help stabilize th Ulster upheaval. But Fran McManus, an Ulster indcpem ent MP closely associated wit anti-British organizations, de scribed the Parker report as svash which his constilu ents would reject. Heath countered that M< Maims should tcl! his constiti ents to stop murdering innocen people. NEW AIRPORT FOR TORONTO Map locates site of new international airport to serve Metropolitan Toronto. Ontario treasurer Darcy McKeough announced the site Thusday following months of studies and negotiations between the provincial and federal governments. (CP Wirephoto) He strongly supported equali- zation payments. it's once more...the OLD way! The tax return to be filed by April 30th is a report on your 1971 income and will therefore not be affected by tax reform. But if you have a problem, free advice on income tax is as close as your phone. There's an income iax'expert ready to talk to you at the end of this line. He will answer your questions in confidence. If you've consulted your Income tax guide and you still have a problem, phone: TEIEPHON6 328-9289 Kour< March 6lh Tueicloy, March 7lh to Thursday March 9lh Friday March lOlh p. Nalional Revenue, Taxation Liberal member won't run again Y E L L 0 W.KNIFE, N.W. (CP) Bud Orange, Libera member of parliament for th North West Territories, a nmmced Thursday he will m seek re-election. Mr. Orange, 46, was electee to tha house in 1963 and wo re-election in 19G8. He told a gathering of su porters that he has been loo ing at the possibilities of work- ing in the petroleum industry. He is an economist. Canadian fugitive held in custody SYDNEY Australia