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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 10, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 24 - THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD - Wednesday, March 10, 1971 ALL POINTS QUIET AS TRUCE ENDS - No action was reported Sunday as the seven-month-long Middle East cease-fire came to an official end, although both Arab and Israeli combat forces remained on alert. Dark area shows territory occupied by Israel' prior to the 1967 war, with shaded areas indicating territory occupied by Israel after being taken from Arab nations during that war. $1,500 pay hike for RCMP brass OTTAWA (CP) - RCMP officers are getting a $1,500 annual pay increase this year, it was announced Tuesday. An interim increase of $500 a year was announced for all ranks Jan. 1. A general increase the government said will work out to five per cent will be added April 1 to the pay cheques of the more than 11,000 Moun-ties. Added up, the increases mean $1,500 a year for about 280 officers ranging in rank from sub-inspector to assistant commissioner. The 13 assistant commissioners jump to $25,750 in April from their 1970 level of $24,250. For 27 chief superintendents, income jumps to $22,500 a year from $21,000. For 52 superintendents, the range rises to $18,750420,250 from $17,250-, $18,750. $17,250 FOR INSPECTORS About 192 inspectors and sub-inspectors also rise $1,500- inspectors to a maximum ol $17,250, sub-inspectors to a maximum of $15,360. For about 5,800 constables, increases are: First-class, t $8,500-$10,600 from $7,756-$9, 450; second-class to $7,750 from $7,052. The 2,150 corporals rise into the $ll,430-$ll,727 range from $10,280-$10,577. About 950 ser geants go to $12,388-$12,980 from $11,238-$11,830. Sergeant-majors and staff ser geants rise to $14,005 from $12,855 while corps sergeant-majors go to $14,065 from $12,915. RCMP Commissioner W. L Higgitt and his two deputy com missioners are appointed by the government and aren't covered by pay scales. Gold prices LONDON (AP) - Tuesday's closing gold prices in U.S. dollars an ounce: London 38.80 Paris 39.15 Frankfurt 38.91 Zurich 38.85 Hong Kong 39.88 Beirut $1,247-$1.253 a kilo Govt, breakup feared over marriage scheme MOSHE DAYAN . . . Started it -� Bake sale set SPARWOOD (HNS) - St. Michael's Catholic Women's League is planning a tea. and bake sale for May 8 from 2 to, 4 p.m. A social evening will be j held the same date at 9 p.m. > JERUSALEM (A P )-I n a move which threatens to break up Israel's coalition government, Defence' Minister Moshe Dayan was reported Tuesday to have proposed amending the country's religious marriage code to allow illegitimate persons to wed. This would be revolutionary in Israel, where the synagogue conducts all marriages. Dayan's action was reported by the newspaper Haaretz which said it was confirmed by 1 an authoratitive source. It said the proposal is being opposed by the National Religious party, a key partner in Premier Golda Meir's coalition government. The party, it is reported, says it will quit the cabinet if legislation is formulated which contravenes the Torah, the five books of Moses of the Old Testa* ment from which much of orthodox Jewish law emerges. Haaretz said Dayan, the hero of the 1967 war against the Arabs, took up the case of a Jewish woman and her two sons, both of whom were declared illegitimate by a rabbinical court because they were the offspring of a bigamous marriage. WROTE TO DAYAN The young men wrote to Dayan of their desire to marry, citing their record of service in the Israeli army. The minister two months ago raised the issue in the government. He proposed that in such cases where persons are declared illegitimate aind not eligible for a Jewish religious marriage, the government should create provisions for civil wed- If the government were to adopt Dayan's proposal, it would invite challenges in other similiar areas of contested religious law. One observer put it this way: "Dayan is doing what.someone will have to do some day. This is likely to be the great showdown between religious and secular leaders that we all know must come." Visit UBC NATAL (HNS) - Students John Seremba and Lori Woj-tula, both of Grade 12, attended an. orientation tour of the University of British Columbia, representing the Sparwood sec ondary School. FIVE FABULOUS SINGER SEWING MACHINES ON SALE NOW! From Model 217 at $88.00, to the top-of-line 750 Golden Touch & Sew* with Monaco cabinet at $70.00 off! There's the exact Singer Sewing Ma-chine you want at the saving i:m you need. See Model 457, reduced to $159.88. 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