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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 11, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 28 THl IETK8RIDGC HERAlD-ScilUfdov, Mnuli 11, 01TAWA (m luU ttw persons who died in ted- eral prisons during ;i recent inoutli period nu-l v in lent deaths, a Senate lias been told. The dead rante. from four teen-agers who ee-mrniued sui- were 17 UMTS a 7fr-y ear-old man wliose attack ended a life sentence fnr murder. The report the federal penitent in ries service s.iys ;M men died of suicide between Jan. 12. and IVe. in. l'J71. while Jt> suhered oilier forms of violent Six men died K'. ef other --two ol" 'h.em tortured and beat en tn during the rio' at Kindlon I'en- ier.tiary last .April. Three were s I t wo wh il e the other "uliile on alxsenee." FATAL srBSTAXCl'S Five died from drinking or in- haling including auti-freeze. ]raint thiniu'r ;md metliylriydrate. Two otters died in auto acci- dents. Tno were drowned, one while attempting to escape, and one man killed in an acci- dent while opera'ing an over- head loader in Saskatchewan Penitentiary. Another died of 'Injuries re- ceived while a 11 e rn p t i n g to board train.'1 lie was o2, NOTICE TO ALL CONTRACTORS, M.D.'s AND COUNTIES, CALL AGT'S CABLE LOCATION SERVICE IN ADVANCE DIAL "0" (ZERO) AND ASK FOR ZENITH 07128 (toll free, of course) OnK one "f the deaths in- f volved ;i woinjn prisoner. Her was ;is She of I .1 I attaek while servimi one plus 1.-14L ikiys nt j leu I'rison for Women for inlent to wound causing bodily harm, forfeiture of parole, ntu! eseape. j Asnoiij: the only were nged or older. More than half! of tiie stiieiiiti! victims were below Al, only two over ;Xl. j HIGH Sl'lC'lDK HATK of the 12 men who died uhile serving life sentences j c'oinn'.iiU'vi suicide. One was "life plus life'1 for non- capital murder and attempted murder while in prison. Among those who dial natural ['.oaths, heart attacks, strokes, eanc-rr and cirrhosis took a heavy toll. One man was as [ihvxkilrd during an epileptic The four teen-agers to kill included a 17-year- old at Springhill, N.S., medium- security prison who put a plas- lic bag over liis liead. He was year's for theft, A 17-yea.r-old at St. do Paul Penitentiary near Mont- real hanged himself, as did an lii-ycur-old at the same inslitu- j lion. A at Kingston Penitentiary died oE "apparent j suicide by burning and suffoca- lion." CIRCUMSTANCES VARY Fifteen of the 33 suicides were at Ht. Vincent do Paul. Among those slain in prison were: 21-year-old man at Drum- heller medium-security prison in Alberta wlio died of burns and was listed as murdered. He was serving four years for in- I cost. 24-year-old man at Mals- 1 qui Institution, B.C., killed in a j fight with another prisoner. He j was serving five years for nar- cotics possession. sexual offenders beaten to death during the torture of. undesirables while oilier prison- ers lield control of Kingston Penitentiary last April. 33-year-old anned robber, serving 1." years, who was slabbed Arehambmilt maxi- mum-seenrily prbim north of Montreal. c a r -ol d confidence man, under preventive deten- tion, an indefinite sentence, who was slabbed in the kitchen at Stony Mountain Penitentiary, Manitoba. The information was produced for Senator Karl Hustings AiuC-rtal, a member of the Se- nate committee cm legal affairs, which Is investigating the parole svstem. ecret FOR 'LWIKATS i ,os CAP) A film ami television producer iuis beeji sentenced to 'M in prison for making.; Inimlj tiive.ils to four air Lines for shooting at FIJI agents. Robert DelLinger, -12, was sentenced Friday for demanding each from United, American, Delta and Trans Airlines last Jan. T. He was charged with firing at FBI ztgcnts wlio posed as airlines employees de- livering the ransom payment. HXTEXDS LIMITS HAMILTON, Bermuda (Ren- ter) Uermijtla is extending its territorial waters to 12 from three miles, it announced Friday. Bermuda last year un- successfully i'ppiied to Britain to extend the limit to 21 miles j and was told that hot more than a 12-mile extension IMJ ap- I proved. GAS CITY WELDING Of Industrial Equipment and Tools at 420 Kipling Street, Medicine Hat Saturday, March H8fh cif 11 TERMS CASH NO RESERVE Having purchased Ilia Properly and Equipment of Succeis Automatic Land Levellers lash year we will offer mosF of their manufacturing equipment for Jnle, As wo are in lha welding and repairing business ond not in manufacturing we have I Title yse for thij big equipment and ere fora hava dficfded to sell it by Public Auction. HEINZ TRA1CHEL, President GAS CITY WELDING PARTIAL LIST OF ITEMS- Ib. lorklilf; IB' goose neck toiler; South Bend lafhe wifh bed and swing; Kobart 300 amp. welder; Lincofn 250 amp. welder; 8' hydraulic sheer; yd. Success automatic Sand levellers; 1953 G.M.C, 3 ton Iruck with 15' grain box and hoist; 6' steot roller; 5' iteel roller; Walker Turner rudiol drill; 2-power hnck- laws; 3-posf drills, 200 ton hydroulic press; 2-12" radial arm saws; 2-Tripp hammers; Ccckshutt 50 dfeicl tractor; Many more Items too numerous to mention. WEATHER NO OBJECT AS SALE HEID INDOORS AUCTIONEER'S NOTE; H 5S very seldom that industrici! equipment of Ihis nature is for sale by Public Auction. all I tie so are in good tcmdilion we ilrongly urge anyone needing this type of equipment to be sure attend this sale. For further Information or a com pie to itemized list contact GAS CITY WELDING 420 KIPLING STREET MEDICINE HAT-PHONE 526-4073 OX HURLBURT AUCTION SERVICE LTD. 1920 2nd AVE. S, TED NEWBY lie. No. 41 LETKBRIDGE, ALTA. PHONE 328-4705 AUCTIONEERS KEITH ERDMAMN Lie. No. 45Q 4 FANTASTIC NIGHTS 5 SUN-FILLED DAYS I-ebanon (AP> j Jordan and Israel have reached a secret agreement in which King Hussein recover occu- pied territory on the west hank of the River Jordan and Israel will keep (he Arab quarter oE TO TnAClI HEADING NORFOLK, Va. (AP) Adults with a Grade 8 education and rai uiulerstending of the prcMems of semi-literates will be hired here to help educate other adults wlio haven't Jerusalem, the Beirut news- paper Al Moharrer says. -.Thed cal was worked out be- tween Israeli Deputy Prime Minister Yigal Allon and a high-ranking Jordanian official meeting secretly near the ports of Aqab aand Elath, says the pro-Egyptian Al Moharrer. The which has close connections with the Palestinian guerrilla movement, gives these highlights of the reported agree- ment: will give up Its claim to the old city of Jerusa- lem hut the Jordanian flag will be allowed to fly over the Al Aqsa Mosque, the third most holy shrine in Islam, as a sym- bol of its Arab identity. will pull its occupa- tion forces out of the west bank of Jordan. The region will be demilitarized and a "form of self-rule established under the Jordanian administration." Israel earlier thi.s week denied reports in the Israeli press that five direct negoliafing sessions had been held between Jor- dan and Israel under arrange- ments by the U.S. Central Intel- ligence Agency. The Israeli re- ports were similar to those in Al Moharrer. Al ivfoharrer claimed the two countries agreed to keep the deal secret "until favorable con- ditions permit its public an- nouncement and enforcement." reached Grade 4 reading lei'el. The experimental program be- gins June 30. WITHDRAW JEW DOIJ-S DIJON, France (AP) Pro- tests mounted here over the short lived sale by a super- market of ditlts 1 n bel J ed "Jew." The West Genium- mntlo Jew tli.splay.'c! along wilh others marked "witch" and "mon- were from sale here anrt in several other supermarkets in the French provinces. TO AID WASHINGTON (AIM Con- gress has passed ami sent to President Nixon a bill allocat- ing million lo the states to guarantee hungry elder ly people at least hot meal a clay, five or more, days a week, during the next two years. Par- ticipants would have to be nt least GO years old, unable to af- ford adequate meals, lark the skill or motivation lo prepare adequate meals and have limit- ed mobility. INCREASE IMPORTS WASHINGTON (Reuter) The U.S. government lias an- nounced meat imports, pri- marily beef, will be allowed increase nearly 9Vz per cent this year. Most of the increas- es, more than 80 million pounds, can be supplied by Aus tralia and New Zea Ian d which Icgether account for about 70 per cent of total meat imports. WASHINGTON' (AIM The Knvmmmenla! Protection Agency ordered an immediate halt today to interstate ship- ment of iHvslk'idos registered for predalor control and iK'gan a recall of existing stocks, Included in the ban thal- lium sulfate, a rodent often misused to control live- stock predators, The U.S. government last Feb. J! barret! the use of poisons for predator control on public Icind and in federal programs except in emergencies. The action by William Huckel- slmus today, however, Likes IheGc poisons off the commer- cial market immediately while opening action toward their per- manent cancellation from the federal registration program. Ruckelsha-js is administrator of the Environmental Protection Agei icy. The action affects ]0 products containing four poisonous com- pounds: thallium sulfatc, cyan- ide, strychnine, and sodium monof 1 uora cut ate, co m monly known rs ItXSO. Two more thallium sulfate products were suspended last June as (Jic probable cause of 20 eagle killings in Wyoming, Kuckelshaus said the predator poisons "represent an imminent hazard! to the public welfare through the indiscriminate de- struction of cur valuable wild- life resources." Farmers nwl ranchers often have used the poisons in bait set out to kill uniinals which attack their cattle and sheep, but tho poisons sometimes find their way to other innocent species liill'ing them instead. Fire at workers EL FEUKOL, Spain (AP) Police fired into a crowd o( to rioting shipyard workers Friday, killing one and injuring several others, Twenty policemen were reported in- jured 1 >y who fought hack -stones nml clubs. The shipworkers have been staging a series of work stoppages in a demand for better pay. to OR ANY AMOUNT ANY REASON REDUCE PAYMENTS BY MORE THAN 50% FREE HOUSE APPRAISAL! Repay according lo your qualified budget! Mortgage Loans made regardless of credit rating! Phone for confidential loan MIDTOWN MORTGAGE and LOANS LTD. 1265 3rd AVENUE S., lETHBRtDGE N. J. (Norm) Gieibmhl Phone 327-2101, Evenings or Weekends 328-0005 Out of lown inquiries welcome! Hawrelak appeals ruling EDMONTON (CP) Former mayor William Hawrelak is ap- pealing rm Alberta Supreme Court ruling ordering him lo pay the city j The notice of appeal said Mr. i Hav.Tolak will move for a re- versal of Mr. Justice W. J. C. Kirby's decision .Inn. j Mr. Hawrelak was president of Sun-Alta Builders Lid. which i became involved in land deal 1 with Chrysler Corp. in 19S3. i Mr. Justice Kirby said Mr. j llav.relak violated HIP rule gov- erning persons in positions of trust. In the notice of appeal, Mr. Hawrelak's lawyers saitl 1 Justice Kirby wrong in finding that the former mayor had an "interest" in any deat- i ings that the city was involved in relevant to the aclion. The notice also said the judge i was MTong in finding that Haw- i relak mads any profit, Includes DOUBLE OCCUPANCY at the FABULOUS THUNDERBIRD HOTEt Group rates for parties of Ten or morel Return air fare, 'ground transportation and luggage handling, plus the power of the pen allows you to sign for all beverages, meals and shows at the Thunderblrd. (No coupons, jutt sign the bills.) Also firit class: service and gourmet meals In' flight, 5 KERR TRAVEL LTD, and AVENUE S.W., CAIOARV 3, AUERTA. TELEPHONE 403 262-3911 <24 HOURS) a walk into springtime Beautiful British Columbia In British pleasures of springtime are ready to enjoy. You can stroll leafy trails lush wilh new growth. Savor the fabulous gardens of Vancouver and Victoria, ablaze with floral beauty. Visit trie valleys of the Okanagan and Kootenays, where orchards bloom for miles on end, The lime Is also ripe for relaxing outdoor activities like golf and fishing. So come take a walk where springtime is happening in all its glory. Head for British Columbia now. For a colorful Visitor's Klf, wrlta: Government of British Columbia Department of Travel Industry 1019 Street, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada ;