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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 22, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta ForKait high Tuesday LXIV 85 The LetHbvidge Herald MARCH 1971 PRICE NOT OVER 10 CENTS TWO SECTIONS 20 PACKS United Church chose money in press sale TORONTO CP The United Church of Canada chose money over principle when it sold Ryerson Press to an American the former head of Kyerson said In a brief to be presented today to the royal com mission on book publishing in William Heine said he resigned as unpaid chairman of the churchs division of communication m business chairman of the board of Ryerson Press Be cause of the Mr Heine is editor of the London Free He said the Canadian bookpublishing industry must be kept and suggests Canadiancontent leg islation and increased Canadian ownership as tools for said the sale of Ryerson last October ws inevitable and the offer made by McGrawHiU of Canada a United States was in effect worth million more than an offer made by Ma cleanHunter of The though was less important Uian the principle I had hoped the church would forego the additional McGrawHill offered million for the sick out fit compared with million offered by Maclean The McGrawHill offer was in cash and in cluded other terms that brought its effective value up another Action urged Twoway battle for Ulster post Mr Heine said provincial and federal governments now must ensure that other Canadian publishing firms remain in Canadian Th3 key was without which no publishing firm could afford to nsk money on other It lies in the fact that a high percentage of text books used in Ontario schools are published by Cana dian subsidiaries of American publishing companies in the indeed the that Canadian authors writing for subsidiaries of American firms are likely to avoid strong criticism of the United States in the economic or cultural Tha longterm implications for Canadians are Heine said Ontario can ensure Canadian con tent by requiring that after a given date school boards buy 60 to 75 per cent of their textbooks from publishing firms in which a majority of shares are owned by which publish in and which use Canadian The effect would be to force marginallyprofitable Canadian subsidiaries of American which were in Canada only to milk the Canadian to dose their operations in The majority reputable Canadian subsidiaries of American firms would go public to ensure being able to meet Ontario or would negotiate sales of blocks of their stock to purely Canadian corpora Government subsidies or loans to Canadian pub lishers would be ineffective because the publishers would still be forced into marginal operations by the sheer size and resources of American Slave regions still exist LONDON AP All governments oppose slav ery the United Nations has condemned all major religions deplore but in the year of the third moon landing there are still In some countries of the Sahara an adult male costs 10 In ethers he costs about half Hie value of a woman The AntiSlavery working from a third floor office near Londons Victoria has been tracking down slaves and their owners since The society bays chattel slavery exists in 11 coun tries while otiiershave what the UN describes as practices similar lo Such practices include debt sham exploitation of children and servile forms of Acknowledging that the extent varies the society lists these countries where chattel slavery is the Philippines ana It has been outlawed in all these the Society exists in Ethiopia and Debt bondage is piactiscd in Burma and Exploitation of chil dren is carried out in about 40 Senile forms of marriage exist in varying degrees in all Islamic or partIslamic the society Trade in slaves is a clandestine The old public markets of Africa have long since disap but African slaves still move north to the The AntiSlavery Society estimates the world has several hundred thousand chattel slaves The number of people involved in the other practices condemned may exceed 10 The society does not lightly point a finger at gov ernments and make accusations of We have to walk delicately between discreet diplomacy and the threat of publicity when governments wont move to ward reform of archaic social says Patrick the The society has consultative status with the UNs Economic and Social Council and seeks to achieve its ends bv woiking through UN II finds the southeastern part of the Arabian penin sula is still a slave although King Feisal of Saudi Arabia made slaveowning illegal in In coastal villages of the peninsula are reported to be large num iiiis ui of Afncan origin who work in the fields or as household bodyguards and crew mem bers on From APREUTER BELFAST CP William a hardline rightwing Protestant rebel who has chal lenged the British governments policy of moderation for North ern made a lastminute bid today to be prime B u t Development Minister Brian who has indi cated his willingness to go along with reforms demanded by London to right longstanding complaints by Roman Catholics of discrimination in housing and was rated an oddson choice to former home affairs was read out of the governing Unionist parliamen tary parY for fighting two pre vious prime He suc ceeded in bringing both Even though the dar ling of the Protestant militants who want guntoting police and British troops to move into Roman Catholic districts ac cused of harboring Irish Repub lican army was nom inated he cant vote for himself in the Union party caucus which will choose the next prune min ister Faulkner had been expected to be the lone candidate to suc ceed James Faulkner and Craig were nominated today at a caucus made up of the 31 members of the Protestantbased Unionist party in Northern Irelands Par Thirtysix Unionists were elected to the 52member Parliament in but Craig and four others were read out of the party for refus ing to toe the line and are not entitled to vote in party cau ChichesterClark quit Satur day under heavy rightwing pressure to scrap his London dictated policy of moderation and crack down hard on gun men of the Irish Republican His departure has caused Northern Irelands worst politi cal crisis in Despite firm British govern ment warnings against repres sive measures to crush the gun Faulkner was reported ready to make at least one move to appease his partys rightwing militants if he is made prime WAY ARM POLICE It was reported he would rearm Ulsters riot police who Craig had warned that any move in that direction by the British government would be resisted and could lead to a blood South forces retreat under heavy attack in IRA caused ChichesterClarks But the British gov ernment has clearly hinted a break with the outgoing pre miers moderate line might lead to direct rule of Ulster by Lon In Home Secretary Reginald Maulding said today that the British government would take over direct rule of Ulster only as a last Two killed in Alberta By THE CANADIAN PRESS At least two persons died ac cidentally in Alberta during the both in traffic Marilynne Edna of was killed in a single vehicle accident near 60 miles southeast of Craig of died in hospital of injuries suf fered a carbicycle accident in the SuperGranny 108 ROME AP Maria Imperi the woman Romans call Su perGrann celebrated her 108th birthday today with a feast and in good From APREUTER SAIGON CP fighter bombers made heavy raids today on North Vietnam for the second successive day as more South Vietnamese forces re treated from Laos under heavy North Vietnamese Sai gon announced that men had been pulled back across the Informed sources indicated No action taken in troop mutiny PRECARIOUS PERCH A South Vietnamese trooper keeps a tight hold on the landing skid he is riding as a helicopter comes in to land at Han South Viet He was one of many ARVIN troopers who elected to travel in this fashion rather than be left behind by overladen helicopters evacuating South Vietnamese forces from Some of the skid riders fell to their deaths on the flight from II persons confirmed dead in Neiv Guinea landslide New Guinea Reuter At least 11 including an American family of have been confirmed as dead following a landslide Sun day at the isolated New Guinea highlands village of about 12 miles from Rescue officials who issued the death toll today said it now appeared that most of the 115 earlier feared to have been caught in the land had About 100 rescuers were today digging through up to 15 feet of Old Napoleon silver stolen from museum MIAMI AP Bandits tricked a guard at the Dade County Art Museum today and escaped with a silver collection worth an estimated police The pieces of dating back to once belonged to Napoleon Bonaparte and his brother Jerome of said business mana ger of the Villa Viz Preston said the owned by Samuel Kirk and a Bal timore jewelry was on dis play at the and was insured for mud covering the wrecked vil lage in search of It is feared the death toll could reach Rescuers said that no one in the village could have survived the but fortunately most of the inhabitants were ap parently out of the village at the The village is located in the western Sepik district of Pap uaNew about 450 miles southwest of Port A spokesman for the geophys ical observatory in Port Mo resby said today there had been a very small earthquake in the Sepik region early but its exact location had not been President Nixon on TV tonight WASHINGTON AP Presi dent Nixon will appear on a onehour live television inter view on the American Broad casting li is the first of three such scheduled The others will be on CBS and NBC respec No date has been set for those programs Newscaster Howard Smith will question the president in the onehour starting at KHE Vietnam AP A commanding general sail today he does not plan to take disciplinary action against 53 of his men who refused an order to move forward to secure a dam aged helicopter and their com manding officers armored vehi I suppose if I went by the we could have them out and shoot them for refusing an order in the face of the said John but theyre back in the doing their I dont think it should be blown out of The commander of the reluc tant armored cavalry Carlos was re lieved of his commanding general of the 1st 5th Mechanized Divi said the captain made an error in tactics that resulted in his losing control of his unit when he became separated from The men who balked were members of two platoons of Bravo 1st 1st Americal They are temporarily assigned lo Hills division in the north west corner of South supporting the South Vietnam ese invasion of HAPPENED BEFORE A similar incident occurred in the Americal Division in Au when an infantry company refused to go forward Pakistan session delayed DACCA Reuter Presi dent Yahya Khan postponed Pakistans national assembly opening session for the second time today after meeting rival political leaders of the coun trys East and West regions on the countrys political No new date has1 been an nounced for the assembly to It was scheduled to con vene Thursday after being postponed a first time by the president from March A presidential announcement said the decision was made to facilitate the process of enlarg ing the areas of agreement among the political Yahya met today with Sheik Mujibur the leader of East Pakistans Awami and West Pakistan leader Zulfikar Ah Bhutto as he continued his attempts to avert a political split of Paki It was the first time the three had met together to discuss the si Bhuto met with Yahya for two hours Sunday Sheik Mujib met earlier in the day with Yahya for the fifth time since they opened tneudiscussions last after five days of heavy casual ties on a mountain held by the North Move that Eskimo this penguin and take the pipeline through here Miners back on the job at Canmore CANMOHE CP Work re sumed at the Canmore Mines coal operation today as 260 employees returned to the job after a threeday stoppage last Union officials said the pro duction halt was for study ses sions concerning the firing last week of a few workers and was not a Terms of sick leave and scheduling of shift work at tha mine 60 miles west of Calgary were also discussed but the basis for the return to work were not that scores of planes made tiia raids and that they were heaviest against North Vietnam iince last The command said tha American pilots nil surfaceto air anti aircraft gun positions and sup depots from the demilitar ised zone at the 17th parallel to the 19th a distance of about 173 The same categories of tar gels and in the same area wers Im by the American raiders The South Vietnamese aban doned two more outposts in including their deepest re maining base a govern ment spokesman He said the two which were abandoned included Dong Da which at a point 12 miles inside the border was the deepest remaining out post in The other bise Deported aban doned was eidnamed Alpha and lay on the southern flank of Highway the main highway across southern The South Vietnamese spokes Tran Van said government troops were still in Laos and that they now hold three DRIVE NEARS END Field repoits said the drive was Hearing an end and that the strength actually was below The Saigon command claimed that more than Hanoi troops have been killed in the sixweekold drive to cut the Ho Chi Minh trail But the South Vietnamese admitted heavy losses themselves 219 missing and a total of casual or about 25 per cent of tha As the South Vietnamese re turned to South Vietnam by helicopter or made their way artillery duels raged across the border and war planes exchanged missiles with batteries in North Seen and heard Cholera kills 300 LAGOS Reuter More than 300 persons have died in a cholera epidemic in health authorities said In the first week of the disease killed 97 About town YEAR Lethbridge resident Man and Bob Schmor bringing the winter footwear upstairs for the sixth time and fiveyearold Stephenie commenting win ter is sure long today mom Shuffleboard play er John Panske bringing a buddy home to protect him from wife Jean after he spent too long at the Worth more SI million Find body in stamp treasure house TORONTO CP Douglas of was charged Sunday with the non capital murder of Milton Leroy whose bat tered body was found Friday among the litter of more than M million in stamps Gorman was arrested at his home about a block from Rit t c r s threestorey bachelor An autopsy showed the phi latelist died of extensive head including a fractured Police said the borne was a treasure house of rare bonds and investment It was not known whether any cash or valuables were In cluded in the cash was almost in Canadian of it in large bills of the LIKE TREASURE HUNT Inspector John head of the Metropolitan To ronto police homicide said There is no doubt what we found is worth more than It was just like discovering gold in the pirate Just when we thought couldnt find any more than there we would locate anoihcr box full of coins or another of bonds Hesaid the collection was stored in tea cardboard cartons and wooden Police forced their way into the home after a friend of Oscar an Onl stamp was unable to get an answer to several telephone Police said a search of the house failed to turn up a Gramann said it was not until last after 11 years of that Ritter revealed he had maybe a million in stamps in his library and basement enough rare Canadian issues to depress theCanadian stamp Rittcr ran a stamp shop in downtown Toronto until his mother died 10 years ago After that lie sold stamps by mail to beginning NEXT IN LINE Brian Northern Irelands minister of leaves Magharahamlet Presby terian Church at Ballnahinch in County Down Sunday with his wife after attending morning The 47 yearold who is now committed to the moderate programs of resigned Prime Minister James Chichester is a front runner in the race to become the next prime ;