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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 29, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETH3RIPGE HERAID Wctfnoiday, Mnrch 59, 177J g men the Turkish'People's Liberation Army and the most-wanted fugi- tive 'in Turkey an official said today. There has been no word on the fate of the technicians and the search for them continues. Cayan, a former university student, has been connected with dozens of acts of urban terrorism, the kid- nap-murder of Israeli Consul Kphraim Elram in Istanbul last jMny. In November, lie led five ter- rorists in an eseape throuch a pipe from a military prison in Istanbul The official said questioning of persons taken into custody in and Unye has revealed LSOltN IN' qn-IHUC military uniform. Law was born in Quebec City. The kidnappers were said to His sister, Moira is a j have told Ihe Englishmen they no-se in Ottawa, and his great were being taken as hostages in inde is Louis Audettc, chair- man of the Canadian tariff board. The official said si.x persons in Unyc and two in Falsa have confessed to hiditu; C.iyan and lour other terrorists seized the Britons. They i n c I u d e d Cihan Alptekin, who was ac- return for (lie lives of three left- ist youths under death sentence. The condemned Deniz Gcz- mis, 24, Ynsif Asian, 25 and seyin Inan. 22, were convicted by a martial law court of trying to overthrow the state. Their sentences are being deliberated bv the Constitutional Court. Hearing told railway helping to liill service EDMONTON (CP) There was disagreement Tuesday on whether Northern Alberta Hail- j ways' Edmonton D a w s o n i Creek, B.C.. passenger sen-ice is dying a natural death. Edmonton Mayor Ivor Dent told a Canadian Transport Commission public hearing Ilio railway itself is helping to kill the service. The commission was holding a one day hearing on the NAR's application to discon- tinue Ibe 490 mile passenger SAN JOSE, Calif. (AD-Thejnm through the Peace River Angela Davis trial resumes I country- lodav after a day's delay! Mayor Dent saic lie rail- caused bv a nearby jailbreak i way's request should be attempt that cost the ringleader i and the commission slioulo his life as two hostages were j order service upgraded. The railway has poor rolling slock, "unreasonable sdiedul- resumes After the hearing, J. M. chairman of the panel studying the application, said he had expected more op- position to the request, espe- cially from Peace River region residents. Three other briefs, from the Alberta government, the Social Credit Party and the Edmon- ton Council of Labor Unions, all rejected the NAR applica- tion on grounds the need for service still exists. Five other opposing briefs sent di- rectly to the commission's of- fice in Ottawa. The escape attempt at the Santa Clara County jail Tuesday had no connection with the trial of the 28-year-old black militant, charged with murder, kidnap- ping and conspiracy in die 1971 Marin County courthouse shoot- out That also was an escape attempt with hostages. Four persons died, including a Judge, in that violence. Jacob Zitzer, also known as Jacob Williamson, a 30-year-old senger sendees were not ad- vertised in Edmonton. j However, NAJTs G e neral Manager, Ken Perry, told the hearing substantial losses on the service are a reason for dropping the run. It had almost in Ihe three years be- tween 190S and 1970. "There is so little patronage trial, being conducted under tight security only 200 feet from the scene of Hie escape attempt, TR1AI, RECESSED The trial was recessed by Judge Richard E. Arnason, giv- ing the defence an extra day to prepare its presentation. Zitzer and the other two pris- oners, each armed with a 12- inch knife, entered the jail's sickbay on the second floor, took a lawyer and a secretary as hostages and demanded a getaway car with the motor running. They threatened to kill the hostages unless their demands were met, undersherilf Torn "Rosa said. sensible conclusion is to discon- said Mr. Perry. convicted murderer, was shot jof Ihe passenger service, the only dead after more than Lwo hours of negotiations with sheriff's deputies, Two other prisoners were recaptured and their two hostages were rescued unhurt. The incident began nearly an hour before Miss Davis1 lawyers perhaps Miss Davis herself to begin opening state- ments in her Superior Court Abortions soar LONDON (Renter) Legal abortions in Britain soared to an estimated last year compared with B3.849 in 1970. After Britain's abortions laws were liberalized in 1M7, the number of these operations rose from 22.2M in 1968 to in 1969. JAir. SCIENTISTS MOSCOW (API Moscow city court has sentenced Ihree scientists to 12-year terms in labor camps for taking bribes and using their influence lo help unqualified students enroll higher education in-stitnles. The labor newspaper Trud also said Wednesday at least tbree stu- dents were sentenced but die not give their terms. Canadian troops draw big applause ALDEBSHOT (CP) A Ca- ladian Forces contingent of 105 men drew cheers and applause from more than specta tors as they marched through this English garrison town Tues- day to help the municipality cel- ebrate its golden jubilee. Joining British troops in the three-mile march, the Cana- dians also marked the first pub- lic exercise of their rights to the freedom of Aldershot, granted to Item, ia 1945. Aldershot was a Canadian Army base during the Second World War. High Commissioner J. H. Warren, who sat near the re- viewing stand, later compli- mented the Canadians on their smart turnout. With him was Maj.-Gen. W. C. Leonard of Montreal commander of Cana- dian Forces in West Germany, and Brig.-Gen. Jacques Choui- nard of Quebec, commander o! the land forces. A heavy security network was imposed during the parade, with memories still fresh of last month's Irish terrorists' bomb blast which killed a Roman Catholic army chaplain and six civilians in the Aldershot offi- cers' mess, Police guarded the streets, alleyways androoftops. Palmer ordered iield in custody SNOW JOB When spring-like weather look winter snowmen away from the Col- gory area earlier Ihis month, one stayed behind. The top-hatled gentleman had good reason to slay-he is made out of paper m ache. He adorns Ihe backyard of scout leader Robert L. Smith who hopes lo sell him and turn the money over to his troop. (CP Wirephcto) Legislature roundup SYDNEY, Australia (CP-Reu- r) A special federal court xlay ordered Raymond Joseph aimer, who is on the RCMP st of Canada's most-wanted aen, held in custody pending xtradilion, Magistrate A. L. Anable said he custody order was made ;nd of B.C. egislatiire session near VICTORIA (CP) The Brlt- sh Columbia legislature began earing up Tuesday in an ciiort a bring the 1972 session to an nd this week. Members hustled their way hrough most of the remaining jovernnient legislation and lassed the spending estimates if the departments ot municipal affairs and public works. This leaves only the depart rnents of rehabilitation and rec realion and conservation ior major debates in the next two days. Most UlLAs now expecl Premier W. A. C. Bennett will 30 able to produce the session by late Thursday. Spending estimates for the Public Utilities C o m m i s sioi and the three ministers with out portfolio also remain to tJ debated. There is speculation that Mr Bennett may shuffle some o his cabinet ministers in prep aration for a provincial election later this year. under the Extradition (Com- monwealth Countries) Act but that Palmer, who escaped from a British Columbia penitentiary two years ago, would not bo surrendered to Canadian au- thorities for 15 days. The magistrate said during that time Palmer, 36, could apply for a writ of habeas cor- pus. An application for ball was refused. Palmer, who has lived In Aus- .ralia the last two years after "leeing the Canadian prison in January, 1970, was arrested at lis Sydney suburban home Mardi 3 while fixing breakfast for his family. He had been working as a roofing contractor. He has been under remand since his arrest. COMPANION KILLED Palmer had served less than a year of a six-year scntenca for possession of stolen bonds when he escaped from prison with Murray Alan Boyd, who was slvjt and killed by Vancou- ver police April 21, 1D70, while resisting arrest. Palmer was arrested hero after police found two pistols and ammunition in his garage. He pleaded guilty to their pos- session and was fined Canadian authorities had sought his extradition and the Commonwealth crown solicitor told the court of Palmer's es- cape today. Palmer alfo is wanted in Can- ada for questioning in connec- tion with the death of a police informer and a mailed bomb that blew off the hand of a B.C. penitentiary guard in 1966. Weather and road report Government asked to probe JL grain tieup at ivest coast EDMONTON (CP) The! grain tieup at west coast ports' r-onld result in Allwrta farmers losing million to million in markets and commitments, Gordon Taylor er) said in the legislature Tues- day, Mr. Taylor, in a private mem- ber's motion, urged the Alberta government to join with other rail- and farm organizations to start an immediate investigation to pin- point the causes of the tieup and find solutions. MONTH ISKIIINI) He said grain shipments through Vancouver are a western legislatures, the ways, grain companies month behind schedule and 20 million to 30 million bushels commitments. Mr. Taylor said Canadian Na- tional Railways is working hard lo improve the situation, but the "CPR apparently is not." "Everylime I try to contact CPR officials they are tied up in conference." He said more use should be made of the Manitoba Port of Churchill and inland govern- ment terminals should be used to clean grain so that graded grain can be sent to west coasl ports. Industry Minister Fred Peac- coc'k said the problem is of a RENAISSANCE IMPORTS CENTRE VILLAGE MAIL PHONE 323-8412 Is proud }o present A SHOWING OF PAINTINGS from Ihe ColfacHcn of the Guild Gallery of Artitti and THURSDAY, MARCH. 23rd to APRIL 1st (inclusive) Including by the following JOHN CRIT7ENDEN CERDA CHRISTOFFERSON ART EVOY 30 BEAUTIFUL PAINTINGS Will BE DISPLAYED Also SCULPTURE by CORNE MARTENS Kelio Lake to be assessed as provincial park site needed, Mr. Pea- is a total inventory physical, political nature. is cock said, of ttie whole transportation pic ture in western Canada. FORM COUNCIL He said Saskatchewan, Bri- In the Centre of Things WED., MAR. 29 VIMY LOUNGE 'VINCE DITRICH' W Sat. April 1st VIMY LOUNGE 'THE METROS' jyal Canadian Legion CLOSED GOOD FRIDAY MARCH 31st Sat., April 1st MEMORIAL HAtt SPECtAl ENieRTAINMENT VERA SINCLAIR'S ORCHESTRA With GIL GENERAL STEWART BRANCH NO. 4 FOR MEMBERS AND GUESTS 111 AVENUE AND 9lh ST. S. The Herald Legislature Bureau EDMONTON Keho Lake northeast of Nobleford may or may not he suitable for devel- opment as a provincial park, T. A. Drinkwatcr, head of Ihe Alberta parks branch, said in an interview. An Alberta parks planning team the site in Oc- tober. Wilh year by year j in the numbers of people using Park Lake Provincial Park north of Lclhhridgc, pressure is moimling for development of recreational facilities at Keho Lake, he said. The parks study team will be looking for things such as sandy beaches, sutficierd. anrl constant v.slor levels and whether (here is potential (or boat launching facilities. Mr. Drinkvater said a major is whether irrigation The lake would he unsuitable for recreation if water levels drop leaving a mudflat between Ihe lake and Ihe beach. Should Keho not be suitable for development as a park, the parks division of the lands and forests department is also look- ing at (he potential of Mc- Gregor Lake east oC Vulcan and south of Milo. Pttp not Mom may get family allowance pay OTTAWA (CP) Tile spectre of the Itome as a battleground raised in ttie Commons Tuesday over the prospect that new family allowance benefits will go to husbands instead of wives. draws large amounts of water j [f they do. Marcel Lambert from the hike. Chinese free mother of 3 j after 4 years PEKING (Renter) Gladys Yang, British-born mother of three, returned lo lier Peking home Tuesday after being de- tained for almost four years by Chinese authorities. Mrs. Yang, an Englishwoman married to a Chinese school- teacher, was arrested at the height of China's cultural revo- lution in mid-1853. Since then had been held incommuni- cado and uas neither seen nor heard from until Tuesday. (PC-Edmonton West) pre- dicted, Welfare Minister John Munro will be "responsible for the biggest outbreak of domestic warfare in our history." Mr. Lambert said present payments go to mothers as a mailer course. New legisla- tion, under debate in the House, floes not stipulate this, he said Because the size of new pay menl.s would bo linked to in come and based on the bread w i n n e r 's tax return, many cheques could go te. husbands. Jack Cullen (L-Sarnla) ac- cused the opposition of puttinj up ludicrous arguments agains the hill and included the on aboul family feuds in this cate- gory. A family would have to be in "pretty brxl .shape1' to gc- shaken up over who receivec the cheque. .05 SUNRISE THUnSDAV SUNSET !l T, Pre 4 Anchor GYcclt .12 7 Medicine Hat..... 3i 17 Edmonton....... 15 Grande Prairie 35 22 Banff........... 38 16 Calgary.......... 32 18 Victoria..........51 34 tish Columbia and Alberta have formed a Pacific transportation council, which is compiling an inventory of the physical fea- tures, commodities and work markets as they relate to trans- portation. The objective is to project the movements of pro- ducts during the next five years. Gordon StrombCTg (PC Canu'osc) said an antiquatef railror.d and elevalor system is one of the causes of problem and suggested research into shipment of grain. Deabte was adjourned by ag- riculture minister Hugh, Hor- icr. iIUNICIPALITIES Albejrtans progressive Conser- 'ative government would frown >n direct discussions between municipal and federal govern- which ''intrude into areas of provincial responsibil- city, Don Getty, minister of ederal and intergovernmental affairs, said in the legislature Tuesday. He told Grant Notley Spirit River-Falrvicw) that he's favor of having municipal observers at federal-provincial conferences, but direct-party ;alks are out. Mr. questioned Pre- ilk mier Peter Lougheed about y comments in a speech the pre- mier made Monday, in which Mr. Lougheed said il was im- portant tor the government closest to the people lo have more power to provide ser- vices. ''In view of (hat Periticton..... Prince George Kamloops Vancouver Saskatoon..... Regina Winnipeg..... Toronto Ottawa Montreal St. John's..... Halifax...... Charlottetown Fredericton Chicago...... New York Miami Los Angeles Las Vegas Phoenix Honolulu Rome....... Paris........ 55 ix, 28 58 31 49 3! 30 19 28 11 30 20 39 34 41 37 32 47 32 19 39 a; 37 30 SC, 3! 39 34 36 31 3S 30 33 34 -18 34 83 72 63 49 fil 33 70 24 77 M 48 53 4L Lsndon...........55 licrlin...........37 Amsterdam .......50 Moscow ..........41 Stockholm....... 41 Tokyo...........54 FORECAST Today and Thursday: Morning fog patches. Otlicnvise mainly suiiuy. 10-15. Highs near Calgary, Medicine Hat To- day: Mostly sunny. Highs near Lows 15-20. Thursday: Mostly sunny. Morning fog patches. Highs 35-10. .07 Columbia, Kootenay To- day: Sunny. Tonight: Clear. Thursday: A few clouds. Highs near SO. I-ows lonight 25 to 30. .02 Montana .031 East of Continental .17 i Variable cloudiness with scat- .04 tered snow showers today and .03 T h u r s d a y. Continued cool. Highs both days 30 to 45. Lows tonight 5 to 20. West of Continental Considerable cloudiness with scattered snow showers today and Thursday. Little temper- ature change. Highs both days 10s. Lows tonight 15 to 25. SPECIALS! SPECIALS I GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES EASY TROL SEED AND FERTILIZER DRILL AND PLANTER Fill SYSTEM SEED EXTRA ACRES A DAY AND ELIMINATE BACKACHE Mr. N'otley said, "arc you plan- ning any steps to transfer le- vels of power from the prov- ince to the Mr. Lougaecri, wlto said he did not use the word power but the phrase division of responsi- bilities, said the mailer forms part of Iho over-all assignment of a cabinet committee. GRIEVANCE A formal grievance procedure was a major aspect of the first collective agreement signed be- tween the Civil Service Associa tion of AlberU aral the provin- cial government, labor minister Bert llohol said in the House Tuesday. Dr. Hohol, ihs minister re- sponsiKe for personnel said the formal step-by-slip system, which culminates in an indepen- dent board hearing, replaces an inofnnal grievance proce- dure. PLOW AND HARROW AS YOU GO WITH A MID-WEST HARROW MOUNTED QUICKLY AND EASILY WE WILL ACCEPT BARLEY AT AND WHEAT AT PER BUSHEL WHILE STOCKS LAST OFFICIAL AS OF A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF .-UIA Highway 1, Calgary to Banff, covered with light snow, occa- sional slippery sections. Golden, covered with light snow, occasional slippery sec- tions, motorists are- asked to watch for fallen rock. Golden to Rcvclsloke, mainly bare with a trace of new snow, plowed and samlcd. Banff-FJadium highway, good winter driving condition, some snow. Banff-Jasper highway is now open, men and equipment working at Big Hill. Snow tires or chains are mandatory when travelling on Eny mountain raad or ski resort scccss rosd. POUTS (JF ENTRY (Opening and Clnslng Contta 24 hours; Canvay 9 a.m. lo ft p.m.; Del lionila 9 .m. to 6 p.m.; Rooscville. li.C. 9 a.m. lo 6 p.m.: Kir.fisgolc, n.C., 24 hours; Porthill Rykcrts R a.m. to midnight. Chief Mountain closed. Wildhorsc.'a a.m. lo 5 p.m. Travel lanes on all highways are bare except lor the follow- Highway 2, Carway to Fort Macleod is bare with occasional slippery sections. Fort Macleod io Nanlon, long icy sections, very rough. Highway 3, Monarch to Fort Macleod, short icy sections, Fort Macleod to 10 miles west of Fort Macleod, long icy sec- tions. Highway 4. Ixjlbbridge Lo Wil- son Siding, mostly icy covered, Wilson Siding to Coutls mostly bare. Highway 36 from Werner to Wrentham, mostly snov cover- ed, Warner lo Scandia is bare. ;