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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 30, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 JHI ItlHBRIDO! HERAIO Msndoy, MortS 30, 1970 Soviet Diplomat Injured In Kidnapping Attempt BUENOS A1HES (Reulersl Sovii-t embassy said today a Soviet diplomat was the vic- tim ct an iitxfftive kidnap at- terapt in this Argentine capital Sunday night. An embassy- spokesman said (lie diplomat, Yuri Pivovarov suffered head injuries, de- scrilied as "not in the incident. Earlier reports that a second Army Murder Conviction Thrown Out LOXG BIN'H. Vietnam (AP) U.S. military court today threw out its murder conviction of Lieut. James B. Duffy be- cause it didn't realize the con- viction carried a mandatory life tenterce, ar.d found him guilty on two eois'.ts of manslaughter. The court said it would sent- ence the 23-year old olficer from Claremor.t, Calif., Tuesday. The maximum prison sentence be could get is six years. The court found Duffy guilty o f involuntary manslaughter and conspiracy to commit invol- unlary manslaughter in the kill- ing of a Vietnamese prisoner of war last Sept. 5. Sovict diplomat was involved were denied by the embassy. An eyewitness earlier thai four persons, believed to be right-wiag extremists, followed an embassy car Mo a garage near the embassy and kid- napped two Soviet embassy per- sonnel who had just returned hums with their wives and chil- dren. The eyewitness said one of the officials' fell or was thrown out of the. car shortly after it raced out cf the garage. The would-be kidnappers were stopped 13 blocks away when police shot up the tire. Eyewitnesses said th.e car zig- zagged wildly to a step and po- lice removed three persons and took them to hospital. Other eyewitnesses said the diplomat who fell from the car made his way back to the em- bassy with the help of other So- viet officials and was later taken to hospital. FOLLOWS SElZl-Rt: The attempted kidnap came 36 hours alter Paraguayan Con- sul Joaquin Waldcniar Sanchez was freed after police refused to yield to demands by his captors, the selfstyled Argentine Libera- tion Front (FAD, that (hey re- lease two political prisoners. The right-wing Argentine Na- tional Movement then threat- ily and members of (lie Soviet embassy. At the same time, the nation- alist organization Tacuara said it would kill 10 prominent leftist figures and would also kill "tsvo Reds for every Yankee citizen killed" if the FAL carried out its ttireat to execute American businessmen in Argentina. Police, hospital spokesman and embassy spokesman all rclused to identify the diplo- mats. er.ed to avenge the consul's sei- zure with attacks on Soviet Am- bassador Youri Volski, his fam Air Flight Protesters Bid Fails Kidnap Suspect Arrested KELOYYNA, B.C. (CP) A man was arrested in Vernon, about 30 miles north of this Okanagan city, early Sunday in connection with the knifepoint kidnapping Thuisday night of a My ear-old Kelowna boy. Police said part of the ransom paid Friday by the boy's father was recovered. They said charges were pend- ing. A car believed to have been used by the kidnapper when he picked up the boy on Highway 97 was recovered by police Sat- urday in Penticlon, soulh of Kc- tavna. It carried Albeita lic- ence plates. The boy, whose name was told police he was threatened with a knife and told lhat the kidnapper was going to get ransom money. Indian Families Face Starvation NORTH BATTLE FORD, Sas. (CP) An Indian spokes- man said Sunday that at least 20 families on the Bed Pheasant Indian Reserve are facing star- DAMSELS DAMPENED AFTER A FASHION It was a snowy Easier Sunday In New York and ihese two young ladies went to various lengths to worship at St. Patrick's Cath- edral on Fifth Avenue and 50th Street. Tha damsel at left sloshed through the snow in a midi length coat while the miss at right stepped down to bare her knees in a mini fashion. NORTH BATTLEFORD, Sask. (CP) About 150 demon- strators, protesting Uraterj States low-level training flights over Canadian territory, gather- ed at this northeastern Sas- katchewan town airport Sunday but there, was no one to meet them. The demonstrators planned to submit an eviction notice to base personnel at the site of a command post, containing ra- dar and computers to electron- Israeli Bombers Break Lull In Middle East Battle Area 1 FOUNDER DIES Johnson, 71, one of the found- er? of the tShipsfads and Johnson Ice Follies show, died oi cancer In a Roches- ter, Minn., hospital. Johnson, In partnership with Hoy and Eddlo Shipstad, all ol St, Paul, Minn., founded the Ice show in 1935. HALE OPTICAl ITO Percy Fipley Dispensing Optician 307 6lh 5. 327-7152 Ically score flights. They found five sealed vars, and no one in sight. The eviction r.otice demanded withdrawal of American forces from Canadian territory. The chanling demonstrators carried a coffin, balloons and waved placards reading: "East Is For Peace Not "Can- ada Not For "Hold The Line At and "Stop Canadian Support Of The War." The first overflight here Is scheduled for today when a plane from the command eval- uation group will ensure the equipment is operational. Flights by B-52 bombers are to begin Thursday over Saskatch- ewan and Alberta. Heart Patient Out Of Hospital CAPE TOWN (Reuters) South Africa's longest-surviving heart transplant patient, Petrus Smith, has been discharged from Grooie Schuur Hospital. He underwent a stomach op- eration March 13, but has been recovering steadily. Smith was given his new From AP-Reuters Israeli pilots resumed bomb- ing Egyptian military targets after a weekend lull, and an Is- raeli spokesman said a 43-min- ute raid was made on the south- ern and central sectors of the Sues canal at mid-day today. AH Israeli planes returned to base, the spokesman said. Syria said today its forces knocked out Israeli positions in night faids across the Golan Heights ceasefire line, but Is- rael's military command said only a few mortar shells were lobbed at two of its positions with no damage. A communique from Damas- cus said engineering installa- tions were destroyed by Syrian forces hitting at the south and heart transplant pioneer Dr. Christiaan Barnard. Cut Air Time PARIS (Reuters) The first Trans-Siberia commercial flight linking Tokyo with Paris ar- rived at Orly Airport after cut- ling six ho'in; off the normal time for the flight via the North Po'.e. The Japan Air Lines DC-8 jetliner landed here 13 hours 47 minutes after taking off from Tokyo on ils flight via Moscow. men's LUEfiR Now's the time to Slack-Up and Save for Spring! DAY'S COTTON PERMA-PRESS SLACKS (Discontinued Patterns) In Plain Jumbo Checks Glen Checks. Sizei 28 to 34 82 Killed On Easter Holiday By THE CANADIAN' PRESS Traffic accidents, Including one in Northern Ontario whicl claimed nir.e lives, accounlK for 60 of at least 82 accidenta deatls across Canada this Easier weekend. The Canadian Safely Council had prediclet more than 40 dealhs on the highways for the three-day weekend. Last year's Easier weekend toll was" 55, with 40 traffic fatal- ities. ALBERTA TOLL In Alberta, Waller Lewczyk, eight months, of Edmonton clicked to death after swallow- ing what was believed part of a toy. Dennis Willier, n, of the Sucker Creek Indian Reserve, ICO miles north of Edmonton, was killed when a car he was 'epairing fell off a jack and crushed him. Daniel Edward Marion, 16, of Thorsby, 30 miles southwest of Edmonton was accidentally stot and killed on his father's farm. Boyd Myers, 13, of Vulcan was killed when the car in which he was riding crashed off a road and overturned in a lake near Vulcan rnilcs northeast of tathbridge. Agnes Buffalo, 51, of the Hob- bema Indian Reserve was killed when hit by a truck on Highway 2A near the central Alberta lown of Ponoka. central sectors of Ihe occupied tieigliis. It said two Syrians were wounded. Syrian troops said they de- stroyed 21 fortified positions on the heights Friday night in the biggest operation of its kind since the 1957 war. The Israelis said one position was hit by ba- zooka fire. REPORT CASUALTIES The Israeli command said an Israeli army lieutenant was killed and two soldiers wounded in exchanges of fire with Egypt' ian forces in the southern sector of the Suez canal Sunday nighl. An Israeli military commen- tator cast doubt on Cairo re- ports that the Soviet Union is deploying men in Egypl to man the latest Sovict-buill anti-aircraft missiles. Speaking on the state radio Maj.-Gen. Elad Polled said: don't think the Russians hav arrived at the stage of di rcct intervention which the fig ure 12.000 seems to represent By concentrating them selves aitound Alexandria, west crn Cairo and the Aswan Dam salination of sea water, clec- icily production and training Arab scientists on atomic en- 9 Killed In Car Crash MANnWANING, Ont. (CP) Nine persons, mainly teen-a- gers on Iheir way to a dance were killed in a two-car ciash Saturday night, making this Northern Ontario area Ihe scene of the two worst traffic acct dents in Canadian history. Seven persons were injured one critically, in the eras! which occurred aboul p.m when two cars met on the cres of a lull near this Macitoulin Is land community. The scene of Saturday's acci dent was only about 30 mile from Espanola where 10 per sons were killed in a simila two-car collision in July, 1967. head-on collision near Hansack in 1965 also took nin lives. Robert Green, of Toronti thought to he the driver of th 19H car1 that contained seven the victims, and Boyne Va applications, Al Ahram Seven People ,ef t Homeless Jy House Fire RAYMOND (HNS) Fire >aturday afternoon completely estroyed the interior of the )scar Salbei'ger tome one half lock west of main street giving seven people hon.clcss. Only the shell of the dwelling is standing. Origin of the fire 5 unknown. Raymond volunteer firemen saved most of the furniture, redding and clolhir.g. However, valer damage was heavy. Some insurance was carried. The Salbergers are presently Z a n I, 20, of Manitowanin whose 1967 car carried the cl ers, were both killed. Also dead are: Paul 17, of Manitowaning, his brother Hugh, 19, of Owen Sound, Ont.; Wayne 16, Anne Hara- syni, 18, and Terrence Hum- bruit, 15, all of Manilowaning; Anne Paul, 17, and her1 sister Julia, 15, of the nearby Birch Is- land Indian reserve. tion ar.d children have been reed to beg food among the residents on the wesl-cent- 1 Saskslchewan reserve. Gerald a spokes- an fcr the reserve band coun- said requests for improved elf are payments and housing tave been' denied by federal tvd provincial authorities. The CMP nt North Battleford was sked by the band last Thurs- ay to investigate conditions. Mr. Wultur.ce said one family 14 MI the reserve receives ,60 a month in welfare. Another amily of 11 gets In nother case a woman receives C a month. Mr. Wullunee said that pov- rty and starvation is hebg Compounded by the location of he reserve-it is tco far south nd too close to cultivated land and population centres la yield dequate wild game. There are. no fishing areas on the reserve. He said that he knows of evcral children aged, three to 6 years forced, to beg for food. And there are 15 to 20 families dthout accommodation of their own. A request for at least 20 new wises for the reserve was re- iected by a federal Indian af- !airs official at a meeting Wed nesday. Mr. Wuttunee quoted the of- ficial as saying that no more than three 'causes would be con- sidered. Mr. YVutlupee said the Wed- nesday meeting involved Indian affairs and provincial welfare officials, the RCMP, band chief George Nicotine and himself. The request to RCMP for a full investigation was made at a band council emergency meeting. A decision by the RCJ1P was expected Tuesday. MAJOR EXPORTER One Norwegian manufacturer reported exports of pairs of wooden shoes to United Males in 1969. WEATHER AND ROAD REPORT ABOVE 19.0ft m ove southward giving sun- shine to south Tuesday. FORECAST Lclliliriilge, Medicine Snovflurrics today, mainly sunny and milder Tuesday. Winds light. Low-high daily in the weather report was bridge Medicine Hat 10- SUXRIStf TUESDAY SUNSET (The temperature precipita- tion report for cities across Canada and the U.S. carried Take Your Pick, Pair Only .95 Regular 13.95 Values People Going Places Shop G u I RE'S men's DOWNTOWN on FIFTH. STREET SOUTH 1609 lakeside Road 323 7lh St. S, ney are not risking a direct a v.ilh the Israeli lir force." Amaleur radio operators in Pel Aviv continued to monitor jir traffic exchanges between Soviet pilots and Egyptian ground controllers in Cairo. They estimated that inbound Soviet flights numbered about six every two hours. Tho semi-official Al Ahram in Cairo'said Ihe first Arab atomic rcaclor will he built soon at an estimated cos of It will be designed for such peaceful uses since homes for rent-ng at the present time are at premium in available today from, the 35 innipcg weather office.) _ yNOPSIS with a few afternoon cloudy pe-Brisk northerly winds will riods today and Tuesday. Winds love snow over central and light, occasionally N15 in main Kitliern parts of Alberta over- valleys. Low tonight and high ght. At same time clearer Tuesday at Cranbrook '12 45, ties over northern regions wil Castlegar 28-55. Stolen McCONNELSVlLLE, Ohio AP) What would someone do vith hot bees? Jim Brown pondered lu's question Sunday while investigating fhc theft of a bee live, containing about and 40 pounds of honey from farm of Russell ROBERT MORSE CORP. LTD., is pleased o announce the appointment of TOYOTA TRAVEL CENTRE as their exclusive dealer for CUSHMAN GOLF CARTS for Lethbridge and area, 1 Police Charge With Death Ol NEW YORK (Reuters) Police plan to begin questioning today a maimed student who has been charged with the murder of his roommate following a bomb explosion in Iheir East Village apartment Saturday. They say they hope lo ask Bernard Godwin, 23, who was in Bellevue Hospilal after losing bolh arms and a leg In Ihe blast, where he obtained explosives and material for making the bombs which were found in the apartment. Police have charged Godwin with the murder of his 30-year-old roommate, Jshmael Brown, who was found killed in the nibble o! the apartment in a six-slorcy building after the Roommate ion. Godwin was also vilh illegal possession of weapons and explosives ar.d criminal mischief. The roommates, both sludenls al City College, New York, were found by police along with an arser.il of pips bombs, dynami a sawed-off shot gun, a revolver, explosive chemicals am gasoline. Literature in (he apartment linked the two Negro studen with llhc Black Panther movement, but Panther spokesmen denied lhat either man belonged to Ihe militant organization. In the last 17 days since three miiuown skyscrapers have been hit by bombs, more than bomb scares have been investigated by police, A group known as Revolulioi aiy Force 9 claimed rcspor.sibil ity fnr skyscraper explosion March 12, saying the occupier of the Ihrcc buildings attackct profited from the Vietnam war American imperialism and rac 1st oppression. Tanker, Carrier Collide In Fog (AP) A 572-foot oil tankef, the Kca-Tyhi, and a 390-fool bulk phosphate carrier, the Insco Producer, collided in fof Sunday afternoon in the Gulf o! Mexico about two miles west o: Egmont, Key. A 11 h o u g h the tanker was loaded with barrels 0 oil, none of il was spilled, the Nea-Tyhc's captain nnd (he coast guard said. Tho ship ha< a wedge-shaped gash in he bow, No Injuries wera DISPLAY NOW! A models to choose from 1 Town Fairway Gran Cushman Champion Colfsler Scotsman Available In gas or electric, 3 and 4 wheel models and with or trailers and canopy, TOYOTA TRAVEL CENTRE localtd Al General form Suppliei 1 Courts Highway 327-3165 1 HOUSE OMES LTD. day Wednesday April 1 Inclusive h of Woolco at j Road i 1 Road AGENTS st Company Phone AS AT A.M TODAY COURTESY OF AMA All highways in the Lelh- for fallen rock. The Banff-Iia bridge district are mostly bare dium highway is moslly bar< and in good condition. and in good condition wild som Highway Calgary to Banff slippery sections. From Banfl received inches of snow. Jasper (here is 1 Inch of snow This road has been plowed and The highway has been plowc< sanded and Ihere are slippery anil sanded. There is driltin sections. From Banff (o Golden snow and some slippery sec the liighway is mainly bare and lions. This highway is opened 2 in good condition. Golden to hours, llevclsfoko Iho highway is main- Snow lircs or chains are re ly bare and in coM cOTiuiiion. quii'eJ when (ravelling on an Molorists mo. advised to watch roads. POUTS OP KMTRY (Opening and Closing Cnulls 5! hours; Canvay 9 a.m. (o 6 p.m. JIST; Chief Mountain closed Del lionita 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Kooscville, B.C. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Kingsgale, B.C., 24 hours; Portlrill-Rykcrlx t a.m. to midnight Pass, closed (or wiDter, ;