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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 30, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 TH IFTHBRIDGE HEXMD March Brezhnev gives details of Soviet peace plans MOSCOW Reuter 1 Leonid i ment conference and also peace plan in his wide n i tn runoinu tAlpvlQpH aHHrpca in Soviet Communist party proposed today that the worlds five big nuclear powers sit at a New Gwarfare draft ban tabled GENEVA Reuter The So viet Union and its allies today tabled a draft convention to ban biological warfare which they said is aimed at ending a dead Shades of the old west CRANBROOK Special In a grim twist of the tradi tional western shoot em up the sherriff but his Iran spoliation perished with his Kootenay Siieriff Thomas Fox of in Cranbrook fur the spring assize reported Saturday night his 1969 car was missing from the motel parking lot where he is Sunday morning motorist reported passing vehicle totally wrecked near the inter section of the Fort Steele 3 five miles from Cran It had ploughsd up two trees a pole before being de RCMP found the body of Evan a tem porary railway track gang em ployee at Jaffrey in the de molished which was sub sequently identified as that of Sheriff Fox Coroner Laird Wylie has scheduled an the vic tim lived at Winnipeg and his mother survives him at fered to dismantle the Warsaw ranging televised address to pact alliance if the West did delegates at the opening of away with the 24th Soviet Communist Brezhnev announced the Soparty The nuclear powers he named are the Soviet the Britain and The Russian party secretary also proposed a worldwide dis armament the liqui dation of military bases on for eign curtailment of military daily by the major world pow a series of bilateral and multilateral On another critical lock in the 25nation Geneva dis armament conference on biolog The new ical and chemical The new draft would ban bi ological weapons separately thus dropping previous So viet insistence on outlawing them together with chemical weapons in one composite Sovietsponsored draft was immediately wel outside the conference hall by officials of the United Stales and British together with other Western delegations have backing a British draft which would also ban germ weapons separately The new Soviet draft is simi lar in general content to the British but there are a number of differences of Soviet delegate Alexei Roshchm told United States Am bassador James Roshcin and Leonard are co chairmen of the Geneva confer the new Sonet draft the sources He also told the heads of most of the olher delegations here On their way into the confer ence United States and British delegation officials wel comed the new Soviet Communist delegation sources said the draft is being supported by the delegations here of Po Hungary and Mongo DE GAULLE HONORED PARIS Reuter A giant cross of the wartime emblem of the Free will be built by public sub scription on a hill above Colombey les Deux Eglises in tribute to de Gaulle who died there last Brezhnev said Moscow is sure that good relations with China will be restored but warned that the Kremlin will not yield to Chinese demands that it change Brezhnev said there has been a certain normalization in Sino Soviet relations in the test 18 months and described an ex change of ambassadors and signing of a new trade agree ment as useful But Moscow also sees antiSo viet propaganda continuing in he and it rejects slanderous accusations against Soviet policies spread in Brezhnev said the current sit uation calls for solidarity and the Soviet Union is ready for the reestablishment of good neighborliness and and we express the certainty that in the final analysis this will be He said China has demanded that the Kremlin go back on the course adopted at the 20th party congress in when former premier Nikita Khrushchev de nounced Joseph Stalin and as sured Russians there would be no return to tue late dictators Brezhnev also said that inter national communist solidarity is stronger than ever despite certain difficulties in the last five He said North Vietnam could continue to rely on Russian warned that delay in rat ifying a SovietWest German nonaggression treaty could lead to distrust of Bonn and that the position of the Arab countries is a realistic basis for peace in the Middle Nelson changes opinion on RCMP CP Dale Merle Nelson discovered the quality and courage of the RCMP wbUe being bunted by says a bandwritten state ment read in court Monday at SOVIETS HEAR THEIR LEADER General Secretary Leonid Brezhnev makes the key note address opening the 24th Congress of the Soviet Communist party in Moscow He said Soviet foreign policy aims to preserve existing Communist pro mote national liberation aid the Third World and offer peaceful co existence to Russias Bill to cut age of majority given legislature approval EDMONTON CP The Alberta legislature covered a wide range of bills giving third and final reading to bills to establish the depart ments of the environment and youth and completing study of the hospi tal service and giving ap proval in principle to a bill re School foundation program changed EDMONTON CP Modi fications in Albertas school foundation program for the 197172 fiscal year were an nounced Monday by Education Minister Robert The approved by cabinet order in in clude an additional allowance for small school Announcing Prudential Growth Fund Canada Limited Prudential Growth tund is a new Canadian mutual fund created and managed by experienced Prudential people and sold only in Using Prudential investment the objective is to make your money grow by investing primarily in a crosssection of quality Canadian You may obtain our free prospectus at any District Office of The Prudfntial Insurance Company of America Or if you just clip the couoon and mail it cl FA GENTLEMEN 1 would appreciate receiving mora information about Prudential Growth Fund Canada Please send me a prospectus and any other information punt today to Prudential Growlh Fund Canada ltd 302 Tenth Box Growth Fund a sixpercent increase in the classroom and support staff grants and a new formula for meeting transportation costs of rural The additional for jurisdictions of or fewer will affect some 66 school Under the new boards which reported or fewer pupils on will be assigned a rank num The rank number will be multiplied by the total enrol ment times 70 cents to deter mine the The lower a boards the higher the rank The general range of enrol ment for the boards is 300 to 600 pupils and the additional allowance will cost about The sixpercent increase In the classroom unit grant and the support staff grant is in addition to the extra money a school sys tem can claim through growth of its pupil The increase will boost the classroom unit grant to and the staff support grant to and is intended to help school systems meeting grow ing costs in providing It will cost the provincial gov ernment about Under the new transporta tion pupils will no longer be the dominant factor in calculating Depart ment officials said that boards will receive no less than the 1970 level of support and in most perhaps 85 per will receive Under the new a boards total approved trans portation costs are calculated for the years 1969 and The amounts are added together and divided by three to arrive at an average The average amount is com pared with the total approved cost for 1969 and the amount a board is entitled to in For a board will receive the largest figure of the three Field administration officials said the new regulations will set controls on provincial sup port and will assure steady im provement in school bus transportation systems rather than major expansion of the The new regulations will al low the minister to adjust amounts paid to boards on the basis of a review which may be initiated by a board or by the dcpaitmcnt of ducing the age of majority to 18 from Attorney General Ed Gcr hart told the House there has been too much emphasis on the drinking provisions of the age of majority bill and not enough on the other benefits that young people will The bill will give persons 18 and over the right to consume alcohol at home and in li censed The current legal drinking age is Gerhart said the right to consume alcohol is just one small aspect of the bill which also lowers the voting age and the age at which a person may enter into legal and marry without parental con The Social Credit govern ment hopes o have the legisla tion given royal assent within the next few days so that some sections of the including use of can be put into effect Gerhart said young peo ple are more prepared to cope with life today because they are getting a more sophisti cated Knowledge alone doesnt ne cessarily bring wisdom bul our young people are going to havs to take the burden of making their own mistakes and learning from Air Marshal assassinated by gunmen KUWAIT Renter Gunmen shot to death Air Marshal Har dan former vicepresi dent of as he arrived at a hospital here today for medical The air marshal was attacked as the Iraqi embassy car in which he was riding with the Iraqi ambassador entered the courtyard of the government Eyewitnesses said two men in Chilian clothes were standing in the courtyard when the car ar As it pulled up one of the two opened its door with appar ent As Takriti stepped out the other man fired five shots at killing Ambassador Midhat Ibrahim Juma was not The eyewitnesses said that several persons tried to grapple with the assailants after the shots were fired but two other standing on the opposite side of the then opened up with automatic weap wounding a number of per The four gunmen had driven to the hospital in a car of Ital ian make but escaped in an Deny Indian neivs report on fighting KARACHI Reuter The of ficial Pakistan Radio denied today Indian reports of contin ued fighting in dissident Eas The broadcast more than miles away from the rebellious eastern half of the said there is complete calm in the towns of Rangpur and as well as other There is no truth in the false and malicious reports circulated by Indian news agencies and New Delhi radio concerning un toward incidents in these the radio There was no word here today on the whereabouts of Sheik leader of the Awami Peoples SPRING CLEANING Get rid of all thai accumulation that1 creating a fira haiard in your attic or CALL THE SALVATION ARMY at 3282860 and well use your discards to help HOUSEHOLD EFFECTS ANYTHING AND EVERYTHING his noncapital murder Trie written while Nelson was in Oakalla prison awaiting said he had looked upon the RCMP as a backstabbing bunch of jesters and had taught his children to fear and ridicule Nelson said he changed his opinion while watching mem bers of the force search for He said he could only stare in fascination as a corporal walked calmly towards him dur ing his He added he could not bring himself to shoot even though his rifle was at Nelson de scribed himself as a marksman who could hit a soup can at 50 paces every shot without tight on my He was apprehended 6 after one of British Columbias largest involving more than 40 RCMP officers and three tracking and set in motion by the discovery of the bodies of five children and three adults in the West Creston area of southeastern Nelson is formally charged with the murder of Tracy and Catherine Pathologist Otto Erich gave evidence concerning the wounds suffered by Catherine He said the child had several wounds that would have caused including a skull fracture and a stab wound in the bck that punctured a and that a long cut in her abdo men was contributory to He also said there were marks on the childs body indi cating sexual The trial is expected to con tinue until 51 Weather and road report ABOVE ZERO AT SUNRISE TUESDAY SUNSET H LPre 56 37 Pincher Creek Medicine Hat Waterton Grande Prairio 85 37 Calgary 40 51 51 35 55 35 46 28 Penticton Cranbrook Prince George Vancouver Saskatoon Regina Winnipeg Toronto Montreal 43 Halifax Charlottetown 41 New 30 31 31 42 35 31 28 66 Los 53 Las 52 70 36 63 39 55 39 55 Berlin 34 41 36 54 66 FORECAST LethbrMge Medicine Hat Today Becoming cloudy this afternoon with snowfiur ries or showers or mixed rain and Winds W30 and gusty to Lows near Wednesday Highs near Light Winds N15 and Lows near Wednesday Snowflur Highs near Columbia Kootenay Cloudy with a few sunny pe rinrh Showers of rain or wet snow until this Wednesday Cloudy becoming sunny near Highs today and Wednesday Lows to night tlamage in farm fire RAYMOND HNS Fire Monday evening destroyed 3150 worth of barley straw being used for feed at the Robert Gibb farm three miles east of It was the second fire in less than six months at the Police ars still investigating the first which destroyed more than worth of hay in BEHLEN STEEL BUILDINGS If you ore in need of Machinery or Hay Calving Repair Milk Parlor THE ANSWER LIES IN CANADIAN HEAVY GAUGE BEHLEN STEEL SATISFACTION GUARANTEED Dont gamble with lifetime investments We do not stock lecond grade materials GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY PHONE 3273165 BOX 1202 OFFICIAL AS AT A M TODAY COURTESV OF AMA All highways in the Leth bridge district are bare and dry and in good winter driving Highway Trans Canada Highway Calgary to Banff is Banff to Golden has 1 inch of new snow plowed and Golden to Revelstoke has 2 inches of new plow ed and Banff Radium highway is mainly bare with a few slip pery BanffJasper highway has 12 inches of new plowed and CrestonSalmo highway has 5 indies of new plowed and sanded with slippery and slushy Motorists are ad vised to watch for fallen rock and fog PORTS 01 ENTRY Opening and Closing Coutts 24 hours Carway V to 6 Del Bonita 9 to 6 9 to 6 24 hours PorthillRykerU 8 to Chief Mountain 8 to 5 ;