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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 2, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THI UTHBRIDGE HERAID Wednesday, May 1. 1773 News in brief Bad record for Canada TORONTO (CP) Canada I where improvement is at last Harry to the first game of the Me- MONTREAL fCPl A Lc drew a pistol and fired a shot as he rounded the counter and i getary funds. He said another Vciner. mayor of Medicine Hat. monal Cup Maj 7. Devoir reporter specializing in which missed and lodged in a Mr. Charbonneau then dove for j ?25 million will be addsd to the AKa.. issued a challenge Tues- Mayor Veiner issued the chal- covering organized crime v, ho, wall. (cover behind the counter. I new B.C. Development Corpor- Vciner issues Crime reporter wounded in assassination attempt ciay to the of Toronto, lenge through Gordon Juckes. u as shot in the arm Tuesday in Peterborough. Ont.. and Quebec executive director of the Cana- t h e newspaper's newsroom. City to a walking race on the dian Amateur Hockey Associ- says he has ''already been K-e of the Montreal Forum prior ation. warned a couple of times." -lean-Pierre Charbonneau, 23. ,SjA let reslriCllOUS III ICO has been covering the Que- bee Poh'ce Commission inquiry WASHfNGIOV UP) Re-' sure continued relaxation of So-' mto organized crime, spent the cent Soviet modifications of re- j viet restrictions on Jews at- night in St. Luc hospital under I tempting to leave is to continue guard after being treated stnctions on Jewish emigiauon trade agree. for a gunshot wound and frac- have removed any justification' wjtj, jioscov.. iture of the left forearm, for limiting United States-Rus-' In a prepared statement for a trade, a state department Hou5e Representatives foreign official said Tuesdaj. subcommittee. Stoessel Vi'aitcr assistant sec- .said Moscow has allowed in the The man fired a second shot; The second shot also lodged funds. Neither of these New Liberal candidate race .watching the Stanley ame on television in i evoir ItiVOS-W Y" lld-3 V% CVl ill ,1 j j raary of state for European af-! last four years a total of 60.000 i dark-haired and in lairs, said the best way to en-' Jews to emigrate. i entered and asked failure makes address CALGARY CCP) f Alberta ..n u-win cicfuut, a man witnesses Jeat'ey- THP i in a wall but the third struck i the reporter in the arm as he I squirmed on the floor of the j newsroom fcning to duck the j fire. j Asked shout possible motives, I the stocky, bearded reporter i mentioned his crime reporting I and a story last week about in- 1 ter-union strife st the James Bay power project. been in this two vcars.'' for the in the Cal-1 ary Foothills byelection is no MONTGOMERY. Ala. (APr It was the first time the Gov. George C. Wallace, de-' cnppled 53-year-old governor Kpite paraljsis in both legs, had appeared in public without xtood up m the Alabama legisla- his wheelchair since he was ture Tuesday night and dehv-1 wounded in an assassination at- eied an address. tempt at Laurel. Md.. last .May ile was supported in tront by 13 v liile campaigning for the .1 portable podium and braced Democratic presidential nomi- from behind by a leather strap. nation. for Joan-Pierre Charbonneau. When the reporter ap- proached the counter near the newsroom door, the visitor longer Chris Harder, 24. a Umvers-[ ity of Calgary political science student, has announced his candidacy Icr the L'beral nom- ination to be decided at a meeting Saturdav 1 Controls may Le CAN'MORE, ALTA. (CP; Danielson, 28, of Kiriders- j Icy, Sask., said Tuesday he i was kidnapped and assaulted bi two RC.MP constables at Ad- stinger enforcement to Camnore. Alls.. 70 miles halt inflation, but Nixon of '_____i_i J harges laid WASHllsGTOX fAP) officials say some tightening of Phase Three I visers in recent days have ruled wage-price conffols appears any new wags-price freeze likely following President energies to organizing for the next provincial election." party I Columbia. The sis2 of boLh has incrcas- 1 ed almost exactly ten fold and is far ahead of the third- Thai's just over 44 square miles. The smallest city in the pircvuice is Duncan, larger at 655 than a rigid, mandate! y controls. The president called in kev Mxons_ meeting 1oda> with top economic other ear ot wage-price-control Some otticinls hinted a' aikhonh. Dea ths K B :d R. D. Swift of the ds a said he manhandled stepped with a Iriend i hile travelling on the Trans- GL'iSGOW CAP' The oppo siticn Labor party registered gains Prime Minister Canada Highway about 10 Heath's Conservatives in town .miles west of here. He said he council elections across Scot- ci'y in the province i acres slightly Vancouier. Tne new Kamloops square mile. Populaion wise, Vancouver still tops them all with a TJ71 census figure of per- sons living in the cily proper, although about double that number live in suburbs outside the boundaries. Kamloops is In second place, Government ior San Diego, S. Abbate' 89- a ProUfic scuJPtor to call a lawyer. He Crawford, 77, a retired rear-ad-1 and a proponent of world har-, bRid he was held for rairal who served as plans and! mony through the arts. seven hours a charge being laid. An RCMP spokesman said Tuesday the charges had beon laid in Camnore cotin against The of Gov- :lra Hos- city, but failed in their ambition I blamed the government to win outnght control ot Ti'tisday fcr conditions that Edinburgh, the capital. h Conservatives had net losses I a led to a scheduled strike j how ever, with an estimatied population of for the new 'ci.y. Previously, the old city of Ka'mloops was sixth on the list, v.hh people living there in 1971. Keloivna now is fourth, up L-cm ninth, wiili a former pop- of 17 seats. in Edmonton. The voting confirmed opinion i Chairman Joe Katzin said poll samplings that Labor has the board has been put an edge over the government in the constables. He refused to ihe prelude to national elec- say if the constables had been lions, expected by the fall of suspended. '1974. Diary of Lieut. Col. G. A French, Officer Commanding X W.M. Police 1874. WEDNESDAY. SEPTEMBER 25rd: Sa-o1 immen--e quantities buffalo, esUmatsd at from 70 to 80 thousand. Road wry crocked, but little Trater. Kept going til 30.29 p.m. thus making about 52 miles. Would you like to be able to follow the N.W.M.P. march west with the help of a map? Our students are just com- pleting a map which shows each night's stop as well as points of interest mentioned in the diary. Send 2.x: to W M P. Fmioct, Hrmiltnti Junior High, Tx-thhri'lgr. We offer our CONGRATULATIONS to the of Hamilton Junior High on ths retracing of this trek of the N.W.M.P. We Urgo Everyone.To Visit KINSMEN WHOOP-UP COUNTRY LOCATED IN INDIAN BATTLE PARK Sponsomd by Club of COOLING SYSTEMS For Any Size Home or Building FREE ESTIMATES Coolerafor Window Coolers Manufactured by McGrnw-Edison 5005 B.T.U, I 65.60 goOO B.T.U. 223.20 6000 B.TU. 1 78.80 B.I.U 289.20 LARGER SIZES AT THE SAMe LOW PRICES CHARLTON HILL LTD- YOUR AIR CONDITIONING CENTRE 1262-2 AVENUE S. PHONE 328-3388 the al, second largest j ulatioa of about doubled. (just ahead as third most pop- ulous city in B.C. is New West- minster with a census figure of 42.835. In area, Keiowna and Kain- loops v.iU have to watch out if any of the huge thinly-populat- ed district municipalities ever decide to incorporate as cities. The District of Hudson's in an unfair posi ion by the government's refusal lo pay the ccsts of any increase larg- er than per cent this year. "They're just playing Faid Mr. Kalzin. "If they're supposedly paying 100 700 marchers and was as quiet as its Montreal counterpart. Smaller demonstrations were staged elsewhere in Quebec and police reported no incidents in any of them. The three union leaders are to meet today with the director of Quebec detention centres to dis- cuss parole, a QFL official said Monday. Laberge, Pepin and Char- bonneau are serving one-year sentences in Orsainville Jail near Quebec City for contempt of court for urging certain workers to ignore back-to-work injunctions during a public service strike a ago. Last Friday, premier Robert Bourassa indicated the three could be paroled with full free- dom of speech if they so re- quested. They have served the normal minimum 30 per cent of their sentences. Farm operating costs increase OTTAWA (CP) The cost of running a farm in the first quarter of 1973 was 10.2 per cent higher than In the same i period last year. Statistics Can- ada reported Tuesday. The agencv said the farm in- The western price index rose 4.4 per cent to 150.2 in the first quarter of 1973 compared to 143 9 in the fourth quarter of 1972. Items which contributed to the upward movement of the in- put price index rose from 144.4 i dex were hired labor, roachin- in the last quarter of 1972 to ery and motor vehicle operation 153.2 in the first quarter of 1973, an increase of 6.1 per cent in the last three monthh alone. The latest price index h up 14.2 from the 139.0 reported for the first quarter of 1072. The index uses 1961 prices as a base of 100. The faim input price index is calculated using preliminary figures collected for the first quarter of 1973. The farm input price index was pushed up by an 13 per cent increase in the cost of live-' stosk feed, a 15.3 per cent in- j crease in the cost of feeder I expenditures will touch, the million cash reserves which the government has, the pre- mier said. Mr. Barrett said the summer works program will apply to both high school and university Students as well as welfare re- cipients. He said tne larg- est portion of tiii mo.iey will be allocated to the highway department, followed by the and building replacement. In eastern Canada, the rising cost of fertilizer and mortgage credit pushed up the index. Compared to a year ago at this time, the price index is up 12.4 per cent in the east and 7.7 par cent in the west. Plans reform SAIGON CAP> President gin en Van Thieu plans a -adical reform of the national cattle'and i structure" in en effort to crease in the cost of seed. streamline and decentralize the The eastern price index rose Sott'h Vietnamese government, 7.6 cent to 155.3 from 144.8 j a government spokesman said in the fourth quarter of 1972. i today. Weather and road report he said, "And I've already been c'tpartment of recrca'Jon and warned a couple of times.'1 conscrva'.ion and hcrl'h. Kelowiia reach top of B.C. cities list VICTORIA