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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 6, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Till UTHBRIDGG HERALD Wodrietdsy, May 6, 1970 Investigation Into Deaths Of Students Led By FBI From Kcutcrs-AP KENT, Ohio (CP) A "less- ening of tension" today prompted authorities to with- draw 400 National Guards troops from Kent State Univer- sity, leaving 300 others to patrol the grassy lulls where four stu- dents were slain Monday. The troop withdrawals came after Ohio National Guard offi- cials admitted Tuesday they were unable to produce evi- dence that a sniper fired at guardsmen who killed the four students, two girls and two young men. They said the guardsmen fired without order's because they feared for their lives. Offi- cials earlier had said the Na- tional Guard opened fire after a sniper shot at them. On the deserted campus today were a team of FBI agents, Jus- tice Department officials and of- ficers from the U.S. adjutant- general's office, who were in- vestigating the 35 shots fired by 16 guardsmen. Nine 'students were wounded by the bullets. The slain students all were described by relatives and friends as disavowing violent protest. The university asked the FBI to investigate an incident in which a pistol was'taken from a student photographer Monday. The photographer, Terrance B. Norman, 19, was quoted in a university statement as saying he had been asked by the FBI and university police to photo- graph tile disturbances. Norman, the statement said, was beaten by demonstrator and waved the gun in self-de ence. The school said the gu had not been fired. But a ma identifying himshelf only as special officer for Portag County said he saw a camera man firing his pistol betwee the advancing, guardsmen an the crowd of students. The Kent State faculty representing full-time in structors, adopted a resolutio Tuesday to refuse to resum teaching until the Guard move out. In another development th executive director of ths Ohi American Civil liberties Union Benson Wolman, called on Gov Jemes A. Rhodes to remov Adj.-Gen. S. T. Del Carso a OUTNUMBERED Two policemen hustU a demonstrator towards a paddy wagon during demonstration outside tha United Slatei consulate In Toronto Tuesday night. About 500 demonstrators marched outside the consulate to protest both the shooting of students at Kent University in Ohio and U.S. involvement in Cambodia. [Three-Hour Demonstration Protesters Burn U.S. Flag TORONTO (CP) Three demonstrators were arrested Tuesday night when a United States flag was burned during a demonstration outside the U.S. consulate here. The three-hour demonstration generally was peaceful as 500 persons protested the shooting deaths Monday of four students at Ohio's Kent State University and U.S. involvement in Cam- bodia. A three-minute melee broke out during the protest here when a U.S. flag was burned and a jar of red paint was thrown against the door of the consulate. Many of the demonstrators charged the door, yelling "Kill the pigs." Two mounted policemen, not previously in evidence, ap- peared out of the darkness and ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC Cartifltd Denial Mechanic Metropolitan Blda. 328-4095 pushed the crowd back onto the sidewalk. About 35 Metropolitan Toronto police were on hand. William Douglas Walker, 20, and James W. Doyle, 18, both of Toronto, were charged with as. s a u 11 i n g police. Andrew R. Adach, 23, of no fixed address, was charged with causing a dis- turbance. The newest symbol of protest, a rifle-range target pinned over the heart, was worn by several demonstrators. The protesters carried placards reading: "Gen- eration and "Get out of Asia." The demonstration broke .up with a plea from the organizers, the Vietnam Mobilization Com- mittee, for mass attendance at a city hall rally Saturday. Among the handful of pas- sersby who joined the demon- stration was Hamilton lawyer Thomas A. Beckett, chairman of the Hamilton Region Con- servation Authority. He said he was driving by and decided to express his "horror" at the deaths of the U.S. stu- dents. In Montreal 10 persons were arrested Tuesday night In a demonstration by about 600 per sons in front of the Unitet States consulate that featurec isolated acts of vandalism anc clashes with riot-equipped po- lice. The march was organized by MeGill University students to protest U.S. involvement in Vietnam and Cambodia, and to denounce the shooting deaths o: four Ohio university students in an anti-war demonstration ear- lier this week. Earlier in the demonstration, rocks were hurled through the windows of the consulate. Later, garbage was taken from near- by homes and apartment build- ings, piled in the street and set ablaze. Three policemen were In- jured when struck with flying objects. Montreal firemen called In to battle street fires were ham- pered by strong winds which fanned debris and ashes in all directions. Several demonstrators w e re bowled over by police advanc- ing in wedges on foot and on motorcycle. There were also some isolated skirmishes. SUPER SAVINGS AT THRIFTWAY DRUGS MOTHER'S DAY SPECIALS NOXZEMA SKIN CREAM Regular SPECIAL NIVEA CREME Regular SPECIAL .___ 2-99 CHOOSE FROM OUR LARGE SELECTION OF BEAUTIFUL MOTHER'S DAY CARDS GIFTS NOXZEMA ANTI-PERSPIRANT SPRAY DEODORANT Vslus NOXZEMA SPRAY DEODORANT Value 2 for 159 DRISTAN TABUTS 24 Tablets. Regular 1.35 99e THURSDAY SPECIAL KING SIZE On. of 200 4.49 REGULAR Ctn. of ONLY Open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Open "undayj and Holidays 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. SUPER SAVINGS AT J kvift tway "YOUR I.D.A. AND REXALl DRUG STORE" 702 13th Street North 327-0340 SUPER SAVINGS AT THRIFTWAY DRUGS Economic Recession Started Says Labor Congress Head TORONTO (CP) The if the government eral government has moderating their 'fiscal Canada into an economic now, the recession is set sion that the country won't course and will run for a cape for at least a year, he said in an interview. MaeDonald, presidem or the said the government's nadian Labor Congress, obsession with fights Tuesday inflation" has created pock- Government CALGARY (CP) "was able ot persuade Federation of Calgary they were an organization munities has received covers a large section of sion from the provincial Calgary community." eminent to hold a he said, "as far as we tery this concerned right now, this It is the third lottery a one time operation." sweepstake authorized in they want to conduct an- berta under recent federal one they will have to re- slation which allows the for another licence." ince to permit such attorney general's de- ing projects by charitable am religious organizations. had previously turned down a request by the Cal- Edmonton and Calgary Exhibi Lion Associations have Allied Arts Foundation to told a lottery in an effort to pay given permission to hold estimated at WO sweepstakes based on lottery would have been on behalf of the Calgary "There is no end to the Arts Centre, Theatre to we can put and the Calgary Phil- Don Bush, the Society. ion's vice president said ii an interview Tuesday. The fed. eration represents about 60 oi he city's 70 community asso- ciations. The provincial, government lad announced earlier that il would allow only, the two sweepstakes in 1970, but Dep- uty Attorney General John Hart said Tuesday that the fed- NamaoOut As Site For University OTTAWA (Special) De- ence Minister Leo Cadieux Tuesday quickly spiked a sug- gestion that a new university might' be built at the Namao airport site. Steve Paproski, (PC Ed- monton Centre) asked the de- ence minister if the military base is "being phased out and sold to the government of Al- jerta so as to allow the prov- nee to build a proposed univer- sity on the same Mr. Cadieux replied that "the answer is obviously no." Another department of na- ional defence spokesman add ed, "the department has a con- inuing need for the Namao rase. It plays a big role in meeting defence commitments and arrangements." He suggested the reports were a "trial balloon" floated in he hopes of obtaining a large :ampus site cheaply. Announcement was made liet' this year that Alberta's ourth university would be built at St. Albert. Lawyer Named PC Candidate EDMONTON (CP) Lawyer Julian Koziak was nominated as Conservative party candi- date for the next. prcA'iccial gen- eral election in Edmonton Strathcona, which will be a new riding when redistribution takes effect. Conservative leader Peter Lougheed told the nomination meeting that Alberta can no longer depend on oil revenues to keep iU economy buoyant. ets of hi gh unemploymen across the country that can onl be expected to worsen. The result will be a fall am winter of unusual labor unres as railroad employees, worn workers and autoworkers star major bargaining rounds wit employers who have been aske to resist wage increases. SEES 'REAL TROUBLE' "About of the CLC! members have con tracts coming up this year, Mr. MaeDonald said. "There i going to be real trouble befor the end of the year." He said that in all his exper ence as a labor leader he ha never seen such labor solidarity as has arisen in recent month in support of the CLC's oppos tion to the federal government' call for voluntary wage re straints. Earlier, In a speech to the Ca nadian Council of Christians anc Jews, Mr. MaeDonald said hot industry and the labor move ment are guilty of. discriminal ing on the basis of race, religioi ami nationally against worker weeWng jobs. He warned that in periods o recession and economic insecur ity, discrimination against mi norities tends to grow as na five-born Canadians try to pro tect jobs for their own kind. Dairy Fanners Protest Government Subsidies Cut LA POCATIERE, Que. (CP) About 800 farmers and 500 tractors slowed traffic for two hours here Tuesday on the main highway between. Quebec and the Maritimes as they demon- strated against'cuts in federal government subsidies to dairy farmers. The members of the Union of Catholic Farmers and the Union of Industrial Producers of Milk of the South Shore also burned effiges of Prime Minister Tru- deau, Agriculture Minister H. A. Olson and Jean Marchand, re gional economic developmen minister, when they reached the town hall in La Pocatiere, abou 80 miles northeast of Quebec City. The demonstrators carriec placards such as: "An egg for Quebec and a cow for the West' and "Federal justice that's less for the effective ness of. Quebec farmers am more for western farmers" to protest the dairy subsidy cuts which hit Quebec farmers hard. SAFE IN MOTHER'S ARMS Four-year-old Melodie Boulanger, of North Bay, Ont., Is cuddled by her mother, MM. Roland Boulanger, after the wai found in bush near her Tuesday. spent 16 hours in near freezing weather cuddled to her dog for warmth before being found by polks and volunteers gflpr an all-night nartK. Ohio National Guard com- mander. He said the guardsmen who cut down the students with a burst of rifle fire were "ill- trained, overeager and poorly controlled." The faculty resolution blamed Gov. Thodes and Del Corso for the deaths, saying: "We hold the guardsmen, acting under or- ders and under severe psychol- ogical pressure less responsible for the massacre than our Gov. Rhodes and Gen. Del Corso, whose inflammatory indoctrina- tion produced this pressure." In the three days of rioting which began Friday, there were a total of 136 ma- jority of them curfew violators and persons carrying concealed weapons. University President Dr. Rob- ert I. White told reporters that "at tliis time, it is not possible to say when a reopening can occur." Portage County Coroner Dr. Robert Sybert said the bodies of the'four dead students had been released to their" parents. In Washington President Nix- on has ordered a full-scale in- vestigation by the justice de- partment into the fatal shooting of four Kent State University students by Ohio national guardsmen Monday. Nixon's call for a complete probe was disclosed by the White House after he met today with six young mala students from Kent State. FEEDS CANCER BOSTON (AP) Researchers at Children's Hospital .Medical Centre say they have isolated a chemical in malignant tumors which apparently plays a vital role in developing and nourish- ing cancerous growths. The re- search team isolated a chemical containing ribonucleic acid and it causes rapid growth of new blood vessels. SENATOR YOUNQ occidental incident No Sniper In Campus Shooting WASHINGTON (Reuters) Senator Stephen Yoitng (Dem. Ohio) said today the fatal shoot- ing of four students at Kent State University Monday was touched off when an Olio na- tional guardsman accidentally fired his rifle after being struck by a tear-gas canister. Other national guardsmen opened fire on students, added. "There was no senator said after receiving re- ports on the incident from two staff members in Kent, Ohio. Young said t hat during confrontation a student appar- ently hurled back at the advanc- ing guardsmen a canister still partly filled with tear gas, which had been lobbed at the students by the troops. He said the canister struck a guardsman on the shoulder or upper arm "and his gun fired accidentally." Other guardsmen "then fired Young said. He said that, based on reporti from two of his aides who went to the scene, he is convinced no order was given to troops to open fire. WEATHER AND ROAD REPORT SUNRISE THURSDAY 4 SUNSET Lelhbridge.......76 47 .Vaterton 75 40 'incher Creek .75 40 iledicine Hat 81 48 Sdmonton....... 70 42 Calgary........ 73 38 Victoria........ 67 38 enticton....... 73 38 Cranbrook ........73 45 "rince George 54 26 Caraloops........ 70 47 Vancouver.......57 39 'rince Albert 61 36 Saskatoon....... 6E 45 iegina..........75 48 Vinnipeg....... 49 38 Toronto......'... 57 31 .01 Ottawa..........55 30 .68 Montreal........59 34 .10 Chicago........ 59 37 .02 New York....... 77 46 Los Angeles..... 64 55 Miami.......... 83 65 SYNOPSIS Sunny skies and warmer tem- peratures is general forecasts Thursday. A series of Pacific disturbances will spread cloud and few showers over north- western regions late in the day. FORECAST Lelhbridgc Medicine Hat and warmer. Winds light. Low-high Lethbridge 45- 70, Medicine Hat 35-70. Columbia, Kootenay Sunny today and for a few cloudy periods both af- ternoons. Light winds. Low to- night and high Thursday at Cranbrook and Castlegar 40-75. IRRIGATION HEADQUARTERS LOW PRICES if FINANCING SERVICE GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coutts Highway Phone OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA All- highways in the Leth- >ridge district are mostly bare nd in good driving condition. Highway 1 Canada ighway Calgary to Kevel- !oke. Mostly bare and in good ondition. Motorists are ad- ised to watch for fallen rock nd frost heaves between Gold- n and Revelstoke. The Banff- .adium and Banff-Jasper high- rays are mostly bare and in ood condition. Creston Salmo highway Is iflstly bare and in good condi- on. Motorists are advised to for fallen rock and cari- HI on the highway. Snow tires or chains are re- quired when travelling In mountain area. This includes all ski resort access roads. There is a 75 per cent restric- tion on the following highways: Highway 3 Fincastle to Medi- cine Hat; Highway 5 Ma- grath to Cardston; Highway 61 From the junction of Highway 4 to Foremost and one south of Foremoht to Manyber- ries; Highway 62 Magrath to Del Bonita. Effective 7 a.m. April 29 there will be a 75 per cent loading restriction im- posed on Highway 23 from the junction of Highway 3 to Barons. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing Courts, A hours; Carway 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. MST, Chief Mountain closed. )el Bonita 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Rooscville, B.C. 8 >.m. to 5 p.m.; ingsgale, B.C., 24 hours; Porthill-RykerU t a.m. (o midnight; ;