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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 10, 1986, Lethbridge, Alberta Don t forget your carnations today please Sofce j Mother and her son please see b5 expo greeter please see c5 mortgages please see a8, a thief please see a7 Index business. D9 classified. C4-8 d8 comment. D4 entertainment. Horoscopes.b5 b4-7 Public notices. D6 bl-3 theatres .b9 to listings. D8 hockey playoffs on television tonight s Stanley cup playoff game Between Calgary flames and St. Louis blues will be Broad cast front Calgary and carried in Southern Alberta by a fun beginning at . Seen and heard Dale Pytcia hire a student administrator presenting a hat to Fred Nowicki with the Hope it would improve his Golf game and Nowicki claiming it will take More than a hat. At the recent Scott tournament of hearts garage Sale Howie was found buying Back even wife Beth did t think he would find. Municipal planning commission member Joe Lakie being teased for not returning signed resolutions to the chairman and explaining from his new position at the meet ing table i m on the left Wing now you Don t Krotow what s happen Aid. Bob Tarlecky at an Alberta association of registered nurses awards banquet saying he was not there to extend Good wishes on the City but As one of the local Greet-0-Gramers group wishing Doreen Little a Happy "29th" birthday. Avid photographer Jim Nemeth telling a Cash Ier that no he was t buying extra copies of the Magazine 1985 in Pic Tures just because his photo was on the front cover Crow nest pass mayor John Irwin greeting Randy Spencer of Cipr radio As the Sliver tongued a Lase photo Tenzing Dies Tenzing Norgay the Sherpa who joined sir Edmund Hillary to make the first successful assault on mount Everest the world s highest Peak died Friday of a chronic lung problem in darjeeling India he was 72. Weather mainly Cloudy scattered showers High today near 12 the it Obi Uuie Herald xxviii .127 10, 1986 40 cents child killed at e Catholic Central High school students held their graduation mass at St. Patrick s Church Friday night. Graduands Nicole Otto second from right and Florence Pastoor third from right above participate in the candlelight procession while left students mend their Way into the pews for the mass. Mulroney meets Deng peking up the most powerful Man in China Deng Xiaoping greeted prime minister Brian Mulroney today with a firm handshake and proclaimed you re a Friend of China s i m very advanced in Deng said through an interpreter. I do not meet foreign guests very Deng made no reference to his meeting a few weeks ago with former prime min ister Pierre Trudeau who was on a Pri vate visit to China. Like All your predecessors or. Prime minister you devote yourself to the further cultivation of Friendly relations and co operation Between China and Canada. You re a Friend of China s Mulroney s meeting with Deng Fol Lowed talks he had Friday with China s Premier Zhao Ziyang. After the initial warm greeting the two leaders seated themselves and Deng a Chain smoker immediately pulled out a cigarette in front of Mulroney a former heavy smoker. The 81-year-old Deng whose Only offi Cial position is chairman of the party s military commission made a reference to the number of Young leaders in the world noting with satisfaction that Mulroney was one of them. When i m in Ottawa i feel older every Mulroney 47, responded with a smile. I discovered sir that the longer i stay away from the House of commons the younger i feel. So i May stay Here for an extended period of Mulroney announced increased educational Aid for his hosts new bargain rate financing for chinese purchases of Canadian goods and services and the gift of a fertilizer Plant Worth Canadian. In Exchange Mulroney let Zhao and senior chinese ministers know Friday that China should look to Canada when it goes shopping for forestry transportation telecommunications and agricultural products. Vancouver up one person believed to be a child died Friday after apparently getting caught in a turntable mechanism in a theatre at the Canada Pavilion at expo 86. Deputy commissioner John Powles confirmed that the turntable which rotates to give visitors a View of two Dif Ferent screens was involved. Media spokesman Anita Webster said she could t comment when asked if the turntable on which visitors lean against railings had Given the Pavilion trouble before. Powles and Webster As Well As police refused further comment. It was the first fatality at the Exposi Tion since it opened May 2. Webster said the sail shaped Pavilion located at Coal Harbor off the main 70 hectare expo site on the false Creek waterfront remained open. The three theatres have been closed while police investigate but the Pavilion is the death cast a pall Over what had been an otherwise smooth running opening for expo which in its first week attracted enthusiastic crowds undeterred by lineups and technical glitches. Expo spokesman George Madden said International officials believe it was the most trouble free opening week in recent memory. The fair the largest and most expensive specialized world s exposition began week two Friday by celebrating european Community Day. The european Community a 12 nation economic grouping was the first of expo s 54 International and seven provincial participants to hold its Spe Cial Day. In its first seven Days under weather conditions that ranged from Bright Sun Shine to dreary rain expo attracted visitors for a daily average of that was below the needed Over 165 Days to reach expo chairman Jim Pattison s projection of 20 million visits but expo officials were delighted nonetheless. We did t actually anticipate doing As Well As we said Madden. The thing we have to realize is that the kids Are still in school and we Haven t hit the Peak travel season yet. We also had the Royal couple Here for a few Days and that disrupted things in terms of Prince Charles and Diana the Prin Cess of Wales opened the fair May 2 and returned for a late night concert last saturday and Quick Tours of several pavilions on tuesday and wednesday. It was during a visit to the California Pavilion tuesday the last event of a hectic and hot Day that Diana fainted briefly. Don t drink the Rainwater Ottawa up an advisory against drinking Rainwater remained in effect across the country Friday As the health department continued to Analyse radiation Levels in air Rainwater and milk at regional monitoring stations. But radiation air samples collected thursday from Ottawa and Toronto have already dropped substantially from the previous Day Carole Peacock spokesman for the department s radiation Protection Bureau said Friday. In addition samples from areas East and West of Ottawa collected May 7 show no sign of radioactivity. These include Vancouver Regina Winnipeg Thunder Bay Windsor Fredericton Halifax and Goose Bay. And one Sample of fresh whole milk from Vancouver also shows no sign of radioactive fallout from the soviet nuclear Accident in the Ukraine april 26. Samples from 15 other test Sites Are still being studied and results Are not expected before monday at least Peacock said. Bomb threat forces Jet to Gander Gander fld. Up a bomb threat forced a British airways flight to be diverted to Gander International air port on Friday night where 181 passengers and Crew were evacuated. Flight 179, in route to new York s John f. Kennedy inter National Airport from London landed at Gander about . Not. The 164 passengers and 17 Crew were taken off the 747 and the plane sat empty on a Remote stretch of the Airport until about 11 . When an ramp team boarded to Check for explosives. An ramp spokesman said routine Calls for a delay in boarding the plane until the estimated time of arrival at its original destination has passed. There were no reported claims of. Responsibility for the threat and British airways officials contacted in new York were Only Able to confirm that the Check of the plane and baggage would continue until this morning. The latest indication is that it might be some time Satur Day morning before they do the Complete search and get the flight going said Bruce Reid transport Canada s Public affairs manager in Newfoundland. The Airport continued to operate throughout the night. A British airways duty manager said the bomb threat was received Over the phone at one of the airline s offices in the United states. Meanwhile the passengers and Crew were forced to find accommodation in at least four hotels in Gander. I the Model Princess Diana tries on a Kimono presented to her by hosts of a Garden party at Nijor Castle in Honor of the Prince and Princess of Wales who Are visiting Kyoto Western Japan. A laser photo Litton gets billion to update destroyers Ottawa up Litton systems Canada Ltd. Has landed its second Mammoth defence contract in less than a month an estimated Deal to modernize four Canadian destroyers to defend against sea skimming missiles associate defence minister Harvie Andre confirmed Fri Day. Rear adm. Charles Thomas maritime policy chief said the announcement was a great Day for the Andre said Canada s North Atlantic treaty organization allies Are pleased with the move. Thomas indicated the ships will be used along with six new frigates for protecting other ships with the destroyers providing an umbrella of air cover within a 100-nautical-mile radius. The Ddh-280 destroyers were originally built to track and fight submarines but the 1982 falklands War and the persian Gulf War Between Iran and Iraq have highlighted the need for naval air defences. The destroyers equipment will include sophisticated electronic sensing equipment a vertically launched missile a close in rapid fire gun known As the Phalanx a rapid fire 76 my deck gun and two sub Hunting sea King helicopters. What has happened is a quantum jump in the Andre said. Ships at sea now can be exposed to air attack delivered by air planes by other ships or by submarines. We just need to have the capability of defending against Toronto based Litton received approval in mid april to handle a major share of another lion contract to provide Low level air defence sys tems for Canadian air and ground forces. Andre insisted that the destroyer Deal will not stall other items on the defence department s wish we Are in need of submarines there Are minor War vessels which i would like to proceed with there is the second and third stages of the frigate program i would like to proceed with. In the mean time the army has a whole list of equipment. However Andre contended that department Money managers have calculated that the destroyer program can be handled with a slice of the current capital expenditure budget about one Quarter of the total total defence budget for 1986-87 and by cutting Corners on operational expenses

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