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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 15, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Monday, May 15, THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD f PUNISHED Bruised, her hair shorn, 15-year-old schoolgirl Elizaberh Hylands lies in a Belfast hospital where she is being Irealed for Ihe effects of Ihe "punish- ment" meted oul lo her by the Irish Republican Army She was found near home in ihe lower falls orea of Bel- fast after being tarred, feathered and beaten. The official wing of IRA in a statement said the girl had been punished far belonging o a "spy ring." (AP Wirephojo) .S. war veteran slwws his spirit WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) John Coughlin can't walk, so he flics. Coughlin, 38, has spent 20 years in a An ac- cident during the Korean War left him a paraplegic with useless legs. Bui his chest and shoulders are strong; so is his spirit. He drives his wheelchair out to his small single-engine air- coupe, losses his legs on to the wing and hoists lihnself into the cockpit Now, after two weeks of 1 raining and nearly three years aflcr receiving his pri- vnlc pilot's licence, hp is qual- ilicd lo lake (o Ihe skies he C'an'l even .voc has his instrument rating. "To a flyer, that's the dif- ference between being an am- nlcur and a Coughlin said. lie said he knows of only one other instrument-rated pilot who is paralyzed "and lie was a military pilot before his injury and all he had to do wys re-learn." "There are four or five oth- ers who fly, hut .inst for their own pleasure." he said, add- ing that he plans lo reopen a charter boat business and do his own fish spotting from the air. C o u g h 1 i n 's aircraft Is steered by a wheel instead of by rudder pedals common to most small planes. He stops it with a hand brake. "I never dreamed I would be able to do anything like he said. "It's something I can do, and do well. You don't have to ask me i[ I enjoy it." Gnu permit j den landed SEE THE LENS THAT DARKENS IN THE SUNLIGHT (VARIGRAY) OP.T-lCAt PRESCRIPTION CO VANCOUVER garet Lucas, Avliose husband said six shots were fired at him through his apartment door, picketed the public safety building here de- manding a permit for a gun. Mrs. Lucas joined a civic workers picket line with a sign saying: "A second-class Canadian mother the right to protect her children and home." Thursday, she left her two children, aged four and 11, in the court clerk's office, and they now are in the care of the Children's Aid Society. She said she needs a gun to protect them. The couple were friends of Charles Shepherd and Betty Stein, found murdered in a city home Good Friday. HOTICE THE SENATE THE UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA ANNOUNCES THAT on June 30, 1972, seven of Ihe 30 representative members ul the Senate of The University of Alberta are due to retire. Since ihe Senate is designed to act as a two-way ol communtcstion betwocrt University and the public of the Piovinco, ihe Nominating Commitleo