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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 17, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Wednesday, Mo Unemployment UNEMPLOYMENT DOWN The number of people unemployed in Canada in April was or 6.8 per cent of the labor force, according to figures released by Statistics Canada and the federal manpower department. The number of unemployed dropped by from March. (C'P Newsmap) Provincial park closed at night EDMONTON (CP) Lesser and sand dunes reconstructed, Slave Lake Provincial Park has I the minister said. been closed to overnight camp- ing to allow the provincial gov- ernment to restore "extreme environmental caused by heavy use, Lands imd Forest Minister Dr. Allan Warrack said here. The doubling of the number of campers using the park in 1371 because of paved highway access, has killed much of the vegetation, leading to severe erosion in the camp grounds, the minister said. The lands and forest parks division intends to start con- struction this summer on a new camp ground in the park that will be ready for the 1973 camp- 'ng season, but the Marten River and Lil Creek camp- grounds will be closed for two years for a major reclamation program. Some trees and shrubs wili be planted, grass reseeded, Passioiwte love called motive SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) The prosecution has ended its mur- der-kidnap-conspiracy case against Angela Davis with de- tails of the black militant's love for convict-author George Jack- son. The defence says it will ask today for her acquittal. Prosecutor Albert Harris completed the state's case by reading jurors a heavily edited version of Miss Davis' love diary. In it, the former philoso- phy instructor talks of marriage vows and refers to herself as Jackson's "lifelong wife." Tiie trial now focuses on the defence lawyer Leo Branton said 'the first order of business today would be to ask Superior Court Judge Rich- ard Arnason for a directed ver- dict of acquittal on the ground of insufficient evidence. The prosecution case took sev- eral weeks and involved 95 wit- nesses and more than 200 pieces of evidence. Harris said it was crucial to show that Miss Davis had un- controlled passion and willing- ness to kill, if necessary, to free I Jackson from San Quentin prison. The state contends passionate love was Miss Davis' motive for furnishing four guns and helping plan an escape attempt from the Marin County Civic Centre Aug. 7, 1970. In the state's theory, a judge and four other hostages were "to be traded for Jackson. Instead, the escape went awry and ended in shooting and the death of the judge, two convicts and an accomplice. Amason whittled the diarv down to pages which fo- cused almost entirely on Miss Davis' love for of the three Soledad Prison con- victs then awaiting trial on charges of murdering a guard. Jackson later was killed in San Quentin. The work, including develop- ment of a new parking lot, will cost The total number of campers during the four long-weekends of the summer was 510 in 1970, but this leaped to in 1971 because ot easy highway access to the park, 140 miles north of Edmonton. The provincial park will re- main open for day use only, Mr. Warrack said. B.C. workers try four-day work week VICTORIA depart- i ment of a British Columbia government agency began a four-day work week on an ex- j perimental basis this week. The enrolment department of the B.C. Medical Plan which has about 100 employees, will work the same number of hours each hours and 40 minutes but in four days instead of five. Executive manager Alan Brown said the staff is delight- ed with the arrangement. From management's point of view, it's anticipated that long- er hours without interruption will enable staff to work more effectively and productively. "We'll both he said. Mexico plays the tune on foreign investment You can take a WHITE HORSE anywhere Distilled, Blended and Bottled in Scotland by White Horse Distillers Ltd., Scotland m i _ TORONTO (CP) The Mex- ican government allows foreign investment "only if it feels the results would be good for Mex- ico." says the Mexican under- of the month CALGARY (CP! The magazine published by the Calgary Zoo has added a new feature: A centrefold "zoomate" of the month. This month the centrefold goes to Caroline, described as quite the prettiest ape they've ever displayed. CLEAN-UP! Now is the time to get that Odd Chest Dresser, Space Saver, Box Spring and Mattress for your home or summer cottage. We have collected all our 'Odds and Ends" and put them in our Budget Basement and priced them to sell, borne items are soiled or damaged Quantities are Limited! Spacesaver Lounges Choice of good covers CLEAN-UP PRICE 55 3-Pce. Walnut Bedroom Suite ,00 TfiP'e Dreswr, Wardrobe Chest, head, board (headboard Save 399iOQ 2-Only Queen She CLEAN-UP PRICE Box Spring and Mattress Unit Large Dresser-Chest and Headboard 11Q50 I I W 2-pce. Chesterfield Well tailored. 3 cushion style Soiled unit. CLEAN-UP PRICE, 2 PCES. CLEAN-UP PRICE CLEAN-UP PRICE, 3 PCES. 5-pce. Metal Dinette Table 4 vinyl chairs. CLEAN-UP PRICE, 5 PCES. 59 .50 Bed Chesterfield Odd Box Springs 4-Drawer Chests Rugged nylon freize. CLEAN-UP PRICE ft.OO 4'0" 3'3" CLEAN-UP PRICE :.oo EACH 35 Walnut finish CLEAN-UP PRICE 39 10 cu. ft. Gibson Refrigerator Dented. 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