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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 17, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Wednesday, Mo- 17, 197? THE LETHBRICOE Kl-'.ALD 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 Sratislics Canada and ihe federal manpower departmenl. 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 been closed to overnight camp- inp lo allow the provincial gov- ernment Lo restore "extreme environmental caused hy heavy use, Lamls und Forest Minister Dr. Allan Warrack said here. The doubling of the number of campers using the park in 1371 because ot paved highway access, has killed much of the vegetation, leading lo severe erosion in the camp grounds, the minister said. The lands and forest parks division intends lo start con- slmction this summer on a new camp ground in the park that will be ready lor the 1973 camp- ing season, hut the Marten River and Lil Creek camp- grounds will be closed for two years for a major reclamation program. Some trees and shrubs will be planted, grass reseeded, the minister said. The work, including develop- ment of ;i new parking lot, will cost The total number ot campers during the four long-weekends of Lhe summer was 5JO in 1970, but this leaped to in 1371 oecause ot easy highway access to the park, 140 miles north ot Edmonton. The provincial park will re- main open for day use only, Mr. Warrack said. Passionate love called motive SAN JOSE, CaUI. (AD The prosecution has ended its mur- der-kidnap-conspiracy case against Angela Davis with de- tails of the black militant's lovo for convict-author George Jack- son. The defence says it mil 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 The trial now focuses on the defence lawyer Leo Branfon said'the first order of business today would be to ask Superior Court Judge Rich- artl 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 slate contends passionate love Miss Davis1 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 lo be traded for Jackson. Instead, the escape went awry and ended in shooting and the death of the judge, two convicts and an accomplice. Arnason whittled the diary down to 21-2 pages which fo- cused almost entirely on Miss Davis' love for of the three Soledad Prison con- vicls then awaiting trial on charges of murdering a guard Jackson later was killed in San Qucnfin. B.C. workers Iry four-day work week VICTORIA depart-! mcnt of a British Columbia government agency began a four-day work week on an ex- perimental basis this week. The enrolment department of i the B.C. Medical Plan which! has abcut 100 employees, will I work the same number o[ i hours each hours and 40 minutes but in four days instead of five. Executive manager Alan Brown said the stall is delight- ed with the arrangement. From management's point of view, it's anticipated that long- er hours without inteniiption will enable staff to work more effectively and productively. "We'll both he said. Tliurs., Fri., Sat, May 64-oz Mexico plays the tune on foreign investment lies' Terry Slippers Slipperettes I! e rt-. -Shirts siies, lo 3................... lays' Cotton Shorts 4 to 12............ Sizes S, M, L oyv i- You can take a WHITE HORSE anywhere Distilled, Blended and Bottled in Scotland by White Horse Distillers Scotland 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- secretary for foreign relations. Kubcn Gonzalez Sosa said in an interview his government screens all attempts by foreign companies to start new com- panies or to acquire part owner- sliip in existing enterprises in Mexico. He said the Mexican screen- ing process is broader than that proposed for Canada in legisla- tion presented to Parliament two weeks ago. The proposed Canadian legislation deals only with foreign takeovers of exist- ing industries. In Mexico, foreigners are not allowed to own more than 43 per cent n[ any company. Mr. Sosa, interviewed on his arrival in Toronto as head of a Mexican delegation to a Can- ada-Mexico symposium o n .trade between the two coun- tries, said his govemmcnt does not "like foreign investment iu general." "We accept it if it comple-1 niciil.s our own plans.' he Mexico is a relatively lllirk'- vclopcd country, he Enid, "and we need some foreign invest-! ment to help us diversify our J industries." Zoo magazine adds 'soomate' of the month CALGARY (CP! The magazine published by ths Calgary Zoo has added a new feature: A centrefold of [he month. This month the centrefold goes lo Caroline, described as quite the prettiest ape they've ever displayed. m 13 Size 2Ss Chocolate Bar Asil............... s Assorted Bath Towefs.............. Plastic Drapes Asserted Toiletries.......... 9-Piece Drill Sets.................... Screw Drives' Spesd Sets........... Pliers...................................... GoCden Kcwk Golf each each CLEAN-UP! Now is the time to get lhat 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. Some items are soiled or damaged Quantities are Limited! Spacesaver Lounges Choice of goad covers CLEAN-UP PRICE 55 3-Pce. Walnut Bedroom Suite Triple Dreiier, Wardrobe Chest, head- board {headboard Save Queen Box Spring and fiAattress Unit CLEAN-UP PRICE 2-pce. Chesterfield Well tailored. 3 cushion style Large Dresser-Chest and Headboard 119ra CLEAN-UP PRICE, 3 PCES. I I W 5-pce. Metal Dinette Soiled unit. CLEAN-UP PRICE, 2 PCES. CLEAN-UP PRICE .50 Table 4 vinyl chairs. CLEAN-UP PRICE, 5 PCES. 59 ,50 Bed Chesterfield Odd Box Springs 4-Drawer Chests Rugged nylon freize. 4'0" 3'3" sires Walnut finish CLEAN-UP PRICE CLEAN-UP PRICE CLEAN-UP PRICE 35 EACH 39 10 cu. ft. Gibson Refrigerator Dented. CLEAN-UP PRICE 179M Many More Unadvertised Values Convenient Budget Terms Open 9 to 9 Thursday and Friday PLENTY OF FREE PARKING "For Better Values Service and Satisfaction It's'' ORSKY'S FURNITURE LTD. 541 13th St. North, Lethbridge Phone 328-1151 1 Friction Tape 1 lb. package lone rustics hostess Potato Chips livv'tishing Detergent Towels Barn Free Protein Sfosmpoo HOI.... 90 Mietufe Ccssseffe Tapes Rowntrees Coffee Crispettes....... Spanish Peanuts 2 ib. bag............. UlC PenS (6 on a Crest Toothpaste Famiiy Ibs. for WINDSHIELD WASHER H H I O M n n 11 i Plionfi 327-1" "0 j ;