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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 19, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 _ THE LETHBRIDCE HERA1D Friday, Mnv 17, I97J ils ision base f IRA BK1.FAST 'IT swept up t UKlay and smashed down barri- cade's aimed at extending HIP frontiers nf the bastion. The army reported "minimal opposition" from either guerril- las or any of Hie Roman a t h o 1 i c s living in "Free The Jrisb Republican Army, ICighl Id (ool street joists were Northern Ireland, Ihrusl for- driven into the roadway across ward Thursday from its flogsidc SlreiH, main entry to P.nlish during a day of ficrre Shootout' a guerrilla in l.oiulondei ry eai'ly stronghold and erected street barricades wiihln 20 yards of the city centre. This extended Londonderry's "No-go" troops and police don't enter and where the writ of British law docs noL a quarter quell r the stronghold. They were set in concrete while about 150 stone- throwing youths pelted soldiers firing hack rubber anli-riot bul- lets. USE STEEL SHEETS A crane was commandeered lo hoist the poles into position. I roin KF.l'TFn-AP DUBLIN Two hundred tivops. armed with gas and batons, stormed Mountjoy prison here today to quell a vio- would be reprisals for the lent six-hour riot. I Vi0ience. in Vv-hich five persons A police spokesman said 100 Injured. prisoners, led by imprisoned members of. the outlawed Irish Republican Army, rampaged through the building burning lurni- A steel hawser was strung across the roarl and Btecl sheets swung info place. Army bulldozers, however, tore through Ihe crude barri- cade before dawn today. "No-go" areas like Free Derry are a constant thorn in the flesh of Ulster's Protestant majority, who see Iheni as a victory for IRA terrorism which is aimed at driving Northern Ireland under (he rule of Ihe hours of bargaining Irish republic in the south. William Craig, leader of the militant Ulster Vanguard move- which claims the support of IMi.ooa diehard Protestants said today. "It is difficult now lo see how civil war can be avoided." In an interview wilh Ihe Lon- after between prisoners' representa- tives and prison authorities. No details were released, but au- thorities .said they guaranteed The prisoners had demanded talks with Prime Minister Jack Lynch and the chief of the JRA's Provisional wing, Sean Macstiofain, about prison condi- tions, but this was denied. For several months the Provisional have been complaining about Vhe treatment given their mem- bers in Mountjoy. They claim they should be treated as politi- cal and not criminal prisoners. i OVERPOWER GUARDS The riot began Thursday night u'hen an estimated 35 Provision a Is overpowered guards and look their keys to open the cells of other prisoners. I A force of 100 policemen sent j in to quell the riot was quickly i overpowered. Justice Minister Desmond O'Malley declared n I stale, of emergency, sent in 7PO more policemen and 200 soldiers j armed with gas grenades and clubs. IRA sources said the gas bedding, cell doors and ture. The rioting ended at a.m. j Le Dain report rejected CALGARY (CP! L-eader Flo Frawley Dominion n( Canada Parly rejects tho army denied ed legalizing the private use ol marijuana and hashish. At the height of Ihe battle, the soldiers and police had to fight "H public use and possession rcarguard action against o! marijuana and hashish is it p r 0 _j n A demonstrators who legal it must follow that private massed outside the prison. Wav- ing placards and banners, they screamed support for the pris- oners and attacked parked cars. Police made repeated baton charges at the demonstrators, who tried unsuccessfully to block trucks carrying soldiers into the prison. legal it must follow that private use and possession of mari- juana and hashish is also ille- gal." Mrs. Frawley said the party's stand is based on a submission to the commission's public hear- ings In November. 1969, from the Canadian Psychiatric Asso- ciation. She said the submission noted that backward nations of the world had drug-oriented so- cieties snrt that nothing else needed to be said. XEROX COPIES Newipapcr Clippingi General Typcid, Printed or WriHert Formi GENEOLOGY SHEETS PARAMOUNT PRINTERS T207 3rd Avenue South LETHBRIDCE, AtBERTA Phone 327-3287 Passenger dies after hijack TEL AMV f APi An Israeli woman passenger, shot in the head when Israeli troops stormed aboard a hijacked Belgian airliner, died of brain damage today in a Tel Aviv' hospital after lingering In a coma for more than eight days. A hospital spokesman said Miriam Holzber Andersen, 22. an Israeli citizen married to a Norwegian medical student, died just before noon. Mrs. Andersen's deaUi raised the hijack fatality toll to three. don Daily Express following a series of direct IRA gun and bomb raids on Protestants, he said that before Britain as- sumed rule as a peace gesture lo Catholics lie thought civil war was possible." he said, "I would say It probable." SEE IRA CAMPAIGN Security forces believe the IRA is on a campaign to pro- voke Protestant attacks on Catholics so it can leap to the defence of the minority end strengthen its power base. A 15-year-old Protestant boy was shot to death and a woman and two teen-agers wounded Thursday In A police spokesman said the Incident in which lire boy was killed was "an outright murder- ous attack o n innocent chil- dren." Fire came from the direction of a nearby Catholic housing project. The wounded woman, said to be in serious condition, was hit when gunmen fired on an army patrol. More shots were fired at the soldiers as they tried to carry the wounded woman to an ambulance. Two boys, 15 and 14, were hit by bullets fired from a passing car hi Belfast. In Londonderry, Iroops re- ported hilling al least eight gun men in a day of shooting skir- mishes. The death of the teen-age boy and thai of a British soldier who suffered head wounds Monday brought Ulster's three-year fa- tality loll to 331. RECYCLED CART Two children found tomelhing interesting in o pile of garbage at a park in Montreal which has been growing higher since Ihe city's blue collar work- ers went on strike May II. (cp Wirepholo) Most Alberta hospitals do not permit abortions Liberals need miracle worker PKNTICTON'. li.C. (CD some, but not enough." He said firitish Columbia Liberals, who he would support Mr. Andcr- havcn't tasted provincial power son. For two decades, hold a leader- ship convention here during the weekend, hoping for a political miracle worker i t h enough magic to the skids under Social Credit in an eledion anti- cipated later this year. The race to replace Dr. Pal McGecr, a quicl, thoughtful University of British Columbia brain researcher v-'ho has led the party since narrowed down to a two-way fight Thurs- day. The protagonists are fa- vorite David Anderson, the vo- cal 34-year-old MP for Esqui- malt-Saanich and Mayor Wil- liam Vander Zalm of Surrey municipality near Vancouver. Deer Baron Ben Ginter of Prince George dropped out o[ Uie race Thursday afternoon when he failed to obtain the 25 signatures of convention dele- gales necessary for his nomina- tion papers. The deadline was servers as The eventual winner has his work cut out tor liim, B.C. hasn't had a Liberal premier since Byron Boss Johnson IcJ coalition forces in 1352, when the Liberal-Conservative gov- ernment was thrown out of of- fice by Premier W. A. C. Ben- nett and Social Credit. Russia-Egypt sign new noon Thursday and Mr. Ginlei1 said he was able to get "20- Tonto's mo 1 her dies in East BRANTFORD, Onl. (CP) Funeral services were held Thursday for the mother of the actor who portrayed Tonto, the Lone Hanger's Indian sidekick, in the long-running television se- ries. arms pact CAIRO (Reuter) The Soviet Union is reported to have signed a new arms agreement with Egypt in a move seen by oh- reasserlion of the Kremlin's support for Cairo only days before President Richard Nixon begins his Mos- cow summit. The mass-circulation news- paper Al Akhbar reported Wednesday that Soviet Defence Minister Marshal Andrei Grechko anrl Egyptian War Minister Gen. Mohamed Ahmed Sadek signed the agreement In Alexandria. Grechko left here for home Wednesday after four days of talks wilh President Anwar Sadat and Sadek. The Herald Legislature Bureau EDMONTON More than half of Ihe accredited hospitals In Alberta do not permit abor- tions, health minister Nell Crawford revealed Thursday In the legislature. Of the 22 that do not permit. the operation. 12 are run by religious orders and 10 by mu- nicipal hospital districts, h c said. The figures take some punch out of the argument that the Catholic Church is the main ob- stacle preventing liberalized abortion. There are 41 hospitals in Alberta accredited by the na- Parks group raps govt. proposal TORONTO (CP) The Na- tional and Provincial Parks As- sociation has told the Alberta government that its recent ac- tions strengthen the tendency for Banff and other national MARQUIS HOTEL (BEVERAGE ROOM) RETURNS BY POPULAR REQUEST THE BUTTONS1 Thursday, Friday and Saturuay United Church newspaper editor given reprimand, KINGSTON. Ont. (CP) AI Jewish community In Canada conference of United Church j and the United Church of Can- ministers and laymen issued a "mild reprimand" Thursday lo Rev. A. C. Forrest, editor of the United Church Observer, over his editorial comments on the Middle East situation. Delegates to the three-day Bay of Quinfe Conference took a 1 a s t -m i n 111 e shift lu sUmce Thursday and qualified their support of Dr. Forrest's etli- lorial freedom. They gave prior- ii.y lo relations with Ihe Jewish community and cautioned the cdilor to exercise "the care and responsibility necessary1 f-Q as not lo contribute to misun- derstanding among us." The motion expressed "pro- ada." An earlier motion had pro- posed unqualified support of Dr. Forrest's editorial freedom. The long-time cdilor of the church's national publication has been of the 'ever-increasing anti-Jewish parks to become the pleasure grounds of the rich. Tlie association, in a letter lo Alberta Premier Peter Lough- eed which was released Thurs- day, declared its opposition lo s move by the Alberta govern' ment to obtain municipal status for Banff and Jasper townsites and open up the parks for com- mercial and recreational devel- opment. "Any actions of this kind In Banff or Jasper have implica- tions for other national parks across said Associa- tion president J. G. Nelsou in his letter to the premier. The legislature recently passed a molion calling for es- tablishment of restricted recre- (1 tional medical accrediting asso- ciation, he said qualified (o ron duct Ihn operation. The minisler released the In- formation in response to a ques- tion posed last week by Art Dixon (SC Calgary-Milllcan) who suggested people should have the choice of whether to go to n hospital that permits aborlion, Mr. Dixon said he per- sonally disapproves of the op- eration unless the physical health of a mother Is in dan- ger. Mr. Crawford said all the hospitals in Calgary perform flie operation "and their abor- tion load is relatively evenly spread." However, in Edmon- ton the Edmonton General and the Miscricordia do not permit abortions, putting a heavier load on the Tloyal Alexandra Hospital, he said. Mabel Smith, was buried Al Akhbar gove no details of at the Six Nations Indian re- the new Soviet arms agreement, serve near Brantford. She died but said Grechko's visit had Monday. Her son, Harry Smith, went by the stags name .lay Silver- heels. fully accomplished its purposes. Sadek had accepted an Invita- tion to visit Moscow, it Bald, but no date was specified. Weather and road report SUNRISE SATURDAY Amsterdam M SUNSET 3-.IB [Moscow .....50 I Stockholm Lcthbridge Pincher Creek Medicine Hat Edmonton Grande Prairie Banff.......... Calgary Victoria II 64 Cl C8 49 CO 51 S3 59 1, Pi-c 3.T 31 44 33 37 34 29 41 .46 Penticfon 58 .04 Prince George Kamloops G2 Vancouver fill Saskatoon CU i a iiciiiuiitii uiiuiiLiiuun i -j j j i accused by ndividuals corridors and expanded e Jewish community of One effect o! actions like NO PRIORITY Last week the minister said abortions arc not given prior- ity over other forms of. surgery. Jn LelhhridKc. (he Lclhbridge Municipal Hospital performs cnarloitelown 35 Mi 4-1 44 negina 78 49 Winnipeg 92 59 Toronto 72 47 Otlawa j Montreal j St. John's 75 50 GO 59 bias" in opinions expressed in !tri0se recently taken by mcm- the publication and other media ners tlle Alberta legislature ibout the Middle-East situation. The tv.icp-amrnrlc-d motion was described as a "mild repri- will be to strengthen the tend ency for Banff and other na- tional parks become places ,-uu n.i n 1JUJIJ II- ml- I mand" and a "watering down" for Money is in 1 of Hie original motion. i The motion was approved by r.- the required two-thirds majority found regret for any alienation of the remaining delegates a'l IIc said 'm' 'amillcs mt" an !creasingly becoming the pass- I port for entry said Mr. Nelson. For Dining Pleasure which may exist between Ihe the final conference "session 'ess than About 30 per cent of the j afford the skiing facilities delegates had left before the for 1-ake Louise. I vole. The association supported Al- Thr- nuiiiiiii v.ill presented b e r L a Environment Miimler in Angus! to tile church's gen- William Ynrko's opposition lo j oral council when it meels in Iho proposed S.'iO-million ski vil Saskatoon. lage for Lake Louise. is now OPEN EVERY SUNDAY from p.m. to 10 p.m. Our Licensed Premises Feature: FINEST STEAKS LOBSTER TAILS Our Licensed Dining Room is open Monday through Saturday from p.m. to 12 Midnight. SUNDAY AFTERNOON CONCERT "THE EDMONTON BILIIE NICHOL and FRANK SHOE MAY 28, PARAMOUNT THEATRE Ticket! ol Leister'i THE WORLD FAMOUS 3 RING nllogn .'ilmnpmg W.oyfjr Moqicilh Duvo 327-7123 WFDV MAY 31 st cj-id JUNE 1st TWO PERFORMANCES EACH DAY At and p.m. Advnnco licltch nvnilnljln nfipr May al FoiOrt Jowrllary find Gnnllcmcn III MorTi Wonr. Ailulli J2.00, thildmn (12 and undor) Jl.OO LETHBRIDGE EXHIBITION GRANDSTAND 1 MIOWl tACH DAY t .10 nnfj I 00 r M. abortion, but St. Michael's Gen- eral, following the Catholic hos- pital code, does not. In an interview. John Brad- ley, chairman of the Alberta Hospital Services Commission, the body that approves abor- tion committees at hospitals re- quired under Ihe criminal code, said Catholic hospitals do not apply for approval to set up the necessary procedure. Dr. Bradley said the decision as lo whether a hospital will perform abortions rests largely I with its board of directors. j Last week. Mr. DL-iOn said j hospital abortions in Canada have tripled In Ihe past year, wilh Alherla leading the other I prairie provinces wilh a rate, of' nine abortions for every Iflfl live births. Ilorner vanls lo sec IxMIrr gritiii facilities THE IIETtALD Legislature Bureau EDMONTON Agriculture Minister Hugh Horner said Thursday hi! would like lo sec improvement and expansion of unil trains and terminal grain elevator facilities inland and at Vancouver and Ihe pro- ptr'ed nl Prince lUiuc-rt. RC. llornrr Mild be will rrc. omniend expanded grain hand- lint: and Irani-port facilities in Albcna In federal officials studying Ihe mailer once they make Iheir repnri public. However, he former So- ri'l C.rmt .-ifr; ".iHnro mi'iiMcr Jin; in l> i ii" v.-.-i.-, mil awaii1 nf AlluT- ;-i I''king p ivl in aiAlhing simi- lar to a federal pilot project in Saskatchewan where largo truck.-., unil I rains and terminal at MIHIM' .law and S.r.kahion lie n.srd In ship lo Ibo rnsl coast and TliMiuli-r Flny. finl. Chicago New York Miami Los Angeles Vegas Phoenix Honolulu Rome Paris London Berlin S2 4G 78 42 69 S3 ....86 56 77 82 69 67 M 88 59 96 62 86 71 64 57 59 45 01 45 58 50 Tokyo FORECAST Lelhbriclgc Calgary To- day: Sunny with a lew eirlv log morning fog patches and afternoon clouds. Highs Lows near 40. Satur- day: Sunny. Highs H5-70. Medicine Hal Sunny this afternoon. Highs near 60. Lows near 40. Saturday: Sunny. Highs 65 70. Columbia and Saturday sunny and warm. Highs today 65 to 70, lows to- night near 40. Highs Saturday 70 lo 75. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Periods of rain most sections today and Saturday with oc- casional thunderstorms easi .12 and south portion. Cooler to- jday and continued cool Satur- day. Highs today and Saturday mostly 60s. Lows tonight 45 to 55 West of Continental Dlvldt Variable cloudiness with wide- ly scattered showers today and Saturday. Little change in tem- perature. Highs today and Sat. urday mostly 60s. Lows tonight 40s. YOUR IRRIGATION NEEDS Are On Display In Our Showroom Now Q A M Irrigation Fittings Rainbird Sprinklers Akan Irrigation Tubing 9 Ford Pumping Units leaden In the Irrigation Industry GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Irrigation and Farm Equipment Div, Coults Highway, loth bridge, Phone 328-1141 OI'TK 1 Al. AS OP' A.M TODAY COI IllKSY Ol' A.MA All highways In Ihe Highwav from Magralli bridge dislricl are hare and lo DC! llonila. dry .Secondary road (rum Highway 1 Trans Canada way 2 In the lli'lly Itiver Ilighwaj. bare and dry. near Ciniunnd There are 75 per cent, load-1 Secondary road 1171) from InR restrictions on the follow Hires miles north of I'oremost I 10 miles north of Foremost. Highway dl, from 12 miles Highway irom Magralh to i.i HK> juncliiin of Highway i Ihr jiiiu'liiui of Highway 2 at 4 lo and from line Cardslnn. mile .suiilh of Foremost to Mnnybcrrios, from Vauxhall lo the jiindion of Highway 1. I'Oli'l'S Ol'' rVI'HV (Opening Cliislng Tlmo.qi: Colitis 21 hours, t'.irwaj 7 a.m lo 10 p.m.: llnnila '.I a.m. ID 6 p.m.: Itniiscvillr. Fl.C. n a m. I" p m Ill1, :'l hours: Pnrlhill Hyknrl.i a a m In midnight t'hirf Mrujnlnni rlnsnl. I WlMhorsr. R m. In .s p m., ;