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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 23, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE IETHBRIDGE HERMD Mtiy 73, 1973 war protest failed to stop Pentagon work oN More than .infi unr demons) ntlor.s ai-resied nl Ihe Monday, but protest organizers failed to produce a croud large enough lo disrupt activity at the giant military office building. The demonstration bnd been billed as nn effort lo blockade the building and prevent work- nrs from rnterinK but only n i quashed Ihn drive nnd routed [imleslers npnianil during Hie remaining demonsi r.itors. the morning rush iimir. More. Ihan '.'.HO were carried Tin- croud massed outside the i away in military buses and ar- building lo about 1-000 rested on disorderly conduct iby noon and nbout too charges, police said. Tiy TlfE ASSOCIATED PRESS Senator George McGovcra of South Dakota seeks a trans- continental presidential pri- ninry donblelieadcr victory in lihode Island and Oregon today lo give him momentum for bis Group plans protest at Medicine Hal EDMONTON group calling itself Uie Suffield Coali- tion is organising a demonstra- tion at Medicine Hat and Suf- ficld on the Canada Day week- end to protest British mililary exercises and defence research. A spokesman fnr the group said a rally is planned July I in Medicine Hal and a demon- stration is to be staged July 2 outside the entrance to the fed- eral defence research facilities near Suffield. 15 miles north- west of Medicine Hal. The Suffield experimental fa- cilities, which include about 1, 000 square miles of grassland, have been used for training ex- ercises by Brilish military for- ces for the last 10 years. The Suffield Coalition objects to this, saying there could be festers locked arms and moved DRAO IMIOTBSTKRS suddenly lo rush lhc Pentagon i Some officers grabbed pro- steps at mitl-aflernoon. [testers by their hair and Officers on h o r s c b a c k dragged them across an asphalt parking lot, witnesses said, but, generally, officers acted v.ilh more restraint. Police used tear gas to dis- perse the crowd, gathered to protest administration policies on the Vietnam war. The protest drew far fewer demonstrators than several pre- vious rallies. One of Uie organiz- ers, Dr. Sidney Peck, attributed California showdown In two weeks with Senator Hubert Humphrey of Minnesota. McGovem wns favored In j an eight man field lo win Rhode Island's 22 delegates to Lhc Democratic national con- vention. Humphrey and Sena- tor Edmund Muskie of Maine, who both appeared in the state last week, are considered his lop rivals. Although McGovem didn't campaign In Rhode Island, a late April poll showed him the leader. In Oregon, Humphrey In ef- fect conceded the contest for 34 convention votes to McGov- ern with a decision to start campaigning for the 271 Cali- fornia delegates. SUM, McGov- ern spent four days trying to geL a big victory over his 10 rivals including Senator Ed- ward M. Kennedy of Mas- sachusetts, placed on the hal- lo' hy Ihe Republican secretary of state over Kennedy's oh- jeclion. RAX ADS FOR WALLACE In both Rhode Islond and Orocnn, suppoi tcrs of the small numbers to the lack of an atmosphere of immediate crisis and fears of a confronta- tion with police. The Pentagon demonstration was sponsored by the Peoples Coalition for Peace and Justice. Alleged hijacker arrested GUATEMALA CITY (Reuler) A man believed to be Die hi- jacker of an Eastern Air Lines Boeing 727 who collected ransom was being held here today by police. Unofficial sources said the man spoke English Acadians plan JL new association GROPPI ARRESTED Antiwar leader Father James Groppi is laken into cuslody by police Monday oulside the Pentagon. He was among demonstrators who allempled lo enter Ihe building shortly after iheir legal permit to demonslrale expired. A number of (AP Wirepholo) shortly olhers were also arrested. Vote favors new labor federation Split in trade union widens Hy DEN'NIS TRUDKAU rnEDERICTOH fCP) Del. cgates toaconferenceof French-speaking New B r u n- swickers voted Monday to sel up a new provincial Franco- phone nssoclntion. Participants In the first gen- eral conference of Acadians agreed that such a body was necessary to defend the Acadian interests In the province, They gave the job of organizing the new group to the National Soci- ety of Acadians, which repre- sents Francophones In all three Maritime provinces. In a tumultuous closing ses- slon delegates refused to vote on additional resolutions that would have defined the associa. lion's alms and suggested possi- ble action It could take. Speakers from the floor said delegates had not had enough time to study the resolutions. The conference voted over- whelmingly to continue talks QUEBEC 'CPl A long-sim-1 tract lor Montreal island opera and Spanish fluently. The U.S. em mcring split within l.he Confed- tions, also drew ire. one-year prison sentence for ontempt of court and remain ration of National T. Jde Un- the hijacker. The sources Fald the alleged Gcorgp. C. Wallace ran tole.vi- i hijacker was being Interrogated sion and radin commercials In I in offices of the judicial police the la.st day before the pri- maries on behalf of the Ala- i bama governor, who i.s in bos- pilal paralysed last week. I In Portland, Ore., Charles C. I Snider, Wallace's national cam- in Guatemala City. X hijacking lasting 21 hours i began May 5 when an armed man hijacked the plane after it took off from Alienlown, Pa. After landing at Washington's paipn director, said Mondav ho I Dulles International Airport. uTecoT for a saving'and collecting Ihe ransom and let- cusasterous eitecis on tne ecot-; -c n-- n._ ,n _________ _rr ogy of Hie area, which It says is one or ihe largest expanses of j defined that as one third of the vole. In Rhode Island. McGov- natural grassland in North Am- erica. They want It converted to a national park and the defence research facilities used for pol-; island lution research. ling the 48 passengers off, the hijacker circled the city for ern supporters said they fear, hours before landing again to 100 Copies plus tax the Wallace drive their candidale. Delegates favoring the win- ning presidential candidate in go to tho convention and he committed lo him for the first ballot, may hurl exchange the rajisom for larger bills. After taking off Irom Wash- inglon for a second time, the plane went to New Orleans where the hijacker exchanged it for another Eastern Air Lines plane when the first aircraft de- veloped trouble in the hydraulic system. Leaving New Orleans, the hi- jacker, who had ordered para- chutes In Washington, said he wanted to go to Belize. British NELSON, B.C. Honduras. He parachuted over California man drowns in B.C. Seltzer, 23, of California drown- Central America. The plane ed when a canoe carrying six later landed safely at Merida, persons overturned in tiie Koot- on Mexico's Yucatan peninsula. enay River, five miles west of here. The five others reached shore safety. What is your suit saying about you? Detailing makes Ihe dilTercnce be- tween fashionable anr] "flashv''. B capped shoulder treatment. A little, ,3. lot-ahead of jis And can be, -u without tvinrwiM. We're working on D In) of ideas nt Society Tsew fnhrics and hut not May out. The tilings remain undumgeil arc our craftsmanship, our linnd tai- loring nnd exclusive detail'; like the cxlia coin pocket bassy in Guatemala City had of- j ei fered a reward for Infor- ions widened dramatically Mon- mation leading to the arrest of day when a majority of more Ihan 1.000 dissident CNTU labor officials voted lo break away from the croup and form a DCW labor federation. At a closed-door meeting, Fup- porters of the CNTU's vice-pres- ident. Paul-Emile Dalpe, treas- urer Jacques Dion and services director Amedee Daigle voled 753 in favor a new group, 2C6 for revamping the CNTU with election of new leaders and 15 for maintaining tho status quo. The officials came from about 270 unions and several of the 11 union federations belonging to tho CXTU. They represent more than members about a third of the CNTU's member- ship. CXTU economist Yvon Valcln said the majority of the union executives at the meeting al- ready have clear mandates from their members to act. "Those who he said, "will he going back lo Iheir lo- cals and asking for ratification of their voles.'' Dissension within the CNTU stems Irom the recent trend to- ward union concern with politi- cal issues and union strategy during labor disputes. MANIFESTO Pl'BUSHED Most of lhc dissidents were ngered by publication of the CNTU Comptons due sur nos propres We Depend Only on Ourselves says lhc capitalist sys- em in Quebec must give way lo socialism. Tho dissidents favor a more traditional form of trade union- ism in which negotiation of working conditions is considered more important than political action. Majiy union nT-mliTs also PIT displeased by calls for civd disobedience from the coin- mon front of public sen-ice un- inns. of which the TNTU Is a member, during last month's I t-rlay walkout. "Hiev rcbjorlc-d In the TXTU's decision lo turn over its mil- lion strike fund to I lie common front for use during ttie strike. financial support of about 400 former Lapalme I Inc. mail Iruci; drivers who lost i (heir jobs in March. when their employer failed lo hid for a renewal of exclusive con- A spokesman for the police said that an official statement would be made today. men's ULJERR In the facing and the Iiand stitched Details, do t.ilt. That's why vc rny so much attention to them. And why people pay attention to lhc man who wears them. SOCIETY BRAND highly of yi, In April, the dissidents crili- free to negotiate collective cizcd Mr. Pepin for "choosing lo accept the risk of violence" agreements in the public serv- ice. in calling on workers lo disobey j CALLS MOVE TRF-ACHEUY emergency legislation ending Tn a statement Sunday from the public sen-ice strike. rjrsainville prison where he is Last week they denounced servjng a one-year term for con- Mr. Pepin for having chosen to---------- go to jail rather than appeal his West Germany's goodwill pacts become law BONN (Reuter) President Gustav Heinemann signed into law today two bills ratifying West Germany's goodwill treat- ies with the Soviet, Union and Poland, a spokesman for the presidency said. The Bonn parliament last week approved ratification of the treaties, which acknowledge post-war European frontiers and the cession of a quarter of pre-war German territory. War veterans pension hike Legion aim REG1NA (CP) -Judge Red- mond Roche of Montreal, re- tiring president of the Royal Canadian Legion, said here an increase in disability pensions to war veterans will continue to be the legion's main, im- mediate goal. The basic pension rate should be 54.550 a year, inslead of the current he told delegates to the Legion's 24lh biennial convention. He said in an Interview later the Canadian government had set a tradition in 1021 of using the lowest salary paid lo feder- al civil servants as the level for pensions. This now was S4, 550. for government cleaning staff, yet basic pensions wore' public service employ- almost less. ecs. tempt of court, CNTU President Marcel Pepin denounced the "treachery within our ranks" and called for "counter mea- sures" against the three dissi- dent leaders. Fernand Daoust, secretary- general of the Quebec Federa- tion of Labor and chief spokes- man for the public service com- mon front headed by Mr. Pepin and two other jailed presidents, warned there could be a relurn lo labor disruptions "if it begins to look like we have teen be- trayed and if the union leaders are nol freed under acceplable condilions." The May 9 jailing of Mr. Pepin. QFL President Louis La- hergc and Yvon Charbonneau of the Quebec Teachers Corp. sparked province-wide illegal strikes and demonstrations. They ended last Wednesday after a call from the common front for n return to work as Labor Minister Jean Cournoyer, newly appointed lo Ihe civil service post, indicated he wanted to resume negotiations for new contracts for some and voting on the Iota! level and send Ihe results lo the rvSA by July I In workshop sessions earlier Monday, delegates voted 381 to 12 In favor of Ihe association. The decision on the new body came after the delegates spent three days discussing ceo- nomic, cultural and polilical is- sues facing New Brunswick's Francophones. lleclor Cormier, admlnklra- tive secretary of the NSA, said later, "the conference was as successful as it could have- been." ACCEPTED MANDATE In an interview Monday night, he said the NSA's board of directors had accepted the man- date given it by the conference to lay the groundwork for tha provincial association. Mr. Cor- mier said it would probably take a year to set up the new body. Monday afternoon, delegates cheered and applauded when Secretary of Stale Gerard Felle- licr addressed, the closing ses- sions. He told the conference that isolation is the biggest threal lo linguistic minorities and urged them to abolish all traces of isolation. Mr. Pelletler told B news con- ference later that the CBC and tho Canadian Radio-Television Commission are giving top priority to extending French- language radio and television service to those parts of the province not ycl covered by the existing slations in Moncton. Demands for extended French-language services and more local affairs programming were among the 150 resolutions voted on at the conference, held on the University of New Bruns- wick campus. GENERAL PRESENTS THE Weather and road report Prisoners IDCfCmEn's IKt blUERR Man. ffPl About li'i inmales nf Ifc-arl- incloy pmviminl Mondavi bai l leaded llu-inselves in a ceil I l.liK-k lor five hours belme giv- ilif! up jicacclully lo it IK'Ml' mi !hr i-ninlilinn 1111 lie laid. The men thorn- solves in Iho remand seehon of (lie jail aflor nuards had mnvod in lo break up n fir-hi, hr-iwren inmates. Thr- nc-n wnvkod furnishings and slarled a small f '.I..i I ic.i i: f; -r. by. The piilicr iihic.'rs- moved Ui ililil [In- si-Minn ttilll llii'hl i 'J ilii-lii and drawn aller la> iunl Iniik tj I Ihn Lions Club of Lethbridge 18th Town Country CASH PLAY AT HOME NEWSPAPER BLACKOUT BSNGO PLUS 4 PRIZES CASH EACH Here's How You Can Win! THE PRIZE Tho first card wilh nil covered (blackouI) will receive (he grand prize of In the easa of more than one blqckoul Ihe wincn may "play- of" or split Ihe priio. THE BONUS PRIZE O S50 for Ihe first "L" Down the "B" row and across iho bottom S50 for the firsr "X" From corner to corner through (Ho centra 550 for tho firs! "H" Down the "B" row, down ihn "0" row ond across Ilio ccnlri G50 for first "Square" nil numb-rs filled c'own "B" row. 'down the "0" row, across Ihe top row, across the bottom row Thp bonus prizes will bo awarded lo the first correct cnrds according lo Ihe rotation of numbers colled in iho cose of lies, prizes will bo split, (lonus prizo win- nt-rs will have their cnrds refunded to them to continue playing for the -51000 blackout bingo. CARDS ONLY EACH ow nnd Hurc cire rile numbers lo B-4, 1-18, 1-25, N-38, O-66 N-43, G-58, G-56, O-72 N-32, B-l, B-5, O-71, THIS WEEK'S NUMBERS: G-55, O-64, 1.17, G-60, 1-24, O-74, B-7, N-40, G-54 t'-'', r i SUNRISE WBDNESDAY SL'.NSET H L Pre 67 51 CO 43 73 49 .17 63 36 .14 B3 34 58 30 .01 67 43 71 46 59 45 67 42 61 31 70 4G 58 46 77 45 71 -15 .08 85 61 .02 43 EO 53 76 51 3G 36 .31 67 43 62 40 37 59 tcthliridge Pincher Creek Medicine Hat Edmonton..... Grande Prairie Banff......... Coronation Calgary Victoria PenUcton...... Prince George Kamloops Vancouver Saskatoon...... Rcgina....... Winnipeg Toronto....... Ottawa....... Montreal St. John's...... Halifax....... Charlottetovn Fredericton Chicago....... N'cw York..... Miami........ I Los Angeles i Las Vegas..... j Phoenix....... Honolulu Rome........ Paris 57 81 79 54 3G 7.1 94 63 85 60 87 60 (15 70 70 48 75 55 London.........64 52 Berlin ...........77 43 Amsterdam 77 55 Moscow ..........77 57 Stockholm....... 54 46 Tokyo.......'. 54 52 FORECAST I.cllihridge, Medicine llaf. Calgary Today: Cloudy pe- riods clearing by noon. gusly aloug foothills. (oclay and Wednesday 65-70. Lows tonight in Hie mid Wednesday: Sunny. Cohimhia, Koolpnay To- day and Wednesday: Cloudy with sunny periods. Isolated showers. Highs today nnd Wed- nesday low 60s. Lows louighl 40 to 45. MONTANA East of Continental Divide- Partly cloudy with widely scat- lercd aflernoon and evening showers today and Wednesday. I A little cooler In the east. Hiphs i both days mostly 60s. Lows al nighl 35 lo 45, I West of Continental Divide- Partly cloudy today and tonight with widely scattered showers. Showers becoming more nu- merous Wednesday. Lillle lem- peratui-e change. Highs hotli days 55 to 65. Lows at night 35 to 45. GEHL FORAGE HARVESTER And DALMAN STACKMOVER DEMONSTRATION Friday, May p.m. Across from Boulton Dcriry on Jail Farm Properly By Ken Dickson of General Farm Supplies and Factory Personnel GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Cauttt Phone 328-1141 OI'l-'K'lAl. AS OF A.M TODAY Ol' A.MA All liiKlittays In lha Ilighuay fi bridge district am bare nnd lo Dei Hnniia dry. Ilighuay I Trans Canada Ifipliwaj. barr nnd drj-. Tlicrc are per cent load- Ing reslriclions on Iho follow- ing lliPhwavs: .'-iy from 12 mile'; SiH-ondary rnad from Iliph way 2 to Iho Helly liiver Undgo near Soeomhiry road from three miles north of to 10 mi'es norlh of Fnremosl. j 4 lo Ktiremnsl nnd from one WHEN YOU HAVE A WINNING CARD Phono 327-8670 irnmoilmtHy I'RCCUDS TOWARDS I IONS flNHNNIAI I'ARK, AND O1III.R COMMUNITY fROJICl.S l Kin. ih of Miinylicrries. Foremost lo Car.l 2 nt lt.ii. 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