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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 24, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Legion relaxes membership restrictions ____.............___Wednesday, May 34, 1972 THE ICTHBRIDGE HEW ID 21 Double identity case REG1NA ts future by passing recommen- dations to ease rcslriclions on ordinary membership. Ordinary membership pre- plunges to death JASPER (CP) Poll eel released Tuesday the name ol an Edmonton man who was killed Saturday in a (.'limbing accident near here. Barry Wheamaniulc fell to his death into a 1011-foot crev- asse at the Columbia ice fields about GO miles southeast of Jasper. He was with a party of six Alpine Club members who had registered with park officials for a three-day expedition on the ice fields. His body was recovered. viously was open to only vet-j erans'of the world wars or to persons who have served in the armed forces for a mini- mum of two yours. The changes, recommended in a special report by the na- tional organization and plan- ning committee under Ihe chairmanship of Doug McDon- ald of Branlfnrd, Ont., opens ;i whole new field of ordinary members who are eligible to vote and hold office. By ballot vote, delegates to Ihe Legio..'s biennial conven- tion passed recommendations lo include as ordinary mem- bers, regular armed forces per- sonnel regardless of years of service as well as reserve pcr- I sound who have served at least Iwo years. Rod Johnston, secretary of the planning committee and fulllinie director of program ming from Ottawa, said the vote opens up "a whole new potential by admitting younger persons with younger ideas." He said current membership is no problem since the Legion now lias about mem- bers. But Judge Redmonc Roche of Montreal, Dominion president, said earlier that opening up the Legion to young. cr men is necessary because the average sue of Second World War veterans is 55 and rising. Mr. Johnston said that even with tiic relaxed membership requirements, it still w o u 1 (1 likelv take 10 or 12 years for Hie full effect to be felt and for the younger persons to hold any national office, lie said by allowing all service personnel in as ordinary members, an immediate mar-kcl of about potential ordinary members is opened The change, to be given final ralification by passage of a jylaw later in the convention, makes all military for ordinary membership. It also will allow reserve personnel, whom are Canadian citizens or British subjects, eligible for ordinary membership after two years service. Persons 1C years of age or over are eligible to join a reserve unit-Another recommendation ot the report, to allow members of allied forces in as ordinary members, will be voted on ater. Changes in the elective structure also were approved Tuesday. The change would make the vice-president an executive vice-president, and executive officers full vice-presidents. The convention passed a resolution to institute a U o y a 1 Canadian Legion Education Week during which time all Legion scholarships and bursaries would be announced. Such announcements now arc made independently by various tranches and districts. The Legion estimates that its annual awards involve 400 student scholarships worth and 800 bursaries valued at No dates for the special week were PAULO (neuter) A Brazilian newspaper quoted j i naturalized Bolivian business- I man Klauss Altmann today as admitting he used the name Barbie in Lyon, France, during 1 1 the Second World War and ar- -rested many French resistance workers as local SS (Nazi elite corps) commander. The newspaper, 0 Estado de j Sao Paulo, carried the first of a series of Id articles it says are based on tape-recordings by its reporter of an interview with Altmann. France has asked for the extradition of Altmann from La i Paz. Ihe Bolivian capital where he has lived for 20 years. The reciuest followed allegations in the French press that he was j Klaus Barbie, the wartime Gestapo chief in Lyon who is wanted in France as a war i criminal. The newspaper nuo'cd All-mann as saying that among Frenchmen he arrested was Jean Moulin, a national resistance leader. Moulin is believed to have died after being tortured by the Gestapo. The article said it was true Altmann had taken part in actions being discussed in the debate over his double involved torture and mur- officers questioned him hut did er. He had not been head of not ask him about Jean Moulin. c Gestapo in Lyon, however. It was reported in La I'.'iz The newspaper quoted Alt- Monday that Altmunn had dc-nann as saying he was detained nied th" 0 Kstado articles were >y U.S. forces in 1947. French authentic or that he was the vuirtinn: (ie-.tapo i i Hoi i vi u n Inferior Minister rather and Ins Add xamora 00 miles northwest of Edmon- the doeumert on which the arti-on clcs were based. Lester Gunderson. 31.; of Grande Prairie, his daughter r.VMll.Y UJ'K Tave, 9, and a son Lester Gary. Heavers male for life and Ihe 7, drowned when their boat cup- young remain with their parents sized. 'wo vcnrs. 60, drowns in boat mishap SMOKEY LAKE (CP) William Gergorwich, GO, of Smoky Lake drowned when the boat he was in capsized on nearby island Lake. RCMP said Mr. Gergorwich, a non-swimmer, was with his brother in the boat about 200 feet shore when the accident occurred. His brother swam to safety. Smoky Lake is about 60 miles north of Grabbed the GUATEMALA CfTY fAF) --Police detained a man in connection with the May 5 hijacking of an Eastern Air Lines jet for a ransom but later released him when he turned out to be a European i tourist, i Local police received a cal from a youth who said they hab. FULL SLICE OR RUMP ROAST. All cuts, Canada Choice Canada Good Beef................ LEAN, EASY TO CARVE BEEF. CANADA CHOICE CANADA GOOD Ib. OLYMPIC FROZEN 10-2-oz. STEAKETTES Pkg. FRESH, PICNIC STYLE, WHOLE Fresh and Frozen Sea Foods! Super Savers __ Olympic Skinless Fresh Red Spring ,39 Vac pak Budget Bus Flcisclimann'.'. Fast Risc Peanut Oil PI-.- Pickled Beets c, Spaghetti Snuce Tomato Paste Margarine '50t tin .alclli............24-fl. oz. jar for Catelli Plain Hunt's Fleischmann's Corn Oil 14-fl. oz. tin i, for 13-fl. oz. tin for Mb. pkg. Beef Stew Nabisco Shroddies 24-oz. net wt. pkg. Burns 24-oi. net wt. tin J DISCOUNT PRICES FRESH YOGURT, Lucerne, yJQp 6 flavours. 16-oz. net wt. lub COTTAGE CHEESE, Lucerne Creamed. 3 flavours 12-oz. net wt. ctn.......... OJt PURE JAM, Empress Black J1O, Cherry, 12 fl. oz. jor........ MARGARINE Blue Bound Colored QQ- 100% vegetable 3-lb. pkg. 77U CHEDDEES Christie's net wt. ban COOKIES Christie'! Kooky Conooky 8 07. not wt. pkg. SPAGHETTI SCE. Catelli with Mushrooms. 14 fl. oz. tin DETERGENT Trend Liquid lemon 77 32 fl. oz. btlc........... SPAGHETTI SCE. Cutclli with .Jl- Mc-tit. 14 fl. 07.. tin........ It PRUNE NECTAR Welch's Ql- 40 fl. oz, btle.......... Olt GREEN BEANS Royal City French Cut Canada Fancy O 14 fl. oz. tin for J' ANTIPERSPIRANT Right Guard Super Dry. 6-oz. net wt. 1 1 Cj Aerosol tin I I J Sliced Super Saver, Ib. Fresh Cod from tho Pacific Super 79' Olympic, in piecr n Olympic, lean, hnr.k Bacon y .35 I f ji" I Rupert frozen, 8-oz. net wt. OQfi i MSN StiCkS pkg.......Super Saver OlT LUHCH FISH tOKfiS Rupert, Home Style ?4-oz. net wt. pkg........... Super Saver in lha pieco Olympic Bologna, Head Cheese, Chicken, Mac and Cheese, Pickle-Pimento 6-oz. net wt. Olympic, sliced lymPic- slicetl I 6-az. no, 39c 35c 41c PRICES EFFECTIVE in lethbridge May 24-27 WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO LIMIT QUANTITIES SAFEWAY CANADA SAFEWAY UMI ;