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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 1, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Fireman rapped EDMONTON City flrenun Ray Gerlitz uys he wu suspended for three toys without pay for print for newspaper photograph ihow- ing electrical charges pauing throufh a fire department truck. Mr. Geriltz. in a letter to city says he was un- fairly suspended for trying to bring to public attention a recurring problem that had been giving himself and other firemen working on the vehi- cle electrical shocks over an extended period of time. Deputy chief J. M. Adams said the suspension was justified because Mr. Gerlitz had not gone through proper channels to his superiors and had set up the situation for the photograph. rigged the plug to get a dead deputy chief Adams said in an adding that Mr. Gerlitz has made a mountain out of a Mr. Gerlitz denied in an interview that the electrical circuitry on the truck was tampered with. He said he had allowed the picture to be taken to demonstrate that an electrical current passed through the fire truck when it was plugged into a scanner system that is part of the fire department's com- munications network. ItTI THi LITHMIDQt HMALO-f Army plays backgammon in war zone's casino Walking on water Debbie and Sheryl demonstrate a new polyfoam constructed ski-like device that enables a person to stand up straight and walk on top of water at Marina Del Calif. In addition to recreational it is hoped the shoes can be used for water rescues involving non-swimmers. By PAUL ZACH Egypt thin line of United separated Israeli and Egyp- tian in this bat- tlewrecked city at the southern end of the Suez canal. A .The blue-bereted Finns from the UN Emergency Force sat nervously behind machine-gun bayoneted rifles and spirals of barbed wire as Egyptian troops glared at the Israelis across the narrow no-man's land. Also in the town was a five-man unit from the UN truce supervisory force stationed along the Suez Canal since the 1967 ceasefire. Its Australian Maj. Ian said it Was ing around and plotting where everybody is in the Israeli soldiers played back- gammon or photographed one another against the smashed buildings. On the other side of the UN about 75 armed. Egyptian soldiers lined the balconies of apartment buildings. An Israeli tank guarded the abandoned railway and an officer said Israeli forces have occupied half the city. your I may run into the first group respondents to E officer told cor- enter Suet since the war began Oct. But the guns were silent. The correspondents saw no civilians despite Egyptian claims that non-combatants Hawke refused to say how many of the pre-war inhabitants were left in the town. Five miles north of Is- raeli and Egyptian soldiers mingled silently at an. aban- doned UN. observation post as the under Israeli unloaded truckloads of water and medical sup- plies for the Egyptian 3rd Army on the east bank of the Suez canal. The supplies were floated across the ISO-yard-wide canal on barges and unloaded on the other side at a passage dug into the fortress-like embankment. A 10-man unit of UN troops supervised. Their Austrian Lieut. Gerhard said 19 bargeloads had crossed the canal by Tues- day afternoon. has been a great amount of understanding and cooperation on both he said. II 1114 OPTICAL PRESCRIPTION CO. RETURNS TO THE EXHIBITION PAVILION FOR THEIR NEW 1974 MODELS WHOLESALE PRICES ON WEDNESDAY thru SATURDAY 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Direct line to the Pavilion 327-8O32 or 327-1164 DEMO AND NEW 1973 CARS AND TRUCKS Warranty USED CARS AND TRUCKS i ALL MAKES ALL MODELS FINANCING NO DOWN PAYMENT NO PAYMENTS ;