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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 2, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE IETHBRIDGC HERALD Monday, November 1, 1970 jec Kidnap Suspects .8. y British Police l.ONPON persons, mosily stu- ponulaiinn "Ihe best piece of sn- denls, liad marched across the ciol legislation in North Amer- APPEALS TO DOCTORS Tile premier appealed lo the "social sense" of fJie doctors ard asked them lo enrol in the plan which has several opting- out Health Jlbisttr Cas- tonguay called on the doctors Sunday to give the plan chance before taking drastic stands against it. any Jfr. Caslonguay said (fie doc- tors should wait at least several months to see how the plan will work before contemplating strike action again or leaving tire province in large numbers. HALE OPTICAL 5 COMPANY ITD. MarHrt Dispensing Optician 307 6lll Si. S. 327-7132 downtown aren to a square op- posite city hall. Police had denied the march- ers permission lo use Jasper Avenue, (he main downtown street, but the group used an alternate route nearby. Mr. Nolley told Hie rally Ihc NDP in Alberta opposes the Vietnam war and will fight the federal government's use of the War Measures Act. The scuffle started as he cri- ticized the methods used by the FLQ in Quebec. The Maoists called him a "social fascist" and con- demned the other marchers for "protecting him from the just wrath of the people." 3 DIE IN TRAIN MADRAS (Router) At least nine persons were killed and 74 were injured when a passenger train rammed into a n a t h e r standing at a small station near i Uiis south Indian city Sunday. Labor Minister Pierre Laporle, "are thought lo have already fled Canada with the help of an underground group called the says The Daily Express in a front-page story. It quotes Mrs. Cross as telling police that one of the abductors of her husband rpoke English without an accent. The London paper concludes from this that "an Englishman may have been involved" in the kidnap plot. Woman Killed lit Collision SYLVAN LAKE (CP) Violet Bromling, 40, of Eck- ville, was killed in a two-car accident aboul five miles west of here. Mrs. Bromling was a pas- senger in one of the cars. Five other persons were injured and all are in hospital in satisfac- tory condition. Sylvan Lake Is about i5 miles south'of Edmonton. WGUIRE'S men s LLIEflR The Shape Of Things To Come The best dressed man thii fall or any teason for that mailer, unquestionably will wear McGwire's latest Conlour Concept slyle by Society Brand ll's the newest look in shaped clothei for men slims your waist, broadens your shoulderi and change) tha everyone will look ct you in !hs Future, Mo lime lo en- from WINNIPEG (CP) Discus- sion and dissent over the invo- cation of the War Measures Act drove a wedge between policy discussion and party action at the 1970 Manitoba New Demo- cratic Party convcnb'on Sunday. II. started with an impassioned speech by federal leader T. C. Douglas, who compared Ihe in- vocation of the act to the rise ol Nazi Germany and ended with a young man being hissed down for shouting inlo a microphone that he wanted le be dissasso- ciated from remarks made by Manitoba Premier Ed Schreyer, The young man was reacting to a speech by Premier Schreyer, in which the premier accepted his acclamation as party leader and explained to 650 delegates why he supported the federal government's action in the Quebec crisis. The federal chieftain said the implementation of the act could have been a political move to keep the present Quebec gov- ernment in power. The Douglas Speech was punc- tuated by four ovations. Later in the day, Premier Schreyer took Mr. Douglas' Nazi Germany analogy and turned it around. "On whom lies the greater he asked, "On the peo- ple who placidly sat by and let tne Jaws be passed or on flie who caused the civil dis- order which led to the laws being passed? "I hope we do not have (o contemplate analogies like this much longer in Canada." Earlier in Ihe day, the rounger segment of the party attempted to pre-empt the ap- proved agenda and proceed im- nedialely to a resolution deal- ng with the Quebec crisis, urg- ng Lbe conference to give unan- mous consent to the stand aken by Mr. Douglas and the 'ederal caucus. The rejection of the motion brought the shout that the con- vention was not supporting the national leader, which in turn wompled Resources Minister Sidney Green to say the ova- ions given Mr. Douglas was an indication of the convention's [Kirt of him. n Tt wasn't until late Sunday premier show his legislative afternoon that the delegates got around to discussing policy and even that got sidelined by the war measures discussion. During constitutional debate, delegates rejected several at- tempts to place the elected MLAs under closer control the party. One resolution asked that Uie program to Ihe parly's provin- cial council prior to a session for approval, and another would have made convention policy binding on the elected mem- bers. The resolutions were either al- tered by amendments or dropped. New Leader Of Manitoba Liberals WINNIPEG (CP) I. H. 11061, resigned in February, (Izzy) Asper, a political novice; 1969, to be succeeded by R. W. who began campaigning less j (Bobby) Band. than three weeks ago, is the new leader of the Manitoba Lib- eral party. Mr. Asper, a 38-year-old law- Mr. Bend, a 55-year-old vet' eran of former premier D. L. Campbell's cabinet, held the job for less lhan two months. He yer, tax consultant and author, resigned after suffering per- won the leadership Saturday by defeat in Ihe June, 1369, a wide margin over his only provincial election, an election opponent, Jack Ncsbilt, -15. The I saw the Liberals return vote was 720 to 329. only five members lo the 57-seat He takes over a party that j legislature, has been leaderless for 16 appointment of Mr. Mol- months and reduced to third-' t lo the Senale ]ast month, party status, with a promise j and the ricfM.tion of a second that "he will lead Liberals out the political wilderness along a course of moderation between the governing New Democrats opposition Conserva- and the lives. "People must not Iw forced lo choose between the extremes of socialism and he told delegates. Describing his own philosophy as "combining a dedication to the advance of the human con- dition with a system of fiscal! ;cne5ty and fair lie called on the party to spread a j message of "a new and (rue f> liberalism that will no longer; permit erosion of rights through! i" .otalitarian statism or govern-' nent indifference." Mr. Asper is the party's third leader in less than two year Gildas Mulgat, leader since member to the HDP caucus, left the Liberals with only three members, and at the lowest ebb in a political decline that began when Duff Roblin's Conserva- tive's ousted Mr. Campbell's 10-year-old regime from office in 1958. Although Ihere will be a byelecliim in rural Sle. Kose riding to fill Uie seat left vacant by Mr. Molgat's appointment to the Senate, Mr. Asper said it is unlikely he will run. Miles For Millions Marchers Dwindle CALGARY (CP) About people participated in Ihc miles for millions march Sunday, the smallest number Halloween Damage In Area Heavy RAYMOND HINB) Hallo- ween pranksters went far b2- y o n d what is considered "tricks" here Saturday night when they burned1 bales of straw at the Robert Gibb farm Hz miles east of town. At the same time there were 800 hales burned at Dick De Bore's farm southwest of Hay- mond. A garage stored with used furniture burned tc the ground near the residence of Earl "emp, miles east of Kay- mord. No one was living at the place. Two sheds were burned northwest jf Raymond. RCMP are investigating the rural oceurences. In hnra about 20 street sings were .obliterated wifh black paint. Town police are seeking llie culprits. Mayor Lyman Ja- cobs said it is not viewed as a prank but a "very serious mat- ter." The mayor said offenders will be prosecuted. Haii'-Cutlmg Outbreak At Edmonton EDMONTON (CP) Peter Michael Harris, 20, is in hospi- tal for examination following his arrest on a charge of as- sault causing bodily harm. He was arrested after police received a complaint from a 16-yearold girl that she was grabbed around the neck, thrown to the ground and felt her hair being cul. A passing motorist chased the man, but lost him, A descrip- tion given police later led to the arrest of Harris. It was the fourth hair-cutting assault in the last week. lo lake part in the last three years. March organizers said comple'ed the route but de- clined lo estimate the amount of money raised. Kunds from Ihc march go lo help III inlcrnalioniil agencies providing aid in poorer nations. Last year '12. SOD people ninrclicd and collected :m. This year, the walkers wcra given Ihe opportunity of com- pleting the regular 311-mile trek, or taking the "mini march" which covered 12 miles. Alberta lieutenant governor Grant MacEwan was well ahead of other government of- ficials as IK covered the 30- mile distance for his sixth, march completion of the year. Mayor Rod Sykes also went the 30 miles but federal agri- culture Minister II. A. (Bud) Olson only went a mile. Olher marchers came in wheelchairs, roller states and one on a unicycle. Don Kilburn, 15, brought his one-wheeler in ahead of the roller skaters who found the long liill-clhrbs gruelling. Six people in wheelchairs completed the route. Fullback Hugh McKinnls of Ihe Calgary Slampeders could not take in the march hut was sponsored for a yard on his performance in the Cal- gary Winnipeg Blue Bomber football game Sunday. He pick- ed up 75 yards rushing and on pass receptions. First-aid stations along the route reported thai muscle cramps put blisters in second place as the most common complaint. Cold temperatures Sunday compared with a balmy 71 de- gree last year contributed to Uie small turnout. Two Killed In Collision RED DEER (CP) RCMP today released the names of two persons killed fcarly Sun- day in a two-car collision about five miles soulh of here. Dead arc Faith Armstrong, 41, and Colin Campbell, 41, both of Pentold. Seven other persons were injured in the ac- cident. WEATHER AND ROAD REPORT 09 ABOVE 11-1 ZERO AT SUNIUSE TUESDAY SUNSET Lcthiirhlge Pincher Creek Medicine Hat Edmonlon Jasper...... Banff........ Calgary Victoria...... I Cranbrook Penliclon Prince George Kamloops Vancouver plcle Ma n't 5! ore you here Pcopl le Going Shop GUARANTEED -CERTIFICATES OF DEPOSIT Compounded Semi 63A% Interest on Savings Accounts Interest on Free Chequing Accounts FARMERS MERCHANTS TRUST 309 7th St. S. Phone 328-5548 Cjlgary, Edmonton, Gr.inde Prairie, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Red Deer, Vancouver, Montreal, Nassau. MEMBER CWAO'> DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION me infotrnalion on your GuarjnUcd Certificates ol Deposit Address fruit, Ar! :Iei[ diaries Drain was nominated candidate Tor of Blairmore Social Credit. lire provincial constituency o! Pincher Creek- Crowsnest at a meeting here Saturday. Speakers w? Attorney Gen- eral Edgar Gerhait; Speaker of the House Art Dixon: and Calgary Mayor Rod Sykes. Lawrence Schlender of Cole- man was named president; Sieve Kubasefc oE Tod Creek, vice president; Mrs. W. Me- of Pinohjr Creek, second yice president: and L. Hotle rjf Blairmorc, surer. During the afternoon Mr. Drain and bis parly were taken on a tour of Colenjan Colleries Race Horse mine. 2D 28 42 14 31 25 28 25 50 13 53 IS 40 14 5D 38 34 20 43 30 47 IB .16 30 5.1 .12 Regina..........35 32 Winnipeg ........42 37 Thunder Bay.....44 33 Toronto 56 42 Ottawa......... 55 47 Montreal........ 5S 48 Chicago......... 51 42 Now York....... 65 51 I Los Angeles ......75 55 I Miami.......... 81 74 .02 FORECAST: Lclhbriilge Today anil Tuesday: Ovcrcnst with dense morning fog (hinninj during tlic afternoon. Con- tinuing cool. Brief periods of freezing (Irizzle near urban areas. Lows tonight near 2j, highs near .10 except .10-15 in extreme western Lclliliridgo region. Medicine lint Today and Tuesday: Overcast with early morning fog patches. Brief per- iods of freezing drizzlo near urban areas. Lows near 25, highs near 30. Cohimbia-Koolenay Ex- treme low clouds today and Tuesday in most valleys, other- wise sunny. High today and Tuesday 4W5. Lows tonight 22- 32. Security Tightened (At Tel Aviv Airport TICL AVIV CAP) fsracl's El ;A! nirlinr.i inslitnlcd more strin- gent ser.iiriiy measures at Ixxi intcrn.'ilinnai Monday. Passengers are prohibited from carrying anything aboard El Ai planes except Ihin briefcases. They arc si-arched. Duty-free Kills, cameras ami other items thai c.iimU ho opened for iu.--pct'tion bo placed in the planes' cargo hnlds following in cubicles. BEHLEN TOWN and COUNTRY low-cost all-steel building for all-around uses WiNTER TIME IS PLANNING TIME See Us Today For Your Fret Esliman GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY PHONE 327-3165 OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF Alt highways In the Lelh- bridgc district arc bare and dry and in good driving condi- tion. Visibility Is down to approxi- mately 1H mile tlu's morning but Ibis is expected to clear by noon Moday, TOUTS or EVI'IIY (ripening anil Closing Coiills hours: ('anvay II a.m. to !l p.m. MST. Del Ilonita a in. In C p.m.; Hooseville, li.C. 3 a.m. to 6 p.m.: Kiugsgatc, B.C., hours; I'orlliill-Rykej-ts 8 n.ro, lo mjtlnlglil. Chief Mountain closed, Motorists ore advised that snow tires or chains arc requir- ed while travelling over tho Rogers Pass. The Logan pass is closed lor the season. Wildhorso from a a.m. to ;