Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 3, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta
Z THE LETHBRIDOE HERALD friclay, November 3, 1972 A HUGE LIBERAL JOKE A well-rounded Cyril Smith, 44, Rochdale's newly-elected Member of Parliament shares a wilh fallow Liberal, Jeremy Thorpe, leader of (he Liberal parly, right, oulside the House of Commons in London, England, Thursday. At lefl is David Steel, Liberal parry whip. (AP Wirepholo via cable from London) Policy convention lo decide Trudeau leadership on line OTTAWA (CP) Prime Min-1 which he announced lhat the isler Trudeau's leadership ot i Liberal government will con- tho Liberal party may be on Uruc as a minority, the line next year. It is expected that a The party fell lo 105 seals in 10 policy j Ihc 264-scat Commons (rom 147 convention of the parly that EJ dissolution of the last Parlia- ivas supposed to be held this year will be held early in 1973, a party informant said. As a matter of course dele- gates to such a convention are asked if they want a leadership convention. Mr. Trudeau made reference lo that question at a news con- ference Thursday night at Happy ending HAGOYA, Japan (Renter) Shoichl Yokoi, the Japanese army sergeant who survived 28 years of jungle solitude on the Pacific Island of Guam, was married today. In a traditional Shinto cere- mony, the 57-year-old former sergeant wed Minoko Hatashin, 44, whom he met through go- betweens. About 40 guests watched as Yokoi, dressed in a formal black kimono, drank sake and exchanged vows with his bride. The former infantryman was found in Guam In January and returned to a hero's welcome in Japan. SAND GRAVEL ASPHALT TOLLESTRUP SAND AND GRAVEL Construction Co. Ltd. PHONE 328-2702-327-3610 r.w.nt as a result of Monday's election. The Conservatives also have 10D seats, compared with 30 for (he New Democratic' Party, 14 for Social Credit and two independe-r.ls. Mr. Trudeau, in answering a question about the prospects of liis continued leadership, said thp ballot at the convention is a secret one. SMALL DEMAND He said in the last policy con- vention, in 1970. there was a 15- per-cent demand for such a convention. The policy convention is sup- posed to Ire held ever two years. But as it was known that there would fce an election some time this year, it was poslponed. If there is a majority vote, or even a large vote, for a lead- ership decision at next year's convention, it could be taken as an indication of some lack of confidence in Mr. Trudeau. Already there has been talk of a leadership convention among some Liberals. Finance Minister John Turner, consid- ered heir-apparent to Mr. ___ [Trudeau, also has been men- j tioned. Gordon Blair, who unsuccess- j fully sought re-election in the i Ottawa-area constituency of j Grenville-Carldon, said the day after (he election that there jshould be a convention. He QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Dental Mechanic Capitol Furniture Bldg. 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(AP) A Roman Catholic priest was stabbed lo death Thursday In the confessional box of St. Marys Church. Rev. Henri Tomei, 68, assist- ant pastor and a native of Mar- seille, France, was stabbed at least four limes in the head, back and chest by an unknown assailant, police reported. The church secretary told of- ficers that Father Tomei had gone to the church to see if any parishioners were there for confessions. Entering the church, the sec- retary said, she saw a young assailant kicking and striking him. Surplus hospital beds, doctors hike cost of health services EDMONTON (CP) A sur- plus of hospital beds and physi- cians has contributed to the liigh cost of health services in Alberta, a mcmlier of the Al- berta Hospital Services Com- mission said Thursday. Charles Virtue, a Lethbridge lawyer, told the Alberta Hos pital Association annusl con vcnlion a moratorium on the construction of new hospital beersons imprisoned for their reliefs, ethnic origin, color anguage, said the chairman of Is executive committee, for- mer foreign minister Sean Mac- Bride of Ireland, had drafted so-called protocol and pro- posed it to 12 "parties to the ;onflict." The 12 are the U.S. and North and South Vietnamese govern- ments, the South Vietnamese wovisional revolutionary gov- mment, the Laotian govern- ment, the Pathet Lao, the Cam- government, Prince Sihanouk's rival Cam- bodian government in exile, nd the governments of Soulh a.m In midnight: Chief Aloitnlnin closed; i Wildhorsr, B n m. In 5 p.m.