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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 5, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LCTHBRIDQE HERALD Monday. November News In brief Police well-trained MEMPHIS. Term. A blonde who not ashamed about told Sunday of having sexual relations with Memphis policemen after getting to know them by waving as they passed m their squad cars. Charlotte of Pans. flanked by a priest and investigators at a news conlerence. told of sex- ual involvement with officers not onlv m but also in Arkansas and Missonn. A divorcee who said she had a two-year-old daughter. Mrs. Tyler said she liked police- rrient because are well- they know their they are good Police sources have said up to 200 ot the 1.000 men on the lorce may have been but police director Jay Hub-' bard has said the number is less than 20 Cycler reaches Victoria VICTORIA After three and a half three wheels and seven flat 22-year-old Japanese university graduate Nobuyuki Kouva rode his bicy- cle into Victoria during the weekend. Mr Kouva lett New York 19 on the which cost 'him S3 000 and some and loneh nights He said he had met many good and social and gained some happy memories- Mr Ko'uva said he will leave here in a few days to ride to Los where his 10- speed bicycle will be shipped back to Japan He will then continue on a hitchike tour of the world which started in 1972 and he continue until the summer of 1975 Three die in B.C. By The CANADIAN PRESS three persons died acciden- in British Columbia this weekend two in tires and one drowning .Janet Specht. 24. died Satur- in a house fire in Van- c-ouver 42-vear-old Victoria woman. Eula died in hospital Sunday of burns suf- lered in a house fire Saturday in Victoria. She suffered burns to 90 per cent ot her body in the believed caused by a cigarette Dane Marchioni. 36. of Van- couver drowned Sunday when a boat capsized on the Fraser River at Delta in the Fraser Vallev Several hunting com- panions swam safely to shore Accidents claim 44 By The CANADIAN PRESS A 15-month-old killed when the car in which he was a passenger lei I the slammed into a ditch and roll- ed over in a field near was one of Canada's 44 accidental deaths this weekend cross-Canada survey by The Canadian Press from 6 p m local times Friday to midnight Sunday night also showed 27 other traffic deths. eight drownings. five deaths in lire and three in other mis- haps the weekend traffic added to 32 who died on Canada's road trom last Mon- day to brought to 3.037 the unofficial count of persons killed in traffic accidents across Canada this vear. Widow compensated KDMOMTON Mrs. v a 66-year-old Ed- monton widow who 'was assaulted by a purse- snatching youth 1 a November has been awarded M.550. the Alberta Crimes Compensation Board. The board's award covers 500 in lost wages and for expenses tor hospital treat- ment ot a broken left shoulder The board also increased to trom the monthly pavment to Fred Palar- machuk ot Edmonton who was tound unconscious in an alley April 18. 1970 after he was assaulted. Calgary man remanded here on charge of trafficking A 22-year-old Calgary arrested early Saturday morn- ing at the United States Canada border crossing at has been charged with possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking. Terry Kenneth appeared before Provincial Judge L W Hudson in Lethbridge provincial court Saturday. He will appear again Nov. 16 for election an'd plea Forbes was arrested after Canada Customs officials at Coutts reported they had tound 50 kilo bricks of mari- juana in a car stopped at the border. FRAME STYLES From AROUND-THE- WORLD OPTICAL PRESCRIPTION CO. Approximate value of the marijuana is police say. Cattle surtax welcomed EDMONTON The Alberta government is pleas- ed that Ottawa has imposed a surtax of three cents a pound on cattle and six cents a pound on dressed meat entering says Dr. Glen Purnell. The deputy minister of agriculture said in an inter- view that local producers had been holding their cattle back from market because of an in- flux of American cattle which increased in September after a United States government move to lift controls on beef prices. To be distinctive... unmistakably wear BAROQUE... Merle Norman's new beautiful fragrance. As romantic as a bouquet of flowers... a blend of scents lingering long past the bewitching hour From f2 75 ERLE noRmm COSITIETIC BOUTIQUE Gifts Wigs Perfumes College Mall Phone 321-1929 Session may end before Christmas Emotional reunion Ronald Lippert breaks down and weeps as he holds his 18-year-old daughter Ruth MacLean and his Rosemary following his weekend arrival at Toronto International Airport. The 40-year-old Ont. convicted in 1963 of smuggling arms into was released by Cuban officials after serving 10 years of a 30-year-sentence. 'Thanks to says Lippert Ex-prisoner back in Canada WATERLOO. Ont. he told me I was par- doned. I just couldn't Pat Lippert had fully ex- pected to be drinking harsh Cuban cotfee until 1993. when his30-vear sentence for smuggling arms into Cuba ex- pired He had no idea that a full pardon was his until late Salurdav night when he was measured tor a new suit and told that he was being set free alter 10 years in a Cuban jail Ronald Patrick jailed m 1963 and sentenced death on the smuggling charge a sentence later commuted to 30 years was placed aboard an Air Canada charter I light direct to Toronto Inter- national Airport Sunday mor- ning At about 8-40 a.m. EST he touched Canadian soil. He was met by two sisters. Rosemary Lawrence and Claudia O'Flynn. and his 18-year-old daughter Ruth Ann MacLean. As he cleared customs he told reporters he didn't want to talk about his ordeal for the next two or three days. don't know what to say. I just want to thank all the new- spapers and everybody. an arm around his sister Rosemary and another around his he left lor a'family reunion it Rosemary's suburban home'in the Kitchener-Waterloo area. There he greeted his grandson and his 78-year-old mother. who cuddled up to her son and maternally asked if he was hungry. bet but could I have one more cold was the reply Then he talked about his past and his future. 'They say every man should lay with a plant a tree and write a book so who was the reply when asked about his future. He said it would take a few days to gel but he really didn't have any plans yet. Then about his he talk- ed ot lite in the compound about 25 miles outside of Havana Life was but he wasn't mistreated But the meals apparently weren't his lavonte again he said He said he has managed to stay pretty well aware of what has been going on in the world Inside the the political prisoners used clandestine radios to tune into The Voice ol he said. He credits the sudden release to a resolution un- animously approved last week by the House of asking Premier Castro for the pardon The release was announced Friday by the external affairs department. A spokesman said Premier Fidel Castro dis- closed the decision as Canada's new ambassador. Malcolm Bow. presented his credentials. Trudeau issues regrets on Quebec vote results MONTREAL Prime Minister Trudeau said Sunday the Quebec provincial election last week was transformed into a reterendum where voted for or against federalism instead of basing llieir choice on social or economic policies Speaking on Pohtique Atout on the French-language network of the CBC. Mr. Trudeau said he regretted that the election created a polarization around the issue ol independence. You polarize the people for or against independence but meanwhile the machinery of social and economic progress is nof he said. prefer elections based on issues other than this sort of The he difficult choice for many people who deserted their traditional like the Union Nationale and the Parti Creditiste. in order to support the Liberals or Parti Mr. Trudeali defended the M 90-a-barrel surtax his government has imposed on oil exports as insurance against petroleum shortages in Canada Kven Quebec was interested m extension ol an oil pipeline Montreal in order to get western oil. which Mr. Trudeau predicted would cost no more than that imported Irom the Middle East Residents fight IJC park plans POINT ROBERTS. A group of local residents have pledged to tight a proposed international park- encompassing their com- munity and several islands in the United States and Canada. This tiny U.S 25 miles south of is cut off from the American mainland by the 49th Parallel. are fighting mad and will not accept said Huby a local realtor and spokesman for a newly- formed group calling itself THE SOCIETY OF INDUSTRIAL ACCOUNTANTS Are Holding a Moating Open to the General Public To Be Held in the Erickson's Family Restaurant QUEST W. C. EastOO R.I.A. Executive Director of Alberta The Its Organization and How It Works I November 1973 p.m. You Are Cordially Invited to Attend U.S. Cftizens of'Point Roberts. She said Sunday telegrams expressing opposition to the park proposal had been sent to Senators Henry Jackson and Warren Magnuson and Rep. Lloyd and to Washington Gov. Dan Evans. In some 40 persons a number she said represented one-quarter of the registered voters in Point Roberts met Saturday to discuss opposition to the released Friday by a technical board of the International .Joint Commission. The board suggested forma- tion of a 3.000-square-mile conservation and recreation including Point and portions of the San Juan and Gulf to cope with the danger of en- vironmental resulting from anticipated population increases. Support for such an idea was voiced recently by British Columbia Premier Dave Barrett and Washington Gov. Dan Evans at a meeting in Victoria. proposal usurps the right of self-determination of our lives and said Dora Culp. a lifelong resident of the Point. In a telephone interview Sunday. Mrs. White said the group endorsed an recreational and residential complex proposed by Pacific and Western Equities Inc. of Wash. Tory takes stand for Alberta oil By STEWART MacLEOD OTTAWA The com- mons revives the foreign in- vestment debate today amid some speculation that the cur- rent session may end well be- lore Christmas. The loreign investment re- view subjected to lengthy Commons debate early this and extended committee studies since now is in its tmal report stage. But it is being returned to the House with 10 amendments and debate could go on for several weeks. The act basically js a meas- ure to screen new foreign in- vestment to control Foreign takeovers ol Canadian com- panies Sources say the debate could be interrupted oc- casionally for a crack at other proposed or to give the opposition an oppor- tunity to debate the subject of its choice during the two days allotted lor this purpose in the remainder ot the session The government is anxious to get approval for 13 pieces of including the in- vestment before the House prorogues But sources sdv it might settle for far less Six Bills have taken up little time and there would be no re- luctance to bringing them back in a new session Generally the government wants approval tor those bills which have reached com- mittee stage and already have eaten up a good deal ol time and eltort. These include the now lamily allowance plan racing the average monthly allowance to a proposed wiretapping a bill to en- courage more investment in mortgages and financing for Canadian National Railways is no reason why we couldn t finish everything off bv the end of says a government source It the House likely will prorogue and a new complete with throne begin early in the new vear Hut not everyone agrees An opposition spokesman has said Hie remaining legislation New union KENORA. Ont. Opposition Leader Robert Stanlield ended a weekend tour of northwestern Ontario Sunday with harsh words for the federal government concerning the announced increase export lax on Alberta crude oil. He told reporters that he cannot blame Premier Peter Lougheed for breaking off talks with Ottawa on the energy but when asked what he thought the Alberta premier hoped to replied. think you should ask He also reflected on the Lib- eral landslide victory in the Quebec election but added he doesn't think the win will in- spire Prime Minister Trudeau to call-an early election. During meet-the-people stopovers in Dryden and Fort Frances. Mr. Stanfield elabo- rated on the Alberta energy situation. created for writers OTTAWA A weekend meeting of about 60 authors has resulted in the formation of a Canadian writers' union Margaret interim chairman ot the said Sunday that the objectives in- cluded a basic return from publishers for writers and possible investigation of school and university courses lor Canadian content in the books used. She said the group also is aiming at improving library lending tees and improving the quality and quantity of Canadian-written books in libraries. Canadians are just not aware of the volume of writing being done in their country that is of high she said. ill teel there is a great need for a strong action group She added once the basic return from publishers is members of the union would no longer accept contracts for payment below that minimum. Specific details of union re- quirements were not decided upon this founding which elected Marian Englel chairman of the coming year. Also elected to the ex- ecutive were Harold Horwood and Rudv Wiebo c'ould keep the House in ses- sion until some unanimous agreements are reached. These which can achieve anything in the would enable the government to re-introduce legislation at the same stage it died in the previous session It Ihere was. general agree- ment a month trom now that the House should take a the parlies could decide that none ol the remaining legisla- u on should die with prorogation. This has been done and a senior opposition MP shouldn't be over- looked this time you get mlo Decem- its not usually difficult to get this type ot unanimous agreement Medicare concerns doctors EDMONTON Relusal by the provincial government to include treat- ment by psychologists under medicare was criticized Saturday by an Edmonton psy- chologist. Dr Don Fair told the annual conference ol the Psychologists Association of Alberta that many persons do not get necessary psy- chological treatment be- cause they can't afford the cost. He outlined one case in which the government asked him to talk to parents of children who were thought to have been beaten but told him he would get paid only it the children were eventually taken away irom their parents Cal -Lee. co-chairman ot a special legislative Committee on professions and oc- said he hopes a meeting will take place soon with the government to dis- cuss- inclusion of psy- chologists. Mr Lee. a said the tee-for-service basis ot medicare payments must be changed before services by psychologists and other groups can be considered for coverage He explained the current system is un- controllable because doctors can charge tor services they mav not be qualified to such as psychotherapy and the Health Insurance Commission can do nothing about it. The Progressive Conser- vative Member of the Legislature Irom Calgary McKnight also said the government would probably only pay for treatment therapv and that distinctions would have to be made between preventative and development therapy. Death claims G-man MIAMI. Fla. Paul Robsky. last of a band of law- men who under Elliott Ness became known as the Un- has died in a Miami hospital He was 76. Robsky was one of the offi- assigned to bring in Chi- cago gangster Al Capone in 1930. after years as a prohibi- tion agent in South Carolina. Later. Robsky would say. with Ness was kid stuff compared to running down those moonshiners in South Carolina. I got shot at more m the mountains than I did in the streets of DENOMINATIONAL DIVISION IS PRODUCED BY THE BIBLE TRUE OR COME TO DISCUSSION SPORTs'cENTRE 11 St. and 5 Ave. 8. Room p.m. Nov. 6 Everyone given opportunity to speak out. Come end Ihrten or participate. ;