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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 6, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE IETHBRIDGE HERAID Monday, November o, T97J Are we car balers? WINNIPEG (CPi William president of American Motors (Canada) Ltd., says Canada has gone from a nation of car lovers to "almost a na- lion of car He said some people believe those involved in the auto in- dustry are "a bunch of crim- inals who intentionally cause pollution to make a lot ot money." ''We must establish a ran- port with our customers. They must feel confident that if they bring a problem to us, we wi' solve it." He said the biggest problem facing the auto industry "convincing the people who use our products that we are de- cent-type people." Actor's 70-vear career ends BOfSE, Idaho (AP) Regi-1 Owen, who moved to Holly- nald Owen, who started a stage i wood and the then growing film industry in the late 1920s, was playing a role in the Broadway play A Funny Thing Happened acting career 70 years ago while a teen-ager in England, died Sunday night of a hea-t at- tack. He was S3. on the Way to the Forum ear- ier this year. Elder statesman quits party ANKARA (AP) Ismet In- onu, Turkey's elder statesman, announced his resignation Sun- day from the left of centre Republican Peoples party of which lie bad been a member since ils foundation. Inonu headed the parly unlil earlier this year when he was replaced by leftist Bulent Ece- vii. fnonu, 88, resigned the day after the party called on its five cabinet ministers in the coalition government to with- draw from (he cabinet of a-my- backed Premier Ferit Melen. Egypt increases military spending CAIRO (AP) Egypt's army will get the biggest share of the country's "largest budget The budgcl. approved by the cabinet after JO hours of meet- ings lasting until early Sunday, does not include an over-all fig- ure, although last years budget, also favoring the mili- tary, was 56.2 billion. Treasmy Minister Abdel aziz Hegazi said priority went to the armed forces "to strengthen their potentialities and provide all the necessary appropria- tions for the confrontation stage." Strike hits Vancouver Province VANCOUVER (CP) The Province did not publish today as negotiators for both sides in the Pacific Press contract dis- pute continued talks in a mara- thon session at the bargaining table. The Province, which was ready to go to press as usual at hopes of putting out today's pa- per when no settlement had been reached by a.m. The presses remained idle as picketing by 28 members of the Vancouver Printing Specialties and Paper Products Union, Lo- cal 598, continued outside the truck loading clock at the Pa- midriight, .finally abandoned I cific Press building. Oldest gold medallist dies at 94 ORANGEVILLE, OXT. (CP) nndian and Ontario dental as- Canada's oldest Olympic gold medallist died in hospital here Saturday at the age of 94. George Herrold Campbell, sociation, was a member of Canada's Olympic 1 a crosse team in 1908. Dr. Campbell maintained his dc-r.tal practice until going Into past-president of both the Ca-1 hospital several weeks ago. Senator sworn in as chancellor KITCHENER, Out. (CP) Senator Paul Martin Sunday was sworn in as chancellor ol Mr. Martin was presented with a mace and velvet chan- cellor's robes as more than 350 V, htcrloo Lutheran University, I succeeding Ll.-Gov. W. Ross I graduates received degrees. Macdonaid. I Deaths Ev THE CANADIAN' PRESS librarian with The Canadian Morris Bates, 89, noted Swiss banker and business leader. Toronto Katherine Anne Denman, 25, a former reporter- Press in Ottawa, after lengthy illness. E. Smalley- Baker, 81, dean emeritus of Os- goede Hall Law School. Demanded million ransom Plane hijacker seized TOKYO (Reuler) Police today captured a masked gun- man who seized a Japanese air- liner with bomb threats and de- manded a million ransom and a flight to Cuba. The eight-hour drama ended when the gunman, who identi- fied himself to police as Talsuji Nakaoka, 47, of Los Angeles, was overpowered as he trans- ferred to a second aircraft with three bound hostages for the planned flight to Cuba via Van- couver and Mexico. He was carrying a passport in the Chinese name of Henry J. Wong of San Francisco, and police were checking whether It was false or stolen. A spokes- man also said there was some doubt that the hijacker was Na- kaoka. The hijacker took over a Ja- pan Airlines Boeing 727, with 121 passengers and six crew members, shortly after takeoff from Tokyo today for southern Japan. HIJACKER ARRESTED A bald, middleaged man, idenlified as Henry G. Wong, an American citizen is held by police as he is led away at Tokyo airport Monday after he was caplured on board Japan Airlines DCS after having hijacked a domestic airliner. (AP Wirepholo) Election candidate ouse arrested WELLINGTON (Rcuter) Mickey Mouse, a candidate in New Zealand's general elec- tions later this month, was arrested here Sunday after a revel in the grounds of Par- liament ended in violence. Mouse, who changed his name from Chris Lawrence, is leader of the Mad Hatter's Tea Parly and has been cam- Chilean stores back in business SANTIAGO (Reuter) Chil- e a n shopkeepers gingerly opened their doors for the first time in more than three weeks today after settlement of a "bosses' strike" against Marx- ist President Salvador Allende and liis Popular Unity coalition government. Strike leaders agreed to end the stoppage Sunday night after 10 hours of almost non-stop ne- gotiations with Interior Minis- ter Carlos Prats. Observers said the terms were almost identical to those offered by Al- lende only two days after it be- gan on Oct. 11. Truck owners and owner- drivers pulled their vehicles off the roads that day in prolest against a government plan to set up a state-run transport syslem in the southern province of Ausen, a move the truckers interpreted as the thin end of a wedge towards nationalization of the entire Industry. Thousands of other business men and professionals joined the stoppage, leading Allende to charge that there was a "fas- cist conspiracy" to throw the country into chaos as a first step toward a coup against his government. At one time or another, shop- keepers, engineers, airline pi- lots, lawyers, doctors, dentists, teachers and students joined the strike. paigning on a platform of free cheese. He was one of eight persons arrested after fights broke out between police and about 200 youngsters who had been setting off fireworks on the steps of Parliament and sur- rounding lawns. Mouse was charged wilh of- fensive behavior and Inciting disorder. He is alleged to have spat in a policeman's face. The party was organized by Mouse and a group led by "Jesus a Wellington man who had intended to stand as a candidate in the elections Nov. 25. "Jesus Christ's" nomi- nation was refused, but Mouse was accepted as a candidate. He will oppose the incumbent Labor party mem- ber in Palmcrston North con- stituency. During speeches by Mouse and "Jesus Christ" at the party, a man and a girl handed out what appeared to be marijuana. It was given to a number of people, including several plainclothes policemen. Po- lice were analysing the sub- stance. 12 persons die in B.C. accidents By THE CANADIAN PRESS At least 12 persons died acci- dentally in British Columbia Soring the weekend, five of them in fires. Five persons died in traffic, a man was crushed under a car and an eight-year- old girl was shot. Four of the deaths occurred on the Suammon Indian reserve near Powell River. Henry Pe- ters, 20, his 10-moiilh-old Glen- da and Emily Peters, 64, died when fire destroyed their honiu Saturday. Janice Ann Adams, D, was killed on the reserve Sunday in an accidental shooting. Young On Gee- between 65 and 70 years old, and Sue Quon, 60, were victims of a fire early Sunday In a house near chinalown in Vancouver. Richard Forese, 16, and Cindy Bird. ]5, both of Surrey, were killed in a two-car crash in Surrey early Saturday. An unidentified youth was Wiled early Sunday when his car left the Trans Canada High- way about 15 miles cast ot Kam- loops. Robert Hlady, 30, of Nanaimo, was killed Saturday when he tried to stop his car after the brakes failed. He slipped over an embankment and was crush- ed by the car. Two frail-area men were kill- ed Saturday night in a two-car broadslc'-2 collision in Trail. The victims were Gary Douglas Mc- donald, of Fruitvale and John C. Mcleod of Trail. Take over building Indians declare war on U.S. WASHINGTON (AP) In- dians occupying the bureau of Indian affairs, girding for what they predict will be a battle with police, said today they were declaring war on the United States and threatening to destroy the building they The Shape of Things Lo Come nuns UJERR cloth stretch woven suitings JwmnwHm II CUSTOM TAIIOIID Torino cloth brings 3 new dimension lo suitings, with a weave thai societies comfortably, then keeps springing back inlo shape. Shiffer-Hillman quality tailors the distinctive collection ol paltetns and shades. If you're in Ihe market for comfort- Mr. good looks Ihnl slay with you, sec pure wool Torino rlotn before you buy another suit. People Going Places Shop DOWNTOWN on FIFTH STREET SOUTH men's UJERR have held since Thursday. The Indians emphasized their war declaration as the deadline passed for what they said was an interior department order to evacuate or be thrown out. "They can have the building afler it is said Russell Means, a leader of the Trail of Broken Treaties Caravan which took over the building. "When we go, the billing goes.' He said the approximately 400 In- dians in the building spent Sun- day night planning their de- fence against what they say will IM a police attempt to storm their makeshift barri- cades. The government, meanwhile, arranged to go to U.S. district court loday to seek a ruling that the Indians were in con- tempt of an earlier order lo evacuate. GUAKD DOORS About 35 Indians armed with clubs and makeshift toma- hawks stood at the building's entrance near a barricade formed by several crossed teepee poles. Smaller, sharp- ened poles jutted out from the barricade. "We have now declared war on the United States of Amer- your Ver- non Bellecourt said Sunday night. Bellecourt is the head of the American Indian Movement which is dominating the demon- stration. 33 persons killed in plane crash VTtt.NiVA (API A liiilgarian airliner wilh persons aboard is assumed to have crashed in dense, fog in southern Ruluarm. There has bcon no word of sur- vivors. T1TA, the Bulgarian news agency, sold Ihe Ilyushin-H was on nn hour's flight Satur- day from Bulgaria, on the Blnelt Sen, lo Snfln bill wns diverted lo Plovdiv bccnu.se of fog. The report said Ihe plinw wns srcn flyint; over a village nenr Plovdiv, hill continued on lo- unrd Hip soulhwr.sl, nnd di.snp- inlo tho fog. Oil spill cleanup completed PORT MOODY. B.C. (CP) Crews were standing by Sunday on the Port Moody waterfront where they mopped up moro than 800 gallons of diescl oil during the weekend. The oil spill occurred Friday during the loading of a barge by Senspan International Ltd. at the Gulf Oil of Canada refinery on Burrard inlet about 15 miles cast of Vancouver. Jim Hale, plant operations manager nt Ihe refinery, said Sunday that about H7r> gallons of oil went into the waler bul it was immediately conlained by liooms and "lililc, if any, got away.1' lie said the main clcan-up wns finished. Saturday bul. clean Seas Canada Ltd., n firm that specializes in cleaning up pollu- tion, wns still watching on a slnnd-hy basis Sunday in case further oil cnmc lo the sur- face. Robert Stewart, manager In charge of Scnspnn Oil ship- said he would he inquir- ing inlo Ihe cause of Ihe spill Indny. Doth f.nlf niul Sciispnn said no equipinc-nl was faulty. F.si.imnlod cost of Mir- clrnn- LTO wn.i When airline officials agreed to meet the hijackers demands, Ihe aircraft returned to Tokyo, where it stood on the runway for several hours while fuel and boxes of money were loaded aboard a long-range DC-8 for the trans-Pacific flight. T.'AS WELL ARMED Police said the hijacker carried a loaded .38-calibre revolver and had 50 rounds of ammunition and an airline bag packed with explosives. He also warned the pilot that a number of time bomb devices were planted around the plane, they said. After the DC-8 was towed into position close to the 727, the hijacker allowed all the passengers to disembark, keeping only three crew members with their hands tied. At dusk, the three hostages moved across the runway at gunpoint and boarded the DC-0, where five policemen waited in ambush inside the door. They leaped on the hijacker and knocked his gun from his hand. He had boarded the do-meslic flight at the last minute under the Japanese name of Kozo Hotta. He entered the cockpit wearing a mask. His poor Japanese convinced the pilot he was a foreigner and this led police at to erroneously Identify the hijacker as the only fo-eiener on the passenger list, a West German businessman. SECOND TO FAIL It was the third aerial hijacking in Japan and the second to fail. In March, 1970. nine left-wing students forced a domestic airliner lo fly to North Korea, where they still live. In August of the same year, an apprentice cook seized another domestic (light in an apparent bizarre suicide was eventually overpowered. Officials at Tokyo airport had only just relaxed today, when a hijack signal transmitted by a Tokyo-bound Lebanese airliner sent them into another alert. But almost immediately the olane's pilot explained by radio he had pressed the hijack button by mistake. The hijack drama closed down Tokyo airport for almost seven hours. All domestic flights were cancelled and Incoming International flights diverted to other Japanese cities. stab guard KINGSTON. Ont. (CP) Two prisoners who stabbed t guard at Prince Alberl penitentiary Friday are in the reception centre at Kingstor penitentiary and probably will be transferred shortly to the maximum security instltutioi at nearby Millhaven, Howard Bell, acting warden of Mlllba-ven, said today. The prisoners, whose name! have not been released, stabbec the guard in the stomach anc held a guard supervisor for an hour when he went to the wounded man's assistance During negotiations for the su pervisor's release they de manded a transfer to Kingston. retires WASHINGTON (AP) Ad miral John S. McCain, former commander-in-cliief ot all U.S forces in the Pacific and for mer commander-in-chief o U.S. naval forces in Europe, re lired yesterday after 41 years ol service. Weather and SUNRISE TUESDAY SUNSET FORECAST: Lclhliridgc, Medicine Hal, Calgary A few sunny breaks this allemoon highs 30-35. Lows near 25. Cloudy Tuesday wilh snow flurries beginning by noon. Iliglis near 35. Columbia, Kootenny Region-Today and Tuesday: Mostly cloudy. A few periods of rain or wet snow this afternoon and evening. Highs both days in the upper 30s and low 40s. Lows night in the low and mid 30s. MONTANA East ul Continental Divide Clearing cast partly cloucy west today and tonight. Partly cloudy and a little warmer most sections Tuesday. Highs today 40s. Lows tonight 20s. Highs Tuesday 45 lo 55. West of Continental Divide Partly cloudy and continnc< mild today, increasing cloudiness with a few sliowe's lonighl. Showers increasing T u e s day. Highs both days 45 to 55. Lows tonight mostly 39s. II L Prc Lellibridge 34 30 report Pincher Creek 48 S3 Medicine Hat 35 28 Fdmonton 27 3 .27 Prairie 17-1 .27 38 29 28 23 .14 50 45 .07 51 44 Prince George 2G .04 32 15 .07 36 28 Toronto 45 39 Oltawa 35 24 33 33 .06 John's 32 24 Halifax 37 32 37 27 Frcdericlon 35 25 Chicago 40 40 York 47 42 84 74 Angeles 74 54 Phoenix 74 52 Vegas 69 42 86 74 57 48 54 50 54 4G Moscow 27 25 46 37 50 DON'T MISS OUR 30th ANNIVERSARY BONANZA DAYS NOV. 7, 8 AND 9 if Enter your name for the free draws if Free refreshments Movies if Prizes if New products on display GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coulls Highway, Lelhbridgo P.O. Box 1202 Phono OFFICIAL AS COURTIvSY All highways in the Ix-lh-bridgp. district are bnrc and dry and in good winter driving condition. Banff Radium highway bnd 1 inch of new snow, plowed and sanded, snow melting. All other highways in Ihe Calgary area are bare nnd dry nnd in good winter driving condition. POUTS OF ENTRY (Oprnii 2 hours; Carw.'iy 1) n.m, lo 11 p.n Itooscvillo, II, a, in. lo n p.i 'nrlliill liykeil.s II a.m lo ink Wlldhorsr, fi n.m. to 5 A.M. TODAY OF rUIA Adequate snow tires or properly filled chains arc mandatory in Yoho, Kootenny, Glacier and Mount Revclstokc National Parks, the Banff Jnsper Wgh-wny nnd ski access roads In Banff and Jnsper National Parks. Ixjgan Pnss closed. g nnd Closing Colitis Del Bonlla 9 n.m, lo fi p.m.; i.; 24 hours; uighl; Chief Mountain cloned; ;