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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 11, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Herald LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 1974 15 Cents WALTER KERBER photo 19000 remember war dead More than 1.000 persons remembered this morning at the Lethbridge Cenotaph. The sun was veiled in light clouds as members of the military and public marked Remembrance Day by honor- ing those who have fallen in war. The smell of gunpowder drifted and the crack of rifles echoed across the Cenotaph lawns, surrounded by spectators They heard a pipe major the skirl of his pipes as melancholy as any Scottish mist. And after a bugler played the Last Post, they remembered in silence. Sirens and a fly past by four aircraft from the Lethbridge Flying Club punctuated the chilly morning ceremonies PnsciJla Degnegard. whose son J. A. Walsh was kill- ed in Europe in 1945. laid a wreath at the cenotaph on behalf of other mothers who have lost sons to war Wreaths were also placed by service clubs, union and government organizations, student unions and in- dividuals. Lt Col George Lynch Staunton addressed the veterans and spectators. It was a day to remember not only the brave and heroic, but the mothers and sweethearts, and veterans left in hospitals, he said. "It is lime to remember those great tragedies must not be allowed to happen again Lt Col Lynch Staunton. aide de camp to three lieutenant governors and now a provincial judge, said those being remembered died for the preservation of a free world He said soldiers went to Korea. Indo China, Vietnam and Cyprus after the two major world wars "to insure the peace was kept Today's ceremonies began with a march from the Royal Canadian Legion. 1st Avenue and 9th Street S., to the Civic Centre More than 550 people participated in the march, which wound its way through about eight blocks of downtown Lethbridge. Few spectators turned out in the chilly weather to watch the 15-minute march. The march, spurred on by the Legion pipe band and the Lethbridge Collegiate Institute marching band, included representatives from the Legion, Army. Navy and Air Force Club, RCMP. city police, scouting organizations, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars from Montana. The march concluded at the Civic Centre where par- ticipants attended a Remembrance Day church service. Every generation is called upon to make sacrifices for truth and the right. Rev. Blake Anderson told a crowd of 600 at Remembrance Day church services at the Civic Centre. Mr, Anderson said the sacrifices of two generations present were greater than those his generation or younger ones would be called on to make. But each generation has a solidarity with others making sacrifices for justice, he said. "May every generation find the courage to stand in their way in their time, for justice." said the pastor of McKillop United Church The sacrifices of some generations were greater than others, he said. The expression "generation gap" originated in Europe after the First World War. he said It meant that in any public gathering, most of one generation of young men was absent killed in the war The truth that the struggle for the right was a hard one for people of the 201h century to learn. Before the First World War, a prevailing belief in continual progress led people to think the human race would reach a point where the struggle was no longer necessary. The soldiers in the trenches learned differently Then Neville Chamberlain promised "peace in our time" and the Second World War destroyed thai illusion See photos on Page 11 UN food fund falls far short of target ROME (CP) United Nations officials at the World Food conference are upset with the amount of aid pledged to help feed the world's 500 million hungry people. One official said Sunday delegates to the conference might do just enough to "avert a scandal." And the deputy secretary-general of the conference, Sartaj Aziz, told the delegates Saturday that pledges so far for agricultural development were far short of the target of billion dollars an- nually. An unofficial survey of speeches by delegation heads indicated that less than million had been firmly com- mited and some of it had strings attached "We wait for blanks left in several speeches by rich countries traditional and new ones to be filled in with hard Aziz said. The 130-nation conference has reached the halfway mark and some delegates say it may be impossible to make any serious predictions about the final outcome before the mid- dle of this week. Major grain-exporting countries including Canada and the United States began private meetings last week on setting up a system to move grain urgently to countries in Africa and Asia where many are starving. Another private meeting is planned this week and UN of- ficials are hopeful that some decisions can be reached ABU DHABI (AP) Three Arab oil states have cut their oil prices by 3.5 per cent. But they also increased taxes and royalties charged foreign oil companies, making it unlikely that consumers will get any reduction. Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates, of which Abu Dhabi is the capital, announced Sunday they were slicing 40 cents off the posted price of per barrel of crude oil. They said this would remain in effect through July. This applies to the govern- ments' 60-per-cent share of their countries' oil production, some of which the gulf states try to sell directly to consum- ing countries. But to prevent any decline in revenue, the three governments ordered a 17-percent increase in taxes and royalties paid by foreign Contempt hearing delayed CALGARY (CP) The Alberta Supreme Court Mon- day adjourned a contempt of court hearing against Local 37 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees until 10 a.m. Tuesday. The courts granted a defence motion that the hear- ing be delayed until it is known how many workers have returned to their jobs. The city's outside workers walked off the job late last week in defiance of a Supreme Court injunction won by the city to prohibit the strike until the expiration of the present contract next year. Oil price cut voided tax hikes oil companies on the 40 per cent of production which the companies own. 4NWT may soon have two MPs' CALGARY (CP) Wally Firth. New Democratic Party MP for the Northwest Terri- tories, said here Sunday his constituency Escapee charged WEYBURN. Sask. (CP) A man who escaped custody in Edmonton has been charged with two counts of attempted murder and one charge of rn- lawful confinement in con- nection with an incident in which seven persons were held hostage for 12 hours. RCMP said today they have charged Edward Millard. 26, in connection with events that occurred late Friday and ear- ly Saturday. Millard. who escaped from police in Edmonton Thursday while facing charges of at- tempted murder and rape, is being held in RCMP cells at Regina 48 Angolans killed in riots LUANDA (Reuter) At least 48 persons were killed and more than 100 injured in weekend violence in the sub- urbs of Luanda, capital of the African nation of Angola, latest reports today from the city's hospitals show. Intermittent shooting was heard from outlying districts throughout Sunday night. A motorcyclist raced down a main thoroughfare firing a gun, but otherwise the centre of the city was quiet. Emergency wards at Laun- da's largest hospital, the SAO Paulo, overflowed with in- jured, and some of the casu- alties had to be transferred to other civilian and military hospitals. In Lisbon, the Portuguese government announced that a four-man armed forces delegation left for here by air this morning to investigate the trouble. Soldiers of the National front for the Liberation of Angola (FNLA) one of the three African guerrilla organizations in the begun help- ing Portuguese troops restore order An FNLA militant was among the wounded. At least one Portuguese soldier and three white civilians were among the dead. Admiral Rosa Coutinho, president of the Portuguese- governing junta in Angola, conferred separately Sunday with leaders of the three guerrilla movements about the deteriorating situation THE FNLA, The Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola and the National Union for the Total Independence of Angola have all disclaimed responsibility for the violence. before the conference ends Saturday. Two leading Arab oil producers took the floor at the conference today, but provid- ed little comfort for those seeking concrete pledges of money for the hungry. Libya promised to channel part of its oil revenue toward promoting agriculture in developing only if "the big powers abandon their unlimited spending on wars and fatal experimen- tations in supporting aggression, and direct their funds instead towards the development and welfare of the world." Kuwait announced it will do- nate tons of fertilizer for distribution by the UN. Agriculture Minister Mohammad Tabou of Libya blamed the food crisis on "ex- cessively luxurious lifestyles led by the United States and its allies." Israeli austerity sparks slum riots TEL AVIV (AP) Slum dwellers rioted in protest against Israel's new austerity program, but Premier Yitzhak Rabin warned Sunday that more severe measures will come soon. To halt the drain on Israel's foreign currency reserves, the government Sunday devalued the pound 43 per cent; in- creased the prices of food, gasoline and electricity; froze wages; put a six-month ban on imports of cars, shoes, tele- vision sets, tape recorders, beer and cement; and levied new taxes on overseas travel, banks, insurance companies and capital gains. The price of milk jumped to 25 from 15 cents a quart. Sugar tripled, to 48 from 16 cents a pound. Gasoline increased to from a gallon. pound was devalued to 6 00 from 4.20 to the dollar. Treasury officials said the program would add about 17 per cent to the cost of living, which already has risen 34 per cent this year. Drapeau wins again MONTREAL (CP) Mon- trealers have given Mayor Jean Drapeau a mandate to govern the city for the next four years, but he will have to do it with an opposition. In a municipal election Sun- day, the mayor's Civic Party retained only 36 of the 55 city council seats it previously held. The Montreal Citizens' Movement which called for more thoughtful urban growth, captured 18 council seats. in the free soon be split into two seats by the federal government. Mr. Firth said he has re- ceived a letter from Prime Minister Trudeau indicating support for his long-standing request for more northern representation. The change would probably be included in a government electoral reform bill which will be presented with the budget Nov. 18. "The letter from the prime minister seemed positive." said Mr. Firth. Inside 20 Pages Classified........16-20 Comics.............5 Comment...........4 Family.........10. 15 Markets..........14 Sports.............6-8 Theatres.......10 TV.................9 Weather...........3 LOW TONIGHT 20; HIGH TUES. 40; SUNNY, COOL. Galley says he considers himself still in U.S. army Seen and heard About town Rossic McDonald, liberated tnree year old. wondering if she could smoke her make- believe pipe in bed COLUMBUS. Ga (API William Calley, free on bail and unlikely to be confined ever again for the My Lai murders, still considers himself a lieutenant in the U S Army, his lawyers say. Calley. 31. was released on his own recognizance Satur- day by US. District Court Judge J Robert Elliott, the same judge who two months earlier had overturned Calley's conviction for killing 22 Vietnamese civilians at My Lai in 1S68 His lawyers said Sunday that Calley's next legal step will be to inform the army this week that he still considers himself a lieutenant and is available for duty The army discharged Calley last spring But his lawyers contend that the discharge was a result of his court- martial conviction and should be voided because the convic- tion was overturned. J Houston Gordon, one of Calley's lawyers, said Sunday that Calley will give the army a chance to call him back to active duty before he seeks other employment to avoid prejudicing any future claims he may have on back pay, benefits or damages for three years in jail on a conviction which later was reversed If Calley ultimately is cleared by higher courts. Gordon said it is almost definite Calley will take legal action seeking bark pay, allowances "and anything else to which he may be due However. Gordon said Calley has no desire to go into the armv 'as far as I know ;