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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 12, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE 16THBRIDGE HERAID Thursday, November 12, 1970 Defies lr or to leave LONDON' (AP) American Yippie leader Jerry Rubin de- fied a British government orde lo leave the country today an' said lie and his followers wouli remain iii Northern Ireland Ic help "the revolutionary, social isl movement." In a statement issued in Lon don by Brian Flanagan, an American spokesman, Rubin said: "The American Yippies (Youth International Party) arc in Belfast and we intend to sta; here. We tell (British Home Secretary) Reggie Maudling the British butcher, to go to hell. "He has ordered us out of the so-called United Kingdom by Thursday because of our politi- cal, activities and we will not obey tills fascistic, seven-da} restriction. "We are creating ties with our sisters and brothers in the revolutionary, socialistic move- ment in Ireland." Rubin invited Maudling to news conference which the Yip- pies said they would stage Fri- day in Belfast, capital of North- em Ireland which is part of the United Kingdom. He also invited Maudling's "local heiichinan, shoot-to-kill Freelanri" to attend. Gen. Sir Ian Freeland commands British troops assigned to keep peace between Roman Catholic and Protestant communities in Northern Ireland. Rubin appeared on a live David Frost television show last Saturday, during which Yippies Invaded the stage, shouting ob- scenities, squirting water pistols at Frost and scattering flower petals. Still in eoma LONDON, Ont. (CP) George Edward Mcllraith, 21, son of federal solicitor-general George Mcllraith, remains un- conscious and in serious condi- tion in hospital today, five days after he was injured when his car struck a hydro pole. HALE 307 6lh St. 5, JUMPS TRACK About 130 passengers and crew escaped serious injury Wednes- day when a 10 car CN passenger train jumped the tracks near Sudbury, Ont. Six cars and the locomotive were derailed. Tha train would have plunged into a lake if the Occident had accured a few hundred feet further. One person was admitted lo hospital with injuries. Cross-Laporte affair debate highlights assembly activity QUEBEC (CP) Continued I lowed by Camil Samson, head questions by opposition parties I of the 12-msn Bafflement Cradi- >f the Liberal government's landling of tiis Cross-Laporte affair will highlight activity in he Quebec national assembly oday. An emergency debate on gov- ernment steps in the first major risis oE its six-monthrold life Degan Wednesday with Opposi- ion Leader Jean-Jacques Ber- rand voicing the impression Sat Quebec was "trailing along Behind Ottawa." Mr. Bertrand will resume his ,alk at 3 p.m. tod_ay when the ssembly sits again, to be fol- tiste party, and Camille Laurhi, spokesman for the seven-mem- ber Parti Quebecois. Premier Robert Bourassa will speak after the three opposition leaders. Treading lightly, Mr. Ber- trand gave the Bourassa gov- ernment the "benefit of the doubt" in its actions since the kidnapping Oct. 5 of British dip- lomat James Cross. But he demanded all the facts How can the government show that a state of "appre- hended insurrection" existed in Choose a WESTCLOX for KITCHEN CLOCKS Westclox walltone electric clock. Stands or hangs. Has larga easy-to- read numeral dial. Yellow or green. Reg. 6.98 each WESTCLOX WEEK SPECIAL 4 DECORATOR-NO CORD WALL .CLOCK Wesfclox-Westgate walnut, operates on one dry cell battery. Rich walnut case. Brushed gold colour dial with largs numerals. Artistic botiie-glass effect in rich amber tone. Height 2 width WESTCLOX BELFAST ELECTRIC CLOCK Deluxe size, SH" diameier, large num- erals, sweep second hand. Whits, nui- meg or charcoal. ,49 Re0. WESTCIOX WEEK SPECIAL 24 ,95 Reg. 10.50 each WESTCLOX WEEK SPECIAL 8 WESTCLOX LACE ELECTRIC CLOCK Lighted dial clock, high with filigree border decoration. Sweep sec- ond hand, ,95 WESTCLOX DIRECT READING ELECTRIC CLOCK Direct reading dial with the hour spell- ed out for fast easy reading. Bold numerals denote minutes ond seconds. Woodgraii case. Reg, 29.95 WESTCIOX WEEK SPECIAL 24 ,95 Reg. 11.95 each WESTCLOX WEEK SPECIAl 9 Pretty As A Picture A Wesklox in Every Room! You Always Do Better At 324 13th Street N. Phone 328-444I Quebec before tlie federal War Measures Act was invoked in Ottawa Oct. 16? How much did Ottawa influ- ence Justice Minister Jerome Choquette's statements Oct. 10 in which lie rejected the terror- ist kidnappers' demands for the release of 23 convicted or ac- cused terrorists? Had Ottawa or Quebec taken the "initiatives and responsibil- ities in negotiations with the Front de Liberation du Quebec for the release of Mr. Cross and Pierre Laporte, Quebec labor minister kidnapped Oct. 10 and murdered a week later. Was there any basis for the rumors that a group of well- meaning citizens planned to form a "provisional or a paral- lel government11 either by sup- porting tha Liberals or taking power? Had ite Quebec government abdicated any of its responsibil- ities to the federal government which invoked th.8 War Mea- sures radical, drastic measure? "I do not the former premier said. "I do not criti- cise." "I want to know officially from the prime minister, who had the initiative, and why we and tlie news media had the impression the government was not governing, that the Quebec government was trailing along behind Ottawa. A more forceful questioning of the government's action is ex- pected to come from the Parti Quebecois, highly critical of widened police powers under the War Measures Act. debate began after a ver- bal clash between a handful of Liberal backbenchers and mem- bers of the Parti Quebecois who tried to question Mr. Bourassa and Mr. about the crisis. Shouted down repeatedly, they persisted and jeering in- sults began to fly back and forth across tlie floor. At least one Liberal shouted "FLQ' at the PQ seats and Mr. Choquette smilingly remarked that Marcel Leger real Lafonlaine) was "devoid of: intelligence." i Death penalty for drug pushers to be discussed at SC convention VANCOUVER (CP) The death penalty for drag pushers will be one of the more conten- tious topics facing some 500 delegates to the 1970 British Columbia Social Credit League convention beginning here Fri- day. Equally serious issues among 100 resolutions are those of using welfare costs and fi- nancing of pollution control fa- cilities. George Dricdiger, 1 e a g ue president, says discussion at the two day convention will "cover the map." The drug issue with B.C. claiming to have Hie largest number of drug users of any of major concern. "I think you will see many delegates say they want the governments the provincial and Hie federal to take stronger stands on Mr. Driediger said. Referring to social welfare, he said: "The general public is fed up Colleges favor new association OTTAWA (CP) Delegate from community colleges acres the country voted 159 to Wednesday to form an assoeia tion to serve as an informatio and research centre and pro mote liaison among their insli tutions. The vote followed more tha. two years of preparatory wor; by a committee of the Canadian Association for Adult Education Delegates to the three-da meeting, which ends today, re jected the committee's proposa for an association with th power "to speak to issues an policies affecting colleges an their on grounds tha Die objectives and functions colleges vary in different prov inces. They also turned down a pro posal to develop guides on curri cula, administrator and facult1 qualifications and admissio: standards. Instead, on the urging of strong Quebec delegation, the limited the association's scope io information, liaison and re search. STRUCTURE UNDECIDED The convention has not yet de cided on the organization structure, although there wer several proposals for a board o directors membership set up o a provincial basis and on th basis of stiident-faculty-admlnis tration representation. A motion promoted mainly b student wer 21 of them compared with 2 faculty members and 70 rcpre sentatives of administrators board for vol ing on any issues to be con ducted within the three individ ual "interest with ap- proval necessary in two out o the three groups. Canada needs 100 million popiilation RED DEER (CP) Rev Dillwyn Thomas Evans, DD moderator of, the 96th 'genera: assembly o! ilie Presbyterian Church of Canada, says one o Canada's greatest needs is for population of 100 million. "Either we take the initia live to populate this nation or it will he forced upon Dr Evans told a church service We should! revive the charac teristic of open borders to al persons wishing to enter Can ada." "I do not understand the me ehanics of how we can achieve this goal hut how we can say the Lord Is lord of the nations and claim all this land belongs to us." Papal protector SYDNEY, Australia (Reuter) Pope Paul will be protecla during las visit to Sydney this month by a man known to the Australian underworld as The Rock, Ron a former New South Wales police chiel and a Roman Catholic, will come temporarily out of retire- ment to guard the Pope. VISIT OUR STORE FOR THE VERY NEWEST IN LADIES' AND TEENS' SNOWBOOTS THIS SEASON'S VERY LATEST STYLES FROM ANKLE TO KNEE HEIGHTS WORLD OF SHOES UTHBRIDGE'S NEW SHOE BOUTIQUE 317A 6th STREET SOUTH It was turned down 6? to 52. Dr. J. J. Dennison, researcher and assistant professor at the University of British Columbia, told the conference it was trying to form a structure to contain the three often-conflicting inter- est groups of students, faculty and administrators. Dr. Dennison recommended that the association be set up as "a loosely-knit association of as- sociations." Delegates from approximately 90 of tlie country's 120 commun- ity colleges are attending from schools in all 10 provinces. with the welfare bill, fed up with the people who arc refus- ing to work even though they Spacecraft halfway to moon MOSCOW (AP) The un- manned Soviet spacecraft Luna 17 today passed the halfway point to the itioop today. It is scheduied to carry out "lunar exploration" after landing on the lunar surface Saturday or Sunday, the Russians say. Reports from Soviet tracking stations said the craft was ob- served through powerful tele- scopees as it reached a point miles from earth. Luna 17, launched Tuesday, is expected to attempt to duplicate the feat performed two months ago by Luna soft landing on the moon and a return to earth with samples of lunar soil. GET STIFF TERMS GAZA (AP) An Israeli mili- tary court sentenced two Arabs Wednesday to a total of 41 years imprisonment on charges of throwing hand grenades at Is- raeli vehicles. U.S. Marine gets for Mjacking airliner years ROME (AP) Air piracy is not a crime in Italy, but an Italian court has 'given a 714- year sentence to the U.S. mar- ine who hijacked a TWA jetliner from California to Rome a year ago. Ralph Minichiello, 21, lookec impassive Wednesday night as he was found guilty of kidnap- ping, assault, and bringing into Italy an "arm of the M-l rifle with which he comman deered the Trans World Airlines craft. The last chlarge resulted ir three years and four months o: Minichiello's sentence, which was 13 months longer tiian the prosecution asked for. Parlia- ment created the charge three years ago as a weapon against the Sicilian Mafia. Defence law- yers said the law hadn't done much to the Mafia r but it added a lot to MinicbJello's prison term. Of the Tte years, he has 4 years left to serve. He has spent a year in jail since the hijack- ing, and he gets two years off because ol a recent general am- nesty. EXTRADITION POSSIBLE Still hanging over the mar. ine's head is the slight possibil- ity that he might be extradited to the United States. But both the defence and prosecution said they thought it unlikely Italy would hand him over. Minichiello testified that he commandeered the airliner be- cause he was up for courtmar- Frogs battle considered evil omen KUALA UMPUK, Malay- sia (Renter) A "war be- tween about frogs in a swampy valley north of here lias left nearby inhabitants offering prayers to ward off evil spirits. They believe the "war is an evil omen, al- though scientists say it is an annual evnet in which the frogs .establish territorial rights. Envoy arrives BRASILIA, Brazil CAP) William Rountree has arrived lere to take up his post as Uni- ted States ambassador. There vas tight security and no an- nouncement in advance that he ras coming. Rountree's prede- cessor, C, Burke Elbrick, was kidnapped by terrorists -in Rio le Janeiro in September, 1969, nd released in exchange for he freedom of 15 political pris- ncrs. tial on a burglary charge and he didn't think he'd get a fair trial. He also said he wanted to see his father in Melito Irpino, a small town near Naples. The old man died after seeing him in Rome. are able bodies and capable o! working. STRONG STATEMENTS "You will hear some strong statements on this problem." At the same lime, he says, there will he complaints from some municipalities that the provincial government is mak- ing municipal g o v e rnments meet too high a proportion of welfare costs. Earlier this fall, the provin- cial government increased the per capita municipal share of welfare cosls to from and municipal govern- ments replied that this was a 40-per-e'ent increase which they could not meet. Premier W. .A. C. Bennett will make the keynote address to tho convention Friday and Alberta premier Harry Strom will address delegates Satur- day. 14 charged iii bets case acquitted CALGARY (CP) After a three-year legal battle that in- cluded an Ifrday trial and one mistrial, 14 of 18 men charged with conspiracy to commit bookmaking were acquitted Wednesday in Alberta Supreme Court. The other two, Bernard La- vitch and Jeremiah Katz, both 32 of Winnipeg, were fined They were given 90 days to pay with tlie alternative of three months in prison. The battle started in Novem- ber, 1967, when police made ar- rests during co-ordinated raids in Vancouver, Calgary, Regina, Winnipeg, Toronto and Mon- treal. Weather and road report M ABOVE J' ZERO AT NOON SUNRISE FRIDAY SUNSET Lctlihridgc 47 Pindier Creek 43 Medicine Hat 41 Vermilion.....28 Edmonton.....27 45 Cranbrook Victoria..... Penticton Prince George Kamloops Jasper 43 47 40 42 32 43 38 41 Banff........ 34 Calgary....... 43 Saskatoon.....31 25 Regina Winnipeg Thunder Bay Toronto.......53 48 Ottawa......... 55 51 Montreal......56 52 St. John's.....46 23 Halifax....... 50 42 Charloltetown 52 32 Fredericton 57 39 ;hicago........ 49 47 New York Miami Los Angeles San Francisco Las Vegas Rome......... Paris...... London Berlin...... Amsterdam 62 56 .51 85. 70 60 61 M .13 71 48 66 56 59 55 54 36 53 27 37 47 65 27 44 46 48 50 Moscow Madrid.......... 42 Stockholm Tokyo FORECAST: Letlilirftlgc-Mcillcme Hat Today: light snow. Frldayi light show except sunny pe- riods western sections along the mountains. Lows tonight 20-25, highs Friday 30-3S. Columbia, with occasional ram or wet snow this morning. Tonight clear periods. Friday mostly cloudy becoming sunny in the afternoon. Highs today and Fri- day 4045. Lows tonight in upper 20s or low 30s. OWATONNA MIXER MILL WITH BALE SHREDDER ATTACHMENT New 160 bole sbrecLIar mounts right on to mill throat of oil 117 and 100 r.iLxer mills No feeding in bale slices ct Takes whole Jagles up to 20 Inches In width. Bait iafali carries bale into shredding chamber GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES P.O. BOX '1202 IETHBRIDGE Your NEW Authorized Dealer for JEEP TRUCKS AND STATION WAGONS UNITED MOTORS CO. LTD. Cor. 3rd Ave., 3rd St. S. Phonu 327-1418 OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY Of A MA Highway 2 Parkland lo iVantfin has some snow but the wheel paths arc bare. From Nanton to Calgary bare of snow but very slippery, AH other highways in the Lethbrkige district are bare and wel. Highway 1 Trans Canada Highway Calgary to Banff. Light snowfall ami slippery. Banff to Golden has 2 in- ches of snow slippery sec- tions. Ploughed and sanded. Golden to Revelstoke has 2 inches of snow, slippery and slushy 'sections. Banff-Jasper and Banff-Radium highways 1 2 inches of snow. Has been ploughed and sanded. Motor- ists are advised that snow tires or chains are required while travelling over the Rogers Pass. PORTS OP ENTRY (Opening anil Closiiif! 'Coutts 34 hours: Carway i) a.m. to 8 p.m. MST. Del Bonila 9 a.m. lo (i p.m.; Iloosevilie, B.C. 9 a.m. to (i p.m.; Kfngsgatc, B.C., 24 wire; Porlhill-Kykerls 8 a.m. lo midnight. Ciiicf Mountain oosed. Wilrlnorsc, 8 to 5 p.m. ;