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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 22, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 1t7l THI LBTNSRIDOE HfftALD-27 10 years after John Kennedy's assassination WASHINGTON In happier November was a festive month for the Kennedy one of gay birthday parties and hard- fought political Thanksgiving gatherings at Hyannis Port and rowdy after- noons of touch football. But the 10th anni- versary of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy's assassination in members of his family will remember him in their private'ways Their celebration of Thanks- giving will be a muted one. Jacqueline the president's widow who remarried six years after his is expected to spend the weekend with her two children in New York or at her home in southern New Jersey. John who was 3 when his father will be 13 this Sun- day. Caroline will turn 16 next Tuesday. Senator Edward Kennedy Mass is expected to visit the Arlington National Cemetery gravesites of his John and in the morning. Then his wife and two of their Kara and Patrick will visit 12- year-old Teddy at his hospital bedside. The boy is recovering from a bone cancer operation last Saturday in which his right leg was amputated 48 Mrs. Robert who visited her late husband's gravesite last Tuesday on what would have been his 48th plans to attend a 10 a m memorial mass for President Kennedy at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Georgetown where the late president often worshipped. Her oldest 22-year-old was married there last Saturday. Family spokesmen said Mrs Kennedy and most of her- 11 children will then visit the Kennedy gravesites before returning to their house in suburban for a quiet Thanksgiving. Senator Robert Kennedy was killed by an assassin's bullet five years ago during his 1968 campaign for the presidency. Mrs. Joseph mat- riarch of the Kennedy is expected to spend the holi- day in the south visiting family spokesmen said. At 2 p.m. a group of Green the Special Forces that grew to prominence during the Kennedy will lay a wreath at the late president's grave. There will be no official ceremony. Other memorial activities were taking place in including an official memorial led by Mayor Wes Wise on Wednesday. Obstruction charges hurled CALGARY Bill President of the Civil Service Association of said yesterday the Workmen's Compensation Board of Alberta has by fair obstructed the CSA's attempts to organize employees of the board. He said the board announc- ed pay increases of 8.5 per cent for 1974 for the board's employees while the CSA was on the verge of organizing them. Mr. Broad said as most of the existing CSA members in Alberta were held to six-per- cent pay increases in contract negotiations with the the board's move changed enough employees' minds to put the unionizing attempt on The CSA has sent a letter to the board expressing concern over the he said. deliberately set yourself above the legislature of the province by such unfair practices practices which if done under the Alberta Labor Act would have caused the Workers' Compensation Board to be charged with un- fair labor the letter said. Board employees fall under the Crown Agencies Act. Government said afraid Mafia i would take control of firm No policy shift Secretary of State Henry Kissinger tells newsmen in Washington Wednesday that the United States will not shift its Middle East policy because of the Arab oil embargo. He warned that American counter measures may be necessary. By CATHERINE KENNEDY EDMONTON The former president of Cosmopolitan Life Assurance Albert Jaasma of Van- testified Wednesday that the British Columbia Securities -Commission withdrew approval of a stock purchase in 1970.because officials were afraid the Mafia would take of a B.C. firm. Mr. Jaasma made the com- ment during the third day of a public inquiry into the failure of Cosmopolitan and its parent P.A.P. Holdings Ltd. The inquiry was called by provincial attorney- general after shareholders' representatives alleged a million .stock swindle affecting western Cana- dian shareholders. Mr. Jaasma said B.C. government officials were concerned about possible Mafia involvement in North West Life Financial Corp. However he gave no evidence for the claim. The Mafia was mentioned after H. M. a gov- ernment-appointed liquidator for asked Mr. Jaasma why he had earlier that the Alberta and B.C. Securities Commissions were responsible for the com- panies' failure. Mr. Jaasma said that P A.P which he in bought escrow shares in Columbia Beneficial Holdings Ltd. in and that the purchase was initially approved by the B.C. Securities Commission. REFUSED TRANSFER Mr. Jaasma Columbia refused to transfer the stock to P.A.P. and instead transferred it to North West Life. The commission's approval of P.A.P.'s purchase was sub- sequently withdrawn and the company lost the money it had said Mr. Jaasma. He said P.A.P. applied for an in- junction against but was. refused. After'Mr. Jaasma mention- ed the District Court Judge Roger who is presiding over the directed Mr. Jaasma to return to the original question asked by Mr. Liknaitzky. The president of North West Peter scheduled to appear before the inquiry today. At the beginning of Wednes- da'y's Edward an Ed- monton lawyer appointed by the Crown to represent said Mr. 'Jaasma objected to being cross examined by Mr. Liknaitzky. Mr. Duncan said Mr. Lik- naitzky worked for McDonald Currie and which was ap- pointed liquidator for Cosmo- politan by the Alberta Supreme Court in 1972. But McDonald Currie also had been auditor for P.A.P. and Cosmopolitan for two and'could have which would prejudice tie said Mr. Duncan. WONT INTERVENE Judge Kerans said his job was not to decide on the fitness of the liquidator and while Uknaitiky might be armed with information which would embarrass Mr. Jaasma so long as his questions are 1 won't keep his ques- tions from being Most of Wednesday's ques- tioning by Mr. Liknaitzky dealt with details of an attempt by P.A.P. to purchase North West Life Financial in 1970. Mr. Jaasma said previously that P.A.P. forfeited million when it failed to make final payments for the company. Mr. Jaasma testified Wednesday that P.A.P. was unable to complete the purchase of North West Life because its Mr. changed the terms of the purchase agreement and as a result P.A.P.'s finan- ciers backed out. Mr. Jaasma said Mr. Rop- chan agreed that as part of the purchase agreement North West Life would advance no takeover bids and issue no more shares except where already contracted. But North West Life obtain- the percentage I said Mr. ed Columbia which controls B.C. Life and Casual- ty and inued more stock to decrease P.A.P. would Jaasma. contract was broken by Mr He shattered our and mined plans for a merger of North West Columbia Beneficial and Seaboard Life Insurance Mr. Jaasma said. PUT AT MILLION The four companies would have had million in capital and been 80-to 85-per-cent con- trolled by P.A.P. and Cosmo- he added. Mr. Jaasma said Mr. Rop- chan also called government regulatory resulting in the of the RCMP raiding Cosmopolitan premises and seizing files. Mr. Jaasma said he gave Mr. Ropchan and other North West Life shareholders in down and in return received approximately shares. x He said the shares were de- posited with the Canadian Im- perial Bank'of Commerce in Edmonton as collateral on a bank and were relin- quished when the purchase agreement with North West Life fell through. RUMMAGE SALE AT THE CIVIC CENTRE GYM NO. 2 Nov. a.m. till 1p.m. Sponsored by The L.D.S. 5th Ward NUDE DANCE CHARGES DROPPED CALGARY Charges against a dancer and a city cabaret operator involving an alleged nude dance perfor- mance in a downtown club in were dropped in provincial court The crown withdrew a charge of appearing in an im- moral performance against Jean Chupa and a charge of allowing an immoral perfor- mance to take place against Guenter Marruhn. Mr. Marruhn is the manager of Dino's Hideaway which was involved jn a 6-to-3 Supreme Court of Canada decision last month declaring that dancing in the nude in a public place is not necessarily an immoral act. SPOCK SUES NEW YORK Dr. Benjamin Spock claimed distress a'nd Tuesday m a federal lawsuit asking on a claim that Simon and Schuster Inc. violated an agreement by inserting advertisements of other people's books m recent printings of his Baby and Child Care. WLA TELLS YOU I THAT IT FEELS Fully Automatic Washers I NOW ONLY 199 .50 AW-1000A Toshiba AW1000 The only washer spin dryer avail- able today that is fully automatic in the wash and rinse cycle. RATED NO. 1 By Canadian 1 full year parts and labor plus an additional 4 years on washer Gold or White. NOW ONLY AW-1000G Introducing ESP. What you see in the picture isn't someone's idea of what a warning system for the car of the future should look like. It's here now. It's Toyota's Electro Sensor or ESP And it's by. far the most exciting innovation -you'll see on any car this year. ESP can actually tell when a part of your car needs attention. Here's how-it works- You're coming home on a busy highway at it's the kids are-fasleep in the back seat The red warning light on.the rctof- mounted Electro Sensor Panel flashes to get your attention. A quick check of the panel tells you there's been a brakelight malfunc- tion. As you near your you give the driver behind you plenty of warning by hand- and ease out of the traffic stream making a mental note to have the bulbs checked. What has just happened is something quite unique in the automotive world Your car has informed you of a problem and has warned you of a potentially danger- ous situation. It's a comfortable feeling. Behind it all is some electronic wizardry that adds up to one of the most sophisticated electronic systems ever put into an automobile. ESP will. And all without or a having to check. A concept of Total Security'. ESP is standard equipment on two of our five completely new the sporty SR and the Hardtop. And it's just one small part of what resulted when our engineers undertook a completely new design theme for the Corona Steering clear of the 'thrill and frill' school of they settled down to build the kind of automobile we feel more andTnore drivers are looking for today a moderately functionally solidly built family car that handles is and above safe. 199 .50 AW 1000V LlmlMd quantify mit 110 Volt Dryers at Special Savings Your choice of Sanyo or Hitachi Reg. 189.95 to 199.95. YourChdce.......f................ 159 .50 CALL CHRIS OR BOS AT FAIRFIEUYS TELEVISION APPLIANCE SALES Phons Electronic sensors at 11 different locations throughout the car relay messages to a cen- tral computer The computer then feeds the information to the panel The sensors can not only keep you out of they can keep you out of the repair shop too. Because ESP will also tell you when you need to add oil. Or when your battery water is getting low. It'll report that your windshield washer fluid is running low before it runs out. And wouldn't it be nice if someone told you your brakelinings were getting'thin before they got too re-designed re-styled from the ground Our engineers applied the concept of 'Total Security' to every single design process throughout the entire car. from tire-tread to are some of the fruits of their Radial ply tires for superb Enlarged power front disc brakes ESP monitors 11 for sure stops. vital functions. 3-speed automatic Specially contoured reclining bucket seats Electric rear window defroster. New energy absorbing body design for added safety. Reinforced roof and door rails-. models except 2-door sedan We wouldn't give it a superior brain without a body to match. Not forgetting that an automo- bile should be pleasing to the eye as well as the rest of our designers spent months refining the you see here There are 5 models in all. 2 door hardtop 2 door 4 door 2 door sedan and 4 door wagon And keeping in mind that driving should still be fun and not a our Corona SR comes with a 5-speed transmission and an electronic tach as standard equip- ment. All models are equipped with a proven 2 litre 97 HP overhead cam engine that can burn up miles without burning up a lot of gas A whole new automobile By inventing a whole new Toyota our engineers may have in- vented a whole new automobile cate- gory. Because with the advent of a new era opens where through the aid of begin to take more responsibility for themselves me- chanically And that leaves drivers free to con- centrate on one thing- driving. Because the all-new Toyota Corona is a car that can do something no other ear can While you watch out for the other it watches out for you. INTRODUCING THE TOYOTA CORONA WITH ESP. TOYOTA 74 See how much car your money can buy. Check the Ifellow Pages ra for the Toyota Dealer nearest you. ;