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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 25, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta VOL. LX11I No. 2fll LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 1970 PRICE NOT OVER 10 CENTS FOUR SECTION''; PAGES BEHEADED Mishima, Japan': most famous author, today disembowelled himself and was then beheaded in a samurai warrior- style protest against the disappearance of Japan's former military might. The 40-year-old novelist-playwright and one of his followers in his right-wing patriotic organization both died by the swjrd in the ritualistic hara-kiri (suicide) after attacking an army headquarters in Tokyo. By mi NEAVES OTTAWA (CP) The time may be fast approach- ing when the 'government will tell Canadian farmers how much they can produce and how much they can Agriculture Minister H. A. Olson said today. Mr. Olson, speaking at ilte opening of the agri- culture congress, said the emerging aggressive ap- proach by government, aided by all segments of the industry, indicates a "genuine need to tailor produc- tion to market demand." "There must be careful planning and forecasting to enable the fanner to decide on an appropriate level of be said. Mr. Olson also ssid a legislative framework is necessary to provide the means to market products In as orderly fashion. "Legislation can also be enacted to effect pro- duction control by telling farmers how much they can produce and sell. "I am convinced that we must keep our prices ind products competitive." H prices are not competitive Canada will not bs able to export "and we cannot export we cannot he said. The agriculture minister said there has been a tendency in Canada to "downgrade" agriculture's im- portance to the national economy. "Fewer people live on farms and hi rural areas artd, in a sense, because they are out of sight, om- farmers are out of mind." Also few Canadians have ejrperienced real hunger atvi tills abundance, has fostered complacency. But while the industry is taken for granted, rough- ly every third Canadian household Is supported by ntomy earned either directly or indirectly from our food industry. Jit addition (lie output of each worker now feeds -4n people compared with 11 prior to Ure Second World War. involvement Agriculture is of such importance to Canada ctnd Its people to justify major government involvement, Sir, Olson said, asking Ural, from (he government view- point the industry could have a three-Mr) role, The first Ls IP feed the population, the second as is important money earner for Canada, and third to provide food aid to ths less fortunate in our OWE so- ciety and the world. "But if governments and charitable organizations wisn lo USD our agricultural resources to help the less fortunate in the world Hicro is an obligation to spread the costs across our entire society. "We cannot expect (he agricultural industry or fanners lo bear a disproportionate share nf MIR Mr, Olson said the farmer'? returns for his hihur, capital and w.'mageiiK'.ni is not comparable to thai, enjoyed by in ni.'iny other sectors of the eroue-wy. "They hr, wl irtTKini.'-rm- mfiit he fmjml to allow farmers In share Ite benefits their increased efficiency has brought to other Canadians." Mr. Olson told (lie congress that market research and development is high on the government's list of priorities because everything possible must be done to promote, capture, hold and expand new markets for dgriculUii'al products. Ho said tlic resources now are available to enable Camida lo nny major farm commodity now grown. Judge annoyed IIllWl witnesses MONTREAL (CP) Judge Jacques Trahan, presiding over a coroner's inquest into the death of Pierre Laporte, Quebec's former labor minister, said Tuesday he restrained him- self in delaying sentence for two persons found in contempt. Preferring to await a less "vexing Judge Tra- han set next Tuesday for con- tinuing the inquest and sentenc- ing the two for refusing to tes- tily. After trying for at. least 20 minutes to get Clement Roy. an unemployed 22-year-old, to tes- tily, Judge Trahan had to ban- die some wild histrionics from Lise Rose. Both were found in contentpt. Judge Trahan tried unsuc- cessfully to persuade Roy that his testimony might prove the innocence of another person or 'We need crowlars to get the first ones Heavy water plant may OTTAWA (CP) Nova Scotia Premier Gerald Regan emerged from a meeting with Energy Minister J. .1. Greene today "more hopeful than ever" that the inoperative heavy water plant at Glace Bay, N.S., can ba brought into production. Premier Regan, after a 75- minule discussion with Mr. Greene, said he will present a definite proposal to Prime Min- ister Trudeau on the plant's fu- ture. He had first to discuss the matter with his cabinet and will] officials of Deuterium of Canada Ltd., operator of the plant. Present at the meeting today were R. 6. Cameron, president of Deuterium and chairman of (lie Cape Breton Development Corp., and J. Lome Gray, presi- dent of Atomic Energy of Can- ada Ltd. Chemical may cure leukemia BETHESDA, Md. (API A National Cancer Institute team has discovered a chemical that may lead to an early diagnosis of leukemia and could eventu- ally help provide a treatment for" it. An enzyme in the lympho- cytes, or clear blood cells, was found by Drs. Robert Gallo, Sue Yang and Robert Ting in re- search Uiey reported earlier this month to scientists at a confer- ence at ths Pasteur Institute ia Pars. Gallo is on the staff of the cancer inslilule and lire others .ire with Boniics Research Lab- oratories in Kensington, Md. The chemical they found ap- parently brings to fife dormant leukemia viruses, which then acl lo turn cells ciuiccroin. Fuvlhcv is plaumil In lest loam's Tho MLA loses hid for nomination EDMONTON (CP) Johann Luriwig, 2H, dean of business ndtninistration at Alberts Col- lege defeated Ml.A Jack lloran for Ihc provincial Social Credit riding of Jasper Placo. But Roy, calm throughout his brief appearance, replied that anytliing he under court result in charges being laid against oth- ers. NOTHING TO SAY "I have nothing to he repeated several times. Lise Rose, sister of two broth- ers wanted in the kidnapping Oct. 10 of Mr. Laporte, screamed before being dragged out that she had been stripped "stark naked" and beaten dur- ing inforrogatien by police. The last thing she screamed beiore being taken away by two policemen was: "Paul and Jacques, I love you." Paul Rose is wanted for kid- napping both Mr. Laporte and, on Oct. 5, James (Jasper) Cross, British trade commis- sioner believed still alive and iri the hands of the Front de Liber- ation du Quebec. Jacques Rose is wanted for conspiracy in the kidnapping of Mr. Laporte, strangled Oct. 17. PROTESTS JAIL CONDITIONS Lise Rose said that in protest of "inhuman conditions" at pro- v i n c i a 1 police headquarters, where the inquest is being held p.ncl ste is being detained, she refused lo testify. She said that all the women arrested in Montreal under-the War Measures Act were taken (o the Montreal women's jail ex- cept herself and Lise Balcer, _ They were kept in provincial police cells and sometimes "al- most froze" at night. They were both in the seventh day of a pro- test hunger strike. Lise Balcer, 21, whose uncle Leon Balcer was a federal cabi- net mim'ster in the Diefenbaker administration, is charged with hieing or professing to be a member of the FLQ, as is Lise Rose. Lise Balcer has testified that she lived for a time with Paul Rose in the bungalow south Montreal where Mr. Laporte was believed to have been held for the last seven days of his life. Cold wave strikes Florida MIAMI, Fla. (AP) A Nov- ember cold wave drove temper- atures below freezing over much of Florida today, striking hard at whiter vegetables anil flowers but apparently doing lit- tle damage to the biggest or- ange and grapefruit crop in the state's history. Forecaster Jim Georg of the federal-state frost warning serv- ice at Lakeland said truck crops and ornamentals in the Ever- glades and on the lower east and west coasts suffered "pretty heavy damage." Most frigid spot in the stats was the capital city of Tallahas- see, the temperature plunged to 13 and a transient was found dead, apparently from cold exposure. Other pre-dawn lows, many of them November records, in- eluded 19 at Gainesville, 23 at Apslachicola, 21 at Jackson- ville, 23 at Tampa, "X at Lake- land. 37 at Palm Beach and 39 at Miami Beach. Offer rewards i on EDMONTON totalling have been offer- pel for information leading lo the conviction of three armed bandits who escaped with in cash after holding up an finnorcci esr Friday. The Loomi.s Armoured Service Ud. Jiys offered a ?c'.- vcv-'.'nfi aiid {.he cs'y hap Thrnr wore TIO "inw rlpvdop- mrras in investigation of Ihc robbery at Simpsors-Sean; in the Park Plaza Shopping Centre. Two of the Loomis guards were hit on the head and a by- stander, George of Edmonton, was wounded in (ho viRlil arm and chest when shuts wore exchanged between the robbers and the Loomis <'ar trou BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) Fighting broke out today between Jordanian army troops and Palestinian Arab guerrillas in northern Jordan. Palestinians in Beirut. Lebanon, said the army opened fire on a hilltop position with mortars and machine-guns at a.m., starting a battle that still was raging at noon. WANT KOAD CONTROL A Jordanian government source, however, insisted the troops had driven a group of guerrilla iv h o wouldn't obey their command- ers, from the village of Thahral Asfour, on the road betsvccn Jerash and frbid, about 35 miles north of Amman. "Their control of the the informant said, "became a. threat to traffic on the main Amman Jerash Irbid-Damas- cus road and the army had to force them out." The guerrillas were pushed out of the village in a "blood- less" morning operation, the DAKER, Senegal (CP) Guinea announced today that it was invaded again Tuesday night. President Sekour Toure called on "friendly countries" to send all the help they can as government source claimed. He quickly as possible. said the army had the prior ap- Radio Conakry, the West Afrl- proval of the Al Fatah guerrilla commanders in the area. Since the civil war in Jordan last September, King Hussein's has made several can nation's official radio sta- tion. referred to new "enemy in- cursions.'' "Thanks to the rigilance o( at- the the station said, to gain control of the attempts and evil inten- army tempt. _ country's northern road network tlons of (he Portuguese irapcri- to prevent the flow nf amis and alislic enemy were thrown back to the guerrillas from men neighboring Syria. The outbreak of fighting fol- lowed the disclosure that King Hussein and President Anwar Sadat of Egypt will confer in Cairo next week before Hussein begins a four-nation Western tour that starts with discussions in Washington with President Nixon. Al Ahram, the semi-official by Guinean patriots, the army and the glorious people of Guinea." Toure has said the invading troops, which first lauded on Guinea's shores early Sunday, are mercenaries hired by Portu- gal and attacking from Portu- guese slu'ps. Portugal has de- nied any involvement. In Addis Ababa, the capital of. Ethiopia, the secretary-general HPJ NIHt I' Firemen at top era art aerial ladder tv reach roof of1 burning building on Chi- cago's near north side Wednesday. The pre-dawn blazes was largely confined to ths two iop floors of the building that housed 0 restaurant on ground floor. Nine persons died os a result of ths fire, including threa small children. German-Russian talks under ivay Cairo newspaper, said today Of the Organization of African Unity that Sudan, Egypt, 'riigsria, Libya and Al- geria have placed troops on tha Z a m b i a n Vice-President "ainza Chona said in Addis f. oaba that an emergency meet- ing of the council of minis- ters will ba held Dec. 9 to dis- cuss the situation in Guinea. BERLIN (AP) Walter TJ1- bricht, the leader of East Ger- many, met today with Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei A. Gro- myko in East Berlin, the East German news agency ADN re- ported. H said the talks dealt with European security and other matters. The agency said East German Premier .Willi Stoph and For- eign Minister Otto Winzer were among those participating in tha talks that took place in a "warm and friendly atmos- phere." Soviet airline office rocked NEW YORK (AP) An ex- plosion rocked a midtown Man- hattan office bsu'lding housing the offices of Aeroflot. the Soviet airline, and Intourist. (hfi Soviet lourlsl agency, about a.m. today, police said. Police roped off the area in front of the three-storey build- ing on East 49lh Street, just off Fifth Avenue, and said they be- lieved another live explosive de- vice might still be in or near the building. There were no immediate re- pork of injuries. Police said the buUding was unoccupied at Ihs time of the blast. The talks came two days be- fore the resumption of East and West German contacts in East Berlin. State secretaries Egon Bahr of West Germany and Mi- chael Kohl of East Germany are to meet Friday to start dis- cussions on "easing tensions in central Europe and questions of interest to both sides." Earlier, the West German tiewspaper Die AVelt of Ham- burg published a report lhat the Ulbricht was seri- ously ill after having suffered a heart attack last weekend, Ulbricht's absence at the meeting of the Hungarian Com- munist party in Budapest had set off speculation tiat he was ill.' that Hussein's Egyptian visit will begin WedESsii-; nd, that from there he will to Washington, London, Paris and aierj; t0 g0 to Guinea if needed. Bonn. The newspaper said he Witt leave Washington before Dec. 11 because Israeli Defence Minister Moshe Dayan is arriv- ing in the United States that day. GOIXG TO LONDON Husseia will spend Christmas in London with his wife Prin- cess Mnna, who is British. She has been in Britain since fight- ing began between Hussein's army and Palestinian guerrillas in Jordan several months ago. Al Ahram did not say what Hussein and Sadat would dis- cuss, but the king said in an in- terview Tuesday that he is pushing for a summit meeting of Arab leaders to discuss the Palestinian situation. He said he is sending letters to them but flot to Yasser Arafat, leader of Seen and heard About town a the Al Fatah guerrillas and ac- knowledged head of the Pales- tinian movement. REJECTS RELATION'S OSLO (Heuier) Parliament rejected by 12 votes to 70 Tues- day night an opposition Labor party proposal that Norway rec- ogm'7e and establish diplomatic relations with North Vietnam. Shack, Duff shuffle off to Buffalo BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Buf- falo Sabres of the National Hockey League obtained Eddie Shack and Dick Duff from Los Angeles Kings today. The Sabres said Shack and Duff were acquired for a player to be named later and a future consideration. CLASSROOMS at Susie Bawden School empty- ing in record time as young Michael Smrz aocidently hit the fire alarm Brian Walker inquiring at a local men's store for their "best suit" to use in liis role in My Fair Lady a little shaggy dog forgetting hi? role as the enemy of all mailmen as he tried to make friends with a postie on 6th Ave., and 7th St. MP kidnapped in France PARIS (AP) Four armed men kidnapped and beat up a Gaullist member of Parliament, Michel de Grailly, 50, Tuesday night. He was dragged into a I. r'u c k near his borne and roughed up for 30 minutes. Then he was dropped off. De Grailly recently brought a court case against a right-wing magazine. Sard from Lcthbv TILL CHRISTMAS J VAjNCOUVF.n (CP) Two RCMP investigators are in San Francisco today lo question a Canadian docior in connection with (lie shooting death of a young Bible camp caretaker near Use ijnlolcd community of BaiuIieM w i.V coast of Vancouver Wpn.d. Their assignment to f-sn Francisco followed information received from U.S. authorities, and what American immigra- tion inspectors described as an apparent double-suicide at- tempt. The couple named in the re- ported suicide were Dr. Glen 0. Stewart, also known ay Dr. Glen K. Campbell, and Alaria Trigi- ani. a 31-ycar-oM Italian na- Uonal. Dr. Sti-ivjft, -ij, was described as a former B.C. resident and a native of Lelhbridge, Alia. (A check of IjCtlibridgo medical men gave no indica- tion lhat a Ur. Glen G. .Slew- art fir Or. tiloii II. Authorities wl Hioy were found Tuesday in a gas-filled apartment, in Sin Francisco after immigration inspectors knocked at the door to investi- gate a report that they were in the U.S. illegally. A spokesman said later, "They're going lo be all right." VYaiKiR'o authorities said wcrr lo hold Iho pair for ROMP on a warrant for Stewart's arrest in connection wiUi the death o! Gordon Adrien Kralt. 23. Kralt, caretaker at the Shan- lymmi's Christian Association lodge at Padicna Bay. near Bamficld. was found shot to ficiilh last Sunday quarter of a mjlc I'm o-nnp. Us pad bcrn m issing milter Oci. JIOIP