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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 26, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 TH6 IETHBRIDGE Hi'dAlP- Thursday, November 26, 1970 Manslaughter verdict reached in bizarre cannibalism slaying AlOUETTE -Franks >dd-- Edmonton, suddenly became a Montreal Alauerte fan wher m ticker v. s drawn V ednesday in the Manitoba Centennial Sweep- ttakes The ticket v h S70, ,'D if the i Is capture the Grey Cup, in Toronto Saturday. If Ihe Calgary Stcr 'en win Ar. Sne' d m will still win Use of French at GM plants to be sought' by Bourassa O V- QUEBEC Premier Robert Bourassa s Wednes- day night that the 2bec gov- ernment will take "alJ neces- sary steps" to esta's 'isn the use cf French firmly a! ihe General Motors plant in i.-e. Therese, Que. e the government may tab Tvene in the GM dispute by for ing the company to accept the 7 o r k e r s' demand for greatf r use of French. Scoring signs of impatience wit1' GM, Mr. Bourass said the cor- lany has erroneously const in selection EDMONTON (CP) Julian K'risky, elected aidernian by a margin WecBesday night, sa fs he would lite to see Omni- pltx located on the site of in- dustrial airport. }ir. Kinisky, who received :-1.8G per cent of the total vote, in a byelecticB held in eon- J unction with.a plebiscite to see voters approved of the of million for 00'niplex, a covered sport, The dered Quebec as part of its do- mestic English-speaking market in North America. "It is ttme to realize Quebec is not part of the English mar- ket. Quebec is French and cul- turally distinct from of North America." General Mo- tors must prove it is truly R multi-national company "by adapting itself to the milieu where it establishes Mr, Bourassa said. The workers at the Ste, Therese plant, located 20 miles northwest of Montreal, have been on strike since Sept. 15, MOST SPEAK FRENCH Ninety-five per cent of the plant workers are French- speaking. Tno union wants sU foremen to be able to converse with a uniiingual worker. A company spokesman said "IB or of the plant's 110 trade and convention centre. The Omsiplex bylaw was de- feated but Mr. Kinisky urged voters not to forget the concept of the project. Speaking in an interview fol- _ __ _ _ lowing his election, he said he foremen cannot speak French, believes that in a few months Only 24 per cent of the foremen Edmonton will be in a position could speak French five years to have Omniplex without being ago. f'kcafast Values Ever COLOR TV m involved in the financing. He did not say how this could be accomplished. Before the vote, no word had been received from the federal government as to whether fed- eral funds would be made avail- able for the project, Mr. Kinisky, 43, a meteorol- ogist who operates his own company, Geoscience Hesearch Associates Ltd., tried to avoid the Oniplex issue during the campaign. He said Wednesday night that what he objected to was the "huge expenditure and the bad location." Industrial Airport, Mr. KM- sky's proposed location for Qmniplex, is about one mile north of the downtown srea and is surrounded by the city. There have been proposals to eliminate it and use the facili- ties at International Airport, south of the city. Mr. Bourassa said he Is deter- mined to carry his French priority program through to the bitter end. So far the government has used a peaceful "urging" policy but he warned "other alterna- tives" will be explored if there is no settlement. He would not elaborate other than to say he is awaiting rec- ommendations from the Gcn- dron Commission, which is in- quiring ino the use of French in the province, on how to promote greater use of French in Quebec industry. "Quebec will not permit a sit- uation where French Quebecers cannot work in their own lan- guage." Mr. Bourassa told the national assembly Wednesday that he has asked Jean Coumoyer, new- ly-appointed labor minister, to act as a go-between in the con- flict wilh GM management and Ihe workers. Separatist leader issues warning MONTREAL (CP) Renej Levesque warned Wednesday i night that if Quebec's political and economic structures are not i replaced in two to five years the province "will suffer through a J period of more repression, more tension ami then anarchy." The leader of Ihe separatist Parti Quebecois tokl about persons at a rally called to de- j fend civil liberties under the Measures Act: "I'm not a prophet, but I can see what's happening to Quebec." lie said Quebec's problems HALE OPTICAL 3 COMPANY ITD, Gmy Martif, 307 6Ih 5, Optician 327-7152 arc great and too wide- spread" io be solved by "patch- work" awl propaganda from Die provincial and federal govern- ments. "Premier (Robert) Bouras- sa's government is dead. Prime Minister Trudcau's mandate is morally polluted. Quebec wants out of our ramshackle system." Mr. Levesque's speech was the climax to the rally, organ- ized by the Comile Quebecois pour la Defense ties Liberties, Several labor and university speakers denounced imposition of the War Measures Act Oct. 18 and what they called the conse- quent curtailment of civil liber- tics. The meeting approved, with- out any apparent opposition, de- mands thai the War Measures Act repealed, (hat army troops be pulled out "to end lite occupation of that po- LIVINGSTON, Mont, A jury early today pronounced 20-year-old Harry Allen Slroup luilty of manslaughte in the izarre cannibalism slaying of James M. Schlossert a Great Falls social worker. The jury, composed of main- ly middle-aged residents of :iiis conservative railway lown, rejected Slroup's steadfast de- nial of participation in the grisly riverbank slaying. The jury reached its verdict at a.m., 37 hours and 24 minutes after receiving in- structions from District Judge jack D. Shanstrom. Stroup, a one-lime hippie and Lnmsienl, sat impassively as the verdict was read. He also faces federal charges of interstate transportation of a stolen vehicle 'SeMosser's small foreign car. Slroup had been charged with first-degree murder in the July 10 riverbank death of the social worker, whose kindly act in picking up two LSD-using Pollution concerned people schizophrenic'-Henderson EDMONTON (CP) People! "Those who want the abso- coucerned with the pollution j lute no realize problem tend to be "slightly J James Hender- son, Alberta's minister of health, said Wednesday. that if the goal is achieved it will have 'a major effect on the standard of he told a meeting of the Alberta Ad- Miller unopposed in SC TABEB (HNS) Miller, MLA since Douglas the 196? provincial election was unop- posed for the Social Credit nomination at the Taber-Warn- er Constituency nominating convention held here Wednes- day. Mr. Miller's nomination was placed by Edward Engwer, and was seconded by the una- nimous voice of the approxi- mately 80 delegates represen- tative of all areas of the con- stituency. Orvis Kennedy, executive di- rector of the Social Credit League of Alberta, Edmonton, handled the nomination proce- dure, and was listed among several visitors registered at the meeting. Guest speaker at the meeting was Hon. Raymond A. Speak- er, Minister cJ Social Develop- Jensen defeated at Taber TABER (HNS) Long-time councillor and reeve for the past two decades of Taber MB 14 and the former MD of Eureka, Nephi J. Jensen, went down to defeat in the MD election Wednesday. Contesting his seat in divi- sion 3, Mr. Jensen was defeat- ed by Mike Ohashi. The vote was 20i to 138. Division 3 of the Taber MD is the Fincastle-Grassy Lake area. Ben Friesen of Vauxhall, in- cumbent in division 7, retained his seat in a contest with Peter Unruh. The vote was 88 to 54. This division is comprised of the Vauxhall north area. In division 1, Barnwell-Cran- ford, Ronald Johnson was returned by acclamation on nominating day Oct. 28. A reorganizations! meeting of council will be held on or before Dec. 9, Mr. Jensen, in Ms 70s, was also a long-time trustee on the Taber Irrigation District board. Willow Creek neivcomers elected CLAHESHOLM (HNS) Newcomer John Housenga was elected in division 1 and new- comer Harvey Cherniak was elected in division 7 in Willow Creek MD elections here Wednesday. Mr. Housenga received 98 votes to defeat newcomers El- mer Driver with 70 and Wayne Burbank with 32 votes. Mr. Cherniak defeated in- cumbent ELLIS Oviatt with 106 votes to 57. Tom Blunden, veteran coun- cillor, did not run this year in division I. Earlier John Zoeteman was elected by acclamation to divi- sion 3 northeast of Fort Mac- leod. Division l is south of Fort Macieod and Division 7 is the Parkland district. Murray Holt re-elected RAYMOND (HNS) Mur- ray Holt was re-e 1 e c t e d Wednesday to tho Warner County council, representing district 7. Ho received 14 votes to de- feat Willard Pajtman with 77 votes. A lotal of 250 ratepayers voted out of 298 eligible. There were 32 spoiled ballots. ment, who discussed the prin- ciples and policies of Social Credit as a free individual en- terprise movement as opposed to socialism and other 'isms. Speaker Mr. Speaker em- phasized that the individual is the most important of God's creations on this earth, and that the major function of any government is to bring the peo- ple the results which the peo- ple want in the management of their affairs. He said that while security is necessary to the individual, freedom with security is more essential, and that with the raw materials and man power with which Alberta is richly endowed, that which is physic- ally possible and desirable can and must be made financially possible. The course of government under Social Credit leadership over the years, he said, is in keeping with these principles, however misunderstood they might be by opposing factions of government. Mr. Speaker is a former high school teacher here. Interest of the younger set was indicated by the atten- dance as observers of proce- dure, of some 60 high school students from the W. K. Myers and St. Mary's High Schools in Taber and the Chamberlain School at Grassy Lake. AEC official killed in plane crash BOULDEK CITY, Nev. (AP) A downdraft that apparently sent a smaE plane diving into Lake Mead took the life of Theos Thompson, 52, top man in nuclear-weapons development and testing and a member of the U.S. Atomic Energy Com- mission. Thompson was killed along with two other passengers when the National Park Service plane crashed in 300 i'eet of water Wednesday. The pilot survived. An AEC spokesman said it ap- peared the plane, flying at 50 or 60 feet above the water, hit a down draft in the 60-mile-an- bour winds whipping over the lake. the atmosphere world indicates visory Committee on Pollution Control. "It would bring to a full slop the use ot all our resources." Mr. Henderson said "any- thing that disturbs nature can be classed as pollution" and if pollution was stopped com- pletely man might regress to the caveman stage. The minister said it is against the nature of man "not to chop wood to keep his house warm." Man could not be ex- pected to accept a lower stan- dard of living by saving his natural resources, such as coal, gas, oil and timber. LOCAL PROBLEM Pollution in the atmosphere is a local problem, said W. L. Faith, a consultant from San Marino, Calif. Dr. Faith said that testing in all over the that oxygen levels have remained the same for many years. But the levels of pollutants in the air rose to a high level near urban centres, particular- ly large ones. The atmosphere got overloaded to a point that was "undesirable, sometimes lethal." The problem was to avoid the overload by judicious dis- tribution of people, their cars, power plants and industry. Because people tended to cluster together, Dr. Faith said, the answer is to control waste materials at the source. "We need restraint guided by he said, sug- gesting that multiple use of re- sources may be the answer to pollution. Plan action in pollution monitoring; o EDMONTON (CP) Health Minister James Henderson of Alberta said Wednesday there will be increased activity in the field of pollution monitoring and policing once an environ- mental improvement depart- ment is established in Alberta, The department is expectec to be established during the next session of the legislature which opens Feb. 11. Mr, Henderson said in an in- terview the government is ready to meet the financial re- quirements for pollution contra in all municipalities and coun- ties in Alberta. But the minister said lega b o u n daries between govern- ments in the control of pollu- tion must be overcome before a co-ordinated effort in this field can be maintained. I hitchhikers set off a bizarre chain of crime. Slroup, 20, is a native of ilieridan, Wyo., who dropped jut of society in the company of a companion named Stanley Dean Baker. Under Montana law, Stroup could go to the state prison for .0 years on the conviction. Baker who claimed he and he alone killed ScMosser, sliced the body into six parts, and ate the heart in an LSD-magnified rago against "the establish- got a life term on a guilty plea in the slaying. San Francisco police were awaiting the end of the Stroup rial to charge Baker in the April 19 Cannibalism-tinged slaying of Kobert Salem, 40, a imminent lamp designer. Baker, 23, claimed magical powers to chanee "Bather and control people's minds. He claimed in Stamp's defence iat he had acted alone in the villing while Stroup was hitcb- TOOTHSOME PRIZE DENVER (AP) Burglars broke through the roof of the Dental Specialty Co. and made off with a toothsome prize- in gold fillings and an- other in porcelain teeth. I GREY CUP PARTY I a II SAT., NOV. 28th -10 a.m. I Rivera Room II COLD BUFFET I ALL YOU CAN EAT COLOR TV REFRESHMENTS liking toward hometown. his Wyoming The jury rejected that story, despite the state's inability to solidly link Stroup and Baker at the bloody Yellowstone Kiv- er scene where Schlosser's body was decapitated, muti- lated and stabbed 27 times. TJ5 Centre operation to continue CALGARY (CP) A govern- ment decision to continue op- eration ot the Baker Memorial Sanatorium is "another in- stance" of Hie Opposition Pro- gressive Conservative "running the government without the benefit of the civil says leader Peter Ixmgheed. The Social Credit govern- ment announced Nov. 1 the tuberculosis treatment centra would be closed at the end ot the year but the decision wai reversed Wednesday with the sanatorium to continue Indefi- nitely. Opposition tiuuibert a d sanatorium patients and staff opposed the closing on the basis it would force seme peo- ple out of jobs and require some patients to move away from their home community to receive treatment. The provincial government had planned to concentrate tu- berculoisis treatment in Edmon- ton with some facilities in gen- eral hospitals in other cities. McGILL ANNIVERSARY MONTREAL (CP) McGffl University announced here it will hold a year-long program of special events during 1971 to celebrate its 150th anniversary. I ABOVE ZERO AT Weather and road report NOON SUNIIISE FRIDAY SUNSET Lethbridge Pincher Creek Waterlon..... Medicine Hat Edmonton Jasper Banff...... Calgary..... Victoria Penticton Prince Rupert Cranbrook Prince George Kamloops Vancouver Prince Albert Saskatoon Regina...... Winnipeg Thunder Bay Toronto Ottawa Montreal..... St. John's Halifax 6 -C 6 -9 24 -5 12 -7 4 -24 8 -8 2 -2 3 -15 42 '28 28 13 29 27 42 32 10 -21 .02 .30 Charlottetown S3 Fredericton..... 30 Chicago........ 41 New York Los Angeles 62 Las Vegas.......76 San Francisco Rome Paris London Berlin Amsterdam .32 .44 Madrid Moscow FORECAST Lethbridge-JIcdicine Hat Today: Sonny becoming cloudy with snow this eve- ning. Winds light Increasing to N20 tonight. Friday: Snow ami blowing snow. Winds N20. Lows 15-20 below, lughs 5-10 below Columbia, periods today with a few snow- flurries this afternoon and overnight. Friday: Clearing and colder. Highs today 15-25. Lows tonight MO below. Highs Friday near 15. -SIOUX- FEED-A. BOUND Comw In two M faothel tint 4S bwM topiw- ity. Equipped with 12 tfcirdy, txtm terjrt 14 gauge Boiler Plait Red Udi. Exfra largt, "ha Red ore thltker and 25% Aon standard gauge The -SIOUX- mounted on a one faith board platform, ond Is absolutely trouble free without agitatori, and handles all types of feed, including ground feed, with the high deflrtt effi- ciency. General Farm Supplies COUTTS HIGHWAY, IETHBRIDGE Phone 327-3165 AND MOTORHOTEL RESTAURANT (LICENSED) OFFERING YOU THE FINEST iN CATERING FACIUTIES URGE OR SMAll WE CATER TO THEM All PHONE 328-2366 FOR RESERVATIONS M 'A 2 10th AVSNUE AND MAYOR MAOSATH DRIVE ftl OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF 'A MA except for 5 miles north and S miles south which are 40-50 per cent covered with light packed snow and moderately slippery. Wheel tracks are starling to show. Highway 5 Lethbridge to Cardston is mostly bare with some drifting in Uie sheltered areas. Highway 23 and 25 are most- ly bare. Highway 1 Calgary to Banff is to good winter condi- tion to Spot Lake. Light blow- ing snow throughout with plow- ing in progress. Banff to Gold- en average of 4" of new snow. Plowed and sanded wilb slippery sections and some drifting. Snow tires or chains are re- quired when travelling on any mountain roads. Highway 2 Fort Macieod to Nanton is mostly bare with some slippery sections through- out the towns and sheltered areas. There is some packed snow in the Granum area. From Nanton to Calgary the wheel paths are mostly bare. Highway 3 west Lcth- fcridge to Bellevue the wheel paths are mostly bare. Belle- vue lo the B.C. border has a thin layer of ice which lias been plowed and Highway 3 east Leth- bridge to Grassy Lake is most- ly bare with some slippery sec- tions throughout Ihe towns. Grassy Lake to Medicine Hat is mostly bare with some snow packed sections. Highway '1 Lethbridge to function 61 is mostly bare. 'Junction 61 to Warner is bare POUTS or ENTRY (Opening nml Closing Cmitts 2-1 hours: Carway a.m. to 6 p.m. ,MST. Del Bonita 0 a.m. to p.m.; Kooscville, B.C. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Kingsgate, 24 hours; Porthill-Rykerls 8 to midnight. Chief Mountain Closed, I wildboree, 8 to 5 p.m. ;