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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 26, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta t THE LETHBRIDQE HERALD Novtmbtr News In brief Seven die in B.C. By THE CANADIAN PRESS At least seven persons died accidentally in British Colum- bia this all of them in traffic. James of B.C. was killed Saturday when his car overturned in a ditch in Delta. Two women from south of were lulled Friday night when the car they were riding in collid- ed with a truck near Pentic- ton. Dead are Kathleen and Vera G. 78. An 87 year old Horace George Leman of Van- was killed Friday night when he was struck by a car while crossing a couver street. Lawrence Brian of Vancouver drowned Satut- day night in a man made wind in Fort Langley in the Fraser Valley when the carhe was in plunged into the pond. Two other occupants of the car escaped with minor in- juries. Michael David of North Vancouver was lulled Sunday night when a car carrying eight persons plung- ed over a 100 foot embank- ment near north Vancouver. Randy of Sask. was killed Sun- day night in a head-on crash between the car he was driv- ing and a camper truck near Victoria. Nudist liberation LONDON Des- mond an Irish male has formed a society to campaign for the rights of men and women to walk the streets of Britain naked. said the Nudist is backed by a small group of men and women dedicated to the cause Accident toll 63 By The CANADIAN PRESS A woman whose car collided with a Montreal morgue am- bulance and an asphyxiated couple whose bodies were in the vehicle were among at least 63 persons who lost their lives accidentally in Canada during the weekend. Six others died in four one man was ac- cidentally shot to death and one man died of injuries received when he fell from a ladder while repairing a of who poses nude professionally for painters and told reporters the campaign would be aimed at the abolition of laws against.public nudity and ending in what he called the fig-leaf men- television antenna on his home. But it was the highways that claimed the greatest toll. A survey by The Canadian Press from 6 p.m. local times Friday to midnight Sunday night showed 49 died in weekend traffic accidents. Added to the 39 road deaths between Monday and Friday of last this brings to 239 Canada's unofficial highway death toll this year. Taylor to hospital LOS ANGELES Film actress Elizabeth will check into hospital for renewed tests to- day and may undergo ab- dominal surgery her press agent says. The actress underwent a week long first series of tests earlier this month after com- plaining of stomach cramps. Press agent Donna Quinn has been through so much recently we are all just hoping this will be something very Miss Quinn said if the new tests out a certain way it will mean she will have to have exploratory abdominal surgery. The surgery would probably be performed on Miss Quinn declined com- ment on reports that the first tests showed MUs Taylor has a stomach tumor A London newspaper quoted her estranged Richard now in as saying the actress has a tumor and her condition can be serious. Laurence Harvey dies LONDON Actor Laurence Harvey died at his London home of cancer Sun- day night at the age of it was announced today. Harvey had suffered from cancer for about 18 months. Bus strike averted EDMONTON A strike that had been planned to shut down the city's public transportation system starting early today was post- poned at the last minute for 48 hours. No reason for the postpone- ment was given but it came from transit officials follow- ing meetings during the night by members of the union representing bus drivers and garage men with officials following meetings during the night'by members of the union representing bus drivers and garage men with officials of the Edmonton Transit system. The members of the amalgamated transit workers union had been scheduled to set up picket lines in front of city bus starting at 4 a.m. but supervisors said the workers were reporting for duty as usual. The city had been expecting a strike today and had advised residents to start forming car pools. The 560 union members had earlier voted 92.4 per cent in favor of a strike. Death linked to gang CHICAGO -Officials say the 1966 slaying of United States Senator Charles Per- cy's has been linked to one or more members of a robbery gang that invaded the homes of the wealthy. Police said the gang roamed the broke into the man- sions of the rich at gunpoint and took hundreds of thousands of dollars in securities and other goods. The body of Miss who was beaten and was found in a bedroom of the family home Sept. 1966. Francis a convict in an Iowa alleged leader of the gang and once on the FBI's 10 most wanted was accused by two per- sons of admitting he killed Miss officials said. But told investagators he believes the slayer was another gang Frederick who was killed in 1967 after es- caping from his trial in Penn- sylvania on charges of robbery. Harold Hohimer's co defendant in that told police Malchow admitted the slaying. Officials said the case is because of a lack of physical evidence a weapon or bloody clothes and because Leo who first told investigators that Hohimer admitted the died April 7. Rugen- dorf was indicted with Hohimer in a jewelry theft. SHOWING OF BIBLE FILMS CIVIC SPORTS CENTRE ftooml 11th Strati Mid Mh AVWHM Seum Nov. 27th it p.m. No Admission Charge Opportunity to Ask Questions YOU ARE WELCOME New Miss World Marjorie a 19-year-old from is flanked by runners-up after being chosen Miss World of 1973 at England. Shown from Miss South Miss Miss Miss Philippines and Miss Airlines welcome new world routes By VICTOR MACKIE Herald Ottawa Bureau OTTAWA Air Canada and CP Air have welcomed the federal government's new international air policy as giv- ing the two airlines oppor- tunities to start building for round-the-world routes. Plan- ning will start immediately. Both airlines expressed satisfaction that the new them with a broad basis for long range planning. Yves Air Canada saw the new policy providing the government- owned airline access for the first time to Sduth the Middle East and Asia. John president of CP voiced his gratifica- tion that the revised govern- ment policy had been finally announced. He said the privately owned company can now move ahead with fidence and in expanding its services. Meantime Mr. Pratte and other Air Canada officials were bracing Monday for the meeting Tuesday with the members of 'the commons transportation committee. Don air tran- sport spokesman for the Progressive has told the house he has many questions on Air Canada's operations he wants to put to the government air- line. In its redivision of the world for the country's two major airlines Transport Minister Jean Marchand appears to have done the impossible and devised a policy which on their first examination left both airlines reasonably satisfied. He gave the lucrative Italy route to CP Air but balanced that by awarding the potentially lucr- ative route to Yugoslavia to Air Canada. Mr. Marchand explained that Milan went to CP Air because the government followed the practice of not allocating two airlines to one country outside of the United States. Had Milan gone to Air Canada it would have es- tablished a precedent and CP Air might then have sought rights to penetrate the lucrative British market that Air Canada now serves. The policy was one of three air policy statements to be made by Mr. Marchand. The other two will come later. The allocation of U.S. destinations is yet to be decided. Canada and that country are still negotiating. The third state- ment will deal with level Mr. Gilmer of CP Air noted that the new policy gives to Air Canada nearly all.of Africa as well as eight countries which are in the areas allocated to CP Air un- der the previous government policy laid down in 1989. A segment of North Africa is the only new area assigned to CP Air and no territory has been taken from Air said the CP Air president. Consequently he hoped that early action would be taken in connection with CP Air's long standing requests for relaxa- tion of the routing and capacity restrictions on the transcontinental services within together with granting to CP Air of approx- imately 50 per cent of the new US-Canada routes when the new Canada-US agreement is signed. Mr. Pratte expressed his pleasure that as a result of the' new policy neither air are restricted from developing around the world routes. He was also pleased that Mr. Marchand went out of his way to emphasize that Air Canada is to continue to be designated pre-eminent carrier in terms of its domestic role and its inter- national role. The new policy provides Air Canada with the greater op- portunities for service that it has wanted so said the chairman. Arabian gunmen capture Boeing BEIRUT Arab gunmen tield more than 260 persons hostages aboard a hi- jacked Dutch jumbo jet in Libya today after forcing the pilot to fly them on a night long trip around the Middle East and eastern Mediterranean. .The giant Boeing carry- ing what is believed to be the largest number of persons ever involved in a single hi- touched down in the Libyan early today about 10 hours after it was seized over Iraq. Choice was VANCOUVER The selection of Bill Bennett as British Columbia Social Credit leader was an unwise choice by the B.C. Liberal leader David Anderson but a happy one for both the Liberal and NDP parties. going to be compared with the memory of his father at his said Mr. Ander- son. The Liberal leader said the younger Bennett would fade out of the political scene after one year of Mr. Anderson predicted Premier Dave Barrett and the NDP government would be making public the dirty linen from the previous Bennett government and the younger Bennett is too closely associated with his father to avoid some responsibility. Both Mr. Anderson and acting provincial Conser- vative leader Scott Wallace said they thought Langley Social Credit MLA Bob McClelland would make a better leader. who faces his own party's leadership convention next week with no declared said Social Credit an emotional decision in selecting Bill Bennett. Libya's Arna news monitored in earlier in- dicated the craft had been refuelled and had taken off for an unknown but a spokesman for KLM Royal Dutch Airlines at The Hague later said the craft was still on the ground. KLM said there were 247 passengers most of them Japanese and 17 crew members aboard the plane. Earlier reports put the number of passengers at 271. Thw giant Boeing 747 was reported seized by about 12 members of an obscure group called the Arab Youth Organization for the Libera- tion of Palestine. The plane had left Beirut on a flight from Amsterdam to and KLM said those aboard included 159 Japanese passengers and two Japanese stewardesses. The hijackers first forced the plane to land at then an hour later ordered it to Cyprus. It stayed there nearly three hours while the hijackers tried unsuccessfully to get President Makarios to release seven members of their organization. The seven were -jailed in Cyprus last April after an attack on the residence of the Israeli am- bassador and an unsuccessful attempt to hijack an Israeli airliner from Nicosia airport The hijackers threatened to blow up the plane in Nicosia if anyone besides three airport workers approached it during refuelling. Energy restraint to be outlined this afternoon OTTAWA The pulsetaking session his provincial counterparts Energy Minister Donald Mac- donald today outlines restraints and restrictions needed to bring-the country through winter of an- ticipated-energy shortages. At 3 p.m. Mr. Macdo- nald will give the Commons details of voluntary energy conservation measures and of rationing of petroleum supplies at the wholesale level. Prime Ministure Trudeau gave the nation a peek at what is in store when he made a nationally-televised energy address Thursday night. But he left the details for Mr. who provin- cial energy ministers in Toronto Friday to feel out their thoughts on what measures are necessary. Mr. Macdonald's message could include asking the coun- try to turn down its thermos- reduce highway spare electricity and 'take other measures which would conserve energy. Mr. Trudeau said Thursday that rationing at the wholesale level appears certain. Mr. Macdonald is expected to out- line exactly how this will work. Mr. Macdonald has said there could be shortages of 10 to 25 per cent in some areas of the country. Whatever the announce- ment Canadians Party expells elected member MONTREAL The provincial council of the Parti expelled from par- ty ranks Sunday one of two members elected to the Quebec legislature Oct. 29. At the same party leader Yvon Dupuis hinted the Creditistes may be open possible fusion with the Union wiped out in the election which returned 102 Liberals to the 110-seat Quebec national assembly. The Parti Quebecois won the other six. Camil rumored to be trying to unseat Mr. personally defeated in the was expelled from the party for what Mr. Dupuis termed actions. Fabien the other Creditiste said the meeting which expelled Mr. Samson was illegal under the party constitution and h'e would continue to support his legislature colleague. Mr. warning the party will if that many continue to sup- port Mr. cautioned that Mr Roy serve two masters at the same The Sunday meeting also cancelled plans announced a week earlier for a convention Dec. 8-9. That executive deci- sion was taken despite the ex- pressed wish of party election who preferred a May convention. It led party president Phil Cossette to announce his resignation. He said Mr. Samson was trying to force an early which could not properly be organized in the time as part of a strategy aimed at taking the leadership from Mr. Dupuis. Mr. Cossette said following the meeting Sunday he now is happy to remain as president. Mr. Dupuis said he would not hesitate to explore a ble consolidation with the Union Nationale if Creditiste members express a desire for such a move. got money and we've got Mr. Dupuis said. Mr saying he is dis- mayed over continuing wrangling within the said he still considers Mr. Samson a party member. Deaths By The CANADIAN PRESS Toronto Dr. Gordon John a general prac- titioner who won the Military Cross while serving with the Royal Army Medical Corps in the Middle East in the First World War. Tokyo-Sessue Japanese actor who receiv- ed an Academy Award nomination for his role as the camp commander in the movie Bridge on the River Kwai. likely will not be alone in cop- ing with some inconviences this winter. Other countries already have reduced speed limits banned Sunday shortened work weeks and reduced home and office heating. It is likely the federal and provincial governments will take the lead in energy re- straints. There has been much talk of lowering temperatures and cutting back on lighting in government offices. The energy statement and related matters likely will take a large chuck out of the time left to the busy Commons before Christmas when prorogation or a recess is ex- pected. The government plans to in- troduce later this week two bills relating to government energy policy announced Sept. 4. It has not specified what they but one likely will. seek to make law the export tax on crude oil. The controversial 40-cents-a- barrel to be increased to Dec. still has not been authorized by actual legislation. Also this the Com- mons is expected to complete third reading of the foreign in- vestment review bill and send it to the Senate. The bill would establish an agency to screen foreign investment and would control some expansion of foreign companies already here. debate likely will be resumed on the proposed wiretap a hot issue before the House. MPs are battling over 22 amendments to the bill and a major confrontation is developing. The bill would outlaw wire- except by police with permits. Police would be authorized to wiretap for up to 36 hours if no judge could be found in an emergency to sign a permit. There was speculation late Friday that the bill would not survive beyond debate on the proposed amendments. Also due to be considered are Parole Act changes and one of two sets of amendments to the Canada Pension Plan Act. The Parole Act amendements would ex- pand the National Parole Board to 19 from nine mem- bers. The Canada Pension Plan amendments would exempt certain religious sects from contributing to the plan. It also would provide for an an- nual audit of the CPP account and investment fund. 6Labor Congress is blind to recent social change' MONTREAL The Canadian Labor Congress CLC is a blind to the social and political changes of the past 20 says Stan president of the Canadian Union of Public Employees In -an address today to delegates from the member national which is involved with the congress in a dispute over provincial government Mr. Little said the wave of the future is among public employees. CUPE was doing an effective job in organizing these employees but the CLC was not. There is no effective centre for Canadian labor and there should be new initiatives to fill the he said. The CLQdid not meet the needs of CUPE and many other unions. The congress officers could explain in detail the deficien- cies of federal government figures indicating American- based unions take in more than they spend on Canadian members. But the CLC did not provide research that Cana- dian workers could use in their negotiations. CUPE has claimed jurisdic- tion over provincial govern- ment workers who join the but in September thy CLC executive council voted to allow direct congress affiliation by provincial groups from Prince Edward Island and New- foundland. CUPE delegates decided in 1971 to withhold their fees to the CLG if the provincial groups were admitted as af- filiates. If they hold back their fees for longer than three months. CUPE would be suspended from the congress. Mr. Little told delegates that the dispute with the CLC is over whether the congress is ready to accept political and economic changes. ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION GENERAL STEWART BRANCH NO. 4. NOTICE OF GENERAL MEETING Tmsdiy Novmbar 27th. MMOrill Hill p.m. Nominations and Election of Offlcoro All Members Are Urged To Attend This Meeting. 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