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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 27, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, November 27, 1970 THE tEIHORIDGE HERAtD Canadian kills himself BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) A IM-year old Canadian identified as Hoy Daymen Dweight, com- mitted suicide at a Beimt police station Thursday shortly after his arrest, a police spokesman reported, Dweight had been charged with trying to leave a luxury Beirut hotel to evade payment of a bill. At the police sta- tion, he swallowed unnoticed a largo quantity of sleeping pills, the spokesman said. Dweight collapsed and was rushed to hospital but died a half-hour later, the spokesman added. Dweight was c bachelor. Po- lice said his passport did not give his home town and Cana- dian embassy officials were not immediately available. East-to-west sailing bid LORIENT, France (AP) Alain Pelletier, a 40-year-old Frenchman, set out yesterday hoping to make the first non- stop solo sailing trip around the world from east to west in the Southern Hemisphere. Other solitary navigators have circumnavigated the globe from west to east, the direction of the prevailing winds. But until Pelletier's attempt, the only other one from east to west began last month by British sailor Chay Blith in a steel ketch. Pelietier plans to make the nautical mites in 300 days. He will first have to round the dangerous Cape Horn in the 33- foot, 4.3-ton plywood vessel named Arauna II. He then plans to sail northward for better winds, and pass Australia on the south side next spring or summer. Canada landed for assistance PARIS (Reuter) The Or- ganization for Economic Co-op- eration and Development praised Canada today for its ef- forts at increasing aid to devel- oping countries. The development assistance committee of the OECD said after an annual review of Cana- dian aid effort; during 1969, that it is "impressed by the near doubling of official development assistance commitments to million, which will result in in- creased disbursements in future years." The committee welcomed the Canadian government's accept- ance of a 0.7-per-cent of the Gross National Product target for official development assist- ance. The committee also expressed "great interest in the newly cre- ated Canadian International De- velopment Research Centre." Girl flees from husband who paid for her VAN NUVS, Calif. (AP) Juvenile authorities are puz- zling over a case they haven't faced .before: a 14-year-old Turkish girl who ran away from the husband who paid for her. The girl, Husinye Zolo, is in a foster home and officials say she's afraid to return ei- ther to her husband or her homeland. In his report, Officer B.C. Coe of the missing persons de- tail in this Los Angeles suburb said: "According to Turkish custom, since the subject was sold by her family, it would bring disgrace upon her if she returned." Ayni Zoto, a 33-year-old Al- banian here on a visa, went to Turkey two months ago, bought Husniye, married her in Istanbul, brought her here, took a apart- ment and went to work for a restaurant. A few weeks ago Zolo filed missing-persons report, say- tog Husinye had. not returned. Husinye turned up at the Turkish Consulate here and was placed with a TurMsh- speakiEg family. The consu- late said it would help the girl get a divorce. On Dec. 2, Juvenile Court will hold a hearing to decide what to do about Husniye who, officials say, is well but unhappy. Pearl gets invited to a lot of weddings Porphyry Pearl that is, A light, bubbly wine that's Mped bast a host of brides lately. Why? Because Porphyry Pearl's dear pearly colour, zesty babbies, and not-too-swsEt, not-too-dry all add up to a delicious and eye-appealing Ireat. And maybe it's because, served at the right temperature F.) Porphyry Pearl is amazingly like champagne. Imported from the vineyards of Australia, this is fine light wine yoj can serve wijh pride and confidence. For an occasion such as toasting the bride. Or simply a private toast at home. Because p'srphyry Pearl is pure wine... made 100% from grapes. Porphyry Pearl creaiej its own bubbles-all by ilself. Porphyry Pearl... in a champagne glass! Grits favor military alliances OTTAWA (CP) The Liber- als think Canada should con- tinue its membership in NATO and NORAD, but not increase its contributions to the two mili- tary alliances. Party headquarters Thursday made public tie results of a poll taken on the subject at the pol- icy convention last weekend. They show that 530 favor con- tinuing membership in NATO with 128 opposed and 94 unde- cided. The figures for North American Air Defence Com- mand were 520 in favor, 143 op- posed and 96 uncertain. When it came to remaining In NATO and NORAD but increas- ing the contribution the vote was 375 opposed, 257 in favor and 130 undecided. Most favored continued mem- bership in the two alliances sub- ject to continuing review, The vote was 582 in favor, 136 against and 45 undecided. The vote on whether Canada should work toward reducing its contribution was close. In the case of NATO, the vote was 293 in favor, 312 opposed and 153 undecided. For NORAD, the vote was 275 in favor, 326 op- posed and 164 uncertain. Served cold, it speaks a warm welcome. Chartered plane flights overuse hurts Edmonton EDMONTON (CP) Exces- sive use of chartered flights is endangering Edmonton's posi- tion as an aviation centre, H. B. Main, CP Air assistant vice- president, said here. Mr. Main told the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce that if Edmonton wants good air ser- vice, they must stop being Can- ada's best customers of char- tered airlines. Mr. Main was referring to complaints from: Edmonton that it does not have adequate air service. Rickets prevalent WINNIPEG (CP) Rickets among children in Manitoba is on the increase and two pro- vincial heallh bodies have rec- ommended the addition of vila- min D to rcilk lo combat UK disease. Zellers SATURDA MERCHANDISE ON SALE FRIDAY NIGHT 6 to 9 p.m. and ALL DAY SATURDAY BREAKFAST WITH SANTA at ZELLER'S SKILLET RESTAURANT SATURDAY MORNING to A.M. FREE CANDY CANES AND COLORING BOOKS KIDDIES' BREAKFAST PARENTS' BREAKFAST WITH Milk _ One Egg SANTA Bacon Toast WITH Coffee Two Eg SANTA Bacon Toast THE POLAROID CAMERA GIRL WILL BE IN OUR STORE ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY DEMONSTRATING THE COMPLETE LINE OF POLAROID COLOR CAMERAS COME IN AND LET HER SHOW YOU THE FUN OF PiCTURE-IN-A-MINUTE PHOTOGRAPHY HALF PRICE SALE MISSES' STROLLER COATS Six styles fa choose from LITTLE BEAVER CURLING BROOMS FABRIC AND VINYL SWEATERS COVERED ROCKERS CARDIGANS AND PULLOVERS Sizes S.M.LXL. 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