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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 27, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta r INQUEST WITNESSES Raymond Tremblay, staff artist for the French-language daily La Presse, these sketches of Richard Therrien (left) and Francois Roux (right) two main witnesses at the inquest into the death of Labor Minister Pierre Laporte. Tremblay, a university student, was living at the apartment kidnap suspect Bernard Lortie was arrested and where three other suspects hid in a secret compartment of a closet when police made the arrest. Maritime political union urged CHARLQTTETOVN (CP) Full political union of the Mar tune provinces is recommende in the report of the Maritim union study to the premiers o Nova Scotia, New Brunswic and Prince Edward Island. The report, released today represents two years.of work b a study group headed by Dr John J. Deutsch, principal o Queen's University, Kingston Ont; The study was authorizec by the three provincial goverr ments to investigate possibili ties for increased cc-operatior between them. Without political union, the re- port, says, the outlook for l.r million Maritimers is a "futun like the past" with three sepa rate provinces unable to over Hockey club owner dies at Calgary CALGARY (CP) Nado Gallelli, owner of the Calgary Stampeders of the Alberta Hockey League, died Thursday of a heart attack. Mr. Gallelli, 58, joined the club two years ago and guided ft through financial difficulties which included liquidation of a debt. During the last 15 years he operated a racing stable but tad little success and recently began a switch to thoroughbred breeding. Mr. Gallelli joined with his father and three brothers sev- eral years ago to start Gallelli .and Sons Co. Ltd. which builds highways, office and apart- ment structures and supplies building materials throughout Alberta and into British Colum- bia. He left the construction busi- Dess three years ago when his health began to fail. come the region's long-standing economic The study group calls for new machinery for co-operation among the provinces leading to political union within 10 years. The machinery includes a coun- cil of Maritime premiers, a Maritime provinces commission of experts and a joint legislative assembly. The report recommends that such tricky subjects as the capi- tal of the new province, its name, the design of its flag and guage be left until later. How- ever, it suggests that provincial government departments could split among the three present capitals of Halifax, Fredericton and Charlottetown. The legisla- ture, on the ether hand, might meet hi some other city. Newfoundland, which was not included in the study, Has been mildly interested as the fourth i Three "critical requirements" member of the Atlantic prov- inces community. Premier Jo- seph Smallwood has frequently expressed interest in possible union of his province with Prince Edward Island. Other members of the study group were Fred R. Brummie, former economic adviser to the Robichaud Liberal government in New Brunswick and now sec- retary to the Nova Scotia cabi- net, and secretary Frederic J. Arsenault, former executive secretary of the National Soci- ety of Acadians and now an as- sistant to Conservative premier Richard Hatfield of New Bruns- wick. "We have come to this conclu- sion after a careful considera- tion of the advantages and dis- advantages of the various possi- ble courses of action...." would have to be fulfilled to make political union possible: 1. Strong regional leaders fa- voring it in both political and private quarters; 2. Active co-operation and material support from the fed- eral government; 3. Creation of machinery to devise and carry out common regional policies and negotiate the agreements needed for Shirts ban measures are taken OTTAWA (CP) The ernment won approval yester- day for a move to prevent a flood of low-cost imported shirts onto the Christinas shop- ping market. Trade Minister Jean-Luc Pe- pin told the Commons the shirts have been gathering in customs and excise warehouses since June 2 when the govern- ment imposed a surtax on the imports to protect Canadian shirtrnakers. Many of the im- ports had been in transit when the protective measure was or- dered. Since then, he said, import- ers have been holding back in anticipation of the Nov. 29 ex- piry date of the surtax. To pre- vent a release of tie shirts that would disrupt the market at this tims he asked for a one- year extension of the special duty. APPROVED BY SENATE The Senate also approved the extension. The surtax was adopted June 2 in an effort to hold shirt im- ports to the same level as in 1969, about 1.2 million dozen. Mr. Pepin told Hie Commons that some countries, such as Japan, had agreed to a volun- tary restraint on exports to Canada but new producers had invaded the market and were pushing up imports by close to 15 per cent. The result was further pres- sure on the Canadian industry which has been in decline since 1966. Purge victim MOSCOW (Reuter) A dep- uty premier of the Soviet re- public of Azerbaidjan, Rza Sadykhov, 64, is officially re- i ported to have been fired as 'the latest victim of a top-level purge. FIRE KILLS 6 WASHINGTON (AP) Fire dlled six persons, including five children, in a house in the hortiiwest section of the capital early Friday, fire officials said. Denies prisoners beaten in cells MONTREAL (CP) Maurice St. Pierre, director general of Quebec Provincial Police, said oday he has no >risoners having been beaten in heir cells. Holland Parenteau, a member if a three-man committee desig- nated to investigate treatment }f persons detained under the War Measures Act, said Thurs- lay about 10 persons reported hey "had been slapped on the ace, had their hair pulled and hat sort o filling." The investigating committee ncluded Jacques Hebert, a lontreal publisher, and Paul 'ellier, a Dominican priest. It iterviewed 120 of the more lan 450 persons arrested under he act. Many of those arested were almost immediately released, ut 49 persons were still being eld today. Justice Minister Jerome Cho- quette gave his approval to the investigation by the Civil Liber- ties Union committee, and Mr. St. Pierre said it was under- stood the committee "should have all the facilities to inter- view the prisoners. "We have nothing to he said. Mr. Hebert today confirmed that "the name of the same po- liceman was mentioned in sev- eral cases by persons who told the investigating committee they had been beaten. He said three members of a police committee, including himself, had seen each prisoner and bad not seen traces of blows. "But the complaints were mostly of slaps and that kind of thing. Slaps leave no marks but the-practice is still unacceptable in a civilized society. Mideast ceasefire plan outlined Friday, Novumbor 27, 1970 THE IETHBRIDGB HERALD 31 TANZANIA GETS WAN DAR ES' SALAM (Keutcr) Canada and Tanzania have signed two loan agreements under which Canada will lend a total of million to finance the purchase of electrical dis- tribution equipment and work on Tanzania's forests. Grizzly district PINCHER CREEK (Special) A Grizzly District meeting of the Boy Scouts of Canada will he held Wednesday, Dec. 2 at 8 p.m. in the LDS Church for the puqjose of electing a new slate of officers. SWAYS "IT'S BETTER MACHINE! 20 H.P. Single SL292 24 H.P. Twin SL33813 27 Twin GP396 28 H.P. Twin SW396 40 H.P. Twin SS433 For free color brochure name of your nearest dealer mail coupon to: By THE ASSOCIATED PRES Israeli Defence Ministe Hoshe Dayan has outlined pu icly a new plan for a Midc East ceasefire, and Westei sources in London have ported moves to get peace tall joing again before the end the year. He said in a state tel vision interview in Tel Avi Thursday that he favored thir ling out forces on each side lie Suez canal to create a mor relaxed atmosphere for negoti ions.. He gave no details, sayin these would have to be negol ated with the Egyptians. Dayan stressed that his pr posal does not call for wit some of his critii for "a new cease fire agreement." Talks under-UN peace envo Gunnar Jarring have been do mant since September. The cur rent ceasefire expires in Febri ary. High Western sources in Lon don reported that secret talk are under way to revive th Jarring mission by aroun Christmas. They said the Unite States and Israel are confer ring, with the British an French being kept informed what is going on. Mahmoud Riad, Egypt's vice- premier for foreign affairs charged today that Israel playing for time "to freeze th situation and consolidate its oc cupation (of Arab territory) a an accomplished fact." "Egypt will not accept an- other renewal of the ceasefta unless she is certain that Is rael's contacts with Jarring are proceeding in Kiai commented in an interview rat! the newspaper Al Akbar. Meanwhile, Syrian Prime Minister Hafez al-Assad and Egyptian President Anwar Sadat agreed Thursday night in Cairo to a "consolidation" military action by their armed FRED DEELEY LTD. 854 W. 6th Ave., Vancouver 9, B.C. Please forward brochure, etc. to; NAME____ ADDRESS. CITY_____ WITH MANY YAMAHA EXCLUSIVES INCLUDING AUTO LUBE OIL INJECTION Your Authorized Lethbridge Dealer YAMAHA CYCLE SALES SERVICE LTD. (Located Under Water Tower) 21it Street and 2nd Ave. S. Phone 32M977 Better safety devices urged for machinery EDMONTON (CP) A cor- oner's jury recommended yes- terday that farm maclu'nery manufacturers install better safety devices on all types of farm machinery. Chief provincial coroner Dr. M. M. Cantor said it is sus- pected that operation of farm machinery ia relatively unsafe, but added that there are cases of safety devices being re- moved by fanners for conve- nience. The inquests were held Into the deaths of JRobert 20-year-old British immigrant who died in a farm accident Aug. 13, and the Sept. 20 death of Randy Peterson, an Edmon- ton youth wfcn died when a tractor overturned and crush- ed him. The Jin-iei ruled both deaths accidental. forces, an official announce- ment said. It did not say what the term meant, but it appar- ently referred to a revival of the Arab eastern front of Iraq, Jordan and Syria to support Egypt's Suez canal front against Israel. 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