Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 28, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta
Saturday, Hovemtor 1970 THE LETtlRRIOGE HERAID 2i Cross transfer report denied BERNE (Reuter) A Cana- dian embassy official denied Friday a press report Uiat James A. Roberts, Canada's ambassador here, had negoti- ated ta Algeria to arrange the transfer of the kidnappers of Honorary militia post for Mmiroe EDMONTON (CP) Boss Munro, 57, publisher of the Ed- monton Journal, has been ap- pointed honorary lieutenant colonel of an Edmonton based militia unit, the 20 Field Regi- ment, Royal Canadian. Artillery. The appointment was an- nounced by Donald S. Macdon- ald, minister of national de- fence. A distinguished journalist and former war correspondent, Mr. Munro served overseas as cor- respondent for The Canad 1 a n Press during the Second World War. ART DIETRICH DINTURI CLINIC Dental Mcchonk Metropolitan BWg. 328-4095 British diplomat James (Jas- per) Cross from Canada. Lucien Villeneuve third sec- retary at the embassy, told Reuter the ambassador arrived back from Algiers two weeks ago after a three-week; stay. Roberts is accredited to Algeria as well as Switzerland, and the visit was among regular eon- tacts maintained with the Aige- r i a n government, Villeneuve said. Roberts may have brought up the subject of Cross unofficially and to general terms during his contacts there, but he had not been engaged in any negotia- tions for the transfer of the kid- nappers, said VHleneuve. The ambassador was away from Berne Friday and not available for comment. Monsoon kills JAKARTA (AP) Fifteen persons have drowned in raging floods following heavy monsoon rains in the towns of Tjiamis and Garut in West Java, the inde- pendent daily Mer'deka reported Friday. Merdeka said villagers found the bodies after tire flooc waters covered hundreds of acres of riceilelds' and roads, cutting off connections with, sur- rounding towns. TORONTO (CP) Business and industry leaders are sched- uled to meet with the prices and Incomes commission in Ottawa next Tuesday for another dis- cussion on the future of price restraints. The present which business agreed to keep price Increases below cost in- AIL-TIMB RECORD PRICE This portrait, painted by Velasquez in 1649 jusf for practice, was sold at auction in London to a New York dealer for the all-time record price of million. Spanish master's work is a pointing of his mulatto Juan de Pareja. LONG DISTANCE IS HALF A BUCK IS HALF A BUCK ON SUNDAY ON SUNDAY Only Alberta has ft! DDD rates. You can phone anyone in Alberta from any. other Alberta point at fifty cents or less for three great minutes if you dial direct. Best of all, low SUNDAY-50 rates are In effect every week .from Saturday midnight to 6 a.m. Monday, 'Rates do not apply to person-to-person, cottecf, third parly billing, and charge, pay phone, or credit card caHs. If you happen to live in an area without ODD service, SUNDAY-50 rates apply to station-to-station calls placed with the .Operator. Sclerosis grant awarded CALGAHY (CP) A grant of has been awarded to Dr. J. N. Hawthorne, a Univer- sity of Calgary scientist, for a study into the causes of mul- tiple sclerosis. He will co-ordinate the work of an eight-man team. They are investigating the parts and functions of nerve cells, espe- cially the outer layers tiie cells, the myelis sheath. Multiple sclerosis is a disease of nervous tissue, especially the brain and spinal cord, which is progressive and which eventually can cause tremors and paralysis. Cause of the dis- ease is still unknown. New price control talks set Big spender bets on Stampeders OTTAWA (CP) Steva PaprosM Centre) offered to wager lo tha Commons Friday against Prime Minister Tru- deau that Calgary Stamped- ers will win the Grey Cup. He asked Speaker Lueien Lamoureux to "book tha bet." The former Edmonton Es- kimos player said he under- stands that Mr. Trudeau has picked his hometown team, Montreal Alouettes. Mr. Trudeati gave no sign that he would accept the wager.