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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 3, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Strikers Beat Gun SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. (CP) - More than 300 workers went out on strike Friday at Abitibi Paper Co. plants here and in Iroquois Falls, about 40 miles northeast of Timmins. The strike by the members of the United Paperm a k e r s and Paperworkers Union was not expected to start until the weekend. Matt Reilly, president of the union's Sault Ste. Marie local, said the workers at the plant here walked out without Iris knowledge. A union spokesman in Toronto had said Thursday that a strike, authorized by 95 per cent of the union membership, would likely be called at all the company's plants during the weekend. Abitibi, which produces more than one million tons of newsprint a year, also has plants in B e a u p r e, Que., Pine Falls, t Man., Thunder Bay, Ont., and Sturgeon Falls, Ont. The s t r i k e follows a breakdown in contract negotiations earlier this week. The union is seeking a seven-per-cent pay increase, or 29 cents an hour, in the first year, seven per cent worth 28 cents in the second and 30 cents in the third. Wages now average $2.98 an hour. The union has said the company offered a two - year contract with 27 and 26-cent increases. U.S. Plans Fresh Probe Troops Train BERLIN (AP) - Polish, Czechoslovakia", and Bulgarian troops began crossing into East Germany yesterday for 100.000-man manoeuvres of the Com-munist-bloc Warsaw pact countries. Try Before You Buy UP TO 30-DAY TRIAL ON YOUR DOCTOR'S RECOMMENDATION (22) MA! CO SMITH-JONES HEARING AID SERVICE 618 3rd Ave. S. Phone 328-5447 WASHINGTON (AP) - The Nixon administrat i o n is planning a fresh probe of Communist intentions in the Vietnam peace talks in Paris. The aim is to find out whether an interest in serious negotiations is behind the recent eight-point Communist proposal for a Vietnam peace settlement. President Nixon, informants report, plans to discuss the projected manoeuvre with his chief Paris negotiator, Ambass a d o r David Bruce, when the two meet in Ireland Sunday for a review of the deadlocked Paris talks. The instrument of United States tactics, informants said, seems certain to be a new presentation of basic American policy proposals for a settlement. The package is expe c t e d to cover the possibility of a ceasefire. Probably Nixon will call explicitly for a stop - shooting agreement on conditions previously outlined. Doctor Sentenced To Life HOUSTON, Tex. (Reuters) - A doctor has been sentenced to life imprisonment for plotting the murder of his partner so he could gain complete control of the hospital they ran. Dr. A. H. (Archie) Btirkhal-fcer, 43, was convicted of complicity in the murder of Dr. Robert E. Pendleton Dec. 19, 1966. He pleaded not guilty. The state had accused him of hiring five men to kill his for- mer partner, and demanded the death penalty. Two of the alleged conspirators, including the man who fired the rifle shot that killed Pendleton, are already in jail. Two others are free on bail and one man was granted immunity from prosecution in exchange for his evidence. Burkhalter and Pendleton ran the Red Bluff Hospital in nearby Pasadena. Saturday, October 3, 1970 - THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD - 1� Drinking Bout Kills Four INUVIK, N.W.T. (CP) - The RCMP has found the bodies of four Eskimos who they believe had been drinking an unidentified liquid from an unmarked 45-gallon drum at a tiny outpost on the Mackenzie River. Officers travelled to the outpost after an Umivik resident told them he' had participated in a drinking bout with the four early in the week. On sobering up, he told police, he travelled the 30 miles back to Unuvik because he thought he was going blind. His stomach was pumped out in hospital. Schreyer Describes Insurance Victory ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (CP) - Victory in a fierce battle against "vested interests," passage of legislation to bring about a compulsory, government-operated automobile insurance plan, who described here by Manitoba's Premier Ed Schreyer. The New Democratic Party leader credited the trade union movement, with its "organizational know-how," with playing a major role in that victory. Newest thing to happen to your color snapshots! 6et this, snapshooters who love to share color prints! Leave your next roll or cartridge of exposed Kodacolor film with us for BONUS PHOTO processing. Get an extra wallet print with every regular print Makes sharing easy! � (Available for square-size Kodacolor fHm, 126,127,120 & 620.! (ACTUAL SIZE PRINTS 3V4" SQUARE AND 2Vi- SQUARE! VALUABLE COUPON OFF ON YOUR NEXT BONUS PHOTO Kodacolor Photofinishing Order from square size negatives only. (only one coupon to any order please) 50c Take this coupon to any of these lethbridge Dealers ... TERRY BLAND'S A. E. Cross PHOTOGRAPHY _710 3rd Avenue S.-Phone 327-2673_ BOYD'S PHARMACY LTD. _1644 Mayor Magroth Drive-Phone 328-3760_ SKELTON'S PRESCRIPTION PHARMACY LTD. _ 424 Mayor Magroth Drive-Phone 328-3565_ STUBBS PHARMACY LTD. _1506 9th Avenue S.-Phone 328-5512_ WESTMINISTER DRUG LTD. Westminster Shopping Plaza-Phone 328-7833_ TERRY BLAND'S A. E. Cross PHOTOGRAPHY LTD. Taber, Alberta Mr. Schreyer v,ias addressing the constitutional convention of the United Steelworkers of America in Atlantic City. He said his government introduced the auto insurance plan in the face of tremendous opposition from the insurance industry- '""hey were not worried about Manitoba so much as they were worried that when the plan succeeds, it will be copied in other provinces and states as a solution to the growing dissatisfaction with auto insurance." The labor movement came through, le said, when a campaign was mounted in favor of the government plan. "TVy provided the organizational kn<../-how to all of those who were in favor of our plan. And in the face of many thousands of dollars of opposition lobby money, we won the battle. With particular reference to Saskatchewan, M r. Schreyer said: "A few years ago, a New Democratic government in the province of Saskatchewan introduced universal hospital insurance, and then universal medical insurance. "Opposition to the plan was bitter. "This year, every province in Canada will he covered by those plans, thanks again to the combined efforts of Canada's labor movement working together with Lie New Democratic Party and other interested groups of citizens." BOY BURNED - Cameron Smith, 14, is in fair condition in a Toronto hospital following skin grafts to most of his body from the waist down. He was badly burned when he fell into a hotspringg pool in Yellowstone National Park, Wy, last month. Skin was donated by members of his family. Fire Deaths Dip; Damage Sets Record EDMONTON (CP) - The number of fires and fire deaths in Alberta declined last year but property loss climbed to a record $18 million, Fire Commissioner A. E. Bridges said today. Twenty-four persons were killed in fires in the province in 1969, 14 men, eight women and two children compared with 54 in 1968, 19 men, 14 women and 21 children. Property loss was up more than $3 million in 1969 from $14,353,838 in 1968. Two major causes of loss of life were careless smoking and careless handling of flammable liquids and gases, the fire com' missioner said. Corn Crop Shrinkage Reported WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States agriculture department Friday estimated the country's blight-damaged corn crop at 4,185 million bushels, a shrinkage of five per cent in little more than three weeks. The forecast was a special report on corn prospects as of Sept. 23. Three weeks ago the department announced Sept. 1 prospects at 4,400 million bushels. Crop reporting board officials said the latest estimate, about 218 million bushels below Sept. 1, was due "largely from increased damage from southern corn leaf blight and other diseases." The estimate was 12 per cent below the record-large 1967 crop and would be the smallest since 1966, officials said. The latest estimate included a national average yield of 72.2 bushels an acre, compared with 75.9 indicated for Sept. 1. The new projection represented a 635 million b~hel drop -or 13 psr cent-from indications July 1 for a record-break-ing crop of 4,800 billion bushels. There's A Monster In The Loch DRUMANDROCHIT, Scotland (Reuters) - There's a monster in the loch, scientists mixing love potions by the water's edge, white hunters in the plains and redcoats fighting Indians in the hills. No eyebrows are raised m this tiny Highland village at the sight of a North American log fort plunked down for a television series amid the heather, or the latest assortment of hunters for Nessie, the Loch Ness monster. Drumandrochit keeps its eye on making a living, raising sheep and hairy cattle, while visitors indulge in their varied flights of fancy. Somewhere in the distance lurks a Walt Disney camera crew ready to pounce once Nessie is sighted. For the BBC, the surrounding hills are perfect for James Fenimore Cooper's Last of the Mohicans, the classic tale of the American Indians' fateful encounter with the white man. PR MEN JOIN SEARCH While the ersatz Indians roam the Highlands, real New York Madison Avenue public relations men seem to have requisitioned the loch to hunt for Nessie, perhaps the world's most elusive creature. One group, sponsored by a perfume maker, came bearing sex essences. The other, backed by a whisky firm, came equipped with an infrared camera able to photograph in total darkness. ASHPHALT PAVING T0LLESTRUP SAND and GRAVEL Construction Co. PHONE 328-2702 - 327' Nessie Is the queen of Britain's annual silly season. Each summer, there is a new batch of stories about her: She is in love, she is a virgin, past all thoughts of sex; she had a stomach ache in 1753-and will probably suffer more because the loch is in danger of becoming polluted. No matter how debatable these stories are, few who live along Loch Ness's shores doubt Nessie's existence. COMPETITION KEEN Each year, scientists and adventurers compete to find her, while the Loch Ness Phenomenon Investigation Bureau, set up by a Conservative member of Parliament, maintains a group of watchers on the surrounding hills. Several prominent persons from both Britain and the United States have over the years staked their reputations on providing the evidence that Nessie exists. Among them is a University of Chicago biologist, Roy MacKal, who spends his winters studying viruses and his summers hunting Nessie. Two American-sponsored expeditions which arrived at the loch recently aimed at a quick sighting of Nessie. The sex essence people, armed with gallons of the stuff taken from sea creatures at the Miami Seaquarium, think they can "stir things up in the loch and get Nessie to surface." They dropped their first load the other day, and there wasn't a ripple. The other expedition, led by Amazon explorer Jack Ullrich, has only one weapon in the search for Nessie -a $25,000 infrared camera able to photograph in total darkness. On the first day Ullrich's crew arrived, the camera didn't. On the second day, it turned up, but wasn't in working order. On the third day, he rebutted criticism that it would not do much because it has a range of only 100 yards for a 23-mile-long loch. Shoppers' World Ltd. - Super-Market Equipment LIQUIDATION FOOD STORE - REFRIGERATION - BUTCHER SHOP RESTAURANT-BAKERY FIXTURES AND EQUIPMENT BUILDING MATERIALS AND MISC. ITEMS 4 AVE. and MAYOR MAG RATH DRIVE - LETHBRIDGE SAL, OCT. 17-9 A.M. Everything sells to the high bidder - No reserves or bid-ins. Shoppers' World, Town and Country Foods is the site chosen for a modern new hotel, therefore everything must be sold so that the hotel construction may begin this fall. Viewing & Inspection TERMS - CASH All equipment was in operating condition prior to the listing of the sals. Purchasers mutt remove everything by Oct. 25, 1970. Assistance will be provided purchasers in dismantling and loading majority of the equipment uptil Oct. 25. AN ITEMIZED LIST WILL BE AVAILABLE BY CONTACTING THE AUCTIONEERS The supermarket will be open 6 days a week during regular business hours for viewing and inspection of equipment by prospective buyers starting Oct. 1st. A private viewing may be arranged by phoning 327-5885 PERLICH BROS. AUCTIONEERS BOX 1057, LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA PHONE 328-3951 CrOSSWOrd -^7 WHB�m B. amnfngtam THE NATIONAL PASTIME 1 Mighty wallop. 6 "Sack." 10"Blngles." 14 Nickname of famous Dodger. 20 Leo is often -. 21 Ripen'er. 22 Arrow poison. 23 Potential scorers. 24 Many were written re the '69 MetS. 25 Trap aloft. 26 Landis was one. 27 Masculine name. 28 Let it stand. 29 Goddess of infatuation 30 Coops. 32 Soapstone. 33 Greek, lettet fraternity: init. 34 Ones: Ger. 35 Victory sign. 36 Allowance for waste. 37 USMA men. 29 Top-r. 40 Swiss river. 41 Sometimes heard from the stands. 42 Matured. 43 Wrlgley's boys. 47 Seizes: si.' 49 Boys. 50 Lopez and Kaline. 51 Song of Joy. 52 Compass point. 53 European river. 85 Follow: sl. 67 Guessing game. 59 They have a "dome." 61 Seed covering. 62 Error: si. 63 Guided. 64-Illegal pitches. 67 Most fans are -. 68 Constabulary. 70 Cushion. 71 Last Spanish queen. 72 Ripens. 73 Reimbursed. ACROSS  74 Clasps. 78 Country festivals. 80 Passage in the brain. 81 Lade. 82 Intend: dial. 83 River ducks. 85 Poker stake. 86 Haunt. 87 Cockchafer* 89 Hawaiian birds. 90 Longs. 92 Knock down. 93 Roman bronze. 94 Clubs'. '95 Pitching statistics: abbr. 98 American Mho.  grapher. 99 Old Spanish coins. 100- profundo. 102 Grumbles. 104 Fiat. 105 Williams' proteges. 108 Catch. 109 French company: abbr. 110 Shore bird." 112 Dillseed. 113 Scarlett's home. 114 Rods. 116 Mrs. Pay-ton's boys.. 117- Johnson. 119 Distant. 121 Suckled. 123 Failure: si. 124 Partake of meal, evening 125 Demigod. 126 Mountain' pass. 129 Artless: Fr. 130 Tang. 131 Metric. measure. 132 Therefore. 133 Hermit. 135 Elf. 136 Planet. 138 Desolate. 139 One-time Dodger. . 140 Seaweed. 141 Chart. 142 Fragrant oleoresin. 143 Enlivens. 144 Dance. 145 Browns. 146- a series game. DOWN 1 See 41-A. 17 Dampens. 48 Pulsate. 66 Concept. 2 Speeches. 3 Fuchsin: pt. 18 Babylonian 49 Asian 67 Hero of '69 goddess. nation. aeries. 4 States: Fr. 19 Being. 50 Trouble. 68 Couple. 5 Legal point. 23 English. 51 Receiver. 69 Devour. 6 "- up." novelist. 53 British gun. 72 Thai coin*. 7 Concur. 29 Humming 64 Irish 73 Buckets. 8 Observe. bird. expletive. 75 Portico. 9 Built. 31 Raw metals. 65 Speaker of 76 Cabal. 10,Plnch-i. 32 Puts out. fame. 77 Soap frame. 11 Map parts, 37 Shout. 66 Help. 79 Wily. 12 Afternoon 38 Protruding 57 Gelid, 80 Taverns. affairs. rock. 68 -' pollol. 81 "Play -l" 13 Indian 40 Equally. 60 Teresa or 84 Net. weight. 41 Shocks. Anne. 85 War god. 14 Eddied. 44 Russian. 61 Verify. 86 Conduct. 15 Decree.  river. 62 Seethe. 87 Card great. 16 Abstract 45 Portend. 64 Gaiter. 88 Larlssan beings.' 46 Punn. 65 Haggard. mountain. 91 Hail. 32 Tip. 93 Brother of Seth. 94 Blessing. 95 Formerly. 96 Roekfish. 97 Armadillo. 99 Arikaras. 101 "The Man.' 103 Asian nation. 104 Expired. 105 Family member. 106 Umpires. 107 All -. 109 Musical character. 110 Repose. 111 Essay. 114 Babbles. 115 Willow. 116 See 101-D. 117 Explosions. 118. Primate.. 120 Newcomer. 122 Consolidate. 123 Canal boat. 124 Thermo plastic copolymer. 125 Greeting. 126 Grant. 127 Soviet city. 128 Tony -. 130 Distant: comb. form. 134 67-D, for one. 135 Equal. 137 Winglike. 138 Supplicate. Diagramless 19 x 19. By Clara R. Cross 35 Extra. 49 Amiens ACROSS 36 Fragrant summers. oleoresin. 50 Row. 1 Eucharistle 23 Ocean liner: 87 "Peanut 61 Arable plate. abbr. Heaven," alphabet S Stern. 24 S. Amer. in theatre. letter. T Morse's ungulate. 39 Flowering 62 Angered. invention. 25 Flavor. shrub. 64 Combat area. 11 More 26 Solar disc. 40 Signet. 65 Making a rational. 27 Mississippi 41 Aiencon. second copy. 12 Corner. and Kansas. 42 Sandpiper. 68 Maniples. 13 Girl Friday. 28 Prlmper. 43 Public 69 Danger. 14Mllkfish. 31 Forever: notices:, abbr. 15 Spoiled kid. poet. 46 Wood sorrels. DOWN 19 Like: suff. 32 Mexican 47 Piece of ' 1 Martinique 20 Shoemaker. laborers. furniture. volcano. 22 Change decor.' 33 Amount. 48 Card game. 2 State. B Sheep In Its .second year. 4 Sin. 6 Trim. 6 Transmitter. 7 Pollute. 8 Pecan candles. 9 Chopper. 10 Time period. J1 Capuchin monkeys. 15 Courage. 16 Historic midnight rider. 17 Decorate. 18 Rocky pinnacles. 20 Fills up. 21 Overt. 24 Fillet for the hair. 25 Beatle Instrument. 27 Stone again. 23 English fady. 29 Foreign capital. 30 Floor covering. 82 Folds of akin: an at. 84 Overcame. 35 Bias. 36 Days be* . tween solar and lunar years. 38 Hawaiian wreaths. S9 Blackthorn. 42 Stock market commodity. 43 Fred and Steve. 44 Performing. 45 Piece of furniture. 47 Coconut fiber. 81 Gazelle. 53 Let fall. 64 Mythical. king. 66 Exist. . 67 Distant CRYPTOGRAMS SOLUTIONS OF LAST WEEK'S PUZZLES aaaci wiauHiauinuu noma aarjrjin dodge QHMiaa udiiiaiaa lauHuu ?mafia man debbb ?Baud adHBD egh30 nmiann Riaia mm* HEinnn nnrci lanrjinia mm aiauuu nam lauiuwui mnra ciuuaaaaiaaa auuuuuuuut aSotiiu auuuuu uuuiiii niHiuuia uiaciuu uuui marjuaaBODD ebbi hobs _ ana_ rjnannra rcniais nmnn ninnn aaaama uuqbm odqq hebge aaaannciBBiamH anHGnwoEian aaa aaaanaa � bdhqqbb nnn moan nana rannm Bonn aaanaa aaoamma raiiianiaiDiara aaninni naiiia ramnni smuia , uiuuia uauaa bqubld hdqdq I utaiii tmauua uauuuHB bobhb aaaatiaaa aaaa gbde Eiania ranrann nnma mrannnn ranra niHRiraririiH aura man nnnEnnn nmn nuiiiinirfini mranira nnnnni oiiiaa Hana anna nnnnnmnn anaaa aaaaaaa bodge onm anasa aaarao buode eceii aaau aaaa anaii bkeed uiaaaoaaa uraauauki bbbdeo uiaaa aaau hhhq edee aaa ananasE aanaisnD bed laauanaHHHH qhhbdeeobbeg naana anaa raoraoG gddgbg HUUU laHHH UBHQ eheee 1.PA PXECO FA CXUL HXIA BXSO XB MEUEHS TB 'IU OYO SXU BXIALGMOXP FMO PYSUAI PAMUGAI. -By Edward S. Lloyd 2. BROTHSHRIT CHLTJDHA EPAOHM NFQUNFRHSHRU FE UDH EBRLT CFATM QH.ABHQ OTLQQBO. - By Salo W. Mfnkln Last Week's Cryptograms 1. Hot tip: barbeene guest eaught stealing snrreptitious peek at broiling steak. 2. Hot-tempered housewife will poor ont a thousand long words for issuing on* small order. C Field Enterprises, Inc.. 1970 ;