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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 12, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THS irTHBRIDOt HERAID October 15, 1971 Hiroliito lakes ride in riverboat BONN (AP) Emperor Hi- rohito of Japan relaxed on a Rhine riverboat today, the 17th and final full day of his journey Ilirough Europe. The emperor and Empress Nagako boarded the yacht Lore- ley at Bingen, 02 miles south of Bonn, for the sight-seeing cruise down tlsa misty waterway. Two West German patrol boats with heavy machine-guns escorted the Loreley through the thick barge traffic of the Rhine. Police in Cologne Monday de- tained a young woman accused of helping daub on the facade oi the new Japanese Cultural Insti- tute a wreath-and-swastika de- sign with the inscription "Ja- pan-West Germany-USA-war i n Asia." Some boos were heard in the mostly friendly crowd that watched the emperor and Em- press Nagako visit the Bonn market square Monday. Leftist leaflets circulated in the crowd denounced the emperor as "a close ally and accomplice o f Adolf Hitler." Battle shaping up in UN on Taiwan's seat issue Prince Philip to attend ceremonies LONDON (AP) Prince Philip and Princess Anne left by air today for Iran to attend the lavish celebrations of the Per- sian dynasty's anniver- sary. Their RAF was scheduled to make a brief refuelling stop at Amendola, Italy, and fiy on to Akrotiri, Cyprus, where they are to spend the night at an RAF base. They make another refuelling stop at Diyarbakir, Turkey, Wednesday morning and are due to arrive in Tehran Wed- nesday night to begin a five- day visit. They fly to Turkey Sunday to be on hand for the Queens scheduled arrival the next day to begin a state visit. I'N'ITED NATIONS (Rculcr) Important members of the U.S. Congress, which has the power lo withhold funds from the United Nations, are threat- ening to use that power if Tai- wan is expelled from the Gen- eral Assembly to seat Peking. The crucial debate on Chinese representation opens next Mon- day, and many delegates be- lieve tiie U.S. plan for dual rep- resentation of the Peoples Re- public of China and Taiwan faces an uphiH battle. U.S. Ambissador George Bush is to hold talks today with Republican Senator Robert Taft of Ohio on the problem. Monday he met conservative Senator James Buckley, who said after the meeting that he and 20 other senators would move immediately for a "dra- matic reduction in American funds to Ihc Uniled Nations should Taiwan be expelled. He denied to reporters that this would in any way be puni- tive. Rather, he said: "It would Trudeau pacifies Ukrainians prisoners WINNIPEG (CP) Prime Minister Trudeau placated Ukrainian Canadians and Irri- lated Manitoba Premier Ed Schreyer during an eight-hour visit here Saturday. The prime minister was re- ceived enthusiastically by dele- polilical prisoners in the Ukraine with Soviet Premier Elexei Kosygin when he visits Canada later this month. Earlier, on an open-line radio program, he accused Mr. Schreyer of playing politics over the question of setting dates for to the Ukrainian Canadian a federal-provincial conference Congress when lie indicated he j on unemployment, and called would discuss the treatment of I (he national New Democratic empire dynasty marked j j PERSEPOL1S, Iran (Renter) The Shah of Iran solemnly paid tribute today to his royal ancestor Cyrus, founder of the Persian empire 2.500 years ago, by placing a wreath at his tomb at Pasargadae, near the site ol this ancient city on the southern Iranian plain. The ceremony, attended by Empress Farah and Crown Prince Reza Cyrus, launched week-long lavish celebrations of the establishment of the mon- archy by Cyrus the Great. A 101-gun salvo heralded the shah's arrival at Pasargadae. Distinguished guests from every continent begin arriving Wednesday to take up residence in a luxurious tent village that was risen in the shadows of Persepolis' ruined palaces where they will witness a lavish spectacle of parades, banquets and cultural shows. Roland Michener of Canada ajnd his wife will attend. Sesurity precautions to guard the guests' safety are extensive. Three rings of armed force? surround the Persepolis area, 40 miles north of the town of Shiraz. Helicopters patrol the sides while below, secret, undis- closed measures are in effect. ENJOY OUR 'OLD WORLD' DINING ATMOSPHERE OFFERS (Toum (Chef (NOW LICENSED) BANQUET AND GROUP CATERING FACILITIES For groups from 15 lo 125 persons Book now for your Christmas parties, club and organization dinners, etc. Ws will endeavor to ensure (he pleasure of everyone attending your function. We know you will enjoy the gracious atmos- phere. Our congenial staff Is reody to serve you, for en- quiries phone the manager 327-6412. Professional Bldg. Acrosi from Paramount Theatre. ELECT A REPRESENTATIVE FOR WORKING PEOPLE TO CITY COUNCIL NORM LECLAIRE STANDS FOR 1. A Spokesman for working people on council responsible to ALL citizens 2. Working for full industrial develop- ment of our city 3. Working to bring about a better un- derstanding and creating a better working relationship between Coun- cil and our Citizens VOTE LECLAIRE, NORMAND E. X Inserted by the "Nap" Milroy, Norm Leclaire Campaign Commitea Phone 328-4245 or Party leader, David Lewis, "a mouthpiece" for the Manitoba premier. Later, Mr. Schreyer had only one comment for the prime minister's latest offensive in the two -w e e k -o 1 d spat between them: -'I'll leave it to the public to decide who is the more petu- lant." At the Ukrainian conference, Mr. Trudeau outlined a pro- gram to develop Canada's eth- nic cultures, which he had an- nounced Friday in the Com- mons. But delegates were more im- pressed when he departed from his prepared speech and prom- ised to convey to Mr. Kosygin representations from students who had held a four-day hunger strike to protest treatment of political prisoners in the Ukraine. As result of a meeting with the students before his speech, Mr. Trudeau told delegates at the congress banquet he would make "certain representations" to Mr. Kosygin if he received an agreed-upon letter from the stu- dents suitably outlining their grievances. George Boshyuk of Toronto, a spokesman for tho protesters who ended their hunger strike after meeting the prime minis- ter, said he understood Mr. Tru- deau had agreed to make repre- sentations on an "humanitarian basis" in the case of Valentyn Moroz, an imprisoned Ukrainian intellectual. reflect in our judgment the downgrading of the role of the United Nations which would re- sult from its abandonment of principles in order to allow the entry of Peking on Pekings terms. WOULD RESIST PRESSURE Some sources said they be- lieved the intervention of legis- lators at this time could make the American delegations task more difficult, because no coun- try would want to appear re- sponsive to pressure. A delegation spokesman, Nicholas King, denied that any presure or blackmail was in- volved. H e said congressional figures had the right to express their views, and that their visits to New York in the week before the debate were not initiated by the delegation. The U.S. contributes about one-third of the budget of million for nil UN activities, on the basis of assesments arrived at according to the gross na- tional product of member states. A group of House of Repre- sentatives members is said to be working to revise this for- mula, to make the basis popula- tion rather than GNP. It was not clear how the General As- sembly itself would be per- suaded to modify the long-stand- ing system, especially as such a change would make China, India and Russia the major UN Contibutors. West European summit looms BONN (Reuter) West Ger- man Chancellor Willy Brandt agrees with British Prime Min- ister Edward Heath and French President Georges Pompidou on holding a West European sum- mit conference, a West German government spokesman said Monday. The spokesman told a news conference a summit meeting of 10 heads of govern- ment could not be held before February or March of next year. Former Alberta judge is dead OTTAWA (CP) James Dun- can Hyndraan, 97, former presi- dent of the Canadian Pension Appeal Court and youngest man ever appointed to the Supreme Court of Alberta, died at his suburban home here Monday. Mr. Hyndman, born in Char- lottetown, was named judge of Ihe Supreme Court of Alberta in 1914 at the age of 40 and served in that courts appellate division from 1921 to 1931 when he came to Ottawa as pension court pres- ident. He continued as president of the pension court until 1940. He was admitted lo the bar of Prince Edward Island at the age of 25. That same year he went to Portage la Prairie, Man-, where he practised law with an uncle who later became Chief Justice Macdonald of Manitoba. Mr. Hyndman married Ethel Marion Davies in 1902. She was a daughter of Sir Louis Davies, later chief justice of Canada and previously a minister in the Liberal cabinet of Sir Wili'rid Laurier. Mr. Hyndman was an Edmon- ton alderman in 1910-11 but was defeated in an attempt to win election to Parliament in 1908. After leaving the pension ap- peal court Mr. Hyndman served as federal wartime renUl con- troller in 1940 and salaries con- FOR A POSITIVE VOICE ON COUNCIL if FOR A FRESH NEW APPROACH if FOR CONSTRUCTIVE SDEAS AND PROGRAMS if FOR GOOD CIVIC GOVERNMENT JENSEN, Dwight R. X inserted by the Jensen Campaign.Committee troller in 1942. He heard appeals of German and Italian prisoners in Canada and supervised the Excess Profits Tax Act. He was appointed deputy judge of the Exchequer Court of Canada in 1951 and 1954 and was commissioner of the War Claims Commission and chair- man of the Great Lakes Secu- rity Act board in the 1950s. He was made a Commander of the Order of the British Em- pire in 3948. He is survived by five chil- dren, artist Robert Hyndman and Mrs. Victor Belcourt of Ot- tawa; lawyer Louis D. Hynd- mar, of Edmonton; Cecil 0. Hyndman of Vietori? who is doine research on birds on Van- couver Island; and James E. Hyndman of Toronto, an execu- tive with Holiday Inns. One of his six grandchildren is lawyer Louis D. Hyndman Jr. of Edmonton, education minis- It r in the new Alberta govern- ment. He also leaves six great- grandchildren. KEYSTONE KOP DIES Chester Conlln, the silent movies fanned Keystone Kop, It shown at left as he appeared in 1966, and at right with the.wiggling walrus mustachs he wore in silent films. Conlin, who once earned a week as a frantic dour-faced member of the Keystone Kops in Mack Sen nelt comedies, died Monday at the age of 85. movies star dies at 85 HOLLYWOOD (AP) Ches- ter Conklin, the silent movies' famed Keystone Kop with the wiggling walrus moustache, died Monday at 85. The Motion Picture and Tele- vision Country House and Hospi- tal where he succumbed, said he died of emphysema and a heart ailment. Conklin lived at the Country House intermit- tently for 10 years. Little, bald and goggle-eyed, Conklin once earned a week as a frantic, dour-faced cop, taking pratfalls, racing t-ains and wiping creamy pie from his face. "When I look back now, the things I did then scare he once said. "We drove the police car off the end of the Venice, Calif., pier. We dangled at the end of piano wire 50 feet in the air." Other Kops included Hank- Mann; Hcinie Conklin, not a rel- ative; Ford Sterling; Billy Gil- bert; Ed Kennedy and Al St. John. Conklin ran away from his Oskaloosa, Iowa, home when he was 11, set on being an enter- tainer. His father had wanted him to be a minister. But after an au- dience applauded him at a childhood comic recital, he said he decided that "I just wanted to make people laugh." In Omaha, Neb., he appren- ticed himself briefly to a Ger- man baker whose big, drooping moustache he later copied. His career covered every as- Ballet stars die iu crash BUENOS AIRES (Reuter) Nine of Argentina's finest bal- let dancers were killed when their air taxi crashed into the River Plate estuary. Among the dead were prima ballerina Norma Fontenla, who danced here with Rudolf Nu- reyev earlier this year, and her partner Jose Neglia. They were stars of the inter- nationally-respected corps de ballet of the Coon Theatre in Buenos Aires. VOTE Inserted by the Dimnilc E, A. LLTHBRIDGE Tel: 327-5514 Get bigqer andquicker cash values with Manulife 25, the "special advantages" policy. Call your nearest Manufacturers Ufa Representative. MANUFACTURERS LIFE HI JBBWANCBCOMPAjre pect of show busines, including stock acting and clowning with tlie A. G. Barnes Circus. When the circus wintered in suburban Venice in 1912, Conk- lin got a job with Mack Sen- nett's new Keystone studio, starting at a week. KOP FIRST FAME After first finding fame as one of the original Keystone Kops, he made hundreds of other pic- tures including Greed, Modern Times, The Great Dictator and The Beautiful Blonde from Bashful bend. He starred in Gloria Swan- son's first film, A Pullman Bride, and in W. C. Fields's Two Flaming Youths. Conklin retired in 1960 when, he said, "work got awfully scarce. He came back briefly, in 1966, to appear hi A Big Hand for the Little Lady. His fortune vanished in the Wall Street crash of 1928. In the 1950s he worked annually as a department store Santa Claus in downtown Los Angeles. Terrorist says home was bugged MONTREAL (CP) A man convicted of aiding terrorists during last October's kidnap- ping crisis said Monday he has found an electronic eavesdrop- ping device in his suburban St. Hubert home. Yves Hoy, 25, said he found a microphone hidden in the first- floor ceiling near the front door of his home last week, shortly after he was released from prison. Roy, arrested while the War Measures Act was in force, was sentenced to six months in jail after he pleaded guilty to charges of aiding fugitives and members of the then-outlawed Front de Liberation du Quebec. Roy said he found the micro- phone following a search after he heard conversations from other parts of his house on his FM radio. Weather and road report ABOVE ZERO AT 19. nn NOON SUNRISE WEDNESDAY SUNSET H L Prc C8 36 59 30 73 39 Letlibridge Pincher Creek Medicine Hat Edmonton..... Grande Prairie Banff....... Calgary...... Cranbrook Victoria...... Penticton Prince George Karnlops Vancouver Saskatoon Regina....... Winnipeg..... Toronto Ottawa Montreal..... St. Johns..... Halifax...... Charlottctown cr> so 59 30 59 31 69 33 .05 60 31 C4 45 70 38 57 29 .12 71 44 62 50 ....60 36 .06 59 38 48 28 60 38 55 36 .05 ..57 39 .04 ..64 50 .42 65 52 .01 67 50 .01 Fredericton 47 'Chicago.........64 39 New York.......67 48 Miami..........80 711.72 Los Angeles.....S3 62 Las 04 Honolulu........87 74 Rome...........70 45 Paris...........67 54 London........66 59 Berlin..........69 54 Amsterdam 45 Moscow.........50 39 Stockholm .......5ft 50 Toyfco..........68 62 FORECAST: Lcthliridgc Medicine Hat Calgary Today: Sunny. Lows loniglit 35-40. Wednes- day: A few clouds. west winds. Highs fio-70, Columbia, Kootcnay To- day: Mainly sunny. Wednes- day: Sunny with a few cloudy periods. Highs today and Wed- nesday 55-60. Lows tonight 40- 45. BEHLEM STEEL CANADIAN MADE HEAVY GAUGE SPECIAL 38' wide x long Bohlen Building complete with end walls and large double sliding doors, and including steel base plates and anchor bolts. Regular ONLY GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY IETHBRIDGE, AITA. PHONE 327-3165 P.O. BOX 1202 OFFICIAL AS AT A.M TODAY COURTESY OF A MA All highways In the Lelh i dry and in good driving Condi- bridge District arc bare and I lion. POUTS OF ENTRY (Opening nnd Closing Coults 2-1 hours; Carway B a.m. to 9 p.m. MST; Del lionila 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Rooscvillc, B.C. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Kingsgalc, B.C., hours; Porthill Rykerls 8 a.m. to midnight. Chief Mountain closed, WlMborse, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Logan Pass open 24 hours daily, ;