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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 15, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta JO - THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD - Thursday, October IS, 1970 Guards Placed On Homes OSLO (AD - Norwegian police have placed guards on the homes of l\vo American diplomats here who have received kidnap threats unless a "ransom" of $70,000 is paid to a so-far anonymous group, it was reported here today. Police said they have been investigating the threats against naval attache Robert O. V. Coulthard and military attache James N. Ilickok and have put guards on embassy officials' homes. The group also threatened to destroy public buildings, installations and airplanes in order, according to one newspaper report, to create anti-American feeling in Scandinavia. China Touches Off Explosion WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States announced Wednesday that China had touched off a large nuclear explosion, equivalent to the force of Lhree million tons of TNT, in the atmosphere earlier in the day-the first Chinese test announced this year. At ths same time, the Atomic Energy Commission announced presumptive evidence of another Soviet undergound nuclear explosion. Seismic signals, equivalent to those from a blast equal to six million tons of TNT, came from the Soviet Novaya Zemlya nuclear test area, the AEC said, declaring "this is the largest such event detected in this area." 8250,000 Bail Set For Davis NEW YORK (AP) - Angela Davis, a black militant philosophy instructor, was held on ,$250,000 bail Wednesday in connection with a California courthouse shooting that took the lives of a judge and three other persons. She was charged with being a fugitive from prosecution on murder and kidnapping charges. Shi will be given a hearing Friday. Miss Davis, her voice scarcely audible when she admitted her identity, was led away, her hands manacled in front of her, as a sympathizer called out: "You will be freed!" The former University of California at Los Angeles instructor was arrested at a Manhattan motel Tuesday after being sought for nearly two months. France To Keep Friendships PARIS (EleuteiO - While stepping up its co-operation with the Soviet Union, France intends to maintain fully its Western alliances and friendships, President Georges Pompidou said here today. The president, reporting to a cabinet meeting on his eight-day state visit to the Soviet Union, said: "We are and remain the allies of some countries and co-oper- ate with others without depending on anybody. "In order to preserve our independence and contribute toward detente and good relations with everybody, France intends to renege on none of its Western alliances and friendships while wishing to enlarge its co-operation with the Eastern countries and primarily the Soviet Union." Shot Four Times In Back BEIRUT, Lebanon (Reuter) - Arab guerrilla Leila Khaled said today that her colleague Youth Shot In Error SASKATOON (CP) - A RCMJP superintendent M. Marcus said Wednesday that a case of mistaken identity cost John Muskeg, 15, of Onion Lake, Sask., his life Saturday when police shot at a car he was driving. The car crashed through an RCMP roadblock and overturned. In an interview, Superintendent Marcus said RCMP officers set up roadblocks when they spotted a car travelling at speeds up to 100 miles an hour. Superintendent Marcus said it was first thought the car might be driven by Stanley Wilfred Robertson, 40, wanted in the shooting deaths Friday of two RCMP officers in the MacDow-all area 25 miles south of Prince Albert. MESSAGE NOT RECEIVED The car crashed through tliree roadblocks and RCMP radioed ahead to s?y it was four youths in the car and not Robertson, but Superintendent Marcus said there was no one in the cars at a fourth roadblock and the message was not received. The youths had escaped from the Saskatchewan Boys' School in Regina. Superintendent Marcus said senior RCMP staff officers were involved in a search in the MacDowall area [or Robertson at the time. to hijack was shot four times in the back by Israeli security men after he was captured and tied up. Miss Khaled 24, a member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine described to a news conference the abortive attempt to seize the airliner near the east coast of England. "It was not just a normal hijacking," she said. "It was more like capturing a military camp than hijacking a civilian plane. "Half of the passengers on the plane were armed with pistols and they used them. When we moved from our seats to take over the plane at least six armed men pulled guns and started shooting from all directions." At an inquest in London last week, a coroner said the possibility that American Patrick J. Arguello had been executed must be considered. But the inquest jury said the death of the 27-year-old San Francisco native was justifiable homicide. A police ballistic expert testified that the slain American was shot from extremely close range, perhaps with a pistol even touching his body. Rohctrts Honored TORONTO (CP) - Premier John Robarts was given a conservation and water management award Wednesday by the Great Lakes Commission, an American agency of the eight Great Lakes states. Senator John Van Ness of Indiana, who presented the award, said the premier has led the way in de-v e I o p i n g plans to conserve water resources and in providing funds for the venture HIS FREEDOM COST HER $320,000 - Sergio Gadolla, right, 19, is reunited with his mother, Rosa, the richest widow in Genoa, Italy, after being set free unharmed by four kidnapers. He gained his freedom 24 hours after she paid 3320,000 ransom. He told of spending five blindfolded day, nnd nights in a tent in the hills. 38th ANNIVERSARY SALE WIN A FREE WEEKEND TRIP FOR OCTOBER 24th and 25th * Time Airways flies you to Edmonton . . . * Avis Rent-a-car has your car waiting . . * Chateau Lacombe Hotel has your Reservation . . . * See the Edmonton-Winnipeg Football Game . . . * Take along $50 spending money .. . 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