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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 16, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 TH LETHBRIDOE HERAID 1970 Public Reaction To War Measures Act Mingled By THE CANADIAN PRESS Concern over the activities of the newlyoutlawed Front de Liberation du Quebec and ap prehension over the effect on basic freedoms were mingled in reactions Friday to the governments proclamation of the War Measures Premiers John Robarts of On Harry Strom of Joseph Smallwood of Newfound Louis Robichaud of New Brunswick and Ros Thatcher of Saskatchewa agreed with the government Thatcher termed the ne cessity of invoking the a most but I thin the prime minister had n choice and I commend him fo his Former prime minister Joh Diefenbaker and Ontario Attoi neyGeneral Arthur W i s h a r Bridge Collapse Death Toll Hits 30 From ReuterAP MELBOURNE CP An other part of Australias bigges bridge began shaking hours after the sudden eollaps of one section killed more than 30 Rescue attempts to find 1 men still missing among the de bris were halted for 90 minutes until experts said there was nc clanger of a further fall on the West Gate bridge in the Mel bourne suburb of Thirtyone bodies were re covered Thursday after a 450 foot span of the col partly into the Yarra River and partly on a group o huts where workmen building the 47miuion bridge were hav ing Eighteen persons were Some of the unre covered bodies could be seen the No Alert Sounded In WASfflNGTON AP Attor ney General John Mitchell says the FBI has heard rumors of plots to kidnap United States government officials but no alert has been through an re sponded to a statement by Sena tor William Saxbe Ohio Thursday that the White House had warned Republican con gressional leaders of possible political Mitchell said Saxbe have been thinking of a briefing last month at which FBI direc tor Edgar Hoover mentioned several activities purportedly planned by in cluding kidnapping The attorneygeneral that the justice de partment and the FBI are not guarding members of Congress or the HALE OPTICAL COMPANY Gory Martin Dispensing Optician 307 6lh 3277152 Another 18 workmen were in and seven of them were in critical The recovery work was sus pended temporarily when an emergency crew of six riggers on an adjoining 450foot section of the bridge felt it moving They came down and refused to go up SPAN PRONOUNCED SAFE Police kept people away from the span while six went up to inspect The pro ject manager Trevor Nixon an alysed thenfindings and pro nounced the 30foothigh span quite We believe this shudder was most likely caused by the meta of the bridge heating up anc thus causing the rollers on which the span is mounted to Nixon It is designed to do About 30 men were tunnelling under the western end of the fallen span where it is believed they will find the bodies of five of the missing A spokes man said it would take several lours to reach the bodies and several days to search the whole Many of the victims were Ital Greek and Maltese mi jrants with large Police Charge Grandson In Authors Death Mass Renter Cid Ricketts author of he Tammy was found jeaten to death with a hammer Thursday and police charged teenaged grandson with the was found y police in her home with a curtain wrapped around her Her head had been bat ered with a hammer found near the police Police said her rohn who lived next came to them at 8 and took officers to the Summer was the widow if James who was awarded the Nobel Prize in hemistry in 1946 for crystalliz ing He died in Summer wrote nearly 20 lovels and 40 short She was best known for her Tammy xwks from which the motion iicture and television series cere refused to comment until th government revealed how it in tended to apply the But David federal dep uty leader of the New Demo cratic said the move wa horrible elimina lion civil liberties in Can Lewis There has to be a strong rea son for suspending civil rights So far there have just been two unfortunate This doesnt warrant such strong ac In British Welfare Minister Phil Gaglardi said the federal government shoulc move in on these Thatcher said I think the necessity of in voking the War Measures Act is most regrettable and there are certain dangers to civil liber But in this great think the prime minister had no other choice and I comment lira for his Strom said I certainly feel the federal government should be taking ivhateyer steps are necessary al his time to ensure law anc order is I cant disa gree with thorn Roberts said I have a good deal of confi dence in the federal government and I am quite convinced in my own mind they are not going to abuse the powers given Robarts RESPECTS DECISION Smallwood said he felt hat every Canadian outside Quebec 99 per cent of those within Quebec respect the deci He said full security was in orce in Newfoundland and that le has been under RCMP prot ection since Thursday His abinet ministers were also under 24hour he Premier Alex Campbell of rince Edward Island was not Lvailable for Premier Ed Schreyer of Man toba agreed with the govern ments move but felt there is verreaction on the part of the ederal government in use of roops in and around Parlia ment He said a small bunch of rackpots who dont have the apability of kidnapping anyone in brought about the He said there is no roof or even indications that the kidnappers are capable of perating outside the Montreal 8 MOTOR HOTEL RESTAURANT I 0 I 1 For Prospective Bride and Groom WATCH AND CLIP THiS ADVERTISEMENT EACH FRIDAY FOR HINTS ON fi I Jo Lyoi flie Wedding Day Allow plenty of time for every thingl Moke arrangements with your photographer then check the appointments the day of your wedding to be sure he hasnt misplaced your addressl leave home in time to reach the church at the appointed Spare the groom any Where do tlie bridesmaids meet The bridesmaids should meet at your If they plan to dress have the bridal ears call for allowing ample time for leisurely Arrange a bridge table four inexpen sive standing mirrors upon it to provide facilities for those necessary Where shall the flowers be sent The bridal as well aj the brides maids bouquets should be sent to your Boufonnieres for the best man and tho ai well as tho are to the vestibule of the where a florists boy cares for them and seci that they are given to tho proper OFFERING YOU THE FINEST IN CATERING FACILITIES OR SMALL WE CATER TO THEM ALL PHONE 3282366 FOR RESERVATIONS 10th AVENUE and MAYOR DRIVE OUT YOU 60 Military police Serve eviction on shaggyhaired oceupanti of Jericho hostel for transient youths in Vanco RCMP officers wearing bulletproof vests forced their way into the hostel an a fternoon confrontation after some youths re fused to vacate the temporary hostel situated at the Canadian Armed Forces Jericho Beach Temporary Campus Shelter Found For Evicted Youths VANCOUVER CP Young ransients evicted by police rom an armed forces base ound temporary shelter Thurs iay night at the University of British but a univer ity spokesman made it clear couldnt stay About 100 persons rousted out f Hut 47 at Canadian Forces 3ase Jericho and forced to re treat by city police moved into a room in the Student Union Some nursed bruised heads and cuts suffered when the po lice used threefoot riot sticks and seven were in jail on charges of Behind they left a trail of blankets and per sonal belongings as police overmnent Plans To Battle Pollution Outlined In House OTTAWA CP A national environmental council and na ionwide water standards are to je two bricks in a small wall fisheries Minister Jack Davis lans to build against to head the pro environmental affairs de told the Commons Tiursday the first nationwide standards under the Fisheries soon will be They would deal first with ele mental mercury and phosphorus and later with pulp and paper and other The council would include a men in environmental control and resource develop ment who would help plan pollu tion The fisheries minister said these are two of the steps that could be taken before the pro Posed environmental affairs de partment is formally estab He was speaking on the fourth day of the eightday throne speech which I continues today Medicare Group Insurance Number Expected To Double EDMONTON CP The Al erta Health Care Insurance ommission expects legislation e q u i r ing mandatory group overage by the end of the ear will double the number of Toups in the Chairman James Falconer aid Thursday there now are out groups through hich medical care insurance remiums are being Legislation passed at the last ession of the legislature made compulsory for an employee to be formed in any busi ess which had five or more The deadline for group reg tration is The groups will be brought into effect on a gradual basis until We are receiving a favor able response to toe manda tory group Falconer said in an In a premiums are deducted from an employees pay cheque on a monthly ba sis and turned over to the com mission rather than having in dividuals pay their own pre It is an efficient way of han dling premium Falconer It makes it a lot simpler for the employees and for premium collection by the There are exemptions to the LETHBRIDGE FIGURE SKATING CLUB announces the following 197071 SKATING SCHEDULE Beginning October at the Civic Ice Centre to 900 Private Lessons fo All groups and Beginners to Private Lessoni to All Groups and Beginners fo Private Lessoni to 12 Noon All Groups and Beginners to Private Lessons The is upon lo anyone wishing lt Isatn o figure for additional information Phone 3285003 Days or Evenings 3283795 or 3287146 The professional instructors for the 197071 season SONJA DAVIESSenior Professional ARLENE GOlDSMITHAssistant Professional NOTEThe will host the Southern Alberta Figure Skating Competitions on November 29 and 30 at the Civic Ice group including employees who earn less than a temporary per sonnel and persons enrolled in a In cases where a company already had a group but a num ber of employees had decided to stay outside it tte ployees will be required to join the cleared a sitin along Fourt Avenue following the order evacuation of the armed serv ices facility by military police and RCMP The shunted Jericho after a successful occu pation of the downtown Beatt Street of a strin of hostels set up by Ottawa las give up the pavement in front of the base Five members of the police tactical squad were hit by flyin bottles and pop cans an one of them suffered a broke finger as the police pushed th protesters back across the lus lawns of the Jericho HiU Schoo for the Chris a 19yearot reporter for the UBC news needed four stitches to close a gash to he head after she was hit by a roci thrown from the retreatini Clearing the hut was no prob lem for the 150 uniformei RCMP called in by the MPs The young people offered onl token claiming they fiad not been given time to col ect their Hostel organizers backed hi a rented truck to pick up the sleeping bags and bedding lef The lock stock and sat dowi n the tying up cars anc Hydro trolley Using a Vic or Lake twice declared the sit in an unlawful assembly and asked everyone to move on Then the riot walking 12 methodi cally jabbed and shoved the demonstrators off the When Ted an organ zer of both the Jericho and 3eatty Street was felled y a crosscheck from a riot the police were deluged with rocks and other Troops Exonerated In Kent Deaths Ohio AP A special state grand jury investi gating last Mays Kent State University riot killings indicted 23 persons today and exonerated National Guard troops who fired on It sharply criticized the uni versity adniinistration of foster ing an attitude of over indulgence and permissiveness toward students and faculty to the extent that it can no longer regulate the activities of ei It said the right to dissent has been overemphasized on the campus to the point where it becomes the order of the day to the exclusion of all normal i behavior and Jurors criticized National Guard commanders for placing troops in an untenable and dangerous position last May 4 when four students were shot to Swedish Film Approved By Alberta CALGARY CP The Al berta Censorship Board has ap proved a version of the Swedish film I Am Yellow which is scheduled to begin showing today in Edmonton and John interim head of the said Thursday the film was approved although it was a cut version which we re ceived and further cuts have been made by the death and nine other wounded after guardsmen were sent to the campus to quell The jurors termed the Kent State University police depart ment totally inadequate to per form the functions of a law en forcement Identities of those indicted were not made public pending notification to the persons We do not condone all of the activities of the National Guard on the Kent Stale University campus on May the jury report We that those members of the Na tional Guard who were present on the lull adjacent to Taylor Hall scene of the shooting on May 4 fired their weapons in the honest and sincere belief and under circumstances which have logically caused them to believe that they would suffer serious bodily injury had they not done They are sub ject to criminal prosecution under the laws of this slate for any death or injury resulting Earlier this month the presi dents commission on campus unrest denounced National Cuar action nt Kent State as unwarranted and The commission also con demned some of tlie student demonstrators for intolerable violent but added that their confrontation wilh guards men was not a danger which called for lethal Bennett Receives Police Protection VICTORIA CP Re sources Minister Ray WUUston of British Columbia says he has cancelled a scheduled trip to Ottawa because of poli tical tension in Quebec and the national I was planning to go to Ot tawa he said In an interview Wednesday But the meeting has been can celled after I was advised not to His action came on the heels of an announcement that Pre mier Bennett was re ceiving protection from a plain clothes RCMP bodyguard fol lowing threats of Front de Lib eration du Quebec activities outside Theft of weapons earlier this week from a north Vancouver armory prompted the decision to guard the Welfare Minister Phil Gaglardi also confirmed that he has been called by an RCMP inspector to discuss se curity I dont like to say anything about the discussion but I im agine the RCMP will know my whereabouts at all times for the next he Gaglardi said that FLQ terrorists would be making a mistake if theywere to extend their activities into If they move out theyll meet their he Were not the kind of na tion to be subjected to this kind of Its stupid and The federal gov ernment should move in on these In Mayor Tom Campbell laughed at the idea CBC News To Reduce FLQ Reports OTTAWA CP CBC Presi dent George Davidson said Thursday he has told news de jartmonts of the French and English networks to reduce the amount of commentary de voted to the FLQ kidnappings of British diplomat James Jross and Quebec Labor Minis er Pierre of Bennetts poliot body dont tell he This is Peo ple should be able to walk streets without And then early two detectivesstationed them selves in the mayors office if ter an anonymous telephone call was received threatening I kidnap Police were also sent to 0M mayors Doctors Face Prison QUEBEC CP Tta piw inces striking medical specialists must resume full services by Saturday or possible fines and Imprison The Quebec national assembly held a special meeting Thurs day to pass legislation ordering the specialists to resume or continue the usual their profession by Saturday and maintain normal service until The e m b e r Quebec Federation of Medical Special which represents the spe cialists in their dispute with government over medical was also ordered to take tiie appropriate steps to induce its members to The price of disobedience is fines of to and impris onment of up to a month for each day that a specialist re fuses to maintain normal prac tice The specialists federation and each of its officers must pay fines of a day for refusal to obey the and the officers are also liable to im prisonment of up to a The specialists have been withholding all but emergency senices since throwing heavy burden on the small num ber of hospitals throughout the province where emergency services were WEATHER AND ROAD REPORT 64 ABOVE ZERO AT NOON SUNRISE SATURDAY SUNSET icthbridgc ffaterton Pincher Creek dedicine Hat asper Calgary ictoria rince George rince Rupert ancouver askatoon liunder Bay C9 39 64 33 64 33 61 29 62 27 58 27 54 31 64 35 62 37 51 20 63 27 55 30 53 41 58 30 53 35 58 25 58 26 55 27 55 27 40 27 50 32 36 41 57 55 50 Fredericton 67 52 Charlottetown 67 60 Chicago 52 41 New 70 54 83 74 Los 73 59 Las 75 47 FORECAST Lctlibritlgc Today and Saturday Moderate west winds becoming strong westerly Lows 35 highs near Medicine Hat Today and Saturday Winds W occasionally gusting to Lows highs near Kootenay Sunny today and Highs to day in Lows tonight in high Highs Saturday in BEHLEN TOWN and COUNTRY lowcost allsteel building for allaround uses WINTER TIME IS PLANNING TIME See Us Today far Your Free Eilimnm GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY PHONE 3273163 OFFICIAL AS AT TODAY COURTESY OF AMA All highways In the Lothnot yet required In mountain rage district are bare and ry and in good driving condi Snow tires or chains are The Logan pass is now closed for the POUTS ON ENTRY Opening nml Closing Coutta hours Camay 6 to 9 Del Bonila 8 to 8 to 5 21 ours PorthillRykcrts 8 to Chief Mountain ;