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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 16, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Saskatchewan Big User Of CP Rails Canadian REGINA CP The Saskat chewan government today told the Canadian Transport Com mission that Canadian Pacifics proposals for reduced transcon tinental passenger service and increased rail fares would hurt the provincial Attorneygeneral HeaM said more than half Saskatche wans population depends on the CP Rail main line for rail pas senger Use of The Ca the train in was greater in Saskatchewan than in most parts of Quebec Political Prisoners Butt QT Prison Jokes MONTREAL CP Pris oners in Montrealarea fed eral penitentiaries whose re lease has been demanded by terrorist kidnappers have be come the butt of jokes by straight reliable sources One source said the so called political serving time for criminal acts on behalf of the Front de Lib eration du try to stick together as much as pos sible and have broken off all formerly warm contacts with other prison offi cials and Since news reached the prisons of FLQ demands for the release 23 men in ex change for kidnapped British diplomat James Jasper Cross and Quebec Labor Min ister Pierre L a p o r t the source other convicts have asked Will you travel first class or economy What time does your plane leave TheJLQ members had not been attacked for several but pre viously those who insisted they were political prison ers were given a rough In one incident a convict serving four years for armed robbery assaulted an FLQ member and later told guards who overpowered him I rob a Im a He robs a he thinks hes a The hell with that ROUGH AND DRESSED LUMBER For FEEDIOT Also FIRST CUT SLABS LOWER GRADE PLANKS TREATED POSTS BALED WOOD SHAVINGS In Fpet MOST OF YOUR LUMBER NEEDS Johnson Sawmill On Highway Cowley Phone 6283818 Aik for GORDON JOHNSON or LAVERNE PRESTON If the service is downgraded as proposed by the the only reliable daily service would be provided by the CNR which runs far to the north of the CPR and is inaccessible to the major ity of the people of the prov Heald told president Pickersgill and two othei commission members as the twoday hearing in Regina The railway has proposed to reduce daily service in the win ter on The Canadian to three times a reducing the trains length by about one The railway also wants to charge higher The hear ings began in August in Winni Later in an he It looks to us like theyre trying to make the service on The Canadian so bad that no body will use Then theyll come back to commission and ask for a discontinuation of the Heald told the commis sion The Canadian doesnt get more passengers in Saskatche wan because it runs through the province at He said that Canadian Pa when it was was given immense benefits in cash tax exemp mineral and land on the undertaking that raii service would be provided indef initely and at a high Since the company has re ceived and greatly profited from these grants and we regard it as breach of a solemn national obligation for the company to attempt to es cape the duty imposed on it to provide proper passenger serv ices in this r ASHPHALT J PAVING J TOLLESTRUP SAND and GRAVEL Construction fHONE 3282702 3273610 NOSED OUT Pros noses touch in greeting at Las Vegas between Jimmy Durante and Pat the only female pro football player in games Palinkas holds ball for fieldgoal kicker on the Orlando Panthers in Continental Football Regiment Trains In Alberta CP officers from the British regi members of the Lin coln and Welland militia regi ment left Thursday to spend a at Canadian Forces Base with British soldiers from the Duke of Edin burghs Royal Regiment Berk shire and The under Ian Purdie of acting adjutant of the Lincoln and Welland will be at ached to a rifle company and take part in field Both regiments fought togeth er under Sir Isaac Brock at Queenston Heights in the war of 1812 and last week several Green Bean Wedding SAN fAP Sherrie Ann Green plans to marry James Larry Bean in a ceremony that will change he name to Cherric Green NO DOWN PAYMENT 0 Automatic available 6 No charge for grip tires a No charge for block heater O No charge for whitcwall tires USED SPECIALS 1967 DODGE CHARGER 1969 DATSUN PICKUP ONLY 2 Door Re power low 1969 Premium unil ONLY 1968 VIVA ONLY 1 K 11 13 Ivl M m m bi EL HOME OF SKYLARK TRAILERS AND CAMPERS Loeaieci at Genera Farm Suadies COUTTS HIGHWAY LETHBRIDGE PHONE 3273165 I L I J II FWIlt J ment were guests at cere monies to commemorate the 58th anniversary of the CrimeFighting Agencies Receive Additional Power WASHINGTON Reuter President Nixon signed intolaw Thursday major new powers for federal crimefighting agencies and promised they would be put to immediate use in combatting a wave of bombings in the United The president acknowledged that when he sent the legislative recommendations to Congress 18 months he did not ask for antibombing but the progress of events since that time had made such a capabil ity he It seems that every day we pick up the paper and see some sporadic without rea a terrorist we have not had the tools to cope with it The main thrust of the multi faceted law is against organized crime syndicates such as the j We shall now be able to i launch a total war against or ganized crime and we will win this Nixon DEATH POSSIBLE The House of Representatives inserted into the bill a provision calling for the death penalty for persons convicted of fatal bomb ings and The legislation also would allow sentences of up to 25 years for some defendants des ignated as dangerous repeaters in even though the off ence of which they were con victed would normally carry a smaller crime syndicates would outlaw the use of profits from organ ized crime to acquire or estab lish a legitimate a fa vorite tactic of organized crime groups seeking respectable fronts for their underworld ac Oelober 1970 THE IETHBRIDCE HERAID 13 Notley Urges Trading Office In Peking EDMONTON CP Provin cial NDP leader Grant Notley has urged the Alberta govern j ment to establish a trade office in Peking at the earliest pos sible He said such a step would prove both prudent and imagin Westerners who can remem ber the wheat deals of and 62 will be anxious that both levels of government spare no effort to develop lasting trade relations with he Now is not only a golden op portunity to extend a hand in friendship but also to develop long term trading relation NEW SPY CHIEF PARIS R e u t e r The French government has named Alexandra de as the new head of its intelligence and counterespionage GRAND OPENING STEVES QUALITY MEATS CONFECTIONERY COALDALE October We do cutting and wrapping of your meats and Custom curing also fresh meat and homemade PHONE 3453929 The greatest luxury in the world at a cost so low its hardly worth As little as month puts privacy inyour corner of the And what could be more private thanyourown color extensionphone ALBERTA GOVERNMENT TELEPHONES ;