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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 16, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 30 THT LETHBRIDGE HERAID Saturday, Oclobor 16, 1971 54 testify in WMA probe; most but not- all opposed MONTREAL (CP) citi-; nounccd it would return to zens' commission of inquiry into Montreal for additional sessions the War Measures Aft con-, in December- eluded three days of hearings The commissioners heard 54 an hour behind .schedule. witnesses, six of whom testified Because of interest in the privately. hearings, the interest commission tint nol all witnesses condemned the Quebec and fed- eral authorities for their hand- ling of events following the kid- nappings last October of British T r a d e Commissioner James Cross and Labor Minister Pierre Laporle, who was later murdered by the terrorist Front de Liberation du Quebec. Charles Gagnon, a former so- ciology professor at the Univer- sity of Montreal, told the hear- ing Thursday the establishment used its strength last October to Chevrolet inspections suggested WASHINGTON' JAP' The national highway traffic safety administration a rl v i s e d own- ers of several million Genera! i crush the movement for inde-1 anybody and they're not being were unable to talk to clienis arrested under the War Mea- sures Act for sevral days aflcr they were detained. Camille Laurin, leader in the national assembly of the Parti Quebecois, said the crisis was sparked by the scandalous eco- nomic disparity between Quebec and the rest of Canada. The Oct. kidnapping of James Cross crystallized the discontent. "The real causes of the crisis are still Mr. Laurin said. Mr. Mergler said the citizens' commission could be more valu- able than a royal cimmission into the War Measures Act, "be- cause they're not beholden to Motors Corp. automobiles yes- terday to have their front en- gine mounts inspected. The federal agency .said the .inspections should be conduct- ed on all Chevrolet Novas. Chevellcs and ('amarues from the 1963 through model years. The inspections be performed only by competent service the agency said. The agency said reports of engine-mount failures had been penrlence among the people of Quebec. SHOULD BE REMOVED Several lawyers testifying be- fore the commiltee agreed with Bernard Mergler, who defended several persons charged during the crisis, when he said the sec- tion o[ the act dealing with ap- prehended insurrection should be removed. Mr. Mergler said the te: was open to subjective interpr t-ation. Lawyers criticized the act fc received from about 500 own- i removing or substantially ers, and many of them involved I ducing judicial powers in se' loss of control of the vehicle. It added there is evidence many more such failures have occurred. About lOO.OOii engine mounts have been replaced on 1965-through-1969 it said. A spokesman added that re- pairs, if needed, can he made quickly and inexpensively. JI e said it takes about a half-hour to replace the defective parts, and costs less than S25. The agency said it had issued j corporations and other a special consumer protection j of society, and would bulletin on the basis of prelim- inary results of an intensive in- vestigation, still in progress. eral areas. Labor leader Michel Cha: trand said that many judge were picked to sit at FLQ case because of their political bacl ground. Lawyer Claude Filion sug gested that an independent coir mittee be formed" to nam judges. The committee would repre- sent the bar, unions, the depar mcnt of justice, professiona sector ensur competent judges, willing to ac fearlessly. Several lawyers said they Kinytana., INSURANCE IS JUST NOT PART OF OUR BUSINESS -IT IS OUR ONLY BUSINESS Phone 327-3009 CONN VAN HORNE JACK WARBURTON 507A 7th STREET SOUTH paid.'' Commissioner F e r n a n d Daoust, secretary-general of the Quebec Federation of Labor, said in a pre-session interview that the commission was estab- lished because, "although many groups wanted a formal royal commission, the governments refused to set one up-" The idea originated at the I University of Waterloo about' eight months ago. Ford raises car prices Oath-taking ban urged TORONTO (CP) So many witnesses lie in court that the "ridiculous" prac- tice of making them sivear on the Bible ought to be abolished, a Toronto judge says. "No witnesses except God could tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth and up to now He has not appeared in my court as a Provin- cial Judge S. Tupper Dige- low writes in an editorial in the current Provincial Judges He is the editor. How can judges and juries in the high courts arrive at the truth in a civil aclion when witnesses for the two sides give sharply conflict- ing testimony? Judge Bigclow suggests the oath-taking be abol- ished. DETROIT CAP) Ford Motor Co. has raised the retail "sticker" price on Pinto models sold outside the middle-western United State, by a total of The r.ew price reflects the increased surcharge on en- COLD Below normal temperatures are expeded to cover most of the country, according to the 30-day wea- ther outlook of the United States Weather Bureau, tight to moderate precipitation is forecast. This is not a specific forecast and changes may occur. Ai-chitect dies Boyd designed the Australian displays for Expo 67 in Mont- real and the Expo 70 world fan- in Osaka, Japan. He was the author of The Aus- tralian Ugliness and other books. MELBOURNE, Australia (Rculer) Australian architect Robin Boyd died in hospital gines and transmissions import- i Friday night after a four- id' from Ford's European opera- wcek lltaess- Ho was 52' tions. Detroit and other U.S. mid- western sales points which are supplied by Ford's St. Thomas, Ont, assembly plant escape the higher price because Ford of Europe components are shipped directly into Ontario, where the surcharge increase does not apply. But for the 80 per cent of the Pinto market which is supplied 'iy assembly plants in San Jose, Jalif., and Metuchen, N.J., the joost applies beginning with :ars built Friday. The increase in the import surcharge to 10 from 3.1 per ent for fully-assembled cars nd to 15 from five per cent for most automotive parts was in- iludec! in President Nixon's eco- nomic program announced Aug. 'RICE RAISED AGAIN The price of the imported japri, which earlier had been wosted as a result of tfie urcharge increase, was in- creased another to so lat the lowest-prices model re- lects Capri price changes in the ther world markets. Ford, with the approval of Bie Wfice of Emergency Prepared- ess which administers the a g e -p r i c e freeze, also an- ounced Friday price increases on the Thunderbird and: six top- :-the-line Mercury models. Thunderbirds were boosted by II to and each of the larquis Brougham models up Prices on these iddels now range from Try Before You Buy UP TO 30-DAY TRIAL ON YOUR DOCTOR'S RECOMMENDATION SMITH-JONES HEARING AID SERVICE RIPLEY OPTICAL 618 3rd Ave. S. Phone 328-5447 SATURDAY, OCTOBER 16th TOP'S AUTO SALES MR. GEORGE VANDENTOP IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE HIS GRAND OPENING AT 1219 3rd AVE. SOUTH FOR A BETTER TOP DEAL COME IN AND GIVE US A TRYI 1971 CHEV IMPALA 2-DR. H.T. Equipped with radio, automatic trans., power steering, power brakes. 1969 CHEV IMPALA 4-DR. H.T. Equipped with radio, automatic trans., power steering, power brakes. 1968 CHEV IMPALA 2-DR. H.T. Equipped with radio, automatic Irons., power steering, power brakes. 1966 PONTIAC GRANDE PARISIENNE 4-dr. hardtop, with radio, automatic power steering, power brakes. COME IN AND SEE THEY'RE LOWER THAN YOU THINK FREE SNOW TIRES WITH EVERY DEAL ON OPENING DAY TOP'S 1219 3rd Ave. S. AUTO SALES Phone 328-1522 5uffield petition circulated SIMPSONS-SEARS EDMONTON (CP) The Edmonton chapter of the Na- tional and Provincial Parks Association has sent a petition to defence minister MacDonald protesting the use of the Suf- field reserve in southeastern Alberta as a military training ground for British troops. A chapter spokesman said the petition, with .124 signa- tures, was also sent to Jean Chretien, minister of Indian af- fairs and nortltern develop- ment, and Jack Davis, minis- ter of the environment. The spokesman said fhe pe- tition mil he circulated throughout Canada in an effort to gain the support of all con- cerned citizens. bimpsons-ooars Christmas Wish Book cutsths high cost of giving! We're carolling ail service charges for 1he o! 1071 on nil purchases made our Book before Oct. SO, you charge it to your Gears Account. That's right I No service charges and no payments until January 1972, when you shop before October 30 from our Wish Book. North airspeed record broken EDMONTON (CP) A Pa- cific Western Airlines Tiocing 737 has broken the airspeed record between Inuvik and Ed- monton previously held by Ca- nadian Forces jet fighters. The PWA passenger aircraft, also a jet, completed the mile flight Oct. 7 in one hour, minutes, 37 seconds. The ministry of transport confirm- ed the flight time yesterday. The previous record of two hours, 40 seconds was lishcd last spring by two Ca- nadian Forces CF-5 jets. SORRY, WE GOOFED And we'd like to tell you about it On page 23tt of the Home Fashions Sale Circular several errors occurred In the presentation of this merchandise. The errors are as follows: 23a-TOILET The seat illustrated with this toilet is not included in the price, and should have been identified 23h as it was with toilet 23f. and 23k-VAMTY CABINETS In fhe copy descriptions of ihese vanities, the numbers 23c and 23k were trans- posed and should be reversed to give the correct description for the item illustrated. 23k-VANITY CABINET The faucet illustrated with this should have been identified as 23d and priced separately as it was on vanity 23e. 23p-BATIITUB The top chrome overflow cap shown In the bathtub Is part of the brass fittings that are sold separately and not included In the price. 231-KITCHEN The copy, description and price are for a 72" long countertop with matching base and upper wall cabinets. The Illustration is for a 96" base cabinet and matching upper cabinets. ;