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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 16, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Gang roamed countryside looking for victims CHICAGO (AP) Sherill Richard Elrod says eight mem- bers of a black terrorist gang charged in the recent murders of nine persons were appar- ently "roaming Hie countryside looking for someone to kill." Authorities said apparently not all of the eight men charged had participated In all slayings. Elrod said Sunday the nine white victims, including the rnembevs of two separate fami- lies, apparently were selected at random by a Chicago street gang he said called it-self "Dc Man Man." When asked about possible racial motivation. Elrod said: "I can see no other apparent motivation." Six men arc being hekl with- out bond, two others are slill being sought. The murders took place in the Illinois commu- nities of Harrington Hills, Uonec, Highland Pa-k and Car- jondalc. ARMY RECORDS BAD Elrod, Ihe Cook County sher- iff, said the De Mau Mau or- ganization apparently was founded several years ago by Vietnam veterans who had been dishonorably discharged. 1 Charles Hurst, president of Malcolm X College in Chicago, said three of Ihe men charged had been students there, but he said they had been dismissed. He declined to elabovate. The most widely reported of the murders was the killing of retired insurance executive .nd three members of his fam- ily Aug. 4 in the wealthy Chi- cago suburb of Harrington Hills. Paul Corbelt, 07: his wife, Marion, 57. and his sister-in- law. Dovothy Deny, CO, were found shofthroush the backs of their heads. Corbetl's step- daughter, Barbara Boand, 22. 25, who was attacked while sleeping in a parked Iruck near the northern Chicago suburb of Highland Park. He told author- ities he had been awakened by three men and was shot during a struggle with them. The earliest slaying linked to the charges filed Sunday was thai of Michael Gerchenson, 19 a Southern Illinois University student whose body was found May 3 some 40 miles from the Carbondale campus. Coal slurry pipeline lias Davis wondering CRANBROOK (CP) Fed- eral environment minister Jack Davis says he is skeptical about a proposal to ship coal in slurry form via pipeline from the Elk River area in southeastern Bri- tish Columbia lo the coast. Mr. Davis said it would take a great amount of water in what is a water-short area. And he said the screening of the coal out of the water at the other ened raises all sorts o( environmental problems. He said his department would want to know what sort of mess is going to be left in the water when the coal is filtered out. Hangover experiments conducted Harold Cardinal approves fosler care finding 011 Indians Mr. Davis said the Shelpae Company, which proposed the pipeline project, lias not ap- proached Ottawa. He said they would need clearance from the i National Energy Board to co- struct a pipeline, and theiv would have to be public hear- j ings and investigations by his I department. LEND HOSE'lTA STONE LONDON British Museum's treasured Rosetta Stone was shipped secretly to France for an exhibition at the Louvre, and a plastic replica left iu its case in London, mu- seum officials announced. The stone with ancient inscriptions was found in Egypt by a Napo- leonic soldier in 17W. U of L Alunmi The annual dinner meeting of the University of Lethbridgo Alumni Association will be held Oct. 27 at p.m. in Ihe U of L cafeteria, All members of (he U of L alumni are in- vited to attend. Monday, Oclober 14, 1972 THS IFIHBRIDOE HCTAID 17 Revenue-sharing program cleared Ordered leave SAIGON (Renter) British journalist Benjamin Cherry left Saigon Monday after being re. fused permission lo remain in South Vietnam. Cherry, 23, was told by government officials that he had to leave the coun- try because he had consistently written articles in (he Hong Kong-based Far East Economic Review which were critical of the Saigon government. WASHINGTON (CP) Prcs-, idcnt Nixon is expected to sign a week a landmark billion revenue-sharing bill. The bill will inaugurate for the first time a program of fed- eral grants to states, cities and local governments to use as lev see fit, with only a few cose strings nt'.ached. The illion is to be disbursed over a was found dead away. She had through the heart. A month later, a few feet been shot three mem- LONTJON (AP) Stick to vodka, gin or white wine and maybe you won't get a thick head and a mouth like a par- rot cage the morning after, a British doctor said today. Dr. Gastorj Pawan of Lon- don's Middlesex Hospital medical school, claimed after experiments with 20 male vol-t unteers, that the worst hang- overs resulted from whiskey, brandy, rum and red wine. Pawan said his findings supported suggestions that the done by certain drinks was due to the chem- ical compounds that give them their distinctive flavor and maturity. Pawan gave his guinea pigs carefully measured quantities of alcohol at weekly intervals according to the drinkers' body weights. Pawan said the volunteers suffered more from the "heavier" alcohols of brandy and whiskey than from the "lighter" ones of gin and vocV.ta. He said the least pain- ful drink was a cocktail of pure alcohol and orange juice. Pattern bers of a rural Monee family were found shot to death in their fa'-mhouse. They were Stephen Hawtrce, 47; his wife, rudy, 53; and their son rhomas, 17. JET DEATHBED WORD Police managed to get a deathbed statement from an- other victim, William Richter, EDMONTON (CP) Harold Cardinal, president of the In- dian Association of Alberta, .says a report on Ihe care of foster children is the first to recognize that a lot of problems can be solved if Indian commun- ities sha're the responsibilities. The 105-page report said In- dian and Metis foster children should be placed with people of the own ancestry whenever possible, "It's the first recommenda- Tax looplioles cost Alberlaus i 'millions1 EDMONTON (CP) Alber- ta could gain "millions and millions of dollars" in addi- tional corporate income lax from the oil and gas industry if tax loopholes are plugged, Grant Notley, provincial New Democratic Party leader, says. Mr. Notley, in a prepared outlining many of the views expressed by federal NDP David Lewis in his attack against corporate tax concessions, said manufac- turing is contributing "far more" in taxes than the oil and gas industry. He said 1969 "value added" figures for manufacturing in the province were two thirds of the mineral fuels sector, while manufacturing accounted for 24 per cent of Alberta's laxable income and mineral fuels per cent. He defined "value added" as measure of wages and salar- es minus the cost of materials nd supplies. Mr. Notley said ic disparity between the value added" figures and tax- ble income can be attributed o "some large tax concessions and loopholes open to the oil nd gas industry." 50 attend human lectures Fifty persons attended Ihe first in a series of eight lec- tures on the human situation held Thursday noon at Ihe Uni- versity of Lethbridge. Rev. Les Kawamura, the for- mer BudcYrist minister in Leth- bridpe and Raymond currently studdying for a PhD at the University of Saskatchewan, spoke on the Buddhist psychol- ogy. The lectures are sponsored by Ihe counselling department of the U of L. Next Thursday's topic Is Humanist Educ a 11 o n. The speaker will Professor Russ Hubbard of the U of L faculty of education. All meetings are held in Room E842, beginning at p.m. They are free and open I the public. tion of its kind that seoms to recognize a lot of problems can' ,olved in Indian communi- ties if the communities them- selves share the responsibility and are provided with the re- sources needed to dispense this Mr. Cardinal said. Referring to the recommen- dation that large reserves es- tablish multi sendee centres to deal with family problems, M- Cardinal said the provin- cial government would have to make sure the costs of such ser- vices would he covered by the federal government. He said the provincial gov- ernment should not stray into a position where it takes over res ponsibilify for services to Indians. A lot of problems ould arise if the financial as eel of the proposal is no Agreed upon between federa and provincial authorities. Mr. Cardinal approved of the ommittee's recommenda- ion that such centres be staffed with native social workers. "If some social worke-s had :o live in the shacks that a lot of Indian and Metis people do, their attitude towards proh- lems would be a lot different." ve-year period. The Senate gave helming approval here to the jill although some members omplained it was ridiculous lo mbark on such 71 costly pro- ram wlien Washington has big eficils. Onc-tbiid of Ihe funds pro- will go to the slates, two- hirds lo incorporated local ;ovcrnment -cities, counties ncl townships. The program is rctroaclive to u 1 e s covering most govern- mental functions except educa- tion. In Canada, federal revenue- sharing Is managed In two ways. For some purposes, the fed- eral government agrees to turn over to the provinces a portion of the tax revenue that would normally go to the federal treasury. That makes it easier for provinces lo pay for pro- grams of their own. Tlie other method !s for federal government to sharfl the costs of joint federal-pro- vincial programs, such as medical and hospital Insurance, welfare and liighway construc- :ion. The need for sharing tax rev- enues increased raoidlv after the Second World War because the provinces were con TOO BIG FOR A TOT This 10-foot tall tricycle is the crealion of Jim Gloss of Riverside, Calif., who builds unusual cycles out of old bicycle parts he keeps piled up in the back of his home. The tricycle is being ridden by David Johnson, a friend of the Gloss family. Glass pians to try to sell some of Ihem. Jan. I this year and will term! natc Dec. 31, 1976. Dennis Kernohan of the treasury department said recipient governments will not have lo submit spenciine plans for the funds to be mailed by the end of October, but there- after will have lo provide simple plans in advance of re- ceiving quarterly cheques, lo guarantee that the money is spent within Ihe loose guide- lines. AUDITS PLANNED Kernahan said regular fed- eral audits will be made of how the funds arc spent by the EC states and the 50 largest cities. Together these units will get 60 to 70 Oilier recipients may have to submit to a u d i t s if questions arise. The stales may spend their share of the funds any way they please, the first unrestrict- ed federal aid program to low- er levels of U.S. government. The two-thirds that goes to in- corporated local governments must be spent mttiin broad stitut'onally required to pay for social services that were being demanded, while the federal government had the exclusive rights to levy most form of Deaths yesterday By TIIE CANADIAN PRESS Tandil, Argentina-Robert le Vigan, 73, a French movie ac- tor who won popularity during the 1930s but had to flee his country for having co-operated rfth the Nazis during the Sec- ond World War. Tel KamlnsH, 68, composer and long-time concertmaster and first violin- ist of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. Gen. 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DO NOT send it (o The Herald, Full slate elected to council A full slate of representatives has been elected to the Leth- bridge Community College stu- dent council. Two representatives from the school of liberal education are Gordon Henniger and Art And- erson; representing the school of business education" is Jerry Fress, making it an all male sweep of the election. Elec ted earlier were Mary Spanbaucr for nursing and Murray Pavan from the school of agriculture. These students re p r e sent their schools on both the stu- dent council and the college academic council. Their respoiv siiriUties arc to ensure a stu- dent voice in the business mat- ters and future direction of the college. newest! Team with pants, long skirts. QUICKIE wra.. tie to fit perfectly. Embroider latch border. I'nt- transfcr of motif, ADDRESS, STYLE NUMBER, pattern pieces in Misses' Sizes Bus drivers off the job ST. JOHN'S, Nfld. 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