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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 17, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THI liTHMIOCI HIUID 1970 Voting Age May Be Lowered EDMONTON CP Attor ney General Edgar Gerhart mentioned the possibility of lowering Albertas age of ma jority during a oneday meet ing of the Social Credit caucus During the 1970 spring session of the Gerhart said the province was consider ing lowering the age but no de cision was made about what age should be minister of CBCProducer Arrested CP At least 15 including a CBC tel evision producer and the editor of a student were arrested here Friday as police cracked down on known sympa thizers of the Front de Libera Sketchy reports from police said that Real a prod ucer at the CBC French net work station in was among those arrested in raids which began shortly after 4 Friday when the govern ment invoked the emergency War Measures Act in response to FLQ terrorist In a raid on a junior Quebec Provincial Police ar rested Andre edi tor of the CEGEP and Andre and confis cated printing equipment used to produce the The two students were re ported being held in a provin cial prison in and could not be reached by a Two other arrested persons named were Michel and Robert students at the University of EXTRA INCOME I in your spare tlmi I INCOME TAX COURSE Teaches you 1o prepare InI come tax returns for I for details write CANADIAN SCHOOL I OF TAX ACCOUNTING 1 0 Adelaide I mines and and spokesman for the annual cau said Gerhart men tioned the age of majority among several other pieces of proposed What age Patrick asked at a news 19 and 18 were men tioned by Gerhart who compared Albertas present age with those existing in other The caucus was designed to allow ministers to provide the MLAs with a preview of some of the work planned for the 1971 session of the Patrick said no date was mentioned or discussed for the session and we must assume it will be about the same time as this years session which sat in Asked whether censorship had been discussed in the wake of government pressure which resulted in the resignation of censor Jack Day after he was acquitted on morals Patrick said A question about censorship was An answer was It was announced the 55mem ber caucus would hold a meet ing at least once a month be tween now and the 1971 We hope in this way to get the legislation further advanced for the Patrick In previous the caucus held a oneor twoday meeting in the fall to hear cabinet pro posals for The next meeting will prob ably be held in conjunction with the partys annual meeting at Edmonton Plane Ready At Montreal OTTAWA CP The federal government still has a plane standing by at Montreal to fly the kidnappers of James Ja per Cross and Pierre Laporte to Cuba or wherever they want to go should the kidnappers re lease the two a govern ment spokesman said Condemned For Invoking Act WOUNDED IN SOVIET HIJACK ATTEMPT Soviet pilot Valery HM In hospital in Friday offer undergoing turgery for a gumhot wound in his At left i radio operator of the Soviet Aeroflot airliner that hijacked Thursday by a father and son It was a domestic flight in southern A stewardess was All plane passengers and crtw except the wounded pilot and were returned to the Soviet Union Levesque Terrorists Are To Blame MONTREAL CP Rene leader of separa tist Parti says ter rorist kidnappers are to blame for the military occupation of He was at a news conference Friday to the proclamation in Ottawa of emergency wartime powers and the outlawing of the terrorist Front de Liberation du responsible for the kidnapping last week of British envoy James Cross and Quebec Labor Minister Trains Crash In Tunnel SEOUL Reuters Eighteen teenage boys were killed and 175 injured Saturday when a passenger train in which they were travelling collided with a freight tram in a police The crash came three days after an accident at a crossing 50 miles south of Seoul in which 45 teenage boys and the driver of a bus in which they were travelling were killed when the vehicle was hit by passenger ROTHMANS CALENDAR OF COMING EVENTS FluDbrg i oMMilr mud TIM num i fcttaw SpicM Eniib drawn witk id public itttn system tnd modem tig facilities Is milatle fm of Oais lir wiiiirj to Prmotion Mian of Pall Mall Canada 3401 8th Stritl iorik Caljwy Southminster Learners Group Circle Square Dance Club Monday 8 Southminster Hall Southminster Girls Choir Presents The Idea Student Performance Monday Yates Centre Golden Mile DropinCentre Happy Wanderers Wednesday 2 Southminster Hall Forest Wardens Boys 1016 years Thursday 79 Agnes Davidson School SingSong and Dance Music by Bridge Town Players Thursday Golden Mile DropinCentre Southern Alberta Western Dance Association Teenagers Square Dancing Saturday 79 Senator Buchanan School Southminster Dance Club Saturday Southminster Hall Peter and Pauls and Mens Club Annual Fall Bazaar Saturday 79 Parish Hall Laurel Chapter Fall Tea and Bazaar Saturday 25 Southminster Hall Okloberiest Saturday 8 GermanCanadian Club Hall Lethbridge Social Credit Annual Bake Sale Saturday 2 Gym Civic Sports Centre Lethbridge Old Time Dance Club Saturday Assumption School Fort Macleod Okl Time Dance Club Saturday Elementary School Annual Police Ball Saturday 9 Exhibition Pavilion The best tobacco money can buy Levesque said he have endangered the essen the kidnappers have realized rights of all now that they were in all must see by now that pidity the harbingers of the military regime in Quebec and gesture has brought nothing but injury to not Tax Seeks WINNIPEG CP 38yearold Asper Is Asper Friday author of the Benson Ice bis intention to seek the a commentary and cri ship of the Manitoba of Finance Minister Ed Bensons white paper o n a Winnipeg He writes a regular tax consultant and about taxation that ap nist for the Lethbridge in 12 newspapers and is said he is satisfied that a senior partner in a law toba does not want the that specializes in cor ism and polarization offered and tax either the Conservative or Democratic A middle course is what 1 am suggesting is said The only other declared didate for the which will be decided at a in Winnipeg 30 and John the bead of dairy sciences at the University of Both men are seeking leadership of a party that AP If been vacant through the attacks in the United session citizens might mer leader Bobby Bend resigned following a to vigilante tactics to defend AttorneyGen defeat in the June 1969 general election which put John Mitchell said Ed Schreyers New said he sees no in the United States wUi emergency powers such Canada has in combatting Press In We are aware of the inten of some of these terrorist to carry out destructive activitiesin this Mitchell And among their proposed plans there is By involvement of the kidnapping of some of the diplomatic foreign representative executives in the govern EDMONTON CP We have naturally taken norGeneral Roland Club Friday night in his official function of a threeday trip to Alberta this Decision My press relations are but rather he 1 in a brief speech before he the ribbon to officially open press club in the Sykes Case My big moment was he referring to reading of the speech from CCP An early throne at the opening of was promised Friday Justice Lieberman Michener returned to the defamation suit berta for the University of Alberta homecoming Mayor Rod The suit was brought by Calgary lawyer Robert Fraser who union of his graduating comments by the mayor in damaged his reputation and had sub reduced his position at city Fraser often represents J COMPANY developers in deal Gary with city council and was in that capacity when Optician 307 6th alleged defamation Meets Tuesdays and Wednesdays EL RANCHO MOTOR MAYOR MAORATH Trust only tho original Weight Watchers TM to watch weight Hundreds of thousands have done it You REGISTRATION MEETING MEN WOMEN Fur Further Information only to the hostages and their How many times have we said that neither bombs nor the kidnapping of persons is mor ally or politically justifiable in a society that still allows the ex pression and the organization of all desires for change PLAYED ROLE OF PUPPET The separatist whose party holds seven of the 108 seats in the also criticized the provincial govern ment for its puppet role in the calling in of federal troops to help police protect public offi cials and Quebec is without a govern he It was the Quebec cabine which endorsed the federal governments extreme by which oil of Quebec will be placet under military occupation unti next Levesque called oa the kidnappers to accept the gov ernments offer and release the two hostages in exchange for the freedom on parole of five FLQ members currently serv ing prison terms and safe exit from Canada for the kidnap We literally the kidnappers to accept the condi he Earlier this Le vesque was among 10 promineni Quebecers who called on the government to meet the kidnap If pers OTTAWA CP Several Ca ladian civil liberties associa ions Friday condemned the fed eral governments proclamation of the War Measures Act to deal with terrorism in A statement from six groups rom Fredericton to Vancouver ssued late Friday night said the implication of this action is hat whenever a minority group decides to use violent means to effect its objectives the civil lib erties of the whole population of Canada can be While deploring the use of tet rorism to overthrow an elected the statement said reedom from arbitrary arrest and detention and the freedom of association should not be sus pended unless three conditions re satisfied All other means have been ex hausted to deal with an emer gency a clear and present dan ger to the country has been de fined the fullest possible disclo sure of this threat has been made to the None of these conditions had been fulfilled and the statement urged that the proclamation be Sponsors listed on the state ment were Civil Liberties As national capital re lion British Columbia Civil Liberties Vancouver Manitoba Branch of Civil Liber Winnipeg Alberta Human Rights Edmonton Profit On Lottery CALGARY CP The Cal gary Exhibition and Stampede Board said here it will make about profit from its Stampede Sweep stakes held Ed president of the said the sweep stakes netted in sales Besides the prize 000 was paid out in commis and about was spent on running the the second held in Alberta this The first also for was on the Cana dian Derby in Edmonton early in Harold a Medicine Hat held tile firstplace ticket worth in the fu turity OConnor s a 1 d the Stam pede will apply its revenue to construction of capital projects including immediate improve ments to tha Stampede Corra and new livestock Students Beef About Dance Controls EDMONTON CP Abou 200 students at Bonnie Doon Composite High School out of class Friday to protes restrictions on school In a brief discussion with principal Craig on the front student spokesmen complained that teachers wil not supervise dances unless at tendance is limited to 700 Teachers said the restriction was necessary because of lim itei Student leaders said they would rather have no dances ai all than restricted The schools other pu pils stayed in WILL HOLD DINNER WASHINGTON Reuters President Nixon will give n din ner in honor of Lord Mounlbat ten the White House nn txnraccd Ransom Offer Withdrawn By Veiner MEDICINE HAT CP Mayor Harry who said Wednesday he was willing to contribute toward ran som for Quebec Labor Minister Pierre Laporte and British dip lomat James has with drawn the Mayor Veiner said Friday that he has withdrawn the offer because of developments since the federal government invoked the war measures act outlawing the Front de Liberation du A condition of the mayors offer was that other Canadians put up the rest of the Fredericton Chapter of the Ca nadian Civil Liberties Associa tion and the Civil Liberties As sociation of Security Precautions Tightened By THE CANDIAN PRESS Following is a summary of Increased security applied to Canadian politi cians and other public in connection with the Quebec FLQ NEWFOUNDLND Premier Joseph Smallwood and his cabinet guarded 24 hours daily by British banking and governmental of ficials taking part in Fridays ComebyChance oil refinery signing ceremony also under QUEBEC Premier Robert Bourassa and other government offi cials guarded 24 hours a day by police and Canadian Armed Forces OTTAWA Prime Minister cabinet opposition party leaders and former prime ministers Lester Pear son and John Diefenbaker guarded 24 hours a day by police and Canadian Armed Forces Robert Stan minister without portfo guarded by Scotland Yard detectives while in England as part of a fournation tour to study information ONTARIO Premier John Robarts guarded 24 hours a day by Ontario Provincial Allan minister of and British trade com missioner in guarded by Metropolitan Toronto Po BRITJ COLUMBIA Premie Bennett guardbJ by plainclothes RCMP Welfare Minister PHil Gaglardi has in dicated her alsois under 24 hour RCMP guardJ4Vancouver Mayor Tons Campbell guarded by city WEATHER AND ROAD REPORT ABOVE ZERO AT NOON SUNRISE SUNDAY SUNSET Lethbridge Medicine Pincher Creek Peace River Rocky House Prince Rupert Vancouver Prince Albert Saskatoon Moose Jaw North Toronto Ottawa Fredericton 70 Si 73 28 66 24 64 39 69 29 55 32 67 25 62 29 47 43 55 37 66 37 69 24 66 29 37 24 63 63 30 45 26 44 30 46 34 53 33 Charlottetown 45 65 48 42 Los Angeles 61 89 67 Las 47 FORECASTS LETHBIRDGE Today mainly Strong west winds in southern Sunday mainly sunny and a little Gusty south Lows near highs Medicine Hat Today main ly Sunday mainly sunny and a little Winds S15 and Lowi highs Columbia Sunny Sunday sunny becoming cloudy by Rain in the afternoon and Highs today and Sunday in the mid 50s lows tonight near BEHLEN TOWN and COUNTRY lowcost allsteel building for allaround uses WINTER TIME IS PLANNING TIME See Us Today For Your Free Eslimals GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY PHONE 3273165 OFFICIAL AS AT TODAY COURTESY OF AMA All highways to the Lothnot yet required hi mountain Snow tires or chains are dosed for the POUTS ON ENTRY Opening and Closing Coulfj M hours Carway 6 to 9 Del Bonita 8 In 5 8 to 5 21 hours PorthiURykcrls 8 to Chief Mountain ;