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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 17, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta _____.______. Tucidoy, Oclcber 17, 1972 THE IETHBR1DGE HERALD 23 Western roundup Trustee denies labor violation EDMONTON tCP) An Ed- monton public school board trustee who proposed restruc- luring the school year denied charges that sucli a move would violate the Labor Act. Lois campball said the hoard is completely wihtin its righls in changing school opening and closing dales, since the School Act slates the board can make such decision. Mrs. Campbell was replying to charges made by the Ed- monton Local of the Alberta Teachers' Association, which says that school opening and closing dates arc part of working conditions and should be subject to negotiations. The public school board re- cently 'announced that school opening dates will be moved back one week at a time dur- ing the next three years un- til Edmonton's public schools start classes by Aug. 5 in 1973. rejected ballots. At the same time, closing dales are to be moved to late May by 1976. School currently ends late in June and reopens early in September. BALLCARRES, Sask. (CP) Thomas Arnold Desnomie, 33 of this district 55 miles north east of Regina, has heen charg- ed with non-capital murder ii the shooting death of Patrick Bryce Desnomie, 20, of the Fill Hills Indian Reserve. commander of CFG Esquimau wliich includes the dockyard, was in Halifax and not avail- able lor comment. Mr. McKinnor. said Oltawa has slated "there would be no layoffs in November-December. That was dodging Ihe Issue." HECOUNT REQUESTED SASKATOON (CP) A judi- cial recount the second since le June, 1971, general provin- al election in the same rid- ng has been requested in Uhabasca where 27 voles sep- raled ihe leaders, the chief lectoral officer said here. No date for the recount has een set. It was requested by tobert Dalby, New Democratic 'arty candidate who received ,371 votes-in Ihe Sept. 27 pro- vincial byelection in Athabasca. The winner, Liberal Allan Guy, received There were 60 FINALLY FINDS JOB VANCOUVER (CP) Ken, .he young man who telephoned ?rinie Minister Trudeau on a radio open-line show here re- Strikers defy order SANTIAGO (AP) More strikers joined a country-wide walkout of Iruckers and shop- keepers today despite govern- mcnt warnings lhat Ihe action was seditious and must end. The Santiago Medical Assocl' alien voled a 48-hour sympathy strike. High school students said they would stay out for a day. And civil engineers and bank employees also were ex- pected to be oft the job. The protests against the pol icies of Marxist President Sal vadore Allende began last week with truckers demandins higher rates and the end o plans for a government Iruck fleel. The govcrnmenl ordered a slate of form o martial most province, and arrested leaders of In Confederation of Truck owner and more than 200 truckers, a' of whom still in jail. There also were officia Ihreats to requisition slores they did not reopen. In a loke cently and asked him for a job, I gesture, police with crowbar forced open two clothing store: on Santiago's main street Mon day. DOCKYARDS LAYOFF VICTORIA (CP) A tola of 137 men will be laid be- fore Ocl. 31 at Ihe Esquima' Dockyard, a federal govern ment installation. David Groos and Allan Mi Kinnon, Liberal and Conserva t-ve candidates, respectively, for the Victoria riding in the Oct. 30 federal election said they had confirmation of the layoffs from the federal gov- ernment. Commodore R. V. Henning, finally found one as a letter carrier. A spokesman for the depart- ment of manpower and immi- gration conlirmed this today. Earlier, Ken was lo have got- len a job with the Unemploy- ment Insurance Commission, but Manpower officials said laler lhal job was open only to UIC employees. Ken, who said he doesn't want his real name known to protect ins wife's job, told Mr. Trudeau that he lived for 10 monllis on unemployment in- surance, had just come back from San Francisco, planned to go to Hawaii and still had managed to save Laler, he said he had exag- gerated his case slighlly to dramatize the position of the unemployed. OR Sereno Sancfana, an 18-year-old Rut- land, B.C., girl, is going to vole fcr Prime Min-isler Tru- deau on Oct. 30 or bust. Miss Sandana showed up at a meeting, addressed by Prime Minisler Trudeau in Rut- land, wearing her own version of a campaign sign Vole P.E.T. or Bust. Nixon campaigners hedge on sabotage allegations U.S. politicians on missing plane ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) Severe weather along Alaska's rugged southern coast threatened to hamper search efforts today for a missing light plane carrying Hale Boggs of Louisiana, Democratic leader in the U.S. House of Represen- tatives, and three other per- sons, including Alaska's only House member. A spokesman for the air force's rescue co-ordination centre said tlie forecast for to- day was for strong wind, heavy overcast and "very marginal flying weather." Meanwhile, an air force res- cue plane searched throughout Uic night for the missing craft, which failed to show up late Monday on a scheduled hours, 560-mile flight lo Juneaii, Aboard the hvin-engined Ces- sna 310 were Boggs, 58; Repre- sentative Nick Begich, a 40 year-old Democrat; Begich's administrative assistant, Rus sell Brown, 37. and the pilot, 38 year-old Don Jonz. Boggs' administrative assist anl, Gary Hymcl, said in Wash ington that Ihe lasl radio con Incl with the plane came 1: minutes after lakeoff Monda; when Jam filed a flight plan There was no sign of trouble. "We assume lhat the nirplan is an FAA spokesmai said Monday night. Boggs. who leTt Washingto on Sunday and had bpen due t return this morning, had gon tn Alaska lo campaign for Be; icli, a nalive of Kvelclh, Minn who is seeking re-election lo second term. JCinibcrlcy rirnrmi'list share's prize TORONTO (CP) Five dra- matists will share a Per- forming Arts magazine award for nalional playwriting com- pclition. The winners are Louis Del Grande and Sheldon Rosen of Toronto, Cam Hubert of Na- naimo, B.C., Jolin Lazarus of Vancouver and Kelly Rob- crinson of Kimlwrlcy, B.C. Tiic competition drew 100 plays written in 1970 or later and taking an hour or less on stage. Winner of (ho first plays com- petition was Geoffrey Urscll, 29, of Winnipeg and his was a holiday for two in the Caribbean. Taking second prize was Gary Knglcr, 19, of Vancouver, who won a scholarship for a summer course al Ihe Banff School of Fine Arts. is on the la e fund-raising trip for Begich ien the plane left Anchorage, was scheduled to arrive at 30 p.m. EOT. A spokesman r the Federal Aviation Ad- ministration said the plane had -lough fuel to last until -around p.m. Jonz, president of Fan-Alas- an Airways, a small air taxi ervice wliich operates Ihe ane, had charted a course om Anchorage in the south- Alberta paper places third CHICAGO (CP-AP) The Windsor Star was among 24 daily newspapers to receive awards Monday at the annual convention of the Inland Daily Press Assoeiatio for out- standing coverage of local gov- ernmental affairs. The Star received first honor- able mention in Ihe classi- fication for daily newspapers with or more circulation. In presenting the award to The Star, judges from the Uni- versity of Wisconsin school of journalism observed "this pa- per does an excellent job of re- porting government both local and area." Judges described the writing as gooO and Ihe stories as edited. They also singled ou Bill Prager of The Star's pro- vincial legislature bureau, not ing Prager writes 'some fine stories which show reportoria enterprise." Papers entering the com petition submitled editions fron three days during the month o March. The Herald Tribune o Grande Prairie, Alta., place third in (he division of th awards for papers with circula lions up to jailed for trying o murder wife New York Times Service WASHINGTON President Nixon's re election forces re- eled on three fronts yesterday o charges lhat 'important STixon aides had created and ustained a widespread effort o disrupl Ihe Democratic cam- iaign. At his regular morning brief- tog, the White House press sec- retary, Ronald L. Ziegler appearing more tense and cmo- ional than usual described he charges as "hearsay, innu- endo, gdlt by association." At the same time, however, neilher Ziegler nor Clark Mc- Gregor, chairman of the re- election effort, who read a sim- ilar statement for television cameras, would explicitly deny or discuss in any way the spe- cific content of the allegations. Still a third response came from, Robert J. Doyle, the sena tor from Kansas who heads the Republican national commit- tee. He described allegations of "political disruption" as "dat- ed and alleged, ralher than re- cent and and said they represented the "death rallle" of Sen. George McGov- ern's "desperate" effort to im- prove his standing. Although he had no trouble characterizing the charges as malicious, Ziegler said he could neither discuss nor deny them because lo do so would "dignify" Ihem. For his part, MacGregor read his statemenl Mid then stalked from the room without answering ques- tions. MacGregor's statement was an assault on H'ofcssional integrity of the the Washington has carried many stories on the al- eged bugging of Democratic icadquarters here, and last weekend raised a whole new set of charges in stories that inked at least two of Nixon's While House assistants to on espionage campaign against .he Democrats. The Iwo aides are Chapin and Gordon Strachan who, il was said, recruited a former classmate at the Uni- versity Southern California, Donald H. Scgrctti, to conduct a -clandestine campaign of sa- botage and espionage. Ziegler denied that SegreUJ had ever worked for the While HOVJSC, and MacGrcgor said he had not worked for cilher the political or financial arms of the Committee for the re-elec- tion of the President. But Ziegler would not com- ment direcily on allegations that Chapin had hired SegretU lo carry oul undercover politi- cal work, and MacGregor's hasty departure from the brief- ing room at commitlce head- quarters made il impossible to question him on the eame point. 'S seclion of the state that mild have taken the cross Prince William Sound, len southeaslward along the lacier-covered moj-nlainous oastline 16 Juneau in Alaska's anhandle. Tlie plane had a search loca- or beacon, which is designed o activated by a crash. DOG. OWNER KILLED DEERFIELD, Mass. (AP) John P. Murphy took his whee baiTOW before dawn on Mond.n and walked across a highwa to pick up the body of his do It cost him his life. Police sa Murphy, 73, was hit by an a tomobile and killed. They sa Murphy's collie Tippy w struck by an automobile an killed Sunday WELLAND, Out. (CP) Dr. .nest Pedley, 45, of Port Col- mie, Ont., was sentenced onday lo six months in jail nd given two years probation r the attempted murder of Iris Dr. Pedley had pleaded uilly to the charge. Mr. Justice Maurice LaCour- ,ere told a Supreme Court of ntario silling that the doctor's hoice of the drug warfarin was an extraordinary inept and cruel decision 'vith neither umanistic nor merciful quali- es." The defence had contended hat Dr. Pedley was merely rying to end his wile's extreme uttering from cancer. The judge said that in- roducing an anti coagulanl drug in place of her sleeping >ills would not reduce her suf- 'ering but would reduce sleep and increase pain and anxiety He also said the choice of dnig was calculated to avoid detection rather than ease pain. PLEADED GUILTY Dr. Pedley had been at homo living with his wife oE M years and four children since he pleaded guilty to the charge 25. Sgt. Alan Barlow testified at the trial that the doctor had ob- tained 120 of the anti-coagulant tablets through the use of two fake prescriptions he had filled at pharmacies in Cath- arines. Defence counsel Allan Good- man had called to the stand six character witnesses who testi- fied to Dr. Pcdley's sensitivity to other people's suffering. In the last six years, the can- cer had spread from a mole on He said harvesting In south- m Alberta is almosl com- pleted, although some areas near Calgary are still behind because of snow and rain. Farmers in the E d m o n ton expected lo be com- pleted by this weekend if good weather prevails, while farmers in Peace Rive- are 60 to 65 ;r cent complete. Dr. Horner said the govern- ment is not anticipating any shortage of feed grain or forage this winter, but there is a pos- sibility there will a shortage rnmenl will consid- er making cash advances to Yemen borde rift settled fler Nov. 15, Agriculture Min- Dr. Hugh Homer said to- government has advised Alber meeting of military representa- Mrs. Pedlcy's leg lo her inter- given "if necessary" to farmers cratic Republic of Yemen and its northern neighbor the Ye- crops off this year because of medical history, Dr. James De men Arab to settle war, her physician, wet harvesting conditions. Bui Dr. Homer said recent ended with posilive results, il before slie would die. He farmers to gel the bulk of their of oats. The government will assess aid her life expeclancy two sides met Sunday al the crop off, and with another good border town of Abara. 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