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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 18, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THI IETHBRIDGI HERALD Monday, October 18, 1971 IRA terrorists continue violence over weekend BELFAST (AP) A terrorist bomb blasted a Belfast store today, severely wounding three bystanders at tile close of a bloody weekend that claimed four and possibly five lives in the strugglebe tween British se- curity forces and the outlawed Irish Republican Army. The early-morning explosion wrecked a furnishing compan; and shattered windows over wide area. Sporadic violence during the weekend brought death to three British soldiers and an IRA sni per and three policemen were wounded. British troops said they sho a second sniper Sunday nigh India prepared to go to war go NEW DELHI (CP) _ Prime Minister Indira Gandhi said today India does not want war with Pakistan but still must be prepared to defend itself. The Indian leader made the statement to President Tito of Yugoslavia in a two-hour meet- ing, foreign ministry sources re ported. The prime minister also tok Queen leaves for seven-day visit to Turkey LONDON (AP) The Queen left London by air today to begin her seven-day official visit to Turkey. Grey clouds darkened the skies and fine rain was falling as the Queen, dressed in light green and matching hat, walked to her Trident aircraft. In Ankara, the Queen will join her husband, Prince Phillip, and her daughter, Princess Anne, who arrived from Iran where they were attending the year anniversary celebrations. TAKE A GENTLE LAXATIVE From the makers of Take gentle-acting Nature's remedy! Nl is an all-vegetable laxative. For over 70 years, Ni has been giving folks pleasant, effective relief overnight. Ni tonight... tomorrow alright! ICGUUft-CHOCOUrF COATEDtJUHIORJ Tito that India still hopes for a political settlement to end the lighting in East Pakistan. Mrs. Gandhi's meeting with Tito came on the third day ol his four-day visit to India, the fifth he has made here since 1968. The foreign ministry sources said she told the Yugoslav leader that refugees must re- turn to East Pakistan. She said Bengalis were cross- ing India's eastern border at the rate of a day, indicating that conditions still were not normal in East Pakistan. The prime minister also said India armed forces had under- taken defensive military moves, but only in response to threats from Pakistan. Both India and Pakistan have acknowledged building up their military strength along their borders in the last week. Meanwhile, reports from Teh- ran that Soviet President Niko- lai Podrogny has been trying to play a mediatory role between India and Pakistan were re- garded as a good omen. Podgorny was reported to have met Pakistani President Yahya Khan while they were in Iran attending celebrations marking the founding of the Persian empire. At Persepolis, Tito also was reported to have met President Yahya who has offered a mu- :ual pull-back of forces from forward positions if India stops sending infiltrators into East Pakistan and refrains from other 'provocative acts." India ias not so far officially reacted the suggestion. Tito appealed Sunday night 'or pefce between India and Dakistan and proposed more aid or the East Pakistani refugees and a political settlement in their province. just as he was throwing t bomb at them. The bomb ex- ploded in his hands but by the time soldiers fought their way through sniper fire to the spot, the man's body was gone. In Londonberry, patrolling troops dismantled two bombs near a transformer. The explosion in Belfast came as British, Dutch and Belgian police in conjunction with Interpol, the international police agency, sought to verify reports that two more plane- loads of arms like the four- ton load of Czechoslovak wea- pons seized at a are on their way from Eastern Europe to IRA terrorists. In London, Prime Minister Edward Heath and his cabinet ministers studied charges of British army torture of terrorist suspects in Northern Ireland. Two opposition members ol Jie Ulster Parliament, John Hume and Austin Currie, ar- rived in London and told re- jorters they had documented evidence supporting the charges. Accusations of brainwashing and torture were made by The Sunday Times. Prime Minister Brain Faulk- ner denied the accusations. Heath has agreed to discuss he charges with Labor party eader Harold Wilson. Soviet official seeks asylum Teachers till off job EDMONTON teach- ers strike that has left students without classes in eight districts north and west o! Ed- monton went into it's llth day today. The dispute Involving 850 tea- chers began Oct. 8 and the main issue is their demand that new contracts include a con- sultation clause which would give teachers a voice in deter- mining working conditions. Negotiations broke off Sunday after the school boards mem- bers of the North Central West School Authorities' Association FAMOUS FIGURE Carrying a coffin, two participants in a demonstration in Mont- real Saturday in the first anniversary of the invocation of the War Measures Act bear the likenesses of Quebec Premier Robert Bourassa (left) and Prime Minister Trudaau. An estimated people took part in the parade in East-end Montreal. Demonstrators stage parade backing French-only Quebec MONTREAL (CP) About persons held a K hour parade through east-central Montreal Saturday in support of a French-only Quebec and to mark the first anniversary of the proclamation of the War Measures Act. Organizers had predicted at least persons would turn out and delayed Hie march for 30 minutes waiting hi vain for more supporters. Aside from a few broken win- dows, few incidents marked the march until it officially ended and several hundred youths en- gaged in a rock-throwing battle with police which left six police injured and nine demonstrators under arrest. The youths had attempted to march on the offices of La P r c s s e, the French-language daily that has locked out com- posing room workers since July, but were repulsed by riot police i the incident. Five police were hit by pro- jectiles as they rushed two makeshift barricades erected by the protesters while a sixth fractured his fingers trying to break down one of the barri- cades in nearby side streets. Organizers of the Common Front for the Defence of the an immediate news conference to disclaim all responsibility for BRUSSELS (AP) A spokes man for the Belgian ministry o foreign affairs announced today that Soviet trade mission offi cial Anatoly Tchebotarev had sought political asylum in the United States. The ministry added Tchebota rev had made statements con earning the activities of Soviel citizens in Belgium. "As in the past, the govern- ment will not tolerate any activ- ity liable to endanger its secu- rity and that of international or- ganizations based on its terri- a ministry communique said. ringing the building. Black militant Rap Brown treated for gun wounds met with teachers' tatives. represen- EVERYONE'S INVITED TO ATTEND THE PUBLIC HEARING ON FOSTER CHILD CARE IN ALBERTA LETHBRIDGE Provincial Administration Building PLACE: 3rd Ave. and Stafford Drive, North DATE: OCTOBER 27th TIME: 11A.M. TO 3 P.M. All persons who have presented briefs to the Department ol Health and Social Development, Provincial Committee on Foster Child Care are urged to attend and speak in support of their submis- sions. Hearings will be kepi as informal as possible. Chairman HIS HONOUR JUDGE A. P. CATONIO Committed Member Mrs. Eileen O'Byrna Committee Member Frederick Winters NEW YORK (AP) At leas 20 detectives and uniformed po- licemen stood guard today over H. Rap Brown at Hoosevelt Hos pital where the black militan was being treated for wounds suffered in a gun battle with police. The 28-year-old Brown, once quoted as saying violence is as "American as cherry was reported in fair condition. He and three other men were captured by police after they allegedly tried to rob the Red Carpet Bar on West 85th Street early Saturday. Police said they came upon the scene as the rob- bery was in progress, and a fierce Shootout erupted. Brown, who first came to na- tional attention when he suc- ceeded Stokely Carmichael as chairman of the Student Non-vi- olent Co-ordinating Committee in May, 1967, was held in lieu of bond each on charges of attempted homicide, robbery and possession of dangerous weapons. Brown had been on the FBI's RAP BROWN in gun battle most-wanted list since he failed o show up for trial in EUicott City, Md., April 20, 1970, on charges of arson, rioting and in- citement to riot in Cambridge, Md., three years earlier. Brown also was wanted for umping bail after he fled a fed- eral gun charge conviction and a five-year prison sentence im- wsed in New Orleans. STEVE'S QUALITY MEATS AND CONFECTIONERY COALDAIE PHONE 345-3929 SPECIAL BEEF and PORK SALE! ON SAIE AIL WEEK 'Til SAT., OCT. 23 BEEF Sides, Ib. 630 Fronts, Ib. Hinds, Ib. 83C Pork, Ib. 350 (Prices Cutting and Wrapping) Bacon and Ham Cured and Smoked Per Ib. extra. Sausages Made To Order OPEN DAIIY 10 A.M. TO ]0 P.M. Reggie Chartrand, former boxer and leader of the Cheva- liers de I'lndependance who helped co-ordinate 250 volunteer parade marshals, said "our re- sponsibility ended when the demonstration ended at Hy- dro-Quebec." The marshals tried to curtail any acts of violence during the march and at one point in front of the east-end headquarters of the provincial police, marshal Jean Heribeault stopped one youth just before he tossed a bottle- At the end of the march dur- ing speeches in front of the Hy- dro-Quebec building where Quebec Premier Robert Bour- assa has his Montreal office, outspoken labor leader Michel Chartrand scathingly denounced youths throwing bottles as "damn chickens." "Politics and the they're made with the people, not by throwing stones while hiding in a crowd." Raymond Lemieux, former leader of a campaign for French-only schools in suburban St. Leonard and another organ- izer of Saturday's march, told the later news conference a small group of "Maoists adven- iurers and agents provocateurs :ried to disrupt the protest and didn't succeed." Despite the turnout, Mr. Lem- ieux claimed the demonstration was a complete success. In other developments: confirmed they are investigating an alleged Front I de Liberation du Quebec com- munique announcing the "Per- reault cell'' and threatening "exploiters of the people." vehicles moved through Montreal but Capt. W. K. R. O'Donnell, an armed forces information officer, stressed "it has nothing, abso- lutely nothing, to do wiiii the War Measures Act or Satur- day's protest." Policeman wounded in shooting FORT MCMURRAY (CP) A Karate blow to the neck felled a" man Saturday hi a shooting incident in which a Royal Canadian Mounted Po- lice constable was wounded. RCMP in Fort McMurray, 240 miles northeast of Edmon- ton, said Constable James G. fyfe, 23, formerly of Ottawa, had stopped a car in a routine check on a town street about a.m. when another car drove up, a man stepped out, and for no apparent reason, jegan shooting. Constalbe Fyfe, hit in the el- by one bullet and in the neck by another, shot back at the man, inflicting a slight flesh wound. Then Robert Rempel, 20, of Fort Saskatchewan stepped out of the first car and went to the assistance of the constable. Big birds rare SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Wildlife biologists say they have counted a minimum of 34 California condors diving an an- nual population survey of the big birds. So few of the giant vultures remain that wildlife specialists consider them in danger of becoming extinct The communique said "Tche- botarev's statements had not re- vealed really new elements that would lead the Belgian govern- ment to take spectacular action as regards a large number of Soviet citizens residing in Bel- gium. UNDER INVESTIGATION "However, these statements will without doubt enable a cer- tain number of investigations presently being held to be con- cluded. "These problems are being treated through diplomatic channels without any publicity as with similar cases in past years." Police reported Sunday they had handed the foreign ministry a note they say was supplied by Techebolarev listing 30 to 40 Kremlin espionage agents oper- ating in Belgium- Tchebotarev is said to have been a friend of Oleg Lyalin, the Soviet trade official who de- fected in London and exposed 105 of his colleagues as spies. The British government ex- celled them. Tchebotarev has been missing from Belgium since early this month. 10 persons killed in plane crash PEACH SPRINGS, Ariz. (AP) education commis- sioner James E. Allen of -the United States and his wife were among 10 persons killed when a twin-engined airplane flew into an early winter storm and crashed in rugged mountains, he president of the small air- ine which owned the craft said Sunday. John Seibold, head of Scenic Airlines, confirmed he had in- ormed Robert F. Gobeen, pres- dent of Princeton University in Ken iBrsev. thai the Aliens were passengers that crashed Saturday. Allen had been a visiting lecturer this year at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson school of pub- lic and international affairs. Weather and road report What are you waiting for? You can join Weigh! woet-and be on your way to o slimmer figvro. Meets: Tuesdays p.m. and p.m. Wednesdays p.m. ST. AUGUSTINE'S ANGLICAN CHURCH llth STREET and 4lh AVENUE SOUTH Some talking, some listening, and a program that works." 47 ABOVE ZERO AT SUNRISE TUESDAY SUNSET H L Prc 50 34 46 35 48 31 42 23 .01 50 32 46 31 28 32 Lethbridge Pitwher Creek Medicine Hat Edmonton Grande Prairie Top fire official resigns post MONTREAL (CP) Elphege Hamel, director of the strike- bound Montreal fire depart- ment, announced today he has resigned his post for health rea- sons. There was no immediate word on who would ire named acting fire director. Mr. Hamel has been with the department for 33 years. Mr. Ilamel's resignation came on the fifth day of an illegal walkout by Montreal fire- men who began study sessions Thursday to press wage dc- mnnds. Meanwhile, suburban Mont- real firemen opposed Sunday a proposal to appoint a fire chief with power over all suburban forces. Lucien Saulnicr, chairman of the community's executive com- mittee, had said he would rec- ommend that Mr. Hamel Ire Banff Calgary 48 Cranhrook 46 Victoria..... Prince Rupert .48 41 Penticton........48 32 Kamloops....... 47 38 Vancouver 49 44 Saskatoon ........42 37 Regina 38 36 Winnipeg........44 42 Toronto ..........56 52 Ottawa..........W 37 Montreal........55 39 St. John's........46 Halifax.......... 55 .37 .03 Charlottetown Fredericton Chicago..... New York Miami.......... 83 49 53 76 58 68 60 78 Los Angeles ......62 53 FORECAST Lethbridge, Medicine Mostly sunny with winds gusting to 30 vicinity Crows- nest Pass. Lows tonight near 30. Tuesday: Mostly sunny becoming cloudy during the afternoon. Iliglss 50-55. Calgary Cloudy periods this morning. Lows tonight 20- 25. Tuesday: Mainly sunny be- coming cloudy during the af- ternoon. Highs near 45. Columbia Kootenay Today: Cloudy becoming sunny this afternoon. Tuesday: Sunny. Highs today and Tues- day 40-45 in north, near 50 in south regions- Low tonight near 30. named [Wit. to take over the new What do you need in the line of Livestock Feeding and Watering Equipment? Check this list, then come and see us if Owatonna Mixer Mills 117 and 100 bu. with Bale Shredder. if Knight Auggie Mixer, Blender, Feeder (Truck or Trailer if Schuler Multi-purpose 120 bu. and 170 bu. Wagons "The Most Wanted Ones" 3 to 15 ton per hour capacity New Haybuster. "Ground feed is better feed, the 'Haybuster' will suit your need" if Sioux Hog Feeders 2 models the "Feed- Around" and "V-Feeder" can feed 12 hogs at a time with 40 to 100 bushel capacity. if Brower Creep Feeders Single and Twin Stall. if Ritchie Automatic Stock Waterers, will handle from 40 to 300 head. GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coulti Highway lethbridge Phone 327-3165 (CLOSED SATURDAY AFTERNOONS) OFFICIAL AS AT A.M TODAY COURTESY OF AMA Highway 3 West, Bunnislbut has been sanded. to B.C. boundary is slippery! All other highways are bare. PORTS OF KNTItY (Opening nml Closing Coults 24 hours; Carway 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. MST; Del Bonila 8 a.m. to li p.m.; Rooscvillc, B.C. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Kingsgatc, B.C., 24 hours; PorthiU Rykcrts 8 a.m. to midnight. Chief Mountain closed Wlldhorse, 7 n.rn, to 4 p.m- Logan Past closed. ;