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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 22, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta many, QCTODtr 27, TrU LETHBKIDG! HHAID Canadian MPs picket White House By PETER BUCKLEY Mike Gravel, Democrat from posed it because of fears it ident's views, Nixon has not mode OAKVILLE, Ont. (CP) -Ford Motor Co. of Canada called in said there had been two reported incidents of breakage ol WASHINGTON (CP) Two Canadian MPs and a United States senator picketed the White House Thursday, calling on President Nixon to cancel a proposed nuclear explosion on Amchitka Island in Alaska. For 20 minutes, hearing protest placards, the three legislators and a small group of protesters paraded in front of the presidential mansion as television and news cameras recorded the unusual event. Mark Rose Opposes Cannikin" "CamiUdn a Threat to Alaska and Canada." The five-megaton equivalent to five million tons of TNT was originally scheduled to be detonated early in October but has been delayed by court acllon. The three legislators said it was the first time they had carried a picket sign in their lives. The Canadian government has formally protested the planned explosion, and conservationists in the U.S. and abroad have wildlife. Rose told reporters the MPs had come at the invitation of Senator Gravel, "otherwise I wouldn't come." He explained that he would not he pleased lo see American congressmen picketing the prime minister's residence in Ottawa without being invited by a Canadian counterpart. WANTED SUPPORT The NDP member said he had tried to enlist an all-party Canadian delegation to make the trip because all parties had supported the government resolution in Parliament last Friday opposing code name for the Amchitka blast and all other nuclear testing. The Conservatives had planned to send someone but the plan had fallen through, he said. He said he "has it on fairly good authority" that Liberal MPs were discouraged by the government from taking part "because picketing was somehow undignified or something." Gravel caid he "jSLl thiri-s the chancss arc W-SO" that Nixon will cancel the test, although no word has leaked from the White House about the the senator be allowed lo preceat the anti-Cannikin case to him personally. "The lunacy of this escalation of siw of devices being tested has to stop Rose said. "And this is a perfect place to stop." Gravel suggested jokingly to the MPs that, since Canada has "done all the peaceful things" to protest the detonation, "the next possibility is maybe to go to war." Rose and Beaudoin are both parliamentary observers at the United Nations session in New TOAST TO AGREEMENT deputy finance minister, toas ister Mitchell Sharp after the ment in of Hi 1970-model Cortinas p pairs because of a possible fault in the steering mechanism. The parent company In the United States is recalling 12.R1H and primarily for the same reason. The cars being recalled were built between December, 1B69, and July, 1970, at Ford plants in United Kingdom. Cortinas were also built in Germany. A Ford Canada steering mechanism in the U.S. but neither in There in reported incidents in Canada. The Ford spokesman said failure of the steering awem'oly was possible under hich-tcnsion situations, such as parking manoeuvres. in nine counties on the Permian Basin In Texas are up 15 per cent, reports the parks and wildlife depaitment. (Cred.-Richmond) and ON MUFFLER WE HAVE: A MUFFLER FOR FREE INSTALLATION TO MINUTE INSTAUATI LIFETIME 60% REPLACEMENTS MOST CARS ON MUFFLERS ESTIMATES I AT Phone 328-8134 Rare whoopin AUSTWELL, Tex. (AP) -Four whooping cranes have come to a wildlife refuge here, the vanguard of an annual migration from Canada which naturalists hope will include some young of the nearly extinct species. "The feeding groer.ds here ZK In excellent said Ttobert C. Brown, mjtvwiger of the Aransas Wildlife Refuge, "and everything looks real cranes arrive for the arrival of the rest of the cranes. "We sent 56 to Canada last spring and we're hoping we'll get 60 birds back this winter." The first four cranes arrived at this Gulf Coast refuge early this week from their summer nesting grounds at. Wood Buffalo National Park. Brown said tha flight takes the birds four to sk weeks, counting layovers in the Dakotas, Kansas and Marian Krzak Polish ts with External Affairs Min-two signed a claims star flees fire BARCELONA, Spain (Reutert Australian tennis star Lew Hoad and dozens of other guests fled in their night clothes when fire broke out on the 10th floor of a hotel here early Thursday. No or.a was reported injured in the blaae at the 16-storey Hotel President, one of the highest buildings in Barcelona. About 200 guests were staying in the 170-room to head TORONTO (CP) Edward A. Dimlop, former minister without portfolio in the Progressive Conservative cabinet of Ontario Premier William Davis, Ira been appointed president of the morning tabloid, the Toronto Sv.n. The appointment was announced by Douglas Creighton, Sun publisher. The Sun is paper pected to start publishing early in November. Mr. Dunlop, who recently retired from politics, was member for Toronto York-Forest HU1 for eight lie blhdcd curing tie Koccrid Word War, and is managing director of the Canadian Arthritis Rheumatism FREE INSPECTION AND At i09 6th Avenue South LESS THAN 10 DAYSreftloin before we take on 3rd Ave. New stock is ordered so EVERYTHI over Mffpiew premises-only one block west ES! jGfr 3R Hi H SI 1972 COUGAR 2-DOOR HARDTOP 351 2V engine, automatic transmission, HD battery, block heater, tinted windshield, power brakes, power steering, radio, vinyl roof, decor group, E78xl4WSW. Painted special gold glamor. STOCK NO. 2046. MOVING SALE 1972 FORD TON 302 V8, standard transmission, HD battery, block heater, oil and ammeter gauges, 5000 GVW packager dual electric horns, right hand chrome mirror, reaf bumper and painted special yellow and white with parchment interior. STOCK NO. 2057. MOVING SALE 1970 CUSTOM 500 2-DR. H.T. 1969 CHEVROLET BISCAYNE 4-DOOR Lime frost with white lop. 351 V8, automatic V8 engine, automatic transmission, blue transmission, power steering and power with blue interior. _ Reg. SALE Reg. SALE 1972 MONTEGO MX 2-DOOR HARDTOP 35T 2V engine, automatic transmission, appearance block heater, electric rear window defroster, Hnttd glass, power brakes, power steering, radio and rtar ipcaker, deluxe wheel covers. Dark ivy green In color with green interior. STOCK NO. 2040. .1' MOVING SALE I E P' 1972 RIDEAU 500 4-DOOR PILLARED HARDTOP 351 V-8, auto ma He transmission, power power brakes, 80 amp battery, block heater, radio, fender skirts, heavy duty suspension, WSW tires, visibility group, 4 wheel covers, deluxe seat belts, body protective side mouldings, power ventilation system. Medium green metallic with green cloth interior. STOCK NO. 2091. MOVING SALE.......... 'Tll! ik 1969 RENAULT 4-DR. SEDAN 4 cyl., 4 speed, radio. Reclining bucket seats. Reg. SALE c. 1971 F350 1 TON Dual wheels, 4 speed, 360 VS. 1969 Dodge Polaro 500 2-DR. K.T. Medium blue, blue inferior, V8, automatic transmission. Reg. 4J tf I SALE IJr t 1969 EPIC 4 Cylinder, Automatic. .jx- fc C> V' ,1 1 Reg. Reg. i SALE ____ NOW l f -x f.fcf :f.....ll1 ;