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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 23, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta I IHI LtTHB'IDGI HERALD Friday, OlMw M, Professor Won't Resign Over His Views On FLQ VICTORIA (CP) Dr. Ron aid Kirkby assistant philosophy professor at .the University o Victoria, said Thursday he has DO intention of resigning as a result of hostile public reaction to his openly-stated views on the Quebec crisis and the Front de Liberation du Quebec. The university student news' paper The Martlet, said in front-page article Thursday il had decided not to publish a letter from Mr. Kirkby, ex- pressing support for the FLQ, on the advice of police authori- ties. Its editor, Robert Higin- botham, 23, said in an interview police warned him that printing the letter "would be a flagrant violation of the War Measures Act." Extracts from llr. Kirkby's letter were published earlier this week in both the Victoria daily newspapers. When informed late Thursday that the provincial cabinet had approved a n order-in-council which makes support of the FLQ grounds for dismissal of teachers at public schools and universities in British Columbia, Mr. Kirkby said: "It is clear to me that they're pushing for my job. But I'm not going to give them my job." He interpreted this as mean- Ing he would not tender his res ignation if asked for k, AVOIDS HOME Vancouver-born Mr. Kirkb 33, said he has stayed awa from his own home for the las two days to avoid what h termed hate telephone calls an hate mail. "It is surprising what all this has done" he said. "I fee like a lightning rod. I hav drawn to me all the hate tha has been piling up in Victoria. While standing by his state- ments in the he said it- chief purpose was to initiate im portant discussion of the ques lion at the university. He (students disagree with what I said bu ihey're interested in why I sai it. And that Is why I stuck m neck bring this into the open for discussion." CHANCELLOR COMMENTS Roderick Haig-Brown chan cellpr of the university, said in an interview that he looked on ulr. Kirkby's action as similar o a small boy thumbing his nose at people, and his first im iression was that he should be gnored by authority. There should be reaction to ontroversial questions from any educational establishmen worthy of the he saic nd such reaction could be ex- Canadian Forces Cut Re-Examined OTTAWA (CP) The de- pected to be "lousy as well as good." "I certainly don't think this Is what Prime Minister Trudeau and the government intended for the War Measures the chancellor said. University President Dr. Bruce Partridge said if the uni- versity received a copy at the government's order-in-council it would first seek the advice of its solicitor. The board of gover- nors, he said, would also be "addressing the question." Mr. Partridge said that in two meetings at the university Thursday students showed not only that they clearly disagreed with Mr. Kirkby, "but they laughed at him." Murder Suspect Arrested SANTA CKUZ, Calif. (Rfiuter) A suspect sought in the mass slaying of a wealthy eye sur- geon and four other persons was arrested today in a mountain hack about a half-mile from the murder scene, the sheriffs ffice reported. The suspect John Linley Fra- ier, bar been sought since Tiursday afternoon when a charging him on five ounts of murder was issued. Chilean Authorities Tighten Security DO CARDS HOLD MURDER CLUES? These ere the four fortune-telling cards from Tarot namei were to a type written note apparently left by the slayers of five persons In on isolated mansion near Santa Crui, Cal., Monday night. The note was signed with the names of four knights from Tarot and threatened death to anyone who "misuses the natural environment or destroys same." Authorities are studying the cards in the hope to the identity of killers will materialize. fence department is continuini its manpower reduction, despite the current emergency, Defence Minister Donald Macdonald said Thursday. However, the reduction program is being re-examined anc this could lead to a decision to halt or modify it, Mr. Macdon aid told reporters. The forces at present are to the process of being trimmed to men from the level last year when then defence minister Leo Cadieux announced large-scale cuts designed to save money. The program is scheduled to continue into 1973. "Up to this point, we're Mr. Macdonald said. But it would be hard to say whether present plans would survive the men are involved in guard duty at Montreal, Quebec and Ottawa. This was about half the total number of ground troops Canada has at home and said earlier that they had staked out the little cabin where Frazier was believed to lave been living since Monday. The six-by-sbt shack, about a lalf-mile from the palatial home of Dr. Victor Ohta, was separated from the surgeon's louse by a deep canyon. Authorities reported that a Wend of Frazier's had quoted he young man as once remark-ng that people "who live like the Ohtas are too materialistic and should be snuffed." REVISED OTTAWA (CP) A series of 10 booklets entitled Doing Business in Canada has been revised and is available on request, the department of trade, industry and commerce Held Li After U.S. Aii MOSCOW (AP) The U.S. embassy pressed the Soviet government today to let it interview two U.S. generals whose )lane strayed across the Soviet-Turkish border in bad weather Vednesday and landed 12 miles inside Soviet Armenia. Maj.-Gen. Edward Scherrer, commander of the joint U.S. military mission to Turkey, and !rig.-0en. Claude McQuarrie, read of the mission's army section, were being held incommunicado somewhere inside the Soviet Union. A U.S. embassy official said it was "quite un-ikely" that they would be re-eased soon. Also in custody were the U.S. Army pilot and a Turkish escort officw. The Soviet foreign :craft Strayed said all four are in good health and that the incident is being investigated. It did not say whether the men were considered under arrest or merely in custody pending the investigation, but it said the case was being treated as a penetration into Soviet territory by a U.S. military plane. Cardinal Quits VATICAN CITY (AP) Pope Paul has accepted the resignation of Gregory Cardinal Aga-gianian, 75, as prefect of the Vatican's missions congregation and named Angelo Cardinal Rossi to replace him, the Vatican announced Thursday. Cardinal Rossi, a Brazilian, is archbishop of Sao Paulo, Failure Blacks Out City MEXICO CITY (Reuter) A 60-minute power failure blacked rat the entire Mexican capital Thursday night, leaving 8 mil- HALE 1 COMPANY ITD. Gary Martin Dispensing Optician S07 6th St. S. French Paper Fires Editor For Printing FLQ Manifesto SANTIAGO (AP) Troopi and police today pished the toughest secii-tty measures Chile has seen In 13 yean to lowing an attempt to awau Date the country's commander in-chief of the army, Mej.-Gen. Rene Schneider. The armed forces were put on maximum alert, roadblocks were set up on all roads around Santiago and a nightly curfew was ordered for the capital Political organizations back Ing Salvador Allende, the Marx ist scheduled to be elected pres- ident this weekend, blamed the assassination attempt Thursday on ultra-right-wing groups an "foreign obviously referring to U.S'. copper compa MOTOR HOTEL' rAND RESTAURANT For the Prospectivo Bride and Groom WATCH AND CLIP THIS ADVERTISEMENT EACH FRIDAY FOR HINTS ON Jvow Uo Plan your The Wedding Day When does the groom arrive at the church? The groom and best man arrive at least fif- teen minutes before the appointed hour. They wait with the clergyman In the vestry. When do the groom's parents, the bride's mother arrive? The groom's parents arrive two or three minutes before tho bride. His mother Is escorted by an usher, her husband following. The moment tho groom's parents are seated, your mother it escorted by the some usher. No person should looted after tho bride's mother. The doors are closed; tho procession forms In tho vestibule. g D I 9 g lion persons without light or electricity at the height of the evening rush hour. Office workers and tourists were trapped in elevators and huge traffic jams choked main roads as the blackout spread across the suburbs and enve- loped the entire city in seconds. A power company spokesman said1 the fault was traced to the central generating station. Allied Arts Council Presents EDMONTON (CP) F. LeClerc, had been small groups In French editor of a weekly of Le Franco for many good reasons for Trench speaking published the the least of which was tha dians in Alberta has been Roger Motut, president policies and programs ad for printing a copy of the French-Canadian or at least accepted the manifesto, it was of Alberta, said in a of the French fact in today. that "responsibility and other English-... insertion of this provinces. rests solely" with association's opposition to No Albertain's editor, N. F. FLQ was even stronger because of that group's violent French-Canadian Switch under whose auspices .Le Franco Albertain is French-Canadian Association of Alberta was a benefi- and its owners of help from the late hon- very unfortunate event which they were not able to Pierre Laporte and, long before his tragic kidnapping and because onformation made him an internation- OTTAWA (CP) inclusion of the manifesto reached them after the figure, he was its Wend." communities on daylight time will undergo their annual been released for Motut said the association owners of the newspaper Sunday Oct. 25 it was an-30unccd behalf of the French-Canadian Association of taking the necessary corrective measures." Hs did The tunes clocks to be set one lour, later vary from region subscribers and the Mver-asers of Le Franco Albertain, Edgar Ger-hart said in an interview, no members of the was planned by his de- Newf oundland and the Francophone under the War Mea- Brunswick return to Uris province and to the Act. ime at one minute past 12 at large for this poople got in touch night, Oct. 25. Prince manifeso covered me immediately to enlist Island and Nova Scotia of page 16 in the department's support in at 12 midnight Oct. has a circulation of to get copies back from Quebec time changes at The paper is post office, but it was too a.m., Oct. all provinces, but the bulk Mr. Gerhart said. Ottawa changes at circulation is in believe they have issued an 3ct. 25, wWle Toronto association had and as far as I'm con- Jie same morning at 2 opposed the extreme that is the end of the In Manitoba, clocks are set ater at 3 in and programs advanced van the western half of jrovince changes at Oct. S. The eastern half remains unhanged on central In Claims ime. There is no provision for day-ght time in Alberta. Tobacco Columbia makes the (CP) more than. in win- rom ay g me at 2 have been claims submitted before court here against Dec. 15 deadline. Products Ltd. for Pilots non-payment of prizes OTTAWA (CP) The contest. Nine persons making Judges department said say that they (CP) Hyliard was issuing a No-ee To warning entries before the July 1970 (L-Peel South) >resented a bill in the Commons tat the Peace Tower on Parlia-nent Hill will be darkened company put numbered ards in parh erf that would allow Canada Saves Day TOOTED NATIONS (CP) Through what diplomats called a "tremendous effort" of Cana- dian Ambassador Yyon Beaulne the General Assembly reached agreement early today on a 25tb-anniversary declaration. The representatives of 127 na- tions met for six hours to try to overcome African attempts to put strong stronger than would be accept- able to the West-into a 12-point draft declaration on the anni- versary. "The declaration has been ap- proved largely through the ef- forts of one diplomat said. "Beaulne did a tremen- dous job." Beaulne offered to the assem- bly two Canadian amendments designed to overcome the road- block that would have prevented the declaration from being presented to Saturday's ceremo- nies ending the commemorative 10 days of the General Assem- bly. PERSUADED DELEGATES He went from delegate to del- egate persuading them that it was essential to have a declara- tion. During the six hours of de- speaker after speaker praised C a a a d a, particularly Beaulne, for the effort which fi- nally succeeded at 2 a.m. today. ales and other foreign fatcrwti whose holdings Allende hai pledged to nationalize. Gen. Schneider wag reported in critical condition late Thurs- day and another operation was performed. BLOCK CAR Four or five men in three cars blocked Schneider's limou- sine at a busy intersection Thursday morning, knocked out the rear windows with the butts of their pistols, and fired about eight shots at close range. The 57-year-old general was hit m the chest, neck and arm, and one bullet grazed his heart and a lung. Schneider's pulse had stopped >y the time he was taken to a military hospital, and emer- gency open-heart massage was used to revive him. During the night his condition worsened, and further surgery was or- dered. Allende called at the hospital and then met with outgoing Resident Eduardo Frei declared a state of emergency, and soldiers and police spread out over Santiago look- ing for the attackers. All armed forces units, the national police and plainclothes investigative units were placed on "first grade" alert, the high- est level of readiness. Santiago was put under cur- ew from a.m. to 6 a.m. Wrong Men Flushed Out By Police CALGARY .armed obbery of a downtown depart- ment store resulted in embar- assment for two men Thurs- ay who were using toe wash- room in a nearby bus depot Shortly after was taken, 0 policemen converged on the narrow washroom and flushed two startled patrons from tha tails. One man was taken to the ore, where the clerk said he as not one of the two robbers, id the other man obviously d not fit the description. He said his only -worry was at news' photographers who llowed the police had caught lira overexposed. WEATHER AND ROAD REPORT 'NOON en ABOVE ZERO AT SUNRISE SATURDAY SUNSET Lethb-idge......52 29 Pincher Creek 47 33 Waterton (approx.) 47 33 Medicine 56 Edmonton 51 Sunday while a re-wiring pro- ject is carried out. The NOTAM, sent by teletype to airports and flying clubs, cautions pilots to avoid the 291-foot tower, from which an aircraft warning light normally shines. arettes, sold only in Alberta, than 75 provided they remain but later announced the contest reserve judges until age 75. "It would be terminated Dec. 15, is anticipated that these few 1969 because so many people extra judges would clean up a had worked out tha winning backlog of cases and make ae- combinations. cess to the courts faster Mr Jasper Banff Calgary Oranbrook....... 38 Victoria Penticton Prince Rupert Prince Goerge 31 24 49 36 44 29 53' 29 34 49 46 54 43 49 42 .64 .22 53 41 Kamloops.......55 45 Vancouver......50 44 Saskatoon...... 58 34 Regina.........60 35 Winnipeg 57 30 .75 Thunder Bay Toronto....... 59 Ottawa........53 56 48 541.73 Montreal St. John's Halifax.........55 44 Chicago........ 60 56 .01 NOT York 66 63 .20. Miami......... 83 70 Los Angeles 69 58 Las Vegas...... 72 50 FORECAST: Lcthbridge-Mcdiclne Hat Today: Cloudy periods and a few showers this afternoon. Winds VV20-25 with strong gusts. Saturday: Clondy peri- ods. A few afternoon showers. Brisk west winds. Lows 25- 30, highs near 45. Columbia, Kootcnay Cloudy today with a few periods of rain. Winds S15 at "times SO. Cloudy Saturday with a few sunny periods. A few showers 50 46 .01 along the mountains. Highs to- 49 day and Saturday 45-50. Lows 52 .531 tonight 30-35. OFFERING YOU THE FINEST IN CATERING FACILITIES LARGE OR SMALL WE CATER TO THEM ALL PHONE 328-2366 FOR RESERVATIONS 10th AVENUE and MAYOR MAORATH DRIVE -fa Tracfor Trouble? if Truck Trouble? if Irrigation or other machinery WE FIX THEM ALL We have a competent itaff of mechanics, and V We do metol fabrication and welding of steel and aluminum V All work is guaranteed and all ratei are reasonable GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES All Student: PO. BOX 1202 LETHBBRIDGE IGNORES COMPANY OFFER Keith Scholllorback has no interest in management concessions in plumbon In Tampa, Fla, What he wants is a raise. J AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OP AMA highways in the Letb- not yet required In mountain bridge district are bare and dry and in good driving condi- tion. Snow tires or chains are areas. The Logan pass is now closed for the season. POUTS ON ENTRY (Opening and Closing Coutts 24 hours: Carway 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. MST. Del Bonila 8 a.m. to 5p.m.; Rooseville, B.C. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Kingsgate, B.C., 24 Hours; Porthill-Rykerts 8 a.m. to midnight. Chief Mountain closed ;