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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 24, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Dtl IEIH6R10GE HERAID W7J on OTTAWA The decision has i Ing in place ot the sign that has not vet been made as lo the de- j played the word "police." Commissioner tlw new Koyal Canadian Mounted Police sign tliat will be carried on the patrol cars and attached lo IlCMl' build- ings, Commissioner VT. L, Hig- said MontViy. Work on tlie design is now underway. It has to be suitable so that it will (it on Hie side of the cruiser cars and stand out sufficiently to identify buildings in the various divisions across the country, lie explained. "The details of the design are now receiving active considera- tion. Technical studies are being said the commis- sioner. lie was asked when the new TICMP sign would start appear- RCMP crest. lliggitt noted that Solicitor General Jean- I'ierre Goyer announced over a week ago'in Edmonton that Ihe "police" has been dropped as the main basis of Ihe KCMP identification sys- tem. Tlic sign with the word "police" predominant has been scrapped. Mr. Coyer the an- nounced to the RCMP Veter- ans' Association. A few hours before the Solic- itor General was due to arrive in Edmonton the Alberta head- quarters building of the RCMP was identified prominently with the sign "police" beside the However Ihe sign, one of manv installed recently across the 'country was detached and removed. It left a large blank space with holes where Hie sigi had been attached. A new sign will be attached until the new murker designa- tion HCMP buildings and patrol is designed and issued. "A reasonable time wil elapse" said the commissioner. He said it was not a "rush job" because tlie force wanted a good design that identified the RCMP. Guerrilla ambush misfires BELFAST A guer- illa ambush on a British army eep patrol misfired today when landmine planted on a coun ry road exploded loo soon. The mine, detonated by re- mote control as the two jeeps approached, shattered the findshield of one vehicle show ering soldiers inside with glass The troonere sustained onlj slight injuries. The ambush was staged a 'ortglenone in County Antrin shortly after a parcel had jadly damaged a bus depot and wrecked three buses at De- namanagh. There were no cas- ualties. The army said tlie province had had a fairly quiet night. A 12-year-old boy was killed Monday when a bullet pene- trated his apartment home in Londonderry's Koman Catholic Creggan district. His death raised to 617 the fa- tality toll in three years of communal bloodletting. The army said security forces were not involved in the shooting. Mffi VOIUME ONE A familiar face gazes from a dust jacket former prime minister tester Pearson autographs copies of Volume One of his Ollawa Monday. The book deals with his early years. (CP Wirephoto) Pearson book Tense Chile marks day of silence SANTIAGO (AP) The po- litical opposition to President Salvador Allcnde urged tho Chilean people to stay home to- day and observe a "day of si- lence" to protest his socialist program. TOO SLOW TRAFFIC A driver who is travelling at less than ihe normal speed of Iralfic should drive in tha righl lane if available or as close as reasonable lo the right side of the roadway. If a traffic conlrol device direcls a slow-moving vehicle to use a specific lane, the driver must use the lone as directed. This picture is the eighlh of published in conjunction with the c'rty police safe driving campaign. of 25 orid security talks by NATO group planned J C? X -B_ BRUSSELS (API Members of the NATO alliance agreed Monday to Lwo conferences with Ilic Soviet Union and other countries: one on security and scores victory BRANTFOKD, R. Kent Rowley, treasurer of the Council of nadian Unions, said Monday that rejection of the United Steelworkers of America by Aluminum. Co. of Canada em- ployees in KEtimat, B.C., was a gels customers "great victory for Canadian, un- The company's workers choose in a vote Sunday the Ca- nadian Aluminum, Smelter and Allied Workers, affiliated with the Council of Canadian Unions. "The workers of Canada are fed up with interference and domination from the. United Mr. Rowley s.iicl in a statement. "Millions of dollar of Canadian workers' thies are sent uselessly across the border each year. OTTAWA (CD Former prime minister Lester Pearson did some more writing Mon- autographed 500 copies of Mike, volume one of his memoirs. I Customers flocked to a book- !slore wherc Pearson joked unt. (CH) jam] chatted with customers as secretary- signed his name and "Best Wishes." The deals with bis early years, and v.ill be followed by more his in volvement in external affairs and the Nobel Peace Prize and on his years in politics. LIGHTS OUT LONDON (CP) Christmas won't he the same this year in London. There'll be no specia! Yuletide lights along Regenl Street, a major shopping thor- oughfare. The illuminations wil be absent for (he first. Lime in 18 years because of financial com plications and traffic difficulties caused by streams of atVlitiona cars lured into tho area by the decorations. War stand cost Wilson support co-operation in Europe and tlie 1 States transmit this agree- other on mutual and balanced j mcnt !o Moscow, where ap- force reductions, authoritative sources said. It is expected that the United e rejects appeal LONDON (AP) Former prime minister Harold Wilson's MONTREAL (CP) Mr. Justice Noel Barbes of Court of Queen's Bench received three defence motions Monday at the opening cf Jacques Rose's sec- ond kidnap trial. He threw out one and Mill rule on the other Wednesday. fix rejected motion con- tended the trial could not pro- ceed because the date for it was set while an appeal was pending on the first trial. Of the other two, one asks the court to deny its jurisdiction in previous trials and rejected by )ur colleagues." Mr. Lemieux called the ab- sence of women on the list a the case tecause, the motion support of Lyndon Johnson's says, Qnebecers were not con- Vietnam policies became a po-: iitical albatross around the neck of the Labor government, according to the memoirs of Wilson's personal secretary. Marcia Williams says in her book, Inside Number 10, a ref- erence to the prime minister's official residence at 10 Downing St., that almost all Labor lead- ers "felt distaste" that the Wil- s on governm en t back ed John- son's war policies. But Mrs. Williams argues in (he bock, published today, that WiIson had no olher choice. When the war began escalating in 1965, she writes, Wilson's government bad a narrow ma- jority in Parliament. The La bor government ac- cording to Mrs. Williams, was battling to avoid national bank- ruptcy and needed American help. She also reports that to ap- pease some of the left-wing members of the party who op- posed U.S. policy in Vietnam, Wilson travelled to Moscow in IWi to meet with Soviet leaders on the war. proval is considered likely. Exploratory talks for the first conference will start in Helsinki Nov. 22. Finland has invited the United States, Canada and 32 European West and neutral. In January, preparatory talks are due to start on force reduc- tions, probably in Geneva. Tlie United States, Canada, West Germany, Britain, the Nether- lands and Belgium will attend on the Western These are the allied countries with terri- tories and forces in central Eu- rope. Representation has also been arranged for the "flank" They can't vote OTTAWA (CP) Chief Elec- toral Officer Jean-Marc Haxnel and his assistant J. P. Dcwis, along with the nine justices ol the Supreme Court of Canada are among Canadians who haven't the right to vote in the Oct. general election. Governor-General Rolam 1lichener and liis wife each have a vote but won't cas them, following a vice-rega tradition. The Election Act spells on those who arc disqualified from voting. They include oil feder ally appointed judges, person undergoing punishment in a pe- nal institnte, persons restraine from liberty of movement deprived of management their property by reason mental disease. Returning officers in cac riding can vote only if there a tie after a recount. The turning officer then can vole name the winner. "joke" and asked how long it j Greece Tur- was going to last. Norway and Dcnmark-on a basis of rotation. The Democratic "deralion of Centre and Con- ervalive parlies said most ap- vities should come to a halt in ic country already beset by trikes against the leflist gov- menl. With our silence we want .o government to hear tha lud voice of the malcontents, confederation spokesman aid. Three radio stations urging articipation hi the protests closed down Monday night or disobeying a military order a broadcast only material ap- proved by the government. The three, which had pulled mt of a government-imposed tational network, are owned by jpposition groups. Authorities >aid they could not broadcast 'or six days. Other Chilean stations contin- ued lo transmit music and news sanctioned by Hie regime, they've done for the last nine days. WOMEN SOUND OFF Shortly after the stations were taken off the air, house- wives all over Santiago leaned from their windows and began pounding pots, pans and skillets protest against food short- ages. The wave of sliikes by tru- ckers, shopkeepers, students, doctors, dentists, engineers, architects and other profes- sional people entered Its 14th day today. The strikers, grouped In a "command for union are demanding a number of guarantees including "a cli- mate of liberty, democracy and pluralism." The opposition po- litical parties support these de- mands and accuse the govern- ment of totalitarian action. Weather and road report SUNRISE WEDNESDAY 8i07 SUNSET The were two women jury candidates on the list for the second kidnap trial, but both were rejected at their own re- quest, suited democratically on Con- federation in 1367, when the court came into being. Crown prosecutor Fernand Cole became angry during the constitutional arguments by de- fence lawyer Robert Lemieux, saying Mr. Lemieux was deal- ing with things that bad nothing to do v.itli the case, lie was granted permission to leave the court while Mr. Lemieux was speaking. The second motion on which a decision i.s pending contends the list of jury candidates is "partial" in that it dis- criminates against women and low-income groups. It says the list should be withdrawn. FACES SECOND CHARGE Mine death toll rises ANKARA, Turkey (AP) The death toll in two mine ex- plosions near Zonguldak on the Black Sea rose to 22 today, a spokesman for the state coal enterprises said. He said 72 miners were in- jured in tho explosions and fires in two mines 600 feet un- derground Monday. Fourteen men were killed in one mine and eight in the oilier. The mines are four miles apart bint connected by under- ground tunnels. T-rlHbmlge Pincher Creek POLAND MAY ATTEND On tlie Eastern .side, East; Prairie Germany, Poland, Czech- i Banff oslovakia and perlmps others are expected in addition lo the Soviet Union. France is not interested and wil! not attend. At a special meeting of the North Atlantic Council Monday. ambassadors from Ihe 15 NATO K 55 46 51 49 51 43 Calgary Victoria George iamloops Vancouver .askatoon members agreed on the reply to a note given in Moscow to Henry Kissinger, President Nixon's security adviser, more than a month ago. The Helsinki meeting has been sought by Moscow and its allies for years. In addition to military mat- ters, the Western allies like to discuss increased ex- changes of students, teachers, tourists, books, magazines and newspapers between East and West. B.C. legislature okays minimum DRIVE THE ALL NEW DATSU N 610 FOREIGN CAR (LETH.) LTD. 1102 3rd Avenue South All new models on display now We have the most up fo dalft porln and servica in Southern Alberta ond Southeastern British Columbia, DATSUN FROM .FOREiGN CAR (Leth.) Ltd, Is Open Mon. In. till 9 p.m.; Sat. 6 all you need (DATSUN; PRODUCT OF NISSAN Phono 378-9651 bcc labor minister, in October, 1970. lie also faces a charge of non-capital murder in Mr. Lap- orte's death during the Quebec terrorist crisis two years ago. Rose's first trial on the kid- napping charge ended May 11 h a bung jury. Tho Quebec Court of Appeal rejected Kri- dny his appeal for the recall of the jury in that trial. Mr. Cote told Mr. Justice Rarhes Monday the motion con- cerning Confederation and the constitution of the court was "presented several limes in CP (rainmen start dispute over lodgings RED EEH Panaiilan Pacific freight traffic north of Hcd [Jeer has been halted he- cause of a dispute about over- night accomrnmlatinn for train- men. II. J, Shepp. CPR supervisor for the northern Alberta divi- sion, met with trainmen Mon- day to discuss the dispute. No announcement was made after Ihe meeting. A CI'R spokesman said traf- fic slopped Sunday night when ,'JI trainmen bcokcfl off. The trainmen object to hav- ing to stay in cabooses at the ond of the Red Deer to Edmon- ton run, said another spokes- man. They would prefer tn st.ny in "rest houses" or holds. service and freight It I'iffk' sonlh of Red has not interrupted. wage increase VICTORIA (CP) Tbe B.C. legislature Monday gave unatii- hike lo S2.50 was based upon Regina Winnipeg Toronto.. Ottawa Montreal Si. John's Halifax Charloltetown Fredericton Clucago Los Angeles Rome Paris London Berlin Amsterdam Moscow Stockholm ........-13 Tokyo...........70 FORECAST: Lethhridge Medicine Hat Today and T, Pro 29 M 24 .43 20 23 39 .03 51 27 35 23 41 .02 32 33 52 .05 53 29 33 .3; 36 .7! 37 .51 33 45 42 .1! I .-II 39 62 41 50 54 41 45 37 8-1 54 Sunny. Winds Increasing to brisk westerlies during the day. Highs near 55. Ixnvs near 30. Highs Wednesday 55-60. Calgary Today: Cloudy periods. Brisk west winds. Eiighs 50 55. Lows near 30. Wednesday: Mainly sunny. Brisk west winds. Highs near Columbia Kootenay Toil ay: Sunny except mostly cloudy with a few periods o( rain in northern half. Wednes- day: Cloudy with occasional rain. Higlis today near 50. Lows tonight 30 to 35. Wednesday 45 to 60. MONTANA East of Continental Mostly fair today. Variable cloudiness tonight and Wednes- day. Warmer. Increasing southwest winds along east slopes Rockies today and to- night. Highs today mostly 50s. tonight 25 to 35. Ilighs Wednesday 60s. West of Continental Divide Fair today with v a r iablo cloudiness tonight and Wednes- day. Patches fog or low cloudi- ness some valleys. A few show- ers north tonight and Wednes- day. Little change in tempera- tures. Highs both days mostly 50s. Lows tonight 25. mous approval in principle to a bill which will immediately raise the minimum wage in tho province from ?1.50 to 52 an hour. A the same siding of the house, however, Social Credit members voted against a bill which amends the Public Schools Act to remove restric- tions on teacher salary in- creases and allows school dis- tricts more autonomy in setting school budgets. The bill providing for the minimum wage increase also consolidates the Male Minimum Wage Act and the Female Min- imum Wage Act Into one bill and establishes for the first category of an, hour for those 17 and under. Speaking during debate on the minimum wage legislation, Premier Dave Barrett said the New Democratic Party govern- ment plans to hire "competent and krjowlwk'cahle people" to i study the effects on employ- ment of planned staged in- creases in the minimum wage to an hour within lo months. There was general agree- ment on the principle of in- creasing the minimum wage lo 52 an hour though opposition members disagreed whether the eventual increase of 42.50 an hour would be inflationary. Labor Minister William King submissions from labor and management in special hear- ings on Ihe questions held in Vancouver last month. Vote forum Wednesday at Taber TAKER (H.N'Sl A four- party political forum is to he held nl 8 p.m. Wednesday at the W. R. Myers High School gymnasium under tho sponsor- ship of Ihc Junior Cham- ber of Commerce, Each candidate will have 10 minutes to make his pitch along with n three minute re- buttal period. A ciucstion period will follow the more, formal presentations, Candidatr-s are Incumbent IIP If. A. (Bud) Olson, Minis- lc: of Agriculture (f.iberalj, Ilargrave (Progressive Conser- vative', Toolc fN'cw' Democratic Party) and Willnrd I Paxmau Credit) 16" YEAR-END SPECIAL Cultivator Shovels ,.-........52-95 5-jJO CHISELS THESE ARE UNITED SHOVELS AND FULLY GUARANTEED GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coutti Highway Phone 328-1141 OFFICIAL AS OP A.M. TODAY COURTKSY OF A MA All main paved highways in the lycthbridgc district ore re- Jaycccs' ,loe Orban Jr. will j in good driving contli- modcrate the forum proceed- ings. Goes to Moscow ROf.If-: (AP) Italian Pre- mier Giulio Andreotti left by plane today for Moscow. His snid the government's dcci- five day visit lo Tiussia will sion lo set the level at for lake him (o TopMal- Ilic present prior to ulicrc tlie Soviet Ha! W provincial election the XDP! antt'timbilt-.s me inndr, and had an immediate t Kiev. tion Highway 3 west Monarch and Fort Manleod, shoulder broadening is in pro- gress. Highway I, Trans Canada Highway, mainly hare and wet v.ilh .some slippery sections. Motorists are advised lo good snow tires or charry chains when travelling through mountain National Parks in Al- herla and B.C. and on access roads to .ski areas in Ilanff and Jasper. Pass closed for fha winter. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing Coutls 21 hours: Carway 7 a.m. lo in p.m.; Del Rnnita 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; B.C. fl a.m. to (j p.m.; King.sgatc, B.C.; 21 hours; I'oitliill liykort.s a am lo midnigiil, Chief Mountain closed; Wiklliorsc, R a.m. to 5 p m. ;