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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 26, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 28 THE UTHRRinGE IICRAID Thursday, Ociobor 16, T972 _----- hold r eferendum 11 Catholic Church issue of the Catlu'lic Yhm-i'h has lout: been considered a ni.ijur obstacle in (hi? -.vay nil-Irish unity. 'Hie TroUvUsiit snnjorUy in North- ern Ireland fears ab.-forpuon into a united' Irebitd vinukl re- stilt in (ItM.TiniLiialimi by ;t Cat ho He-oriented government. Premier Lynch told parlicincnt that be linpes tho referendum can be bold Nov. [ho day Hie Irish v.'itl vote wiietlii-'r to ii'iv.'er the official voting age to in, 11ui vote clctenniiii? to EimeiK'- ;m Hrlicle in the Irish constitution Ilinl. rec- ognizes the Catholic Church ;is (Sic stale church of Ireland. More than DO per cent of lie- land's population is Catholic aiuj the outcome of ttie referen- dum remains uncertain. However, the fact tluit Lynch decided to hold it was in itself reminicd as significant. The provision has criticized by some Catholic politicians as well as Protestants in the North. But the chief objection has cnine from Protestants in Northern Ireland, who ;.rc battling a Catholic campaign to force reunification. William Craig, a Protestant n-ho claims to lead 50.000 1'rot- volunteers in that battle, said last v.cek ho was prepared to "shoot to kill" to keep Ulster under British control. Another Protestant leader, Kcv. Ian Paisley, vent to Lon- don with a series of proposals for Prime Minister Ilenth, among them Edward ish 're.solutc troops and ruthless" political and eco- nomic sanctions against the. Irish republic unless it ends IRA activities there. at Crcssmafjelen No one was hurt, but this is the kind of incident Paisley wants stopped. republic, Paisley charged, "lias become both the Terrorists in the republic I base am[ sanctuary of IRA fired across the border at Brit- murder Sharp confirms peace role OSHAVv'A, Oat. (CP'i Kx- ternal Affairs Minister Mitcliel! Sharp said Wednesday that Canada may bo called upon to play a peacekeeping folc in Vietnam. "From the informalkm I luivc. it. is possible we will be asked to play some part in a peacekeeping role and we have said we would look sympa- thetically on it as Jong as it is not a fart-c like Ihe ICC." he said al a tiews conference while campaigning in the Oshawa- riding for Monday's fed- eral election, Mr. vS'narp said current talks between the United Stales and the North Vietnamese "are the most sevious talks that have ever taken place." "This may be the break through, 1 can't say more than this." fantastic: Three leathers. Only Three Feathers blends a light four year old with a smooth mellow eight year old. Join the light brigade. PARK TILFORD Your ossurance of quality Western Kouuduj) Director leaving Alberta campus EDMONTON (CP The Di- of the radio and tele- department is leaving the Jnivcrsity of Alberta, citing vasted expenditures, poor di- rection from the administration and frustration in trying to dis- miss incompetent staff. Henry llamcl, who came to he university in 19G7 after a lengthy career in radio and I production in the United States, said in an inter- view his five years here were 'the worst in my life." Mr. Mamet, who left a Chica- go production agency to take the position, said "all this time I've been trying to find out what. Hie university is try- ing to do in educational tele- vision. I never could find out. Wants to marry before serving prison term CALGARY (CP) Howard Koark, 43, of Cornwall, Out., requested that he be married before serving a pris- on sentence, was given a 10- year term. He pleaded guilty to a charge of possessing 50 capsules of heroin for the purpose of traf- ficking. Provincial Judge G. G. Cioni said he would make recommen- dation that the matrimonial re- quest be granted. Water source The political situation on cam- pus made it impossible, the empire building and every- thing." A1.BE11TAN KILLED HEG1NA (CP) -RCMP to- day identified a man killed Monday while unloading pipe, as Richard Purves, 24, of Ed- monton. Mr. Purves was helping to unioad pipe in the Richardson district 10 miles southwest oi here when the load shifted anc fell on him. He was employed by Wiley Oil Field Hauling Lid of lied Deer, Alia. .SCHOOL SPORTS LOTTERY. VANCOUVER (CP) The British Columbia Federation o School Athletic Associations ha launched a province-wide lot tery to raise money for schoo sports. Tiie lottery, known as the school sports draw, is licensei by the government and has been approved by the B.C. Prin cipals and Vice-Principals As sociation, the B.C. School Trus tecs Association and B.C School District Superinten dents. 9 CHAIN SAI.KS RECORD REG1NA (CP) Justice Min ister Otto Lang said here he confident another record will b> set this year in grain sales. Mr. Lang, minister in charg of Ihe Canadian wheat boarc told a news conference sales are running even with those the previous crop year. He said farmers will marke at least one billion bushels thi year compared with 935 millio last year but he didn't expec export sales would reach oil billion. TEL AVIV (Rculor) Re- searchers have discovered the source of water to a well in Nazareth which Christian tradi- tion holds was the place where the Virgin Mary learned she would give foirlh to Jesus, the Israeli radio reported Tuesday. V.Tien Mary went to the well for water, the Archangel Gabriel told her she was (o become (lie mother of Jesus, Christian tra- dition also holds. NO FODI, PLAY SASKATOON (CP) Cit police said foul play was helievcd a factor in the deal of J. Robert Smith whose hoc was found early Wednesday an alley. Mr. Smitb, about 40, of Fl Flon, Man. was registered a local hotel. An autopsy was concreted dclermine Ihe cause of dea but the finding was not POLICE DECOY Susan Johnston, 26, Is a veteran of almost 8 years the Kansas City police. She often acts as a decoy in one of the city's high sex crime areas ond recently was one of 10 officers presented awards nationally and selected to meet President Nixon and mem- bers of the Juslice Department. Ottawa will renegotiate O Kiiiiberley smelter deal CRANBROOK, B.C. (CP) Veterans Affairs iMimster Ar- thur Lang Wednesday that the Federal government will re- negotiate a million grant to Cominco for a copper smel- ter in eastern British Columbia if the provincial government doesn't come up with its share of money for (he project. The minister, who is not a candidate in the Oct. 30 federal election, would no! say how much more money Ottawa might donate, but said if Comin- co "comes back to the govern- ment with a good argument, they'll get more." The former Social Credit gov- ernment in Victoria had said it would make available mil- lion for the proposed smelter, but the current New Democra- tic Party government has said it vanted lo reopen negotia- tions on the smelter. The smelter was to have been built near KimbcrleV; a few miles south of here. PHILCO FORD of CANADA LIMIT AND NOW LEASING! 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