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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 2, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Ssplember 2, 1970 THE UTHBRIDGE HERALD 31 NAMES NEWS Flyer Charles A. Lindbergh, an outspoken opponent of Am- erican entry into the Sec- ond World War, says he be- lieves that in the perspective of history the United States lost CHARLES LINDBERGH War critic the war. "We won the war in a mili- tary sense; but in a broader sense it seems to me we lost it for our Western civilization is less respected and secure than it was he wrote in a preface to The Wartime Jour- nals of Charles A. Lindbergh to be published Sept. 30. "In order to defeat Germany and Japan we supported the still greater menaces of Russia and now confront us in a nuclear-weapon he said. "Much of our Western cul- ture was destroyed. We lost the genetic heredity formed through eons of many million lives." "More than a generation af- ter the war's end, our occupy- ing armies still must occupy, and the world has not beer made safe for democracy anc freedom. On the contrary, our own system of democratic gov- ernment is being challenged by that greatest of dangers of any government internal dissat- isfaction and unrest. Inspections Ordered For Planes WASHINGTON (AP) The Federal Aviation Administra- tion has ordered the airlines operating the 360-passenger Boeing ,747 to inspect some of their newer engines. A spokesman for the engine manufacturer, Pratt and Whit- ney division of United Aircraft Corp., said the inspection order was the result of an engine fail- ure caused by improper Instal- lation of part of a turbine wheel. He said the inspections have been ordered for the JT-9D3 and JT-9d3A engines that have been operated for less than 100 "cycles." A cycle is one complete trip-takeoff, cruise and landing. "We think this is a one-in-a- million failure, but we want to make sure that there has been no other improper assembly." The National Transportation Safety Board asked the FAA to act in view of the explosion of the high-pressure turbine sec- tion of the engine on an Air France 747 carrying 184 per- sons shortly after takeoff from Montreal Aug. 17. The plane diverted to New York and land- ed safely at Kennedy Airport. Yuc-Kwan Chan, a Hong Kong native who succcssiuly eluded Canadian police and im- migration authorities for 3% years in one of the country's biggest manhunts, wants to be known by his famous nom-de- Chan. Mr. Chan said in Vancouver he has applied to the director of vital statistics to his first name changed to Weldon under the provincial Change of Name Act. "Everybody knows me as Wcldon and my wife and daughter as he said in an interview. "And I want the names in cass." From November, 1959, until May, 1963, Mr. Chan, now a Canadian went "un- derground" to avoid be-ins da- ported to his native Hong Kong. The Chan family came here in 1958 on a one-year visitor's visa to visit Mrs. Chan's parents, long-time Vancouver residents. Agnes Ernst Meyer, 83, a thor, lecturer and social WOT er and mother of the publis er of the Washington Post, dii recently at her Mount Kisci N.Y., summer home. Mrs. Meyer was the widow Eugene Meyer, former pu Ksher of the Post, who boug the paper in 1933. He died 1959. Mrs. Meyer at one tim was a vice-president of th company and also a part ow er. The present publisher their daughter, Katharii Mevfir. Graham. Una Thnrlow took a test Toronto to become a crane op erator. If she passes, she will be th only woman among Ontario certified hoisting neers. The 38-year-old mother four is president of Thurlo Equipment Ltd., a mobi crane rental company and a ready has the 18 month qualifying experience require by the provincial labor depar ment. She said she is trying for th certificate because she becam incensed at a recent which gives crane operators an hour for a 40-hour week, about a year. As president of her compan which owns eight cranes an employs seven persons, Mr Thurlow makes GOOD FRIENDS Cat and rat are good friends, sharing each other's food, playing together and sleeping together. Odd couple lives in Essex, England. Hard of Hearing? See The New "DISCREET" available at _____ EATON'S HEARING AID CENTRE Stereo Floor MR. H. W. MATHESON OUR CERTIFIED HEARING AID AUDIOtOGIST Will be in LETHBRIDGE on Thursday, Sept. 3 a.m. till p.m. You won'l believe your eyes or cars when you hear and see the "Discreet" by Qualitone. The most natural sounding eyeglass hearing aid we have ever made. Gone forever is artificial sound. No cost or obligation. Come in, call or write tomorrow, EATON'S HEARING CENTRE Second Floor Dial 327.8551 U.S. Jury Convicts Panther NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) A Superior Court jury convicted Black Panther Lonnie McLucas here of conspiracy to mur- der in connection with the May, slaying of Alex Backley, a fellow Panther. The verdict came after more :han 35 hours of deliberation. McLucas was acquitted of the other three charges against him resulting in death, conspiracy to kidnap and bind- ing with criminal intent. Judge Harold M. Mulvey set bond for McLucas, who also is under, a murder indictment in Middlesex County in the same case, at and set a pre- sentencing hearing for Sept. 18- The maximum penalty for con- spiracy to murder is 15 years. McLucas is a 24-year-old Panther organizer from North Carolina. Seven other Panthers, includ- ing national chairman Bobby G. Seale, await trial on similar charges. QUICK FLYERS Homing pigeons travel be- tween 50 and 60 miles an hour. APARTMENT-SlZE HORSE-This little foal is the tiniest horse in the world, measuring only 13.8 inches high. Its mother, held by zoo keeper in Sweden, is a compara- tive giant, standing a little more than two feet. Alberta Tory Leader Calls For Fall Legislature Session EDMONTON (CP) Opposi- tion Leader Peter Lougheed to- day asked the Alberta govern- ment to call a fall session of Ghana Elects New President ACCRA (Reuters) Edward Akufo-Addo, 64, a former chief justice, was elected president of Ghana here by the country's 164-member electoral college. Akufo-Addo, the country's first president since a 1966 mili- tary coup toppled Kwame Nkru- mah, will serve a four-year term. Akufo-Addo defeated Isaac Asafu-Adjaye, 69, former mem- ber of the council of state, by 123 votes to 35. NOT IMPOSSIBLE In i899 Italy's Guglielmo Mar- coni sent a wireless message across the English Channel, and in 1901 he spanned the Atlantic with a wireless signal, a feat Thomas Edison had predicted was impossible. the legislature to deal with sev- eral important issues. The Progressive Conserva- tive Leader told a news confer- ence the traditional spring ses- sion of 10 to 12 weeks once a year was not in the best pub- lic interest. "We now are in a position where the province has a ?1 billion budget and a fall session would not be encumbered by routine." SESSION NEEDED Mr. Lougheed said a fall ses- sion is needed to discuss gov- ernment programs to reduce unemployment, developments and programs in the mental health field, enactment next spring of the Wilderness Act. There also is need for reform in the field of automobile in- surance, Mr. Lougheed said. "It is in the public interest to accelerate such reforms and we should start Jan. 1 with a new situation in automobile in- surance." He also said one of the criti- cal issues that should be dis- cussed during a fall session is that of property assessment. It is 'desirable" that cabinet ministers should be answer- able twice a year for their ac- tions, he said, adding that ho was not optimistic that Pre- mier Harry Strom would call a fall session. "Our requests have previous- ly been rejected three times and we have to assume it won't be accepted." Prisoners Freed BAGHDAD, Iraq (Reuters) Iraq today announced the im- mediate release of all Egyptians detained in the country and said all cases brought against them would be closed. The statement did not give the number of Egyptians freed. They were held following differ- ences between the Egyptian and Iraqi governments over Egypt's acceptance of the American Middle East peace proposals. DEADLY VARIETY There are about 20 varieties of scorpions living in the United States. English Shoe Sale Imported expressly for you by Eaton's men's Royals and Royal Sceptre Shoes. Fine styling supple leal'her... now at a saying price! Choose smooth French calf or heather-grain leather willi English kip leather quarter linings. Many styles loafers, ties, demi-boots in black and burnished browns. Sizes 7 to 12 collectively. Choose more than one pair to com- plete your new fall outfits. SALE, pair 1739 Men's Shoes, Main Floor EATON'S Shop Eaton's Thursday and Friday From 9 'til 9. Buy Line 328-8811 Big Deal Suit Sale Continues Feel like a King. Full house of men's two-lrouser woo! worsted suits with all the winning extras. Single and double breasted. Sizes 36 to "46. Royal treatment for opportune in Eaton's Men's Shop, Main Floor. No Down Payment, Pay Monthly. 2-Pant Suit 89 Two Suits 169 ;