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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 4, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta t TH! lETHBRIDGt HEKALD Saturday, 4, 1971 Union radicals may bomb buses BRANTFORD, Out. (CP) A radical left-wing group has made plans to firebomb buses carrying non-union workers to the strikebound Tcxpack Ltd. plant, a city police says. "Our intelligence indicates Uiere is a militant group deter- mined to stop Ihe buses and burn them and even burn the strikebreakers alive in their Staff Inspector Gerald Rice said Friday. Despite the threat, Die Brant- ford police department conlin- ued plans lo withdraw special police protection for non-union employees travelling in three buses. The plant's general manager, Ren Dafoe, angrily criticized the withdrawal. lie said II "seems the mayor (Howard Winter) and Ihe police are doing everything possible to eiiuour- nge the company to close up in Bronlford." Insp. Rice and two colleagues, Insp. John Weir and Insp. Nor. man Burtls, boarded the buses Friday and warned the riders, mostly women, of the Ihreals ol violence. "We pointed out their safety is now management's responsi- bility. Insp. Bice said. :'Some of them seemed stunned Tobacco ad restraint act faces test VANCOUVER (CP) Busi- nessman Robert Malkin of Van- couver filed a writ Friday in British Columbia Supreme Court seeking an injunction prohibiting the distribution ol magazines containing tobacco advertisements. The writ asks for an injunc- tion egainst Eaton's Depart- ment Store and Vancouver Magazines Service Ltd., which distributes magazines to most news-stands in Hie lower B.C. mainland. Malkin's action will be the first full test or (he govern- ment's tobacco advertising re- straint act, which went into ef- foct Wednesday alone with a ban on liquor advertising. The act prohibits the exhibi- tion, publication, display, dis- tribution, broadcasting rrr lele- castiDg ff any tobacco advertis- Lng. Students protest EDMONTON (CP) About 200 students at McNally Com- posite High School stayed out of classes Friday to protest feared cutbacks in their extra- curricular activities The students, led by a small group of football players and and some wanted to get off the buses right away. If the plant wants a private securily force il can hire its own." He said the patrols were "too costly" and were taking too much police protection away from the resl of the city. However, Insp. Rice said the strikebreakers will receive nor- mal police protection. "We're not going to close our eyes to something (hat may occur, but from now on our in- vestigations will be along nor- mal police lines." The inspector said in an inter- view that police have informed bolh the non-union workers and picketing members of Hie Cana dian Textile and Chemical Workers Union of the firebomb threat, alleged to have come from the leftist Canadian Labor party. Deputy Chief Lester Butcher said later: "We can no longer guarantee the safety of the peo- ple on Ihe buses, but we're not denying protection against ille- their supporters, cat on the school lawns. They carried fdgns saying ''hire new staff" end "the phys-ed staff is get-1 Britain Construction ting soft." names were released. Cable snaps, workman killed KAMLOOPS, B.C. man was killed and another was critically injured Friday when a high tension caole snapped on a highway bridge construction project. The victim [ell 210 feet into Peterson Creek while his part- ner knocked six feet sideways, hung on to a steel girder by one arm for 10 minutes before he was rescued. He suffered a broken back and broken legs. Bolh were high steel riggers employed by Co. No THE WINNER Barbara Johnson, 18, of Moose Jaw, left, and Darlsne Schumaker, 19, of Balzac, look over at Diana Gunning, as she was named Canadian Dairy Prin- cess at the Canadian National Exhibition Friday in Toronto. The 19-year-old Tweed, Ont., girl plons lo use the prize to further her education ot the University of Guelph. Death penalty picture clouded BANNF (CP) Can- ada's lawyers made a move Friday lo shore up pollution- control procedures but couldn't agree on a suggested new ap- proach to a ban on capital pun- ishment, Closing tlie week-long annual convention of the Canadian Bar Association, they recommended Uiat Uie provincial governments set up environmental control de- partments; suggested that indi- viduals be permitted to initiate court adion against polluters with prior permission require; from the courts to avoid "crack pot1' actions; and called [or fed- eral provincial negotiations to set up basic airj water and lane pollution standards. Earlier, delegates defeated an attempt to change what one awyer described as the coun- ROTHMANS CALENDAR OF COMING EVENTS FlHoto i nouninlnj mm? Ton rtteni i Rottouati iptriil CMWIH now. Tni In public tMiest irtim and modtm iiagi lidlilit: is nailablB im cl daiss 67 writing to: Promotion Depsruinnl, Rotfimi'nt ol Pall Mall Cinitla United, 3403 8lh Street Smrft En, Calgtrf 24, Albem. MONDAY. SEPTEMBER 6 LeUibridge Horseshoe Club, Fourth An- nual Alberta Horseshoe Championships, Indian BatUe Parks Horseshoe Courts, 9-30 a.m. for registrations. Begins a.m. Doubles and singles Championship Events. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7 Branch of Alberta Home Eco- nomics Association, "Bring-Your-Own Steak" barbecue, Mclnlyre Ranch, 15 miles south of Magralh on Del Bonlla Highway, mem- bers and prospeclive members and friends. Phone 327-2704 for transportation. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 r.nd TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER U Registration, Fall Programs. 4-8 p.m., II Slreet entrance Civic Centre, Keep Pit Classes, Swimming, Volleyball. Yoga, Pre-school Creative Dancing, Jr. Gymnastics, Bridge, Canadians and syn- chronized Swmimlng. The Rothmon's Weekly Calender of Events Is a servicj lhal Is provided free of charge to oil non-profit organizations in the oren. fn order that your organization's events are listed on the Calendar, send the necessary informa- tion by mail please lo MRS. HELEN KOVACS, The Lelhbridfle Horold. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER IS -Golden Mile Drop-In-Centre, Pot Luck Lunch, 1 p.m. for over 60 group. -Golden Mile Drop-In-Centre, Building Fund Sale, good used adult and children's cloth- ing, white elephant table. Coffee and dough- nuts served, small charge. SUNDAY, OCTOBER 3 Creek competition Trail Ride, hill country north-west of Calgary, 23-30 mile course, Junior and Senior prizes and lunch included. Phone 281-1891 or 282-7628 for entry forms and information. DAILY -Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden, 8 a.m.-S.30 p.m. Alexander Gait Museum, Wednesday and Sunday, 2-5 p.m., also Labor Day 2-5 p.m. -Golden Mile Drop-In-Cenlre, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday, and all statutory and public holidays. -Kinsmen Fort Whoop-Up Compound and Mine Train. Indian Battle Park, 10 n.m.-fi p.m. including Labor Day. Open again next spring. -Chinook Oufdonr Club meet 9am. every Sunday for interested in tnoderale hikes In close proximity to or within Ihe cily. For further information, call 328-7265, or 327-7553. P try's "wishy-washy" approach Lo Lhc death penalty. voteacco firms, three publishin "irms and an adverlising agen ay have begun court action jr> have the advertising ban overturned on the grounds lha I exceeds Ihe powers of Ihe B.C. legislature. Asked aboul complaints the regulations under the legisl; tion were unclear, Mr. Peterson said: "At one stage In mid-sum mer it was stated further regu- ations would be made, bu when Ihe court actions were announced, this was dropped.' The ban, which came into orce Wednesday, has resulted n some confusion. Publications originating in Ihe province havi complied and dropped all tobac co and alcohol ads, but out-of method of reporting drug of- ferees for statistical the resolution added. CONSIDER POLICE ROLE A three-point resolution on the police role in a changing society recommended: the Police Act and the relationship of police to Die community. and training police personnel at and [or all levels. operating on research and implementation of ideas. The chiefs also decided to pe- tition Justice Minister John Turner for a review of the breath analysis lest to enable proper use of tlie law lo help po- lice lo protect Ihe public from the drinking driver, "who is re- sponsible for a significant pro- portion of the fatalities in Can- All ships in Uie government owned B.C. ferry fleet emptied their newsstands of these magazines Wednesday after noon when David Bader, 37, o Vancouver laid a complainl NOW at town chef NOW LICENSED Our Delightful SMORGASBORD AVAILABLE ON WEDNESDAY EVENING to p.m. SATURDAY EVENING to p.m. Adulli 2.25 Chlldron Under 11 1.50 Town Proftuionol Bide. Acren from Paramount Kidnapped baby safe HARLOW, England fAP) Baby Dcnise Weller. whose kid- napping from her camera out- side a Harlow drug store 36 days ago stirred Brilaln. was found and healthy. Police found Hie six monlhs- old girl in a hoa'ie in Hull, nfler a record hunt across Britain during which police questioned persons. A young woman is being lield. "I'm over tho moon with hap- said Dcnisc's 21-year- old mother. Pat Weller, tears wolling from happy eyes. The baby was kidnapped July 30 while Mrs. Wcllcr was in a drugstore in a shopping centre. The baby's 25-ycnr-old father, n clerk, Idenlificd his daughter in Hull nflcr police followed a break Hint cnme In Brighton, fnr down the English coast to the south. An unofficial report said Ihe break ciimc when womnn from Hull tried (n regis- ter i bnby'.-. wilh Nanaimo RCMP. He told police he had been sold a magazine with tobacco ads in it. liquor and Argentines, crtoasod the French-Spanish frontier early Friday morning in a blue Ital- ian hearse flanked by Italian and French police outriders. Tliis appeared to confirm ru- mors that her body had been buried In Ilaly since its mysteri- ous disappearance from a labor unfon headquarters In Buenos Aires in 1955, when her husband was ousted from power by a mililarv coup. The attractive Eva had died from cancer in 1952 at the age of 32, and until her body disap- peared il lay in a crystal coffin In a gigafllic specially-built mausoleum in Buenos The return of her body seemed to be a gesture of friendship hy Argentina's mili- tary goveiTimcnt headed by President Alejandro Lamisse. President Lanusse has been seeking tlie co-operation of the powerful Penmist mjovemenl in Argentina in lu's plans to return the country to constitutional rule. Concorde crosses Atlantic CAYENNE, French Guiana (CP) Concorde 001, the French prototype of the Anglo- French supersonic airliner, made aeronautical history today when it became the first com- mercial SST to cross the Allan- tic. The deck, needle-nosed nlr- crafl, after leaving Toulouse, France, flew across Ihe South Atlantic from Sal Rei In the Cape Verde Islands off the west- ern tip of Africa to Cayenne. It covered the miles between Sal Rei and Cayenne in two hours two minutes. It was the prototype's longest flight to date. The 001, crammed with m o n 1 1 o ri n g equipment travel about miles during a 12-day South American visit. GENERAL PRESENTS THE Weather and road report AUOVE 00 ZERO AT NOON SUNRISE SUNDAY SUNSET H L Pre Lethbridge 60 Pincher Creek Calgary....... Edmonton..... 49 67 45 CO 44 Jasper......... Banff.......... High Level...... Rocky MLn. House Penliclon Victoria........ Prince George .65 Vancouver.......64 Prince Albert 75 S'askaloon....... 74 Moose Jaw...... 70 Hegina..........61 Winnipeg ill North' Bay.......72 Toronto........ 79 Monlreal........82 IMS Angeles..... 03 75 72 41 67 49 62 38 M 44 69 39 71 57 63 53 56 San Diego Denver 08 .W .37 Las Vegas.......94 Phoenix Paris...........77 London 68 Amsterdam 6G Moscow 60 Stockholm....... 64 Honolulu .87 Mexico Cily..... 72 FOItECASTS Lclhbritlgc, Medicine Hal- Sunny loday and Sunday wllli highs 75 to SO. Ovcrniglil lows 45 to 50. Calgary Mainly sunny lo- day with highs in the mld-70s. Overnight lows 40 to 45 except near 50 in Edmonton. Kootenay, Columbia To- day: Mainly cloudy with a chance of a few showers in tha Columbia dislricl. Brisk south- erly winds in the valleys. Sta- rt ay: cloudy wilh a few show- ers in Ihe morning. Sunny pe- riods in the aflernoon. Highs loday and Sunday in Ihe low 70s. Lows tonight around 50. Gleaner Model GIANT Not just in size but in performance 50 bushel H groin is only a starvation diet for Ihis big perform- er. For your farming operations you should go I Gleaner Model Look into our Interest Free Finance Plan GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY 1EIHBRIDGE, AITA. P.O. BOX 1202 PHONE 327-3165 M OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA tlie Lclh i dry nnd bnrc and I lion. All highways In tile Lclh nnd In Roorl driving cumll- I'idge Dislricl nrc PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening nnd Closing Coutls hours: Carway 5 n.m. lo II p.m. MST; Del Rnnila 7 n.m. lo p.m.; Rooscville, H.C. 7 n.m. lo II p.m.; Kingsgnlc, U.C., 24 ours; I'orlhlll-llykcrls II n.m. lo midnight. Chief Mountain 6 n.m. 0 p.m. WUdhorso, 7 (o 8 n.m. Lognn Puss open 24 hours oily, ;