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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 4, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Sulurdoy, Seplember 4, 1971 THE IETHBRIDGE HERAID 9 in August EDMONTON (CP) If Ecl- montonians thought last month was one' of tlic hottest in mem- >ry, they wre right. The weather office reports it ,vas the warmest month in Iho ;ily in 91 years of keeping weather records. The mean temperature for :he month was G0.9 degrees, beating July I960 by .5 de- grees. The city enjoyed 318 hours of junshine in August, nearly 50 hours more than usual. ADOPTED SON Colleen Mills (right) and her hus- band, who have five children of their own, have adopt- ed 22-year-old Charles Cox, a former Job Corpsman, to save him from deportation fo British Honduras. Police morale lower than ever NEW YORK (AP) "God bless the sajd a patrol- man speaking of his boss. "Lis- ten, if he gets rid of the graft then I'm with him all Uie way." The praise was for Police Commissioner Patrick V. Mur- phy and his efforts lo end cor- ruption among the city's man police force, largest in North America. But another patrolman said: "Morale is lower than it's ever been." The mixed reaction comes as Murphy shakes up the police de- partment with charges that some members have taken as much as in single bribes from gamblers or narcotics dealers and thai leadership was lacking in the department's command and administrative echelons. Since Mayor John V. Lindsay appointed Mm to the sensitive post last Oct. 9 Murphy has de- moted, transferred and reorgan- ized his men at command lev- els. ACTIONS CRITICIZED His actions have been criti- cized by former police commis- sioner Howard R. Lcary as "star chamber allegations" against the police. In one move this week, he passed over 72 senior men lo appoint Inspector Donald F. Cawley as chief of patrol. Cawley, 42, was the youngest inspector and is the youngest man to have direct command of the department's un- iformed patrol force. Murphy ssid his policy is to "increase significantly1' the au- thority of his top commanders. In turn, he said "they will be held to greater accountability." He emphasized this Wednes- day by demoting one inspector because "he did not meet my and demoting As- sistant Chief Inspector Ijw- rence Flood, whom lie had ap- pointed only two months ago lo work full lime on inlcgrily con- trol within the department. Flood's demotion, Murphy said, "obviously rcflccls my dis- satisfaction." Retirement of two senior offi- cers also was announced, a day after the commissioner relieved six captains of commands in which policemen were deleclcd sleeping on the job. "My patience is he said. The son of Brooklyn police- man, the 51-year-old, grey haired commissioner began his career in the city department He rose through the ranks, lefl to become chief of the Syracuse N.Y., department and commis- sioner of Detroit's police before being summoned back by Lind say. His various moves have pro- voked several retire nients and intense discussion throughout the force. Bitterness over Murphy's at- tacks on "bad apples" arises against a background of a wave of deadly assaults on police offi- cers this year. When Murphy took office, he stepped into a city filled will charges of police corruption. Lindsay had four months ear- lier appointed the so-called Knapp Commission to investi- gate the charges. A final report is due later this month. Mr. Benson chuckles! KINGSTON, Out. (CP) Finance Minister Edgar Ben- son was unable to supress laughter Friday over his wife's "hassle" with the in- come fax department. "I understand it was a mis- Mr. Benson chuckeld. On Aug. 21 the revenue de- partment charged Marie Louise Benson in her capacity as trustee for the J. Mc- Dougall and Son Ltd. Pension Plan, with failing to file a T-3, 1070 information and income tax return. The foiTn was filed, though, and then apparently mis- placed. 50 Hie charge was withdrawn in provincial couil here Thursday at the request of the income tax department. While Mr. Benson took the incident with good humor, the boys in the income lax depart- ment apparently were a little more sensitive about it. A reporter was told by a na- tional revenue spokesman he-re the matter was "none of your business." Mrs. Benson unavaila- ble for comment. EdmoiltOll 'IRA sclf-slylcd leader u gunman, by tradition sunburned Talking will get us nowhere says Cahill By AKTIIUI1 SIMEGELMAN i Calu'll's sentence was commuted LONDON (Renter) He's a fo 15 years and he was rc'cascd quiet, middle-aged man with icvcn children and he .sums up Farris named by lawyers BANFF (CP) John L. Far- ris of Vancouver was elected president of the Canadian Bar Association at the organization's annual convention. He succeeds A. Lome Camp- bell of Winnipeg. The 59-year-old lawyer is Iho son of the late Senator J. W. Farris who was president of the Canadian Bar in 1937. Other executive members are: vice-president, L. P. de G-randpre of Montreal; and treasurer, E. Neil McKelvey of Saint John N.B. his bc'ief simply: "By tradition I'm a gunman. Talking will get us nowhere." Ills nome is Joe Cahill and as the self-styled leader of l.hc out- lawed Irish Republican Army's militant provisional wing he has after He went straight hack inlo IRA work and helped prepare the groundwork for Itic out- lawed organization's campaign of bombings and shootings in Northern Ireland from 11151; lo '02. interview. "As a result, the IRA formed an allegiance fo Com- munist groups and wanted lo talk rather than light." Cahill quit the organization he had fought and almost died for. Its new-style and its new Marx- ist slant left him cold. lie became a construction ence under the nose of British foreman and probably would He roams lire Calho'ic areas of (he province al will In Belfast's Catholic ghellns, the doors are left open for him lo spend (he nighl. Three weeks ago, in one of Belfast's Catholic strongholds, he held a daring press confcr- become Hie most wanted man in during this series of shoot-outs, troubled Northern Ireland. But Cahill did not h.si long! have remained one except for He was arrested under Uls- The army and police have tor's inlernment-without-trial combed Northern Ireland count- laws in 1957 and spent years times searching for this in confinement. He was the last bald, ordinary-lookuig man and IRA man to be released from always he has eluded them. But today, everyone knows where Joe Cahill evslody in New York pending a hearing lo determine whether he will be allowed to barnstorm the U.S. prison al the end of the cam- paign. lie came out to find the IRA dispirited. "The feelings among many of the middle and upper ranks of in search of money lo buy guns the IRA were thai what was to shool British soldiers- For Joe Cahill believes he is an officer in Ireland's cenlu- ries-old war fo rid itself of i every vestige of British rule. He has believed in (his war since his youth in a grimy Roman Catholic ghetto in Bel-! fast. He quit school at age 14, joined the TRA at 16 and at age 18 had learned how to use a gun. Two years later he and five other IRA men were sentenced to death for the killing of a po- liceman. Only one of them was hanged. needed was a complete new way of thinking wilh new tac- he said in a recent secret the rioting of which brought Northern Ireland lo the brink of civil war. In August, (he month when Belfast, Londonderry and dozens of Northern Ireland towns erupted in a wave of Protest-anl-Catholic violence, Cahill rejoined Ihc IRA. FOUNDED NEW WING In December, he and several other old-style IRA men founded j the provisional wing. As the provisional leader, Cahill is probably Ihc mosl elu- sive man in Northern Ireland. soldiers searching for him. and interviewed by le'evision reporters. At (he same time, the British army's chief of staff was telling reporters that the HiA had been beaten. Cahill believes, "we are going lo get results and now we will stop al nolhing fo end British rule and reform Ireland into one. The provisional will get lie allowed himself lo talk I somewhere, and we will take freely and to be photographed I lives with us to reach that end." KARREN'S SCHOOL of BATON Inslructor KARREN RUNQUIST Assistant VICKI ROBINSON Instruction in CONTEST TWIRLING CORPS WORK SPECIALTY DANCE TWIRL REGISTRATION CONTINUES ON SEPTEMBER 7th Civic Sports Cntre Gym No. 2 For more information and early regislralion Please Phone 327-1892 OP 327-7673 GOING-AWAY SALE LEAVING FOR GERMANY SEPTEMBER 20lh AMBASSADOR 4-door sedan with Air Conditioning 4 New Radial Tires and Brakes-bath with mile Warranty. Electric and Hand MAGIC MILL Stone flour and Cereal Grinders 1 Electric BOSCH Bread Mixer and Belnder A few bags Cleaned Hard Spring Wheat 1 Trim Gym wilh Ball Bearings ALL PRICED FOR QUICK SALE DIET and EXERCISE for HEAtTH and ECONOMY 1 Electric BOSCH Bread Mixer and Blender For HEALTH AND WEALTH loday-SURVIVAL tomorrow MlfO C. VANCE M CANADIAN DISTRIBUTOR MAGIC Raymond, Alberta L Phone (403) 752-3133 J. Annual Rotary HORSE SHOW Lethbridge Exhibition Pavilion Thurs., Sept. 9th Fri., Sept. 10th- Sat., Sept. llth- THURSDAY 7.30 p.m. JUMPERS SHETLAND HARNESS ARABIAN TENNESSEE WALKERS ROADSTER COSTUME FIVE GAITED LADIES' SIDE SADDLE ROPE RACE -7.30 p.m. 1.00 and 7.30 1.00 and 7.30 FRIDAY 1.00 p.m. JUMPING HARNESS PONY ARABIAN FINE HARNESS QUARTER HORSE STOCK HORSE OPEN HACK p.m. p.m. Sponsored by the East Lethbridge Rotary Club FRIDAY 7.30 p.m. JUMPING FIVE GAITED HARNESS PONY SHETLAND TANDEM CUTTING HORSE TENNESSEE WALKERS PARADE HORSE SADDLE-UP RACE DIRTY THIRTIES SATURDAY-1.00 p.m. JUMPING FINE HARNESS JR. EQUITATION HARNESS PONY APPALOOSA JR. POLE BENDING JR. BARREL RACE SATURDAY 7.30 p.m. JUMPING FINE HARNESS WESTERN PLEASURE FIVE GAITED CHILDREN'S FANCY TURNOUT ARABIAN TENNESSEE WALKERS WESTERN SADDLE Featuring every evening CAPT. ROY J. LARSON and the SWORDSMAN Reserved Seats Rush Sat. Matinee Available at Leister's Music Ltd., Paramount Theatre Bldg., Lethbridge Open a.m. p.m. Phone 328-6808 or Write Above ADULT COURSES INSTRUMENT SALES AND REPAIRS IKSONS IN PWCHER CRttK EVERY MONDAY GUITAR PIANO RCRTI Si IIIfiA SCHOOL of MUSIC [III CX IIIlift 2646 S. Porkside Drive Phone 327-01 ;