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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 7, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Tuesday, September 7, 1971 V MISSING Joseph Marie Cardinal Martin, 80, above, has been missing since going on a solitary mountain wait Sunday near lourdes, France. Cardinal Martin has lived in Lourdes since he retired in 1968. for money talli PARIS (Koulcr) Anthony Barber. British chancellor of the exchequer, arrived today for talks with French Finance Min- ister Valcry Giscard d'Estaing on the international monetary crisis. Informed sources said France is anxious to keep Britain and the other three European Com- mon Market applicant nations Hay River threatened by fire HAY RIVER, N.W.T. (CP) Several people have left their homes in a tiny settle- ment south of (his Great Slave Lake town in advance an BOO-acre forest fire Monday which forced closure of the main highway into the Xortb- uest Territories. RCMP said only essential traffic is being escorted through on N.W.T. Highway 1 while crews aided by Ihree Canso water bombers, seven bulldozers and three helicop- ters battle the blaze- Forestry sen-ice spokesmen were not available, but police said at least II people live in the area, about 20 miles south of this louii, 500 miles norlh of Edmonton. informed on market thinking to- ward the current monetary up- heaval caused by President Nix- on's economy moves Aug. 15. Barber's visit follows a meet- ing in Paris last weekend be- tween experts of the Group ol Ten. the world's richest non Communist nations, who sought to lay the groundwork for meet- ing of their finance ministers in London next week. But the group apparently reached no concrete agreemen on how to deal with the situa- tion, apart from a general feel- ing that more top level mee- tings would be needed. Red China preparing for war MOSCOW TAP) The Soviet Union said today the Chinese army is militarizing all aspects cf life in China in preparation for war wilh the Soviet Union. The newspaper of the Soviet defence ministry, Red Star, said "Mno Tsc-tung and his entou- rage are establishing in China their new system of power, with thf army ruling the roost." The article gave figures oil (he military influence in j Oiinc.se life. JL. IVlayeske Representative LETHBRIDGE Sound financial planning builds your estate today, conserves it for your family tomorrow, Call your nearest Manufacturers Life Representative MANUFACTURERS LIFE Luna 18 orbits moon MOSCOW (AP) The un- Soviet space vehic'c .una 1R went into near-lunar m'bit today, Tass News Agency .-aid. craft approached the moon and swung around it at i hit end of a five-day flight dur- i, which several corrections in the vehicle's trajectory were made. The mission of the craft has still not been divulged, but some Ue tern specialists anticipated that another automatic moon rover, Lunokhod II, will rolled on the lunar surface. Oth- ers expected a second soil- ;ccnping operation. Tass said Luna IB braked when approaching the moon today and was swung into a round orbit about CO miles from the moon's surface. Luna in was orbiting the mnon at the rate of one turn evcrv hoiL- and 59 minutes at a e g r e c inclination to the moon's equator. Hi ugh Tass didn't say so, it i thought scientists at ground control would try to guide UK craft to a soft landing. The West German station at Bochum reported that Luna IB, launched Thursday, went into orbit shortly alter 2 a.m. Mon- day (7 p.m. EDT The unmanned probe may be carrying a second Lunokhod moon buggy to explore the rocky surface on the lunar seas. Luna 17, which put Lunokhod I on the moon last November, orbited for about three days be- fore landing. Dancers fight dystrophy TORONTO (CF) Five ex- hausted dancers shared prize money in a 72-hour mar- athon dance which ended at midnight Monday night and then went out and danced some more. The winners were David Miller, 22, Nancy McCormick, 18. Don Brogan, 25, Marie Ball. 27, and Bill Anderson, 27. All are from Toronto. Bro- gan's partner dropped out be- fore the competition finished, but he continued. The dance, with 28 contest- ants when it began at mid- night Friday night, was in aid of Ihe muscular Dystrophy Association and the Metropoli- tan Toronto Kidney Fund. More than was raised through pledges on the number of hours a contestant danced. Motorcyclist stabbed dead WATSONVILLE, Calif. (AP) One man was killed and nine persons were injured Monday night when violence erupted be- tween motorcyclists and other youths after a" rock festival, the Santa Cruz County sheriff's spokesman said. The fighting, much of it with knives, rrgcd for more lhan an hour before being broken up by [lie arrival oE state highway pa- trolmen, sheriff's deputies and local police. Officers sealed off the rural festival site about six miles north of Watsonville where youths had congregated. More than 150 persons were rounded up for questioning, but none was booked by late Mon- day, deputies said. Administrator M. G. Walser of Watsonville Community Jtoa- pital said a motorcyclist identi- fied as Peter M. Montera, 27, of Compton, Calif., was dead nn arrival with stab wtounds of the chest. He said three other men were in fair condition and six persons in good condition with slab wounds and head injuries. Walsonvlle is 60 miles strath of San Francisco. THE MltK OF HUMAN KINDNESS Oscar, an orangutan of only several months in age, nuzzles a handout from attendant at the zoo in Bristol, England. Rejected by his mother, Oscar has been nursed by 1he zoo staff at their animal hospital. Australia's ivorst crime 10 die in mass ADELAIDE, Australia (API A mass killing described by police as tlie worst in Australian history took the lives of two women and eight of their chil- dren in a small fanning settle- ment south of here Monday. The husband of one of the women was arrested. The dead were Heather Bar- tholomew and her seven chil- dren; her sister Winnie Keane, and Mrs. Keane's young son, all of Hope Forest. They had been shot through tlie head with a .22-calibre rifle. Police charged Mrs. Bartholo- mew's 40-year-old husband Clif- ford, a meatworks employee, with murdering her. He was questioned at his home and held for a court appearance. Police said Bartholomew also would be charged with the mur- der of his seven children, his sister-in-law and her baby. Mrs. Bartholomew was 40 and her children were Neville, 19; Christine. 17, Sharon, 15, Helen, 13; Gregory, 10; Roger and San- dra, 4. Mrs. Keane was 23, and her son Daniel, 2. Inspector Rodney Giles of tlie Adelaide criminal investigation branch said a domestic argu- ment appeared to have started the killing. Police said the killer battered his victims with a rubber mallet found in the house before shoot- ing them in turn in the head with the rifle. All the victims were found in he house except Mrs. Keane, who apparently was running when shot at the front of the house. Two girls and a boy, also believed trying to escape, were found in the hall. Mrs- Bartholomew and tlie others were shot in bed. A local garage employee de- scribed the Bartholomews as "a struggling family." "They were not well off. He used to do a bit of shooting around the mainly." Hope Forest has a population of 150 and residents said the Bartholomew family usually liOl kept to themselves. i Neighbors said Mrs. Keane recently came from Sydney with Daniel to live with the Bar- tholomews. Police quell Bus conies when you call REGIXA (CP) Public transit entered a new era today in this Saskatchewan capital of persons. As of today, residents can ;elephone for transit bus sep vice at their doors, a system which will augment the city's regular transit bus service. Wally Atkinson, city transit general manager, said he ex- jects about 300 persons in an nilial city-centre residential area will register for tlie ser- vice. It to be expanded to ether rcsidenljil areas later. Under the system buses pick ip commuters at their doors, lelivcring them to central 'UT- ninals whore they make con- nections with the existing tran- sit bus syleni. Two of the initial buses will >e equipped with mobile phones to receive calls from a dispatch office. Andy Russell V'TTDTT' AT to speak at Waterton WATERTON Andy Russell of Waterton Lakes, naturalist, guide, conservationist and au- thor, will speak lo the annual meeting of the Watcrton Lakes Chamber of Commerce. The meeting is scheduled for p.m. Wednesday. It will be held in the Lion's Hall here. All members are urged to turn out for this important meeting. Three charged with robbery, kidnapping GOLDEN, B.C. (CP Two young men'and a juvenile girl Monday were charged with kidnapping and robbery with violence following the abduc- tion at gunpoint of a man from British Columbia's Okanagan valley. Michael S't. Pierre, 20, and David James Mollier, 19, both of no fixed address, were charged along with a 16-year- old girl from Kimberley, B.C. RCMP said 20-year-old Wyane Irmen of Luinby, B.C., picked up three hitchhikers in the win- field area of the Okanagan and drove them to Lumby where his car and money were taken from him at gunpoint. He was bound and gagged, put into the trunk of his car and taken to the Sicamous area where he was left in the bush. He managed to free himself and got lo the road where a passing truck picked him up. Thfi three were arrested in Golden Sadn'day and throe guns were seized. They were to appear in pro- vincial court at Lumby today after being transferred from Golden. MONTREAL fCP) Mont- real riot police were called to quell riot at Blue Bonnets Raceway Monday night when fans set fire to benches and wagering and smashed windows after a low quinclla payoff. The final two races on the nine-race program were can- celled ami tonight's card was postponed until Wednesday night after the fracas in which three persons were arrested. The spectators reacted when the quinella in Ihe seventh race was announced as SH6.no after Miss Bupers. a 48-1 longshot acd Third Bout, a 30-1 pick, came home first second. Miss Bupers pnid mutual prices of SOS.CO and .'.22.60 while Third Bout paid 525.70. A qui- nella, in which bettors must pick the top two horses but do not have to pick the order, usually pays fnr mnrc lhan the price paid on both horses to- gether. lolled 100 guerrillas leave by tunnel MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (Reulet) More than 100 left- wing Tupamarbs guerrillas who tunnelled their way mil of jail appear to have vanished into thin air. Police announced late Monday night they had arrested 27 sus- pected Tupumaros but gave no indication that any of them were members of the group lhat crawled to freedom through a tunnel from Punta Carrelas prison Monday. Troops police searching for tile escaped men said they had disappeared without trace. Uruguay's conservative presi- dent, Jorge Facheco Areco, called his defence and interior ministers and army, navy and air force chiefs to an emer- gency meeting during the night to discuss the escape which ob- Urauium City hit Ly strike URANIUM CITY, Sask. (CP) A week-long strike by miners, mill operators and maintenance workers which closed down the Eldorado Nuclear Ltd. ndning and refining division has slow- ed business in this one-company town in northwestern Saskat- chewan. Cert Kuehla, spokesman for Local 913, United Eteehvorkers of America, said Monday all work has stopped at tire federal crown corporation plant, with only small crews doing essen- tial maintenance work. There has been no word from Bio company, he said. A welfare committee has been set up to assist needy families, but most strikers still have a week's wages to come, he said. "Businesses are feeling the he said. Most stores in the area, except a Hudson's Bay Co. store, are placing re- strictions on credit buying. The men went on strie Aug. 30 after voting to reject a con- ciliation board report recom- mending a six-per-cent wage in- crease retroactive from Feb. 21, 1971, to July 31, 1972 and a further sLvper-cent increase from Aug. 1, 1972 to July 31, 1373. servers described as a hammer blow to the authorities. Only last Saturday, officials pledged tough new action against the Tupamaros, who have brought Uruguay to the brink of chaos in tlie last two years with political assassina- tions, bank robberies and kid- that of British Ambassador Geoffrey Jackson Jan. 8. Prison officials said 106 Tupa- maros and five other prisoners escaped through the 40-yai'd tunnel, (Jug from a cell under a prison wall, a road and a gar- den into a room of a house lac- ing the jail. One of the Tupamarcs who got away was the 36-year-old founder of the guerrilla move- ment, former law student Raul Sendic. It was the second mass es- cape by Tupamaros in five weeks. Thirty-eight women members of the movement es- caped July 30 from another jail in Montevideo, also through a tunnel, and only one has been recaptured. Following Monday's escape, police and troops combed a 15- block area of Montevido around Uie jail, but drew a blank. "They've vanished into thin a policeman said. Terrorists attempt to kill ambassador P1ENOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) Terrorists made an un- successful bid to kill the U.S. Ambassador to Cambodia, Emory C. Swank, by pushing a bomb-laden bicycle out ol an al- leyway as he sped past in Ms car on his way to work, em- bassy officials reported today. Swank was unharmed and an embassy spokesman said Swank was not aware until several hours after the incident lhat an assassination attempt had been made. Tlie riderless bicycle bumped gently against Swank's car as it rolled out into the roadway, tlio official said. GENERAL PRESENTS THE Weather and road report WEST VANCOUVER (CP) A 20-year-old irmmlain climber was killed Monday when h? fell 150 fed from the peak of the Hast Lion overlooking Vancou- ver. UCMP said lie was in a group i of five which scaled the foot peak. A helicopter brought him down lo hospital in north Vancouver where he was pro- nounced dead. His name was not released. Thn Lions nro peaks lo- cated in wrsl Vancouver muni- cipality, ahniit 15 miles north of Vancouver. ABOVE ZEHO AT Lrllihridge Pincher Creek Medicine Hat Calgary Edmonton Banff Victoria Penlicton Prince George Vancouver Prince Albert Saskatoon Moose Jaw Rcgina Brandon Winnipeg Toronto 84 Ottawa. 78 Montreal 74 Quebec 63 St. Jolm's 53 Halifax Gl Charlotlctown Fredericlon NOON 37. 43 44 36 .16 3G n 39 41 (i5 50 84 51) 88 47 9-1 56 D3 56 74 49 C6 53 Chicago New York G3 04 CO 46 49 G5 51 69 56 IM 69 87 70 .03 Miami 71 2.1G Washington.....SO 67 Los Angeles.....63 G8 San Francisco 64 59 Denver......... 88 56 Las Vegas......101 S2 Phoenix........106 83 Honolulu........118 74 Mexico City.....73 55 Rome Paris..........75 53 52 Berlin..........Ml 39 Madrid........90 64 Stockholm .......59 46 Tokyo 72 66 FORECASTS Le.llibridge-Meiliciiio Hal: Toilay ;unl Wednesday, main- ly sunny. Winds west 211 and gusty except light overnight. Highs Tuesday filj to 70. Lows Highs 70 lo 73. K o o t e n a y, Columbia Today: sunny wilh cloudy pe- riods. Wednesday; cloudy wilh a few showers. Highs today and Wednesday, 60 to 70. Lows tonight in the 40s. SPECIAL New Allis-Chnimers JtHode! 'G' Combines A NOW at the town chef NOW LICENSED Our Delightful SMORGASBORD AVAILABLE ON WEDNESDAY EVENING la p.m. SATURDAY EVENING to p.m. Adulli Children Undor 11 1.50 Town Chef Professional Bide, Atron from Paramount Ncal and lidy Carclslon RCMP Isafccrackcrs arrest three for LSD, drugs CARDSTON RCMP have arrested three men on drug i charges. They will appear in magistrate's court here Wed- nesday morning. Wade Ilnymond Jurltl, 29, of Denver, Col., was arrested Sat- urday and charged under the food and drug act for posses- sion of LSD. Dob Earl Nelson, 21, and Ml- chnel George Kyle, 20, both of Idaho Springs, Idaho, were chnrged wilh possession of a drug under Ihe narcotics con- frol act. grab CALGARY (CP) Snfecrack- ers, described by police as and very were being nfler Inking in cash and other items from the Calrath Credit, Union in the northwest section Satur- day. Included In the stolon amount were ?2.3SO in Canadian money, in U.iilcd ttalcs funds, in Canadian and U.S. travellers chi'tiucs, plus person- al customer safely de- posit keys, deposit slips, and cash register lapi'.s. They cleaned up Ihcir mess ntlcr I ho job wns completed. Moving our ol drastically reduced prices at your ex- clusive Allis-Chalmen Dealers for Letlibridgo and Trading Area. Low Down Paymenls Inlerest Free Financing to April I, 1972 Barley or Whcal in Trade GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY IETHBRIDGE, AITA. P.O. Box 1202 Phono 327-3165 OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA All highways In bridge District arc Ilic Lcth-1 dry mid in good driving cnndi- hare and' Jon. TOUTS OF ENTRY mill Closing Coilita 24 hours: Cnrway 5 a.m. lo 11 p.m. MST; Del lionita 7 a.m. lo n p.m.; Hooscville, n.C. 7 a.m. lo 11 p.m.; Kingsgntc, 11.C., 21 hours; I'orthill-Kykcrls a.m. to midnight. Chief Mountain 0 a.m. lo 9 p.m. Wilclhorsc, 7 n.m. to 8 p.m. Logan Pass open 21 hours dully. ;