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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 8, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THI LETHBRIDGB HERAID Tumdoy, September 8, 1970- Reunification Plan North Korea PANJIlTNJOiM (AP) North Korea rejected a South Korean plan for reunification today and demanded total withdrawal of United States forces as a condi- tion for peace in the Asian pen- insula. Lightning Kills Two, Injures 20 ST. PETERSBURG, F1 a. (AP) A bolt of lightning which flashed out of the darken- ing sky over a practice high school football game killed two players and injured 20 other youngsters, two critically. The bolt Monday centred on a huddle of the Gibbs high school offensive team, working on plays to be used in the season opener Sept. 111. Killed were tackle Robert Newton, 17, and quarterback Vincent Williams, 16. Four players remained in hos- pital, two of Chap- man and Alfonso Black, both 16 in critical condition. Sixteen other persons were treated for shocks and burns. Halfback Michael Washington, 16, said he was standing beside Chapman in the huddle when the lightning hit. "A big flash came in the mid- dle, and the shoulder pads looked like they were Williams said. "I saw Bruce stretched out on his back. I heard the coach tell- ing everyone to stay down. I was shaking on the inside." Coach Al Campbell said the bolt hit without warning. "I heard a loud clapping noise everybody was knocked coaches and ev- erybody on the Campbell jaid. Robert Jenkins, who was ref- weeing the game, said the noise brought "my Jaws together." Maj.-Gen. Han Yong-ok, sen- ior North Korean delegate, also told the 305th meeting of the Ko- rean .Military Armistice Com- mission that 'a U.S. troop-reduc- tion plan is "nothing but lip service and a cunning trick." The rejection of South Korean President Chung 'Hee Park's reunifcation plan came in a pre- pared statement. Han offered no counter-proposals. Park said Aug. 15 he would not oppose North Korea's par- ticipation in a United Nations debate on unification if the Communist regime would ac-. cept UN authority to deal with the issue. The South Korean leader also expressed readiness to begin a step-by-step removal of artifi- i cial barriers between the two countries if North Korea ren- ounced force as a political in- strument. U.S. Air Force Maj.-Gen. Felix M. Rogers, chief delegate for the UN command, rejected Han's troop withdrawal de- mand, saying: "This is no place for political propaganda discus- sions." The Nixon administration pro- poses to withdraw of its 62.POO troops from South Korea by June 30, 1971, while helping the Park regime carry out a military modernization pro- gram. Murder Victim Identified NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. (CP) A New Westminster man shot Monday night when he answered the door at his home was identified today as Frederick G. Johns, 56, a lum- ber inspector. A police spokesman said a shotgun believed to be the murder weapon was found In a garage close to the muder scene. No arrests have been made nor has a motive for the frilling been found. 19 Licences Taken EDMONTON (CP) The highways department reports that 19 drivers have lost their licences since Alberta's driver demerit system was intro- CLARINET RENTALS ,50 PER MONTH MUSICLAND Cer. 3rd Ave. 13th St. S. Phone 327-1056 duced last April 1, including nine in August. Under the system, demerit points are compiled for various traffic offences with 15 result- ing in licence suspension. Sines April, the department has mailed out caution notices to 942 drivers who had accu- mulated eight demerit points. In August, 363 notices were sent out. HALE OPTICAL COMPANY ITD. Gory Martm Dispensing Optician 307 6lh St. S. 327-7152 MR. IIALLIWELL Former Editor II.T. HaUiweJl Dies Sunday FORT MACLEOD (HNS) Funeral service for H. T. HalU- well, well known newspaper- man and former editor and publisher of the Macleod Ga- zette, will be held Wednesday, Sept. 9th at 2 p.m. hi Christ (Anglican) Church, Fort Mac- leod, with Rev. R. Hunt offi- ciating, assisted by the Rev. E. R. Doyle. Mr. Halliwell died Sunday, Sept. 6. at Lethbridge, at the age of 89 years. Born in London. England, hi 1881, he was apprenticed at the ags of 14 to a printing and publishing firm in Great Tower Street, London, for seven years. This was interrupted by the outbreak of the South African War, when he volunteered for active service in the Imperial Yeomanry, which served as mounted infantry in the Orange Free State and the Transvaal, when the war de- veloped into a guerrilla cam- paign. After a few months in Eng- land, following his return from South Africa, adventure again beckoned, and lured by the at- tractive publications issued by Canada's immigration depart- ment, of the chance to acquire 160 acres of prairie land on payment of a 510 entry fee (and agreeing to live on it and make specified improvements in three years) he left for Can- ada in March 1903, with south- ern Saskatchewan his destina- tion. A brief spell of homestead- ing with another bachelor, liv- ing in a sod shack, finished his intention of remaining on the land. He gained Ms first expe- rience in t h e newspaper field by working for a newly estab- blished paper in Oxbow, and in 1913 he purchased a weakly newspaper in Estevan, Sask. After two years with a pa- per in Weyburn, he moved to Alberta, and in 1927 purchased the Coleman Journal. On July 1st 1940 he took over publication of the Macleod Ga- until he retired on March 31st 1961, after 56 years in the weekly newspaper business. PROV1NCETOWN, Mass. (CP-AP) Rear-Adrdral Don- ald B. MacMillan, 95, veteran of 30 trips to the Arctic and known for his exploits in his schooner the B o w d o i n, died Monday night. Well known to many Canadi- ans, MacMillan was the last surviving member of the liOS Peary expedition which discov- ered the North Pole. But Mac- Millan never set foot on the pole flew over it in 1957. The doughty old salt shuttled back and forth between Maine and the Arctic so often that he was virtually a polar commuter. In 1954, at 79, he finished his 30th northern seas expedition, an trip in the Bow- doin. MacMillan died in z nursing home in Provincetown, his birthplace. A family spokesman said fu- neral services would be held at Provincetown. MacMillan was a school teacher at Worcester, Mass., when he joined Admiral Robert E. Peary, U.S. Navy civil engi- neer, who made unsuccessful tries for the pole in 1398 and 1905. SUPPLIED BY LEDS MacMillan led one of the sup- port parties that carried sup- plies by dog sled over the Arctic ocean ice from the expedition's ship Roosevelt at Cape Colum- bia on Ellesmere Island. MacMillan's feet were frozen in 50-below-zero weather and lie turned back leaving Peary 200 miles from the pole. He later recounted how "Peary held my freezing feet against his warm body to save them." April 6, 1909, with a final The East Lethbridge Rotary Club's 6th ANNUAL INDOOR USHOW THURSDAY-FRIDAY--SATURDAY September 10th-11th-12th. EXHIBITION PAVILION EVENING SHOWS P.M SATURDAY MATINEE P.M. EVERY SHOW DIFFERENT See Don Remington's 2 Antique Carriages Den Wei.en S. Ward and the "PERFECTO HORSES" These DRESSAGE HORSES: Are the only two hones ever to af, form on stage in Carnegie Hall featured for six n, the Starch, Hotel in La, Veao, Have filmed two show, in Hollywood. presently beino filmed Disney. Tickels Now On Solo at the Paramount Theatro lobby EVENINGS and SAT. MATINEE TELEPHONE RESERVATIONS CALL 327-5554 PtEASE NOIE-Phons reservations mull picked up 1 hour before ihow otherwise they will bo told. Feel Wanned By Peary Arctic Explorer Dies No Trace Found Of BaEet Star GUADALAJAHA, Mexico (Reuters) Police here are baffled by the case of a missing Russian ballet star and a shapely Brazilian samba dancer who disappeared together six Alexandre Filippov, 25, walked out of the Russian Mo- iseyev classical ballet company while It was performing here Aug. 31 accompanied by the lovely Brazilian Luci Tristao, 24, who is said to have flown to Mexico after falling in love with the Russian in Brazil when the Soviet company performed there earlier this year. "We have been asked by the directors of the ballet company to search for the Russian dan- cer, but there has been no trace of him at hotels or boarding police officials said here. While the Soviet embassy in Mexico City declined to com- ment on Filippov's disappear- ance, Crasul Oleg Netchiko- renko has been in this central colonial state capital for the last three days leading a 'Bussian search party. The Brazilian dancer was de- scribed bv police as "very beau- tiful, dark-skinned with black hair who wears mini-skirts way above the knee." Wins Home VANCOUVER (CP) The Pacific National Exhibition closed out a 17 day stand Monday night with a total at- tendance of an in- crease of over 1969. Final day attendance was up from Labor Day last year. Winner of the top program prize, a furnished home valued at was Patricia Wfiightman, 19, of Port Al- berni, B.C. Forest Closure Lifted Today EDMONTON (CP) The closure in the Bow River and Crowsnest Forest areas will be lifted at noon today. Dr. J. Donovan Ross, lands and forests minister, said the fire danger in ths area still was high no open camp- fires would be permitted ex- cept In established camp grounds. Dr. Hoss warned hunters and travellers smoking would lie prohibited while walking in the forest areas and that if fires broke out it would be neces- sary to close the areas again. five-day effort, Peary gained In 1910, all alone in a 16-foot the pole with his Negro aide, canoe, he almost reached Hud- Matthew Henson, four Eskimos son Strait under sail and pad- and 40 dogs. i REAR ADM. DONALD B. MacMILLAN Six Arrested LUSAKA, Zambia foreign journalists were missing and1 presumed held by security police today as the third non- aligned summit conference opened here. Three of the newspaper men L. Whiting of The As- sociated Press, Hans Heinhardt of the West German news agency DPA, and Ron Mc- Donnell of Visnews, a British taken by plain- clothes policemen Monday night from the conference hall and the university residences where the press is housed. This morning, plainclothes po- lice escorted Chris Munnion of the London Daily Telegraph, based in Salisbury, from the conference hall. The other two journalists, Tony White of Reuters and Dan Van der Vat of the Times of London, were missing as the conference began. No reason was given for the arrests, but all of the news- paper men are based either in South Africa or Rhodesia, and Z a m b i a n President Kenneth Kaunda is a staunch opponent of the area's white-minority governments. Reinhardt apparently suffered a heart attack moments after telling a colleague, "I've been arrested." He was taken to the hospital after a 45-minute wait for an ambulance, was placed under police guard, and was re- ported in satisfactory condition today. Mystery Poison Wipes Out Fish SURREY, B.C. (CP) The entire fish population hi the lower reaches of the Campbell River, about 30 miles south of Vancouver, was killed during the weekend by an undeter- mined poison. ____ Weekend Mishaps Kill 87 By THE CANADIAN PRESS At least 87 persons died in ac- cidents across Canada during the three-day Labor Day holi- day, 74 in traffic. A Canadian Press survey from 6 p.m. Friday to midnight Monday night, local times, also showed three persons were drowned, three died in hunting mishaps, two died in fires, one in an airplane crash and four in miscellaneous accidents. The Canadian Highway Safety Council had predicted 70 would die on roads during the holiday weekend. Last year 112 persons died in Labor Day weekend accidents, 82 in traffic. In Alberta, Sheila Nahachick, 2, died Sunday in a fire that destroyed a house in Atikameg, a small community 180 miles northwest of Edmonton. Sharon Joan Drewniak and Caron Lee Fundytus, both 17 and both of Edmonton, were killed early Sunday in a four- car crash 10 miles northeast of (Edmonton. Charles William Etehdls, 47, of Edmonton, died Saturday when he was struck by a car in the city. Wayne Oliver Wright, 29, of Hays, was killed when the car he was operating left the road and entered an irrigation ditch. Don Udy. fish and wfldHh conservation officer, said the kill Included at least bull- heads, many flounders and cut- throat trout and a few spaw- ning cohoe salmon. He said dead fish were found from the mouth of the river to a point about three miles uptsream. He said a number of fish, in- cluding about 50 cohoe, were also found dead in the Serpen- tine River, about five miles north of the Campbell. Mr. Udy said other fish, In- cluding cohoe of up to 10 pounds were found gasping for breath in the Serpentine but recovered quickly when moved upstream from a quarter-mile stretch that was contaminated. Mr. Udy said heavy week- end rain could have caused a run-off of pesticides or herbi- cides from farms in the area, but other possible causes were also being investigated. Some of the dead fish were turned over to the department of agriculture for analysis. Both the Campbell and Ser- pentine are small streams that run into Boundary Bay near the Canada-U.S. border. They are favorite haunts of sports fishermen at this time of year. 400 Giarged At Festival SHELBURNE, Ont. (CP) An estimated rock music fans attended a rock festival near here Saturday and Sunday and provincial police laid about 400 charges involving liquor and drug offences. The crowd at the 200-acre 50 miles northwest of To- ronto, generally remained in good spirits although there were some incidents of harassment involving fans and policemen. Provincial police, smarting under criticism which followed their decision to stay off the site of a rock festival attended: by about people at Mosport Park last month, took a sterner line here. A 250-man police force, both uniformed and in plainclothes, was on duty in the area. They searched fans at the gates and on the site, and also searched tents and cars for drugs and liq- Ar thur uor. Attorney-General Wishart had1 said the govern- ment intends to bill the promot- ers for the cost of polic- ing the event. The young people started a game of spot the policeman. Plainclothes officers stood out because of the newness of their clothes. When spotted, they were surrounded by hoot- ing youths. Elwood Hill, promoter of the second annual Rock Hill Rock Festival, said: "Chief Superintendent (L. R.) Gartner of the OPP told me there would only be undercover men on the grounds but ths uni- formed police forced then- way Guideline Theme Of Labor Day Entry By THE CANADIAN PRESS A funeral cortege, complete with coffin and mourners, sym- bolized labor's fight against the federal government's six-per- cent wage guidelines Monday as working men across the country celebrated Labor Day. The cortege, bearing the in- s c r i p t i o n "RIP six-per-cent was entered by millrights in the annual Labor Day parade in Toronto. Con- structon unions, which have won big pay increases lately, dominated the parade. Other labor leaders across the country also hit at the sug- gested wage increase limit and accused the government of de- liberately creating unemploy- ment in the fight against infla- tion. The federal government has tried to place full blame for in- flation on the shuulders of the workers, said Donald Mac- Donald, president of the Cana- dian Labor Congress. His annual Labor Day mes- sage said that despite pressure from the CLC and other groups the government has failed to provide relief from rising prices to older people and others on pensions or fixed incomes. BIG SHOWS CLOSE Labor held the spotlight as many Canadians attended the final day of Canada's two larg- est exhibitions. Montreal labor mediator Carl Goldenberg warned at Toronto's Canadian National Exhibition luncheon that compulsory arbi- tration of labor disputes will not necessarily eliminate strikes. Monday also was the last day for Man and his World in Mont- real. The day also marked the final trip home this year from cot- tages or resort areas for many Canadians and the end of the summer vacation from school. The annual holiday brought death to some. At least 87 persons-died in ac- cidents across Canada during JACK JONES WEDS HOUSTON, Tex. (AP) Singer Jack Jones was married here to Grctchen Roberts, a liraniff International steward-. ess, at a Methodist church here, i It was the third marriage for j .loitcs, 32, and the first for his brick, WATCHERS. MEETS EVERY TUESDAY 1 p.m. and p.m. EL RANCHO MOTOR HOTEL MAYOR MAGRATH DRIVE Trust only Hie original Weight Watcher! (TM) to watch your weight. Hundred! cf thousondi have done it successfully. You ctmf tool REGISTRATION MEETING MEN WOMEN TEENAGERS For Further Information Call 328-5832 FREE OPEN MEETING Wednesday, Sept. 9th p.m. EL RANCHO MOTOR HOTEL EVERYONE WELCOME the holiday weekend that began at 6 p.m. Friday and ended at midnight Monday, local times. Seventy-four of the deaths came on the highways. Mr. stay Udy warned anglers to clear of the affected Hunter's Error Blamed For Death GRAND FORKS, B.C. (CP) Perry Mclrvin, 27, of Laurier, Wash., died in hospi- tal here Sunday night, two hours after being shot while at- tending a picnic. RCMP said he apparently was mistaken for a deer. Police said Mclrvin was at- tending a picnic near Cascade, B.C., just across the Canada- United States border from Laurier when the shooting oc- curred. Cascade is about 100 miles east of Grand Forks and some 230 miles east of Van- couver. The name of the hunter was not released. No charges wera filed. WEATHER AND ROAD REPORT SUNRISE WEDNESDAY SUNSET 6.58 AO ABOVE ZERO AT Lethbriilge...... 70 Medicine Hat Pincher Creek Calgary 67 67 47 64 41 Edmonton.......64 39 56 38 52 37 60 40 68 49 59 50 53 38 60 49 60 35 68 39 37 45 Banff Peace Hiver..... Rocky Mtn. House Penticton....... Victoria Prince George Vancouver Saskatoon Moose Jaw...... Regina .......67 Winnipeg....... 66 81 71 69 Thunder Bay Toronto Ottawa Montreal....... 68 47 Quebec......... 64 47 St. John's....... 59 46 Halifax......... 64 55 Charlottetown .50 53 .13 Fredericton..... 59 51 .02 New York......' 79 61 Miami...... 87 79 Los Angeles..... 74 62 San Francisco 77 56 Las Vegas.......92 67 Lethbridge Medicine Hat Cloudy with show- ers at most localities. Wed- nesday: Mostly sunny but cool. Lows near 40, liighs near 60. Kootenay, Columbia Maily cloudy with a few showers. To- night: A few clouds. Wednes- day: Sunny with cloudy inter- vals and not quite so cool. Highs today in the 60s; lows tonight from 40 to 45. Highs Wednesday near 70. CALF CREEP FEEDER FILL ONCE A WEEK THROUGH DESIGN SAVES FEED FEED-IN TROUGH ALWAYS FRESH WEATHERTIGHT STRONG AND DURABLE GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY PHONE 327-3165 OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA Highway 3 west. Repay- ing is in progress from Lelh- bridge to Monarch. Motorists are advised to watch for men and equipment. Highway 5 Lethbridge to Welling. Repaving is in pro- gress. Motorists are advised to watch for men and equipment. All olhcr highways in the Lethbridge district are report- ed in good driving condition. PORTS ON ENTRY (Opening and Closing Coults 24 hours: Canvay 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. MST, Chief Mountain 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Del Bonila 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Kooscville, B.C., 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Kingsgate, B.C., at hours; Porthill-Rykerts 8 a.m. to midnight. ;