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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 10, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE LETHBRIDGE HERAID Friday, September 10, 1971 GAS REMOVAL ENDS U.S. soldiers work on the final shipment of some 824 tons of mustard and nerve gas Thursday that is to be removed from Okinawa. The gas, packed in canisters, will be transferred to Johnson Island in the mid-Pacific aboard the USS Francis MacGraw, left background. RCMP nab suspects at Keremeos KEREMEOS, B.C. (CP) RCMP said Thursday two per- sons were arrested following a morning robbery at a Credit Union in this Okanagan Valley community, The two were arrested hours after the holdup in the Kere- meos area. Their names were withheld. Two men got away with more than after pulling a gun on Credit Union manager Den- nis Gregoire. Construction leaps ahead at Red Deer RED DEER (CP) Building permits issued here during Aug- ust totalled compared with in August last J-car. The largest single permit is- sued was for college residences and was valued at Total value of permits issued in the First eight months of this year was compared with in the corres- ponding 1970 period. ;White Niggers' author hides Bang! bang! bang! WINNIPEG (CP) Sgt. Willis Pritchard would risk the math of carnival dart- booth operators any day for the pleasure of handing out his booty in stuffed animals to children. The sergeant and two fel- low Canadian Armed Forces conspirators, all three crack dart-throwers, succeeded in being barred from about 10 booths at the Pacific Na- tional (Exhibition for winning consistently. Sgt. Prilchard, who went to Vancouver for three weeks as administrative sergeant for the force's display at the ex- hibition, said total winnings o? the three were 46 stuffed animals, each of which would cost to retail. The trick was to break three consecutive balloons three darts for 50 cents for a prize. Sometimes the servicemen would break only two at first, lulling the oper- ator into a false sense of se- curity. Some of the stuffed prizes came to Winnipeg with Sgt. Pritchard, for this three chil- dren and foster child, and some remained In Vancouver with other foster children and children of servicemen. MONTREAL (CP) A note purporting to be from the ter- rorist Front de Liberation du Quebec, saying author Pierre Vallieres has gone into hiding, was published today by two Montreal newspapers. Vallieres, author of While Nigger of America, did not ap- pear in court as scheduled Tues- day to have trial dates set for trial on charges of sedition and counselling to kidnapping and murder. The note published in Mont- real-Matin and the Journal de Montreal says Vallieres went into hiding "because there are more important things for a revolutionary to do in Quebec than to submit interminably to fake political trials." The French-language morning tabloids said they found copies of the note after receiving anon- ymous telephone calls. One was in a litter basket opposite Mont- Clinic set for donors PINCHER CREEK-A blood donors' clinic will not be held at the Anglican Church Hall Sept. 23 from 2 to 4 p.m. and from p.m. to 9 p.m. real-Matin and the other was found in an east-end telephone booth. The newspaper says the rote was found in a garbage bin in a northeast Montreal park laic Thursday afternoon. When Vallieres did not appear in court Tuesday, Crown prose- cutor Stephen Cuddihy asked that no warrant for his arrest be executed until Sept. 27, the date set for his trial. During the last four years Vallieres has spent most of the time in jail awaiting trial on various charges connected with terrorist SL'bversion. After last October's two kidnappings and his arrest under the War Mea- sures Act, the previous charges were dropped and he was charged with seditious conspir- acy and memlXTShip in the FLQ. His two co-accused on the conspiracy Charles Gagnon and former broadcaster Jacques Larue-Lan- g 1 o i s ere acquitted last spring. All charges of FLQ membership were suspended in August by the Crown. Vallieres was released from Jail in June after posting bail on the conspiracy and FLQ charges and 5500 bail on his ap- peal against seven contempt of court citations, earned in earlier trials. Defeated Socred seeks council seat Digitalis tablets recalled DETROIT (AP) Parke-Da- vis, a drug firm, has started a United States-wide recall of at least digi'.alis tablets. The tablets were distributed in November. The recall was started after Ihe Food and Drug Administra- tion declared the tablets to be super-potent. The tablets, sold under the brand name Digifortis, are a prescription drug used by physi- cians for treatment of heart conditions. TAKING IT DOWN Demonstrators dismantle effigy of Richard Tafel, Nipissing school board trustee, during o demonstration outside Sturgeon Falls lecondary school Thursday. French-language students have been on strike since Tuesday for a Francophone high school in Sturgeon Falls, Ont. Wo trespassing'' sign warns PGE FORT NELSON, B.C. (CP) _ Indians seeking payment for use of their land put up temporary barricades Thursday night across the Pacific Great East- ern Railway tracks in the path of special trains carrying Pre- mier W. A. C. Bennett and other officials. But railway officials who flew ahead of the trains said ar- rangements had been made with members of the Fort Nel- son Slavey band of northern RCMP arrest suspect in railway camp shooting FRANK (CNP Burau) An early morning incident at a railway camp today near here resulted in one man being wounded by a slug from a small calibre rifle. The injured man was treated and released from the Crows- nest Pass Hospital for a shoul- der wound. RCMP have arrested a sus- pect. No names have been re- leased. The railway crew Is putting down new rails in the Blair- more area. British Columbia to let the trains through. Chief Harry Dickey said In a statement Thursday the action was taken to stress efforts of the past two years to get a set- tlement from the provincially- owned railway for use of Indian lands for an extension of track to Fort Nelson. Gordie Ritchie, chief of the PGE's real estate and industrial development, was meeting with the Indians to discuss the prob- lem. He flew by helicopter from the premier's train. Band members had put up a tripcd across the tracks and no trespassing signs. The railway crosses Indian land fo miles southeast of here, be- tween the Nelson River and the Alaska Highway. Premier Bennett, along with executives of Canadian and American railways, was to ar- rive here at noon today to open the 250-mile extension officially. Another train, carrying persons from Fort St. John, passed through Ihe reserve at mid- night. CALGARY (CP) Rev. Bob Simpson, defeated in Ihe Cal- 15-year-old faces charge PONOKA (CP) A 15-year- old boy was charged with non- capital murder Thursday in the fatal shooting of Victoria Lee Paisley, 18, Wednesday at her home at Canadian Forces Base Penhold. Police said Miss Paisley was shot in the head with a .22- calibre rifle following an argu- ment. The boy was charged in ju- venile court and remanded in custody to Sept. 17. Penhold is 10 miles south of Hed Deer. CARPET and UNO (Complete Estimates) No Obligation! PHONE 357-8578 CAPITOL FURNITURE "The Carpet Hausa of lha soum" gary North Hill Constituency Aug. SO after eight years as a Social Credit MLA, said Thurs- day he will seek a spot on city council in the Oct. 13 civic elec- tion. Mr. Simpson was beaten by 61 votes in the provincial elec- tion by Aid. Roy Farran, a Pro- gressive Conservative, 18-year-old dies in crash RED DEER (CP) Kenneth Alexander Roselle, 18, of Del- bume, was killed Thursday in a single-vehicle accident on Highway 42 southeast of here. The youth was driving a gov- ernment car which left the high- way and overturned in the ditch. Two other persons were injured. TEEMING MILLIONS A plague of locusts can cover an area of 400 or more square miles and eat tons of food a dav. AUDIT TECHNICIAN LOCAL CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT'S FIRM requires AUDIT ond ACCOUNTING PERSONNEL. Senior MalriCL'lolion dcsirablo but not essential. Successful applicants must he interested in further study and may enrol in the following courses of in- struction; a. Certified General Accountant (5 ysan) b. Registered Industrial Accountant (5 yean) c. Audit Technician (3 years) Apply in writing staling qualifications, experience, etc. to Box 42, Herald Boys, Girls and Adults... JOIN THE LETHBRIDGE COMMUNITY BAND By FRANK HOSEK, SR. BAND MASTER 503 15th Street South Phono 327-4259 INSTRUMENTS LENT FREE START TODAYI Musical Knowledge Not Nociunry We Will Tooth You! "tET THEM BlOW A HORN AND THEY WON'T BlOW A SAFE" INTERPOL MEETS RCMP Commissioner and Mrs. W. L Higgitt, left, chat with Interpol President Paul Dickopf of Germany at a reception for Interpol delegates The International Criminal Police Organization Interpol is holding its annual meeting In Ottawa this week. Former city employees awarded pension hike EDMONTON (CP) A pen- sion increase for ehoul 254 former city employees in their 70's will be recommended to city council Mondiiy, Mnyor Ivor Dent announced Thursday. The recommendation follows n letter from W. A. Tliitchfr, secretary of the Ex-Civic Em- yMS Association, that civic personnel who retired between 1060 and 1966 receive a pension increase. About 160 pensioners wlio re- tired before 1960 were granted a pension increase early this ycnr, to a month. Mayor Dent's recommenda- tion asks thst monthly pensions for those who rclired hcLwccn and 1966 be raised lo the same level. 'Get tough' Kierans OTTAWA (CP) Canada is going to have to get together do- mestically and get tough inter- nationally to avoid slipping down the economic drain, Eric Kierans told the Commons Thursday. Mr. Kierans, who quit the Lib- eral cabinet in April because he disagreed with government eco- nomic policies, said Canada is faced with a productivity crisis similar to the one that prompted President N i x o n 's drastic change in U.S. economic policy. While he did not recommend a price-and-wage freeze, he said labor and business and the fed- era] and provincial govern- ments must identify Canada's chief national goal as high em- ployment and unify to bring it about. And if such a co-operative na- tionalist approach wat to suc- ceed, the federal government must strongly resist interna- tional pressure that would turn the country into a resource sup- ply base, destined to wither as its resources diminish. To NDP applause, he again attacked the government for in his giving too many favors to industries extracting non-re- newable resources for export. DEBATE AID BILL Mr. Kierans spoke during the third day of debate on second reading of tv government's bill to provide million assistance to industries that would be in- jured by the U.S. lO-per-cent surtax on imports, announced Aug. 15. It was considered likely the bill wnuM get second reading today and then go to the Com- mons finance committee for dause-b.y-clau.se examination. The former communications minister said the U.S. has told Canada, through its new eco- nomic measures, it wanted a continuing supply of Canadian raw resources lor U.S. eco- nomic expansion, but that Can- ada should stop trying to export manufactured goods and get ready to accept manufactured goods from the U.S. That pressure had to be re- sisted. To do so, he suggested the government should: provincial ajid cor- porate borrowing in Canada to ensure a downward pressure on the Canadian dollar, and thus a better export position; any U.S. or Group of 10 pressure to peg the Canadian dollar at or above par com- pared with the U.S. dollar. Soviet seaman wius hacking of petition CAMPBELL RIVER, B.C. (CP) A petition is being cir- culated in this northern Van- couver Island community ask- ing the immigration department to grant Soviet seaman Serge Kourdakov political asylum. Lawyer Al Lazerle, spokes- man for those circulating the petition, said Thursday the pe- titioners fear Mr. Kourdakov may be returned to the Soviet TJiuiion as a "sacrificial lamb" in order not to upset the forli- coming visit to Canada of So- viet Premier Alexel Kosygin. The seaman swam ashore from his fishing vessel last Sat- urday, land.'ng at Tasu in the Queen Charlotte Islands. He ap- peared before an immigration department special inquiry in Vancouver Wednesday and ask- ed for asylum. Weather and road report 79 ABOVE 12-fln ZERO AT SUNRISE SATURDAY SUNSET II Lethbrlrlge Medicine Hat Pincher Creek Calgary Edmonlon....... Banff........... Grande Prairie Vancouver Penticton Prince George Prince Albert..... Saskatoon YorkUm......... Moose Jaw North Bay....... Regina.......... Winnipeg........ Toronto.......... Ottawa......... Quebec St. John's........ Fredericton Minneapolis...... New York........ Miami.......... .37 .01 L PRE 62 42 67 37 C6 40 57 42 65 45 63 35 03 42 64 53 72 48 56 45 71 34 72 33 82 45 70 45 71 52 79 40 78 48 74 53 72 50 74 73 57 79 69 60 .27 91 72 86 73 .45 Los Angeles..... 78 66 Sail Diego........82 70 San Francisco .71 58 Denver..........85 52 Las Vegas.......103 75 London..........72 50 Berlin........... 57 50 Madrid..........82 60 Moscow......... 55 45 Tokyo...........72 63 Honolulu.........87 73 Mexico City 73 57 FORECASTS Lclhbridge Medicine Hal Sunny today. Gusty wester- ly winds in the foothills. Highs 70 to 75. Mostly sunny with gusly winds Saturday. Lows near 45; highs 75 to 80. CALGARY Sunny except for early morning fog patches today. Highs (15 to 70. Mostly sunny Saturday with gusly winds. Lows near 45; highs 65 to 70. KOOTENAY, COLUMBIA Today: sunny this morning, clouding over during the after- noon. Saturday: cloudy with oc- casional light rain. Highs today near 70; lows tonight near 45. POTATO HARVESTER SPECIAL New Allis-Chalmers Model 240 at highly discounted prices FEATURES: "Simplicity in Desisn Capacity Can be purchased with a low down payment Interest free financing to April 1st, 1972 Barley or Wheat taken in trade at your exclusive Allii- Cholmen Dealer! for Lelhbridgo and Trading Area. GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coulls Highway P.O. Box 1202 lelhbridge, Phone 327-3165 OFFICIAL, AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA All highways In tho Lcth-1 dry and in good driving condl- bridge District arc bare nniMlion. PORTS OF ENTRY (Oncnlnfi nnd Closing Coulls M hours: Carway 5 a.m. to 11 p.m MST. Bonita 7am lo 0 p.m.; noosevlllc, B.C. 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Kingsgalc, B.C. 21 hours; Porlhill-Rvkcrls B a.m. to midniphl, Chief Mountain 0 n.m. lo 9 p.m. Wildhorsc, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Logan Pnss open 24 hours dally. ;