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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 11, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 32 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD SoMjrday, September IT, T97I----- Laportc Kidnapping charge Lortie trial opens Monday ilONTJUCAL (CP) Bernard LorUc. a 1'J-year-old university student, is scheduled to go on trial Monday on a charge of kid- nappiug Pierre Lapcrte, former Quebec labor minister, who was murdered last October. Lortie, one of lour men charged wilh Ihe kidnap-slaying of Laporle, will sland trial on the murder charge later. j Two men, Paul Rose and Francis Simard, have been con- victed of non-capital murder in the strangulalinn rieadi of (lie labor minister and sentenced to life imprisonment. R o s e 's Kl-yoai'-old brother, Jacques, Ihc fourlh accused, is scheduled to appear for trial Oct. 12 on the murder charge. Rose, a 27-year-old former i school teacher, was convicted and sentenced lo life imprison-' ment March 13 for the murder of Mr. Laporle, abducted from his suburban St. Lambert home 1 last Oct. 10, five days after the i kidnapping of British envoy James Cross. SENTENCED TO LIFE Simard, a 23-year-old laborer, was Uie second man to be tried and convicted. He was sen- tenced to life imprisonment; May 21. Mr. Laporte's body was found last Oct. 18 and Mr. Cross was released Dec. 4. The Front de Liberation du Quebec claimed responsibility for both kidnap- pings and subsequent shj'ing. The War Measures Act was invoked Oct. 16 to fight these terrorist activities. It was re- placed in December by the Pub- lic Order (Temporary Mea- sures) Act. Both Rose and Simard have appealed the verdicts on mur- der indictments. T li e y are scheduled lo stand trial on the kidnapping charges Oct. 18. Lorlie was the first of the four I scheduled to face trial Sept. 20 lo be arrested. He was captiu'ed during a police raid on a west- end Queen Mary Road apart- ment Nov. "lie three other accused, hidden behind a false closet wall, escaped. FOUND IN TUNNEL The Rose brothers and Si- mard were arrested Dec. 28 in a farmhouse in St. Luc, Que., about 20 miles southeast of Montreal, where they had been hiding in an underground tun- nel. Lortie is the first of six per- sons scheduled to stand trial during the fall assizes on charges related lo the kidnap- on two counts of contempt of court. Robert Dupuis, charged with being an accessory' to the fact in the murder, has had his trial set for Sept. 27. Also scheduled for trial in Ihe fall assizes are Claude Morency, Francois Lanctot and Andre Roy. They face a long list of charges relating lo terrorist ac- tivities prior to last October's crisis. Their trials were set for Sept. 13, ,S'ept 27 and Oct. IS respec- tively. The three were arrested in June 1970 when police raided a collage in the Laurentian town slaying. 1 of Prcvost. All have been held Two other persons, facing without bail since their arrest, charges laid under the War Among the charges against Measures Act, will also stand them is one of having plotted to trial during the fall assizes, j kidnap the U.S. consul-general Jacques Larue-Langlois, is early in 1070. Jackson loves Uruguay despite 8-month ordeal Question: Is an Armco Building easily expanded ID enlarge my facilities? YES.... Expandability is one of the great features of an ARMCO building MONTEVIDEO (Renter) Brilish Ambassador Geoffrey Jackson, released Thursday night alter being held captive for eight months by Tupamaros urban guerrillas, said Friday he loves Uruguay despite his or- deal. The ambassador spoke to more than 100 reporters and photographers before leaving on a flight to Madrid on his way to London for a reunion with his family. His voice trembling slightly, he said: "You will see the Jacksons back here again." The 56-year-old diplomat thanked the Uruguayan people "who have been so kind to me during my two-year stay here" and said: "My wife left Uruguay as 1 am leaving love with your country in spite of every- tliing and with full confidence la the future of all of you." Jackson, a Roman Catholic, was released outside a church in a ooor district of Montevideo. He rang the doorbell and met the priest who telephoned the police while the ambassador prayed. The priest then gave him communion and a cup of coffee. TIRED BUT HEALTHY Jaekson was taken for a three-hour medical test at the British Hospital and was tie- Sharp replies to PC query on parley PRESTIGE BUILDERS LTD. DESIGN COUNSEL SITE ASSISTANCE 7032 Farrell Road, Cjlqary 27 Phone 252-5535 AUTHORIZED DEALER ARMCO Building V Systems OTTAWA (CP) A confer- ence among representatives of Ihc federal, provincial and mu- nicipal government- is not par- ticularly necessary, External Affairs Minister Mitchell Sharp told the Commons. "There is very active co-ordi- nation now between the prov- inces and the federal govern- ment through a whole series of regular Mr. Sharp said in reply to a question by John Lundrigan "If the problem could be solved by holding high-level meetings they would be held but as the honorable member knows the problem is much more diffi- cult than that." Executive Driven Automobiles Bom cars are fully equipped including air condi- tioning with aufomalic temperature control. Trades Accepted 1971 LINCOLN 4 Door Hardtop 1971 MERCURY 4 Door Hardtop TO VIEW-CALL TOYOTA TRAVEL CENTRE Loaded at Gcnornl Farm Highway PHONE OPEN WEEKDAY EVENINGS UNTIL 1 P.M. claved lircd but in perfect health. He then returned to his residence where he slept in his own bed [or the first time since Jan. B. Uruguayan troops joined po- lice Friday in a stepped-up campaign against the Tupama- ros guerrillas who have claimed responsibility for a string of kid- n a p p i n g s, assasinations and hank robberies in the last two years designed to discredit the conservative government o f President Jorge Pacheco Areco. Only Monday 106 Tupamaros the founder of the organization, Raul Scndic, escaped through a tunnel from a Montevideo Prison. A document purportedly from the Tupamaros distributed Wednesday, announcing Jack- son's imminent release as a re- sult of the successful prison break. RCMP INFORMER Dr. Morton Shulmon, seated, ond Robert Wayne Eadie of Cornwall, Ont., examine stolen RCMP informers' lists which were ransomed to Dr. Shul- man. Eadie, 21, lold a television audience that he had been threatened by Ihe Mounties if he did not inform for them and did so for three years, starling when he was 18. Aldermen vote lor pay hike NORTH VANCOUVER, B.C. (CP) Aldermen have voted themselves a 50-per-cent raise in pay relroagtive to Jan. 1, 1971. Mayor Tom Jlrid voted approved against the raise approved 4 to 3 and was highly-critical of ttrc decision, but says lir would accept the increase. "I think we have the most unadulterated gall of any conn- Air charter firm erases loss EDMONTON (CP) Ward- air Canada Ltd., an air charter company, lias reported a profit of hcfore taxes in the arrested OH drug charges LONG BEACH, Calif. Dr. Charles E. Baker, 59, has been arrested for investigation of 11 counts of selling ami prescrib- ing narcotics and dangerous drugs. He was arrested in a raid on his office hy investigators from the state board of medical ex- aminers and department of consumer affairs, sheriffs dep- ulies and police narcotics offi- cers. He was released on bond. Xavier a state investi- gator heading the task force, said Baker's drug prescription procedures had been under scrutiny by undercover agents for several months. Wilson plans Moscow visit LONDON (AP) Former prime minister Harold Wilson said today he will visit Moscow next week for talks with Soviet leaders on wide-ranging ques- tions. The Labor party leader leaves Sunday and will return Thurs- day. UNCOVER WALL Archeologists at work in downtown Trondheim, Norway, have uncovered a stone wall 10 metres long, apparently part of a hall raised by King Magnus the Good about 1WO. GOING-AWAY SALE Leaving for Germany September 20th Ambassador 4-door sedan with air new Radial Tires and Brakes-bolh with mile warranty 3-Electric and hand MAGIC MILL stone flour and cereal grinders BOSCH bread mixer and blender gym with ball bearings All Priced For Quick Sale See or Phone Milo C. Vance Raymond (403) 752-3133 first seven months of 1971 com- pared with a loss of in Ihe corresponding period last year. Maxwell Vv. Ward, company president, reported to share- holders that operating revenues increased 23.7 per cent and op- erating expenses 13.2 per cent. While the company's interna- tional operations showed a profit in May, June and July, income in July dropped below July, 1970. This decrease was attributed to a lower yield from its Boeing 727. Wardair doubled revenues for inclusive tours during the sev- en-month period and anlici- pates lhat package holiday tours will continue lo show steady growth. he said. "Here we arc offering our tm- protcclert employees a five-per- cent raise tied to the cost-oHiv- ing index and then raising our salary by Ibis amount." Aid. Jack Chardwick, voting foi the increase, said the pres- cj'.L remuneration for aldermen and for the mayor was among the low- est in the lower British Co- lumbia mainland. The new salaries are for aldermen and for the mayor. Mayor Reid said that he would accep! tiie pay raise now lhat it lias been be- cause he has no alternative. "1 can't refuse it I'm not allowed he said. The raise will cost the city an extra a year. QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Dental Mechanic Capitol Furniture Bldg. m PHONE 328-76R4I DRAPES DIRTY! HAVE THEM ECONOMICALLY DRY CLEANED BY THE LOAD (8 LB. NORMAL MATERIAL) PARKSiDE COIN-OP LAUNDRY DRY CLEAN LTD. FIRST IN tETHBRIDGSE WITH COIN-OP DRY CLEANNG 2634 SOUTH PARKSIDE DRIVE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PHONE 327-0811 8 A.M. TO 6 P.M. WEEKDAYS BINGO CARDS NOW ON SALE LIONS CLUB OF LETHBRIDGE 17th TOWN COUNTRY Proceeds towards LIONS CENTENNIAL PARK And Other COMMUNITY PROJECTS Here's How You Can Win! THE PRIZE The first card with all numbers covered (black- will receive the grand prize of In the case of more than one blackout the winners may "playoff" or split the prize. THE BONUS PRIZES for Ihe first letter (Down the "B" row and across Ihe for the first "X" (from corner to corner Jhrough (ho cenfrc bofh for Ihe firsl Down Ihe "B" row, down Ihe "O" row and acrojt the centre. for Ihe first "square" all numbers filled down Ihe "B'' row, down Ihe "O" row, across the lop row and across the bottom The Bonus Prizes will be awarded to the first correct cards according to the rotation of numbers called. In iho case of a lie, prizes wilt be split. Bonus prize winners will have their cards returned lo them to con- tinue playing for the Blackout Prize. PLAY-AT NEWSPAPER WHEN YOU HAVE A WINNING CARD PHONE 327-7464 DAYS OR 327-0331 AFTER 6 P.M. IMMEDIATELY PLUS 4 EXTRA BONUS PRIZES CASH EACH CARDS ONLY EACH GET YOURS EARLY AND WIN ONE OR MORE BONUS PRIZES HERE'S WHERE TO GET YOUR CARDS HERE'S YOUR FIRST 15 NUMBERS B-15, B-2, G-58, N-44, N-37, G-52, O-70, G-55, 1-21, 1-29, 1-28, B-14, B-12, B-8, O-72. Additional numbers, plus all num- bers already called, will be published every Saturday in The Lethbridge Herald. Winners will be declared accord- ing to numbers the com- mitte's decision is final! DISTRICT POINTS BARONS Day mans BELLEVUE Brazzoni Sundries Brazzoni Fina Foods BLA1RMORE Bltiirmo'fl Phaimocy BOW ISLAND Bow Island Lions Club BURDETT Bufdnlt Gen. Store CARDSTON Tompls Cily CHAMPION Champion Sundries CLARESHOLM Walls Print Shop COALDALF. Coaldalo Pharmacy Slcak House COLEMAN Ccllis Bldg. Supplies Colcmnn Pharmacy coum Coulls Motors Deris Specially ENCHANT Enchant Trading Co. FERN1E King Edward Hold FOREMOST Foremen Drug Moil Holding! MOSS HOLDINGS FORT MACLEOD A. A. Ncddow fort Pharmacy GRASSY LAKE Grassy Lake Trading LOMOND Frost Rod and White LUNDBRECK Lundbrock Trading MAGRATH Magralh Trading MILK RIVER Quinn Drugi NEW DAYTON Gorrili General Slore i NOBLEFORD Tadcfs Nobleford Food Market NATAL Grant Hall'i Pharmacy PICTURE BUTTE Hotel Coffeo Shop J. M. Gibbons Son PINCHER CREEK Bcllnrway Groceries RAYMOND Raymond Motors Raymond Pharmacy SHAUGHNESSY Kolch'i Rod and Whits Storol SKIFF Skiff General Supply TABER Lions Club TURIN Turin Food Mnrkpl VAUXHALL Payings Find Foofli VULCAN Mitchell's Pharmacy WARNER Davo's Roynlils WRENTHAM GrovGrs Storo COWLEY Co-Op Lumbar LETHBRIDGE CITY Sfokci Westminster Drugs Beyer's Cigar Sloro Club Cigar Store Graham and Johnson Southern Slalionais Stubbs Drug Storo Gordio'i Grocery Boydi Pharmacy Skylino Servico Sterling Shoot SliDtwin Wllllami Pnrksido Grocery Kilson Pharmacy McCready-Beiinci Drug Sloro Frank Walker's Marquis Flower Shop McCaffery'i Drugs Value Villago Pharmacy Lnkoviow Texaco Lakoviow Drugi Tamblyn Drugi Major Irrigation Baalim Wholesale Kirk's Tire Sales Thriflwoy Drugs Ehznhclh Ann Beauty Stilon Bonnydcilo Grocery Buyrilo Mori's Woar Higci's Men's Wear Ella's Grocnry Krols Norbridgg Grocery Mihalik'i Mayfalr ;