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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 14, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 6 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Thurlday, Seplembor 14, 1972- Convicts slip off to purchase wine KINGSTON', Out. 'CP) Officials of C'oHins Bay clumped down today on appeared to bu the practice of prisoners in the minimum-security farm annex slipping off nnd then to buy v.ino at a nearby shopping centre. "We wore not aware of Assistant A. J. Doerkscn in an inter- view, " the extent to which it appears to have been done." Two prisoners disclosed In provincial court here that they frequently eluded security In purchase wine at the centre. They were charged with escaping cus- tody and the court reserved judgment to Sept. 10. One time, Alfred W. Ever- all testified, "I came back with a full 12 bottles of wine." He said that in two monllis he had gore shopping "tliree or four times." Fellow escaper Norman Mook said he knew "three guys who go regularly." Mr. Doerksen said that Hie annex, where soon-to-bere- leased prisoners aic kept, will be more closely super- vised in future. The prisoners do not wear distinctive clctliing, such as numbered jackets, and would not be noticed by the public, he said. Of the prisoners' testimony Hint such trips were regular tilings, he said "it's not a usual practice." STORES ELECTRICITY Four-fifths of an electric eel's body is filled with organs which generate and store the electric- ity. POOR MOBY JOEI Author-naturalist Farley Mowar foughr frantically to save on 80-ton whalo trapped [n o snll-water enclosure off the Newfoundland coast. In the final excerpr from his bock, A Whale For The Killing, he tells of the whale's fafe this Saturday IN YOUR LGTHBRJDGE HERALD WEEKEND MAGAZINE TV self-pro- pelled supermarket cart? The headgear on Art SiancKff's goat would appear to he a puzzler but actually lias a serious purpose. Tlie ar- tificial antlers are to give ad- vance warning when the goat gets too close to (Tie rlcclrifierl fence surrounding Stnnctifl's El Paso, Tex., pasture. Western Roundup Farm mission to travel HEGINA (CP) A farmers' marketing mission will visit southeast Asia in October to ex- amine market conditions and promote goodwill between Prai- rie farmers and the overseas customers. Alan Coulter director of the Palliser Wheat Growers Asso- ciation, said here the mission will be known as the Canadian Grain Producer Mission. It will visit Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, The PMllipmes, Malay- sia and Singapore. Other persons making the trip will be representatives of the Manitoba Farm Business Association, the Western Groins Group of Alberta and other commodity groups. The mission leaves Oct. 22 and returns Nov. 13. i BLAKENEY WOULD ACT KEGINA (CP) Premier Allan said he would consider acting as a mediator ill the west coast dispute between grain handlers and terminal elevator companies. The premier, answering ques- tions at a news conference, said he hasn't heard from cither side on the proposal which ap- parently was put forth by the grain handlers recently. "I wouldn't be available un- less both sides he said. COMPANIES FiNED tcp> TWO Winnipeg meat processing firms and their owner have been fined a total of in provincial magistrate's court after pleading guilty to a charge of passing off meat said to be kosher meat. Chicago Kosher Sausage Mfg. Co. Ltd. and Kosher Neat Canning Co. Ltd. each were fined on one charge, each, and their owner, Irving Averbach, was fined on two counts. PROBE COMPLAINTS EDMONTON city will conduct an investigation into complaints that a block of Jasper Ave., Edmonton's main street, is a haven for drunks, prostitutes, drug addicts and perverts.. A group of 11 merchants lo- cated along the I05th St. block of the avenue petitioned city hall to stamp out the night activities of about 150 to 200 young people and an assort- ment of criminals. HONEY FOB COMPLEX WINNIPEG (CP) J ames Richardson, federal minister of supply and sen-ices, lias an- nounced a local initiatives grant of for the Manito- ba Sports Federation. mi great accommodation means something new. The new Holiday Inn-Lethbridge Mow there's a new standard of accommodation in Leth- briclge brought to you by Holiday Inns.The new9-storey Inn is part of Ihe Holiday Village complex, where our neighbours will include commercial offices, a bank, and a complete shopping centre. So when you're a guest, you'll practically be in a world of your own, We have 144 luxurious guestrooms and like all ol them, yours will have colour TV, individual temperature controls, plus tho added luxury of bathroom floors. There's a coffee shop to whet your appe- tite, and a dining room to satisfy it completely, There's a relaxing CO M M ON WEALTH cocktail lounge where the atmos- phere alone 'is food for thought. f Jl Wnsn you have the energy to A M spare, an indoor swimming pool or games room, and tofinishupa long day-relaxing saunas. OF CANADA LIMITED If you have business on your mind, we can fill your needs with the 500-capacily Commonwealth Ballroom. Or accommodate smallergrojps in4 other meeting rooms. But the reason for your trip, you'll appreciate our handy location you easy access to anywhere in Lethbridge. And once you arrive, you'll find plenty of free parking. And like all our Inns, there'll be a friendly welcome waiting for you. Because no mailer how big we gel, that's one thing we'll never crow out of. HOLIDAY INN-LETHBRIDGE HOLIDAYVILLAGE 421 MAYOR McGRATH DRIVE PHONE For free Holidex reservations at the call your nearest Holiday Inn. Mr. Richardson made the an- nouncement at the federation's annual banquet. The money is to be used to help construct a field-house and administration complex, SEARCH CONTINUES WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. (CP) Roadblocks were set up with- in a 50-mile radius of this Cari- bou community Wednesday as" the search continued for two men wanted in the Blue Bird Cafe fu'e which killed 37 per- sns in Montreal Sept. 1. RCMP said the search was incentrated in thus area after citizen identified a man he aw in a car with Quebec plates s James O'Brien. He identified 'Brien from a photograph in CMP files. O'Brien and Marc (Boots) ourin are both being sought i the case. THE MOST ACCOMMODATING PEOPLE IN THE WORLD. cleanup SLAVE LAKE y trenches directed into a cen- ral pit where the oil will be tumped out. The cleanup is cx- tecled to take several months Lesser Slave Lake is aboui 150 miles north of Edmonton. Drunk centre? established TORONTO (CP) Ontario's irst two detoxification centres or chronic drunks have been stablished in Toronto and !enora, Solicitor-General John Yaremko announced Wednes day. Mr. Yaremko said cabine' approval has been received for he centres in a converted (ire nail on Toronto's Ossington Av :nue and in a former ware- lottse in Kenora. Police in the two commu ntties have been ordered to de- iver drunkenness offenders fo hese two centres, rather than o Jail. Both centres will operate un der the auspices of a hospital in he comminJties. Foirr other centres, two more n Toronto, and one each in tendon and Hamilton, an )lanned for this year. Ten mon are planned for the next three years. "We must break the revolv ng door pattern that lead: fvom drink to jail and back t drink said the ministe: announcing the new centres. Reserve troops called up in Manila MANILA (neuter) Th Philippine government steppe up security measures in Manil today, catling up reserve troop to help regular soldier combat a spate of homo blasts Military sources declined t give the number of reserv troops mobilized. The people of Manila hav been living in fear since th bombing of the city hall, tw power substations and a wate main in three successiv nights. No arrests have been made. SUCCESSFUL pEASON LINDSAY, Ont. (CP) Th Kawartha Summer Theatre con eluded its 1972 season with CO-per-ccnt houro for the fina performance cf its last pla; Over-all attendance at the 67 seat Academy Theatre in Lin Sale of Crmury Hollyv.'ccd Sqy-arcs (c) Who, WfinT, Wliej-a Another Wcrld Secret Srorni Do'jnlas (cl Family Affair Jokers Ne ;