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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 18, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Paris, Ottawa to bury hatchet PARIS (Rcuter) French Foreign Minister Maurice Schu- mann will pay an official visit Ui Ottawa next week which both French and Canadian officials here regard as a turning point in relations between Ottawa and Paris. of External Affairs Minister Sharp. He will visit Quebec Thursday, Sept. 30, after attend- ing the United Nations General Assembly session in New York. RELATIONS WEItE ICY After dc Gaulle's celebrated outery from the balcony It will be the first such visit' Montreal's City Hall and the since 1967 when the late Gen. Charles de Gaulle worsened re- lations between the tivo capitals by crying "Vive le Quebec libre" (Long live free Quebec) during a visit to Montreal. The general's apparently spontaneous cry was seen by many Canadian federal officials as encouragement for the sepa- ratist elements in Quebec whose aim is lo free the province from federal control and set up a self-governing stale. During his 24-hour visit, In which he will be treated as a visiting head of state, Schu- mann will hold talks on a wide range of lopics with Prime Min- ister Trudeau and other federal officials Schumann will arrive in Ot- tawa Wednesday, Sept. 22, and spend the following day in the federal capita] at the invitation I QUALITY DENTURE I CLINIC I EDDY DIETRICH H Certified Denral Mechanic H Capital Furniture Bldg. VmmPHONE 32B-76R4" cancellation of the rest of his Canadian tour, relations be- tween France and Canada re- mained icy until the election of his successor, George Pompi- dou, as president in June, 19G9. Pompidou has since sent sev- eral high-ranking French offi- cials on visits lo Canada. Sharp came to Paris in April 1970, for the inuaguration of n Canadian cultural centre visit which helped smooth out many points of friction. Schumann's visit to Ottawa will crown long, patient efforts by Hie Canadian government to resume normal relations with France, Canadian officials here said. Ottawa wishes to see privi- leged relations developed fur- :her between Paris and Quebec, ant with its full knowledge, thus safeguarding Canada's sover- eignty, a Canadian official said. MAY INVITE TRUDEAU Schumann's forthcoming visit might resull in a French invila- ion to Trudcau to visit France, French officials said. In Ottawa, Schumann will be received by members of the Ca- nadian government, Parliament and ministers from Ontario, New Brunswick, Manitoba and Quebec. It will be the first time in Ca- nadian history that a visiting cabinet minister is received by both the federal government snd provincial ment generally accorded to vis- iting heads of state, a Canadian official here said. Schumann is expected to dis- cuss with the Canadian leaders the supplementary 10-per-cent U.S. duty on imports and the world monetary crisis. The European Common Mar- ket and prospects of increased traded with Canada also .rill figure prominently in the talks between Schumann and Shrrp. The two ministers also about these in Lisbon during a NATO ministerial meetinp, in June. Other topics Include U.S. President Nixon's forthcoming visit lo China and the Vietnam war ns well as a proposed Euro- pean security conference. Death squads to protect police WANTED SCRAP IRON NOW PAYING MORE FOR ALL TYPES OF SCRAP METAL Fcirm Jnduslrin! Anything Made of Iron! COPPER BRASS RADIATORS BATTERIES CAST IRON Truck Load] Carloads Truck Scales Magnet Crana Servict National Salvage Company LIMITED NEW LOCATION 206 33rd Streel North "Scrap is Our Business" Phone 328-1721 MONTREAL (CP) _ The spectre of South American-style vigilante "death squads" to combat attacks on police was raised here by Guy Marcil, president of the Montreal Po- licemen's Brotherhood. "Nobody wants a 'death squad' similar to the one exist- ing in Brazil, nor vigilante groups, but we're coming to that he told a news conference wliile commenting on the shoolins of four Montreal police in five days. The morale of Montreal po- licemen had been severely strained by the shootings. 'It hasn't affected them to the point where they won't be able lo do Uieir jobs, but from now on, the police will not take any chances- Constable Jacques Chartrand, 23, was shot last Friday in the east end of the city and then on Monday, Det.-Sgt. Andra Ber- thiaume was shot in the abdo- men while chasing two holdup suspecls in downtown Montreal. POLICEMEN SHOT Early Wednesday morning, constables Roland Thibodeau, 32, and Andre Michaud, 20, were shot when they interrupted tlie rape of a 19-year-old girl in the city's doivntown area. Sgt. Marcil feels that violence In the city is going to get worse unless a stiffer attitude toward crime and criminals is adopted. "Murders are more common and more odious, and other crimes of violence have become almost a way of life. MANUFACTURERS LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY M. C. (MaM) jlovich is pleased to Announce that R. ED BRUNNER AND MR. MATT SLAViCH Recenf'y successfully completed a course at The Banff School of Fine Arts on Life Insurance Marketing. This course Is presented every year In an effort to assist life under- writers to serve Ihe public. 210 Profesional Bldg., Lethbridge Phone 327-5514 "This Is the price society Is paying for its complacency." Sgt. Marcil warned even the laws devised by society for its own protection are being threatened. Police were not adequately equipped to combat criMe in the city. "We need additional fire- power, better cars and a wider use of closed-circuit television among other things. "Some of our firearms are outmoded and are only good at short range. The men pah-oiling in cars should be armed with ri- fles or shotguns or both. "In many cases we have men with revolvers shooting it out with bandits armed will- ma- chine-guns GIVES TIJEOHY Meanwhile, Dr. Denis Szebo, head of the University of Mont- real's criminology department, said in an interview he believes that police shootings are a vis cious circle that only the police :an break. has happened is a rup- ture or breakdown of an unspo kci; agreement between police ard th; underworld not to shoot -'ther. police director Jean- Paul Gilbert, now a criminology professor, said that if the situa- tion continues "there's a dangv that police may begin to read very promptly with the use oi their revolvers." "They r become nervous and possibly the situalion can de- velop that they decide not to Solutdoy, Siplimbir 18, 1971 THE LETHBRIDGI HERALD IB CELEBRATES 25 YEARS AT THE MET Jerome Mines, who has sung for 25 years for the Metropolitan Opera, enjoys laugh wilh his wife tucia during reception held in his honor at the Lincoln Centre. Nines, a basso, made his debut on Nov. 21, 1946, as Ihe sergeant in "Boris tod- unov." Drag abuse goes to CAMERA DEPARTMENT LOW PRICES ON ALL PHOTO FINISHING Prompt, Quality Developing WON'T YOU GIVE US A TRY! Open Mondny nnd Tuosday 9 n.m. In 4 p.m.; Wednesday 9 a.m. lo I p.m. Thursdciy nnd Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday 9 o.m. lo 6 p.m. College Shopping Mall 2025 .Mayor Magrath.Drive OTTAWA (CP) Drug abuse lattems of tomorrow will span :he use of multiple drugs, a re- newed interest in cocaine, an upsurge in heroin and growing numbers of women drug users. These trends shape them- selves in centres of drug taking on both sides of the Haighl-Ashbury in San Fran- cisco, East Village in New York, the Old Town of Chicago, St. Louis and, in Canada, Van- couver. "Like ripples in a pond, they radiate Dr. George n. Gay of the Haiglit-Ashbuiy free clinic told the World Medi- cal Association. "This is the year of multiple drug abuse, partly because of the unavailability of high grade heroin. "Next year may well be tie year of the G.I. junkie. "We are seeing a trend to co- caine and highly-concentrated heroin abuse among returned Vietnam veterans." NOW ONE IX THREE Where 10 years ago only one in seven drug takers was a ,v o rn a n, Haight-Ashbury is seeing one in every three. The clinic serves an area where the flower children of a lecade ago have been replaced >y ragged youngsters who pan- handle to support an addiction. "We are dealing with a dope- saturated young population who lave come lo the ultimate in any escape Dr. Gay said. Dr. J. J. Huot of Montreal's St. Jean de Dieu mental hospi-j tal said abuse patterns in this' country "start from the west coast and come east." "We can predict a lot more heroin in Montreal in a year or two." Dr. Gay and Dr. Huot both appealed for more clinic set- tings with detached workers in the 21-25 age group able to live j in the "counter culture" and Constable Thibodeau was still f jde medical reported in critical condition in' he'p whcn nccded b? tllem- hospital early today. In a socio-economic factors m drug use among ycuth. Toronto sociologist Dr. Merrijoy Kclner suggested that> the end result may be a shift In power structure in the next gen- eration. take chances fay mailing for the to shoot first." Sgt. Marcil said that pollce- -mi feel frustraled, not because they are being shot at, but be- cause of the sentences certain criminals receive, escapes from penal institutions and prema- ture paroles from prison. He said that the policeman is sworn front line of defence assault on life and prop- erty. "If that front line is not sus- tained by the stern will of soci- ety, it is obvious we are going to deteriorate into a situation of open and sterile war between tbose irbo respect the law and those who break il." Meanwhile one man charged Thursday with the at- tempted murder of Det.-Sgt. Berthiaume. Arraigned was Gilles Belanger, 23, who pleaded not guilty to a charge of non- capital murder. He was also charged with armed robbery and conspiracy to commit armed robbery. Police were still hunling for a tall, thin Negro man in connec- tion with the shootings of con- stables Thibodeau and Michaud. sweepstake approved EDMONTON (CP) A 000 sweepstake in supporl of re- search and hospitals in Alber- ta has been approved by the attorney-general's department. The Shriners and Lions Club will participate jointly in the fund-raising project. Tickels will go .u sale Nov. 1 at ?2.50 and the final draw will be marie May 24. Proceeds will he shared by the Shrine hospitals for crip- pled cluldren and the Linns' medical research and educa- tion projects, hospitals and lo- cal community projects. Housing loan for Indians OTTAWA (CT') A federal loan lo Hie Samson In- dian band has been approved for housing on the Ilobbcma In- dian reserve in Alherln, Cen- tral MorlgnRe and Housing Corp. announced loday. Construction of two new sin- gle-family dwellings aiid the moving mid re-esl ahlishment of sou'n cxislinp. rhvrTiincs ;iro Included in (he project. Houses will bo leased on n rait-to-in- corno basis. You're looking at one of the world's great educators. When il comes lo providing cash for the kids' college education, Sun Life is in a class by itself. Lei's talk it ever. GORDON N. HOPKINS 515 Street South Phone 327-3815 Ret. 327-1994 SuiLife OFCANADA First meeting IRON SPRINGS Iron Springs United Church Women held (heir initial meet- Ing of the season at (he home of Mrs. J. E. Jorgensen. Mrs. Clara Thompson of Lethbridge was the guest speaker, ad- dressing the women on the an- nual conference in Calgary. The group will meet in Octo- ber at the home of Mrs. D. trno. TRADE WITH CHINA KATMANDU, NY-pal (AP) Tills Himalayan Hindu kingdom is swapping IG'i tons of chill spice and wheat Tour to China for goals and sheep to slaughter In honor of its gods, an official spokesman Mid here. The animals will bo slaughtered In temples on the final day of the current 10-day Dussehra festival, Nepal's main celebration, which symbolizes the gods'a ultimate victory over evil. THE UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA SENATE invites submissions The Senate ot The University of Alberia will hold hs regular Fall meeting on November 19. 1971. It is the duly of the Senate to inquire inlo any mailer liiol might lend to enhance ihe usefulness ol Ihe University, and 10 receive and consider submissions from Ihose who have suggestions lo offer in this regard. Individuals or groups wishing lo make submissions to the Senaie for consideration at its Fall meeting should direct their submissions in writing to Mr A. D. Cairns, Secretary of ihe Senaie, The University of Alberta, Edmonton, Athens, not later than October 8, 1971 Such submissions will Ihen be passed lo appropriate Senaie committees lor preliminary study prior to ihe meeting of the Senaie. Persons wishing to appear before ihe Senate in supporl of (heir submissions should advise Mr. Cairns lo this effect Any olher persons wishing lo allend Ihe meelmg should also contact ihe Secretary. Avoid last minute problems by applying early. You'll get better and faster service. Get passport applications at any post office, travel agency, airline or steamship company. DEPARTMENT OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS P.S. Check your application cars- fully 35 per cent of applicalioni are delayed due to errors I INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER SALES APPOINTMENTS HENRY PLAZA JIM International Harvester Co. of Canada Lfa1., is pleased lo announce ilia appointment of Mr. Honry Plnza, Mr. K. V, "Mick" Owsloy, and Mr. Jim Grill 10 the sales staff of thrir farm, industrial and motor fruclt ropair opcralion in Loth bridge. o K. V. "MICK" OWSLEY These gentlemen are widely known tliroughoul Southern Alberta, and cncli Brings a wealth of ex- perience to his now position. Wo extend on invitation for old friends and new customers alike 10 drop in and seo fliese gentlemen, in their new positions. INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER SALES SERVICE 304 Stafford Drive, Lethbridge ;