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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 18, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDQE HERALD TuMday, September 1B, 1973 3 Fine set for IBM charge TULSA, Okla. (AP) International Business Machines Corp. has been found guilty of monopolistic business practices in the com- puter industry and was order- ed to pay the Telex Corp. million in damages. Telex, a Tulsa-based firm, in return was ordered to pay IBM million in damages for stealing IBM trade secrets. IBM was ordered to begin a series of actions to break up the huge firm's hold on the computer assessory "market, actions which Telex had sought. The opinion was released by U.S. District Court Judge A. Sherman Christensen, who heard arguments in the case for nearly two months earlier this year. IBM and Telex have been feuding over competition in the electronic data processing industry for years. Telex first sought billi- on in damages in a suit chargi- ng IBM with monopolistic practices. IBM countered in a suit accusing the Tulsa-based Telex firm of stealing trade secrets by hiring former IBM engineers. In its suit, Telex claimed IBM used predatory marketi- ng actions to create a monopo- ly in a portion of the market. It said IBM reduced the price on one accessory model to force competitors to cut their prices. IBM denied it was monopolistic, contending its share of the market in questi- on has declined annually in an industry that has swelled to 800 manufacturers of com- puter components. In its countersuit, IBM claimed top officials of Telex plotted to obtain IBM's con- fidential information. Telex denied it stole any IBM secrets. Edmonton team escapes death: chutes drift to power lines VALCART1KK, Wue. (CP) Two paratroopers narrowly escaped injury here when their parachutes drifted into high-voltage power lines during a jumping demonstra- tion, part of armed forces day exercises performed for Gov.- Gen. Roland Michener. The two unidentified soldiers were from Mobile Command at Edmonton. A group of 20 paratroopers jumping from a Hercules C- 130 aircraft landed about 500 feet short of their prepared drop zone. One drifted under a power line but the edge of his nylon canopy touched the high- voltage wire, sending blue flames and sparks into the air. Another drifted into power lines and his chute became en- tangled with the wires at the top of a utility pole. The man lowered himself to the ground but his chute remained atop the pole. In Berlin, the main parachute of a United States Army Skydiver failed to open properly during a demonstra- tion as tens of thousands in West Berlin watch him plunge earthward. Specialist Patrick (Rip) Vanbibber, 21. of Albuquer- que, N.M., landed safely but only after a dramatic fight to get his reserve chute open before he hit the ground. "I didn't think it would open, but it finally the soldier told a reporter. "I guess I was about 300 or 400 feet up when I got it open." Why the main chute failed to open properly was not clear. Vanbibber said he pulled re- serve chute out by hand slowly so that it would catch air and not get tangled with the main chute hanging from his back. He said he first tried to cut away the useless main chute but that the quick-releases mechanism did not function properly. Burning Rectal Itch Relieved In Minutes One of the most common af- flictions is a condition known as "Itching Piles." It is most embarrassiiiB far ltie sufferer during the day and especially aggravating at night. If you want satisfactory tfood news. A renowned research laboratory has found a unique healing substance with the ability to promptly the burning itch and pain. It actually shrinks hemorrhoids. This substance has been shown to produce a most effective late of healmK- Kerm-kilhni; properties also help prevent infection. In one hemorrhoid case after another "veiy striking improvement" was reported. This ement was main- tained in cases where clinical obseivations were continued over a period of many months. Furthermore, these tests and observations were made on patients with a wide variety of hemorrhoidal conditions. All this was accomplished by a healing substance iBio- by a world-renowned research in- stitution. This substance is now obtainable mointnirnt or SHpposirorv form known as {'reparation H. Ask for 1'repaiation 11 Suppositoues (convenient to carry if assay from or Preparation H Ointment with special ap- plicator. Available at all drug counteis. .Satisfaction or your money refunded. Preparation Best-tasting water Smokey the cat has found the best-tasting water in his Moose Jaw, Sask., residence is in the goldfish bowl. It may please him, but it doesn't do much for the unnamed fish, who nervously swims to the other end of the bowl whenever Smokey has a drink. Miami youths rescued after 17-day ordeal GENERAL FARM Presents The m v Weather SUNRISE WEDNESDAY SUNSET H L Pre Lethbridfe 71 43 Pincher Creek 70 45 Medicine Hat 69 38 Edmonton 62 29 Banff 66 42 Calgary 65 32 Victoria 65 52 .04 Penticton 71 55 Prince George 65 32 Kamloops 72 58 .02 Vancouver 69 56 .16 Saskatoon 63 35 Regina 63 38 Winnipeg 65 37 Rome 81 64 Paris 70 57 Berlin 63 46 Amsterdam 68 54 Moscow 45 30 Tokyo 75 66 FORECAST: Letkferidge, Medicine Hat Today: Mostly cloudy. Highs 65 to 70. Increasing cloudiness tonight with lows near 30. Wednesday: Mainly sunny. Calgary, Banff Today: Occasional cloudy periods with highs 65 to 70. A few clouds tonight with lows 25 to 30. Wednesday: Mainly sunny. Columbia, Kootenay Today: Mostly cloudy with a few light showers cooler. Tonight: Clear periods. Wednesday: Sunny but clouding over late in the day. MONTANA East of Continental cloudiness and mild today with scattered showers spreading across the divide this afternoon and into eastern portions tonight. Part- ly cloudy Wednesday with widely scattered showers southeast portion. Cooler Wednesday. Highs today 65 to 75. Lows tonight 40s. Highs Wednesday mostly 60s. West of Continental showers and cooler spreading to divide early today and decreasing tonight. Partly cloudy with widely scattered showers mostly mountains Wednesday. Continued cool. Highs both days 60s. Lows tonight 30 to 40. MIAMI, Fla. (AP) Sev- enteen days after their cabin cruiser hit a log and went down in the Caribbean, two Miami youths have been rescued from their lifesaving 13-foot dingy. Tommy Evans, 20, and Buddy Cosgrove, 19. were spotted Sunday 125 miles northwest of Swan Island by a U.S. Coast Guard search plane two days after two com- panions were found in a rubber liferaft. A coast guard spokesman said the youths were picked up by the West German freighter Angelbure. He said a coast guard cutter will take Evans and Cosgrove off the ship as it passes Miami en route to New York City. As the youths were being rescued, two Miami brothers who had been aboard the ill- fated cruiser, the 53-foot Itasca, were arriving in Miami on a commercial flight from British Honduras. Julian Fitzgerald, 42, and Joseph Fitzgerald, 40, were picked up Friday by a Jamaic- an cargo ship on its way to British Honduras and were taken there. Arafat says "union BEIRUT (AP) Palestini- an guerrilla leader Yasir Arafat says his movement has divorced itself from the recon- ciliation between Egypt. Syria and Jordan. "We believe King Hussein has made no policy changes that deserve a said Arafat in an interview with the independent Beirut newspaper An Nahar. Thrifty Ritchie Waterers Electric heated waterers for cattle, hogs and sheep. 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