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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 20, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta SPEARS TAKEN FROM REBELLIOUS PRISONERS Allico Slate Prison Guards show some of Ihe sharpened spears they took from prisoners Monday afler storming a cell- block held by Ihem. The prisoners held 38 persons hoslage for five days. Pakistan leader B-c- medical bows to demands KARACHI (AP) Pakistan President Yahya Khan agreed today to demands that Ihe con- stitution he had planned to pro- claim by himself would instead go to a national assembly for approval. Gen. Yahya, who has ruled under martial law since March, 1969, said tile constitution he had hoped to announce by Nov- ember instead would be placed list of 'dead? newspapers By THE CANADIAN iJRESS The Toronto Telegram an- nounced today it is ceasing publication in the near future. Following is a list of Canadian daily newspapers that have ceased publication since the Second World War: The Edmonton Bulletin, 1951; II a m i Hon Daily News, 1936; Vancouver Herald, 1957; Montreal Herald, 1957; Montreal Sun, 1958; o n I r c a 1 Lc iNouvcau Journal, 1962; Vancouver Times, 1955; Onclph (Onl.) Guardian. 19fi6; Montreal Metro-Express. 13GG; Montreal Mirror. Some were new publishing Efforts which failed shortly after birth. But others were well-established, such as the Edmonton Bulletin, Alberta's first newspaper, which had been published for 71 years. The Vancouver Herald lasted 21 as a morning paper. Oldest papc-r in the group to die was the Montreal Herald, which put out ils final issue by coincidence as The Ilevald completed its 14Cth year of publication. II began as a weekly in 1B11 ancl ivenl daily in 1C40. Most of Hie papers cilcd ris- ing productions costs and dwindling circulation as the causes of failure. for approval before the national assembly brought to full strength in byelections in rebel- lious East Pakistan. He had ordered 79 of 169 a- sembly members from East but two of them members of the banned Awami for crimes allegedly committed against the state. In addition, Yahya said as- semblymen would have up to 90 days to consider amending the constitution, which is being written by a committee of ex- perts. Seats of disqualified assem- blymwi have not officially been declared vacant. Martial low regulations, amended two weeks ago, increase to four months from three weeks the period of time during which elections can be held to fill the vacant seats. That means byelections can be called after Jan. 1. This fac- tor plus the process of amend- ing and approving the constitu- tion virtually ensures that Yahya will celebrate his third year in command next March. Diefenbaker marks 7( birthday OTTAWA (CP1 Former prime minister John Diefenba- ker celebrated his 76th birthday today by reading hundreds of letters and telegrams welcom- ing him home from a Welsh hospital. Mr. Diefenbaker arrived home Friday night after spend- ing 11 days in hospital for treat- ment of an ulcer. He became ill while visiting I the estate of Brig. Michael Wai-1 dell, former publisher of Ihe Fredericton Gleaner now living in Wales. Mr. and Mrs. Dirfenbakcr spent most of the clay reading cards, letters and telegrams from across Canada, Because Mr. Diefenbaker is still recuper- ating, no parlies were planned. He I old a visiting reporter that, "I'm feeling just fine and I am enjoying myself immensely reading all these leltcrs and tel- egrams. "It's just wonderful." rift being patched up VANCOUVER (CP) The board of directors of the Brit- ish Columbia Medical Associa- tion announced here it has ac- cepted a three part agree- ment aimed at ending a dis- pute between the provinc i a 1 government and doctors over Health Minister Paul L off- mark's right to intervene in doctors' hospital privileges. The provincial cabinet pass- ed an amendment to the Hospi- tals Act in July giving Loff- mark power to "instruct" any hospital board on Ihe question of doctors privileges. The order was designed to bring pressure on the medical profession to give remote ureas of the province the services of a doctor. The legislation so far has not been used. Among the proposals an- nounced is one that the cabinet order will be amended if doc- tors undertake a study of the distri b u t i o n of physicians across the province. The most significant amend- ment may be the deletion of a clause that allows a hospital board to appeal a decision of the health minister to the cab- inet. It is believed the appeal will go instead to a non political body. -Monday, Sapdmbri JO, 1971 THE LETHBRIDOI HIULD 2i Secret trial ends KARACHI (AP) The secret trial of Sheik Mujibur Rahman, East Pakistani leader charged with "waging has ended, the government-owned Morning Nsws says. The military tribunal's report will be submitted to President Agha Mohammad Yahya Khan in (he near future, it says. The account V.-P.S not con- firmed by official sources. The English-language newspaper quotes a report published in (he Urdu-language press in the Pun- jabi capital of Lahore as its source. The government has released no information on the proceed- ings since the Aug. 20 announce- ment that Karachi lawyer Al- lahbux Khan Brohi had been named as Mujib's defence coun- sel, but informed sources said the trial was postponed to Sept. 1. Mujib, leader of the outlawed Awami League, was arrested March 36 after the army moved against his party in East Paki- stan. He was whisked away and jailed in West Pakistan. Mujib face a penalty of death or a life sentence, which in Pak- istan means 14 years in jail. Cleanup crews remove oil near Frisco i i Kennedy No. 1 voting choice WASHINGTON (Renter) Senator Edward Kennedy of Massachusetts has opened up a four-point lead over Senator Ed- mund Miskie of Maine as the presidential choice of Demo- cratic voters, a Gallup poll re- ported Sunday. Kennedy, who repeated dur- ing the weekend that he is not a candidate for president next year, now is Uie choice of 26 per cent of Democrats, compared with 22 per cent who favor Mu- skie, !he poll found. In a poll a month ago, the senators were tied. RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) Cleanup crtws have removed about gallons of crude oil spilled into San Francisco Bay when a tanker slipped her moorings and cut two pipes. The bay's second major spill this year occurred early Friday as the Swedish tanker Jacob Malmaros was unloading about 16 million gallons of oil at the Standard Oil Co. of California wharf, the coast guard reported. The cleanup crew said there was no evidence of any oil reaching the beaches nearby Wreaths placed at memorial OTTAWA (CP) Defence Minister Donald C. Macdonald placed a wreath at the Com- monwealth Air Force Memorial here Sunday to commemorate the 31st anniversary of the Bat- tle of Britain. Others placing wreaths were Maj.-Gen. N. Magnusson, rep- resenting the chief of the de- fence staff; A. T. Goodwin, pres- ident of the RCAF Association and Group Captain D. W. Grob- rock, Royal Air Force. Ceremonies also included ecu- menical services, a fly-past and a march-past of airmen from Canadian Forces Headquarters and nearby CFB Uplands and CFB Hockcliffe. The 114-day battle was fought over England in 1940. Canadian fighter pilots shot dawn 120 of German aircraft de- stroyed. Out of hospital DETROIT (AP) Haskell Shanks, 63, who received a par- tial artificial heart more than a month ago, was released Satur- day from Detroit's Sinai Hospi- tal. During a delicate 10-hour operation Aug. Jl surgeons placed o permanent "booster patch" on Shanks' heart. It is designed to cause his heart to function normally. Biggest beer bust begins MUNICH, Wesl Germany (AP) Lord Mayor Han.--- Jochen Vogel lapped the first keg, spraying lumself and on- lookers with loam, al the opening Salunlay of Oktober- fest, Ihe world's biggest heer bust. The annual festival, which commenioralcs the 1810 mar- riage of King Ludwig I of Ba- varia, is expected to draw about five million visitors dur- ing the Id-day run. Festival attractions include circus performers and carni- val rides. Bui the biggest draw is beer ex- pected million gallons of huge tents set up by Uie city's seven breweries. At 80 rants a quart, (he specially brewed nnd reinforced festival beer is served up In earthenware mugs to Uie sound of blaring brass bands. Feslival organizers also ex- pect visitors to consume half a million roasted chickens, and pairs of pork wurst. FOOD PRICES UP A sharp increase in food prices lost monlh sent the consumer KFPT COOI price indox up sharply in August lo 135.0 from 134.1 in July, Slolislics Canada reporl- Egyptinns'soakcci the walls of ed loday. The index, based on 1961 prices equalling 100, s.'ood at 130.5 in August I their homes witti water to keep lost year. I '.heir homes cool. FALL CLEANING SALE Yes It's That Time Again! You'll want things spic and span when Indoor Living is the thing. Take advantage of the Super Savers here PLUS Many other things you'll need at Discount Prices. PRICES EFFECTIVE in Lethbridge September 20-25 Household Bleach 23C Spray Starch- 59C D wf Rug Shampoo I49 Liquid Wax J" Fabric Sizing Oven Cleaner I09 Stain Remover 79c Liquid I99 irlfwl IfflUllv Scouring Polish Johnson's, Self Shine, Brown or Black or While Liquid Bottle O'Cedar..........................each 126 fl. 01. jug eze Mops Bleach Detergent Powder NO PHOSPHATES Par Brant! Biodegradable 49 oz. net wt. pkg.... Things You'll Need at Discount Prices Cleanser Wliite Magic Powder 14 oz. lin Clear Wax -53 77 (I. 07. lin Bon Ami Aerosol Window Cleoner 20 oz. lin Drano Drain Cleaner 36 oz. lin Cream Twinklo Silver oz. jar Softener Wlnlc Magic Soflener 33 (I. oz. bile. Lemon Pledge Johnson's or Regular 12 fl. 07. tin Spray Kleen Refill n. oz. Aero Scratch Cover 6 fl. oz. bile. Lemon Oil Savage 12 fl. oz. btle. While Magic Cellulose Eocli Sponges Windex Aerosol Window Cleaner 20 fl. 07. tin Cleaner Vanish 34 oz. net wf. lin Air Freshner Sun Counlry 3 Kinds 8 oz. spray lin Shampoo Bissel Upliolslcry 12 fl. oz. bile. 4 (2 1 I Bleach Javex Household 46 fl. oz. jug 53' S 0 S Scouring Pad: Pkg. of IB Brooms lion Corn 5 tiring Cleanser Ajax Powder Gianl Tin Bon Ami Powder 12 oz. net wt. tin WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO LIMIT QUANTITIES SAFEWAY CANADA SAFE ;