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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 20, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 18-THE LETHBRiDGE HERALD Thursday, September 20, 1973 Threaten own action against hijackers Airline pilots issue warning HOME (Keuter) The leader ot the world's 50.000 in- ternational airline pilots warned todav that pilots will take drastic action to halt air terrorism if countries and air- tines evade their respon- sibiliU Captain James O'Grady. president of the International Federation ot Airline Pilots OFFAND RUNNING LETKBRIDGE WHOOP-UP DOWNS 7-22 Associations, told a news conference "The pilots ot the world are deeply angered at the callous attitudes of certain nations It is clearly evident that the time will come tor drastic ac- tion on the part of our membership to halt the senseless terror that has infected the world O'Grady said the month- long meeting ot the Inter- national Civil Aviation Organization which is due to end here Friday, has "almost certainly been a failure INSURANCE LIABILITY BONDS AUTO FIRE ROSSITER AGENCIES LTD Established 1QI' Lower Floor 517 4th Ave. S. Phone 327-1541 "There's going to be no meaningful convention on hi- jacking and air piracy as a re- sult of this meeting and pilots now see they have no alterna- tive but to act on their own." he said O'Grady declined to specify which countries would be hit by the pilots' action. But he disclosed that mem- bers of his federation in 65 countries are being asked for their views on imposing an automatic 48-hour ban on air traffic into and out of any country which diverts a civil airliner from its scheduled path This action had been sug- gested following Israel's diversion of a Lebanese air- liner last month "Present in- dications are that more than 99 per cent of our members are in favor of such the captain said. A federation statement criticized the ICAO conference for becoming "a political forum where the serious efforts of the delegates who genuinely want to put an end to aerial terror- ism are being thwarted at ev- ery turn As those directly responsi- ble for the safety and welfare of their passengers, the air- line pilots of the world can no longer tolerate subjecting them to hostile skies where death lurks during every minute of tlight Good news TORONTO (CP) Darcy McKeough. Ontario energy minister, said today that the planned Syncrude develop- ment ot Alberta's Athabasca tar sands was "good news" and a step in the right direc- tion He said in an interview "10 or 20 plants like that" are needed Premier Peter Lougheed of Alberta announced Tuesday night the billion oil- extraction development. He also criticized the federal government for im- posing, in effect, a 40-cent-a- barrel export tax on oil, rais- ing the price to United States customers THREE Three Feathers. The light fantastic. What improves the light, gentle taste of a four year old whisky Blending it with the mellow smoothness of an eight year old. And only Three Feathers does it. Sip the light fantastic. PA! v, ron e o 11 a Very special! Four tidy buys from Rubbermaid each Rubbermaid dustpan Edge hugs floor: lies flat so you don't have to hold it. Avocado, flame, gold, turquoise or yellow. Rubbermaid cutlery tray Easy to clean; has separate compartments shaped to fit cutlery. deep. Avocado, flame, gold, turquoise, white or yellow Rubbermaid round wastebasket basket in satin-finish rubber. Avocado, blue, gold, pink, white and yellow. 10" high. Rubbermaid vanity wastebasket Washable satin-finish rubber. Avocado, blue, gold, pink, white and yellow. 10" high. Housewares, Lower Floor EATON'S Buy Line 328-8811. Shop Elton's tonight (Thursday) Until 9 and Friday to 9. Use your Eaton Account.....Credit Terms Available. Deer undisturbed A grazing deer isn't disturbed by the arrival of a helicopter on Grouse Mountain in North Vancouver, B.C. Crews are installing equipment to make artificial snow for ski runs. Historian threatened Carpenters to take strike vote CALGARY (CP) Carpenters in Alberta will take a strike vote Thursday, Albert Potter of Calgary, president of the provincial council ot the International Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners said A strike by the carpenters, who rejected a conciliation board report last month, could tie up construction projects throughout the province Construction projects in Calgary and some other areas in southern Alberta are already being tied up by the strike ol 850 members of Local 496 of the United Association ot Plumbers and Pipefitters. Plant workers favor IWA RED DEER (CP) Employees of the Neonex Leisure Products Ltd plant here voted yesterday to accept the International Woodworkers of America (IWA) as their certified bargaining agent. The tally was 107 to 50, with a total of 162 workers eligible to vote Arne Christianson, presi- dent of IWA Local 1-207, said the union will begin negotiations for a new contract as soon as a bargain- ing certificate is received from the Board of Industrial Relations. MOSCOW (Reuter) A So- viet art historian said today he was threatened with trial for "anti-Soviet activities" after sending manuscripts and photographs to the West The historian. Yevgem Ba- rabanov. 29. said in a state- ment state security police (KGB) searched his apart- ment Aug. 24 and called him in for questioning three days later The questioning showed that "tor several months each day of my life was x-rayed, ob- served and he said He was threatened with im- prisonment under a law which provides for a total of 12 years in prison, labor camp and Siberian exile, Barabanov added The historian said he "transmitted" the un- derground Chronicle of Current Events, unpublished Soviet poetry and "photo- graphs of modern persecuted public leaders and but did not say how he sent the material. ARE BIGGER SCHOOLS BETTER'' No, says Gor- Green, teacher and author, in an article this Saturday in Weekend Magazine Green offers evidence to prove that increased spending does not make education any better He also questions why school boards exert pressure on teachers to attain higher degrees and forecasts what the schools of tomorrow will be like. IN YOUR LETHBRIDGE HERALD WEEKEND MAGAZINE PACIFIC wash people FREE EXTERIOR WASH with gasoline purchase of 5 gallons or more (Exterior 'wash SI 75 with gasoline purchase ol loss than 5 gallons) Complete interior and exterior wash Si 7ri wilt' 10 IS fldllon purchase S? <0 (tailor n.isr S? 7') wilti p in lui'.o SUPERSONIC CAR WASH 1819-3 Ave K We honor all credit cards approved by dealer before purchase includinq CHARGEX. Extra charge for L commercial credit cards For 3 Days Only! Now Through Saturday September 22nd A beautiful 8" x 10" COLOUR PORTRAIT of your child ,99 PER SUBJECT PLUS .50 HANDLING PER PORTRAIT Capture your child's personality m a lovely, full colour portrait! Age limit 5 weeks to 12 years offer per child, 2 per family 99C for each child photographed in a group portrait. 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