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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 23, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta L'mUr. Lloyd Buclicr. captain of the United States destroyer Pueblo captured by North Ko- rea in January, says the inquiry that recommended his court martial was "lacking in depth." The inquiry, whose call for a court martial was turned dosra by the U.S. govern- ment last May, "should have gone into much more depth to find out who was responsible, why we got there and Cmdr. Lloyd Bucher told a news conference in Toronto. "1 was told at the time of the capture that help would come and it never got he said. "I was never told why. The person thai told me help was coming denied it at the in- quiry." Cmdr. Bucher said he would have welcomed a court martial in order Lo defend himself "but the evidence presented at the court of inquiry certainly did not call for one." Cmdr. Bucher said he will re- tire from the navy in a year if, he is not returned to sea duty. Lewis Ingram Wood, believed the oldest surviving member of the Northwest Mounted Police, celebrated his 101st birthday at Campbell River, B.C., with a family gathering at his home. Mr. Wood joined the NWMP, which later became the RCMP, in 1891 as a 50-cent-a-day con- stable. He served four years. A struggle over the mil- lion estate of California oilman A. Otis Birch has ended in vic- tory for his 63-year-old widow and former nurse. Perl Choate Birch. She gained control of the for- tune at Dallas, Tex. as U.S. Dis- trict Court Judge J. Roll Fair Recession To Bottom Out In February Says Simkin, Wednesday, Seplembtr 23, 1970 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 19 Kclircd Officer Gels CAC Post EDMONTON (CP) Canada can expect no immediate light in its general economic gloom, Saul Simkin, president of Win- nipeg-based BACM Industries Ltd., said here. The hotloni of recession will not be reached until January or February, he said in an inter- view, with demand from the public and sections of the com- munity most affected by the squeeze then forcing a change and a rise in activity. In the city to officially open a gypsum wiillboarcl plant, Mr. Simkin said an up- turn in the heavy goods indus- trv will conie about the end of 1971 "then wo should be back lo rising production and growth again for another lour or five years." Mr. Simkin said profits mil be "terrible" this year. Com- panies had been carrying costs and bearing the brunt of the recession. It was right for them to do so. and lo avoid laying off employees as long as possible, hut there was obviously a limit to how long they could go on in such fashion. I'OR JIE1) CHOSS OTTAWA (CP) A federal grant of for Uie Cana- dian Red Cross Society to de- velop a national water safety program has been approved. TORONTO (CP) A retired Canadian Forces officer has been appointed executive direc- tor of the Consumers Associa- tion of Canada, the ber association announced. K. A. C. Amy, a retired briga- dier general, spent ;JO years in the service, mud, of it as an ad- ministrator, CAC President Jean Jones said. Mrs. Jones said the associa- tion is expanding its staff to ac- commodate growing member- ship and look after expanding programs. YOUNG WINNER Trainer J. Bowes Bond won the Maryland Grand National riding Primero and Yeoman when he was a youth. I I INSURANCE LIABILITY BONDS AUTO FIRE ROSSITER AGENCIES LTD. ESTABtlSHED 1911 tower Floor 5. Phone 327-1541 CMDR. BUCHER Hits Inquiry I dismissed suits brought by five I religious organizations' based in California. In asking reversal of a Dal-1 las probale courl judge's ac- ceptance of a handwritten will by Birch, those organizations claimed that the multi-million- aire was mentally incompetenl when he changed that document to make her the sole benefici- ary. He .was 95 at his death in I I 8th ANNUAL NOW THROUGH (XT 3 Four American astronauts have arrived in the remote northwestern British Columbia community of Atlin on the B.C.- Yukon border for a two-week hunting trip. James Lovcll, who almost j Hj made it to the moon aboard ill-' fated Apollo 13; Gordon Cooper, the fourth astronaut into orbit aboard a Mercury space craft in May, 1963; Rusty Schwekk- art, who walked in space off Apollo 9 in March, 1969 and rookie Joe Englc, arrived with little fanfare to hunt bear and moose and do a little fishing. GRENADES HURT TOTS GAZA (AP) Grenade explo- sions wounded three Arab chil- dren at a Gaza school Tuesday, a military spokesman reported. Truck located at the rear of our store in the alley at 319 7th Street S. ALL MERCHANDISE ON OUR DISPLAY FLOOR GRAIN TAKEN IN TRADE COLOR IV SET and STAND (SWIVEL) Automatic tuning Walnut grain cabinet Simple control guids TV 679.00 Stand 24.95 List 703.95 Truckload Sale...... 537 .70 EXCELLENT VALUE! 14.CU. FT. DELUXE FROST-FREE REFRIGERATOR List 539.00- TRUCKLOAD SALE AUTOMATIC WASHER WITH SUDS SAVER tisl 349.00 TRUCKLOAD SAIE AUTOMATIC DRYER (COPPER) tisl 289.00. TRUCKLOAD SALE DISHWASHER CONVERTIBLE IN HARVEST GOLD tisl 569.00. HARVEST SAIE DISHWASHER AVOCADO OR COPPER FRONT LOAD List 429.00. TRUCKIOAD SALE ONE ONLY! US 14 CU. FT. FROST FREE DELUXE MODEL REFRIGERATOR tisl (169.00. -P TRUCKIOAD SALE 13 CU. FT. ZERO ZONE REFRIGERATOR IN HARVEST GOLD List 389.00. TRUCKLOAD SALE 21 CU. FT. SIDE-BY-SID6 REFRIGERATOR FREEZER FROST FREE WHITE tisl 864.00. RUCKLOAD SAIE 17 CU. FT. FROST FREE REFRIGERATOR Top of the line Avocado .1st 449.00. RUCKLOAD SALE 200 ITEMS TO CHOOSE FROM MODEL 36J96 30" AUTOMATIC ELECTRIC RANGE Removable glass oven door Automatic oven timer Meat thermometer Patisserie Plug-in elements 2 appliance outlets Infinite heat switches List 385.00. Trucldoad Sale MODEL 710 ELECTRIC DRYER (AVOCADO) Porcelain drum Front lint trap 4 way venfing 3 heat selectors Permanent press cycle Timer cyela List 229.00 TRUCKLOAD SALE 169 14 CU. FT. FROST FREE REFRIGERATOR WITH BOTTOM FREEZER avocado (used 3 months) list 569.00 TRUCKLOAD SALE 10 CU. FT. AUTOMATIC DEFROST REFRIGERATOR Avocado, Copper or while. TRUCKLOAD SALE Lisl 275.00 17 CU. FT. FROST FREE REFRIGERATOR In Antique Copper list 559.00 TRUCKLOAD SALE EXCELLENT BUY! 20" BLACK AND WHITE TV SET (PORTABLE) list 249.00. TRUCKIOAD SALE 319 7TH STREET S. SERVICE ANYWHERE IN SOUTH ALBERTA APPLIANCE AND TV CENTRE PHONE 328-1673 JKESTIRN WEAR and THE INDIAN COWBOY RODEO ASSOCIATION Proudly Present THE INTERNATIONAL ALL-INDIAN INDOOR RODEO FINALS Ott 2-3-4 FRIDAY AT 8 P.M. SATURDAY AT 8 P.M. SUNDAY AT 2 P.M. IN THE LETHBRIDGE EXHIBITION PAVILION TROPHIES FOR ALL EVENTS Bareback bronc riding sr. Girls' Barrel Racing Calf roping Saddle bronc riding Steer wrestling Jr. Girls' Barrel Racing Boys' Steer riding Team roping Brahma bull riding Only the top 10 finalists in each event will be competing RODEO STOCK-FROM McGOWAN RODtO ANNOUNCER-BILL HOLT, MISSOULA, MONT. OVER 56000 IN PRIZE MONEY ADDED EVENTS: Joe Saddleback and his world famous dance with his two sons. Miss laverna MeMnster, Miss Indian Princess of Canada. Blood Indian Dance Group (all under 6 years) Advance Tickets on Sale at Herb's Western Wear, Marcel's Club Cigar Store, Marcel's Smoke Shop and Doug's Music and Sportl 'Adults Students (13-18 cards) SI.00, Children (12 and under accompan led by parents) FREE FRIDAY IS FAMILY NIGHT MAN, WIFE and 2 STUDENTS ;