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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 25, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 Trie IETHBRIDGE HERAIO Joiurdny, 55, !971 Amchitka nuclear blast opposed by students By GINNY GALT DOUGLAS, B.C. (CP) More lhan ban-the-bomb students, out to stop the pro- posed Amehilka blast, blocked Cannda-U.S. border crossings at three locations Friday and snarled traffic at several other points. The demonstrations ogainst the planned US. test of a five megaton underground nuclear device in the Aleutian Islands was described as "peaceful" by organizers and police. Steve Garrod, president of the University of British Columbia Students' Council which organ- ized the demonstration, said it was a good protest and he hoped it was only a beginning of a series. Other students were planning to bloci a tunnel today between Windsor, Ont. and Detroit in an- other protest. RCKP Inspector James Hid- dell of the Surrey detachment said everything was "peaceful. We couldn't aslc for better con- duct if they were a bunch o! Sunday school people at a picnic. "Other than the fact they broke the law by blocking (lie bo'-dcv. I'm quite pleased wilh the conduct of the demonstra- tors. They even took it upon themselves to pick up their own litter." Insp. Riddcll was at the Inter- national Peace ArcJi linking Douglas and Elaine, Wash., 30 miles southeast of Vancouver. He said traffic tie-ups caused by the blockade were not seri- ous because most people had probably heard of the demon- s t r a t'i o n plans and avoided crossing the border. RCMP STANDS BY About 50 HCMP officers were standing by at the peace arch, which handles Ihc bulk of traffic between British Columbia and Washington state. Insp. Riddell said the RCMP had riot sticks and helmets ready but indicated that they were afraid wholesale arrest tor blocking the roads might have caused trouble with the crowds. chef NOW at the town NOW LICENSED Our Delightful SMORGASBORD AVAILABLE ON WEDNESDAY EVENING lo p.m. SATURDAY EVENING to p.m. Adulli 2.25 Children Undir 12 1.50 Town Chef Profesiional Bldg. Aeroii from Paramount Theatre Mr. Garrod said he was disap- pointed that the crowd was only half the size of that at a border demonstration nt the time of the first Amchitka blast in 1W9. Fetu 'barns' on iveUare says Munro TORONTO (CP) Tliere are very few "bums on Health Minister John Mimro told textile workers here. He said he is disturbed by an apparently-spreading mood ol hostility toward welfare recipt eats. Despite "shouts about 'bums on welfare' or 'let the lazy blan- kety blanks on relief find work or only 13 per cent of welfare recipients are employa- ble, he said. The other B7 per cent were permanently disabled, mothers with families, elderly or tempo- rarily disabled. "The employables on welfare by and large go on relief be- cause they had a job and lost it through little or no fault of their omi. They remain on welfare because there are no jobs avail- able for which they are trained. They get off welfare as soon as they can find such a job. It is as simple as that and statistics bear this out." The minister also noted that "of the unemployed population under 25 only 10 per cent are on welfare." FRIENDLY CHAT ford Snowdon slops lo visit with a youngster in a wheelchair during a brief visit 10 the Assiniboine Park's plant conservatory Friday in Winnipeg's southeast end. 'Peg showplaces seen by Meg ROTHMANS CALENDAR OF COMING EVENTS PUimlnB i cwnmunitr went? Thin man i Rottuini Special Events Carawn nim. The Caravan, its public eiiicss syslero anil modem slaje facilities Is available fni of chsrge by wiling lo: Promotion Department, Ruthimiu of Pall Mall Canada Limited, 3103 8lh Slittt South East, Calgary 24, Albirta. SATURDAY, SEPT. 25 Old Time Dance Club first dance of season, Assumption School, p.m. Everyone welcome, Order of Moose, social and dance, Moose Hall, members and invited guests. Circle Square Dance club's regular dance, p.m., Southminster Hall. Pie and ice cream. Arts Council, "You Never Can staged by University of Calgary Drama De- partment, p.m. Yalsc Centre. MONDAY, SEPT. 27 Circle Square Dance begin- ners ciub, 8 p.m., Southminster Hall, Box lunch. Council of Home and School Associations, monthly meeting, Winston Churchill High School, p.m. Square Dance Club, St. Augus- tine's Parish Hall, p.m. All Square and Round Dancers welcome. Box lunch. TUESDAY, SEPT. 28 to Royal Canadian Legion, pot luck sup- per, p.m., Memorial Hall. Regular meeting 8 p.m. Club, first meeting Sixtieth Anni- versary Year, p.m., YWCA. WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 29 Lawn Bowling Club, banquet and Iro- phys, 8 p.m., AN and AF Club. UCW general meeting, p.m.. Committee Room, McKillop United Church, program, "Swinging lesson on mo- biles. All women of congregation Invited. Membership Tea and Bake sale, Residence, 8 Street and 6 Avenue South, 2 4 p.m. of Lethbridge Concert Series, Gloria Saariimi Trio, Calgary, 8 p.m., Yalta Centre. THURSDAY, SEPT. 30 and FlilDAY. OCT. 1 UCW, Used and Usable Sale, Church Hall, Thursday 6-9 p.m., Friday 9 a.m., clothing boob, jewellery, etc. The Rolhman's Weekly Calendar of Events is a service thut is provided free of chargo to all non-profit organizations in the area. In order that your organization's events nre listed on the Calendar, send Ihe necessary informa- tion by mail pleose to MRS. HELEN KOVACS, The telhbrldgo Herald. FRIDAY, OCT. 1 Boundary Chamber of Commerce, Trail, B.C., 3 films relating to that area, p.m., Yatcs Centre. Macleod Old Time Dance Club. Har- vest Ball, Elks Hall, p.m. a.m. Everyone welcome. COMING EVENTS Lions Club, Annual Halloween Candy Drive, Door to Door Canvas, October 4, 5, and 6. of the Orange Lodge, Sale, a.m., Civic Sports Centre, Simd.'.y, Oclo- bcr 9. Pensioners and Sr. Citizens Auxl- lary Society Fall Tea and Bazaar, Gym 1 Civic Sports Centre, 2 5 p.m., c-ke and hamper raffles, door prize. Everj'vne wel- come, Saturday, October 9. Leaf Chapter No. 7 OES, Friendship Tea and Bake Sale, Southminster Uniled Church Hall, 2 5 p.m., Saturday, October 9. Uniled Church Harvest dinner, p.m., Friday, October 15, limited tickets available from UCW members or church office, Junior Girls' choir, direction Anne Campbell, Operetta "Puddin Head The Oct 23 and 24, Yates Centre. of the Nile, Iras Club, Second Annual Fashion Show, "Concept Seventy- One" Yates Centre, 8 p.m.; Wednesday, Nov. 3. Tickets available, 327-5355 and 328- S627. to the Rehabilitation Centre for the Handicapped, Annual Tea and sale of work. Thursday, November 4. DAILY Yuko Japanese Garden, 9 a.m. 5 p.m. Alexander Gait Museum, Wednesday and .Sunday, 2-5 p.m. Mile Drop-In-Centre, 10 a.m. 4 p.m. Monday through Frdiay, and all sta- tutory and public holidays. WEEKLY Outdoor Club, 9 a.m. Sundays. Call 328-7265, 327-0330 or 327-7559 for information. The best tobacco money can buy By DER1K HODGSON WINNIPEG (CP) Princess Margaret officially opened Win- nipeg's million art gallery today, surrounded by a crush of cheering spectators that at times alarmed members of the royal party and the security force. It was a crisp autumn day and nearly people jammed the entrance way to the three- Cambridge Bay winter port for Irwin ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) Colin Irwin, the 25-year-old Briton attempting lo sail through the Northwest Passage In an 18-foot boat, has reached Cambridge Bay in Victoria Is- land hi the Canadian Arctic. Maj. R. J, Dooling, military commander of the CAM sector of the Distant Early Warning DEW line reported Friday that Irwin arrived in Cambridge Bay Thursday. He intends lo winter on Victo- ria Island before continuing his journey which he hopes will take him across the North At- lantic to England. Irwin is sail- ing the Northwest Passage west to east. Policemen may go oil strike storey, limestone structure to hear the princess heap lavish praise on the still-unfinished building. No pickets were around the downtown building. Friday, picket lines from two long- standing separate local labor disputes marched around the premises when the princess and Lord Snowdon made an Infor- mal tour of the structure. Crowd control evaporated shortly after the princess went Uirough the opening ceremony and helped open the hinged door, a huge limestone slab. The crowd charged through into the main gallery. LOSES EARL Lt.-Gov W. J. McKeag at one point was separated from the royal party and later in the gal- lery tour {lie princess turned lo nn aide and asked "where is the For a moment he was lost in the press of surrounding specta- tors, Bomb blasts Chase Bank building LOS ANGELES (AP) An explosion ripped through the ]8th-storey office of the Chase Manhattan Bank's international branch here late Friday night, OTTAWA (CP) Defence after a man calling himself "At- MJnister Donald Macdonald said tica" phoned a local newspaper today officers of the Quebec that a bomb would soon go off, provincial police have been in; police said. No one was injured in the touch with the army's Mobile Command to discuss possible military help in the event of a strike by provincial police- men. But he told Fernand LeBlanc L a u r i e r) that p.m. blast, which shat- Bankers, ministers probe money crisis WASHINGTON CRcuter) The world's most powerful fin- ancial club, known as the Group of 10, .rnwts Ihis weekend to try to thrash out a solution to the monetary crisis. The Group of 10 members arc the finance ministers, deputy fi- nance ministers and central bankers of the 10 leading sub- scribers to the International Monetary Fund. The IMF itself groups 118 countries co-operat- ing to promote stable exchange conditions and increased trade. Canadian Finance Minister Edgar Benson is 1971 chairman of UK Group of 10 whose offi- cials meet at deputy level today and at ministerial level Sunday, prior to the opening Monday of Uie five-day MP annual meet- ing. The dominant Issue of the meetings is expected to be Ca> nadian, European and Japanese attempts to barter monetary re- valuations in exchange for a United States dollar devaluation am1 the removal of the U.S. 10- per-ccnt supplementary duty on imports. But U.S. Treasury Secretary John Connelly said after testify- ing before the Senate finance committee Thursday that Presi- dent Nixon does not intend to change the official price of gold, at present pegged at U.S. an ounce, and thus devalue the dol- lar. Connally told reporters the dollar had already in reality be- Soccer results LONDON (CP) Results of Saturday's Old Country soccei games. ENGLISH LEAGUE Division I Arsenal 3 Lcicestrr 0 Coventry 1 Tottenham 0 Crystal P 2 Everton 1 Derby 0 West Brom 0 Huddersfield 2 Leeds I Ipswich 0 Newcastle 0 Liverpool 2 Man United 2 Man City 3 Southampton 0 Sheffield U 1 Chelsea 0 West Ham 2 Stoke 1 Wolverhampton 4 Notts F 2 Division II Blackpool 1 Birmingham 1 Bristol C 0 Norwich 1 Cardiff 0 SVindon 1 Carlisle 2 Hull 1 Charlton 2 Burnely 0 Fulham 2 Orient 1 Luton 3 Middlesbrough 2 Oxford 1 Sheffield W 0 Portsmouth 1 Miilwall 1 Queen's PR 3 Watford 0 Sunderland 4 Preston 3 Division III Astor Villa 2 Wrexham 0 Barnsley 3 Rochdale 3 Blackburn 1 Swansea 2 Bournemouth 1 Chesterfield 0 Hie Telegram layoff notice 110 w posted TORONTO (CP) Publisher John Bassett of The Telegram sair1 in an interview Friday the newspaper will cease publica- tion by Oct. 30 at the latest and that a decision on the timing would be made toward the end of next week. He said earlier in a statement posted on a bulletin board at the newspaper's offices that em- ployees will have the choice of taking one week's salary for each six months of service, up to a maximum of 30 weeks' pay, or wages for the remainder of the statutory 16-week period covered by the layoff notice, However, he said, employees wil' not be eligible for both. The statement was posted about 12 hours after The Tele- gram's contract with the To- ronto Newspaper Guild expired. Robert Rupert, international reiresentative of the guild, said, "I don't think he can get away tered the ceiling and blew holes I w'th avoiding paying both bene- fits. I think he will have to pay everybody both." Mr. Rupert said (be layoff no- in walls of the office- In New York, a Molotov cock- tail ivas thrown at a Manhattan branch of Chase Manhattan there has been no request for: early today but the bottle stoat- federal assistance from Quebec; tered on the sidewalk and its Cho- contents burned harmlessly, po- lice said. Justice Minister Jerome quelte. CONESTOGA MOTOR HOME McDONELL MANUFACTURING 1502 2nd AVE. S. LETHBRIDGE, ALJA. NEED A MOTOR HOME? SEE! PRICEI AND RIDE IN smoothest riding Molar Home made today THE Home with Ihe least noise while iravelling, THE only Molar Home available today with Ihe riding qualify of a big car. VPRY pood gas mileage. WE Invito you to sen our 22 ft. and 23 ff. rapacity modnls, constructed 10 there fs more room inside than the aver- ago Motor Home of thli slio. AMPLE s I Drags and upper cupboards, SECOND hand and campen available TRY OUR RENTAL PLAN lice doas not apply to about 100 employees who are members of the pressmen's union or the stereotypcrs' union whose con- Iracls still are in elfect. San Queiitiu prisoner dies SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (AP) The oldest convict on death row at San Quentin Prison, Wil- lard Arthur Winhoven, 61, died of heart trouble. He was convicted of being the trigger man in the holdup of a bank messenger in Los Angeles July 19, 1960, and sentenced lo death. lie was charged wilh kill- ing one man and wounding four. Yes You Can FINISH HIGH SCHOOL with our modern, all-new correspondence courses YOU CAN COMPLETE ALL LESSONS IN SPARE TIME AT HOME OR ON THE JOB. CorMiealo Awarded. Stu- dents may take General Program or University En- trance, Low monthly tuition- All books supplied. FREE bro- chure and dala lupplioa Immediately, NATIONAL COLLEGE 424 6lh AVE. S.E., CALGARY Name........Age Address Phone AN ALL-CANADIAN COLLEGE Bradford C 2 Shrewsbury 1 Manslield 0 Rotherham 1 Nolls C 2 Bristol R 3 Oldham 0 Plymouth 1 Port Vale 1 Halifax 0 Rogquiy 2 Brighlon 2 York City 2 Walsall 0 Division IV Aldershot 1 Scunthorpe 1 Bury 4 Exeter 3 Chester 0 Brentford 0 Crewe 2 Reading 0 Darlington 0 Newport 0 Doncaster 0 Southend 2 Grimsby 4 Stockport 1 Hartlepools 4 Barrow 3 Lincoln 3 Cambridge 1 Northampton 1 Colchester 1 Peterborough 2 Gillingham i SCOTTISH LEAGUE Division I Alrdrieonians 0 Celtic 5 Clyde 0 East Fife 1 Dundee 0 Hcarls 0 Dumfermline 1 Molherwell 1 Hibernian 1 Ayr 0 Kilmamock 2 Dundee U 0 Morton 2 Partick Thistle 0 Hangers 0 Aberdeen 2 St. Johnstone 3 Falkirk 2 Division II Brechin 0 Cowdenbeath 2 Clydebank 0 Abroath 0 E Stirling 4 Queen of S 2 Forfar 0 St. Mirren 3 Hamilton 0 Berwick 2 Railh 6 Dumbarton 1 S'tenhousemuir 2 Montrose 2 Stirling 2 Albion 0 Stranraer 1 Queen's Pk 1 come devalued when N5xon de- cided to suspend the convertibll- ity of Uie dollar Into gold, so there is no reason to increase the price of gold. And Nixon, answering fjueo tions at a meeting of the Detroit Economic Club Thursday night, said the additional 10-per-cent duty he imposed oa imports Aug. 15 will not be removed until there is action on the prob- lem of international exch rates. Employing his toughest lan- guage yet, he said the U.S. will ncl be satisfied until its manu- facturers got a bellcr deal in foreign markets through fair rates of exchange and removal of trade impediments. Nixon said the U.S. is going to be strong and firm at next week's meeting of the IMF, but is not going to be belligerent and declare a trade war. The United States also took a tough stance in London last week when the finance minis- ters of the Group of 10 dis- cussed currency revaluations in the wake of Nixon's dramatic moves lo protect the dollar. The Group of 10 consists of Canada, the United States, Brit- ain, Japan, West Germany, France, Italy, The Netherlands, Sweden and Belgium. The Swiss National Bank Joins in the discussions as an ob- server. 2-year term handed down for Dupuis MONTREAL (CP) Robert Dupuis, accused of delivering food to brothers Jacques and Paul Hose and Francis Slmard while they were in hiding last November, was sentenced by Mr. Justice Antonio Lamer Fri- day lo two years in prison. Paul Rose and Simard have been sentenced to life imprison- ment for murder of Pierre La- porte, then Quebec labor minis- ter, last October. Jacques Rosa Is awaiting trial for murder. Dupuis was one of a dozen men and women charged with hiding or helping the trio. Weather and road report ABOVE JOZEHO AT SUNRISE SUNDAY SUNSET Lelhbrirlgc Medicine Hat Pincher Creek Edmonton...... 60 Banff......... 49 Calgary 63 Grande Prairie 49 Pcnlicton...... 66 Victoria........ 62 0 42., 76 37 62 43 Prince George Vancouver Uoose Jaw North Bay Winnipeg Thunder Bay Toronto Ottawa......... 58 Montreal....... 58 Quebec 56 Boston......... 67 Chicago........ Cl jas Vegas....... 92 Angeles 8-1 Miami......... 83 New York....... 70 .46 .03 San Diego San Francisco Rome......... Paris 77 65 75 67 Brussels......... 71 Madrid........, 78 Moscow......... 63 FORECASTS Lelhbridge, Medicine Hat Today mninly sunny. Gusly southeasterly winds. Highs 55 to 00. Sunday scat- tered showers. Continuing cool. Lows near 40, higbs 55 lo 60. Calgary Today mainly cloudy with scattered rain showers. Highs near 53. Sunday, showery and cool. Lows 40 to 45. Hig'hs 50 lo 55. Koolenay, Columbia To- night and Saturday: mostly cloudy. A few showers during the afternoon and evening. Ov- ernight lows, 40 to 45. Higlis Saturday, 60 to 65 in Colurnbia- Kootenay areas. Outlook for Sunday: afternoon showers. See our ad on Page 30 of Today's Edition For Fantastic FALL HARVEST SPECIALS STARTING MONDAY, SEPT. 27 GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUITS HIGHWAY PHONE 327-316S LETHBRIDGE OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COUUTESV OF AMA AH highways In Ihe bridge Dlslrict nro bare Lolh-1 dry and In good driving condl- nnrl I lion. POUTS OF ENTRY (Opening nml Closing Coulls 24 hours; C.irway 6 n.m. lo 9 p.m. MST; Del Doniln 8 n.m. lo ,ri p.m.; Hooscvillt, B.C. 8 n.m. lo 5 p.m.; Kinfisgatp, B.C., 24 bain's; PorUiill Kykcrls I) n.m. lo mirtniglil. Chid Momitnin closed. WIMiorsc, 7 a.m. to e p.m. Logon Pass open 24 hours daily. ;