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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 26, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuoidoy, Sept.mbar 26, 1972 THE LETH8RIDOE HERALD 17 Former premier on the way out W. A. C. BENNETT VANCOUVER (CP) A. C. Bennett, who headed British Columbia's Social Credit ad- ministration for 50 years until it was defeated by the New Democratic Party in the Aug. 30 provincial election, an- nounced Monday that he wjll not attend the fall session of the provincial legislature and indicated he intends to resign Us Okanagan South seat in the house. Mr. Bennett, who is out of the province on vacation, an- nounced his intentions in statement released here through the office of Dan Ek- mon, a Vancouver public rela executive and former spe- cial assistant to the premier. Bank head warns of revolution WASHINGTON (Router) World Bank President Robert McNamara called here for ur- gent international action to bring hundreds of millions of the world's poorest people out of "inhuman deprivation." He warned that if steps were not taken soon then countries would have to face the spectre of revolution. McNamara was addressing the. non-Communist world's fi- nance ministers and central inkers attending the annual eeting of the bank and the In- maUonal Monetary Fund. He blamed the rich nations r not providing enough for- New bail application turned CALGARY (CP) A renew- ed application for bail on be- half of Donald Malhcson, facing a charge of kidnapping with in- tent to hold for ransom, was re fused Monday by Provincia Judge H. V. Read. The application was made following the laying of a new charge last week a gains Matheson and Michael Math eny, both 27, and Louis Salon 29. The Calgary men were orig inally charged with kidnapping They were charged a f t e Marlene Hashman, 17, was ta ken from her home Aug. 10 an held 14 hours until her father construction millionaire S a Hashman, paid ransom The girl was released unharm ed and the money was recover ed. In his refusal, Judge Rea cited the possibility that Mathi son might not return and tha he might be apt to commit similar offence. Matneny was committed fo trial last week following a pre- liminary hearing which provi: cial Judge F. A. Thurgood pr hibitcd publication of evidenc Matheson and Salon, who ha been detained since his avrcs are io appear in court Thur day. gn aid, and said the devel- countries were not doing lough to help the poorest 40 er cent of their populations. McNamara called for a broad rogram of social justice and quity, saying that it would be great mistake for the inter- ational development commu- ity to sit back and continue 'hat had been done in the past. The former premier said he hud completed plans for his first real vacation in120 years when Premier Dave Barrett an- nounced plans for a special fall session starting Oct. 17. ''Since these plans include firm commitments to others, I do not feel that I can in fair- ness change them at this Mr. Benneit said in the statement. Mr. Bennett said he is "still giving thought" to his longer- range political future but noted that he had already asked that a Social Credit party con- vention be held next May and had stated "it is not my in- tention to carry on as a leader of the party after that date. His statement continued: It is my strong conviction that R, Peterson, former attorney general whose lengthy legislative experience includes service as government house leader, has a further out- standing contribution (o make to the public life of the prov- ince. Mr. Peterson was defeated in Vancouver South in the Aug. 30 election, when the NDP took both seats in the two-member constituency. Mr. Bennett also announced the following appointments to Prominent men arrested in Manila crackdown SOUVENIR This photo of Adolph Hitler posing with a young girl is from on album that is believed to have been the personal property of the former German lead- er. Two albums, now owned by Leroy Smith of Lubbock, Tex., were found in Hitler's bombed-out summer home between Stuttgart and Nurenberg, Germany, shortly after 1he Second World War was over. Smith and a buddy were searching for souvenirs in the area. MANILA (AP) Fifty-three I )rominent Filipinos, including wo provincial govcrnors, six members of Congress a nd seven newspaper men, liave arrested in the Manila re- gion since martial law was pro- claimed during the weekend, rhe pres tdenl ial palace a n- nounced Monday. Press Secretary Francisco Tatad provided the first official confirmation of the arrests over the s ingle television channel still operating. All but selected media outlets have been closed and news being sent, abroad is censored. Tatad spoke as the island na- tion a waited det ails of f ar- reaching reforms planned by President Ferdinand Marcos's government to create what it described as a "new society." Marcos said he was assuming martial law powers and reorg- nizing his government to block an insurrection threatened by Mao-oriented Communists and to improve conditions for the masses who live in acute pov- erty. fn his announcement, Talac said four of the prominent per sons detained had subsequently ecn released. Besides polili- :ians critical of Marcos and .Gurnnlisls, tliose held Included ending left-wing intellectuals. 'UBLISIIER ARRESTED Joaquin Roces, publisher of he independent and influential Usnila Times, and two of his columnists, Maximo Soliven and Rosalnida Galang, were among seven journlists ar- rested. So vres Veronica Yuyitung, wife of Hizal Yuyitung, editor of the Chinese Commercial News, who was arrested last year and deported to Taipei, where he is still in jail Marcos closed down all but one of Manila's 15 daily news- papers, shut six of the city's seven television stations and line of the major radio sta- tions. He has also series oi "general orders0 aimed, Ihe palace said, at saving the re- public from Communist rebel- lion nd creating a "new society." NEWS CENSORED The measures resulted in: of all but selectee media outlets and censorship o news sent abroad. temporary ban on Fill- linos travelling abroad. control of airlines and sky marshals aboard all ilanes to thwart possible hi- acking. of all schools for a week. death penalty for Ille- gal possession of firearms, the start of disarming the many private armies and security orces in this country. -A ban on all public demon-' strations, rallies and labor strikes. of several govern- ment departments. Tlie government has also promised a thorough reorgani- zation to root out "corruption, incompetence and uselessness" .nd a crackdown against crimft syndicates. CONSTITUTION NEAR DACCA (AP) The Bangla- desh Constituent Assembly has been summoned to meet Oct. 12 to adopt a constitution for the- new nation. The government may then announce an election date, possibly in the first half of March next year. It is the time for new ap- he added. 1'OTLIGHTS PROBLEM The speech was described by ank officials as intended to ocus a spotlight on what rlcNamara regards as a prob- em of major propartions, where, they said, there is in- quality not only among nations iut within nations. Five or 10 >er cent of the citizens enjoyed relatively high standard of iving while 40 per cent re- mained entrapped in direst pov- erty, they said. 'When the highly privileged are few and the desperately poor are many, and when the >ap between them is worsening than McNamara said. "It is only a question of time before a deci- ive choice must be made be- tween the political costs of re- form and the political risks of rebellion." McNamara the office of the official opopsi- tion: "Dan R. Campbell, former minister of municipal affairs, as administrative research offi- cer. "Mrs. Grace McCarthy, for- mer minister without portfolio, as research officer. "Mrs. K. R. Mylrea, former secretary to the premier, as secretary to the official opposi- tion." Masons honor black founder DRESDEN, Ont. (CP) About 500 Masons from Canada and the United States gathered here at tire graveside of Rev. Josiah Henson to honor Prince Hall, founder of the black Mas- onic movement in North Amer- Henson and Mr. Hall in general terms jca. Mr. wore Methodist ministers who assisted black slaves to settle in this area after they escaped their masters and reached Can- ada through the underground railroad. Mr. Hensou's anti slavery campaign in Canada resulted in lend grants for about hah" of (lie 600 slaves who settled in Tire plant expansion announced CALGARY (CP) Firestone Tire and Rubber Co. of Canada Ltd. said Monday construction will begin immediately on an million addition to its southeast plant, which will em- ploy about 90 people. In a news release, president .7. D. Moore said the new divi- sion will increase the Calgary's plant production of truck tires by 75 per cent. The division will be for the manufacturing of earthmover tires, and when operating will supply 35 per cent of the com- pany's market. A company spokesman In Cal- gary said the expansion will cover square feet and the project will be completed within 18 months. The. last multi-million dollar expansion of Ihe plant, which opened in 1960, was completed In 1969. The plant now employs 275 people. Air sleivardess breaks fastest trip record LONDON (AP) British air stewardess Sheila Sandersoi said Monday she bad broken the world recard for the fastes round-the-world trip for woman using scheduled airlines flights. Miss Sanderson, 36, arrivec at London Airport Sunday 5 hours 30 minutes after leav it and flying miles around the globe, She said she beat the pre vious record set in 1853 by the American, Pamela Martin, by more than 31 bours. criticized many of the rich na tions for falling behind in their development aid programs, saying it was clear that for the first half of the present decade official foreign aid funds would reach only about half of the goal of 0.7 per cent of gross na- tional product set by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. With the objective only half achieved, be said, the poorer nations had almost no hope of attaining their six-per-cent growth target. "That will condemn them to o slow an economic advance ver the decade that hundreds f millions of individuals within bese countries will be able to elect virtually no improve- ment whatever in their desper- itely low standards of ie said. "Their per capita in- comes win rise by no more han a year." EES AID DROP McNamara projected in an addendum to his speech that United States foreign aid, measured as a percentage of national product, would iecrease from 0.30 pec cent in 1S72 to 0.24 per cent in 1975. McNamara called on affluent countries to double their devel- opment aid, and on the poorer countries to adopt land reforms and reforms in business, tax- ation and banking to redistri- JUte income more equitably. In addition to support for 'arge-scale development proj- ects, McNamara said the bank henceforth will support econom- ically useful projects requiring many workers and lower skills. this area. 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