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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 27, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE IETHBRIDGE HERAID Monday, Sepicmlm 57, 1971------------------------------- Crucial summit meeting on Irish crisis started LONDON (CP) Three prime ministers met today in a crucial summit aimed at dray- ping Ireland from the jaws of civil war. Prime minister Edward Heath was host in the calm of the English countryside lo Northern Ireland's Brian Faulk- ner and the Irish Republic's Jack Lynch. As tlicy met at Chequers, Heath's country residence, Ihe j ___ turmoil ground'on in embattled northwest of Belfast. for suspected guerrillas of the walkout. Community Relations outlawed Irish Republican. Minister David Bleakley quit to Army. i protest the government's intern- A hail of gasoline bombs met mcnt without trial of suspected a bulldozer sent in to tear clown j lorrorisls. The turmoil in Ulster lias cost 110 dead nnri hundreds wounded in tlie last two years. The rate of than 50 in the last two barricades. Men of the Duke of Wellington's regiment opened fire and reported one rioter was Northern Ireland. A uiajor riot erupted in Bel- fast's New Lodge Road as Brit- ish troops swooped in a search Convicts denied visitors PARIS (Renter) Convicts in prisons throughout France were denied visits from rela- tives, lawyers and priests today as guards staged a "day of ac- tion" to demonstrate their shock at an escape attempt at Clair- aux jail in which two hostages were killed. Tho French prison adminis- tra ion said guards were also cancelling all leisure activities fo, convicts. The day of action coincided with the burials of prison nurse thrrils cut by two prisoners at- tempting to escape from the jail at Clairvaux in eastern France. A police officer who led the charge which captured the two prisoners was quoted today as saying that Mme. Comte's fatal throat wounds were inflicted after the charge began. Earlier, official accounts said bot'L hostages had their throats cut before the charge. The Clairfvaux incident has shocked France nnd stirred de- mands for restitution of (lie dor- mant death penalty as well as charges that French jails are Insecure. shot. iNuie men were arrested In the Belfast sivoop. Ten others increased drastically as the were laken in a dawn swoop at urban guerrillas of the outlawed Bollaghy, a village 30 miles Irish Republican Army have stepped up their campaign for n MET PRIVATELY The three prime united Ireland. ministers WANT MEnGER. Informed sources said Faulkner impressed on Heath the need, as he sees it, for firmer action by Lynch to control manufac- ture and distribution of explo- shcs in the Irish Republic. Tlie republic produces three million pounds of gelignite a i yeiir for use in mining and road construction. Faulkner's aides are convinced that some of it crosses the border into Northern Ireland lo make bombs for the IRA's sabotage campaign. Officials on all three sides which is 95 per cent Roman Catholic. Lynch said Sunday he expects notliing spectacular to result from the two-day meeting but added he is optimistic. "What we are looking he said, "is some means of opening Die1 way lo peace in the North and, 1 hope, the ultimate unifi- cation of Ireland." He said he would be willing to return for similar tallcs "even if these talks go against me." To- day's session is the first of its kind since 1925, when the border cautioned against any quick sol-; between Northern Ireland and the republic was defined. Faulkner has made it clear thai he will not discuss chang- ing Northern Ireland's border. ulions to the turmoil. On the eve of the three-way talks. Faulkner's government was shaken by a key minister's Lougheed loses Purse snatched VANCOUVER (CP'-Thieves escaped with when they snatched the purse of Mrs. Walter Undershultz of Edmon- ton outside a gaslown area beer parlor. The money belonged to Mrs. Undershultz's brother-in-1 a w, Wilfred Undershultz, 62, of sub- urban Burnaby, who gave the money to her for safekeeping a few moments before it was stolen. TORONTO (CPz Premier game between Toronto Argo- William Davis flies to nauts and Calgary Stampeders. Ont. today and then to Sudbury had a wager on the to open a two-day Northern On- game and my Argos Mr. Davis said after the game, as they sat in a downtown Toronto discotheque. "Now Peter owes me a dinner and maybe we'll have it at the Grey Cup game in Vancouver." Tlie Argos defeated the Slam- peders 10-7. Mr. Lougheed played for the Calgary team be- fore quitting football and turn- ing lo politics. He led the Alberta Progres- open i tario tour in his campaign for the Oct. 21 provincial general election. Mr. Davis, and his wife Kath- leen, were hosts Saturday night to A Ib e r t a Premier Peter Lougheed and his wife, Jeanne, at a Canadian Football League TODAY 1hese Vanity Fair Stockings are 1.00 pair Kosygin may visit Edmonton OTTAWA (CP) Soviet Pre- mier Alexei Kosygin is expected to visit Ottawa, Montreal, To- ronto, Edmonton and Vancouver during his coming tour of Can- ada, says an external affairs de- partment spokesman. The spokesman said that ac- cording to a tentative schedule drawn up for the Russian leader, Mr. Kosygin is to arrive in Ottawa Oct. 18 for a three- day visit. lie will then spend one or two I days each in Montreal, Toronto, Edmonton and Vancouver. t 1 U j AWAY WE GO RCMP remove a girl from a roadway af a Canada-U.S. border crossing at Huntingdon, B.C., during a demonstration against a proposed U.S. nuclear tesr next monlh in the Aleutian Islands. Students blocked the point for 1 Va hours, but police periodically cleared the road to let traffic through. Weather spoils departure ceremonies for princess By RICHARD STARR WINNIPEG (CP) Princess Margaret ended a visit to Win- nipeg Sunday afler a crowded four-day schedule that focused on the Manitoba capital's cul- tural achievements. The 41-year-old sister of the Queen, accompanied by her hus- band Lord Snowdon. boarded a scheduled DC-3 jetliner for a nonstop flight lo London Sun- sive Conservative parly to vic- tory in a provincial election last month but was cautious about j predicting the outcome of the Ontario election. "The one thing I know is that every area is different and that riding is different. I don't think Bill will have too many problems." Mr. Davis joined the young people at the discotheque for three with his wife, one with Mrs. Lougheed and one with a young, attractive blonde. In Burlington, Ont., Mr. Lougheed joined Premier Davis on the campaign trail Saturday, telling Halton West riding workers: "I'm with you all the way." Mr. Lougheed stood on a chair Mr. Davis had just vacat- Mr. Kosygin will be conducted ed lold wJorkers he around automo ,ve electrical, was ,.thrillcd to a t of and chemical plants and com- (hi, verv iraportart elec. It's No. 9 in a total of 600 outstanding first-day buys in. EATON'S Thurs., Sept. 30 to Sat., Oct. 2 Look for all 600 (inl-day offorinqt in Iho 16-pago sale flier delivered to your In Wodnos- clny'i pnpor. munications centres during his Canadian tour, the spokesman said. flc said the Soviet premier will not be visiting the North as Russian officials have decided Lhure is not enough lime avail- able. Truckers reject contract students experimented with dru us TORONTO (CP) The truck- ing industry's latest contract offer was rejected Sunday by union voles hi five Ontario centres, but union officials con- tinued lo talk of a possible com- promise to avert a province- wide strike. Votes in Windsor, Hamilton, Ixindon, Kingston and Ottawa I Sunday overwhelmingly re- jected the contract proposals from tlie Motor Transport In-! park cll'Ccl dustrial Relations Bureau, rep- resenting 30 major trucking companies in Ihe province. Slil! to vote is the Toronto local, which rcprcscnls nbout half of Ihe truckers in- volved. All belong to the Inter- national Brotherhood of Teams- ters. A Toronto vote is expected soon. The (nickers want wage par- tion." But Mr. Lougheed said later in an interview his brief ap- pearance here at the campaign headquarters of Environm e .11 Minister George Kerr, seeking re election in the riding, will be his only active campaigning on behalf of the Ontario Pro- gressive Conservative Party for the Oct. 21 provincial elec- tion. Burlington is just east gMenis Hamilton. The Alberta Tory was a weekend guest of Mr. Davis. Mr. Lougheed declined lo comment on Mr. Davis' chance for re election in the face of upsets of incumbent governments in six of the eight provincial elections held in Canada in the last two years. "Each province is different. Each campaign is different." Soft-drink deposit act opposed CALGARY (CP) A one- year delay in implementing the penalty clause of the beverage containers act will be consid- ered by the cabineti Environ- ment Minister Bill Yurko says. The act, passed at the last silting of tlie legislature, calls for a two-cent deposit on all soft-drink containers. Mr. Yurko said he met wilh a delegation from the Alberta soft drink industry which press- ed for repeal of the legislation. All provisions of the act now arc in force, except for the pen- ally v.hich provides for fines of up io for non- complaince wilh Ihe deposit rcgulalions. Air. Yurkos said the delega- tion told him they needed more "lead time" to set up collec- tion and refund systems. They also pressed for appli- cation of the legislation to in- clude containers used by other segments of the packaging in- duslry. (CP1 A pubic shows lhat one_thn.d o( who respontW ity wilh truckers in the central United Kales. Nixon views on la n a KAUST'ELI., Mont. (AP) President Nixon viewed a vast dam and spectacular park Sat- urday lo launch a western weekend climaxing Sunday in an historic conference with Kmpernr Ilirohito of Japan. On his- first visit lo Montana president, Nixon flew from Washington lo Kalispell, trans- fcrrcd from plane to helicopter, I and loured over Glacier Nalion- ----------------------al Pak in tire northwest corner TWO Kll.Uil) I iif Hie stale and then dropped WETASKIWIN (CP) Two ''own beside S-i.G million Llbby men were killed and three other persons Injured when a car left Highway 13 and struck an embankment 1'fe miles cast o[ here. Dead are Robert Iloysis. 41. nnd Percy Thorn, 21, boih of to questionnaires said they had experimented with drugs. A report on the study said that 81 per cent of the students who said (hey had used drugs reported they had stopped. The report, lo be considered at the next regular meeting ot the public school board Tues- day night, recommends an ex- pansion of drug education pro- grams, more work with other agencies to work out a co-oper- ative approach to the drug problem in the city, a review of thn lioard's policy on drugs nnd increased efforts to insure students and parents arc mure fully informed on drugs. The study involved stu- dcnls, parents, 147 princi- pals and 825 teachers. In a list of five school prob- lems, teachers and principals ranked drugs fourth in signifi- cance behind attendance, van- dalism, and theft Tlie report said use of nl- coliol is widespread among stu- dents and increases according lo grade. In grades 7 and fl, 50 per cent of sludcnls said they used alcohol. Ily grade 12, re- ported use jumped to 05' per cent. day night after a driving rain had forced the departure cere- monies indoors. A crowd of about 150 jammed a hallway near the departure lounge to give a hand-clapping farewell to the visitors. The royal couple was to arrive home about noon today. The focal point of the prin- cess' visit was the new mil- lion Winnipeg Art Gallery, which she officially opened Sat- urday morning amid a crush of about spectators. Her schedule also included visits lo the city's other major cultural new Manitoba Theatre Centre, the three-year-old Centennial Con- cert Hall and Ihe Manitoba Mu- seum of Man and well as a state dinner with top government officials and cul- tural leaders and a ball with 500 invited guests at Ihe legislative buildings. She also attended an ecumeni- cal church service at an old An- glican cathedral on the Red Puver and cruised 20 miles downstream on the Red aboard a river boat to an historic Hud- son's Bay Co. fort. With Ihe except'nn of the large throng that turned out for (he gallery opening, the Snow- don's lour schedule was de- signed lo keep crowds small and functions low-key. Lord Snowrlon, who frequently left his wife's side for some ex- tra-curricular viewing of exhib- its in tlie museum, forl and art gallery, also stopped the royal limousine on one occasion to speak for a minute to patients and cniklrcn in front ot a hospi- tal for crippled children. Lord Snowdon commandeered a police patrol boat Sunday while on the cruise down the Red River and roared away for a 15-minule jaunt at the wheel. Ministers travel to troublespots RED DEER (CP) Minis- ters in the Progressive Conser- vative cabinet will travel to areas In Alberta where prob- Court judge receives suspension ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Jus- tice Mitchell Schweitzer was suspended from the slate su- preme court today pending in- vestigation of various charges ot misconduct. He was accused of conspiring lo arrange prison release of a gangland figure, and criticized for his relationship with the late Nathan Voloshen, an admitted he lems have arisen ralher than have large delegations travel to Edmonton, James Foster, min- ister of advanced eduation, said here. Mr. Foster said in an inter- view that in the past people who wanted to bring business lo the cabinet have had to ar- range lo get large delegations j together just to see one or two cabinet ministers. He said Premier Peter Loug- heed feels it would be better for everyone concerned if the mm- isters, where possible, travel to these areas rather than bring entire municipal councils and support personnel (o Edmon- Mr. Foster said it would be for the ministers lo be on the spot when problems are being discussed. llobbema. The dam nnd Lake Koocanusa will provide n major addition to the flood conlrol, recreation and power production of re- sources of the Columbia River basin. K1I.I.S 2 A11ARS TKf, AVIV (AP) Israeli Iroops shot dead two Arabs who were violating the curfew in the occupied >tnp, ;aid 1 night Gaza n military spokesman hero. influence-pedlar. The action was laken by 11 judiciary court, a slate panel of judges, which charged Schweit- zer with various acts of judicial and personal misconduct. j The judiciary court said Sihweilzcr permitted Voloshen to entertain him publicly on an almost weekly basis for almost seven years and improperly in- terceded with correction and pa- role officials in behalf of certain friends who were interested in prisoners and parolees. r-nij-yi f lit- V Recent robberies blamed on FLQ end. The MONTREAL (CP) Two notes purported lo be from the Front de Liberation du Quebec say the FLQ was responsible for two recent robberies and a bombing here during the week- notes, round Saturday night in telephone booths follow- ing anonymous tips, are being studied by members of tlie com- bined anti-terrorist squad and RCMP experts to determine whether they are similar lo oth- ers found during last October's kidnap crisis. The communiques said that the FLQ was responsible for a credit union robbery Friday in First caucus scheduled for Socreds EDMONTON (CP) Social Credit will hold its first caucus as Alberta's opposition party Oct. B. Ray Speaker, former minister of heallh and social de- velopment, said here. The 25 Social Credit members elected in the Aug. 30 provincial election will be sworn in as members of the legislature at that time, Mr. Speaker said. Social Credit, which has been in power in Alberta for 36 years, lost to the Progressive Conser- vatives Aug. 30. The Conserva- tives captured 49 of 75 seats in the legislature, with 25 going to Social Credit and one to Hie New Democratic Party. Telephone fraud brings fine VANCOUVER (CP) Rich- ard Bishop, 24, of Hamilton, Ont., was fined or, in de- fault, 10 days in jail, for de- frauding the British Columbia Telephone Company of Bishop pleaded guilty to ille- gal use of a credit card num- ber, issued to an Atlanta, brewery, to make a telephone call to Hamilton from a pay phone. Mascouche, Que., a Montreal holdup two weeks ago and the bombing Saturday of the Cana- dian Federation of Independent Associations' office here. The creditunion robbery in Mascouche, 20 miles north of Montreal, lett one of the sus- pected bandits, a young junior college student, dead. Pierre-Louis Eourret was found Friday afternoon In sub- urban Laval slumped in a car and bleeding from the head. He died it! hospital Saturday with- out regaining consciousness, SIX MAKE RAID Six people, including two women, drove into Mascouche and robbed a credit union In a commando-like raid. But when the bandits at- tempted to make their escape with they found that townspeople who had witnessed the robbery had boxed in their getaway car with their own ve- hicles. The bandits jumped in their other car parked in front of the police station after opening fire upon the people sitting in their cars. One local resident ran into his house, grabbed a shotgun and fired at the fleeing bandits, wounding one of them, he said. Police said the bomb blast oc- curred Saturday at a.m. Four killed in Alberta By THE CANADIAN PRESS At least four Alberta resi- dents died accidentally during the weekend. Two men died when a car left a highway near Welaski- win about 45 miles southeast ot Edmonton. Dead are Robert Boysis, 41, and Percy Tom, 21, both of Hohbema. Dorothy Taylor, 5G, of Ed- monton, was killed when the car she was driving left High- way 2 near and struck a tree. Daniel Alender Anhorn, 17, of Pickardvillc, was killed when his car left a highway and overturned in the ditch near Wcsllock, 50 miles north- west of Edmonton. GENERAL PRESENTS THE Weather and road report ABOVE 1J ZERO AT SUNRISE TUESDAY SUNSET II Lclhbrhlge Pincher Creek Medicine Hat Edmonton..... Grande Prairie Banff Calgary Cranbntok Victoria Penticton..... Prince George Kamloops..... Vancouver Saskatoon Regina L Trc .18 34 39 32 .02 33 31 .40 Los Angeles Las Vegas Rome...... Parb London Berlin Amslerdinn Moscow t'tockholm 72 58 BO 60 59 47 50 27 4G Winnipeg Toronto..... Ottawa...... Montreal ___ SI. John's Halifax Charlottetown Fredericton Clucago New York Miami .15 FOKECAST Lcllibridtfc Calgary re- gions: Mainly cloudy willl a few liylil KliuKiTS today. SnowTIuiTics near (he moun- tains. HiRlis 411 (o 45. Clearing tonight. I.OM'S 25 to 30. Simuy periods Tuesday. Highs near 45. Medicine Hat region: Mostly cloudy with a few light showers loday. Highs near 45. Sunny periods Tuesday. Lows 25 Uj 30; highs near 45. Columbia Koolcnay To- day: Mostly cloudy with a few showers until this evening, ex- cept showers more frequent in Columbia area. Highs 55 GO. jLows tonight 35 40. Tuesday: I Occasional rain. Highs near 55. IS Pensioners retain chief for new term WINNIPEG (CP1 Jack Lcrctlc of Toronto has been re- elected for a second term (is president of the National Pen- sioners and Senior Citizens' Frdcration. 'Hie group also chose John Clayiio of Moncton, N.U. as first vice-president and Frank May of Vancouver second vice-pres- ident, for the 1971-72 term. Marian Goddard of Fort Mac- leod was elected secretary of the federation that represents about of Canada's 1.7 million senior citizens. The elections ended the two- day annual convention that drew 1.10 delegates represent- ing all provinces except Ncw- I foundluixl. under way ATHENS (AP) Five par- sons including Lady Fleming and Lwo Americans, wenl on trial before a special tribunal today on charges they conspired lo spring a would-be, assassin from his Greek prison. Aslanding-room crowd packed Ihe courtroom of the Military Justice Building ss the trial began before a tribunal of four army officers and a civil- ian judge. Lady Fleming, widow of Ihcj Scottish scientist who discov- ered penicillin, arrested Aug. 31, along wilh two Ameri- cans and a Greek nalional. Hie gouTnrm.'rit .svtid they were nbnul lo execute n plan to free a prisoner convicted of attempt- ing to assassinate Premier George Papadopoulos. All were charged with asso- cialion for conspiracy and for hiding a prisoner Lady F 1 e m i n g, 62, holds Greek and British citizenship. The olhcr defendants are Rob- ert Skellon, 20, of Yardlcy, Pa., Athena Pshoglos, 42, of Minne- apolis, Minn., and Conslnntinc Aiidrotitsopoulos, 30, of. Athens. Don't Miss The Bargains During Our FALL One Example Is 400 GALLONS PRESTONE ANTI-FREEZE PER GALLON J.99 Llmll 1 gait, par customer while sloclci tail. General Farm staff not entitled lo this special. GENERAL FARM SUPPLES GOUTS HIGHWAY IETHBRIDGE PHONE 327-3165 OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA All highways In bridge District arc tho Lcth-1 dry and in good driving condi- bare POUTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing Coulls 24 hours; Carway 0 a.m. lo 0 p.m. MST; Del flonila (I a.m. to 5 p.m.; Rooscvillc, D.C. n a.m. to 5 p.m.; KiiiKsgale, H.C., 24 tours; Poi-tlilll Rykerts 8 a.m. lo midnight. Chief Mountain closed. Wlldhorse, 7 a.m. lo 8 p.m. Logan Pass open 24 hours daily. ;