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Victoria Daily Colonist (Newspaper) - August 22, 1976, Victoria, British ColumbiaHome 386 2121 tem Cipione 3s34111 Cloudy High 19 weather detail of Paze 3 Vancouver Island s leading newspaper since 1858 no. 214 �?118th Yea Victoria British Columbia sunday August 22, 1976 15c daily 30c sunday South african despair s tribal leaders demand talks Johannesburg a it a moderate Black tribal leaders saturday demanded a meeting with prime minister John Vorster to find Sohit Iony to grievances that have led to riots in Black Urban areas. Leaders from seven of South africans nine tribal homelands met for eight hours at a Johannesburg Airport hotel one of the few integrated hotels in the country. Only the Transki Homeland and the swazi Reserve newest and smallest of the tribal areas were not a resented at the meeting. Suspects sought in school Blaze by Ray Kerr isl Milf editor Campber River a $3 million fire which destroyed Campbell River Junior High school Early saturday morning was almost certainly the work of arsonists. Campbell River ramp said saturday they had three suspects they were trying to track Down although no one was in custody. Ramp said the intruder alarm was tripped about 10 30 . Friday with a series of Small fires believed set simultaneously around the building. Two cruisers were dispatched to the school and the main fire was first discovered in the gymnasium. Only an adjoining Library and workshop were left standing after the local fire department a com Itingen from cur Mcnay and . Forest service personnel had fought the Blaze All night. There were no injuries re ported and the school built in 1951. Was insured for $3.1 mip lion. According to Campbell River school Board officials. 970 pupils were expected in a Little More than two week to enrol at the Junior High. Early indications were they would be dist routed through Campbell River senior High senior High school and other elementary schools. However More definite arrangements will probably be made at a school Board emergency meeting to be hew Early this we a. I the destroyed Complex was the major Junior High school in the area. The Only other Junior High is at Willow Point. . Protest growing effectively by Don Collins Isle nest Rettar a what the Federal govern meet and Ito Antl Hila Tiomi Board Are doing by ripping up goodreds of coat Recta bargained in Good Faith by pm Yea and pm rioters la terribly destructive to Tho Febro it of democracy a a. Lynn Wulla ins Canadian Leader of the United steelworkers of America. That was earlier last week. By Friday Canadian labor Congress Secretary Donald Itai Granery was leaving the philosophical views to people like Williams and was zeroing in on specific Quot injustices with a vengeance. Quot this bizarre and unprincipled act makes nonsense of the governments pretensions that the decisions under the wage control program will Bear any relationship to principles of fairness and justice.�?�, the object of Montgomery a attack was Federal anti inflation program administrator Donald Baieley who ordered a dramatic Rollback to two sets of wage increases already reduced 1 the anti inflation Board itself. Tansley Cut the increases of two groups of Newfoundland Mechai acs and Auto body men to eight per cent from the 19.6 and 25.5 per cent Levels recommended by the Aib. To Montgomery it was an Quot act of unparalleled Vin which simply showed that the Igov emment would do anything Quot to frustrate and destroy the process of free collective bargaining in this similar outcries Are being heard in these Days As organized labor across the country knit for some uniformity in the might it Hopes to tiring to Bear on the Federal government in less than two months. It is a matter of readying the troops for labor s big Day a the National a of protest it has scheduled for oct. 14, the first Annew ursary of the wage and Price control program. Quot i think it is developing pretty effectively. Particularly in British Columbia a . Fedwa Tiwi of labor Secretary Len Guy told the Solo nil to ensure that the Day of protest is Well orchestrated there is careful avoidance of the term Quot general strike labor is already getting its acts together across the country. The . Federation has announced plans Tor a special meeting aug. 30 that would bring Imper one roof All the staff representatives and officers of the unions within the federation fold. The idea is to Quot finalize plans for what the federation labels the Quot oct. 14 work it it laced no Page t a strongly worded statement issued after the meeting rejected the White Minoty governments policy of apartheid and demanded the release of scores of detained Black nationalists. The group also rejected the governments Contention that Black Power ideology imported from the United states was the cause of recent disturbances in South Africa. Quot we meet together in response to the continuing cry of deep frustration and despair of our people throughout the Republic which has manifested itself since june 16.�?� Hudson it Santisi. Chief minister of the Gaza Kulu tribal Homeland said. June 16 was when riots broke out in the Blacks Only township of Soweto near Johannesburg. Official casualty lists show at 252 persons All but three of them Blacks have died since the not began and spread to Black towns around South africans major cities. The initial grievance wa.5 the enforced use of the dutch based afrikaans language m schools. Later demonstrations have attacked other symbols erf White dominance in South Mrica where four million Whites exert control Iwer 18 million Blacks. The government has backed Down on the afrikaans Rule saying students May choose Between afrikaans or English. Blacks consider afrikaans a Symbol of White Rule and also argue that English is More practical. Disturbances were reported saturday near Cape town port Elizabeth and Alice. In one incident a group of 20 Blacks beat a White Man and wrecked his car at 3 . On a Road outside Johannesburg. Police minister James Kruger has said that communist idea be which sparked disorders in the Early 1960s, was being replaced by Black Power Ideon it imported from the United states. Quot it is More romantic a a sort of Black Kruger said. He said the disorders were ending at least partly because Many Black nationalist leaders have been jailed under Laws that allow indefinite detention without trial. Chief cats a but Helzel. Leader of the country a four million zulus said Quot the unrest have gone to such lengths if the soil was t Fertile in the first meanwhile the Black tribal leaders demanded that the Bantu african administration boards that adminis the townships be scrapped. They also repeated that they a a have no intention whatsoever of opting for so called Independence As we do not want to abdicate our Birthright As South africans As w Ell As forfeiting our share of the Economy and wealth which we have jointly under new government policy the nine tribal homelands or Bant stans. Comprising 1.3 per cent of the country a land area Are to become Independent. All Blacks Are to be citizens of the homelands rather than it of South Africa. Ali at a up Doc there Are All sorts erf strange looking tyo legged animals which wander around zoos often pointing Square things into ones face. Curiosity got the better of this Giraffe at african lion safari Park at Rockton ont., who decided to get better look at one of the boxes held by biped visitor. Distortion effect is produced by use of wide Angle Lens. Red tape delays condones saving plan water Down the . Drain London up a British red tape saturday held up London a water saving plans dooming 40 million Gall is to go Dowtin the Drain every Day. Officials locked the Gates of Public forests in seven English counties in Hopes of halting a rash of fires triggered by Britain a worst drought in 230 years. Welsh water authorities circulated Bright red posters warning Quot its running out Quot and prepared to shut off water to 1 million Peoples Kimes for 17 Houns in every 24. Forestry commission orders closing forests and Woodlands in the hardest hit areas did not come soon enough for some exhausted fire departments. Quot we Are stretched to the limit Quot said Ray Orringer. A fire officer in South Wales. Quot we Are fighting a War without wartime organization. Quot in Normal times we get 10 to 2u Calls a Day. In the past few weeks we have been getting up to 110 a Day. Quot some part time or amp a to have not slept for 48 jars because they go Straily from their usual jobs to lighting fires. One Man Hasni to slept in 72 belgian authorities saturday began enforcing regulations which could toss a Man into jail for washing his car. An emergency decree imposes fines of up to $1 million and jail terms up to five years for wasting water. The minimum Fine is $100 and the minimum jail term one month. Only one British area so far imposes fines for illegal water use. Though All nine water districts have applied for that authority. The thames area application covering greater London stalled on red tape. Crowd cheers bloody Gid Hartford. Conn. Univ a 16-Yearold girl any patently High on Ltd. Slashed her wrists and arms and then rushed to the Steps of a roman Catholic Church poking a razor to her Throat while a crowd of 300 persons cheered and screamed Quot do your thing sister a Quot anything that she did that looked like it was going to draw blood they cheered Quot said police detective William Tremont. The girl not identified because she is a minor was hit by a whisky bottle during the 45 minutes she held Back police priests and friends by threatening to Cut her Throat. She finally collapsed on the Steps of immaculate Conception Church because she lost so much blood. She was treated at a Hartford Hospital and released. Police called the crowds cheering a a the Guy police at tie scene told me they were just like Tremont said. Quot they were Yelling a do it. Sister a do your thing sister a Quot right on a a the officer told the detective. Quot it was like they were witnessing a spectacle at a football game a Tremont said. Friends of the girl told reporters she had taken us. Continued on Page $ inside cargo blocks firefighters Page 3 Bennett explains .�?Ts position a Page 6 Speed up work maps asked a Page 9 Banks fighting duly interest Bill a Page 12 pressure hurting Victoria shows a record week 36 its Public notices eight Days ago of pending restrictions failed to comply with some provisions of the emergency Law passed by parliament last Mcmath. With 40 million Gallons a Day pour fog Down the Drain until the restrictions come into Force authorities said it would take until september to uns Narl the mess. In France parched like England by a summer Long drought a Forest fire trapped hundreds of vacationers on a Seaside Beach near Royan. With the fire cutting coastal roads a Dunkirk like Armada of Small Boato rescued the cation ers from the Beach. Bank ground Page s Bridge tie Burber .14 checkmate 28 Claa stifled 87-50 collectibles 30 a mimics 24 crossword 40 editorials 4 entertainment 23 family 37-30, 33. M finance 13-14 names in the news it outdoors 27 slim gourmet m sport 16, 18-22 stamp packet 28 television 38 travel 34, 35 week in records 36 troopers had enough of police life Baltimore up a a Veteran cop is being put out to pasture Early. The noise of the traffic especially trucks is too Tough on his nerves. And he needs someone to take care of him. Trooper a 12-Yeai old Black gelding was taken off the streets after four years of working As officer Charles Esler a partner. Now he a waiting for new Quot parents to claim him. A the vet recommended we get him away from trucks and traffic Quot said sgt. Thomas Whalen who has watched Over 18 four a ged cops for 32 years. Quot he a too nervous to take into traffic. Quot maybe he just finally figured this Isnit for me and was ready to retire a Whalen said walking by the stalls calling each horse by name. A it could be another couple of years be Twe we retire another horse a Whalen jul does no to happen All the time. But you know that one Day you will have to retire them. Everyone has to retire sometime a that a life. Quot there a a lot of sentiment when a horse is retired but we know hell have a Good Home a he a he a a Nice horse a a. Whaler said adding trooper will be a Quot Good family horse. He a make a Good Trail Hoise for somebody who will treat him troopers new owners will be interviewed and before he leaves the police department his new Home will be checked. Whalen is proud of his horses which Are carefully selected then their adjustment to police work is judged during a 30-Day probation period. A the was just perfect when he went through it Quot Whalen said of a duper a Saddle horse who was purchased from a Baltimore county resident. Quot he did just swell. A we look for Stock Saddle hoi ses a he said. Quot there Are no thoroughbreds Here. They re just too nervous. We also Only get geldings and look for Bays or chestnuts a you know so they look trooper was the Only Black gelding. He has a Blaze face and White socks on his Back feet. For Esler after saddling trooper for four years there will be adjustments. Quot each officer has his own mount a Whalen said. A they get used to the horse and know their habits. The horse is their

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