The Ottawa Journal from Ottawa,  on May 6, 1968 · Page 19
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Ottawa, Canada
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Monday, May 6, 1968
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i in Two Crashes Reading is 15 miles north of Boston. - GRAND FORKS, B.C. (CP) Seven teen-agers, including five junior baseball players on their way to a game, died Saturday when their car collided with a gravel truck near this interior British Columbia community. Police said all the youngsters were from" the Rossland and Trail areas. The five boys were aged about 18 and two girl com panions were about 16. A witness said the car and the empty truck collided on a curve near the U.S. border, about 50 miles west of Trail. The truck flipped onto the car and crushed it. ' Six of the victims were dead on arrival at hospital .and the seventh died later. The -truck driver, who escaped injury, was identified as Leon-ard'Bannert, 19. His father, Wilbur, travelling with him, was taken to hospital for head and neck injuries. " the motion asked that the Anglican Church send medical aid to victims of the fighting no matter-which side they be longed to. -r Only .after deletion of part of the resolution that some of 'the laymen and, clergy at the synod thought unfairly condemned the Americans, did it pass 66 votes to 37.. - Col. R. T, Bennett- of .St.; Matthias' C h u r c h led the attack on the motion, asking that it be removed from the agenda so the synod could "get on with practical work. (Almost all of synod's three' dav sitting was devoted to church financial matters). "Whenever you hear motions condemning this regrettable war; they're always a one-sided condemnation of the United States. You never hear of anyone condemning arms coming from the other side. : "Certain elements are getting an - unjust.- biased -and-ill-in formed press," said the colonel, a former member of the Inter national Control Commission. Mrs. E. B. Watson of Aylmer also " wanted the resolution withdrawn. TRAY FOR PEACE "I think the U.S. is aware that this isra most unpopular war. This is not the time rock the boat but the time to pray for peace," she said. A few of the speakers ac cused the young lay delegates backine the motion of being misinformed and others said it was necessarv to ooDOse no ChfMinh for the same reasons it was necessary to fight Hitler Rev. R. H. Johnston, chaplain at Carleton University,, said the Vietnam war is the top moral issue of the day. - "Are we to speak on moral issues only when we will sue ceed?" he said in reply to t statement that synod approval of the motion. would not hurt "the U.S. anyway. - ? "I see a picture' of Christ on the cross. That's hardly a pic ture of success.'Mie said.- Dr. Colin Boswell of St Margaret's said the motion was not a question of boat-rocking but of doing what was right in light of Christ's teachings. The seven dead were identified as Donald Martin, Freder ick L e g a r e, Donald Fourt, Barry Nym,an, Cecil Skinner, Susan Dunlop and Sharon Mol narr It was the third traffic acci dent in British Columbia history to take seven or more lives Eight were killed Oct. 19, 1965 when a car plunged into the Columbia River near Radium Hot Springs. Seven died March 26, 1967, in a two-car crash near Fernie. Rocky Needs "Political Miracle' NEW YORK (AP) Two polls published Sunday show Richard M. Nixon with enough prospective delegate votes to win the Republican presidential nomination at that party's con vention. Only a "political miracle" could put . New York Governor Nelson A- - Rockefeller into the lead, said Newsweek magazine. The New York Times says Nixon had committed or leaning towards him 725 of the 1,333 persons expected to be delegates. Newsweek says it showed Nixon with 69ir"To win, 667 votes are needed. ' The Times credited Rockefel ler with 402 votes and California Governor RonaUi Reagan with 206. Newsweek gave these two 380 and 192 respectively. The Republican convention will be held at Miami Beach in August. Appoint Pastor BRANTFORD. "(CP) Rev, William Charney Sunday as sumed the pastorate of St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church here, succeeding Rev. Joseph Telizyn who died in February. Born in Rossburn, Man., Father Charney has served In parishes in Manitoba, the Ontar io centres of Kitchener, Ottawa, Chatham, Fort William, and Kenora, and in Lachine, Que. POPULATION GAIN CAPE TOWN The population of,the Union of South Africa is now more than 11 million persons. When the British came about 150 years ago it was about 50,000.' The Ottawa Journal .19 r. : - EMOTIONAL' DEBATE icon Condemns Vietnam War Monday, May 6, 1968 Ottawa i . Synod Anal After a long and sometimes emotional debate, the Anglican . Diocese of Ottawa Saturday passed a resolution condemning the Vietnam war. . The resolution said Canadians, through arms sales to the Americans, bear some guilt for, what Is happening in Vietnam. It urged the Canadian Israel As Israeli and captured Arab tanks rumbled through Jerusalem over the weekend in a military parade to. mark Israel's 20th anniversary, the Ottawa Jewish community -celebrated the weekend with prayers, speeches and a musical pageant. ' Former Israeli Minister of Development and Housing Yosef Almogi told about 1,000 "persons at the Jewish Community Centre Sunday Israel will choose security before .peace. . Mr. Almogi said- war had been the big factor of Israel's existence during the pas two decades and would continue as long as bordering countries threatened Israel. OUR NATION "Nasser and his friends do not hesitate for they want" to 5 smash us," he continued. i"There is no sse for them to use pressure on us. Our army is our nation and we will do -everything to secure the Jewish 'nation." 5 Mr. Almogi said Israel held the military parade in Jerusa-. ;lem despite UN Security Coun: cil pressure because the nation has something to tell the worldJ , "And we have to learn sometimes even to say no to our friends." He said since the capture of Jerusalem by the Israelis In the Israel-Arab conflict last June, " the holyty7OTHremainas part of Israel. i "Jerusalem will stay Jewish for good . . . forever." Mr. Almogi said a new spirit has spread over Israel in the FAMILY OF 6 WIPED OUT 14 Die READING, Mass; AP) A fiery head-on two car collision Sunday killed seven persons,, including a family of six one of them born in the wreckage. P61icesaid "the "mother-ofthe newborn infant, Mrs. Robert Zelck of Wakefield, Mass., was eight months pregnant when the crash apparently force" delivery of the baby. . The car carrying Mrs. Zelck, her husband, and their' three children was hit by a sedan being chased by police. Police identified the driver of the second Car as Marine Lance Cpl. Richard Ke'arns, 21, of Reading. They said he was home - on leave from Vietnam awaiting a medical discharge for war wounds in the back. Kearns was killed when his car smashed into a tree after the collision. Police said the Zelck car hurtled 100 feet off the road into a lield where it burst into flames, trapping the whole family inside the gasoline-fed inferno. government to rexamine its arms sales policy in light of Canada's stated opposition to bombing of North Vietnam. The resolution also wel corned recent peace overtures and called for settlement of the conflict in line with the 1954 Geneva Accords. . The third and , last part of past two weeks even offsetting the pride Israelis had for their country when it came into being in 1948. "We are now living the greatest days of our history." The first half of Sunday's program highlighted a musical program "The Journey" which was produced by. Laz Mirsky and directed by Reva Berman. Ruth Torontow and Kenrreth Ritt filled in as narrators with solo selections by Al Shapiro, the Jewish Community Centre Choral Group and the Hagalilim Dance Group,. -. Folk singing and dancing was led- by Montreal accordionist Joseph Ovlcs.. On Saturday, Israeli ambassador to Canada Arieh Eshel said the return of the Jews to Israel is a return to the spiritual and intellectual cradle and marks the completion of the circle of Jewish history. Delivering the , sermon at Agudath Israel Synagogue at a special seryice Mr. .Eshel said Israel was only an experiment a generation ago and .now is the enterprise of 2,500,000 persons. "What we have done is not just the setting up of one among other new states. What we have done is no more and no less than make sure the survival of the Jewish people," he told the congregation. The ambassador also voiced arwaming tofuture-tavaders of Israel that further attempts to destroy the country will "be repulsed no less decisively than abortive attempts in the past" . Jews Mark Anniversary - "How do you see yourself?" "Nothing is more important to you. How you see yourself determines how your life will be. It determines your opportunities,7 your security, your purpose. You and your friends are invited to hear this inspiring lecture by Georgina Tennant, C.S.B., a member of The Christian Science Board of Lectureship. Mrs. Tennant will stir you to a new view of . your purpose and identity and show the value of understanding your relationship to God. Christian Science lecture TUESDAY, MAY 7th at 8.15 p.m. Public Archives and National Library Building 393 Wellington Street, Ottawa Sponsored by First Church of Christ in Ottawa ADMISSION FREE, EVERYONE IS WELCOME Jllill GMY ARTICLES FOR SALE AUTOS FOR SALE ROOMS TO RENT EMPLOYMENT WANTED mm. 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