Red Deer Advocate from Red Deer, Alberta, Canada on April 6, 1987 · 1
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Red Deer, Alberta, Canada
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Monday, April 6, 1987
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JOr Ponoka woman vj' (, pins hopes on surgery IB Bakker hit by new charges 6A L5d Rustlers heading west for series 8A The Advocate FINAL 404 DAILY 5CW FRIDAY AND SATURDAY CENTRALALBERTA'S DAILY NEWSPAPER MONDAY, APRIL 6, 1987 Anti-war demonstrators dragged away OTTAWA (CP) City police arrested 33 anti-war demonstrators during this mornings rush hour after dragging them off the street in front of Defence Department headquarters. The demonstration, which blocked traffic on a major downtown street, was intended to draw attention to the close military ties between Canada and the United States, protest organizer Peter Dundas said. As 33 demonstrators blocked snarled morning traffic, police asked them to clear the street. About a dozen officers dragged the demonstrators away, one by one. As the first wave of protesters were loaded on the bus, another 25 to 30 demonstraters gathered on the sidewalk, crossed the street and paraded in front of the Defence Department building. They left after about 30 minutes. Sunday, hardhats, yuppies, punk rockers, feminists, senior citizens and mothers with small babies marched and chanted in faint drizzle on Parliament Hill to protest a wide range of American policies. The rally, which police said involved more than 4,000 protestors, began a few hours before Reagan arrived in Ottawa. Virtually every interest group in the country environmentalists, unionists, Marxists, Palestinians and disarmament advocates, among many others came with their placards and voiced their pet concerns in a near-festive atmosphere. Two people carried a giant effigy of Mulroney wearing an Uncle Sam hat with his suit pockets filled with fake American dollars. Another held up a huge Reagan puppet, complete with facial wrinkles and his characteristic rosy cheeks. In Calgary, About 150 people gathered outside the United States consulate Saturday to protest Reagans visit. Organizers said they wanted Mulroney to adopt a tougher stand on testing of the U.S. cruise missle in Canada. They also wanted Mulroney to get tough with Reagan on the acid rain issue and American intervention in Latin America. Reagan conceded major ground Sunday in Canada-U.S. wrangling over acid rain, admitting for the first time that American sources cause half the acid rain killing Canadian lakes and forests. A Canadian official said Mulroney tried to push Reagan to support a treaty to set clear targets for cutting industrial emissions. The acid rain issue has been central to the buildup to the third annual summit between the two leaders. Mulroney was grilled about the subject in two separate nationally broadcast U.S. television interviews. In them, he defended Reagan's com mitment to seek political support for $2.5 billion over five years for acid rain research and demonstration projects, but he argued that more must be done. Reagan questioned Mulroney about Canadian plans to license film and video imports in an effort to reduce U.S. domination of the $1.2-billion Canadian film market. Mulroney assured Reagan that the proposals wont impede U.S. and other foreign films from coming into Canada. Mulroney and Reagan also agreed Sunday that their governments would work jointly to combat the spread of AIDS and would attempt to get the deadly disease discussed at the annual summit of western industrialized nations this June in Venice. THERE WERE NO VEHICLES ON BRIDGE WHEN SECOND PORTION COLLAPSED Photo by The ASSOCIATED PRESS Bridge falls , people missing GLEN, N.Y. (Reuter) Several people were feared missing Sunday after a number of vehicles plunged 20 metres into a flood-swollen creek when a bridge collapsed, police said. A highway patrol spokesman said witnesses told state troopers a tractor-trailer truck and four cars fell into the raging torrent below when a 70-metre section of the bridge, which spans the Schorie Creek, collapsed. At the moment we cant verify this because the creek is eight to 12 feet above flood level and you cant see a thing, the spokesman said. We cant send divers down there because they would never come out. But we we are working on the assumption that there are four cars and a tractor-trailor down there. That being the case we have to believe there have been deaths. Nobody could get out of those waters alive, he said. An unidentified rescue worker told CBS radio: I looked down and I could see two automobiles upside down, their tires and wheels bobbing in the water." The police spokesman said a 70-metre span of the 165-metre-long bridge collapsed at 8:48 a.m. MDT. He said the bridge collapsed when one of the concrete support piers started to shift due to the flood waters eroding the creek bed underneath. He said it would be several days before the creek subsides enough for divers to go in and determine how many vehicles fell and how many might have died. New York Gov. Mario Cuomo visited the scene Sunday afternoon and watched as a second concrete support pillar plunged into the swirling waters, which were racing along at 40 kilometres an hour. The police spokesman said the collapse of the bridge, on Interstate 90, 60 km northwest of the state capital of Albany and about 200 km south of the Quebec border, will mean major delays for months. He said the area was hit by heavy rains all day Saturday and during the night. BUT UNSUSPECTING DRIVERS ENDED UP IN SWIRLING WATERS EARLIER IN THE DAY Photo by The ASSOCIATED PRESS Kilgour may quit Tories CALGARY (CP) If Edmonton MP David Kilgour leaves the Progressive Conservatives, that might just be what the Tories need to shake them up, Calgary MP Alex Kindy said Sunday. The Edmonton Sun said in a copyright story Sunday that Kilgour has not decided whether he will cross the floor of the House of Commons to join another party, sit as an independent or quit politics. If Kilgour stays in politics, most expect he would go to the Liberal camp since leader John Turner is his brother-in-law. Kilgour, member of Parliament DAVID for Edmonton Strathcona, said he KILGOUR is upset about the Conservative governments string of scandals and stumbles since it took office in 1984. But he also said he was furious with what he called the governments preferential treatment of Ontario. Kinday admitted he understands the Edmonton MPs frustrations even though he disagrees with his solution. Ive had some differences on policy, but I've tried to work from within, Kindy said. There are slow indications the party is moving. Its not an either-or proposition, Kilgour said. Im not trying to raise a gun to anyones head. Im very unhappy about some of the things the governments done. He noted the government has helped Western agriculture but said Ottawa has done nothing to ease unemployment or other economic woes outside Ontario. "This government hasnt done anything to make it clear we represent all Canadians equally. There are 7.2 million in the West who are not full partners in this country. What bothers me most are attitudinal things the patronage, the way the party fundraises, the whole bit, said Kilgour, whose sister Geills is married to Turner. He said his frustration has grown and hes appealed directly to Mulroney without any response. They (Mulroney and party brass) all know how unhappy I am, he said. Ive written so many letters to the prime minister . . . everybody knows Im very unhappy. Howard Janzen named publisher Howard Janzen, The Advocates controller for the past seven years, has been appointed publisher, company president Gordon Grierson said today. Mr. Janzen replaces Paul Willcocks, who is leaving The Advocate after 10 years to become general manager of New Brunswick Publishing Co. Ltd., which publishes two daily newspapers in St. John, N.B. Mr. Janzen, 44, will be responsible for all operations of The Advocate, the Parkland News and commercial printing. A native Albertan who grew up in Stony Plain and Drayton Valley, Mr. Janzen joined The Advocate after working as a consultant and in the banking and restaurant industries. He is a business administration graduate of the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology. Mr. Janzen says hes delighted with the new opportunity. The Advocates a superb newspaper, with a fine history, he said. "Im more than pleased to be able to help further that tradition." Mr. Janzen is married. He and his wife. Sue, have two children, Jay, 15, and Scott, 13. He is active in community and industry affairs, currently serving as a director of the Red Deer Chamber of Commerce, president of the YMCA and a member of the Junior Achievement board. Mr. Grierson is president of The Advocate and the Canadian division of its parent company. Mr. Willcocks said the decision to leave Red Deer was difficult. "Im tremendously proud of HOWARD JANZEN PAUL WILLCOCKS The Advocate theres no paper in Canada of similar size that compares And well always treasure the friends weve made here over the last 10 years." Mr. Janzen is being replaced as controller by Bonnie Thiele, a chartered accountant who was formerly accounting manager at Red Deer College. Royal scandal alleged LONDON (AFP) A cousin of the Queen has been in a psychiatric hospital for nearly 50 years, although she was thought to have died in 1961, The Sun tabloid newspaper said today. The paper hinted the Royal Family is responsible for a coverup of the case. The article said Katherine Bowes-Lyon, now 60, has been in Royal Earls-wood Hospital since 1941. Earlswood is a public psychiatric hospital-A hospital spokesman confirmed the report Sunday evening, saying Bowes-Lyon is severely mentally handicapped. The Sun said Bowes-Lyon had a 67-year-old sister Ner-issa, who died last year after having spent the bulk of her life in the hospital. Woman carrying daughters triplets LONDON (AP) A South African grandmother is three months pregnant with what will be her own grandchildren test-tube triplets belonging to her daughter and son-in-law. the British newspaper The Mail reported Sunday. It said Pat Anthony, 48. agreed to become a surrogate mother because her daughter and son-in-law, Alcino and Karen Ferreira-Jorge, were advised to have no more children for medical reasons. We never expected triplets." said Karen Ferreira-Jorge, 25. "Four healthy eggs were transplanted into my mother and only one has not survived " Index Two sections

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