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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 8, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta SUNNY HIGH FORECAST THURSDAY SO The Lethkidge Herald VOL. LXIII No. 98 LETHBRIDGE, ALbtiKTA, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8, 1970 PRICE NOT OVER 11 CENTS TWO PAGES Canada Won't Death C o a s t a JOHN WAYNE .Bert MAGGIE SMITH Bed Tough Old John Wayne Makes It Froa HOLLYWOOD (CP) After bashing and brawling his way through more than 100 Hollywood dramas in 30 years of stardom, tough old John Wayne finally it. He got an Oscar. Wayne, 62, who started his film career as a prop mm; won the best actor Academy Award Tuesday night for his portrayal as the rough, hard-drinking marshal Rooster Cogburo in True Grit, a spool of his usual westerns. As be accepted Use award for portraying the fat, one-eyed lawman, Wayne said: "If I'd have known, I'd have put that patch over my eye 35 years ago." Wayne once before had been nominated for an Sands of Iwo Jima in failed to wia it Motion picture academy voters awarded best pic- ture honors to a youth-oriented, seamy tale of friend- ship between a sick Manhattan bum and a Texas male Midnight Cowboy, starring Dustm Hoffman aod JOB Vojght, both in the running best actor awards. Wort Other Awards The film ato won Britain's John Sduesinger the award for best director and captured the best screen- play Oscar! Maggie .Smith, also from Britain, fought oft sonM strong competition, to win the best actress award for her rote as a eccentric Scottish scfowlmann In Thin Prime of Bnxn'e. She had been nominated in' 1965 for a supporting role in Othello. Miss Smith's rivals were Genevieye BujoU of Mon- treal, Jane Fonda, Liza Minnelfi and-Jean Simmons. .Mas BujoW, 26, a product of Ihe Frenclhspeaking theatre in Montreal, was nominated for her co-starring role witti Richard Burton in Anne of the Thousand v She won the best actress award in the Golden Globe presentation of the Hollywood Foreign Press As- sociation for her role in the film, a tale of UN tempestuous fame 'of King Henry VIII. OTTAWA (CP) Canada has entered a pew reservation against jurisdiction of the Inter- national Court of Justice ac ap- plied to protection of coastal waters, Prime Minister Trudeau said Wednesday in the Com- mons. The prime minister made a brief statement before the gov- ernment made puttie, bills de- signed to prevent pollution Canadian Arctic waters .and to enclose certain waters as exclu- sive Canadian fishing loses. Mr. Trudeau said Ihe reserva- tion entered with the United Na- tions concerning the of the sea U designed to guavd against possible li li gat ion by other states. He said Canada is prepared to engage in multilateral efforts for coastal protection but is not prepared to give up jurisdiction in this fleM where the existing international law is inadequate. Mr. Trudeau said there is no existing international law to protect Ihe environment against pollution. What law did exist favored oil exporting countries and oil ship- ping stales. However, coastal states were entitled to protect their shore environment and coastal marine resources against pollution, Mr. Trudeau added. It was tc be hoped that Can- ada could agree with olier states on protection of marine ..resources. English Film Waters RightsToii Rises EARLY BIRDS Don't put off until tomorrow what you can do, today seems to be the philosophy on Ihe Garth Harrij farm 'west of Tabtr. Monday, when mercury hit 66 degreei, men and machine] hit the preparing them for spring needing. Work on .the land could become extensive if warm wealher prevails during the nexMwo wceVi. Gibb Photo Rail Bill Laotians Agree Likely iTo Pass WASHINGTON (AP) Mem- bers of the Senate and House of Representatives saw np obstacle today for quick passage of Pres- ident Nixon's proposal lo avert a country-wide rail strike. There are minor differences between the two versions. Bat sponsors said these will be ironed out in time to get the bill to Nixon or signing.before tha Saturday strike deadline. To Peace Talks The film, made In England; was named best mo- tion picture by the association. Miss Bujold, daughter of a Montreal bus driver, became internationally known through a role in Alain Kesnais' award-winning French film La Guerre est Finis (The War is Miss Fonda was nominated for They Shoot Horses, Don't They? and Miss MinaeDi for The Sterile Cuckoo and Miss Simrcons for The Happy Ending. 'Gig Young bounded on stage as if on springs to accept Uc best supporting actor award for bis per- formance as the breezy master of ceremonies at a dance marathon in They Shoot Horses, Don't They? GoMie Hawo, the blonde giggler of television's Laugh In, was supporting actress. She played Walter Mattau's girl friend to Cactoi Flower. Most Honored Film Most honored film was Butch Cassirfy and the Sun- dance Kid, which captured four Oscars in all-best sipry, best original wore, cinematography and best song, Raindrops Keep Fallin' on my Head. The score and song were urilten by composer iBurt Bacharach. The big budget musical Hello, Dolly! look three score for a musical, best achievement In sound, and best art direction. The Z look prizes for film editing ind ai best foreign-language film. It was also a night for memorable moments: Taylor, In a blue gown and wear- ing husband Richard Burton's diamond in a necklace, She presented the best picture award. ulvo of applause and a 20-secood standing ovation lor Grant, voted special Oscar by the academy'i gmeinuu for mam; memorable perform- telling Ihe audience: "I'm John Wayne. I work with my clothes on. I have (o. Horetj rough on your your elsewhere." Hope Presents Awards Comedian Bob Hope, one of 17 stars who prcsenlwl the awards, said as a joke lhat the Oscars are "dedicated to Ihe proposition lhat jealousy araJ envy shall not perish from !hs Commenting on current screen nudity, he said: "It's a novelty to see actors and actresses wift their clothes on. They're pulling things on Ihe screen that the French wouldn't allow on post cards." Hope presented Ihe Jean Hcrsholl Humanitarian Award lo George Jcsscl for eattrUiniog troopi. SherpasDie Under Huge Ice Block KATMANDU, Nepal {AP) Six Nepalese Sberpas have been killed by a huge block of ice that fell on them while guiding a Japanese expedition up Mount Everest, a message -reaching here said today. It was the worst disaster ever reported on (he world's highest mountain. Seen and Heard ABOUT TOWN AFTER a weekend trip to A YeUowknHe, N.W.T. for exhibition hockey, Gregg Pil- ling returning to find one less member of his house- hold. His cocker spaniel puppy M o r t had wandered off Nellie Sindenoi claiming she enjoyed 'her first tree picked orange on a recent trip lo California "just to get ready for my1 trip to Wales in May." Mike D'Arina complaining about the rampart dog situa- tion in Fort Macleod. Nixon Handed Second Setback WASHINGTON (CP) The Senate, rejected today the Su- preme Court nomination of '.Judge G. Harroid Carswell, handing President Nixon a sec- ond defeat in his efforts to name a Southern judge lo UK United Slates' highest court. VIENTIANE, Laos (AP) The Laotian -cabinet agreed today to unconditional discus- HOBS with the Pathet Lao 'their recent proposal for ending the war in Laos. 1 The Pafhet Lao offer, an- nounced a month ago, de- manded a halt of all U.S. bomb- ing as a pre-condition for con- crete talis. Informed sources said Soth Pethrasy, the Patbet-Lao rep- resentative in Vientiane, would be invited to the office of the premier, Prince Souranna oh Thursday to re- ceive a te'.ter containing the government's response. The draft of the letter was approved .today at a cabinet iceeting.- Sources said the letter'would make clear that the government regards the Patbet Lao's fire- point peace proposal'only is a basis lor discussion. The main points of the Pathet Lao proposal call for a cease- fire, a consultative political con- ference of all Lac parties and the establishment at a provision- al coalition government. Svellana Weds After 20-Day. Courtship PHOENIX, Ariz. (AP) Svetlana Alliluyeva, daughter 'of the late Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin, has married an architect she had met only JO days be- fore. The simple Quaker ceremony was performed Tuesday in the living room of Taliesin West, an architectural school of Ihe Frank Lloyd Wright Founda- tion, the Arizona Republic says in a copyright story. This bride- groom was William Wesley Pe- ters, 57, vice-president of the foundation and chief architect at Taliesin Associated Architects'. Svetlana, 44, who fled the So- viet Union in 1967, met Peters when she accepted an invitation from Mrs. Frank Lloyd Wright; widow o( the famous arcMlect, to visit Taliesin three weeks ago. The government's proposal is expected to be unacceptable lo the Pathet Lao in' view of the demand for a halt to all U.S. bombing.' The cabinet added another ilem for the International Control Commis- sion the right to inspect freely all .areas of the .country. The ICC, composed of represenla- tiTC from Canada, Poland and India, was established in 1962 to .supervise '.016 Geneva accords guaranteeing Laotian neutrality sad independence. Found Fit To Play Hockey j, OTTAWA (CP) Dr. Jean Richard of Ottawa has 'declared Ted Green of Boston Bruins fit to play hockey, it was an- nounced in the courtroom today where Green is standing trial on a charge of common assault. Edward Houston, lawyer for the Boston defenceman, made the announcement shortly after 'court resumed to begin its sec- cod day of hearing witnesses into the charge resulting from a stick duel last September be- tween Green and winger MaW of St Louis Blues. Seized Ship Handed Over PHNOM PENH The commandeered American munitions ship Columbia Eagle was released today after 25 days of detention in Cambodian waters. Foreign Minister Yem Sam- baur handed Ihe ship over (o U.S. Charge d'Affalres Lloyd Rives in a ceremony at Ream port near Sihanoukville. The shin sailed off with Donald Swann and 11 crew The announcement probably means that Green's 13-game suspension, levied by NHL pres- ident Clarence Campbell, starts with tonight's opening quarter- final game between the Bruins and New York Rangers. It also opens, up Ihe possibilitj' that Green might see action in this year's Stanley Cup playoffs if the Bruins reach the finals. HAD HEAD INJURIES A Boston doctor said last week Green had fully recovered from head injuries he suffered in the high-sticking duel and (he three operations that followed. But Campbell said he would await a similar finding by Dr. Richard, who performed the op- erations, before starting the 13- game suspension. Testimony 'Tuesday al Ihe start of Green's trial was that (he Boston rearguard was the first to out with his stick in the September exhibition game, Today Ken Bodendistel, ref- eree at the game, testified that Green hit Maki svilh. Ms slick to dart the duel. He said the slick appeared (o hit Makl in the face. Maid then struck Green and the Boston player slumped lo the ice. He was unable to get up under his own power, the ref- eree said. Flight Delay Seen CAPE KENNEDY, Fla. (AP) Doctors' reported today that latest blood sample tests show ApoBo-13 astronaut Thnmaa K. Mattingry n is not unman to German measles, increasing the chances that Saturday's sched- uled i launch to. the moon will have to be postponed until May. A space agency announce- ment said: "This finding cre- ates the possibility that unless there is a change in Mattipglv'i condition between now and launch; he could develop Ger- man measles in space." Analysis of the blood samples, taken Monday night, ihbwed that the other two.crew mem- bers, James A. Lovell Jr! aad Fred W.'Haise Jr., are to the disease. All three astronauts were ex- posed through contact with backup astronaut Charles Duke, who came down with the mea- sles Sunday. The incubation pe- riod for the disease is 14 to 21 days. The flight is to last 10 days. The space agency said doctors will continue to check Matting- ry's1 'condition and that addi- tional Wood samples, will be .taken "tc tee whether he devel- ops symptoms of the disease or Another possible threat to the launch came in a-weather re- port which calls for clouds with a 'chance of 'rain at Saturday's planned blastoff tone oTMJ EST. From Htnlers-AP OSAKA, Japan (CP) Al (cast K persons were killed and ]55 injured, many of them se- verely, when a series of eiplo- sions ripped through a subway construction site in a densely populated area of Osaka today, police reported. The blast touched off a fire which swept Ihrough some 30 private homes before firemen brought it under control. Osaka's pride, the Expo TU world's fair, was not damaged. Police said the explosion site was 10 miles from the fair grounds. Many of the injured were In serious condition. The. explosions in quick suc- cession occurred about p.m., just after offices had closed for (lie day and most subway trains were jammed with commuters on the way home: Police said many of the victims were commuters. The explosions levelled sev- eral buildings, and Ihe fires that followed destroyed about 30 bouses, police said. Investigators attributed the explosions to leakage in the mu- nicipal gas system. City officials ordered gas sup- plies in some areas shut off to prevent the disaster from spreading in Japan's second largest city. Osaka, with a pop- ulation of more than ranks in size only behind Tokyo which has a population of more than Firemen reported that the; frnfftrd to spend most of- the night trying lo douse being fed by gas lingering IB large feeder pipes. i The "disaster occmred -In a business district of Ward, in northern Osaka, southwest of the Expo fairgrounds. Officials reported that many of the injured died before reaching hospital. DAMAGE EXTENSIVE said Ihe force of.the explosions flipped over con- crete paTemcnl slabs, shatter- ed windows-and loosened roof slates feet from the blast area. Students Die In Raid CAIRO (Renters) Thirty school children and an adult ci- vilian were killed today when Israeli Phantom jet aircraft bombed a primary school in Egypt, an official source at the interior ministry here reported. The source said .46 civilians, Including 3S school children, were wounded in the raid on Bahr al Bakr school in Sharkia province, about 50 miles north of Cairo. In Tel Aviv, an Israeli mili- tary spokesman, replying to correspondents' questions- fol- lowing the Cairo report, said: "Our air attacks were aimed strictly at military objectives." Obtain First Measurements Of World's Ocean Currents VALPARAISO, Chile (CP) Successful measuremerils were reported Tuesday in Ihe first major scientific effort to lake the pulse of the world': ocean al Ihe poiM where Drake Pas- sage separates South America from Antarctica. They lecorued over a xvea- day period by the Canadian Growth Rate: 138 Every Minute Cranbrook Youth Dies Of Injuries CALGARY (CP) Gordon Lacey, 17, of Cranbrook, B.C., died in hospital Tuesday from head injuries suffered Saturday in a single-car accident near WASHINGTON (CP) The world's population Is growing at a rate of an hour and 133 a minute and by the middle o! this year will reach people. These statistics were an- nounced Tuesday by (he Popula- tion Reference Bureau, a pri- vate non-profit organization which issues an annual world population data sheet among oilier publications. The 1970 dala sheet says thai Hi its current annual growth of two per. cent, 'the world will gain people this year, more than any other year in history. This increase will represent the difference between an esti- mated births and deaths. The report says fastest growing countriri are Kuwait and Rica, and the slowest growing are East Germany and Hungary. Kuwait is labelled "a special case" because its high birth and tow rteath ralesare augmented Of grants allraclcd by booming oil industry. Kuwait's yearly percentage Increase is listed at 8.3 per cent, sbout hall oj which is from mi- gration, and Cosla Rica's is 3.8 per cent, virtually all duo to a natural increase in population. The report Eays the world's lowest birlh rates ere East Ger- many's [or every per- sons a year, Sweden's 14.3 and Luxembourg's 14.2. Sweden nnrl Norway have llie lowest Infant mortality rates, w-iti u ot 13 dwthi t year for every children under the age of one year. The report noted lhat the