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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 10, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Tuetday, April iO, News in brief Israel elects president JERUSALEM Dr. Ephraim Katchalski. one of the world's leading biophysicists, was elected Israel's fourth pres- ident today in the Jewish state's first contested election for the office. The president-elect imme- diately changed his name to Katzir. Hebrew for Harvest, from the Bast European Kat- chalski. He will be sworn in a five-year term, Zalman Shazar. May 23 for succeeding President Shazar is retiring at the age of 73 after serving two terms. Katzir was the candidate of PremKer Golda Meir's dominant Labor party. The Knesset, Is- rael's parliament, gave him 66 votes to 41 for Dr. Ephraim Ur- bach. the candidate cf the Na- tional Religious party. Strike closes newspapers (AP) Most of. their plants from 10 a.m. until West Germany was without newspapers today for the first time in 21 years as a warning strike shut major metro- politan dailies. Printers, pressing demands for a 13-per-cent wage increase, returned to work today but held two-hour sit-down strikes in noon. Mediation efforts were to be- gin at 11 a.m., but a snow storm delayed the arrival Of the mediator from West Berlin. Prior to the start of the ses- sion, the papers said they were prepared to go beyond their original proposal of a nine-per- cent increase. Peters seeks divorce PHOENIX. Ariz. (AP) Wil- liam Wesley Peters has filed for divorce from his wife. Svetlana AUiluyeva Peters. She is the daughter cf the late Soviet dic- tator Joseph Stalin. They have been legally sepa- rated since early 1972 and have lived apart for 18 months. Mrs. Peters said she could not toler- ate the communal life at Talie- sin West, where Peters serves as chief architect for the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation. Body found in ruins MONTREAL fCP) Police found a seventh body late Mon- day night in the ruins of an apartrp.ent building destroyed by a Sunday fire which they say was deliberately set. They changed the number of persons still missing from five to three. Four of the seven were identi- fied. They were all men and in- cluded a father and his son. The bodies of a man and two women are unidentified. Private funeral planned MOUGINS, France (AP) The body cf Pablo Picasso was taken today to a chateau he owned near Aix en Provence prior to burial in the garden there. ?s7o date was announced for the funeral, but Thieu arrives sources said the family wants a private service. Picasso, the 20th century's most notable artist, died Sun- day at Villa Notre-Dame-de-Vie, the hilltop estate overlooking the Mediterranean where he had lived for the last 14 years. Arab guerillas captured Armed uniformed and security policemen stand guard over three Arab guerillas captured after they blew up the residence of the Israeli ambassador in Nicosia. University autonomy upset fpolitical EDMONTON (CP) Ad- vanced Education Minister Jim Foster said Monday "there are too many legal and political constraints" on his department for it to abuse its power. Mr. Foster told a special meeting of the University of Al- berta Senate that to upset the autonomy of universities would Ottawa willing to give farmer tax concessions informed i He was 91. for talks LONDON (AP) President Nguyen. Van Thieu of South Vietnam received a subdued greeting on arrival at London's Heathrow Airport today, and a helicopter immediately took him to Prime Minister Heath's country residence, Che- quers, for talks. big a brief stop on their way from Rome to West Germany. Pol'ce with rifles were sta- tioned on roofs around the air- port, and other security officers lined the disembarkation area. A crowd of about 150 British and South Vietnamese welcom- jed Thieu with cries of "We Thieu and his wife were mak- love you, Mr. President." Teachers get pay hike EDMONTON7 (CP) Public I of 13 per cent over two years. I school teachers in Edmonton j The settlement was accepted Monday accepted a collective iby a of 61 cent in j agreement with thair board ia secret vote 'm Edmonton I which provides salarv increase Pubfic systems' 150 schools. ------------------------_ i The ballots were counted by representatiiTes of the teachers, i school board, and Alberta' j Board of Industrial Relations. j The trustees ratified the con- tract earlier during a commit- tee meeting but will hold a for- j mal vote tonight to make it of- i tidal. MODERN INDUSTRIAL RENTALS 1250 Ave. S. Phone 328-8896 "Industrial and Home Owner Rentals" lawn Mowers, Lawn Combers and Aerators, FertiPztr Spreaders, etc. RENTAL IS YOUR BEST BUY By GARRY FAIRBAIRN OTTAWA (CP) The gov- ernment is willing to amend proposed income tax changes to allow family farms to pass from one generation to another before death without capital- gains tax. Finance Minister John Turner announced the concessions Mon- Freight subsidy hiked day night to the Commons sit- ting as a committee of the whole. The government had proposed applying the capital gains tax to farms turned over to a son or a daughter by a retiring farmer. However, the tax would not be applied if the farm was inherited by one of his children after his death. Mr. Turner told the House he has listened to opposition repre- sentations and is willing to have the capital gains exempt clause apply within the farmer's life- time. i One stipulation would be that j no person under the age of 18 1 would be allowed to sell a farm Deaths i By THE CANADIAN PRESS de Kowa, 69, German stage and screen actor and graphic artist. OTTAWA (CP) Atlantic premiers won federal approval Monday for higher trans- portation subsidies on some goods shipped out of the Atlan- tic region. At a meeting with Transport j Minister Jean Marchand and Regional Expansion Minister Don Jamieson, the premiers persuaded the goverament to take steps immediately to raise, on a selective basis, the 30-per- cent subsidy now paid on west- bound freight. No figure was set. but a transport department spokes- man said later that rates of 40 per cent to 50 per cent were dis- cussed. When set. the new rate will be aimed particularly at the ag- ricultural and manufacturing: _ industries and v.ill not applv to ;.urnej all goods shipped out of the' re- j gion. The new rate schedule is ex- j peeled to go into effect some- j time during the summer. bought from his father or re- ceived as a gift. This would pre- vent third-party sales involving a minor, said Mr. Turner. He said the proposed amend- ments to taz legislation now be- fore the House will be discussed later this week. Mr. Turner said it has come clear to him that some- thing has to be done to prevent farms being sold just to meet capital-gains debts to the Crown. The government, he said, wants to sea the family form preserved. CONSIDER TAX BILL The Commons spent most of tho day discussing government plans. Receiving de- j tailed discussion were prooossd tax changes affecting 1972 in- come. j Both Progressive Con- i servaiive and New Democrat spokesmen welcomed the amendments, but said they be "political suicide." He was responding to com- ments by some Senate mem- bers that the government's de- cision to dissolve the Universi- ties Commission and place its power in the hands of the ad- vanced education mini ster threatened institutional autono- 1 my. Dr. George Baldwin, dean of the university's facutly of arts, said "it seems this government is taking unto itself a potential power no other country has sought." He added that he would pre- fer the former Social Credit government which called the university An Air Canada DC-9 jetiiner from Toronto xras evacuated imme- diatdy after landing at Thunder j Bay Airport Monday night fol- I lowing a bomb scare. Passengers from the plane as 1 1 veil as from the airport j minal -were ordered to leave the area after a man telephoned the near their confluence in Miswuri, the storm whipped up five-foot on the Mis- end Use Corps of Army ard Garment, a prssidcntial ad- viser. The talks were scheduled weakened fevees aKmg rain- 1 lo begin Saturday, but Garment swollen Mississippi River sys- tern and flooding along the Lake Eric shore near Toledo, j Ohio. i Damage along the Mississippi was estimated at million. AUbough the Mississippi and j th? MisMJuri rivers continued to 1 said he will not meet -with Means until the arms are sur- rendered. just plane five! Air Canada office, before the trhrdnlcfJ lo jrioch and said Uxarc was a bomb ia the washroom. Air Canada area manager Danahar the caller did not say whether the bomb was in terminal or on biard the plane. A search the terminal and the plane failed to turn up any f homb. Dies at 157 i RIO DE JANEIRO A 157-year-old bricklayer. said !o be Brayirs oWest Jcwwi Engineers pinpointed two poten-1 resident, died at UK suburb of tial trouble spots. Nova Iguacu during the Treek- At KasVasWa Island, 60 miles end. smith of St. Louis, the corps or- Jose Francisco Helio da Silva, dercd all but 16 of the island's according to a birth certificate 30ft to evacuate Mon-' produced by his family, was day ts winds gtuting to fiO horn m Ifljfi in Portugal amJ miles an hoin1 sent, huge waves i came in in JJBO. crashine into j His W-year-old wn Anlonio attended thp ftmoral Church bombed by terrorists BELFAST (AP) Terrorists believed to be Protestant ex- tremists bombed a Roman Catholic church early today for the third time since Northern Ireland's sectarian fighting be- gan than years ago. Guerrillas tronnded a British soldier in an ambush. Troops uncovered an arms cache in Btffasl and detained three men. A spokesman said the soldiers captured 20 pounds of gelignite, 29 primed pipe bom'te, guns and anwKjniitxHi in a shed in the Cliftonville district. The Catholic church of the Holy Family at Lower Ballygo- wan near Lame, northwest of BdJast, was ripped by a 39- pound bwnb. The building vas damaged, hut there were no casualties. The church was reopened only; 11 months ago after H was re-', constructed fallowing the last bomb raid on it. of wheat purchased as an op- the kind of crops we need on tion, by 1971. The sales since then have basically been "one-shot the trade official said. Monday's sale is expected to influence the sporadic dispute over the now-terminated gov- ernment plan to reduce wheat Inventories from Tomorrow (I Under the 1970 LIFT pro- gram, Prairie farmers were paid for each acre of wheat taken out of production. Government spokesmen said the move was necessary to help get rid of a massive backlog of unsold wheat. Opposition crit- ics, however, criticized the plan as unnecessary and a poor sub- stitute for better sales efforts. FARMERS CONCERNED "What concerns the western fanners is the eventual prices they will said Mr. Hamilton. "It is hard to know what the return will be. It is interesting to note that the latest report from Statistics Canada in- dicates that western farmers in- tend to plant some four million acres less than that recom- mended by the government. "There is a great concern in Western Canada with all the un- known factors." Mr. Gleave said "I only hope that we can produce enough grain to meet these and other commitments and I hope that the weather in Canada will give us enough moisture to produce the acreages we have." Mr. Gleave also took the op- portunity to make a dig at Mr. Lang, referring to Agriculture Minister Whelan's expressed de- sire to take over the wheat board: "I was very pleased to see the minister rise in his place and make the announcement to- day. I did not know how quickly the two ministers were going to make the switch." The wheat shipment includes spring and Durum wheat. Legislature approves Labor Act changes VICTORIA (CP) Approval in principle was given Monday to two pieces of labor legisla- tion which will allow the Bri- tish Columbia government to award public works contracts only to unionized companies and will give workers greater protection in getting back- wages from a defaulting com- pany. The second one, an act to amend the Payment of Wages Act, was supported unanimous- ly.'It allows employees to sue the directors and officers of a company to get backwages, up to a maximum of each. Weather and road report SUNRISE WEDNESDAY SUNSET H L Pre Lethbridge...... 50 32 33 22 29 SO 31 26 43 33 23 3-t 40 24 PJicher Creek .48 J medicine Hat ..51 Edmonton....... 51 Grande Prairie 53 Banff ............52 Calgary.........44 Victoria......... 62 Penticton........62 Prince George 59 Kamlocps 70 Vancouver.......SO Saskatoon....... 44 Regina.......... 43 20 Winnipeg 36 22 Toronto........ "9 30 Ottawa.......... 39 27 Montreal........ 40 32 St. John's....... 30 22 Halifax......... 41 24 Charlottetctvn .35 20 Predericton 41 20 Chicago......... 43 27 New York.......32 44 Miami...........8G 67 Los Ange'es..... 80 57 Las Vegas....... 73 54 Phoenix..... 73 51 Rome..........54 48 Paris........... 48 34 London.......... 46 36 Berlin...........48 46 Amsterdam 37 32 .04 .01 .38 .50 .59 Moscow Stockholm Mexico City Tokyo..... 35 38 79 54 54 34 50 49 FORECASTS: Lethbridge Today: Mor- ning cloudy periods. Highs near 35. Lows 25-30. Wednes- day: Sunny. Highs near 60. Medicine Main- ly sunny. Highs near 55. Lows 25 30. Wednesday: Sunny. Highs 55-60. Calgary Today: Mainly sunny. Highs 55-60. Lows 25-30. Wednesday: Sunny. Eighs 55- 60. Columbia and Wednesday: Sunny and warm. Highs 65 to 70. Lows to- night 30 to 35. MONTANA East of Continental Divide- Cloudy south partly cloudy north today and all sections to- night and Wednesday. Warm- ing trend. Highs today 45 to 55 east 55 to 65 west. Lows tonight 25 to 35. Highs Wednesday 55 to 65 except 50s northeast. West of Continental Divide- Cloudy today. Partly cloudy to- night and Wednesday. Highs both days 55 to 65. Lows to- night 30s. CEMENT MIXERS Don the complete job fast and economically. Mixes, and dumps. SEE DOUG IRWIN OR KEN THOMPSON GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY FHONE 328-1141 OFFICIAL AS OF A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA Highway 2. north to Calgary is bare and dry. Calgary to Ed- monton good winter driving condition. AH remaining highways in the Lethbridge district are bare and dry. Highway Calgary to Banff is bare snd dry, Banff to Rcv- elstoike, bare and dry, watch for fata rock. Creston-Salmo highways, barc and 5 m. ;