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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 13, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta HIGH FORECAST 47, ALUliUTA, THURSDAY, APRIL 13, 1972 1'ltICii NOT OVER 1U CKNTt, T1IREK HKCTIONS MJ I'AGLiS Three books hoax n.v ANTHONY GOODMAN NEW YORK (lleuler) Clifford Irving's fake au- tobiography of millionaire Howard Hughes may never see the light of tiny, but al least tliroe books now are Ijcing written ,-iliouL I he hoax itself and how il was finally Firs! lo appear nilt b? an account written by a team of three iumiiilists from the London Sunday Times l''ay. Louis Chester and iMagnua Linklater. Titlud Tlic Inside Slory of the Howard Ilnchcs-C'lifford JrvLiiR Affair, the book is due to he published in York in May by Viking Press. The ore! account will provide a detailed description, lucr-d some humor, of Irving tried tu swindle the HcGrnw Hill Publishing Co. out o[ at least by producing a fabricated autobiography of the Texas-born recluse. IrviiiR himself, awaiting sentencing June 16 togelh- cr with his wife and bis researcher, Richard Suskind, Is also working on a book about what has come lo be known as the "Howard Hughes caper." Irving, 41, is thought lo be hoping lo raise enough cash lo pay back all or most of the money ho wheedled out of McGrav; Hill. in advance The MINI ineludc.s .1 advance for his oun work on the purported memoirs, phis in travel expenses lo enable him to conduct interviews wilh Hughes Irving now admits never look place- There is speculation some publishing firms, af- Icr McCJraw [fill's unhappy experience, might shy away from another Irving manuscript regardless of its mcr HP. The third hook in pupnrrilion ;iboul the Hughes nffairs is being written by James Sherwood, a 35-year- old writer friend of Irvine's. Sherwood has lived for the last two years al New York's Chelsea Hotel, a favorile rendezvous for ar- tists, writers and actors, where Irving and his family have also been slaying since they arrived here in Jan- uary. As a result, Sherwood had a ringside seat as the Irving drama unfolded wilh its almost daily quota of headlines. Sherwoml lias completed a GO-pngc synop- sis for a hook jobs, will create an additional inn service indus- try jobs, ho said. "The development is an indi- cation of the excellent contin- uing economic development po- tential in Ixjthbrid.se. Future expansion of the community is evident and bright. We expect other developments: lo be. an- nounced in the near the mayor said. International Dislillers (Can- ada) Ltd. and its sister com- pany Gilby Canada Ltd., are wholly-owned subsidiaries of International DLMillcrs and Vintners Lid. of London, En- gland. Opposition MPs election conscious OTTAWA The Com- mons returns lo the business of the nation today with every in- dication that an election is up- permost in the minds of Ibc members. Hysteria over pollution is clanger to EDMONTON (CP1 A gov- ernment MLA (old the Alberta legislature Wednesday "nature is too big to be knocked out th.nl easily" by some mining operalions decried by ccolog- isls. Hoy Far ran (PC Calgary N'orth Hill i was speaking dur- ing study of the department of t 'OiimcuL spending esti- mates "Some things have no morn fignificancc than a said Mr. Farran, adding that ''widespread hy.slci'in" o v c r pollution presents a "danger that fanatacism can ca Li.se great harm to the economy at large." Environment Minister Bill Yurko said his dep'irlinenl al- ways would he rtMlislic in its approach pollution control ihrough mining regulations. economy lie was replying lo Charles Drain taken seriously rn the. Liberal benches. Rut opposition spokesmon pay I hey don't write off a spring election Conservative leader Robert Stan-field has been chal- lenging Mr. Trudcau to call ore Ihc election (over is likely (o con'inne to run high at least (or some The, House recessed March 20 for an Easter hreak. The day after, Mr. Trmieau said he was giving the word lo Liberals to "slow down the machine" bo- causo n June election seemed unlikely in his current thinking. CON'SrUVATTVKS Itr.AMY Thomas M. Hell, ConservaLur whip, Wednesday snicl his party is ready anytime hut he expects Mi'. Tnidoau is serious in his intention lo go to profile in the fall rather than llu s-prinp. However. Mr. Bell nddc.1, thn-c could cjhily he .in early elect inn if tlic government is "provoked in some manner." Stanley Knowlcs, New Demo- crat House leader, said he feels !Mr. Trudeau will make up his mind definitely only close lo Hie nut of April. Ko il v.oiikl be sparring situation for (lie couplo of ucrk-5." POOR WELCOME An effigy Of President Nixon sfandi draped In rr> Ampricnr flag on Parliament Hill in as demonstirjlori protested peacefully' 'lie evi of Mi. Nixon's visit lo Canada. (CP WirephoioJ for President Nixon9s visit OTTAWA TCP) From Uie opening state dinner tonight lo the signing of the Great Lakes anti-pollution agreement that ends bis visit Saturday', "sym- is the theme of Presi- dent lrip to Cansda. In n news briefing Wednes- day, Canadian officials said the president and Prime Minister Trurleau will not dwell on de- tails of relations between (ho two countries, or try specifically lo hreak the deadlock in the current trade dispute. Instead, they hope a congenial mood set by the leaders will be. received as a sigmil by negolia- lors in both capitals who have been at loggerheads for months in bilateral trade talks. One official sail! it Is quite conceivable the leaders might agree on resumption of (alks on mutual trade irritants. The ne- gotiations broke off Feb. 9 after months of private sessions. Seen and heard About town CEPARATn schonf trustee Paul URlisz saving St. Paul's School is "w e 11 named'1 a t nodzinynl telling friends Hint agricul- tural research station scien- tist Gordon Komctz watclies Sesame vStrcct every day with (he experimental chick- ens IVi Ilia in Tlioinp- son saying h i s name is Thompson and has been for C3 years. Mr. Trudeau and Mr, Nixon will spend hours in discus- sion Friday morning. Al the same Ume, External Affairs Minister Mitchell Sharp, Envi- ronment Minister Jack Davis and Defence Minister K. ,1. Ben- son will meet U.S. Stale Secre- tary William Rogers. MIDDLE GROUND The ministerial talks also are expected to stay somewhere be- tween what one offi- cial termed innocuous banalities and Ihc specifics of interna- tional problems. Friday afternoon, Mr. Nixon addresses MPs and senators as- sembled in the Commons cham- ber. That, and a brief statement Saturday before signing the Great Lakes pollution accord, are expected (o he the only pub- lic events for the president dur- ing the visit. Al. some point, officials hope Mr. Nixon will give more hard evidence of (lie "fantastic-ally new statement" Hint Mr. Tru- dcmi said IIP got from the presi- dent on Canada-U.S. relations during the prime minister's quick visit to Washington in De- cember. Mr. Tnideau said he was re- ferring to a pledge from Mr. Nixon that Canada can make its own decisions about its econ- omy, including foreign invest- ment, without U.S. interference. Brazilian The private events for Mr. Nixon, who will be accompanied by his wife, include the state dinner with Mr. and Mrs. Tru- rteau and Governor-General Ro- land Michcner and his wife zt Government House, where the president will Flay during the visit. Fridav after the speech on Parliament Hill, Ihn presi- dential parly will attend a per- formance at the National Arts Centre, where the audience will include only invited guests. The Great Lakes agreement (o be signed before tho Saturday departure wiii set water quality ob.ieclive-s for the lower lakes, and commit the two countries fo reduce pollution and police in- dustrial and shipping wastes. ignores airliner Plane hijacked Jll Cl'i ash PHOENIX, Arix. (AI'i Tlic FRI reported a Frontier Air- lines jet war. skyjacker! over Mexico today by hvo men who s.iid they wanted to po to Los Anpc-les The FBI (he pilol IKK! been ordered to lar.d at Phoe- nix. It was not know immediately how many passengers were aboard. The airlinr 5nid the flight originated in Denver, with slops ychodulrd at Albuquerque. Tnc- fon aud Phoenix. RIO DI-: JAN Kino (AP> A twin engine Brazilian airliner c a r r y i n p persons crash- landed in Hie hills near Hco early today, Ibc air force an- nounced. 11 added that were several survivors. The crash site was located aflor a massive search alone the benches and in (he hills o( the Rio area. One American was known to be aboard the plane. Tlie cravih site was located in Podro do TTio near lha nearby ri'.y of PclxopolJs. TARTS (Router) President Nixon proposed n resumption of the suspended Vietnam peace lalks in Paris for trxlnv hut Hanoi nnlv wilh an invasion of South Vietnam, chief U.S. William Porter said locfay, Porlcr revealed that Nixon Ijiirl personally directed on April 1 thai H he sc-nl to the Hanoi and Viet delegations here, Mntiup I lie willingness of Hie r.S, to resume the talks on April 13. Porter, who relumed today From consul tnliou5 ivith thn president and senior adminis- tration officials in Washington, pair! Hint if (he Communist really r'r.MrM (i nogotintc? thry could communicate the U.K. ''and Ilicy will find us readv and uilhnp lo on The U.S. unilaterally sus- pended the talks on March 23 until the other side indicated its willingness lo engage in ".seri- ous i cgolhiMons'1 and slop using fhn Paris oonfeienre as a prorv- flg.iDda forum. ;