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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 15, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta HIGH FORECAST SUNDAY 50 The lethbndge Herald VOL. LXV No. 106' LETHBIimfih1, AL13KRTA, SATURDAY, APRIL 15, 1972 I'KICE NOT OVER 10 Uli.Yi'b SEVEN SECTIONS PAGES No change in Canada-U.S. trade issues By JOHN HAY OTTAWA (CP) Beneath expressions of satisfac- tion tram both sides, (here appear; lillle evidence that Prime Minister Trudoau and President Nixon made pro- gress on the Canada-U.S. trade deadlock beyond au agreement to lake another look at their positions. Officials speaking for Mr. 'IVudeau ami Mr. Nixon alter Hie leaders nu't Friday indicated Cuuada has another assurance from Mr. Nixon that the United States is not demanding a continuing trade surplus with Canada in future years. But, in their briefings for reporters, they made it clear that Ihc leaders did not budge from bargaining positions taken durinj months of futile negotiations on H number of trade irritants Irelwcen the two countries. The talks broke off Feb. 9 after Washington officials decided there was no chance of settlement. Ronald Zieglor, White House press secretary, the two leaders agreed "to review their positions with a view to gelling the (alks slarled again.' l.aler, a Canadian official used almost the saraa words Both stressed Hint no time period for the reviews was discussed, though Mr. Ziegler sold the United Slates would like resumption pretty soon. Auto pact bypassed The Canadian official, who spoke on the under- standing that his name not be used, said the most con- tentious issue in the trade talks the auto pact was not dealt with specifically. Canadian otlicals said before the president's arrival Thursday they were looking forward to harder evi- dence from Mr. Nixon of tbe "fantastically new state- ment" Mr. Trudcau said he got from the president dur- ing their meeting in Washington last December. Mr. Trudcau said that was fl presidential assur- ance that the United States does not demand a con- tinuing trade surplus with Canada to help pay [or tho Investments Americans make in Canada. The- government won that confirmation when Mr. Nixon told a joint sitting of Parliament Friday that Washington does not "always want a surplus trade with Canada so that we could always export capital there." But the Canadian official noted the difference be- tween that long-run issne, on agreement seems complete, and the short-run trade dispute. In the short-run, be said, the United Stales is bl difficulty and wants its trading partners to help. He said Jfr. Trudeau offered sympathy and under- standing, [n Ihe trade lalks, Washington lias been seeking changes in trading arrangements with Canada, espe- cially the auto pact. have led to a Canadian trade surplus with Ihe United States in the last few years. Ottawa say.c that surplus may not he permanent, and that Canada needs to Fell more to the United States than it buys in order to earn extra U.S. dollars to pay interest and dividends to U.S. investors. Mr. Nixon said in his speech he understands that view since the United Slates sought freedom from de- pendence on European capital before the First World War. Aside from that pledge from the president, Cana- dian officials also wanted Nixon to help create an Atmosphere that could lead lo resumption of the trade talks. Asked whether he thought Mr. NLxori had met liuwfi hopes, one Canadian official said he is "happy with what ha said.'1 "We're all please. The discussions between Mr. Trudeau and Mr. Nix- on were very general over a range of bilateral and international issues. U.S. Press given book 011 Canada lly HOD CntlllK OTTAWA (CP) A concise history of Canada, ils rnpiUjI and Kovcrnmenl is presented lo Lhe American prcis travelling licrc with President Nixon in a red- bound nutshell. Distributed lo the on-plus members of the press tin their Ilielit from Washington, the elaborate Rold cm- brissed dncnnncnt-kriown countdown CAPE KENNEDY, Fla. (AP> Launch crews overcamo three minor problems today and the Apollo Ifi oslronauts relaxed as the countdown continued for Sunday's launching of man's fiflh jniiriipy to Ihe surface of Llic tnoon. John Voting. Charles Duke 1 liomas Mallinyly planned to spend most of the dny in their crcu1 quarters. Space agency officials sail) they might make proficiency runs in jet planes later in the day. Test supervisor Gordon Turner reported that during tho rijTht Ihe bunch (cam wrestled wilh a few nogpinp problems, but Hint I hey were resolved without interrupting the count- down. Planned liftoff lime is p.m. EST Sunday, Seen and heard About town JVATUHE lover Irv IVasrr plucking the first spring dandelion from n crack in Ihe pavement at Ihe edge of Ihe city half parking Ilka Prrvonfn wearing (Jin brightest suit ever seen in the Court yellow- orange, with brass billions accompanied by a yellow, brown and blue tic... shuf- fle Ijoarrf player Olen sort astounded by an oppo- nent knocking three good rocks off Uie hoard with ona It points the way, he told porters, to comparable action cJsesvlicii'c to cope with regional environmental problems. Mr. Train specifically mentioned the McdiieiT.'jnenn, the Baltic and the. rivers of Kuropc. William Kurkclshaus. admin- Iblralor o[ the U.S. environmen- tal protection agency, said U will preserve "Ihi.s absolutely priceless Great. Lakes. Canada's Environment Minis- ter Jack Davis said the agree- ment is a "very Imtg stride" in cleaning up the lakes hut fur- ther aclion would he rcqvnrod. To carry out their obligations under (he agreement, was hammered out in several months nf intensive negotia- tions, both countries will have to spetd up iheir present pollu- tion-control programs. UILL STRENGTHEN IJC The pact strengthens the pow- ers of the Internalionnl Joint Commission to carry out pollu- tion surveillance on (lie lakes, and (jives the boundary waters agency specific authority to make public report? on the re- sults of its investifjnlions. Tu do this, the IJC will estab- lish a hoard of scientific ex- perls, and open at least one re- gional monitoring office in tho Jakes system. The IJC staff, which at present constitutes a handful of people in Ottawa and is expected to ex- pand considerably. Officials estimated the cost of Ihe program to the United Slates at something more than billion and to Canadaj 5250 million. The Canadian commitment xnll be carried ouL by Ontario valh the hulk of the money coin- ing from an accelerated flow of IOELV. Tor Tmin'ci- scacacc treatment facilities. In addition lo the municipal program, the agreement pro- vides (or restraints on industrial pollution. For the U.S. sicla alone, the cost of the industrial cleanup is eslimaled a I. ?700 million lo billioD, Security forces stop Marchand OTTAWA TCP) Cabinet rank and black tie were not, cnouph Friday nighl to get an angry Tlcgiunal Kxpnnsion Mini.sler .Iran Mnrcliarrl past a security blanket at NIP Na- tional Arts Centre. He arrived for a gala per- formance for President Nixon and other specially-In- vited guests without proper identification and was blocked from entry by RCMP, part of an army of sccuri Iy forces mobilized for Nixon's 40-hour Canadian visit. Mr. Marchand appre- hended as he walked down a ramp towards I lie centre's main foyer and escorted bark to street level by police, After a short, heated discussion, po- lice said !ic could po in. The cabinet minister, a close friend of Prime Minister Truclcnu, said he would nol po back inlo the building unices he was assured he would rjoL be further interfered The Argument ended ab- ruptly film cameramen closed in to capture the inci- dent. The minister was (lien escorlcd back down HIP ramp and inlo the building by an IICMP officer. lie was heard lo n cily policeman at one point if Hie officer knew who he was. "Sure I said the police- man. Nixon's arrival al the centre, guard ex] by about 500 Canadian and U.S. secu- rity men, was uneventful. Police lines and n maldme- t luring bullhorn effectively obscured a handfij of demon- ing Leeds United reach English Jatk Slnnlcy Sollys, 21. of 72S mil St. S., remained in critical rondilion nl Lellibudgc Munici- pal Hospital with a Inillet wound ill [he abdomen iiig a shooting incident enrly fhir, niorninp al a IIOUSG pnrly a. r; su, si. N. John D.ivici Baird. ?o. (if SI. X.. Mas arrested nnd ciiarfjcd atli'mpted mur- der foltovin" Ihe shooting. P.aird ;is remanded in cus- tody without plea until April 19 when he appeared in liridpe magistrate's court this morning, This was the second ntlcmp- ed inunlcr charge in IxMh- hridpo in weeks. Anton 7-inirncr, 37, is sc-lied- to appear in magistrate's court May for a preliminary liearinp for 111-.1 ch.irce of at- Innplrd nnirdrr of liis es- tranged wife April C. Quints born soccer final l.TN'DOX (TP) Leeds I'nited, hickling (a the Kng- lish Foothnll ApFooi.nliOTi Cup for HIR firsl time, dc'fr.ilod Sec- ond-Division Pirmintfhnm Cily 3-0 loday and readied Ihe soc- cer final. Tn Ihe oilier semifinal. Arse- nal and Sloke Cily lied I-I mid must replay hi Kverlon'K (Joodi- Part stadium next Wcdnes- dif. (Retitcr) Quintuplets born six vecks pro- malurcly lo a Scottish woman Friday are "all in fine lipnllh at Ihe n hospila! spokes- man said today. The quinls four pirls nnd a were delivered C'.in- soclifn Matipnur pral 1 1 pi till, ur.-t nf Kdm- and fli-c caro in inculiators. Their mother, 32-year-old Lily Tiostork, also is well, tho hospi- tal spokesman said. AL birth Hie babies weighed between find three pounrli wch. ;