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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 17, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta CLOUDY HIGH FORECAST TUESDAY 40-45 e Herald LETIIBR1DGE, ALBERTA, MONDAY, APRIL, 17, 1972 'HICE NOT OVER 10 TWO SECTION'S 22 PAGES No special for Canada By VICTOU MACKIG lliTjilil Ottawa Human OTTAWA Canada is on tier own and need nol cs- pccL in ttic future special concessions from the Uiiileil Slates, allliough between Hie two nations there is a spirit of respect and rcslruiril allows ttiom (o co- operale despite llieir differences. This was tlie message left with Prime Minister rierre Trudcan and llie Canadian parliament hy Presi- dent Richard Nixon following his short visit lo Ottawa last week. Members of all political parties appeared to npree with lhat Monday. The Liberals are claiming lhat President Nixon by repealing publicly his private declaration lo the primo minister, that the U.S. would not always want a surplus trade balance with Canada so it could always export there, liacl Ijo.'slerfxl the government as it braces for the coming election campaign in Canada. Op- riosilion members scoff al the suggestion by the priinu minister that Ibis is a "fantastic breakthrough." Opposition Leader Robert Slanfield'noled that tho president's speech confirmed whal lie had told Mr. Slanfield earlier diu-ing (heir brief talks that the path for Ihc future U.S.-Carada trade negoliations will be a road. Mr. Nixon ''made it clcur to Mr. Stan- field, that Ihe U.S. is looking For arijuslnicnls lo "acula shorl term problems, of which the aiilo pact is one. There's no kidding abovil thai Tlie president hail iwinlcd out that Treasury vSccre- lary John Connally, who had adoplrrf a tough bargain- ing stance with Canada as well as with other countries, remains fully in charge of Ihe trade talks between our hvo nations. Mr. Conally has aroused (he ire of Mr. Trurlean who said iTi-mlly of him, "with friends like tliat who needs enemies." New Democratic Party Leader David Lewis com- nienled that President Nixon's repealed declaration thai the U.S. wished lo respect Canada's independence, "leaves me He pointed out they were only ver- bal declarations and he would wait to see them translat- ed inlo acfion. The president received a warm enthusiastic reception when he addressed Ihe joint session of Ihe senate and house of Commons. Only the NDP refrained from frequently applauding but all other party members ;ir.d senators or puunded their desks showin.; and welcome lo a yood friend and neighbor. Nivon delighted Mr, Nixon obviously delighted hy the reception and smiled his appreciation, lie appeared remarkably af ease and relaxed despite ihc tremendous burden ho must cany as tho president, of the United States. His was not ;i iokL-n speech. IL dealt realities ami made ii clear (lint Ihc U.S. intend.1] to deal in future wilh Canada on a realistic basis. At Ihc press briefings Riven hy U.S. and Canadian officials, separated. following the talks between tlic two lenders, il was obvious thai (lie ground-work had been In id for a resumption ol the stalled (rade tions this was by no means a guarantee of a successful conclusion to ihosc Canada, presumably will hijvc to make mure concessions if the talks arc Lo bo meaningful, bul Ibis was something that the Cana- dian officials balked al confirming. Ilonsn Press Secretary fionnld Ziepler sup- gcslrd Ijnlh countries m.iy he willing to make com- promises in tlie, talks when they arc resumed. They broke off last Kcbrunry. tic said both sides were agreed Uiat their position lie reviewed. lie cited as an example; the controversial Canada Auto pad. A major concession sought by the U.S. is lhat Canada eliminate safeguards guaran- tee minimum levels of Canadian auto production under Ihe, pad. Tho Americans claim thai now lhat Canadian auto production has greatly exceeded those minimum levels, the safeguards arc no longer necessary. t.." liovr in Mieir heels insisted tin- he left mtacl. Canadian spokesman, after the Presi- dent ami Prime Minister had concluded their discus- They the two leaders only agreed to inslriid their to review their respective nego- tiating pnsilifjns lo nsec-rlain if a compromise can ho sions lint) weekend, refused lo accept Mr. Ziegler's in- reached. Airjcrir-ari asked Mr. if this meant. thfiL the, L1 S. v.ns prepared to move from its present position (o rud liic- XJoglcr: "We're to rcviciv, they're willing to move." This was contradicted by a Trmloau aide, briefing (Janadinn nou-smt-n. lie askcrl thnt he. not bo. identified by name. lie agreed Hint, both sides had agreed lo "rr> vieiv (heir Htaievcr lie .stressed there wfls no assurance n.s to Mfnihl he Canada's position after the "The position that rmcrgrs could be harder, it could lie soflcr. it cdiild he llie same." he said em- phatically. Nevertheless it lhal offered ft pockago relatively tinutll tont-e.ssions last February only lo drive its offer f I fitly aiu! [irmly rejected by Mr. Connally as going nriL neai'ly far enough. Prcsumalily Cfinada v.ill nov; have lo succicn llial package, considerably. V.'l-rlher HIP Trudcr.H government is prepared to do this Mr, i' v.jis dope the trade talks Le rcsun.crl in a ''rclalivcly .short time1', hut it v.ns that nr.llwr the prime, minister nor tho pic-irienl nM a (nrgrt date1 for that rcsunrplion. American up (heir (3 pe- is fly kick In V, a'-liinglun immediately filler (ho piTMtltT.I led Sa'nnl.'iy sml v, ryly; rxpcclcd Hllle. uinv.s ruit df llus hip Minis josl rnl, H (AP Wirepholo) HANOI AND HAIPHONG BOMPED Hundreds of U.S. caused heavy damage around Hanoi and Hofphong, Sunday, according lo (he U.S. Command in Saigon. Meanwhile in the south, enemy rockols and mor- lar siielli slammnd inlo Da Nong, and U.S. posiMons at Binh Thuy and 20 miles norlheasl of Saigon, U.S. planes blast SAIGON (AP) U.S. planes made their biggest MiG kill in years Sunday and heavily damaged fuel depots in large- scale raids in the Hanoi-Hai- phong heartland of North Viet- nam, Ihe U.S. command re- ported today. Three MiG-2ls were >hot down. T h e Soviet Union protested t h c bombing lo Jacob Beam, Ihe U.S. ambassador in Moscow, and Pravda, tlie So- persons aboard shortly a ft or it took off from Geneva for Rome. Cleaner to 1 OTTAWA in the Great Lakes and ll.S, reassurance of Canadian economic independence emerged in official Canadian eyts as the major arromplifh- nients of 1'resldt-ui Nixon's fleeting visit (o Otlau-a. Officials also expressed plea- sure lhat Mr. N'ixon a riff prime Minister Trudenu agreed in privale. talks Friday In review I heir positions in Ihe trade ne- gotiations between the two countries, ivlik'h broke down in rif-idlork last February. Showpiece of the visit an agreement to fighl Circa I Lakes pollution, signed by the pres- ident and prime minister Sat- urday before Mr. Nixon ended his -I'D-hour ?lay. At Ihe signing ceremony, (he two men called Ihe a groom pul a nuKlei of in- (emaliomif co-opera lion. Tbr iirrnrd s u spec! fir u a t e nhjerlives and enimniLs Ihe [no ciiunlrk'N ki put plans into efTeel hy 197-1 to curl) municipal and irufus- tnal pollution Al the, heart of llie Canadian program is ;m agreement al- ready Rimed hy Ottawa and Ontario lo provide 2.i million n i 1 d sewage Ironlmenl plants and snvier Irunk lines Of thai, million will lie. lent lo Ontario by the federal tfovernmenl through Central M or t gape and Housing Corp. One. nf Ihe amount will become if projects arc complete by March 31. 1075 Tho province must repay ths rest, It will put up million, ai'd provide extra funds for re- lated t'.S. financing plans are un- clear, bill liie American rosls are estimated at abuuL bil- lion. Seen and heard About town v thr snows I o r m she rind lo on n ihnir and jump the top of Ihe fkior (he hoi'imi v.ouldn'1 npr-n Carolr and Itiir- Irne Coiitfiii having their feni-e pninimg delayed again by snow. evlin FOR MEN ONLY Twcfve-year-oM Jackie Fuller, from Soulli Oxncy, F'igland her boxing loys she defealed boys ot an arnaleur boxing When it coir.e for her fo move up lo a higher category it wos discovered lhal behind lha-.i.: riqliU ond .Oinqgy a bouncy litllo Upon Hir-covniy ihn wni borreH from furHlftr bouti. i rom Br.I.FAST IJmi.ndcllc e 1 i n, 21-ycnr-nlrl firebrand Koman Catholic leader, ;md an- other member of the Hrilisli Parliaiiicnl were sonic need lo six months in jail today lor iak- intf part in a Hiegnl pararle. Mis1; Devlin and the other Frank refused to appear in rourl in and not by They uerc conviricd nf IIIR a ban on pararies by joining .1 march in Enniskillin in Febru- ary if) protrsl of civilian s in y s liltuwly SuiuNiy chfsh uilh llrii- priralroop.-. ['uder nnvmal prnrrvjurr Ihn docision p.nmskiHin trxlay uonld rc-ull in Ilir UPIIC (if lants tor llu arrest ol Devlin and A pievioiis Fonteiuc on Miss Devlin, and her release from jail [our months later, (uK-hed oft riots in ireutrrt Dr. N.i.nt Ki'ini pi-hue of Turkey, U >vns announced [nday. Tlu? announrrmenl na.s ni-ido by C.Vvdal Sunay. Miiil lhat llic had nf- fenvd ihc of hi.s ernnicnt nivl u hnd hern .ir- ;