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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 17, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Transferring oil Small tanker removes oil from stricken ship Crews mop up oil spill from vessel BROCKVILLE, Ont (CP) Between and ban els of crude oil, leaked from the tanker Imperial Sarnia, concentrated in pools on a five-mile section of the United States shore Tuesday The 408-foot, Canadian- registered vessel owned by Imperial Oil Ltd went aground Monday night in the St Lawrence River about six miles west of here enroute to Montreal Imperial Oil spokesman M W Crompton said Tuesday that the vessel was carrying about 45 000 barrels of crude oil when it ran aground on Whaleback shoal on the U S side of the river The craft was later pulled off the shoai by tugs and anchored in Canadian waters Two smaller tankers came to the aid of the stricken ship to remove some of the remaining oil Mr Crompton said that 28.000 barrels were expected to be removed by Tuesday night and the remainder today More than 100 employees of Imperial Oil were working with the U S Coast Guard in an attempt to clean up the spill Oil that escaped is entirely on the U S side, so that rules out earlier reports that it may contaminate Brockville's drinking said Mr Crampton Brockville's water sys- tem has an intake pipe about 1.000 feet out into the St Lawrence Some officials earlier expressed fears that the spill might affect the city s water supplies The vessel ruptured three of 14 carrying tanks that hold ibout barrels of oil each Crew members were able to pump much of the escaping oil into other tanks Five booms of 500 to feet in length have been set up on the U S shore Most of the oil is concentrated in three booms, but officials say the other booms have been set up as a precaution in case of inclement weather during clean-up operations Circumstances surrounding the accident are under investi- gation Gary Gallon, chairman of the energy committee of the Canadian Wildlife Service, said earlier Tuesday that two million migrating waterfowl may be threatened by the spilled oil Mr Crompton said Imperial is confident that it can clean up most of the slick The oil company is expected to pay all costs for the clean- up Held for 14 years in mental home, man compensated TALLAHASSEE, Fla (AP) James Daniels, who was held 14 years in a mental hospital for a rape he apparently didn't commit, has been voted in reparations by the Florida House of Representatives Nixon poll up NEW YORK (AP) President Nixon's rating for over-all handling of the United States presidency has risen five percentage points in the latest Harris poll, with 31 per cent of those questioned marking him as good to excellent He was called fair to poor by 66 per cent and three per cent said they were not sure PINT PROVES FATAL CONWAY NH (AP) A South Boston, Mass, youth who drank a pint of vodka without stopping died Monday m hospital here Leo Casey, 16 had been in a coma since Saturday when he attempted to drink the alcohol without pause on a bet from friends Daniels, now 34 and living in Green Cove Springs, Fla with his mother, was arrested in 1957 for the rape of a Florida woman who said she had been attacked by a black man Daniels is white He was questioned for four days and nights and admitted the crime, records show Black suspects had been questioned without results before authorities questioned Daniels Daniels was judged in- competent and sent to the state hospital at Chattahoochee without having a trial and having to face the victim Several attempts to free him or gain a trial failed and he remained at the hospital until the Florida Supreme Court ordered his re- lease in 1971 The bill providing com- pensation to Daniels originally sought as recommended by the House claims committee, but the amount was reduced The sponsor of the amend- ment, Representative Jim Foster, said the would compensate him a little better than he could have -earned if he had been out Wednesday, April LETHBRIDQE SPRING FABRIC 60" Yarn Dyed Doubleknitl Impressive Casual Spring Designs in Polyester Come softly alive in Polyester Doubleknit fashions for a look as individual as you. 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