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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 18, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THI lETHBRIDCt HERALD Wcdiiejday, April 18. 1973 News in brief B.C. plans rail plant VICTORIA (CP) Premier the province has been blamed Dave Barrett told the legisla- for a number of layoffs in the m. iu r> n T> -i i forest industry. Sawmills have lure Tuesday the B.C. Railway jhad no of shipping 3s going to build a million larK stockpiles of sawn lirni- rafl car assembly plant at large stockpiles ber. The premier said the assem- bly plant at Squamish, miles north of Vancouver, will pro- Squamish to alleviate the gov- ernment railway's c r i t ical shortage of rolling stock. He also said tenders have vide 200 permanent jobs and been called fcr special j at peak production four box- bw'khead flatcars for lumber j cars a day will roll out of the and 100 wood chip ears. The plant. Target operation date is shortage of such cars in the in-' January, 1974, the premier terior and northern regions of, said. Diplomatic bill okayed WASHINGTON (AP) Con- gress sent to President Nixon on Tuesday legislation to confer diplomatic status and immu- House of representatives by voice vote. It applies to the per- sonnel of the liaison office to be established here as part of the nlties the representatives Jin I program to provide official con- tacts, without formal diplomatic relations, between the U S. and the United States of the Peoples Republic of China. The bill, already approved by the Senate, was passed in the j China. Holiday deaths predicted OTTAWA (CP) Between 45 i killed in traffic accidents during and 50 people will be killed in 78-hour holiday period. It traffic accidents Easter week-, and Highest toll in recent years 63 people Tlwse April showers end, the Canada Safety Council estimated Tuesday. Last year 41 people were was in 1970 when killed. April showers ore supposed to bring May flowers, but they also bring plenty of mud, as Roger Hicks of Ed- monton discovered when he cleaned his tractor. Two-year extension Kissinger may go to Paris? WASHINGTON (Reuter) Congress that the renewed Presidential adviser Henry Kis- j bombing of Laos might lead to Canada to extend NORAD pact singer may go to Paris soon for talks with the North Vietnam- ese on ending Indochina cease- collapse of the ceasefire and to the bombing of North Vietnam. Asked about reports Kissinger By VICTOR MACKIE Herald Ottawa Bureau OTTAWA Defence Minister James Richardson announced in the Commons Tuesdav the Ca- for a further period of two years commencing May 12. The Progressive Conservative and Social Credit spokesmen in the house concurred with the nadian government's decision to 1 government's decision. fire violations which have led to j planed a Paris trip. White j extend the North American Air the United States bombing of, House spokesman Gerald War- j Defence Command agreement Laos and Cambodia. ren said: "There is nothing set) (NORAD) in its present form The White House left open the at this time I ,vould not rule possibility of a new trip for Kis-1 finger, who negotiated the origi- out the of any appro- nal Vietnam ceasefire agree-j Prlate steps Dr. Kissinger ment, as concern mounted in might take in this situation." The New Democratic Party- said Canada should have allowed the NORAD agreement Mayor nins re-election OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) i ing, a Republican businessman. Black Panther chairman Bobby Seale ran t poor third in the race for mayor of Oakland in early returns Tuesday night. Indians to stop proposed pipeline had 1.653 and Liberal white councilman John Sutler was second with 410. Election officials said the. the Northwest Territories will! dians were in fact peace to expire and not be renewed. The NORAD agreement was originally signed on May 12, 1958 for a 10-year period. On March 50, 1968 it was renewed with some additional provisions for a further five years. At the end of that five year term it will be again extended for two years, next month. The United States government has been engaged in the devel- opment of modernized air de- 1 fence systems, said Mr. Rich- ardson. Canada has been kept informed of the progress being made and has co-operated in some aspects of the work being done. SYSTEMS OTTAWA (CP) Indians in, and 11 signed by territorial In-1 "Although development of the was' strucdon of the proposed gas ments. j pipeline in the Mackenzie Val- j "ft iny reiurns luesaaj nignt.. i naecuon oiuciais saia me crticrp thpv havo not In returns from absentee bal-, voter turnout in Oakland, an in-' seek other means to stop con- treaties and not land settle- n'nmtif which HIP lots only, Seale won 160 votes, i dustrial city of Incumbent Mayor John Real-.' near 7 per cent. Death penally end sought clear from the research LONDON (AP) The British government Tuesday legislation to abolish capital j Act. passed in 1966. punishment for murder in; Capital punishment Northern Ireland. clause to be added to the Crimi-, nal Justice ia Northern Ireland i the N.W.T. Indian Bn said northern Inltans carried I ley if the courts lift the current j we have done with approri- land freeze, the Commons j mately 30 of our elders who northern affairs committee was j present that they never in- told today. i tended to cede or surrender any James Wha-Shee. president o! Mr. Wah-Shee said. Verbal explanations given to achieved in part through Can- ada's participation with the U.S. in the NORAD agree- he added. J. M. Forrestall mouth-Halifax East) said the maintenance of sovereignty of Canadian northern air space re- quired Canada to renew the NO- RAD agreement at least for this minimum period. Canada has two choices, he pointed out. Canada can go it alone or co-operate with the United States. The Conservative said that Canada's role should continue to'be that of surveillance, detec- tion and identification. That should be Canada's role what- ever the outcome of the present testing by the U.S. of such tech- nological advancement as Over tha Horizon, back scatter ra- dar, Airborne Warning and Con- trol Systems (AWACS) and the improved manned interceptor programming. said the minister. Mr. Forrestall said that such further time is required i planning can be only done dur- Tories thumped on struggle to check inflation OTTAWA (CP) The Con- servatives took another thump- ing in the Commons Tuesday, losing their struggle to check inflation with wage and price controls. A solid front of 129 Liberals, New Democrats and Social Credit members Conservatives In defeated 90 a recorded vote and accepted the majority report of the Commons' special committee on food prices. The report, bitterly repu- diated by the Conservatives, calls for establishment of a prices review board to ride herd on runaway food prices. The board would price trends and watch food recommend action to Consumer Affairs Min- ister Herb Gray. The Conservatives sail the Board would be toothless and obscure. They suggested a 90- day freeze on prices, incomes and costs, except for food at the farm gate. Mr. Gray already has said he will announce details of a re- view board within the next few weeks. The question is how much bite he'll give the board. The New Democrats, who agreed the government should decide how the board will work, have said they'll not be satisfied with a "toothless wonder" such as the now-defunct prices and in- comes commission. The entire day wasn't lost for the Conservatives, however. John Diefenbaker clashed with NDP Leader David Lewis and the former Conservative prime minister, now 77, appeared to walk away the winner. He, at least, got the biggest bang out of it. Shaking with delight, Mr. Die- fenbaker prefaced a question in the Commons with the opinion that the NDP never misses an opportunity to attack the United States or the Souh Vietnamese. A bristling Mr. Lewis bounced to his feet and complained that the suggestion was "untrue and improper." He accused the Prince Albert MP of using his position and the affection of members for speeches, not the question period. The battle moved later to the television interview room down- stairs from the Commons. him to make allowed during Discrimination bill introduced in legislature o EDMONTON (CP) pri- vate member's bill that would prohibit discrimination on the basis of age, sex and national- ity regarding automobile insur- ance rates was introduced in the legislature by Albert Lud- wig. (SC Calgary Mountain Violators would be subject to a maximum fine of and jail sentences months. up to six Weather and road report SUNRISE THURSDAY SUNSET H L Precip. nev, systems are now at an ad- o governments are able to de- cide upon the extent to which the systems for the air defence of North America should, at this time, be changed and im- Lethbridge .55 Pincher Creek 49 Hat 54 Edmonton 45 Grande Prairie 50 Banff..........46 Calgary.........47 .01 .00 Victoria 57 Pentictcn........56 Prince George 45 Kamloops.......55 Vancouver .......54 Saskntsen themselves owners of the 1 out by hanging was abolished in square covered ,by, a William Wtetelaw, chief ad- Britain in 1955 except for acts temporary _ freeze granted ministrator of the province, told of treason. The death penalty the territorial court. the House of Commons the abo- was retained in Northern Ire- lilion will be contained in a new i land for murder. by Untl1 the fte yaried from decisions can be reached ing the upcoming two year pe- Ottawa Regina 52 Winnipeg 50 Toronto 60 written treaties and there also j determined that the best course is a question as to the authen-' Of acti0n. to meet the require- tieity of some of the signatures, ments Of both governments, is t to extend the present NORAD he said. Deaths j the iraian ciaims. the Indian) brotherhood will continue court j Hflf agreement for a further Mr. Richardson ricd in the context cf the NO- RAD agreement and Canada's over-all bilateral defence ar- rangements with the U.S. He Charloitetowa said he hoped the contingency Fredericton Montreal..... St. John's Halifax........65 45 61 61 39 nounced. ction to stop the pipeline, he said. By THE CANADIAN PRESS J Toronto-Thomas A. Richard-! -Mr. Wah-Shee said treaties 8 Terre Haute, Al-; son, 90, former president of the i dridge. 79. fcrmer major league j Toronto Stock Exchange and' baseball pitcher and World j founder of T. A. Richardson and Series hero for Pittsburgh Pi-, Co. Ltd., one of Canada's Jarg- in 1925. est stock brokerage firms. exchanged Diary of Lieut. CoL G. A. FrencB, Officer Commanding N.TT.M. Police 1874. WEDNESDAY. SEPT. sth. Let out the horses at daylight to endeavor to nick up a little grass. No feed, horses running abo'i) to fry to keep them- selves warm. Sent the horses into the ravine for water and to be out of the wind. Rain being over at 19 a.m. and there being no feed I started Five of lhe horses were from cold and hunger and could not get out of the ravine, three oth- ers little better, the five died in a few hours. Left a parlv be- hind to bring in the Camped near Sand Hdls, after crossing a ridge from which we ?aw ihe "Tmis Suites''. Would you fee Jo be able lo ihe N W M p march west with the help of a map? Our are just com- pleting a map which shews each stflp as as points of interest mentioned in the dinrv. WOUNDED K N E E. S-D. CAP) Government reinforce- ments circled Wcurded Knee The government's decision is consistent with the recommen- dation with the standing com- mit'ea on national defence. It made a special study of the NO- RAD agreement an dtabled a renort in the house. Mr. Richardson said t plans in. respect of what Canada at the end of the present two year agreement will take that into consideration. SHOPPING TRIP Indians may dispute lake control DIXON, Mont. (AP) Indi- ans en the Flathead reserva- tion in northwestern Montana iruneasues were orouguc in 10 -m have indicated they may inter- aid the 300 U.S. marshals i fyfir v flfffP ver.e if the state claims auth- and FBI agents the vil- j f OltCF TUtC IllKV under Chicago 63 75 61 PINCHER CREEK (HKS) "Two Thursday from 2 to p.m. major objectives of our defence senior citizens will be picked j today following a heavy ex- i are to protect Canadian up from Crestview Lodge or, i change of gunfire that wound-' sovereignty and in co-operation i their homes and bused to the i ed at least two and possibly six j the U.S., to make an effec-1 Legion or the downtown area j of the mih'tant Indians w h c i contribution to the defence j for an I's hours of or have held this village 51 days, j America. i A border patrolman from' "Thesc Montana said he and about 23 I were brought in to, New York...... 67 Los Angeles.....61 Las Vegas...... 78 Phoenix .........85 FORECAST: Lethbridge-Calgary To- day: Cloudy periods with a few showers or flurries of wet snow in the afternoon. Highs 45-50. Lows 23-30. Thursday: A few snowflur-. ries. Highs 40-45, Medicine Hat Todayt Cloudy periods with chance of an afternoon shower. Highs 45- 50. Lews 25-30. Thursday: Cloudy with chance of a snow- flurry. Highs 40-45. Columbia Kootenay To- day Mainly cloudy. A few showers of rain except show- .03 j ers OF mixed rain ard snow in j the northern part of the Col- 41 -011 umbia area. Thursday: Cloudy with sunny periods. A few af- ternoon showers. Highs both days 45 to 50. Lows tonight near so. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Scattered rain and snow show- ers more frequent east and south today with risk of isolated thunderstorm west' portion this afternoon. Widely scattered showers all sections Thursday. Colder. Highs both i days 40s. Lows tonight 20s. I West of Continental Divide Scattered rain or snow show- ers today and Thursday. Cold- er. Highs both days 40s. Lows tonieht 20. 28 32 30 29 30 25 29 42 31 32 29 objectives general enjoyment in the Le- are gion. Everyone is welcome. ority to control the south end j lage after the 90-minute gun- of Flathead lake. I fire exchange Tuesday mom- Fred Houle. secretary of the i ing ard sporadic shooting the; confederated Salish and Root- j rest of the day. enai tribes, said the Indian? I--------------------- i are concerned that the siate' be on tnbal sovereignty in its suit apainst a on the lake. tn t 111 CALGARY (CP) Calgary concluded a rate increase was Power i? in En excellent posi- J justified, ticn to attract new capital, con- the The state claims it has the sulhority to coiArcl the '.raters ul L Dr. Brown said the company, trarv to the comoanys view I. !haf a rate increase is needed K a. Pessimistic new of Fla'hcad lake, but the con-1 tribes arc basing! BELFAST Bui Mr rated Cal- sarv Power stock ss "an above aversce utilify with contJmjed OFFICIAL AS OF A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF All was arrested Satar-, grrwips We offer our CONGRATULATIONS to the itudsnts of Hamilton Junior High the rftrecirg of JreV 'f N W M p. Trust COMPANY AVENUES. PHONE 328-5516 STILL SELLING FOR LESS! STERN'S CUT-RATE FURNITURE 314 3rd Street S. Phone 327-3024 Or Brown, a Florida public utilities; said the oompauT has ovcr-eslimat- cd Ihc earnings it requires to ailrarl new capital. Hf lermcd a Jormula h" R N 3 highways in district arc hare and Calgary rate increase request continues today. Revelstoke bare and vatch for fallen rock Banff Radium and Banff- Jasper highways are bare and dry and in good driving condi- to Students object v hired by Calvary Power, a "highly spec- iibfnv domination of ques- tionable Mr Mon icon's forrmila was I PRINCETON. NJ. Imoe Marcos, daughter of Phi3- inpine FVcsidCTt Ferdinaind Marcos, has been admittwl tp Pmcetoa for 1973-74 academic year. Some students at the university have objected to lhe nwve because presented month as a ihcy oppose ttis martial law mc-lhod to new the cost measure imposed by Marcos It in the the .junction of Highway "'Foremost znd 1 nf I' Highway I, Calgary to Banll Highway S79 from 3 miles is bore and diry. Banff to north of Foremost lo the end of the pavcrnenl. Highway 62 from Magratli lo south of the U.S. border. i Highway from Vauxhall to I the junction of Highway 1. I Highway Cardston to (bo dry, A 75 per cent loading on has been placed following his 61 from east U S Highway 5, from Cardston. to PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing Coutts 54 hours; Carray 9 a.m to 6 p m Del Bomla 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; B.C. 9 a.m. lo midnight: B.C.; 24 hairs; Porthill Rykcrts 8 a.m to oiidnigbl; Chief Mountain doserf, a m to 5 p.m ;