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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 19, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta TORECAST HIGH THURSDAY 50-55. VOL. IAV UOTIIHniUGlO. ALBKUT.'V WKDNKSDAY, AIJIUL 19, 1072 VKICI-: NUT OVER 10 C1CNTS TURKIC SKCTIONS KH RAGES Union chiefs OTTAWA (CP) Prime Min- ister Trudeau meets Governor- General Roland M i c h e n c r today, probably to say happy 72nd birthday, possibly to end Ihc 28Ui Parliament. The icpular weekly meeting IjL-tuecn (lie comes anud speculation dial Mr. Trudeau will asl; llio Governor-Goner a f to dissolve Parlir.ment, then set a June election dale. The announcement must be made in April if the election is to be held in Juno. And while .Mr. Tt'udci'iu luis clbcuuragcd (AP Wirepholo) "SHOOT AND THE KID GETS 1TI" Fugitive Robert Mark Lueder, 22, holding a loaded pistol at llie head of his 1 wo-year-old son, shouts "bhoot me and llie kid gets lo polite who hod guns I rain ing on him in Brigantine, N.J. Lueder, followed by his wife, Catherine, sur- rendered afler three lens ion-pa cited hours. FBI charged Lueder, who lives in Briganline, on a federal indictmenl in o Poriland, Ore-, robbery. WASHLNTON (Renter) North Vietnam's mas- sive spring offensive apainsl the South has left Pres- Irlciit Nixon lacing a major military and political di- lemma lo continue the withdrawal of Ameri- can troops from Vietnam. Hie While House has hinted that Nixon may halt (he pullback for Lhe lime being to see what develops on Ihc britllelield. This is a ]u'iisidentlal election nnd Nixon liope.s lo win another four-yenr-icrm. flut any long pause in Hip eari-fully-prngramnicd rale of trmjps withdrawals could affect Ivis chances. Public opinion generally has been relatively slow lo assert ilsclf ovei: tlie North Vietnam offensive and the [AS. find South Vietnamese response to it. There has Iran ro great expression of public alarm such as followed a similar Communist offensive in 1968, Some I'ommonlatoi'J) conclude from this Dial the public is .satisfied with Nixon's laiest actions, at IrasL Hint it vas up to (lie most recent Iwmbing raids on Hanoi and Haiphong. Sharp division Hnl sliarp divisions nrc cvitlcnl in 'he L; S and tin: Democrats ni'c almosl certain to nominate an opponent Nixon in the. November prcsidentnil election who is pledged to outright U.S. withdrawal in return for Norlh Vietnamese release of American pris- oners of war. Nixon, his critics say, lias recommUlcd the U.S. In Hie M-ar wifb his decision lo build up the U.S. Navy off Vietnam and to increase the number of planes able to bomb Communist While Nixon may want to continue reducing (he American presence, they say, lie cannot do so if Norlh Vietnam continues its attempt to crusn the .South Viet- namese government of President Nguyen Van Thieu, or if the Soulh Vietnamese get into serious military trouble. Supporters of the president say the offensive i.s a rle.spenilc last fling hy North Vietnam and is certain fo lir hy (he Soulli v. ilb llin backing of American air In tlial event, they ex- perl El'moi lo vr.-ck a peaceful i-ellleinenl. Hy AVIIK WAUJ2NSTEIN TKl, AVIV (Renter) The customary tanks, guns and mniThing soldiers will be missing from today's celebration by Israel of the 2-llh anniversary of its Independence. Instead, Ihe street will he filled with free open-air shows and singing and dancing. A modest naval display and a pnrarhnte drop will be the only mm'ndi'rs of the big military parades of pusl anniversaries, liven Die usual air force flypast has been cumltcd. Israeli leaders ttiis moorl of peace ant! comparative optimism in statements Tuesday on the tlic anniversary. In his message lo Ihn nations, rrc.sirlenl Sli.i7ar dc'chnrcd: mny sec ourselves today as much closer lo dialogue with ttic Arab countries than in llic r.crinrl immediately afler (lie six-day war.'1 And Prijne Minislcr Gnlria Mcir called for Egypt, Jordan and Ist-ael lo "sit, discuss, quarrel, sit another [lay, another week, another monlh and finally, bc- r-ms'fl uo nil want to lii-e, io reach .iprrcmrnl." T-'nps flew at half-staff and memorial services were Ik-Id military re-md erics Tuesday, whicli was ob- served a.s Hcuiemoriinco. Hay for Israeli soldiers killed in acljon. Soviet swindler sentenced QUEBEC (CP) Thirteen union leaders from Charles LcMoync Hospital in Montreal sentenced today to six months in jail and fine each for contempt of court. Mr. Justice Georges Pellclier of Quebec Superior Court also imposed a fine against (lie union representing the hos- pital's employees. The union representing the hospitals nurses fined while the professional services association was fined to fa whether the gov- ernnicnt lo do away en- tirely with laws governing the of Iluttei'ite land holdings. MAV VIOLATE BILL..... Observers conjecture that the Communal Act inay violate Ihe ncsv povcrnmenl's proposed Albfrtn hill ot riphts. Mr. Russell said only that, the committee will mnkc rec- ommendations about tlic ftct Mill be debated by Ihe leR- i'latuic, possibly in NovemlHT, nnrl "ihr mallei' .should be dc- ridcd at IhaL time." In December the m mister dismissed Ihc communal prop- erties bonrd and put a freeze on IIuHcrile land dealings. The Communal Properties Act, inlroduced by (he former Social Credit government, pro- hibits Underlie colonies being csUblisluM within 1-" miles of cadi other and limits Iheir SLZ.C. All limcl bout-lit by ITullcrito roloiiies improved the cnmmunal properlics hoard under llir- Iciv. thfil lemporarily suspended. Tories win in a j or vote LONDON (AD Parliament volcul 2EM In early today against holding a referendum on whcLher RriUin should joiu the European Common Market. House o[ Commons also rejected by 301 votes to 272 a demand for a general election on the issue. The voles a triumph for the Conservative government and for Opposition Labor party rebels -such as former deputy leader Roy Jenkins. Jenkins and other prominent. pro-European Labor MPs had re- signed from Ihc parly leader- ship in protest nl pulling Kuro- poan membership lo a popular vote. LONDON vitli an election as a probable topic. Mr. Maichaml, in Quosnd, B.C., later issued a iJeiual. Adding fuel lo tbe speculative fire was tlic regular monllily inedinfi nl Ihe Ulieral political committee.. Us rnemlx-rs lunched in the parliamentary restaiu-iinl Tuesday hut a gov- ernment source said things might not have been so public if a surprise clci'lion ciill plannetl. Mr. Trnderui and his cabinet weren't, riding anyllung out iu a series of enigmatic replies dur- ing Iho Conimons question pe- riod Tuesday. When George Hecs (PC-- Prince Edward-Hastings) asked v.nether new industrial produc- tion programs are planned, Mr. Trudeau said any programs would be annonnc-wl in Ihe. House. "i[ the House, of. course, is sitting.'1 Finance Minister John Turner again was non-committal about, a lullhlc Lambert he is the economic flnt" human factors" before, making a decision. ('ommitmi'nl lo Imnpinp; In a sprint; budget p r e s 11 in n b 1 y would ride out a spring election jacesl 'Here the course No baseball TV lonighfc TORONTO (CP) The Nd- lional League haschall game in iMonlrcal tonight between I he Kxpos and New York Mels will lie televised in Canada only oti Ihc CBC's French-language net- work fr-om Die imiojj an- I here won't any prob- lems.'1 a CDC said today, "bnt yon ncvrr know until llic game begins at R p.m. EST." CBC coverage of National 11 o c k c y l-eague panics and other sports cvcnt.s has been disrupted since January hy rotating strikes by mem- bers of the National Association of Ilrondcnst atnl Tecjinicinns. Arrangements to cover Mil, playoff fames made the privalp CTV network. But C'TV saul today it wil not tclr- ise tonishl'.s bull Thci e is no nalional CHG radio covcr- i'l'oin HFA'TKK-AI' HOUSTON Apollo 16 missiim c o m m a n d e r John Young and his crew closed in on the moon today in their space- craft which will sweep to within miles of the surface before into orbit in prepara- tion for man's fifth lunar land- ing. command ship f'.n.sper parsed out of the earth's field of grnvily early today. It's main rock pi engine was lo be fired this afternoon In brake its veloc- ity lo enable the three astro- nauts lo sweep into orbit and set the si ape for Young Charles Dvike lo hunt their moonship Orion on Thursday afternoon. Young and Duke made a final cheek of Orion, it.s equipment and systems, Tuesday be- fore Ihey and Thomas (Ken) MnLLlngly, tlic command ship pilot, sclllctl down for an eight- hour rest period. The start of the period was delayed out? hour because Mal- lingly failed to screw a nut lis'it enough on a syringe he was using lo inicc( chlorine into Ihcir water system. This over- sight was quickly currec'lod. The iisfroiiiiuts were ripfil on Thru1 course was so pre- cise dial. Missini) C'oiilrol air flounced n in id-course correc- tion scheduled this morning hccn cancelled. The decision ciiine sliordy afler ilic a.ilro- nauls awoke from Ihe eight-hour sleep period. BJCfil.V COC.VTDOll'X Young, Duke and Mallingly awoke; an hour early today to (freir counldouTi for (he engine firing Itiat would thrust them into orbit. About miles from that alien world, Mattingly iisoti a camera equipped with special film and fillers to lake pictures of Ihe moon. They were scien- tific photos to obtain informa- tion on the lunar atmosphere find radiation emitted from the surface. ''The sun is very, very close fo (he moon and it's (iiffiouU (o horosighL on llic moon." Mnl- tingly icporlcd. Hut be said he. was able In complete (fie assign- ment despite Ihe brightness. The astronauts zipped through .1 so called "twilight in which the gravitational influ- ence of Ihc earth and moon is cqu.'il .it a.m. EST. They were miles from home and miles from the moon. SAIGON fAn Norlh Viet- namese MJO fmhler planes and shore palrol boats