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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 24, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE nf KERAID Monday, April It, New air and sea battles Vietnam S I 0 O N" S-.irar-1 nam. In the flulf of Tonkin and hra.ird bv tanks, a North Viet- tho Culf of Siam nam division smashed Ihc The highlands defence line ol ni.rlliciii di-fi'iii'i'5 of Konium Tan Cauh and Dak To 2o miles I'llv in llii- central Im'llbuds I north of Konium c r u m b I c d (cxl'iv -nd drove Soull. Vietnam-1 under Ihc Communist onslnunh- 'forces far back as 13 I ti-r ami a new line was being mile-. New air and sea batlk-s formed 10 miles north of the mailed dcop inside North Viet- provincial capital, said tojjo the nti-ivar groups protest bombings liv Till-: ASSOCIATED PRESS turned oul for nn anil-war rally Now Vork City's biggest p-mip of JUti-war demonstrators in more than two years, an csll- malcd persons, marched in cold, rainy weather Saturday In protest the renewed United Stall's bombing of North Viet- nam, and another 25.1X10 persons Energy crisis CIIEYEN'NE, Wyo. (CP) The energy crisis is bore, Glenn Niclson. chairman of the ward of Husky Oil Ud.. said lere. Mr. Neilson told a conven- tion of Wyoming, Colorado anrl New Mexico petroleum market- ers, that every facet of the oil industry- needs to work together to ensure consumers of future supplies. He said the energy crisis, which was recognized a few years ago by industry and now by government, is reaching its "third that being the necessity to inform the public at large of the shortage. Energy resources, which in the past have been inexpensive and plentiful, Mere no longer in surplus. Tn fact, the rationing of natural gas supplies has al- ready begun and it will only bo a sh'ort Lime before the same situation could arise with oil. n San Francisco. Smaller demonstrations sur- faced in nt least a dozen other cities, and riot-equipped police remained on the campuses of the University of Texas and the University of Maryland. fn New York, demonstrators lined 20 abreast and marched 30 blocks down Fifth Avenue carrying banners and chanting slogans for a rally at Bryant Hark beside the New York Pub- lic Library. On the West Coast, about persons filed info San Francisco's Kczar Stadium (or a rally that includes speeches by Oscar-winning actress Jane Fonda and Bobby Seale. chair man of the Black Panther Party. Daniel Ellsberg, who has ad milted leaking the Pentagon pa pers to the press, told the New York rally: "This latest attemp by Vietnam to expel a foreigi their counlry would not havi happened if the president ha' not disregarded the wishes o he American people v-no wan .o get out." Smallpox kills 150 CHANDIGARH (Repler Teasl persons have died ol smallpox in the Indian slate o: Har> [ina in (lie last three months, a health depart men' spokesman said licre. More Ilian persons had been In fccled. Hitler's birthday marked in U.S. TRENTON, (AP) About 35 members of righ wing groups, many of then neo Nazis, gathered here Sun day night to celebrate Ado Hitler's birthday. The celebrant-; sang Na battle songs, watched a 10 movie on Hitler's leadersh of Germany, and heard speec es calling on "while peoples the world" to unite again blacks and Jews. The group gathered around birthday cake shaped liko t] Nazi swastika and s n n "Happy Birthday De; Fuehrer." Hitler was born in Austr April 20, 1889. timale objective in the 2G-doy clnamcsc offensive. Nol since the opening (lay of c offensive, when thousands of Drill Vietnamese troops ormed across Ihe demilitar- zone lo attack Quang Tri rovince, have they made such Ivanccs. A rauiu message was sent out the scattered and barily bat- red South Vietna-ncse 22nd In- ntry Division, which had its rward command, post Rt Tan nnd a regimental com- and posl at Dak To, to pull ick lo a new defensive line at 0 Dinl] on Highway 14. This is jout 15 miles south of Tan anli and about 10 miles north Konium. Oilier lesser bases and towns rumbled in Ihe pnth of the orlh Vietnamese onslaught. Despite Ihe critical situation 1 the higlilands, hundreds of outh Vietnamese paratroops ere being pulled oul of Kon- jni province nnd being deploy ed lo the Saigon region ti Irenglhcn defences. R a n ger nits were moved from northern juang Tri province to the higli inds in a reshuffling of third; pread government forces. CLAIMS 200 KILLED The Saigon command claimed more than 200 North Vietnam se troops were killed in fight ng Sunday on Hie northern rout below the demililarizet one and at An Loc, 60 miles lorth of Saigon. Three North Vietnamese tant ind Ihree South Vietnamese ar vehicles were reporter destroyed in a lank battle wes of Dong Han, 10 miles below Hi and two more were re- lorted destroyed a half mil east of An Loc, (he provincia capital under seige for three veeks. In the air war, the U.S. com mnnd said about 10 surface-lo- air missiles were fired at B-5 slralegic bombers raiding Nort One of the bomber sustained what Ihe comman termed "minor battle damage. Purge spreads TAIPEI (AP) A purge o the folowcrs of Lin Piao, Ma Tse-tung's former political hei has spread to the lower ollici levels in mainland China folow ing the removal of 3D high-ran ing suporlers of the former d fence minister, National! Chinese Intelligence sourd said today. Thousands wil be purged, the sources said. The sources said the 33 high- ranking officials ousted included Ych Chun, Lin Piao's wife, z member of the party polithuro. France ivelcomes Britain into ECM PARIS (API Frenchmen voting in a referendum Sunday welcomed Britain into Ihe Common Market, but Hie re- duced tuniout raised opposition hopes of cutting sharply into the Gaiilllst majority in the National Assembly elections next year. Inlorior Minister Raymond GOGGLING THE GAGGLE While 400 people watched, SfralforcJ, Ontario's flock of swans paraded toward the Avon River Sunday behind a procession of drummers, bugles and sludcnls in Bec-fcaler costumes. It was William Shakespeare's birthday, tradi- tionally ihe day (he swans are relumed o the Avon from their Indoor winter quarters. (CP Wirephoto) representation on croivn Troops train in Alberta EDMONTON (CP) About 800 British troops will begin a six week training exercise next month flt Camp Wain- wrlght, 130 miles cast of Ed' niontou. The 2nd Battalion, Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, will do most of its training nt Camp WainwrlghL. However, on a ro lotion basis, companies of the battalion will take survival and adventure training at llinton Kananaskls and in the Bow Lakes areas of Alberta. The advance party will rive Tuesday nt Canadian Forces Base Edmonton. S i j oilier Royal Air Force (lights will carry the main body soldiers May 7-12. SASKATOON (CP) A prai- rie Liberal caucus meeting during tile weekend expressed the view there is not enougli wester n re-presentation on crown corporation boards and agencies, supply minister James Richardson said Sun- day. He cited as an example, the polymer corporation of Surma, Ont, which tic said has not had a director from outside On- tario or Quebec since ils found- News service names slate TORONTO (CV) Gabriel Gilbert, 45, president and pub- lisher of Quebec Lc Soleil, was elccletl president of The Cana- dian Press at Ihe annual gener- al meeting of the national news co-operative. Mr. Gilbert succeeded Nor- man Smith, editor ol the Ottawa Journal, president for Ihc last two years. Mr. Sniith remains on CF's board o[ directors. mens UUEflR Hughes aide is sought bv RCMP Mr. Gilbert is the firsl French- Cnn.idian president of CP since I9d4. Other officers elected: First Mutiro, a noted war correspond- ent of the Second World War for CP and now publisher of the Edmonton Journal; second vice-president, St. Clair McCabe of the Thomson Newspapers in Toronto; i-xccuUve committee members, R. S. Malonc, presi- dent of FP Publications and CP member for the Winnipeg Free Press, and Mr. Smith, Directors elected: Graham W. Dennis, Halifax Chronicle-Herald; Roy D. Durh- cmin, Capo Dreton Post; Pierre Dansereau, representing ilireelor-at-largc French-language What is your suit saying about you? One suit is worth 1000 words. This Town Connlry suit from Society Brand says a lot about a few distinctive details. Like patch pock- eLs wiUi icallopcd flaps. And a back treatment that makes an exit as dra- matic as an entrance. This is typical of the new thinking at Society Brand. New fabrics: like the shape retaining double-knits in subllc and dramatic colors. New looks like this new lapel: wiJe but not too wide, and slightly bowed. But one Ihing is staging the same; quality. Some people say the suit mates the man. Society thinks it's more a case of the suit expressing the man. Come see what they have to say. SOCIETY BRAND almyi (peak bj'iWy of SALT LAKE CITY (AP) One of Howard Hufihes's top personal aides said Sunday Iw was surprised at reports he is being sought by the RCMP on a warrant from the Quebec Sorur- j itios Commission. Howard Kekersley arrived In alt Lake City about two go after slaying witli the ughcs party at Vancouver's ayshore Inn. Eckerslcy said he as here because it is his home. He said he bas hccn in con- ict with investigators for the ICMP and Canadian min- ster of financial institutions nnd icy haven't, found any discrcp- ncics in we reported to icm." K c k c rs 1 e y said lie under ands tlicre will bo a meeting f Canadian authorities Monday D "straighten out tlia warrant iinltc.'J A warrant was issued againsl lim Thursday in Montreal connection with an allegec rauri said to involve Kckerslcy i.s charged with rand, publishing a false pros cclus and conspiracy Lo do loth in connection with his posi ion as president of Pan Amcri can Mines Ltd. The company is under investi Cation by both the Quebec So curities Commi.sion nnd the Cn naclian Stock Exchange in Mont real. The warrant names 21 intlivid iials and an investment com pnny as victims of (he nle fraud. An asociatc of Eckerslcy Floyd lilcak, is being sought o another warrnnl issued Thurs clay in connection with the case1 napcrs; G. II. MacGillivray, uumlcr Ray Times- Journal; People Going Places Shop nuns UJEflft otin D. Muir, Hamilton Specla- or; SLiiarL Uiulerliill, publisher Lho Victoria Times and an- tlicr former CP employee. Mr. Gilbert roappointcd a irccr.or at a Monday meeting. Tr. McCabe represents the Jaw Times-Herald on tlic oard, Mr. Dansereau was re- jected for a two-year term. ng by the federal government more than 30 year ago. Recent appointments were m a d c from British Columbia Albci'ta, with one each. "I hope to get directors from the Atlantic provinces to make the crown corporation truly na- lional." Mr. Richardson said, Justice Minister Otto Lang said following the meeting he will introduce a grain stabiliza- tion plan on a voluntary ba- sis. He also said lie would recom- mend that tlicre be more rep- resentation by farmers on such groups as the wheat board ad- visory committee. Although the government hns suspended payment.1) under Ihe grasslands incent i v c program because of loopholes, it will continue until 4 million acres have been sown in Canada, said Agricuture Minister II. A. Olson. "I want to assure farmers [bat the program will continue and they will get Ibe an acre the government promised lo give he said. At a news conference afler the caucus meeting, Mr. Olson id a target of delivering he- vecn and grain box- LIMITED EFFECT SASKATOON (CP) Studde tires are effective only w h e temperatures arc freezing point, James, president Canada Ltd. near th says Bria of Dunlo nrcelllu announced that 39.M cr cent ol Urn rcgls- rcd voters stayed away (rom ic polls Sunday, pet cent ivorcd Ihc cnlargment of tho rest European trade bloc, 7.12 per cent voted no, and 07 per cent cast blank ballols. The yes-no vole was 15 to By comparison, abstentions n Ihc referendum? in which 'resident Charles de Gaulle ap- ealed to the voters ran about 0 per cent. The pro-Market Socialists, vho had called for abstention .is a repudiation of Pompidou, and the Communists, who 'ocaled a no vote, were Jubi- ant over the outcome. Officially, t h e referendum asked approval of t h e treaty admitting Britain, the Republic of Ireland, Norway and Den- mark inlo the European Eco- lomic Community, now made up of France, West Germany, Italy, Belgium, Holland and [jiixembourg. There was no endangering opposition lo British member- ship in the market. But Pompi- dou in two radio-television ad- dresses claimed he needed overwhelming endorsement ot the treaty to strengthen his hand in future negotiations to widen tbe trade bloc's opera- lions into political and mon- etary fields. The president's opponents charged he was trying lo build up his image, not for purposes of negotiating abroad hut lo slrenglheu h 1 s position at home. Weather and road report SUNHISB TUESDAY SUNSET II T. Pre Downtown on Fifllh Sirocl South U.S. Congress urged lo end Vietnam tear PARIS Mmi Nguyen Thi Ilinh, head of th Viet Cong delegation lo the Paris peace talks, has written In all members of both houses nt the I.'.S. Ccinprcss asWnR llicm In uie llieir eonsliUilionril power lo force President Nixnn to enrl the Viclnam it was announced today. Mme. Binli, who also is (or- eifin minister of Ihc Viet Cong's provisional revolutionary gov- ernment, said lo the congrcs- mon: "I urge you (o slop Presi- dent N'ixon in taking an ndvcn- I lufOLis path wrought ivith. unprc- dicuhlc consequences." issue OTTAWA TCP) External Affairs Minister Mitchell Sharp ays he thinks national unily wil] be Ihe big issue in the "forthcoming" federal election In an interview taped for the CIJC television program En counter shown on Sunday, he saul "general polilical issues will be the major ones in the election. Unemployment o 111 d "fairly important" and foreign investment would not loom large. The major Issue would In which party could best keep the country together. Mr. Sharp used the word; "foHhcoming election" but gavi no indication of the date, objcc of tl.e great guessing game Ottawa. Mr. Sharp was queslionec about tbe election at Ihc end o an interview that concentratec primarily on trade, foreign in vestment and relations with Ih United States. Questioned about the foreig Investment policy thai the gov ernmcnt may release shortly the minister said "we are no going to put any nnnecessar nationalistic restrictions just fo the sake of being nationalistic. arc going to, I hope, Se litlle more rhoosey and so on. lie was asked whether Iher was not a conflict between Olta wa's desire to keep the trad surplus with the United Stale so it could be choosey about fo oign investment and Washing ton's desire to end Ihe surplus. Mr. Sharp replied there woul be no (tilliciilly if "we go nt by expansionist policies." ars to the W e s t Coast and Hinder Bay can he met. ''This is a figure far in ex- ess of what we originally luugbt Mr. Olson Lid. "The split will be some- ing like [JtHJ cars a day at e West Coast and some l.DOO L Thunder Ray. These figures ill be held on a substantial asis rallier than peaks which ley are now. The big problem was getting ic grain to terminals for ship- ent rather than any bottle- etk occurina at the ports. Mr. Lang said grain handlers re looking at the possibility of xpanding grain facilities at ome of the smaller West Coast ports. 'Tho final decision ns I o vhere extra grain-handling fa- ililies will be paced will be made Ihe grain handlers hcmselvcs but we be hap- iy lo give them any help Ihey h..1 said. Letnbridf-c Pinchcr Creek Medicine Hat Eilmonlon...... Grande Prairie Banff......... Calgary....... Victoria I'enlicton Prince Rupert Prince George Kamloops...... Vancouver Saskatoon Hegina........ Winnipeg...... Toronto Oltawa....... Monlreal..... St. John's...... Halifax Charlottelown Fredericlon Chicago....... New York..... Miami Los Angeles Las Vegas 54 SO 40 48 W 51 58 5-1 52 52 Cl 11 43 48 44 50 42 42 50 51 53 CO Si 75 ...88 Phoenix Honolulu Rome Paris London 92 El 68 BO 48 Berlin...........41 Moscow......... 61 33 32 34 27 25 30 41 38 48 -17 27 25 29 34 30 38 20 315 33 37 33 50 73 55 50 57 CO 50 41 43 37 37 Stockholm Tokvo 45 68 FORECASTl I.ellilmilge, Medicine Few clouds tonight, winds gutting lo 40-50, along roiilliills, lows near 40, mosl- ly sunny Tuesday, highs near C5. Calgary Cloudy tonigbt, winds W20-35, lows 35-10, most- ly sunny Tuesday, highs 60-65. C'olurubia, Koolenay To- day and Tuesday cloudy with ;unuy periods Brief showers lolh altcruoons. Highs both days 55 to 60. Lows 30 to 35. MONTANA Knsl of Continental Increasing cloudiness and warmer Loday with a few show- ers and possible thundershow- crs western mountains this nf- tci-noon and western portion to- night. Showers spreading over most sections Tuesday. Cooler west Tuesday, Highs today 60s. Lows tonight 35 to 45. Hiphs Tuesday 50s west 60s east por- tions. West of Continental Showers today and T u e s day with a chance of an afternoon thundershower today. Cooler Tuesday. Highs loday 55 lo C5. Lows tonight 30s. Highs Tues- day 45 to 55. Strike costs million per day LONDON (Rcuterl A dis- pute at the Ford Motor Co.'s siaut Kast London plant has brought it complete hall to pro- duction and is costing the com- pany S2.G million a day. Trouble hit the Dagenham plant Wednesday when the man- agement switched two men of a production line, saying U was overmanned. Eighty workers on the line said they were stopping work until the two men were rein- stated and the dispute rapidly spread through the plant. N'o cars have been complclcd since Wednesday. The planl nor- maly produces Ij400 vehicles a day. As a rcstiH of Ihe dispute, 5.500 workers have been laid off. Unearth palaces DAMASCUS fFlepta-) A palace daling back to the third m i 11 e n I u m DC has been unearthed by a French expedi- tion at Tel al-Iljriri near Ihc Syrian-Iraqi herder, antiquity department sources said hero. The find also included clay lablcts with inscriptions. THE CROWN 400 DepcntJobfa Rugged Tough To pick all rocki 2'2" lo 44" in liio. THE CROWN ROTARY Continuous rock picking Power required 40 H.P. Pickl al[ 2" lo H" Oblatn further information from Mr. Ken Dickson at GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coutts Highway lothbritlga Phone 328-1141 OFFICIAL AS OF AM. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA All highways In the hridge district are bare and dry. Highway 1 Trans Canada Highway, bare and dry. There are 75 per cent loading restrictions on the following highways: Highway 61, from 12 miles cast of the junction of Highway to Foremost and from 1 mile soulh of Foremost lo Maayber- ries. Highway (32, from Magralh to Del Donita. Highway 3, from Giassy Lake lo Medicine Hat. Secondary road 505 from Highway 2 to the Belly River Bridge rear Glcnwood. Secondary road 870 (rom 3 miles north of Foremost to 10 miles north of Foremost. TORTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing Coults 2-1 hours; Carway 9 a.m. lo 6 p.m.; Del Bonila 9 .m. to 6 p.m.; Roosevillc, li.C. 9 am. to C p.m.; Kingsgatc. D.C., 24 hours; Porthill Rykerls 8 a.m. to midnight. Cluet Mountain closed. WUdhoric, a a.m. to S p.m. ;