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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 24, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta J4 _ THE IETHBRIDGE IIERAID Monday, April 7J. 1972 Red "Deer storm Apollo side iiKi) Iriil Allu-1-l.i .11 LlfU'r pnny most the ri'i The con- ever cxpciienm! ui IM nio'.uicl Hod I Ivicl. KI A spokesman lw CalRary power com- 1'owcr which supplies cl- US IllC s InvolTs lo close YoiiK i Ai'1 Mayor loliii Lindsay lin-> i Ihoiiiv i.) luylfss urck hu'lis cm '.VW.IW nuimci- as :i last ic- sort" fur ilfsnij: city's pro- jected Imdui't w i I h o u L "massive hviuL-; I.iixls.iy -aid Sunday the in- voluntary layoffs were "the only course lefl us by Hie inaction of the city council and slate legis- Ir.turc" ivsMrrting city fiscal needs. 'Hie mayor has been seeking million in new city borrow- ing jiowcr .iloni! willi S227 mil- lion in new stale aid from tlie legislating aiul Sill million in ni'w local taxes from the coun- c-il, lo lielp balance a S9.3 billion expense budget lor the 1S72-I973 fiscal year. Lindsay said the Iv. o-wcck staggered layoffs save the ciiy approximately -110 mil- lion. MET UIT11 CANADIAN TOKYO CAP) Chinese Vice-Premier Nieli .lung-Cnei and Hsieh Hua. a leading mom her of the Chinese Medical As sociation, nioL in Pelting Fridaj wilh. R. J. Stewart, lecturer a the University of Toronlo, Ihi New China agency re ported. cclricily lo the area, said tlic storm that Marled Friday alt- crnoon and conliimcd until Sat- urday morning with winds of up to 50 in.p.li. consliluled "by far Hie disruption ever experienced in cenlral Alberla." I'OW'KH IlKSTOHKI) Pouer was restored to all areas and virtually all farmers Sunday after disruptions lliroilglioul (lie arcr. Ilial ranged from a few minutes up lo 2'1 hours. Highways in Hie area were blocked Friday night by heavy wet snow but were cleared dur- inp the weekend as better wea- Ihcr willi lempcralures just above freezing durmf! Ibc moved in. Some side roads Ilial lad been impassable mud dy or slush-covered. The slorm slarled in Rec Deer willi a light rain tha quickly lurncd to sleet am snow. The wet snow conibinec heavy winds caused lln nain Iramsission ami distribu tion lines to sag and swing causing shorl circuits when tin lines crossed. The storm closed Highway from Edmonton and Calgary Friday nighl and motels at Ih sonlhern end of the slorm sys Icm nortli of Calgary w e r jammed. The highway cleared and reopened Saturdaj The main band of snow fe 50 lo 75 miles cilher side of line running across Albert (rom Peace lliver. in the norll west, through Edmonton 1 Brooks, in the southeast. Six t eighl inches fell in llic lidmoi ton area with amounts taperin off lo two to four inches a either end. The storm raged north of southern Alberta wilh only a trace of snow being reported from Calgary and Lethbridge. PERTH (AP) Four car- tons of Western Australian beer are on llieir way to llonslon for the Apollo 11! as- tronauls. The gill follows a conversa- iou Saturday in which moon walkers Charles Duke and John Young joked about hav- 'ng a "cold Swan." The conversation apparently puzzled some listeners, but iiwan Brewery's public rcla- lions man explained thai some ol the astronauts hail been lo (lie Carnarvon satel- lite station near Perth and they remembered the local beer. HOUSTON (AP) If ar- chaeologists visit the Apollo 1ft Vunar landing site in the hi- lure Ibere will be plenty of evidence aslronal John Young and Charlie Duke were there. Some of the leftovers, such as Hie moon rover wilh ils swiveling television camera and the base of the lunar lan- der, were carefully planned and scheduled. Olliers were inadverL'jnt. "Guess what. Duke said early in Ibe third moon exploration Sunday. "My SCI1 (sample collodion bags) fell off somewhere." The plastic-like bags are used to hold soil and rock samples. "Are we Ihrouph wilh Hie Duke asked Mission Conlrol as they were return- big lo the lunar lander. Ground control said they were. "Okay, here goes. Ah- h-h, look at that beauty go." The specially built rock-col- lecting instrument soared out across the moonscape. A few minutes laler. Duke dismantled Ihe cosmic ray detector looks like a small metal foil windowshade on an aluminum staff. The foil wenl inlo Duke's pack but the alumi- num staff followed the rake, "There goes Ihe world's c h a m i> i o n javelin llirov, Dnkc cxvilled. HOUSTON' (AP) Charlie Puke's mother watched her son tumbling avmiml the moon Sunday and said: "He's going lo lake bullet lessons when he gels home.'1 he is not, ad- mitted Ibe astronaut's wife, Dollie. "But I was probably more concerned wilh tiis gel- ting tired than Imrt I knew he'd get up." Hy hi.s own count, Charlie fell five times as he and Apollo 16 commander John Young roamed llic lunar sur- face for three: days. A I c 1 c v i s i o n audience: watched live as Duke look his final spill, toppling over on bis back during what he called an abbreviated "L u n a r Olym- pics. Back home. Ihe astronaut's mother, Mrs. Charles Duke of Lancaster, S.C.. said she never dreamed she'd see a son on Hie moon ''but it's a wonderful feeling." No. 1 ad medium NEW YOK lAP) Thcj American Newspaper Publish- ers AssociaLian reporU'rl here that newspapers by far the largest advertising medi- um in 1971, television n distant second. The daily and 590 Sun- day papers in the United Stales sold billion worth of adver- tising and television bil- lion, nn annual report said. Direct mail was in third I place willi billion; maga- zines accounted for billion and radio 51.33 billion. The ANPA survey sait! daily newspaper circulation in- creased to and Sunday papers 443, 41 to may gel h cralic party, tlic minimum Moscow warucil needed by bis coalition govern- ment lo stay iti power. But llic opposition Clirisliati Democrats, winner of Uic clcc- Smicluy Hint failure lo approve German treaty in "extremely LlLt1 Soviet would result negative consequences ami Uio Union iincl oilier countries-" Hold rocked hy dynamite lion in lluilcn WurLLemhern, collapse I nisi in West linlccl nl a change in hit-lies j German policy on the purl of that could save Brandt's policy of East West rclaxnlicm while1 hilling (lie government on do- mestic issues. The llaclen-Wuritembertt win continued Hie Christian Demo- crats1 control of Die upper tioti.sc of I he federal pnrlLa- ment, (he Bumlcsrat, in which (ho states arc rcpi escnlcd. The conservatives imliculcd tliey miglil not use tliis advant- age to hinder passage of Urandt's treaties; with 111? So- viet Union and 1'oland it I hey survive n ratification vole May 1 in the Bundestag. Die treaties confirm German territorial losses in llic Second V.'orld War. The conservatives arfliic (hut Uraudt, a Sucinl Democral, received too little in return for (his from Moscow and Warsaw. The defecting legislator is ttillielm Helms, wlio rosiqned r.oin the Free DamccVals. TORONTO (CP) The Mon- arch IIolcl in west-end Toronto was rocked early ludtiy bj blast. said was caused hy dynamite. Windows were blown out and n massive hole was loin in lUe main floor of Hie ImiUiinR at tlic cui'p-.M' of Clinton SI, and Hen- derson Ave. Tlie liolc'l, owned by Paul Silzcr. had hcen undergoing nl- tpralions. Datnayc estimated hy fire department officials al less (iirl, 16. dies following shooting NANAIMO, B.C. (CP) Six- teen-year-old 13 r c n d a Eilleen Uaniiuk of Nanaimo died in hos- pital Sunday aflcr being shot hucc in llic'head Saturday in a shoting spree al a rcslaurant in this Vancouver Island com- munity. She'dicd 35 hours aflcr a man entered Ihe restaurant and emp- tied a .22-calibrc pistol, injuring Ihrcc oilier young persons. Wayne Barber, 19, oi StOHlt- viltc, Out., and Rick Coulton, 24, of Nanaimo, were rcporlcd In fair condition in hospital in Vic- lora. liarhcr suffered a head wound and Conlton was slruck in llic shoulder. Kalhy Sweezy, 20, of Nanaimo was Ir'caled for a slight head wound and released Saturday. Police said a man had been drinkinn; in Ihe rcslaurant ear- lier and relumed about 2 a.m. with (lie pistol. A 311-year-old man is In cus- tody, hut no charges have been laid. However, he left Ihe pos- SIIOMT CO-Vl'S sibility he would vote for the for British mail- Irealics while sidinB wilh llic' been shoiioncd to opposition on internal issues. save material. PROCESS FHU1T Processing companies bought Ions of (Mario peaches, pears, plums and cherries in 1971. BOXN (AP) BnUcred by polilical setbacks. Chancellor! Willy Brandt's rule was threat- ened today by conservalivcs who hinlcii they might let his Ireaties with Moscow and saw llironph wbile hilling Brandt on domestic issues. 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