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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 27, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta FORECAST HIGH FRIDAY 65-70. Ko.Tio The Lethbttdge Herald LKTIIBRIDGE, ALBERTA, TIJUHSDAV, APIUL 27, 1972 PRICE NOT OVER 10 CENTS FOUR I'AUKS Moonship blazes back to earth NO COMMENT Prime Minister Trudeau conlinued to soy no comment Wednesday lo rumors concerning Ilic possibility of a June fed- eral election. (CP Wirephoto) HOUSTON (CP) thrcu Apollo 1C astronauts ncared Hie mil of their 1.2 million-mile voy- age lo Ihe moon as Ilicy sped back to eaiiJi loda> for a .suhed- xiled p.m. liST Inmling in the Pacilic. Mission commander John Younp and his crew of Charles Duke and Thomas (Keii) Mat- lingly were on course for tlie scorching re-entry aboard Ilic spaceship Casper into tlie earth's atmosphere 76 miles aborc the South Pju'itic. They hronfihl wilh them dis- coveries they hrjliere will r.T-My enrich man's knowledge ot Ihe Summer vote now appears In the cards By VICTOIl MACKII-; Herald OUawa Bureau A .summer election now appears in the cards following the Lilxral mcnt members of Parliament reported Ihcj' were rau- lioned to he ready For ;m parly canipnign, by Prime Minister Pierre Trudcmi. The election-charged atmosphere on ParliamcnL Hill grew oven inoio tense as Ihe regular Liberal veekly caucus closed Wednesday without any definite, word from Mr. Trudeau as lo the dale of Ihe election. Liberal backbenchers, however, are bccomirg more ami more convinced thai an election is coming very soon perhaps on June 27 or possibly in July, on the second Monday in the month, July 10. The prime minister turning aside reporters' persis- tent queries nbout the election dale, an inscrutable smile and quoting poetry, was scheduled to lake, Thursday flftcrnocn for Alberta. He will visit Edmon- ton and Kdson. The prc-cleclion campaign is increas- ing in intensity. Progressive Conservative leader Robcrl Slanficld was in Winnipeg Wednesday addressing a fund-raising dinner. New DemoncTaUc Party Leader David Lewis was scheduled lo visit London, and Brantford in On- tario on Saturday and Sunday. A veteran Liberal member [old F. P. Publications, after Ihe government caucus Wednesday, that the primo minister had not given any word as to the election dale ho did drop the tantalizing words "just be ready." Oilier Liberals confirmed they had heard UK hint and concluded from the admonition thai Ihe elcolion was coming in June or caify in July, The idea of an Octohcr date for Ihe vole now ap- poars to have been discarded. The Liberal political campaign committee has been sharply split over a June election or an October cam- paign. Its co-chairmen were divided. Consumer fairs Minister Robert Andras is known lo favor an Oclobcr diile while Economic Expansion Min- ister Jean Marchand was promoting the June 27 date. There has hccn also a division within the govern- ment over whether a prc-cleclion budget should Ijc in- record haul of 245 pounds o[ ancient, moon rocks and sail samp1 They feel il will give credence to the theory that volcanoes boiled long ago bcncnlli the lunar surface. On the lOlh day of the mission W e d n e s d a y, Young said: ''We've seen as much in 10 days .is most people In 10 lifetimes." HAD LONGEST STAY He and Duke had spent more than 70 hours on the moon, the ninth nd 10th men to explore the lunar surface. Their sliw was Ihe longest yet. The hull's eye for DIP splajOi- a spot 178 miles southeast cT Christmas Island am1 1.519 miles south ot Hawaii. During ils llll) and last lull day in space todny, the com- mand ship Casper was pulled increasingly faster I h r o u fl h space hy the earth's gravity. In the morning, its speed was up lo more than miles an hour. On a p p r o a c b n g the earth's atmosphere ill 4M.OOO feet, the speed to reach a blaming m.p.h. The three space travellers did some experiments and answered 15 questions pre- pared by jppnrlers coverinc the1: t at tiic Manned Spacecraft Centre in During the Iclc vised news conference. Young suid Uic crew "hod serious about whether the moon landing could be made last Thursday after it appeared that a backup syslem in ftie main rocket en- gine of the command ship had failed. Mission Control delayed the landing nearly six hours until il was determined nothing Was seriously wrong. The engine worked perfectly in IhriislinK Apollo 115 out of moon orbit Monday. Asked aljnul bis complaints about drinking loo much potas- orange juice, Young said: "Wail unlil you drink iL day and night for two weeks and lot me know whal you think.1' The astronauts will fly hy hel- icopter (rom ship Ticonderoga to Hawaii and from llicre to Houston, whore they will arrive at p.m. EST Saturday. The first moon rocks will arrive in Houston a few hours before the aslronauts, at p.m. Satur- day, The command module will ar- rive in San Diego. Calif Mjiy and from (hero be shipped lo Houston. Climate control Jed city TORONTO fCPl The Slar says a group of busi- nessmnn and nradcmics lias rccommcmlcd IhaL ttin federal Rovcrnincnl huikl R climalc controlled city in the Arclic lo year porl fncililip.s nn IliuKon Hay. In an lit" Ihr rrrfim- mcnrlalinn I'aim? (mm Ihc deal I'lain.s Comniilloc, vnl. up ai'tmi iv.-n years .TCO In lo Hie frdrrsl yov- Cflirnenl of l.npping tlic wcnltli of the North. The proposed city, tentatively called Norlh Tort, ho on tlic northwestern edge of Hudson Day. Tnc Slar says. Tiic newspaper quotes an unnamed source as say- Ihc recommcntfcd site is at Inlet, about miles north of Winnipeg. Pruur Minister nniiminccd in Toronlo Ajirll n thnl sin hilhdii he sponl lo unlock Iho. Norlh s beats rivals From BONN (CP) A jubilant Willy Brandt heat hack today opposition attempt in the Western German parliament lo oust him as chancellor, scoring a personal vi Ollnu.i lias been pushing uiMi llovann: 1 of a out WASHINGTON (Hcuter) Senator Kdmund Muskie, once regarded as Hie lending con- lender for the Democratic presi- dential nomination, announced today lie is withdrawing from nrtue pnrlicipalum in the rc- inniirint: primaries luil is nnl millinu mil romrileleJy [foin the race1. The Maine senator made his fliinouiicvnirMjl following defeats in Mass.u lnise.tls and T'i'niis> ivimM primaries on tlie heels of prnviniis sciluick1, Muskie Fiii'l he does not have tlit- monry lo continue cam- paipiiinti in Lhn remaining maries. The senator's finances hart dc- lerioratPd badly since his set- Ijneks in Ihe primary elections, which hetian March 7 in New Hampshire. But. he said lie is not willi- flivnvin.c Jiis rawJidnry and lie i-elcoim-s cnmpaipn cflorts on his behalf in FL-vrrnJ small-stale primaries and in yUles lhal, choose Ihcir tklepato lo the na- convention by stfitf con- or .Muskie's annonnL'emcnt left. Senator (icorye McGovern of South Dakota as the lop con- tender Jn the DernocraUc con- ies I. acer park hooked OMAHA, Neb. fAI'i Tha .Sorrjce haj litviled public pr.rlic'ipalion in a scries uf liU'L'ting-: nilfi licar- inga June 27-23 lo discuss mns- lor pln.u nnd vvildci'uess pi'opo' sals for Glacier Nalional Park in nnvLhv.Tsloru Mnntana. Tho midn'csl oltlca Fuiil Hie pnmo-al calls fcr dc- tignalion n( !iU7.-WO ft) Glacier's acrr? as wilderness. 'I'liu paik [iinns Hie United Slales seclion cit the Watcrton- Glacier Peace Tiuk. in 1932 by presidential proclanialion. Jical'in.L's njxl iiieelinlj.s are scheduled in Great Kalis and Kalispcll. ?.ionl. Mark ImMlo OTTAWA