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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 27, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE UTHBRIDGE HERALD Fridoy, April 27, 1973 News in brief SkvJab workers strike CAPE KENNEDY, FLa. (AP) About 125 workers who help operate a Slcylab tracking sta- tion went on strike against the The National Aeronautics and Space Administration said the strike should have no imme- Bendix field engineering divi-1 diate effect m Preparations for slon Thursday night and set up i picket lines at Kennedy Space Centre gates, i the launching of Skylab on May 14 and the Skylab 1 astronauts the next day. Former ambassador dies PHILADELPHIA (AP) Matthew Henry McCloskey, 80, a former United States am- bassador to Ireland who was one of the Democratic party's most successful money raisers and tha originator of its plate dinners, died Thursday in hospital. A hospital spokesman said McCloskey had been undergoing treatment for cancer and had also suffered from a heart con- dition. Students, police clash SANTIAGO (AP) Oppp- rents and supporters of Chile's Marxist-led government battled each other and police Thursday in Santiago's streets. Thousands cf students began demonstrating in the morning against plans by President Sal- vador AUende's administration reform education and ''pre- pare pupils for the new Socialist i society.'1 In the afternoon, Allenc'e sup-, porters armed with long staves j took to the streets. More than I 75 persons were reported in- jured. Several hundred demon- i strators were arrested. Marchand explains Landslide kills 25 people QUITO, Ecuador (Reuter) i and damaged many others in An avalanche of mud swept the poor district at the foot of down a mountainside in south- Mount Pichincha. western Quito Thursday, leav- In neighboring Peru, officials ing at least 25 dead and forcing j reported that 15 people were 2.000 people to leave their j killed when a landslide swept homes. j through several houses in the The mud. loosened by torren- j village of Chicfla, 420 miles tial rain, crushed seven houses 1 north of Lima. Ex-astronaut recoverin Transport Minister Jean Marchand answers reporter's questions in Ottawa Thurs- day after announcing that pre-flight customs clearance for United States bound air travellers will be ended. Mr. Marchand said pre-clearance must now be negotiated as part of talks Canada hopes will lead to more American air routes for Canadian air- lines Three-price policy urged AURORA, Colo, f AP) For- mar astronaut James Irwin was released Thursday from Fitz- simons Armv Medical Centre j after 21 cays of treatment for what his physician termed a' pains wmle playing handball. A hospital statement said Ir- win's "ultimate recovery will Since retirement from the Modifications sougt on gas price Nixon to tour flooded areas ST. LOUIS, Mo. (AP) Pres- ident Nixon makes an aerial in- spection today of flooded areas in the Mississippi River valley where about persons have been left homeless and damage estimates have climbed to more than tnilliGQ. Ten persons have lost their lives in the flooding along the Mississippi, Missouri and Il- linois rivers and their tribu- taries in seven states. In some areas the highest flood levels in recorded history were expected to worsen after new rains last week fell on top of earlier heavy spring down- pours. The Mississippi River at St. Louis reached 42.16 feet overnight and was rising. The previous record of 42 feet was set in 1785. In Washington, Nixon de- clared flood-striekea parts of Il- linois major disaster areas and moved to make federal aid available. The help will consist primar- ily of temporary housing, unem- ployment assistance, low-inter- est leans, debris clearance and i C. honoring Senator John Stennis (Dem. LEVEES IN DANGER The crest, or highest flood level, of the Mississippi swept past Hannibal, Mo., during the night, but the saturated levees upriver at Quincy. HI., re- mained Jn serious jeopardy, a spokesman for the U.S. Corps of Army Engineers said. The Corps cf Army Engineers at St. Louis estimated that il the river reaches its expected crest of 43.5 feet there Satur- day, million in damages will have been done in Missouri and Biinois alone. To the south, the National Weather Service reported no rain expected in Louisiana or Mississippi through Sunday but said there is a chance of show- ers Monday or Tuesday. The Arkansas River continued to fall Thursday and the fore- cast called for fair weather after 12 consecutive days or rain and flooding. The long-term effects of the flooding depend to a large ex- tent on future rainfall. The repairs to roads, bridges, dikes Southern cotton crop will be and levees. dealt a severe blow if the rain Nixon was to fly over some of does not stop before the mid- the flooded areas en route to a j May planting season. Cotton ceremony at Meridian, Miss., I prices are already rising. Weather and road report major heart attack, a hospital space program last year, Irwin j spokesman said. has been employed by Johns Irwin, 43, walked on the moon Manville Corp. aid has led an two years ago on the Apollo 15 interdenominational. evange- 1 mission. He was taken to hospi- listic organization at Colorado tal April 4 after suffering chest i Springs. Herald Legislature Bureau EDMONTON Ontario and Quebec have asked for modifi- cations in Albertas proposed two price plan for natural gas, Don Getty, minister of fed- eral and intergovernmental af- fairs told the legislature Thurs- dav. prices in Eastern Canada, those tao provincial govern- ments suggested a three price policy one price for Alberta, a higher price for the rest of Canada and a higher price yet for export. However, Mr. Getty told Art Dixcn (SC Calgary Milli- csn) that Ontario and Quebec Concerned about higher gas were unable to suggest how Albertans "would be adequate-j ly protected under that alterna- tive." Details of the two price plan are to be unveiled by the Lougheed administration later this year. Mr. Getty said in recent dis- cussions with Ontario and Que- bec officials, in the presence of take a position for or against the three-price proposal. "One thing we did say is tbst we would be interested in them pointing out to us how the in- terests of Albertans, whose re- sources we are responsible for, would be adequately protected under that alternative. SUNRISE SATURDAY SUNSET Lptlibridge H L Precip 63 43 Phscher Oeefc 60 36 Medicine Hat.....61 47 Edmonton.......60 41 39 Grande Prairie 61 Banff...........57 Calgary..........56 Victoria ........61 Penticton..... "They were unable to do it' f.1 Prince George Veteran actress dies SANTA MONICA, Calif. To millions of viewers who i The veteran actress, who re- cently made her Broadway watched The Beverly Hillbillies j debut in Pippin, died Thursday during its nine year run on night in hospital after suffering television, diminutive Irene a Stroke. She was 70. Ryan was the Granny who kept She was tlov.ii here after hor backwoods kin in line with! being stricken on the Pippin hsr sometimes shrill %-oice. j stage March 10. Salary offers protested Annual ivage hike demand federal officials, Alberta didn't at the time but felt they might be able to in the future. In any event we are prepared to lis- he said. Premier Lougheed, question- 3 million workers on strike 70 63 66 60 48 Kegina..........48 Toronto..........62 Kamloops Vancouver Saskatoon ed by Mr. Dixon. declined to, comment on whether a differ- j Ottawa..........63 I ent pricing situation is being i Montreal........ 64 i considered for gas companies st- John's TOKYO (AP) Millions of spring labor MONTREAL fCP'i About psychiatric patients were left with only emergency serv- in sick Thursday to protest gov- ernment Four ices as the majority of general j tals. nine addiction clinics and practitioners in psycraatric in-! several smaller centres stitutions across Quebec calM affected. Deaths Japanese got a holiday today, thanks to a three-day transport strike kicking off the annual RCMP official wont tolerate brutality higher wages. than tlirei that have applied to export in offensive for I More than 24 million persons excess of quotas ct't of Alberta. were' unable to get to work. The I femier said the m2tter work- i or strike at dawn for were unable to get to work. The j private rail workers agreed to j Alberta Energy Resources Con- "We early in the afternoon, sation Board and it Miami Los Angeles Boston Las Vegas i discuss whether the provincial j Phoenix..........94 Halifax Charlottetown Fredericton Chicago..... New York .10 ccs and a risk of a thunder- shoiver this afternoon. Winds W20-30 this afternoon. Highs near fiO. Lows S5-40. Satur- day: Cloudy periods with a few showers and gusty west v.inds. Highs near 55. Medicine Hat Today: showers late this afternoon. Winds 320-30. Highs near 65 i 44 47 DD 54 81 67 1.10 75 51 86 55 53 3D 42 i students demonstrating in sup- j government would consider re-'' Roma...........66 41 ,h oeratos rt office r te.egraph operators, pest ornce f the Ankers were ar- piacjniT employees, hospital staffs, teachers and workers in govern- ment offices. Workers on the privately- were EDMONTON f CP) A se-, owned railways called off their nior RCMP officer Thursday I walkout this afternoon after, nnt open apologized to a group of native i winning a monthly wage i tijejr rested outside a Tokyo station jater Jate by and charged with obstructing! _________ Paris 6-5 46 Lows near 40. Saturday: show ers and cooler. Highs near 35. ..j Calgary Clc-jf'j- periodf .01' with showers and a risk of thun- dersho'.ver this afternoon. Highi nsar 55. near 35. Sato' day: Cloudy periods with show j ers. Highs 50-55. Co'nmb'a Kootenay Today: Cloudy irith a few showers. To- night: Clearing. Saturday: Sun- ny with afternoon cloudy peri- ods and showers. Highs and Saturday 55 lo 60. Lows to- night 30 to 35. MONTANA East of Continental Divi .501 pal-tiy cloudy today with the chance of an isolated thunder shower southwest portion this af.'errocn or evening. Scatter ed rain and snow showers wes cloudy east portion tonight. Cooler Saturday. Highs today ir 60s. Lows tonight in 30s. High." j police. The big department stores other businesses did By THE CANADIAN PRESS Giovanni de Lo- de Nagay. 60, renzo, 65. one of the most con- couturier whose many well-1 troversial military figures in known clients included Lady j postwar Italy who drifted from Mountbatten. j active anti-Fascist resistance to Santa Monica, j membership in the Neo-Fascist Ryan, 70, known to millions of i party. television viewers as Granny on i New Fullam. the Beverly Hillbillies, after, former boxing referee and suffering a stroke. i judge. courtworkers for the mistakes pahe often mske and said he But the employees weald not tolerate police bru- i national railways stayed out as negotiations continued on their demands for an average :se of monthly, the .or special buses, or iaid out mattress Baby bov born got J to work by car 9 r Ivilll, mattresses on while others j the tality. Assistant Commissioner Vic- tor 51. commanding officer cf K division told a conference of native! tworkers sponsored by the J premises for those who refused TUCUMAX. Argentina fReu- to go home Thursday night. Auto ter) A boy with two heads was born here a week ago and is doing well, a doctor said here an federa, jusUce department that j against tbem jNo oil start of Diary of Lieut. Col. G. A. Officer Commanding N.W.M. Police 137-5. FRIDAY. SEPTFMFER 38th. Left at 8 a.m. Snow on the Buttes ahead. Ricliv to the westward from a riige about JO raile; frora the West Botte. Camped in a cwlee close to OK Buite. Had leave ail }he oxen 4 mUc? in rear. Tbey being too Jo come this far. Fcund ccal in cwitee. the force has "many men 19 or i 20 years, working under ores-1 "'as harsh- sure, faced with major deci-! sions. and mistakes are made." "We are not 100 per cent ac- j curate, sure we do make mis- j tales and are sorry for it and we apologize.' Assistant Commission 3r Sep- pala. questioned bv an Ontario plaill delegate about police replied the do not con- _ _ done such action. VANCOUVER The president of Comir.co Ltd. said II guarantee thst in'this "prcv-' of: ai copper jince it win be investigated the' B-C same as any other crime" he !n said. H. D. said in a pre- pared slatcmonl lhat a decision en a smcl'xr "K si HI snVect to fecuasirns v.ith the federal sovcrnment ard there wil! be ratjl ttcse Berlin..........59 32 Amsterdam...... 48 45 Mexico City.....E4 55 Moscow..........50 45 Stockholm.......46 23 Tokyo...........66 54 FORECAST: Lethbridge Today: Show- 48 Saturday 45 to 55. of Continental Divide Increasing cloudiness and mile toc'ay with widely scatteree showers or isolated thunder showers tonight and Saturday Cooler Saturday. Highs today 5? to 65. Lows tonight in 30s. Highi Saturday 45 to 55. traffic was unusually heavy but moved relatively briskly. j Thursday. One of the two major domes- j The child is a species of siam- tic airlines was hit by a strike. ese twin, with two hearts and The high-speed trains of the i two sets of lungs as well as the Tokyo-Osaka-Okayama heads, medical sources thinned out to one every hours; normally they leave The Argentine national news Tokyo and Osaka every 15 min- j agency Tclam said the baby i utes. hcs two heads with two necks i In contrast to Tuesday and j joining just above the shoul- i Wednesday, when enraged com-, ders. j muters went berserk because of Medical experts said the case i j a workers' slowdown on the na-, is not unprecedented, but that, j tional railways, no serious vio- most, if not all. such babies j lence was reported. have died in infancy. b- ue have same people that don't conform in ilis force." avarc of "we don'l ou tj bo sbk 1o fclJow Use XW.M.P. march west with the help of a map? Our stwferts are just com- pleting a map vhicn shuws each night's stop as wel! 95 points of interest mentioned in diary. Send 25c to XW.M.P- ProH'ct, Hamilton Junior Hach j The RCMP's efforts to recruit native into ths fare has not been fruitful and ties is dis- ihi? discussions arc concluded." He v-as Tfre force is j situation, but done it" 9 report that wwk on the start before lie year. j will rcjidst niy sftaterflcnt eiK-oumagc i 3d Xo. 5n> A 75 per ccn1 has been placed on the foUowiag Higbvay from the east Jundaon cf cs T Foremost f.cni 1 PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing Aden 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Canroy 8 a.m. to 5 pm Oiief Wmmlain CfUttK 24 hours: Boni'a j; B m lo s p TI 34 Porthill 7. 3 m )n It f 7 m i 4 w ;