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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 1, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta _ THE UTHaRIDGS HERAVD News in briefi Burtons amicably ROME Elizabeth Taylor spent the day before the cameras Richard Burton stayed out of and neither one had any public comment on their divorce plans. A spokesman in New York for the Burtons announced Tuesday that they will get a friendly di- vorce in their legal residence. are not going to fight each said the spokes- Jolin Springer. are very amicable toward ta'-'h He said that the Burtons are parting because of series of personal and not because either one is in- volved in a romance with some- body else. U.S. dollar slumps again LONDON The United States dollar slumped again to- day on European foreign ex- changes and some dealers blamed the impeachment mo- tion against President Nixon. The dollar moved down in Frankfurt and Paris but improved slightly in Tokyo. The big Zurich market was closed for Swiss national holi- day. The price of which usu- ally rises when the dollar goes jumped an ounce to in London. The motion to impeach Nixon because of the secret U.S. bombing of Cambodia was in- troduced by Representative Robert Drinan Action on it soon is not likely. Pulp ivorkers on strike CASTELGAR. B C. Members of the Pulp and Paper -workers of Canada went on strike early today at the Ca- nadian Cellulose Co. pulp mill in this West Kootenay town. Picket lines were set up and about 300 men were affected. The union gave 10-day strike notice July 20 and could have taken strike action Monday but the negotiating committee of Local 41 held meetings Mon- day and Tuesday nights with company executives. Working conditions are re- ported a primary issue in con- tract demands of the Castlegar workers. The PPWC has said at mills in B.C. where it is cer- tified it will not accept a con- tract settlement agreed to earlier by the larger United Paperworkers In t e r national Union. Prison hostages released Billy Graham protest Kan. The last three hostages held by two federal penitentiary prisoners were released Tues- day ending a day of vio- lence that left one prison guard i dead. An assistant to the warden said the hostages being ex- amined by the prison physician and they appear to be in good He said grievance negotia- tions had begun invoking sev- eral prison two report- ers and about a dozen prison- ers. But he declined to discuss the substance of the negotia- tions. Army spied on civilians WASHINGTON United States Army investiga- tors engaged in extensive and unrestrained surveillance of ci- vilians from 1967 to says a congressional report made pub- lic Tuesday by Senator Sam Er- vin chairman of .he com- mittee investigating Watergate political is also chair- man of the Senate subcom- mittee on constitutional which prepared the report. The senator also introduced a bill which would outlaw all such investigation of civilian activi- ties by the with the i exception of crimes committed I on military posts or investiga- tion of civilians seeking jobs the armed forces. The report said that begin- ning in the army began a major domestic intelligence program. At the peak of the in- there were over 500 plainclothes agents collec- ting information on various ci- vilian groups by various tech- including placing some agents within the groups. The report said the army stated it needed more informa- tion on various protest groups because of its mission to stop riots and mass demonstrations. Haldeman acknowledges campaign protest memo WASHINGTON f H. ''We need to get our people to there were fact which led to Haldeman said today ac- put out the story on foreign or cepts responsibility for a memo- Communist money that was randuni last February that said i used in support of demonstra- te should tie all 1972. demon- j tions against the president in Minnows swim hi space Tex. With j their space station shipshape and their stomach woes nearly the Skylab 2 astronauts planned their first full day experiments today. Emphasis was on medical ex- but some scientific work was as well as a check of earth-resources photosensors to be used later in the week. Astronauts Alan Dr. Owen Garriott and Jack Lousma were in the fifth day of their 59-day mission. All three reported Tuesday they are feeling much better after bouts with motion sickness in their weightless world. The astronauts also began an experiment to determine how two minnows react to weigh- tlessness while swimming in a container of water. seem to be completely Garriott reported. They're swimming pitched down in small circles. ''They apparently think they're climbing and they're pitching down to overcome that. They're swimming in very tight circles. They can't make up their minds which is up or Imperial Oil hikes prices strations to McGovern and thus to the Democrats as part of the peace Haldeman. the former White House chief of conceded that he wrote and on a 1971 memorandum informing him that violent dem- onstrators were expected at a Charlotte. appearance of President Nixon and Rev. Billy Graham. The two mem os were dis- closed at the Senate Watergate hearings by Senator Lowell Weicker who type of business that emanates from some of the highest counsels in the is a One of the dated Feb. 10. 1972. was from Haldeman to John W. then White House counsel. Military cut rejected New York Times Service WASHINGTON The House of Representatives decisively Tuesday beat back the first of a series of moves by critics of the military budget to cut back military troop strength at home and abroad. In what amounted to a pre- liminary vote of confidence in the administration's overseas troop the House re- jected by a 28 130 vote an amendment that would have prohibited the stationing of American troops in any foreign country that was spending a smaller percentage of its gross national product on defense I than the United States. it began. should tie all 1972 demonstrations to McGovern and thus to the Democrats as part of the peace movement. investigation should be brought to include the peace movement which leads directly to McGovern and Teddy Ken- nedy. This is a good counter-of- fensive to be The references were to Sena- tor George McGovern the 1972 Democratic nominee for and Sen- ator Edward M. Kennedy like to get your version as to what this first Weicker asked DEVELOPED A 'STORY' point was to develop the story that that had been the Haldeman replied. the fourth paragraph says we had to determine the extent to which the Democrats were re- with the objective of tying those demonstrations to those Q. Are you trying to tie the Democratic party to foreign money and A. I am trying to get out the story and what the facts were in relation to the demonstra- tions. Q- You mean to tell me that as a man closest to the presi- dent of the United you issue a directive linking the Democratic party and the Democratic candidate to Com- munist money and demonstra- tions because you thought that was the case. Only if that was the case. Q. This is not a request for an investigation. A. It is my understanding TORONTO Imperial Oil has announced increases in the prices of its principal products in the Atlantic Que- bec and Eastern Ontario as a result of higher costs of import- ed crude oil. Effective immediately the company is increasing the price of its diesel and avi- Deaths By THE CANADIAN PRESS San Salvador Former pres- ident Julio Adalberto 53. who rose to power after a military coup. Jerusalem Aref a former Jordanian cabinet ation fuels by two cents per gallon and the price of heating oils by 1.8 cents per gallon. At the same time Imperial announced that as a result of higher world-wide crude o i 1 it is raising the prices at which it will purchase west- ern Canadian crude oil by 40 cents per barrel. minister and mayor of Arab Jerusalem. Kingston Dr. George director of the choir at St.. George's Cathedral and an outstanding scholar of Anglican music in North Amer- ica. CAREERS MECHANIC WANTED Top salary and commission with five-figure bracket possible per month. Work in wheel alignment and Apply In Writing HERALD SERBIAN GYPSIES WANT CANADIAN LIFE TORONTO An immi- gration appeal board hearing to decide the fate of 45 Serbian- speaking gypsies Tuesday heard members of the group pleading to remain in Canada. Three heads of the seven fam- ilies in the group testified that they obtained West German passports near Frankfurt a few weeks before they arrived by ship in Mon- treal April 27. The three-man immigration appeal chaired by immi- gration officer A. B. was told by a solicitor foe the gypsies they will face if since they are stateless. Dennis lawyer for the said the group ac- quired the nine passports they used to enter Canada as far as they were concerned. But J. N. counsel for the immigration depart- crcss-ercamlied the nesses appearing Tuesday about the methods used to obtain the passports and asked why the group attempted to enter the United States a few hours after their cars and caravans cleared at Montreal docks. Dragan the fa- ther of testified that he to see the U.S. and make up my mind -which coun- try is best for these points. Q. what are the A. I don't know. I have stated my understanding was. I thought Mr. Dean had the facts. Haldeman had said the FBI has files on all promi- nent Americans. As for the Charlotte rally in 1971. Haldeman defended his written comments of and by reason for reacting that it would be good that if they were going to do this in this it would be seen that they were going to do it this Babies and Boy Scouts People of all ages and sizes gathered at Ottawa airport Tuesday to greet Queen Elizabeth. Her Maj- esty arrived early in the afternoon for o five-day royal highlighted by attendance ot the wealth Parliamentary con- ference. Anne's fiance is cleared England r Reu- Capt. Mark Princess Anne's was cleared today of a reckless driving charge. The court ruled that a colli- sion he was involved in last April was caused by the ab- sence of lane-marking lines on a newly-resurfaced highway. Alaska gas necessity for pipeline CALGARY A natural gas pipeline from the Macken- zie Delta must also carry gas from Alaska's north slopes if it is to be built in time to avert fuel shortages in V. L. president of Canadian Arctic Gas Study said Tuesday. Mr. Horte told a meeting of Calgary businessmen that his company hopes to build a 48- inch pipeline connecting Prud- hoe Bay and the Mackenzie Delta which would carry at least half its gas from Alaska to U.S. markets. Mr. Horte said his company hopes to apply this year to the Canadian and U.S. govern- ments for permission to build the which could trans- port more than four billion cubic feet daily. Spy fuss angers West Germany By CRAIG R. WHITNEY New York Times Service BONN A West German in- ter-ministerial committee will meet this week to consider the results of an investigation into news reports of possibly illegal American military intelligence activities in West a government spokesman an- nounced Tuesday- German newspapers today began to clamor for explana- tions from their government and a deputy in parliament ask- ed for a full report in that for- um. Because the news stories al- leged that American military intelligence had placed under surveillance an evangelical mis- sion in Mainz that was auspect- ed of aiding a church official has protested against possible infringement of reli- gious freedom. The government spokesman. Rudiger Von Wechmar. said that he could not conform a Pentagon assertion that the Bonn government had given prior as required by German to the American intelligence activities. The gov- ernment had not yet been given the report through official chan- he said. He added that the results of the German investigation would be withheld from the public even if it confirmed the allega- since the law does not require public disclosure of legal wiretapping or other in- fringements of the right of pri- vacy here. Government spending Canada out of the red OTTAWA The federal government reported its 1972-73 fiscal year income and spending and for the time in three Canada was out of the red. But the figures do not include a deficit of well over bfijion in unemployment insurance payments which otherwise turn the million surplus into million deficit. I' cL I- ment reported the figures on both a budget out unemployment old age security payments and a few other on basis that does in- clude them. First the figures on a budget Canada's federal income was billion and spending was billion in the fiscal year ended ast March resulting in the million surplus. The biggest income item was personal income taxes totalling folliwed by bil- lion in sales and excise 32.6 b'Hion in corn-rate i i r i Investments and bilaon in customs import duties. Major items of spending were billion for national health and welfare including health costs and family allowance pay- billion in oo the national debt and bil- lion for the armed forces and other spending connected with national defence. The national debt stood at billion at the end of the fiscal the report said. The figures on the Total income was billion and spending was billion a r'-'icit. Ib experts exp'air.ed that the large rise in unemployment was sharply expanded in late along with some increases in old age were the pri- mary reason for the difference in two wto of figures. Jetliner in drifting BOSTON were scattered all over the nurse Maureen Ken- nedy said in describing tbe scene of a jetliner crash in which 88 persons died. was no sound. were all dead. was nothing humanly possible to be done for those she said after return- ing from the burned wreckage of a Delta Airlines DC-9 that lay on a foggy runway at Lo- gan International Airport. never felt so helpless in all my One person survived Tuesday morning's the worst ever at Air force Sgt. Leo- pold of Marsh- was in critical condi- tion in hospital with burns over most of his body. Delta Flight 723 sliced Cambodia arms aid doubled WASHINGTON As the Aug. 15 cutoff date for U.S. bombing in Cambodia ap- Pentagon sources say the United States is doubling the rate at which military aid is shipped to the government in Phnom Penh. Anong fce iteins of milics.y hardware being rushed to Cam- bodia are propeller-driven fighter C-47 cargo 155-millimetre artillery armored personnel carriers and river patrol boats. Congress has approved legis- lation ordering President Nixon to halt all military activity in Indochina by Aug. 15. Until then U.S. bombers are expected to continue to hit North Vietnam- ese and Cambodian insurgents. through a 2'A-fo and disintegrat tempting a land port. Federal Aviati lion offic only that the John was liner 230 feet toe feet short of th down point. An from the Nation tion Safety Boar trying to find out 11 brea reporter The number o in the city stands at 11 with the Union 76 stat and Mayor Magr about during Thieves appai entry by brealdi door. Numerous tions and busine bed Monday nigh stolen as the thi parently looking Police are co investigation. Emerge unit op EDMONTON workers began re Royal Alexandra city's second allowng the hospi emergency unit ational status for hi seven weeks. A hospital spot limited were available that the unit woul erational at 7 a.m GENERAL PRESCNTSJTHE Weather and road rep SUNRISE THURSDAY II L Pie. Lethbridge .......94 58 Pincher Creek 92 54 Medicine Hat 97 58 Grande Prairie 85 49 Edmonton........83 59 Banff............87 48 Calgary..........88 54 Vicloria..........67 50 Prince Rupert.....61 44 Penticton........93 63 Kamloops........95 33 Vancouver.....73 55 Winnipeg.......73 53 Toronto .........76 65 .97 Ottawa..........84 65 .12 Montreal.........85 68 St. John's........76 66 .07 Hdifax .........68 61 1.14 Chaiiottetown .76 68 Fredericton .......85 60 Rome '...........81 59 Paris............79 63 London..........77 57 Berlin .........77 59 Amsterdam .......77 59 Moscow..........63 54 Tokyo...........86 79 Lethbridge-Medlcine Hat Sunny .today exci this overnight. Highs r.ear 55. SunnP Highs near 85. Calgary Sum cept for evening ers in a few loc. near 85. Lows ne Thursday. Highs n Columbia Kootena Tcday and Thursd and hot. Brisk win leys. Highs in the low in the fifties ties. MONTANA East of Cominen Hot and dry all s and southern por day. Slightly coole thunderstorms now Highs 90 to 100 ex extreme north Thi tonight 55 to 65. West of Contineni Hot and drv today day. Isolated tt extreme north Thu today 90 to 100. I 50s. Highs Stock Woterers for oil cattle 01 Plastic all sizes. AVAILABLE AT General Farm Supplies Couth Highway Bex 1202 Phone 3 omciAL AS or i-M A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA Highway 1 reported bare and dry. Widening of one mile section if Highway Ko. 3 east of Fort Macleod is in progre All remaining big in driving con PORTS OF ENTRY and Closing Tiir 0 a.m. to 8 Cat-way C a.m. to 7 a.m. to 10 Coutts 24 Del Bonita 8 am. Eingsgate 24 Porthill Rykerts 8 a.m. to midr Horse 8 a.m. to S Logan Pass 7 a m. 10 1. Rootevilla 8 t.nv to midnight. ;