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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 2, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 'HE UTHSRIDGE HERA1D Wcilfltiday, Augu-.l J, 1WJ Flood death toll mounts :e easing of. rains MANILA Torrential monsoon rains inundated n 210-milolulH! of Is- land cased off sliplilly today, but flood waters still were re- ported rising in some areas. UoJief and rescue efforts were hampered for Hie ttiird chiy by poor visibility limiting tho flying hours of military holii'cptoi's. The national disastei1 coordi- nating centre reported at leant 119 and hundreds of vil- lages flooded in Ihe worst natu- ral disaster in Philippines his- torv. The unofficial ricath toll at 35fi in 2fi days. Although tho water n-as reced- ing in the Manila area, the eily remained hadly crippled liy floodinR and the severe damage to roads and streets. Most oper- alors of Ihe jeemicys and buses tliat make up the public trans- portation system kept their ve- hicles garaged shortages of sugar, rice, vegela- Mi's and salt reported. The Ma- nila Times reported food prices had risen 37 per cent since July ['resident Fenlmaiu! Marcos signed a proclamation authoriz- ing Ihe- commandeering of pri- vale foodstuffs and transporta- tion in cenlral Limm for relief work. provinre, north of Manila, was one of the areas hit hardest. The water itl iiotno areas wns 30 feet deep nnd. still rising. Canadian fishing boat seized in Alaskan waters KETCH1KAM, Alaska A slate fish and wildlife pro- tection officer said Tuesday that a Canadian fishing boat seized in Alaskan waters Mon- day near Ketchikan hail from to 25.000 fish in its net when it was arrested. Don Tctzlaff, the division's regional supervisor, said there were enough salmon in Hie Policeman slabbed NANAIMO, B.C. (O'i An KCMP constable was reported in fair condition in hospital af- ter he was sUibbed in the mach Tuesday while arrcstiiiR a man in this Vancouver Island city. RCMP said Constable Pat- Schools ninny shops and j Ueuln Brave H's net to sink offices rinsed, Food i the -tj-foot drum Seiner If the prices were climb inc. with i fish had hcon brought aboard. Division stakeout men in a Kayak apprehended (tie Cana- dian vessel and its four crew- men about fivc-and-h a I i miles inside Alaskan waters and four-ami-three-quarter-miles in- i side the closed area lucklen inlet east of Ketchikan, Mr. Tctzbff -said an arraignment was scheduled In Ketchikan su- perior court later today on three charges filed hy the state. Originally Identified as the lleidc 11X tho Canadian craft is owned by Kelson Bros. Fish- i eries of Prince Rupert, B.C. Its man to his police car when! captain is Paul E. Pearson of rick Laturuus. 22, was escorting the man pulled a knife anil stabbed him. The constable mnnagcd to yet to his car and call for help. Police said charges were ex- pected to be laid snon against a 21-year-old suspect. Prince Rupert, and crewmcm- hors were identified as Rich- ard R. Jones of Nanalmo, ami Wesley K Pearson and Horace G. Stevens, both of SkidegU, Queen Charlotte Is- lands. All four men were released from custody last night on 000 bail. Mr. Tctzlaff said fish inside the net were released, and alroiit pounds of snlmon found in the Ileidn's hold were sold. "They hnc! more fish in that net than the bont could Telzlaff said. "The .skipper told me lie a 1 ways wanted to find out how many fish HID boat could carry." Charges against Hie craft and crew included aliens un- lawfully working in a closed area, illegal use of drum seino gear nnrl fishing in closed wa- ters. Authorities said they would seek heavy fines and confiscation of the boat and ILs gear. Boy killed OVEN (CP) John Uwls Bale, 10, of Oyen died Tuesday about two hours after the bi- cycle he was riding and a half- ton truck collided, KCMP said tho hoy was crossing a road near his farm home when tho accident oc- curred. Oyen is near tho Saskatch- ewan hordcr, about 160 miles east of Calgary. ANNUAL SUMMER SALE CONTINUES SUMMER SUITS From SPORT JACKETS Reg. 65.00 WASH and WEAR Shirts and Pants as low as Further Redutlioni on twim wear, sum- mor slrowi. Golf nnd copt, For- rial Wn, Wool ___ etc. Get your at ALBERT'S MEN'S APPAREL 331-5th St. S. NO EXCHANGES Open and Friday! fill 9 p.m. NO REFUNDS 2-00 PRIZE-WINNER Terry Nehrcboski of Vancouver dis- plays tho A1 -pound, salmon he caught north of Horsoshoe Boy, north of Vancouver, lo win the_ 32nd annual Sun Salmon Derby, lait year's winner 30 pounds, two ounces. (CP Wirephoto) Coroner's jury verdict in Indian's death KAMLOOPS, B.C. (CP) The coroner's Jury investigat- ing the death' of Chilcotln In- dian Fred Quilt was expected to begin considering n verdict today. The Jury heard summations Tuesday from four lawyers In- MACLEODS Bring You the Lowest Price Ever in Lethbridge on POLYESTER CRIMP KNIT SPECIAL m 3000 Yards }o Choose from Good Assortment of Colors 3 Days Only August 3-4-5 Open Thursday and Friday Until 9 p.m. volvocl In Iho case and was t receive final inslnictions toda; From Provincial Court J u d g i D. F. McNeil of Quesnel. A total of 45 witnesses test I find and more than 50 item were entered in evidence dur ng the inquest, which b e g a July 17. Mr. Quilt, 55, died In M'i! liatns Lake Nov. 30 and a coi oner's jury there ruled in Jan vary that his death was unnai ural nnd accidental. However, sec cm d inquest was laler order hy the B.C. Supreme Coun During the Kcctmd Imjues here, Mr. Quilt's wife Chrislin and sister-in-law Agnes th Jury they saw an RCMP office "jump up and down" on Qui in a Nov. 28 incident on way 20, oust of Alexis Creek. KCMP constables 1> a r y Bakewell and Peter t'akhis de nied this in Uiolr lestimon saying they found Quilt an three other members of Iv family "extremely Intoxicated in a pickup truck that wa blocking the highway and too them to the nearby Anahim serve. Coast. Eakias said Mr Quilt had apparently passed 01 behind the wheel of his true anr[ Const, flakcwell said M. Quilt fell to the ground twic while removed from th truck and placed in a polic vehicle. Mr. Quilt's truck wa. later found burning down embankment. In T u e s d a y's summations, Harry Hankin, representing Mr. Quilt'.1; estate, said AFrs. Quilt's actions immediately the alleged incident were con- sistent with her allegations and were the actions of "a respon- sible person worried to death about the. condition of her bus- hand." Ho sai'l her actions on the nlfilif of Nov. 28, such as attempting to a complaint thrw i g h a resc r vc prie.s t, ne- gated t h e possibility ei- ther tlie Quills were dead drunk and the whole thing didn't occur or that tbi.s is a conspiracy fabricated by these people." case continues Protection tor cave sought SURREY, u.c. (C iave linked provincial nrchae- ilogical officials ID provide pro- cciion for a. cave on Vancouver sland from which a mummy is removed last April. Tho almost perfectly prc- wrvccl human body wns found "lundny in a box Li an old house the Vancouver suburb of Sur- cy hy John Stcrtz and John Charlie Khlers of Tofino, who had recently .sold the hou.su to Mr. Stcrtz, said he removed (he mummy from a cave, 35 miles south of Tofino, lo protect it from vandalism. Mr. El tiers said ho discover- ed tho cave, which contained the mummy mid I n d i a n arti- facts, nbout four ycni-s syo. Jlc said oach time returned lo tho cave more articles had been Bennett launches election campaign By Till! CANADIAN PHESS Premier W. A, C. Bennett bc- ?an Jiis campaign for Itm Aug. D Briaih Columbia election with a swing through ttic Peace iliver area Tuesday, 20 years .n the day sinco Ills Social 'reclil government was first sworn to power. He told an audience of about 100 at Fort St. John that the Social Credit Party has been criticized for campaigning on It.s record, hut said his pnrty Government asking for trouble VANCOUVER (CP) The Icu- ernl government's decision to oaso penalties tor posesslon of marijuana Is "Just asking for says Phil Gnglar- cforo going on lo Fort St. John. He told Ins audience Sochi] Credit would make no cam- gii. "We can't compete with tlic other parties with promises. They con promise Ihe but they won't be able to anything." Premier Bennett praised his government's northern devel- opment policies, saying that a year ngo B.C. had asked Otta- wa to pay half the cost of ex- lending the Alaska Highway from Fort Nelson lo Fort Simp- son on the Yukon Dorder. The request was refused and the province is paying the full cost "Kow wo will tap the Grea' Mackenzie Basin and bring it down through the B.C. Peace he said. Mr. Bennett also revised his earlier estimate of Connerva live strength, saying the parly would not take more than three scats. Ho had earlier said cm' phallcally it would take none. m CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 327-4240 Trudeaus whereabouts unknown VANCOUVER (CP) Prime Minislor Trudenii, accompanied hy wife ami BOD Jits- tin, slipped into Van- couver Tuesday, then loft for pr.rts unknown. An official for Canadian I'a rifif Rfliil tho mini.sler arrivwi nboartl a pri- vate railway car. He referred que.'.lion.'j on the primo minis- tor's vacrilirm plftns to I.ilK-ra] Parly hcadtjuortcrs In Vancou- ver. A Liberal P.irly spokesman however, .said Prime Minister Tnifieau "fnily tells u.i his tra- plans if hfi'.s here on war Uraff, AJta. Diptheria case first in years BURNABY, B.C. (CP) The municipal health unit here discovered the first caso of diphtheria in its area In almost 20 years, a spokesman said Tuesday. Dr. William F. Sumlcrland, unit director, said a 14-year-old from the Woodlands home for retarded children has a clinical case of the highly-con- tagious disease, but l.s in no danger from it following hos- pital treatment. Dr. Sunderlnnd said his de- partments investigations show there is no chance of Ihe dis- eiise spreading and noted thai trw hoy had not received anti diphtheria Innovations. The Investigations, however, have not shown where the hoy picked up llm disease. The last known case was dl agnoscd here in 1033. leslroycd by nnlmnls Dtul nun.s so tie fimilly removed llio nunimy to keep it safe. A study of the- hody by palh- otii.sls has prottuced no firm nformatlon ohout its flfje origin, New Westmljisier Cor- oner said ho was by Ihe pi'e.servalion of ;hc munitny in an area wiili one of the highest rainfalls on Iho coast. Meanwhile, the British Co- lumbia Union of Indian Chiefs iias i felted u warning against with Indian artifacts or burial grounds. "IL may become necessary to Lake slepa against unauthorized amateur and piofcssionnl nr- c h a c o To i s t s" said Percy Gladstone, projects co- ordinator for the union, "In- dians in B.C. have tried lo ho co-operative in researching In- dian sites, but from now on will take any legal action necessary against any and all unauthor- ized persons persist in Iheir diggings." Funeral held for 'former Socred MP BARRHEAD, Alto. (CP) Funeral services were held here today (or Charles Yuill, first mayor oE this community and a Social Credit Member of Parliament from 1953 lo 1958. He: died Sunday at B2. Mr. Yuill was the last reeve of the hamlet of Ban-head and Iwcame mayor when the com- munity grew lo a town. Ho re- mained mayor for 13 years. He wns MP lor Jasper-Edaon after that. Mr. Yuill was born In Cala- boglc, Ont., and came to Ed- monton with his family In 190fl. He married In 1912 and In 193f) moved from Edmonton to a homestead and in 1MI to Barr- head. GENERAL PRESENTS THE Weather and road report SUNIUSi; THURSDAY SUNSET f.ethliridfin I'inclier Creek Modicino Hal ___ (frantic Prairie Uanff Calgary Victoria Penticton Prince George Vancouver Saskatoon Regina Winnipeg II r.7 rtf 72 (14 63 Gl C2 Ci5 lili fi'J 115 C'J 70 I. I're SO .02 .42 Toronto Ottawa Montreal St. John's Halifax CharloUetown Fredericton New York Mlnmi Los Angeles I-.fls Vegas Phoenix Homo Unxlon Berlin...... Amrfcrdam Moscow .Stockholm Tokyo 112 75 TO 74 BO 711 (13 W .111 82 m 77 ftf (tl 75 80 41 61 .01 55 3D O.I .15 52 GO .03 02. Medicine Hal Mostly sunny Iwlay and TliurKilay ivllh a few cloudy periods this ummlnR nnd Thursday morning. ncnr 50. Highs bolli day 7S-80. Calvary Sunny today, fliglis 75. I.oivs 45 50. In- creasing cloiidiiicsa Thursday afternoon with a few evening showers. Highs near 70. Cohimbia-Koolcnay Today: Sunny with cloudy peri- ods. A few afternoon showers or thunderstorms. Thursday sunny with afternoon cloudy periods. Highs near BO. MONTANA Knst of Continental Divide Scattered j.howers or thunder- storm.s toddy and tonight. Most- ly fair Thursday with A few showers east. A little warmer Thursday with southwest winds developing along east slopes. Highs today and Thursday 7Hs and low BOs. tonight EOs. Wesl (if divide Partly cloudy wilM Bcallered showers or Ihunderstorms to- day and early Mostly fair Thursday. A little cooler. Highs hoth days 73 lo 85. Lows tonight 15 lo 55. U.S. hopeful for return of hijack ransom ALGIERS (AP) U.S. offi- cials were hopeful today Uio Al- gerian government would return the million paid to the hijack- ers of a Delta Airlines Jetliner, The DC-8 and its crew spent Tuesday night in Barcelona, Spain, on their way tack lo Iho United Slates, end Ihe Algerian government was holding tho hi- jackers find Ihe money. Allan Davis, ading head of the U.S. diplomatic mission in Algiers, said Algerian officials have not yd replied lo x request for return fit the Knvncy hut added: "Wo fire encouraged hy whal has happened in Uie post." Two monUis ago, tho Algerian government seized find returned collected In Uio hijack- ing of n U.S. airliner. Sinco Ihon, il has Indicated it dislike.! HIP idr.i it is running n hijack- ers' baven. OWATONNA 200 9' HAYMASTER Contour flotation gelt all lha crop from every Cancelled crop condilionlng offeri a thorough but eondi lion ing action harveilahilfty aiiurei crop harvftiTlng with maximum nulrlsnf rotanlion ENQUIRE TODAY KEN DICKSON or DOUG IRWIN BALER TWINE SPECIAL, PER BALI 6.95 GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY, LETHBRIDOr: PHONE 3J8-1 Ml AS or a-.m A.M. TODAY COimTESV OF AMA All brlilgo ilisrllct dry. In nro Ilic- T-plh- linro uno IllRliWiiy I, Trans Canada Highway, hare ond dry. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening nnd Closing Cotills M hours; U.irwiiy r, a.m. lo Del Ikmita B a.m. In p.m.; rirosnvillc, II.C. a.m. to midnipht. KniKHfjalc. n.C., 21 hours; f'orthill llykorts R to midnight; rhjrf Mmmlam 7 In to P.EI i 3 Am, In j> p.m, ;