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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 2, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Busy day as queen Hill By THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA Queen Elizabeth and Prince de- spite the humid heat of the remained fresh and smiling Wednesday throughout their busiest day Df a visit coinciding with the first Commonwealth Conference in Canada. The day began with a visit to the National Arts Centre and later they visited Parliament Hill before opening the lavish new external affairs building. The day ended with another visit to the arts this time for a reception given by Prime Minister Tru- deau and his wife and a '-walkabout'' with invited public guests before retiring to the prime minister's official residence for a private supper. Paying tribute 'o ths external affairs building's the late prime minister Lester B. the O.ueen described him as a man who ''was never ostentatious and never looked for honor for him- self Maryon widow of the late prime toured the building with the Queen. At city hall the- royal couple lunched with 152 residents of housing projects in the city. The lunch included a talk with Mayor Pierre Benoit about the city's proflgate royal sv.ans. A dozen given to tne city by the Queen six years ago 'have increased to 50. Much of Her Majesty's afternoon involved private audiences with Commonwealth heads of state at Gov- ernment where she and Prince Philip are stay- ing during their five-day isit. Prince was more or less publicly active and part of his program included presenting Duke of Edinburgh Awards to mere than 40 Ontario youngsters. The founded in has silver and gold stages incentives for participation in youth programs and more than Canadians are involved. seems 1'va spent all day Philip said With a laugh after having to clear his throat before addressing the recipients and their families. practically no voice left al her Majesty among other to a rev hold more private audiences and be hose at a si ale dinner for Commonwealth heads of delegations and ihtnr wnes. The Prince was to vif.il Ihe Royal Canadian open a youth hostel that once was a provincial ad- dress a Canadian Club luncheon and present colors to the Third Battalion of the Royal Canadian Regiment. The Queen's new horse will be one of five at the RCMP thoroughbreds. One was presented to her she visited Canada in June to help celebrate 'he RCMP's 100th anniversary. CREATIVE CROOKS CAN CASH IN TORONTO A manufacturing firm in nearby which has been producing everything from burglar alarms to jail cells for the last 100 now is attempting to capture some prisoners' creativity. _ Chubb Industries Ltd. has donated in p-ize money for an crafts and writing compe- open to ail adults serving time in Canadian Mamie director of the Prison Arts which started the annual competition four years said the money might go towards sending a prisoner to college or university for a year when he or she is released. Mrs. Knechrel said she has found a correlation between criminality and creativity. of our best works come from people serv- ing the longest terms for the most major sle said. Some of the 500 entries received by the founda- tion each yeai are of high he citing the case of an Edmonton art gallery which has of- fered to buy works from four prisoners. Inside 'Sfjgnef Get Classified 18-21 Comment 5 District......3 Family 14. 5 Local News 32 Markets......16 Sports 7 Enlerlainment 9 TV 8 Weather........ 2 Youth........ 19 LOW TONIGHT HIGH FRIDAY SHOWERS The LetHbridge Herald VOL. LXVI 197 AUGUST 1973 PRICE 10 CENTS THREE SECTIONS 34 PAGES Notvhere to travel These freight trains lined up at the CP Rail yard in Lethbridge have nowhere to go as selective strikes by non-operating railway employees of both the CFR and Canadian National systems have halted traffic in West- ern Canada. BILL GROENEN pholo By JOHN HAY OTTAWA Com- monwealth Secretary-General Arnold Smith says the heads-of- govcrnment meeting that opened today is unlikely to be cluttered by crises. But some senior visiting delegates say it could test the future of the Commonwealth as a useful en- terprise. The beginning with HONOLULU do not call anyone here a 'Jap.' unless you want to get smacked in the a newspaper edi- tor says. is the unforgiveable re- said James English language editor of the Hawaii a Japanese daily. Many of Hawaii's political leaders had similar reactions Wednesday after lawyer John during a break in the Watergate hearings in Washing- referred to Senator Daniel WASHINGTON H. R. while still White House chief of staff earlier this proposed leaking a story to the press that Senator George McGovern was the father of an illegitimate The Washington Pest 'ays. The Post says made the proposal Feb. 10 in an effort to counter adverse public- ity from the Senate Watergate investigation. The story says Haldeman sug- gested that leaking the informa- tion afler the presidential elec- tion would show that President Nixon had run a clean cam- paign because he had shown re- straint in not using it. The newspaper says Halde- man's information was based on a birth certificate in Fort that lists a George S- McGovern of as the father of a child born out of wedlock in the early 1940s. who comes from denied lie was the fa- ther of the The Post says. The Post says it has con- firmed the existence of the birth certificate and located the but that she also denied McGovern was the father. The memo was discussed dur- ing the Senate Watergate com- mittee's questioning of Halde- rr.Eii but no men- tion was made of McGovern by name. Inouye as ''that little Wilson's remark touched a delicate nerve in the where 36.7 per cent of the popu- lation is of Japanese ancestry. believe that a public apology is owed to all the people of Hawaii because o f your disgraceful racial slur against one of our United States state Republican chairman Canla Coray said in a telegram to lawyer for H. R. Haldeman and John rlichman former While House aides. behalf of al the people of whom more than are Americans of Japa- nese I deeply and bit- terly resent the contemptible remark you made said Honolulu Mayor Frank a in a telegram to Wil- son. Fasi invited Wilson to visit his Japanese-American and their 11 chil- dren. the it will be a great pleasure for me to personally throw you out of my said Fasi. DEFENCE PLANS LINKED BOSTON Documents on United States and NATO atomic defence plans found in the wreckage of a Delta Air- lines plane which crashed at Logan Airport Tuesday have been traced to a says The Boston Globe. It was Globe reporter Frank Mahoney who discovered the papers after the crash in which 88 persons died. He said hs gave them to stale police. The Globe says Ihe papers were traced by Ihe defence de- partment to Count Laszlo Ha- 41. of and president of a consulting International Research Group. O. G. a defence department information said ho did nut know what was in the hut snid. which is second is that the papers were sensitive but a welcome speech today by prime Minister will lange over many and beyond the 32-nation associ- will produce few i f any concrete accords. Unlike recent it does not face crises caused by post-colonial conflicts with Rho- desia and South Africa. But some officials from the New Zealand and Australia- said here it may deter- mine whether the vast differ- ences among the members can be in productive dis- cussions. has the right he's right said one dele- referring to Mr. Trudeau's plan to avoid set speeches at the conference in favor of infor- spontaneous discussion among leaders. Conference led by the have tried to en- force informality by enabling all leaders to take part in each discussion rather than listen to speeches. The mood will be bol- SLered by a relaxed weekend in Ihe Laurcntian resort of Mont Tremblant beginning Friday. si Ghana's state-owned Daily Graphic sug- gested today that the leadership of the Commonwealth should be wiested from whose role as mother of the Com- is fast waning. It would be up to those who have faith in the organization to t'.iink seriously of transferring the leadership to one of their number who has the capacity and the moral aptilude lo lead this conglomeration of countries stretching from the Caribbean to Africa and the paper baid in an editorial. Commenting on the Com- monwealth leaders meeting which opens in Ottawa The Graphic suggested that Canada should take up the lead- ership of the Commonwealth. It known for her more neutral and level- headed stand on a number world easily qualifies to take up the role of leadership of the the other hand is old still reeling under the effects of a crumbling not too sure whether to cling on the past imperial glories or face No Herald on Monday The Herald will not publish Monday. August a provin- cial holiday. Display advertisers are re- minded that copy for ads lo appear August or August must be at The Herald by noon Friday. Ads for August must be received by a.m. Aug- ust 4. Classified advertisements received by a.m. Satur- day will appear in the Tues- August edition. the realities of the modern vorld and stick honourably to the principles of justice and de- mocracy for which she was cncc the shining The C'raphic said. The paper recalled British Prime Minister Edward Heath's pronouncement Brit- ish governm-ent believes we should not throw away valuable ties wilh Portugal in a fit of self-righteous indignalion based on no foundation of The Graphic said the question at the heart of the issue Can with her clear option for Portugal and anti-African regimes in southern maintain any respectable lead- ership of Ihe attitude of more and makes it doubt- ful whether indeed the Com- monwealth is the true multi-ra- cial organization with equal mu- tual respect for members which it is claimed to it added. service OTTAWA serv- ice came to a halt here today when Local 2 of the Letter Car- riers Union of Canada continued a walkout started at 11 p.m. Wednesday. The local represents about 90 truck drivers of the union's Mail Service Courier section. Picket lines were set up at the truck depot and postal head- effectively stopping movement of mail. Union spokesman Dominic DellePalme said the walkout came when management vio- lated the collective agreement signed Jan. in the areas of safety and human rela- tionship. Computer blackjack OTTAWA Among the extensive facilities for the convenience of Com- monwealth conference report- ers is a computer along with various informa- tive plays a tough game of blackjack. A group of reporters olis- covered this while awaiting the arrivals of heads of gov- ernment at the Ottawa air terminal. An official pointed out that the computer had been pro- grammed to play the gam- bling and from then waiting for arrivals was secondary to the inlricale al- tempts lo beat the calculator at blackjack. New plea for grain from Grit WINNIPEG Rotating rail strikes by non-operating employees hit the Manitoba-Sas- katchewan region at 6 a.m. CDT today the first time in the current contract dispute. A spokesman for the Associ- ation of Non-operating Railway Unions' strike committee here said picket lines will remain un- til 6 a.m. CDT Saturday. About non-ops are involved in the two-province walkout. All regular rail operations in the region have been cancelled by Canadian National railways for the and CP Rail operations are expected to be similarly affected. both the railways and the Association of Non-Op- erating Railway Unions' strike committee in Winnipeg said shipments of Prairie grain would continue. The strike in Manitoba and Saskatchewan is the fourth called by the which rep- resent a variety of workers from express and baggage clerks to telegraph operators. Grain shipments on the Prairies have continued moving since the first rotating strike although they have been somewhat behind schedule. Chief Commissioner G. M. Vogel of the Canadian wheat board said Wednesday ef- forts at moving grain are being concentrated in areas of con- caused primarily by late deliveries from farmers. Railway spokesmen said they had no way of knowing how many grain cars are ready to move. elevators at the Lakehead were reported to be operating at levels with some 70 million bushels ready for shipment. H. A. former agricul- ture sent a telegram lo Labor Minister John Munro Wednesday on behalf of the Al- berta caucus which is made up of former Liberal candidates BUD OLSON and presidents of the 19 federal constituencies in Alberta. The telegram urged Mr. Munro to use his good office_s to bring about a speedy but fair and just settlement for railway workers in the current dispute. In Ottawa Mr. Munro denied a report that the federal gov- ernment had prepared legisla- tion to force striking rail work- ers back to work- no legislation has been considered by cabinet and I am not planning to submit any legislation to them at any specific time in the Mr. Munro said. But he minister also said the recall of parliament to face a national rail emergency caused by the strikes may be unavoidable doesn't take much to draft a two-page bill to end a the minister added. are problems may cancel trip L HOUSTON Mission Control said today it is consid- ering cutting short the Sky lab 2 perhaps cs early as because of a problem in the propulsion system of the command ship which is to bring the astronauts home. Space agency official Glenn Lunney said there was no present danger to astronauts Alan Dr. Ower. Garriott and Jack Lousrna. is no concern for the Lunney reported. TROOPS SEIZE CACHE BELFAST British troops seized more than rounds of ammunition plus ex- plosives and flares in a sweep through a Roman Catholic area of Belfast early today. The army cordoned off the Lower Falls a stronghold of the Irish Republican and then moved in. Earlier in the a 52- year-old Protestant was shot in the mouth in a Belfast street. He told police a man jumped out of a car. demanded to know his religion and shot him. A British patrol reported it shot a sniper who fired on them bhorlly after an army bomb man defused a powerful bomb found near a 500-gallon fuel tank. The patrol did not capture the sniper. Another patrol found two milk churns packed with 250 pounds of explosives near in county Armagh. In Northern Ire- land's second largest a mob of 400 Catholics sel fire to several fired on aa army post and harassed army oatrols. spacecraft is entirely fly able and we can do the re-entry. It's just that we're not sure how the might deteriorate fur- He said no decision had been made on whether or when to bring home the which was on the sixth day of a planned 59-day mission aboard the orbiting lab. we wanted lo return the vehicle in a reasonable well-planned we would probably be thinking about coming down probably tomor- row in the Hawaiian area and do the recovery wilh the heli- copters. are not necessarily plan- ning to do that is one of the options said Lunney. director of the Apollo spacecraft program. An Apollo spacecraft is used as the ferry ship for the astro- nauts between earth and the or- biting station. Lunney really looks somewhat more favorable at this is to sit tight and try to understand what's going on with the oxidizer Lunney said space centre offi- cials had discussed the possi- bility of readying the Saturn 1-B for the Skylab 3 crew as a res- cue vehicle. and heard About town PLAYGOER Cl-.crie Baunton sub- merged in her wading pool as temperatures climbed to the 90's Lde Broclcsby wearing a hat to a local tavern in order to cover his receding hairline. ;