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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 3, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Thuriclciy, AugUit 3, THEY'LL NEVER CATCH UP A sea of tomatoes, witli more to follow, are dump- ed In a quarry in Guernsey, Channel Island s, near England, earlier this week, as a di- rect result of Brllain's national dock strike, e nlering its sixth clay Wednesday. Mo Tomato ships havo been unloaded a! Hie British ports of Weymouth and Portsmouth in over a {AP Wircpboto via cable from London} Assassination of Wallace, or Nixon in B renter Egypt, Libya set date I to unite two countries lly Till': ASSUCIATKD 1'HKSS The lenders nf announced plans Wexlnes- night to unito llioir adjoin- ing countries and set Sept. 1, 1973, ns Die date. A joint communique announc- ing the plan broadcast by Cairo ami radio sta- tion.1; following a llircc-dtiy mooting in IJbya between Presl- dciit Anwar Sadat of Egypt nnd Col. Muarnnmr Kadafi, chair- man of Libya's ruling Revolu- tionary Command Council. anrl Libya otrcady nrc Itnkcxl in Iho Federal ion of Arab Republics, with Syria ns the Ihinl partner. Neiv air charter policy is planned OTTAWA Govern- nient officials from the U.S., Canada, Britain and several Eu- ropean countries will meet here next week to haminer out cic- Uils of n new air charter plan, Tnr new policy would replace tlic controversial affinity charter rulo which has been n headache for air transport rcgn- ins UPPER MARLBORO, Md. "1 had missed it. The best f AP) A step-by-step account chance to get him was Lipsitz, who had read tho first by Arthur H. Bremer of how he planned and failed to assassi- nate President Nixon In Ottawa was read to a hushed jury today. As Dremer buried Ills head In his arms, Benjamin Lipsitz, his lawyer, read page after page from Bremcr's diary that told of his failure to get into the hotel where he thought Nixon would be staying, his failure to get into (he airport where the president to land and fi- nally, his failure to get off a shot as tlio president's car rushed by. The ciiary related that mer, accused assailant of bam a flov. George C. Wallace, had only a glimpse of Nixon as the president's motorcade from the airport sped by on tiie way Into Ottawa during an April visit. "He went by I knew Bremer vrote in the ciiary. "A dark silhouette rushed by In a black car. "All over. QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH pages of the 114-pnge diary at a late-night session Wednes- day, resumed where ho left nff as the trial on slate charges en- tered Its fourth day today. Bremer has pleaded n by rea son of i asa nity to 17 charges arising from the shoot- ing of Wallace and three other persons nt Laurel, Mid., May is. is reading Ihe enliro diary to the ju.y, apparently hoping it will back up his con- tention that Bremer is legally insane and nut responsible for his nclion.s. Quake reported PALMER, Alaska fAP) A strong earthquake with a mag- nitude of 6.-1 on the Richtcr scale struck about 70 miles west-southwest of Adnk, Alas- ka. Wednesday night, the Palmer Observatory reported. Tt was felt very strongly on Adak Island, a spokesman said, but the magnitude was not sufficient to generate a Uuna- i ml, or tidal wave. He said no injuries nor tlanv age from the quake, at p.m. ADT, were reported. The island is far out on Alas- ka's Aleutian chain. Kxcernts from the dinry read .cdny went into detail about Brenner's trip from Milwaukee to Ottawa with two guns in his ar. The document related that once Bremer got to Ottawa he asked for the finest hotel and tried to get a room Ihere. "At the best place in Ottawa, T thought fs'ixon would he stay- ing there. I wanted tn ho close to him nnd live it up in the last few the diary said. HIITFX The hotel was lull, however, and Bremer had to look else- where for a room. Tin urofe in his diary ext sivc-ly of the rexl day tn find out where Nixon would he arriving and how he would come into the cily. He discovered through news reports the motorcade route into town and "drove up down it lo get familiar with As the timn for Nixon's ar- rival approached, Brctnur said ho went lo the military alrporf where Nixon was to land but guards at tlie gate would not let him in. "From the very beginning of this plan, I intended lo get him at the airport .speaking to a happy the diary reads. BECOME PART OF THE SCENE WITH THE EXCITING NEW PANOLOC PASS-THRU REAR CAB WINDOW a) LETHBR1DGE GLASS NOW ENJOY YOUR LEISURE TIME TO THE fliUEST ALL THESE ADVANTAGES OFFERED BY PANOLOC Comfortable f'.cjf rhrougr. vr ur.iquf sliding tafrjly prjn" 22 nnd durability n nf nvnii'ibla t'j match on afl fj n t) Windowl. Ptindoc by Lethbridge Glnss Creek freighter opens norlheni shipping season CHURCHILL, Man. (CP) The Greek Freighter Pa 11 Paperas opened the shipping season for this north ern Manitoba port Wednesday after requiring an Ecc-breaker escort through the Iliidsoi Straits. Port Manager Alton Fold there no rlamnpi any consequence from the conditions, described ;JH [he most severe in more than 50 years, and (he loading ofjeva- were started tlic same Mr. said the frciShtcr is expected lo load Board orders inquiry VANCOUVER fCP) The Workmen's C t> m p o ti sation Hoard has ordered a full-scale inquiry into tho collapse of buildings under construction In British Columbia. A special inquiry committee 'a.s planned Wednesday, hours after the collapse of a partly- built warehouse in Vancouver, In which a worker suffered minor injuries, In the most recent serious mishap, two men were killed June 21 when a freshly-poured concrete floor collasped at an apartment construction site In suburban TJumaby. Other col- lapses have occurred al shopping centre in Surrey, ant at school and office block sites I., Vancouver. Wednesday's collapse occur- red just after concrete hat been poured In a section ol roofing. Vink Buric Buffered arm and ley Injuries, but re turned lo work after hospita treatment. C. R. Farnsworlh, WCB di- rector of information services and education, sak Wednesday night (he board is seriously concerned the collapses. "We will he selling up a joint labor manaRcmcni advisory comiltee to study the situation and to find a solu- ho srjd. atory authorities on fcith sides f the AtlanUc. A working group from Can- da, Hritain, the U.S. and mem- icr nations of Hie European 7ivil Aviation Conference has readied general agreement thfiL he affinity rule should be elimi- nated because IL is luicnforcea ble. A groundswoll of support Is developing Irchlnd a proposal 'wing advanced h> variou-s orm.s by Britain, Canada am: .he U.S. It would substitute- some form of advanced pur- chasing plan for the affinity rule requires memlwr- sliip in a club lo obtain low charter rates. The working group will meet here for u four-day conference inning nexL Tuesday to pul together a new policy to presented lo senior government authorities fcr final approval in the fall. If it Is accepted it should go into effect Jan. 1. The plan would ho designed to eliminate .some of the under- the-counter practices thai have grown up under the affinity rule. Under tho affinity rule, an or Sanitation whose main purpose is not travel can charter a fligh at cheaper rates lhan ordinary scheduled flights provided It re ccivcs the regulatory authority In Canada, the regulatory an thority is tho Canadian trans port commission. Individuals in the charlc group must have been members in good standing for nt least sij months before Lhe departure date of the flight. "While ttii-s is only one melhor of organizing charters it is fre- quently used and has Greater problems of enforcement fo regulatory authorities. Tt has encouraged bootleggin, of empty seats In charter flight, with some charter broker pocketing kickbacks for sellin the seals. Airlines and rcgula toiy authorities fir.d it hard if ensure that all members of th charter group have indeed members for six months whe the flight leaves. B.C. election campaign 'fall of parly promises A delegation was sent lo [o Inform President nfcz el Assad of the njjrec- ncnt. Assad said he was follow- the talks "wiiii happiness nd EKypl's Mid- In East news ngcncy reported. YIUA UPSET? But the right-wing Hclrul llnyat reported tho yriau regime wus iijuet by adat's recent expulsion of So- let advisers nnd did not want Kgyptlans lo worsen rcla- ons with Hus.sia by movin_ losor to Kmlafi, a militant uti-Conimunlsl. 7'hero havo been unconfirmed cports Syria would quit the fed- ratioii if Egypt nnd Libya unite. In an earlier attempt at Arab iiily, tile late Egyptian Prcsi- Iciit Nasser founded Iho United Arab Republic with Syria in MS. It collapsed In September, %1, after n coup in Syria am: "yrian dissnlisfftction because Nasser dominated the union. Tho Sadat-Kadafi c o m m u- In Ms preamble under- scored the Arab struggle with 'sracl. NEED AliiMS It scorned likely that the move toward unity was spurred >y the refusal of the Soviet Union lo sell Kgypl tho often live arms Egyptian generals vanl for a renewal of the war on Israel. Presumably, the Egyptians are hoping lo use omc of Libya's huge oil reve- nues lo buy nrnis. In Israel, radio commentator Dov Yinon said Iho agrccmcnl ighl increase prospects of t new Arab-Israeli war. Bu Washington diplomats, recalling :he numerous unsuccessful at tcmpLs at Arab unity, foresaw immediate change in the Middle East situation. Sadat and Kadafi agreed I set up joint committees to write a constitution, organize a join defence force, merge their Icgis lativo, judicial, economic, ad minlstralivc nnil financial sys :ems, and make plans for unity of education, sciencCj cultur and information, OTTAWA (CP> Tho next grccmcnl between tho treasury ourd nnd technicians who opcr- radio, radar and beacon qulpmcnt at Canadian nil-ports mist bo written In simpler, lore direct language, the chntr- ,an of tho public service staff olnttons board said Wednesday. Tho statement was made by acob Finkclman during the ccond day of n hearing in lilcli the treasury hoard Is coking the right to prosecute n roup of technicians and several cadcrs of their union for taking art In a sfriko last February. The strike occurred after 140 members of tho technicians' ninn, Local 2228, International irothcrhood of Electrical Work- 3, were designated essential mpioyees and barred from triking on the grounds that lieir services arc required to maintain public safety. Various interpretations of the :urreiil agreement between the echnicinns and the treasury joard were made by both sides luring the strike. Mr. Finkclman said ho was llsturbed that this had oc- curred. "Future agreements must be By THE CANADIAN' PRESS Promises to northerners, In- dians and fnrmcrs were heard Wednesday amid the thunder of political invective as leaders of British Columbia's four major parties continued their cam- paign for the Aug. 30 provincial election. Social Credit Premier W. A. C. Bennett took time out from blasting the "radical" New Democratic Parly and the "sacrificial lambs" of the Con- servative Parly to give more details of a proposed coal min- ing development for Chctwynd and provide a hint that a maj- or development is in store for Dawson Creek. leader Dave Barrett took a crack at Deputy Travel Minister H. B. Wen-ley's alleged involvement with a film pro- moling tile Sncrcds arvi prom- ised to lake land away from a forest company to coned the created in proposed SI million grant for on Indian fish cannery at Port Simpson as being "totally in- adequate" ami .said the mil- lion first citizens fund from which the grant would come should be turned over in its en- tirety to a responsible Indian organization. Derril Warren, leader of the Conservative party, released his party's agriculture policy, based on a 15-point program designed to attack economic threats lo family farms; a lack of sufficient credit, education taxes on farmland and trans- portation difficulties. Fair riot prevented by RCMP VEGRKVILLK, Alia. CCP) _ The RCMI' said Wcdnc.sda only it.i and "coc reserve" prevented a riot at th local fair after the operator a milk bottle toss game v arrested and charged wil cheating, The spokesman said th.it tcr the operator was arrest e and the HCMP seized some his equipment, another open lor ran around the fair "tellin everyone the HCMP were ha