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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 4, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 IMS UTHBRIUOI SIERALO Auguil News in brief Rebels resist counter-attack PHNOM PENH Gov- ernment counter-attacks have failed to dislodge Communist- led forces from a village three miles southeast of this Cam- bodian capital. But field reports said several battalions falling back along Highway 1 fought then way cut of a rebel trap. I The strategic which i j follows the west bank of the j Mekong River southeast of the was cut in two places j by rebel infiltrators. U.S. fighter-bombers were al- most constantly in action over the batt'e zone in support of government forces. Peron anticipates nomination BUENOS AIRES Juan Peron. 77 and reported suffering from a heart was expected to be nominated today for his third term as president of Argentina While his nomination by the National Congress of the Jus.i- ciahst Front is almost the key issue is likely to be the choice of his vice-pres- i idential who would become the general's 1 successor. am old already and the fact is that my end is who ruled from 1946 to j L 1955. said earlier this week. j The general returned from j nearly 18 years of exile last June and is expected to sweep i back to power in elections i scheduled for Sept. 23. Farmer buys 'money machine' BELO Brazil A farmer here was duped into investing his life savings in a ''money-mak- ing which he was assured would turn out 100- cruzeiro po- lice said today. Four slick salesmen demon- strated the loaded with real and con- vinced the farmer io hand over for it. After failing to print him- self a the fanner took it to police and pleaded with them to it 1 Police have arrested one of the but warn that the three others still free I have a few more machines I for sale. Landmark falls A section of the century-old Broadway Central Hotel lies in ruins in the street Fri- day afternoon after a sudden collapce. The landmark a fashionable hotel at the turn of the spent its more recent years as a U.S. beef supply sliced to black market NEW YORK Grocers the U 5. beef shortage becomes ing companies unable to corn- have turned to rationing or the j worse. pete. NASA confident Skylab crew can return safe black market to cope with beef-1 By Friday. 9.000 workers had Stanfield hammers complacency TROIS Que. Conservative Leader Robert speaking here Friday at the beginning of a three-day visit to criticized John federal finance minis- for his com- on the issue of in- flation. Mr. who attended the International Monetary Confer- ence in Washington last has proposed that the body con- duct a study of the problems of j inflation. 1 The finance minister is evad- ing the and the proposal j is merely a manoeuvre to di-1 vert attention from the real problems so that Mr. Turner j j can get back to playing Mr. Stanfield said. of Bread to cost more dough TORONTO An official of the Bakery Council of Can- ada predicted Friday that the price of a loaf of bread would be increased seven cents b y September. Peter a director of the said the increase will be a cent more than the six-cent jump predicted earlier this as a result of an in- crease Friday in the world price of wheat. The 25-cent-per-bushel In- I crease on the world wheat mar-' ket means an extra cent a loaf for he said. Victor vice-president of Weston Bakeries con- firmed that his company is ex- peating price increases to con- tinue but said there was no way I to accurately predict future I wheat prices. buying sprees by shoppers as U.S. seeks East German relations New York Times Service WASHINGTON The State Department has' invited a rep- resentative of the East German government to open formal dis- cussions here next week on es- tablishing diplomatic relations. The invitation was sent by j end to the freeze have a federal of Siate i court hearing next Wednesday Walter J. Stoessel Jr. to the jn Neb. Their suit con- East German observer mis-' sion which has been attach- ed to the United Nations in New York since last spring. Diplomatic officials disclosed the invitation and said that a member of the East German probably the counsel- or. Dietmar would come to Washington Tuesday or Thursday to confer with Stoes- sel. The head of the East German mission in New York City is i BRUSSELS Horst who is on leave tant separatists from Switzer- been laid off at 100 beef plants that were to close or curtail production as cattlemen held onto their the American Meat Institute re- ported. Many restauranteurs said they expected to make similar staff and service reductions early next week because dwindling beef supplies. The cattlemen are keeping their beef from market until the scheduled Sept. 12 end of the beef price freeze retained by President Nixon July 18 when he ended ceilings on other foods. Beef companies seeking an tends that Canadian processors are buying American cattle to cut into beef for control-free re- sale in the United leav- The number of cattle slaugh- tered in the first full week after the president's action declined 23 per cent from the previous week. At the same the govern- ment continued to maintain that the seriousness of the shortage is exaggerated. Beef rationing was imposed Friday throughout Atlanta's chain of 50 Colonial Stores. Shoppers were limited to two sirloin two roast beefs or five pounds of ground meat. grocers and restau- ranteurs unable to wrangle more meal from their suppliers turned to the black market and paid higher prices. paid a high price to get j what I and I got said John owner of John's Market in South Philadelphia. no such thing as a freeze when there's meat to be Tex. Space agency officials have ex- pressed guarded confidence that the Apollo taxi ship of the Sky- 2 crew can bring the astro- nauts safely home after 59 days thus avoiding a rescue mission. Engineering detective work continued in an effort to pin- point what caused two Apollo jet engines to spring leaks. If the problem is not understood a rescue ship might have to be launched about Sept. 10 to retrieve the three astro- nauts. But if another jet engine fails or the laboratory has a major problem in the Alan Dr. Owen Garriott and Jack Lousma would make a quick trip home in their officials said Friday. planning to launch the i next-in-line vehicle down at' Cape Kennedy for a fundamen- tally unaltered Skylab 3 mis- explained Skylab Direc- tor William Schneider. taking the prudent steps that would permit us to convert that to a rescue vehicle if such an event becomes I Garriott and Lousma j remained safe and calm in their orbiting pursuing their heavy experiment sched- ule as if nothing were wrong. Throughout they made no mention of the prob- lem with the Apollo ship. ENJOY WORK In with their motion sickness they seemed to be enjoying themselves. Dining a 15-minute telecast beamed to Mission Garriott pointed the camera to show the United States below and you can we go along at a fast clip- around the world in 93 minutes and across the United States in almost the blink of an a solar planned a long session today studying the sun with a battery of telescopes. Bean and Lousma were to aim earth-resources sensors and cameras at a 9.000- mile stretch of earth from the northwest coast of the United across the mountain the Gulf of Mex- ico and northern South Amer- ica. Mission Control also gave Garriott and Lousma a go- ahead to take a space walk Monday to erect a second sun- shade to help cool the labora- tory and to replace telescope camera film. Launch crews at Cape Cana- continued their around-the-clock effort to prepare the Skylab 3 rocket and Apollo spaceship as a possible rescue vehicle. have re-examined our come-home capabilities with the Apollo craft that's tip Schneider told reporters bte Friday. still have three al- ternate- ways of coming borne. Therefore we're feeling consid- erably He listed these The main engine of the command which is attached to section called the service mod- the backup jet thruster tyt- tern on the service and a hybrid method which would employ a combination of thrus- ters on the service module tad the main cabin called the command module. Edmonton Mounties lion parlous Fraiicais EDMONTON One of six federal government agencies telephoned Friday couldn't handle a request spoken in The RC1IP. The RCMP told the French- speaking Nicole Cler- a receptionist at College that she would have to speak English. She had been asking the lo- cation of the RCMP head- quarters. Miss Cleriot tried city police and reported efficient and prompt replies in French to her sample query about traffic tickets. Other inquiries to the feder- al departments of health and national revenue and the unemploy- ment insurance commission received replies in fluent she said. Miss Cleriot said the trans- port ministry at the Edmm- ton International Airport tried admirably but managed only a confused reply in broken French. She also reported that a re- quest to Air Canada about flight times brought a quick reply in perfect French and that the provincial depart- ment of culture youth and recreation was also well-pre- pared. SWISS SEPARATISTS END OCCUPATION Lady MacMiSlan dies at 81 in East Germany. The United States is the last of the three Western allies with responsibilities in divided Ger- TORONTO Lady- Laura 81. widow of Sir Ernest MacMillan. died at her home Thursday of cardiac arrest. Sir well-known Cana- dian conductor formerly with ihe Toronto died last May 6. Lady born in To- received a degree in modern languages from the University of Toronto. During the First World War she did volunteer nursing in Toronto be- jfore marrying Sir Ernest in I 1919. She leaves two Ross and i and their families. land's Jura region ended their occupation of the Swiss em- bassy in this Belgian capital to- day. They -were whisked away by the police in armored vans. The 28-member group filed many to take up formal con tacts with the Communist auth- orities in East Germany. France and Britain established out of the embassy after oc- diplomatic relations ivith the cupying the building since Fri- East Germans last winter. day to spotlight their demands for a separate French-speaking ''Jura canton within Switzerland. I A police spokesman said they iv.ill be released later today i af.er sn identity check. i The Swiss Faul- Post Office seeks injunction Senator receives I apology The post of- fice will ask the Federal Court to grant an interlocutory in- junction today ordering Ottawa postal workers back to work. Jacques media rela- tions manager for the post of- said a hearing is scheduled at 11 a.m. EDT today before MODERN INDUSTRIAL RENTALS 1250 UtAvs. S. Phone 328.8896 and Owner RUG SHAMPOOERS FLOOR SANDERS RENTAL IS YOUR BEST BUY Associate Chief Justice Cam- ilien Noel of the Federal Court. If it would order the approximately 500 workers on strike back to work imme- diately. The strike started Wednesd- day night when about 65 mail truck drivers left their job after a supervisor they say they dis- like returned to work following a training course. The action by the members of the Letter Carriers' Union of led to sub- sequent walkouts by more than 400 clerks and letter carriers who refused to cross picket lines. Mr. Guindon said the in- junction application would be based on the contention that the employees have violated their contract by the walkout. MAKE A FORTUNE IN REAL ESTATE Property Values aid rent income continue to skyrocket. Real coMO'e investment offers greater opportunities than ever. Now is flic iime to start. throughout Canada owe their lucceit in large measure Io our ten-week knowledge- packed Canadian Real Estate Home Study Count. IT MAY BE THE KEY TO YOURS TUITION FULLY TAX DEDUCTIBLE For free brochure clip and mail odvertiternent with your name and address THE CANADIAN PROPERTY MANAGERS ASSOCIATION Depr. 311-85 Spark. KIP 5A7 HONOLULU Senator Daniel Inouye said Friday lawyer John Wilson has sent him a letter apologiz- ing for referring to Inouye as little Wilson's made Wednesday following a session pf Senate Watergate hear- ings in touched off angry reaction in Washington and Hawaii. Inouye told a news conference on his arrival in Honolulu that Wilson explained in his letter he uid not intend the remark to be a racial slur. Wilson noted that he is of Irish Inouye and that he is often called little Inouye said Wilson felt it is traditional in America that per- sons are ref erred io by their an- cestral background. Wilson also noted that his White House staffers H R. Hal- deman and John 1 have been frequently called j Wilson made his controversial remark when a reporter asked I him whether he believed Halde- man had been questioned fairly by Senator Lowell P. Weicker. I don't mind Senator Wei- Wilson reacted. I mind is that little ding toward Inouye. Inouye arrived from Washing- Ion io attend a testimonial din- ner in his honor. Henri Wurth. did not ask Bel- gian police to evict the mili- tants and as the embassy is technically Swiss territory they are unlikely to take action un- less it is requested by the Swiss. In a statement issued to jour- the separatists said they achieved their aim of publiciz- ing their cause. Earlier they had insisted that Ambassador Wurth meet them to receive a letter demanding the separation of the French- speaking Catholic Jura region from the Protestant and Ger- m-an-speaking canton of Bern. The Queen concludes visit today OTTAWA The Queen returns to London ending her second visit to Canada this summer. Aside from mingling one day with crowds on and near Parlia- ment the Queen spent most of the time at Government House in audience with visiting heads of the 32-nation Com- monwealth. The trip was timed to coin- cide with the ment conference while the 47-year-old sovereign never ap- peared at the she made her presence_ known at a number of private meetings and through her hus- Prince Philip. At official functions she wore rather than decorations and she presented Canadian medals for achieve- ment and bravery in a Govern- ment House ceremony normally conducted by her representative Weather and road report SL'NR'SE SUNDAY SUNSET H Lelhbridge .......86 Medicine Hat.....90 Edmonton......73 Banff 84 Calgary......... 84 Victoria........74 Prince Rupert.....63 Kamloops........99 Vancouver.......72 Saskatoon.......84 Regina .........87 Winnipeg........82 Toronto..... 78 L Pre. 57 64 55 55 55 .01 49 Ottawa Montreal 80 81 Rome...........84 Paris 73 G5 ener. Gov.-Gen. Roland Mich- Aircraft mix-up hurts Canada-Zambia relations London Berlin ........75 Amsterdam......77 Moscow.........79 Stockholm 81 Tokyo..........89 Medicine Calgary sunny and hot. Highs in the 90s. Few thundershowers developing by 51 60 54 48 49 62 58 62 64 68 59 59 57 59 59 63 81 .32 lale evening. mostly cooler. Lows tonight 55-CO. Highs Sunday 75-85. Columbia Kootenay Today sunyy with afternoon and evening cloudy periods and showers or isolated thunder- showers. Warm. Highs 90 to 93. Sunday sunny with afternoon cloudy periods and a few show- ers. Windy near showers both days. Lows tonight mid fifties. Highs 80 to 85. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Cooling trend in the west con- tinued quite hot in the east through Sunday. Scattered showers and thunderstorms mostly afternoon and evening hours. Highs today 90s east 80s west. Lows tonight 50 to 65. Highs Sunday 35 to 95 east 75 to 85 west. West of Continental Divide Cooling trend through Sunday. Scattered showers and thunder- storms most numerous Sunday. Highs today 80 to 90. Lows to- night mostly 50s. Highs Sunday 75 to 85. MONT TREMBLANT. Que. Already-strained Zam- bian-Canadian relations suf- fered another setback Friday when the Zambian delegation to the Commonwealth meeting re- fused a flight from Ottawa after an apparent protocol mix-up at the airport. Conference press officer Paul Akehurst told reporters the Zambian led by Vice-President Mainza turned back from a full air- craft as 24 visiting delegations boarded shuttle flights to this mountain resort for informal weekend sessions of the Com- monwealth meeting. Instead of taking another the delegation look their cars back into Mr. Akehurst said. Prime Minister Trudeau's press Pierre said there was no indication whether the Zamblans would take a. flight although the Canadian government was ar- ranging another plane. Prime Minister Trudeau and five other delegation leaders are scheduled to arrive here to- day. Two others are staying in Ot- tawa. Relations between Canada and Zambia are already trou- bled by the killing in May of two Canadians by Zainbian sol- diers on the Rhodesian border. External Affairs Minister Mit- chell Sharp says the Zambian government still has not given a satisfactory explanation for the incident. Mr. Akehurst also revealed Hut the first of six flights ferry- ing the delegations from Ottawa dropped from radio contact for 10 minutes during the 35-minute flight. Search and rescue crews were but no rescue planes had taken off before con- tact was re-established. On board were British Minuter Edward Cypriot Foreign Minister John CI. and Fijian For- eign Minister Ratu Sir Kanii- aeae Mara. Mr. Akehurst described the atmosphere at the guarded mountainside lodge as very i quiet Friday night as the lead-1 erf aettled in. Some were itroll-1 ing through the lawn and others sat and one was playing Ihe organ. Carpet PHONE 328-2853 mr. steam Cleaning ltd. COMFORT KING CAB COOLER For those hot dusty days in tractor or com- bine cabs use a reliable cab cooler from GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Courts Highway Box 1202 328-1141 AS OF A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA Highway I reported bare Macleod is in progress. dry. Widening of one mile section of Highway No. 3 east of Fort All remaining highways art in good driving condition. PORTS OF ENTRY and C'.c 0 a.m. to 5 Carway 6 a.m. to Chief Mountain 7 a.m. to 10 Coutts 24 Del Bonita 8 am. to Kingsgate 24 Porthill Rykcrts fl a.m. to Wild Horse 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Logan Pass 7 a.m. Io 10 Open June Rooseville I n.m. to midnight. ;