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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 11, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta THl UTHMIDGI AufluH News in brief U.S. threatens to cut off Surrey water supply Alberta antelope population up EDMONTON There has been a slight increase in Alberta's estimated over-all an- telope population to the lands and forest depart- ment's Fish and Wildlife divi- said Friday division said there will i be a one-week antelope hunting j season this from Oct. 22- 27. About 1.075 similar to last will be issued for bucks only. It is expected there will be a ouck harvest of approximately 830 from the animals available. POINT ash. The water board here has threatened to out off its water supply to all Rob- erts residents listed as having permanent addresses in Can- ada. Point Roberts is a six-square- m i 1 e peninsula immediately south of the Canada-U n i t e d States about 25 riiles south of Vancouver. I The threat was made at a meejmg following the British Columbia government's refusal to allow the water-starved U S. community to buy water from neighboring B.C just across the international bor- jder. i The board will a'so ask to halt its ship- ment of more than 15 million gallons of water a year to bcr- jder customers in i and agreed lo compensate i for its loss of revenue. Water board chairman Harry i Sames said he realized the pro- posal to turn off the water sup- ply to the estimated 850 Cana- dian users here was a drastic measure but he argued the commissioners would only be following the reasoning of B.C. government. He Point Roberta water should accordingly be reserved for its 350 American citizens. The 850 Canadian con- sumers of water could not ex- pect to share in the consump- tion of this United States wat- er In the a tanker truck -wnll begin hauling extra water roundrthe-clock from Elaine to the water tower here. The commissioners said the water tower is currently gallons below the minimum gallon capacity required by the fire marshal. A delegation from the water board met July 26 with Delta Mayor d re- questing temporary shipments of water until the current short- age is eased. Mr. Morrison told Mr. Sames the municipality had no power to grant the request because it was against the provincial gov- ernment policy. Walter dep u t y minister of water confirmed Mr. Morrison's state- ment and said he had discuss- ed the matter -with B.C. Re- sources Minister Bob Williams. Mr. Morrison said Point Roberts' problems wouldn't ba over if the provincial ment approved sending the water. created their own problem. They knew a short- age was but they haven't stopped issuing build' ing he said. The American peninsula is accessible by land only from South B.C. Trucks shipping water to this resort community from will have to cross the Intel-national border twice on each trip to and from Point Roberts. 'UFO ii'as just a balloon LLOYD MINSTER. Alia. i An unidentified flying object that mystified hundreds of cents Thursday was identified Friday. Residents of the ares near the Alberta-Saskatchewan bar- e'er reported seeing a large sta- tionary glowing at timps with an orange in the sky. The Canadian Forces report- ed Friday the residents had seen a ministry of transport re'eased early Thurs- day from Man. It measoras 506 feet in length and is capable of gaining alti- tudes of feet. Socreds propose iood bonus VICTORIA Social Credit members of the B C. leg- islature Friday called on the provincial govemmeri to give bonus to a'l those on fixed incomes in Bri- tish Columbia. Following a caucus meeting the members said the 1 should be given immediately and should reflect the recent I2.2 per cent increase in the j cost pf food. They also suggested the food bonus be continued on a month- I ly basis according to rises in the cast of living until federal and provincial governments are able to stabilize the economy. Burton divorce still on ROME The lawyer handling divorce proceedings for Richard Burton and Eliza- beth Taylor said today that he is unaware of any 'ans by the couple for a reconciliation js my opinion that the rti- will go paid Aa- ron Frosch. who arrived here Fridav from New York. 1 Frosch said he will file for the divorce in the couple's legal but did not give a date. Frosch directly from Cie airport to the suburban villa of 1 producer Carlo Ponti and ac- tress Sophia where Bur- 1 ton been staying. Truckers defy AHende Agnew records sought as probe intensifies WASHINGTON Vice- President Agnew's election campaign and elective office records for the last 11 years have been subpoenaed by the U.S. attorney investigating po- litical corruption in Maryland. The subpoenas were served on the Maryland Hall of Records and State Board of Election Laws. A spokesman for the vice- president said it would be un- likely Agnew would make a statement on the subpoenas being issued. Agnew is spending fes weekend with singer Frank Sinatra in Palm Calif. Morris state archivist and records said From AP-RKVTER SANTIAGO Striking truckers have rejerted an ul- timatum from Chile's new cabi- net to return to work by 6 p.m. Sunday or face legal action. Juan Esteban lawyer for the said the ultimatum was rejected Fri- day night. He said the men will not negotiate with the govern- ment until Jaime Faivovich is relieved as undersecretary of public works and transport. The union said Faivovich or- 1 dered police to seize the work- ers' parked in a lot 25 miles outside of but the attempt was resisted and then called off by Faivovich's superior. Gen. Cesar Ruiz Dan- yau. President Salvador Allende is- sued the retum-to-work order Friday night in a move to avert worsening food and fuel shora- ages. He issued the order after his first full meeting with a new reinforced with the country's four senior armed forces officers. Bennett's political This is 41-year-old Bill Bennett and his wife Audrey who could veil on way to becoming the political heirs of former B.C. premier W. Bennett. Bill the former premier's been named the Social Credit cqndidate in Olcanagan South in a byelection Sept. 27. Okanagan South is the seat that was the personal fief- dom of Mr. Bennett's father for countless elections. If he can retain the seat for the Bill Bennett could be on the way to the provincial Social Credit leadership. Former premier Bennett recently retired from politics. Bnrud law ior divorcees eased VATICAN CITY The Vatican will soon relax rules barring Roman Catholic burial for divorced people who are re- married. But it wi'l insist on bishops and priests making clear that this does not sorten church opposition lo divorce Vatican officials said the new regulations would loosen re- strictions and allow church bur- ial for divorced persons have maintained attachment to the church and have given some sign cf repentance Officials in the Vatican Con- gregation For the Docrine of the Faith said the document is still under preparation anci will Ije issued after completion of consultations with bishops 1 around the world. Western DREE headquarters to be placed at Saskatoon OTTAWA Regional These are in When the program is corn- headquarters of the newly de- the minister about of regional economic expansion will be situated in N B Montreal. Toronto and Regional Expansion Minister Don Jamieson c o n- firmed Friday. Fredericton and Bath- N.B. Quebec City and Ri- mousli. Que.. Thunder Edmon- ton and Victoria. Ths decentralization program Goodyew aided Ni Existing provincial offices began soon after Mr. Jamieson will be retained in their present took over the department last locations. However. Mr. Jamie- jfEll. Its announced aim is to be son said decisions on the need ''in a better position to identify PITTSBURGH Gulf Oil Corp. said Friday that in re- sponse to intense political pres- it contributed to President Nixon's 1972 re-elec- tion campaign. Federal law prohibits corpo- rations from making direct po- litical contributions. Gulf made its announcement In a one-page statement In chairman of Goodyear Tire MODERN INDUSTRIAL RENTALS 1250 1st Ave. S. Phon. 328-8896 and Homt Owner RUG SHAMPOOERS FLOOR SANDERS RENTAL IS YOUR BEST BUY and Rubber Co.. Russell said Goodyear made a S40.000 contribution to Nixon's campaign. DeYoung said ths contribution was returned by Nixon's re- election committee after the company said the cash was a corporate contribution. Cattle sold RED DEER Two Rusrian cattle buyers have signed initial contracts to pur- chase two boat loads .of Cana- dian John Hay. secre- tary of the Alberta Hereford said Friday. Mr. Hay said the Puissian who toured ranches in the Calgary area Friday and will tour tha Red Deer disfict early next are looking for 300 Alberta Hereford heif- ers as well as same bulls of Angus and Galloway breeding. for addtional offices have been opportunities for economic de- postponed ''pending further j and to respond j clarification of the future devel- more quickly to regional needs. 1 necessary. opment of departmental pro-' now_the subject of con- sultation with provincial gov- j ernments and other interested parties.'1 Each regional office will be 70 per cent of the dspartment's operations will be conducted outside the capital compared with about 30 per cent at present. There have been reports that some departmental employees are not anxious to move to other parts of the country. Mr. Jamieson said earlier that thoss who chose not to move be given jobs in other government departments and agencies if Trudeau defends trading OTTAWA Prime Minister Trudeau defended Canada's trading practices with apartheid South Africa in an interview during the Com- monwealth Conference with two African journalists who condemned his explanations. Mr. .Trudeau reiterated his position that it serves no good purpose to stop trading rela- tions with countries that have ideologies with which Canada disagrees. It was better to keep channels opsn in the hope influencing reform. Omobila Onajide of the Ni- gerian Broadcasting Corp. said Mr. a responsible leader of world should speak out more strongly against apartheid. B. M. Opcku of Ghana News Agency said Canadian trade Math South Af- rica strengthens its minority white rule. In Canada imported million worth of commodities from South of which million was for raw sugar. Other imports include dia- brandy and wool. External Affairs Minister Mitchell Sharp told a news conference this week that Can- ada imports sugar from South Africa because the Caribbean has not assured a continuity cf supply. Friday he was handed a sub- poena Thursday for all papers and records pertaining to Ag- new and Jerome a for- mer Agnew aide who has been identified as a principal subject of the investigation. Wolff worked for Agnew when the vice-president was governor of Maryland from 1967 to 1968. Going back as far as 1962 in the records would include Ag- new's terms as Baltimore County and both vice-presidential cam- paigns. But a check with state offi- cials showed records on file only go back as far as the year Agnew ran successfully for governor. TO SIFT RECORDS Radoff said because of the bulk of the the U.S. at- torney's office is sending a man to the HaU of Records Monday to examine the documents and to determine which ones will be taken by the attorney's office. Radoff also said he Is to ap- pear Thursday before the grand jury to which U.S. Attorney George Beall is presenting evi- dence from his investigation of political corruption in Baltimore County and the state of Mary- land. Beall told Agnew 11 days ago that he was included in the in- vestigation of possible violation of criminal laws covering ex- bribery and conspiracy. one of Agnew's lawyers said no decision has been made on if of the vice-president's personal pa- pers will be turned over to Beall. Judah Best said Agnew's law- yers told Beall they will be in touch with him sometime next presumably with a deci- sion on Beall's request that Ag- new turn over all his financial and tax records dating back to Jan. Weather and road report SLXRISE SUNDAY SUNSET H Prc Letnbridgc 82 59 Medicine Hat.....90 59 .03 Pinchsr Creek .79 53 .83 Victoria........66 49 Penticton 91 61 Vancouver.....67 58 1 Edmonton....... 74 46 .03 Red Deer 71 48 .19 Calgary..........71 49 .02 Saskatoon........85 60 .07 Moose Jaw...... 83 53 Regina 84 58 Winnipeg 76 52 Toronto........ 86 61 .01 Ottawa ........84 67 Montreal...... 86 73 .05 Rome.........SO 63 Paris.......79 57 73 61 Berlin...........77 59 Amsterdam..... 75 64 Brussels......... 77 55 95 73 66 59 Stockholm 66 57 Tokyo......... 93 77 IJelhbridge Medicine Hat Today cloudy peri- ods this morning with sWes becoming sunny by noon. Iso- lated late afternoon or eve- ning thurulershowers. Highs 73 to SO. Sunday sunny. Lows 50 to 55. Highs near 80. Columbia Kootenay Today sunny with some cloudy peri- ods. A few showers during the alteiT.oon. Sunday sunny and warm. A few afternoon cloudy periods. Highs both days 85 to 95. Lows tonight in the mid fiflies. MONTANA East of Continental Scattered showers or thunder- storms and cooler today. Scat- tered showers continuing east portion tonigrt and a few show- ers southeast portion Sunday. Becoming mostly sunny Sun- day with mild temperatures. Highs today and Sunday 75 to 85. Lows tonight 45 to 55. West of Continental Partly cloudy and cooler today with a few showers mainly over mountains. Clearing tonight. Sunday sunny and warm. Highs today 75 to 85. Lows tonight 40 to 50. Highs Sunday mostly 89s. headed by an assisant deputy four in all. In the past there have three of centre and work- ing in Ottawa. Mr. Jamieson said the other offices in each of the 10 prov- inces will be Astronauts photograph rare sun eruption Tex. Having photographed a rare eruption on the the Sky- lab 2 astronauts concentrated today on a survey of earth's including the first ations of Asia and Aus- tralia Alan Bean. Owen Gar- riott and Jack Lousma will gather air and water land use and weather data on the mid-day pass over the Western United and Central America northern South America. And tonight they'll aim their photosensw.- at an I Thailand. strip extending from Nepal to Australia. They'll study such tilings as weather systems over snow and ice fields in Nepal and agricultural water systems in Australia and Candlelight had to do Power failure cripples downtown WANTED SCRAP IRON NOW PAYING MORE FOR ALL TYPES OF SCRAP METAL Farm Industrial Dtmolition Anything of COfPtft MASS RADIATORS IATTESIIS CAST IKON Truck Loadt Truck Magnet Crane Service National Salvage Company LIMITED NEW LOCATION 206 33rd Street North It Our Phone 321.1721 EDMONTON High finance by Such tra scene Friday in many of the city's brokerage of- fices which spent the business day -squinting over the Dow- Jones after an explosion and fire knocked out six transfor- mers in the heart of the down- town area. There was also candlelight breakfasts in the Hotel Macdon- ald and one hairdressing Henhouse moved its to the rooftop be- cause there wasn't enough light inside to cut hair by. i Power was restored to all ev cept part of one block after 2'-z hours. That is filled with office buildings. Most employees had n o I shown up for -work when the power 'ailed at a.m. MDT. some employees were sent home for the day. Others stumbled down dark corridors and tried to conduct business by candlelight. The windows were not as much help they have been aky wai dark with clouds following three days during which blinds were low- ered to keep out bright sun- shine. 1 The power which af- fected a 12-b'ock area down- also knocked out traffic lights. This added to the havoc caused when Jasper the city's main was blocked off during rush hour while firemen put out the flames. The explosion occurred al- most at the heart of the down- j town area at Jasper and 100 j Street with hundreds of peo- J pie nearby at the time. started to run like said Clarence McLean who i had just alighted from a bus at the intersection when the trou- ble started. oily pouring from gratings in the rose to a height of 15 storeys while about 10 explosions were heard from under the street. Off Hals of Edmmton Power Hie and explosions oc- curred m six underground trwKforaeri. The causa at tht trouble had not been determin- j ed. Crews planned to w o r k i i through the day and all night to replace the and some of the high-voltage cables in the area. The blackout gave a chal- lenge to electric trolley buses of the Edmonton transit sys- tem. Power was not cut to the buses but they had to be re- routed because of firefighting operations. The drivers deliberately gain- ed speed near the intersection while a supervisor disconnected j the trollies. The buses then coasted around the conrer and i the wires were hooked up to new grid. Dies at WINNIPEG Fred the last surviving member of a strike committee set up during the 1919 Winni- peg general has died. Mr. a maker who later became a school was Carpet PHONE 328-2153 mr. steam Carptt Cleaning Ltd. SEE THE OWATONNA 1700 With Variable Speed Drive at GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY BOX 1202 PHONE 328-1141 OFFICIAL AS OF A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA Highway 1 reported bare and dry. Widening of one mile section of Highway No. 3 east of Fort Macleod is in progress. All remaining highways are in good driving condition. PORTS OP ENTRY end I a.m. to 5 Carway 6 a.m. to Chief Mountain 7 a.m. to 10 Coutts 24 Del Bonita 8 am. to 9 Kingsgate 24 Porthill Rykerte 8 a m. to Wild Horw 8 ro. to 5 p.m. Tjogan Pass 7 a.m. to 10 Open 1. RMMville I a.m. to midnight. ;