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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 13, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta THI IETHBTIOGE HERALD Augu-.t 1973 News in brief Weekend accidenls kill 76 Bv THE CANADIAN PRESS 'The Canadian Pi-ess from Fifteen persons who died in 6pm. local times Friday to three car per- midnight Sunday night showed sons in each British Ui.it 56 persons died on the drowned. Columbia. Alberta and and four teen-agers killed in a two-truck collision that left wreckage scattered along 500 feet of a Saskatchewan ere among at least 76 persons who died in weekend accidents across the country. A cross-Canada sunev by roads. 13 were two died in two in the crash of a light and three died Irom other causes. The traffic together with 62 that occuned during the brought to 2.399 the unof- ficial number of persons killed on Canada's roads this year. Mishap mars air show B.C Tv.o crew members of a Ca- nadian Armed Forces CF-101 remained in satisfac- toiy condition in hospital alter ejecting from their jet interceptor when it exploded in the air Sunday during the 12th annual Abbotsford Air Show. The pilot. Capt. .John Pew. 1 comer and later were trans- ferred to General Hospital. Although a senior officer said buh men had suffered third dcgiee considered seri- the burns later were class- ed o'ncially by a services spokesman as More than 50.000 spectators Power of White House lost over Watergate NEW YORK Senator Lowell Weicker said Sunday the Watergate hearings have been inconclusive so far in determining whether there was any guilt on Presi- dent Nixon's part. But he said the hearings have shifted power from the presi- dent to and have de- terred law-bAking. going to be a long time before anyone tries these stunts Weicker said on the CBS television program Face the Nation. a member of the Start search of Agnew documents 23. oi Ont.. and the vitnessed the which Capt. Gary Kam- occurred as the Voodoo shot ward toward the sun in a vortical climb toward an alli- tuce objective of 25.000 feet. Bhutto elected prime minister dahl 24. of Trenton. were trken 40 miles by helicopter to Shaughnessy Hospital in Van- pr ISLAMABAD President Zulfikar Ali Bhutto was elected prime minister ot Pakistan Sunday by vote of 106 to 28 bv the country's National Assembly. Bhutto has been president cf Pakistan since end of the December. war with India. He will .step clown as head of nlate simultaneously with tak- mg the oath for his new office at midnight Monday night. Bhutto becomes Pakistan's fi''t.t prime min'ster in 15 years. Presidents have ruled the coun- try since the military takeover and proclamation of martial law in October. 1958. Peron lo run for president. BUENOS AIRES Juan Peron will inn against Radical Party Leader Ricardo Balbm and Conservative politi- cian Francisco Manrique in the Argentine presidential election Sept. The 77-year-old ex-president Peron. considered the certain cleared up weeks of un- Saturday by finally he will run in the with his third wife. dencv. seeking the ice-presi- Israel faces i UN action over i plane incident UNITED NATION'S its takeoff from j Israel faced today the ironic The originally bound prospect of United Nations for Bnghdad. was released with demr.ation for a doak-and-dag- all 82 passengers and crew per operation which about two hours day's abduction by its jet light- Israeli Defence Minister ers of an Arab airliner Mosh-s Davan has acknowledged that intelligence reports in- dicated that George leader of the Popular Front for Big ivmner Mrs. Charleen Schuman of Spences gasps as she watches grin Sands win the Canada Summer Games race of Ex- hibition Park in Vancouver Saturday. Mrs. being hugged by son John held the winning Canada Summer Games lottery ticket on the horse and won 32 die in train deroilmen I SEOUL The death i tracks Sunday toll rose to 32 today in a central Ten more residents of ihe vil- South Korean village where a lage. about 110 miles southeasl derailed fuel train set fire to 20 of are still missing and houses when it plunged off dead. Ex-cabinet ministers charged ATHENS Two former cabinet ministers were among 70 Greeks indicted today on charges of plotting to over- throw the current regime anil restore King Constantine to he throne. The accused include former foreign minister Evanghelos former inte- r i o r minister Christopher Stratos. 12 serving naval offi- cers and a retired admiral and genet al. The prosecutor is expected lo fix an early for trial by court martial. enly believed Lo be carrying a top guerrilla leader. Lebanese UN representative Edouard Ghorra was excected to call ior stern action by the Seeuritv Council v.hen it met to hear his complaint against Is- rael for divertinc a jetliner to a militaiy airport after New crude prices said 31 persons charged in conspiracy MANILA Author- ities have inarmed 31 persons that they will be charged with conspiracy to kill President Marcos and will be States al- tried by a militarj ilflb the Liberation of Palesline vras on board the Middle East Airlines Caravelle chartered by Iraqi Ainvajs. It was lesrncd he cancelled his booking at the last moment. t'le United _._ ._ ready on record as sharply military sources said ioal of th2 Israeli many The sources said that former UN observers predicted the senator Bemgno sscre-t adoption oi a resolution con-. tary general of the former cp- i demning v.hat Lebanon has i position Libsral has been termed an act of informed that he face six i piracy Last month and asain last i the anti-subversion law. WASHINGTON The United States attorney's office I was prepared today to begin picking through a mountain of subpoenaed documents spann- ing Spiro Agnew's yzst public years in a search for informa- tion relevant to an investigation of Maryland political corrup- tion. Agnew was toM about two weeks ago by U.S Attorney George Beall of Baltimore tha't the 'vice-president is under in- vestigation for possible conspiracy and in- come tax law violations in con- nsction with an investigation of corruption in Baltimore County and the state of Maryland. j Agnew has denied any' charges that he accepted politi- cal calling them j Tt has been reported that i some of the documents will I show Agnew received political contributions from some of those being investigated by Ccs'.l for alleged kickbacks and bribes. Senate Watergate said Nixon should before the American people in the statement he is preparing about Watergate. fact that he makes mis- takes good Lord we all do Weicker said. The senator said he thinks the people will know whether Nixon is telling all he knew about the affair. know it when we hear he said. DECISION IS NIXON'S Even if Nixon does not ''come clean'1 in his it is up to the president to decide what he will Weicker said. not a he said. Senator Howard Baker vice-chairman of the Watergate said the over-all effect of Watergate will be more even than it will be le- some citizens of the United States will make a collective Baker said in an interview with the magazine U.S. News and World Report. Nixon flew back to the White speech from the White House some time about the middle of the week. House Sunday after spending six days at his Camp David re- treat preparing his public re- sponse to the Watergate con- troversy. The president plans to deliver the response in a televised Floods sweep India NEW DELHI Mon- soon rains streaming northward over the Indian subcontinent caused extensive flooding dur- ing the driving hun- dreds cf thousands from fheir homes in Pakistan and Bangladesh and killing at least 125 persons. The rusliing waters damaged more than 110.000 acres of culti- vated land in India. Last some of the same fields were suffering from drought. Thirty-five persons were re- ported drowned in northeastern India nsar Patna when a boat carrying 60 persons overturned in the Ganges. First reports said 17 other In- dians drowned and 700.000 Indians are said to be homeless or affected by the flooding. Weather and road report says IMxon OJl JflpBS 1SSUG J WASHINGTON _ Ar- 1 charges including violation of chibald Cox. Vi atergate special filed a legal brisf September the U S. vetoed So- They said that among those i that President curity Council resolutions criti- the charges will name are Viet- i Nixon has a legal duty to 5UMU5E TUESDAY SUNSET H 89 87 83 81 87 82 83 83 85 74 74 79 73 75 79 77 79 65 Lethbridge Pincher Creek Medicine Hat Edmonton Grande Prairis i Banff Calgary..... c Victoria PenlicUm 1 Prmcc George Kam loops Vsncomer SaskaLoon Piegina 1 Winnipeg Toreros St. John's Chinese face rice shortage S-VX FRANCISCO Chinatown K running short rice because of panic buying Some Chinese are said to be and hoarding. Chinatown's six rice whole- salers say their shelves are vir- tually bare and prices are ris- BEIRUT. Lebanon New crude oil prices estab- I lished in an agreement giving i the Libyan government control I cf the Occidental Petroleum i Corp.'s Libyan operations are 1 oil in- dustry sources said today. Occidental announced Sunday turning reluctantly to bread and under terms of the deal by potatoes to supplement vhich Libja nationalized 51 per tional menus of Oriental of the United States com cal of Israel Eft Saturday it branded the latest incident a of Lebanese sover- eignty and ths rule of law in civil aviation.'' largest Chinese settlement of outside Asia. ireeken-d mishaps persons war veteran August I withhold material 'McCormick Lerma.i of Ten- ifronl a grand former Philippine Sena- tor Sergio and Ellis Haddtn of V.'ales. It was not known when they will ba but Information 1 Secretary Francisco Tatad hart evidence Charlottetown Fredericton the highest executive Chicago Halifax......... 82 81 83 officials are subject to the rule of law. which it is emphatically duty of the Cox argued in the latest round of the legal the province and cotlrts to declare.' Miami Los Angeles Denver Phosnix Rome battle over access to tape' reeordirgs and other presidcn- I London 'tial materia's subpoenaed Amsterdam 72 said earlier that the hearings v.ill be open to the public. Of the foreigners only i tial materia's subpoenaed by Lehman and Davies have been j Cox. identified as being in Philippine The special prosecutor filed s.cov' ccstodv. his brief in U.S. district court in .Stockholm 83 88 83 85 .110 90 88 79 75 77 65 7J L Pre 5S 53 65 53 51 47 51 55 56 46 60 60 59 53 50 .18 57 60 62 52 2.34 61 62 57 62 71 .03 65 60 83 64 63 59 50 67 61 59 ing in this cofmunity of 60 starches is also on the rise. Arrest made hi fraud case tables But the cost of those parry's holdings in the North Af- By THE CANADIAN PRESS i rican Occidental will purchase all the production 1 from the wells for the first six 1 months at S4 90 a barrel. Other foreigners are Robert to be At least 12 persons met ac- said to come from New cidenlal death in British Co- I Larry Tractman of lumbia during the in- j and Brian whose na- eluding five Americans in a j tionality was not given. response to the Wbite House ar- gument that the courts lack the authority to compel President Nixon to obey subpoenas. Cox called the White House argument that the president it Ask About The NEW INVISIBLE MULTIFOCAL LENS National Park. Killed were Steven government announced that i stitutional tradition there had been several attempts I MONTREAL Quebec M 3-milhon fraud of the i The oil is 40-degree gravity three-car crash near the Al-j Shortly after martial law was immune from court orders Provincial Police have arrested Quebec Deposit and Investment i described as ''ex- berta-B C border in Kootenay declared last t h e consistent with our entire a man in connection with an Fund. ceptionally low in sulphur and i The whose name has hiali in But oil sources not was arrested the price was about 30 of Spokane. Wash.. George to kill Marcos. shortly before midnight Sunday cents a barrel more than cur- on an order signed by j rent posted prices and at least Quebec Chief Justice Andro M cents a ban-el more than bien. i current market prices Lclhbridgff Medicine Hat Sunny. A few isolat- ed thunderstorms late this g and ovcrnijr'ht- TUghs pear 55. Lows 55-60. Tues- Mainly llighs 80- S3. Calgary Sunny. Thundershowers this even ing and oveimght. Highs 80-85. Lows near 50. Main- ly sunny. North winds. Highs 70-75 C'ulumliin Koolcnay Today sumy with a few show- ers or isolated thundershowers developing by evening in the Koolenays. Highs SO to 95. Tuesday sunny becom i n g cloudy in the afternoon with a few showers or isolated thun- dershowers 50 to 55. Kigrs 85 to MONTANA East of Continental Divide- Sunny and hot today with eve- ning thundershowers drift ing i eastward from tha Rockies over v.est Tuesday scattered showers and thunder- storms. Cooler west portion Tuesday. Highs today mostly 90s. Lows tonight 55 to 65. Highs Tuesday 80s west and EOs east portion. West of Continental Sunny and hot most of today with scattered thundershowers late tliis afternoon continuing tonight. Tuesday partly cloudy raid cooler with widely scatter- ed showers mainly over moun- tains. Highs today mostly 90s. Lows tonight 50s. llighs Tues- day 80s. his wife 51. James a n fl I Thomas all of Mont. The accident Await decision A provincial police is very high but i occurred Saturday. man said a senior officer of the prices are going up that Two motorcyclists r r o m Wash. fund had provided one of two one source said. ''This appar- 'Quesnel were Idl'ed Sunday in signatures on two ently means Occidental feels it j separate accidents in the Cari- cheques and the second signa- can sell the oil for over S5 a boo. ture had been forged. ban-el.'1 Howard Lee Crick. 21. died when his bike skidded into a ditch on the Barkervffie Road. Alexander Hugh packers and con- Mccliaiiicai fault caused awaited a federal I power outage A five-minute power outage this morning that affected 2nd Mortgage. Money you may have forgotten about. Laurentide considers home improvement one of many worthwhile reasons for borrowing money. It you're a homeowner we can lend you up to on a 2nd mortgage. And we have flexible repayment plans. There are no no finders fees. Drop by and talk to us or give us a call. Right now. While it's on your mind. LAURENTfDB FINANCIAL CORPORATION A Member of the Laurentide Financial Group 311 7th St. South T1J 3Z4 327-5791 sumers judge's decision today on whether the ceiling on beef i prices should be lifted imme diateiy. Judge Morrell Sharp of U.S.' about half the city was caused killed whan his machine i district ccv.rt promised to rule by a mechanical a collided with a car five miles west of Quesnel. Coleen Lynn and Association. The association' The outage began at represents 247 packers in 14 a.m. and affected four high vol- itates. and her husband Stephen Vaughn 25. died in Vancouver Saturday in a two-car co'lision. Also in Vancouver Saturday. Paul was killed when hit by a car. A two-car collision in Horse- shoe B a vest claimed the life Sunday of Dorothv of Fres- Calif. I David Charles of j was missing and pre- sumed drowned after falling j from his boat while fishing Saturday at Mill Vancou- ver Island. Police said he could I not swim and was not wearing a life jacket. by a mechanical a city today on a suit brought by the electric department supervisor Western States Meat Packers reported today. lines. Dr. and Mrs. Kuipers HOME FOR 3602 South Parlcside Drive Deaths By THE CANADIAN PRF75S an found dead in her apparently of natu- inl causes. New Jan authority on rock from the Affects of an usttUM 1 attack. Well built S bedroom family with Indcor pool and tropical 2 car garage with electric all ond many luxurious Phont 4A4J. SEE THE OWATONNA 1700 With Variable Speed Drive at GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY BOX 1202 PHONE OFFICIAL AS OF A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA Highway 1 reported bare and dry. Widening of ens mile section of Highway No. 3 east of Port Macleod is in progress. All remaining highways in good driving condition. PORTS OP ENTRY and Closing Aden 9 a.m. lo t Car-wcy e a.m. to Chief Mountain 7 a.m. to 10 Coutts 24 Del Eonita 8 am. to 9 p.m Kinp-sgate 24 Porthill Rykerts 8 a.m. lo Wild to 5 p.m. uwn PURS 7 In iO Open J Roonrilb I a.m. to midnight. ;