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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 15, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta SUNNY FORECAST HIGH SUNDAY 80-85 The Lethbridge Herald VOL. LXIII No. 200 LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, SATURDAY, AUGUST 15, 1970 PRICE 15 CENTS FOUR SECTIONS 54 PAGES Israel Violates Ceasefire id-East By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Hopes for quick progress to- ward a Middle East peace set- tlement dimmed today as gun- fire crackled across the Jordan- ian border and Jordan accused Israel of tryins to torpedo peace efforts by violating the cease- fire. The Israeli command in Tel Aviv said one Israeli soldier was injured by light arms fire Bomb Damages Home Of MP National Oil Policy Change Wins Favor By THE CANADIAN PRESS The federal government's announcement Friday of regulations controlling gasoline imports was received with favor by some politicians and officials of the Canadian oil industry. There was concern however that the regulations, described by Energy Minister J. J. Greene as designed to maintain the national oil policy, don't go far enough. The national oil policy suffered a setback earlier this month when the Exchequer Court ruled unconsti- tutional a ban by the National Energy Board on sale of imported gasoline west of the Ottawa Valley. The oil policy is designed to preserve the market west of the Ottawa Valley for Western Canada petroleum. Under the new rules, which went into effect Thurs- day, importers of gasoline for use anywhere in Canada must apply to the board for permits. The board is to rule on applications according to how they affect the development of Canadian oil resources. New Democratic Leader T. C. Douglas said the government's action was the only one possible if it wanted to preserve the oil policy. Persists On Pipeline "However, I will continue to insist that we get more information from the government on the feasi- bility of extending pipelines to Montreal to allow sale of western Canadian crude to the eastern Mr. Douglas said. The NDP leader said a pipeline from the West would establish a more stable price. He quoted Mr. Greene as saying a study has shown that a pipeline from Western Canada to Montreal would not be feasible, adding that the minister had not mada the study report public in spite of opposition demands in the Commons. In Calgary, petroleum industry spokesmen said the government moves were encouraging, but not exten- sive enough to solve oil marketing problems in On- tario. Gene E. Roark, president of the Independent Petro- leum Association of Canada, said western producers "feel the energy board and the energy, mines and re- source ministry is going to have to consider a pro- gram of total import controls." Wauls Action Dave Furlong, general manager of the Canadian Petroleum Association, said the association hopes the government "really means to take all steps' necessary to ensure that those who support the national oil policy are protected." Premier Harry Strom of Alberta said the new li- censing regulations confirm federal promises of protec- tion for Alberta's petroleum industry. "The main point is that the federal government now is changing its approach in an effort to control imported products west of the Ottawa the premier said. He added that Alberta still prefers another ap- proach setting import quotas. He said lie believes import quotas would provide a necessary protection while improving Canada's position in oil policy talks will] the United States. The president of Gulf Canada Ltd. said in Toronto the company is "most heartened by the cabinet's prompt action to support and enforce the national oil policy." "However, we are concerned that there are still no regulations restricting the movement west of the en- ergy line of gasoline manufactured from imported crude oil in Jerry McAfee said. TOTAL ENJOYMENT It was a case of total enjoy- ment at Dave Elton Park Friday evening as the Lethbridge Norcrest All-Stars gained a berth in the Canadian final by edging Moose Jaw 3-2 in the final game. Jubilation was the keynote as the Norcrest players swamped each other with congratulations. Weather Delays Nerve Gas Burial SUNNY POINT, N.C. (AP) An aged Liberty ship loaded with poisonous nerve gas re- mained in port today, its trip to an ocean burial ground delayed by the swirling winds of a tropi- cal depression. The U.S. Navy had planned today to begin towing the hulk to a point in the Atlantic Ocean where it was to have been sunk On Monday. But Friday night, officials postponed the depar- ture at least 21 hours because of the threat posed by the storm bearing down on the Bahamas. If the operation is not held up by a U.S. Court of Appeals hearing Monday, the ship is to be sunk with its 418 vaults of ob- solete army nerve gas north- west of the Bahamas, 283 miles .east of Cape Kennedy, Fla. A navy spokesman .reported Friday night the storm was lo- cated just south of the Bahamas chain and "its projected course will put it in the disposal area at a time that could affect the scuttling." He called it a big storm that could be damaging. At the tinte, winds were 40 lo 50 miles an hour, gusting to 63 m.p.h. LONDONDERRY (AP) A man and his wife were shot in the legs today at a British Army checkpoint on the North- ern Ireland border with the Irish Republic. The army said a soldier fired at the tires of their car after it had crashed through three bar- riers. In Belfast, a bomb damaged the home of Anne Dickson, 38- year-old member of the North- V of A May- Appoint Ombudsman EDMONTON (CP) The University of Alberta Friday announced it will consider ap- pointing an ombudsman to han- dle cases of alleged injustice on tlie campus. A special university presi- dent's committee is studying the proposal. Provincial Ombudsman George B. McClellan said he does not have jurisdiction in university matters. The university's general fac- ulty council, its principal gov- erning body, was told that a number of cases were reported at' the university this year which an ombudsman might have handled. ern Ireland Parliament. Mrs. Dickson, who was unhurt, is a member of the Protestant-based Unionist party but long has been a target for criticism by hardline Protestants. The couple wounded in the border shooting were taken to hospital in Londonderry. They were not immediately named. Security along the border has been stepped up in the last week since the bomb deaths of two Northern Ireland police- men, believed victims of the outlawed Irish Republican Army. In London, Scotland Yard held at least eight men arrested in swoops on South London houses reported to have been used as bomb factories. The Yard's operations were led by Commander Jock Wilson, chief of the special branch re- sponsible for countering subver- sion and protecting the Royal Family and top politicians. 'We only sell natural gas with Princess Anne Marks Birthday LONDON (AP) Princess Anne celebrated her 20th birth- day today aboard the royal yacht Britannia en route to Bal- moral Castle in Scotland. Seen and Heard ABOUT TOWN TTQUESTRIAN Nelson Ellsworth, who bought his last horse only three months ago, astounding friends by looking for another one Neil Andrew being forced to use a long pencil to reach a light switch hidden behind a door in his office Mrs. Alice Beyward say- ing she would rather "walk a mile and save shoe leather" as she made numerous trips back and forth moving into her new mobile home. Japanese Mark War Anniversary TOKYO (AP) Emperor Hi- rohito led Japan in a prayer of peace today, the 25th anniver- sary of the end of the Second World War. BeDs tolled at. shrines, tem- ples and churches throughout Japan at noon to unite this country of 100 million in a min- ute of silent remembrance of the nearly three million Japar nese civilians and soldiers who perished in the conflict. The noon hour coincided with the time on Aug. 14, 1945, when Hirohito, in his 'first public broadcast, informed his stunned subjects that Japan had surren- dered to the Allies. The surren- der came within a week after Hiroshima 'and Nagasaki were devastated by atomic bombs. In a brief message, the 69- year-old emperor said: "I have a pain in my chest whenever I think of the bereaved families and many other people who died in the war 25 years ago." along the border. It did not say whether t h e f be came from Arab guerrillas or Jordanian army forces. The Jordanians accused the Israelis Friday of two flagrant ceasefire violations, while Is- raeli officials indicated then' government will not sit down to talk until Egypt pulls back the defensive anti-aircraft missiles it is reported to have moved closer to the Suez canal truce line. Israeli jets struck at Jordan- ian army positions and guerrilla camps Friday. Ti'.e Israeli com- mand said the Jordanian army strongholds were attacked be- cause they assist Palestinian guerrillas and make it possible "for them to act against Israeli civilians." Jordan complained to the United Nations and the United States that the attack is the sec- ond witlu'n 24 hours and said that Israel is making a deliber- ate attempt to sabotage peace efforts. Ambassador Muhammed El Farra of Jordan met with UN peace envoy Gunnar Jarring and U.S. Ambassador Charles W. Yost and told them Israel is resorting t o "sensationalism and fabrications in an attempt to mislead world public opinion and divert it from the Israeli defiances and acts of lawless- ness." The Middle East ceasefire by the United States and accepted by Israel, Egypt and a ban on shooting for at least 90 days. It went into effect a week ago. In agreeing to the cease- fire, Jordan stipulated it could not be held responsible for at- tacks by guerrillas, who have vowed to intensify their efforts against Israel. Brie.-Gen. J.S. Stewart Dies Brig. Gen. John Smith Stewart, D.D.S., C.M.G., respected citizen and honored father of artillery in southern Al- berta" died in Lethbridge Friday at 93. His life was marked with success in a three fold ca- reer as a pioneer dentist who served the citizens of Lethbridge and southern Al- berta for more than half a century; a military life in which he rose from private to high ranking leadership, and as an elected representa- tive in both provincial and federal governments. Colleagues who shared' life's action slations with Gen. Stewart agreed as one that he was a "gentleman and a scholar." His contributions were rec- ognized by the community and those who worked with him. In 1051, the Lethbridge branch of the Royal Canadian Legion was renamed Ihe General Stewart Branch to honor the General for his two war military service. In 1956 the Lethbridge pub- lic school system paid lasting tribute by naming tiic Gen- eral Stewart Elcmen t a r y School after him. In 1957, "the dean of Lelh- bridge dentists" was honored by the Lelhbridge and Dis- trict Dental Society, as he marked 50 years in the Al- berta Dental Association. That same year, the Uni- versity of Alberta bestowed an honorary doctor of laws degree on Gen. Stewart "dentist, soldier, politician and civic leader, who prac- tised the greatest of all vir- tues charity in all its phases, and in a quiet and eminent manner.'1 In 1984, the twice wound- ed and much decorated soldier was given an honor- ary life membership in the Royal Canadian Artillery As- sociation. At his death he was the oldest living artillery of- ficer in Canada. There were many other moments of recognition as Lelhbridge's senior soldier was given a place of defer- ence at civic, professional and government events. Gen. Stewart was born in Brampton, Ont. May 18, 1877 and came west to Edmonton in He attended the first normal school in the province and taught at Namao Cross- roads. He later attended To- ronto Dental College and ar- rived in Lcthbridge to set up a practice in 1902. He continued the practice for 58 years, retiring in I960. His army Ufa began as private in the Lord Stralh- cona Horse Regiment in South Africa in the Boer War, 1900 and 1901. For this ser- vice he received the Queen's Medal with four clasps. In 1908 when the militia was started in Lethbridge, he was named major in com- mand of the first battalion the 25th which he helped to recruit. In 1914, Maj. Stewart re- cruited the Lethbridge 20th Battery, Royal Canadian Ar- tiUery. He went overseas shortly after as a lieutenant- colonel in command of the 7tli Artillery Brigade. He later commanded the 4th Artillery Brigade and in J.917 became Brig. Gen. Stewart, in command of the 3rd Artillery Division. Gen. Stewart was dec- orated with the Distinguished Service Order, Hie Croix de Guerre, (after the Battle of and was made a Companion of the Order vl St. Michael and St. George. He was twice mentioned in des- patches. His wartime experiences, which he told vividly, showed a much loved spot for the early days in the Strathcuna Horse. "To sec Ihe artillery gallop- ing into action is a sight I will always ha once said, "Wars will never be the same. You could soon see the excitement and fer- vor of the charge spread from the colonel down to the last man and beast." He was "past the age of ac- tive service" when the Sec- ond World War broke out. He was 63, but added much to the esprit de corps of local military and patriotic events with his energies devoted to the cause. Gen. Stewart's political life and service began when he was first elected to the Al- berta legislature in 1911. He wai a Conservative. He was Lelhbridge's MLA for 14 years. Under the same Conserva- tive banner, he was elected Member of Parliament for Lethbridge in 1930 and served in Ottawa until 1935. He served on the Leth- bridgc public school board. Funeral services are being arranged tlirbugh Mar tin Brothers Funeral Chapels and will be announced when completed. Gen. Stewart was mar- ried to the former Jenny Me- Clure of Hamilton, Ont. She died in In 1946 he mar- ried Ella Whitson Paterson. Sho is among the survivors. B.C. Pays For Empty Beer Cans VANCOUVER (CP) Emp- ty beer cans are worth money in British Columbia today. Under new anti-Utter legisla- tion, empty cans are worth the same refund as returned beer bottles: 25 cents a dozen. Some 100 bottle depots in the Vancouver area are geared to accept cans and lists of refund points elsehwere are being posted in liquor stores. Depots may refuse to. take more than 18 cans from one person on one day but won't necessarily do so, a spokesman said. The returned cans will be de- stroyed. "Non-returnable" bottles also became returnable. Customers get credit for them at too cents a bottle but only if they're buying an equal num- ber of filled1 bottles. LEONID ILYICIIOV MOSCOW (AP) The Soviet Union has appointed a lesser- ranking chief negotiator for its border talks with China to suc- ceed First Deputy Foreign Min- ister Vasily Kuznelsov. The official Soviet news agency Tass identified the new negotiator as Deputy Foreign Minister Leonid Ilyichov and re- ported that he arrived today in Peking. Ilyichov is one of seven deputy ministers under Kuznet- 60V. Tass officially-confirmed ear- lier reports that Kuznetsov had returned to Moscow "on the ad- vice doctors and has resumed his duties of first deputy foreign minister of the U.S.S.R." The nature of his ailment was not given. StanHeld Member Of Hair Tribe TORONTO (CP) Progres- sive Conservative leader Robert Stanfield called a performance of the' rock musical Hair "pure joy" Friday night and displayed his enthusiasm by dancing with the cast. Mr. Stanfield, 56, said he thought the entire show, includ- ing the nude scene, was great. At the end of the perform- ance, he jumped up on the stage and did the twist with members of the cast. The Hair people loved it and Mr. Stanfield was kissed by Tobi Lark who said: "I always kiss bald-teaded men." Shelley Sominers pecked his cheek earlier as he was made an honorary member of the Hair tribe, at the Koyal Alexan- dra Theatre. Warrant Issued SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (AP) Warrants charge Communist philosopher Angela Davis with murder and kidnapping in the Marin County courthouse shoot- out Aug. 7 that left four dead including a judge, the sheriff's office said today. Brig.-Gen, J. S, Stewart ;