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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 15, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Ballard 011 franc TORONTO (crt Harry DeyiiKin, s.-iylnj" thorp c was .1 "cU-.ir pattern of today found old Kallord, president of Maple Loaf Ciar-tlens, guilty on -17 counts ot fraud and theft involving found 1, theft c I-Mhud appeared relaxed and a m as Judge Dpynimi sum-ucd up tlie findings of liis 122-iHtie verdict. The 69-year-old Ballnrd, ound not guilty on two charges >f fraud involving less Itian took a sin of water Present Mxon is sending his lop ation. 1 security adviser Kissinger to South Vietnam 'cdncsday for ua general rc-icw of all aspects of the Viol-am problem, including nego-alion.s in The White House cautioned gainst any speculation that icre was a breakthrough in ogot alions al Paris. It said 10 plan to send Kissinger for iscussions with top U.S. and outh Vietnamese officials has ecn under consideration "for everal weeks" Ihc prcsi-ent feels it Is desirable nnd pproirialc at this time, Kissinger is scheduled lo nr-iye in Saigon Wednesday night time and to stay until lie will meet with Pres-lent Nguyen Van Tmeu, U.S. imbassador Ellsworth Bunker m the top U.S. military com-nam or CJen. Frederick C. Vcytatut and other officials. PrcMdenLial press secretary Donald L. Zicgler .said Kissin-Jer will retuni to report to Ixiforo tlie Kepubllcan lational convention gets under way next week. He said Kissinger 1 probal ily be ba ck some time over tho weekend." RAISED SPECULATION But he raised speculations aver Kissinger's travel plans by dec ining to say where Kissinger will go when he leaves Hai-jon Friday evening local time. ZLegler ruled out speculation .hat Kissinger would go back to Paris or to Hanoi, the capital tf. North Vietnam, lie said Kissinger's travel schedule will be announced later. Kissinger held hfs IGth secret negotiating session with the North Vietnamese ,n Paris Monday and then flew to to help celebrate his parents' wedding annl versfiry there. It was the thirr secret RRssiun Kissinger ha bclrl n the last six weeks. He plans to leave Switzerlam Tuesday evening and arrive sent 3tnam filmnt 11 p.m. liiy i IKI. Vi'lion lie wa.s jn'csscd by re-loiters at o news briefing, saitl, "I wouldn't gear )r. Kissiiificr's trip lo tlio ncc iiif! lie yesterday" in I'ai'is, In liis mcctiiiK with Ix! Due Tho, n senior member of North Vietnam's poliiburo, and North VietiuuiH.'.sc p t' n e t: negotiator TJmy, Kissinger was Iju-lievwl to have explored agMn Ihc possibility of sc >nraling tho political and military Issues of Lhe wiir. Hanoi's rcfusiil o K npar.it o the (wo Lssucs fins been tho miiiii slumbliiiK block in tho alks so far. May take control of police force QUKIJKC (CP) Premier Roljcrt Boura.ssa said hero ho will meet the Quebec deputy minister of justice to discuss a recommend km that tlie justice department take Immediate control of the Ste. Theresa police force. The recommendation was made Friday by Coroner Jean Taillon nt tbe close of a Ibreo day incjue-st into the shooUng death of 1G year old Amlre Vassarl. The premier fiaid on a French kmguayc j-adio program Hint he would confer with Robert Normnnd, He did not fiet n dnte for the meeling. Justice Minister Jerome Cho-ruettc is on vacation. Dr. Taillon found 21-year-old Constable Andro Ooulr-l, of St. Therese force, rri m i nail y responsihlc for the deatb. CfHis table a lo Bland trial Aug. Ifl on chnrges o( criminal negligpnce In connection v.'itti the fihorttinH. in housin HALIFAX (CP) Canada's f provincial ministers of municipal affairs agreed Monday the provinces should a greater voice in federal housing They also agreed imam-moi slv that tho federal minis-tei of urban affairs, Ron Bns-fnrd. should call n top kivc meciinj; with ihetn six) a as possible to discuss projxxsed amendments to the National J lousing Act. The ministers and their deputies betfin the second day of their three-day conference today. Nova Scotia's minister, Fra-ser Mooney, told reporters following Monday's talks Hint sonic provinces disagreed with the federal government's g urged amendments to the hous-ng net. The amendments, which havo T ready passed first reading in I rli a me ut cal 1 for now o p-iroaches in housing for low-income families, urban renewal 'ind rehabilitation of existing ipi'ihhorhoods. The federal gov-c-rtiincnt has heralded its i me ud men ts ax tho end of the MI 11 dozer approach lo urban renewal. The amendments would make available million to urban centres for low-income housing developments, land assembly, urban renewal projects and restoration of old buildings. ROLE N'OT CLEAR Allan Grossman, minister ol housing for Ontario, said in a statement the amendments "fail to set out clearly the federal role In programs requiring municipal participation and consultation." ''We do not question the right of tbe federal government to in-roduco housing legislation designed to meet its priorities. Jut all of us have our iriorities to meet as well" Mr. Gross m an sa id. fund s jcing made available for land assembly and home owncrslup programs are not sufficient. He said !h was his understanding that the million offered under the proposed imendmenU represents no new money but only to blast Si By THE CANADIAN TRESS Conservative leader Derril and Now Democratic loader Dave IlarrelL conlinuexl o hammer away nt leaders party p Credit government polIclK! Vlonday but Premier W. A. C. Bennett tDmained in Victoria, ut of the public eye. And Liberal ifflder David olicies erson rcturnExl from Washing-on, D.C., Monday night after aklng time out from cam. laigning for the Aug. 30 clcc-ion to attend a hearing into h c proposed Ala.ska oil pipc-nc nnd lankcr route down tho .C. coast. Mr. Anderson said ho lought there a good hancc of Vi'innlnR the legal hat-e to prevent the oil being ship-rrt down Ihc B.C. coast. Mr. Warren, v.'ho spent tho ay in Cranhrook mainstreet-ng anil addressing an evening ally, told a public meeting oi houl EO persons that "a black loud will not descend Members of union withdraw QUEBEC (CP) Tlie 210.-000-member common front of Quebec public servants Its first split Monday when members withdrew from the body which for more than a year has been in contract tc refuge to LONDON AP) Tlie British government .says it Is preparing to offer refuge to CO, 000 Asians being expelled from offer Asians rom Uganda will be "sombre at best." Where are the bouses he said, the amendments could lead to a reduction In they may find themselves as unpopular in Britain as places for their a.sks a letter writer Is not elected." Waving a copy of 1 1 common front leaders, and president of tlie Confederation of National Trade Unions, told a news conference Monday that the provincial civil servants Syndicat cles Fonctlonnail de la Province do trad pulled out of the common front. The common front comprised public service unions from tiie CNTU, the Quebec Federation of nnd the Quebec Teachers Corp. The common front stayed firm an 11-day strike In April which was endel by special, emergency legislation after closing down schools and causing severe disruption !o hospital services throughout the province. But cracks began to appear In its solidarity shortly there-alter when a movement arose in the CNTU to form a break-way labor federation iji protest against tho anti-government political objectives o! the common front. Since then the new federation, the Ccntrale dea Syndi-cats Democratique, has been formed. The civil service union Is to vote Sept. 25 on leaving the CNTU. Mr. Pepin said officers of the CNTU would meet today evaluate the nitration follr.v-inp the civil servants' withdrawa from the common front. He would not evaluate the effect of Monday's decision on the September vote to withdrav. f.orn the CNTU, except to assistance for family and senior citizen housing programs which are geared to income. He suggested that the federal government provide block 1 ng for housing and let the provinces work out with their own municipalities programs to fit their special needs, Quebec's representative, Maurice Tessier, termed Insufficient the funds made available by Ottawa for restoration programs. Mr. Tessier said he support Montreal's bid for increased funds to restore old homes. He said the million Ottawa made available under the program lor ail of Canada can't cover 25 per cent of Montreal's neels alone. Earlier Monday, the ministers established a five-member committee aimed at formulating a common stand on urban problems for presentation to tho tri-Ievel conference between federal, provincial and municipal leaders scheduled for November in Toronto. Ministers on the committee are Mr. Mooney of Nova Scotia for tho Atlantic region; D. R. J. Campbell of British Columbia Howard Pawlet of Manitoba for the Prairies; Darcy McKeough fj[ Ontario; and Mr. Tessier seek identity of lire victims LTNWOOD. Ont. fCP) Provincial police used denta records and scraps of clothing today to identify two young brothers who burned to death in a backyard shed where they sad been playing with matches, Tho vi cti ms are G r egory Eckert, 0, and Jeffrey, 6, sons of Mr. and Mrs. A] Eckert of this village 15 miles northwest of Kitchener. Positive identification was not possible Immediately after firefighters found the charred remains in the IS- foot square shed on the property of Garry Gunn, about three blocks from the Eckert home. Mr, Gunn said In an Interview nobody was home when the fire was reported in the unlocked shed that conalined two light motoreyclas and nuan-titics of flammable liquids such as gasoline, paint remover, naphtha gas and paint. 'Firefighters made an Informal check of vitiate children and fie counter] for alt but the Eckeri hroihers. When Mr. am Mrs. Eekfirt reached the shrxl Mrs. Eckeil insisted repeatedly that "it's not our Mr, son, Danny, sa i he saw the Eckert brothers near the village store Saturt ay and "Gregory had some James Calaghan, former treasury chief, says he regrets that British passports ever were Issued to the Asians in Britain's former African colonies, Francis Boyd, a columnist tor The Guardian writes that the welcome for the "lost Guardian. The Uganda A.slar-s Charter on which the Social Credit election platform s Mr. Warren said: 'Uke so many other charters, t could leave you stranded." Ho said the charter calls for ncreascs in olrl age pensions, tensions for the handicappw ind the minimum wage, lisit Iocs not say what the n-creases would be. Mr. liarrett Uild an overflow crov.d of alxjut 3Sd persons n 'ort Alhernl thai the NDP is 'the only party that can possibly defeat Social Credit In his election." "We're saying to all voters of nil parties in British Columbia 'enough is enough, give us a chance, we'll show you what we can do.1 lie said nn NOP government would work lo cut food costs by helping to create co-operatives for wholesale food outlets. He also said liis party is committed lo having M C. Hydro build the proposed natural gas pipeline to Vancouver Tr'.rmd. On the subject of taxation, he said: "The gift tax was designed to tax the rich and it is being removed lo please tho rich, nnd that's what Social Credit is all about pleasing the rich." Mr. Harrctt was In continue hK lour of Island centres today with stops in Powell River anrl Campbell River. Mr. Warren wa.s lo be In Fairmor.t Hot Springs and Mr. Anderson was In address a service club luncheon in Vancouver before going to N'anaimo, Campbell River nnd Port Albcrni. Premier Dennett, conliiucd his policy of unannounced campaign Sharp en route, lo Peking fair HO NT, KOMC; (Router) Canada's external affairs m retained their British citizenship when their countries iccamo Independent. This cn-itted them to emigrate to Britain at any time. But five years ego Kenya cracked down, lo end the Asians' hold on the country's commerce, and the resultant influx Into Britain touched a racial scare among lower-class whiles fcar-fu of the competition for jobs and cheap housing. Tbe Labor government responded hy .sharply restricting immigration. NO CONCRETE PLANS Now President Idi Amin o Uganda has given tho holders of foreign passports in his country 90 days to get out. Most of them are of Asian extraclion with, nn estimated hold ing British passports, and an unk no wn number of ot lie rs holding Indian or Pakistani pa pers, Britain's Conscrvalive government says it will honor tho British passports, but so far it has come up with no concrete plans. Britain one of the more r ensely populated countries in (ho world, with WJ7 persons to tho square mile. Many of Its 5a million people are beset by economic ills and shortages o lousing, schools nr.d hospitals There are nearly one million people out of work. Trouble between white am colored communities in th cities is coming increasingly t Ihe surf rice. Rioting in Liven pool Uisl week hlamct on mci.d antagonism i a district where housing is i s mil supply or of poor stant ard. If Ihc Ugandans arrive e ma.c.sc, tho first problem will be where to house them. On newspaper reported that th government Is thinking ant. Sl'NRISB WEDNESRAY SUNSET I. 1'rc I.fllilniiliie Ii3 SI Pincicr Crtt-k 70 47 Medicine Hnl 77 59 Edmonton 71 40 Graiulc Prairie 74 47 Banff 78 4H Calgary 70 Victorin 72 55 .12 Pcnticttm 74 54 Prince George 7.1 42 Kmnloops 7fi S3 Vancouver M 51 Saskatoon 72 50 .01 Regina 78 58 Winnipeg n 03 XI Toronto 79 48 .3f OUav.a nil 50 Montreal St. John's lf> 35 .21 Halifax 70 49 Charlottotown M 411 Frcdcricton 70 in Chicago 'J- -New York M 01 .7i Miami Rfi 72 .4: [xjs AnRelca 76 Ii3 Vegas 80 fill .1' 'hoonix 100 7fl lloinltilu IK) 73 Itnmc. ______ Paris ___ M 5R London 77 Berlin 77 (is Amsterclam 72 road report Moscow 75 M Stockholm 72 59 Tokyo "JO 77 FOKKCAST: Mulicino Hat. pale its tills morning.. Mostly sunny. HiRlis tni( nOs. Sunny. Illghii 85-SO. Calvary Monilng (OR patches lifting by mid morn-inn. Highs '5HO. Ixws near Ml. Suiuiy. Highs Dear BO. Qiluinhla Kfiolcnny Hoglon? Kunny v.'ith clourlv pcnocl-s aiu iiftcrnoon siiowci's. with cloudy todiiy and Wednesday near (W lows 50 to 55. 5KINTANA Kasl ot Ci.riliiicnl.-il Diviilf Hain to showers nortfieasL lanif'h't coulintiiiu; Ivlsowhere and scattered tluinder-storms today nnd Wednesday. A lillle warmer west. lliRhs Tuesday nncl Wnrtii-sdny 7S n fii. Kxcnjit to fx) southoas'. Lows lo V'csl nl rniillnrnl.il and tnclay nnr] lliidi.s Tuesday and Wednesday 7U to 80. l-ov.-s SOs. army worm active in Alberta CALGARY fCP) Last week's warm weather brought on e x ten s i ve a cl i vi ty by th o Bert ha ar my worm the A l-bera Wheat Pool reportec Monday m its weekly crop report. Areas around Edmonton nnc further east of the capital were suffering the worst infestations, said the pool. Meanwhile, some spring wheat and barley had been combined in the southeastern Fcction of the. province. Barley and rapt-seed swathing was general in those areas. The Pool also Ilia barley anil oats were being cut east of Brooks, be Lween Calgary and Medicine Hat. Crops were goo.'! hut a little late nlong the foothills ant! lodging appeared to be a lem. Central Alberta crops but it would be nt least one week bc-fnio much swathing could done. Crops norlh (if Edmonton arc) in the; Peace River region were good but were at leas (wo weeks late, said the face food charge i EDMONTON Twr (fairies will be Oct. 'l on rhargfcs of sellint, food. Northern Alhorta Dairy Poo and Palm Dairies entered no guilly pleas in provmcia judge's court Monday, Charges were laid in June following complaints to the cit> hoard of health that home deliveries of milk In it shows hnw 21 of the union's officers will vote on the 200 9' 100 Copies S3. 30 plus Nobel Prize NEW IfAVF'A, f'onn. Max Th'-iter, the No who developed I h c i yellow fever vac-cine, died here after a short illness. Professor Theiler had been a member n the Yale University faculty since JDM. His research, for which he received the lEnfflfflnT'TfTft'IfB foreign mYteria'r- in rrcnlred on holiday camps, which Mitchell Sharp, left sciluiiciit In onu ca.se, and gaso-1269 S ieldbridge line in another. i i iiHiiiii M iiiiii iJHiiiByiiliii Etnirn for inKccl-carr tf yellri'.v dies at 79 KTI Howard f W, n Koutbern Al-; U-r-in njJrk'iiltur.ilist ;md form-ri Tif rnfifT nf the 1'nivtrsity nf Albrtria hern fo Wright was chosen nn Alix'itn farmer in 1 v.vis nf tfie Cnnndian flrrjv.'fr's frr.rn (in1: AJhrsu CJrop Improvcincnl Jlc fiirnu'if ir. tho Clarc-sholm Jnifl Airdiif, districts afff.-r inciv-iid' fn.ni Ont In ItHf. J vivcd by his v.ife, Aurjii'.Ui ,1 von a "f wouldn't want them with! a w.o nritjIilK; ;i H InrKi: In old Tlu; I'.'iily l-'.xpi 'I'lic Monthly Club, (i (i: i C.'onscrrvaLivc.s. thai thn sliip 1 ic l.fiaralans to tny "nv.-Mlaolr .an un il it ran '.vork rmt sali.sfactoiy plans (or Idfiir trade fair In Peking. Shaip was accompanied hy the Canadian ambassador to China, Itafpli Collins. 'Hie fair is to bo held from Aug. 21 lo 2 and will have i more than 2fKl Hems on displ y II is rlcsr-rilK'fl TIS Can ada's l.'irgr.st-fvrT exhihilioi While in ivking Sharp wll also hold talks ivith Chinese Conlour flotation nil (ho crop from every field Controlled crop condition ng of fort c thorough !ml gonllo condilionlng CAT Doy, WoPk or Monfh (hour Lanrfitnpinq Hog Clsnnintj 328-4765 ITALS maximum nulrionl rdonlion ENQUIRE TODAY KEN DICKSON or DOUG TWINE WKIAl. m BME COUTTS HIGHWAY, IETH OITIflAT. AS Cl CflUHTI' All liighw.'Ly.i In hritlKO disrtict BIQ ar diy. J'OHTS KNTI'.V (On PI hoiu.s; 0 n ill. lo mi KooH'i illo, 1: tn in Tortfiill R n m, tn m 1 10 p.m.; Wdiihorese, 8 SUPPLIES 1RIDGE PHONE 328-1141 i mini F AM. 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