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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 15, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Auguit W3 TMI HtftALD _ Campus shooting was witnessed by former guard WASHINGTON A for- mer Ohio National Guard sol- dier present at the 1970 Kent State University shootings says he saw a campus patrolman seize a gun from a photogra- then it's been The former Michael said he saw Terrence Norman turn over the .33-ca- lifore revolver to the patrolman two or three minutes after bul- lets fired by National Guards- men killed four students and wounded nine others. Norman's pressnce and activ- ities on the campus apparently will brj part of the renewed jus- tice department investigation of the shootings. Whether Norman's gun was fired has became a bay point of dispute. who new weeks for the special oper- ations division of the District of Columbia police has refused comment. OVERHEARD POLICEMAN who also works in said in an inter- view that he did not examine the gun himself but overheard the patrolman -who took it from Norman say instantly that ths weapon had been fired. A former Delaney said he was at the time a public information officer for the guard and had been assigned to issue press credentials to re- porters covering the campus disturbances. He said he reluctantly issued credentials to Norman afbar a university o'fficial told him Nor- man done some work for the Delaney said the matter of the press credentials enabled him to recognize Norman at tha encounter following the shoot- ings. CUTS IN U.S. ARMED FORCES ABROAD ARMY AND AIR FORCES IN 197Z ARMY AND AIR FORCES IN 1973 NAVY IN NAVY IN 1973 U.S. stocking up on Canadian beef SCATTERED FORCES LATIN AMERICA AND THAILAND Yukon sold rush still remembered REDUCED U.S. MILITARY POSTURE overseas is reflected by bars superimposed against map of the world. Total number of U.S. servicemen stationed overseas at beginning of 1973 was slightly over down more than or 20 per from 1972 and about 50 per cent from peak year of 1968. Greatest reduction was in Smith where U.S ground forces now number compared to a year ago. personnel in Thailand and in Navy off the coast of Vietnam have increased by The U.S. Army decreases elsewhere in- down Pacific down scattered areas down There was no.change in Latin America. No Cambodian negotiations until military balance set FORT N.W.T. The Klondike 73 canoe pageant reached this historic Yukon River community Mon- day by river freighters and helicopters as more than 200 people gathered to com- memorate the 75th anniversary of the Klondike gold rush and the Canadian army's Yukon field force. Fort Selkirk was founded as a Hudson's Bey Co -trading post in the 1840s by explorer Robert Campbell but was abandoned 25 years ago when sternwheeler traffic on the Yukon River ceased. The community came back to life temporarily. Yukon commissioner Dave Smith came in from Whitehorse accompanied by Digby Hunt. deputy minister of northern af- RCMP military and church officials. The military was com- memorating the 75th anni- versary of the now-disbanded Yukon field force which went into the Territory in 1898 to as- sert Canadian authority over the Klondike gold fields near Dawson City. In a sprint race involving the five participating the Northwest Territories team cap- tained by Phil Blake took an easy victory when Baldy Jack- son's British Columbians swamped their canoe paddling against the current. B.C. was leading at the time but finished fourth behind the N.W.T.. Howie Firth's Yukoners and Dave Roebuck's team from Washington state. Alaska fin- ished fifth. Despite Monday's setback. B.C. maintained its overall points lead counting towards the in prize with j 24. The N.W.T. team now is sec- ond with 21 followed by the Yu- kon with Washington with 14 I and Alaska at 11. By KENNETH J. FREED WASHINGTON The end of United States bombing in Cambodia means there will ba no Cambodian negotiations until a new military balance is reached Nixon adminis- tration officials said Tuesday. They added that the U.S. now is helpless to influence the situ- ation. The officials youM make no estimate as to the time it will take to sort out new positions. But they mads it clear they be- lieve the insurgents will have an easier time against the American-supported Lon Nol government with the end of U.S. bombing. Under a congressional man- all U.S. air raids and other combat support had to end by midnight Tuesday night EDT. The officials declined to pre- dict what parties might emerge to carry out any political nego- alhough serious doubt was indicated about the sur- vival of Lon Nol. When asked what the U.S. can do to hold off a Communist takeover in a high administration source are not in a very strong position to do He restated the adminis- tration's stand that the congres- sional vote ordering an end to the bombing the whole negotiating and removed one of the last' meaningful U.S. levers. can't on the one hand hold out little hope such a strategy will they in- dicated little faith in the Cam- bodian army. Administration officials in- dicated signs were few that the insurgents are interested at this time in a political settlsmsnt- They said with the U.S. out of the picture the insurgents have no incentive to reach an agree- ment with Lon Nol or other Amsrican-supported Cambodian feeders. The officials also were pessi- dispose of a real bargaining chip and on the other hand ask us to perform in sup-1 mistic about influencing the porting the current the j Cambodian situation through official said. j pressure on North Vietnam un- STEP UP AID I der the terms of the Jan. 27 What the U.S. does intend to j agreement supposedly ending do is increase deliveries of ths Indochina tary equipment under the There is nothing the U.S. rea- aid as well as seeder- j listically can do in that regard Some state department in a slightly dissenting say they may not neces- sarily be a Communist takeover if Lon Nol falls. Tlaey note that in spite of Sihanouk's current support by the prince fought the Communist insur- gents for years before being ousted by Lon Nol in 1970. They also claim the insur- gents themselves are badly di- vided and may not be capable of putting together a viable gov- ernment. Another ingredient in this theory is the historic antag- onism among all Indochinese people. ate deliveries and distribution j of food and medical supplies j State Secretary William gers also indicated last weak j the U.S. has urged the Cam- j bodian military to pull back its i forces from exposed positions to more readily defendable i U.S. mili tar y except hold off signing an agreement to provide aid to North they said. NO WORSE OFF A continuation of the current Cambodia situation or even a Communist takeover will not se- riously hurt the South Vietnam- ess the sources said. Ont. Be- cause of the beef shortage in the United many U.S. particularly those near the have been stocking up or Canadian beef which is not subject to Ameri- can price controls. Wrigtey's Supermarkets in Detroit stocked up on Canadian beef last week in anticipation of Canadian government export controls. Bill of McMaster and the company which handles public relations for the 87 Wrigley's said the chain bought heavily in the Canadian market last week. Mr. McMaster couldn't say exactly how but he in- dicated it was. of pounds'' and should be enough beef to last the chain at least a couple of weeks. He said the chain had been anticipating the Canadian con- trols and learned last Friday that the government would meet for an emergency session Monday. Audrey McGafferty said at Kroger supermarket chain headquarters in that the chain bought a amount of Canadian WON'T BUY MORE But she said it was a gap and the chain had not intended to buy more. Detroit said it won't be affected by the Canadian controls either. Sam meat department said the chain bought Canadian beef only a few years ago. guess we're making your j beef too be said. He said be knew of big buyers of Canadian beef in the Detroit but good business practices prevented him from informing on the competition. Soldier can be named WASHINGTON The justice department has been told several Kent State University students can identify the Ohio National Guard soldier who fired the first shot in the 1970 university campus shoot- ings which killed four a knowledgeable congressional source said Tuesday. Investigators for the judiciary subcommittee of the House of Representatives have turned now custom i over to the department reports she all our nor-1 of interviews with some 60 indi- mal sources have completely viduals who witnessed various dried 'parts of the confrontation dur- Sfae said custom killing meant ing a student anti-war demon- ths chain approached farmers I stration. the source directly to buy their The material also includes rather than going through pack- ing houses. It was a great deal more we're try- ing to keep beef on our count- The Chatham food chain in the students. film showing free-lance photog- rapher Terrence Norman hand- ing a pistol to a campus police- man and another film snowing a group of guardsmen firing on Swim pool upgraded STIRLING Life- guards report pool conditions have been greatly improved by the refinishing of the pool and buildings by the Opportunities for Youth Program. There were 95 students in the first session of swimming les- i It is believed to be the only I existing movie film which shows the actual shootings. i The committee scmrce said ithe material delivered to the passing examina-1 justice department is a collec- jtion of data gathered in a months-long staff investigation of the shooting itself and the reasons former attorney-general John Mitchell dropped the case two years ago without sending it to a federal grand jury. sons with 62 tions. There are 122 students in the second sessions of lessons with several of these students being bused in from Warner and Wrentham. Exams will be Aug. 16 and 17. MEN'S WEAR LTD. 3RD LlIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIillAJLiiill I We're celebrating 3 wonderful years in business in Lethbridge with this great money-saving sale on quality men's fashions Our way of saying to all our many fine friends and wonderful customers. Eack-to-School Speci PLAID BAGGIES SPORT COATS AND BLAZERS BERT SCOTTY JIM MEN'S SUIT SAVINGS MEN'S SUITS MEN'S SUITS by Finest Men's Regular Vaiues to SI 60.CO ANNIVERSARY SALE by Regular Values to ANNIVERSARY SALE MEN'S SUITS Reg. 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