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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 15, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 rMI HERALD WpfJr.nsdoy. AuguM News in brief Floods worst in history LAHORE. Pakistan More than 500 persons are feared dead in Pakistan's worst Roods in history. India has warned that fresh monec'on rains may make the situation even more desperate. The floods began to recede late Tuesday but India -warned that further heavy monsoon rains are expected within hours in Kashmir and they could send more floodwaters pouring down two major rivers into Paki- stan's northern Punjab prov- ince. The provincial government here estimates that the daily lives of about 3 5 million per- sons have been affected. Seat belt devices required WASHINGTON Be- ginning today. United Slates car tration say that all but one 1 manufacturer has announced manufacturers will be required plans to install the interlocks in- j equip all 1974 model cars stead of the air bag bags or devices that with air Trill prevent tfne autos from starting unlefs seat are fastened. Officials of the National High- way Traffic Safety Adminis- General Motors has stated it. will offer air bags as optional equipment on 1974 Cadillacs. Buick Elertras and and Oldsmobile 98s and Toro- the agency Cambodia compromise rejected PEKING The Pe- king-based Cambodian govern- ment of Prince Norodom Siha- nouk rejected today any pos- s'ble compromise the re- gime of President Lon At a news the premier of the exdecl govern- ment. Pfinn reiterated that Prince Sihanouk's forces will fight on until all their aims are achieved. These aims were the com- plete I S. disengagement from the overthrow of the Lou Nol regime and the takeo- ver of the whole country by Si- hanouk and Ihe organizations which support Nouth said. Private parly for Princess LONDON Prin- cess Anne celebrates her 23rd birthday today privately with probably including her fiance. Capt. Mark Phillips She is staying with friends m Sandhurst where Phillips Is to teach A house of that size is usually allocated to a a brigadier or a colonel not in command. A defence ministry UN action is demanded in Israel plane issue UNITED NATIONS Diplomatic sources reported The United Nations Security that one obstacle to agreement Council was deadlocked today on a Security Council resolution one HKiJlllg wiui iiicuuB iai ------j where both she and spokesman said it was allotted avsr Egyptian and Soviet de-1 -was removed when Egypt aban- her husband-to-be have been 'to Phillips because the couple j mands fOr sanctions against Is- doned a demand that all coun- competing in several horse-rid-' hine other responsibilities rBSi for forcing down an Arab i tries be asked to halt aid to Is- ing events. A spokesman for the U1 addition to those purely re- j airliner last week. 1 rael enabling it to ag- Ttnvai Familv said there will be lo Sandhurst All council members Hoyal Family said there will be no lavish birthday party. It was revealed Tuesday that the couple's home will be a five-bedroom house at the Royal Military Academy in May lose use Mass. Doctors say it will be at least a before it is known whether a teen-age girl injured in a ''beach buggy'1 driven by a sort of the late Senator Robert Kennedy will ever walk again. The Pamela 18. was still listed in serious condi- tion at the Cape Cod hospital Tuesday night following the ac- cident Monday when the vehicle driven by Joseph 20. overturned on Nantucket Island off the Massachusetts coast. She was placed in an in- tensive-care unit after three The couple will be married Nov. 14 at Vvestminster Abbey in London They will spend their honeymoon cruising in the Caribbean aboard the royal yacht Britannia. f hours ol surgery for a broken back. Joseph Kennedy's brother Da- I 18. another of the six pas- sengers in the car. was re- 1 ported in good condition at the i hospital with a back sprain. I Mary detained with a possible pelvis was also said to be in good condi- tion charged by Nantucket police with negligent is due to appeal' in court Monday He suffered only minor scrapes and bruises. eluding the United Is- rael's chief were ready lo support a resolution con- demning the Israeli action. But the United States was believed likely to veto anything stronger than censure. j A council vote was expected late today or Thursday. In Premier Golda Meir i said her government -will con- tinue to protect its citizens at' home and abroad what- j ever means we have nothing to be ash- amed those who censure us be Mrs. Meir said. gression Other proposed wording was reported still objectionable to the United Britain and France. Speaking in the council de- bate Tuesday. U S. Ambassador B. V COHllJel.1 John Scali deplored the Israeli action as a violation of the UN Charter and of the rule of law in commercial aviation. Rejecting the Israeli argu- ment that the interception was justified because the object was to apprehend Palestinian terror- Scali said there has to be on the methods gov- ernments can use to protect themselves against those who operate outside the law.'' Israeli Ambassador Yosef Te- koah accused the United Na- tions of following a double standard in the Middle East and said Israel will reject any censure so long as Palestinian terrorists go unpunished. Bullish somersault Matador Jose Mari M Cin- zano res watches as bull had been fighting with cape during recent perfor- mance of Son Lorenzo de Escorial arena near Ma- drid completes a charge with a somersault. auto firms to hike prices price rise Foreign women seduced MP offers to act as mediator VICTORIA The Brit- ish Columbia government plans some course of action to com- bat rising food costs in light i of the federal government's response lo Premier Dave Barrett said i But the premier would not be I specific on what the govern- I rr.ent plans to do or how long Peroii opponent BUENOS AIRES Labor leader Agustin Tosco will be nominated to oppose Gen. Juan Peron in Argentina's pres- idential elections Sept. it was announced here Tuesday. Juan Carlos leader of the extreme left-wing Workers Socialist said Tosco will be nominated at a party con- gress Saturday. who polled less than MONTREAL i The Ga-j vestigale allegations of wrong-' VANCOUVER rette says some Montreal immi-1 doing involving immigration servative MP John Reyno'ds j gration officials have been ac-1 mailers in the Montreal area. has offered to step into the rused of using Iheir position to He gave no further detail of dispute between CP Air and its revealed. Mr. Barrett was commenting cent o ttevotethe March general said seduce foreign women seeking i the alleged v rongdoing. entry into Canada. The newspaper quotes a source close to a government- ordered investigation as saying the inquiry concerns male officials in the department seducing foreign females seek- ing entry into Canada The Gazette says the immi- gration officers in question would call a woman applicant at home to tell her something was missing from bar file and then ask the woman if they could visit her at home. striking machinists. A spokesman for the Interna- tional Association of Machin- ists said the union agreed in a meeting with Mr. Reynolds Monday thst he could act as a mediator in the dispute. The spokesman said the The nawspaper says the in- i union had approaclied Mr. Rev- Immigration Minister Robert vestigation in progress be- MP for Bumaby Rich- Andras Monday appointed gan some women com- mond to discuss the plained of immigration officers' three week strike with him. conduct. jBut it was Mr. Reynolds who suggested playing the role of 1 mediator. dame Justice Claire 1'Heureux- Dube of Quebec City to in- THE PARK PLAZA PRESENTS THE CANDISHOPPE from MINNESOTA IN THE IMPERIAL LOUNGE AUG. 13 AUG. 25 on the federal government's de- cision to restrict the licensing of food exports to the United States arsd to review old age pension amounts quarterly in- stead of just once a year. He criticized Ottawa on j saying it was pointless lo restrict food export licensing withou putting a clamp on ex-1 ports themselves and that it I would have been better to money directly into the hands i of pensioners they need it ''I am he said of the federal government's ac- are he will renounce his candidacy if Tosco agrees to stand. 18 persons injured in bus mishap VEG-REVILLE Eight- een persons were detained in hospital Tuesday after a Greyhound bus skidded in the rain and overturned about 50 miles east of Edmonton. Most seriously injured was the bus driver whose head went through the windshield when the accident occurred on High- way 16 about 1 a.m. Chuck of Indiana described the scene aboard the bus as was shaken around but they sort of knew they had to keep calm. felt the bus slide I don't know what caused it but it was raining pretty hard. It slid lo the went down the road did a flip and came up on its wheels The 30 passengers were all checked in along with the but none were ser- iously injured. Thirteen were released after examination and 10 returned to Edmonton Tues- day morning. Rapid transit plan approval closer A ity in Canada with a rapid tran- WASHINGTON With Phaee 4 lees than three days the Big Four ado-makers and the top three atoel produc- ers in the U.S. have announced plant to increase prices in 30 days. At the same the price of wheat soared to more than a buahel for the first time in U.S. history. General Motors put the gov- ernment on notice Tuesday it plans to increase prices an av- enge of a vehicle while Ford Motor Co. sought an in- crease averaging a vehicle. The increases would be on 1974 models. Chrysler and American Mo- tors earlier asked for slightly lower increases. Under Phase 4 the price increases cannot go into effect for 30 days. During that period the Cost-of-Living Coun- cil can review the proposed in- creases if it finds them ex- prohibit them. Also filing for price increases were the top -three steel produc- U.S. Steel Bethle- hem Steel Corp. and National Steel. Their requests were ech- oed by Jones and Laughlin and Wheeling-Pittsburgh steel com- panies. IMPACT DELAYED The price increases sought by the steel industry ranged from 4.8 to 5.3 per cert and would cover flat-roleld products widely used in the manufacture of automobiles and home appli- ances. Industry spokesmen said the impact of the higher prices prcbably -wouldn't be felt directly by consumers until next year. On the commodity wheat sold in Minneapolis Tues- day at a bushel for Sep- tember delivery. It was the first time that wheat has traded at more than Agriculture officials said the skyrocketing price of wheat was not directly linked to the Nixon administration's Phase 4 eco- nomic saying the price reflected the tight supply and large demand. livestock concerns discussed OTTAWA MSn- istet Alastair and food industry officials meet here today and Thursday to discuss the problems of main- taining meat supplies and ob- taining protein supplements for livestock and poultry feed. Representatives of the Cana- dian Swine the Cana- dian Cattlemen's Association and the Canadian Federation of Agriculture were to meet the minister today. Thursday Mir. Gillespie is scheduled to meet fish-meal producers and animal feed manufacturers. The meetings follow the ex- port controls placed on cattle and hogs and their effective Tuesday. Trucker killed A 55 year old Taber man died Tuesday when the truck he was driving went out of rolled in the ditch and mile south of 25 Uriels northeast of Taber. Garry Wilson was the sole occupant of the vehicle. Coroner Dr. B. B. Wiebe is undecided as to an inquest. Weather and road report SUNRISE THURSDAY SUNSET L .....92 Paicher Creek 87 Medicine Hat.....91 Edmonton....... 79 Grande Prairie 78 Banff.........81 Calgary......... 86 Victoria......... 65 Penticton........94 Prince George 69 Kamloops....... 92 Vancouver 71 Saskatoon.......87 Regina..........91 Winnipeg........ 83 Toronto..........79 Ottawa........ 79 Montreal .....78 St. John's 53 Halifax ..........66 Charicttetown 68 Fredericton 71 Chicago......... 81 New York...... 82 Miami.........87 Los Angeleg......87 Phoenix.........107 Rome...........84 Paris ........88 London 88 Berlin........79 tion are people who agree he can play an im- 1 aj.e stjn not being protected as partant the spokesman far as said. Noting- there had prjces are concern- there had been no contract talks since the union bscame locked in a strike with CP Air July 25 the spokesman just may be the key to if ed. We -will have lo take some action on that.1' scheme combining a tunnel and a railway right of way will make Edmonton the third municipal- Water sale Mr. Barrett said Monday the 1 government was thinking about llllljOjeS OH assistance for unemployed per- sons under 60 years of age who j do not qualify for the guaran-' CP Air Me- j income of S200 Keachie said Mr. Reynolds had contacted the airline and had. been told we would be willing arrange a meeting with the union at any time to 1 bargain in good faith.'' Meanwhile the union an- nounced plans to meet later and who are not able to get as- sistance from tiheir children. KILLED BY TRAIN BERLIN Four cars of a passenger train jumped the tracks Monday night near the East German city of Karl-Marx this week with Air Canada ma- i Stadt. killing SIT the chinists with an eye to getting i official East Germna news their in the dispute agency ADN reported r i i i ALLIED ARTS COUNCIL presents WEST SIDE STORY DICK August 25 YATES MEMORIAL CENTRE emergencies VICTORIA The Brit- ish Columbia government will supply water to the United States community of Point Roberts only if there is a fire emergency or if there is a danger of drinking water sup- plies running short. Provincial Secretary Ernie Hall said Tues- day. Mr. Hall was commenting on a request from Washington State Governor Dan who said in a letter to Pre- mier Dave Barrett that the situation in the tiny com- munity is ''extremely The provincial secretary said B.C. wants to make sure that 1 any provision of water siip- plies to Point Roberta does not the working of the International Joint Commis- which he said is studying the long-range water problems of the acre community. Only last the B.C. gov- ernment turned down re- quest from the Point Roberts Water Board for permission to buy water from adjoining municipality of Delta on' grounds that government pol- i icy forbddi sit city council suddenly changes its mind. Council Monday night took what is considered to b'e a ma- jor step towards establishment i of a J28-miIlion rapid transit j line. I The talked about since gained a quick bless- I ing no last-minute mis- givings as a schedule of spend- design and construction was approved. Officials forecast the 4.2-mile line will be in operation early in in time for the Com- monwealth Games. The line is scheduled to start at the centre of the shopping and business ran under- ground for one mile to the CNR right of to the northeast. Then continue on the surface to serve a high-density residential area along 3.2 miles. Council has discussed the al- ternative of a freeway to the northeast section but was told it would cost 466 million and would disrupt existing neighbor- hoods. A report by the city's utilities and engineering committee said the rapid transit line will pro- vide shorter travel re- duce parking and traffic con- gestion downtown and provide for expansion of shopping and services further north. Amsterdam 86 Moscow......... 64 HPre 62 56 60 56 .16 52 45 47 47 53 45 .01 60 51 61 51 61 62 62 .03 61. 50 .02 56 53 55 62 70 79 66 86 63 64 64 54 59 59 57 79 Stockholm......75 Lethbridge Medicine Hat Sunny. Chance of a thnndershower tonight. Highs 85-90. Lows 50-55. Sunny. Highs 75- 80. Calgary Sunny. Highs 75-80. Lows 40-45. Thurs- Few clouds. Winds N20 and gusty. Highs 60-65. Columbia Kootenay Region- Today and Sunny except for afternoon cloudy periods and a few showers or thundershowers. Highs today lower 80s. Lows tonight near 50. Highs on Thursday upper 70s. MONTANA East of Continental Sunny and hot today. Widely scattered thunderstorms Thurs- day and a cooling trend in the northwest. Highs today 85 to 95. Lows tonight 55 to 65. Highs Thursday 85 to 95 east and south 75 to 85 northwest. West of Continental Sunny and hot today. Widely scattered thunderstorms Thurs- day and a cooling trend in the north. Highs today 85 to 95- Lows tonight 50s. Highs Thurs- day 80 to 90. FENCE POSTS PRESSURE TREATED Get Your Fencing Done While Posts Are Available At Reasonable Prices GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Courts Hiehwny Box 1202 Phone 328-1141 AS OF A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA THIRSTY THIEF Que. Police here are looking for a thirsty burglar who broke into a Sherbrooke resident's home and escaped wilh five cases of beer. Each case contained M Nothing tlM ww taken. Hifthwty 1 reported bare and dry. Widening of one mile section of Highway No. 3 east of Fort Macleod in in All remaining highways an in good driving condition. PORTS OP ENTRY r-fl 9 a.m. to 5 Camay 6 a.m. to Chief 7 a.m. to 10 Coutto 24 Del Bonita I am. to t Klngsgate 24 Porthill Rykerts I a.m. to Wild ft a.m. to 5 p.m. Logan Pass 7 i.m. to 10 p Open 8 a.m. to midnight ;