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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 16, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta FORECAST HIGH THURSDAY NEAR 75 if ic LKTIIBRJDGIC, ALHKKTA, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST Ifi, 1972 PRICE NOT OVER 10 CENTS SEVEN SECT1ONS-82 PAGES arbor stri reatening Groenan PhoJo EARLY SEASON HARVEST-The Miller brothers of Chin are laking full advanfago of ideal har- vest conditions in southern Alberta as ihey pul cr uniquo harvest system Jo work. One brother runs ihe self-propelled combine while one of their sons operates a 16-foot swalhor being operaled in conjunction with the small capacity pull-type combine run by a nephew of Mr. Miller Sr. Another son keeps the two combines load- ing info one of two trucks. The other Mi Her brolher is in cborgo of unloading the two trucks from ihe field. With sections of dryland farm, and this bur ley field yie'ding 75 bushels per acre, the efficient system is needed. rules New Yorkers Hy PIUTCIIAJU) of The Canadian Press NEW YORK The nearly right million residents of this glittering eily tend to put crime in the same cat- egory as taxes-inevitable. For several years they have been learning more nnd more alxiut corruption within the police force through publicity various "rotten apple" cases. Two years ago. Mayor John Lindsay appointed a commission of inquiry headed by lawyer Whitman Knapp. The commission, after investigations by a .small slaff and public bearings, I his week presented ils first official report. The Knapp commission said bribery and graft have Indeed polluted Hie police force and took note also of accusations of corruption among prosecutors, lawyers and judges. The commission's chief recommendation was that Gov. Nelson Rockefeller appoint a special deputy at- torney-general lo wage a five-year "war on corruption'1 throughout the city's judicial and police system. M he state Governor was reported giving the proposn! sym- pathetic consideration. DAs 1NCKNSKI) There were screams of outrage from the district attorneys of I ho city's five boroughs Jit Irifl suggestion they given a state overseer. One described ns a "damnable lie" the opinon given by Knajjp that dis- trict attorneys hesitate lo prosecuute policemen because of Ihe i rit i mate i-elalionship developed between them in UK: ci'imcCighlinf; process. There is little doubt that supervision will lie lipht- nnwl and some hearls wil! roll. But will there be a per- manent cure in a cily so long conditioned to the Idea that a certain amount of corruption and briltcry i.s in- evitable? I 'a si history is hardly reassuring, The Knnpp commission noted in ils report thai srnndal, reform, and ficsh scandal iippcar lo run in 20-year cycle's hero. Trouble started as soon ;is the police department was organized in its present form in lH4't, There were major revelations of corruption in 1875, 1R03, and 1919. Tho nrilrrrd by Gnv franklin 1) TirwvinvrH in JDM prrKlurrd two nf hrariMCs. Onr of (he juirirsl revrlalinns Wfi.s Mini six innoronl nnmrn were in jail Iwause they refused lo pay hriht-s lo pn- liremen who had threatened lo charf'c Ihrrn wilh pros- titution. The women woro freed; magistrate's courts were- reformed. In Harry Gross, a Brooklyn bookmaker, was revealed lo be paying million a year for protedion. Tluil led iMi pnlicrmn) indicted, ml i ring or rommiMiny Miiridr. by M'lr with invrMsr-'- turn, frdernt and inquiries have Ivcn pvorrc'dnif; into various matters. Already an nssislnnl. district al- lomc'y has been Fired for not. out a proscou- Om niul another has hecn indicted for sharing ?i bribe. Thus Ihr; current shnkoup Is of wider scope than jiny Hint v, cr.t bi'fui'f. scniiir police official rpiolc-d as saying Ihe pressures, together with proposed strJminislriitivR f hangw, may hnva lasting impact, Hy HUCKLKY WASHINGTON (CPi Con- scrv.'itiomsts v.crn blanket! in court Tuesday HR a federal judge gave llic In huild the controversial trans- Alaska oil pipeline at a cost of billion. JiuL critics of the project will appeal the ruling probably all the way to the U.S. Supremo Court. .fudtfe George Hail of the U.S. district court, con- servationists and allied groups Jiave for months fought off- and on battle to prevent the building rjf the TA mile; pipeline, dismissed all the Icgat objections they raised. In a brief oral judgment, .htdtfG Hart dissolved the in- junction he bad imposed in April, 1971, on grounds (hat tho interior department has met legal requirements for allowing construction to begin. Three environment groups the Wilderness Society, Envi- ronmental Fund and Friends of ihe Kiirth, aided by Iho Cana- dian Wildlife Federation and Liberal Leader David Ander- son of British Columbia won the injunction 2fl months ago by convincing .Judge Hart lhat Ihe interior department could not permit construction of the pipeline without first studying its environmental impact. 'STUDY INADHQUAVK' They returned Monday to ar- gue that the impact .study pub- lished last March still was in- adequate and that Interior Sec- retary Rogers C. B. Morion's intention, announced last May, lo issue the necessary pel-mils would violate legal fond use restrictions since the project would use up far more land than Hie secretary is allowed to authorize under the Mineral Incasing act of 1920. University secretary resigns The University of IxHhbridgc lui.s announced the resignation of n senior admini.sli ;itive of- ficial. Jim FLslibonnie's retire- ment move seen to end war SAIGON (AP) U.S. presi- dential adviser Henry Kissinger arrived in Saigon tonight and Le Due Tho, his North Viet- namese adversary in secret peace talks, flew to Hanoi amid widespread speculation about a new move to end the war. at Swift plant A A "scrimage" between 75 employees of Swifts Caiialian Co. Ltd. in Letlibridge and management ended at noon to- day wlic-n union and company officials agreed to enter dis- cussions "in the very near fu- ture." Norm LcCIare, union busi- ness agent, told The Herald the workers would be returning to work Thursday morning as usu- al. The employees, members of the Canadian Food and Allied Workers Union, Local 740, walked off the job at 7 a.m. Tuesday to protest working conditions at the meat packing plant. Mr. LcCIare said tho impetus for the plnnr.ed meeting came from the national offices of both the union and the com- pany. He said a solution to the problem was nearly reached beUveen local officials of the union and company but indi- cated that Ihe problem was "a little beyond us." Included in lliu planned meet- ing will be members of the lo- cal plant nianr.giiment. the union and Tom Dane, national director of operations for Swifts. "All the union really wanted was for the problems lo be looked at and a solution said Mr. LcCIare. "The aereemeiit by the com- pany and union officials to sit down to the discussion was the key to the back to work move. Tva made the centra fold of Seen and heard About town 'AUTIOtlS (I'Snlli- nil nnif Tim .StticKrrl m.-lKlnj: -1 hrl