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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 17, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta THI I.ETHBRIDGI HKALO 1973 News in brief Publishers mini union chiefs LONDON Fleet Street publishers issued a warning to imion chiefs Thursday that the country's 10 biggest newspapers shut down if printers con- tinue to disrupt production. Sporadic strike action by the printers has so far been Limited to The a morning nnd its sister The News of the published rhe printers want a nine-per- cent raise but the publisher says government anti-inflation regulations would allow only a four-per-cent increase. The acting to- gether through the Newspaper Publishers invited imion leaders to discuss the sit- uation but a similar mitation a day earlier -was ignored. The publishers warned that further losses in circulation by The Sun could mean a lockout at all pa- pers. buses recalled Ont. Gen- eral Motors of Canada has noti- fied owners of 868 buses deliv- ered since 18S3 to replace a power steering bracket and clamping bolt that could result in a loss of steering control. No failures been re- port 2d. GM said Thursday. A total of 3.915 buses are in- i volved in the United States. In fanner killed by IRA BELFAST A man who disappeared nine days ago has been murdered by the Irish i Republican Army as an in- the IRA said Its militant Provisional to the wife of Patrick Duffy. of the Roman Catho- lic Creggan district of London- informing her of his death. I And in a separate statement Thursday night the Provisional i said Duffy admitted giving po- lice and ihe British Army infor- mation which brought several IRA arrests in recent months It said Duffy was Aug 9 after being questioned for a day. Iso has been found. Police raid starts violence South-West Af- rica One-hundred and fifty South African police- 1 men today sealed off Wind- hoek's Katutura African town- premises whsre shooting broke out overnight after a security police raid on a meeting held j by members of the i Scuth-WEST Africa People's Or- I Interim feed grains policy runs into West opposition WINNIPEG The re- cently-announced interim feder- al policy on feed grains ran stiff opposition Thursday at a meeting of federal and western Canada government represent- atives. Manitoba Agriculture Minis- ter Sam Uskiw pledged to fight the policy and the top federal representative at the deputy agriculture minister S. B. expressed disap- pointment at the reception. Mr. the only elected official at the said Saskatchewan indicated a sim- ilar opposition through its dep- uty Doug McArthur. J. W. chairman of the Alberta Grain said he will confer -with his gov- ernment but Alberta's position was to the ship after a night of ganization which led to the arrest of 265 Ovambo tribesmen. Early today an Ovambo man was found dead apparently from a bullet next to During the night a municipal police building was set on firs. while two policemen v.ere slightly injured during oper- ations --TT I IVl M VjiTiJ.J. error blamed mortgage loan rates WASHINGTON Hu- man error may have caused the bombing accident lhat Look the livss of an estimated 137 Cam- Indians and injured more than 260 others in the village of Neak Luong Aug. say Pentagon sources. The sources said that United States Air Force investigators are leaning toward the theory I that ''somebody did not do his job said the source. But the source stressed that the investigators are not yet certain of the cause and are i continuing their investigation at I Anderson Air Force Base on Guam. ''The most likely possibility appears to be human said the source. j Prize-winner dies NEW BRUNSWICK N.J. Nobel Prize-winner Dr. QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Denial Mechanii Capital Bldg. PHONE 328-7684 I S e 1 m a n Waksman. micro- biologist and codiscoverer of jthe first effective antibiotic a g a i n s t died I Thursday in Kyannis. Mass Rutgers University announced. He was 85. Dr. Waksman won the Nobel Prize in 1952 for his part in the discovery of streptomycin. ALEX HOTEL 322 5 St. S. NIGHTLY ENTERTAINMENT p.m. to Midnight r i i i i L ALLIED ARTS COUNCIL presents WEST SIDE STORY DICK August 25 YATES MEMORIAL CENTRE 8-30 p m. TICKETS AT LEISTER'S i i i i j OTTAWA The gov- ernment's Central Mortgage and Houbing which pro- vides home mortgage funds for hundreds ot thousands ot Ca- announced Thursday it has raised its interest rate for direct mortgage loans to from 9 per cent. The increase affects mort- gages under the National Housing Act. William Teron. CMHC presi- said the interest rate for low-income rental housing and other direct loan programs was raised to 8 from 71s per cent. The increases follow the Bank of Canada's raise of one- half of one per cent last month in its prime lending rate to chartered which started mortgage interest rate increas- es throughout most of Canada. a residential National Housing Act lender for home- owner CMHC must es- tablish its rate of interest at a level close to that being charg- ed by approval Mr. Teron said. He noted that approved lend- er market rates for NHA home- owner Joans now are generally per cent. CMHC last year committed a total of nearly S5 4 billion in housing about 90 per cent of it for low-and moderate-in- come Canadians. The mortgage rste for most of last year was per cent. Twins al CNE Spectators watched as twin calves born two minutes apart at the Canadian National Exhibiticn in Toronto Thursday. The threesome will be auctioned at the sale of Registered Holstein Cows and Offspring on Labor Day at the CNE. Skylab crew to follow star CAPE Fla. Like the Three Wise Men almost 20 centuries before. Skylab astronauts will be following a bright light this Christmas. Space officials announced Thursday that the third crew in the Skylab space program will be launched into space Nov. 9 so that they will be able to ob- serve and photograph the comet the bright- est of this it streaks across the solar system in December. The to be more than 50 times brighter than the famed Halley's named after its dis- Lubos Kohoutek of the Hamburg observatory in East who first observed it last March 7. The Skylab 3 Col. Gerald Dr. Edward Gibson and Lt.-Col. William be the only men able to observe the blazing comet in the clarity of outer space without the distortion of 1 earth's atmosphere. i Space scientists say the I comet is actually a icey which becomes more brilliant as it nears the sun and the solar heat begins to evapo- rate its crystaline particles into gas. It is thought to be made up of some of the oldest materials in the older than the earth or the moon. Lika all Kohoutek I will come rushing out of the in- i finity of whip around the solsr system because of its gra- vitational pull and then take off again into deep outer space. Observers on earth will see Kohoutek as a brilliant white streak across the morning sky beginning about Dec. 1. On Dec. 29 it will be at its when it swings around the and ivill appear like a bright searchlight. Death toll mounts RAWALPINDI Floodwaters from swollen riv- ers in the Punjab surged into Sind province threat- ening further havoc after caus- ing hundreds of deaths and damage estimated in several millions of dollars in the last Pakistan's finance Mubashir said that eight million people have been af- fected by what he described as the worst floods in the country's history. He said the death toll may be more than Diplomats from seven coun- tries and representatives of United Nations agencies accom- panied the minister on a tour of the flooded areas along the 150' mile long Chenab River. The river now is more than 30 miles -wide and a number of one with a population of 8.000. have been submerged. Hundreds-of villages along the Chenab have disappeared and in many places only the tops of trees and telephone poles are above water. More energy talks urged P.E.I. Five provincial representatives and six U.S. governors in- dicated Thursday they expect little serious opposition from Ot- tawa and Washington over a commitment made by the lead- ers to resolve the energy crisis in northeastern North America. The three pre- miers and two deputy premiers of Canada's eastern provinces met behind closed doors to con- sult for the first time on energy matters. provinces than to Ihe federal The other provincial repre- sentative at the two-hour closed- door deputy agricul- ture minister S. B. Peterson of British declined com- ment later. TOTALLY OPPOSED Mr. UsMw told indicated that we were to- tally opposed to their policy and that we would use all the legal and constitutional authority we had to prevent the implementa- tion of that The federal interim un- veiled two weeks would alter the Canadian Wheat Board's control over the do- mestic movement of barley and feed grains that in the past have been sold through the board at prices set to be competitive with imported Un- ited States corn. Because that price often was higher than the one at which the western feed grain produc- ers sold to feed mills in the west or among the eastern livestock industry buying through the wheat board generally has paid a higher price than in the west The federal proposals are de- signed in art to redress com- plaints by livestock producers in eastern Canada that the west has an unfair advantage of a government near-monopoly. Mr. William said the federal representation at the meting was only to explain the interim not to negotiate. A full- er policy is promised for next year. they didn't feel the total polity was ac- ceptable to he said. Mr. William said a principle Involved was whether a federal program should be run by Ot- tawa or by the provinces. He said such a program would be to frus- trate in operation. Under the federal a guaranteed price will apply to barley and oats sold outside the wheat board as well as with- 'n. The Federal Agricultural Products Board will be given authority to buy feed grains sep- arately from the wheat board at a price not below the wheat board's initial and without quota restrictions. The federal products board will be able to sell the grain in eastern Canada at the going rate in the known commonly as the offboard price. The products to- gether with the Canadian Live- stock Feed will deter- mine the off-board price. Another part of the federal plan modifies freight assist- ance on the shipping of feed grains and freight rates for the to create more equity across the country. Some western farmers have maintained that the higher price to eastern livestock producers for feed grain is be- cause the westerners have big- ger freight'rate costs in mar- keting their beef and pork in the east. Weather and road report SUNRISE SATURDAY SUNSET Lethbridge Pincher Creek Medicine Hat Edmonton Grande Prairie Banff..... Calgary NOTICE ALL GRADUATING HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS LETHBRIDGE FOLK ARTS COUNCIL scholarship is offered to students for Fall 1973 to be used for studies at the UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE Applicants am required 1o an essay not exceeding pages on the history of any ethnic group describing community contributions and customs. ncholar- ihip is established 10 promote awarentss of Canada's cultural diversity. Deadline for entries is September 1973. For further call DAWN A 329-2518 UNIVERSITY OF IETHBRIOGE od hat speniartd by of-Wat- Duda ami Co. Final edition ROSSLAND. B.C. The Kootenay one of the oldest newspapers in British published its final edition Thursday. Eli Sopow. managing editor of The said today Pub- lications owners of t h e cited financial reasons for ceasing operations. The paper bsgan in 1895 as the Rossland Miner. The paper's offices were de- stroyed by fire in May. Lorne of former advertising manager of The has been charged with arson. victim paralyzed shrouds probe on Agnew H 92 85 83 72 49 80 82 Victoria......... 67 Penticton 79 Prince George 48 Kamloops 77 Vancouver.....- .65 Saskatoon....... 94 Regina..........92 Winnipeg....... 86 79 Ottawa ......-.82 Montreal........ St. John's 56 Halifax...... 63 Charlottetown 67 Fredericton...... 70 Chicago 78 New York....... 79 Miami 88 Los Angeles.....85 105 Rome..........86 Paris........... 90 London........86 Berlin.........79 Amsterdam 84 Moscow 73 Stockholm...... 82 Tokyo ..........88 Lethbridge Medicine Hat Clouding over late afternoon TV i t h occasional thundcrsliowers. Highs near L Pre 58 58 52 43 .59 32 1.14 47 .06 44 44 42 .22 37 .48 54 47 .53 71 69 61 56 63 63 47 52 .15 55 53 70 67 77 66 86 68 68 77 59 57 57 61 79 70. Lows 45 SO. Saturday i A few showers or -thunder- showers. Gusty north winds. Highs 55-60. Calgary Showers this afternoon. Brisk northwest winds. Highs in the mid 50s. Lows 40-45. Showers and cool. Highs 50-55. Columbia Kootenay Today and Cloudy except for sunny period in the Koote- nay district. A few showers and isolated afternoon and eve- ning thundershowers. Gusty winds in showers. Very cool with highs in the 60s both days. Lows tonight 40 to 45. MONTANA East of Continental Divide- Cooler in the west 30 to 40 miles per hour westerly -winds. Hot in the east with scattered thunderstorms accompanied by strong winds today. Cooler all sections with scattered showers mostly in the mountain areas Saturday. Highs today 75 to 85 west 85 to 95 northeast and 95 to 100 southeast. Lows tonight 45 to 55 west 55 to 65 east. Highs Saturday 70s west and 80s east. West of Continental Cooler and windy today a few showers in the mountains. Scattered showers with con- tinued cooling Saturday. Snow likely above 5 thousand feet in the northern mountains. Highs today 75 to 85. Lows tonight 40s. Highs Saturday 60s north 70s south. .Deaths By THE CANADIAN PRESS. Va. Frederick A. 80. credited with the first night cross-country plane flight in the United Stales. Alexander Scotty a popular Ot- tawa musician and businessman well known at the National Press Club. Scotland Robert registrar of who married thousands of runa- way couples from almost every Mass. A teen-aged girl remained in serious condition Thursday in hospital in Hyannis. par- alyzed from the waist down as the result of an accident in a 1 car driven Joseph Kennedy I III. i is the son of the late Senator Robsrt Kennedy. Pamela was the most injured of the seven occu- pants when the vehicle over- turned here Monday. David 18-year-old brother of the was reported in good condition at the hospital Thurs- day with a sprained back. A third Mary of Grosse was listed in good condi- tion with a broken pelvis and femur. who suffered cuts and bruises in the is scheduled for arraignment in district court here Monday on charges of a motor vehicle negligently so that the lives and safety of the public might have been Other passengers treated at the hospital and released after '.he accident were Patricia Pow- of Spring and Franceses and Kim both of Center- BALTIMORE The grand jury investigation of Vice-President Spiro Agnew re- mained shrouded in secrecy to- following high-level meet- ings between federal investiga- tors and the head of the justice department's criminal division. know where we I don't know where we're George amid reports the Agnew phase may be temporar- ily stalled by legal com- plications. persons close to the investigation indicated same in- dictments may be returned shortly in the investigation that began last December into Balti- First snowfall FORT ST. B.C. wasn't enough for skiers to unpack their gear but the snow the first in months fell in northwestern areas of Alberta and BC. Wednesday night. The weather office said today about one-half inch of rain and snow fell on Fort St. and a forestry station in t h e foothills 40 miles south of t h e town reported one Inch of snow. The weather office said the snowfall was caused by cool Arctic air which is moving bringing showers and hiffti in SO'l. more County officials and engi- neering firms. who was notified two weeks ago he was under investi- gation for possible violations of conspiracy and tax has labelled as the allegations he had accepted kickbacks. Assistant Attorney-General Henry Petersen came here from Washington his second unannounced visit with Beall. He sat in on an interview with a Maryland businessman who is reported to have impli- cated Agnew in an alleged bribery and kickback scheme. Both Peterson and Beall de- clined comment on the investi- gation into alleged kickbacks and political corruption in Maryland in the last during and after Agnew was governor. Petersen and Beall are said to have discussed ways to inspect Agnew's personal financial which the vice-presi- dent has offered without jeopardizing any later effort to bring him before the special grand jury. Another report indicated their talks centered on possible con- stitutional problems that might arise concerning the possible prosecution of s. vice-president in which never has oc- curred in VS. hiftorr. CLOSED For STOCK TAKING Aug. 24 and 25 Sorry For Any Inconvenience Caused Open Again Aug. 27 GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY BOX 1202 PHONE 328-1141 OFFICIAL AS OF A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA Highway 1 reported bare and dry. Widening of one mile section pf High-way No. 3 cast of Fort Macleod is in progress. All remaining highways in good driving condition. PORTS OF ENTRY and Closing Aden 9 a.m. to 5 Carway 6 a.m. to Chief Mountain 7 a.m. to TO Coutts 24 Del Eonita 8 am. to 9 Singsgate 24 PorthUl Rykcrts 8 a.m. to Wild Horse 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Logan Pass 7 a.m. to 10 Open Junt 1. Hooaeville 8 to midnight. ;