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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 18, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta News in brief 16 burJled lo death Mexico At least 1G persons were burned Lo death and 40 fiously injured in a fiery colli- sion near here Friday au- thorities said. A bus collided with a car and a trailer truck on the Monter- rey-Monclova highway. 24 miles from this northern Mexico city. Only one of ths dead has been de la who was driving tire car. A Red Cross spokesman said De La Garza was a Monclova resi- dent. Pipeline hearing adjourned OTTAWA The Xa-. tional Energy Board adjourned hearings Friday on an applica- tion to build a 2.0CO mile pipe- line from Alberta to Ontario. Hearings on the application by Cochin Pipeline Ltd.. a sub- sidiary of Dome Petroleum Ltd. of will resume here Sept. 5. The Cochin application calls for construction of a twin pipe- line from north of Edmonton through the United States to Sanua End Ont. One line would carry ethylene. a natural gas and the other would carry bu- tans and propane. Swedish king hi hospital HELSKGBORG Ninety-year-old Knig Gustaf Adolf of Sweden v.as admitted lo hospital today suffering from an acute intestinal officials announced The exact nature of the ill- ness was not known. The i had been spending the summer i at his residence near here. The king's last illness was in he had to can- cel plans to preside at the No- bel pi ceremony in Stockholm He Europe's old- est monarch. Kalmbach repeats detail of Watergate payments Arizona mine collapses Her- bert Kalmbach. President Nixon's one-time personal law- is sticking by his Senate Watergate testimony that John Ehrlichman told him. to con- approving the payments. v.eie Kalmbach repeated in the But in a deposkion made pub- deposition. i lie Friday. Kalmbach reiterated Asked about Ehrlichman's de- his story'of a July 26. 1972. con- j nials that the conversation took vernation in which he said he Kalmbach said in the de- j looked into Ehrlichman's j position that Paving The 9th Street bridge was reopened today after being closed most of Fri- day for resurfacing. The job was part of the city's summer paving program which has seen several city streets get a new coct of blacklcp. Parts of 13th Street N. also bear recsnt e.vidence of the asphalt crews' presence. Fires trouble Montana CASA GRANDE. Ariz. Rescue workers struggled ihrough fire and tons of rock to- to reach two men believed ..Vpped 1.200 feet underground n a central Arizona copper mine Ths men were cut off late Friday morning when the walls nf a tunnel being drilled in the Hecla Mining Co.'s mine col- lapsed and a fire broke out. The mine IF located at the Papago Indian 35 miles south of here. Dick director of per- sonnel at the said. the two men are on the otner side of the fire He had said earlier the two men were alive Two other miners were In- jured and a third fled the area unharmed. Rescue teams battled intense heat and smoke to reach the trapped men. and one five-mar- team was dm en back by the flames late Friday night. tinue payments to the original spoke of the honor of the two would not be telling the seven Watergate defendants I Ehrhchman. who resigned his post as top White House domes- 1 tic adviser Apul 30. has denied men's families and asked whether the payments were le- gal and proper. Ehilichman him they Liner treasure slays underwater Hijacker menially sick CAIRO f -Libya confirmed today that Mahmoiid rounu who hijacked a Middle East Airimes plane to Israel is a Libjan citizen. Tripoli radio announced in a broadcast monitored here. The radio quoted Toumi's mother as saying he is mentally sick and that his late father took him to mental hospitals in Tripoli for treatment on many occasions. Toumi was remanded Friday for 15 dajs a Tel Aviv mag- istrs.e for interrogation and psychiatric examination. to dead at 85 BELFAST Lord Brooke borough. prime min- ister of Northern Ireland for 20 years in an era of almost com- plete Protestant died early today. Brookeborougb. was an niowed opponent of reconcilia- tion with the Irish republic. He was known as Sir Basil Brooke before being created a peer in 1952 for his to the Brit- ish and Ulster politics. He died at his home at Coel- brook. County Fermanagh A major landowner and one of a long line of Ulster fsttlers and soldiers. Brookeboroush was a lifelong adversary of the outlawed Irish Republican Army. HP was Unionist prime minister trom until 19G.T. when ill health forced him to icsign. Profits before FAIRHAVEN. Mass. I of treacherous rubble after An estimated S4 million in sun- j years on ths ocean ken treasure remains in the lux- The diving team returned ury liner Andrea Doria today i Fairhaien Friday with four despite a effort lo re-' a spoon and a bottle of cover 11. estimated to be worth The 2G-day recovery ex- about partition ended vith just a few Meanwhile. 40 miles off Nan- pieces of silver to show for the i the bulk of the sunken leaving a wealth of jew- i treasure remains guarded by- cash and other valuables in sharks and a morass of twisted vi ire and wood that threatens ths lives of future salvagers. The two divers who planned the exepdition. Chris 22. and Donald both of San said they fear that local explorers will try to enter the ship through the hole that's been cut through its side. a cookie jar with Ui2 said one mission member. But Rodocker Andrea Doria is there to stay. There is a grst risk of life going in there to get the stuff. If local divers go in there is a the hulk of the Italian liner. Two aquanauts hacked through the hull of the only to find its interior a tangle Disease threatens Pakistan PAYMENTS DISCUSSED In his Senate testimony last Ehrlichman confirmed that he discussed the payments wiih Kalmbach. and he said he viewed them as a ian'' gesture. i But he denied approving them. -I would never ask Herb Kal- 1 mbach to do anything that was j shady or certainly he said at one point. Kalmbach's deposition was taken July after both men had testified before the Senate Watergate committee. It -was sworn in connection with the j suits and countersuits the' Democratic party filed against the Republicans. 5n another Watergate-related i matter. President Nixon's law- I j crs argued Friday that a sub- poena for White House tapes would amount to extrac- tion cf the last ounce of flesh by the criminal at the ex- Insurgents harden grip iii Cambodia PHNOM PENH fAPI Com- munist-led forces began dosing in from two sides today on the isolated provincial capital of Kompcng Cambodia's third largest city. I'klitary. sources believe the move may signal a change of strategy by the Khmsr Rouge insurgents in the wake of the United States bombing halt Aug. 15. Rebel for the last month concentrated strength around this capital but there recently has been a limited withdrawal south of the city. Without U.S. air pause of executive privilege and j the insurgents may feel the confidentiality of presiden-1 the isolated provincial popu- lation centres are ripe for the Idaho Fire- fighters hoped to take advan- tage of a break in the weather today as they fought to contain blazes covering more than 000 acres in the Pacific North- west and northern Rocky Moun- tains. As of late there were 19 major blazes covering acres in acres in Idaho and acres in Mon- said a spokesman for the Interagency Fire Centre the United States control centre for forest fires. Tindertm conditions in the drought-plagued region have produced the worst over-all fire situation in 20 said John fire service co-or- dinator in Boise. But he said some progress al- ready has been made in con- trolling the fires and cooler temperatures and reduced winds are predicted for the More than men are on the fire including 400 ci- vilians flown in by air force transport planes. In Montana and the Na- tional Guard was cal'ed out to aid in set up base camps and pcovide support services for smokejumpers. A fire on Caribou Ridge in Montana near the Canadian border roared to acres by nightfall and blackened acres in neighboring British Co- lumbia. VICTORIA The Brit- ish Columbia forest service campfire ban in the Prince George and Cariboo for- est districts was lifted Friday following cooler temperatures and rain which reduced the fire hazard. The ban continues in the Kamloops and Nelson forest districts where the fire hazard remains extreme foil owing lightning storms and -winds to 50 miles an hour. In the Nelson two of 36 new fires reported since Thurs- day have flared into major pro- portions. A acre forest fire Is burning out of control at Sob Creek south of Elko where it spread from northern Montana. Another uncontrolled blaze caused by lightning is burning over 800 acres near Cranbrook. CALGARY Rainfall in ths Glacier National Park area has resulted in the lifting of a ban on travel of the trails in the Mountain Creek and Bea- ver River G. L. acting director of Parks Can- said Fri- day. The trails were closed earlier this wesk due to two forest fires burning in the 120 miles west of Calgary. Mr. Raby said the fires now are under but no open fires would be permitted in back country areas and before 7 p.m. at campgrounds. Back country travel is per- mitted in Mount Revelstoke Na- tional but no open fires are allowed. There are no trav- el restrictions in other moun- tain national but open fires are permitted only in des- ignated areas. Plumbers may strike CALGARY More than members of the Unit- ed Association of Plumbers and Local 496 in South- ern plan to go on strike by the end of next union spokesman Lyle Tacka- berry said Friday. Local 495 includes plumbers and pipefitters working in most areas from Red Deer to the Montana border but excludes those working for Lethbridge and Red Deer contractors. picking. Advancing Highway eastward along anti-government forces overran Friday the town of seven miles from Kompong Cham. The district OTTAWA New Demo- crat Leader David ac- cused the Central Mortgage and Housing Corp. of -putting prof- its before and called on the Crown corporation Fri- day to reduce its mortgage rates. The CMHC announced Thurs- day an increase to per cent from only reason CMHC offered for the increases is that it wants to set its inter- est rates at a level close to that being charged by approved lenders.'' Mr. Lewis said in a release. I don't think that is ac- ceptable from an agency whose first task should be lo provide enough good housing for Cana- He said housing is one of the biggest costs faced by the aver- age family and ''action to re- duce housing costs is just as ur- gent as further action on food CMHC had profits of 53.2 mil- lion after taxes last ysar. Papadopoulos takes office ATHENS George Pa- jadopoulos. considered a savior by his supporters and a despot by his takes the oath office Sunday as the first aresident of the Greek republic. It is little more than a change tf titles far the 54-year-old for- ner colonel who has ruled Sreece since the army coup. Admirers say his elevation to .he presidency a fitting re- ward for a man who gave Greece the stability that few democratically elected premiers produced. Death MODERN INDUSTRIAL RENTALS 1250 1st Ave. S. 328-8896 and Owner RUG SHAMPOOERS FLOOR SANDERS RENTAL IS YOUR BEST BUY By THE CANADIAN PRESS Md.-Admiral Ar- i thur chairman of I the Joint Chiefs of Staff in ths Eisenhower adminis- of cancer Kome-Renato founder and editor of the Ro- man daily H two days after a heart attack. Blowing nock. X.C.-Harry Foster for many i years the movie and television voice of the cartoon character. San Francisco-Pierre Boal son of Maryland Lt. Gov. Blaire plunged to his 1 death from the fog-shrouded I Golden Gate Bridge. KARACHI Fears ol outbreaks of cholera and other diseases posed further problems today in flood-hit Pak- istan. A foreign ministry spokesman said malaria and dysentery have been reported as floodwa- lers began to recede in parts of Punjab province. Health officials in the city of Lahore said there have been two cholera deaths in the re- gion. The officials also said pre- cautions are being taken against the spread of plague after two suspected cases were reported in a village south of Lahore. The in Pakis- tan's already astated the rich Punjab prov- ince and are threatening Sind province to the south. Official estimates pul death toll in the floods al 132. but newspaper reports put the figure at more than with several thousand missing. great chancs they won't come out But the mission was con- sidered a total loss. One purpose of the trip was to experiment with an underwater technique called saturation div- lial conversations. Special prosecutor Archibald Cox is asking the courts to force Nixon to comply wiLh his subpoena for the tapes. The filed by the White House lawyers Friday was the final htep before oral argumenls i town of farther back in set for Wednesday along the fell Monday. Farmers need to act i 011 taxation benefits Weather and road report SUNRISE SUNDAY SUNSET II Lethbridge..... Pincher Creek Medicine Hat Grande Prairie Edmonton...... Farmers must react soon to take advantage of changes in said Rodocker. mis- i the Cancda Incom.3 Tax sion was 90 per cent because Hie system is checked out. and it tested The Italian liner Andrea Doria sank in 245 feet of water when it collided with the Swed- ish lin-ar Stockholm Julv 25 195C. The padre is a New ride for horses WASHINGTON The BELFAST A Roman Catholic priest has accused the British Army of encouraging its chaplains to act as undercov- er agents in Northern Ireland. Rev. Desmond whose parish is in the Catholic Falls Road area of said Fri- j day night thers have been j abuses of confidence by mili- tary chaplains. .Uterr.pls had been made by the army to induce its chap- lains to gather information. An army spokesman said MAKE A FORTUNE IN REAL ESTATE Properly Values and rent income continue skyrocket. Real investment offers greater opportunities than ever. Now is time to itcirt. Thousands throughout Canada their luccess in large measure to our ten-week knowledgt- packed Canadian Real Estate Home Study Course. IT MAY BE THE KET TO YOURS TUITION FULLY TAX DEDUCTIBLE For frea brochure clip and mail with your name and address THE CANADIAN PROPERTY MANAGERS ASSOCIATION D.pt. 311-85 KIP SA7 Canada within 72 hours will no 1 longer have to be examined by i veterinarians at ports of j The new effective Aug. i 120. requires that horses must I return to the United States' through the same part of entry I from which they left. They j I must also be by i the same health certificate used to enter Canada. Rules for horses i Canada were tightened two years ago during an outbreak of sleeping sickness. The Venezuelan equine encephalitis per complaint to the it will be i correct investi- may widen SANTIAGO Chile's transportation walk- entering owl threatened today to turn into a general strike against the government of Marxist Presi- dent Salvador Allende. The truck announced last that will ease 1972 lax returns. Marvin regional economist for the Alberta De- partment of Agriculture. The act has been amended to allow farmers and ranch- e-s. in a year of low to hold back tax deductions from livestock purchases un- til a year of high when high taxes may have to be paid. The withheld loss- es can then be used as a de- duction to minimize income tax payments. This amendment to the act is retroactive to the beginning of the 1972 taxation year. Any farmers wanting to take ad- vantage of the new policy for 1972 must apply at the nearest taxation office by Sept. 30. Mr. Gaits said the new policy will not change the final tax situation for most farmers but the short term picture will be much bright- er. Under the old the far- mer would have to wait five years to average all the highi and lows before he could expect to receive a re- payment of taxes for the loss incurred through the purchase of cattle. Mr. Gaits said the new policy means that the farm- er can maintain control of a higher cash flow during any five-year tax period. Instead of paying the he can use losses in any year to increase deductions and save soms payment in another year. way the farmer will retain more he said. will mean a farmer can make more money in a good year by writing off losses in a poor year.'1 Grain farmers also gained some tax relief. Grain harvested this fall can be delivered to an ele- provided quotas set by the Canadian wheat board are high enough. Payment for the 1973 crop can be deferred un- til 1974. or was brought under control and emergency meas- ures ended last November. A fimi'ar relaxation of regu- lations for Canadian horses en- tering HIP United States was an- who walked off their jobs July have .been joined by private taxi and bus operators. A wide range of business- fanners and industrialists j have warned they will join t.hc FOR SALE PAGE MODEL 20'X44' DOUBLE WIDE MOBILE HOME Cushioned vinyl linoleum throughout Front living room Centre kitchen o Bedrooms S.'ove and included S'x27' Porch Insulated and wired 110 and 220 volts. I plumbing for sink rime tub for out- let for dryer. Also htn heater OWNER MOVING 642-3961 WARNFB Carpet PHONE 328-2853 mr. steam Curpet Cleaning Ltd. 76 84 39 61 Banff 64 Calgary........ 71 Victoria......... 65 Prince R'vpert 59 Penticton........ 63 Kamloops........67 Vancouver......62 Saskatoan...... 84 Regina..........88 Winnipeg........ 84 Toronto......... 80 Ottawa ........515 Montreal.........84 Chicago 89 Minneapolis..... 86 Lethbridge Medicine Hat todaj. liighs 70 to 73. Sunday lows near highs near 75. L Pre 44 39 49 34 .02 37 42 33 42 45 44 45 44 52 63 67 63 65 64 63 71 Calgary Sunny today highs near 65. Winds northwest 20. Sunday sunny with lows near 40. highs near 70. Columbia Koolenay Sunny in the Kootenays this otherwise mainly cloudy. A few showers and iso- lated tliundershowers this afternoon and evening. Gusty I winds in showers. sun- 'ny with a few cloudy periods. A few afternoon showers. A little warmer. Highs today in -06 the mid sixties. Lows tonight 40 to 45. Highs Sunday upper sixties and lower seventies. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Scattered showers and thunder- storms. Partly cloudy with a few showers through Sun day. Cooling trend. Highs today 75 to 85 west 80 to 95 east. Lows tonight 45 to 55 west 55 to 65 east. Highs Sunday 75 to 85. West of Continental Divide Partly cloudy today. Scattered showers north and a few in the south tonight and Sunday. Con- tinued cooling trend. Higiis to- .03 day 70 to 85. Lows tonight 30 to 45. Highs Sunday 65 to 75. 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 AS OF A.M. TODAY OF AMA Macleod is In progress. All remaining highways in good driving condition. Highway 1 reported hare and dry. Widening of one mile section of Highway No. 3 east of Fort are PORTS OF ENTT.Y f n a.m. to S Oarway 6 a.m. to Chief Mcu.itain 7 a.m. to 10 Coutts 24 Del Bonita 8 am. to 9 Kingsgale 24 Porthill Rykerts 8 a.m. to Wild Horse 8 a.m. lo S p.m. Logan Pass 7 a m. to 10 Open ;