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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 19, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta LtTHBRIDGE HERALD Salurday, August !9, 1972 Bitter campaign looms Higher food costs in presidential election From AIMIEUTEH MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (CP) A Republican portrayal of Scn- ntor Coerce McGovern as n k-flisl isolationist, ready to sur- render in Vietnam at any cost, has set ULC luno for what may he Iho bUlei-cst presiden- tial campaign in years. The attack en McGovern, the Detnoerntic presidential candi- date, appeared in the draft ptatfortn to Ixj submitted fur approval by the Republican presidentiiil convention, which opens Mondisy. T n fc i u a swipe M c (I o v o r n s "Gmne Nome theme, Iho U'fHibLicnn parly's draft plat- orm said: spending a weekend at Camp Galley IETTUCE RE-ELECTION PITCH lelluce grower Tom Merrill, president of Merrill Farms of Salinas Valley, Calif., feels Ihot lelluce can help re-elect ihe President and his .hipping cartons make ihe pilch. Merrill says he is for Ihe Republican cause becouso of the exposure Cesor Chavez' Uniled Form Union received at Ihe Democratic National Coovnnlion last month. Salinas Valley was tlie scene of a bitter slrike and nalionc-! boycott by the National Farm Workers Union. (AP Wirepliolo) B.C. Liberal, NDP leaders step IID attack on Socreds By THE CANADIAN PRESS Liberal Leader David Ander- son toured the Okanagan and i audience he suspected Ihe So-1 heard from Social Credit Pro I cial Credit and Communist I mier W. A. C. Bennett. parties of making n pact to de- feat the NDP in Ihe Aug. 30 Shuswap areas speaking on pol- provincial election, lulion Friday while Dave Bar. Ccr.servative leader D e r r 11 rett, leader of the New Dem- Warren made n car tour of (he ocratic Party, told a Kamloops I Fraser Valley. Nottiing was Soccer results LONDON (CP) Saturday's Old Country soccer results: ENGLISH LEAGUE Division I Arsenal 2 Sloke u Coventry 1 Southampton 1 Crystal P 1 Liverpool 1 Derby i Chelsea 2 Everton 2 Man United 0 Ipswich 2 Birmingham 0 Leeds 2 West Brom 0 Wan City 3 Norwich 0 Sheffield" U 1 Newcastle 2 West Ham 5 Leicester 2 Ti'oi'hampton 3 Tottenham 2 Division II Aston V 2 Huddersfickl 0 Blackpool 6 Brighton 2 Bristol C 2 Millwall 2 Carlisle 3 Swindon 0 Fulham 1 Burnley 1 Hull 0 Notts F 0 Luton 1 Preston 0 Oxford 4 M'sbrough 0 Portsmouth 3 Cardiff 1 Queen's PR i Sheffield W 2 Sunderlanrl t Orient 0 Division III Blackburn 1 Rochdale 1 B'ncrnouth 2 Chesterfield 2 Charlton Shrewsbury 2 Crimsby 2 Rotherham I Halifax 3 Bristol 0 Notts C 1 Bolton 0 INSURANCE 0 LIABILITY 9 BONDS AUTO 9 FIRE ROSSI7ER AGENCIES LTD. ESTABLISHED 1911 lower Floor 517 4lh S. Phone 3J7-1S41 OWham 1 Brenllorcl 1 Plymouth 2 vSouthenri 0 fort Vale 2 York 1 Swansea 2 Waksll 1 Wrexham 1 Wstforil 0 Division IV Alrlerstiul 2 WorWnpton 0 Barnslcy 3 Cambridge 1 Rury 2 Gillingbam L Crewe I Torquay 1 Darlington 1 Lincoln 1 0 Mansfield 1 Fxeter 5 Bradford 1 Hartlcpools 2 Colchester 1 Hereford ,3 Reading 0 Newport 3 Chester 2 Pcterboro 0 Southporl I SCOTTISH LEAGUE CUP Aberdeen 5 Queen's Pk I Albion 3 Brechln 0 Arbroalh 0 Cellle 5 Borwiefc 1 Hearts 1 Cowdenbealh 1 Morton 0 Dumbarton 4 Airdriconians 1 Dundee Y 5 Stenhouscmutr 0 East Fife 0 Stirling 0 Falklrk 1 Haiti] n 1 Hamilton 0 Hibernian 3 Queen of S ft Kilmamoek 2 Dunfermline 1 Motherwell 1 Dundee 3 Rangers 2 Ayr 1 SI Mirren 4 Clydebank 2 St. Johnstone 4 ATontrose 1 Stranraer 0 Partick 2 With tha election only 12 days away, the Liberal and NDP loaders stopped up their at' tacks on Social Credit policies. At a news confcrcncc and luncheon in Vernon, Mr. Ander- son attacked the premier for lie said wa.s an outdated 1 "litlook on pollution, industrial ;uid population growth. He told 130 at luncheon that the Okanagan neetls secondary industries that will create jobs without damag- ing the environment or harm- ing tourism, HEALTH Af a conference In Rut- liiiul, Mr. Anderson said ron- laminaled well.s nrn producing a serious health problem in res i dents. He said the nitrate salts ihe wells can affect those with heart conditions and pro- duce blue babies from parents who drink the water Mr. Barrett told an audience of about that the Commu- nist Party will begin a program of newspaper advertising today urging support for NDP candi- dates. "f have every reason to be- lieve that tho SocrwJs and the Communists have made a deal. I am predicting that In tomor- row's newspapers full-page ads will appear that will say that the Communists arc supporting tho NDP. The Communists and tbe Soc- reds have more in common than any other two Mr. Barrett said. "They arc both arrogant and dictatorial." Mr. Barrett charged that Ihe Social Credit candidates will he able to point at Communist sup- port for the NDP to back their allegations that the NDP radical party. Mr. Barrett returns to Van- couver today. Mr. Warren also spends the day in Vancouver while Mr. Anderson's stops elude Golden, Vancouver and Victoria. Mr. Bennett's were not known. disputed WASHINGTON (CP-AP) The U.S. Army denied Friday ;hat tho personal Interest of Uio former U.S. commander in Smith Vietnam, Gcii. William Wesmoreland, prevented pros- ecution o! higher-ranking offi- cers [hat Lieut. William Calley after the massacre of civilians at the Vietnamese village of My Lai. The nrmy filed a brief win the court of military review disputing an appeal (lied with tho court April 30 hy George Latlmer, tho lawyer for Galley who was conviced of murder inf! at least 22 Vietnamese civil ians. I-atimor charged Ulat West moreland had a personal as well as an official interest bu the army brief said: "The vehemence with whlcl Ihe appellant develops his as- signed error is indicative of the fact that the error is merely a her herring Ilirough which thi appellcnt is attempting to BUS tain a collateral finding o moral, If not legal, guilt on thing on." The While House, McGovern ml, "has ahout lf> people lak ing potshots at me." McGovem's proposEds to withdraw two divisions of U.S. troops from Europe were re- jected by the Republicans with- out any direct reference to the Democratic nominee. HACK WAM TERMS The main polnls of the de- fence and foreign affairs sec- tions of the proposed platform that will be submitted lo (he Republican convention are: backing of Presidenl Nixon's terms for the Indochina war. amnesty (or draft dodg ers and deserters. strong defence estab llshment, rejecting deep cuts in aircraft and missile programs naval strength and troops h Europe. all-volunteer arme Ca- dlcux. A bugler sounded the Last Post and a Piper played a lam- ent. Member of Parliament Mar- cel Lambert, who was with tlio Calgary Tanks at Dieppe, said he saw more expressions of emotion at today's com- mcmoralion than In earlier an- niversaries immediately after the Second World War. >y 3.4 per cent In Halifax, and almost three ner cent In Montreal nnd Ottawa. While food price increases In Winnipeg and western cities in July were small, by com- parison with the (Cast, they ten- ded to rise faster in the West earlier in he year. As a result, Vancouver food prices in July this yc'iir were 7.2-per-cenl higher than a year 'arlk'r. The same increase for lie 12 months was reported In Toronto. Increases of six per cent or more in food prices for tha v c a r were recorded In St. John's. Nfld., Halifax, Saint John N.B., Saskatoon, Rcgtna, Edmonton and Calgary. HOSE TO 110.2 The all-Canada consumer price Index rose to 140.2 last month from 130.5 in June, an increase of an unprecedented 1.2 per cent in one month. Tli statistics bureau com- piles monthly indexes of con- sumer prices (or most goods and services in 12 major cities city combinations. They only the change in price levels within each city and can- not be used to compare living cosls between one city and nn- ollier. While food prices soared, [here was some relief from high prices in some com- modifies In some cities. Cloth- ing prices were lower In St. John's, Saint John, and Quebec City, and transportation costs were lower In St. John'a and Halifax. liascd on 1DC1 prices equal- ling 100, the indexes (or (ha principal cities In July, com- pared will] June, were: Saint John's NIM., 130.0, 129.2; Hali- fax 131.5, 130.3; Saint John, N.B., 131.0, 130.3; Montreal 131.7, 130.5; Ottawa 13S.I, 134.9; Toronto 135.7, 133.0; Winnipeg 133.1, 132.5; Saskatoon and Re- gina I2D.O, 127.6; Edmonton and Calgary, 133.1, 13.1.0; nnd Van- couver 131.9, 131.7. Indexes based on 1969 prices equalling 100 were: Quebec Cily 190.3, 190.7; and Thunder nay 107.2, 106.6. SUNDAY SUNSET II I. n? 59 73 SO BEIT MERI, Tx-bfjnon fAP) 1 Top-level tatks aimed at averting ,'i ttn inter- oi! crisis trxhiy <'mionf! Hi major f-arnpFuiif-s and five countries tfmt de- mand a share in flic-ir at ions. Sawli Oil Minister Ahmed Ynmani, rrpro- five Arab win ho 3 it. in thr 'i of fho nil rmnprjnio.s Executives of slandarci Oil of Now Jersey, Texaco fmrl Shell represent (he ciif cumpfniicn at tfie first in this hill- j lop R'.soit J2 miles c.'iril of Eici- j rut, Ynm.'ini said, Discussions over how tri com- the oil for a 20-por-fent .sharrj in (heir opcr- n lions dfiJirilockof] lost. March when tfie panirs zeroed in principle WeatJip.r find road report 52 63 46 B4 45, BO 66 Stockholm....... M 57 Tokyo ......91 79 KOUKCAST: J-etlifiridgc, Medicine Tndny and Sunday: Mostly filinny a few evening (hunilnrshowerK. HiRlis today 8f) lo K. Lows tonight 55 lo liO. Illglis Sunday 85 to CO. Calgary Today: Sunny. Highs 75 to BO. Sunday: Sunny wild a few evening thunder, showers. Ixiws near 55. Iligh.s SO to 85. Columbia, Kootcnny reglonM T o d a y arid Sunday: Sunny with a few clouds. A litllo warmer. Ifigh-s Icxlay and Sun- day near ilO. Lows tonight near 50. MONTANA Hast of Continental Divide- Partly cloudy and continued warm today and Sunday with scattered afternoon and night time thunderstorms. Highs to- day to 95. Ixiws tonight 55 to Highs Sunday BO to 80. West of Continental Divide- Partly elovidy and continued warm today and Sunday with scattered afternoon and eve- ning thunderstorms. to- day anrl Sunday 80 lo SO. Lows tonight 45 lo 55. DISPLAY OF DAMAGE TO KING'S PLANE An in- vesligcilor points lo impaOs of o rockel on Booing jet plane of Morocco's King Hassan II in Rabat on Friday. Rt-holi fired on the plane Wednesday in assassination attempt piano woi landing ol Rabat airfield on rrjfurn from Europe. (CP Wirophoto) Ihc hy Avnilnhlx hy llm Dny, nr Monlli nt Phone 328-4765 2nd Avcnun 5. he i.K to r.'ilf nn erncr- fjf.-ncy meet ing of the ixation of Petroleum (exporting f'fiimf ric.s in rnid-Sepfornbfr ;j..' c ,s tho Mlii.'iHnii. rcpi urli Kn'.vJiil QSm I nil roinUr K-, in f.ulf wlikh inrlud'r- Ihe orld' s 1 1 rn.ijor r riimtrif.s, lin.s pledged to [Kiil Hir five if .1 rfinf ronlalion develops with Uic rompanirfl. TJie companies represented in the; ifllks are British Petroleum, Shell, Standard of California, Tr-xat'n, of New Jr-r- scv, Mu'iif. (Julf, FVIrr.l. Alhmlic Tliciifir-'d pui'l i Cfifl. POSITION AVAILABLE IN AUTOMOTIVE MACHINE SHOP! We require either; fj Tjludr-nr linn complcffttl Aulomoli vr. I nhhridcjfi Community College. f no mcjcliinff p I r: yc ri o For further Information und Interview appointment contocti C. VI. REDFERN, MANAGER BAALIM WHOLESALE LTD. PHONE 327-85.17 ANTIFREEZE (Colder Weather is Coming) Per Gallon GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY IETH8RIDGE Plionn ,127-3165 Of F'KIAI. .AS A.M. 7OP.VV COUHTKSV Of ASIA All In Ilin bridge clisi'tict ni'c bare rlry. IliKhw.iy 1, Tram Canada nnif dry. POUTS Of.' ENTIIY (Opening and Closing Coiilts linurs; Carwny r, a.m. to rmtlninlit; Dp] Hnnilii II n.m. lo 9 p.m.; fliMj-scvillo. Il.C. I! a.m. In nildniKht; Kintfsfinlc. Ji tiwirs; I'orlhill Kykcils II n.m. lo Cllicl Moiuilnin 7 a.m. lo If) p.m.; Wilrlhor.w, fi a.m. Id y ;