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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 20, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta rTivnvu w Ji i News in brief Water supplies limited TOKYO The Tokyo metropolitan government began limiting water supplies to major 'actories and other large con- sumers today to overcome a shortage resulting from a long iry spell in the Tokyo area. Officials said the consumers affected will get 20 per cent less water which could result in sav- ing about tons of water a day. Water to general house- holds will be limited starting the officials said. They said the measure was takesi after the unusually long drought drained the water in Tokyo's five reservoirs to 61 million about 20 per cent of their total capacity. Earlier this a drought led to water-supply cuts in other parts of Japan. Export curbs lifted TOKYO Japan's rade ministry said today it has decided to lift export curbs on including cam- and at the end of .his month. The decision is sub- ject to cabinet approval. A ministry spokesman said the applied since Decem- oer of last have become jnnecesssry because an imba- lance in Japan-U.S. prime largely been rectified. The ministry spokesman said it is not certain the cabinet will approve the lifting of the curbs. The 20 items also include seamless steel internal combustion cargo- handling electric ma- electric circuit equip- electric home tape recorders and eight-millimetre movie cameras. Britains oldest resident dies LONDON fReuterl Alice believed to be Brit- ain's oldest died Sat- urday at the age of 112 years snd 39 days. Miss who lived through 35 British died at a South London old people's home. On her last birthday she re- ceived scores of cards from n-ell-TMshers from all over the ivorld. The Queen also sent her a telegram. i At the time of her Miss Stevenson possibly also the oldest person in the said the Guinness Book of Records which says that ether claims of i greater longevity are either dubious or unauthenticated. The greatest fully authenti- cated age recorded in the Guin- ness bor.k was 113 years and 124 I days. This record belonged to Pierre a French-Cana- dian bootmaker who died in Quebec Nov. 1814. Battle to quell JL Montana forest fires continues Nixon has case1 in Watergate tapes issue Model found dead VANCOUVER Til- tiemina of 7an- whose picture was fea- in a Playboy magazine centrefold two years was found dead Sunday in her apartment. Police said they found a number of empty pill bottles believed to have contained bar- biturates in her suite. An au- topsy has been ordered. Her picture appeared in the magazine's is- I sue under he professional name of Willy Rey. She was a model. POW pension hike favored Mont. Firefighting efforts were con- centrated in Montana and Northern California on Sunday as some men struggled against blazes which have blackened more than acres of range and forest lands. The United States Forest Service and Gov. Thomas Judge ordered that all state and private forest lands in Mon- tana be closed to public use as fires raged out of control on more than acres. The big- gest fire was a blaze Ont Dan federal minister of veterans said Saturday he favors increases in pensions for veterans who were also pris- oners of war. He told about 300 members of the National Prisoners of Wai- holding a three-day that any increase will be based on the results of a questionnaire sent to vet- erans. The survey is seeking to de- termine the long-term effects of internment by comparing employment and family relationships of former prison- ers with othsr veterans. He noted that all veterans will receive a supplement next January to match increases in the consumer price index. The convention ended Sunday with a resolution that widows of former prisoners of war be granted membership in the as- sociation. Weekend mishaps Mil 58 By THE CANADIAN PRESS At least 58 persons Jailed in accidents across the country this including five young persons who died in a plane crash in Victoria and four in a three-car crash in Manitoba. A cross-Canada survey by The Canadian Press from 6 p.m. local times to midnight Sunday night showed 42 dead on 10 dead in water mishaps and an Ontario youth killed by in addition to the five killed in the take-off of a two- engine Piper Apache at Victoria International Airport. The weekend traffic added to 60 killed during the brought to the unof- ficial count of dsaths on Can- ada's roads so far this year. Quebec had the longest with 11 dead in traffic and three in water mishaps. PARK THE PRESENTS THE CANDI-SHOPPE from MINNESOTA IN THE IMPERIAL LOUNGE AUG. 13 AUG. 25 Opposition raps sale of jets LONDON A political storm was touched off during the weekend with the disclosure that Britain is selling eight ver- tical-take-off jet aircraft to Spain by way of the United States. The described by De- fence Secretary Lord Carring- ton as commercial was denounced by opposition Labor Leader Harold Wilson as a and out- Wilson issued a statement Saturday from his holiday cot- tage in the Scilly Isles is a blatantly Fascist Referring to Spain's claims on the British colony of Gibral- he said Madrid made an illegal claim to British terri- next Labor government will cut off arms to Fascist powers and the U.S. will be in- formed that we cannot agree to any further whether or not covered by contracts then Prime Minister Edward Heath's Conservative govern- which does not have to call elections before has been less restrictive than Labor on arms sales defend- ing them on grounds they help the British economy. The Tories say there is no question of the Spanish using British jets to put pressure on Gibraltar. on the Seven W Range in cen- tral Montana. The latest in the wave of fires that has swept through the drought-stricken U.S. West was a blaze which broke out Saturday south of Carson Nev. Many of the blazes appear to be the work of offi- cials say. Because of the fire conditions in the Northwest are considered the worst in 20 years. OUTLOOK BAD In the Inter- agency Fire Centre reported an unfavorable weather with warmer tsmperatures and almost no chance of rain for the next several days. Wyoming and Wash- ington are generally a spokesman for the centre adding that tinderbox conditions throughout the region could change the situation suddenly. Officials said forests in south- eastern Washington northeastern Oregon and the neighboring section of northern Idaho are particularly vulner- able because of an infestation of tussock moths which has killed many trees. A forest service spokesman in reported that 500 firefighters had bean shifted from duties in that state to battle a blaze in the Stanislaus National Forest east Of Calif. A blaze also was threatening Yosemite National Forest and hydroelectric facil- ities at Cherry which provides the main source of power for San Francisco. OUT OF CONTROL Also out of control were an 000-acre fire in Kootenai Na- tional Forest in mountainous northwestern Montana and two blazes covering a total of acres in northern Idaho's Nez Perce National Forest. Forest service officials Said 870 men were still on the fire lines in Oregon after a acre blaze was brought under control early Sunday in Mount Hood National Forest. A fire which de- stroyed eight buildings Friday in La Ore. was con- but firefighters pre- dicted that rough terrain and dense forests would keep them from bringing the blaze under control before Tuesday. A fire near Ore. in Wallowa- Whitman National Forest was mostly contained at acres. All thafs left Tony Prince stands be- fore the remains of his hcuse on the outskirts of j I LaGronde. which was i leveled by a forest fire that licked at the edges of the town. Crews had con- tained the fire during the weekend and hoped to control it later Journalist admits Nixon spy role WASHINGTON The Washington quotes a journalist as saying she served as a a week political spy for President Nixon's re- election committee in the 1972 presidential campaign. She said she posed as a member of the press corps travailing with Senator George McGovern at the time. were looking'for real- ly dirty said Lucianne Cummings Goldberg in an in- terview with the newspaper. was sleeping with what the Secret Service men were doing with the stew- who was smoking pot on the sort of thing. I was told to send it all Mrs. Goldberg is quoted as saying that when she was re- cruited for the she was told that himself had approved it and turned tD his old dirty-tricks expert to carry it She said she was personally directed by Murray M. Choti- a former political adviser to the president. She said other operatives were assigned to travel with Sargent the 'Democra- tic vice presidential candi- talk about para- there one with Vice- President Spiro Mrs. Goldberg said the Nixon re-election committee refused to disclose the names of the others involved in the project. She said she worked in the campaign for two be- tween Labor Day and the No- vember election. She was carried on the pay- roll of Chotiner's Washington law she said. Chotinar could not be reacn- ed for comment. Mrs. worked for the Women's News Service until late last week. She said she took a leave of absence from the a subsidiary of the United Feature Syndi- during the campaign. 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 are required to write an essay not exceeding tan pages on the history of any ethnic group describing community contributions and customs. The scholar- ship is established to promote awareness of Canada's cultural diversity. Deadline for entries ii September 1973. For further call DAWN A 329-2518 UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE has been sponsored by the courtesy of Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce CPA rejects salary offer OTTAWA The Cana- dian Postmasters Association has rejected a conci'.itation j board report which recom- mends salary increases and improved benefits for the postmasters and postal work- ers in small communities and rural areas across the coun- try. The association said Satur- day that while the report rec- ommends an acceptable wage for senior levels it falls far short at the lower .levels. The employees' representa- tive on the three man William submitted a minority report accusing the governmeiil of trying to evade i1e svnm minimum n'aeTA WASHINGTON At- torney General Elliot Rich- ardson said Sunday that Presi- dent Nixon has a very strong for not turning over White House tapes to the Watergate special prosecutor. In another televised inter- Senator George McGov- ern said Congress must seriously consider im- peachment if the courts order Nixon to release the tapes and he refuses to da so. Richardson was interviewed on ABC's Issues and Answers and McGovern on CBS's Face The Nation. believe the constitutional basis on which the president's brief rests In the lljiht of the few cases bearing on a strong said the attorney- general. But at a later Richard- son said the issue a very c'osely balanced as the brief itself On one Richardson is ability of the president- any president-tp conduct his office on a basis which neces- sarily requires the confidenti- ality of communications to on the other he there is the factor that the tapes might be credible evi- dence in the Watergate grand- jury investigation. Special prosecutor Archibald Cox is trying to get tape re- cordings of nine meetings in- volving the president in which Watergate was discussed. Exis- tence of tapes was disclosed at the Senate Watergate hearings. The Senate committee also has subpoenaed some of the tapes and and the U.S. District Court has been asked to rule. The claiming exec- utive has refused to release the tapes. In a 17-page White House lawyers ar- gued Friday that the not the courts or the grand must decide whether cess to every possible bit of in the Watergate case is more crucial than pre- serving the confidentiality of his conversations. who was defeated by Nixon in the 1972 presiden- tial said the tape dis- pute may go all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court. He Rebel leader escapes LA PAZ The leader of a foiled right-wing plot to overthrow the Bolivian government slipped through troops and police surrounding a fortified jungle ranch where he was holding out with 200 armed military sources said. The government forces burst into the ranch on a cot- ton plantation in the eastern province of Santa and seized control Sunday the sources said. But most of the rebels es- caped in the dusk without a shot being unofficial re- ports said. The rebels were discovered to be plotting against the govern- ment said a state- ment by the other party in the government the broadly-based Nationalist Revo- lutionary Movement Vancouver man wins wine title OTTAWA Charles Plant of Vancouver was named over-all grand champion Satur- day in the fifth Canadian ama- teur wine-maMng competition. Mr. Plant won in the dry white table wine and after-dinner wine clatses. About 160 competitors were entered in 12 classes. Tom Walsh of Ottawa won first prize in the red table wine class. This is considered the top wine among the 12 classes be- cause more red table wine is made throughout the world than any other kind. Judges said Ma-. Walsh's wine rated witjj fine commercial red wines. The rose table wine class was won by Larry Ranson of Winni- dessert wines by Leo Four- nier of Hamilton and ciders by Jack Howell of N.S. Mr. Ranson also won in the la- bels class. Judging was done by seven professional wine tasters. One of Michael Vaughn of said the quality of Canadian wine has improved rllirinff tlw laef thrun that process is com- if the Supreme Court holds the president of the Unit- ed States must turn over the tapes and other evidence in his possession bearing on this and he then there is no recourse except for the Con- Deaths By THE CANADIAN PRESS Ga.-Conrad who won the pulitizer Prize for poetry in of an appar- ent heart attack at a nursing home. Nice-Francois for- mer French Olympic ski cham- of a skull fracture he suf- fered in a fall. Vancouver-Jack the Toronto Globe and Mail's first staff cartoonist. gress to give serious consider- ation to McGovern was asked wheth- er he thought the so-called allegedly under- taken by persons associated with the Committea for the Re- election of the President stole the election from him. the cover-up of these activities denied us a possible he said. think if the things that were done on the other the massive cover-up of the Watergate the mis- handling of campaign If those things had been fully known before the the results would have been quite McGovern said the Nixon ad- ministration should with the public and beyond the mere legal require- ments and give us the Mexico lashed by storm MEXICO CITY The tail of Tropical Storm Brenda has begun lashing southern adding to the havoc and death wrought in the north and central regions by two weeks of floods. The centre of the tropical storm had not reached land Sunday meteorological of- ficials But its fringes brought fierce torrential rains and high tides to the Yucatan Peninsula and offshore islands. Hurricane-force winds put an end to the Acali raft in which six women and five men were attempting to sail from the Canary Islands to Mexico. 17.5. dollar iveakens LONDON The United States dollar weakened in fairly active trading at the opening of Euroepan foreign exchange markets today. Gold prices rose. Dealers attributed both shifts to a technical reaction to the dollar's sharp recovery last week. The pound rose one cent in to In dollar lost two drop- ping to 4.315 francs. It dipped to 2.4630 marks in down from 2.4700 Friday. Gold rose to an ounce in Zurich and to an ounce in London. It had closed at an ounce in both centres Fri- day. Weather and road report SUNRISE TUESDAY SUNSET H L Pre. Lethbridge 7C 45 Pincher Creek 72 40 Medicine Hat..... 78 49 Grande Prairie 62 23 Edmonton....... 61 36 Banff............ 69 3G Coronation....... 64 40 Calgary 67 37 Victoria.......... 72 45 Penticton....... 73 49 Prince George ___ 60 32 Kamloops 77 48 Vancouver...... 69 51 Saskatoon....... 68 38 Regina......... 69 50 Winnipeg....... 72 42 Toronto......... 79 58 Ottawa......... 81 61 Montreal........ 85 62 St. Jahn's....... 62 48 .02 Halifax......... 75 56 Charlottetown 76 52 Fredericton 81 50 Chicago.......... 84 72 .02 New York....... 78 68 Miami.......... 84 77 .10 Los Angeles...... 94 72 Phoenix.........108 83 Paris........... 84 64 London..........77 64 Berlin..........77 55 Amsterdam .......75 61 Moscow........ 73 59 Stockholm.......64 54 Lethbridgc Medicine Hat Sunny today. Highs 80-85. Lows near 45. Sunny Tu- highs near 80. Calgary .Sunny today. Highs 70-75. Lows 40-45. Sunny highs near 75. Columbia Kootenay Today and A few cloudy periods this morning otherwise sunny. Highs both days 70 to 80. Overnight lows 45 to 50. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Fair and a little warmer today and Tuesday. Isolated afternoon and evening southern and central mountains both days. Highs today and Tu- esday 80s. Lows tonight 50s. West of Continental Divide Fair and continued warm today and Tuesday. Highs both days 80s. Lows tonight 45 to 55. CLOSED For STOCK TAKING 24 and 25 Sony 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 Macleod is in dry. Widening of one mile section of Highway No. 3 east of Fort AH remaining highways are in good driving condition. PORTS OP ENTRY and Closing Aden 9 a.'n. to 5 Carway 6 a.m. to Chief Mountain 7 a.m. to 10 Coutts 24 Del Bcnita 6 am. to 9 Kingsgate 24 Porthill Rykcrls 8 a.m. to Wild Horse 8 a.m. lo 5 p.m. Logan Pass 7 a.m. to 10 Open ;