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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 22, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Veep 'outraged' by press reports WASHINGTON Vice- President Spiro Agnew charged on Tuesday that certain United States justice department offi- cials decided to indict ms in the in connection with an investigation of alleged Maryland political payoffs. In a statement to Agnew expressed outrage at leaks he said have come from the justice department in the last two weeks concerning an SPIRO AGNEW investigation centring in Balti- more. Agnew said he has com- plained to Attorney-General El- liot Richardson about the leaks in the case. will fight to prove my in- nocence and I will remain in the high office to which I was Agnew declared at his second news conference on the matter in less than two but one at which he declined to answer questions. Agnew repeated how he had been first notified by letter Aug. 1 of the investigation. He said he had every right to believe that Richardson and Beall would hold details of the investigation secret as Agnew had promised he would. But Agnew said he was forced to issue a brief denial of any improprieties when he learned Aug. 6 that several newspapers were about to publish details of the investigation. Two days he held a news conference and answered questions for more than 30 min- repeatedly denying il- legal or improper activities. This Time magazine re- ported it bad been told by jus- tice department officials in Washington that there was suf- ficient evidence to indicA Agnew and that only a trial could re- solve the case. Said national news magazine account entitled 'Heading to- ward an published yesterday and picked up by the wire sendees freely quotes un- named justice department offi- cials. I can only assume from this account that some justice department officials have de- cided to indict me in the press whether or not the evidence supports their In his eight-minute Agnew said he has asked Rich- ardson to investigate the dis- closure of secret information the justice department. Public numbed by bad TORONTO Dr. Morion New Demo- cratic Party member of the Ontario legislature for To- ronto High tried an ex- periment to test his idea that the public is by the daily avalanche of bad Shooting the breeze SENTENCED TO JAIL PRAGUE Two Austrians have been sentenced to prison terms for attempting to smuggle Czechoslovakians to the West in a camouflaged re- frigerator CTK news agency reported Monday. The men were sentenced to seven years and years imprison- ment by the district court in near the Austrian bor- after a trial Aug. 16 and British Columbia Premier Dave Barrett hasn't really gone he's jusf shooting lhe_ breeze with the crew of purse seiner Western Warrior. The premier spenf two days fishing near Port Renfrew on the west coast of Vancouver Island to learn the problems of B.C. fishermen. Impaired pilot caused crash YELLOWKN N.W.T. A coroner's jury ruled here that impaired flying was the major factor in a helicop- ter crash that killed three On- tario men last May on KHes- mere Island. The jury was told that pilot Oliver Kingdon of had a blood-alcohol con- tent of .12 when the Bell helicopter owned by Dominion Helicopters crashed on Cana- da's most northerly piece of land. Gower Brownell cf Toronto j and Robert Craig of Carp also had high blood-alcohol the inquest was told. The craft was on a flight to the weather station and air strip at Eureka on Ellesmere from an outlying camp. the report said. Most prosperous in Canada No glamor here for air kids TORONTO Most kids and aircraft buffs will find Douglas Aircraft of Canada's plant unglamorous. The youngest 'and I most prosperous firm in the Ca- MEN'S DEPARTMENT SUITS AND COORDINATES -Assorted styles and fabrics 38 to 46 Merchandise on Sale Friday and August 23-24-25 Personal Shopping Only County Located in Idler's Shopping Centre en Mayor Magrath Drive. Open Daily 9 a.m. to 6 Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Telephone 328-8171 nadian aircraft industry only makes parts which are shipped out by rail. To boost employee morale the company flew in a DC-10 last fall so they could see the fin- ished says Jim personnel director. like to see the fly- It has an uplifting effect to see the plan roll Douglas owned by McDonnell Douglas St. has spent almost million for tooling and expansion at the 100-acre site next to Toronto Inter- national Airport. The established in took over a contract to build DC-9 parts from de Havil- land Aircraft of Canada Ltd. when the British-owned firm could not overcome financing and production problems. The plant has had four pre- vious owners and its products have included Harvard and Yale Lancaster and B- 26 the Avro Arrow in- terceptor and the experimental Avro flying saucer. Douglas with employees and a weekly payroll of more than repre- sents about 30 per cent of Can- ada's aircraft industry. 1 So far it has built worth almost million a for DC-10 cabin floors and tail sections for DC-9 twin-engine and mid-body sections for DC-8 four- engine jets. wings are far more complex than many whole air- says Chuck 55-year-old Texas native who is vice-president and treasurer of Douglas Canada tell ourselves and our employees we have to be better than other components of the corpo- ration because we do have dis- duties and so on. We don't like to remind the corporation of these but they Handicaps include a five-per- cent tariff on items shipped to the parent fluctuating ex- change rates for Canadian and U.S. dollars and big delivery bills. It costs to send each set of DC-10 wings on the seven- day trip to the Long Ca- assembly plant. The company's major advan- he is a well- trained basic labor force. MORTON SHULMAN In his column in The he says that while filling in as news hcst on station CITY-TV he threw in an item about a that Toronto's old city occupies a downtown been stolen. At the close of the he gave a that it had been reported seen near Ham- 40 miles and po- lice believed at attempt was being made to smuggle it across the United States bor- der. Over the next few close to a dozen people asked him whether he had heard any more about the theft. all the other crazy things-going on in the he the theft of Toronto's old city hall doesn't sound so strange after all. I suspect that the whole world is in the process of hav- ing one big massive nervous Zellers WINTER COATS -Misses' and Ladies' coats. Assorted styles and colors. Jackets. Sizes 8 to IS. On to Halifax Wally of Edmonton wobbles by the Peace Tower in marking completion of miles on his unicycle on a cross-country trip from Vancouver to Halifax. He's doing it for fun and to break on earlier unirvrlinn rfcnrri nn Merchandise on Sale Friday and August 23-24-25 Personal Shopping Only Limited Quantities Located in Zeller's Shopping Centre on Mayor Magrath Drive. Open Daily 9 a.m. to 6 Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Telephone 328-8171 ;