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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 23, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE IETH8RIDGE H6RAID Monday, Jl, 1971 Philippine government fights armed rebellion MANILA (API President j declare martial law at present Ferdinand E. Marcos said today but was prepared to do so if conditions warranted it. He said nine leaders ot the insurrection have Urn arrested. The last time the writ of ha- beas corpus was suspended was in October, 1950, in the face of the mounting threat from the might be detained for (he Marxist Huk guerrillas. The crimes of insurrection or rebel- j government arrested the ideo- lion." i logical leaders of the movement an armed rebellion supported by a foreign power is under way in Hie Philippines. He announced that be has sus- pended indefinitely the right of habeas corpus "for1 persons presently detained or those who roiicc announced they nre holding more than 20 persons v.'iiliimt cliarge, including the president of a Manila college Many of those arrested have connections tt'ith an Li-go vein mtnt radical leftist organize lions, officers sail. Policemen given fat wage hike SYDNEY, NS. (CP) Citj policemen are on the beat today assured of a fat 38.5 per cen wage over three years lo be paid in part by the provin cial government. But, while the police strike is soil led the city could face a slrike of firemen next month. Labor Minister Leonard Pace stepped inlo the police strike al- most as soon as it starlet Thursday and by Saturday was ready to announce that Sydney Jl.'iyor Carl Neville would rec- ommend acceptance by councl ot wage demands earlier Uionght to be impossible for the SEOUL LAP) A banri of; battled mainland police from a lo pay. Council meets to- South Korean military prisoners commandeered bus. night nnnr.n Police were back on the job Marcos ?aid in a broadcast Uial a rebellious force based in ideolo- gies was responsible for the grenade attack on a Liberal party political rally in Manila Saturday night Two explosions killed nine persons and wounded more than 00 others, including all senatorial candidates of the minority parry for November's in Manila and waged a military campaign that put down the movement, which hud tens of thousands of armed men in the countryside. Though Marcos refused to name (he foreign power in- volved, China ras praised pub- licly the New People's Anny, or NPA. an underground armed anti-government organization elections. operating mostly in central Tlie rebels, he said, have the J Luzon, the rice bowl area north moral and material support of a of Manila. The foreign office foreign power, which he did not; has notilied Philippine cmbas- namc. sies (hat N'PA agents were he- Marcos said he did not plan to lievcd lo have thrown the gren- Escaped prisoners almost wiped out BlU'S lly. Police the Saturday nigh! roily. announced they ni'e staged a bloody getaway from their prison on a Yello land today and made their way to a Seoul suburb in a hijacked bus before they were nearly wiped out in a gun battle with police. Defence Minister Jung Nae- Hiuk said 30 persons were killed, including at least 12 prison guards and officials. The mutineers broke out of custody on Shilmi Island 15 miles off- shore from Inchon on the South Korean west coast and later LOW-INTEREST MORTGAGE LOANS FROM A COMPANY YOU KNOW Your loan will NOF orsoldtoastranper You can be assured of fair and honest dealings No bonuses. No hidden costi whatsoever. Loans to equity. Up 10 15 yean lo repay. H Fasl flfl-hour approval service, PHONE TRADERS GROUP LTD. 328-3348 mandeered by 21 "North r e a n infiltrators" who The counter-espionage opera- tions command had announced earlier that the bus was com- Ko- had landed at Inchon in uniforms of the South Korean special forces. The defence minister said he had submitted his resignation, assuming responsibility for the nunutes after Mr. Pace's an- nouncement. Mayor Neville, who through- out eight months of negotiations said the city could not meet de- mands of the 56-member force for wage parity with Dart- mouth, N.S., accepted concilia' tion board recommendations al- incident. I ready ratified by police with The South Korean armed I provincial government prod- forces were put on alert and Seoul's international airport! The government agreed to was closed to outgoing flights prov'de the city with additional for three hours. money by revising the formula The U.S. military command in I for tax payment from the pro- Seoul was also placed on alert vincially-owned Sydney Steel Corp. The city reduced taxes paid by the plant in 1967 after its former owners, Dominion Steel and Coal Corp., abandoned it and the province took over. Since then the plant has made a profit. The agreement will increase the salary of a first-class con- stable to by the end of 1973 from the present because of the erroneous report, but all precautionary measures were lifted in the afternoon, U.S. military officials said. SUPERIORITY COMPLEX TOKYO (Reulerl A ma- jorily of students in a survey here considered the Japanese people superior lo the French, the Russians, the Chinese and j the Americans but not the r, f.n Germans. They fell "slightly V BttT lUU dead superior" to the Americans, but "slightly inferior" to the Ger- mans, Nearly 37 per cent o( students questioned by foreign insurance company thought Japan was a mentally- I confused country- INDUSTRIAL AUCTIONEERS Offer by Public Auction at Unreserved Snle CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT NAME OF OWNER: Athabasca Oilfield Construction Ltd. Brock Construction Lid. and others DATE: Friday, Sept. lOlh 1971 at a.m. PLACE: EDMONTON, ALBERTA, 17lh Slreel East, between Hwy 16 and 16A East. CRAWLER TRACTORS: (3) 1949 Cat DBH's sns- 46A21233; ond 46A19876; (4) 1966 Cat DBH's sns 46A13417, 46A13410, 46A13116 ond 46A 12937; Cat DBH sn 36A1768; '2) 1965 Col D7E'ssns. 4895327 ond 47A3612; all have hydraulic angle d zers; 1968 Cat D6C sn. 10K910; 1 947 Cat D6C sn. 76A; 12) 1966 Cal D6C'! sns. 74A2913 ond 74A2807 'wide 1965 Cot D6C sn. 74A1533: oil hov, hydraulic angle doze'rs ond D6C CRAWLER ATTACHMENTS: Ateco ripper; (2) Parallelogram rippers; No. 8 ripper; '6) No. 29 C.C.U.'S; Scales DRH brush rale; 07 brush rake; Scales D8 clearing biades; U-dozer and arms; DBH angle dozer and C-frame DSD winch, ripper shank and lool holder, push block- draw bar- Cat Paris; MOTOR SCRAPERS: (2) Cat 619B'5 sns 9E159 and 9E679; PULL SCRAPERS: (2) Col 463's sns. 62C726 ond 62C369; (5) Cal 80's; Cat 70; Cat 15; MOTOR GRADERS: 1967 Cot 12F sn. 59H474 hydraulic moulding board snow wing and scarifier, Cat 12 sn. 70D226 c'w snow wing and scarifier; (3) Cot 12 sns. 8T6338; 8T5932, and 8T7237, LOADERS: 1966 Cat 955 in. 60A13655; Massey-Ferguson MF2244 Droll loader; PACKERS: Cat; DW15 in. 70C297 c w Hyslc-r wheels; 60" shceps fool packer; CRANES: Norlhwesl 25 sn. 2064-A-1227; AEROPLANE: Cessna 182 sn. 33203; TRAILERS: 10x36 Kilchen Diner; 10 x kitchen; Kitchen, bunk utility trailer; 10 x 44 wash utility; Alco Bunk wash, 10 x 20 bunkhouse; 10 x 40 bunkhouse; 10 x 24 hunkhouse; 8 X 20 x 8 Roadway; (2) 8 X 12 sleel sheds; Athey bunkhouse; LOWBED: Marlin 40 ton triple axle sn. 9429; ELECTRIC SETS: Cat D31I sn. 513673; Pcler 12 KW; (S) Kohlcr 3.5 and 2.5 KW; TRUCKS and COM. CARS; 1968 Haye> tandem Iruck traclor sn. 8013385 Cat 1676 power, (2) 1970 Ford i x (2) 1969 Ford 4 x 4'i, 1969 IHC 4x4; (2) 1970 Ford F250 Crew Cabs; (3) 1969 and 1970 Ford F250 3i tons; Ford F350; 1969 ond 197Q Ford F100 !b tons; 1968 ond 1969 orgo 14 tons; 1968 Fqrgo 500 4 loni 1967 IHC Travelelte; (2) Army Trucks; 1970 Chrysler Newport; 1969 Chrysler; FUEL TANKS: 120 gal. lo 5000 gol some trailer mounted; MISCELLANEOUS: (2) Wacker tampers; Thor and parls; steel; new cable; land tevollerj tires; jhop SHOP TOOIS: Lincoln 200 omp. welder, ipace nealors; Tarpaulins; water pumps; Lincoln welder; neam cleaner; ocelylcno outfits; socket sell, hand tools; power tools; ond many more items. Y.TD. II, L, uull llnwn Hal in 1 Sin HT h flrrft, FlKd.. H.C. N.W., CAI.nAItr. Al.TA.. 1. MUSfifl HIM) in PORT ELIZABETH fAP) More than 100 persons were re- ported to have died in flooding following two days of monsoon rains that swept a 750-mile stretch of South Africa's eastern Cape province and Natal coast- lines at the weekend. Officials said every major dam within 100 miles of Port Elizabeth was overflowing and landline communications be- tween the city and the rest of South Africa were cut off. Eight of the dead were in a fishing boat that capsized off the Transkei coast. The worst-hit areas were the j Gamtoos and Sunday River val- leys west of Port Elizabeth. South African Air Force helicop- ters so far have rescued 250 stranded people there. A magistrate at Hankey in the Garrtoos Valley said "at a con- servative estimate" 100 people had drowned there. SAUDI AID CONTINUES AMMAN, Jordan (Renter) Saudi Arabia has announced a new budget providing for million in financial aid to Egypt and Jordan. ALSO HELD Three of seven women part of a group of 20 persons charged by the FBI wilh trying lo steal Selective Service records from the federal Building in Camden, N.J, (left to righl) U.S. Marshall; Ann Pelham, N.Y.; Margaret Inness, Boston, Mass., and Sarah Tosi Dorchester, Mass. They are shown leaving the same building where the attempt was made. Federal NDP leader Lewis predicts 10 seats for party Voting I i EDMONTON (CP) Social Credit or Progressive Conservative in the Aug. 30 Al- berta general election is like choosing between strychnine and arsenic, says David Lewis, federal leader of the New Democralic Party. He told a news conference Sunday Peter Longheed's Con- servatives would not provide a significant change from Harry Strom's incumbent Credit Party. Social in the next week" before the election and said the NDP could take up to 10 of bhe 75 seal.1; at stake. "I have seen Lhis trend in Alberta for several months Mr. Lewis said, conceding the NDP, which held DO seats in the last legislature, has little hope of forming the next gov- ernment. BREAKTHROUGH But he predicted a "signifi- cant breakthrough." "In comparing strychnine He said he doubled the Con- and arsenic there some differences in but they're both poison." He said candidates and sup- porters should "work like hell may be i servatives were a valid altcr- elcments i native to the Social Credit. "Moke a change that makes a he said, pointing out NDP victories in Saskatch- Dief charges JFK helped Librals to defeat lum KITCHENER, Onl. (CP) Dormer prime minister John Diefenbaker charged Saturday night that former United States jresident John Kennedy as- ed one of his top political organizers to the national Lib- eral parly during the election which saw Mr. downfall. "He named over one of his top organizers to the Mr. Ditfenbaker said. "This man operated out of Toronto under an assumed name." The former Conservative jrime minister said Kennedy vantcd to quit selling wheat to China "and told me so." "I had to point out that Can- ida was not Massachusetts or even Mr. Diefenbaker said. This independent attitude, he said, angered Mr. Kennedy and ed him to work behind the scenes to effect the Diefenbaker government's downfall. ADDRESS PRESS CLUB Mr. Dieteibakcr was address- n g the Kitchener-Waterloo "ress Club after a speech to the >4th annual Kiwanis district convention. U.S. leaders have little regard for their Canadian counterparts, he said, and Vms is evident by (he controversy over the rccent- ly-announcod additional tax on imports and Canada's clashes with the late president Kennedy. He said U.S. President Rich- ard Nixon's failure to give Can- ada advance warning of eco- nomic measures including the additional import tax reflect Washington's usual low regard for Ottawa. Ottawa's request to Washing- ton 'or exemption from the new tax, he said, was like "carrying a tin cup to put out a forest fire." Prime Minister Trudeau's I statement that the U.S. extra surcharge would wipe out many Canadian jobs is "one of the greatest alibis in history. 535.0110 JOBLESS "There are now Cana- dians out of work and the num- ber is increasing. We would have had serious unemployment because of the Liberal govern- ment's policy regardless of what the Americans did." Prime Minister Trudeau, Mr. Dicfenlraker said, "spoke with great seriousness but he must have beer smiling underneath." The prime minister should have been in Canada when the e-conomic crisis began, he said. "In my day we stayed in Ot- tawa. No amount of time was enough to get things done." ewan and Manitoba. "After all, Alberta is a prai- rie province where farmers and working people have the same problems as farmers anc working people in Manitoba and Saskatchewan. "Don't let anybody tell you this is not potentially a win- ning campaign in Alberta." Mr. Lewis said national ac- ceptance of I, h e NDP has grown primarily because of what he called Prime Minister Trudeau's failures. "Canadian people have seen that men at the top don't change a party even if they want to. "When Canadians voted for Mr. Trudeau in 1968 they saiv him as a swinger. When he kissed an orangutan recently during a tour of southeast Asia I thought it was just one swing- er deserving another." He said the Trudeau govern meiit has created much unem- ployment and has sought delib- erately to depopulate rural Ontario areas hit by violent storm Dy THE CANADIAN PRESS At least two deaths were at- tributed to a brief but violent storm that ripped thro u g h southern and western Ontario Sunday nighl, causing fires, power blackouts and wide- spread property damage. A Cessna 182 aircraft bound Mansfield, Ohio, disappeared over the Niagara Peninsula. were knocked down, causing blackouts in about homes for about one hour. At Fanshawc Lake, five miles northeast ot London, 170 boats anchored in the lake were re- ported capsized. At Port Credit, just west of Toronto, several boats in a [or Toronto Island Airport from practice race for a champion- ship competition were damaged. At Toronto, more than 30 peo- The plane was owned by C'en-' pie were trapped in gondolas An Open Letter To the Premier Dear Mr. Slrom, I see by the paper that you're going lo pave the Mackenzie highway all the way up to the Northwest Territories thal's if Mr. Trudeau kicks in a few bucks. That get me chuckling a bit. How come you want the Federal Government to fallen the killy when you've got million left over In your highways budget for the last five years? Why wasn't lhat money spent on completing our badly-needed divided highway from Lelhbridge to Calgary, so we would hove a good transportation link wilh central and northern Albcrla? Before you go paving the Mackenzie highway, bow aboul giving lethbridge nnd Southern Alberta a break. Calgary and Edmonton have some prelty good highways to serve them. We would be pleased lo hove al least one ourselves. Time for a change, Mr. Premier? You bel, Yours sincerely, DICK GRAY, Progressive Contervalivs candidate, Uthbridgc Wait. Ins0rtad the Progreulvo ConiorvallvB Pnrly of lolnbrldgo Will "Every area you can think of is wrong since he took over. Unemploymenl is worse, unity is worse and the bowing and scraping before Washington is worse." And. he said, Albcrla's 36- year-old Social Credit govern- ment has not improved wilh age. "It is more like milk thai gels sour wilh ago than like wine that gets betler." Mr. Lewis' participation in the provincial campaign is the first such action by a federal party leader since it began. Israel devalues pound TEL AVFV (AP) It didn't The federal government now Late lollff for Israelis to dis- sbould give small businessmen and manufacturers a :0-per-cent tax break to counterbalance the 10-pcr-ccnt extra duly, Mr. Dief- enbaker said. ''This would allow Canadian products to participate in the U.S. market. As it stands, the import tax is a serious blow to secondary industry in our coun- try.'' Defence while paper will be released OTTAWA (CP) The govern- ment's white paper on defence policy will be released Tuesday, t h c defence department an- nounced today. The document is expected lo deal with such matters as the future of Canada's role in conti- nental defence, organization of the armed forces lo cope with requests for aid to the civil pnivcr, strength of the forces and the size of the defence budget. The forces ore currently In the process of being reduced to men from OD.OOO two years ngo. The defence budget is frozen nt billion until liie end of next fiscal year. cover the effect uf the govern- ment's latest move to boost the sagging economy. Only about as long ,is it lakes lo gel to the local supermarket. Finance Minister Pinhas Sapir made his announcement of the 20-per-cent devaluation of the Israeli 4.20 from 3.50 lo Lhe U.S. dollar-while most ol the country slepl Satur- day night. Ifo'isewivcs awoke Sunday morning to discover Uie price of birad, butler, milk, eggs and sugar risen accordingly. Tlie devaluation will no doubt! give a shot in the arm to Is- rael's second most serious na- llonal problem after billion deficit in the balance of payments. It was President Nixon's dol- lar policy which finally forced Uie devaluation. The govern- ment says the pound has been "revalued lo ils real and the finance minister refuses to even Icrm Ihc latest move n "devaluation." The "revaluation" will have the effect of keeping Israeli porls competitive on the world mnrkct, especially in the United Stales. As the level of exports remains Ihe same, the govern- ment, expects imports to drop lo what it thinks is n "reasonable" level. The Israeli wage-earner, nl- rendy staggering under brulrd laxos, including the world's highest income tnx, is hardest hit by the new mensuras. tral Airways of Toronto. It was piloted by Gorry Lusson and carried two passengers. A police search was under way Sunday night after Mr, Lusson radioed he was lost and out of fuel. At Brigbt's Grove, five miles north of Sarnia, a resident said he sighted a sail boat about two miles off (lie shore of Lake Huron just before the storm broke. But he said there was no sign ot the craft after Uie wind died down STRUCK BY LIGHTNING At Niagara Falls, Thomas Coyne, 46, of Kenmore, N.Y. was killed when struck by light- ning as he waited his turn to pull on Ihc 18th green of the golf course. Provincial Police al Port Bur- well, 30 miles southeast of Lon- don, said a child was electro- cuted by touching a fallen power line. The storm came down hard on the Sarnia area. Winds gusting lo BO miles an hour drove sheets of rain and hail. More than one inch of rain was dumped on the area in a 20-minule period. Property owners along the beach near Sarnia reporter! be- tween five and 10 feet of their properly washed away. PLANK DESTROYED At Ihe Sarnia airport, a lighl plane was demolished and one wing and tail section of a DC-3 suspended above the Canadian National Exhibition midwp.y lor about 90 minutes when a safety line snapped in high winds. A fire department official said the line hovered "right above" high-voltage wires. Nixon makes imillf Vt' decisions SAN CELEMENTE. Calif (AP) Aides say Presidenl Nixon made important eco- nomic decisions during the weekend al Ihe weslern While House. Hut lliey aren't saying what Ihe presidenl decided. They reported Sunday that Nixon relayed a number of deci- sions by telephone Saturday to Treasury Secretary John Con- nally in Washington. The treas- ury chief heads the new Cost of Living Council that is supervis- ing Uie current M-day wage- price-rent freeze. There was no immediate word as to whether Nixon had been most involved in current contro- as anti-freeze op- position by AFL-CIO Presidenl, George Meany and Democratic was damaged. Police in Samia j Gov. Preslon Smith of Texas reported automobiles crushed by fallen trees. In London, power lines in the east and west end of the city or with the council's initial ef- forts lo plan restraints extend- ing beyond the scheduled Nov. 12 expiration of Ihc freeze. OJ ABOVE ZERO AT Weather and road report NOON SUNRISE TUESDAY SUNSET II L Pre Lelhbrhlgc Waterloo...... 76 Pincher Creek 78 Medicine Hal 97 Edmonton 71 Grande Prairie 67 Banff.......... 68 New York.......87 73 Miami ........89 75 Los Angeles.....77 66 Las Vegas.......97 76 Rome.......... 8-1 61 .....63 Calgary Cranbrook Victoria Pcnticton Prince Rupert Prince George Vancouver Saskatoon Regina Winnipeg..... Toronto Ollau-a...... Montreal Quebec St. John's Halifax harlottetown Fredericton Chicago...... Paris...........GO G2 52 .74 London......... 72 59 46 Berlin 72 61 47 .0-1 Amsterdam......75 59 53 .56 Moscow 64 45 49 Stockholm.......611 4ii 43 .01 Tokyo....... 88 77 46 .02 FORECAST 49 .83 L c t h b r i d g e, 42 Cloudy periods with a few 47 .03 showers clearing by this evrs 44 .01 ning. Winds W or NW20-2S. 53 .98 Lows tonight 40-15. Tuesday: 44 Mainly sunny. Higlis 70-75. 55 Medicine A few shmr- 64: ers clearing this evening. Winds N20 becoming NW15-20 55 by evening. Lows tonighl 4.1-50. 401.10 Tuesday: Generally sunny. .33 Highs in Hie mid 70s. 54 1.24 Columbia, Kootonay To- 52 .90 day: Mostly sunny. Tuesday: G7 Sunny, clouding over in afler- 59 .01 noon. Winds light. Highs today 72 .02 in mid 70s, rising to high 70s 54 I Tuesday. Lows tonight in mid 09 62 .23 I 40s in the Koolcnays. I I HIGH DISCOU I I I I I Allis-Chalmers Gleaner Combines (Models "F" ond INTEREST FREE FINANCE PLAN WHEAT OR BARLEY IN TRADE GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES I COUTTS HIGHWAY P.O. BOX 1202 LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. Phone 327-3165 OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COUHTESV or AHA All highways in the Lclh-1 dry nnd in good driving condi- bridgc District nre bare ond I tion. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening nnd Closing Coulls 24 hours: Convoy 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. MST, Del Bonila 7 a.m. lo p.m.; rtooscvillc, fl.C. 7 a.m. lo II p.m.; Kingsgnlc, B.C., 21 hours. Purlhill-Kykcrls II a.m. to midnight. Clue! Mountain (i a.m. lo 0 p.m. Wildliorsc, 7 a.m. to B p.m. Logan Tnss open 2-1 hours dolly. ;