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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 23, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta _ THI IITHMIDGI HERAID Augutt News in brief Prison escapee still free PRINCE ALBERT RCMP reported no new leads Wednesday night in the search for convicted murder Harold Billyard who did not return to the federal penitentiary here after being given a day is believed to be police forces in Manitoba and Ontario have been alerted to watch for the prisoner who is considered dangerous. Billyard was convicted in 1966 of the murder of six-year- old Michael Clancy in Red Deer. heading east. His home town is He escaped Sunday night Ont. while at the home of a pen- A nationwide warrant has j itentiary staff member while on been issued for his arrest and i a pass. Governor offers help Mont. Atty. Gen. Robert Woodahl Thomas Judge said Wednesday launched an investigation last he'll co-operate fully with any week into published allegations legitimate investigation of that judge did not report all financing procedures of his 1972 j contributions received in his j campaign. FBI relieved of search HELENA. Mont. The j daughter's disappearance. William Jaegers of Farming- Seven-year-o 1 d Susie Jaeger j say they're willing' disappeared from the to call off FBI involvement Montana campsite in the pre-1 the investigation of their dawn hours of June 25. Forest fires spread THOMPSON Mont. Authorities said_ the tri-creek The northwestern Mon- jfire in the Lolo National Forest j tana community of Thompson had spread to acres and I Falls was being threatened late i could be expected to reach Wednesday by a spreading for- 000 acres before post- Washington beats big water crisis POINT ROBERTS. j 000 gallons were needed to ful- This tiny Washington i fill fire department require- State community that is sep- j mentj. arated from the rest of the U.S. by the ocean and Canada has survived its immediate wa- ter and now is ponder- ing a delivery bill. Harry water board said Wednesday night that Whatcom County commissioners in are considering a Point Roberts application for a grant to cover some of the cost. Point Roberts was forced to truck water after British Co- lumbia refused to sell water from saying it did not want to create a precedent and have to provide water in future for new developments proposed The water war burst on the scene early in August when Mr. Sames asked Washington State Governor Dan Evans to intervene after the B.C. gov- ernment refused to authorize export of water. The Point Roberts Water Board then threatened to cut off the water to all Point Rob- erts residents having perma- nent addresses in Canada. About 850 of the res- idents are Canadian. The affair escalated to the point where Mr. Sames called Premier Dave Barrett ''a S.O.B.I. for saying the water fcrisis had passed. for Point Roberts. Premier in TRUCKED WATER suggested that water wasn't all The community had j Sames had been drinking. gallons of water trucked 24 miles through Canada from j at a cost of 000. we could have got this from the greater Vancouver re- Youth killed BELFAST A young gional it would have W0man watched helpessly as cost said Mr. Sames. sectarian attackers kidnapped This does not include delivery i her boy-friend in the Northern just the water. lines run only a cou- ple of hundred feet from our he said. Point Roberts is a six-square- mile accessible by land only through B.C. Ireland border town of Newry lats Wednesday and told her. going to kill The youth's body was found 1 in open country four milef away f'y after. He had been shot through the chest. .l.U Mr. Sames said the commu-1 The unidentified victim was est fire. llit. ing a threat to Rural residents were being the community of about 100 res- j f flfui acuated from the area. lidents. men tight blaZCS evacuated Space flight extended Tex. Skylab 2 crew members Alan lab 2 got the go-ahead Wednes- Dr. Owen Garriott and day for at least another nine Jack Lousma Spared the Forest fire situation eases days in space. The extension will carry the mission past the 28-day making it the longest manned space flight in history. Experts on the ground re- cleared the BOISE. Idaho Fire- j of Washington and Oregon. about 1.000 firefighters. men to stay in space until at fighters took a breather Forestry officials have de- least Aug. 31. today- after reporting substan- scribed this fire season as the Goat Tri totalling Skylab 2 is scheduled as a 59- i _ r. n day but officials said continuation of the flight will come under weekly review for the last four weeks it is in Tiewed the medical progress of i space. tial progress in battling blazes worst in 20 years for the 10.850 about fire- on range lands and forests in the I drought-plagued Northwest. fighters. Flood toll mounts MEXICO CITY At least 200 persons are feared to have died in one city alone in floods which have devastated large area of Mexico during the past two the government said Wednesday. Thousands of refugees are said to be short of food and there have been reports of loot- ing and attacks on supply trucks. Defence Minister Hermene- gildo Cuenca said it was certain that at least 200 people had died in the central city of which has a population of about western United States. But un- favorable weather predictions made the gains tenuous. The Interagency Fire Centre here said labs Wednesday that seven major blazes covering i more than acres remain 1 out of with more than men on the fire lines. Only 24 hours the centre had listed 13 major fires on more than acres as with men at The minister the stricken town Tuesday and de- clared it a disaster area. work. But the National Weather Gunman gets request STOCKHOLM A i whether there was just one gun- gunman holed up in a bank' here with six hostages today de- Service predicted extensive thunderstorms with high winds and little rain through Saturday for Idaho and with a chance of sim- ilar storms in eastern sections Dick information offi- cer at the said that in and In- skip totalling the last 10 days 50 major fires i firefighters. have destroyed 189.824 acres. Some homes near Thompson Firefighters said Wednesday I were evacuated i that for the first time since the Wednesday when ths Tri Creek rash of fires began almost all j fire began moving on the j the new blazes were caused by j The Pilliken 25 miles east of began running again Wednesday when nature Klade rather than by man. said 151 fires were started by mostly in Idaho and during a two-day period ending late Wednesday. BREAKDOWN GIVEN The centre gave this state-by- state breakdown on major fires still out of control early today- Pine 635 firefighters. high winds hit the area. Two thousand firelighters were hop- ing to contain the blaze some- time today. The Freezeout fire continued moving about nine miles south of Hells Canyon Dam on the Snake the boundary betvreen Oregon and despite the efforts of he biggest range manded the release from jail of a convicted bank robber. The Swedish government was re- ported to have agreed to the de- mand. Police said it was not clear man barricaded in the in- stead of two as they first be- lieved. They said the armed with a made his demands in English to a senior officer who entered the Christians face credibility gap bank to terms. negotiate Burrender EDMONTON North I ization's American Christians have a 1 vention. credibility to bridge between their affluence and the sufferings of third world Mary of first vice-president of the Quebec of the Catholic Women's League said Wednesday. Mrs. social action convenor for the was speaking to 500 delegates repre- senting Canadian Roman Catholic women at the organ- five-day annual con- 000 men. One of t a set of blazes covering 33.080 acres near the Fort Peck Reservoir In eastern was broughrt under control j Wednesday. Firefighters were able to form lines around another big i range the In- skip Grade blaze 25 miles east of Red Calif. But there was no estimate of when control could be 'How do we answer the tion posed by two-thirds of the human population when they ask 'what good news can you Christians bring us when the j nations in which you live hoard LONDON The United Pail face Pup igi a pail is a part St. Bernard owned by Sharon Gordon of Prince B.C. Tammy will spend a few days with a plastic bucket collar be- cause of a leg injury. The wound annoyed Tammy so she kept biting at it. The vet came up with a unique solution giving the lag a chance to heal. data centre planned OTTAWA The Canada Council today announced a to establish a data clearing house for the so- cial sciences in Canada. The grant is being given to the Social Science Research and the Associ- ation of Universities and Col- leges of the co- sponsors of the independent clearing house which will be es- tablished here in Ottawa. The clearing house will build up and maintain a list of social science data readable by com- puter that is available in Can- including dpta collected by i federal and provincial agencies and by universities. niry's storage facilities were about one-quarter full about gallons and the the 872nd known fatality in four years of religious conflict in Northern Ireland. Weather and road report SUNRISE FRIDAY SUNSET H L Pi-e Lethbridge '9 53 .01 Pincher Creek 78 51 .06 Medicine Hat.....87 63 Edmonton 75 49 Grande Prairie 70 44 Banff.....79 42 Coronation..... 81 53 Calgary....... SO 52 Victoria....... 65 50 Penticton 82 50 Prince George 71 39 Kamloops 83 48 Vancouver.......68 48 Saskatoon........79 62 Regina.........80 57 Winnipeg....... 78 41 Toronto........71 45 Ottawa 66 46 Montreal.........66 45 .04 .01 Dollar climbs resources and power when you dany the necessities of life to most Africans and Latin Americans when States dollar moved up sharply on European foreign exchange markets but trading vol- ume was low. Gold declined. The dollar made strong ad- vances in Frank- furt and continuing the upward trend it developed last W62k. your military machines make war against us in the name of The relating of spiritual val- ues to practical needs was the goal of 29 delegates to the 1972 general assembly of the Ponti- fical Commission of Justice and Peace last she re- por.ted. The assembly recommended that the church make public au- dited statements of financiial. material and human including and that it encourage exam-1 In the rate was up inations of conscience re- j about 1.5 pfennigs above garding social attitudes and Wednesday's reaching said Mrs. Quinlan. 2.4335 marks by midmoraing. Social scientists will be to contact the clearing house and find out if there is any data in their field of interest already Halifax........73 41 .65 Charlottetown .73 40 Fredericton 71 40 Chicago 71 64 New York 74 59 Miami 76 Los Angeles.......88 64 Phoenix .......109 84 Rome.........88 61 Paris 79 61 i London........68 57 68 41 Amsterdam......57 54 available in Canada if where it is located. The idea is to prevent unnec- essary duplication of research which has already been done in Canada in such areas of social science as anthro- political eco- nomics and psychology. Jt will also allow Canadian Moscow Stockholm Tokyo 66 55 63 48 91 78 Lethbridge Medicine Hat Calgary A few clouds to- day with isolated afternoon and evening late until after midnight. Highs 80-85. Lows near 50. Cloudy periods with occasion- al showers or tlumdcrshowers Friday. Highs 70-75. Columbia Kootenay Today and Friday mainly sunny. A few showers or isolated thun- dershowers developing during the afternoons. Cooler on Fri- day. Highs today mid 70s and on Friday 65 to 70. Lows to- night 40 to 45. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Scattered showers and thunder- storms today mainly this after- noon and evening accompanied by strong gusty winds. Friday scattered showers and a few thunderstorms mostly east por- tion. Cooler most sections Fri- day. Highs today 75 to 80. Lows tonight 45 to 55 west 55 to 60 east. Highs Friday 60 to 80. West of Continental Divide Scattered showers and thunder- storms today mainly this after- noon and evening accompan- ied by strong gusty winds. Cool- er Friday with scattered show- ers mostly over the Highs today 70 to 85. Lows to- night 40s. Highs Friday 65 to lists. Factors said to be helping the scientists to re-use data col- dollar include higher by otber Canadian scien- rates attracting funds out of improved U.S. foreign trade the belief that the dollar was undervalued during the Watergate hearings and a belief that prospects for agree- ment on internaional monetary The clearing house will be es- tablished for a three-year trial period. menr on -mm j reforms have improved. j MaKC SOS StUftV t_ AT______t- C7 V August 23rd p.m. and 8 p.m. LETHBRIDGE EXHIBITION GRANDSTAND available tht OPTICAL PRESCRIPTION CO. LABOR CLUB CORNER 2nd AVE. and 11th ST. N. WEEKEND ENTERTAINMENT IN THE CLUBROOMS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY and Their Invited Ohio Eight United States natural gas companies are studying the feasibility of a new trans- continental gas pipeline from the western U.S.-Canadian bor- der to the midwestern East Ohio Gas Co. said Wednes- day. East Ohio said the pipeline would be one of two from a proposed Canadian Ar- ctic gas pipeline. The other to serve the western United is being considered by a second East Ohio said. The line to the eastern and midwestern U.S. would extend from the Mon- tana-Saskatchewan border. It would tie into the Canadian line running south through the Mackenzie valley from Alaska's gas fields on the North Slope and into the Mackenzie Delta regiot of Canada's Northwest 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 326-1141 OFFICIAL AS OF A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA Highway 1 reported bare and dry. Widening of one mile section of Highway No. 3 east of Fort Macleod is in progress. All remaining highways art in good driving condition. PORTS OF ENTRY and Closing Aden 9 a.m. to 5 Carway 6 a.m. to Chief Mountain 7 a.m. to 10 Coutts 24 Del Bonita 8 am. to 9 Kingsgate 24 Porthill Rykerts 8 a.m. to Wild Horse 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Logan Pasi 7 a.m. to 10 Open Juna ;