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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 24, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta IMt Itll-ISKIUljt Auguii News in brief Unifarm ivants gov't action EDMONTON Uni- an Alberta farm organi- called on the federal government Thursday to recall parliament if the nationwide strike of non-operating railway employees is not settled by midnight Monday. assurances that grain would continue to many country elevator points are congested because there is actually only token said. Unifann President Dob- son Lea. a pro- ducers of a n a d i a n board grains are par- ticularly be- cause although there is strong demand for rapeseed at pres- ent world market they cannot move the product through Mr. Lea said party politics should be set aside if parlia- ment is recalled to deal with the strike. Astronauts plan space walk HOUSTON Two Sky- lab astronauts planned a four- hour space walk today to change telescope film and con- nect a new of gyro- scopes. Owen Garriott and Jack Lousma were to e the space laboratory through an airlock just before noon EDT. Lousma's job was to hook up cables for the new while Garriott was to make the film switch. Gyroscopes keep the space station from tumbling out of control. Skylab 2's commander. Alan was to remain inside. j ready to control the spaceship I during the gyroscope con- 1 neition. 'Inflation ivorldivide WASHINGTON Ad- ministration economists say most Americans are better off financially than they think they despite inflation. Herbert Thursday the housewive may have exag- gerated idea of the rate of in- because of what she sees in the supermarket. is a worldwide phe- nomenon and our position is relatively said Jahn j director of the Cost of i i Living Council. j Stein said real disposable in- j income after taxes and taking inflation into has increased five per ID the last year. Floods tvorst in history UNITED NATIONS Pakistan's United Nations am- bassador described the floods devastating his country as greatest in living with hundreds of lives lost. The A. I. told a news conference Thursday the floods have hit square destroying more than one million homes. He said one million tons of food grains have been destroyed and five million acres of stand- ing crops damaged. In Punjab Akhund j 40 inches of rain fell in a days compared with annual rainfall of eight to 10 inches. Radio monitored in New said the death toll had been unofficially estimated at more than with damage as high as million. bribery claimed Agnew successor faces charges BALTIMORE Dale a Democrat who suc- ceeded Vice-President Spiro Ag- new as chief executive of Balti- more has been charged with extortion and bribery in a kickback scheme involving ar- eni.ecis and engineers. The indictment by a federal grand jury Thursday was the first in a far-reaching investiga- tion of political corruption in Maryland. The grand jury is ex- pected to begin looking soon into allegations of similar le- gal payments to Agnew. Agnew has branded as ''dam- ned reports that he re- ceived such and said Thursday the charges against Anderson are at vari- ance with my of Andrew's and integ- The 56-year-old Anderson said he is innocent of accusa- tions that he extorted from eight firms doing busfcvess with the county. The boss of the sprawling Baltimore city suburb and one of the most powerful Democrats in Anderson was the sole defendant in the 39-count indictment. Former aide Wil- liam who collected campaign was named co-conspirator and four other two of them long- time Agnew were cited as participants in the con- spiracy that allegedly began when Agnew was the county's chief elected official. U.S. Attorney George who heads ths said indictments can be Attorney-General Elliot Richardson said Thurs- day he is enlarging his investi- gation of alleged leaks from the justice department of informa- tion about the Agnew matter. In a letter to Richard- son Mid he has put Glen Pom- acting assistant at- on the job and asked the FBI to help. who served briefly as Agnew's chief aide and contin- ued in that pott with resigned last June after plead- ing guilty to a .tax charge stemming from his admitted role as a middle man between Anderson and the consultants. The indictment charged that as for Ander- collected 31 bribe pay- ments the wrongful use of the fear of financial and eco- nomic A source close to the inbesti- gation said Fornoff's statements to investigators led them to at least two engineers who alleg- edly involved Agnew. B.C. automobile insurance monopoly plan said illegal Hurricane threatens Mexico MEXICO CITY already worst floods in hit by the is Strikers hold hostages James of who disrupted the schedule of The Edmonton Journal for about four hours Thursday by claiming he would bcmb the build- ing unless a document including quotations by his favorita authors was admitted the apparatus that looked like a bcmb was a you Mr. Cameron claimed he has only a short while to live because he is suffering from leukemia. story page VANCOUVER A for- mer federal justice E. Davie says the British Columbia government's mo- nopoly car insurance scheduled to start next March cannot go into effect because it is illegal on three counts. Mr. who will chal- lenge the B.C. legislation in court next month on behalf of private insurance said in a report made public Thursday that the legislation in- fringes on the jurisdiction of Parliament to legislate on crim- inal law and competition. i His addressed to W. W. general manager of insurance Bureau of Can- 1 said that the B.C. legisla- tion illegally destroys the status 1 and capacity of federally in- corporated companies to carry the business of auto insur- ance in and that it in- fringes on the exclusive juris- diction of Parliament to pass laws regulating trade and com- merce. The case is expected to ba a milestone in Canadian legal his- threatened by a second hurri- and de-'ineate the extent to Argentine Striking workers at a plant in the giant Fiat motor development near here were holding 69 people hostage Fiat said. The Turin-based company said in a statement that it had not been able to get any food or other assistance to the hos- taken when the strikers occupied the plant Tuesday. The statement said many were outsiders and that more outsiders entered the plant Wednesday night. The strikers demand reversal of a labor ministry measure that puts them under the juris- diction of the metalworkers un- ion instead of the higher-paid mechanics union. Kissinger settles title question Parks group raps lack of facilities SAN CaU. Henry meeting reporters for tfie first time since his nomi- nation as stale was asked Thursday to dear up a minor question. Should reporters continue calling him Dr. Kissinger or switch to Mr. don't stand on proto- said with a twinkle in his eye. you just call me Excellency that will be Slayers face more HOUSTON A Harris County grand jury returned four new indictments Thursday against two youths charged in the sex-torture slayings case in which 27 bodies have been re- covered. The action brought to eight FOR SALE PAGE MODEL 20'X44' DOUBLE WIDE MOBILE HOME Cushioned vinyl linoleum throughout Front living room Centre kitchen 3 Bedrooms Stove and fridge included S'x27' Porch Insulated and wired 110 ond 220 volts. Contains plumbing for sink rinse tub for out- let for dryer. Also has heater OWNER MOVING Phona 642-3961 WARNER I the combined number of formal criminal allegations against El- mer Wayne 17. and Da- vid Owen 18. The grand acting with- out additional witness testi- submitted the new in- dictments to District Court Judge Jack Pierce after meet- ing with prosecutors in its third session since the case broke. Henley now has been named in four Brooks in four. Arraignments for- the youths have been postponed un- til next month but their lawyers have indicated their clients will plead not guilty. Deaths i By THE CANADIAN PRESg Montreal-Joe a radio and television after i a lengthy illness. Ont.-Dr. Elzear former mayor of Cornwall and past president of Tri-Co-Broadcast after a lengthy illness. REGINA The Cana- dian Parks and Recreation As- sociation ended its annual con- vention Thursday with an at- tack on Health Minister Marc alleging that he and his department are hampering association efforts to improve public recreation facilities. In a statement unanimously j endorsed by the asso- I ciation president A. H. Savage j said Mr. Lalonde's John freely of his i time to meet with the national of the association. the new minister Mr. has not responded to communications from he as- sociation in any way other than by tokenism and no senior Ted- government civil servants have been in attendance at any part of the The conference included rep- resentatives of provincial and municipal parks and recreation departments and people from private organizations. Mr. Edmonton direc- tor of parks and told a news conference that his or- ganization had submitted its an- j nual request for federal funds Isst Dec. but has not re- ceived an answer other than a telegram Wednesday from the oar.e-force battering in a week j from tropical storm Brenda. I Southern Mexico was hit by j Brenda earlier this week follow- ing rains and floods that i claimed an estimated 200 lives 1 in central and northern Mexico. Hundreds of people are still missing. Torrential rains battered the southeastern Yucatan peninsula as the storm appeared poised for a renewed onslaught against the region. The meteorological observa- tory here said Brenda was gain- i ing strength 190 miles out in the I Pacific and could slam back into Mexico at hurricane speed. The storms have forced about i 300.000 people from their homes which provincial governments can constitutionally enter busi- as monopolies or other- wise. Mr. justice minister from 1957 to 1952 in the cabinet of John rejected suggestions that the B.C. car in- surance legislation closely re- sembles the Manitoba scheme and is therefore valid. Mr. Fulton said in his report the B.C. Automobile Insurance Act and Insurance Corporation of B.C. Act embrace a scheme that different from and goes far beyond that in the Manitoba legislation leaves it open for owners to obtain non-government or ad- ditional supplementary insur- as well. The B.C. legisla- tion makes void all policies in He said both schemes provide t f hides registered m that owners of vehicles regis- tered in the province must have B-c other than the government a government policy. Feed supply diminishing WASHINGTON A year from the supply of corn and other feed grains in the United States will be drained to the lowest level since an agriculture dupartment report showed Thursday. Another report on export list- ings showed that the wheat sup- ply another mainstay in con- sumer food outlook continues to diminish at about the rate in- dicated in recent weeks. Exporters Ming reports with the government said they still had 1.11 billion bushels of -wheat to be delivered overseas as of Aug. a decline of only 8.4 mil- lion from a week earlier. Soaring exports of wheat and feed grain have brought re- quests from bread bakers and some other users of grain for government curbs on exports for the 1973-74 season. Weather and road report minister's grant submission has been received and is being con- sidered by the department offi- cials. It is hoped a recommen- dation to the minister will be made and ruined crops and herds worth millions of-dollars. Authorities are carrying out a vaccination campaign against but thousands are j reported suffering from gastro- enteritis after drinking flDodwa- ters often polluted by rotting carcasses. Emergency food and clothing supplies are being distributed to thousands. Rain welcomed Mont A much needed rain fell on Montana forests and range lands Thursday helping to alleviate the dry conditions that have produced major fires tfois month. The U.S. forest service re- ported that control dates are in sight for some cf the worst fires. Fire fighters are expect- ed to bring the acre Tri- Creek Falls fire under near Thompson control t o d along with the aore Cari- bou fire near the Canadian bor- ider. NOTICE ALL GRADUATING HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS LETHBRIDGE FOLK ARTS COUNCIL scholarship is offered to students for Fall 1973 to be for studies at the UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE are required to an enay net exceeding ten on the history of any ethnic group describing community contributions and customs. The tcholar- ship is established to promote awareness of Canada's cultural diversity. Deadline for entries is September 1973. For further call DAWN A 329.2511 UNIVERSITY OF IETHBRIDGE Ths above has been sponsored by the courtesy ef Enenon'i Lethbridge 'Machinists i say planes are unsafe VANCOUVER Repre- sentatives of striking CP Air machinists will meet members of Parliament today in Ottawa to press the union's case that the airline's planes are being flown in an unsafe condition. The International Association of Machinists has said many of the supervisors servicing the planes are inexperienced and insufficiently qualified for the work. CP Air maintains all such men are qualified and licensed. A union spokesman said the representatives will also ques- tion the government's role in connection with a transport of- ficial giving permission to CP Air to have planes serviced Outside Canada. No new talks between the company and the union sched- uled in the now in its fourth week. A CP Air spokes- man said the company con- tinues to fly about half its regu- lar fliehl.s PRINCE MATCHABELLI Miss Sharon Consultant for Aziza Eyes will be in our store August 25th from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. for FREE eye make-up Consultations. We irwite you to be on hand in our store. SUNRISE SATURDAY SUNSET H LPre 85 56 81 50 .05 87 58 46 43 45 51 Lethbridge Pincher Creek Medicine Hat Edmonton Grande Prairie 69 71 Banff 70 Calgary Victoria..... Penticton Prince George Kamloops Vancouver Saskatoon Regina...... Winnipeg...... Toronto 68 Ottawa 71 Montreal St. John's Halifax Charlottetown Fredericton 73 Chicago.........68 New York Los Angeles ......82 Phoenix..... .16 .03 .01 .06 76 64 43 76 56 69 46 78 57 65 52 fi9 56 76 60 76 53 52 51 51 56 48 1.59 71 58 69 56 53 62 .06 .26 .53 78 63 64 83 110 Lethbridge Medicine Hat Cloudy with periods of rain today. Highs near 65. Lows near 50. Mostly cloudy Saturday with a few showers. Highs 65-70. Calgary Mainly cloudy to- day. Showers in most localities. Highs near 65. Periods of'rain tonight. Lows 45 50. Cloudy with showers highs near 60. Columbia Kootenay Today and Mostly cloudy with a few showers. The occa- sional afternoon and evening thunderstorms. Highs today high sixties except mid-seven- ties in thg Kootenays. On Sat- urday highs upper sixties ex- cept near 70 Kootenays. Over- night lows 40 to 45. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Showers and thunderstorms to- day and tonight. Cooler most sections today with a risk of few heavy thunderstorms east 'portion accompanied by strong gusty winds and hail. Cooler Saturday with scattered show- ers increasing. Highs today 60 to 75 west 75 to 85 east portion. Lows tonight 45 to 50. Highs Saturday 80's west and east. West of Continental Cooler with showers most sec- tions today and tonight. Show- ers becoming widely scattered Saturday but continued cool. Highs today and Saturday 68 to 78. Lows tonight mostly in 40s. YOU WILL RECEIVE A FREE GIF with every purchdM of Azizo Personal Appointments will be accepted by phone if desired. SHOPPERS DRUG MART Centre Village Mall 328-8442 WOOD FLOORS FOR STEEL GRANARIES 20' Diam. 4x6 and 6x6 Skids Planking with Plywood Top 10 Floors For Sale At GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY PHONE 328-1141 OFFICIAL M OF A.M. TODAY COURTBSY OP AMA Highway 1 reported tare and dry. Widening of ADC mile section ef Highway No. 3 east of Fort Macleod is In progress. All remaining highways in good driving condition. PORTS OF ENTRY and Closing Aden a.m. to 5 Carwty 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 Pass 7 a.m. to 10 Open June ;