Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 25, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta
THE LETHBRIDOE HERALD August 1973- News in brief Whitlam reports nuclear test CANBERRA Austral- ian Prime Minister Gough Whit- lam said today he believes France has exploded the fourth nuclear device in its current South Pacific series. The prime minister did not say where he got the informa- tion. In the three-sentence state- Whitlam also said radio- active fallout from earlier tests had now been detected in Aus- indicating a clear breach of the international court's or- der to France to halt testing. will continue its ef- forts to halt the tests by every appropriate the state- ment added. Institute negotiations open EDMONTON The federal government plans to buy the Bowden Correctional Institute near Red J. B. director of correctional services for has an- nounced. Mr. Lee said the federal gov- ernment is negotiating with Al- berta on price of the property and terms of transfer of pro- vincial employees at Bowden into the federal penitentiary system. Federal officials have been looking at provincial jails to help alelviate overcrowding In federal prisons. Alex Taylor. Saskatchewan social services said this week that Bowden had been chosen over the provincial jail in Prince Al- bert. Dief receives speech award TORONTO Former prime minister John Diefenba- ker Friday night received the Canadian Speech Association's first annual citation for dis- tinguished contributions to Ca- nadian speech. William Noonan of j association described j Mr. Diefenbaker as Cana- j dian who above all has dignified the art of human speech.'1 The presentation was made at a dinner closing the annual con- ference of the seven-year-old association. In a hrief acceptance speech. Mr. Diefenbaker said Canada pins its hopes upon its youth. advances we have made be as nothing compared to what they he said. are in the cockcrow of the development of this nation Skylab 2 crew longest aloft arms Riot police hustle a wo- man along a street Friday as ttudent demonstrations raged in downtown San- tiago. Chile. Some 'bystand- ers were heard cheering the anti government dem- onstrators. Story Page 1. Libya seeks 51 per cent of 'major' oil shares Machinists discuss problems OTTAWA CP Air ma- chinist representatives met here Friday with transport depart- ment officials and MPs to present their views on problems and issues that have hampered resolution of a four-week-old etrifce by their union against the company. The union represent- ing presented letters to the office of Transport Minister Jean Marchand and met briefly with civil aviation branch officials. Mr. Marchand was not in town to meet the union spokesmen. One of the major complaints of the machinists has been that the airline is having its planes serviced at Oakland. while the strike has been on HOUSTON The Sky- lab 2 humming along with a new set of gyro- scopes in their orbiting labora- became history's longest- frying space travellers today. At a.m. EDT Alan Owen Garriott and Jack Lousma surpassed the single- mission endurance mark of 28 Judge sends telephone crew back 50 minutes set in June by j the Skylab l crew. Mission Control calculated the I astronauts had completed 404 orbits of earth and had trav- elled 11.5 million mites since their launching July 28. And if all continues to go well and they complete their full 59- _ day they'll more than i llHpl OVlllg double the old standard. It's a i A record that may stand for many years. The Skylab 3 crew is sched- uled to start a 56-day flight in proved Friday as larger fires November. After the United States plans no more long-duration space trips for at least five years. Meat restrictons eased OTTAWA The gov- ernment said Friday controls on meat exported to the United States announced recently have been eased because of the na- tional rail strike. A spokesman for the trade de- partment said the action is being taken to allow western meat producers to sell their pro- duce. The strike by non-operating railway employ- ees has stopped shipment of western meat that normally would go to eastern Canadian markets. is no point in bottling the meat up in the Prairies be- cause of the the spokes- man said. Bids to export the meat will be examined on a case-by-case he and the relaxation of the con- trols will not apply to Ontario and Quebec. Informer's body recovered BELFAST The body of a man kidnapped and killed two weeks ago by the Irish Republican Army as an informer was found in an aban- doned station wagon today. The body of Patrick a S7-year-old father of was in a coffin in the rear of the found near London- derry. The IRA captured Duffy near Carpet PHONE 328-2S53 mr. steam Carpet Cleaning Ltd. his home in the Roman Catholic district of Londonderry and later informed his Marga- that he had been killed as self-confessed re- sponsible for the arrest of sev- eral IRA members. The killing caused an outcry among Catholic population and politicians clergymen joined Mrs. Duffy in appealing to the IRA to return his body for a Christian burial. The station wagon was dis- covered Friday night but the army waited until this morning to approach fearing it might have been booby-trapped. The troops used a robot bomb-checker equipped with a television camera to search the vehicle before approaching it. The device rattled the vehicle and broke windows to confirm there was no bomb attached. Deaths By THE CANADIAN PRESS. Los Angeles-Stanton Macdo- co-founder of the synchronism art of a heart attack at his home. Winnipeg-Rev. Donald Bruce a minister of Knox United Church in Winni- peg since 1960. London-Gen. el-Leissy Egypt's ambassador-desig- nate to when he fell nine floors from an apartment building here. VANCOUVER Em- ployees of B.C. Telephone be- gan returniiig to work late Fri- following a victory by the telephone company in British Columbia Supreme Court. A back-to-work order was is- sued by Mr. Justice Harry ending a walkout by 000 B.C. Telephone employees that started early Thursday. Only the mainland and Fraser Valley areas were affected. Super- visors manned the facilities during the and there were no serious disruptions of service. The walkout was called by the Federation of Telephone Workers after 32 repair men were suspended for refusing to work overtime. The company maintained an Interim agreement signed by the federation and B.C. Tele- phone June 12 was in and that the overtime dispute should be settled through normal grievance procedures. Mr. Justice McKay con- saying the walkout was an unlawful breach of the agreement. NEW GYROS WORKING The astronauts enhanced their chances of completing a full mission Friday when Lousma and Garriott hooked up a new set of six gyroscopes during a space walk Orbiting 270 miles Lousma plugged in four con- nectors. Mission Control re- ported the new gyros and immediately as- signed them to control the ve- hicle. The crew is scheduled to spend another 31 days in during which the major focus of the mission will increasingly turn to how their bodies react to prolonged weightlessness. The ability to work in ex- tended periods of weigh- tlessness will be necessary for travel to even the nearest plan- ets. Libya President Muammar El-Q a d d a f the leading exponent of using oil as a political says his government will demand 51- per-cent participation in the seven among the oil companies operating in Libya soon as Asked whether this would be within the next two months the period in which the oil com- panies fear they may be nation- alized or forced to accept ma- jority Libyan ownership he In an exclu s 1 v e one of the first given individ- ually to an American corres- Qaddafi also said that one of Libya's intentions is to influence similar oil negotia- tions in the crucial Persian states we are continuing the participation venture of 51 per cent for the time the 31-year-old leader sit- ting in his office in the revolu- tionary command council here. ULTIMATE AIM our ultimate aim is to secure coirplete control of our oil resources. of we do within the Libyan repub- lic. Whatever actions we we know they will have reper- cussions in other oil-producing countries. The c o 1 o n e Vs comments came immediately on the heels Libya's nationalization agreement with Occidental Oil Co by which Libya seized 51 i per cent of the company's as- j and its agreement with the Oasis also a 51 per i cent pact. Those two both independents except for a mi- nority interest of Shell-in Oasis which was not included in the were taken first be- cause they did not have wide- spread interests as the majors do. K is relatively certain that for the next target will be Amo- mosf new fire outbreaks in troubled Nelson and Kamloops forest districts. Of the 15 new fires this Nelson had the greatest number v.ith 110. Kamloops re- ported 44 new Vancouver Prince Rupert 10 and Prince George 6. Since 51 new fires have reported in the Nelson bringing the total burning there to 122. There were 800 fire fighters battling the blazes aid- ed by 50 bulldozes and 16 heli- owned by Texaco and Chevron Oil of Cali- two of the majors. By attacking the majors for 51 per cent national Qaddafi is in effect challenging the more conservative agree- ments worked out in the Gulf States. The majors are de- ciding now whether to accept the 51 per cent status and then see the Gulf states demand the same or simply write off their assets in Libya. In contrast to his fiery pub- lic Qaddafi in private is soft spoken and with an engaging smile and a sincere manner of putting for- ward his ideas. He is also ob- viously a young man very tired these interview took place at 11 p.m. and he was al- most too exhausted to and he is a young man for the first the harsh realities of leadership. When asked about the major political problem facing Libya the Sept. 1 merger with Egypt he showed in his sad- dened face and the disappoint- Workl record ment in his the difficul- ties the unity is facing. are continu- he said are still considering complete merger into one What would actually happen on Sept. might be a was all he re- iterating the Egyptian idea of a plebiscite in both countries to determine what kind of if the people really want- ed. Stockholm police move into bank STOCKHOLM Armed police moved today into the downtown bank where a bandit with a sub-machine-gun has been holding four hostages for the last two days. Police occupied the ground floor offices after the young whose identity was un- WINNTPEG Two city i apparently moved back I I situation By THE CANADIAN PRESS The forest fire situation in British Columbia im- were under control after overnight rains. The ha- zard will not decline until more rain falls on the parched acres of the particularly teen-agers claimed a world rec- ord for continuous croquet-play- ing 60 hours three minutes. Gord Wiebe and Gord Gies- both said their im- mediate plans were sleep a lot.'' into an inner vault. A police inspector said the and 1 possibility of using tear gas to flush out the bandit and his con- vict friend was being consid- ered. The bandit has held three giris and a male bank clerk 50 32 minutes. The Guiness book of records captive at gunpoint since Thurs- lists the previous best time as I day morning. Police brought in oxy-acety- lene cutting equipment and power but were tight-lip- ped about their plans. Ambu- lances were standing by. Police had earlier said they were trying to wear him down CHALLENGED WASHINGTON Senate Democratic leader Mike Mansfield disputed Wednesday President Nixon's contention that through its lead- was properly informed of the secret 1969 bombing of Cambodia. through lack of but he said by telephone to Swedish television he had pep pills although he did not want blood- would shoot if he had to. copters. This week's fire-fighting costs were estimated at bringing the total cost so far this year to million to fight about fires. Last year to date Ihe cost was million to fight 1.500 blazes. sells cheap CHARLOTTETOAVN Used furniture isn't worth much even if it was used by the Queen Elizabeth and j Prince Philip for three days. The furniture used at the Charlottetown Hotel during the royal visit in July cost the tax- payers but at an auction Friday the furnish- ings sold for Only The auction was devised to help recover some of the pro- vincial govern ment money spent for the special furnish- ings. Weather and road report SUNRISE SL'XDAY SUNSET Spy Hill inmates munching candy during hunger strike NOTICE ALL GRADUATING HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS LETHBRIDGE FOLK ARTS COUNCIL scholemhip Is offered to for Fall 1973 to bo mod for at tho UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE Applicants ara required to en essay not exceeding ten pagei on the history of any tthnic group describing community and customs. The icholar- ship established to promote awareness of Canada's cultural diversity. Deadline for entries September 1973. For further please tall DAWN A 329-2518 UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDOE Tha above has been sponsored by the courtesy Ethnic In Southern Alberta 4Meat export controls hurt many fanners' VEGBEVILLE Meat export controls imposed by the federal government this month proved painful to many fann- ers but some good may have resulted from the Bill regional coordina- tor for the National Farmers said this week. Mr. Dascavitch told about 200 farmers that the measure showed that farmers as indiv- iduals or members of mented farm cannot defend themselves against and discrim- moves by the govern- ment. Farmers at the NFU spon- sored meeting endorsed a res- olution to ask the government to establish an orderly market- ing system. This would mean controls on interest rates and on the price of food from pro- ducer to consumer as weH as controls on the price of prod- ucts such as fertilizer and farm machinery. CALGARY Spy HiJl Jail prisoners entering their third day of a food strike to- day are supplementing their tea and bread diet by raiding the prison garden and canteen candy supply says Warden James Jackson. The prisoners are demanding better food with more variety and protesting the current method of issuing weekend passes and the cancellation of a family picnic scheduled for last Sunday. About 200 of the jails 340 prisoners are involved. Warden Jackson said Thurs- day there has been the biggest on chocolate bars the ad- ministration can remember and several inmates have been caught smuggling vegetables into their cells from the prison garden. The strike was the work of small click of prisoners which has intimidated the rest by means of threats and group he said. NO SOLUTION If the prisoners have valid he would be pleased to hear but the hunger strike would not solve any problems. has the right to throw good food into the gar- bage with the food situation being the way it is He disputed the charge that food served in the prison was substandard and said weekend passes were in by the provincial government. Mr. Jackson said he had no choice but to postpone the pic- nic because he received reli- able information that the occa- sion would be used to smuggle drugs into the jail. DRUG HINT always had this fam- ily picnic for the men and I want to make it clear I've only postponed it. But I would be neglecting my duty to allow drugs into the institution Mr. Jackson said he has a team investigating the prison- ers' complaints and has spoken to some of the men himself. But he expected no vio- lence and prison routine was not drastically interrupted. The atmosphere of tainty and tension'' In the whole field of corrections has affected both the prisoners and he said. An inquiry into alleged prisoner beatings earlier this summer called by attorney-general Merv Leitch might dear the air. Lethbridge Pincher Creek Medicine Hat Grande Prairie Edmonton...... Calgary......... Victoria Prince Rupert Penticton ......V Vancouver Saskatoon...... Regina Winnipeg..... Toronto........ Ottawa Montreal Rome........... Paris London Berlin Stockholm Tokyo.......... .04 H L Pre 4S 63 50 .02 72 43 .03 71 46 59 52 56 46 66 47 62 53 .01 68 50 .10 64 51 55 .25 48 .50 69 63 .14 76 53 70 54 69 52 84 64 83 60 73 55 75 48 59 45 81 75 67 68 FORECAST Medicine Hat- Today and Sunday mainly sunny. Hi'hs 70 to 75. Winds westerly 20. Lows tonight 45 to 30. Highs Sunday 70 to 75. Calgary Today with showers. Winds westerly 20. Clearing this evening. Highs 55 to 60. Sunday mainly sunny. Lows tonight 40 to 45. Highs 60 I to 65. Columbia. Koolcnay i mostly cloudy and cool. 1A few afternoon and evening showers. Highs near 70. Over- night lows mid forties. sunny with cloudy periods. Cool. Highs near 70. MONTANA East of Continental Divide- Partly cloudy with mild tem- peratures today and Sunday. Widely scattered afternoon showers mainly over western mountains. Highs today and Sunday mostly 70s. Lows to- night 40s west and 50s east por- tion. of Continental Divide- Partly cloudy with mild tem- peratures today and Sunday. Wide ly scattered afternoon showers mainly over moun- tains. Highs today 65 to 75. Lows tonight 45 to 45. Highs Sundav 70s. BROUGHT IN SPECIALLY TO ENTERTAIN YOU AT THE VENTURA 'The Bud Nelson Duet' from SEATTLE. 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