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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 27, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE LETHBRIDGE HERAID Friday, August 57, Meany listens to Nixon WASHINGTON (AT) In a peace-making meeting with AFL-CIO President George Meany, the Nixon ndministra- lion has guaranteed organized a role in determining nhnt will follow the 90-day ".Mr. Meany's response was to give us a good hearing and lowing great concern about j many aspects of the problems' the freeze was causing, and that r.e hoped he would recognize those Secre- tary James D. Hodgson said after Thursday's session with Meany. The" administration's chief o! planning for the second state of die anti-inflation drive, Herbert Klein, said would most de- voutly hope to avoid move- ment" in the direction of wage and price control. "We regard Slage 2 as a sloge in the transition from the freeze to free markets, and so will be looking at various possi- bilities of trimming the cover- age, of adopting the guidelines, of invoking the co-operation in one way or said Stein, vice-chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers. KXTENSION UNLIKELY Stein virtually ruled out an extension of the freeze. He pre- dicted mounting problems as it continues tonard Nov. 12, say- ing people can be expected to stand pat only for a short time. Worsening trade deficits were cited by President Nixon when he announced a 10-per-cent charge on many imports and loosened the dollar from its tie wilh gold, And, Thursday, the deficit record stretched to a fourth month as the commerce department reported a July trade of imports exceeding ex- ports by million. From January Uirouph July, the department said, the trade deficit has grown to mil- lion. Acling on lip, "Till) Iwo escapees DRLTMllELLKIl (CP) The RCMP, acting on a tip, today arrested prisoners who escaped from the Drumhellcr federal penitentiary, Robert Wttilford, 2'J, and Wayne Livingstone, 17, did not offer any resistance when they were apprehended while walking along a road two miles north- west oi Dnmiheller, They escaped Wednesday from a work party at the medi- um security prison. Auto tmde pad Japan loses trading edge TOiiONTO (CP) Finance Minister Edgar Benson indi- calrd Thursday nig'nl he doesn't contemplate concessions to the United States on I lie Canada- US, nuto trade pact in ex- change for Canadian relief from Hie 10 per cent U.S. special tax on imports. "U'e can't lose on automotive he told a news confer- ence after addressing tlio Law Society of Upper Canada. "I think our basic position is very strong. "I'm not worried about losing this as a result of the new situa- he said, explaining that U.S. Treasury SecretaiT John Connally has talked "only about rtmie of the ccralilion-; Imill the pact which he maintains aro out of dale." Mr. Benson told the law soci- ety Ihc impact of the newly-im- posed U.S. tax on imports won't be too severe for the Canadian economy as a whole. But the longer it remains in effect the more widespread mil be ils damaging impact. It is premature to estimate possible repercussions, Mr. Ben- son said, "but we have strong reason to hope that out of the intensive discussion now under way in many world centres will emerge a better and stronger international trade and financial system." OTTAWA (CP) Canadian' goods which were competitive with Japanese exports in the United States now may be nble to regain their position, an in- formant said today. Tills is the likely result of Ja- pan's decision to let the yen float in international exchange markets. But the extent ol the improved climate fur Canadian Security moratorium group offered farmers i set up Ship agroimcl in Lake Huron SARN'IA, Out, (CP) The German-registered vessel Transmicbigan today was aground i.i 23 feet of water in Lake Huron, a half-mile north cf here, following a collision with the Brazilian freighter Ne- tuiio. The United States Coast Guard in Port Huron. Mich., said 42 perscns were on board the German vessel, including 11 passengers. There were no inju- ries. The passengers were taken z Port Huron motel. OTTAWA (CP) A security group to advise the cabinet and federal government on threats to the national social, political and economic order lias been set up by the solicitor-general's department. A department spokesman said today the the secu- rity planning and research has three members and will probably develop to 20 persons. Although' Solicitor-General Jean-Pierre Coyer, vacationing in Europe, was not available for comment, the spokesman said the group will gather and ana- 1 y s e information "from all sources" and report to cabinet. It was set up so "the govern- ment can anticipate things be- fore they the spokes- man said. It will gather and re- port information "that might appear from non-military, sub- versive groups.'' Although it has no direct connection with other police forces, the group will have close liason with the RCMP and ether forces. The spokesman said the group was set up partly because of the October crisis in Quebec. At that time "there was a great deal of confusicn and informa- tion was not getting to the right people quickly enough." The group now is composed of Col. Robin Bourne, a former ad- viser to the Privy Council in in- ternal security and an artillery officer, Lt.-Col, Walter Dabros. a former member of the armed forces security branch and S. Egt. Patrick Banning, formerly of Ihc RCMP. THE LIQUOR LICENSING ACT (PART 3) (SECTION 90 (4) NOTICE OF HEARING OF LIQUOR APPLICATION The following notice U published In with irovisioni nf The Llqucr licensing Act; 1. lha crea comprising THE TOWN OF COALDAIF hai been designated at o local DP I ion area for the purpoie of of the above Act: 2. The 2Plh day of SEPTEMBER, 1971, hai been sef os Ihe dale upon which ihc Board will consider applicalfoni for fieences under Ihe above Ac', unless prior to thai date Ihe Board has received a petition signed by 500 elect on of the above described local option area or 10 per cent of the number of persons named on tha lofesf liils of elector) for an election of a member or members lo the legisla- tive Assembly from the area comprising the local option orea, whichever is the lejser number, requesting that the lieutenant Governor in Council submit to o vole of the electors of Ihe local cation area a quasi ion in respect of 'hg class of licence applied far. Dated ot Edmonton, ihii 13lh day of AUGUST, 1971. A. D. ELLIOTT CHAIRMAN, THE ALBERTA LIQUOR CONTROL BOARD. THE LIQUOR LICENSING ACT (PART 3) (SECTION 90 (4) NOTICE OF HEARING OF LIQUOR APPLICATION The following nolica is published in octordonca wilh Ihe provision of The Liquor licensing Act: 1. The orea comprising THE TOWN OF VAUXHAIL hoi been designated os a local option area for purpose of cf tha above Acl: 2. The 29lh day of SEPTEMBER, 1971, ho. bten as Ihe dati upon which 1ht Board will consider application for lieencei under th. above Acl, unlnsi prior lo Ihol date the Board has received a petition signed by 500 eleclori of Ihe above described local option area or 10 per cent of the rv.'fber of pcrioni named on Ihe laUst lull of elector! tot on election of a nicmber or members lo Jjie leoiila- tive Assembly from the area comprising the local option orea, whichever It ihe leucr number, requeuing that tho lieutenant Governor In Council submit to o vole of Ihe eleclori of Ihe loco! option orpo a queitjon in rcspecf ol Ihc class of licence applied for. Doled at Edmonton, thii 13lh day of AUGUST, 1971. A. D. ELLIOTT CHAIRMAN. THE AlBERTA UQUOR CONTBOl BOARD. CAMROSE (CP) A mor- atorium on debts of hard- pressed farmers -would bo in- troduced by a New Democra- tic Party government, provin- cial leader Grant Notley said here. Winding up a three-day Lour of nine Alberta constituencies, Mr. Notley said the debt mor- al orium wculd be accompa- nied by a refinancing scheme which would enable farmers to stay on their land. "Priorities in a g r i c u 1 lure must deal with the immediate income crisis of family fann- ers and with the long-range problem of erosion of rural life." While Mr. Notley concedes that the NTJP will likely be an also-ran in the provincial elec- tion Monday, he does see a strong possibility of holding (be balance of pmver wilh a minority government. ''Initially, we wc-re fairly modest in our outlook. Now we believe realistically that we can win up to 10 seats." Mr. Nctley, who faces his major opposition from A. 0. Fimrite, minister without port- folio in the Spirit River-I ui view riding, said if the XDP is able to hold the balance of power, "I would be a tenibly hard bargainer for imple- mentation of Ite plat- form." LITTLE DANGER Though the moon is pock- marked -with countless crsters, many immense, meteorites fall EO infrequently there is little danger to visiting astronauts. exports will not be known until I While Japanese goods would foreign exchange trading settles] be hit by President Nixon's 10- down to the new situation next per-cent surcharge on imports week. As officials here saw it earlier this week, Japan's Litcmpt to hold Ihe yen at its old pegged value of MO to the U.-S. dollar, while other major currencies drilled upward, was a desperate Japense effort to retain a trad- ing edge UNDER-21 SEEKS OFFICE George Watson, a 20- year-old clerk who hopes to become Ibe firsl person under 21 lo hold public office in Ontario, gives election slicker lo Mrs. Elizabeth Owmen. He is seeking one of the three councillor's seal! in Ihe Wasaga Beach Village election. of dutiable goods, those of other countries going into the United Stales would have to meet the sliff price of the 10-per-cent sur- charge plus the higher cost lo American buyers of securing the foreign exchange needed to pay tliiir bills. Floating the yen, with the 51'cssures in exchange markets 'or a higher valuation on it, means that American buyers of lapanese goods will also have to pay more for Japanese goods. To the extent that Canadian Joods compete with Japanese ;oods in the U.S. market, the 'bating yen should be of some benefit to Canadian exporters, particularly if the yen moves up substantially. The main competitive areas are believed to be in synthetic rubber and plastics, and in ma- chinery and mechanical and electrical equipment. The U.S. imported about million worth of Canadian syn- thetic resins, plastic materials and rubber from Canada last year, and 98.5 per cent of it now is subject to Uie 10-per-ccnt im- port surcharge. U.S. imports of Canadian electrical machinery and equip- ment totalled 5281.8 milbon last year, 62.6 per cent of which now is subject to the U.S. purchases of machinery and mechanical equipment in Can- ada totalled million, and 37.7 per cent of that now is sub- jeH to the additional duty. Finance Minister E. J. Benson returned today from Toronto and was lo receive a report on (lie Washington meeting Thurs- day of senior finance, trade, and external affairs officials with their U.S. counterparts. The mission, seeking to rein- force Canada's request for a general exemption from the 10- per-cent surcharge, had not ex- pected an immediate affirma- tive response. Lougheed admits mistake Pledges 'people before party' CD JL JL -B- EDMONTON (CP) A Pro- party so strong in my mind that grossive Conservative govern- has the that will stand mer.l in Alberta will place j up and fight for their consti- heavy emphasis on ils rcswn- j tuency before their party." sibilily to the people, party I And, he added, that's what leader Peter Lougheed told an enlhusiiiblic audience Thursday night. Speaking lo an overflow "the young people are looking for." The crowd was larger than I he Social Credit party's rally crowd in the Jubilee the previous night. However, Auditorium, Mr. Lougheed said "we Ere moving into a society of restlessness and deep per- sonal concern and questioning people." "It's a society too where un- less we take action the laws He said that not only in Al- berta, but across the country snd throughout the world it is not a society for a complacent government. "It needs a government that feels very deeply the need to be close to people and respon- sive to people and there is no BELFAST (Renter) The i main opposition party in North- ern Ireland called today for a total boycott of goods made in Britain. The Scvial Democratic and Labor party, whose six elected members have been refusing to attend the 52-member Ulster Parliament, issued (he boycott call in protest against intcrn- HONG KONG (Reuter) Two executives of Canadian Pa- cific Airlines, which wants to fly to Peking, are in China for dis- cussions with Chinese civil avia- tion officials, a spokesman for tile airline said today. lie said the two execulives were locking at airport facilities in China. Biggest story of the day for newspaper OSIIAWA, Ont. (CP) The staff cf The Times operated from n hotel room today as re- I iwlcrs and editors worked on the WE local story of the (ire Thursday night that par- tially destroyed their newspaper building. Managing Editor Paul Tis- singlon, (corking from Icmpo- rary offices in the Hotel Gcn- oslia here, said The Times planned to publish today, using the printing facililics of iho Fe- lerborouph Examiner. Holh pa- pers are cwniid by Thomson Newspapers Lid, Premier Harry Strom had to compete with a western football conference game at Clark Sta- and I regret I didn't change he said. "All I'm trying to get across is that I think it's time vre had political leaders prepared to stand up and say every now and then that we were wrong." Continually asked on the campaign trail what he would do differently a s government leader, Mr. Lougheed said he now prepared to answer the question. to the stage, a load of flour was dumped from a catwalk above and caused' some concern among lira crowd surrounding the stage. It censed no injury or d.inv age and no one seemed to Imow if the incident was sabotage oi staged. Concluding lus speech at the party's final rally before the Aug. 30 election, Mr. Loughccc The government's a c I i o r, after two weeks of trying to hold the yen to parity of to the U.S. dollar, was a major victory for President Nixon's program to put the U.S. trade balance back into the black. The yen, wliich was consider- ably undervalued, was Ihc chief large! of Nixon's iinnu'.mccmciil Aug. 15 suspending the gold standard and putting a supple- mentary levy of up to 10 pei- cent on drJ.iahle imports into the United States. Keeps cool about mules fighting fires CALGARY (CP) A fire In a nudist camp doesn't create any special problems, at least for the Freeltan, Ont., volun- teer fire department. there is nothing at all different about fighting a fire in a nudist Chief Gar Mathies said Thursday. "You just go lo it the same way you would anywhere else." Freelton, v.hich has a 27-man volunteer fire department, con- ducts the Miss Nude World contest. Chief Mathies told the annual meeting of the Canadian Asso- ciation of Fire Chiefs he has answered several calls at the nudist camp and two weeks ago was called to a grass fire. it was pretty funny watching them out there in the nude fighting the fire I'd sooner go to a bikini party or something." NARROW STREETS From hilltop to waterfront, the in Algiers is a mile- square jumble of while blocks cracked by endless twisting al- leys, many just wide enough for a loaded donkey. judge new stamp designs OTTAWA (CP) Samuel C. Nicldc of Calgary and Ken Rcd- mell of Toronto have been ap- pointed to the post office's stamp design committee. Mr. N'.ckle, a collector of Ca- nadian stamps, and Mr. Rod- mefl, a graphic arts designer will join the eight-member committee that assesses stamp designs and recommends which should be published, the post of- fice said. GENERAL PRESENTS'THE diu in. Mr. Lougheed. who said he has covered miles during the '.-ampaign, said it was alxnit Lime politicians started admit-lii z they do make mistakes. lie said he made several during the one of them involving sending a sub.stit.ute o a meeting of Uie Metis Association in Edmonton earlier Lhs week. ''I could have changed tlie schedule and I should have first thing I would do is give the senior citizens a break in terms of medical care payments and education costs." He promised that when times arise involving a "confrontation, I will not hide behind closed doors in the legislative assembly." ''The only undertaking I'll mrke is that I won't for one moment hack up from the bear pit or the hotsciit." As Mr. Lougheed stepped it was going to lie a "close" race "but I've got the feeling It's going our way." Mr. Lougheed said he "knew1' the Social Credit parly won d have to "bring in" Senator E. C. Manning, former Alberta premier, to help in the campaign. He said the Social Credit party knew and sensed the growing "momentum" of Uie Conservatives rnd felt they "bad lo )ring him in lo tiy a rescue ana 70 ABOVE 19.00 7KRO AT NOON SLXISISE SATl'KIMY SUNSET II L PRE I.elliliridgc 5.1 Medicine Hat 80 52 Calgary 74 47 Pincher Creek 89 43 Edmonton 71 50 Banff BO 4Ci Grande Prairie W 49 .01 Edson GO 51 Penticlon 32 53 Prince George 01 45 Kamloops S3 52 Vancouver (i9 53 Prince Albert 79 45 Saskatoon M 50 Moose Jaw 99 51 Kegina 49 Winnipeg 07 55 Thi'jidcr Bay 70 40 Toronto 70 59 1.52 Ottawa 66 56 Montreal 72 61 Quebec 67 58 report St. John's 63 45 Chnrlottetown 65 55 Frederidon 71 44 Chicago 53 .01 Anpeles 79 C7 San Francisco 00 58 Denver 90 02 Las Vegas 77 Phoenix 101 B3 72 90 Paris 77 Amsterdam DO 59 70 57 Stockholm G8 51 FORECASTS LETOHlilDGE MEDICIXE HAT Today: Sunny. Lows tnuighl near 50. Saturday: a showers. Highs 75-RO. CALGARY Today: mainly sunny. Lous tonight near 50. cloudy wilh occasional showers. Highs 05-70. KOOTENAY. COLUMBIA -Today: continuing stmny atxl warm. Highs 05 to 90; the same Saturday. internmc incut of suspected terrorists u'ithout trial. The six already have been .supporting rent strikes and sim-i ar acts of civil disobedience in protest against internment ch they say has been brutally enforced against members of the country's one third Roman Catholic minority. The call comes a day after former British prime withoi Harold Wilson bitterly criticized Prime Minister Edirard Heath's government for introducing internment said he would not have introduced internment "in these circumstances or in this way. Since Aug. 9, when internment was introduced, 23G people have boon detained. The decision to reintroduce internment trial trial sparked some of Uie fiercest violence Ulster lias seen. At least 32 pooplc have il.ucl and dozens more have been injured. .Ulster was gcneraly quiet during the night. The only incidents reported a series of nail and gas bombs thrown in Armagh at local .stores during a scries of deniGT.sl.ral.ion5 against ALLIS CHALMERS Model G and Model f and Model 240 Potato Hamsters at WHOLESALE PRICES Phone now or wrile: General Farm Supplies COUTTS HIGHWAY LETHBRIDGE, ALTA, P.O. BOX 120J PHONE ooks at The airline asked the Canadian government earlier this ynr to open negotiations with C to set up the first regular air service between North America China since the Communists took over in Peking in ai The two executives are H. D. Cameron, vice-president of the airline's international and corporate services, and E. W. Ogclcn, regional passenger sales manager for Western Canada. They are expected to arrive licre Monday after a 10-day to China. A Canadian trade mission which visited Peking last month reported that Chinese Premier Chou En-lai person ally approved cf Uie air link with Canada but technical negotiations still had to be I ON MONDAY AUGUST 30TH 1 VOTE I forfheNEWDEMOCRATICPARTY a Neic Deal lor People Tho policies outlined by the NDP are sound and aimed lo help YOU Be your Brothers Keeperl In LETHBRIDGE EAST Vote DOUG POILE LETHBRIDGE WEST Vote KLAAS BUIJERT PINCHER CREEK. Vote DR. CLARENCE SMITH Inserted by the AlBERTA NEW DEMOCRATIC AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AM A All highways In Uie Lclh- 1 dry and in good driving comli-briclgc District aro linro and ion, TOUTS OF ENTRY (Opening nllil Closing Coults 24 hours' Carway S a.m. to 11 p.m. MST; Del fionila 7 a.m. o n p.m.; Roosevlllc, B.C. 7 n.m. to U p.m.: Kinpsgalc, li.C., 21 hours; Porthill-Ilykerls 8 a.m. to midnight. Chief Mountain (i a.m. to 9 p.m. Wilclhorsc, 7 a.m. to 0 p.m. Logan Pass open 2-1 I'dnlly.' ;