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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 27, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta THE IETH3RIDGE HERALD August 1973 News in brief Moores weds ex-assistant WINNIPEG Premier Frank Moores of Newfoundland and 27-year-old Janis Johnson were married Saturday in a ceremony in a Lutheran church. ._ The bride is the daughter of Dr. George Who held health and education portfolios m the previous Progressive Conserva t i v e government in Manitoba. It was the second marriage for the 40-year-old premier. His to the former Dorothy Elizabeth ended after al- most 20 years in a divorce ear- lier this year. They had six daughters and a son. The the eldest of five at one time was an executive assistant to Mr. Moores. Kidnap victim released NICOSIA Cypriot Justice Minister Christos Vakis spoke on television Sunday two hours after his re- lease from a month's captivity in the hands of supporters of underground leader Gen. George. Grivas. In a statement. Vakis said he does riot want to give details of his kidnapping but he did tell reporters earlier that he was well treated and is in good condition. He said he did not see Grivas while in captiv- ity- He told reporters he had been driven to a suburb of Nicosia and set free by his who kept him blindfolded during the drive. He went to a whose proprietor took him home. Weekend mishaps kill 64 By THE CANADIAN PRESS Five persons killed in a two- car crash near Montreal were among at least 64 people who died accidentally across the country on the weekend. A cross-Canada survey by The Canadian Press from 6 p.m. local times to midnight Sunday night showed 54 traffic five two per- sons killed by a race car at a racing one fire one man killed when struck by a tree branch and a man died when the racing car he was driving flipped over. The weekend traffic added to 55 killed during the brought the death count on the country's roads to so far this year. U.S. bomber crew disciplined Canada's law future main topic at bar meet VANCOUVER More than delegates settled down to a heavy agenda today as the 55th annual meeting of the Canadian Bar Association opened discussion on the future of law in Canada. Five key resolutions were to be debated making it impossible for even the most conscientious delegate to attend every session. One convention official said Sunday he expects discussions on the resolutions to be the highlight of the six-day gather- ing. Some preliminary con- Space trip half-way completed From AT-REUTER HOUSTON Skylab 2's astronauts soared past the half- way point of their planned 59- day space journey early today. a happy and healthy crew up flight com- mander Alan Bean reported Sunday as the midway mark approached. ready for the downhill Owen Garriott and Jack Lousma were sleeping when they slipped past the mark at a.m. EOT. Their vention business was dealt with Saturday and Sunday. One of the most interesting debates should revolve around a proposed resolution that recom- mends that legislative powers be with greater author- ity given the judiciary in order to ennance individual rights. Environmental issues will also hold delegates' attention with one resolution supporting increased public participation in planning and approval of proj- ects that will have a significant ecological impact. The proposal recommends that every project having a sig- nificant environmental impact be preceded by an impact study paid for by the proponent of the a mandatory public hearing before government ap- proval granted if .individuals i or groups and that any individual or group has the o ask a court to review Guam Four crew members of a United States B52 bomber involved in the accidental bombing of a Cambodian town Aug. 6 have been the air force announced today. Two of the crew received let- ters of and two re- ceived letters of said a spokesman for the Eighth Air Force at Andersen Air Force Base. The crew was stationed here on temporary duty at the time of the accidental bombing of i Neak Luong. The air force said 137 Cambodians were killed in the incident. Railway strike nts Mrs. Mitchell plans separation WASHINGTON Martha wife of former attorney-general John has told friends that she plans to leave her husband and has retained a lawyer to advise her on a Mrs. Mitchell said her life with her husband has been ruined by says a friend whom she called recently. Her who was Presi- dent Nixon's campaign director until July. is under dictment in New York charges of conspiracy in con- nection with a contribu- tion to the Nixon campaign from indicted financier Robert Vssco. Mrs. Mitchell said she was under a great strain and sounded angry as I've ever heard the friend said. ''But she was perfectly coher- ent. Levesqae claims misinterpretation MONTREAL Rene Parti Quebecois said Sunday a statement he made in Toronto last week concerning the death of Pierre former Quebec labor was misinterpreted in published reports. Mr. Levesque said he told a communications conference in Toronto that all the un- derhanded bribes concerning the events of that October which have come to light after three one wonders whether there was not a sort of psychological exchange of the life of Mr. Pierre Laporte for that of British Mr. James The Canadian Press erro- neously reported Mr. Le- vesque's remarks last Thurs- omitting the word psy- chological. Garage blast kills three BELFAST Northern Ireland police said today they believe the explosion that killed three Roman Catholics in a Bel- fast garage during the weekend was a sectarian murder. The explosion Saturday killed brothers Ronald and Sean McDonald and a 16-year-old Tony McGrady. ENCOURAGE TALENT Rent an instrument for your child Police said they believe the blast -was the work of Protes- tant also considered responsible for an explosion out- side a Roman Catholic church at Ballycastle on the north cost Sunday. Deaths By THE CANADIAN PRESS Frankfort Carl-Hermann general secretary of the Free Democratic a week after suffering a cerebral stroke. a k George G. named man-of-the-year here in 1972. Que. Rodolphe Du- a landscape-painter also known for his wood engravings of Quebec country-side. Latimer. a tax adviser to the federal gov- of a heart attack. across By THE CANADIAN PRESS Developments in Canada's rail railway un- ion representatives rejected a railway management offer Sunday to try to settle the f o u r-day national strike through conciliation board recommendations. officials said they were prepared to reopen di- rect negotiations. Minister John Munro said Sunday it was clear both sides were trying to find some ground to meet on. issuing a stern warning Saturday that Parliament would have to be recalled to impose a settlement if the two parties failed to make prog- ress by today. which announced its assembly plants in and Ste. Que.. would be closed down today idling 9.500 joined the growing ranks of companies announc- ing layoffs due to parts short- ages. Auto workers in other papermill employees and workers at Fiberglas Canada Ltd. received word of layoffs Friday. tourists re- mained stranded in New- foundland as crew members of Canadian National ferries linking Port aux Basques and North N.S.. rejected a proposal for limited ferry service worked out by the un- ion and management. KEEP THE PROMISE Alex Campbell of Prince Edward Island called on Prime Minister Trudeau to honor a constitutional com- mitment to provide contin- uous transportation to the mainland. federal agriculture said Sat- urday the strike is disrupting the flow of gram but fanners store their crops on the farms until the strike Canada placed an em- bargo on livestock shipments and said perishable goods in excess of 200 pounds will re- quire advance clearance. The company said passenger sales have increased by about 15.- 000 over normal daily sales of but that some passen- particularly in the At- lantic are facing delays of up to six days. officials in P E I. said a reservations system on cne of three ferries operated by a private company was preventing long lineups at the ferry terminal in Woods Island. officials in Van- couver said striking workers were called out Friday by the office of John Munro to handle cargo on an emer- gency basis but refused to move the boxcar when they learned it contained women's blouses CP Rail freight train containing meat destined for Montreal was the only train moving in Canada over the weekend. It was manned by supervisory personnel through scattering pickets who attempted to block the tracks. Oon'f Disappointed Tour Rontal Initrumtnt LEISTER'S MUSIC LTD. Paramount Theatre Bldjj. Phono 328-4080 For THREE DAY PIANO WORKSHOP Conducted by ROBIN F.R.A.M. Victoria Conservatory of Music to held en the Regina Campus September 16 to September 18 more information The Department of 104 Building UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN CAMPUS SASKATCHEWAN 584-4806 Summit meeting held ANDORRA The two j rulers of this tiny country in the Pyrenees mountains held a summit meeting Saturday for the first time sinre the 13th cen- tury. President Georges Pompidou of France and the Spanish bishop of who jointly rule this country of per- talked for several hours in the nearby French town of Ca- hors. What brought them together was the need for review of all Uie problems arising due to the changes of the alst few a communique stated. Officials said it was the first such meeting of the two as they are since the bishop of Urgel and the Count de Foix agreed in 1278 to rule Andorra together. The French count's rights later reverted to King Henry and more recently to the presidents of France. The two rulers have per- manent deputies who actually run the 190-square-mile terri- Just married Premier Frank Moores of Newfoundland and his briefs Janis leave Win- nipeg church where they were quietly married Sat- urday. i 8 persons die in B.C. accidents By THE CANADIAN PRESS At least eight persons died accidentally in British Ccium- I bia during the all in traffic acciddents Anita Laureta 22 I of was killed Sunday when struck by a car in a parking lot in the I Fraser Valley community of 'Aldergrove. B.C. An unidentified man was kill- i ed early Sunday in a one-car accident in in the Fraser Valley 1 Prank Charles Dave I 23 of died Sat- j urday night in a one-car acci- I dent in New B.C. Lloyd of j B C died Saturday when the i pickup truck he was driving and a car collided head-on 10 I miles north of Vernon. The car's driver and the driver of a I third car which was involved j are in hospital. King Yun 21. and Os- hume Woodrow New. both of B.C on Vancouver died early Saturday in a head-on collision three miles south of Duncan. Gary Steven 26 of North B.C.. and an unidentified female passenger were killed early Saturday when Acaster's car and another vehicle collided head-on about five miles west of on the Trans-Canada Highway. The three had circled the globe 429 times and flown more than 12 million miles since their launching July 28. they broke the single-mission endurance record of 28 days. 50 minutes set in June by the Skylab 1 crew. Bean will become the all-time champion of space flight Sept. 5 with a total of 49 3 35 minutes including time logged on his moon mission in 1H69 The astronauts spent several hours their day oft. checking five batteries that Mission Control fears are de- teriorating more quickly than expected. Batteries charged by another sdar panel still are op- erating at 100-per-cent capacity. ry system will corns under scrutiny with a res- olution that the law- yers and procedures the ad- versary have failed to adapt to the changing needs of society and are no longer ap- propriate for the resolutions of conflicts in certain Legal aid systems are sup- ported in another major resolu- tion that urges early estab- lishment of prepaid legal serv- ice plans. The fifth major pro- jp-oal says the quality of legal services can be improved by the introduction of certification of compulsory con- tinuing legal education and pe- riodic reassessment of profes- sional competence. Other topics to be discussed include air and maritime labor family law. con- stitutional and international law and conflicts of interest among elected officials. The sessions have attracted such notables as Justice Minis- ter Otto William chief justice of the Supreme Court of the Northwest Terri- tories and Sir Desmond Queen's Bench High Court of England. GirVi cry for help ignored TORONTO An 18- year-old girl was raped Sunday after being dragged 300 yards down a street to a parking lot by a knife-wielding youth while people sat on their porches and ignored her pleas for help The girl told police she was attacked while walking home from a bus stop in suburban Scarborough between 3 and 4 a.m. and that several people sat on their verandas and sev- eral cars steered around her as she struggled with the youth but nobody helped her. Inspector Gordon Mugford said it was shocking that people wouldn't go to the girl's aid or call police in what he described as a attack.'' No ar- rests have been made. The girl repeatedly screamed to a group of people on a nearby balccnv but was unable to attract their attention. The balcony was 30 yards away and occupants of the apartment told police they couldn't tell the girl was in trouble. Weather and road report man SUNRISE TUESDAY SUNSET City loses i Lethbridge Pincher Creek 1 Medicine Hat Edmonton 1 Grande Prairie i Banff........ A Lethbridge man lost Saturday night to two men who held a knife at his throat and demanded his money. Milton 612 12th St. A. N told police the robbery oc- curred when he went to his car behind tre Park Plaza Motor Hotel. He had been attending his daughter's wedding recep- tion. The described only as well-dressed and of medium height and took Spitzer's wallet and money. The wal'.et was later recovered. The case is still under inves- tigation by city police. Thieu's parly wins election SAIGON The two pro-government slates have swept to victory in the South Vietnamese senate elections. The laidslide triumph for President Nguyen Van Thieu's Democratic Party and the White Elephant slate headed by Foreign Minister Tran Van gives Thieu majority sup- port in the senate. H 79 75 82 71 63 Calgary..........70 Victoria ........69 Penticton 78 Prince George .63 Kamloops........78 Vancouver.......70 Saskatoon .......79 Regina ........83 Winnipeg.......83 Toronto M Ottawa..........73 Montreal .......77 St. John's 63 Halifax ......75 Charlottetown 67 Fredericton..... Chicago .......S7 Los Angeles .....73 New York ......89 Miami.........88 Phoenix........105 Lethbridge Medicine Hat Sunny today with isolated evening thundershowcrs. Highs 75 to 80. Brainy Tues-. day. Lows near 45. Highs near 75. I Calgary Todyy and Tues- day Mainly sunnv with iso- lated late afternoon or evening L Pre. thundershowers. Highs 65 to 70. 51 Lows 40 to 45. 43 Columbia Kootenay Today 53 and Tuesday Sunny with 47 cloudy intervals. A few aftcr- 34 .01 noon and evening showers with 45 a risk of isolated thundershow- 49 Gusty winds in showers. 49 Highs both days in the mid-COs 47 in the Columbia district and in 37 .07 the lower 70s elsewhere. Lows 54 tonight 45 to 50. 53 MONTANA 54 East of Continental Divide 55 Mostly sunny this morning. 62 Scattered showers and thunder- 71 j storms spreading eastward 60 .08 from mountains this afternoon 62 and over eastern portion late 48 .02 this afternoon. Showers or thun- 49 derstorms continuing many 45 areas tonight. Cooler Tuesday 51 with scattered showers mostly 77 east portion. Highs today 75 to 63 ..85 west 85 to 95 east portion 75 Lows tonight 45 to 55. Highs 81 Tuesday 65 to 75 west 75 to 85 78 east. West of Continental Dividr 'Scattered showers and a few thunderstorms today and to- night. Cooler Tuesday with scattered showers mostly over mountains. Highs today 70s. Lows tonight 40s. Highs Tues- day mostly 60s. Socred defeat in byelection predicted VANCOUVER British Columbia liberal leader David Andsrson says Alberta Oil mon- ey and Los Angeles television ads won't do the trick for Con- servative candidate Derril War- rent in the Sept. 7 Okanagan South byelection. And the Bennett dynasty won't necessarily do it for So- cial he told delegates to the Liberal party's annual pro- vincial convention Saturday. fact is that in Kelowna this right-wing adventurism has Mr. Anderson said that if Mr. teader by the B.C. loses the Okan- agan South byelection his sec- ond bid for a legislative seat and his carpet bags and tries again in the next by- the results will be even more He said the Conservative Party was fading fast in B.C. and Social Credit was in deep trouble. the only person they cial feel has a real in Wolfram a thp xtlfl of W. C. backed with the W. A. C. Benr.ett well that party has to be in deep trouble. they have to do that in what are they going to do outisde of the real heart- land of Social Mr. Anderson said he had just returned from two weeks of campaigning in Kelowna for the Liberal pharmacist John Dyck. Six candidates are after the seat left vacant by the June 5 resignation of W. A. C. who was first elected to repre- sent the riding in 1941. William Bennett is contesting the seat for Social Bry- an Mclver is running for the New Democratic Brian Sproule is a candidate for the Communist Party of Canada and Kenneth Hanson ia running as an inde- pendent. The Liberals hold five of the 55 B.C. legislative seats. Con- servatives have Social Credit holds nine seats and the WOOD FLOORS FOR. STEEL GRANARIES 20' Diam. 4x6 and 6x6 Skids Planking with W Plywood Top 10 Floors For Sale At 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 9 a.m. to 5 Carway 6 a.m. to Chief Mountain 7 a.m. to 10 Coutts 24 Del Eonita 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. lo 10 Open Juna 1. RooMville a.m. to midnight. ;