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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 29, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Monarchy: ill Still Has Meaning By EDWIN KOSENTHAL LONDON (Reuters) Monarchy still has meaning for the Commonwealth and many countries of Western Europe despite occasional rumblings of republicanism, R Reuters survey show. Queen Elizabeth is not only the sovereign in Britain i but has the title of Queen of Canada, Australia, New Zealand and many other Commonwealth nations. Countries such as India, Pakistan and the African republics with presidential rule still accept Elizabeth under the title of "head of the Commonwealth." But Ceylon is preparing legislation to sever all con- nections with the crown by the end of this year. France now is living under its fifth republic, de- signed by Gen. Charles de Gaulle. The Count of Paris, pretender to the French throne, broke a three year silence on Aug. 24 to reveal he twice hoped to gain power first during the collapse of France in 1940 and 18 years later when de Gaulle became president. In Britain, there have been very few calls to abolish the monarchy, except from the Communists. Likewise the thrones of continental Europe see no threat in the immediate future. In East Fell After the Second World War, the monarchies of Eastern Europe crumbled under Soviet pressure. But in Western Europe, with the exception of Italy, the royal families rapidly readjusted to a new way of life and maintained their popular appeal. Even in Greece, where a right wing military movement seized the government on April 21, 1967, monarchy remains, although King Constantine was forced to flee after an abortive counter coup the fol- lowing December. Constantine lives in virtual exile in Italy. Royalty is so deeply entrenched in half a dozen European nations that republican minded politicians rarely dare to risk their careers to oppose the kings and queens. During a tour of Canada last fall Britain's Prince Philip spoke up frankly about the future of the mon- archy. In response to a reporter's question, he said: "If at any stage people feel that the monarchy has no further part to play then for goodness sake, let's end the thing on amicable terms." A 1968 public opinion poll said half of the Canadian people favored the monarchy, one third a republic and the rest had no opinion. Prune Minister Trudeau said recently: "This gov- ernment will not and is not moving to abolish the mon- archy It is a symbol very dear to many people." Want Neiv Flag The two-year-old Australian Republican party, which lists only active' members, is campaigning to establish the Southern Cross as the flag of an Aus- tralian republic. After Ceylon, Hie most likely Commonwealth coun- try to establish a republic is Trinidad and Tobago. Last December, both houses of Parliament in the Caribbean country agreed to the appointment of a joint committee to study the question. Prime Minister Eric Williams said he discussed the Issue with Queen Elizabeth and advised the British government that a Trinidad and Tobago republic is a distinct possibility. There is a different kind of monarchy issue in the African kingdoms of Lesotho, formerly Basutoland and Swaziland. They accept Queen Elizabeth as head.of the Commonwealth. But the monarchs in the two countries are beads of state in their own rights. Belgium, Holland, Denmark, Norway and Sweden all accept their royal families. In Spain, Francisco Franco plans to restore 31-year- old Prince Juan Carlos to the throne that has been vacant since the late King Alfonso Xm fled in 1931. Holland reversed the usual process in Europe by switching from a republic to a monarchy early in the 19th century. Queen Juliana is a.popular figure. Princa Claus, a former West German diplomat who four years ago wed Princess Beatrix, the heir-presumptive, says that if the Dutch nation decides against the monarchy, the royal family will take the hint and go. ji i i v, I? A-.J- U L 4. V B.C.' ,TO8DAY, AUGUST 1970 it Price 15 FOUK SECTIONS -K PAGES FUTILE ATTEMPT Boston policeman Edward Doyla races into the emergency ward at hospital giving moufh- to-mouth resuscitation to Stacy Ann DeWolfe in a futile attempt to save the 11-week-oW Soijth baby'5 life' The -baby, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert DeWolfe, was found by the mother lying face dawn in the bassinet not breathing. Thatcher May Call Special Session REGINA (CP) Premier Ross Thatcher, with a newly- appointed minister of labor, threatened Friday night to call the legislature into an emer- gency session to deal with a three-week-old strike against the Prince Albert pulp mill. He said the legislature will be called for a special labor law-broadening session "within a week or 10 days" unless the strike by 325 members of the Pulp, Sulphite and Paper Mill Workers Union is settled by "early next week." Speaking to a nominating convention shortly after he named backbencher Don Mac- Lennan to succeed Lionel Co- derre as minister of labor, Mr. Thatcher1 said he won't let the province be ruined by "graedy trade union leaders." The emergency session would be the second in recent months. In a two-day session that ended June 30, compulsory arbitra- tion law was expanded to em- brace construction workers and end province-wide strikes by blumbers and electricians. Earlier Friday, in the farm town of Assmiboia 90 miles southwest of Regina, Mr. That- cher announced that Mr. Co- derre will shift to the public works' portfolio, taking over from Allan Guy who becomes minister of municipal affairs. Clarence Estey leaves the municipal affairs post to take over the industry and com- merce job that Mr. Thatcher has handled himself. Mr. Estey also mil bs chairman of Sask- atchewan Power Corporation, a crown corporation. Provincial Treasurer D. G. Steuart had been the minister responsible for the corporation, and Mr. Thatcher said he had asked to have his work load lightened. The changes in- crease the number of ministers to 14 from 13. Seen and Heard ABOUT TOWN SECRETARY Betty G a 1 having her routine thrown out of kilter when she found a huge spider in one of her shoes Tom Patter- son1 amusing fellow golfer Charley Price after hitting several drives into the river Jack Lakie and Will Bowns giving fatherly ad- vice to a young fellow at a dinner and then both remark- ing that it really doesn't mat- ter since no two women are the same. Blaze Turned Away WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) Forest fires took one life and destroyed seven summer homes in north central Washington while devouring more timber and grass, gobbling nearly acres by Friday night. An uncontrolled .fire which threatened the tiny logging com- munity of Ardenvoir was turned away Friday by firefighters after getting within 300 yards of an edge of the loosely sprawled community. Willie Shaw of Portland, Ore., killed Thursday night when struck by a windLfelled dead tree. Shaw, a cook's helper, died in the Entiat forest district where five blazes roared to- gether into a single inferno cov- ering acres. The summer homes were in the .path of two fires that merged into a single blaze. No one was injured. Clyde Barthol, Wenatchee Na- tional Forest spokesman, esti- mated a million cost of fight- ing the fires that began during a Sunday lightning-storm. Bar- thol said about men were on fire lines. West With Thousands Of Lemmings On Suicidal March OSLO (AP) Road-sweep- ing machines were used today to clear roads in northern Norway of thousands of lem- mings. The lemmings were so thick on the roads that vehi- cles were skidding on the squashed bodies. Landing nets were used to scoop the animals from reser- voirs. Inhabitants of where the Lapps they were experiencing the biggest "lemming year" for decades. Lemmings are burrowing mouselike creatures about six inches long, found only in the north of Norway, Sweden and Finland. Usually they stay in their burrows, but every three or four years they migrate. In columns of hundreds of thousands, they move on their suicidal march. They fall into rivers and lakes, pushed by the dense mass behind. If they reach the coast they inarch straight off the cliffs into the sea. Both Sides Bend In Mail Talks SASKATOON (CP) A western member of parliament emerged from a two-day closed-door meeting Friday and said 30 prominent Progressive Conservative col- leagues are unhappy with the fortunes of the national party. Jack Homer, Alberta MP for Crowfoot and chairman of the 30-delegate meet- ing, said in an interview ___--------------------__----------------- the western conservatives and need improve- ments." NO PRAIRIE PARTY He said it was fair to say del- egates were disenchanted with the way things were going with the national party, but he de- nied earlier reports that forma- tion of a prairie party was dis- cussed. The meeting, with a declared purpose of discussing a report by the federal agriculture policy committee, was discovered by newsmen nine hours after it began Thursday in a meeting room of the Bessborough Hotel. Reporters said they were able to monitor most proceedings through the closed doors. Among them was Doug Mc- Conachie of the Saskatoon Star- Phoenix who said former leader John Diefenbaker criticized Conservative leader Robert Stanfield and the party's recent performance. The Star-Phoenix reported Mr. Diefenbaker saying the par- ty's opposition role in the com- mons was ineffective. "We are a joke on the national scene." Mr. Diefenbaker said that statements attributed to him were manufactured and the grossest, misstatements he had ever heard. He said the re- marks were about the interna- tional reaction to the adminis- tration of Prime: Minister Tru- deau. Mr. McConachie said Mr. Diefenbaker had personally crit- icized the party and Mr. Stan- field for not taking a definite stand on several national mat- ters, including the proposed con- tinental energy pact between Canada and the United States. Mr. Diefenbaker denied mak- ing any such statements. Mr. Homer, who in earlier in- terviews had said the party leadership was not presented for discussion, acknowledged that Mr. Stanfield had not been invited. He said it had seemed unnecessary. Mr. Stanfield, vacationing in Nova Scotia prior to an Alberta tour next week, said he knew of the meeting and was certain any discussion of party leader- ship "was on a perfectly proper basis." Other MPs at the meeting, to- gether with their ridings, were Robert Thompson of Red Deer, former national Social Credit Party leader; Stan Schumacher, Palliser' Robert Simpson, Churchill; Gordon Ritchie, Dau- phin and Craig Stewart, Mar- quette. Prominent former MPs included Gordon Churchill, Win- nipeg, former defence minister; Ed Nasserden, now Saskatche- wan Conservative leader; Lawr- ence Watson, president of the. Saskatchewan Conservative party; Milt Harradenee, former Alberta Conservative leader, and Reynold Rapp, Spalding, Sask., former Conservative whip in the Commons. Jack Bigg, MP for Pembina, said that all western Progres- sive Conservative members of Parliament were invited to the conference "but I didn't go." OTTAWA (CP) Both sides in the disruptive postal dispute have begun making concessions on major issues, sources said today. The sources would not say what specific issues are under consideration but union and gov- ernment negotiators are known to he dealing with a package that Includes wages, fringe be- befits and job security. Postal mediator Thomas O'Connor of Toronto said con- cessions on individual issues are not necessarily an indication that a full settlement, will be reached. The real test comes, he said, when both sides present their full proposals and try to make them fit. A settlement or a decision to break off talks was not expected before Sunday night or early next week. Mr. O'Connor, who began meeting the two sides Aug. 20, Taber Man Killed In B.C. Area VANDERHOOF, B.C. (CP) Maurice Francis Pyne, 41, of Taber, Alta., was killed on a construction site about SO miles north of here Friday when a truck backed up and crushed him against an em- bankment. It was learned today that Lethbridge member D e a n e Gundlock was not in atten- dance at the meeting. Mr. Gundlock was not avail- able for comment this morning on the statement arising from the meeting. Woman, 101 Dies Here Long-time resident of Leth- bridge, Miss Margaret Mc- Glynn, 101, died here today. She was born in Edeninfagh, county Donegal, Ireland, in and has been a resident of the city since 1923, residing with her nieces Margaret and Frances Parisel of 722 13 St. S. She was a member of St. Patrick's parish and the St. Patrick's Catholic Women's League. Buildings Battered In Jordan By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The central telephone and post office building in Amman, the capital of Jordan, was bat- tle-scarred but quiet today after a night of bitter fighting be- tween Palestinian guerrillas and Jordanian army troops. The government issued no communique on the incident, but the Palestinians reported two guerrillas killed. The com- mandos were in control of the building at one point but are re- ported to have withdrawn on or- ders from guerrilla chieftain Yasir Arafat. We'll Be Wiped Out' Russian Trawlers Not Wanted CARRIES ON-ln the t r a d i t i o n of show business, four-year-old Kathy Etor carries on despite a black eye suffered earlier in rehearsal. Kathy rriads her dancing debut in a recital at a Las auditorium, FORKS, Wash. (AP) About 400 boats of the U.S. fishing fleet tied up at nearby La Push Friday night in support of Cana- dian fishermen's protest about operation of a large Russian fishing fleet off the West coast. "Those Russians are wiping our fish said Jack Bolton of Yakima, Wash., a member of the La Push port committee of the West Coast Trollers Associa- tion. The port ii located on ttw west coast of the Olympic Pen- insula. Bolton said Canadian fishing boats were gathering in Victoria as their skippers and crows stage a mass protest about the presence of the big Russian fleet close to the coast. He said the Russians have been operating legally outside the 12-mile continental limit, but the Canadians want a 200-milo limit, and the U.S. fishermen are backing demand, _. The Russians claim they are after bottom fish, "but they're taking salmon Bolton said. "We want to draw attention to the fact we have the same prob- lems the Canadians he said. In the U.S. shutdown of opera- tions, boats are "going to come into port all up and down the coast from California to Alaska and are not going to operate Saturday in support of the Ca- Bolton laid, "I imagine several thousand boats will be involved in this thing." Bolton said the tieup was de- cided upon Friday while U.S. fishermen were at sea exchang- ing information about the prob- lem by radio. "We're just faced with extinc- tion in the next three or four ho said. "We'll be jriped _ JOHN DIEFENBAKER raps performance said early in the talks he had set Sunday as his personal deadline. But in an interview Friday, the mediator seemed to indicate he is prepared to stay past Sun- day and would be reluctant to take the initiative in breaking off negotiations. He said early last week both sides had agreed with him that Sunday allowed enough tune to reach a settlement and there would be little point in continu- _ ing talks beyond that date. ALL MEET The 22 regional strike direc- tors of the Council of Postal Un- ions were called to a meeting on Monday, presumably to consi- der further strike action or strike settlement terms, depend- ing on the situation then. One source said Friday at least one member of the union negotiating team has already decided a settlement through mediation is impossible. Prime Minister Trudeau, who returns to Ottawa from the Mediterranean for a cabinet meeting Tuesday, said Aug. 21 he would allow Mr. O'Connor a week to 10 days to settle the dis- pute. The unions Thursday sus-. pendsd the rotating strikes they have staged since last May to allow for the delivery of old-age pension cheques. ROBERT STANFIELD Not Invited Unrest Closes MONTEVIDEO (AP) The Uruguayan government has or- dered all high schools closed for the rest of tha year because of student disorders, and ah educa- tion official says the unrest is linked with the guerrilla kidnap- pings of a United States agricul. tufal expert and a Brazilian consul. "There is a declared war which the secondary schools have not said Acosta y Lara, director-general of the federal council of secondary ed- ucation, who announced the clo- sures Friday night. It is winter in Montevideo, and there are. three months left in the current school term. Members of the Tupamaro guerrilla organization kid- napped Brazilian Consul Aloysio Mares Dias Gomide and U.S. police adviser Dan A. Mitrione on July 31. A week later, they kidnapped Clarence L. Fly, a soil expert working for the Uru- guayan government. They killed Mitrione Aug. 9 after the government refused to free 150 convicts described by the Tupamaros as political pris- oners. Earlier this month, the gov- ernment closed the schools for 10 days to facilitate the search for the kidnappers. Classes re- sumed a week ago. 'Are yon the son of anyone Student Named Miss Black America NEW YORK (AP) Stepha- nie Clark, a beautiful co-ed ma- joring in sociology and psychol- ogy, has won the 1970 Miss Black America title and says she hopes to do justice to "the beauty, the intelligence and the manner of black women." One of 11 children of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Clark of Washing- ton, D.C., she is a sophomore at Ithaca, N.Y. College. Miss Clark is five-feet-five and weighs 130 pounds. Her first prize includes in cash, for personal appearances, ;