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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 29, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 'HE LETHBRIOCE HERALD A'jguM Petroleum refiners join West grain farmers as those suffering from long railway strike EDMONTON Oil refi- ners and grain farmers alike are waiting patiently for an end to the country-wide rail strike. For the it's tha al- most-annual concern that some- thing will prevent them fiom Belling their grain. The refiners have something are running short of tetreathyl an anti-knock additive for gasoline. Frank Spencer of Imperial Oil 'M. said the company's Ed- monton refinery can continue woducing gasoline only until Sept. 4 because of the shortage. The lead is normally shipped by rail from Sarnia. but it has been halted since last week when the Associated Non-oper- ating Railway Unions went on a country wide strikp. Western manufacturers are scrambling to obtain other raw materials and some are failing to meet delivery schedules. Northwestern Industries of Edmonton said its shipments to Lockheed and Boeing aircraft in California and Washington have been seriously affected but no employees have been laid off. Imperial has only sufficient phosphate to keep its fertilizer operation going until the end of next week and Sherritt Gordon Mines Ltd. says it may have to shut down its metal and fertili- zer plants at nearby Fort Sas- katchewan because of a short- age of materials. General manager H. M. Bil- key of Sherritt Gordon said whether the operations close de- pends on when backlogs are cleared and even if traffic re- sumes this weekend it may not be soon enough. When a day's difference makes all the he said he could not understand Parliament was not re- called today instead of Thurs- day to deal with the situation. Like the refineries Gulf Oil Canada Ltd. and Tex- aco Canada Ltd. are low in lead and have been arranging for shipments by truck. the material re- quires specialized equipment for handling and few trucks are suitably equipped. On other truckers have been giving regular customers priority. I Country particu- larly in the Peace River district of Alberta and British Colum- were clogged with grain and ships have been avoiding the Vancouver Harbor because of the near-empty terminal elevators. Ships originally destined for Vancouver are putting in at United States ports rather than wait for says Allan Mac- vice-president of the Alberta W.ieat Pool. critical part is the dan- ger of losing some markets to which commitments have been made. They will probably ac- cept short delays but certainly not longer ones.1' William Neufeld said the country elevator situation was the same with the United Grain Growers. he did not think the delays would jeopard- ize markets. got a nice big crop coming the nicest in at the nicest prices so every- body's happy in spite of the rail Very Special Values VERY SPECIAL FASHIONS FOR FALL. COATS Special savings on fall coats. An assortment of sizes and styles. SPECIAL PRICED Reg. to 75.00 JACKETS Our greatest value on Buckskin and Leather jackets. An assortment ot styles for your Back to School selection. SPECIALLY PRICED Reg. to 105.00 GREAT VALUES ON END OF SEASON CLEARANCES Originally priced 13.00 to 28.00 SPECIALLY PRICED 17 Originally priced 8.00 to 20.00 SPECIALLY -I ft.89 PRICED 12 Originally priced 8.00 to 25.00 SPECIALLY PRICED tti TO Originally priced 9.00 to 18.00 SPECIALLY ft .99 PRICED 4 TO SQUALL JACKETS Originally priced 5.00 to 10.00 SPECIALLY '99 4199 PRICED 4 Originally priced 5.00 to 13.00 SPECIALLY I '99 PRICED I TO OPEN THURS. AND FRI. UNTIL 9 P.M. Originally Priced 16.00 to 28.00 SPECIALLY PRICED Originally priced 5.00 to 10.00 SPECIALLY PRICED 17 Originally priced 3.00 to 26.00 SPECIALLY -99 'f PRICED I TO USE YOUR SWEET SIXTEEN CHARGE CARD or your CHARGEX charge card USE YOUR SWEET SIXTEEN CHARGE CARD where the credit's all yours. or your CHARGEX charge card Tribute to a livister Only the trunk of a tree remains in the yard of the Berkshire Truck Plaza outside West after a tornado struck the area. A group of firemen check around the and the which were slammed against the tree. One ssmi was picked up and carried into a nearby field. Pakistan to free war prisoners NEW DELHI India and Pakistan agreed Tuesday to release about Pakistani war thus removing the chief obstacle to final settle- ment of the war. The text of the signed after 11 days of was not immediately released. But sources from both sides said it covered all the main problems. The 1971 war between India and Pakistan resulted in crea- Police end siege STOCKHOLM Swed- ish police ended a marathon siege at a downtown bank Tues- day night and said there were no apparent injuries to the two gunmen or the four hostages two had been holding for six days. In announcing the end of the police Supt. Sven Thoran- der lifted his gas mask and told one injured. No one The gunman who started the operation with an attempted bank holdup last 32- year-old Jan-Erik sur- rendered in the face of a mass iemonstration of force by po- lice. He came out of the bank vault handcuffed. He was followed by the four young bank employees who had been at his mercy while holed up in the vault. The three young women and one man were ap- parently unharmed but were carried on stretchers. An ambulance took the hos- tages to hospital. Police drilled holes into the filing of the locked vault ear- lier Tuesday to give marksmen a chance to shoot the gunmen. One which police headquarters refused to confirm or said that at least one of the female hostages had been raped during the siege. They and the male bank em- ployee were taken captive by Olsson when he was interrupted police during at attempted .ioldup Thursday. tion of the independent state of formerly the east- ern wing of Pakistan. Leaders of the two delega- P. N. Haksar of India and Aziz Ahmed of signed the agreement in a ceremony in the conference room of the In- dian foreign ministry. Prime Minister In- dira Gandhi's former principal the agreement relates to humani- tarian it also relates to a larger vision of building a structure of durable good neighborliness and co-op- eration on the PRAISES LEADERS Aziz Pakistan's min- ister of state for foreign paid tribute to Mrs. Prime Minister Zulfikar All Bhutto of Pakistan and Prime Minister Mujibur Rahman of Bangladesh. He said they were real the produc- of the Although Bangladesh did not take part in the has refused to meet with Paki- stani officials until recognized by Bhutto's Indians sought and received Mujib's approval for the final agreement. Aziz Ahmed's personal tribute to Mujib in his public remarks at the signing ceremony was considered an indication that Pakistan would eventually rec- ognize Bangladesh. The Bangladesh government had threatened to try a small group of prisoners on war crimes charges for alleged atro- cities during the war'and the Pakistani military occupation that preceded it. A member of the Pakistani delegation said India had agreed to release all the Paki- stani except the 195 that Bangladesh said it wanted to try. But he added that the 195 would remain in India until Pakistan and Bangladesh agree on their fate. He said that means the trials are unlikely ever to take place. GREGORY FREED WASHINGTON A United States Superior Court judge acquitted eight persons including comedian Dick who participated in prayer demonstrations at the White House. The eight were charged with unlawful entry after kneeling on White House grounds. ENROLL NOW FOR PMONf MUSIC LESSONS at PRUEGGER'S MUSIC TRIAL COURSES FOR BEGINNERS-INSTRUMENTS SUPPLIED COURSES FOR 9 ACCORDJON GUITAR DRUMS PIANO ORGAN ;