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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 8, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta in Leaked metnos caused embarrassment Truckers tie up traffic Trucks jam the road near a truck stop along Interstate 80 near as many truck drivers met to discuss further demonstrations on the route. No traffic was blocked on the Keystone Shortway during the gathering. Truckers were using the stop as their organizational headquarters for planning actions to stop lower speed limits and higher fuel costs. Next heavy water plant will be built in West LONDON Defence Minister -James Richardson says the Canadian cabinet decision to build the next heavy water plant in Quebec quite satisfactory as far as I'm The he added in an interview is that the next heavy water plant to be built after Quebec will be located either in Manitoba or Saskatchewan. Richardson was com- menting on the Ottawa an- nouncement earlier Friday that the government will finance a heavy water plant at Gentilly. to meet re- quirements for the next few years The government also announced that the next federally financed plant AALBORG AKVAVIT AALBORG AKVAVIT DRY I Serve it straight I and icy cold I right out of the I I rcfrigcrator-with I I buffet supper or I canapes. I It is also good in I cocktails. First disullccl in 1846. after the Quebec construction will be either in Manitoba or Saskatchewan interests have been ful- ly satisfied by the an- Richardson said as he arrived here for the weekend following attendance at the NATO defence ministers' conference at Brussels. GAVE WARNING He conceded that he had made a statement in the cabinet the effect that if the next plant went to the East without any indication for Western then I would find it very hard to live with He did not make a specific threat to he people could draw their own conclusions and when the statement in cabinet was reported in the I did not deny he added in an the cabinet deci- sion that the next such plant would be located in Western Canada meets my position as a western He said he did not want to seem to overstate the case but the decision in a a His he had been that so far all heavy water plants and allied nuclear establishments were located in Quebec and the Maritime except for an experimental station in Manitoba. Since federal tax money was being it was only fair that the West should be he said Pembina Hall to be closed EDMONTON Pem- bina Hall will be closed as a University of Alberta student residence next April 30. The decision to close the 60- year-old building was made by the university's board of which was told that continued use of the residence was becoming increasingly difficult to sup- port each year and about 000 would have to be spent to provide minimum fire protec- tion during the winter. The board was told that earlier renovations to the building have probably made it safer than it was when it built in but major n .jvations were necessary to bring it to modern standards. simply didn't want a decision to be made for the third heavy water plant to be in the East without an agree- ment that the fourth would be in the West Now there is no question about that it's all He said it was unfortunate thai lie was away fiom Ot- tawa at the time the decision was announced but from his information not having yet studied the official document the announcement seemed' satisfactory There was on these in cabinet' before he left he said. By KEN POLK OTTAWA If there is anything a diplomat dreads more than a violent coup d'etat in his assigned it is having his confidential memos on the situation leaked to the public. This is what happened to Andrew Canadian am- bassador to Salvador Allende's Marxist- Socialist administration was overthrown by a military junta Sept. 11. Allcndc died in the and in a confidential cable to Ottawa Sept. Mr. Ross wrote that the deposed government had been one of the most incompetent in recent with the greatest wrote Mr. did the military decide that the disintegra- tion and political madness of recent months had to be arrested by shock treatment.'' This cable and which also criticized the were leaked to reporters by John New Democratic Party member of Parliament for Toronto-Scarborough who got them from an unidentified public servant. The leak still is being in- External Affairs Minister Mitchell Sharp told the Commons Friday. But he has told the House the person involved is not in his depart- ment and probably faces dis- missal. UNDER GUARD Mr. Ross and his embassy are under guard against any reprisals by extremists in Chile's capital. face a govern- ment source said got to expect the The source indicated that the violence of the coup and the leaked communiques have placed Mr. Ross in a delicate situation. The messages have been seized upon by critics of the government's Chile policy as evidence that Mr. Ross sympathized with the military coup. The deposed president's Hortensia told a public meeting in Toronto last week that she was shocked by Mr. Ross's which she called apparent support for the new military regime She said he called political refugees in Chile and that he assumed is not the fact of Allende's but the manner in which it was that we VISITED HERE The sponsored by 39 including the Anglican Church of Canada and the Communist Party of was part of a 10-day visit by Mrs. Allende. The visit included talks with Prime Minister Trudeau and an appearance before the Commons external affairs committee. these declarations are she means he displayed very bad conduct as an ambassador because he must have been hiding the Angry left-wing militants took a harder line at the an- nual convention of the member Ontario Federation of Labor last month. George leader of the United Electrical said during discussion of a resolution calling for restora- tion of fundamental rights in Chile that Mr. Ross with the stench of Chile was a example of how the people are unable to stem the drive of fas- The main purpose of Mrs. Allende's visit was to urge Canada to instruct its env bassy to give Chilean refugees shelter and safe-conduct papers. She said there have been 000 deaths at the hands of the junta since the in- cluding the death of her bus- who was reported to have committed suicide. are thousands of lives which can be spared if pressure is put upon this il- legal government by other countries refusing to recognize them as a gov- ernment and denying them both credit and financial she said. Recognition of the new re- gime was recommended by Mr a 59-year-old career diplomat. Immigration Minister Robert Andras has announced that several hundred Chileans will be accepted by Canada. Mr. in ona of his tele- said is pil- ing up of corruption in the Allende for ex- use of public funds for party including guerrilla blackmarket operations and conversion of state-owned vehicles to private DECLINE NOTED As copper crucial to Chile's had partly because of labor troubles. Michael R. execu- tive-director of tne Toronto- based Canadian Association for Latin said this week that industrial and agricultural output declined drastically during Allende's term. The cost of living had risen by more than 300 per cent in the last 12 months. ON NOVEMBER WE GAVE EACH MEL McEACHERN 92 Oberlin Red Deer K.E. SMITH 4711 Brockington Calgary CURTIS HOFFMAN 56 Lake Sylvan S.E. Calgary MILDRED BALDOCK 5217 50 Camrose PAUL BAERTSCHI 3512 43 Calgary HOW ABOUT FIRST PRIZE 2ND PRIZE 3RD PRIZE EARLY BIRD DRAWS OF EACH Early Bird Draws 10 Remaining December 1973 and January 24. 1974 FINAL DRAWS MARCH 1974 Support the Foundation for Cystic Fibrosis Research in as well as local projects in Alberta Communities. Tickets from Kinsmen or designated outlets. TICKETS EACH BUY 8 GET 2 Licensed by the Attorney General's Department. Conducted by Assoc. of Kinsmen Clubs Alberta 505 Imperial Bank Edmonton. Phone 429-0732 CUP AND MAIL THIS COUPON. YOU COULD WIN KINstakes P.O. 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