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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 13, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Low tonight zero; high Thurs. 10 above The Lethbridge Herald RIGHT ON TARGET FOR 1975 VOL. LXV No. 3 LETHBR1DGE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER FE1CB NOT OVER 10 FIVE SECTIONS 60 PAGES Neiv railway suggested By EIC SWIHART Herald Sta2 Writer CALGARY Canada's new agriculture minister hss suggested that cosstrnctlon of another railway through the Hccky to the West Coast port of Prince Rupert sight improve grain market pros- pects. Eugene F, "Wbelaa said here Tuesday night that proi'Set to be considered after present routes through the mountains couk; no longer adequately han- dle grain shipments, would move grain into export position 50j rafies closer to Pacific markets than Van- couver, Cockled with the project would be increased eleva- tor fadlis.es. S-r. Whslsn said. Oa a coonsry-vflse tGurr Mr. Wbelan impressed a press conference fcsre as a man with strong views and a keen ear. Mr. Whelan said some aspects of the of the Canadian wheat board, scodiec as keg as six years ago, by the Commas agricu3rure are SOT? being inzplfisGeniec. Referring.to tbe graiu fanners' plight in the last years, he said the comijistee had high-capacity trackage for the as weH as unit trails, Unk trains, trsdrss carrying ose are now beiag used HJ Western Canada. "We realized that %'e seed these inj Bienss if -we Trere to criers for countries such as China, Rassia.. Japan and sx tbe Pacific ris." be said. Ee said Scutbem Alberta fanners shouldn't have to worry about a price cfffereraial for grain com between the Currently, there is an iisport duty eight cents per facshel for all grain com emering Canada. TMs is ciesigaed to protect Ca- nadian producers. Wbelsxi said com Is sacs a marketable prod- uct that tbere should be no about getting rid of a2 stocks thai can be grovSTL Reports of drastic catbecks in the production of rapeseed have to ilr, Whelan feat something must be to encourage continued higii prodriction of fee cH seed CTOD. MAIL RUSH BEGINS An extra 105 Chrisfmos help- ers the regular stcff of 90 cf Lethbris'ce pest office fodcy cs moil volumes fr.crecsed a pes' pies, Including scoops of the or- ange dust never before found oa the JDOOO. The orange material -sras fousd during exploration of as ancient avalanche, 4.4 miles from the lancireg camp in Taurus Liitrow vaEey. By coindcence, it was found by Ceman. sot Schmiti. a geologist and America's first professional scientist in space. "Hey." exclaimed Cernan as be sazmmed into the soil at toe rim. of Crater Shorty, '-'Wait a minute there is orange soil" The crater was named after a character is Richard Brauti- gsn's novel Trout Fishing in America, "Well don't move I see said Schmitt. 'It's all over" Cernan west on excitedly. "Orange. Fve stir- red it up with my feet. "Key. it is." sheared Schmitt can see it from here. It's or- HATE AN IDEA On earth, sdeafets said the orange soil may have originated from "the last gaseous gasp of voleanisni" on fee raoon. "One of the most nnportant finds in. Apollo geology" was how Australian Dr. Bobia Brett, chief of the geochemistry divi- sion at Houston, described the discovery. While Cen-an and Schmitt motored on the noon, their crewmcte. Boaald Svass. la- bored in the command ship America orbiting overhead, Evans is operating an array of science instruments which are photographing and probing large slices of the noon, Ceman and Schsifct are to leave the moon's surface Thursday, rejoin Evans in the command and besin in. the journey home toward a Dec. 15 splashdown in the Pacific, Two more ordeals face north pilot Donations spurt to The spirit of Christmas pushes fund toward goal A helping handful EDMONTON (CP j Ose or- deal has eaded_f or Eart- Tjr-eli bsr the pilot survived 32 cays in the Arctic faces tvro iscre: surgery aud an isvesti- gaticQ of the crash nvhich leir sirasded. His twiit-esgiiied Beechcraft 13 crashed on a medical mercy flight Nov. 8 -Kith, three other persons aboard and Mr. Hart- wen was the only one alive Tvben rescoers f ouod him. Sanir- day. He -svas here from YeHowknife Moadav. LIKE A 'MOVIE "It was like a inovie, Ste in a the native of Cologne, West Germany, told reporters from his bed in Yellowknife hospital -alien describing his rescue. could be real It could not be real" He_has refused to answer any details about the crash because the ministry of transport is in- vestigating tie accident and de- tails probably won't come out until Mr. Hartwell talks to the federal investigators. But Boy Wager of Edmonton, president and general manager of Gateway Aviation Ltd.. the owners of tbe dis- closed information about Mr. Eartwell Tuesday which is bound to have a bearing os the outcome of ministry of trans- port decision. "He doesn't have his in- strument rating, sor did he ever have it" said Mr. Wager. Susan Haley of Edmonton, a friend of Mr. Hartw-eiL said Tuesday the oilot intends to eoE.ii3.ue flying asd for Gateway Aviation. Before mast undergo surgery to repair the fracture .to bis right sakie and 1st The left ankle started to heal by itself in the normal position but tbe other fractures started to set isiproperly. Mr. HartweiL who changed his name from Leopold Herr- Fignri for the sake of con- venient proaunelctioTL trained wMh tbe Luftwaffe sear tne end of the Second "World War. Ee has besn flying in the Caradiaa Eortalor two years. SONAEEIVES Ee has a and son living in Cologne and. the son flew to Edmonton iaie Taesday. He was accompazasd by a repre- sentative of a West Gernoas publishing firm which paid his airfare and reporters were able to talk to him only jbnsSy throng: an interpreter "before he was whisked away fey Miss Hstey. Perr Herrssra, a 20-year-old West German air force draftee for ground persoiseL only said he hoped to be able to see Ms father right sway. The mother was EC-: expected to come to PARIS f Henry A. 23s- sir-ger and Le Due Thp met for sk hours today at what could be tbe end of their current ses- sion of secret peace talks. The CS. embassy advised Orly Airport that Kissinger would leave for Washington tonight airporr ofScials said, Eis plane has been standing by since it arrived from, an Ameri- can base in West Germany Tiiesday right He will report to President Nison. There was no comment from either delegation on persistent rumors that Sssfnger, Tho aod their experts have hammered out a far-reaching compromise in more than three weeks of The newspaper La Nation, which supports France's ruSng Gaullist party, said agreement is "a mailer of hours." UnconSrmed reports is tae French press said a com- promise had nearly "been reached on the TOibdrawai of KprSi the South, one of President Nguyen Van Thisu's chiaf de- mands. French Foregn Ministe? Maurice SdiumaiHL who keeps in dose contact wnh both sides. said Tuesday that a com- promise is "possible and likely" despite "some signs of in- tractahiliry." "I have always bees con- vinced that there will be a set- tlement before the TLS. Con- gress meets" on Jan. 3- SdHi- told a press luncheon. Ssports frcin. Saigon today said "that Presidsit Thieu feels President Nison is hoping to aa- Eounce a peace settlement dur- ing the Christmas season or in Ja2U2iy.-dtn.iag his State -of the Union address or at his in- auguration. Ex-teachers get pension benefits EDMONTON (CP) Alber- ta teachers who-started receiv- ing pensisn benefits from proviiicial government prior Jo Dec, SL are to get a .per cent increase. Educatioa Minister Lou Hyndman said to- day.. Ths increase is designed to compensate for the effects of infkiica on tbeir fised income, tfce. mmisier -said. The adjustment is retroactive to Jan. I. 1972 and involves 2.000-remied teachers. "To help the good work, just sign me E.P. West Winds." If we could just convey to our readers the power these hand- have for us. God bless you, Southern Ai- bertaas: You've caught the spirit of Christmas! The Helping Handful took a giant leap forward Tuesday to pass the SI.009 mark in its drive to the Si6.862 goal. We've got Si .679 in donations snd do2ens of letters for inspir- ation. Thank you Hiilcrest residents for your gift. We respect your wishes to remain anony- mous. A receipt will be on the way sooc from USC head offica Ottawa. Thank you Mrs. M. Steven- son of the Golden Acres Lodge. Thank vou Lethhridge mer- chants. And good old Anonymous do- nations thank you so much, all you wxxjerfu! people. So ihe spirit of Christmas Is again in the air with its joy in giving and tbe bringing of hap- piness to others. It is at this time of year that man derives a special pleasure and sense of satisfaction in opening his heart and purse to those less fortunate. Dr. Lotta Hitschraanova of tbe Unitarian Service Commit- tee has some good news: "I am sending you a tiny note of profound gratitude for accept- ing our newest Christmas ap- peal so -whole-heartedly. We ur- gently need your assistance and your victory so that may procure three whole carloads of grain for our program ii) Lethbridge Herald readers are familiar with the work car- ried on from year to year fay Dr. Lotta Hitschmanova, the "one-woman relief She has raised millions of dol- lars and shinped millions of pounds of relief supplies over- ol barley for Korea seas. aH in the same of Canada. She has been decorated by governments and praised by. various world leaders. The USC which is a non-political, non- denommationsi, voluntary agency, faces a never-ending task. Remember, it ccsts 516.652 to send 24 carloads of barley to Korea. We can do it. A total of 35 per cent of ev- erything sent to USC goes to- wards the world's most prec- ious commodity, children. Contributions should be sect fxlay to the Helping Handful of Barley Fund, Lethfaridge Herald. Taxes up Cuba-U.S. hijack V treaty in sight in Sask. REGINA (CP) Increased personal and corporate income taxes designed to raise an extra S3.7 million in revenues were announced today by Finance Minister Elwood Cowley of Sas- katchewan. Effective Jas. 1, 1973, per- sonal income tax will rise by three percentage points from 37 to 40 per cent of toe federal tax payable. Calculated as a per- centage of personal income, this would amount to an increase of less than one per cent of per- sonal income. Corporate income taxes will be increased fay one percentage point from 11 to 12 per cent. VALLE BE PICADURA, Gaba (Heater) Premier Fidel Castro said today that there is an agreement in current talks between the United States and Cuba en aircraft hijackings and other acts of piracy. He was questioned about such an agreement at an impromptu conference on a catt'e ranch be was showing to Presi- dent Savador Alienee of Chile, The Cuban leader replied: "We are moving this The Cuban government pro- posed to sign a bilateral agree- ment on piracy with the United States five weeks ago, soon after an Eastern Airlines 727 had been forced to fiy to Ha- vana at gunpoint. The talks, which started about three weeks ago. are being conducted through the Swiss embassy in Havana, which represents U.S. mterests in" Cuba. you 3fy 2 pounds of smk ;