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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 18, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Low tonight 30-35; high Tuesday 45-50. The LetKMdgc Herald VOL. LXVI No. 7 LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, MONDAY, DECEMBER 18, 1972 PRICE NOT OVER 10 TWO PAGEb Seven-year-old lone survivor of weekend highway tragedy A seven-year-old girl is the Jone survivor of a two-car crash that Saturday night killed her aunt, three cousins, her grandparents and another man. Killed in the collision about three miles east of' Fort Mac- Jeod on Highway 2 were Ada Fez, 32; Carrie, 15, Lucinda, and Beckie, 9; Henry Stacd- iiig Alooe; "9 and Hs wife, Louise; all of the Blood Indian Reserve and 42-year-old Bobert Boss CampbeS, 526, 5th St. S. Lethbridge. Two other separate accidents claimed the lives of two per- bringing the weekend death foil LJ Southern Alberta to nLe' The sole surivior of the crash, Birdie Standing Alone. 7, is ic good coadJtko in Fort Macleod Municipal Hospital Kr, Campbell upas the driver of a, 1963-model car TurMca was proceeding -west it was m colIisiOD with a car ovned and operated by Mrs, Fox. ECMP said the car struck broadside on a dry, straight stretch of highway, about pja. Mr. Campbell was akne at the time of the mishap. Ail died at the scene of the sccideEt. except Becky Fox, died ea route to Fort Mac- leod Hospital Police worked lor 90 minutes to free the victims from the wreckage. Fort Maeleod Coroner Dr. T- J. Walker has ordered an autop- sy on the bodies and Mr. Camp- beJl and Mrs. For but is "un- decided" whether to hold afl inquest. A bead-osi collision ooe-aad- cae-haK miles east of Cracfoni on Highway 5 Saturday night claimed the life, of Robert Per- iai, 29 of Taher. Perini was the operator of cat which collided with a 1372- model vehicle, driven by Nor- man Thompson of Coutts. Mr. Thompson and a passenger es- caped Injuries. A passenger in toe Perini vehiek. Eeid Ledjzera'ood. 23, cf Tafaer is in satisfactory' con- ditioc in Taber General Hospit- al. A Wmnifred district fanner, John Hairing, 59, died Satur- day on his farm -alien he be- came entangled in tbe pcwer take-off of the tractor be was operating. Andras seeks to eliminate VIC "abuses' By VICTOR MACKJE Herald Ottawa Bureau OTTAWA Those who voluntarily ouit their jobs or take one ezped: only to last a few weeks so they can star, drawing unemployment insurance, may find themselves cut off from OC beaeSts in 1573. Manpower SBC Immigration Minister Robert Andras said Monday in ST. iaxeniew that these are two fields he is looking at to determine if amendments should be introduced to the legislation to eHmreata. such "abuses." He has cot yet csfsdieiy decided what form the amendments should take that -Kill be introduced into the new Parliament commencing Jan. 4. 'Tcis is something I have yet to take op with cry colleagues in the cabinet. It is under examination in my department and I expect to have recotamerjda- tioBs to cake to cab-inst socx Tne airjonscemeat of the proposed amendments win then be raace in the proper place, in Parliament, he sale. A press report Uat Csnadisns who vohJEtsruy cjint their jobs or take a short lived one won't be collecting unemployment insurance pay nezt year, was "too def- fcs said. "Our planned changes are only in the formative Stages. They still have to bs discussed and approved ia cabinet and then in Parliament." be pointed out The Insurance Act was no: ed to provide Ssasclal assistance to those deliber- ately quitting tfcsir jcbs so they could cash in GO the "UIC program by taking a paid vacation. Nor should it benefit taose who tsfee a short term job just to get on the OC rolls. Mr. Andras said that at present there is e three creeks deterrent period for these who voluntary cui: their pbs. Thai is there is the regular two weeks waiting period then thrss weeks, or s total fiva veefes waiting period. He diwbts iaat the three weeks is locg enough, may propose feat it be igsgtb3r.se to w-ee'zs. Or be mav remove the provision of benefits for people from. kgisls-ioa cl'ogefesr except fcr Trass-e a perscs cuizs "for ca'jse." Ttat to cases a peraon bis or-her job of ilmess or because of the isg coatSfey-5 are or jniolerable. 3Ir. Aocbss acfcaowJedgsd that k w2i be a dirfoculi to csal in categories that mentfceied frequently cur- ing th esecsoii as sb-'-sing the iseEsplcynjeic insurance program. youths after leaving school -worked for a losg enough period to ccalify for the baseSts then voiastariiv qnai their Jobs to an extes.oed paM vacation. Also cases of house- wives vrcrkbg long esough to qualify and then quitting to the UIC beseSts. Those were the classes ce beard aboot jsost tiuring tbe elsctiscs. He hopes to be able to clear up reft abuses. Tbe UIC records there 7rere 260.00 vchis- iV quit tbeir jobs is 2372 cut of the UIC iynang, or IS per If be can resedy that situatke tbe expenditures by the UIC is 1373 should drop o3JisicerabiT, The costs Of UIC reacbsd S2 biiHos this year. jfr. Asdras noted be is a'press re- port last as a ''hardliner" because of Ms plan- ned acrica to tighten up the UIC. He took Issue that cescrfptioc- Toose are geiiiinely tsjempkcved sad in need wi3 coofeiae to be helped under the prograai, be said. T1LKS AT IMPASSE Americans lift bombing curbs U.S. applies the pressure MANGLED STEEL the Fox vehicle, and Campbell Astronauts tidying up for Tuesday's return By WILLIAM BEECHER New York "fimes Service WASHINGTON Nizon is eoasidering a number of dipkimatic and military mea- sures designed to put pressure the command ship. Tbe also had to se- cure tbeir record cargo of moon three canisters of film ar-d other science treasures gathered during the 13-day mis- sion to tbe moon, A psir of scissors, used by the astronauts to cui open food pouches, still was missing somewhere in the command ship. A plan was being put to- gether by engineers here to help use astronauts search for the blast-pointed instroceat Tuesday. Tee scissors pose no problems in the weigbiiesssess of space. but' could braise as astronaut if he were hit by them on splasb- ApoEo 17 will splash down -sOD miles sffjtheast of Samoa. Good weather forecast and the prime recovery ship, the Ti- cooderoga. os station and aiiisg for return of the space- nee. Woodward cheque cements pact Seek pareniis of dead baby MAYEBTEOBPE, Alts. TCP) The'ECMP were searching today for the parents of a one- yesr-old cMkl found desd is its crib Sunday on the Alexis Ee- serve. 60 milfts nortfevesi of Edmonton. The RCMP said the cMM found in a bouse with four other children, the oldest nine years old- Tx children were being cared for by Indian authorities on the reserve. A SiOO.OW cheque that sig- nals tbe intention of Woodward Swres UA. to partidpate in tbe co-KUtown re development schepe proposed for 1976 was received at city hall today, Tbe cheque is tie first step in "Wcodward's agreement to buy 10.5 acres within a five- square block area between 4th St. and 5ch St. on 6th Ave. S. Total cost of the land win be S3CKLOOO. "Tins payment virtually ce- raesis the agreemeat." a spo- fcespan the ciry manager said today. "Re-d evelopsientin five downtown city blocks by Wood- wards and tbe government of Alberta is a reality as tbe plan- ning phases are OOTT under- way.'' Tbe esy will actively join the development in April 1973 with a start on coastruction of a new central firehsfl at the sooth end of the project, said the state- sent Pay raises urged sssat 1CP.3 Canadian barley produces for Koreans CANADIAN lARlfr STACKED HIGH of USC disfribution centre in Seoul Let's move it' Cmoa, let's back the bariey fund! We're moving into tbe last stages of this campaign. We've got'to pull up our socks. Two- or three carioads of barley for Korea that's our goal We've got to raise Every nickel counts. One pound of Alberta bariey costs the USC eight cents. One collar boys 12 days barley ra- tions for or2e chilci. Canadian barley has jrc- duced miracles it has helped to build roads, waterways, com- munity centres, schools, oyster beds. Canadian barley hss reclaim- ed marshland in Mokpo and other Korean locations. Barley is paid to Koreans for work done. j Barley is used as compensa- tion for work loss. This is for Korean women who are eager A helping handful of for Korea to be assisted with family plan- ning. Since the Korean doctors in- sisr that after an IUD insertion a woman must have three days of bedrest, tbe USC is supping 30 pounds of bariey. for the family to eat while the mother recovers from the insertion. What is barley? It is nutritious? Lean meat and the vital or- gans of animals, being a mix- tcre of a great many pure pro- teins, are "complete." There is another group which will main- tain life but not normal grow- th. These contain the essential acids but not ail of the ''con- venient'' Some well-prov- en examples of this class are: gjiaden of wheat, bordein of barky and proiarnin of rye. So barley is vital for these hungry Koreans because they like it and because it keeps them healthy. Come to the counter at The Herald or mail your pennies to Lethbridge Herald Helping Eand Fund, Lethbridge Herald. So far. we bave collected iust OTTAWA (CP) Wage in- creases of 65 cents an hour over a ccstrac: lasting until Itec. 31. 1974. are recommended for postal workers by the majority report of a conciliation board dealing wita the contract dis- pute between postmen and the government Tbe report released todsy, is signed by chairman Owen Shime and union nominee "Wil- liam Walsh of the three-man conciliatKHJ board. A minority report prepared by government nominee Bruce Stewart, suggests wage in- creases that would amount to raises of about 10 cents an hour less than those ia the majority The wage recommeadaiions would raise the maximum wages for letter carriers to S4.19 an hour. 15 months after ranflcatioa of the contract Postal clerks wages would reach a maximum of an hour. Average wages of the 23.0X1 members of the Council of Postal Unions bargaining unit stood at an hour. Mr. Stewart, stating in the minority report that the Cana- dian public is paying "a high price for their postal services.'1 says serious a-oeniion must be given to tbe wage levefe now being proposed. He said that postal workers bring no skills to their job and little on-the-job training is Deeded except for some highly torters. From REUTER-AP WASHINGTON (CP) Toe United States has resumed fuB- scaie bombing of North Viet- nam ?rxj will contiinie until Hanoi agrees to settlement of the war. the "White House an- nounced today. Tbe Viluie House said Presi- dent Nixon ordered tbe resuinp- ticn of bombing of North Viet- nam "to cope with another enemy and forestall a possible Communist offensive. Presidential press secretary Bonald Ziegler refused to link Nixes rs decision to the current stalemate in the peace talks. He said the "road to a negotiated peace is wide open. We want a rapid settlsaaent. Ziegler safci the action is con- sistent wiSStrifee policy Mxon outlined ia-auMay 3 speech and >'said the .policy "will continue until sudrtime as a settlement is arrived at. n a televised speech May 3, Nixon said the full-scale bomb- ing of North Vietnam and the mining of its .harbors would continue until there was a ceasefire throughout Indochina and all American prisoners had been released bv Hanoi. RESTRICTIONS LIFTED Defence Secretary Mslvbi Laird made the first Washing- ton announcement of the lifting of "Air operations are being conducted throughout North Vietnam at tbe present Laird told reporters. The defence secretary refused to go into any details air op- because, he said, he wanted to avoid endangering the lives of-Americas air crews. Laird briefly acknowledged the lifting of bombing restric- tiors os North Vietnam two days after Dr. Eenry Kissinger. chief U.S. peace negotiator and president Niroers security ad- viser, had reported aeg odatioas toward a ceasefire were at au impasse. Kissinger blamed fee Norta "Vletnainese for coming tm with what be called pro- posals and changing their posi- on issues he feS had been resolved. Stricken Truman speaks KANSAS CITY CAP) Harry S Truman" was slightly im- proved today and spoke for the first rime, in more than a week. brf he remained in serious con- dition. A spokesman for Research Hospital and Medicai Cer-cre. wbere Tnman wa? adiniiied Dec. 5. said that when asked, how he feH early today the 33- year-old former president re- plied: ''AH right." It was tbe first fcne since Dec. 10 thai the hospital had re- ported Truman hacfspoke-. "While you were gone, we had 9 visitor from ;