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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 27, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Low tonight near 20; high Thursday near 40. c Herald VOL. LXVI No. H LICTHHIilDOE, ALBKRTA, WKDXKSIJAY, DKCK.MBER 27, 1972 PRICE NOT OVER 10 CENTb By KKRNAN TLKNKI1 MANAGUA 'APJ Looters prowled through the left by the earthquake that devas- tated Managua, vultures peeked at decornjxising bodies and burned today in masv.' pi. ts r-i the shattered Nitarapuan capi- Gen. Anastasio Somoza, the country'5 strong man, blamed a rash of fire.s that broke out la-? Tuesday afternoon on men "trying to insurance money for their buildings." "A lot of businessmen had in- sura n te against fi re d a :n a ye but no insurance against csrth- quakfe damage." said Sornw.a the blazes lit the sky over the .section. Others Warned the fires on loo'ers hoping to hide tivi'.ifcs from national guard pa- Irfji.s. And Eornr; of the fires started by rJemolUion teams dynamiting shaky struc- tures. The troops hsd order-s la on iju' cabana I casualties v.tre rt- in the confrontatJons the those who refund to heed the order for funeral evacus'ion of the city. Tr er e a bo v. ert !as h es be- groups of su-.'ivors com- hl.-ja the ruins for food as v.el! as kX't. turn in-yj animals v.'hea v.'e get so hungry." said man as ho ran from a pillaged supermarket. ''We'll do a'most to get something to cat.'1 The lati- offidal estimate of coj-uah-es ir: the ouake fiav '.o dtsd and up to seriously injured. workers continued to burn and un- bodies p'jlkd from un- do- piles of debris. Bodies that -.vercn't burned buried in common graves. Vultures overhead and c-ften got to the bodies before the burial squads, A stench the ruins as the hot sun decomposition. AM poyrftd in from abroad as of the survivors began to settle dov.'n in villages v.r- rourd Jr.g the cspl B ui a number of those had telt the city defied the national guard and returned to try1 to salvage belongings frorn what remained of their dwellings. Roads in and out of the city were jammed. Trucks and cars empty and left loads of goods pulled from the rubble. Col. Frank Simons, in charge of the big U.S. reSief program, there was a big shorts se of trucks to deliver supplies to emergency food and medical stations. Simons said UTS tlirw irn .me- diate problems the corn- pleV.' evacuation the city aj-d the orderly distribution of food and water to Drinkmg water vas fiis- Inbited at key relJe! s'.atiorts, but many of those rernaiiing in the dov.Tif.o'A'.n area were drink- untreated water. Tnis rilse'I the threat of Srimoza ha.5 vo'.ved -.0 rebuild the ci'y of on its prefcnt bu" N'ericzue'an RIGHT ON TARGET FOR 1975 PAGES Ravaged Nicaraguan capital may have to be 'blown up' said wjlr! be im- due to tht soft town must be blwn upr" said Ruben Tere- tcinJ. "It would Esvf; water arid get rid of aii the dangerous buildings." M-i-re than 80 per cent o' Ma.n- a gij a v. as destroyed by the earthquake vvhich slru-ct early Sat lordly. estimated Tuesday thst about 24.000 of the city's, rcsi- were still in the r-ity, most o? then: IJvhg out in the Crash survivors fed on dead to stay From AP-REl'TKR SANTIAGO, Chile Despair and anger fol- lowed the disclosure that some of the 16 survivors of art Andean air crash ie-J on thetr dead companions to stay alive. Official sourue; or. Tuesday the cannibal- ism among the young Uruguayan rr.en during M- day ordeai on an icy mo-jnlain ledge. A dozen of the survivors sUyina at a local hotel "were very depressed and went to their rooms imme- diately" when evening papers, appeared with the sto- ries, a hotel employee said. One newspaper used the headline .ra- tified'' Tilth a subtitle asking "What v.ould you have The 15 v.'ere among 45 persons aboard 2 L'niEuayan air force plane that crashed in the Andes Oct. 13. All of the passengers were either players on a Montevideo rugby team or The survivors spoke freely reporters, earlier about everything except their ivxi supply. Tr.ey saxj W were Wiled in tte crash or died n! Iheir injuries within several risys, eight more died an avalanche O'.'t. 23 and the last three died in November and early De- cember of injuries or uriderriouriihrnent. Most relatives ami friends of I ho --.jrvivors refused to discuss the canniKlism Dwfiitiia Paer. said the reports ''fAil the "rardtst r.iracie o! history.'' Sr.e is the mo'-h'-r of Carlos Paez. V. of tr.e .-un.i'.or-. Cesar Cnarlor.e. the charge d'affaires in Santiago, said the jur.hors hid t. pact'' to say nothing untj! they had aii returned to l.rjruay. There, he said, they planned to a joint state- ment. One survivor compared ti.o carir.ihaiism to f'a heart the survivors, male to save one life; in this case portions of the iyxi.es v.ere used tr> continue a number of lives. survivor described the dc-tL.ion in tr.rrris of "the sacred sacrament of ''Had we died, it would rave suicide, which is coiidemrjed by our the >o'j.n2 man v.as. quoted saying. One of the tv.-o survivors '.'.ho finally hiked dov.n the mountain and found Fernando Par- rado, 23, bold, reporters earlier that in the first fev; days after the crash, "ve maintained with chocolates and jell.es" they had purchased in Mc-n- doza, Argentina, en route to Chile. Asked for more details, he replied: "We are not allowed to talk about food. You must read the Chilean air force report." Chilean police sources said earlier the survivors ate the bodies of five passenger-; ard the country's Andean Rescue Corps said i'.s rner.nbers. who reached the crash site, six c-ut-tjp bodies on the scvno. Diaz did not mention car.r.lbaihrn. but said: --When we neared- the plane I could perceive the effect of scattered pieces of b'.J.T.an bo-iies. remains wrapped in cloths and they shov.ed us the corpses which had covered e eoi 100 earson r death END OF THE ROAD covered strec-ts cr.d flocded yr i uficr a rE-ccrd ChnslrTiTJi in iKe crec. Above, t j s-jch cs lni for hrst. S-if..5W for second Five CsTiidiutis held tickets Truman on secoiKJ-pUce Comedy oi Er- rors. They sre Ken Fuller of market, Ofit.; Er.a Jordan, To- ronto: Jean Parrington. To- ron to: Reg W ard. Shea ando- wan. Ont.: anci an entry sisned Bennett ar-d farnilv, Gorge's Don Robb of Port Hardy, B.C.. a ticlket m the third plac? Brendon's Road, An cable from Dublin indicated s resident held a ticket on ttve second place hcirse this "ft-as not con- today. Trie F 'A eepsU paid about S5T5, to thnse vho drew 1 v' un pi a c ed horses. pi us H ard boy. wh o vas wibdravm shortly before the race. ins nal journey into FORT N.M. (AP) A trarl: loaded v.ith cattle en a narrow bridge near here anfj slammed a chartered bas carr.-ing a Seen and heard About town .1 tEC'RETAP.V Connie I'ikf bir-hday in a year to for a free cake at a rcs'au- rar.t Bob Grant v.cr.der- in2 whe.thv- to sper.d Boxing Day raking the or tho car. church J'outh group bound for a holiday ski outing and religious retreat. said 1'j were The young people were from the Woodlawn Baptist Ch'jrch in Austin. Tex. Ambulance driver Harvey Sti- ham said the bjs hit hard e-O'jjrh so that the front erid wai pushed about hallway through the bus like an accord- ion. It '.vas torn ail to pieces.'' The wrecked Tuesday risht was the sc-'-o.-id of school can-ying the ;.o-ih group. Ano'her amhularce d-iver said the scerie "looked like a disaster Frank Stanley, a radio re- porter from Ciovis. said seats in ire bus their bia although still a member o! the external affairs have since arrived here. When the latest recurrence of the illr.ess firs', became public last month. Mr. Pesrson INDEPENDENCE. Mo. 'API ihs final time. Karr-' Truman !o-3sy ivaveis the half mile irom his nom-e to the pres- ins Truman's presidencv. There, si i he busy int er- fteciio.i of Truman Road and Delaware, the motorcade was moorings by the and the reported sufierlns from fatigue of the bus tore -3oose from the txwy. So.r.e of the injured weren't from the tv.isted arid of the bos for as as hoxrs after the accident vehicle Traific blocked for police said the flrsi bus the battle t v.-; thoui m c-id c-n t. The t rjcl-: t hon ren tiy s Lnjck t he b n c rai Lin g and the cormccted with he writing of his memoirs arH his d-jues as chancellor of Univer- sity in As chancehoi he was in- volved in uni'. ersity exercises last fall and. after his. illness was reported, a spoies- man said he planned to resign his post and concentrate' all his energies on memoirs. The first vol'ome. entitled Mike- Memoirs, has already been published. It covers his idenual library "hat bears his to pause briefly and begin the Ar.d the country be led frorn var In'o i'r.e of uneasy -d day o[ mourn- m? 10 commemorate Lnov.-a as ''The people's Ricb-aro 71. Nixon. Lbe 37th leg Truman had walked so of- ten, past the homes of neigh- bors 'who knew Harry Truman and Bess Wallace as children. A catafalque was placed in the lobby of the library before a 60 foot mural depicting pendence and the o! the West'' and it was there that presicen' of the Uni'ed States, could come to say fare- Lyndon B. the well. uere to be at the library The ureath-pladng %Tsits of President and Mrs. Nixon snd former president and Mrs, Johnson a day before the burial was planned as the course best for Mrs. Truman and in defe- rence to her wishes for aa simple a funeral as possible. the path 01 [rom Tne ire were haading for a Ne'.v Mexico ski area a irajor Baptist just a- barley fund needs one more A helpincj handful book was vv'ell received bv crit- ics ar.d was listed No. 2 on the Toronto Suir's 11 of best-selliri2 nos-fiction in Canada. VLT. Pearson has complied second volume of memoirs, rot yet published, and is reporte-j To have reached the >'ear IT a third and Errts! volume. of barlcv for Korea fchoo! 'they Mint S76 i ing fun.-! for children a great leap for- ward O'. er fhe holi- day to It's h'i' trix- biy -i f'.r r i- iet's ha'.o ono chorus of cornpa.-.sion: more carol of com- panion for the Korean flowl victims. Then f.'jr will bT coirtplctc. sl.-irtcr! "i'h th.'it donation three U.-VH it to U.o rro. I.'.-'.'s have I hem tO'Uy. Ii bttn up iri tiy; K-r-'.t ar.d ''if tho r--i In riijf rr'-'-r Korc-an for !2-'i iJyvs. Your help much in the v.-ar on sorrow, affliction snrl death by hunger. you, Audrr-y Stickcl, Mrs' j' V-.rA Uvjoefr-. D, Pii'c-in. No. their help Station, of Korean for f.r.i; srifts yojr en to and self- 1-, vo-l. u- -.'O'J" (wiay and Child. oi lor ior.4 of lite- 'rr: co.T.pcny to I L'SC grand fre uork of ta. Lift virY; 1 'i i" h'''-iri-' ir.'.'.ar'i Ho'r- f.n for'n VIP bus service a flop Greyhound Eva I.-inej' r.ori- The service, iri eflc-c'. for todsy to bid. farewell to the Sord. Eu: mosily t'r.e honor oi inf rKMK-ts U for iarrrJy end friends and th-2 orcinarv v.iih Tru- man so identified in his years. Tr.ere little oi ihe cied Tuesday. In keeping with were for rites with disniiy. A rr.err.orisi is to be held in 'National vithin" v.-wk Cinsress reconvenes Jsn. S Tr.en 6 ir.o'orc-sde s-as to the cK'fin in i. direct route from Trjrr.an hid so oftt-r: i.ti to vhich he devoted nar.y r' ;j- years ;re is No Herald ear's Tne Herald will no! publish New Year's Day. Jan. Reg- ular editions- v.iil res'arrte Tues- day. Jan. 2. Display adiertlsers are re- of the t'-ead- for copy. Ad> to anrjear Saturday. Dec. :.n rn-js' be re- ceived by r.c-or, for .Jan 1. by Friday nc-or.: ani for V.'ec'oeHr-y. 5 and Thursday. Jan. 4, by a.rr.. Sstufdav Dec. M. re- ceived lv li.30 a.m. Ssiurdav, Doc. sr in the TJ- tsdav. Jar. 2. Priori. (.-.-I ire Chih for 'ywr gift- gr.t to S'r.- f'.vl for hungry Korean flood vic- tims. grant tru-ir c? may n'-'.cr see tr.ii'itc- like the of J072 Help them or !o chil- ri-en t'.day. It's Heiping Handful. Ix.'.hbricge Hera'rt. Just ore more push arid v.-5'U rr.ake it. Tor iisl nl (on'ribuinrs was not bad, the said, but even it didn't pay. Tr.e Csleary-Edmorton v, s.s the bipee-'t The VIP bus leit U-thbndse r.t S. in F.drnontor. at p.m. judue charged ticvH -y v. c-d t.-i in co'irt rn a e r' 1 c: :v- irc, r-oiice r'id Pc'ice said the c h a r e e .I.i-'i.-e to t.o Kc.-.v! r- r- T.-.c arrived U'i li.w p.m. in iront TJ'n Kun'i jrop ;