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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 27, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE IHKBRIDGE HERALD Wednesday, December 17, 1972------------------------ News Nicaragua earthquake Launch search MOSCOW (AP) Tr.e Soviet' cur red or whether there were Union said Tuesday niaht "an any casualties. It noted only j unprecedented sno'.naU" sent, Uiat "the rescue operations planes, militiamen and skiers i have been successfully com- into the Caucasus Mountains to! pleted." rescue an undisclosed number; The report specified the huge of persons trapped in highr snow-fall as hitting Dagestan, a Soviet republic in the northern "'u1' Caucasus. Daeesian is about WJ The report from Tass. the of- Io "southeast of ficial Soviet news agency, did between the Black and no; say when the storm oc- Caspian seas. Tremor felt explained by scientists LOS ANGELES (API The i quafce originated ete ,0.6 ijijate in rebruary, 1971 that earthquake that ripped Man- i to UIL- surface of the agua, the capital of Nicaragua, loose, ashy land base; was a catastrophic disaster in humaji terms, but to scientists the jolt was neither unexpected nor unusually severe. The fact that it wrecked the ci and killed thousands re- of Managua's build- ings apparently were de- signed of built to withstand such tremors. Seismographs at various Cali- fornia points indicated that Sat- sulted not from extraordinary i urday's jolt hid an intensity cf force but from three factors: 'G25 to G.4 on Ihe optn-enr-Vrd was close to, or iRichter scale. Thus it was ".ithin, the city; 'somevr'hat less intense than the back in hiding rocked the San Fernando Valley north of Los Angeles and killed persons. IJOUSE.S WKAK "There a difference, said William Cioud, associate re- search s1 l.srnologist at the Uni- versity of California at Berke- ley. He sale many Managuan houses v.ere built from "rubble, mud and giving the vic- tims little protection. Dr. Don Anderson, director oJ the seismology laboratory at the California Institute of Tech- nology, said Tuesday that a quake is not classified by scien- tists as "major" unless it reaches 7.5 on the Richk-r scaie. Tr.e great San Francisco quake of !00fi was estimated at western "Sicily today and panic- Police tnere were no cai stricken people ran into the unities or damage. LOOTERS ARRESTED Thres looters sland under guard in Managua after the Nat- Guard cajght them stealing from the rubble of Saturday's earthquake, (AP No aid for Vietnam CANBERRA (Reuter) Tr.e Tr.e decision, announced by recently-elected Australian La- Lance Barnard, defence rmrus- bor government said today it: ter and deputy pnme minister, will end al! defence aid to South' revokes Vietnam Following the return S25 F-il- LOXDOX (AP) Billionaire recluse Howard Hughes landed in Britain early today and im- mediately vanished, the U.S. embassy reported. Hughes had been driven from his luxurious hotel refuge in j Nicaragua by last week's dev- astating aerthquake. The 66-year-old American tv- felt Truman ivas their oivn said many tremors as sij as Saturday's occur in Central America Lilt eo they are in remote artas. i The particular earthquake- prone feature of Central Amer- ica. Aixlerson said, is an olf- CalLs to London's best-knouTi shore trench. Here the Pacific hotels said no bookings had Ocean floor is moving toward Hughes1 arrival took by sur- prise the London office of hushes Tool Co., which is th.t core of hi.1? business empire. A senior executive, J- C. Johnson, said; "I have no idea why he has come to opened BERLFN fAP; Eelsium be-' Trie official Esst German came todav first member of news agency ADN' reponed. that the North' Atlantic Treaty Or- the East German embassy in paniza'ion to grant tiiplo- Bnis-ieU would go into oc-er- matic 'recognition to East Ger- ation today under special cmis- many. sary Max Kleineberg. Trade pact signed MIAMI f AP) Cuba and sLtn of the 1ST2 a-rr-etrr.er.t said Switzerland have simed a trade Havana broadcast rr.oafjr- FNDEPEN'DENCE. Mo. (AP) !n 1'ru.-; prairie tov.n, the s :r. Harry Tr urn an 1 brirr.fi a special was i it-it so comfortable, all o: ys r.ere in Independence. he was down the street In his big v.hite said Mary Dov.-e11. 57. '-If you drove feaL tiov.n past his house on Read, you could in the north at nisht and see him sitting there i all" alone, reading by Little limp that always lit in the gave you a feelirig of se- felt that no matter rov; the v.orM changed now dark. Tr.e former pres- "Harry was true people, he death had- come at .A-as one sairj William j a.m. EST that morning. StaUcup. a W-vear-oId i As the brilliant December sun :St.0Xc-r who credited Truman faced away leaving only a getting him a job during1 lavender glow and a hitler chill, the depressioa that kept food on small clusters of people huddled j table, on corners across the street from Truman's home. Lester Osthoif sat al 1 fountain where Trumsn often "There never is and never js, fi d s fsn. te aired from the department store r.ome. nod sum in Ele landed at London's Gat- wick- Airport shortly after mid- night Tuesday night, arriving in one of his OV.TI io-seater Lock- heed Jetstar executive planes. A convoy of limousines the plane and took the arrivals away. Hughes and his entourage of I b'JL5lness managers, bodyguards' tr.e soda ancl climbed into j Rolls-Royce limousines. ter, tv.-o areas of secluded man- L.S. Geological Survey's sions where some of London's National Centre for Earthquake ricr.Kt families live. Htsearch. noted that Managua Hughes' reached I.on- is panicularly he- don via Gandc-r, Xewioundlar.d. cause it is built on loosely com- and Shannon, in Ireland. parted volcanic c'ebris. Tnis His arrival was surrounded njaterial is shaken even mora by typical secrecy. Immigration violently by a quake than a officials at first declined all bass of solid- rock would be, he comment. 'said. -.vhen he retiirned to Independ- ence in 1953 alter he left the House. Foster opens annual hovs1 v.'here Mrs. Truman to or- der her clothes, Osthoff remem- too. "I hurt inside, knovdn? he's gone." Osthoff said. "America should hurt inside, too. He was i a great man, a simple man Moved us al! as neighbors and 1 friends. He was our own." Park begins new term of Weather and road report SUNRISE; THURSDAY SL'NSET vana reported -rrfjrt- ard i'CTis '''ou pact, in tr.e C-bsn c f-oreign La an en- older, that v.-as lha v pariianieut ay night the study von-' RED DEER (CP) There' .T SEOUL f Reuter South Korean President Chun Hee Park was sv.orn in for a new six -year term today with vast extra pov> ers expected Lo !ctd to tougher j i internal rule and broader dialogue the Communist North. i Tr.e inauguration of the 5-j- year-old former array general, who already has the for 11 yesrs, the Duke pr omul lion of a nev, co.iiUtutio-n v.hich gives him errant cnormoio pov. ers u.iparal'.ek-rj istmris mrirk-'.-d tr.r- tjyJ of 71 .'U-y-: of tfrnsion v.-hlch de thi-j prtii'Jeni rrurtia! :r. S'. la'A-, the con-n-5-arli suction. tr.-e ail rev- C3] activities. V.'ith his authority streapth-o: the enc-d, be in an in-e sugurai adrv-ess at a riinripio in ctrernoriy that he now v.oukl to Can- tho dialogue i v.-iih the North earlier fhi-i yc-sr. in the The- ban on political ac'.irittes oritrc-al, lifted v.ith the proraulga-t fjf th.e con.5- tit Lit ion to-srea's clav. B'Jt thore ro trails for" at least for t'r.r: in Uraf; of active political dUr-tn-sion from tho z or Mud on U which hari punc-e; tv.o tuatcd hir> pa.st ,f Iwi I. Pi-e KORKCASTS: 40 31 Lelhbridae Calgan-To-Pmcr.tr Orc-tr: 43 32 rta_v. cfouiy. A lew Hat 24 along the moun-Edmontor. 'A 13 ..1 tain5p near 415. Lows Grande Prai.ne 35 15 ..t rear 2rj Thursdav: Moslly Rarjf v' 1" -rjrj rloudv. near' tO. C-.lgnry W 22 Medicine Today: Wide-Vicio-ia 49 40 .43 1-.- scattered r a i n s h cmers. 5T .09 nfcar 45. 25 30. F'nr.cc G'-roge 35 _7 Thutrfdsy: Mostly cloudy. 4') il fnTamWa Today: M 21 rjloudy with ir.tcrmiKerA snow 41) i7 fjvctp-. rain at limes in r, 5 Tr.'jrsday Mainly i oronvj y, ri'yjHv. Iliehs So to 27 17 V, w. LOTS lonigi-i: in the SOs. Mor.tres! 2i MONTANA 23 13 Kast of Conlini-nlal n 17 souihv.-K--. ScaUtred rain or 21 lri ,1'j ir.ow araj to'jlh cloudy 17 nfjr.tea.st tonight Thurv Ntv; Vrj.-i; 41 33 day. Col'Jo- north 'liarn: 72 V; liiyhs today 45 to 55. IXTA-S Lo-: S2 '-f, night 25 to 35. Highs Thursday I'hwir.ix 73 il West of Continental R2 71 Rain at limes with in the Rorn': .T, j higlitr mountains de-PsrLv 54 4.1 creasing Tnursday. Cooler IsjZ'i'n V, Triursday. Fliste todav 4Os. Berlin 30 ..il.ov.s tonight 25 to 35.' Highs Amsterdam 43 32 Thursday 35 to 4.5. S GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES 1 i no Tv.o again today hut over trufji in it vyjr.'i instead of fox hunting. HHrj. i.' The popular pre5.s carried sto- "e Ko nes on her friendship v.ltr, P army Lieut. Mark Phillips. 24. an gold rr.edallist. at tr.e Anne r.ir. cr.tj- ouicfcly put dov.n. sports for r.ding fox Asked if he and the 22-year- hw.vJ.-: a roijpie o? ti. -r.es in the 7; nld princess planned to get tn- wr.pf.ny of w.r.f .Narrow squeak fire Tuesday as the i -i-j J j session of and older! of A I b e r t a J1 1 -0 J 1 f_x Cx j oser.ed iti week-long session. _ _ Yte parliarBent, which fUGS 1 together about PS i--- MONTREAL fCP: .-t---1 ;-j; cerernonv rr.od- i _; (Jfster :--erw--i lieutenant-1 rnr! .rj! rnnc" ar.-i Catno'ic pa'rUa- 8'Js tia-Atd Jriih any" v.orth- l.aurtr.'jans north of M T duke, an ar'ler Were debate a dwsmsn, set up ;'l Arisen rrjsrj.? of [riCM. first ski school si: a car in fceirest 5 f.rurr.- of strike--: He also charted trails a hot in native riznta, Ro'jky IlfilS 562 bathers x Ca'h take and 'A jr. "8 liecord ;icv swim N'A.'.V-.fMO. F: C. 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Phone 327-3024 '-f. vr.s .r. 2: a r.o of hi1. of R-jif] th'; InV-msMnna! f-A in tf.ft prov- TJ-JV hroak.s, f orfiparc-'l v.ith tr.fr Brifish rsrrdy F.'iif! firJo fijfw-t of 2 inoh'.-', "i'lri .n ;n tr.ir Tnftt U-ft Vi'torJ.'i r. h .'ii-'.ri f ;n of .0 f i hsr; EOTO a'wrl in hi z- Trin. i, O-; lisr.ff, i, (unhf-r j.--: liJTi.'f It-Tliurn AirjXjrl i v.'jll .u-.vw! to [all- anrl Tnt-re previous Mrs, are a few in wss the oW'.-.t a.'i'l .'li h inr.n I'OHT.S CiF EYI'IIY 'Opening Qwitii? Cfmit.i on --r "i ifn-r ,-i ;r. In F, KuiE ?.il'-. FJ.C.; 51 vf] hirri. .-run s ft U J'f! f-.lia-i 1, anrl S'j'rt'y V.'aiu, rr, k, iWiMhorse, fl am. to 5 p.m. ;