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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 27, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 IETH8RIDCE HERALD Wednesday, Decembtr 27, 1972 in brief Launch search MOSCOW (AP) The Soviet' curred or whether there were Union said Tuesday night "an! any casualties. It noted only unprecedented snowfall" sent j that "the rescue operations planes, militiamen and skiers i have been successfully com- into the Caucasus Mountains to J pleted." rescue an undisclosed number i The report specified the huge of pei-sons trapped in high sno'rfall as hitting Dagestan, a i I Soviet republic in the northern j Caucasus. Dagestan is about 600 The report from Tass. the or-! to m wjles southeast of Mos- ficial Soviet news agency, did cow, between the Black and cot sav when the storm oc- j Caspian seas. Tremor felt AGRIGENTO. Sicily streets of many towns and vil- i slight earth tremor shook lages. western Sicily today and panic-; Police said there were no cas- j stricken people ran into the 1 unities or damage. j Nicaragua earthquake explained by scientists LOS ANGELES (AP) The quake originated close 6.6 quake in February, 1971 that earthquake that ripped Man- td the surface of the city's rocked the Sao Fernando Valley agua, the capital of Nicaragua, was a catastrophic disaster in human terms, but to scientists the jolt was neither unexpected nor unusually severe. The fact that it wrecked the ciy and killed thousands re- sulted not from extraordinary loose, ashy land base; of Managua's build- ings apparently were de- signed or built to withstand such tremors. Seismographs at various Cali- fornia points indicated that Sat- urday's jolt had an intensity force but from three factors: J6.25 to 6.4 on the open-ended was .centred close to, or I Richter scale. Thus it was the city; 'somewhat less intense than the Billionaire Hughes back in hiding LOOTERS ARRESTED Three looters stand under guard in Managua after the Nat- ional Guard caught them stealing from the rubble of Saturday's earthquake. (AP Wirephoto) No aid for Vietnam j I CANBERRA (Reuter) The Tne decision, announced_ by recently-elected Australian La-; Lance Barnard, defence _ minis-j bor government said today it j ter and deputy prime will end north of Los Angeles and killed 65 persons. HOUSES WEAK "There was a difference, said Dr. William Cloud, associate re- search seismologist at the Uni- versity of California at Berke- ley. He sale many Managuan houses were built from "rubble, mud and giving the vic- tims little protection. Dr. Don Anderson, director of i 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 Richter scale. The great San Francisco quake of 1906 was estimated at i K2 said many tremors as LONDON CAP) Billionaire r Hughes' arrival took by sur-'. strong as Saturday's occur recluse Howard Hughes landed prise the London office of: frequently in Central America in Britain early today and im-; Hughes Tool Co., which is the unreported- because they mediately vanished, the U.S. i core of Ms business empire. in remote areas, embassy reported. j A executive, J. C. j The particular 'earthquake- Hughes had been driven from; said: fove M idea of Amer- luxurious hotel reruge in he has come to London." !fca. Anderson said, is an off- a revo.es .__. previous Liberal-Country part Vietnam roUowmg me return: to Residents of Independence Truman ivas j Nicaragua by last week's dev- astating aerth own home of the last Australian defence snd c irooos from Vietnam just before during the three years Calls to London's best-known; shore trench. Here the Pacific coon A ooifcis said no bookings had Ocean floor is moving toward i been made in Hughes name and without a passport under the mainland mass, great Christmas. 197 Embassy opened INDEPENDENCE, Mo. was dark. Tne former pres- In this prairie town, the Ident's death had come at passing of Harry Truman i a.m. EST that morning, i brings a special was i As the brilliant December sun their faded away leaving only a soft "We feit so comfortable, all lavender glow and a bitter chill, "Harrv of sources said Sunningdale and Virginia Wa- a seismologist at He landed at London's Gat- 1 ter> ziess of secluded man- the u-s- Geological Survey's wick Airport shortlv after mid- sions "'here some of London's National Centre for Earthquake true people, be j night.Tuesday night, arriving in richest families live. Research, noted that ilanagua Hughes' Jetstar reached parocularly vuberable be- via Gander, Newfoundland, cause tt zs built on loosely cora- Shannon in teland. pacieo volcanic aeons. This amval was suxrounea maKml is snaken even more ge Mna jcb f I illiam of his own ifeeater Lodc-i boS executive planes, i A limousines met the took the arrivals! of us here m Independence, j clusters of people huddled table. j ______ knowing he was down the street I on aa'oss Lester Osthoff sat at the soda j his big white said jarom Truman s home. fountain where Truman often! East German embassy in' Mar-- Dovrell, 57. "If you drove i never and never to Mend5_ ym. re_ I BERLIN CAP) Belgium be-! The official East Gennai the North. Atlantic Treaty Or- ganization matic recognition many. secretaries climbed limousines. into i nigst ana see niiq sitting i all alone, reading by the little j I larn'o that was always lit in the 1 opens Trade pact signed X "It gave you a feeling of L OSier jUAMI f AP) Cuba and sicn of the 1312 agreement, said felt that no matter i Switzerland have sisned a trade Havana broadcast monitor- bow much the agreement for 1S73, Radio Ha- iCaaL It nct men. i ana seemed to g rana reported Tuesday. d J Tne pact, signed in tne r foreign ministry, is an exten- RED DEER (CP) There pomp, ceremony and some oratorical fire Tuesday as the j i one tiling in your Iii5 t i stay the same." Tuesday night the study win- world changed 1 set away from dlULUai parliament bered, too. "I hurt inside, knowing he's gone." Osthoff said. "America I HCW should hurt inside, too. Ee was j a great man, a simple man who t loved us all as neighbors and QT friends. He was our own." v Park begins Weather and road report SUNRISE THURSDAY SUNSET Former Kissinger leads poll PARIS (Reuter) The read- 1 President NLTon. Kissinger col- ers of fee right-wing French j {ected- 23 per cent of the 4.COO newspaper L'Aurore have voted 7fltes bv xiard returnec arter five percentage points ahead of Ovsters kill cat PUNTA ARENAS A cat may have some of the population of this southern Chile port town from food poi- soning when it died within two minutes of eating two oysters, j local radio and television. Roval romance hinted LONDON (Reuter) Prin- 1 gaged, Phillips retorted: "It is cess Anne hit the headlines absoitite nonsense. There is no again todav but over romance truth, in it of foz hunting- _Tbe poplar press earned raes on her fneocsiup with j oraroncai nre luesoay as me i jj "f 7 I 53rd session of Tuxis and older j J I boys' parliament of A1 b e r t a i opened its week-long session. Iff The model parliament, which j ClUKC (llBS aimuaUv brinss together about resumes in Ulster _ Prai.'.oe legislature. i SEOUL (Reuter) South Ko- rean President Chun Eee. Park j Lcthbridge was sworn in for a new six-year j Crees term'today with vast extra pow-! Hat ers expected to lead to tougher internal rule and broader dia- jlogue v.ith the Communist North. Toe inauguration of the 55- year-old- former army general, S who already has ruled the coun- j try for 11 years, followed the MONTREAL (CP) Duke j formal promulgation of a new Dimitri Letichtenbers de constitution which gives him -2Siatoon o Vvinnipsg Toronto Ottawa 40 43 45 33 cton ..50 5 .09 .43 :03 of the Empress Josephine western democracies. More than 220 pounds of oy-: BELFAST CAP) A three- s frotn. the sam-e catch ai- day Christmas peace iull In ready had been sold but were [Northern Ireland exploded m i gnd at. leSSt 10 peT- "rkd the sketch I Beauhamais, he was born in K. law scrapped the_previop_ ifrora the throne prepared f or'; ?etersburg jsttution, dissolved the Nati him by student Premier Dave5" Bkkeiey from Lethbridge. con- tiocal and with the Imperial i Assembly and banned ail politi- Cavalry during the Russian rev-; C2i gctivrdes. 1 With his authority strengLh- Halifax Charlottewwn Fredericton Chicago..... JNsw York :he outlawed Irish Republican Rome I unable "to motivate any worth- i Laiarentians north of Montreal, j was lifted with the promulga- i action. I tbe duke., an ardent out-1 tion of the new constitution to- t He added: "Just because two about together ..rvT tees does army Lieut. Mark Phiffipe, 24, London Berlin Amsterdam. (Moscow......... 23 1? I Stockholm.......39 32 I Tokyo...........57 43 L Pre FORECASTS: Letbbridge day: Mostly cloudy. A lew rainshowers along the moun- tains. Highs near 40. Lowl near 20. Thursday: Mostly cloudy. Higiis near 40. Medicine Wide- ly scattered r a i n s h owers. Highs near 45. Lows 25-30. Thursday: Mostly cloudy. -02 Highs near 45. Columbia Cloudy with intermittent snow except rain at times in Kopte- Thursday: Slainiy cloudy. Highs both days 35 to .23 40. Lows taught in the 20s. .32 j MONTANA -1 East of Continental I Cloudy today with ferae showers southwest. Scattered rain or .101 scow west acd south cloudy northeast tonight and Thurs- Colder north I Highs today 45 to 53. Lows to- night 25 to 35. Highs Thursday j 30s north 40s south. West of Continental 82 71 I Rain at times snow ia the 54 34 higher today de- 54 43 creasing Thursday. Cooler 43 45 j Thursday. Highs today 40s. 30 25 ..jLovPS tonight 25 to 35." Highs 43 32 Thursday 35 to 45. 52 49 35 40 25 .36 27 2-5 23 24 21 33 41 72 82 60 Asked if be and the 22-year-; hounds a of times ia toe: old princess planned to get ejv; company of the lieutenacL TKe Narrow year-old boy gctivelv interested !i7 tbe'chris- j The fixneral ?rill be held to-day wousded by ganmea in a speed-1 gre elected by! at the Russian Orthodox Cath- Lng car in West Belfast. Shortly their groups. 1 edral here. afterward-, a man burst into nearby Stanley's bar, a Catholic tavern and snot a customer in the chest. Ths victim re- LONDON 'CP) Foreign of- complaining about mice in her ported in serious condition. fice official are not as stuffy as office and she expected a rocket Early today, a man was sho snot ..they may appear to be when it; from Ker Sure enough he in the foot on the other side of comes to breaking house rules.; he- to h'5 the citv. Jennifer Haddock, a secretary; J r. MAN WOUNDED at the Whitehall to Present- a contravened regulations b y traP? complete with a slab 01 writing a letter to the press: cheese. j n a Llv Protestant pre- Indus- i Record rainfall hits B.C. areas 562 bathers take annual icy swim NANAIMO. B.C. f CP; Four y tons of imported ice, a blaring bonfire, a shapely Hawaiian i band, and 562 dedicatee- bathers i provided the basic ingredients I Tuesday for one of Canada's GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES i COUTTS HIGHWAY PHONE Deaths passing car near a tavern. j they contemplated damage j Island, Mayors Jim Quaife of I By THE CANADIAN PRESS Montreal Dimitri Leuchten-: berg de Beaubainais, 74, dh-ect; ton, descendant of the Police believed all the shoot- j from record rainfall throughout j Duncan and Gerry Smith to'wateh'affto lir.g was by Protestant or I the Lower MaiaJand and south- [North Cowichan said they want C wter luSSaHv T t T T -r- j i j i n t W> tuc Water ID. uIiSC3SOna0IV w I in