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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 1, 1975, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Saturday, February 1, 1975 News In brief Phom Penh airport shelled PHNOM PENH (AP) Khmer Rouge gunners fired 15 rockets into Phnom Penh and its airport today, killing one person and wounding 32, Cam- bodian officials reported. The command said five shells fired from the east bank of the Mekong River crashed into a hospital and a pagoda. It said most of the victims were patients and Buddhist monks. Ten other rockets fell into the airbase and the civilian airport, but no damage was reported, the military com- mand said. In South Vietnam, the government military com- mand said today 52 North Vietnamese and Viet Cong were killed in clashes with government troops near Tan Chau near the Cambodian border, 100 miles west of Sai- gon. The fighting Friday was triggered when a North Viet- namese battalion of about 400 men tried to cross from bases in Cambodia into South Viet- nam's Mekong Delta, the command said. Lie detector control sought EDMONTON (CP) A bill that would permit only members of the RCMP, municipal policemen or per- sons authorized by the at- torney general to operate lie detectors was introduced in the Alberta legislature Friday. In an accompanying news release, R. G. Wilson (SC Calgary Bow) said it was dis- closed last year that some convenience food stores were using lie detectors on employees. Mr. Wilson said he was "disappointed that the Lougheed government who, in refraining to put a stop to this practice, have abandoned their self proclaimed intent to protect an individual's civil rights and liberties." The bill will be debated but has scant chance of passing in the Conservative dominated legislature. Edmonton bids for coal deal EDMONTON (CP) The Alberta government has been holding talks with Ontario in an effort to have central Canada purchase more western coal, Bill Dickie, minister of mines and minerals, said Friday in the legislature. He told Gordon Taylor (SC -Drumheller) that the talks have concerned the prospect of Ontario using some coal mined underground in the Drumheller region northeast of Calgary and supplementing its needs with surface mined coal from other areas. The Alberta government has long argued that Ontario should use Canadian coal rather than natural gas in such major facilities as electrical power plants and should look to western coal rather than coal from the United States for its needs. Ontario officials have countered by saying Alberta coal is more expsnsive to im- port because of freight rate charges. Chauffeur sues millionairess PHILADELPHIA (AP) A second former chauffeur says he once was engaged to spinster Rachel Filler.' The news came to light when he sued the 77-year-old millionairess for in a negligence case. Hans von Aczel, 38, of Ards- more, Pa., said his own engagement to the wealthy aunt of Happy Rockefeller was called off when he was in- jured "because she can't stand sick people, she can't even stand anyone complain- ing of a headache." Von Aczel says he has been unable to work since a 400- pound tractor lawn mower fell on him while working at Fil- ler's Main Line estate 22 months ago. Last fall, another former chauffeur, Michael Wilson, a 28-year-old Welshman, an- nounced his engagemenl lo Miss Filler. The marriage has been expected and postponed several times since then. Tiger loose aboard plane NEW YORK (AP) A 900- pound tiger was loose in a Pan American World Airways cargo plane early today at Kennedy Airport, police reported. The uncaged beast was dis- covered by a 'cargorhandler who stepped aboard the jet. but quickly closed the door. He was not injured. Airport police said that five tigers were aboard Ihe plane. A veterinarian from Ihe Bronx Zoo was senl lo Ihe air- porl wilh a Iranquillizer gun, police said. "The one liger looked docile enough, bul a liger is a one policeman said. The ligers were en route to Soulh America. Ford announces (AP) Ford today an a ?349-hillion federa for fiscal 1976 and sai would require a whoppin deficit. a news briefin Dr. Cortez Enloe, publisher the budget, to be Nutrition Today, believes to Congress Monday may be the major cause warned the deficit wil atherosclerosis. By upsetting insulin metabolism, which to nearly billion i sets fat metabolism, does not adopt hi form in blood vessels. Dr. for cuts i and goes further to say that sugar causes white blood programs. Administration official to be sluggish or lazy so said earlier, tha they don't protect us from bacteria as they are supposed to. In addition to this Dr. controls supporte< by the president included says that sugar causes blood platelets to become sticky so that they clump together, and may be the cause of clots lid on socia security and federal paj increases which are expectec ing in the blood stream. run at least 8.5 per cent ii will no doubt be some who will say this has not been as the result of a cpst-of but eminent men such as escalator clause! Cut Enloe and Yudkin do not food stamp spending am such statements unless they have good evidence to nutrition programs an them. Many people have expected. thai, by leaving sugar out their diets, the pain of has been done away with entirely. There is no way that highly sold fied or refined food such sugar, can cause natural (AP) cesses to take place in the body. There is no substitute for natural food. Nature did not World Airlines says it has sold six Boeing 747 jumbo sugar as we know il today to the Iranian Did It. Honey Is a natural sweet which, like any natural food, can be eaten to excess. It but a spokesmai for the government-owned been know to overload the Air denied in Tehran to- with fructose (a very sweet simple causing unnatural insulin reactions leading to that Iran had bought any of the big planes from TWA. blood sugar. The natural in ripened fruits is by far most wholesome way to sweets into the diet. Reference Sugar, The Diabolical Sweetener, by Dr. RUQ DRAPES LTD. kin. Dairy Council Digest, IITIMATIt 45, No, 6. 1974 Courtesy The Milk MALL Barrett sparks NDP optimism in Calgary CALGARY (CP) Alberta New Democrats went into the second day of their 12th an- nual convention today with a renewed optimism following a speech Friday night by British Columbia Premier Dave Bar- rett. Mr. Barrett told more than people in a standing- room-only audience that Canadians should develop their own natural resources, whether they be minerals, timber, pulp and paper, or oil. He was interrupted 41 times by applause and four standing ovations. NDP organizers said it was the most enthusiastic reception ever given a party leader in this province. The NDP, which has only one elected leader Grant Notley. of the northwestern Alberta con- stituency of Spirit hoping to finish second in the provincial election expected to be called this spring by the Progressive Conservatives. Mr. Barrett said Canadians can use their own money and Officials suspend tanker crew hunt MARCUS HOOK, Pa. (AP) The U.S. Coast Guard sus- pended its search today for approximately. 20 crewmen missing since explosions and fire swept a Liberian tanker. Rescue efforls were concen- trated on fighting a burning 10-mile long oil slick on the Delaware River. Three crewmen of the 754- foot Corinlhos, rammed amidships Friday by Ihe American tanker Edgar M. Queeny, are dead. Officials fear those missing may also have been killed. The Cormthos, docked at a British' Petroleum refinery pier here, split aparl lale Friday, spilling aboul 12 million gallons of Algerian oil into the Delaware. The spilled oil began burn- ing late Friday, and early to- day the Coasl Guard ordered search operations curtailed as booms, ships and foam were used to Iry lo contain the massive spill which stretches from the collision site soulh along the river to Wilminglon, Del. Officials said the burning spill posed no immediate hazard. Ships Irying to leave the Delaware River for Delaware Bay and the Atlantic Ocean will be delayed until the'fire is extinguished. Authorities said some of Ihflse still missing may have been on shore leave. Any crew members trapped on board may have been cremated because the fire was so intense the ship's sides glowed white-hot and the anchor chain on the bow melted, of- ficials said. Irish PM smuggled out DUBLIN (Reuter) Prime Minister Liam Cosgrave had lo be smuggled oul of Dublin's University College on Friday as police charged student demonstrators. Several hundred students demonstrated against a pro- posed 50-per-cent increase in college fees in the Irish repub- lic, a students' spokesman said. Among the demonstrators were also studenls supporting a hunger strike by Irish Republican Army prisoners in the republic's Portlaoise jail. know-how to develop their own natural resources, including the Alberta oil sands. "If the oil companies want an answer to their future before the end of January, then my answer: gel out, get out." Mr. Barren's hard-line ap- proach to oil industry profits, which he described as ex- cessive and price gouging by at least three oil companies, was well received by delegates who only hours earlier had voled lo work for Ihe nationalization of Can- ada's largest oil company, Im- perial Oil Co. Ltd. Delegates also endorsed an energy committee resolulion which vetoes any plan, to na- tionalize the conventional oil industry in Alberta. The resolution said the con- ventional oil industry has a life expectancy of seven to 10 years and the expense involv- ed in acquiring Ihe industry would not be a good investmenl. Acquisition of Imperial Oil by equal investment by the Canadian and Alberta governments would give Canada equal footing in deal- ing with other oil companies and would give Canada the necessary expertise in operating an integrated oil. and gas company. The party is facing the dis- solution of its youth faction following the issuance of a bitter reporl from Ihe presi- denl of Ihe Young New Democrals: The reporl said Ihe youlh group is nol given a vital role in developmenl of parly policy or in parly operations. It criticised party members for not supporting the youth organization and said Ihe only time the party worried about Ihe youlh faclion was when il was in danger of collapse. Reliring party leader David Lewis is to address the con- venlion lonighl. The conven- tion ends Sunday. A-a-nother A third Aardvark has been born in captivity at Point Defiance Park Zoo, Tacoma, Wash. The latest offspring of A-a-albert and A-a-alice A-a-rdvark is a female who weighed three pounds, 12 ounces at birth Monday. Baby joins a brother and sister. Moncton death site described MONCTON.N.B. (CP) The grave site where the bodies of two Moncton policemen were found Dec. 15 was described Friday during the preliminary hearing for the two men charged with the killing of the officers. The teslimony came during Ihe fourlh day of a hearing for James Lawrence Hulchison, 43, and Richard Ambrose, 26, charged with the murder of Cpl. Aurele Bourgeois and constable Michael O'Leary and the ab- duclion of a 14-year-old boy. Security at the courtroom was stepped up Friday on orders from provincial court Judge Henry Murphy. He described it as a precautionary measure. Spectators and members of the news media also un- derwent metal detection searches before entering the courtroom Friday. Constable Robert Straight of the Moncton police force related the circumstances surrounding his discovery of the site where the policemen's bodies were unearthed. He said he followed four sets of footprints which led into woods in an area northeasl of the city known as Evangeline. Only two sets of footprints emerged, he said.. About 250 yards into the woods he came to a clearing- wilh two slight mounds of earth. Dr. Joseph Gagnon, a pathologisl, told the court he believed each of the policemen died of a gunshot wound to the head. Former Nixon aide released Colson wants to serve the Lord WASHINGTON (AP) Charles Colson, former Nixon administration aide who was released Friday from prison for Watergate crimes, says he plans to devote as much time as possible to religious work. The one-time special counsel to former president Richard Nixon became a free man when U.S. District Judge Gerhard Geseli ordered his one-to three-year term for obstruction of justice reduced to the nearly seven months he has served. "I'm very grateful to the Lord that this could happen and to Judge Geseli for the compassion he has Colson, 43, told reporters but- side his secluded home in sub- urban McLean, Va., hours later. Colson, who professed a spiritual conversion after his entanglement in the Watergate scandal became known, said his immediate plans were "to take some time to be with our family and friends." He said he hoped to do some writing later, combining reli- gious subjects and his Water- gate experiences. But unlike some other Watergate figures he will not join the lecture cir- cuit, he said. Asked whether he would de- vote full time to religious pur- suits, Colson replied: "I want to spend as much time as I possibly can on that." In his order releasing Colson, Geseli said "this ac- tion is taken by reason of defendant's serious family difficulties which have great- ly aggravated the severity of the sentence imposed." Colson's lawyers earlier in the day submitted a written plea for his release, which they asked not be made public. ,Colson's son Christian, 18, was arrested at his University of South Carolina dormitory a week ago on charges of possessing marijuana with in- tent to distribute. He is free on bail. And in applying for reduc- tion of sentence last Oct. 7, the lawyers said the death of Colson's father had left "his 73-year-old mother wholly dependent emotionally on the defendant, her only child." Colson had been indicted in both the Daniel Ellsbcrg breakin and the Watergate cover-up cases. But in a plea bargaining arrangement he admitted guilt instead last June 3 to obstructing justice by trying to smear and defame Ellsberg before the Pentagon papers trial. He began serving his sentence last July 8, spending most of his term in custody at Maxwell Air Force Base, near Montgomery, Ala. Among those prosecuted or investigated by the special Watergate prosecutor's of- fice, only four are in prison. They are Watergate burglar G. Gordon Liddy, milk co- operative officials Dayid Parr and Harold Nelson and Edward Morgan, who pleaded guilty to falsely backdating a deed on Nixon's vice- presidential papers. Remaining to .be sentenced are four other former Nixon aides who were convicted a month ago in the Watergate cover-up. They are John Mit- chell, II. R. Haldeman, John Ehrlichman and Robert Mar- dian. Tories battle for veterans OTTAWA (CP) The Pro- gressive Conservatives launched a concerted effort Friday to improve the lot of old age pensioners, convincing the government to yield ground on at least one point. Bud Cullen, parliamentary secretary for finance, said Friday the government will adopt a change advocated by George Whittaker (PC It will make pensions available to some armed forces veterans who do not qualify. A small number of veterans are prevented from collecting pension benefits at 65 because of residency requirements. All persons who have lived in Canada for the 10 years preceding their 65th birthday qualify automatically. But different regulations apply to those who have spent lengthy periods out of the country. In some cases, veterans are affected. There is no exemption for time spent outside Canada for armed forces service. Mr. Whittaker argued that this is discriminatory and Mr. Cullen agreed. Legislation to correct this defect will be introduced, hopefully before the current session of Parliament ends in June, he said. He said only a small number of veterans will be affected by the change. Meanwhile, Don Munro Esquimalt-Saanich) urged that income and sales taxes be abolished for all senior citizens in an effort to restore public faith in saving. Inflation has undermined the incentive to save and high government spending has diminished the importance of putting away .money for retirement years, he argued. He said his proposal would extend to the income pen- sioners get from capital gains. Such a system would reduce "government forced dependency on everyone." A former diplomat, Mr. Munro, 58, said he supports adequate government ser- vices for the needy. "But to make the whole of society lean on the govern- ment for its requirements is deplorable." The MP's riding includes part of the large retirement belt on southern Vancouver Island. He also asked for legislative changes to let pensioners earn extra money without losing guaranteed income supple- ments, now paid only to the neediest. Stanley Knowles North the foremost Com- mons expert on pensions, commended the government for accepting Mr. Whitta- ker's suggestion. But he said he would con- tinue to press for additional improvements. The basic pen- sion rate, about a month, is still too low and the eligible age still too high, he argued. He has been fighting for years for a five-year reduc- tion to 60. New oil import fee commences WASHINGTON (AP) The first stage of President Ford's new fee on imported oil went into effect at a.m. However, it is ex- pected to have only a delayed and small impact on con- sumer prices. The fee of a barrel was imposed on imported crude oil as the first step in Ford's program to discourage petroleum demand by raising the price. There was no immediate fee on imports of refined petroleum products. But the program calls for additional fees on both im- ported crude oil and imported oil products on March 1 and again on April 1. The administration has esti- mated that the first fees would take perhaps six weeks to trickle through to the con- sumer. In the meantime, Ford's proclamation might be overruled either by Congress or by a federal court; it was already under challenge in both arenas. Administration experts figure that the price of U.S. domestic crude oil outside price controls will increase to match the cost increase on foreign crude. Pilots impose ban on hazardous cargo WASHINGTON (AP) A pilot-imposed ban on carrying hazardous, cargo in passenger airliners went into effect today, but first reports said no flights were delayed. The Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) in- voked the ban at midnight Fri- day night after ;t-said il had been unable to get the federal government to tighten regu- lation on air transportation of hazardous materials. An ALPA spokesman replied: "There may well be delays because the pilots are sure going to have it removed." Under the embargo, ALPA said its members, who fly for all .U.S. airlines except Ameri- can Airlines, were refusing to transport varieties of ra- dioactive materials, ex- plosives, gases, flammables and bacteriological agents. Exempted from the ban were short-lived radioactive isotopes for medical research and diagnosis, dry ice and properly packaged magnetic materials. Financing for Business On Tuesday, February 4th MR. A. R. HOFFMAN one of our representatives will be at the COUNCIL CHAMBERS, TOWN HALL, RAYMOND from a.m. lo 12 noon. Phone 752-3043. and at the Council Chambers, Town Hall, MAGRATH from to p.m. Phone 758-3212. INDUSJMl DMOPMMBM 740- 4th Avemw Soulh LETHBRIDOK, Alberta ;