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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 11, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta SNOW Forecast high Tuesday 20-25 b�low VOL. LXIV - No. 25 The letUbrtdge Herald LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, MONDAY, JANUARY 11, 1971 PRICE NOT OVER 10 CENTS ? ? ? ? ? TWO SECTIONS - 16 PAGES International best-dressed list issued By ANN HENCKEN NEW YORK (AP) - United States President Richard Nixon got two votes and Chairman Mao Tse-tung of Communist China one in the polling for the international best-dressed list of 1970. It wasn't enough to elect either of them. In fact, Mme. Georges Pompidou, wife of the president 6i France, was the only member of a nation's top political family to make this year's list. , No member of a royal family was included. Queen Elizabeth II, Queen Sirikit of Thailand, the Duke of Windsor with his wife and Prince Philip are already members of the Hall of Fame from previous selections. However, the list is more international than ever. Sixty six men and women of 16 nationalities were elected by written ballot sent to some 2,000 people in the fashion, social and theatre world. No Canadians were included in the top picks for 1970. Top 12 named Voted the 12 best dressed women of 1970 were: The Begum Aga Khan, British wife of the Moslem spiritual leader; Mme. Ahmed Benhima, Moroccan, wife of the Moroccan ambassador to the United Nations; Diahann Carroll, American singer; Catherine Deneuve, French actress; Sophia Loren, Italian film star; Denise Minelli, Yugoslav residing in San Francisco; Mme. Pompidou; Mrs. Richard Pistell, New York, former Marquesa Caroll de Portago; Mrs. Ronald Reagan, wife of the governor of California; Mrs. Samual P. Reed, American social figure, daughter of Mrs. Charles Engelhard; Mrs. Charles Revson, wife of the cosmetics magnate, and Mrs. Haiarilaos Theodora-copulos, American wife of the Greek ship owner. Five wi5p�* i won; given. ^ermaEuV, status" and' elected to the Hall of Fame; Mrs. William McCormick Blair Jr., Chicago-born wife of the former U.S. ambassador who now heads the Kennedy Centre for the Performing Arts in Washington; Mrs. Alfred Bloom-ingdale of Los Angeles, wife of the founder of the Diner's Club; Mrs. Wyatt Gloria Vanderbilt Cooper of New York; Mrs. Kirk Douglas, Hollywood, born in Paris, and Mrs. Patrick Guinness. Lausanne, Switzerland and Paris. Brynner chosen The list of best-dressed men for 1970 includes; J. Frederic Byers 111 of Pittsburgh and New York; Yul Brynner, actor now living in Switzerland; Hernando Courtwright, Mexican - born hotelier of Los Angeles; John Galiher, American socialite of New York and London; Angus Ogilvy, British businessman married to Princess Alexandra of Kent; Armando Orsini, New York restaurant owner; Giorgio Pavone, Roman public relations executive; Baron Alexis de Rede, Austrian-born Paris financier; Thomas Shevlin, U.S. social figure; Bobby Short, night club star; Lord Snowdon, husband of Princess Margaret, and Sargent Shriver, Washington, Men to rank above the annual vote on the three-year-old men's list are: Gianni Agnelli of Turin, Italy, head of Fiat Motors; Cecil Beaton, British artist and photographer; Bill Blass, Indiana-born fashion designer; Pierre Cardin, Venetian-born Italian in public relations; Hubert de Givenchy, French fashion designer; Bernard Lanvin, French head of the couture house; Henry Cabot Lodge, Massachusettes - born statesman; Serge Obolensky, the Russian prince now in U.S. business; Norman Parkinson, British fashion photographer; I. S. V. Patcevitch, Russian-born New York publisher; Baron Eric de Rothschild, member of the French branch of the European banking family and John Eeitz, Viennese-born, British  schooled U.S. designer for men. Model heads list Among those women voted the 12 best - dressed fashion professionals were Marisa Berenson, American model, granddaughter of Italian-born French designer Elsa Sclriaparelli: Anne Klein, New York fashion designer; Mrs. Renny Sallazman of New York and Naomi Sims, model, and Pamela Lady Harlech, London, U.S. wife of the former British ambassador to the U.S. Among the men's fashion professional list for 1970 are: Hardy Amies, British fashion designer; Antonio CerutU, Italian men's wear designer in Paris; Oscar de la Renta, born in Santo Domingo, now a New York fashion designer, and French fashion designers M. Philippe Venet and M. Andre Oliver. ONE OF THE VIGILANTE VICTIMS Heath, Trudeau talk arms sale NEW DELHI (CP) - Prime Ministers Trudeau and Heath will meet here today, split over British policy of selling arms to South Africa. Trudeau, a strong critic of selling arms to the apartheid slate, and the British leader are cn their way to the Commonwealth prime ministers conference in Singapore, where a jrwjor argument is expected over the arms issue. The Canadian leader also will have talks with Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. The British arms sales to the South Africans-still not made-are expected to figure in the discussions. India also opposes the sales. Trudeau stopped over Sunday at Mathura for a visit to the birthplace of the Hindu god Lord Krishna, and was welcomed by priests into their temples as if he were a Brahman, the highest of the Hindu social castes. The priests applied sandalwood paste to his forehead, placed a gold and silver-laced saffron scarf around his neck and then permitted him to walk -after taking off his shoes-to the inner sanctum of the temple from which non-Hindus normally are barred. The prime minister placed a marigold garland at the feet of a statue of a god. A priest wished the "blessings of Lord Buddha" on Trudeau while maroon-robed, shaven-headed monks sat on the ground and chanted a prayer for the prime minister. MPs return During the visit to the temple an old man fell to his knees and tried to kiss Trudeau's feet, but the prime minister helped him to his feet. The Canadian leader's visit to the temples took place at Brin-daban near Agra, where there is a city of temples devoted to Krishna. At Mathura, near'Agra, Trudeau looked'at *2,000-year^)ld Eandlewood sculptures. Trudeau arrived in India Saturday on a Canadian armed forces jet after a visit to Pakistan. His first stop was Agra, and he spent an hour at the Taj Mahal there. Mustard gas protesters hurled back to grind OTTAWA (CP)-The House of Commons resumes operations today, with plenty of work in store for MPs following a three-week Christmas recess. Debate will begin immediately on a bill designed to improve the system of paying veterans' allowances. Following closely after will be a bill dealing with young offenders before the courts, which ihould be more controversial. Bolivian government crushes army revolt Irish youths tarred BELFAST CAP) - Vigilantes of the outlawed Irish Republican Army took the law into their own hands during the weekend and tarred and feathered four young men for petty crimes against Belfast Roman Catholics. "This incident should be taken as a warning by others," said a spokesman for the I.R.A. "Money-lenders, racketeers and extortionists will get the same treatment. The I.R.A. will not stand far gangsterism any more." The I.R.A. claims that the Protestant police in Northern Ireland are not protecting the Catholic minority. A crowd of shoppers looked on Saturday night as a gang of men grabbed two youths in the Catholic Falls Road area and poured tar and chicken feathers over them. The gang hung placards around their victims' necks which said: "This man has been found guilty and confessed to breaking and entering and this sentence has been passed by the Republican movement." CHAINED TO RAILING A third young man covered with pitch and feathers was found Sunday morning, chained to an iron railing outside a church. The fourth man, a former soldier in the British army, was found tarred and feathered Sunday night. Republican sources said the men had been convicted at I.R.A. trials held in a private house. Police were checking the reports of the kangaroo court, but none of the victims would tell the police anything. "They were obviously afraid cf more serious punishment," said a police spokesman. Also in Belfast, a bomb exploded S'unday night in a club in a Protestant area, but no one was hurt. Such explosions occur almost every weekend. NAHA, Okinawa (AP) - About 200 Okinawans protesting the movement of deadly mustard gas across their island were driven back early today from two U.S. bases. The demonstrators attacked some hours after American authorities announced' a two-day delay in the start of transfer of the gas from storage on Okinawa to Johnston Island, in the mid-Pacific. More than 100 demonstrators armed with rocks and bamboo poles tried to force their way into a compound in Chibana where some of the gas is stored. Seventy U.S. marines blocked cnother 100 protesters trying to break through the main gate at Camp Hague, on the route over which a convoy was to transport an initial shipment of mustard gas. Movement of the gas was to have begun today but was delayed because of threats by leftists and some villagers to block the shipment. They claimed the convoys would endanger the lives of those living along the seven-mile route to the harbor. LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) - A group of army officers seized the armed forces headquarters in La Paz early today in rebellion against Bolivia's three-month-old leftist military regime. A few hours later Pesident Juan Jose Tores announced the revolt had been crushed. TAKE REFUGE In a broadcast, Gen. Torres said some leaders of the coup had taken refuge in foreign embassies-chiefly in the embassy of Peru. Torres called them right-wingers and reactionary subversives. In the early hours, the rebels announced they were acting to keep Bolivia from being delivered to "another imperialism as dismal as that of North America." They did not identify it. Torres assured the nation that a state of normality had been restored and urged workers to report to their jobs as usual. SEIZED BY REBELS Early in the revolt, Col. Jorge Sanchez, a rebel spokesman, claimed several top loyalist officers at military headquarters had been seized by the rebels, including the army commander, Gen, Luis Reque Teran. Shortly afterward, a government spokesman termed the situation at that time dangerous but said loyalist troops had the headquarters surrounded and could move in at any time. ACCUSES REBELS The leftist military government charged that the rebels were trying to set up a "dictatorship of the right." It warned that "the people will fight for their revolution." Col. Sanchez, the rebel spokesman, said the rebel movement known as The Nationalist Troops of the Armed Forces had decided to overthrow the government because it was on the verge of handing the nation over to "another imperialism." Sources close to the regime said the anit-government leaders included Col. Hugo Banzer, transferred last week to a remote outpost on the Chilean border. Banzer was commandant of the military college but was accused three weeks ago of conspiring to assassinate Torres and install a new government. LOSES ATTEMPT - James R. Hoffa, once among the most powerful U.S. union leaders; faces op to an additional five years in federal prison following U.S. Supreme Court rejection today of an appeal from his 1964 pension fraud conviction. The 57-year-old Teamsters Union president, serving an eight-year sentence for jury tampering, lost his third attempt in the court to avert a new jail term. Indian appointed to Alberta post EDMONTON (CP) - David George Greyeyes, a 56-year-old Cree, today became the first Indian to be appointed regional 'No! You Tarzam me TarzanI' Royal kidnap threat made LONDON (AP) - A telephoned threat to kidnap the eight-year-old Earl of St. Andrews, 12th in line of succession for the British throne, sent armed police to the family home in Buckinghamshire today. The Earl of St. Andrews is the eldest son of the Duke of Kent, cousin of Queen Elizabeth and 11th in line for the throne. The telephone call was received by a national newspaper Sunday. It said four armed men would kidnap the earl and hold him hostage for the release of two Irishmen imprisoned in Britain, Muskeg Lake Reserve in northern Saskatchewan, came to Alberta from the Maritimes where he was appointed regional director last April. Married and with eight children, he has been active in Indian affairs for many years and was one of the original directors of the Federation of Saskatchewan Indians. His first appointment with the Indian affairs department was assistant superintendent of the Five Hills Qu'Appelle agency in Saskatchewan, beginning in March, 1959. This lasted until his Maritimes appointment. U.S. court clears way for fight WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Supreme Court granted a hearing today to heavyweight fighter Muhammad Ali on his claim that he was entitled to exemption from the draft as a religious conscientious objector. The court's action, announced in a brief order, clears the way for Ali's fight in March with Joe Frazier for the heavyweight boxing championship. Ali, also known as Cassius Clay, was convicted 3V4 years ago for refusing induction into the army. He claimed he was entitled to an exemption as a Muslim minister. His conviction carried a five-year sentence, and boxing officials stripped him of the title he had won from Sonny Liston. Had the court turned down Ali's appeal it would have been highly unlikely that the fight with Frazier would have been held. The bout, scheduled for New York City March 8, will be the richest in history. Ali made a fight comeback last October scoring a technical knockout over Jerry Quarry and continued with a victory in December over Oscar Bonavena. Quebec trials begin MONTREAL (CP) - All arrivals, including prospective jurors, were searched by police at the main doors of the Montreal courthouse today as preparations were made for the first in r. lengthy series of trials arising from Quebec's terrorist crisis. Robert Langevin, a dark-haired young man, was the first accused to appear in the prisoner's dock, one of five persons whose trial was set for today in connection with Front de Liberation du Quebec terrorism. Crown Prosecutor Bruno Pa� teras told a reporter that the Crown will proceed first with a charge against Langevin of having published a seditious libel. The second charge is FLQ membership, and the third will be seditious conspiracy. Mr. Pater as said charges * gainst the others-today's five are among a total of 13 persons charged with seditious conspiracy-will be proceeded with later. At the outset of proceedings, Langevin was the only occupant of the prisoner's box, though brothers Gilles and Raymond Cormier, Come Leblanc and Jfan Boisjoly were scheduled to face trial today. All in their 20s or teens, these suspects are little known to the public. Such well-known figures labor leader Michel Char- as trand, author Pierre Vallieres, socioligist Charles Gagnon and lawyer Robert Lemieux are scheduled to come for dial on charges of seditious conspiracy Feb. 15. The major trial of the month is scheduled to open Jan. 25 when Paul Rose, 27-year-old teacher, faces charges of noncapital murder and kidnapping in the case of Pierre Laporte, Quebec labor minister who was abducted Oct. 10 and slain Oct. 17. Jacques Rose, 23, brother of Paul, Francis Simard, 23, and Bernard Lortic, 19, will be brought to trial separately on similar charges beginning Feb. 8. Seditious conspiracy carries a maximum penalty of 14 years in prison while non-capital murder and kidnapping are punishable by life imprisonment. Woman cleared for sailing NEW YORK (AP) - The SS American Astronaut sails today for the Far East with the first woman crew member on a US', flag freighter. In the past, women have been barred from employment on vessels other than passenger ships. Seen and heard About town    JLfYSTIFIED Bob Shore w a t c h ing Aid. Camm Barnes depositing money in a parking meter downtown on a recent Saturday morning . . . Gary Archibald entering hospital by way of the roof because he was so elated when his wife Lorraine presented him with a baby girl - the first after three boys  . . Mrs. Mary Fleming unwittingly creating new stockings fashions for businesswomen. DAVID GREYEYES director of the Indian affairs department, Alberta division. Mr. Greyeyes, born on the Calgary driver stabbed, robbed CALGARY (CP) - A city bus driver was wounded late Sunday when he was stabbed and robbed. The assailant boarded the bus, occupied only by the driver, stabbed him and escaped with an undetermined amount of cash. Police have not released the name of the driver who was reported in fair condition in hospital. Fashion leaders praise Chanel in death PARIS (AP) - Fashion leaders on both sides of the Atlantic paid tribute today to Gabrielle (Coco) Chanel, the most influential dress designer of the 20th century, who died Sunday night at her suite in the Ritz. She was 87. Chanel "changed fashion more than any other designer," said Norman Norell, the dean of American designers. "She's the one who made women comfortable. . . . There may be other designers who made more beautiful clothes, but she had the most influence." "One of the great designers of the century, who never sacrificed herself to the tendency of making fashion ridiculous," raid Marc Boban of Dior. The House of Chanel announced that showing of her new spring and summer collection will be^in on schedule Jan. 26. She had been working on it Saturday and had approved 85 models. Chanel's death also will not delay the opening in Cleveland tonight of Coco, the musical based on her life in which Ka-t h a r i n e Hepburn scored a smash hit last season. Millions who didn't know Chanel for her fashion designs knew her for the perfume she introduced in 1922 and named after her lucky number. Chanel No. 5 became the most famous perfume in the world and the foundation for her fortune. It outsells all other perfumes in 140 countries. GABRIELLE CHANEL ;