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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 19, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethkidge Herald VOL. LXVI No. 33 LETHBRJDGE, ALBERTA, FRIDAY, JANUARY 19, 1973 PRICE: TEN CENTS TWO PAGES Peace settlement said close SAIGON (AP) The South Vietnamese government indi- cated today it is readyto ac- cept apeace agreement, and Foreign Minister Trail Van Lam said: "Vit are quite close to a conclusion." Lam told reporters that Sai- gon has no objections to the agreement that the United States and North Vietnam have agreed to in principle but is seeking clarifications on tech- nical annexes to the main docu- ment before Henry A. Kissin- ger and Le Due Tho resume negotiations in Paris Tuesday. Lam noted that President Nixon's emissary, Gen. Alexan- der M. HAig Jr.. is returning to Saigon for another meeting with President Nugyen Van Tnieu. The United Sates and North Vietnam announced Thursday that Kissinger and Tho -.rill re- sume negotiations in Paris "for the purpose of completing the text of an agreement1' to end more than a decade o! THREE GOVERNMENTS Meanwhile. Premier Chou En-Lai oi China was reported in Tokyo to have said that three governments will emerge in Vietnam after a cease fire there and that the United States will recognize them all The three government to which Chou was said to have referred are the North Viet- namese regime in Hanoi, the South regime in and the provisional rev- olutionary government led by the Communist Viet Cong in South Vietnam. Mail bogged down as strikes spread Scene of Felice prcbe the Washington heaa'quarfera cf c Muslim religious sect Thursday cfler five persons were shcf to death and ihree children crowned. The House was once owned by Mil- waukee Bucks bcskstbcll star Kareem AbcV-! Jcbbcr. Seven executed in sect home Peace force ruled out By KEVIN DOYLE THE CANADIAN PRESS Britain's seerei.-ry Jroianci, says leadership of the Irish Se- Arr.iy S passing !o '.'linger. e h.i. perhars increasing the risk cf scattered spectacular ilcl-ence. ?r. v. uh Tbe Canadian Press, the ur- b-ar.e1 cu: the possibility cf an iniema- tlcr.al force in Ireland and said he wdl no; talk -gain re- tl-.e IKA. burly British trouble-shooter, affable son of landed gentry. ['--si Cir-dis-s and Americans contribuL-g ;j various Iris'i causes should realize that theT money is to support the 1FLA. Kc Sii-.i E of as a wher, British forces bo from Northern Iceland is ''a Yriiiieiaw said the troops re- main liv-? are safe in lister. DENIED ESCALATION Tie iru.--.-r. a fi.--.e7. former Gusrds offi.er -r.d Ca-r.'rriclge graduaie. denied that a series of exp.csio-j. i-jiii deaths in the last 10 days in Lisle- re-'rescr.ied- an escalation in ''Tlie number o: incidents has gone on at the sair.e level for so-e trr.e and there's been no increase. But. 'rascally. when [he shots suddenly begin hitting people, you hear much more about it." VTnitelsw said Thursday ir. rus office. his appointment las: March by Prime Minis- ter Hea'.h. 2 v.--r D: F.fjriiirei has teen waged with con- success ajsinsi the IRA. sajd the former Con- servav.-c Tr-f. v.-i tho combt.ed effects of the round- up o: IRA members ir. the Nonii and the re- cer.: en ortanizjtion in the Irish Repub- lic. oeplc'.ed o: its cider leadership and V. M'.c'.E-i-. v.ho was awarded a MJiitary Cross for his ii Normandy evasion, said a United Na- tors fcrcc c.i Irish soil to supervise a future political wouii be 2n indication that Britain was not :o carry ou: vesronsibilities to Ulster. fAPi Po- lice are searching for a motive for the execution-type sbyings of seven persons, including five children, in an expensive home that is headquarters for a Mus- lim religious sect. Milwaukee Bucks basketball stir Kareem Abdul J-b-bar. who bought the house and donated it to ihe H-nafi .Muslims, ssid of ibe crime: "i can of on'.y crary people, lunatics who v.-culd do i'..'' Jabber was k-cwr.- as Ak-indc" when re r, .be Unix, of Cai- Jabbar. member of the was m Milwaukee when l.-c si-yinES oc-ti-rcJ about p.m. EST Thursday ui an area where many of Washing- ton's veal'.hifst black families live. All the victims wore black criil ranged in ?ge f-orn infancy to 30 years- police said. Police s-iid they were looking for four black seen by wit- nesses -uriirg from :he re5r rio-or of the hone, and police in- soiu-ccs indicated us many as cighi ne-n may have in the killings. A police swkesm-n said it was "drfinitelv an execution." cralic candidate [or governor in End ]P6S. was quoted -s saying Bibi Khaauls was his daughter and that the three children originally reported found m a bathtub were hers. Police said they could not confirm these identifications. The basketball star became a convert ro :h- Islamic faith b '971. H- -sid the Han-fi Muslim co.mr-imiry has raining to do with the teachings of Eliijh Mu- ot the li'.-re-well- known Black Muslims. Tne Ha- nafi Muslims arc suid .'o believe in a lite.-al ir.terpretaiira of the Koran and consider themselves the only trjc followers of Islam. Thc-ir membership is said lo be fewer than l.COO and mcltides some whites, although the ma- jority is black. "V'e dcn't bc- lieve Li any racist Jahbar said. TORONTO (CP) Mail de- in Toronto and scattered areas throughout southern On- tario remained bogged down to- day despite the return to work here oi'aboat 175 postal wor'i- ers. The Toronto postal employees off jobs early without the a> proval of union leaders here. As a result, mail service through- out the city has been disrupted. John Potts, president of the Toronto local of the Canadian Union of Posia! Workers, led about 175 employees throush lines of jeering a; the main downtown post office and postal terminal buildins tcdav. AFTECTS OTHER AREAS Mr. Kowrtrih said the walkout in Toronto is starting to have iis effect throucbo-Jt Canada. He ejrplained that aimos; 50 per cer.t of all Canadian mail passes through Toronto and 2o per cent oridr.ales here. Across the --T. were o-ut'Jat Calcary. Winnipeg and smaller centres. "Ore oi the real problems we hsve is ccrjplabrc from people who are awaiting cheques arid passports." he been able to find a few pass- ports but there are :.OM bags at Toronto International Airport end they aren't movies.1' The post office department ad'.ises the public not to nail anything if there is a walkout b their area. In Calgary, workers, who be- gan a 24-hour walkout Thurs- day night, met today to deter- mine the cor.dicoris under which they will reEum to work. In Edmonton. Bill Scrmiha, Alberta representative for the CUPW. said the Calgary walk- out was caused by a local b- ternal grievance trigger- ed d.5content with contrati ne- gotiations. Eastern pipeline may be obsolete IE Le'.hbridge. Ron Morgan, president of the city local of the Canadian Union L Workers, said today there i? r.o aciion planned to pro- test ibe slow-moving postal ne- gotiations. jusi sitti-g tight to wait and see what happens." he said. SHUTDtnVNS POSSIBLE OTTAWA (Ci3) The posi of- fice not Ic-ck oui postal v- crkers nationally at this stage despite strikes in some cenu-es. Posrrrj-s-ter-Generai Ar.cire Ouellet told Pajliar.isij; But. he said outside the roons. there m-y to be temporary local closures of of- fices if there is no work to do. New jobless benefits bill terms to be thrashed out TWO WOMFN AI.IVE ibry were trouble idenllirag the ric'.irrs. TVo who Mere found she; in the head, but ab've. in.- slce the house were identified Bib. Almina Khaaus. both ahoui ;n. Bibi Khas'ii was reported in critics! and A'niira Kh.ialj? b fair co.ndirion. Noriii Carolina c'.vil-ricr.ts loader Dr. Kecina'.d a Demo- Church rite? simplified Am Lender low lonighl 25, High Saturday 35 to 45: sunny, windy. VATICAN CITY AF Top- Paii -oviscii to- c-y tiio C.r.ho'.ic sacrr.- r.ior.i o-i ti'o ai'-iniirc of the sick to ire iliiit It is sr.r-r.v.s'.c-tt'. only to ilio c.yuig. of ibe iftU-'.'S ecunic- i-ic.il coimci'i. the Potw dropped c rue's ndmes of S.'iv.i'.iti-ii: of tre or F.x- trcr.ir Uiiciiou. -n nr docriv. poiuiff rnlod of Trent ruloJ ili.it liv? Iv rrcii "ostxv'ialb' lo wiio arc ni Midi a .is lo -pr-e-.ir to iv-dic-rf ilic cud of ilioir l-.fo. it is Iho of ll'o ilyinc." The church 1'opo.-- lh.it the n> rite will Kwian ('Ttl-olio clxncc liicir to.lrful In Ibis .Mcramont. In anil r.i.iin' C.nlliolic world p.'opio stop fo.ir and ojnckly m.ike the sijrn of Ilic cniw when sco a pri'sl c.in-yini: tin' of il'c Pying Ut Eoiv.eovie wlw is sick OTTAWA ;Cpi Tlie mean- ing cf terms propose-d m L-isurancc lau-s be thrashed out by MPs and members of other interest groups, including labor and business, Insur- ance Conuiiission lUICi offi- cials said Thursday. Ccus-inesti. ITC chair- man, said in an interview that deiiniuons cf such terms as "iusi cause." and cause" in a revv bill vail have to be worked out before it becomes law. T'-e bill, pier. readu-.g Ln t h e Common." Wednasclsy. v. ou'd ceny to persons who quit job? witlxvjt jjst cause cr who arc for "miscon- duci." Mso cut off vo-.ui people who without gord cause lum dovvii 'obs d'.-r-il.'ble and ere.' suitable for ihcrn. All ir. ihese cate- gories ;o ber- cii'.s would 10 work at less: cighi be- fore again bccor.iir.; eligible icr RF. Appeal procedures for thvvc cin off frrr.i by pnv posed law be so.- ond- cliandos. Minis- icr Rolicrl Andras cstimsiixi Seen and heard About town II !i l.'RUGAl. Siuhh Hoss 'nc- lo onii'v an aflor- dinncr drink only -flcr !io discoiorod someone else billing Hichnrd Nouroff pii'ini; th.iriks :or Ibo ciirronl lolllbi-idco Ills fnond In-ill ll.ily is viMliiii; lioiv RCMT Const. Krlc Whoflrr continu.-iily skatiii" .11 a i-oconl came -jainsl Nelson RCMP K- .1 lo sloji on tk.it thai about 10 per cent of present recipients 'wo-uld be cut off by the suggested amend- ments to the Unemployment In- surance Act. In the measume. definitions of those ineligible could lead to controversy. But Mr. Couaineau said ihat definitions proposed during committee studv cf the bill might be used for guidance. In a Commons committee Thursday. Peter i PC- Ottawa West'1 said the problem of definition might be impos- sible without third party arbi- tration. Li reports Wedr.ssday. The Canadian indlcaiki erro- neousiy that anyone who qu.t a job or was fired would be de- nied benefits. Mr. Cousir.eau gave eisarnrles of people who clearly might fit some of the definitions. DRUNK WOULD FIT "A person might be fired for misconduct if li-e was drunk 01 the job." he said. Others who left their jobs could cite jus: cause if ih-y deierioraiec. premises, or who h-ve wages rei-uce.1 bv the amount paid in Record 8800.000 random paid for release of millionaire PAMPLONA. Sp-in -API _ workers dismissed by tV Fclipe Huanc's bus paid Muario oorsiniciicr, ne.irly ransom to the after ih-v dci-.i-ds-d napped him. and the million- work sire's release is expected by Fn-jr mo-: uvk Hiurte. Ssturd-y, reliable saurces said .T. from his eo-un'.ry os'.uio ncr.r early T.iosdiy. ETA. Tho roporiod w.-.s 3 :ho B.-squ-t- undorc.-oiuid orcrin- record for Spain. ssid did iho- kidnar- Thc1 also do- 1; iv.-s third in iwv mandcd tlic of P5 yo.-irs by ETA. By VICTOR >LACKIE Hersld Ottawa Bureau OTTAWA Energy ..lines and Minister Donald Macccnald told the Commons Thursday the Canadian govern- ment is reluctant to commit it- self tTi ibr heavy exr-endiuire in- volved in extending the present oii pipeline to luomrea! because of the pt-ssibiijry that eastern discoveries may sooti make it obsolete. The minister was replying to a barrage of questions asked ia Ihe House by opposition mem- bers alarmed over the reported shortages of fuel oil in the United States and the in- dications that the U.S. may call on Canada to help overcome such shortages with fuel oil shipments. Opposition Leader Robert Star-field asked if there would be an agreement reached soon bsrween the U.S. and Canada respecting the security o: oil supplies for the eastern part of Canada NO AGREEMENT Mr. Macdonald said dis- cussions between the gc-v- emmer.'.s were taking place, arL-ing out of a 1970 ministeri-l meeting. He said at the present tim- there has been no agree- ment and he could not predict when an agreement might be reached, Stanfield enquired if past- err: Canada would be supplied with oil from western Canada Inflation rate edges u._ up in L'.S. WASHINGTON -OF! The States economy acceler- sharply during 1972 with natior.al wealth. as gross national product, ris- by 9.7 per cent to SI.2 tril- V.v.. of about S102 over the commerce ajcounce-d today. Vh? pace seorr.c.i to be cugL-g trssd slifh.ly with durir.g ihe rising by ".7 per 2.4 per cer.t :re previous quarter. The now is re- tvrlo.i worrio.f that the inflation may bo stvedin- up. Nixon or with oil from the U.S.. or from both in the eve-t that the offshore "unplies are cut off. Mr. Macbnald said it was likely the eastern provinces -will be suppiic-c with oil from ''an- other place." Re said it would depend very much on the na- ture of the L-temstio-sl inter- rupt ion. "The most probable thing is. for example, if there is a JL'ddJe East interruption there wiTj be increased expects C-n-da from Venerjek or Af- rica." He did not believe UK U.S. production at this time would b? jufficr.eij to sKisiy eastern Canadian markets. "We have proposal at this time t" extend the easte-n ship- merits of Canadian crude from Canada beyoad the present psition at trie west of the Oniwa sad Bangladesh t_ Canadian wheat for DACCA r Canada is to provide Bangladesh with 1M.- tons of wheat. Gordon Rid- dei. Canada's high cotrjmissdoner ;o Barglaaesh, said Thursday night. Riddel, speakb: to reporters. after talks viti Prims Mimsie- Mu-tbur Rahnaa. said 'die ftra shipload of Canadian wheat will arrive month and a second ir. March. audals open oil valves OAKLAND. Ca-i' opened to four oil tanks and sent about 100.CVK) gallons of oshing i-.v.o tile Oakland estuary a: San Fran- cisco Bay today, authorities A one-rr.ile-lKi.g slick re- parted oorinc lovv-ard the Pay of Alarneda San three a'aay on the ir.iand sicic o: :np estuary. U.S. Coast Guard Li.-j- "slv'jld ctr.tais it ;n the es- Plans to take lie detector test d.x-.'i r.-.c.in 5 i.'iing TORONTO uT' Marilyn said ihc stviuclors h.id i.iken ilioro rc.tlly had Iwn a kidn.ip- r.-.orxi Ijslman. vile of I'.iu.li-million- her p.ir.-c. pine lo us l r.vro Mel l.-flm.T.i. she will It ".is a cor.fcrciicc. ro- T-cn. t-ie a lie iielivior .is -con n.'.d Ivor, so: at o: _ roiM.il.n iir.-onio's as POS.-M.O probably in Toron- or or lo. lo prove io skeptics lh.it nf N.irili l.ASTMAN ir.iTIl v.as Monday b> nl h.s li.i il.i-tvi lorror icr l...ifr Mr lojfl Iwv ivi.c-, c i-'O.i I'wso pres-on: for ilvir Ib.-: his b.l.-i Olhor doiclopn- rills Tiiurs- 'MV'. bo Ivon .md uod in birjrrc i-.-j-c. 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