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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 25, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuttday, JOFIMIY 25, TIN UTHMIDM MMLD ft) CAIRO (AP) New austerity measures to put the Egyptian economy on a war footing went inlo effect Monday. They include a ban on Imported luxury items, higher taxes and a promise to crack down on thriving black market, "Bach one of us shall contrib- ute to the battle preparations according to his Prime Minister Aziz Sidky told Pakistan leader holds talks war footing parliament Sunday in his first polky statement since his 31- member "war cabinet" took of- fice five days ago. He announced a ban on im- ports of cigarettes, luxury furni- ture and expensive cotton goods; a 50-per-cent tax in- crease on such imports as tele- vision sets and tape recorders, and a new land tax of ?48 t ANKARA (Reuter) Presi- dent Zulfikar All Bhutto of Paki- stan arrived here Monday by air for talks with Turkish gov- ernment leaders on bilateral re- lations and developments to the Asian subcontinent. Bhutto stayed oevrnight in Ankara and left Tuesday for further talks in countries in North Africa. Informed sources said he will visit Morocco, Lib- eria, Tunisia, Libya and Egypt. Before leaving Karachi today, Bhutto said his visit to the Mid- dle East and North African cap- itals was to "mobilize support" for Pakistan in the conflict witn India. Nixon greets new UN chief WASHINGTON (AP) Presi- dent Nixon welcomed new United Nations Secretary-Gen- eral Kurt for a White House visit Monday and remin- isced about Austria's role in aiding Hungarian refugees. Nixon talked to Waldheim about a 1956 visit he made to Austria while vice-president, a year in which a Hungarian re- volt was put down by Soviet armed forces. Nixon recalled going to the border and watch- ing Hungarian refugees coming across in bitter cold during the middle of the night. Waldheim was in Washington to discuss some of the UN's problems, including a financial crisis. Torso found in bathroom BUFFALO (AP) A dis- membered body found in the bathroom of an apartment was identified today as that of Bon- nie Hinckley, 24, of Buffalo. Po- lice said she was identified by her parents. Police, acting on a tip, found tire body Sunday and said they also discovered three young men drinking beer in adjoining One, the t i p s t e r's brother, was charged with mur- der. Lieut. Leo J. Donovan said a hacksaw, a crowbar, a 12-inch butcher knife, a six-inch pocket knife and a screwdriver were found in the bathroom. Manila leader howled down MANILA (Reuter) Gasoline bombs and student demonstra- tions greeted President Ferdi- nand Marcos as he told the Pliilippines Congress Monday that suppression of subversion is one of the most important tasks facing his government. Willie the president was deliv- ering his State of the Nation speech inside Congress, about students .waved red flags and chanted'revolutionary songs outside. Elsewhere, youths exploded 11 gasoline bombs in front of the education department building. No one was hurt. Inside the Hall of Congress, which has been enclosed in bul- let-proof md bomb-proof glass panels, Marcos said suppression of subversive activities and the checking of crime are the most important tasks facing his'gov- ernment. Two underground N-blasts planned on gas feasibility WASHINGTON (AP) Plans for a multiple underground nu- clear explosion to test the feasi- bility of recovering deep-lying natural, gas were disclosed today by the United States At- omic Energy Commission. Tlie said it plans to deto- nate" at least two, possibly three, nuclear devices at its Ne- vada test site during a test scheduled for early next year. The devices will be placed at varying levels within a single shaft, ranging from about to feet underground, the ABC said. The sequential firing would start with the bottom charge. If successful, it might lead to an already-proposed project called Wagonwheel n the gas- bearing formation at Pine Dale, Wyo. The Wyoming test would take place late in 1973. The AEC disclosed plans for the multiple blast at a news briefing on its fiscal 1973 budget. The Nixon administration pro- posed spending billion for AEC projects, an increase of million over current levels. Government should put foot down VANCOUVER (CP) Con- servative Leader Robert Stan- field said Monday the govern- ment should assert Canada's right and duty to share with the U.S. the final decision on any West Coast oil tanker route. He told ihe Vancouver Board of Trade that a pipeline across Alaska is none of Canada's busi- ness. But the tanker route to take the oil from Alaska to Washing- ton State certainly was Can- ada's business. Mr. Stanficld added: "I am not suggesting that we should necessarily try to block the project. "But I would suggest that the Canadian government should courteously but firmly assert its right and its duty to share the responsibility for the final deci- sion with the government of the U.S. "It should do so in the inter- ests of Canadians now; and it should do so as a.precedent for similar situations in the future." Mr. Stanfield raid Canada now should have its best minds working out the course of future relations with the U.S. This was the only way to avoid the "panic" that gripped Ottawa last summer when the U.S. imposed a surtax on im- ports. In commenting on reports that the government will esU blish a screening agency for for eign investment, the opposition leader said: "But just about the last thinj this country needs is an arbi tray tribunal with the power to disallow without appeal other wise legal agreements." Mr. Stanfield said that what- ever the government decision ii this field, it is imperative tha the provinces participate righ' from the start. Some areas of Canada fel they have not yet had enough investment, foreign or other- wise. Computer firm faces suit TULSA, Okla. tdonal Busness Machines, one ol the largest U.S. computer firms is faced with an. anti-trust ac- tion and multi-million dollar damage suit filed by a competr ing Tulsa firm. Telex Corp., which manufaC' tures peripheral equipment for computers, has filed suit in a federal court here for mil- lion in damages from IBM, ant asks that the court break up IBM as one firm "monopolzing and controlling the electronic data-processing industry." Peripheral equipment is elec- tronic hardware attached to central processing units. Basically, Telex alleges IBM dropped its prices several times on peripheral equipment, thus forcing Telex nearly out of com- petition with IBM. THEY'D BEEN WAITING ROME (Reuter) Italians obtained divorces at an aver- age rate of over a month in the first 10 months after the new divorce law was passed al the end of 1970, official figures show. IDB. business loans IDB business anywhere in Canadfi We can lend to nearly every type of enterprise: manufacturing... wholesale and retail trade... tourism and recreation... construction... agriculture... transportation and storage. II you need financial assistance to start, expand, or modernize a business anywhere in Canada, we invile you to discuss your requirements with us 'INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT BANK LETHBHIDGE, Alii.: Avo. South-Tel.: 328-9681 dam planned as corrective step OTTAWA (CP) A dam to retain spring waters will be built in an attempt to in- crease water levels in the Atha- basca River delta, reliable sources said Tuesday. The action, expected to be an- nounced by Environment Minis- ter Jack Davis at a news con- f e r e n c e Wednesday, follows complaints of problems caused by the Peace River dam. Mr. Davis previously criti- cized the f eaee dam, completed in 1968 and named for Premier W. A. C. Bennett, as a short- sighted venture by the B.C. and previous federal governments. Criticisms have been that water levels have been lowered in the delta at the western end of Lake Athabasca, endangering fish and wildlife. This In turn seriously affected trapping, hunting and fishing for the Indian population. Informants said a federal-pro- vincial task force devised plans for a rock dam to prevent spring waters from running off over 60 per cent of the area af- fected by the Bennett dnm. A management board also may be instituted to bring about co-operative control over water levels. PART OF FIRST STAOE The rock dam is part of a first stage aimed al restoring water levels quickly. Parliament was Informed last April that ecologists feel the spring of 1972 will be critical. Low water levels beyond then could result In permanent dam- age to the delta. More than million If ex- pected to be spent on the tint stage or restoration. Long-range studies are being made of the social-economic, and other as- pects of the delta. Mr. Davis last fall blUMd "narrow provincialism and our haste to produce energy with lit- tle or no regard for the future" for the threat to the delta. 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