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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 29, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lcthlnidge Herald VOL. LXV1 No. 41 LETHBR1UGL. ALBERTA, MONDAY, JANUARY 29, 1973 PRICE: TEN CENTS THREE SECTIONS 22 PAGES Peace supervisory f orce hits snag By RAY DICK SAIGON (CP) The four- country peace supervisory iorce hit a snag in ils liist day of at- temped Delation today, re- maining bound in Saigon while fighting continued throughout South Vietnam in violation of the ceasefire agreement. Although the peacekeeping forces from Canada, Indonesia. Hungary and Poland were ready to move out to their re- gions, the joint military com- mission of the four parties ir- volved in the peace settlement apparently WES having trouble co-ordaaling its operatic-. "We can't move anywhere un- til the joint military commis- sion makes arrangement oi proper transport and security for Cie peacexeepiM said Ambassador Micro! Gsu- vin. leader of the Car.adisn group in the Literr.aiions! Com- mission o'i Control and Super- vision Ir reported that the Cone ce'.eictera reiused si >vo sessions tcdsy to present its credentials at rneeiir.Eo of tr.e Firsl meeting Ambassador Michael Gcuvjn of Canada, standing al left, ac'dresses opening session Mon- day of Commission for Control ond Supervision in Saigcn. Sealed cf left are Cana- dian representatives to 'He commission, while ot richf ere Kuncarian delegates to the four-nation supervisory bccy v-'hlch oversee recently jianed Vietnam pecce agrsemrnt. Note domestic battle begins Pv JOUN CVNNUT Thr NE'A" YORK firs: by the cxhiliraiion a: a ceasefire. :V -ra.izsiiori now thai the Vierr.an: in "h? American a border, liesvy. T1- is sicned. bu; the I'ruled t'jjgetcry problems ar.d social Trrcrc "pcare I; vanished bit of ;s no it c. erc'.rc of the and, as jirovs. ihe dO'Vri" ovc" a pvr.cxi o; IE .tc o'.vidorjc 'here is al- ready Canadian peacewatcher to give it 'big try" ar.pocr t.i be unavoidable, even though both the pre-S.ccrc an-i Congress are that massive c'-'erspencirg can he explosively uiflation- social tieeas. serr.e of u'hii-h can be traced to resulting from the exigencies of Viet- nam, unattended because Lbe consequences of war to force furcis ir.'.o other channels. One s.rinle iiiusrration o: this is to compare the r.ric: tadgetir.s for educsuor.. heai.h and housing. with the relative'.! liberal re- surnnc i.j from L'tc need to pay higher salaries to a vj'ur.ieer TO :'e current m man} areas car. '.o b-: traced ;o '.var. Ihe precise degree cr b'.i.v; be debated. TJr.t is not so has been one >ear in wh-ch -'eder.v exccecec That was ir, :t to bulicn. :-f :.rd so did the rate of :nfia- ,'i-.- Cv-ir.estii.- bi'.tle. arterr.uth of the Yiet- nant SAIGON" fCPi Canada's firsi contingent of pcac-? obsen'- ers arrived in South VieLnzrn today. UTpd bul envhusissuc, and their leaders held get-ac- s Isipr vnth their opposite num- ber? from Hungary, Poland and Indonesia. After a one-hour meeting or ?ilichel Gauvin of Canada said it v, as 5 ill t LXI e any I o 5 av ihe peaceu-stcher? be able 10 move freely around Souih A'letnam. G a u in. ambassador to Greece ha" aliened temporarily to head the Cana- dian observer group, said ;hs v-iih w-1-.ich the nev, Intei- Commission of Contro'i and Supervision moved to its POSTS u ould depend on 1 ran5- ponation faciliries provided. he thought trc be at their uithin a -.vcck, "We hooc to leains in hefore ihst." ''If this peacekeeping ar- raneemeni t worn. :t von't be because of said Col. P. G c" third in command of the troops that make up the Cana- dian croup. There also are 15 civil sen ants, mostly lernal including fc- secrefsrief. The Canadian Force? Boeinc 707 with the iniiial Canadian contingent arrived at a.m. Saipcm lime a 26-hour flighl. Already lirod in? ney. the forces anfl vrrre met by a solid wall of Vieinamese red tape. Even after the three hour.5, meT.bers oi the force C.T? 'r c ciriii media rcpreseiie- livcs Ecronnanying ihp flieht 5'uiil noi recovered their surrendered a: ihe airpori. Gfiu-in met leaders o; the irrce other countries ip.k- irc psri the peace vjscry force the military coritin- ccri5 conferred. The Cana- dian military coutuicent headed by Maj.-Gen. Duncan McAlpinc c-f Monireal. The irorips arid ci on titc Iliel't generally agreed thai to a rasn. or vhe> were going to grrc il big "T think 30 per cent of (he Ca- nadians vv-ould have volunteered iT they nad noi been chosen for this c mem- ber of I he supcrvismg staff. As it i he racn v.ere picked by computer from re- in ;heir files or for speciil aiiribuics or ex- perience they may have had. V ANTED JOB Col. Don In cram, a seven- yef.: veteran from Calgary saJc he was chosen bees he had indicated a pref- erence for service in 1-dorhir.s. He ha? served in the Cenadia.1 peacekeeping force in joint military commission, stall- ing lie entire peacekeeping ap- paratus. North Vietnamese ueiegaies siaged a sir-in et tie Saigon sir base, apparently re- fusing to fill oui customs forms. Gaivin said a meetmg be- Iween the International Com- mission and the military group hij :'c.- a.rn V.-E found out it hsd not been arrajiged." The Canadians and the other o: the Ir C-cmmission heid their ovm meeting to discuss and arrange the n-scrjanics of moving the team? to the desis- regions across Scraih Viet- nc-n told Lhe Hungarian and "A ere ready to move and the Poles could be ready lo move T-JKCEV momiEg.': Geuvin A source ;o The miliLary comrrissiorj talk? sale represen- tativss cf the United ihe Saieor. Xorht Vift- ano the Vie! Cong rnt' for of three hours in morn- iris arid EiTemoon sessions but cccomplisrjed ''absolutely roih- inr.1' "It itbbsr. jabber. he saced. The U.S.. Eairon a_nd Nor'h their creden- but the Vie: Cong refused citing a reason. The C jng are Metnanese vvho have thej- O'ATI reginie. which they caU the provisional revolutionary Government. REPORTS 5wT MOLATIONS S o 'J h com- mand reported nearlv viola- Uor.5 of the ceasefire by Com- munis; forces since il vent into eflec! al 8 a.m. Sunday. Tee Viei Cone in a broadcast accused in? Saieon government of "upcrasinpy violaUng the lire agreement bv mili- tary actions throughout Souih Vietnam." It said iis forces ''ihroucbout ihe entire F.rea o; South iel- nam have completely carried Ou: the ceascfL-e.' From or.e end of the country lo the other, repons flowed of shsrp fithrina. Tr.c iwc federal E.I- U.S. disappointed over PoW lists asked had agreed lo go they were avid Phyllis Chandler oi EJmon'on saic she came she to see the Far Another fire breaks oui iu hotel iCF' Fire broke OL-. is ihe For; Garry Ko- for ir-e second 'uirr.f1 IP 33 r.ior.ihs early 'this mo mine, some rjesrs in their forcir.e OHIO iiine r.oreys above vhe tcld they Page 9 to ii soecial repor! Pages 12. 13 Thp Virtnw ohsm'cr LOW TOMGltT .fc rdid in wha: a spokesman said appeared to be "a deliberate effort lo e.isualties on Bloody Sunday demonstra- tions were also held in IV.ilin in the Irish Republic, ,-nd in in Cyprus XICOFIA. i Renter An liyiishin airl'rer into tbo Kymv.a Monn- from Nnvsia sources saul s: vcrc OTTAWA mediate release by Hanoi cf J by Nicholas ZieridEc. Csns- Canadian farm CNpert held cap- eir.n representative IT. Hanoi, live in smce the external de- partr-.ent said today. The name of Marc Caver a: St. Raymond. Q'je.. on ihe list oi U.S. prisoners of war Hanoi published Saturday after the peace a.jrreer.ient as siencd in Paris. iron1. in s :escher -Vn external tffairs ilcDirl- men: spoiesms- said North Sen-ices near Ihe Vieti-.am' "kidnapped thr.t per- n.-.mese city of son." since he was neither a their U.S. eitiren nor a co7.ibatsr.t. Te; lie said Hanoi has no', re- sponded to the Canadian do- Clark proposes judicial probe EDMONTON (CP) Pre- mier Peter Lougheed of Alber- ta was encouraged Sunday to return home immediately from his Hawaiian holiday to consult with cabinet ministers who ask- ed the RCMP to investigate the backgrounds of three Slsve Lelce residents. Bob Clark. ML A for Olds- and candidate for the provincial Social Credit leader- ship. said a iudicial inquiry shouid be established irame- "remier Loarhred ras been idling in the Hawaiian sun. things have become too for him to handle in Alberts." said Mr. Clark, whose csrr.- Dsign end? weekend t'r? Social Credit leadership convention. JVST ''The issue of isn't as irrDortaru now as the Loupheed govern ment indi- cated it was two '.-ears agn dor- ms the Noel McKay affair'' said Mr. Clark. Mr. 'McKsy is a trapper who had some per- sona) documents tabled in the legislature during debate 03 the Athabasca Delta. "I'd like 1o know "no-.v many Social Credit MLAs and other critics of the government have had their nersona] lives exam- ined." said Mr. Clark. 'T fee! for !rc basic freedoms of Al- benar.s." He said that the provincial bill o: rights, "a showpiece of legislation for "he Lwrheed eovernmeiji. has been. to be window-dressing L.4YD DEALING CHANGE? Attorney General ?-'trv LeitL-h said last week the RCM? asked ;o rer-o.-s on men "-ho accv-ed councilors in Slnve Liiy.e. of iiuuroper A] Ar'air asked to resolve co-'.ir.ui-? ac-c'j-aibns against af'clrs per- sonnel in the o-. the three nen. includiriE names, ic-bs. ?rd backgro-ncs. the ECV? because other sources rJrh; b? biased. The by the F.rMP. Mr. were Bruce Thomas. rr-n'ichcr of the I-1--': A! Burrer c1: Faust and Floyd G-iesbEch o" The three last a peti- year charring 'two aur- Ne" tion town co'jrjrL of interest chases. Grar.1 Xo'iey. Alberta Pariv leader, v.'eek said the premier should apologize to the threr. ''What kind or 'reedom is It when the goverr.mer.t feels privileged to ask for an RCMP investigation o.' peorle who ouestion public Do'Jcy." he said in a prepared statement. Troop reduction talks scheduled BRUSSELS (AP'> Twelve NATO allies. Canada and the United State? among Lhem, de- cided lodey to go to Vienna for 'he opening cf talks Ihe Corjur.unist bloc on mutual and balanced force reducrjons: in Central Europe. The talks LI the Austrian cap- begin Wednesdsy. Trie decision of the NATO croup was announced in a rrje--t after a meeting of ihe Xonh AilaLUC Council. all is memKers of the alliarcs are re-presented. France. Porru- cai and Iceland ml] no: take par: in the lalks. Tne had ir.- v-.ved East Germany. Poland. Hungary Czechoslovakia to take P27t Li the islks. The 5o- vio: 1'r.ion has sjud i: i? bnnpric along and Seen and heard About town Paul Stevenson rflnsidror.i'y The from hi5 whr.e TVriddr.j Pauline Mr- 1 f3n e r j iinkird doj: Marilyn Taiem iceir.c her r-o-r-.ip.g caiKxlar ba no; her officiils sdd fne would n.v. so !nf ihe two andiuor.al L--e 'oeL' ovo. TT.OTI- ber> or. ;he o: lia-ic-f: Greece. Tu-kfy. of these seven cosine? numbers oi foreign "irooDt o- soil. Nixon urg c, lid on spending U.S. draft svstem loses WASHINGTON The have lo rcpstcr lor The .leuoj psiVf lia milt- Dcroailw. rrlun; lo lire I'mip ;