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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 31, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THI ItTHMIDGI KIKAID Monday, Jonuory 31, China asks UN to reject proposal on Rhodesia ADDIS ABABA (AP) China called on Ihe United Nations Se- curity Council today tn reject Britain's proposed independence agreement with Rhodesia and to condemn "sternly" the United Stales and Britain for aiding wlu'te-minority governments in Africa. Ambassador Huang Hua also urged the council to condemn "atrocities" committed by Rho- desia's government against its black majority and. to condemn Portugal and South Africa for "repressing national liberation movements." Huang was the first speaker from a major power in the Se- curity Council's week-long de- bate on African problems that opened last Friday. The Chinese delegate said Af- rica is "ablaze with the struggle against imperialism." "Mass struggles against colo- nialist rule and racial discrimi- nation and for winning national independence are developing he said. But he said the United States and Brit- ain are giving political, eco- nomic and military 'aid to white-minority governments op- posing African majorities seek ing freedom. "The white racist regimes o South Africa and Rhodesia and the Portuguese colonial authori ties dare to defy world condem nalion and stubbornly push their brutal colonial rule and barba rous pob'cy of racial discrimina lion mainly because they have the political, economic and mill tary support of a handful o countries, such as the United Slates and (he Chinese ambassador said. He called on the council lo strengthen sanctions a g a i n s Rhodesia and extend them to South Africa and the Portuguese territories. Foreign Minister Wamune Ki- bedi of Uganda urged the coun- cil to take steps i'or "direcl physical intervention by UN forces" to expel South African authorities from South-West Af- rica. If Britain does not lake immediate steps toward a con- stitution in Rhodesia acceptable to the African majority, the Se- curity Council should "assume full responsibility" for Rhude- ia. Foreign Minister Israel Eline- TURNER HEADS FOR JASPER John Turner, books in hand, stopped briefly in Edmonton Sunday on his way to the federal-provincial finance ministers' meeting in Jasper, Alta. Mr. Turner, named finance minister in the federal cabinet Friday, has been doing a lot of home- work to prepare for the Jasper conference, which opened today. winga of Tanzania said Britain should call off the proposed set- tlement with Prime Minister Ian Smith and with- draw the Pearce Commission which is assessing public opin- ion in Rhodesia toward the agreement. Canada offers to help TORONTO (CP) External Affairs Minister Mitchell Sharp said Sunday night Canada is prepared lo offer preferential tariffs to developing countries that want lo export goods to this country. Mr. Sharp told about 200 per- sons attending a public meeting on Bangladesh that this position will be made known by Canada at a forthcoming conference of the United Nations Committee on Trade and Developing in Chile. He said that the preferential treatment would be offered "without reciprocity." The external affairs minister described it as "one of the more important things we can do." "I hope the United States and othed industrial nations will do Jie same." He said Bangladesh likely would be one of the countries el- igible for the preferred tariffs, nut added that the new coun- ly's problems involve increas- ing productivity. Jet liij acker makes court appearance NEW YORK (AP) Garrett Brock Trapnell, shot and cap- ;urned at Kennedy Airport after lijacking a transcontinental jet, [aces arraignment today on a charge of air piracy. Trapnell, recovering from gunshot wounds of the hand and upper arm, could receive the death penalty or a minimum of 20 years in prison if convicted. The 33-year-old former mental mtient took control of a Trans World Airlines jet with 101 per- sons aboard early Saturday and proceeded to issue an array of demands, including in ransom and a conversation with Nixon. Trapnell's history is said to nclude psychialric treatment in nine hospitals, three escapes, >iloting a stolen plane from Cal- fornia to the Bahamas and six bank robberies in Canada. Hours atfer the plane landed here, an FBI agent boarded dis- guised as a member of a flight relief crew and shot Trapnell, ending the drama. LETHBRIDGE ORGAN CENTRE 306 9th St. S. Phone 327-1443 Rei. 345-3144 EMINENT and SOLI N A SL27 With 27 note pedalboord CM 4 ft I? COME AND TRY THE NEW MODEL SOLINA NL with presets and trut Pipe Organ Sound WE ALSO HAVE MODELS FROM AND UP COFFEE FROM LOUGHEED Premier Peter lougheed poured coffee for delegates at the annual meeting of the Progressive Conservative Association of Alberta during 1he weekend. It was the party's first annual convention as a government. Businessmen tell Trudeau govt. relations frustrating OTTAWA (CP) Business- men have 'a certain feeling of confusion and frustration" about their relations with the 'federal government, the Cana- dian Chamber of Commerce told Prime Minister Trudeau today. Chamber President Neil V. German said businessmen be- lieve their relations with gov- ernment form the most impor- tant issue in Canada now. 'There Is a feeling among businessmen that even If they are being listened to, their views are not being understood by some government policy- makers." Mr. German's was read a chamber delegation presented the prime minister with the organization's annual policy statement to the govern- ment. Mr. German said the business South Korea asks Canada for funds SEOUL (AP) Canada agreed today to consider favora- bly South Korea's request for a J20-million credit to finance pur- chase of micro wave communi- cation equipment from Canada. This was contained in a joint communique issued afler a meeting between Jean-Luc Pepin, Canadian trade minister, and his South Korean counter- part, Nak-sun Lee. The requested funds would be in addition to 55 million Can- ada's Export Development Corp. Provided to South Korea last year to help finance import of similar equipment from Can- ada. The two ministers agreed to lold working-level discussions soon to study the conclusion of a Bilateral investment guarantee _ eement to encourage Cana- dian investment in South Korea. Pepid, who arrived here Sal- urday al the invitation of the Seoul government, also met with President Chung-hee Park and Premier Jong-pil Kim. READS FOR JAPAN Pepin, accompanied by six aides, left for Japan later today. Pepin, here for trade promo- tion talks with South Koiean of- ficials, told Park thai Canada is ready to help South Korea de- velop its economy In "selective mainly in agriculture and fisheries, during the coun- try's third five-year economic plan beginning this year. Pepin received the order of diplomatic service merit, Kwanghwa Jang, during his call on Kim. The presentation was made in recognition of Pepln's contribu- tion towards the development of the South Korean economy as well as promotion of close ties between the two countries. Pepin told Kim that Canada Is preparing to open an embassy in Seoul in 1973. Pull biggest bank robbery in Argentina BUENOS AIRES (AP) Fourteen leftist guerrillas pull- ed the biggest bank robbery in Argentina's history, escaping with currency worth at least They held a dozen employees of the state owned National Development Bank hostage for eight hours community "is gratified by number of enlightened and help ful Initiatives taken by the gov eminent on behalf of business, but is concerned about othe government mer.cures. Amsng tlia "helpful Initla lives" were tax cuts, removal o the federal sales tax on pollu tion.control equipment, efforts to remove the United Stales sur- tax on imports and aid in devel oping trade. CITES TAX CHANGES The mailers of concern were changes lhat leave "a large residue of uncertainty' following years of business un certainty while the tax change! were being prepared. proposed competition act, which "would not only out law long-standing business prac tices, based on sound econom ics, but which would also drasli cally curtail the ability of busi ness to function effectively in an increasingly hostile environ ment." changes in the Canada Labor Code whic] would "seriously inhibit thi technological improvements that must be made if Canadian enterprises are to remain via ble." The proposed changes would give unions bargaining rights concerning technologica change. Mr. German recommendei that the minister of industry trade and commerce have voice in all legislation affecting business. That minister has prime role in representing the business community at the cabi net he said. Liberal party fund-raisers caused shuffle in cabinet TORONTO (CP) New Dem- ocratic Party Leader David Lewis said Sunday that the fed- eral cabinet shuffle was a re- sponse to criticism from the Liberal party's financial back- is. In a prepared statement, the national NDP leader said Sena- HIGHER Retiring Enjoy .in extra income tax deduction and earn interest compounded semi-annually by slnrtlnc a personal pension plan it Farmers Merchants Trust. deductible Irani your 1971 tax return can be made through February 1972. So send this coupon now for the folder with all the facts. FARMERS MERCHANTS TRUST 309. 7th Streit South, Ltthbridgi Phoni 326-5548 CALGARY EDMONTON RED DEER GRANDE PRAIRIE LETHBRIDGE MEDICINE HAT MONTREAL VANCOUVER NASSAU Please send me full details on FARMERS MERCHANTS TRUST registered retirement lew- ings plan lo I can combine Income tax savings and Interest lo gain a higher relirtmtnt Income. NAME____________________________ ADDRESS __________________________ Mill to: FARMERS A MERCHANTS TRUST at address shown at left lor Richard Stanbury, presidenl of the Liberal Party in Canada recently admitted thai parly backers were unhappy with three major pieces of legisla- tion. "The shuffle appears to have been dictated by the difficulties Liberal fund-raisers have been Mr. Lewis said. He said Ronald Basford was moved to urban affairs from corporate consumer affairs be- cause his proposed competitions bill had "business up in arms." "I am hardly hopeful that the competition bill will survive in- tact when I consider that Mr. (Robert) Andras, Ihe new min- ister of consumer and corporate affairs, is co-chairman of the Liberal E. J. Benson, whose program as finance minister aggravated the business community, was switched lo the defence portfo- lio, Mr. Lewjs noted. He also said it was significant that Martin O'Connell took over the labor portfolio from Bryco Mackasey. "Mr. O'Conncll's background la as an investment dealer end a management consultant." Mr. Lewis said that Mr. Mackacey had proposed Labor Code amendments to protect workers against the Impact of technology and the Canadian Manufacturers Association pro- Mackasey missed at finance meet JASPER (CP) Alberta Labor Minister Beit Hohnl said Sunday night he b disappoint- ed that federal Manpower Min- ister Bryce is not at- tending the two day meeting of finance minurteri. Dr. Hohol Mid in to inter- view that Mr. Mackasey, win moved from tbe labor to the manpower department In a ca- binet shuffle Friday, "could not afford not to be here." Mr. Mackasey had been scheduled to attend the meet, teg, raid Dr. Hohol, and he liad been looking forward to having dlacuaoora with him on man- power and unemployment. UNHAPPY The Alberta minister said he was unhappy because he didn't learn Mr. Mickatey would not attend until after he had board- ed E train which brought the ministers here late Sunday night. Apartment fire claims life ST. PAUL (CP) Perdval George Mandy died in an apartment fire In this com- munity 135 miles northeast of Edmonton. RCMP said asphyx- iation was the apparent cause of death. "He could have taken a couple of minutes to let to saW Dr. HohoL Dr. Hohol is not an official delegate to the conference and said he had planned to apend his time In Jasper talking with Mr. Mackasey. The finance miniateri' Ing started today. Four seek Grit party leadership ST. JOHN'S, Nfld. (CP) Rod Moorea, 22, of Carbonear, has become the fourth contender for the leadership of the Liberal party, to be decided at a convention here Feb. 4-5. Mr, Moores, a second-year arts student at Memorial Uni- versity, announced his decision during the weekend. The major candidates for the post to be vacated Feb. 7 by Jo- seph R. Smallwod are Edward Roberts, health minister in the previous Liberal government, and former social minister Ste- phen Neary. Vincent Spencer, Windsor, Nfld., businessman also Is a candidate.' Weather and road report SUNHISE TUESDAY SUNSET H LPre Letbbrldge..... 29 Pincher Creek Medicine Met Edmonton Grande Praire Banff........ Calgary Victoria.......... 35 Penticton........ 16 Prince George .13 Kamloops....... 3 Vancouver....... 34 Saskatoon 24 Regina.......... 20 Winnipeg........ 3 Toronto 20 Ottawa.......... 22 Montreal........ 23 Quebec 20 St. John's........ 14 Halifax.......... 25 Charlottetown .20 Fredericton....... 26 Chicago New York..... Miami Angeles Las Vegas Phoenix Honolulu Home......... London Berlin......... Amsterdam 14 .01 14 .01 10 11 .02 6 4 .03 13 .03 31 6 .01 -4 2 .12 27 .09 0 7 -7 7 1 .02 2 .02 -2 .08 4 .03 21 .35 15 .19 8 .02 5 20 72 44 23 41 57 32 19 25 18 14 Moscow 9-4 30 23 Tokyo...........47 38 FORECAST: Letnbriflgc Continuous light mow becoming intermittent late this afternoon. Highs is to 20 above. Tuesday: Clearing In the morning. Sunny in the afternoon. Lows zero to II below. Highi near 10 above. Medicine Hat Today: Con- tinuous light snow. Highs 15 to 20 above. Tuesday: Clearing by noon. Lows near zero. Highs near 10 above. Columbia Kootenay region Today: Cloudy with periods of snow clearing by evening. Tuesday: Mainly sunny. Highg both days 10 to 15. Lows to- night 10 below to zero. Montana East of Coo- tintital Divide Snow devel- oping today becoming wide- spread tonight but ending most sections by Tuesday afternoon. Colder with highs today 15 to 30. Lows tonight 5 below to 10 above. Highs Tuesday 10 to 20. West of Continental divide- Snow showers today and to- night ending most sections by Tuesday afternoon. No impor- tant temperature change. Highs today and Tuesday 10 to 20. Lows tonight 5 below to 10 above. SALE! We Have The TRACTOR FOR YOU AT A GREAT PRICE! Wt'rt cleaning out our stock of Tractors, Irriga- tion Equipment, Sml Buildlnfii. They all muit gol Cemi in GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY PHONE 328-1141 OFFICIAL AS OF A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA Highway 2, Oarway to Card- ton, light layer of packed snow. Cnrdston to Fort Macleod as light drifting snow. Fort tfacleod to Nantou, travel ines mainly bare. Highway 3, Grassy Lake to jiindbreck, travel lanes mostly Lethbridge to Cowley Is ostly bare except for sections packed snow and ice. Cow- y to the B.C. border Is cov- red with a light layer of pack- snow and ice. Highway 4, Lethbridge to oulls is mainly bare. Highway S, Lethbridge lo ounlaln View is mostly bare, ountaln View to Waterton la mainly covered with packed snow and ice. Highway 6, Pincher Creek to Waterton is covered with pack- ed snow and Ice. All other highways in the Lcthbridge district are mainly bare. Highway 1, Trans Canada Highway, Calgary to Banff has Vi inch of new snow with drift- ing snow and slippery sections. Banff lo Rovclsloke has 1 inch of new snow, drifting snow and slippery sections. Banff-Radium highway, plow- ed and sanded, few sl'ppsry sections. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing Tlmc.li: CouttS hours; Carway i.m. to 6 p.m.; Del Bonlla 9 ,m. to 8 p.m.; oosevlllc, B.C. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; KinRsgale, B.C., 24 hours; orthill Rykertl 8 a.m. io midnight. Chief Mountain clwed. Udbonc, I la I p.m. ;