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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 2, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE IETHBRID6E HERAID Friday Pentagon papers show LBJ goofed on Vietnam By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS New articles based on the Pentagon papers show Presi dent Lyndon Johnson sought to avoid a premature attack on North Vietnam and that his ministration later miscalculated it own troop needs and the Viet Congs ability to build Papers made available to The Associated Press said that In Johnson rejected Hellyer is asked to join Socreds SIGHT Thldll flog ore reflected sevenyearold Daniel Philip of Pointe he tours ment Hill on Dominion Study predicts problems for education policymakers EDMONTON study o economic and population trends in Alberta in the next 35 years predicts vexatious prob lems for education policy The released says that along with increased there will be in creased pressure in rural areas for centralization and reorgani zation of school facilities in the face of rising as rural communities continue to lose economic the de Urbau affairs minister takes over office OTTAWA An was sworn in Wednes day as minister of state for urban He has been a minister with out portfolio in the Trudeau government since The appointment of the MP for Port Arthur follows Com mons approval Monday of crea tion of the ministry o state for urban SERVICE AND PARTS FOR ALL MAKES OF APPLIANCES 3 FULL TIME SERVICE MEN 6 DAYS A WEEK Phone 3276684 FAIRFIELDS 1244 3rd cline in their ability to meet educational costs will put addi tional pressure on the provin cial government to increase its share of costs through equaliza tion foundation And declining sources of mu nicipal revenues will put more pressure on the provincial gov ernment to finance an in creased share of education the report It was commissioned by the Huma n Resources Research Council and the Worth Com mission on educational plan ning and written by professor Don Seastone of the University of The report says that the con centration of populations in the cities will tend to simplify the ocation of new postsecondary It warns against a wlicy of building these fadli ies outside the major centres n attempt to reverse pop ulation Costs of postsecondary edu cation would accelerate sharp ly as massive construction pro grams for residence balls be came It also says that the Alberta government has not given suf ficient attention to special edu cation facilities for students who are slightly or seriously surfer emotional dis turbances or have physical 1m Seastone said that in the next decade primary and sec ondary school systems fo the first time in 20 hav a respite from constancy grow ing numbers of Thi will allow a systematic review of progress and problems be ore another period of growth The pressure will continu until about 1980 in postsec ndary institutions and resum igain in about he OTTAWA CP Although he has been asked to consider run ning for the national leadership of the Social Credit Paul Hellyer Thursday said be was not really I had talks with them Mon Hellyer said hi an in referring to Social redit And they men oned my running for the party But Im not really interested running for the leadership of ic Social Creditor of the Con ervatives either for that niat Of course I was very flat bed to be I also have been asked to running for the Pro gressive Conservative leader nip should it come open al ome time in the I ww flattered then as well ut Im not really interested in he leadership of any politica arty as Of his discussions with the So ial Credit includin larty president Robert Robi Hellyer said We only had a short time for our discussions Monday an hats why we are planning fur her I think we Action Canada and they Social Credit have great many concerns that ar similar about the direction in which Canada is So I said to lets see Select priest on police board CALGARY CP A Roman Catholic Father Gregory Hildebrandt of the Francis retreat house at Cochrane has been selected as one of five members to the Calgarj Police He was appointed by the pro vincial government along wit city lawyer Jack Prothroe am1 private citizen Bill Aldermen Jack Davis an Lou Goodwin were appointee by city ho want to act to change the irection of government He said it was not a political arty and was not intended to a political Commons mem ler for Toronto held several cabinet portfolios in Lib ral governments before resign ag as transport minister hi 19G9 over what he consi ered a lack of direction in Ca adian urban affairs by the gov Just prior to resigning from he party several weeks ago to billion income in year 2005 EDMONTON CP The A berta government could an income of just under b ion in says a report o economic and populatio jends in The figure assumes a popula tion of 3 million and a growth rate of five per cent annually in he gross provincial with no change in It was supplied by the pro vincial budget bureau to pro fessor Don Seastone of the Uni versity of Calgary and was con tained in the report released Personal income tax would amount to billion com pared with 5223 million last year corporation taxes would be million up from the current liquor profits would rise to mil lion from million and oil and gas royalties would total up from The treasury department also produced estimates of the revenue that would be obtain ed from a fivepercent retail sales tax on all goods except food and we can agree on such things wage and price BOTH CONCERNED Were both concerned ahou the way the economy is goinf so lets see if we can come u with something between us f the good of He explained again that A tion formation of whic he announced following his res ignation from the Liberal par because of dissatisfaction wi government economic policie was intended c ganization for oRnadians w wanted the same things an PAUL HELLYER Not Interested recommendations to attack the North as premature and favored instead building a strong mili tary and political base in the The rapid troop buildup that followed in the next two was the result of faulty The New York Times says in an article based on its copy of the secret 47vol ume study tracing United States involvement in Accounts based on the docu ments published in todays edi tions of The Washington Post such as the Pentagons 1961 cal culation that no more than ground troops would be needed if Hanoi or Peking ov ertly intervened in the war have already been reported by REPORTS ANAYLSIS The AP story today reports the Pentagon studys analysis of the growing involvement in the war from 1964 to 1966 while The Times article traces the ex pansion of that involvement in 1965 and The AP says the study showed presidential adviser McGeorge Bundy and policy planner Walt Rostow were urging Johnson four months into his term to combine military pressure against North Vietnam with pacification efforts in the Johnson decided ac tion against the North would be planned only on a contingency basis and would be carried out only after building up polit ical and military strength in the The bombing of North Viet nam was under way by Novem ber and although its tempo increased through there was no the Penta gon study that it had brought about any greater read mess to settle on the part of the North Vietnamese except on their TO REINFOBCE By there was talk in Washington of pouring in more Defence W HOT PANTS NO PANTSlittle Alan Meisenzahl looks tor cool place to go fishing in but is Interrupted by sheriffs Deputy Daniel Temperaturei agoin today were headed for the middle It was areas third scorcher in a row but by tomorrow may break up the humid Tories to seek incentives for grain use in gasoline sit in the Commons as an inde pendent he broke a si lence of almost taio years to blast government economic pol His second major recent Com mons appearance came last week when he entered debate on the government again to lash at what he considered its lack of economic incentive and attention to such matters as curbing inflation and alleviating Turner pays visit to place of birth THE TIME IS RIGHT TO SHOP DODGE TRUCKS NOW 1971 DODGE D100 SWEPTLINE PICKUP long 318 ilcndard heavy duly 1971 DODGE B200 TRADESAAAN WINDOW VAN Big 6 automatic 1971 DODGE D500 175 WHEELBASE Cab ond 318 In 5ipttd 900xJO power KING CHRYSLER DODGE CORNER 3rd and llth Phone Lcthbridgs CP Hi Im right here in the With these Justice linister John told 820 age proup join adult ranks EDMONTON CP Every 820yearold in Alberta legally became an adult Thursday as Jie second half of the Age of lajority Act came into The first part of the legisla ion giving them the right to vote and seek office in civic and school ward elections was passed tfarrh about in the 1820 age group will be allowed to marry without parental con enter enforceable con borrow money withoul adult co own land ant enter into mortgage agree Because of the scope of the change it applies to field covered by 58 peices of legisla the art allows the cabi net to change or suspend a pro vision to curb any unforeseen hardships or The change does not atfec the juvenile age in Alberta now 16 for boys and 18 for girls The province eventually want to raise the juvenile age to li meaning persons would be clas sifijd cither us adults or juve This would eliminate th in between age where a per son is neither fish nor says Attorney General Edga is Frank Ross of he had re urned to a place of his child Turner telephoned his mother Thursday from the ome here in which she was orn and where he spent three ears as a we have had a dandy he And I thought youd enjoy earing from me from The house is in first class You would love the way t has been kept up and the pple trees are still Turner said after phon ing his mother I remember Jiese apple We used to ave an old tire tied on to the tranches and we would swing or What fun we During his visit to the home own of former world ski hampion Nancy Green Turner toured the Rossland listorical Museum which con ains a mural of which por raits of his mother and laine are a Probe crash RAYMOND HNS Lyl Parker of Rosemary is in th Raymond hospital following t acciiwnt near the Stamped Grounds Thursday His small foreignmodel en find n halfton truck owned b Can Allrcd of Raymond wcr in Secretary Robert McNamara said in a 7 per haps more might be The Times account of the Pentagon Papers says the John son administration decided in 1966 to bomb Hanois oilstorage facilities despite warnings from the Central IntelligenceAgency that tlie raids would not crip ple Communist military opera the Pentagon ana lysts Washington appar ently accepted the militarys es timate that the bombing would bring the enemy to the confer ence table or cause the insur gency to wither from lack of The Times says the study showed military command ers hi 1965 and 1966 were confi dent of victory and Westmore land commander of all forces in predicted he could defeat the Communists by the end of In AttorneyGen eral John Mitchell said Thursday the justice depart ment would prosecute any viola tions of criminal law committed in the disclosure of the secret The justice deoartment al ready has indicted Daniel EUsberg on charges he violated the Espionage Act and con verted government property to his own use in taking the pa He admits he leaked the study to the EDMONTON CP The Progressive Conservative Party says it will introduce legislation at the next session to provide incentives for use of grain alcohol as a replacement for lead additives in Bill member for Strathcona said hi a news release the bill will contain provisions whereby gasoline containing grain alcohol would be taxed threecentsagallon less than gasolines containing lead Yurko recognized grain alcohol as a gasoline additive had It is believed that If suffi cient economic incentives are all technical prob lems would readily be over come and substantial use would become a Tlie result would be a major reduction in environmental pol lution and the generation of a substantial new market for he Weather and road report ABOVE T ZERO AT SUNRISE SATURDAY SUNSET H 80 Waterton 69 Pincher Creek 77 Medicine Hat 82 71 Grande Prairie 64 75 63 Penticton 75 Prince George 56 Vancouver 64 80 75 75 81 Montreal 85 Johns 66 Halifax 75 Charlottetown 82 79 L Prc 50 52 42 5G 50 45 41 46 44 41 46 41 53 54 57 54 57 57 59 56 56 56 60 79 6S New 94 73 86 82 Los 61 Las Vegas 103 71 Honolulu 72 Rome 73 55 71 55 FORECAST Medicine Hat Today Sunny except for or two afternoon Lows near Saturday Sun Gusty west winds In the Lcthbritlge Highs in Uie Calgary Today Isolated afternoon and evening showers or t h u n d e Gusty winds near Lows near Saturday Most ly Highs near Columbia Kootenay Today Sunny with few after noon Saturday Highs today 6570 Lows tonight near Highs Saturday Electrical workers end strike VICTORIA CP British Columbia Hydros striking electrical workers were to re turn to work voluntarily today following a summit cmeeting with Labor Minister James Cha bot late Thursday night that prevented a clash over the con troversial Mediation Commis sion Both sides have resolved their Chabot said after a 3V4 hour session with representatives of the In ternational Brotherhood Electrical Swimming pool plans to continue BLAIRMORE CNP Bureau Don Dececco of chairman of the Crowsncst Pass recreation an nounced following Cole man ratepayers rejection of the Pass swimming pool with a vote of 269 against and 241 in that plans for the pool will definitely Coleman ratepayers rejected their share of the pools costs in a plebiscite The recreation boards deci sion came following receipt of a pledge from Coleman Col lieries that it would don ato dollar for dollar money donated and needed to make up the balance of This covers money donated from June The pledge from the Col lieries represents Since June 30 a Crowsnest Pass clinic has donated to the pool fund and many other private and organizational pledges are RESIDENTIAL AIR CONDITIONING and WINDOW COOLERS CHARLTON and HILL 1262 2nd AVENUE PHONE 3J83388 HopperMatic Tanks Exclusive Woffle and horizontal ribbing forms waffle WeatherTight SeamsEasy bolttogether Gravity Unloading Hoppered f Permanent Steel ladders Ask about our TradeGrain or 5Year Finance Plan I GENERAL FARM ICOUTTS HIGHWAY 3273165 BOX 1202 OFFICIAL AS AT TODAY COURTESY OF AMA All highways In the Lelh1 dry end in good driving condl bridge District are bare am1 PORTS OF ENTRY ami Closing Coutts 24 hours Carway 5 to 11 MST Del Bonita 7 to n 7 to 11 21 hours PorthillRykcrU 8 to Chief Mountain 6 to 9 7 to 8 Logan Pass open 24 hours ;