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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 2, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 LETHBRIDGE HERALD July 1974 News in brief Aliens to get lawyers TORONTO Effective Sept. aliens denied entry to Canada at Toronto International Airport will get lawyers at federal expense to help the Law Society of Upper Canada says. Greenpeace skipper sues VANCOUVER Greenpeace III skipper David McTaggart launched civil and criminal action against the French government Sunday for seizing his protest vessel off Tahiti last August and holding the crew against its will Bullets in Patty's CHICAGO A box containing 25 cyanide- tilled bullets was discovered in the flat of Patricia Hearst the day after she was allegedly but kept a closely guarded secret by the Federal Bureau of German head sworn in BONN Former foreign minister Walter Scheel was sworn in Monday as West Germany's fourth and youngest president. The genial silver-haired statesman until last month was chairman of the Liberal Free Democratic party and served as vice-chancellor in both governments headed by Social Democratic leader Willy Brandt. Miss Canada chosen NIAGARA FALLS. Ont. Sandy a model from Ont was chosen Monday as the new Miss Dominion of Canada. Miss Campbell will represent Canada in the Miss World contest in the Miss International contest in the Queen of the Pacific competition in and the Miss Universe pageant in the Philippines. Iceland evenly split REYKJAVIK Iceland's general elections have ended with parliament equally divided between the leftist coalition government and the opposition. Prime Minister Olafur Johannesson said Monday night ne will resign today Johannesson's Farmer's party and its partners in the coalition were given 30 of the 60 seats in the Althing by voters in Sunday's poll. Counting ended Monday night. The Independence and Social Democrat parties took 'he rest. Kennedys holidaying Ireland Senator Edward Kennedy and his ailing Teddy set off from this picturesque Galway village this morning for a day of a spokesman said gone out for the day fishing at the Aran the spokesman said from the house where the Massachusetts Democrat and his 12-year-old son began a five-day holiday Monday. The Aran Islands are in Galway Bay. Cuban elections close MIAMI A Cuban ex- penment in the democratic electoral process has resulted in such closely contested races that runoff elections will be Prime Minister Fidel Castro says. The secret ballot for local officials was conducted Sunday in the province of west of Havana. Inflation plans revealed JERUSALEM Pre- mier Yitzhak Rabin's new government announced plans today to combat the worsening foreign trade expenditures The measures are intended to cool the Israeli raise nearly billion in additional revenue and curb Caouette says PM wants Tories to win The governing body of the province's legal said Thursday the Ontario Legal aid plan will assign duty counsel to the airport at Ottawa's request to persons facing deportation Anne-Marie one of four Greenpeace crew members aboard at the time of the said Mr. McTaggart is in Paris awaiting a decision by the on whether it has juris- diction over the case. the Chicago Tribune reports. The newspaper says it dis- covered that the nine- millimetre bullets were found Feb. 5. hidden under a book shelf in the apartment Miss Hearst shared with her Stephan Weed. Advance polling heavy Heavy holiday voting was nearly quadruple 1972 Monday. Returning officers attributed the heavy turn- figures in the Lethbridge electoral district advance out to people who wanted to get away for summer and triple 197.2 figures in the Medicine Hat vacations. poll clerks Mary and John Insley electoral district. Advance voters in the July 8 federal of 1615 10 Ave. S. wrap up their Monday night duties election cast votes in 11 Lethbridge polls and at a poll in the Galbraith school in Lethbridge. votes in 10 Medicine Hat polls Saturday and Russian dancer in awaiting immigration nod TORONTO Immigration Minister Robert Aiidras said today he has issued a special ministerial permit to allow Soviet ballet star Mikhail Barichnikov to remain in Canada while he seeks landed immigrant status In a telephone interview from Thunder Mr. Andras said immigration officials in Toronto were to interview the 26-year-old leading dancer of Leningrad's Kirov Ballet this morning as a start to his formal request for landed immigrant status. was informal contact over the wetkend with immigration officials in Toronto by a Toronto lawyer acting on behalf of Mr. who wishes to remain in Mr. An- dras said. formal contacts were made this morning and arrangements are under way to interview Mr. Barichnikov later this Mr. Andras said he under- stands the Soviet ambassador to Canada has asked to see the who apparently de- fected Saturday night after a final performance of the Bolshoi Ballet at the O'Keefe Centre in Toronto. Canadian attitude has always been sympathetic in these situations consistent with a long-standing attitude of hurnanitarianism in immigration With regard to the dancer's artistic the immigration minister said presence here would be an asset to Canada. The ministerial Mr. Andras is good for six months to a year. It would not likely be required for that long a but take care of the immediate situation.'' Whether the dancer will be interviewed by Soviet authorities in Canada depend on Mr. Barichnikov's own Candidates' calendar By BILL COULTHARD The CANADIAN PRESS Progressive Conservative Leader Robert Stanfield and Social Credit Leader Real Caouette tore into Prime Minister Trudeau Monday for his refusal to talk to the press during his campaign for next Monday's federal election. the local press nor the national press nor the gen- eral public are allowed normal access to ask questions of Mr. Mr. Stanfield said in a speech in Charlottetown. strategy of cover-up and concealment is an un- healthy feature to have been initiated by any national leader. it has been initiated by a leader who is also the prime minister I find particularly repugnant in that it not only insults the integrity of our democratic process but also betrays the responsibility of high Mr. Caouette said the prime minister to talk to to take part in open-line radio shows and realiy meet the WANTS TORY This led the Social Credit leader to speculate in a French-language television interview that Mr. Trudeau wants the Conservatives to win the election. He said the Liberal strategy is to let the Conservatives in- herit a chaotic economic situ- ation Mr. had a quiet day in making no public speeches. He greeted about 200 schoolchildren from across Canada at his Sussex Drive residence and took part in Dominion Day festivities on Parliament Hill. New Democrat Leader David Lewis was in Vancouver at the end of a three-day British Columbia his last in that province before the election His activities Monday were mainly confined to radio and television appearances in which he said he has been offered some pretty good cabinet but did not say when or by whom. In the CBC television inter- Mr. Lewis ruled out the possibility of a coalition in- volving the NDP with a Liberal or Conservative minority government. might become minister of said political scientist Robert one of the interviewers. been made better offers than Mr Lewis replied. But he said the offers had not come from Prime Minister Trudeau. Earlier in the Mr. Lewis visited small commu- nities in the B.C. interior and on Vancouver urging Conservatives who disagree with that party's proposals for prices and incomes controls to vote NDP. The New Democrats were the only alternative in a province where Liberals aren't in the Mr. doing his last campaigning in Prince Edward Island said Mr. Trudeau's and approach to the news media is new to Canadian politics take but not questions. He'll read a policy but not be available to explain it He'll make but offer no immediate opportunity to question him as to when they will be how much they will or what they mean Advance poll turnout increases THE CANADIAN PRESS The turnout of advance voters in the July 8 federal election was notably higher on the weekend then in but the Dominion Day holiday appeared to have deterred many from the polls. Typical of the turnout was in St. John's East in New- where returning officer Mary Luther said the vote was than in 1972. but the largest portion came on Saturday morning before people left on holiday outings. The polls were open Saturday and Monday. Cyril returning officer for Moncton said the turnout there was about this year compared with two years ago. Festivals mark 107th birthday BESSIE New DeiEocrat Wednesday candidates' forum on CFCN 8 to 9 p.m. Thursday in Nobleford. Thursday in Pincher Creek and then Granum. Thursday in Lethbridge. Friday in Coaldale. Friday afternoon and in Lethbridge. KEN Progressive Conservative door-to-door in Lethbridge. Wednesday Lethbridge nursing homes. Wednesday candidates' forum on CFCN TV. SVEN Liberals Wednesday candidates' forum on CFCN TV. VERN Social Credit Nothing reported. Man sold share of Sweeps ticket THE CANADIAN PRESS Ronald Small of one of four Canadians who won on the Irish Sweepstakes is actually about richer today Mr. a bassoonist with the Vancouver sold 50 per cent of his ticket for before the race. Other first-prize winners deficit and soaring defence private expenditure. Brown pelicans return GRAND La. Wildlife agents said today a colony of brown pelicans is nesting again in Barataria Bay where pesticides had wiped out Louisiana's state bird in the early 1960s. For six Louisiana's only brown pelican was on its state seal. But Florida donated more than 200 of its own brown pelicans to and now an estimated 450 of the rare birds are nesting on a 75-acre island called Grand Terre in Barataria Bay about 70 miles south of New Orleans. Abortion agencies TORONTO Com- mercial abortion referral agencies should be banned in Canada and abortion coun- selling provided through voluntary service Dr. Bette president of the Canadian Medical said today. Dr. Stephenson said in an in- BRIDGE RUG DRAPES LTD. FREE ESTIMATES Phone 329-4722 COLLEGE terview that women seeking abortions use commercial agencies because they are unaware that such organizations as the Family Service Association or Planned Parenthood of Met- ropolitan an affiliate of the National Family Planning will help them get reliable advice. Letter bombs BELFAST Two British Army officers received letter bombs in the morning mail at their quarters in Londonderry By THE CANADIAN PRESS cultural festivals and birthday cake were the order of the day as Canadians celebrated the 107th anniversary of Confederation during the Do- minion Day holiday. In about many dressed in na- tional crowded into an unfinished downtown mall to celebrate by singing 0 Canada and watching a parade of over 60 national groups trough the downtown ending with the traditional Chinese dragon spitting fireworks and smoke. Premier David Barrett and Ron minister of urban delivered greetings from the provincial and federal governments to open the multicultural which Vancouver Mayor Art Phillips predicted would become an annual event. Other less-traditional celebrations were in evidence throughout the with impromptu street dancers and a man wearing a boa constrictor as a six-foot necklace entertaining the crowd. Albertans celebrated with a party and a 21-gun salute at the legislature grounds in and 55 miles further with the province's first Ukrainian festival in Vegreville. Abbut people attended the opened Friday by retiring Lt -Gov. Grant MacE- to enjoy Ukrainian dancing and handicraft exhibitions. with a rnnrert fire- works and a 21-gun Re- gina residents watched a water show and dog races at Wascana a park in the centre of the city. Free birthday cake added to the holiday festivities for Ma- nitobans as they enjoyed a warm and sunny day on the grounds of the Winnipeg viewing demonstrations of team folk singing and a kirng fu demonstration. During the Winni- peg's Red River Exhibition wc'und up a nine-day stand Saturday in front of a large and Prime Minister Piiarre Trudeau visited the trout festival in the northern community of Flin Flon on its last day Saturday. Newsmen to be allowed at mass murder trial SAN Tex. District Judge Preston Dial reversed himself today and agreed to allow reporters in the courtroom during jury selection for the trial of Elmer Wayne accused in the Houston mass- murder case. is charged in six of the 27 deaths. Asked why he changed his Dial seemed to be the appropriate thing to do at the photographers will still be barred from the courtroom and the jury room. On Dial barred re- porters and the in- cluding the accused youth's mother and from the room where the jury was being selected. Dial did not immediately in- dicate whether the relatives Man who told of tapes new Watergate witness and the public will be admitted to the courtroom. Lawyers for the San Antonio Express-News and the San An- tonio local station The Associated Press and United Press International had protested Dial's ban. A statement released by representatives of the five said. U.S Supreme Court has repeatedly ruled that what takes place in a courtroom is public property. The framers of our Constitution distrusted Star Chamber proceedings and sought to bar them. with tickets on English winner of the Irish Sweeps Derby at The Curragh. were Edna Barth of E. Corrigan of Hamilton and Frank Loscombe of Ont. said Mr Los- combe. 46. at the site of the home he is building at Inge- rsoll. 18 miles northeast of London. won't really believe it until we get the Mr. Loscombe and his Mary. have three one married. He is regional superintendent of engineering surveys with the Ontario ministry of transpor- tation and communication and she is a bank secretary. Three Canadians with tickets on second-place Imperial Prince won about each and three Canadians won with tickets on third-place Sir Pen fro. Ticket holders on Imperial Prince were Ted Schroeder of Linda Sharon of and Pete Marwitz of Ottawa. Miss Sharon re- ceives only about hav- ing sold a half-interest in her ticket for Holders of tickets were L St Amant ot Phyllis McLean of Ont.. and Alan Wagget of Victoria. WASHINGTON Alexander who first told the United States of President Nixon's secret taping is the lead-off witness today in the final phase of the House of Rep- resentatives impeachment in- quiry. In two mean- other aspects of the Watergate affair continued. In the U.S. Supreme Nixon's lawyers continued to fight efforts to make him release more of his secret and in a criminal John formerly one of the president's top is on trial for an alleged role in the operations of the White House plumbers' group. formerly Nixon's appointments faces examination behind closed doors today about the White House chain of command at the time covered by the Watergate investigation. The committee wants to see if the chain leads to Nixon's office. Butterfield is one of 10 wit- nesses listed for possible examination by the House judiciary committee before July when it starts deliberating proposed articles of impeachment. Partisan tensions have begun to plague the and they worsened Monday when the 21 committee Democrats put through a resolution that will keep the hearings closed during the seven days set aside for examining witnesses. THERE WILL BE A CHALLENGING DISCUSSION OF CHANGING RELIGIOUS FADS VERSUS UNCHANGING BIBLE DOCTRINE CHURCH of CHRIST Corner of 21 Ave. and 28 St. South LETHBRIDGE July 1 through 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Sunday Guest LOWELL D. WILLIAMS OPPORTUNITY will be given for QUESTIONS and DISCUSSION from audience Everyone ;