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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 3, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THf tETHBRIDCE HERA'D _ TuwJoy, July 3, 1973 News in brief Queen invited to games EDMONTON (CP) The royal family will be invited to attend the 1978 Commonwealth Games hers, Mayor Ivor Dent said- today. The invitation will be extend- ed to Queen Elizabeth some- time next year, he said, "and there is every likelihood she will attend" Troops breakup strike MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) Troops broke a general strike called to protest Presi- dent Juan Bordaberry's as- sumption of dictatorial powers and this capital gradually re- turned to normal Monday. Fuel supplies were moving after soldiers dislodged strikers from the big state-owned Ancap refinery, and port workers were back on the job. Telephone and rail service was spotty. Employees drifted back but insisted on working to rule with no overtime. Many private factories, hospi- tals and offices were still occu- pied. Bordaberry was using troops only to restore services at government-controlled in- dustries. Most shops and restaurant! in the city centre were open. Banks remained closed. British novelist dies PARIS (Reuter) Nancy Mitford, the British writer, died at her home in Versailles near here Saturday, a member of her staff said Sunday. She was 63. Miss Mitford established a reputation with a series of light, teasing novels. One of them, Pursuit of Love, sold a million copies. She wrote a number of histor- ical biographies including Fred- erick the Great, Madame padou Voltaire in Love, and The Sun Ktig, a book about Louis XIV of France. Netv Lebanese gov't fanned BEIRUT (AP) Prime Min- ister Takkieddin Solh formed a new Lebanese government Mon- day night, ending a 10-day gov- ernment crisis. Emerging from a 15-hour meeting with President Sulei- man Franjieh at the presiden- tial palace, Solh said be had formed "an expanded parlia- mentary" cabinet, but withheld the Barnes of the new ministers. He gave no explanation for the delay in announcing the names. Pilots making bombing error LAS VEGAS, Kev. (Reuter) Two United States pilots ac- cidentally dropped six bombs near three occupied bouses in a desert national wildlife range because they thought lights from the homes were flare pots on a nearby bombing range, the air force has announced. The announcement Monday was the first official comment from the air force since the bombing April 5. in which the explosives went off about feet from the houses. The occupants of the houses were not injured in the Waste. Flood f damage in millions HARTFORD. Conn. (AP) Waters that flooded Vermont, New Hampshire and parts of western Massachusetts moved down the Connecticut River to- day as officials assessed dam- age estimated at about mil- lion. Only the Connecticut Eiver was still cresting with rain wa- ter that washed out roads and bridges, flooded farmlands amd homes and took eight lives. Two other persons are still missing. Gov. Thomas P. Salmon of Vermot and Gov. MeWrim Thomson of New Hampshire asked President Nixon to de- clare their states disaster areas to become eligible for federal aid. Miss Canada crowned NIAGARA FALLS. Ont. (CP) A tail, slender, 20-year-old receptionist from Port Col- borne, Ont., was crowned Miss Dominion of Canada Saturday, i Debby Ducharme, five eight inches tall, with brown j hair and hazel eyes, was se-i lected from 20 contestants. In an interview Sunday, MBss Ducharme said she still hain't got over the excitement of the competition. "I'm still kind of she said. "My whole famSf is surprised and shocked." Stolen mail pouches recovered MONTREAL (CP) Police said Monday they have recov- ered five diplomatic mail pouches, four "top secret" de- partment of defence films and MODERN INDUSTRIAL RENTALS 1250 1st S. Phone 32B-8896 "Industrial and Home Owner Rentals" RUG SHAMPOOERS FLOOR SANDERS RENTAL IS YOUR BEST BUY S880.000 in government and cor- pcste cheques stolen last year at Montreal International Air- port. The items were recovered Friday by provincial police on public land near a Montreal cemetery. The same day. police cleaned out a locker in UK Quebec City bus terminal and found another in government cheques taken hi the mail robbery May 17, 1972. A police spokesman said no arrests have been made, and meetings with postal officials will be held 10 determine much of the sloler- mail has teen recovered. Something to laugh about Queen Elizobeth enjoys a laugh os shs and Prince Philip leave Woodbine Race- track in Toronto Saturday afternoon after watching the 114th running of Canada's top thoroughbred race, the Queen's Plate. From Toronto, the royal couple flew to Prince Edward Island to help celebrate the province's centennial. Victim of lung cancer Betty Grable dead at 56 SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) Actress Betty Grable, the Second World War pin-up girl with the beautiful legs, died Monday night of lung cancer. She was 56. She was treated at St. John's Hospital last May and was readmitted last Friday. She also bad been in hospital in May, 1972, forcing cancellation of her appearance in No, Nof Nanette in Melbourne, Aus- tralia. Miss Grable had posed in a white bathing suit, glancing over her shoulder with a coy smile, early in the Second World War. Almost three mil- lion copies of the pia-up picture which showed her shapely legs to their best advantage were distributed, mostly to U.S. sol- diers. The photograph was made by Merle Normal, Robe is A (Damj- Splendored twiner Eacri design" or -snterfein guesJsIn your living room. add glamour to ypur MERLE NORMAN COSMETIC BOUTIQUE Wig? Perfumej COLLEGE MALI PHONE 323-1525 Holiday mishaps claim 8 lives By THE CANADIAN PRESS At least eight persons died accidentally in British Colum- bia, all of them in traffic acci- dents, during the holiday week- end from 6 p.m. Friday to midnight Monday night. Raymond Dale Sanft, 31, of Trail and Carol Wasyliuk, 26, of Langtey died Friday night when their car collided with an- other vehicle on the Trans- Canada Highway near Grand Forks. Several other persons were injured in the crash. All are in hospital. Michael Duane Green, 21, of Calgary died Sunday when the car in which he was riding left the road and plunged down an embankment near Invermere, near the B.C.-Alberta border. Ron Forrest, 75. of Port Moody died Monday of injuries he received in a three car ac- cident in North Vancouver Sun- day. In accidents Saturday. Elder D'Elgado of Fort Fraser. B.C. died in a single car accident near Quesnel in north central B.C. and Robert Simpkins. 39. of Houston, B.C. was killed when the car he was driving was in collision with a camper truck near Smithers. Cheryl Bullock, 27. of Cedar, B.C. died Friday after a two- car collision near Chemainus, on Vancouver Island, and Rita Lorraine Cascon, 20. of Surrey died Friday in a single accident near Penticton. Through the years, the blonde singing and dancing star main- tained her trim measurements: 37-24-33. Her 42 movies during the 1930s and IWOs grossed more 20th Century-Fox studio while she was under contract there. BETTY GRABLE wartime wonder girl than million. She set a record of 12 consecutive years in the top 10 of boxoffice stars. The treasury department in 194647 listed her as the highest- salaried woman in the U.S. She earned more than million during her career. Her movies included Million Dollar Legs, How to Many a car Deaths By THE CANADIAN PRESS Indianapolis-Swede Savage. Couple mauled by bear BANFF, Alia. (CP) A man and a woman who were maul- ed by a bear in the Bow Val- ley Forest Reserve were report- ed in good condition at Banff Mineral Springs Hospital todav. Ernsst Arndt, 21, a Nova tian now residing at Brooks and Evelvne Leach, 19. of Olds, ATta., said Monday from their hospital beds that they would Millionaire and Follow the Fleet. In 1956, she made her last film, How to be Very, Very Popular. Later, she toured with different acts and starred in a Las Vegas nightclub production. A self-effacing person, Miss Grable once said: "My voice is just a don't breathe with my diaph- ram as singers are supposed to do. "When it comes to dancing, I'm just a liiue below I'm anything but a great actress." Bom Dec. 18, 1916, in St. Louis, Mo., she was the daugh- ter of Conn and Lillian Grable. Her father was a stockbroker. In 1937, she was married to actor Jackie Coogan. She di- vorced him two years later. She married band leader Harry James in 1943 after ap- pearing with him in the movie Springtime in the Rockies. They had two daughters, VicM and Jessica. James and Miss Grable were divorced in 1965. Funeral arrangements have not been completed. Commons faces large backlog of business OTAWA (CP) The heat is on, and it's not just the heat of summer, as members of Parlia- ment return to work after the Dominion Day weekend to face a mountain of unfinished busi- ness. With six months of the session gone, they still have as much important work ahead of them as behind. More, some would say. The political pressure is on both government and opposition to get at least some of it-done before the summer holiday, al- ready delayed beyond the end of June. .Despite months of talking, the Allende to alter cabinet SANTIAGO (AP) Striking miners at the El Teniente cop- per mine returned to work to- day, giving President Salvador Allende a boost in his battle to restore order in Chile. Allende, the first elected Marxist leader in Latin Amer- ica, still faces a plague of vio- lence that has shaken con- fidence in his government. He was to reshuffle his cabinet to- day and observers believed the new ministers will include mili- tary men. The miners' strike, at the ori- gin of much of the recent vio- lence, lasted 76 days and cost the Allende government an esti- mated million in lost pro- duction. The miners went back in the pits after a settlement that in- cludes a series of monthly bo- nuses in addition to increases in basic pay. Allende consulted with army chief Carlos Prats and Defence Minister Jose Toha Monday night on additional security measures in the wake of Fri- day's thwarted coup. The talks followed the rejection by the lower house of Congress of Al- lende's request for state-of-siege powers. The country was reported calm. The cabinet shakeup was ex- pected last week, but Allende put it off because of the unsuc- cessful army uprising. The shakeup stems from the im- peachment by Congress of La- bor Minister Luis Figueroa and Mining Minister Sergio Bitarm. Strikers at the big El Teniente copper mine accused them of not enforcing a law that prom- ised economic improvements for the miners. New food price controls studied WASHINGTON (AP) The United States goverm tent's food advisory committee planned a closed session today to work on proposed new food price controls after being told that the current freeze will cause higher prices. Food industry spokesmen Monday predicted food short- ages because of the 60-day freeze. They also forecast dis- ruptions in the economy. The committee also heard from Kay Ryan, a government consumer specialist, who said she would prefer same food shortages to a continuing spiral in food costs. Ms. Ryan, consumer counsel to the Cost of Living Council, also told the committee that consumers lack confidence in the administration's ability and commitment to control in- flation. The food advisory committee is working on proposals to regu- late the food industry that would be included in the admin- istration's new Phase 4 price- control program. The controls are to replace current freeze. Ms. Ryan, a designation she prefers, said: "Food prices forget the whole incident hospital spokesman said. Asked what might have 26. a California race driver, of, brought the attack bv the bear injuries suffered May 30 in the I on tent on the Eau Claire !j- Pn5e 4 )S to "ave cred1' Indianapolis 500 auto race. campground in the Kananastes tnUly food Industry urged a prompt lifting of the price freeze on food. Toronto-Eric Royal Marsden, 59. one of Ontario's best-known criminal lawyers and a former They declined to talk any further. Frank Cardinal of the Alber- air gunner in the Second World Wildlife Service said canro- Wflr trs, in the area have vrarn- CornwaTI, Com.-Laurens to keep all away from tents aftr Saturday's incident. He said the wildlife service trisd to live-trap the bear bat no bear has been sighted in the area since the incident The Hammond, 7S, inventor of the Hammond electric orfaa and of North America's first electric dock, Montecrlsto, Italy-Pietro Bos- caini, 26 Olympic swimmer while deem sea diving. Nieho1as Va-din, 42. shipping bean attack. CEILINGS PROPOSED She submitted proposal for across-the-board price ceilings (bat would be adjusted period- ically to reflect economic pres- sures and shortages that might develop. The proposal was developed after consultations between gov- ernment consumer representa- tives and consumer groups. The Food Advisorv is bear will be destroyed if it shews an agersssive temoera- rpfnl OfwwL'e. he it will composed main'y of food rycoos, of a transported into hvl coun- idustry representatives. i try far from the campers. i Most representatives Oil tanker explosions unexplained SEATTLE (AP) With a million plus explosion aboard the oil tanker Cygnus still un- explained, authorities revealed Monday the ship had expe- rienced a minor explosion ear- lier. Following the Thursday night explosion firs authorities bad ordered the Liberian ship to empty its fuel or move out of the Todd shipyards. The ship pulled away from shore and dropped anchor in Elliott Bay, wtere a larger ex- plosion Sunday ripped through a tank in the forward section of the craft Two uvwjumi were injured during the incident and one, Siylianos Spanias, 25. Greece, remained hospitalized m satis- factory condition Monday. The Coast Guard, which plsns an informal fact-finding inquiry into the explosions, and the Seattle fire department said the cause of the explo- sions was unknown. A Coast Guard spokesman said the ship can't be moved until the coast guard and the Seattle Ore department ap- prove. Seattle Fire Chief Jack N.e Richards, who estimated the of damage at more than mil- lien, saM the vessel may be structurally damaged. He also said feme flammable licpiids i remain on the deck of the 560- tbe fool, Jio million ship. Commons still has not passed these measures described as high on the Liberal priority list: corporate tax cuts promised in the 1972 budget. personal income tax cut promised by Finance Minis- ter John Turner in this year's budget. bill to provide financing for the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal. to reduce the backlog of immigration appeals. dealing with electoral boundaries. capital punishment bill. The last one may stand a bet- ter chance of quick passage now that Solicitor-General War- ren last-minute amendments, to abolish the death penalty, have been re- jected in the House justice com- mittee. Justice Minister Otto Lang told the Commons last week, "We consider it essential, be- fore we rise for the summer, to deal with these bills." Some MPs still hope for a re- cess by mid-July. To meet that goal will require faster action than Parliament has seen this year. To make matters worse, the opposition parties are set- ting priorities. Tropical storm bears down MIAMI, Fla. (AP) Alice, the first tropical storm of the 1973 season, reached hurricane strength today as she moved north toward Bermuda. The National Hurricane Centre here said Alice had winds of 75 miles an hour, one mile above hurricane strength; and was expected to pass near Bermuda late today. She was 175 miles south of there at mid- morning. Gerald Baldwin, Conserval House leader, is demand passage of the election exper bill before the summer adjoi ment. This bill, to control e tion spending, also has H support. It has not been debs yet. Mr. Baldwin also is cal for legislation to deal with flict of interest cases in gov< ment, Parliament and the f lie service. There is no sigt it yet. NDP House Leader Star Knowles wants a promi measure to increase family lowances passed before the cess, the government is o roitted but the latest word fi Welfare Minister Marc Lalo is only an expression of h that MPs "will see the pretty soon." Lost child found safe CRANBROOK, B.C. (CP) Lowell Humphries, 3, of KJ loops, B.C. was found Sum morning after spending night in a wooded area so of here. A member of the Mavei Riding Club found the about a mile from where strayed away from his part Saturday in the Gold Cn area. Riding club members Joi the search party Sunday mt ing after a search Satun and over night failed to turn any sign of the boy. The child was barefoot i dressed in a T-shirt and cir jeans. Police said he appea in good health when found S a little scratched i hungry. Weather and road report SUNRISE WEDNESDAY SUNSET H LPre Lethbridge -.77 45 Pincher Creek 75 42 Medicine Hat.....76 45 Edmonton........72 49 Banff...........67 40 Calgary..........71 46 68 49 Penticton........82 52 Prince George.....63 47 .02 Kamloops........82 51 Vancouver.......73 51 Saskatoon........72 44 Regina ..-.......74 46 Winnipeg ,.....76 56 Toronto..........83 70 Ottawa..........84 69 Montreal.........83 69 St. John's.........80 62 Halifax .......69 61 .09 Charlottetown .79 67 .07 Fredericton .......77 63 .01 Chicago..........S3 76 New York......86 71 Miami......... 86 73 Los Angeles.......88 69 Phoenix..........115 88 Rome...........86 64 Paris...........82 64 London .......77 57 Berlin...........84 66 Amsterdam.......70 64 Moscow.........-75 59 Stockholm 81 66 81 70 FORECAST: Lethbridge-Calgary T day: Sunny. A few late afte noon showers along the foe hills. Highs 75-80. Lows 50-5 55. Wednesday (Cloudy wil showers during the afte noon. Highs 7540. Medicine Hat Today a Wednesday: Sunny. Highs tx days 80-85. Lows 55-60. Columbia Kootenay Region Today: Sunny with cloudy p iods. Wednesda: Most cloudy. A few showers. Hij today and Wednesday arou 80. Lows tonight 45 to 50. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Mostly sunny and warmer day and Wednesday. Chance a few late afternoon and ev< ing thundershowers west p tion on the fourth. Highs tod 80 to 90. Lows tonight 50 to Highs on the fourth 85 to 95 West of Continental Divide Sunny and warmer today. Pa ly cloudy and continued wa afte noon or evening thund showers. Highs today and the fourth 80 to 90. Lows night 45 to 55. Brower Calf Feeder 30 capoctty, 12 feet feeding space for 40 calves AVAILABLE NOW AT GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Cevtts Highway ftox 1202 Phone 141 OFFICIAL AS OP A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA Highway 1 reported bare and dry. Widening of one mile section of Highway No. 3 east of Fort Macteod is in progress. AH remaining highways a in good driving condition. in- PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening and dosing Adi 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Camay 9 a.m. to midnight; Chief Mountai 7 a.m. to 20 p.m.; Contts 24 boors; Del BonHa 8 am. to 9 p.m Slngsgate 24 boors; Porthill Rykerts 8 a.m. to midnight; Wi Horse S a m. to 5 p m Logan Pass 7 a m. to 30 p m.; Open JOT j 1. Raoscville 8 a.m. to ;