Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 4, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta
Beat Prince Now Real Charmer By ART1IUK SPIEGELMAN LONDON (Reuters) Prince Charles has con- quered shyness with all his mother's seriousness, spiced with his father's humor. The shyness which some said seized1 him in the presence ordinary people has been replaced by a quiet assurance and an easy, open manner as he goes about his royal rounds. The latest round is a 14-day tour of Canada, wlucli the 21-year-old prince has just started. The North American visit ends with a two-day stay at the White House. His progress from being an unprepossessing scnooi- boy with rather large ears and an unruly hank ot hair to a self-assured young prince of the realm per- haps had its turning point in the preparations for his investiture as Prince of Wales, which took place one year ago. It was then that his eight titles-Prince of Wales, Earl of Chester, Duke of Cornwall, Duke of Rothesay, Earl of Carrick, Baron of Renfrew, Lord of the Isles and Great Steward of Scotland-fell heaviest on his shoulders. Wales, it was said, did not want anotner Eng- lish prince. With good humor and the bonus of a highly-witty radio interview, he slowly won over the Welsh. Like A Professional He started the interview like a pro, calmly ask- ing the interviewer if he had trouble finding the Palace. Then he went on to speak for the first time of his fears about the investiture. The broadcast start- ed the process which won over the Welsh. On the eve of the investiture in the rum of Caernarvon Castle, a brigade of grand- down for the night in the wet mam street in hopes of getting a close glimpse of their prince the next day. He also spent eight weeks learning Welsh at the university of Aberystwyth. His tutor there, Edward MiUward, a former vice-president of the Welsh Na- tionalist party, said: "After tills is over, I don't know whether Charles will become a nationalist or me a royalist." Earns BA Degree After Caernarvon, the prince returned to Cam- bridge where this year he passed his bachelor of arts degree amid general praise and became the first, member of the Royal Family to have earned a degree. While at Cambridge he starred in several students revues, and won high praise as a comedian. Charles' easy humor these days contrasts sharp- ly with the time when ha was 14 and a reporter caught him asking for a cherry brandy on the Scot- tish isle of Sornoway. To the prince, this was his most embarrassing moment. "I went to a hotel to have a meal and, while wait- Ing a lot of people were looking in the he once said of the incident. "So I thought 'I cant bear this any more' and went off somewhere else. "The only other place was the bar. "Having never been to a bar before the first thing I thought of doing was h a v i n g a drink and being terrified not knowing what to do I said the first drink that came into my head, which happened to be cherry brandy. "Hardly had1 I taken a sip when the whole world exploded around my ears I was ready to pack my bags and leave for Siberia." He stayed and Britain now looks forward even- tually to the rule of -good King Charles. Curfew Imposed Full-Scale War Feared In Riot-Torn Ulster BELFAST (AP) House-to- house battling between Roman Catholic dissidents and British soldiers ngfid through the night in this Northern Ireland capital, but the puns grew quiet as dawn broke today. The night of violence, one of the worst so far in the capital, left five civilians killed, includ- ing two snipers, authorities said. In addition, 70 civilians, 19 soldiers and one policeman were injured. There were 154 arrests. As soon as the shooting stopped the soldiers started a house-to-house search of the en- tire area, and military head- quarters said a curfew would remain in force until further no- tice. An army spokesman said today that the arms search in the predominantly Roman Cath- olic Lower Falls district had un- covered 23 pistols, 25 rifles, two sub-machine-guns, one carbine, six grenades, six packs of explo- sives, 100 incendiaries, two shot- guns and rounds of am- munition. Residents were not allowed to leave their homes for any rea- son, but an army spokesman said the restriction might be lifted for about two hours later in the day so housewives could do their shopping for the week- end. Only essential services such as bread and milk deliveries and ambulances and fire trucks were permitted to enter the 50- block curfew zone. All vehicles were being searched. FEAR FULL WAR Many observers believed the fighting could no longer be con- sidered communal rioting be- tween Roman Catholics and Protestants, but had become open war between Britain and Irish republicans. The night-long violence started with an army raid on an arms cache in a Roman Catho- lic stronghold. Protesting Roman Catholic crowds swelled into rock- and bottle-throwing mobs, and the melee turned into a full-scale battle between civil- ians firing automatic weapons and some British soldiers. No Irish Protestants were be- lieved involved in the fighting near the city centre. Other parts of the country were quiet. SAYS TIME COME "Don't underestimate this sit- said a Northern Ireland government source. "This i s the crunch has come for tte troublemakers." Eleven persons have been killed in the current crisis. Six were killed last weekend in bat- (ling between Roman Catholics and Protestants. The violence started with Roman Catholic demonstrations in opposition to the jailing of Bernadette Devlin, a 23-year-old member of the British Parlia- mand who is an outspoken advo- cate of civil rights for Northern I r e 1 a n d 's Catholic minority. Miss Devlin was sentenced _ to six months in prison for leading anti-Protestant riots in Northern Ireland last summer. PrfctlSCwth City Seen Of Meat Tr By JOHN MIKA OTTAWA (Herald Bureau) The federal government today doubled its bet that Lethbridge can capturefaSignificantly bigger share of the national meatpacking bUSSonal Economic Expansion Minister Jean Marctand'announced an incentive crant of S127 000 will be provided Canadian Dressed Meats (Lethbridge) Ltd. to modernS abbatoir and expand its operations into pre-cutting and packing of beef for the first time.-------------------------------------------- Govt. Threatens To Get Toui CREATES NEW JOBS Total cost of the company s project is estimated at and is expected to create 26 permanent jobs six in the enlarged abbatoir and 20 in the new processing section. Construction is expected to start at the end of August when the new Swift Canadian million plant will be started too The Swift project last April was awarded a federal incentive grant on the basis of providing 128 new jobs. E. W. Crowston, an official in the livestock division of the industry, trade and commerce department, said in an inter- view the two Lethbridge pro- jects the city enough capacity to boost its present 11 per cent share on Canada's beef slaughtering and packing business to 16 per cent. UP TO FEEDLOTS "But a lot will depend on whether the feedlots- make enough animals available to keep the plants at capacity he added. U.S. competition for feeder stock from southern Alberts is expected to sharpen. Mr. Crowston also estimated that when the two new projects are completed, meat packing plant capacity in Lethbridge will roughly equal that existing in Calgary. ON GUARD IN BELFAST A small boy stands behind barbed wire watching a British' soldier on guard duty in the Foils Road area of Belfast Saturday morning. The area was the scene of house-to-house battling between Roman Catholic dissidents and British soldiers the night before. The five-square-mile crucible was under an indefinite curfew. 112 Lose Lives In Plane Crash Prince Smash At The Ball By GERARD McNEIL OTTAWA (OP) The lack of glass slippers not- withstanding, Prince Charles was a smash at the ball Friday night. The 21-year-old prince danced until follow- ing a dinner at Government House, leaving matrons and maidens bedazzled in his wake. It was a foEow-up to a Government House garden party earlier in the day, where Senator Josie Quart showed up to meet the prince for the second time. "You were so sweet this morning, I wanted to meet you said she. His charm continued into the evening when festivi- ties moved to the ballroom. There he danced mostly with Jocelyne Rouleau blonde, 21, pretty, and the niece of Prime Minister Trudeau. He also danced with Julie Maloney, 19, Miss Can- ada for 1969, whose earlier partner the afore-men- tioned Mr. Trudeau came on dashing in a linen suit, white bucks and an Apache scarf. 'This is Prime Minister Trudeau, Anne. He's a U.S. Celebrates WASHINGTON (AP) A divided United States of Amer- ica today marked the 194th an- niversary of the founding of the republic. From AP-Renlers BARCELONA, Spain (CP) The wreckage of a British jetli- ner carrying vacationers to Spain was found on a mountain- side today 35 miles north of Barcelona. Search teams sent word there were no survivors among the 112 persons on board. They included 105 passengers end a crew of seven. They were on their way to Spain from Manchester, England. It was the worst ah- disaster recorded in Spam. The passengers included 48' men, 53 women, three children and a baby. The jetliner of the Dan-Air airline lost contact with Barce- lona airport about two minutes before it was due to land there. Rafael Ramon and Jose Creus, the first two persons to reach the crash site, said the plane broke in three parts and its wreckage was scattered all over a wide pine grove in the summit of the Montseny Moun- tain range. "The scene was said Ramon. "We tried desper- ately to find some survivors but everyone was dead. The whole area was silent." Cause of the crash was not immediately known. At the time the airliner was approaching to land visibility was poor, because of a storm in the area. The crash site was in the same area where another chart- ered British airliner crashed in 1959 killing all its 80 occupants. Portugal-Vatican Coffee Break Originator Dies At 78 PHILADELPHIA (AP) George W. Cecil, the "father of the coffee break" .died in hos- pital here at age 78. Cecil re- tired as vice president and director of the N. W. Ayer and Son advertising firm here in 1967 after more than 50 years with the company. His idea for the coffee break was one of his early advertising campaigns for Hill Bros. Coffee. Cabinet Shift Seen TORONTO (CP) The Globe and Mail says Prime Minister' Trudeau is expected to re-or- ganize his cabinet this summer to create a cabinet committee with responsibility- for co-ordi- nating federal policy and pro- grams affecting cities. The newspaper, which gives no sources for its report, says Robert Andras, the minister without portfolio now responsi- ble for housing, likely would preside over'the committee with full ministerial rank. It also is anticipated that Mr. Truueau will create a depart- ment of citizenship by taking the citizenship branch from the secretary of state's department, and adding to it the Indian af- fairs branch of the department of northern development and In- dian affairs. Robert S'canbury, the minister without portfolio responsible for citizenship and Information Canada, would be the leading candidate to assume responsi- bility for the new department, the Globe says. OTTAWA (CP) Rotating postal walkouts resumed Friday and Postmaster-General Eric Kierans hinted that the govern- ment may be ready to counter- attack after a. month of sitting tight through delivery disrup- tion. The minister said in a tele- phone interview that "some de- cisions may be taken by the cabinet next week" if the rotat- ing strikes continue. Friday's walkouts closed 98 offices in Eastern Canada and eight in northern British Colum- bia, following a three-day recess when all postal workers re- ported for duty to collect their pay cheques and qualify for July 1 holiday pay. They accounted for workers off the job. Meanwhile negotiators for the treasury board and the postal unions met for half an hour and agreed to resume talks Monday. Mr. Kierans said the complete closing down of the postal serv- ice is among the options he might present to cabinet next week, but would not elaborate on other possibilities. NO DEFINITE PLAN An aide to. the minister said there was nothing definite planned to deal with the walk- outs and suggested that Mr. Kierans might have been speak- ing out of frustration. Post office officials estimated Friday that man-days have been lost as a result of the dispute as of June 29. With postal workers losing on the av- erage for each shift spent on strike, the overall loss in wages Philadelphia Prisoners Hold Guards Hostage PHILADELPHIA (AP) Prisoners at the Hctaesburg Prison" to norft -Philadelphia were holding at least three guards hCEiage and several mere guards were stabbed today, Philadelphia police re- ported. is calculated by the post office as Sl.667.844. The average monthly payroll in the post office before the dis- ruptions began was Frozen Bodies GLACIER NATIONAL PARK, Mont. (AP) The bodies of three young Mon- tana cumbers were found Fri- day near where two comrades were found Monday, on the r foot level of Mt. Cleve- land, south of Lethbridge, Alta, Searchers found the bodies encased in ice columns only 90 feet from where bodies of two companions were found day. The bodies found Friday were those of Mark Levitan, 29; Clare Pogreba, 22, and Jerry Kanrler, 18. The two bodies found earlier were those of Ray Martin, 22, and James Anderson, 18. The five had set out Dec. 27, 1969 to climb for the first time the north face of the mountain. HIT BY SLIDE However, park superintend- dent William J. Briggle said the bodies were found in the ice fields on the mountain's west side. He said fe believed the climbers were hit by an aval- anche. Briggle said the five bodies apparently fell into a small cirque a U-shaped mountain valley usually snow filled most of the year. He said tons of snow cas- caded down on ths five, smoth- ering and crushing them. The immense pressure of that much snow turned it to ice. First Day Smooth TJn Between the garden party, which attracted 400 MJIUWS Between the garden party, which attracted 400 guests, and the dinner-dance, whtere there were 78, most of them young, me prince carried off his first full day in Canada with real social success. Most of those at the party were in their 20s. They included Boston Bruins super-star Bobby Orr, 22, and skiing star Betsy Clifford, 16, both of whom left before midnight. The prince departed at and most of the other guests left about 30 minutes later. Just as tired as Charles at !he end of the day were members ot the Canadian Armed Forces na- tional band, which played for both the garden party and the dance. Prince Charles' Saturday schedule includes a visit to the Ottawa Boys Camp at Eganville, Ont. After that he was to fly to Frobishev Bay, N.W.T., where lie will be joined by-Queen Elizabeth, Prince Pliilip and Princess Anne Sunday to begin a centennial tour of the Northwest Territories and Manitoba. ROME (API Portugal's ambassador to the Vatican, called home in a sudden diplo- matic blowup between his coun- try and the Holy See, new to Lisbon today but predicted that he would return. Ambassador Eduardo Brazao sought to dampen speculation that Lisbon may break diplo- matic relations with the Vati- can. Asked before he boarded his plane whether he would be back in Rome, he said: "I hope so. I am almost sure of it." He said his recall was "a nor- mal call for consultations in what for .is is a very unpleasant matter." But Brazao made no attempt to hide Portugal's irritation over an audience granted by Pope Paul last Wednesday to rebel leaders from Portugal's three African territories. The brief audience touched off the most serious crisis between the Vatican and'a Roman Cath- olic country in more than a cen- tury. Portugal delivered o for- mal protest to the Vatican and then recalled Brazao. In Lisbon, Brazao's recall caught most diplomatic observ- ers by surprise. And most citi- zens of the predominantly Roman Catholic country didn't even know about it because of a strict censorship ban imposed on the "news by the government. Seen and Heard ABOUT TOWN TrfflVERSITY SECRETARY U Kathy Oka receiving 13 cents from two admirers when she lamented about being completely broke fol- lowing her last trip to Las Vegas Aria Palmer and Kathy Meyer finding camp planning a little difficult with one telephone temporari 1 y out of order and wondering "how on earth they ever or- ganized camps or anything else before the telephone was Paris, Bonn Chiefs Talk BONN (AP) President Georges Pompidou of France and Chancellor Willy Brandt of West Germany entered the final session of then- two-day talks today, apparently in agreement on all major issues on their agenda. The two leaders presided over plenary meeting of French and West German cabinet min- isters in the grand cabinet room of Brandt's offices. Canadian Dies In U.S. Jail BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) A young Canadian who fast- ed for 20 days after being jail- ed for- illegal entry into the United Slates died here. The Whatcom County, coro- ner did not immediately give a cause of death for Robert Lyle Guest, 22, of London, Ont. The county sheriff's office said it had been unable to con- vince federal authorities to order Guest's release when it was apparent he was weaken- ing. ATTEND DANCE Prince Charles leads Rouleau, 21-year-old niece of Prime Minister Trudeau through the opening dance ot a dinner-dance at Govern- ment in Ottawa Friday.