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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 4, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Tutidoy, July 4, 1971------------------------------------------- Longshoremen willing to end lengthy strike MONTIIHAL CCT1 Thci had been sub-millet1, as a president of the International I package lo be accepted or re- Longshoremen's Association says his Montreal members ai'e willing lo accept federal labor deparlmnet return-to-work pro- posals providing certain condi- tions are met. However, labor deportment sources in Ottawa said (hero was little chance o! any altera- tions being made as (he propos- Jcclecl in total. ILA President Jean-Marc SI. Onge said alxniL longshore- men at a Montreal meeting this morning gave him a mandate to return the proposals with cer- tain modifications. No further details were Imme- diately tivailablle. Longshoremen w ere also Hireling In Quebec City but Ihove was no immediate worn on actii.n there. K o in e longshoremen have been on strike at the three orls since May 17 ami last- itch talks to settle the dispute 'ere held with federal trouble- hooters llu'oughout the long veekend. Directors of the employers as- :ociation also have to vote on lie proposals today. Meanwhile, the employers vere awaiting complete vote re- ulti. before meeting later today o discuss fiu'lher action includ- ng the filing of a ?3 million lamage suit against the ILA. "It's not a question of with- [rawing the suit. If the workers lecide to go back to snid inion spokesman J. R. Mul- oney. "The unions came lo us ast night and asked us to with- raw legal action and we re- used." Mr. Mulroney said the papers vere approved and ready for iling and the only holdup was he MEA's wish lo wait for "the roper moment" to launch ac- ion in Quebec Superior Court. 'We don't want tn inflame the situation, particularly now when here's no real urgency any he said. SLAIN BY SHOTGUN BLAST Three arrested in 6joy killing' LOS ANGELES (AP) Three young men were arrested early today hi Ihe slaying of a four-year-old girl, lermed by one policeman a "joy killing." The child was playing in her front yard when she was hit by R shotgun blasl fired from a passing car. The men vrere booked tor In- vestigation of murder in the ap- parenlly motiveless slaying of Joyce Ann Huff Sunday. They were Identified as Don- ald Paul Antel, 21, Michael Ra- mirez, 18, and Oscar Hernan- dez, 22, all from suburban Nor walk. Neighbors said a car carryinf three or four young men pullet lo a slop Sunday where Joyce was playing in the yard of a friend. One of the passengers pointed a shotgun out Ihe win- dow and fired, witnesses said. The girl died 90 minutes later In hospital. She had been hit by 42 birdshot lodged in her brain. UQ AOTICC Senate of The University o' A'berta invites applications lor the position of Executive Officer of the Senate. Tlis ciuiies ol ihis posilion will be as follows: 1. to carry oul tho general administrative dunes connected with meetings and minutes ol Ihe Senate, iis coinmliiees and its task forces: 2. to direct and supervise the work of a recording and correspondence secretary; 3. lo be a key resource person for the Senate and its committees: 4. to see lhal studies and investigations instituted by Ihe Senate am carried oul: 5. to maintain contact with the public and the mass media; 6. lo expedite the referral ol mailers of concern (o the Senate to the appropriate university Hiilhorities, and lo kenp the Senate informed ol progress in such mailers. Tlip niirposo ol this appointment will be lo enable the Senate to promole freer dialogue between the University and the wider community, by acquiring and providing to the community information about Ihe University and its functions; and by acquiring and providing lo the University information about related public concerns. Initially, the position mighl be filled enhor on a part limn basis or by means of a joint appointment The salary will be commensuralfl with Ihe duties to bo performed and with the applicants" qualifications. Applications in writing, giving lull details of education and relevant experience should be addressed by July to MR. A. D. CAIRNS, Registrar The University of Alberta Edmonton, Alberta Road mishap total rises EDMONTON (CP) A sixth has died of Injuries af- ,er a head-on collision between wo automobiles west of the city Saturday. Shannon Bruens, six, of Ed- monton, In critical condition since the accident near Alberta Beach, died In Hospital Mon- day. Killed In the accident were Robert Bruens, 8, Shelly Bru- ens, 5. and the children's molh- cr, Sherry Bruens, 25 as well as Gary Campbell. 19. and Jerry 28, both of Edmonlon. Nixon invites world lo visit U.S. in 1976 SAM CLEMENTS, Calit. (AP) Presidenl Nixon broadcast an invitation to the world today to visit the Uniled Slates on Its 200lh birthday In 1976. "Let America be known Ihroughout Ihe world as the 'land of the open Nixon said in a 10-minule Independ ence Day holiday radio broad cast from the Western Whit House. Nixon expressed hope lha "millions upon millions of vis itors" would help celebrate thi U.S. bicentennial. He said one of Ihe best way: to enhance the quality of peact "is through people-lo-peopla aimed at re ducing the fear and the igno- rance which have divided man kind down through the ages and at fostering habits of trus and patients of co-opera lion." This, he said, was a majo; aim of his trips earlier this year to China and the Soviet Union. Nixon said he would send for mal invitatjons to foreign gov ernmenls "extending a welcomi to Ihe people of those nations ti risit the United Slates, as law and circumstances permit, dur ing the bicentennial especially during the year PITCHER'S FUN Children hurl rocks al Iris few remaining windows of a school, while firemen fight the four-alarm blaze which destroyed Ihe Si. Hem! district of Mon- treal. Invesligalon say H was Ihe work of arso'nisli. (CP Shocked court hears details of bizzare London murder LONDON (Rented After killing his girl-friend Alexan- der Vanags cvit oft her head, tucked it into a cardboard box and took it for a ride on the subway, a court was told Monday. At London's Victoria Station the 44-year-old Vanags put the head in a luggage locker. Sub- sequently he took the rest of the body lo the legs on one trip, the torso on another. Soviet Union building 2 icebreakers MOSCOW (AP) The Soviet government announced today that Russia Is building two new icebreakers, each with horsepower engines, to help keep open the west-east Arctic trade route. A brief report from the offi- cial Soviet news agency Tass said the two ships will replace Ihe atomic-powered Lenin ice- breaker as flagships of the 24- vessel Soviet icebreaker fleet. The agency indicated that the new ships will run under con- ventional power. The Lenin, which began oper- ations 13 years ago, disappeared from service in 1967 after a re- ported explosion in Its reactor. The ship was last seen lying in berth at the Soviet port of Mur- mansk on the Barents Sea. Tass said a reactor system ol was installed in the Lenin and "after being used for a long period was replaced by a more up-to-date system." Quoting Anatoli Kolesnichenk, deputy merchant marine minis- ter, Ihe agency said both con- ventional and atomic systems will power future Soviet id breakers, but did not indicate when the next atomic ice- breaker will be commissioned. After further reflector Van- ags removed the remains and took them out on separate trips lo bury them on a subur- bs golf course. It was there (hat foxes sniffed out the dis- membered body some three years later, lawyers said at London's eld Bailey Court. Vanag's lawyer admitted he caused the death of Elenora Esseus in the London house where they were living to- gether in 1068. He also con- ceded lhal Vanags, a Lalvi- an-born book edilor, dismem- bered the body and buried it. The court was told that Vanags, having killed Mrs. Essens wilh a blow of a batt, took three days and a bottle of vodka to summon up courage to shift the body. Sex visits okayed SACRAMENTO (API Leg- islation allowing sex visits for unmarried rcmvicU squeaker through the California assembly ways and means committee on an vote this week and wenl to the floor. Existing law allows overnighl visils for se- lected married prisoners where private facilities exist in various California prisons. World cliess match still in doubt REYKJAVIK (AP) Hours after Bobby Fischer ended Ms holdout and gave Ihe world chess championship new life, Russian Boris Spassky put the malch in doubt again today. Reuters news agency sale the opening game In Ihe malch scheduled for loday was can- celled efler Spassky refused lo play. The news agency quoted the Icelandic Chess Federation as saying the Russians had posed a "new problem." Reuters said Ihe chess organization gava no further details.) Spassky lodged a formal pro- test objecting that Fischer, the American challenger, "lias vio- lated the rules of the match" by failing to appear in Iceland lor its scheduled start on Sunday. The world champion told Max Euwe, president of the World Chess Federation, that his deci sion to allow a postponement in Fischer's favor to today was un acceptable. Fischer arrived Monday night. Then Spassky and his aides, who were expected to draw lob for tonight's match, staged glum-faced walkout. Spossky was asked whether Vanags pleaded not guilty to murder. The prosecution said the Jury would eventually have to. consider whether Ihere were grounds for reduc- ing Ihe charge lo manslaugh- ter. The case continues. Sparks House ilebalc Asper no rookie Race track fans robbed BALTIMORE 'API Two armed men commandeered a jusload nf race track ,'ans Mon- day and forced the driver- to cir- cle the city wVJle they robbed the passengers. The bvo men. one armed with 3 sliKtgun, fled the bus wilh an hour later in Hale- thorpe, a small com- munity 1C miles south of here, police said. No one was hurt. Thomas M. Manning, man- ager of the Baltimore Motor Coach Co., said the bus carried 46 passengers and was en route to Delarare Park Hace Course at Stanton, Del. Manning said the gunmen, who boarded the bus at the downtown Baltimore Civic Centre at about 11 a.m., pulled guns on the driver as the bus neared the Baltimore Beltway on Pulaskj Highway north of the city. He said the driver was forced to enter the Beltway and drive completely around the city while the gunmen went from passenger to passenger, talcing valuables. Forty-three of the 48 cassen- gers told police they had been robbed. NOTICE Any organization desirous of obtaining a grant from the Cily of Lelhbriclae for 1972 must have an application submitted lo I he Community Services De- partuienl ol 5ill. Avenue boulli, nn Iritnr tlion P.M. on Wednesday. July 1972. Applicuiion Forms may be picked up at iho of- fice of llic Community Services Dcpnrlment. KEN A. SEAMAN, ASSISTANT CITY CfCRK. Comiiico operations resumed TRAIL, B.C. CCP) Work- ers at three Comlnco operation? there was a ehauco for 3 game in British Columbia reported today. He said: "It is not for work today amid indications known threatened strike action by Ihe Speaking lo reporters after! Uniled Steelworkers of Ameri- Ihc. Russian walkout, Euwe was j ea may be delayed at least un much more forthright. Asked ml whelhcr one minislcr should asked to confirm something another minister has said. Mr. Paulley, the MLA for Trauacoua, added from h 18 scat: "Belief como oul lo Transcona and see how Mani- toba lives." When Mr. Asper persisted, asking Mr. Evans about tho stage of construction of the Fly- er plant in Transcona, Mr. Evans repealed the advice ol Mr. Paulley, suggesting Mr. Asper "go out and find out what's going on." The Liberal leader had litlle better luck when he asked Mr. Evans if the province has pro- ceeded w i I, li its earlier-an- nounced intentions lo lend to Tantalum Mining Corp. of Bernic Lake. Mr. Evans told him such In- formation is published quarter- ly in Ihe Manitoba Gazelle. Mr. Asper tried again, ask- ing if tlie government has ex- ercised its rjplion lo buy ?2 mil- lion in scares by July 14. Mr. Evans said an an- nouncement would be made "in due course." Mr. Asper had more trouble when he asked Consumer Af- fairs Minisler A. H. Mackling aburt a 40-cent differential in the pric? of a box nf cherries between and Grand Forks, N.D. .He said a box of. cherries cosls 00 ctnts In Win- nipeg and 49 cents in Grand Forks. Mr. Schreyer interrupted again, asking Speaker Peter Fox if it would be advisable lo allow questions aboul compara- tive retail prices of foods. He said it may lead to a daily flood of inquiries about prices of commodities like potatoes anrj tomatoes. Mr. Fox agreed and Invited Mr. Asper to his chambers for a private briefing and a copy of a sheet of instructions o a what kind of subjects are In or- der for question period discut- sion. Mr. Asper pressed Mr. Evans In addition lo flia four LTb- for confirmation of Mr. Paul- erals in the legislature, ley's statement. are 29 New Democrats, 20 Con- Premier sd Schreyer rose on servalives, one Social Credltv point of order to question and three Independents. WINNIPEG (CP) Liberal leader I. II. Asper took his seal in the Manitoba legislature for the first time Monday and wasted little time gelling hie legislative Jeet wet. Showing none of the ret- icence normally displayed by rookie MLAs, Mr. Asper achieved unanimous consent Jive minules into the afternoon fi'lling to make a statement. Later; he engaged In some verbal sparring with eager members of the NDP cabinet and was given a brief lecture on question period etiquetle by Speaker Peter Fox. In his slalemenl, Mr. Asper noted that his entry to the leg- islature after Itis June 16 by- election victory gives the Lib- erals four members and official parly status in the chamber for the first time in almost two years. He said assuming his seal was "a proud and happy mo- ment" for him and the parly and suid all parties in the leg- islature should work loward the same ijrd, "a sane, humane, fair and enlightened society." He added: "Let us not dwell on our differences but biiiM on our points of PACKED GALLERY With a packed public gallery looking on, Mr. Asper was given desk-lhumplng applause when he finished his statement. Matters were less cordial when the dally question period start- ed. The Liberal leader asked In- dusti'y Minister Leonard Evans f the government would re- verse an earlier decision and lave the government-controlled Flyer Industries Ltd. build a DIE manufacturing plant in Morris rather than the Winni- peg area of Transcona. Mr. Evans told him If Is un- likely the decision will be re- versed and Labor Minister A. R. Paulley added from his seat that the plant In Trans- cona is already "hall-built." GENERA PRESENTS THE Weather and road report SUNRISE WEDNESDAY SUNSET L Prc. 41 39 45 45 .M 45 39 31 Lethbridge .......65 Pincher Creek Medicine Hat Grande Prairie Edmonton Banff 68 69 64 07 69 whether he considered the Rus- sian move threatened to wreck the whole match, he replied: "Certainly." destroy a i airport building FROBISHER BAY, NAV.T. (CPl A fire destroyed a Nor- dair Lid. warehouse: and garage at (he airport hero Monday nichl; despite Ihe cfforls of vol- unteer firemen and transport department employees. The firefighters were ham- pered by temperatures below -10 (le.qrees nnd lack nf proper equipment. Four lank trucks ucre brought in lo carry water from tilt: briy. No one was Injured, and Ihe passcngi terminal was not af- fected, but Nordair lost its tele- commtinicnlions system and business offices in the ware- house as well fls aircraft parts and cargo. A group of locnl teachers, headed south for tho summer holidays, lost personal belongings. DCS Mikloa, assistant man- ager of Iho 1'Yoblshcr Inn holel, said the firemen were also liani- pcrr-l hy high winil.s ns they Iricd lo the bhw.e from spreading In MO Kallons of fuel nil spilled when oil dnimr. rolled from lha humiflg building. til Thursday. The union served formal strike notice June 26 against Comiiico operations in Trail, Kimberley and Benson Lake after 3.BIIO employees at the three siles volecl 90 per cent in favor of strike action. The union announced it would strike on or before Tuesday of Ihis week unless agreement. was reached in a contract dis- pute but Bob Reiver, president of Local 480. declined comment today on Ihe union's plans. He said a statement would be Is- sued Thursday. Comiiico officials were not available for comment. The union is seeking 44 cenls hourly wage increase in I h c first year of a two year con- tract and a 9.5 per cent In- crease tbe st'coml year. The company has offered a jiack- ape deal equivalent lo about 4.5 per cent Hie first year and just under five per cent the follow- ing year. Current base rates range from lo an hour. Calgary...... Victoria...... Penlicton Prince George Vancouver Saskatoon.......71 Regina Winnipeg Toronto Ottawa..... Montreal St. John's Charlottetown Fredericton ......82 Chicago........ 71 New York.......66 Miami..... .85 Los Angeles Bl Las Vegas......109 Phoenix ,..110 Honolulu........ 83 68 40 84 S4 83 47 76 48 80 50 70 42 68 42 64 41 64 47 67 4ti 80 50 73 60 83 66 56 50 63 77 64 82 77 77 Rome 88 Paris...........72 London ..........70 Berlin 72 Amsterdam 68 Moscow ......81 Stockholm...... 73 Tokyo...........86 FORECAST! Lcthbridge Mcilicine Hal Calgary Today: A few clouds. Iliglis 70. Lows 4b-50. Wednesday: Mostly fcuany. Highs near 75...... Columliia-Kootciiay To- day: Sunny and warm. Wed- nesday: Sunny and a little warmer. Highs today near 80. Lows tonight near 45. Highs Wednesday near 85. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Fair and wanner today and Wednesday. Highs today 70s. Lows tonight 40s. Highs Wed- nesday mostly 80s. West of Continental Divide Fair and warmer loday and Wednesday. Highs today 75 lo H5. Lows tonight 40s. Highs Wednesday BOs. WORKSHOP IN SEXUALITY EDUCATION Al Iho University of Calgary Augutt 3, 4, 5, 197] Tor information call inn Divhion nl Continuing FHurohnn tit OWATONNA 200 9' HAYMASTER Contour flotation gets all (hct crop from every field Controlled crop conditioning offers a thorough but gentle conditioning action Creator harveilabillly assures complete crop harvesting wilh maximum nutrient retention ENQUIRE TODAY KEN DICKSON or DOUG IRW1N BALER TWINE SPECIAL, PER BALE 6.95 GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY, LETHBRIDGE PHONE 328-1141 OFFICIAL AS OF A.1VI TODAY COURTESY OF AMA All liiRhwtiys In bridge disrllct aro dry. Iho Lotli- bare and Highway 1, TVnns Canada Highway, bnro and dry. PORTS OF ENTRY fOpeninfl nnd Closing Conll.1 M hours; Carway fi a.m. lo midnight; Del Ucmitii II a.m. lo (1 p.m.; KooEcvillc, H.C. B.m. In midniglil; Kinpsgnln. 21 bours; I'orthill Rykw1.i R In mirtniglil; Chief Movmlain 7 a.m. In 10 p.m.i Wildhoriu, I a.m. to p.m. ;