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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 4, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 2-THE LETHBRIDQE July News In brief Chou En-Lai death denied PEKING Chi- nese official spokesman today denied reports from abroad that Premier Chou En-lai is critically ill or has died. is sheer the spokesman said in Cubans admit bombing MIAMI The Miami- based Cuban National Liber- ation an exile terrorist claimed responsibility Wednesday for exploding a bomb at the Cuban embassy in Paris. The early-morning blast blew in the main entrance door at the embassy and knocked out windows in neighboring buildings. There were no reports of injuries. Storm stops old planes WINNIPEG A storm in the Sault Ste. Marie area has resulted in a layover for participants in the 1974 Great Belvedere Air Dash. As a the 30 planes taking part have had to post- pone their planned arrival in Winnipeg Wednesday until to- day or Friday. 'Public not protected' CALGARY Air transportation policies are not sufficiently concerned with the travelling Alberta Industry Minister Fred Peacock said Wednesday night. preoccupation of the present system with protec- tion of the earner rather than the public interest is unaccep- he said in remarks prepared for a speech to the third international aviation conference. Nazi hater trial stopped West Germany demonstrating Outside the The trial of Nazi- hunter Beate Klarsfeld broke up in disarray for the second time Wednesday when police tried to stop French victims of wartime persecution from court. Mrs Klarsfeld is charged with attempting to kidnap the former Nazi gestapo chief in occupied Kurt three years ago. Earthquake recorded Colo. Another earthquake was recorded Wednesday night in a sparsely populated area in the vicinity of Kermadec Island in the South the National Earthquake In- formation Service reported. The which was meas- ured at 6 8 on the Richter was located about miles northeast of New Zealand. The centre had reported a major earthquake in the same area on measured at 7 or 10 times stronger. Thai rioters killed BANGKOK Premier Sanya Thammasak ordered a military and police alert today after police fire killed seven members of a rioting mob. Troops and police were or- dered within five miles of their duty and military and police offices were to be staffed around the clock. The police said 21 including five police- men were injured in the which occurred out- side a police station after a taxi driver was arrested. More woodworkers strike B.C. About 500 members of the International Woodworkers of employees at Kootenay Forest Products here. Wednesday morning joined workers at Grand Forks and Midway in walking off the job. A union spokesman said the workers left their jobs at about 3 a.m. because they were dissatisfied with the progress of negotiations between the IWA and the southern interior forest com- panies going on in Kelowna. French seek grant VANCOUVER The French-Canadian Federation of British Columbia has sent a telegram to the Quebec government asking if its customary grant will be made this year. For several the Quebec government has given BRIDGE RUG DRAPES LTD. FREE ESTIMATES Phone 329-4722 COLLEGE MALL the organization annual- ly to promote French- Canadian cultural activities. Missionary scientist dies Pa. Dr. James Claude Thom- longtime scientist and educationist in the Far died at his home here Wednesday after a brief illness. He was 85. Lewis gets a little help from his friends response to questions. He did not elaborate. The 76-year-old Chinese leader was struck by an un- specified illness in early May which forced him to reduce on his work load. Peek-a-boo RICK ERVIN photo As the July 8 federal election can- behind the barber pole of the Alex Arms Hotel didates names and faces appear everywhere in the barber city. Here PC incumbent Ken Hurlburt peaks out from By DOUG SMALL The CANADIAN PRESS New Democratic Party Leader David Lewis got a lit- tle help from his friends Wednesday as the country's three NDP provincial premiers campaigned in sup- port of the federal party. Premier David Barrett of British in the On- tario riding of Waterloo to M.pport Max member of the last at- tacked Liberal proposals to form a Crown corporation to administer rail services. The he amounts to welfare for CP Rail. premiers Ed Schreyer of Manitoba and Allan Blakenay of Saskatchewan were given roaring ovations by a largelv partisan crowd of about as they appeared with Mr. Lewis to urge party sup- porters to work hard for NDP candidates. Mr. Schreyer countered ru- mors of a rift between himself and the federal saying such a split simply isn't Conservative Leader Robert for his made a hastily-arranged return to the controversial Moncton riding in New Brunswick to help Charles member of the last House. It was the first time he had been back to the riding since a stop early in the campaign to reject city Mayor Leonard Jones as official party candi- date. Mr. originally chosen Soviet cosmonauts in Salyut space station Candidates' calendar MOSCOW Two Soviet cosmonauts were put into orbit Wednesday and today a visiting United States astronaut said Soviet officials told him the cosmonauts have docked their space ship to the Salyut 3 space station sent up nine days ago. Jack spokesman for the group of U.S. astronauts who are guests of Soviet space were noti- fied this morning that a linkup had been Reached by telephone at Star the cosmonaut training centre outside Reilly said he was is going ac- cording to the Soviet news agen- announced that Col. Pavel a 13-year veteran of the space and Lt.- Col Yuri his flight were launched Wednesday night in Soyuz 14 for experiments with the orbital scientific station Salyut Although Tass gave no de- it was assumed that the cosmonauts would dock their Defected dancer hopes to resume career soon TORONTO Soviet ballet star Mikhail Barichnikov has made no plans about his future in the West following his defection from the touring Bolshoi Ballet but his objective is to get dancing as soon as a lawyer representing him said Wednesday. James Peterson told a news conference that Mr. Bari- who has been given special permission to remain in Canada for at least six felt that Russia he had achieved a plateau in his career where he could go no further.'' Mr. of the Toronto law firm of said he first met the 26-year-old premiere dancer of the Kirov Ballet Saturday shortly before the but that friends of the dancer had been in touch with him last Wednesday. Mr. Peterson said friends of the dancer were waiting in a car three blocks from the O'Keefe Centre theatre after Mr. Barichnikov's perfor- mance in Don Quixote Satur- day night with the Bolshoi Ballet. The dancer was appearing as a guest with the Bolshoi on a Canadian tour. Mr. Barichnikov or moved to the car and was driven to the house in the Toronto area where he has since remained in ac- companied by Christina whom the lawyer described as a of the dancer. Miss 26-year-old daughter of the retired presi- dent of the Hearst publishing company of the United arrived here Saturday from London where she is a staff member of Cosmopolitan magazine. Mr. Barichnikov has no knowledge of any involvement by the KGB security or Canadian police with his VERN BUFFEY'S HOCKEY SCHOOL OF REFEREEING July and 27 HOBBEMA FOUR BAND RECREATION ALBERTA Vern will be conducting a four-day Hockey Referees School in the Hobbema Arena on July 26 and 27. School will be operated from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. daily on the dates mentioned above. Registration fee is per candidate. A maximum of fifty candidates will be accepted. Fifty per cent of registration fee must be forwarded with registration letteV of intention. CONFIRMATION OF REGISTRATION MUST BE RECEIVED BY JULY 17th Mail Registration Bernard School P.O. Box Hobbema. Alberta Soyuz capsule to Salyut 3 and then spend some time aboard the space laboratory before returning to the earth. Tass said the spacemen will also make comprehensive checkup of the improved on- board systems of the Soyuz which is to be used in the joint Soviet-American space flight next year. There was no indication how long the flight was to last. The Soviet government has yet to make a completely suc- cessful test in space of its manned scientific the chief goal of the Soviet space program. The first such Salyut 1. was sent up on April and three cosmonauts spent 23 days aboard. But dur- ing their return to a hatch on their Soyuz spacecraft apparently did not seal and the three men were killed. Aldermen leave meeting EDMONTON An ongoing controversy over a proposed road through MacKinnon Ravine flared again Wednesday as two Ed- monton aldermen walked out of a special city council meeting to prevent a vote on the issue. Aldermen Cec Purves and Dudley Menzies abruptly left the meeting when a motion seeking that no action be taken until all members were present failed. Their depar- ture reduced the number of council members in the room to six out of 13 and broke the necessitating an ad- journment. Work on what was then planned as the Jasper Freeway through MacKinnon Ravine in Edmonton's west end was halted by council more than two years ago in the face of public protest from environment and civic groups. About million had been spent in clearing and base work before the project was halted. Wednesday's meeting was to have resulted in adoption of a long-range transportation plan for the city which among other deal with the future of the MacKinnon Ravine. had only approved the first two sections dealing with policies and concepts before the abrupt BESSIE New Democrat Tonight Campaigning in Lethbridge Friday campaigning in Coaldale. Afternoon and campaigning in Lethbridge. SVEN Liberal Friday At Royal in Fort 1 p.m. KEN Progressive Conservative Tonight Campaigning at Lethbridge shopping centres. Friday opening Royal Show in Fort Macleod. campaigning door-to-door in Lethbridge. Evening campaigning at Lethbridge shopping centres. Meeting Bob Stanfield at Kenyon Field airport. VERN Social Credit Friday At Royal in Fort Macleod. party candidate in was rejected by Mr. Stanfield because of the mayor's op- position to the Official Languages Act. Prime Minister campaigned in rainy British launching one of his toughest attacks yet on Conservative policies. haven't seen such dis- array following a leader since Napoleon retreated from he told a crowd that packed a downtown hotel and spilled over into corridors in Victoria. The prime minister was referring to what he calls Con- servative dissension over par- ty proposals for price and in- comes controls. Commenting on the plan during a CBC television inter- view taped Monday and shown the prime minister said it amounts to us- ing axe to operate on A Liberal government would institute a system of wage and price controls if inflation became serious enough to threaten the country's social he said during the program. Social Credit Leader Real Caouette used the day to wrap up his national campaign with appearances in Montreal. He flies today to in his home riding of Temisca- where he will remain for the duration of the cam- paign. During an open-line radio Mr Caouette predicted that his party would capture 27 of the 264 Commons seats when votes are counted. Liberals would take Conservatives 105 and New Democrats 17 or less. Ofl the campaign the election took an unexpected turn when a returning officer in the Brandon-Souris riding of Manitoba revealed that votes had been counted and results given to candidates in one of the advance polls last weekend. Alfred G. the return- ing after first saying he had no knowledge of such a said a deputy returning officer and her clerk at Boissevain had been relieved of their posts on instructions from Jean-Marie chief electoral officer. Colson testifies Reaction to leak intense WASHINGTON At the time of the Ellsberg break-in. President Henry Kissinger and other of- ficials were hoping to make derogatory information about Ellsberg the plumbers trial has been told. Former White House special counsel Charles Colson testified Wednesday that the reaction in the White House to the leak of the Pen- tagon papers by Daniel Ellsberg to the New York Times was intense. From the day in 1971 that the accounts of the Pentagon papers study of the Vietnam war appeared in the new- Colson had been from time to time a desire to get information out After public disclosure of other national-security in- Colson said the pressure increased. think specifically in this instance it was the Colson said. was also the desire of Mr. Kissinger and others to get this information Agreeing the kind of in- formation to be leaked to the press or sent to congressional committees would be Colson said the in- formation would be ing to Colson was the final major witness for the prosecution in the conspiracy case against former White House domestic affairs chief John Ehrlichman and three others. They are ac- cused of violating the rights of Ellsberg's Dr. Lewis in the 1971 break-in at his office. Fielding was treating Ells- berg intermittently at the time a special White House in- vestigative unit called the plumbers decided to examine the medical records of the for- mer Pentagon analyst without Fielding's knowledge or con- sent. U.S. District Judge Gerhard Gesell sent the jury off for a break during the U.S. Inde- pendence Day holiday today. When the prosecution re- sumes its case the few remaining witnesses are to provide evidence on additional charges against Ehrlichman that he gave false statements to a grand jury investigating the Fielding break-in Of the Bernard Barker and Eugenio Martinez are to testify in their own de- as is who admits to authorizing a covert but not an illegal raid in search of the Ellsberg files. The fourth defendant is Gordon Liddy. Gov't should appeal heroin user's sentence' VICTORIA Attorney-general Alex MacDonald said Wednesday that the federal government should appeal the sentence given a millionaire heroin user in provincial court last week. Jeffrey David vice-president of Army and Navy Department Stores was fined and placed on two-years probation by Provincial Judge John Layton after he was convicted of possession of 29 capsules of heroin and pleaded guilty to possession of cocaine. not for me to comment directly on whether the sentence is but I certainly think it should be looked at by a higher the attorney-general said. Mr MacDonald cannot order an appeal because prosecution of drug offences comes under the authority of federal prosecutors. It would be up to the federal solicitor- general or one of his deputies to launch an appeal. Mr. MacDonald said drug offenders are the province's social problems. Full Business Men's Fellowship invites you to our July Family Breakfast July 6 it 9 a.m. at the El Rancho Convention Centre Prophet Don Morrlton For Reservations Call 328-9420 Featured speaker is Don Morrison of Texas. God has given Don a mighty prophetic ministry. If you wonder what God Is saying to his world today come and hear Him speak through His Dedicated Servant. ;