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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 5, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta -Thumfoy, July S, 1973 THI UTHMIDOHI HMAID 19 1 I I Jjirths, Of BIRTH PEDER8EN Linda and Bent are happy to announce the arrival of a daughter, Tami Lynn, Tibs, lot., born June 29, 1973, at St Michael's Hospital. Proud grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. John Gcjdos, Fore- most and Mr. and Mrs. Kjeld Pedenen of Strathmore. Insur- ed. 5587 DEATHS HUDSON Passed away in Picture Butte, Wednesday, July Mr. Kenneth Wentworth Hudson of Shaughnessy at the age of 67 years, beloved hus- band of Mrs. Marjorie Hud- son. Funeral arrangements will be announced when completed. MARTIN BROTHERS LTD., Directors of the funeral ser- vice. C465 JONES Wednesday, July 4, 1973, Harold Jones, aged 89 years of Fort Macleod. Born in England, came to Fort Mac- leod about 60 years ago, where be farmed in the HazeOmere district. He served in both world wars, overseas in the First World War and in the Home Guard of the Second World War. He was predeceased by a brother, Percy. He is survived by one brother, John in England. Funeral services in Christ's Church, Anglican, Fort Macleod, Friday, July 6, 1973 at 2 p.m., Rev. Allan McQuaig officiating. Interment Union Cemetery, Field of Honor. In lieu of flowers donations to the Alberta Heart Fund, Fort Pharmacy. Funeral arrange- ments by EDEN'S FUNERAL HOME LTD., Fort Macleod. C466 CRUICKSHANK away in Peace River, Monday, July 2nd, 1973, Mr. Robert Cndckshank at the age of 83 years. Born in Peterhead, Scot- land, came to Canada in 1904. He worked as Agent of Lands and Mines for tbe Provincial and Federal Governments and was Agent in Lethbridge from 1931 to 1942 then transferred back to Peace River and sub- sequently retired there. Be is survived by bis loving wife, Edith, and five daughters, Mrs. James (Margaret) Coup- land, Lethbridge, Mrs. Sam (Edith) Araps, Willoughby Hills, Ohio, Mrs. Bob (Rober- ta) Williamson, Pointe Claire, Quebec, Mrs. Glen (Betty) Murphy, Mrs. Dick (Jean) Ear- graves, Peace River; 12 grandchildren and four great- grandchildren. Funeral service wffl be held Friday, July 6th in Peace River. 5626 DEATHS McNABB Passed away in the city, Tuesday, July 3rd, 1973. Mrs. May McNabb, 1015 15th St. S., at the age of 82 years, beloved wife of the late Mr. Joseph McNabb. Funeral arrangements will be announc- ed when completed. MARTIN BROTHERS LTD., Directors of the funeral service. WALKLJNG Passed away in the city on Wednesday, July 4th, 1973, Mrs. Catherine (Kate) Walkling at the age of 92 years of 2114 10th Ave. A South, be- loved wife of the late Mr. Henry Walkling. Funeral ar- rangements will be announced when completed. MARTIN BROS. LTD. Directors of the Funeral Service. C463 CSITARI Passed away 'in the city on Wednesday, July 4th, 1973, Mr. Steve Csitari at the age of 90 years of River- view Apts., Lethbridge. Funer- al arrangements will be an- nounced when completed. MAR- TIN BROS. LTD., Directors of the Funeral Service. C464 MENDENHALL Passed away in Raymond, Thursday, July 5, 1973, at the age of 81 years, beloved wife of Thomas T. Mendenhall of Raymond. Funeral arrangements will be announced when completed. CHRISTENSEN SALMON FU- NERAL HOME LTD., Direct- ors of Funeral arrangements. C467A LARKO Passed away in the city on Wednesday, July 4th, 1973, following a brief ill- ness, Mr. John Larko at the age of 88 years of 1623 6th Ave North, beloved husband of the late Mrs. Mary Larko. Funer- al arrangements will be an- nounced when completed. MARTIN BROS. LTD. Direct- ors of the Funeral Service. FUNERALS LUNN Funeral service for Margery Caroline Mary Limn, who died June 27, 1973, was held at p.m. Saturday, June 30, 1973, in St. John's An- glican Church, Pincher Creek, with Rev. R. Hunt officiating. Pallbearers were Fred Gibson, Roy Huffman, and Donald, Douglas, Leslie and Murray Lunn. Interment was in the Fairview Cemetery. Eden's Fu- neral Home Ltd., Pincher Creek, Directors of Funeral Service, was in charge of the MORE CARS In mid-1971, there were about million cars in Britain, com- pared with 5.5 million in 1960. PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE Pursuant to the provisions d Section 915 of The Municipal Government Act and Sections and 153 cf The Taxatton Act RAAj, .TWO, Public Notice Is hereby given that the Cornell of the City of bethbridge Intemb to undertake the construction of sidewalks, curbs andgutters M local Improvement. The estimated ef the aforementioned "BJl Inv urevtiiient repayable over a period of It years interest not exceeding nine percentym WWPer lands abutting that portion of the street or place mmareln pejocaj Improve- ment Is made at a uniform rate of OM9 ants perfront foot for sidewalks, curbs and flutters, 4JJS par cffrorrtage for and and cents per front toot of frontage tor sidewalks, AjTcSS rate per front foot will M tame by the City of LembrWge at Urge. The location oT the propoted foal Improvement te as follows LOCATION FROM TO SIDEWALKS, CURBS AND GUTTERS East Side Mlti Street South South SMe Avenue "A" Soulh North Side Lake- view Drive 13Sh Strwt North West Side 13th Street North North Side 53Sh Avenue Swffli Side 2nd Avenue South East Side Slieel South East Wtn North Limit of 233 28 street South Easterly to West Limit Lane Easterly feet South Limit ef 3W a Street South East Umit of Street "B" South East Limit Mayor Magrath Drive CURBS AND GUTTERS South Umit St Limil Edward Boulevard V Andmr South Limit ef St Southerly 711 feet Andrew Road 100 feet East of East Umit Easterly WO fee> of 2Bh Street South 3Ri Street Sovt> South Limit of J17 TTfff SovTh SIDEWALKS North SMa 9m Avenue Keith side North East Side Street souWi West Side West Service Rod of Mayor Magrath Drive 23rd Umit of Street Sooth North Limit Ol 3rd Avenue SouNi SouThUmlt cf Avenue Sooth Lcaufe Avenue 2 feet South of itw Horfh Unfit of OWppt Boulevard westerly SR feet Easterly 330 feet to North U-nlt of Lane Uirflt o! Avemt South TWtoe te then, wtes the majority of the owners lands that may ae assessed representing at Ment onMBHin value nwreof as atoresald, petition Council against It wBMn two weett after ttw test pwWwtrtn of the Notice, the Meal iiiwumima nwyjbe onder- men vna cost thereof assessed by sysflwn of refwred if petition sufficiently signed lies, wlltfln the limited jri Jhet bthsff, presented to the Council against local. Improvement cr assessment aforementioned, the Council mev undertake the proposed local tmppgvfmenl at any lime wHHn three years of toe oJvwgot Oste of The las? pwwiwflro of tws Newce be Wlh el July, 'BOATED The City of UJhbrldge thh ef July 1TO. FUNERALS CORNYN Funeral -aervice for William Robert Cornyn, who died June 28, 1973, was held at a.m. Saturday, June 30, 1973, in St. Joan's An- glican Church, Pincher Creek, with Rev. R. Hunt officiating. Pallbearers were Dr. Lome B. Collins, Frank Frey, Thomas V. Hammond, Dr. Fred J. Mc- Lean, Jack Morgan and Fran- cis Sorge. Interment' was in the Fairview Cemetery. Eden's Funeral Home Ltd-, Pincher Creek, Doreooors of Funeral Service, was in charge of the arrangements. TAMTOM Funeral service for Mary Tamtam, native daughter of Varazd, Hungary, who died at Taber Friday, June 29, 1973, at the age of 86 years, was held at 11 a.m. Tuesday. July in St. Au- gustine's Roman Catholic Church, Taber, with Rev. Don O'Dwyer the celebrant. Honor- ary pallbearers were John Merkle, Pete Kronstein, John Penich, Marlin Bennett, John Skorya and Frank KUlinger. Active pallbearers were Frank and Tony Merkle, John Tarn- torn, Wendel Drach, Joe Kud> lek aad Frank Sitar. Interment was in the Taber Memorial Garden. Humphries Funeral Home, Taber, Directors of Fu- neral Service, was in charge of the arrangements. GREENE Funeral service for Wilfred A. Greene, beloved husband of Mrs. M. Irene Greene cf 3314 20th Ave. S. who died suddenly in the city Sat- urday, June at the age of 57 years, was held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Julv 3, 1973, in the Evangelical Free Church, Leth- bridge, with Rev. H. J. Jost of- ficiating. Pallbearers were Rev. Harvey Jespersen, Victor Erdman, Roy Hilgartner, Allan Collins, Lawrence Fletcher and Bernard Steen. Interment was in Archmount Memorial Gar- oens. Martin Bros. Ltd., Direc- tors cf Funeral Service, was in charge of the arrangements. HURKENS Requiem mass for, Mr. Gerardus Hurkens, be- loved husband of Mrs. ka Hurkens, 1506 Tib Ave. S., who died in the city Wednes- day, June 27, 1973, at the age of 66 years, was said at a.m. Tuesday, July 3, 1973, in Assumption Roman Catholic Church. 2405 12th Ave. S., with Rev. Dick WaH and celebrant. Pallbearers were Peter Zmur- chyk, Gary Zetsen, Gordon, Dennis and Brian Greene and John Raafs. Interment was in Mountain View Cemetery. Mar- tin Bros. Ltd., Directors of Fu- neral Service, was in charge of the arrangements. ECKMEIR Funeral ser- vice for Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Eckmier. widow of the late George Eckmier who died in the city Wednesday, June 27, 1973, at the age of 79 years, was held at pjn. Tuesday, July 3, 1973, in St. Augustine's Anglican Church wftfa Archdea- con Cecil Swanson CARD OF THANKS GRANBERG We would like to thank the and nunea on the Surgical Floor cf Municipal Jtamtttl for tbe care Andy received while a patient. and Andy Gran- berg 5586 CHy ClerK Pallbearers were T. Arnold, KnowWen, E. Pankhurst, R. Masson, M, G. Hamilton and R. Pollard. Interment was in Mountain View Cemetery. Mar- tin Bros. Ltd., Directors of Fu- neral Service, was in charge of the arrangements. NIXON Funeral service for William Vermont Nixon, who died June 27, 1973, was held at p.m. Saturday, June 30, 1973, in the Pincher Creek United Church, Pincher Creek, with Rev. R, Putnam officiating. Pallbearers were Clarence Carlson, John A. Green, Raymond Lang, Byron Allred, Andy Russeil and Ed J. Schmidt Honorary palfcearers were Colin Hedderkk, Henry Herskind. J. C. Holroyd, Charles McClain, George All- red and B. Zoeteman. Crema- tion followed. Eden's Funeral Home Ltd.. Pincher Creek, Di- rectors of Funeral Service, was in charge of the arrangements. D1CKSON service for Hedge Dkkson, beloved husband of Mrs. Phvllis Dick- son of Warner who died at Ed- monton Monday, June 25, 1973, at tbe age of 66 years, was held at p.m. Friday, June 29, 1973, in tbe Warner Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Chapel with Bishop Howard HamBng officiating. Pallbearers were Fred Nelson, Bvron Nilsson, Cal Rains, Er- vin Morton, John Patei and Johnnv Lcnsdate. liternient was in the Warner Cemetery. Christensen Salmon Funeral Home Ltd, Directors of Fu- neral Service, Iras-in charge of the arrangements. ROCK VARIETIES Despite their small area, (be British Isles contain roths of all mam geological periods. IN MEMORIAMS HOLTEM In foving mem- ory of a dear grandson, Vin- cent John, infant son of Charles and Sbeilagh Holtem, who pass- ed away Jury Little did we know that day, What sorrow tbe liay would bring, For the can was sudden, tbe shock severe, To part with one we loved so dear. You were taken from us with- out a chance to say good- bye, A page in history softly turn- ed as you were laid away. But as long as Bfe and mem- ory lasts Yon will be remembered day by day. remembered and sad- ly missed by grandpa aad grandma Holtem VANCOUVER (CP) Que- bec is heading towards a po- lice state, delegates to the Ca- nadian Police Association's 25th annual convention here were told Wednesday. Sgt. Guy Marcil of Montreal said more and more powers are being given to the man provincial police commis- sion that was started in 1989. If the tread continues, he said, "we are going to see a police state in He told reporters bis police association warned the Quebec government of the danger if recommendations made in a SIRAY In loving memory of a 4ear father and grand- lamer, Andrew, who passed away July 4, 1966, and a dear mother and grandmother, Bar- who passed away April 5, 1972. When t am alone I often think about tbe old house upon tbe hill, cf a big yard hedged in roses, where we ran and played at will and when the night time brought us home hushing our Maryden, mother and father would look around and ask "Are all the children weH you know it has been many a year now and tbe old bouse on the bill no longer has our mom and dad's care and the yard is still, so stifl. But tf I listen can bear it all no matter bow long it has been. I seem to hear my mom and dad ask "Are an tbe children And I wonder when the curtain falls on that last earthly day, when we aay goodbye 4n aH of this, to our work, to our pain and to our play, when we step across that river to where our mother and father so long have been, wifi we hear them ask a final time "Are all tbe children remembered and missed by son Leslie, Joyce and grandchildren Darrel, Kelvin, Andrey. Policemen told: Quebec becoming Constable Syd Brown of To- ronto, association president, complimented Prime Minister Trudeau for recent ments to the solicitor gen- eral's department. The prime minister helped considerably, he said. "We couldn't have ed better cursives." (vhite paper police ment completed two years ago were implemented. Despite ifae warning, the gov- ernment appears to be acting on the basis of the recommen- dations, Sgt. Marcil said. He also cited the powers'of a Mon- treal Security Council appoint- ed by UK province which in ef- fect sets the areast police bud- jet. He told delegates tbe high cost of policing is currently an issue in Montreal, costing the city million a year. He said another million should be spent for new equipment and replacements for worn-out equipment the force is still us- ing. Sgt Marcil said a high crime rate is blamed on the police but is often tha result of the of laws that- are passed. He-opened bis remarks by say- ing different levels of govern- ment seem to think "municipal He compared the associa- tion's policies now with tow in 1968 wbsn he became president. Some were still live issues such as wiretapping, provincial po- lice acts and colleges, push lor two-man patrol cars, bail re- form, and improved identifica- tion on drivers' licences. Other issues have died or pro- gress has been made on them, such as civilian police review boards which are now demanded, better pay, pensions and riot control training. Use of the RCMP, lack of training and equipment and poor pay were problems raised several Atlantic delegates. in province-by-province reports. The delegates said some mu- nicipalities and provinces use the threat of handing policing duties in cities to the RCMP and phasing out tbe local force as a club in wage negotiations. Although the RCMP is general- ly better paid about half the police are the clowns of our so- ciety." A similar theme was struck by Vancouver Deputy Chief Constable Tom Stokes hi his welcoming speech to the 54 del- egates representing all prov- inces. Chief Stokes said some leg- islators are adding rather than lessening the problems police- men meet. We see increased tenden- cies, for example, of people in position of authority openly condoning legal use of mari- juana and pleas for more le- niency to be shown towards the users and even traffickers of an Wads of be said. He said the increased use of drugs contributes to a higher crime Tate generally as users seek money to pay for then- addiction. A higher crime rate m turn leads to higher policing costs. He said Changing mores also contribute to polic- ing problems. There was more permissiveness, a greater em- phesis on civil liberties and re- cent legislative changes that made enforcement more diffi- cult. Search continues t for hashish hales VICTORIA (CP) RCMP doned their search of aeon- minesweeper-. Movie. verted American Wednesday but haven't given up hope of findmg mutton worth of hashish which they be- lieved was aboard the min- esweeper. Police now plan to concen- trate their search for the half- ton of the sizs of three bales of hay-on the shoreline of Qnatsmo Sound, where tbe rusty, weather-beaten minesweeper MarysviDe 'was seized last Saturday. Pclic conducted a four-day, stem-to-stern hunt of the Mary- sville. We feel its been a complete said RCMP Supain- fendent Jim Nelson. Police and Canadian Forces personnel swooped down on the sound by sea, acting en a tip that iho 294? vintage former US. Navy vessel was crammed with hashish worth more than minion on tbe illicit drag market. The MarysvflJe and the Cana- dian fisbboat Gondola, which was also in tbe sound, were searched repeatedly, 20 persons were arrested, but no drugs have been found so far. STILL OPTIMISTIC "We haven't tat any of OPT entinsiams no holds- birred as far as we're con- said Superintendent Nelson. He added that bis. men were also considering tbe possi- bility that the drugs ware cached ashore prior to tbe ar- rival of the RCMP and armed forces Saturday. Tbe owner of tbe Marysvflla is Alexander Derenzy, 38, a btoe movie-maker from San Ra- fael, Calif. He was charged, along with 12 others aboard Marysvflfe, with unlawfully con- spiring to land two aliens n Canada aad with conspiring to land the men by steatth. Derenry is the maker of two of the more popular blue mov- in Denmark and a History of Tbe Blue He and the dozen others aboard the Marysville are scheduled'to appear in court Friday. Meanwhile, tbe seven men aboard tbe Gondola appeared in provincial court Wednesday in North Vancouver, B.C., charged with conspiring to import nar- cotics into Canada. No pleas were entered and all seven were remanded until Tuesday. Bail was set at each for John Thompson, 21, of Van- couver, Brian Lewis, 21, of naimo, B.C., Carpenter, 26, of Norm Vancouver, Andrew Dymyn of Vancouver, and Americans Gary Lee Jackson, 21. and Dennis Wilcber, 24. Bail for Kenneth Carpenter of North Vancouver was set at Tbe five Canadians are charged with esBspiriag to land aliens, vfafle WDcber and Jackson are charged with ille- gal entry into Canada. Reporters were allowed aboard the Marysville for tbe first time Wednesday since it was towed here from Quatsino Sound, 280 mfles north. The 180- fooMong vessel was spattered with rust from wateriine to bridge and tittered with debris left behind by its pasicugers and the police searches. Back-bencher ill cabinet WINNIPEG (CP) Ian Turnbull, New Democratic Party back-bencher In tbe Manitoba legislature for tbe last four years, was sworn in Wednesday as namster of con- sumer, corporate and internal services in cabint of Pre- mier Ed Scbreyer. cost is paid by the federal gov- ernment. Association secretary Dennis Latten of Toronto said the fed- eral government should be pressured into making the provinces pay their own police costs or give a uniform sub- sidy to each province. Joe Ross, a futttime execu- tive-director for the Maritunes, said the RCMP in New Brun- swick are "eager to take over any dry they can." But he said the RCMP answer calls regarding small- er crimes such as vandalism or petty (hefts and in many cases have to travel 15 miles to' the area of a call from a central office. "These are some of the things tbe taxpayer should be looking at." Dave Camp, an instructor at the Atlantic Police College, gave a fight touch to a serious problem of lack of training and eouipmi6nt in (he Maritimes. "It's a he said in de- scribing the situation in Prince Edward bland. He cited an identification man in Charktttetown who dktat take fingerprints nor could he get a camera. He said new revolvers and holsters were issued but no bullets." In one case a policeman not trained in weapons shot at an impaired driver and missed a public furor, be said. "All the police are ed not? except one I guess." However, the police with in- adequate training and low pay a year for a coastabte have risks with an in- creasing number of armed thieves involved in break-ins. In one case two police disarm- ed a man carrying a cock- ed sawed-off shotgun down the street. Constable Walt Bennett of the Newfoundland Constabulary the only unarmed police force in Canada said they encoun- tered few problems because of the lack of weapons. His great- est fear, he said would be po- lice that are armed but not trained. He described a federal case requiring armed police from the constabulary. The police had to take the guns to the RCMP office for checking in a shopping bag and borrow hol- sters which the constabulary didn't have. The delegates at the five-day convention will hold their next business session today in Esqui- malt before a tour of Victoria with their families. OIL BEING REMOVED FROM DISABLED TANKER LES ESCOUMINS, Que. (CP) Work crews were to begin discharging a cargo of light stove oil from the tanker St. Spyridon today following a colli-; sion near here in fog with a cargo vessel Wednesday. The battered St. Spyridon was towed 12 miles to deeper water a few miles east of Trois Pis- toles. Another tanker, the Te- xaco Brave, was standing by to take oil off the St. Spyridon. One crew member of the St. Spyridon lost his leg when the ship and the grain-carrier Flor- ence collided, ripping a 40-foot- wide hole in the side of the tanker. Mike Parianen, a kitchen worker on the St Spyridon said he had just left tbe kitchen to go on deck shortly before 9 a.m. when he heard "a big boom" and felt the boat rocking violently from side to side. On tbe deck, wires and chil- dren of the captain and chief engineer were crying and the crew muled about in confusion, he said. Boats from the pilot station at Les Escoumins res- cued all 55 persons aboard the two ships. The Florence had bow dam- age but was in no danger of sinking. HEARD NO SIGNAL Mr. Parianen said the St. Spyridon has an automatic fog- horn which sounds about every two minutes. He said he did not hear a signal from another ship. "I can't understand how the other ship bit us in tbe side Hke that" There was speculation that position of impact resulted when the Florence-swung out toward tbe main channel after dropping its pilot off at Les Es- coumins and the St Spyridon swerved toward the coast to pick up a pflot for its journey down tbe St. Lawrence River to Montreal. "It's lucky we were bit in the Mr. Parianen said. "We were carrying refined oil and if we'd been hit bead-on we would've exploded." Capt. Dimitrious Vougioukas of the St. Spyridon said the ship was stopped waiting for a pilot for the journey upriver to Mon- treal when the collision oc- Gasoline outlook brightens Price freeze causes food shortages By RON SNIDER Star-News WASHINGTON The extent of food shortages and process- ing plant shutdowns dating President Nixon's Wdsy freeze on prices was not anticipated by planners, a freeze policy group member has acknowl- By WILLIAM SMITH New York Times Service NEW YORE Government officials and oil industry execu- tives are celebrating wfih a slight sigh of relief as the threat of summer gasoline shortages across the nation ap- pears to be less severe than feared during late May and June. Whether the gasoline short- age is real, or contrived as some industry critics contend, the situation has improved over tbe last few weeks. "I am now guardedly optim- istic for this William E. Simon, deputy secretary of the treasury and chairman of tbe oil policy committee has commented. "The situation hasv improved considerably and is now pre- cariously hopeful for fie rest of the John Lichtblau, head of tbe Petroleum Industry Research Foundation has said. The American Automobile Asscsiation noted yesterday that its fourth weekly survey of service stations around the country showed that the gaso- line outlook for the summer has taken "a small but encouraging turn for the better." ___ Informed sources empha- sized, however, that tion could take a decided turn for the worse if a major re- finery breakdown occurs or if one of the major petroleum pro- ducing nations such as Libya decides to cutoff crude oil sup- jta'addBion some sections of the country, such as New Eng- land asd tbe tsbeat states, ap- pear to be suffering from short- ages to a greater degree than etsewhere. The havoc tbe cost price squeeze has created in the food supply, processing and distri- bution system has brought pro- tests that threaten to equal complaints about ris- ing prices. Clarence G. Adamy, presi- dent of tbe National Associa- tion of Food Chains and a critic of tbe freeze, says tbe controls are a "holding action by politi- cians" trying to keep food prices down until tbe supply shortage is eased by new crops in October and November. Cnrier tbe freeze tbe price of raw agricultural products are not controlled. Don Paarlberg, director of economics hi the agriculture department, said "things have occurred" in the food industry "that were not crpectwJ." KS said be was referring to short- ages and shutdowns of pro- cessing plants. curred about 140 miles north- east of Quebec City. She had picked up her fuel on in Venezuela. The Florence, tinder charter to Kerr Steamships of Montreal, was bound for Europe from Montreal, with tons of grain. DESCRIBES CRASH Stelios Draboukakii of Athens, another crewman aboard the St. Spyridon, de- scribed the crash: "Out of nowhere a huge piece of metal came through the side of the engine room and crushed Nicky's "leg. I didn't believe it at first but then I released it was a ship." The injured man, Nickolas Grivas, 35, was taken to hospi- tal at Les Escoumins, then transferred'by coast guard heli- copter to Chicoutimi, Que. Hos- pital spokesmen described his condition as "grave." Three children and two women were taken off the St. wife of the cap- tain and their six-year-old daughter and the wife of the first engineer and their two young children. Initial rescue attempts by tugs, transport department heli- copters and Canadian coast guard vessels were hampered by fog. Transport Minister Jean Marcnahd flew over the tanker Wednesday nisht in a helicop- ter. He told the Commons be- fore leaving Ottawa that an oil spiU might result from the acci- dent. Later, be told reporters oil-re- moval equipment was being rushed to the scene. Fuel oil could be burned if necessary, making it easier to dean op than crude oil An mqtsiry was started to de- termine -if safety regulations had Assault charge dropped A charge of assault caus- ing bodily barm against a 45-yew-oWI Letttoridge man was withdrawn Wednesday by tbe complainant, tbe man'3 common4aw wife. Violet Vance. 36, laid the information against Raymond Marshall after she was ar- rested June 2 and charged with arson Vance win appear in court 13 fcr a preliminary bearing into the charge, which upon conviction car- ries a rnaodnnnn sentence of 14 years. Liberals U.S. funds TORONTO (CP) The Globe and Man says in a copyrighted Ottawa dispatch that the fed- eral Liberal party manWa con- certed effort" last faH. to per- suade American companies that their Canadian subsidiaries "should contribute to the Lib- eral war chest." Tbe report says tbe effort be- gan as the campaign for the Oct 30 general election "began to drai It names Senator Harry Hays of Calgary as one of tbe als who travelled through tbe United States "attempting to persuade US. corporations to give through their Canadian units" It that Senator Hays "while admitting that part of his U.S. tour might have been devoted to fund-raising cussicms, says he was on per- sonal business." But it further quotes him as saying "I am Torking for the cause of Can- ada and tbe polrtkai system all the tune" Another Liberal named in "Oie Globe aad Mail's story is Mel Mcfaaes, Ontario campaign di- rector aad nowejOBcotite assist- ant to Dr. Stanley Haidasz, minister of state for zmdbcufta realism. ;