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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 6, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE IETHBRIDGE HERAID Thuridciy, July 6, 1975---------------------------------------------- Bunkers blasted Bobby by U.S. bombers humbles SAIGON' (AD I'.S. Navy trenched in the bunkers. One; fff fiL'hlCT-lloinbcrx pounded North j captured prisoner (old iotcrriH I VI Vietnamese hunkers south of j paleirs Ihal Ilicy had failed for (Jiiang Tri Cily today, trying to reinforcements. t ]lv s'rei'lltfN'S BIIORNTN Mast'open a for a force of Bul despite iiie I'.S. air rj'EYKJAVUC. Iceland (A .Sriulh Vietnamese paratroops (lie enlronrhed North Vi-J_ Fischer made n full advancing nn the Comir.unisl- elnamcsc were firing on the. yenitcnl, apology' to Boris he-Id provincial capital. paratroops. Spnssky loday, and organizers Associated Press correspond-. Aiiu'rican officer said the of the world chess championship ent Dennis Necld reporiecl from i haiialion he is with could have match said the two would meet Ihe- northern front that Ihe car-; pushed into Quang Tri Cily on i for their first game Sunday rii-r planes bombed u lino but it was essential i night. bunkers about miles from (0 secure the highway before the centre of Quang Tri Cily. advancing. The bujikr-rs were concealed in a row of homes shaded by trees PENETRATE cm and flanking Highway One. Other paratroops penetrated Two companies of North Viet- [im city limils Tuesday but to'ok naniese troops, perhaps 200 or j up defensive positions on the more men, were reported en- southern edge. i The Saigon command said the immediate objective of the of-1 is to Lhe i Vietnamese forces staging area. clothing important "Then naturally will be a said. Quang Tri spokesman Thirty miles to the south of The organizers said it had been agreed in principle to hold Iiie drawing tonight to deter- mine which player would have the while pieces and wilh them the first move. The yoiuig American, in a let- ter delivered by hand this morn- ing to the world chess champion from the Soviet Union, apolo- gized for his "disrespectful be- havior." Fischer, whose delayed ar- rival doubled the prize money for both him and Spassky but also stnrted an avalanche of confusion, asked the Russian to i the n i n e -d a y-o 1 d drive, the ..acccp( my sheerest apology." .North Vietnamese shelled Hue j for the fifth i awav Dy mj. dispute over CALGARY (CP) Overpow- j About 100 shells hit the for-1 m0ncy Icelandic chess cred motorcycles and social, mer imperial capital, but half of he wrote. prejudice against the black-1 them were duds. One person leather-jacket image are caus-: was reported wounded, and a ing an increase in "grisly" I Roman Catholic church and a cycle accidents, the secretary of the Insurance Bureau of Canada says. J. B. Humphrey told the na- tional Jaycee convention that some newer model motorcycles are so powerful that even ex- pert drivers cannot control them. The failure of motorcyclists lo wear protective clothing has made motorcycle accidents the greatest crippler of youth since home were badly damaged. Climbers fined Strike begius Saturday at Cominco polio. TRAIL, B.C. (CP) The I United SLeelworkers of Ameri- ca Wednesday served notice of strike action to take effect at 550 each in provincial court (Consolidated Mining and BANFF (CP) Three Uni- [ed States climbers were fined Wednesday for failing to regis- Imagine the result when j ler with the national parks a young girl, riding in tandem in bare feet or tennis shoes, br-cnmes entangled in the spokes and chains at the rear wheel of a motorcycle. 'Or when a young man wear- Ing only a bathing suit is emasculated on the gas tank and handle bar? in a compara- tively minor collision." branch for a mountain climb. They became stranded on Cascade Mountain Tuesday and although two of them man- aged to climb down the third was rescued by helicopter. The climbers were Eugene Lareau and Mark Dodson, both of New York and Thomas McPartland of Iowa. Smelting Co. Ltd. operations in Trail, Kimberley and Benson Lake at 7 a.m. Saturday. The strike notice was an- nounced by the union's joint negotiating committee which bargains with Cominco on be- half of four union locals Lo- cal 480 in Trail, C51 in Kimber- ley, 549 in Benson Lake and 901 in' Bluebell. A total of workers are involved. NEW EXECUTIVE Roy Miles (second from advertising manager of The lelh- bridge Herald, was elected secretary-treasurer of Ihe Western Daily Newspaper Adver- tising Managers Associalion, al its recenl annual convention in Jasper. Clarence Herin- ger (fourth from left) of The Medicine Hal News was named president Olher members of the executive are (left lo Bryson Slone, Edmcnloii' Jcjjrnal, director; Ian Russell, Winnipeg Tribune, immediale past president; David Parker, Cnlgary Alberlan, vice- president; and John Hamilton, Victoria Tom Three Persons tamed first wild horse CALGARY (CP) Sixty years ago, a wiry Indian cow- boy called Tom Three Persons climbed on a musclebound horse called Cyclone and the vi- olent aftermath gained the rider the world's first bucking horse championship. That was the first year of the Calgary Stampede and today, when the rodeo celebrates its diamond jubilee, ornery cayuses and leathery cowpokes still are the main attraction. "Boots and saddles" is the call to action for most Calgari- ans as well as the thousands of tourists who visit the Stampede city every year; cowboy hats and boots are worn by many residents and a lot show up for work in full western gear, right down to the six-shooters. Attendance at the 1371 Stampede, which ran for nine days, was up from the previous record set in 1968. This year, with the show running 10 days, hopes are that attendance will pass the million mark. The rodeo features prize money and has attracted the top ropers and riders in North America. A youth parade, beginning at a.m. MDT, was to start the celebrations today and Premier Peter Lougheed, a Calgary law- yer, will officially open the show at 9 p.m. The Stampede parade, which draws floats from as far away as California, is to start at 9 a.m. next Monday with Chief Dan George, actor and Indian spokesman, as grand marshal. Karen Magnussen of North Vancouver, B.C., a silver-med- alist at the 1972 winter Olym< pics and world figure-skating championships, is the guest of honor this year. Bill bans strikes, slowdowns let's get the show on the road' Hy STEPHEN SCOTT OTTAWA (CP) Tough fed- eral legislation to re-open three strike-bound Quebec ports, idle since May 17, might take effect Friday. The bill banning strikes, worker slowdowns and em- ployer lockouts until the end of 1974 was introduced hastily Wednesday as a final solution to the labor disputes in Montreal, Quebec and Trois-Rivieres. The government could repeal the act earlier than 1974 if it chooses. The Commons gave it first reading and then general ap- Wednesday, waiving normal rules. The strike has backed up ex- ports of grain and other com- modities and deliveries of im- ported goods. It has kept Parh'a- ment sitting beyond the sched- uled June 30 summer adjourn- ment date and as involved fl labor agreement between em- ployers and the International Longshoremen's Association that had been described as a model one. WGUIRES Annual Summer Hcre'a another outstanding opportunity le save, on two of (ha most wanted names in men's shoes FLOR5HIEM and Mac- FARLANE Be on hand first thing tomorrow for this Annual Event. MEN'S FLORSHEIM SHJOES Broken and Discontinued tines Only Only Reg. to 42.00 SAtE MEN'S MacFARLANE SHOES Broken ancf Discontinued Linet REG. TO 27.00 SAtE Save on Many Other Unadvertised Shoe Values as G c i n rj PV-cs Shop men's UJERR Open till 9 p.m. Thurs. and Fri. Night! DOWNTOWN on FIFTH STREET SOUTH "Let's get the show on the said Lincoln Alexander in sup- port of he legislation. He criti- cized the government for not acting sooner. Town workers get 57 cent increase COLEMAN (CNP Bureau) Neil Graham a mediator from Calgary, was present at Cole- man council last week and a two-year settlement between the Board of Industrial relations, CITE and the town of Cole- man was satisfactorily final- ized. Town employees will receive an increase of 30 cents per hour for 1972, retroactive to Jan. 1, 1972; an increase of 25 cenls per hour for the first six months of 1973 and a further 2 cents per hour increase during last six monllis of 1973, other fringe benefits. "I want to see this law passed as quiddy as said New Democrat Leader David Lewis In a speech in which he criticized both the union and the employers. Terms of the bill: employers must start longshoring operations the day after proclamation of the bill. union officers must in- form their membership that strike orders of the past are invalid. union must dispatch workers to the docks and all workers bound by the collective agreement betwen the ILA and the employers association are bound to go to work. the three-year term of the agreement there will be no strikes, lockouts or slow- downs and no person covered in the agreement "shall partici- pate in a strike." Probe death CALGARY CCP) Police hour increase during started an investigation plus Representatives of Bennet and White and developers of Calgary were present to dis- cuss the building of a shopping centre in Coleman. A delegation was present I from Graftontown. in the im- into the death of a grocery store employee whose body was found early today in north- west Calgary. It is believed (he unidentified body was found tied up in a freezer when the store was opened. However, police won't confirm any details. provemcnt district north east of Coleman, requesting informa- tion on how it could get sewer service from Coleman. The town advised that it would per- mit Graftontown to hook into the system but it must respect all town bylaws and provincial and local regulations. A letter is to he sent to Cnl-! Rary Power advising that the ln thc. nf town is not in favor of the com- pany's last proposal recom- mending a .'15-ner-cent increase in power costs to the lown. Council is ready to discuss Ihe matter further. Council approved repairing the banks (if Perec Creek that is causing .some damape lo private property due lo a roceill hic.li walcr condilion. Councillor Ted Krycxka and a nf interested are. to search for n suilable silo for Ihe insinuation of n satellite station for CFCN-TV. Socrcd sees 'immorality' RED DEER (CP) A vote oilier than Social federal clcc- for Jim Kcegstra said Mr. Keegstra, a 38-year-old Eckville school teacher, made the comment allcr winning the parly's nomination for Red consliluency by acclama- lie told about persons at- tending Ihe nomination moot- ing that a vole for any olhcr party would support "immoral- ity and economic suppression." Quebecers' rights intact Choquelte QUEBEC (CP1 Extraordi- nary .search and .seizure powers for police in Ihe war ugainst organized crime won't endanger the finidamenlal rights of Que- bccers, says Justice Minister Jerome Choquette. Among jiew powers granted to Hie Quebec Police Commission by file proposed law introduced Tuesday is Ihe right to search on its own warrant any estab- lishment believed connected with organized crime without going through normal channels of obtaining court warrants. Tt would also allow the com- mission t any measure necessary to carry out the re- quired searches" and examine and seize any books or docu- ments with the special warrant. Mr. Choquette said Wednes- day in the national assembly the bill is aimed at crime, not Quebecers. Opposition members expressed concern that the com- mission might over-extend it- self. The justice minister said he hopes provisions in the bill might be extended in the future to include all inquiries on any aspects of criminal activity. It would be the Quebec cabinet, and not the police commission, which would decide on this WANT DRIVE CHANNELED Spokesmen for the Parti Quc- becois and the Creditiste party Not a kite Moffat hopes PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. (CP) Mayor Harold Jloffat said Wednesday he hopes the federal government's plan for expansion of northern transpor- tation is not "just another pre- election kite." "If its actual and not just another study or a look at the map, it's tremendous. But we don't need any more studies. They've been he said in an interview. said they would accept the pro- posed legislation only as long as it was aimed at the fight against organized crime and nothing else. The fact lhaf under the terms cf the bill persons could bo forced lo testify before the com- mission and then possibly bo charged before the courts wor- ried Hemi Paul (Unite-Quebec He said such procedure was contrary to iiie common law protection against self incriminalion. Mr. Choquelte said Mr. Paul's fears are unfounded since in- quiry commissions with powers lo hear testimony and conduct investigations already exist. CALGARY (CP) The na- tional convention of Jaycces soundly defeated a resolution Wednesday calling for legal prescription of heroin for reg- istered addicts. The resolutions said laws should be introduced into the Criminal Code ajid Food and Drug Act allowing specially li- censed doctors to prescribe heroin to addicts in the inter- ests of therapy. This would reduce crime and trafficking, the resolution said. The convention endorsed a proposal calling for stronger penalties for air piracy. The resolution said the present pen- alties are Inadequate. Earlier, the convention op- proved a resolution asking the federal government to abolish capital punishment "totally and permanently." Weather and road report SUNRISE FHIDAY SUNSET IF Lclhliridgc Medicine Hat Calgary Grande Prairie Edson.......... 71 Rocky Mtn. House 69 Edmonton.......70 Jasper Penlicton Prince George Vancouver Prince Albert Saskatoon Swift Current Moose Jaw Thompson Regina Winnipeg 7.1 77. 68 70 74 87 79 80 70 Toronto 72 7-1 75 74 79 67 70 Ottawa Montreal........ 69 St. John's........ 67 Halifax 70 Frederic! on 71 York...... CO Miami 86 Washington...... 72 Los Angeles...... 88 San Francisco ___ 62 Las Vegas 108 Phoenix.......-.108 Rome........... 84 Paris........... 75 70 L 1TC 49 .48 53 49 .01 48 51 46 49 55 55 54 44 .17 45 44 42 52 40 53 45 52 51 48 55 37 55 .19 .01 .08 Brussels........ 73 50 Madrid.......... C4 64 Moscow.........79 61 Stockholm 77 61 FORECASTS Lctlibridgc, Medicine Hat- Today and Friday: Mainly sunny. Iliglis bolh days 75-80. Lows near 50. Calgary Today: Mostly sunny. A few afternoon and evening showers or thunder- showers. Highs 70-75. Lows near 50. Friday: Mainly sunny. Highs 70-75. Columbia, Koolcnay To- day and Friday mostly sunny. Chance of isolated thunder- showers in the Kootenay dis- tricts Friday evening. Highs to- day 65 to 90 and Friday mid- 80s. Lows overnight near 50 MONTANA East of Conlinrnlal Divide Variable cloudiness with iso- lated thunderstorms today and Friday. LitlJe change in tem- peratures. Highs today and Fri- day mostly 80s. Lows tonight 50s. West of Continental Divide Variable cloudiness today and Friday with isolated thunder- storms. Litllo change in tem- peratures. Highs today and Fri- day mostly 80s. Lows loraglit Baptized NOBLEFORD (HNS) Xlm- IxTluy liluine lie llocr, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mnvin Dp lioor. was baptized ;il a roconl morning sorvirn in I'nilMl Church. UHItOR READING, England (CP) A JwV r.iising .shock in sloio for Reading council when a from Ihe local rlei'lricily hoard nrrivcd lo read the offin: mcler. He found thnt for nearly five years a zero had licon missed off Ihe end of tho iimounl of coii.'iiiiiied units. Tho i llerkshirn municipality's rliwlnclly bill: JM.IOO EUROPEAN MADE LINCOLN and BAL-IT BRANDS ff and ff. PER DALE GET YOUR SUPPLIES NOW GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY, IETHBRIDGE PH. 328-1141 OFFICIAL AS OF A.M TODAY COURTESY OF AHA All In bridge disrtict arc dry. the bare ano. llifihway 1, Canada Highway, bare ;md dry. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing Coulls hours: Carway 6 a.m. lo midnight; Del linnila n a.m. to 9 p.m.; llooscville. H.C. f) a in. lo inidniglil; Kingsgalr. H.C., 21 hours; Pnnhill Rykei-i.s 8 a.m. lo inidniglil; Chid Mmmlain 7 a.m. ID 10 WildJimxw, fl a.m. In II p in. ;