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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 7, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Relatives Of Victims Arriving TORONTO (CP) Relative of the 108 persons killed Sunda in the crash of an Air Canad Super DC-8 jet began arrivh by air Monday as provincial police and Canadian Forces doc tors ended their second day 6 sifting through the wreckage. Dr. H. B. Cotnain, Onlario' chief coroner, said an inques jury of five local men will b called today to view the eras site 3% miles north of Toronfc International Airport, although the inquest will not start for a least tlu'ee months. By late Monday, 40 persons next-of-kin of 14 of the victims had arrived from Montreal, Hal ifax and Los Angeles to help in identifying the dead. In a telephone interview with The Globe and Mail from Long Beach, Calif., a spokesman for McDonnell Douglas Corp., man ufacturer of the DC-8, said preliminary evidence indicated the pilot was correct in lifting off after experiencing landing difficulties. The spokesman said standarc safety procedure for almost any trouble with an incoming plane would be for the pilot to gel aloft and make corrections for another landing attempt. He said the DC-8 was designed to fly even with both engines on one side gone, but he called it "an extremely difficult manoeuvre, requiring the most skills a pilot Tuesday, July 7, 1970 Slave L; Alleged EDMONTON (CP) A us and game association says lias evidence of numerous o spills, many of them serious, o the south shore of Lesser Slav Lake in northern Alberta. The Kinuso Fish and Gam Association said documents Oil By Gam i laining evidence of the spills t have been sent to J. Donovan 1 Ross. Alberta minister of lands n and forests, e The spills occurred in the Swan Hills oil fields area. e Gordon Peel, president of the fish and game association, ie Club the brief includes pictures o spills leading into streams tha eventually feed cither the Moose Horn or Swan Rivers. "They have pictures of over flow vales designed and placet in existing small h said. The brief also showed pic tees of small broken pipeline with oil flowing out and oi soaked swampy areas from older spills. Mr. Peel said the assoeiatio members in Kinuso, 150 mile northwest of Edmonton, hai visited 10 development sites i the area and on eight of thes had found evidence of careless ness. They said there have been about 500 spills in the area this summer, including 40 that coul( be classed as serious. TREES DYING Kinuso residents had noticet a gradual deterioration of plan and wildlife in the area. Th brief shows pictures of dead anc dying trees. "We see Ihis as an indicatior of over-all carelessness o fthe oi industry and lack of enforcement on the part of the govern ment throughout the province.' A number of oil companies were doing a good job in watch ing for pollution, he said. "Our concern is that the oi industry could continue to produce oil without complete dis ruption and contamination o our environment." He declined to name any oi companies. Mr. Peel said the association lad not yet received any word 'rom the department on the brief sent last AS -t MR. CUSACK Friendship Displayed By Youth BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -An 18-year-old Canadian youth who hitchhiked miles to be at the bedside of a friend dying of leukemia, was flying home Monday, his vigil ended. "I'm glad I was said Warren Cusack of Sd-monlon. "I feel so much better knowing he wasn't alone when the end came." Cusack left Edmonton June 20 with in his pocket and a 44-pound knapsack on his back to be with Theodore (Theo) Gibbs, 17. Gibbs, of .Edmonton, contracted leukemia in January, 1969, and May 25 entered the Roswell Park Memorial Institute in Buffalo, where he spent his early childhood. Gibbs died Sunday. His last word was "Warren." Cusack arrived in Buffalo June 29 'and paid daily visits to his friend at the cancer research and treatment Waters WABASCA (CP) River levels that have caused flooding lor nearly a week now are receding but lake waters ai rising and may be a problem for about 500 residents of Wa basca and Desmarais, an off cial said Monday night. Tile two communities northern Alberta had bee threatened by flooding from the rivers this week. Ranger Carl Leary of th lands and forests departmen said the crest of the floodin appears to be passed. If thei is no more rain the lake water also should start going dow soon. He said the north and soul Wabasca Lakes, normally join ed by about five miles of river now look like one big lake. About a dozen families 3 low-lying areas had to Lake Rising out of their homes. But the waters had risen slowly and no one had been trapped or cut off. Airlifts of food supplies will start Tuesday. Heavy rains from June 20 to June 23 led to the flood conditions. About two miles of the road from Slave Lake have been under water for nearly a week. Wabasea is 170 miles north of ijBf PILOT Capl. P. C. Hamilton was the pilot of a DC-8 Air Canada jet that crashed Sunday near Toronto. Leave Land uded clean up and rt plant the areas, which would prevent Mr. Czelenski said in an interview. "We think government employees in the area, who are concerned over the mailer, should have the authority to order clean ups by the companies that are Cohen I For Mount R CALGARY (CP) A new board of governors for Mount Royal Junior College has been appointed by the provincial government. The board chairman is Mrs. Martha Cohen of Calgary, the first woman to hold the major position on an Alberta college board. Other members of the board are R. H. Purdy, a chartered accountant; Dr. Ward Steckle, a former high school principal; Pat Burns, a local businessman; and Glenn Holmes, who served on the previous board. College president Dr. Walter Pentz automatically has a seat on the eight man council and two positions have yet to be filled. The board, which formerly had 10 members, is the first Board oyal College be announced under revision, made to the colleges act at tht last silling of the legislature. Alia (CP) The government should set U] stronger standards for the oi industry and the industry itself should lake more responsibility for cleaning up after1 it, Petei Czelenski, president of the Kinuso Fish and Game Associa tion, said Monday night. The association has present ed a brief to J. Donovan Ross lands and forests minister showing evidence of oil spill in the Swan Hills oil fields. The brief said there hav been about 500 spills in th area this summer, about 40 o which could be classed as seri ous. The crews doing oil develop ment in the area also leave the land denuded, causing wim erosion and silting, the brie said. "We would like to see the companies do a little belter, Reds Hold Power Balance NICOSIA (AP) The Cypru Communist party won all rax seats it contested in Sunday' election and holds the balanc of power in the island's Hous of Representatives. Neither of the two majo Greek Cypriot parties gained a over-all majority of the 35 seat at stake in the island's first par liamenlary election since gained independence from Thief BRISBANE (Reuters) Po lice are hunting a thief whc snatched 14 brass firemen's hel mets from a Brisbane fire ste lion then lelephonec the station to say they had beer stolen. Replacement helmet, were quickly rushed in. Stranded PARIS (AP) More than American some taking it as a lark, some CONDOLENCES ISLAMABAD Yahya Khan of Paki stan sent a message of sympa thy Monday to Gov.-Gen. Mich ener on the Air Canada jetlinei crash near Toronto Inlerna tional Airport in which 108 per sons were killed. Common Market Interests today. The Cincinnati study tour agency that BRUSSELS (AP) their trips has filed for at the hospital, but had to return to Edmonton 10 years ago. The Unified Party Opposition Leader Robert Stan-field, head of the own resources in Vi rf i ni of another family with 15 seats and its rival Progressive party J "N3 Conservative party, started was paid for seats. Both are round of talks here today -with a number of European Economic Community officials on the effect of proposed British membership in the Common Market. Stanfield talked to top officials in the EEC Commission's departments of external relations and trade and will be guest at a luncheon given by Hie commission's vice-president, Scco Mansholt. One of Canada's main concerns is how ils present exports of cereals and certain manufactured goods will be affected if Britain becomes a member of the Planned NATAL (HNS) Sparwood development Company has announced a major expansion oi ts trailer court along Elk Valley road. The extension wil add 20 units to the court anc will increase the firm's investment by about -The Spar-Del Trailer1 Court ms been established for less nan a year. Last September pads were built and abort two months later 16 pads were added. This second extension of 20 pads brings their total capacity to 50 pads. The extnesion is ituated to the east side of the iresent site. The general contractor for the ob is Lloyd Hegland and the electrical tenders have been ailed, but the contract has not yet been awarded. Work will soon be under way n order to meet the anticipated completion at mid-July. Present occupancy of the court is 100 >er cent and many are on the raiting list for the new site. TJI planning the expansion, parwood Development Company anticipated a continuing eed of trailers requiring hook-p on a long term basis. There is no present plan for ccommodation of travellers or ourists pulling trailers, but pokesman for the firm, Louis Ingaro, indicated that such ac-ommodatten might be provided in the future, if an on-site manager is Yugoslavia. Return passage for all seemed assured, but some faced a wait of a week or more with dwindling funds. One plane left Paris today to take a group home and other flights were reported planned on schedule. In Cologne, 240 students were lodged in four hotels with room and board1 paid until Thursday. About 600 in Paris were accommodated in a school. The tour originally was planned to continue until July 21, but efforts now are being made to get planes in for the students on July 14 and 16. The tour had been arranged by an organization called the World Academy. The agency's brochure had offered the young people "the best of all a study trip to Europe with school work and classroom credit worked in. The students paid about each for the (CP) A lurglar who shines his flash-ight in the, eyes of his sleepy victims has police baffled after at least a dozen robberies. Police said the man has broken into homes in Wain-might, 120 miles southeast of Edmonton, and shone his powerful flashlight in the faces o] the people living there, blinding them for a moment. While they rub their eyes in bewilderment, the burglar escapes, police said. His total oot was valued at about donated at the hospital and used the money for food and rent at a rooming' house. When the money ran out Thursday, the wife of another leukemia a man who died gave him a room in her home. Cusack does not have to hitchhike home. Rev. Joseph Adamec, a Roman Catholic priest who confirmed Gibbs as a child and was at his .side when death came, loaned Cusack the plane fare home. Warren's feat, the priest said, was "a magnificent display of friendship, just remarkable. "He's a wonderful young man, as was Two Socialists won seats am the remaining two places wen to independent candidates. POLLED 40 PER CENT The Communists were strong est in inland districts, wher they polled up to 40 per cent o the vote and won by large mai gins. Turkish-Cypriot electors volei at the same time for their own 15 members of the House. Elec tion of Turkish members wi leave the House of lives' composilion unaffected however, because the Turkish minority had boycotted its ses sions since the outbreak o Greek-Turkish troubles seven years ago. President Archbishop Maka-rios, who is the real power in Cyprus, remained outside the electoral strife and did not support any party. The Greek parties that won seats in the House, including the Communists, declared their support for Makarios' foreign anc domestic policies during the election AND on ABOVE o.flf) ZERO AT SUNRISE WEDNESDAY SUNSET Lethbridge SO 58 Medicine Hat 89 59 Pincher Creek 85 48 Calgary 85 REPORT Chicago 82 70 New York .84 67 87 60 Angeles 80 67 Vegas 104 83 SYNOPSIS Bands of cloud with moderate to strong westerly or southwesterly winds wil extenc across northern Alberta today and Wednesday. Thunderstorm activity today will be confined to Fort Nelson regions. Isolated t h u n d er-storms tonight are expectec elsewhere in the forecast regions. FORECASTS Lelhbridge Medicine Hat Sunny and very warm today and Wednesday. Winds SW15-20. Low high Lethbridge nml Medicine Hat 60-90. Kootcnay, Cnltimnla Mostly sunny today and Wednesday. Winds light except southerly 35 and gusty in the Thompson valley. Low tonight and high Wednesday at Cranbrook, 55 and 87; Casflegar, 55 and 90. 79 50 High Level 69 Toll Grows VIJAYAWADA, India (Reu-ers) An inquiry was ordered Monday into a launch disaster Sunday on the Krishna River. rirst reports said 150 were eared dead, but only nine bodes were recovered and an offi-ial said the final toll may be bout River 71 53 Penticton 92 Baby Suffocates Playing In Crib RED DEER (CP) Six-month-old Stephen Cory Monk-man of Red Deer died of suffocation when he caught his head in a plastic bag while playing in his 70 72 54 Prince Albert 82 52 .26 Saskatoon 83 52 .15 Yorkton 80 54 Writer Says Trudeau Obvious Bore LONDON (CP) A Brit-ish "writer suggests today that Prime Minister Trudeau should be added to Time magazine's list of the world's top bores. "Trudeau is an obvious Pearson Phillips writes in The Daily Mail, opening a contest in that newspaper for additional nominations to Time's rundown. Phillips also proposes Prince Philip's misfortunes on the polo he now 84 82 Bay 8t Up After Goo CALGARY (CP) Sunny weather, following good rains, resulted in rapid growth of crops in the province in the last week, the Alberta Wheat Pool reports. The Pool, in its report for the week ended Saturday, said crop prospects range from good to excellent with heavy stands in most areas excepting the southeast where early season drought resulted in shorter crops. An average of 10 per cent wheat" throughout the province is headed. Rainfall during the last week averaging 2.77 inches covered the whole province, improving crop prospects in most areas and ensuring adequate mois-ure supplies for the time being o bring the crops along rapidly. There were few districts lhat did not receive some rain. Central and northeastern At berta received the heaviest ains. Top-soil moisture now stands at 93 per cent of capacity, and vilh the sub-soil condition at 88 per cent, reserves for heavy Srowth. are ample at this time. Haying is getting started in a number of districts and will oon be general. Because of the leavy rains, weed spraying d Rain been delayed1 or prevented in many areas. Scattered grasshopper infestations and cutworm damage are 82 80 76 53 ?rederictori 74 50 Charlottetown 69 54 St. John's, Nfld. 63 Donate Cadillacs SELKIRK, NY (AP) 'Brisk For Criticjue EDMONTON (CP) Provincial Treasurer A. 0. says his office has received more than 200 requests 'or copies of Alberta's critique of the federal white paper on taxation. The response follows publica-ion of advertisements saying ree copies of the submission vere available. Mr. Aalborg said the requests were a "very quick and response" and indicated le hoped the demand would continue. The Alberta brief criticizes he federal lax proposals, par-icularly those concerning cap-lal gains taxes, Ihe operation f small business and family arms and natural resource freight train accident last spring In which 100 new Cadillacs were damaged proved a boon to prisoners of nine New York correctional institutions Monday. The Cadillac division of General Motors turned nine of the salvaged cars over to the New York state corrections commission for use in training of prisoners for jobs as auto HAYLINER T" 1 ALMOST NEW AND JUST AS GOOD AS NEW I ONE ONLY SO COME EARLY Opens Cardinal Coals Mine Thursday EDMONTON (CP) Premier Harry S'trom will officially open the preparation slant of Cardinal River Coals Ltd. Thursday near Rocky Mountain House, 100 miles southwest of Edmonton. The coal mine, a joint of Luscar Ltd. of Edmon-.on and Consolidation Coal Co. of Pittsburgh, has a contract to export long tons of quality coking coal to Japan at he rate of tons a year. yjik HAIE 1 I COMPANY LTD %K Gory Mortin Disptnsirtg Optician 307 6th St. S. the Queen on a Canadian tour with a disabled and the dancing partners of Prince diaries, also on the FOR SALE HALIFAX (CP) Halifax Chronicle-Herald classified ad-firtisement: "MOVING good lean baby and household furni-ure for sale, 455-7910 after 1 Of PUBLIC MEETING Honorable R. A. SPEAKER MINISTER OF SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT Will discuss the Proposed Day Care Centre for the basement of the Southminster United Church. Place: ALLAN WATSON SCHOOL 21st Street and 6th Avenue South Time: THURSDAY, JULY 9fh at 3 p.m. EVERYBODY WELCOME This advertisement Inserted by: Lethbridfjc Social Credit Constituency Association, 2013 5lh Avenue YORK (Reuters) A ew York Stock Exchange. seat as sold Monday for he lowest sum in nearly eight ears. An exchange seat sold une 29 went for Men-ay's price for a seat was the owest since Oct. 22, 1962, when ne went for and re-ected the depressed state of le TWINE Ft. 325-lb. Tensils Strength. PER BALE FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY PHONE A MUST Kentucky's highest court has pheld a 1968 law requiring mo-orcyclists to wear AS AT 9 COURTESY Highway 3 west. There is wo-way traffic on the east-wunri lane of the new Univer-ily highway with n small de-ay at the junction of the old nd new highways leading to- t wards Lethbridge. c Highway 5 Motorists are dvised to watch for men and quipment south of Lethbridge i a the airport where re-paving in progress. 2 PORTS OF ENTRY 4 hours: Carway 5 a.m. to 11 p.n a 9 p.m. Del Bonita 7 a.m. to 8 5 p.m.; Kingsgatc, B.C., 24 1 o midnight, Logaji Pass, open A.M. TODAY OF AMA Highway 3 South. Trans Canada Highway. From Crows-lest to Cranbrook Ihe road is ;ood, however motorists arc dvised to watch for men and quipment. There are possible clays and men and equipment to 5 miles west of Cranbrook. "rom Cranbrook to Crcston is ood except for construction 3 niles east of Creston. The Logan Pass is now open 4 hours daily. and Closing Coutls i. MST, Chief Mountain 6 a.m. p.m.; Rooseville, B.C., R a.m. ours; Porthill-Rykcrts 8 a.m. hours. EMPLOYMENT NOTICE 1 1 The LETHBRIDGE and DISTRICT EXHIBITION BOARD I WILL BE HIRING FOR THIS YEAR'S FAIR AT THE FOLLOWING TIMES FRIDAY, JULY 10th from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Only for those who have already filled in application] H I and SATURDAY, July llfh from 9 am. to 12 noon B R FOR OTHERS I I in the EXHIBITION PAVILION WE REQUIRE THE FOLLOWING STAFF FEMALE CASHIER' AND TICktr TAKERS MAi: PARKING ATTENDANTS SECURITY PERSONNEL AND CLEANING PERSONNEL All APPLICANTS MUST BE OVER 16 YEARS OF AGE Mark Fails MELBOURNE (Reuters) Australia's beer-drinking record has fallen this time to a milkman. Vince Mullin, 27, drank 82 seven-ounce glasses of beer in just under 10 hours, healing by one glass Tom Mc-Inernay's record set two weeks ;