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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 7, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta The lethfnidge Herald PRICE NOT OVER 10 CENTS THREE SECTIONS 38 PAGES Dief will run again Heath spells out details Reject space death theory astronauts Canada to bear brunt train in Canada in trade switch JOHN DIEFENBAKER By DAVE MCINTOSH OTTAWA Campaigner John Diefenbaker said Way he plans to run for Parliament The 75yearold former prime minister told The Canadian Press by telephone from Melfort that he will run if nominated in his iiding of Prince Al He has been an MP since Diefenbaker denied reports that he is already campaigning for I never do that before an election is he said with a I just dont get to my constituency as often as many other MPs do and Im spending the next three weeks in Prince Albert and attending various func Alarmed by IVDP Ottawa political sources said Diefenbaker was alarmed by the New Democratic Paiy provincial sweep in Saskatchewan and immediately began fence mending in the riding which he has represented since Before that he was MP for Lake The NDP now holds six of the 13 federal Saskat chewan seats and the Conservatives Manpower Minister Otto Lang holds one and is Mr Diefenbaker said Prime Minister Trudeau is in no great rush to call a byelection in vacant since March after the death of Liberal MP Ab Diefenbaker predicted there will not be a gen eral election this George Hees may be betting bottles of mm or whisky on it but I dont see one this be By HAROLD MORRISON LONDON CP Roughly onehalf of Canadas exports to Britain will be affected by higher tariffs once Britain en ters the European Common the government esti mated in a white paper tabled in the House of Commons In a Prime Minister Heaths govern ment spells out the advantages and costs of joining and it makes the point that Canada and Australia are the two indus trialized countries most likely to take the brunt of the sharp switch in Commonwealth the government em phasized that the percentage of Canadian and Australian ex ports to Britain has declined steadily over the last decade and that these suppliers as well Planes off again following delay Bets on fall CALGARY CP The Lon dontoVictoria air with West German pilot Blum schein in the got off the ground again after a fivehour delay from bad weather Cloud rain and turbulence threatened to buffet small craft over the Rocky Mountains and delay the race 24 hours but early in the morning a lowpres sure area moved out of the re gion and cloud began in his United Statesbuilt Merlin was pushed out of the lead by a computer error for a few hours Tuesday but contestants argued something was amiss in the 2 killed in Taber crash MP for Prince EdwardHastings and chairman of the Conservative has publicly fore cast a fall Colleagues said Diefenbaker might have some nomination let alone election in Prince Alberta because he had more or less indicated 1968 that the election that year would be his Friends said there has never been any doubt Diefenbaker would seek election They recalled that he ran for his partys leader ship in W67 even though he seemed to realize he had no Robert Stanfield was the The Chief just cant pass up a one friend Two persons were killed and four were critically injured in a twocar headon collision two miles west of Taber on High way 3 early An RCMP official said iden tification of the two persons killed has not been The names of the four per sons critically injured have not been released from the Taber Municipal An RCMP official said all six persons appear to be transient beet Taber coroner Dyck has made no decision concerning an Officials checked and found they had fed the wrong distance into the computer and the standings were a LOST ONLY SEVEN Instead of placing 33rd on the fifth lap from Blum schein actually won to bring his race total to 493 out of a possi ble 500 Five points back was Irish farmer Timothy Philips fol lowed by Reams of Long with The who began the race July 1 at are seeking firstplace money of with a total of in other cash Top Canadian in the race is Wright of Edmonton who was fifth on Tuesdays lap and moved into fourth place in the from with 452 Blech of is fifth Jill and Grant Davidson of To ronto were fourth on the lap and grabbed a share of sixth place overall with Louise Sacchi of at 444 Lacy of Van was eighth with Par sons of ninth with 439 and OBrien of 10th with Walker of Fort Mac held down 31st pos ition with a total of 342 Peace offer mulled Fish warning EDMONTON1 CP Dont eat fish caught in the North and South Saskatchewan the Red Deer Moose Lake and Lac la the lands and forests department warned The in a news said tests have shown the mercury levels of pickerel and pike in those waters have been found above the tolerance The specific reasors for mercury levels being above the tolerance limit of parts per million has not yet been The department said the concern two years ago about the mercury levels to Alberta pheasants focused attention on Canadian fish and the sampling program in the province will be The tests determined that walleye pick erel and pike in the South Saskatchewan the Red Deer and that walleye pickerel in Moose Lake near and 20 per cent of the walleye in Lac la Nonne contains levels above Hie tolerance Im The Venlagon papers are out PARIS AP The United States and South Vietnam will scrutinize the new Viet Cong peace package at the weekly peace talks session Thursday in an attempt to learn if it offers an acceptable opening toward ending the Vietnam in formants No quick acceptance or rejec tion of the Communist proposal is they The sevenpoint plan was presented last Thursday by Nguyen Thi head of the Viet Cong delegation to the Paris peace North Viet nam immediately endorsed and South Vietnamese diplomats were giving most of their attention to the first point in Binhs calling for the simultaneous withdrawal of all forces and release of all prisoners of as others will still benefit from dutyfree entry on many major In Canadas about 30 per cent of its exports to Britain will continue to enter A further 10 to 15 per cent will benefit from special duty ar rangements covreing wood pulp and phos WHEAT MARGINAL Another eight per includ ing hard wheat and malting will be affected only marginally by import As for those Canadian prod ucts hit by the gradually rising British tariffs to match those of the government ob served that Canada exported only nine per cent of its goods to Britain last down from 17 per cent in The white detailing the negotiations worked out at Lux is in effect the gov ernments big artillery weapon in seeking to still national fears and obtain parliamentary ap proval of Common Market A nonvoting debate will fol low later this month and in Oc tober Heath will stake the life of his government on a demand that Parliament approve the principle of agreement to the COST OF ENTRY The great national fear is the reported high cost of entry and the possible threat of loss of Another apprehen sion is that foreign labor might swamp the British Heaths government gave as surance in the white paper that all this will not be the though there are hints that some sovereignty will be yielded in pricing and produc tion of coal and control over nuclear secrets and acces sion to some Common Market But living costs would not rise as much as the previous Labor administration had the Tory document Dur ing the fiveyear transitional pe riod of food prices in Britain would increase by only 25 per cent due to Common Market and overall living costs in Britain would rise by only onehalf of one per cent a This which oppo nents are likely to compares with the previous Labor forecast of food price rises of between 18 and 26 per cent during the transitional pe The white paper argued there is no alternative to Common Market The Com monwealth is too widely scat tered to offer comparable op Ont CP United States astronaut John Young said today he believes the deaths of three Russian cos monauts last week can be at tributed to a faulty valve or n MOON CAMERA nstronoult Charles Duke Jr is shown with camera used to photograph rock samples during scientific walk around desolate area on the outskirts of Sudbury McGrath appointed penal aide In an external affairs department spokesman said lat est figures show that 44 per cent of Canadian exports to Britain would not face stiffer duty bar based on 1970 trade pat Canada exported mil lion in goods to Britain last 40 per cent more than in In talks with Britain and the Common Canada has been pressing for arrangements to ease the impact of Britains entry on specific export as well as for continued liberali zation of trade with the en larged A main worry of Canadian of icials is the effect on wheat and barley No dental care program sts disappointed planned for Alberta PORT New Guinea Reuter The seventh hour of the seventh day of the seventh month cnmc and went today but no Boeing 707s crashed on the pcnk of Mount So disappointed New Guinea cullists trekked down the steep slopes and through BO miles of Icccli infcstcd back to in New Guineas East Sopik no richer in the wealth of the while The natives are members of a Cargo Cult which until this that if two Army Air Corps concrete were removed from the mountain a Booing 707 would crash filled cars nral radios and record players and other treasures of he white mans CALGARY CP The Al berta Dental Association has ruled against a dental care in surance plan for the but is preparing a brief that might offer such a plan for children age six and President Waddell said Tuesday that reports the was considering a plan under ths medical insur ance scheme were not It is the intention or the desire of I he ADA to suggest a universal coverage plan for dental care nl this lie The plan for young intended mainly for lower income would still need approval when the brief is pre If it were to come into Waddell would like to sec some provincial govern ment involvement or assist BLAMES BUDGET William presi dent of tire Canadian Dental As said Tuesday that in creases in dental fees arc a di rect result of the new federal budget brought down by Fi nance Minister We were disappointed when Benson came out with his budget and made representation to the Senate and house lie Chief concerns are over ac counting methods and small now must use and because the system is unfair to beginning professional who have high educa tional then an expensive investment In make when they open an Spenoa EDMONTON CP William McGrath author of a report on penal reform for the Alberta has been appoint ed as special adviser to the government to help implement some of his own Premier Harry an nouncing the appointment to said McGrath will as sistin the implementation of a new corrections program In volving both provincial jails and the probation of McGrath will assist in the planned transfer of adult probationary programs and the administration of correctional institutions to the health an so cial development department from the attorneygenerals de partment April Strom said this will per mit further implementation of recommendations contained in McGraths I feel people on probation or in correcional institutes are in a rehabilitative the pre mier said in a news It is far better that the re Arms race talks open Thursday HELSINKI Reuter United States and Soviet negotiating teams will open Thursday the fifth phase of their efforts to curb the strategic arms The chief Soviet Vladimir will arrive in Helsinki Thont better UNITED NATIONS Reuter SecretaryGeneral U Thant has greatly benefitted from his Bermuda vacation and expects to return to New York Thurs day fully recovered in a UN spokesman said Tues Thant went to Bermuda Juno 28 for a rest on doctors orders after he suffered a spell in his office Extreme fatigue was diag habilitative program work through the health and social development Ray social develop ment said substantial changes and an innovative pro gram have been designed to start when the transfer of jur isdiction becomes effective and that several recommendations made by McGrath in his released in have been McGrath now is executive Secretary of the Canadian Criminology and Corrections Association in Ottawa and has been given leave of absence to assist the Alberta hatch cover in their spacecraft that led to immediate Young said he and his fellow astronauts dont sub scribe to the theory that zero gravity and weightlessness caused the The training in the Sudbury area is part of the pairs prepa ration for the Apollo 16 moon mission next who along with fellow astronaut Charles Duke is in the Sudbury area on geo logical said in an in terview that tests conducted by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and his own expreience have led him to reject the weightlessness Some scientists speculated last week that the three Rus in space for 24 were killed upon reentry into the earths atmosphere because their hearts had become lazy during the long period of weightlessness in From our own it zero gravity is not such a big said who circled the moon in Apollo 10 in NO DELAY CONSIDERED A NASA spokesman said the Russian deaths have not led Houston officials to consider cancelling or delaying the up coming Apollo 15 moon mission or the one which will be led by Young next Duke said astro nauts were shocked by the deaths of the but happy to hear that the Russians will continue their space pro The two astronauts arrived here Tuesday with astronaut scientist Tony England to con duct geological A spokesman said Sudbury was selected because geologists believe that about million years ago a gigantic about three miles crashed in the It left a 60mile wide crater on which Sudbury was Geologists say that in North America there is no other area in which the rocks more closely parallel conditions on the The earth rocks that we have here will be similar to the lunar said FIRST IN CANADA It is the first time astro nauts have engaged in training in Geologists hope it will give Apollo 1C members an advantage crew members on other moon missions did not The astronauts will continue their training here until Seen and heard About town II TVTAGRATH farmer Fel FaM 1 crson reporting a pair of robins in his yard are busy raising their third set of young this year Doug Komctz fishing for a way to go fishing rather than paint ing his house great day for Floyd Hammer as he drew the perfect 29hand in cribbage session with Hugh and Cuba swap MIAMI AP The Cuban government announced today the exchange of 18 United States citizens in Cuba for four Cuban fishermen held prisoner by the United The Cuban announcement car ried by Havana Radio followed by several hours the transfer of the four Cubans from fed eral prison to a Cuban fishing boat in the Gulf of Fritz a lone canoeist forced ashore in Cuba May returned to Miami The other aboard the yacht White five aboard a sloop called the and eight crew mem bers of a Florida expected to begin leaving the Communist island later Five of the the four aboard the yacht White Cloud and were sen tenced by Cuban revolutionary to pay fines of Ontario to operate own betting shops TORONTO CP1 Ontario will implement its own offtrack betting system at the earliest possible Premier William Davis announced The absent from the because of a back said in a statement that an amendment to the Crim inal Code must be obtained be fore the province can enter this Ths announcement followed rho conviction in Toronto of John Brian owner of 51 offtrack betting for four belting He was sentenced to nine months in jail and fined John Michael general manager of Benwells OffTrack Betting was sentenced to months in jail and fined for his part in the Bolh were convicted of book engaging in the busi ness of receiving or registering bets and keeping a betting ;