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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 8, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 LETHBRIDQE HERALD July 1974 News in brief France explodes N-device Australia The governments of Australia and New Zealand believe the French exploded another nuclear device today at their South Pacific test Prime Ministers Gough Whitlam of Australia and Norman Kirk of New Zealand announced. The announcements gave no further details. The last report of a French explosion was June when the Australian government said France carried out the first blast of its 1974 test program at Muroroa about 900 miles southeast of Tahiti. 'Lowererd speed saved lives' CHICAGO Lowered speed limits are responsible 101 reducing the July 4 Independence Day holiday traffic death toll in the United States by almost a survey of law-enforcement and safety officials indicates. While officials in some states reported somewhat less traffic than normal during the 102-hour holiday most of those questioned pointed to the 55 mile-an-hour speed limit as the major factor in reduced highway deaths. Cholera spreading LISBON The cholera epidemic in Portugal is with 96 new cases registered in the last 10 health authorities said today. Since the outbreak was first 'Army controls future' LISBON Presi- dent Antonio de Spinola warn- ed Saturday that Portugal's armed forces which brought him to power last April will have the last word on the country's future. the final Por- tugal will be what the armed forces make Gen. Spinola told cadets at the Portuguese military academy in a ceremony during which 70 army cadets pledged allegiance to the flag. Tanaka holds majority TOKYO Premier Kakuei Tanaka's conservative Liberal Democrats appeared likely today to hang on to their majority in the upper house of the Diet. Japan's parliament. With just more than 50 per cent of the votes the Liberal Democrats had won 42 of the 70 contested seats they held in the House of Coun- cillors before the election. Of the other 25 seats the Socialists won the Com- munists three and minor par- ties five. Inquiry in final week WASHINGTON The House of Representatives judiciary committee is enter- ing what Chairman Peter Rodmo J hopes will be the final week of its im- peachment inquiry with John Dean as a key witness. whose Senate testimony a year ago linking President Nixon to the Watergate coverup helped start the march of events that led to the impeachment is due to appear before the committee Tues- day or Wednesday. Accidents kill 53 By THE CANADIAN PRESS Four Manitoba residents who died in a two-car collision near Ste Man.. Satur- were among at least a3 persons who died accidentally across Canada during the weekend A survey by The Canadian Press from 6 p.m. local times Friday until midnight Sunday night showed that 37 persons died in traffic eight drowned and eight died fires. in Turkey wants U.S. help ANKARA The Turkish government says it will welcome any help the United States offers in controlling the outflow of il- legal opium from Turkish pop- py fields. Relations between the two countries became strained after Premier Bulent Ecevit's government announced last Monday that Turkey was lifting a ban on opium poppy cultivation that was imposed in 1971 at U.S. urging. 'Canada dedicated to NATO' OTTAWA The presence of Canadian troops in Europe is proof of the country's dedication to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization says Joseph secretary- general of NATO. But if Canada decided Europe no longer was impor- tant to the country's it should withdraw those said Mr. who was appearing Sunday on the CTV television network program Question Period. Deaths BRIDGE RUG DRAPES LTD. FREE ESTIMATES 329-4722 COLLEGE Ont McEachern a re- porter with the Windsor Star for 31 years. Miami Vanderbilt author and former newspaperman. Cheers for boos for Bob at picnic reported last 368 cases Have been counted with eight authorities said. The latest outbreaks were in poor and unsanitary areas of the capital and in Portugal's second largest city of Oporto. Good no spare Suspended over the roadway on its two built-in hydraulic jacks this city tractor and its operator await the arrival of a new tire. Unfortunately for the sitting amidst a drizzle on the University the benefit of having the built-in jack was overridden by the problem of not having a spare tire. Court hears arguments on executive privilege WASHINGTON White House lawyer James St. Clair told the United States Supreme Court today it is be- ing drawn and into the congressional impeachment proceedings against Presi- dent Nixon. Asking the court to overturn a lower-court order directing the president to produce tapes and documents sought by special prosecutor Leon Jaworski for use in the Watergate cover-up St. Clair one could argue that the proceedings before this court will have no on the impeachment deliberations of the House of Representatives judiciary committee. special prosecutor is drawing this court into those proceedings inevitably and in- St. Clair said. who preceded St. Clair in the oral arguments before the said that if Nixon or any U.S. president is free to rule that the constitu- tion what he says it without Supreme Court then Americans are no longer equal under the law. And the special prosecutor said it would be particularly inappropriate to vest such power in Nixon a personal- ly delicate situation involving criminal charges against two of his former closest aides and John Ehrlichman and H. R. Haldeman. Justice Potter Stewart ask- ed St. Clair whether he meant the court should be dead in its because the impeachment proceedings are under way. St. Clair said he did but argued that impeachment itself should be left solely to the legislative branch of government as provided in the constitution. Some members of the House judiciary committee were among the hundreds in the crowded courtroom. Jaworski consumed nearly an hour of the hearing presenting his opening argu- ment and answering numerous questions from the eight justices taking part in the case. The Supreme Court extend- ed its 1973-74 originally scheduled to end late last to hear the arguments from Jaworski and St. Clair over whether Nixon must sur- render the material sought by the special prosecutor. Jaworski said that he was told when he was hired as spe- cial prosecutor that would have the right to take the president to Ehrlichmann to defend part in break-in WASHINGTON John Ehrlichman takes the stand in his own defence today to answer charges in the plumbers trial that he plotted the Ellsberg burglary. formerly President Nixon's chief domestic and three others are accused of violating the civil rights of Dr. Lewis Fielding by conspiring to break into his office on Sept. 1971. At the Fielding was treating Daniel who leaked the Pen- tagon papers to the press. Prosecution testimony which ended Friday showed White House officials were fearful Ellsberg might not be acting alone or might have had more Vietnam war material to leak. as a Pentagon and Rand Corp. was known to have had among other to con- tingency plans for the mining of Haiphong Harbor off the coast of North Vietnam. Thai police arrest instigator BANGKOK Thai police arrested a young Chinese today and described him as being the instigator of the bloody rioting that killed 28 persons last week in Bangkok's Chinatown. .Sutham known as Tee Peng in the Chinese com- was picked up in a Chinatown hotel. He was charged with organizing a dis- il- legal possession of destruction of property and attempted murder. Authorities pressed a hunt for his followers. Police said Sutham drove to the Plabplachai police station in Chinatown last Wednes- day night while a mob was shouting for the release of an arrested taxi driver. The riot began shortly and police said Sutham rallied young Chinese toughs to join in the fighting. There has long been tension in Chinatown between Chinese youths and the Thai police. Breakdown in negotiations brings woodworker strike VANCOUVER The members of Local 1-85 of the International Woodworkers of America went on strike at midnight Kissinger talks money with officials in Britain LONDON United States State Secretary Henry Kissinger stopped in London today and met with British officials on prospects for channelling Arab oil money into long-term investments in Trade In Your OLD WIG and SAVE I ON THE PURCHASE OF ANY NEW WIG Your Trade In Acceptable Regardless of Condition or Age noRmfln cosmEnc BOUTIQUE Gifts Wigs Pertumes Mill 328-1525 All Salm Final No Exchanges No Western Europe. The high cost of petroleum and raw materials has contributed to economic in- stability for many European countries. U.S. officials said the ten- tative objective of Kissinger's talks with Denis chancellor of the and Foreign Secretary James Callaghan is formation of an arrangement for offering attractive investment oppor- tunities to the Arab states. German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt broached the subject to Kissinger during the weekend in Munich. Kissinger flew from the West German city today. The Arab oil states have been investing some of their enormous returns in Euro- pean short-term bank ac- counts. In seeking the stability of long-term investments the Europeans hope to moderate the current high rate of inflation. Sunday night because of a breakdown in contract negotiations. The Vancouver Island workers failed to report for work but no picket lines were set up and pulp and paper operations were not affected by the strike. Talks were planned for Tuesday between the union executive and the B.C labor minister. Ben president of Local said his local's coastal loggers would go on strike at 8 a.m. today if the forest in- dustry does not come up with a new offer. Jack IWA regional said Saturday that delegates from all coast locals would meet here Friday to discuss all aspects of the dis- pute with Forest Industrial representing the companies. Don head of said Sunday the industry does not propose to make any further offers. Mr. Munro had urged all IWA members to remain at work while negotiations were continuing. Mr. Lanskail said the industry has no plans to start lockout action. The IWA membership Thursday narrowly rejected a forest industry offer of a 12- 65 cent-an-hour minimum wage a dental job rate revisions and a cost-of-living adjust- ment clause in a one-year contract. Electoral records SANTIAGO The Chilean electoral con- taining the names of four million people eligible to vote in national have been destroyed on the orders of the ruling military a government spokesman said Sunday. The 24 tons of documents were destroyed Saturday he said. He explained the move by saying the government of the late President Salvador Allende had introduced thousands of fake names onto the rolls to improve its posi- tion in congressional elections held in March last year. FRAME STYLES From AROUND-THE- WORLD Herald Ottawa Bureau TORONTO Conservative Leader Robert Stanfield climaxed his campaign for today's election in Vancouver Saturday with his best but met disaster on Toronto Island the next day. Thy Tory still flush- ed with unexpected successes in Winnipeg and Quebec dur- ing his last week of elec- drew about to his final election rally at Kit- silano Beach in Vancouver. He followed Prime Minister Trudeau onto Toronto Island Sunday to put in an appearance at an ethnic picnic sponsored by a local radio station. Mr. Trudeau had drawn cheers and prolonged applause from some of the 100.000 estimated to be on the island when he arrived earlier in the day. Mr. was met mostly with and hardly anyone seemed to pay attention to him when he arrived a few hours later. The launch bringing him to the Island had difficulty finding a place to dock and only about 30 people followed him around as he wound his way through the crowd to the stage. His brief speech of appreciation for being invited to the picnic was almost drowned out by boos. And when he tried to board his launch to the dock almost sank under him. With water lapping over his shoes because of the number of reporters around the Tory leader had to jump onto another boat to keep himself dry. The Tory leader was reminded that he claims the tide is behind him in his bid to win today's election. coming in from all he said looking at his wet feet. Tory aides with the Mr. Stanfield's tour were furious at the lacklustre reception which he received on the island compared to Mr. Trudeau's visit earlier advance man who had anything to do with this deserves to be one of Mr. party snarled. The Toronto Island visit was in sharp contrast to Mr. Stan- field's rally in Vancouver the night before. He was scheduled to vote early today in his home town with his wife and who had been at his side during most of the cam- paign. Prime Minister Trudeau'T voted in Vanier riding in Ot- tawa today and then headed to Montreal to visit several and Liberal in his own Mount Royal riding. His schedule called for return to Ottawa where he would watch early election returns at 24 Sussex Drive Later in the evening he was to move to the Chateau Laurier hotel to watch as later unfold the fate of his government. Rain slows forest fire in Ontario VERMILION Ont. Fairly heavy rain and an apparently successful back-burning operation Sun- day nigiil has given respite to fears for this northwestern Ontario 'community which is being threatened by a large forest fire. Terry fire informa- tion officer with the provincial resources department in nearyby said today favorable wind con- also helped control the blaze. situation is looking a lot better he said. Mr. Lunny said almost three inches of rain fell on the im- mediate area of Dryden with another half an inch falling on the fire base near here. Reason for the heavy rainfall on Dryden was thought to be convection effects of the huge fire which has covered almost 48.000 acres. Officials still are keeping evacuated residents out of this small tourist community and about 90 Ontario provincial' police otficers are maintain- ing security in the town which normally contains 550 residents. The population has dwindled to a handful following evacua- tion procedures at the height of the fire threat Sunday. An emergency measures organization spokesman said accommodation was found in Kenora and Dryden for the evacuees. GENERAL FARM Presents The Weather SUNRISE TUESDAY SUNSET H L Pre Lethbridge 67 48 .15 Pincher Creek SC 45 Medicine Hat 71 51 .03 Edmonton 67 47 .01 Banff........... 64 38 .11 Calgary......64 37 Victoria........ 64 48 Penticton 78 55 Lethbridge Medicine Hat Regions Sunny this morning. Few showers this afternoon and evening. Highs 75 to 80. Lows tonight 55 to 60 Afternoon showers and thundershowers. Highs 75 to 80. Calgary Regions Sunny becoming cloudy late this afternoon. Thundershowers this evening. Highs 70 to 75. Lows tonight 45 to 50 Afternoon showers and thundershowers. Highs 70 to 75. Columbia Kootenay Cloudy with showers or thundershowers. Highs near 70. Lows overnight 45 to 50 Tuesday Mainly cloudy with showers or thundershowers. Highs near 70. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Sunny and mild early today with thunderstorms develop- ing by afternoon and continu- ing tonight. Thunderstorms more numerous western por- tion with risk of hail and gusty winds. Thunderstorms decreasing Tuesday. Highs 80 to 90. Lows tonight 50 to 60. West of Continental Divide Increasing cloudiness today with numerous thunderstorms developing by afternoon and continuing tonight. Risk of hail and strong gusty winds accompanying some thunder- storms Thunderstorms decreasing Tuesday. Highs 75 to 85. Lows tonight 45 to 55. CROWN ROCK PICKERS HYDRAULIC DRIVEN ROTARY Now is the. time to buy a rotary or the 400 Crown Rock Picker while at SPRING PRICIS See Ktn Thompson or Ken Dickson At GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coutte Highway Box 1202 Phont 328-1141 PORTS OF ENTRY opening and closing Carway 6 a.m. to 12 Chief Mountain 7 a.m. to 10 Coutts open 24 Del Bonita 8 a.m. to 9 Kingsgste open 24 Forthill-Rykerts 7 a.m. to 2 8 a.m. to 9 Rooseville 8 a.m. to midnight. in Mountain Daylight ;