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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 10, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 _ THE lETHBWDGE HCRAID July 10, 1979 News in brief Airline wants donation back NEW YORK (AP) Ameri- can Airlines said Monday it has formally requested the re- turn of a illegal cor- porate contribution it has ad- mitted making to President Nixons' re-election campaign. An American spokesman said the request was made by the company's leagal counsel Friday, the same day the air- line publicly confessed to mak- ing the donation. American Airlines Chairman George Spater said then the money was given after Nixon's personal lawyer, Herbert Kalmbach, asked for from the company. Federal election laws forbid corporate contributions to political cam- paigns. Candidates remain deadlocked WINNIPEG (CP) Liberal leader Izzy Asper and NDP candidate Murdoch MacKay remained deadlocked Monday after a final check of hospital votes from the June 28 Mani- toba election. Returning officer Jim Malo- way of Wolseley constituency in south-central Winnipeg said he will cast the deciding vote later this week and a judicial recount is likely to be request- ed by the loser. None of the final four hospi- tal ballots checked Monday was found to be valid. Missing meat truck -recovered PENSACOLA, Pla. (AP) Police say they have recovered a missing meat truck and about half its original load of beef. They acted on a tip from a citizen who wa s suspicious of iow meat prices. Police said Monday the truck was found Sunday at a make- shift roadside market where the beef was being sold for 30 cents a pound. Police said that by the time they arrived, the man selling the meat had fled the scene, but they said his description matched that of William White, 49 of Council Bluffs, Iowa. Oil tankers survive attack PHNOM PENH (AP) Five oil tankers and an ammunition barge reached Phnom Penh Monday night after running a gantlet of heavy fire from in- surgents on both banks of the Mekong River. Another tanker was aban- doned in flames 27 miles down- river from the Cambodian capi- Meanwhile, a convoy of 136 trucks and 51 trailers carrying rice and fish arrived from Kom- pong Scon, Cambodia's seaport. It was the first convoy from the coast sines the road was re- opened Sunday. Bhutto receives authority ISLAMABAD (AP) The Pakistan National Assembly gave President Zulfikar Ali Bhutto authority early today to recognize Bangladesh. That new nation formerly was East Pakistan. It became an in- dependent state after the India- Pakistan war of December, 1971. Bhutto, in a 22-minute open- ing speech to the assembly, in- dicated he would not use the au- thority to recognize Bangladesh until all Pakistani prison- ers of war are repatriated and Bangladesh drops plans to try 197 of them. Bail reduced on theft charge BRISBANE, Australia (CP- Iteuter) A Queensland magis- trate today reduced bail to for Robert (Bert) MODERN INDUSTRIAL RENTALS 1250 lit Ave. S. Phone 328-8896 "Industrial and Owner Rentals" RUG SHAMPOOEKS FLOOR SANDERS RENTAL IS YOUR BEST BUY Groves, sought by police in Vancouver on theft charges in- volving Groves, 48, was charged with theft of defrauding creditors of and four counts of criminal breach cf trust involving a total of 000 in April, 1972, after in funds from the British Co- gove-imient paid to Raffn Construction Co. IMS. was tan money for construction of schools m ths area. Groves was then presien'. of the firm. Ee subsequently disappeared he was arrested last mciith by police at a luxury rr- sort 40 miles north of Brisbane. MfliRflNJO WORLD OP SHOES Selection of Women's Fashion Boots PAIR Bolanoi Women's White Sandals NOW 20% OH MEN'S SHOES Regular to NOW 1 BAIANCE OF SPRING and SUMMER STOCK 10% OFF NOW SELECTION OF WOMEN'S DRESS SHOES and SANDALS PAIR 7.99 PURSES All COLORS 20% OFF SELECTION OF PURSES EACH Vbmta Sampler Applicable On OPEN THURSDAY TUl 9 tM. M Redistribution bill debate continues By DAVE BLAHOE OTTAWA (CP) Everything takes time in the Commons- even doing nothing. MPs proved that Monday when they put in their third full day of debate on legislation that would, in effect, give them 18 months to side- step the dicey question of elec- toral redistribution. Introduced last week, the bill would suspend the almost-com- pleted work of 10 separate elec- toral boundaries one for each province. It would give members until 1974 to come up with a revised formula for altering the boundaries of Commons ridings to take chang- ing population patterns into ac- count. While generally supported by 38 persons killed by avalanche MEXCALA, Mexico (AP) At least 38 persons have died in a flood-spawned avalanche on the north shore of Mexico's largest lake. Four others were drowned Monday after a storm in the nearby state of Guanajuato. These raised the confirmed total of weather-related deaths in Mexico in the last week to 62. The dead in Guanajuato were a woman and three children drowned near Leon. 150 miles north of Mexico City, when a flooded river swept away their home. arly Sunday, a mountain. cloudburst sent tons of rock and mud down a mountainside to Mil 21 persons and injure 23 others in Mexcala. on the north shore of 10-mile-wide Lake Chapala. Two were missing. other persons Fifteen miles along the shore at San Pedro Itzacan, 17 others were killed by another landslide unleashed by the same storm. Mayor Salvador Flores of Mexcala estimated that more than 20 per cent of the town of persons was destroyed, and officials estimated at least 330 persons were homeless in the town. all parties, the bill has yet to receive second reading, al- though' this could come some- time today. The bill will then go to committee for detailed study before coming back for final passage. In effect, the legislation repu- diates the existing redistribu- tion'formula, which gives inde- pendent commissions the re- sponsibility for revising elec- toral boundaries every 10 years in line with new census figures. The last census was taken in 1971. ALMOST DONE The various commissions put in nearly a full year of work and spent about million re- vising the boundaries of the 264 ridings now represented in Par- liament. Their work was vir- tually finished by the time the present bill was introduced. The commissions were given the total number of MPs for each province, based on the 1971 population, and told to re- vise constituency boundaries ac- cordingly. Five bec, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Manitoba and Sas- have lost seats and the other five gained. Reaction was severe, espe- cially from provinces that would lose seats. The govern- ment finally agreed to put the whole question off while an at- tem is made to come up with a new formula. The decision probably means that: next election will be held with the electoral bound- aries that now exist, with repre- sentation weighted in favor of thinly-populated rural areas. membership will be enlarged, possibly to 300 members or more. safeguards against sharply declining rural repre- sentation will be strengthened even further, but the ratio will be fairer because of increased urban representation. will be several years be- fore any boundary changes oc- cur since the Dec. 31, 1974, deadline is for devising a new formula rather than making ac- tual alterations. WORLD OP SHOES 317A 6th STR1ET DOWNTOWN I RECEIVES AWARDS GAIL COSTEUO Grade 8 student ot It 1. Baker School in Coaldole received the Academic Award for the setond year in a row. 7hii oword for the highest standing! in her grade. She also received the Albeno MtcticJicn Weth. tmatics Ho-or Awcrd c rage of 85% or better, The Merit Certificate- for attitude and co-operation with teoch- erf and itudentj, and the lib- rary Award for 3rd year in a work in librory. Interest rate hiked MONTREAL (CP) The Royal Bank of Canada an- nounced Thursday it is raising the interest rate charged on mortgages to per cent from. per cent, effective Monday, July 9. F.BJ. chief takes oath President Nixon, left, watches Monday as Clarence M. Kelley, centre, takes the oath of office to head the Federal Bureau of Investigation. At right, U.S. district court Judge William Becker administers the cath. watch Stampede parade CALGARY (CP) This year's edition of the Calgary Stampede parade was the big- gest ever with more than 000 people watching Monday as 6% mites of bands, floats, mounted Indians and cowboys and wheeled antiques of by- gone days rolled along the mile route. A sunny day greeted the record 195 entrants in the gala event, including more than 200 RCMF horseback riders and bandsmen. Aldermen resign aver, land deal WHITEHORSE, Y.T. Five of the six elected alder- men in the city of Whitehorse resigned their positions on city council Monday night. The aldermen said they re- signed because of pressure and harassment by the Yukon ter- ritorial government executive committee. The executive committee consists of Commissioner James Smith and two appoint- ed assistant commissioners and two elected territorial councillors. Two weeks go, the terri- torial government took the five aldermen to the Supreme Court of the Yukon in an ef- fort to determine whether they still legally held office. The question of their legality was raised over the purchase a year ago by the city of White- horse of five lots in downtown Whitehorse for Late last fall, a Whitehorse citizen asked the commission- er to conduct an inquiry into that purchase. The inquiry conducted by Victoria lawyer A. W. Hobbs concluded that the aldermen had not gained personally from the land deal, and recommended that noth- ing be done about the sale. Salmon fishermen advised to reject company offer VANCOUVER (CP) spokesman for the Fishermen and Allied Workers Union said Monday the union's negotiating committee has rec- ommended rejection of the latest company offer to British Columbia salmon fishermen. Spokesman Dave Mclntosh said the companies are trying to create the impression that they will forego a season rath- A double the prices the union United members are demanding to members of the Pacific Trol- fers Association "to get them out fishing without any con- tract whatever." Voting on the latest offer from the association will take place at coast-wide meetings to be held by Wednesday. The downtown area was jam- med with spectators and any- one not leaving home for the parade route before 7 a.m. spent more than an hour in bumper-to-bumper traffic inch- ing their way to a parking spot often a mile from the site. Winner of the Jack Grogan trophy for best professional float was a beautiful lilac- covered entry sponsored by the Spokane Lilac Festival As- sociation of Washington. The flower bedecked float fea- turing the Lilac Queen also won the best all-round float trophy. A float depicting the city of the future, entered by the city of Grande Prairie, Alta., won the community section. Two huge tissue trumpeter swans in flight, symbols of Grande Prairie, were in the forefront with three pretty girls behind, portraying the city's builders and a colorful rainbow arch- ing overhead. The parade included bands, floats and western wagons and carriages from across Canada and the United States. Indians from the Blcod, Blackfoot, Peigan, Sarcee and Stony bands dressed in colorful bead- ed buckskin and flamboyant Nothing illegal dicussed at political meeting head dresses wearing their and cowboys Sunday best added a traditional flair. The Magrath Cardston, di- visional marching band took three of nine trophies in the band competition which fea- tured 35 entrants. It won both the best Canadian band open and cities under popu- lation competitions and the trophy for best Canadian band, cities under prize. Sliarp to meet with Drijbers OTTAWA (CP) External Affairs Minister M i tc ball Sharp will meet Thursday with Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Drijber of Rockwood, Ont.. parents of one of two girls killed May 16 by Tanzanian border guards in Africa. A department official Mon- day said Mr. Sharp bad sug- gested the meeting after hear- ing of an interview given by Mr. Drijber. He later received a letter from Mr. Drijber seek- ing a meeting. Kilhd while viewing the Vic- toria falls on the Zambezi river were Marjan Drijber, 19, and Christine Louise Sinclair, 19, of Guelph. Fisheries association roana- Ke" tte companies offered the fisher- the fishermen. He said the joint negotiating committee of the union and the Indian Brotherhood of B.C. re- fused to panic at "such empty sight, tte B.C. Fish- eries Association made what it called its final offer in a bid to end the province-wide fish- strike which started men an immediate 50 cents a pound for socktye. increasing to 52 cents a pound next year. The fishermen want 52 cents a prand this year and 57 crate yc--. now get 42 cents a pound. The association has offered an immediate eight-cents-a- pound increase for echo salm- emicfn s Friday. Mr Mclntosh said the com- {increase for pink, from panics are offering mere than pound. Peace Corps group rests KINSHASA. Zaire fAP) more than 100 members of the U.S. Peace Corps rested today in the capital of Zaire after being held for SI hours in Uganda. A chartered ffigfot bronsht the 111 here Monday after P.-esxsnt Mobutu Sese Seko vouched for them and President Idi Amin of Uganda let them go. Amin said he thought they might be roerce- I on. to 40 cents, and a four-cent j naries on their way to fight in 36 a Burundi's tribal war or Israeli i affents. MONTREAL (CP Nicola lorio says there was nothing illegal discussed at meeting attended by the late Pierre Lap- orte, Frank D'Asti and Mr. Di [orio two weeks before the 1970 Quebec provincial election. "I know, because I was there md 'm still alive to talk about he Mr. Di lorio said n an interview Sunday. 'As a matter of fact, the whole thing is a tempest in a teacup." The April 16, 1970 meeting came to light last week when Robert Bums, Parti Quebecois SS leader in the national as- sembly, told the legislature there was a police report on a meeting between a Quebec cabi- net minister and two men re- rated to be important figures in Montreal's underworld. Justice Minister Jerome Cho- quette told the legislature that tne cabinet minister concerned was now dead and Mr. Burns told reporters outside the house that ths minister was Pierre Laporte, who -was the member for Chambly riding at the time. STAYED 10 MINUTES Mr. Di lorio said Mr. Lap- one, who was kidnapped and murdered by terrorists in Octo- ber, 1970, was only at the meet- ing for 10 minutes. "I had never seen him before and I never saw him again. "I believe that the only rea- son Mr. Laporte showed that meeting was to impress us with the importance of support for the Liberal candi- date." Mr. Di lorio testified earlier this year at the first part of ths Quebec Police Commission in- quiry into organized crime deal- ing with gambling. "Mr. Laporte never asked for anything and we didn't promise him anything Mr. Di lirio said. "It was simply a case (bat, as the proprietor of a licensed es- tablishment, I was expected to contribute to the party's cam- paign, like I was expected to contribute to the Union Nation- ale candidate's campaign'." Mr. Di lorio said there was never any exchange of money 'or anything along that line" but added that "we offered the use of a couple of cars to take voters to the 3 tigers remain at large HEMMINGFORD, Que. (CP) Three tiger cus still at large after 12 cubs escaped from a wildlife preserve near this com- munity Monday night were spotted early today about 200 yards from the preserve com- pound. Jean-Pierre Ranger, a spokes- man for Pare Safari Africain, said it could take a long tune to recapture them. It will take time for all the men to get in position with their nets and we are urging ev- eryone to exercise the greatest he said. The animals, ranging from six to 14 months old and 80 to 125 pounds, escaped from one of ths park's compounds because a double lock was not properly se- cured. Nine were recaptured by f a.m. EDT today. Weather and road report SUNRISE WEDNESDAY SUNSET H LPre Lethbridge ......_ 87 50 Pincher Creek 85 40 Medicine Hat 84 52 Edmonton......74 48 .35 Granda Prairie 71 46 .04 Banff........76 42 Calgary........, 79 46 Victoria.........69 51 Penticton........87 53 Prince George 67 50 Kamlooks .........86 53 Vancouver 73 56 Saskatoon.......80 48 Regina........83 63 Winnipeg .-.......78 53 Toronto..........86 63 Ottawa..........88 66 Montreal........ 87 67 St. Johns 77 58 .20 Halifax........80 65 Charlottetown ..86 54 Fredericton ......78 56 Chicago......... 96 711.35 Rome..........91 66 Paris........... 81 59 London..........64 61 Berlin.......... 75 48 Amsterdam ......64 59 Brussels.........84 66 Moscow......... 64 52 Stockholm ........79 70 75 FORECAST: Lethbridge Medicine Hat Today: Sunny, Highs 85- 90. Lows near 55. Wednes-c day: Mostly sunny. Chance cf a shower. Highs 8045. Calgary Today: Sunny. Highs 80-85. Lows near 50. Wednesday: A few showers with chance of a thundershpw- er, clearing in the evening. Highs 75-80. Columbia Kootenay Today and Wednesday: Sunny and continuing warm. Fresh south- westerly winds in the Thomp- .son valley both afternoons. Highs both days in the 80s. Lows tonight near 50. MONTANA East of Continental Divide- Sunny and hot today and Wed- nesday except not quite so warm wsst portion Wednes- day. Windy at times west today and all sections Wednes- day. Highs today 95 to 105. Lows tonight 55 to 65. Highs Wednesday 90 to 100. West of Continental Sunny and not today not so warm Wednesday. Highs today 85 to 95. Lows tonight 45 to 55. Highs Wednesday 80 to 90. Good Used Allis Chahmn 2 ROW POTATO HARVESTER Wai ACCEPT TRAOf IN ON THIS MACHINE. GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY, IETHMIDGE BOX 1202 Phone 328-1141 OFFICIAL AS OF A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA Highway 1 reported bare and dry. Widening of one mile section of Highway No. 3 east of Fort Madeod is in progress. AH remaining highways are in good driving condition. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing Aden t a.m. to 5 p.m.; Carway e a.m. to midnight; Chief Mountain 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Coults 24 hours; Del Bonila 8 am. to 9 p.m.; Kingsgate 24 boors; Porthill Rykerts a m. to midnight; WM Horse 8 f.m. to 5 p.m. Logan Pass 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Open June 11, RMKrilte I a.m. to nridnigbt. ;