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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 10, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGE July News In brief Ontario watching fires Ont. Ministry of natural resources officials are keeping a watchful eye on the still- smouldering forest fire south Canadians plead innocent Wash Three Canadians accused of participating in an international cocaine smuggling ring entered pleas of not guilty Tuesday in U.S. district court here. The three are charged with conspiracy to import and distribute a spokesman for the U.S. Liquor prices increase EDMONTON Changing liquor prices are getting the better of the Albena Liquor Control Board. The in trying to cope with the fluctuating has scrapped its annual customer price list in favor of loose price stapled which can be changed as often as necessary. Lon Nol offer rejected PEKING Prince Norodom titular head of the forces op- posing President Lon Nol's Cambodian to- day rejected the president's offer of unconditional peace Franco improving MADRID Fran- cisco Spain's 81-year- old head of is responding to treatment for an inflammation of the veins in his right said a medical issued today. Magazine ruled obscene EDMONTON The province's highest court was sharply divided as a two-to- one majority ruled a 17- month-old magazine obscene. The handed down this week by the appellate division of the Supreme Court of concerned the issue Penthouse magazine. of Storms hit Ontario By The Canadian Press Violent electrical and wind storms which hit three areas of southern Ontario Tuesday sent 11 people to hospital and left a trail of fallen blocked roads and damaged Search resumes B.C. Search was to resume today for four young persons from Prince missing since Sunday aboard a twin- engined plane. buildings in their wake. A storm which ripped its way through the resort town of 20 miles north of Tuesday night damaged as many as 45 homes and four' police said. A spokesman for search and rescue said the search would continue for the four after bad flying weather hampered the search Tuesday. Muslims get 140 years WASHINGTON Three Philadelphia Black Muslims were each given consecutive life minimum of 140 years in for the 1973 ex- ecution murders of seven members of the Hanafi Moslem sect. The three were convicted of slaying two four in- fants and a 10-year-old boy. They were either shot or drowned at the Hanafi head- quarters in northwest Washington on Jan. 'Freedom denied' LAKE N.D. Environmentalists from Manitoba say they were freedom of at a meeting Tuesday to discuss the Garrison diversion project in North Dakota. Onno Kremers of the provincial environmental council said the Manitobans were at the way Roy Holand of La chairman of the cut off questions and discussion. Whoop-up Days SALE STARTS TOMORROW SM our id in Thursday's Hirild RILEY McCORMICK cam muss HJU PM savours triumph while Tories quibble of Vermilion Bay but now are casting cautious glances at a series of fires west of Red Lake. attorney's office said. The Canadians James of Alta. and Craig and Blair both of were arrested in San Francisco May 3 on a complaint and warrant issued from the Eastern Washington Federal judicial district. Quiet stream RICK ERVIN photo negotiations. In a statement issued from his Peking the prince denounced the offer as hypocritical and cynical propaganda inspired by Lon Nol's U.S. backers. Shaded from the pressures of everyday this quiet irrigation waterway graces the grounds of the Lethbridge research station. Almost visible to the imaginative or nostalgic eye are two boys in straw hats and faded shirts disappearing round the last bend on a wooden raft. says ain't nothin' like an old stream on a summer B.C. forest industry on verge of stopping as workers strike VICTORIA Top officials of the International Woodworkers of America and the British Columbia forest industry returned to Vancouver this morning following an all-night session of talks with labor minister Bill but no agreement was reached. Regional president of the IWA Jack Munro said after the meeting broke up around 5 a.m. that it had been long hard but that no significant progress had been made. going to have a then get back at it sometime later on he said. Mr. Munro said no more money was and the possibility of holding another vote was not even discussed. trying to find some way to improve the he said. The IWA's coastal members last week rejected a tentative settlement with Forest Industrial representing 120 forest companies. The members rejected the proposed which had been recommended by union by just 275-votes. Lawyer minimizes tape differences Don president of said he had no comment following the talks but said he expected they would resume later today. Mr. who is also president of the Pulp and Paper Industrial Relations said late Tuesday night that the entire pulp and paper industry in which employes persons at 22 could be shut down by the IWA contract dispute and a pulp tradesmen's dispute. Mr. Lanskail said both dis- putes all part of the same ball of and added that whole thing could be going union local presidents at six pulp mills were telling local mill managers that workers would not show up for work today because of the dispute in wage revisions for pulp tradesmen. The pulp members of either the United Paperworkers International Union or the Paper and Woodworkers of were to be off the job B.C. Forest Products Ltd. at Crof- on Vancouver Tahsis Co. at Gold also on Vancouver Rayonier Canada Ltd. at Port on northern Vancouver Island and at Woodfibre on Howe Intercontinental Pulp and Paper Ltd. and Prince George Pulp and Paper both in Prince George. About a third of the total pulp workers in the province are employed at the six mills. WASHINGTON President Nixon's lawyer is playing down differences between the White House ac- count of Watergate and newly released House of Represen- tatives judiciary committee transcripts that quote the president as telling aides to cover up the scandal from Senate investigators. don't believe the relation- ship with the Senate select committee was necessarily to the impeachment said presidential lawyer James St. Clair when asked Tuesday why a long passage dealing with the Senate Watergate committee was omitted from the White House transcript of a March conversation. furnished the tape to the so if they felt it was relevant they could publish which they St. Clair said. As for other differences be- tween the White House and committee transcripts of eight presidential Watergate St. Clair experience has been that if you have three people Woman killed MT. McKINLEY NA- TIONAL Alaska A tour bus overturned on a road Tuesday killing a woman and injuring 34. listen to a you get three variations John chief counsel for the impeachment said his staff utilized the latest sophisticated electronic equipment in preparing the transcripts and they represented best job we can In the March' 22 passage omitted from the White House Nixon is quoted in the committee version as tell- ing don't give a shit what happens. I want you all to stonewall let them plead the Fifth cover- up or anything if called before the Senate Watergate committee. Kissinger next witness at Ehrlichmann's trial WASHINGTON State Secretary Henry Kissinger makes an un- precedented appearance in a criminal proceeding testifying as a witness for John Ehrlichman in the plumbers trial. Ehrlichman's lawyer called upon Kissinger to shake the credibility of a principal prosecution David who worked separate- ly in the White House for both Kissinger and Ehrlichman. just back from Europe where he consulted with NATO allies about Presi- dent Nixon's Moscow is expected to be under oath for only a few minutes. A CIA official has testified that Young told him Kissinger and Ehrlichman in had requested that the agency prepare a psy- chological profile on Pentagon papers figure Daniel Ellsberg. at the time Presi- dent Nixon's chief national se- curity is expected to deny asking for such a profile. The trial is in its 10th day. Where are the also-rans By DAVE BLAIKIE OTTAWA Prime Minister Trudeau savoured his majority election triumph while the first rumblings of leadership discontent surfac- ed Tuesday in the defeated Progressive Conservative party. Mr. credited with a stunning personal victory for pulling the Liberals back from their near defeat in spent a relaxing day going through final returns and talk- ing by phone to party officials across the country. He made no public appear- ances but a spokesman said he likely will call a news confer- ence before the end of the week and meet members of his cabinet Tuesday. The number of elected Lib- eral candidates rose to 141 from 140 during the day with the news that final counting in the Quebec riding of Drum- mond had given Yvon Pinard a six-vote win over Social Credit incumbent Jean-Marie Boisvert. Mr. Boisvert was the leader on election night. Robert stinging from his third loss to Mr. Trudeau since taking over the Conservative leadership in returned to Ottawa from his Halifax riding Tuesday to visit workers and assess his future. at least two Conservatives raised the sub- ject of leadership. John re- elected a record 12th time in Prince demanded the removal of Dalton Camp from any position of influence in the party. Mr. former party president and a key architect of Mr. Stanfield's leadership victory over Mr. Diefenbaker seven years has been a detriment to the the 79- year-old former prime minister said. Mr. Diefenbaker also criti- cized the party for relying so heavily on wage and price con- main Conservative anti-inflation proposal. you carry only one basket and the only contents of that basket is one and everybody is throwing stones at sooner or later it will be Duncan defeated in his bid for re-election in Ham- ilton said Tuesday he has never been a supporter of Mr. Stanfield. is an anti-Tory not a pro-Liberal he said of the outcome. here in this riding as well as right across the country were afraid of that wage and price Mr. Stanfield has side- stepped all questions on his saying only that he wants to discuss it with party officials. The New Democratic Party took the worst beating in the losing 15 of its 31 seats and watching Leader David Lewis go down to per- sonal defeat in Toronto York South. Leadership also surfaced in comments by NDP members Tuesday but there was no direct criticism of Mr. national leader since T.C. Douglas stepped down in 1970. Ed national NDP caucus chairman and a winner again in Oshawa- said he would give to running if Mr. Lewis steps down But the leadership question is up to David's own he added. Social Credit Leader Real Caouette said Tuesday he may ask the lone independent elected Monday- Mayor Leonard Jones of Mon- join the party if another member is needed to make up the required 12 mem- bers for official party status in Parliament But the invitation would only be issued if necessary and Mr. Jones would be asked to speak Mr. Caouette said. Caouette's son next Sacred Que. Real Caouette announced Tuesday he will appoint his son national organizer of the Social Credit party to give him the exposure needed to eventually succeed his father as party leader. Gilies Caouette's first duties as national organizer would be to strengthen Social Credit organizations in particularly his father said in an interview. The elder Caouette said he believes the Social Credit par- ty has potential in especially in the northern part of the province adjacent to the party's Quebec base. Gilies was one of four Social Credit members in the last House whom Real Caouette had mentioned at the beginning of the federal elec- tion campaign as his possible' successor. Gilies lost his riding of Charlevoix Monday night to Liberal Charles Lapointe. The elder Caouette said he would not ask any of the par- ty's other 10 members of Parliament elected Monday night to step down to allow Gilies to run in a byelection. Canadian shot in Thailand BANGKOK A 24- year-old Canadian volunteer service worker is recovering in hospital in the northern Thai city of Chiang Mai after taking a shotgun blast in the chest during an attempted robbery in the nearby town of Lampang. The Dan of Ed- is one of about 50 Ca- nadian volunteers working in Thailand with the Canadian University Service Overseas organization. Losing election like 'death in family9 Trade In Your OLD WIG and SAVE I ON THE PURCHASE OF ANY NEW WIG Your Trade In It Acceptable RegardleM of Condition or Age noRmnn cosmETic BOUTIQUE Gifts Wigs Perfumes Collage Mall 328-1525 Ad SalM Final No No By THE CANADIAN PRESS Now that the bustle has sub- sided and the July 8 federal election has become material for political analysts and his- tory one interested in the less happy side of events might well What are the losers In campaign offices all over the country telephones Tues- day were being disconnected in rooms where the night before there were groans and curses. A few party workers willing to talk sounded as if there had been a death in the family. It isn't easy reaching political losers the day after an illustrious losers. After weeks of they become un- derstandably reclusive. Asked about his Paul Conservative can- didate who lost in Trinity to BRIDGE RUG DRAPES LTD. FREE ESTIMATES Phona COLLEGE Liberal Aideen said he'd like to go swimming first and then think about his career. Mr. who became a Conservative after resigning from the Liberal caucus in was calm about his loss and said he was not prepared to rush into any hasty decisions. think its a great mistake to try and make your decision in the first 24 hours when you feel more like going swim- the 50-year-old Tory said Tuesday. I'm looking at journal- or it doesn't matter. I haven't talk- ed to anyone but I have done some writing for respec- table newspapers Toronto Star and the Van- couver Mr. Hellyer said he will spend three or four weeks at his cottage before making a final decision. Environment Minister Jack the only Cabinet minis- ter said after results came in Monday that he would continue in public life. not sure what I'm go- ing to be doing in the next month or but in the long run I'll be involved in political he said. Asked whether he would run again as a he I get a Mr. Davis said his defeat in Capilano by 53-year-old Con- servative businessman Ron Huntington can be attributed to a Liberal government that ignored British Columbia. Government spending also angered high-income votes in the he said. Senator Raymond Liberal campaign manager in British said Mr. Davis no shortage of op- portunities. He is a top-line economist and Senator Perrault called the New Democratic Party collapse incredible and going to be a while before political analysts un- derstand this One of the Tories most un- settled by defeat is Duff former Manitoba who failed to unseat State Secretary Hugh Faulkner in Peterborough riding. His loss by more than votes has also lost for Mr. Robiin any chance of a second crack at the Tory leadership. In he placed second to Robert Stanfield in the party's leadership and a victory this time in Peter- borough would have made him a contender to succeed Mr. Stanfield. Mr. Plemming said the for- mer Manitoba premier had re- ceived a job offer from a Peterborough company. not and I can't say who made but he's had one. I think he's going to write a few letters and take a few days To run in the Mr. Robiin resigned as president of Canadian Pacific Investments. His don't think he knows what he's going to Alex- ander Mr. Roblin's campaign chairman said Tuesday. Mr. who plans to return to his Montreal home at the end of the went swimming Tuesday and was unavailable for comment. Broadcaster Ron a bright hope of the Con- servatives who was handily defeated by Revenue Minister Robert Stanbury in York- will soon return to the CBC. Mr. who was on leave of absence from the CBC during the could not be reached but Cecil assistant director of publicity for said the first step is to discuss Mr. Collister's next assignment. will of be his previous assignment on Parliament Mr. Smith said. we will discuss with him what is of interest to him and to Mr. Smith said that a Washington posting is a possibility. Ask About The NEW INVISIBLE Multicocal Lens OPTICAL PRESCRIPTION CO. ;