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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 10, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta TIC LCI Park changes A bit of Holland planned The city parks branch will spend the winter re-designing Indian Battle Park. Planning for the park will take into consideration new development general plans for river valley recreation development and the new 6th Avenue which win border the area on the Bill city parks said Tuesday. have been several new dimensions added since Indian Battle Park was developed 40 or 50 years he said. The study and which should provide the basis for spending in the park for the 1975 fiscal will ex- amine what services should be and will try and answer the question of whether the area should become a more highly developed urban Mr. Brown said. In the the parks branch has asked the Lethbridge Optimist Club to postpone development of a fitness trail for the pending completion of the re- design work Astrologers check stars for meet TORONTO Members of a Toronto-based astrologers' group consulted their charts and the stars before deciding on Sept. 17 to 23 as the most favorable dates for the first national Canadian astrology a spokesman said Tuesday. Robin co- ordinator for the Canadian Independent Astrologers said the convention will include dis- cussion groups and classes in astrology. More than 500 of and 100 astrologers and teachers from the Toronto area are registered with the Mr. Armstrong said. Private army forming TEL AVIV A group trying to form a private army to kill in southern Lebanon says 350 Is- raelis have replied to their newspaper advertisements for volunteers. A spokesman said today they hope to recruit a force of under the command of Maj.Gen. Ariel a hero of last year's October and are still waiting to hear from now a member of the Israel's parliament. The town of Holland. recently celebrated the 125th anniversary of its founding by Dutch immigrants which also corresponded with the town's 45th annual Time attracting thousands of tourists. The yearly festival culminates in the planting of hundreds of tulip bulbs and centers around the townspeople's Dutch heritage. At practice folk dances on Windmill Island in authentic costumes and klompen Prisoners protest treatment DISPLAYING HIS 76-year old Fred. Oldemulder carves a pair of in his shop at the Wooden Shoe factory. who migrated from the Netherlands to Michigan in carves the quaint shoes from a solid block of wood. DE a 200-year old windmill imported from the Netherlands and is the center of Holland's where over tulips surround the col- orful structure. Council seeks society answer OTTAWA The Sci- ence Council of Canada wants to know what makes in- dustrialized society tick so fast. To that it is launching what be its most am- bitious and important study an examination of why an ever-increasing demand for resources and energy seems to be built into the in- dustrial system Dr. Roger council chairman and rector of the University of says Committee used better recorder WASHINGTON The House of Representatives judiciary committee prepared its Watergate tape transcripts using better-quality recor- dings than those of either the White House or the special Watergate Chairman Peter Rodino said Tuesday. In a foreword to the tran- scripts of eight presidential conversations published by the Rodino described how the com- mittee's impeachment inquiry staff was able to fill in some of the and contained in the White House version re- leased last April 30. In the New Jersey Democrat both the White House and the original Water- gate grand jury turned over to the Houe committee their copies and transcripts of some of the meetings between President Nixon and his top aides. st-ff took its own equipment to the Executive Building and made new copies of the tape recordings which were in the possession of the White Rodino said. original recordings were in the possession of Judge Sirica. With his authorization copies of these original recor- dings were also The original tapes were recorded at 35-18 of an inch per the slowest stan- dard recording which provides relatively low- quality reproduction. Rodino said the high-quality playback equipment used by the inquiry staff made copies play at inches per enabling the House committee prepare tran- scripts from recordings of near-original To recover the maximum possible conversation from the the committee staff used elaborate sound-filtering and voice-separation devices which made it possibje to reduce the background noise on the pick up faint voices and distinguished between the voices of several people talking at once. The committee also used a blind audio technician with su- per-sensitive hearing to iden- tify voices on the tapes. As a the House com- mittee transcripts fill in but not cf the gaps in the White House version and create a few new of their own. In some the new ver- sion appears to clarify the but in others there is no way the reader can resolve con-' tradictions without listening to the tapes themselves. And the tapes themselves still aren't available. in the council's annual report made public today that the study is to begin later this year and may continue indefinitely. Dr. P.D. McTaggart- council executive said in an interview might be the toughest study we've taken and could tie up one-third of the council resources. The aim is to help prevent a collapse of Western civiliza- tion through the mindless pur- suit of rapid economic growth and the use of technology to that end. MOST IMPORTANT Dr. Gaudry says the grim prospects outlined in the well- known Limits to have become the ''most important of all The book says a throw-away society will pollute the en- vironment beyond the point of no return or create an enor- mous technological monster that will collapse like a house of cards when natural resources are depleted. In his announcement of the study. Dr. Gaudry says have created an economic sys- lem which we seem no longer able to control. Posters tell of kidnap PEKING Kid- nap charges appeared today for the first time in the Peking wall poster campaign. A new series of posters dis- played on Eternal Revolution Street said that a Tao was abducted at midnight July 6 at a boarding house in Peking and has not been heard of since. Written by Tao's Tao the posters said that supporters of the head of the Communist party com- mittee of No. 6 Bureau were responsible. The posters also accused the bureau of being responsible for the deaths of two persons and of driving 10 persons to although these events apparently took place some years ago. exhibit in many ways material consumption for. the sake of material consump- One of the study's goals will be to determine the con- sequences if society attempted to make more ef- ficient use of its natural he says. For is the need to work so great that the planet's resources must be depleted at an accelerated rate simply in order to avoid increasing the numbers of IS THIS He poses another question the study would Have people no higher aspirations than to spend eight hours a five days a week in what may well be ultimate- ly meaningless Any move toward the so- called conserver society is sure to demand rethinking of many of our current tech- nological strategies and prac- and will involve sub- stantial reorganization of the economic says Dr. Gaudry. Many previous council reports and studies have ad- vocated a development strategy for Canada that calls for more economic particularly in the secondary manufacturing industries. But last year council concern about the spiral of de- mand for resources and energy was revealed in a report which recommended transition from a con- sumer society preoccupied with resource exploitation to a conserver society engaged in more constructive Dr. McTaggart-Cowan said it is time for the council to meet the problem head-on. Big memorial expected for veteran newsman LONDON A big me- morial service is expected to be arranged here for Sir Harry founder of the Commonwealth Press Union who died Tuesday night at the age of 100. In an impromptu tribute broadcast soon after Sir Harry's Lord president of Times New- spapers and the CPU lieLCi-ibed him as a man who everybody who was The Guardian in an obituary says he was one of the first and most successful practitioners of public relations here. In his long life as member of Parlia- author and dedicated organizer of international Brittain's friends rang- ed from the 19th-century American humorist Mark Twain to Canadian Gen. H. D. G. Crerar. He was on friendly terms with President Theodore radio pioneer Guglielmo the Duke of formerly King Edward VIII- Lord hero of the Boer and Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands. As well as founding the Em- Commonwealth- Press which he termed his proudest Sir Harry set up the the famous Anglo-American friendship group. RETAINED INTEREST As Sir William chairman of the CPU council and United Newspapers recalled Sir Harry re- tained almost to the end close and vigorous interest in the activities he loved Chief among said was the which he founded more than 60 years bringing together more than 600 new- spapers. Barnetson also paid tribute to him as a valued director for many years of United which publishes the humorous maga- zine Punch and Tiany provin- cial papers. MEXICO CITY Canadians and Americans arrested at the Mexico City airport while smuggling drugs to the United States from South America are tortured with electric cattle prods and tricked into says a spokesman for those arrested. Sixty-eight of the prisoners started a hunger strike Tues- day at Lecumberri prison to protest their alleged treatment. Six of the prisoners told re- porters that after the beatings and the authorities tell the foreigners they will be deported within 24 hours if they sign a document. But the document is in and only after you sign that you find out it is a confession in which you admit to more than you've which was just transporting said Philip of Calif. The prisoners said the Cana- dian and American govern- ments generally neglect their Climbers recovering Wash. Three including one from British were reported in satisfactory condition Tuesday in Wenatchee hospital after they were flown off Mt. Stuart. Douglas of had been stranded since Sunday about 200 feet from the summit of the mountain. He received a cracked pelvis in an although three fellow including his unidentified were uninjured. Heavy overcast prevented a rescue helicopter from sighting Burbank or attempting to land Monday afternoon. About 70 climbers were in- volved in the rescue effort. Two rescuers from were injured in a rock slide -early Tuesday as the rescue party approached Bur- bank. Dave suffered leg injuries and Matt injured his pelvis. Woman dies from fire Florence May of died in hospital Tuesday from injuries receiv- ed in a fire Sunday in her apartment. Her is in good condition in hospital. ADVERTISING MANAGER Twice weekly newspaper. Located in central British Columbia. Requires an aggressive self starter. Must be experienced in Sales and Management. Salary commensurate with ability and experi- ence. Apply Managing 282 Oliver Williams B.C. Phone 112- 392-4481. claims. A spokesman for the U.S. embassy said there will be no immediate statement. COMMENT LACKING Officials of the Mexican at- torney-general's office were not available for comment. The prisoners' spokesmen said all but four of the 72 Americans and Canadians in Lecumberri joined the hunger strike. The spokesman said Americans and Canadians at the Santa Marta women's prison on the other side of the city also started a hunger but the Mexican authorities would not confirm this and reporters could not get into that prison. Mexican lawyers also extort money from families of the the prisoners' spokesmen said. Most of the Americans and Canadians in Lecumberri and Santa Marta were recruited in Peru and other South American countries to take drugs with them to the United said the prisoners. CAREERS HELP COCKTAIL HOSTESSES ALSO COCKTAIL MIXERS Experience preferred but not essential. We will train you on the job. 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