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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 11, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 2-THE LETHBRIDQE July News in brief Strike disrupts B.C. forest industry Tanaka to visit Canada TOKYO Prime Minister Kakuei Tanaka will visit Canada Sept. 23 and government sources said today. Tanaka will go to Canada after visiting Mexico and Bra- the sources said. Nixon sought Getty funds WASHINGTON Early in his President Nixon asked C. G. Rebozo to solicit major contributions from millionaire oilman Paul Getty to be kept under exclusive White House the Senate Watergate committee reported Wednesday. The committee said the funds were needed to pay for White House social events but that the project collapsed when top presidential aides decided such use of private money would be Stampede attendance up CALGARY Improved weather boosted the attendance at Stampede Park to a new record Wednesday for the second day in a row and gave stampede officials renewed hopes that the one million paying gate elusive for 62 might be reached. A total of people visited Stampede Park compared to the previous record of for the corresponding day set last year. Nfld. '74 3 Lib 4 4 PC 3 Que. '72 -74 56 Lib 59 2 PC 3 15 SC 12 1 Ind 0 ELECTION LIBERAL MAJORITY The final standings Wolf poisoners fined Map shows the result of Monday's general election by province and with final party compared with results from the last general election in 1972. Fol- lowing Monday's the Liberals emerged with a majority as the other major parties all lost ground. Alta. Two Peace River district farmers pleaded guilty in provincial court Wednesday to using strychnine to illegally poison 28 wolves on their trapline last winter and were each fined Pierre Sliger and Harry both of pleaded guilty to using the poison between Nov. and March 1974. Fined up to for poisoning wildlife without a special permit. Gas application protested Dow export plans 'excessive' Nuclear blasts set off LAS Nev. The United States conducted an underground nuclear test Wednesday and the Soviet Un- ion also was reported to have conducted only a week after the two countries signed an agreement to limit such tests The U.S. test had been scheduled in advance. It was conducted at the Yucca Flat area of the Nevada test sending out shock waves that were felt in Las Vegas 90 miles away. The AEC said the device was detonated at the bottom of a vertical shaft 48 inches in diameter. E.L.F. wants to deal Syria The Eritrean Liberation Front said Wednesday it has agreed to free one kidnapped technician of Tenneco Oil if the Ethiopian government releases five E.L.F. guer- rillas Old planes nearly home B.C. Participants in the vintage aircraft Belvedere Air Dash from Montreal to Vancouver were to leave here early today BRIDGE RUG DRAPES LTD. FREE ESTIMATES Phone 329-4722 COLLEGE MALL and were expected to arrive at their final destination later in LUC uaj Thirty five of the 37 teams flying the old airplanes landed here Tuesday night and decided to spend Wednesday resting on the beach or helping in a search for four people missing since Sunday in a twin engine plane near here. By JEFF CARRUTHERS Herald Ottawa Bureau OTTAWA The Dow Chemical of Canada application to export 10 billion pounds of ethylene to its U.S. parent between 1977 and 1987 excessive dedication of resources to one according to Union Carbide Canada Montreal. In a two-page submission to the National Energy Union Carbide adds that dedication of over 85 per cent of project surplus to one applicant for 10 years is the NEB should grant only sufficient ethylene exports consistent with Dow's first planned 1.2-billion pound a year ethylene plant for Alberta. Additional export quantities could be subject to rejection Oil embargo lifted CAIRO Arab oil ministers decided today to lift the embargo on oil shipments to the Netherlands applied since last October's Middle East an official spokesman announced. by others as determined by later export Carbide suggests. made from a component of natural is a basic building block for plastics and other chemicals. which claims it supports the concept of an Alberta to Sarnia ethylene maintains that Dow's application and evidence offered by Dow witnesses at the export hearing is generally deficient in several respects. The company maintains that Dow's method of projecting Canadian ethylene by extending historic production Carbide explains is not representative of future demand in light of the change in the environment to one now favoring Canadian petrochemicals production. a forecast of eth- ylene domestic demand should include allowance for not only announced but anticipated derivative Carbide notes that delay or cancellation of only one of the Sarnia and the Alberta Gas Ethylene world- scale ethylene projects would result in a major production deficit during the term of the proposed ethylene exports by Dow. commitment to export of eight times new surplus is Carbide suggests. John Dean key witness at impeachment inquiry Whoop Up Days Special July 12 and July 13 ig Fries Shake Special Dairy Queen brazier voo ADOPT A FAMTLX X MS. WILfiOO... JUST f C I I WASHINGTON John who once said his most difficult problem was I could end this mess without mortally wounding the faces questioning today in the impeachment proceedings he helped to initiate. It was Dean's Senate testi- mony a year ago linking Presi- dent Nixon with the Watergate cover-up that helped set the stage for the current inquiry by the House of Representatives judiciary committee. His testimony now has been requested by James St. Nixon's impeachment defence who wants to examine him on a payment he helped arrange for Watergate conspirator Howard Hunt. The former White House counsel played a leading role in all phases of the cover-up until 'lie decided to tell his story to the Watergate prosecutors in and he faces intensive questioning by committee members. Dean pleaded guilty last October to conspiracy to obstruct justice and defraud the United States. His sentencing has been deferred and he has been co-operating with the Watergate prosecutors. All St. Clair wants Dean to tell the committee is how he passed on Hunt's request for money to Frederick a former Nixon campaign aide who has testified that he deliv- ered to Hunt's lawyer the night of March 1973. St. Clair hopes Dean say he called LaRue that morning before a conversation with Nixon in which Hunt's money demands were discussed. A tape of that in which Nixon appears to be telling Dean Christ's get is regarded by St. Clair as the most damaging evidence against Nixon. St. Clair is trying to show that the payment was set in motion by Dean before he met with Nixon. LaRue's testimony on that point was unconvincing to most committee members. He said he thought he received Dean's call in. the but it might have been later. Former attorney-general John Mitchell testified Wednesday on the same point and again left members with mixed views. LaRue called Mitchell after hearing from and some members said Mitchell testified LaRue's call came before p.m. other members said Mitchell was hazy on the point. Prosecutor concedes aide did not approve 'burglary' WASHINGTON Associate special Watergate prosecutor William Merrill conceded today that former White House counsel John Ehrlichman did not approve a at the office of Daniel Ellsberg's psy- but said he was guilty of plotting an non-traceable secret search. Making his final argument to the Merrill clear that no one used the word 'break-in' because a break-in was not con- templated.... talk about a break-in ALL GO TO DAIRY QUEEN' NORTH STORE ONLY 510 13th North Phono 327-4858 Trim.Compact Zenith Eyeglass Hearing Aid Make the right decision now and try this reliable Zenith Carlyle aid at no obligation. And if within 10 days after purchase you aren't completely satis- you may return the aid and your except for the cost of a custom will be refunded. 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VANCOUVER Talks were to resume today between the International Woodworkers of America and 120 British Columbia forest companies as the province's entire forest industry was heading for a total shutdown. Don president of Forest Industrial representing the said Wednesday night that the powerful woodworkers union had requested a meeting with FIR early today. The massive forest industry was -thrown into chaos Wednesday as about of the province's pulp workers left their joining coastal woodworkers already off the job. Another coastal loggers and sawmill workers were expected to stop work by the end of the week if their contract dispute is not resolved. The pulp workers are only midway through their two- year which expires June but they are protesting pay rates for mechanics. The coastal woodworkers have been without a contract since June 15 and last week rejected by a slim margin of 275 votes the latest industry offer. Top officials of the IWA and the forest industry had met in an all-night session with Labor Minister Bill King and his top aides in but Jack IWA regional said after the meeting broke up at about 5 a.m. that no significant progress was made. No talks had been scheduled in the pulp workers although the two pulp unions bargaining jointly the United Paperworkers International Union and the Paper and Woodworkers of Canada had scheduled a news conference today. Members of the two unions walked out Wednesday in all but four of B.C.'s 22 pulp and paper mills to protest proposed tradesmen rates offered them last week. The pulp workers say the industry has shattered the traditional pay differential between them and IWA tradesmen. Pulp workers have been paid more in the past than the woodworking tradesmen. The pulp tradesmen now earn an hour compared with the new IWA trades rates which range from an hour to an hour. The majority of IWA tradesmen earn The pulp tradesmen say they should earn at least and are asking for more. The industry has offered The IWA has threatened to withdraw its tradesmen if the industry gives more money to the pulp tradesmen. Prisoners end strike in Mexico MEXICO CITY half the 68 American and Canadian protesters ended their hunger strike inside Mexico City's Lecumberri prison Wednesday less than 24 hours after it a source with information from inside the prison said. A government official promised the strikers an investigation into their allegations of torture and confessions forced through trickery if the hunger strike was Wrong wrong result NEW YORK The young woman visiting the abortion clinic was told that her urine test showed she definitely was pregnant. But the urine used in the test was a not a a public hearing was told Wednesday. Ellen a 22-year-old employee of the city's consumer affairs told a department hearing that she had brought the man's urine to the Central Women's Centre following complaints that women had been told they were pregnant when they were not. Even before the results of the urine tests were disclosed. Miss Odoner a clinic worker asked I wanted to have an abortion that GENERAL FARM Presents The Weather SUNRISE FRIDAY SUNSET H L Pre Lethbridge...... 74 54 1.11 Pincher Creek 74 48 .03 Medicine Hat 79 55 .11 Edmonton 74 54 Grande Prairie 72 44 .06 Banff........... 67 48 .06 Calgary......... 73 53 .09 Victoria 63 47 .07 Penticton....... 74 52 .09 Prince George 63 50 .40 Kamloops...... 72 57 Vancouver...... 61 49 .10 Medicine Hat regions Today and Cloudy periods with showers and thundershowers. Gusty winds vicinity of thundershowers. Highs both days 75 to 80. Lows near 55. Calgary regions Today and Cloudy with showers and thundershowers. Highs both days 70 to 75. Lows near 50. Kootenay regions periods of rain this morning. Showers or thundershowers this afternoon and evening. mostly cloudy with a few showers and isolated thunderstorms. Lows near 50. Highs both days in the lower 70s except in the 60s in the Columbia region MONTANA East of Continental Divide Cooler with few showers west scattered afternoon thunderstorms east. Mostly sunny Friday. Gusty southwest winds along the east slopes of Rockies this afternoon and Friday. Cooler east Friday. Highs today 65 to 75 west 75 to 85 east. Lows tonight 45 to 55. Highs Friday 70s. West of Continental Divide Showers and continued cool today. Sunny and warmer Friday. Highs today 60s. Lows tonight mostly 40s. Highs Friday 65 to 75. GEHL 600 FORAGE HARVESTER Be prepared and order your GEHL Harvester now. Let GEHL take the worry out of Forage Harvesting. GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Couttt Highway Bex 1202 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 Kingsgateopen 24 Porthill-Rykerts 7a.m. to 2 8 a.m. to 9 Rooseville 8 a.m. to midnight. in Mountain Daylight ;