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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 12, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE UTHBRIDGE HERALD Thursday, July 12, 1973 News in brief 1VDP candidate tvins WINNIPEG (CP) ing officer Jim Maloway cast the deciding ballot in dead- locked Wolseley constituency Wednesday and declared New Democratic Party candidate Murdoch MacKay the winner over Liberal Leader Izzy Asper. Mr. Asper's executive assist- ant, Peter Liba, immediately announced a judicial recount would be requested. Pending the recount, standing after the Manitoba general elec- tion June 28 is NDP 32, Pro- gressive Conservatives 21 and Liberals four. Trade embargo lifted WELLINGTON (Reuter) New Zealand has lifted a trade embargo with North Vietnam as a first step towards normal relations, Prime Minister Nor- man Kirk announced today. But his Labor government is not willing to recognize North Vietnam until it honors obliga- tions under the Paris peace agreement, Kirk said. Australia to establish ties CANBERRA (Reuter) Woodberry would arrive in Australia will establish a dip- Hanoi 28 to become charge d'affaires of the mis- partment of foreign affairs Bounced tonight. i An ambassador would be ap- The department said Bruce I pointed later. election donation returned the money had been solicited by Herbert Kalmbeach, then Nixon's personal lawyer. The airline said was contributed, of which came from corporate funds. It is illegal to contribute cor- porate funds to a U.S. election campaign. WASHINGTON (Reuter) The Nixon re-election finance committee has returned to American Airlines, which admitted it illegally contrib- uted the sum to President Nixon's 1972 campaign. The airline said last Friday Six persons die in train mishap STOCKHOLM (Reuter) At least six persons were killed today when a train was de- railed south of Stockholm, po- lice said. Thirty ambulances sped to the scene of the crash. Police also reported a number of persons injured. Strikers end protest Slighted western MPs irked at royal visit dinner snub MONTEVIDEO (Reuter) Strikers were preparing to go back to work today after the outlawed Uruguayan National Workers Convention (CNT) called off a 15-day stoppage in protest against the new mili- tary-backed government. Only hours after the CNT ended the strike Wednesday night, the government of Presi- dent Juan Maria Bordaberry pledged to promote free, strong and authentic labor unions. Ship bomb threat fizzles LOS ANGELES (AP) A bonitthreatened cruise ship with 300 passengers aboard re- sumed its voyage to Vancouver early today after two searches did not turn up any evidence of explosives. Marine Exchange operator Tom Ramos said Wednesday night that a young man's voice reported over the telephone: "There is a bomb on board the SS Mariposa in the luggage de- partment. I am not kidding." The threat was reported to of- ficers aboard the 563-foot liner, then just clearing Los Angeles Harbor. The ship was turned around and brought back to port. By PAUL JACKSON Herald Ottawa Bureau OTTAWA A furious West- ern Canadian MP charged in the House of Commons Wednes- day that Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau's minority Lib- eral government is "unscrupu- lously" using Queen Elizabeth and the monarchy for partisan political reasons. Doug Roche (PC Edmonton rising in the Com- mons on a point of privilege, said that at a dinner July 5 in Calgary for the Queen the federal government allowed only four Calgary MPs to attend but invited die 19 defeated Liberal candidates in the province- What's more, said Mr. Koche, while be himself was personally rejected for an invitation the man he beat last Oct. 30th by a MP Hu invited. There were gasps of astpn- i s h m e n t from Opposition benches when Mr. Roche made his charges, followed by jeers and hoots from Liberal benches. Mr. Trudeau made no at- tempt to comment on the Al- berta's MP's charge, and Speaker Lucier, Lamoureux said Later, two other Alberta MPs, Ken Hurlburt (PC Leth- bridge) and Jack Homer (PC Crowfoot) tackled the prime minister on the matter and in the uproar that erupted in the Commons Trudeau said it was Mr. HOT- Orangemen parade in 'strength9 BELFAST (Reuter) Thou- of Protestants marched and not a question of privilege. As such he could not rule on it. through the streets of and other Northern Ireland towns today to celebrate a 17th- century protestant victory. The most stringent security measures of the year were in force. But troops guarding the parade routes kept well in the background. "Make no mistake, we are here and in said a senior army officer. "But k is our hope that we will not be needed." The celebrations commemor- Mr. Roche's point was really a ate the Protestant victory of Prince William of Orange over Catholic King James July 12, 1690. ner called the prime minister an "outright Mr. Trudeau stood up and de- manded that Mr. Homer with- draw the "liar" comment, bul Speaker Lucien Lamoureux sale although he heard the slur be himself didn't know who shouted It and so it was up to whoever did to face their conscience. Mr. Hurlburt was upset be- cause Fort Macteod, historic home of the RCMP, is in his riding. The RCMP centennial is the theme of the Calgary Stam- pede this year at which the din- ner was held. The Lethbridge MP wanted to know why he hasn't invited when others from the cluding prominent Liberals- were. Mr. Trudeau brushed the question aside saying that he himself wasn't invited to all events but that the government tried to invite a good cross sec- tion of Albertans to the dinner. Deaths By THE CANADIAN PRESS. Antibes Pi- casso, 24, grandson of the late artist Pablo Picasso, three months after swallowing con- centrated bleach in an apparent suicide attempt. Quality exterior PITTSBURGH PAINTS at special summer prices! i Pittsburgh Paints dealers offer you outstand- ing summer values on a full range of exterior paints. You'll find GOOD Quality for budget jobs at budget prices...BETTER Quality latex or oil base house paints and smooth-flowing enamels in white or the 720 colours in the Custom Colour Collection...and BEST Quality, gleaming white one-coat work-savers. Along with value, you can rely on your Pittsburgh Paints dealer for the right paints, the right advice. He'll help you select the correct Pittsburgh product for your job and tell you how to properly apply it so that it will stand up to sun, wind, rain and snow- season after season. Xi Big Summer Values Good Quality Exterior House Paint (Oil Base) only, can be tinted---------------- Exlerior Latex House Pamt only, can be vaiut Gallon Gallon Better Quality Sar-Proo! Exterior House (Oil Basft or Manjiacturer s sugoested retail pnce-51 5 WMerspar AH-Purpose Enamel Manufacturer s Suggested Sjn P-'oof T'im trame' Manufacturer s suooesied 30 Best Quality One-Coat Aorwter wnne Base) Md-ufaclu'er s sogpesied re-3i! pnce-su 45 One Coal Sun Proof Latex Wvie Manufacturer s suggested <5 Special introductory Offer1 Crash scene Firemen, rescuers and policemen surround the smoking wreckage of the Boeing 707 airliner of the Brazilian Varig airlines after it crashed while at- tempting an emergency landing at Orly airport Wednesday. A French government spo k e s m p n said 13 of the 134 persons on board survived. Lutherans protest new church rule NEW ORLEANS (AP) A sorrowful, often tearful throng of Lutherans marched Wednes- day in protest of their church's adoption of new creedal defini- tions demanding a literalistic view of the Bible. "It means endorsement of a legalistic church said Melvin Donaho of Platts- burgh, N.Y., sobbing as about 400 delegates joined in the pro- cession of defiance. The display of dissent came moments after a sharply di- vided governing convention of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod approved the new docu- ment by a 562-to-455 vote. The new doctrinal statement, drawn up by the church's presi- dent, Rev. Dr. J. A. 0. Preus, in his drive to restrict seminary teaching, was enacted as the ruling position of the three-mil- lion-member denomination. No fraud in wheat deal doubted WASHINGTON (AP) The chairman of the Senate investi- gations subcommittee says he cannot accept the justice de- partment's conclusion that no fraud was involved in last year's United States wheat sale to the Soviet Union. "A most unfortunate series of bad decisions were made in the grain deal." Chairman Henry Jackson (Dem.Wash.) said Wednesday. "I am simply not at this time irepared to conclude that an of he bad decisions were the re- sult of bad Jackson said. "There is the very real possibility that other factors may have been involved." Jackson's subcommittee is in- vestigating the 425-million- bushel sate of last July and Au- gust. Public bearings will open July 20. Gallon Gallon canon see Ubel JOT net eomems. PITTSBURGH PAINTS VbuTl love them and leave them on for a long time. 2 injured A Lethbridge woman and a Saskatchewan man re- ceived minor injuries in a two-car collision Wednesday evening at the intersection of 2nd Avenue and 131h Street South. Melvin Burgess. 17, of Mer- vin, Sask., suffered a bruised leg and arm and driver of the second vehicle Nina Laz- zarotto, 35. 1106 llth Ave. S., had a tooth knocked loose. Vehicle damage is esti- mated at ACE BUILDING SUPPLIES 4M 54th ft. N. Phone 328-7C-4 ItTHMIDGE PITTSBURGH PAINT GLASS CENTRE 25J 12ih N 327-1501 IETHBRIDGE YOU WILl FIND THE BEST BRANDS ADVERTISED IN THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Justice stalled A broken leg prevented a 45-year-old Lethbridge man from appearing in provincial court Wednesday and he was remanded to Aug. 8 to stand trial to a charge of assault causing bodily barm. Jacob Hutmimus, 120 5th St, S., pleaded not guilty July 26 to causing bodfly harm to Andrew Desjarlais, of Beaver Crossing, which was alleged to have taken place in the Alexandra Hotel on U3i Street. Mr. Hironiirug was releas- ed on bail. Election money waste criticized .OTTAWA (CP) Liberal Barnett Danson coupled pttlnt in the Commons Wednes- day about the "immense and in- Food cost increase defended STURGEON PALLS, Ont (CP) Once again, a day after Statistics Canada reported an- other jump in food costs, Agri- culture Minister Eugene Whelan has defended the increase as the only means of keeping farmers on the land. "Farmers are not running a national welfare he told the Nipissing Liberal Associ- ation Wednesday. "To keep them on the land, we must give them a decent profit." Last month, a day after the statistics bureau reported food price increases of 1.6 per cent between April and May, Mr. Wlielan accused consumers of being spoiled by low food costs during the last 20 years. This month, the bureau re- ported a jump of two per cent in food costs between May and June, for a 12-month increase in grocery prices of 17.7 per cent. "My ears are still ringing from some of the blasts I have received from city people when I have said that farm prices need to rise even Mr. Whelan said Wednesday. "They don't maybe they don't want to un- the only way we are going to keep on getting a food bargain here in Canada is to keep our fanners on the land. "And to keep them on the land, we must give them a de- cent profit." credible waste of money" dur- ing election campaigns with a suggestion that the public be made aware Parliament ii not a playground for the rich. Mr. Danaon (North York) was during second reading of a government bill to control election spending. It is expected the bill will be voted on tonight, then go to committee for de- tailed study and possible amendment. Upset by a "waste of money that we would not tolerate 'in normal he supported the bill, saying it would remove the overriding pressure to spend that overcomes many candi- dates and parties. Over-spending usually placed candidates under obligation to people who bad money or ac- cess to money. Mr. Danson said an parties probably have wealthy mem- bers, but he did not think it was just their money that got them elected. "Nevertheless, the impression is around that it is -a position for the wealthy. This, of course, must be eliminated." He said the need to correct this impression is all the more serious when parties hope to have more women members elected. The concern over rising paign costs has been echoed by members on both sides of the House. Liberal" House Leader Allan MacEachen says the bill is the "most comprehensive attempt to control election expenses taken in Canada so far" and would result in "one of the most open and democratic elections in the world." The bill would allow candi- dates to spend for each of the first eligible voters in their ridings, 50 cents for each of the next and 25 cents for each one over It also would require public disclosure of persons contributing or more to campaign funds. Weather and road report SUNRISE FRIDAY SUNSET H LPre Lethbridge......81 44 Pincher Creek 77 52 Medicine Hat.....86 50 Edmonton ........71 53 Grande Prairie 62 51 Banff........... 72 43 73 50 Victoria........69 49 Penticton........81 SO Prince George 66 43 Kamloops.......79 50 Vancouver.......66 52 Saskatoon ..-.....76 51 Regina..........85 49 Winnipeg........84 50 Toronto..........71 46 Ottawa..........67 48 68 St. John's........71 56 .04 Halifax.........70 62 .70 Charlottetown 74 67 .65 Fredericton 71 58 .09 Chicago......... 76 59 Los Angeles...... 74 63 New York.......82 60 .11 Miami..........87 75 .07 Phoenix..... ...107 80 21 Rome...........88 63 Paris........... 79 63 London.......... 75 61 Berlin ..........M 57 Amsterdam.....63 59 Moscow..........72 55 73 57 Tokyo...........86 77 FORECAST: Lethbridge, Medicine Hat- Sunny today and Friday. Brisk west winds during the day. Highs both days around SO. Lows near 50. Calgary Sunny today and Friday. Gusty west winds be- coming light this evening. Highs today around 75. Lows near 50. Highs Friday about 80. Columbia, Kootenay To- day and Friday: Sunny and warmer. Highs today near 80. Friday: Upper eighties. Lows tonight 45 to 50. MONTANA East of Continental Fair today and tonight Partly cloudy Friday. Little cooler most sections. Highs today 85 to 95. Lows tonight in 50s. Highs Friday in 80s. West of Continental Divide- Fair with little temperature change through Friday. Highs both days mostly 80s. Lows to- night 45 to 55. "Howdy Pardner" And A Htarty Welcome To Whoop-Up Days July 16 to July 21 A special invitation to visit our display on machinery row. GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coutts Highway Bex 1202 Phone 328-1141 OFFICIAL AS OF A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA Highway 1 reported bare and dry. Widening of one mfle section of Highway No. 3 east of Fort Macleod is in progress. All remaining highways we hi good driving condition. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing Aden 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Camay 6 a.m. to midnight; Chief Mountain 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Coutts 24 hours; Del Bonita S am. to 9 p.m.; Kingsgate 24 hours; Porlhfl] Rykerts S a.m. to midnight; WUd Horse s a.m. fo 5 p.m. Logan Pass 7 a.m. Jo 10 p m Open 1. RooMviOe 9 i m, to attaint. ;