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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 12, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THl UTHBRIDGI HERALD Friday, July 13, 1973- News in brief Fisltermen reject price offer VANCOUVER (CP) Union fishermen along the British Co- lumbia coast have voted to re- ject the latest offer on salmon prices and the strike continues, it was announced Thursday af- ternoon. A joint statement by the Uni- ted Fishermen and Allied Work- ers Union (UFAW) and the Na- tive Brotherhood of B.C. as fi- ,nal, was rejected by a margin of 58.3 per cent. The two groups met the Fish- eries Association, bargaining agent for the companies, at mid-day and told the associa- tion "there would have to be further progress on prices, the salmon welfare fund and cover- age under the Workmen's Com- pensation Act." Oil, as policy talks ended OTTAWA (CP) Energy Minister Donald Macdonald said Thursday he expects to conclude negotiations with the provinces within 10 days on an oil and gas pricing policy. Replying in the Commons to Opposition Leader Robert Stanfield, Mr. Macdonald said he had finisbsd talks with West- ern provinces but he has no definite announcement yet. Mr. Stanfield asked whether consideration is being given a two-price system which would permit a lower price for domes- tic users and higher, more rea- listic export prices, the minister said that is just one of many options. Billionaire's grandson missing ROME (AP) .J Paul Getty HI, 15-year-old grandson of the American oil billionaire, has been missing from home for two weeks and may have been kidnapped, Rome police said to- dav. The vouth's mother, Gail Getty., told police she bad re- ceived a telephone call Thurs- day afternoon and heard the voice of a man say: "We have kidnapped your son. Get ths money ready for the ransom. We will call you later." Police did not rule out the possibility of a hoax, and lurs. Getty commented: "I think the phone call was some sort of joke." Arms consignment impounded BREMEN, West Germany (Reuter) Bremen customs in- vestigators announced Thursday they have impounded a huge consignment of rifiss and am- munition possibly destined for the outlawed Irish Republican Army Hans Hossfeld, head of the customs investigation team in this North German port, said his men had seized Brit- ish-made Lee Enfield rifles and about 700.000 rounds of nine-mil- limetre ammunition in a dock- side warehouse here. Hossfield said he could not exclude the possibility that the arms had been awaiting deliv- ery to the IRA. "We are not certain where the consignment was intended to go." he said. "We cannot ex- dude it was destined for Ire- land." Plan probe on Nixon's homes WASHINGTON (AP) A Second congressional committee said Thursday it wijl investigate expenditure of mil- lion in federal funds at Presi- dent Nixon's private homes in California and Florida. The chairman of another committee has already con- cluded that the expenditures for security installations and oper- ations were proper. Testimony showed, however, that government revamping and improvement of presidential residences in the name of se- curity is an open-ended obliga- tion with no legal limit on costs or numbers of houses. Bead necklaces poisonous OTTAWA (CP) Burner affairs Thursday necklaces partially poisonous jequirity been on sale to the June 30. The department news release that The con- department that bead made up of beans have public since said in a the baans, red in color with a black tip at one end, were sold by Miracle Mart Ltd. and are dangerous if chewed. The necklaces have been taken off the market, but the federal department warns that some may be in the hands of consumers. Caetano visit to be debated LONDON (Reuter) The British government bowed to pressure Thursday and agreed to a parliamentary debate Tues- day about next week's con- troversial visit to Britain by Portuguese Prime Minister Marcello Caetano. The decision means that criti- cal politicians win be able to voice their anger in the House Deaths By THE CANADIAN PRESS Paris-Filento Mullet, presi- dent of the Brazilian Senate and president of the official ARENA party, in a plane crash. Paris-Agostinbp dos Santos. 43. one of Brazil's leading pop singers in the Wolfs in a plane crash. Paris-Joerg Bruder. industri- of Commons while Caetano is in the middle of bis visit; The announcement of a de- bate came amid controversy over allegations of atrocities in Mozambique last December in- volving the killing of some 400 villagers by Portuguese troops. The Portuguese government has categorically denied the allega- tions. alist-yachtsman, in a plane crash. Paris Celso Ribeiro, veteran journalist and executive of the Sao Paulo newspaper 0 Estado, in a plane crash. Toronto-William John Reed, 91. restaurant owner and merry-go-round operator known to thousands of Torontonians. Drijber has facts! girls were slain by border guards OTTAWA (CP) Oscar Drij- ber, retired Rockwood, Ont., teacher, Mid Thursday he has unpublished facts showing that Us daughter and another Cana- dian died by "deliberate mur- der" at the hands of Zambian border guards May 15. But, alter a two-how meeting be and his wife had with Ex- ternal Affairs Minister Mitchell Sharp, he said he did not reveal the facts to Mr. Sharp because disclosure could imperil the lives of bis sources in Zam- bia. The Drijbers recently re- turned from a six-week visit to Zambia, South Africa and Rho- desia where they sought infor- mation on their daughter's death. Marjan Drijber and Christine Sinclair of Guelph, Ont., both 19, wen shot by Zambian sol- Bill to cut election costs close to Commons approval OTTAWA (CP) The Com- mons gave second reading Thursday to a bill which all parties agree will cut election costs and bring financing ar- rangements more into the open. The first legislation ever to restrict election spending, it now goes to committee for de- tailed study and possible amendment. However, it may not be passed until after the House returns from a summer holiday. As it stands, the bill would re- quire public disclosure of cam- paign contributions of more than and provide for par- tial reimbursement of the amount of a candidate spends. For political parties, it would limit expenses to 30 cents for each eligible voter ta about million nationally. Individual Trudeau renews conflict of interest guide promise OTTAWA (CP) Prime Min- ister Trudeau countered opposi- tion charges of government wrong-doing Thursday by re- newing a promise to introduce guides on conflict of interest be- fore the Commons adjourns for the summer, expected later this month. His statement came as oppo- West Liberals have hopes of rebuilding party VANCOUVER (CP) West- ern Liberals vail begin a criti- cal examination of themselves tonight, under the umbrella of "Western alienation.'' hoping to rebuild the party's fortunes west of the Ontario border. The Liberal Conference on Western Objectives is billed as "part of the listening process in understanding the message last OCT. only seven of 68 Western seats were won by fed- eral Liberal it is also a prelude to a Calgary conference on Western eco- nomic opportunities. "This meeting could see some real a defeated British Columbia Liberal candidate said Thursday. "We won't be confining ourselves sinrnly to Western bs talking about our party's proach to these problems and this goes right to the top." But with the Calgary confer- ence looming, when Prime Min- ister Trudeau will face four pre- miers from opposing political camps, sources doubt whether Ibe 160 delegates here will create any divisions within the party. sition members confronted the Liberals with charges of con- flict of interest involving the daughter of a cabinet minister, renting'government office space and financing of student hous- ing projects. Mr. Trudeau said a public in- quiry win be appointed if neces- sary to look into details sur- rounding construction of four co-operative student housing projects in Ontario. The allegation that the same builders and architects were in- volved in construction of Roch- dale, Neill-Wycik and Tartu col- leges in Toronto and Pesialozzi College in Ottawa was made in the Commons Monday by EMon Woolliams Urban Affairs Minister Ron Basford repeated Thursday that in February he had ordered an internal investigation of the projects, financed partially through Central Mortgage and Housing Corp. Mr. Trudeau said there is "nothing at this point" in the CMHC investigation to indicate a public inquiry is needed. Mr. Trudeau said he did. not think the incident involved a conflict of interest. Secretary of State Hugh Faulkner, respon- sible for the OFY program, said the charge was "totally without substance.'1 Assault trial set for Aug. 1 A 25-year-old Lethbridge man pleaded not guilty in provincial court Thursday to a charge of assault causing bodily harm. Melvin Eugene Middtetpn. 1309 95h Are. N., will be tried Aug. 1. THE NEW WORLD RESTAURANT 329 5th ST. SOUTH Would like to announce to its customers that the restaurant will be CLOSED AS OF JULY 17TH Henry Yee, Harold Yee, Phillip Wong, George Low, Jack Chow and John Chow end all the staff of the New World would like to thank all their customers for their patronage over the past 16 years. We look forward to serving all of you at THE GOLDEN BRIDGE RESTAURANT 1517 MAYOR MAGRATH DRIVE Drop in often and enjoy the finest of foods in pleasant surroundinos ____________FOR DELIVERY AND PICK-UP SERVICE PHONE 328 2525 candidates would be restricted to for each of the first voters in their ridings, 50 cents each for the next and 25 cents for each remaining voter. The highest amount spent in the campaign last fall was more than by Con- servative Steve Roman in his unsuccessful campaign against Barnett Danson NOT TOUGH ENOUGH David Lewis, New Demo- cratic leader, said the legisla- tion does not go far enough and has loopholes. He said the donation limit will not prevent corpo- rations from concealing large contributions. They could merely pass out donations, or some figure below that, to dozens of individual candidates across the country. He also attacked a clause that restricts reimbursement from the federal treasury to candi- dates polling at least 20 per cent of the vote. While it will cut out "freak and nuisance" candidates as in- tended, be said, it also work to the detriment of serious candidates for smaller but rec- ognized parties, such as the NDP. Mr. Lewis contended that Lib- eral and Conservative reliance on corporate donations results in "an inevitable close relation- ship" that affects the way both parties govern. However, be said, be would not risk losing the bill entirely by holding out for the changes he wants. The bill was far bet- ter than anything ever in- troduced and should become law as quickly as possible. Housing starts to surpass '72 OTTAWA (CP) Housing starts this year will surpass the 1972 was two cabinet ministers contended Thursday. They were replying to a series of opposition questioners who quoted Central Mortgage and Housing Corp. figures say- ing a Gve-per-cent decline oc- curred in housing starts last month compared with June, 1972. Urban Affairs Minister Ron Basford said the starts for the first six months of this year to- talled 92.038 as against the 824 for the corresponding period last year. Sing.'e-family dwell- ings were up bv six per cent over the first half of 1972. Finance Minister John Turner told New Democrat Leader Da- vid Lewis he still has no in- tention of putting a ceiling on mortgage rates. Orangemen celebrate anniversary Irish men marched through the streets of Belfast Thurs- day in the annual and traditional Battle of the B o y n e commemoration celebrations. The parade celebrates the victorious battle in 1690 on the banks of the river Boyne when King Will III defeated the Catholic of King James II. Horner makes apology OTTAWA (CP) The parlia- mentary rulebook caught up with Jack Horner (PCr-Crow- fost) Thursday, forciag'him to v.itbdraw a statement in which he accused Prime Minister Trudeau Wednesday of telling the Commons "a downright He." "I did utter the Mr. Horner admitted as he apolo- gized to Speaker Lucien Lamou- reux and agreed to retract it. Normally, House rules would force an immediate retraction. Failure to 'do so could lead to suspension for unparliamentary language.. But Mr. Horner shouted the remark without rising from his seat and there was some ques- theory at whc was responsible. No one doubted Wednesday that Mr. Horner was .the culprit and be admitted it later in the day. But he did not confess when questioned at the time by Mr. Lamoureux. The incident that caused it all occured when Mr. Trudeau told the Commons be had trieu to invite a fair cross-section of Albertans to a dinner for Cie Queen in Calgary July 5. Pipeline proposal defeated WASHINGTON (CP) The last major roadblock to a posed trans-Alaska oil pipeline amendment calling for consideration of a Canadian defeated today on the floor of the United States Senate.. The senators, voting mainly along east-west regional lines, defeated the measure 61 to 29. The Senate Immediately went on to consider otter minor amendments, none of which 'was seen as a threat to the basic legislation proposed by Senator Henry Jackson (Dem. Wash.) which comes up for a vote Tuesday. The amendment was put for- ward by Senator Walter Mon- dale (Dem. Minn.) who told his colleagues in a bitter floor de- bate preceding the vote that if Jackson's bill is passed "it will end up for years in court." diers on the Rhodesian side of the Zambezi River. Zambian President Kenneth Kaunda, who Mr. Drijber met, has offered condolences and money to the two families and admitted to fault of his troops. M r. Drijber complained Thursday that the Canadian embassy in South Africa had not aided bun and his wife dur- ing their stay, and suggested the external affairs department had not pressed its investigation adequately. But he added: "They have done as much as they can, I think." Mr. Sharp told reporters he shares the Drijbers' dis- satisfaction with the ex- planation supplied by Zambia for the incident. He repeated that the government is pressing for more information. Canada could not pursue its own investigation In Zambia, just as the United States could not carry out investigations in Canada, Mr. Sharp said. Dr. Drijber bad urged a com- plete statement by Mr. Sharp on the case to the Commons, and the minister told reporters: "I think maybe I will." But he said such a statement would contain little more than has already been revealed. Report Brands Lord LamLton security risk LONDON (AP) Britain's Security Commission branded Lord Lambton, a former cabi- net minister, Thursday as a se- curity risk whose drug-taking and abnormal sex practices with prostitutes exposed him to blackmail. It brushed aside the mis- demeanors of another former minister, Lord JelUcoe, who made "occasional discreet use" of prostitutes. The commission's report, ac- cepted by Prime Minister Ed- ward' Heath, cleared both men of betraying state secrets in the course of their sexual entangle- ments. Weather and road report SUNRISE SATURDAY SUNSET H LPire Lethbridge......77 50 Pincher Creek 80 40 Medicine Hat.....77 54 Vermilion........67 51 Edmonton 70 44 Banff........... 72 41 Calgary......... 68 48 Victoria.........75 50 Penticton........84 56 Prince George 65 44 Kamloops.....- 84 56 Vancouver....... 71 55 Saskatoon 74 50 .03 Regina..........75 52 Winnipeg........80 52 75 59 .1 Ottawa..........72 58 Montreal........71 55 St. John's........80 50 Halifax..........70 51 .39 Charlottetown 71 54 1.53 Fredericton 6S 53 .04 Chicago.........91 Los Angeles......75 Rome...........91 73 London.........63 Berlin...........70 Amsterdam...... 66 New York.......76 91 Phoenix.........101 Moscow 75 Stockholm 73 Tokyo............86 79 64 68 63 62 55 61 78 771.01 63 63 73 FORECAST: Lethbridge, Medicine Hat- Clearing this morning. Highs near 80. Lows near 59. Saturday. Highs 8045. Calgary Clearing this mor- ning. Highs near 75. Lows 45-50. Sunny Saturday. Highs 75-80. Columbia, Kootenay regtoi....... Today and Saturday: Sumy and warmer. Highs both days Mid SOs. Lews tonight 45 to 50. Blazes out of control in Montana HELENA, Mont. (AP) Three fires in different areas of tinder-dry Montana were burning out of control today. One was on Bureau of Land Management land that is al- most inaccessible because of rocky terrain. Toe Stickney Creek fire had already de- stroyed about 290 acres this zooming. Home Recipe Plan Takes Off Ugly Fat It's simple how one may Icwe pounds of unsightly fit right in your own home. Use this home recipe dietary plan. It's easy, no trouble at all and caste little. Jost go to your drag store and ask for Naran Reducing Plan. Pottr liquid into a pint bottle and add enough grapefruit juice to fill the bottle. Tata two tablespoonsful twice a day as needed and follow tbV Naran Reducing Plan. ff your purchase does wit bulky fat and help regain slender more graceful carves; if reducible and inches of excess fat don't disappear from neck, chin, nips, sbdoiDen, calves JUM! finMes jost jduiu the ton for your money beck. Follow this easy wry endorsed by many who have tried tins plan to help bring bad: alluring curves and graceful tenderness. Note how quicHy bloat disappears, how nrorli bf tier yon fed. More alive. "Howdy Pardher" And A Hearty Welcome To Whoop-Up Days July 16 to July 21 A special invitation to visit our display on machinery row. GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coum Highway Box 1202 Phone 328-1141 OFFICIAL AS OF A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA easy way 10 Jose jycnjthful arpearinj and Highway 1 reported bare and dry. Widening of one mile section of Highway No. 3 ezst of Fort Macleod is in progress. AH remaining highways an in good driving condition. POETS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing Ada 9 a.m. to S p.m.; Carway 6 a.m. to midnight; Chief Mountain 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Contts 24 bours; Del Bonita 8 am. to 9 p.m.; ffiagsgate 24 boors; Porthii] Rykerte 8 a m. to midnight; Wild Horse 8 a.m. lo 5 p.m. Logan Pass 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Open Junt L HOOWVute 9 to ;