Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 15, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta
Britain all but member of market By HAROLD MORRISON LONDON (CP) Britain's great Common Market battle is virtually over. After two million words of de- bate, this crucial challenge to the leadership of Prime Minister Heath slowly is turning into historical accom- plishment. The rumblings of discontent still echo across the country and the legislation itself still must win the. approval of the House of Lords. But it Is widely ac- cepted that the peerage will pose no major problem and Heath's stubborn determination will demonstrate to the Common Market partners that he can meet his deadlines when the rendezvous for entry takes place next Jan. 1. While the country slowly yields to Its determined leader, the heat of the House of Commons debate com- bined with the narrow margin of final 17 votes in a 630-seat that Heath still has a long way to go before he can convince the world that union with Europe is fully acceptable to the British people. Indeed, if he had not applied the guillotine, par- liamentary its British Equivalent- might have prevented Heath from meeting any dead- line, except that of a general election in which the Common Market issue might have contributed to his defeat. STRUGGLE CRUCIAL So crucial was the parliamentary struggle that his own supporters were deliriously elated by the 17-vote margin- on final reading, acclaiming this as more than double the eight-vote margin on second reading five months before. There was evidence that some hard-line anti-Mar- keteers were facing the inevitable, with their struggla weakening before Heath's iron will. Tory member Ger- ald Nabarro was an example. All through the battle he stood up against Heath but when the final vote came he was at home ailing. He said, however, that he has decided to accept the will of the majority. More unyielding and perhaps more embarrassed is the position of Tory Maverick Enoch Powell who has predicted that Britain will never join the Market. While Heath's determination stands as a warning to his enemies at home, il may also be a signal to his future European partners that he will be no push- over once membership is sealed. Some suspicion lingers in Europe, especially in France, about Britain's position when the partnership ol the Six turns into the partnership of the 10. IGNORED OTHERS Heath has pledged he will be a true European. Yet when the crunch came on the parity of the pound, the British government virtually ignored its future partners in freeing sterling and suspending an agree- ment with Europe to maintain a particularly narrow margin. More evidence that Britain can make its weight felt came recently when Britain pushed for higher tar- iffs on imported paper products in a manner which did not square with Common Market policy. Anti-Marketeers persistently argue that Market en- try will mean loss of British sovereignty with British courts forced to abide by Common Market law. There appears to be little doubt that some sovereignty will be lost but in making new laws, the presence of Brit- ish ministers at the conference table may help turn those laws into more of a British design. Campaign on: Connally assails McGovern stand SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (Reuter) President Nixon's election campaign againsl Senator George Mc- Govern is likely lo use the argument that McGovern is a dangerous Isolationist who has undermined Nixon's efforts to negotialc an end to the Vietnam war. This was the impression left by a blistering attack on McGovern by Corner treasury secretaiy John Con- nally nominally a Democrat aflcr a three-hour meeting wilh Nixon jriday. While Nixon remains temporarily out of the polit- ical battle, there seemed no doubt Connally's remarks closely reflected the president's own feelings and fore- shadowed Iho line Nixon willl lake when he personally enters the campaign. Nixon is bcliavccl lo Ice] that McGovem's views are too far to the left for the majority of Americans. Connally's criticism of McGovcrn, made at a news conference by the president at his home here, was the opening shot, by the Republican side of what is expected lo be a liiller, iio-piiiiclies pulled eleclion cam- paign. The mnst serious accusation by Connally was that McGovcm has sabotaged the U.S. government's efforts lo negotiate an end lo the Vietnam war. He said there was no hope of a negotiated settle- ment when the Democratic presidential nominee pled- ged. More I he election, that he would pull out all U.S. forces and oblnin the release nf all American prisoners within !HI days if Hrcl.oil. r.nmvttly siiid he [or hlnu-rlf, but if nppivired lhal those closo lo Mm pre.sirlenl are not op- timistic lhaf an end lo the war bo negotiated before the November oleclion, observers said. Connally contended there, was n chance Ihe war could be ended Ihis summer, were it not for McGov- crn's promises of n quick pull-out If ho was elected. While Connally's news conference was ostensibly to report nil Ihc world (our he has just completed for Nix- on, he look flic opporlunily lo announce Ihnt, as a Dcm- civil, he would be working fur Iho licpublicnn presi- dent's rc-dcclion. HIGH FORECAST SUNDAY 75 The Lcthbridne Herald 'Serving South Alberta and Southeastern Price 15 Cents VOL. LXV No. 182 LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, SATURDAY, JULY 15, 1972 FIVE SECTIONS 64 PAGES Hanoi 'willing to renew secret talks with Henry PARIS (AP) Hanoi polit- buro member Le Due Tho re- turned to Paris today and said he is prepared to hold new se- cret talks with Henry Kissinger, President Nixon's foreign fairs adviser, if Kissinger has "something new" to discuss. Tho, who has held z series of private talks with Kissinger In the past, was asked if he is ready to meet with him again. He replied: "If Mr. Kissinger has some- thing new to say and shows an Merest in seeing me, I am ready to see him to discuss a correct solution to the Vietnam problem." Suspect, 24, charged in young girl's death LET 'EM ROLE On-site shooting Friday of wrap-up sequences of the Canadian film production "Oul" near Spring Coulee started with a whomph. The gasoline-drenched once-abandoned farmhouse temporar- ily left its foundation when a flaming torch was thrown through a window. The inferno was watched by the Ma- grath fire department which was on hand to guard against spreading of the flames to other buildings and the prairie. See additional picture and story on Page 14. Moir report cunnecessary' Lethbridge academics agree The Moir Commission report Is essentially a report of non- recommendations, Dr. Bill Beckel president of the Univer- bsity of Lethbridge said today. Dr. Beckel shares Lethbridge Community College president C.D. Stewart's observation that the report was unnecessary in the first place since, in the words of Dr. Stewart, "I don't know we have a problem." The report dealt with the presence of non Canadians on the academic staff of the post secondary educational institutions in the province and found "the existing machinery appears satisfactory and no change is recommended." "We are pleased to have them (non Canadians) on our staff." Dr. Beckel said. "They are some of the best people we can find to leach at our univer- sities." Dr. Beckel said the commis- sion came into existence be- cause "a few graduate students went to see the education mini- sler and wanted jobs in their specialties.'' Dr. Stewart said he was puz- zled by "commission's reports on commission's reports" but added he was pleased that the Moil1 Commission did not rec- ommend quotas at the post-sec- ondary institutions in Alberta. Dr. Bpckcl noted that many recommendations in the Worth Report originated in foreign lands and "we should welcome foreign ideas and foreign influ- ence." Roth Dr. Beckel and Dr. Ste- wart said nationally should not be the determing faclor in the appointment of academic staff This was one lype o[ reac- tion to the provincial inquiry report, released Friday, which called on universities to give preference to competent Cana- dian professors but added that non-Canadians should not be discouraged. Dr. L. G. Stepheens-Newsham, president of the University of Alberta Academic Staff Asso- ciation, said the report took a moderate approach which "just won't fill the bill." "The fact is. there are lots of Canadian PhDs who just can't get jobs. It's unfortunate but there's bound to be a lot of unpleasantness in future." Dr. Stephens-Newsham said the staff association at the University of Alberta is divided on the subject but his personal view is that universities should require Canadian citizenship before tenure is granted. It was the policy of a number of large United States universities that U.S. citizenship is a prerequi- site to tenure. The report dismisses the sug- gestion that citizensliip be a precondition for tenure but does say that relating inslruc. Seen and heard About town p'SECT SCAKRED George Maliin calling for the re- turn ot stronger insecticides Hoi) Hawkins telling his wife Anne that Stampedcrs arc necessarily people stumb- ling out of Calgary bars. tion to Canadian interests must be considered by promotion and tenure committees. Dr. Stephens-Newsham said it is disturbing "that in a large number of faculties new posi- tions are somehow still going to imports from other coun- tries. "The posts are not being ade- quately advertised in tins coun- try in my opinion." The report urges that all po- sitions should be advertised in Canadian publications before being filled. Dr. Stephens-Newsham said, for example, that he knows of a highly-qualified electrical en- gineering graduate from Can- ada' who apparently lost a post at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver because the job was first advertised in the Ameri- can publica'tion, and only afterwards in Canadian journals. He said American department heads will look south of the border when filling vacancies in Canada. Three American de- partment heads were appoint- ed at the University of Alberta last year and one so far this year. Americans already working here must not be made to feel unwelcome but in future a tough provincial government policy governing university re- cruiting practices might be a wise idea, he said. "Oilier countries wouldn't tol- erate the situation. It's a defin- ite problem that won't go away and Canadian PhDs may raise almighty hell." Exhibition calendar A calendar of next day's ac- tivities will be published in The Herald every day during Whoop-Up Days. As well, a calendar of activities for the entire week can be found in the special exiiibition supple- ment included in today's paper. It is advised that readers clip these calendars for an easy and quick capsule of fair events. They will not be repeated. MONDAY District Day Parade 12 Noon- Opening Wlraop-Up Saloon Opening Whoop-Up Com- pound Food For You Display Youtharama Building School Arts-Kaleidarts Build- ing Opening Casino Midway Opens Kiddie's Zoo opens Ail exhibils open Horse Racing p.m Kitty Wells Show and official opening by Tourism Minister Bob Dowling. Security stepped up VANCOUVER (CP) CP Air and United Air Lines Friday an- nounced Uicy are stepping up security measures at Vancouver International Airport as a result of I he recent spate of skyjack- ings. Bombs leave four dead Trevino wins MUIRF1ELD, Scotland (Rei. ler) Lee Trcvino of tho United Stales, the defending champion, won the British Open golf championship today. Trcvino birdicd the final hole. Tony Jacklin finished n slroko luck and Jack Nicklaus was (wo strokes away nfler failing In n remarkable bid to pull out BELFAST 'APt Ro.ncwrd gun anfl Iwnib all.ir.ks loft four tload in Northern Irnlnnd Inday nnd spasmodic shooting contin- ued in Belfast and Londonderry. Three of the victims tiled in street Run battles between Brit- ish army troops and members of the Irish Republican Army. The fourth victim was n British bomb disposal man who lost his life while trying to dismanllc n bomb near Iho border with tho Irish Republic. death loll la IbrM of communal fighting mounled lo 4tn. Al least Ibrw guerrilla jnui- mcn wcro hil in Ihe running battles, including one shot in tho head and ill critical condition in n Belfast hospital. With the British government now fighting to salvage somo prospect for Its four-monlh-old ponce initiative, hundreds of Roman Cn'Jiolics were heading for flic Irish republican border nnd scores ot families in fha eipital warn leaving their homes lo seek refuge In Bel- fast's si "no-go'r tlronnhnlrK Afler a week of violence- fol- lowing Ihc. collapse of the IRA's ceasefire hist Sunday, many persons, holh Catholic nnd Protestant, feared the viol- ence would hit a new peak this weekend. The soldier was killed by n sniper shortly aflcr midnight Friday nighl as nil army patrol scouted Lcnadoon Avenue, nl- rcady Iho scene of bitter con- IronLaUons this week. Angela Huemer's body found near Park Lake By GREG McINTVHE Herald Staff Writer A 24-year-old Lelhbridge man lias been charged with non-capital murder in the death of Angela Heumer. 16, of the city, missing since the Canada Day weekend. David William Threinen of 908 llth St. S. appeared in city court today and was remanded in custody with- out plea to 2 p.m. Mon- day. A farmer discovered the girl's body in a ditch alongisde a gravel road north of Park Lake and west of Picture Butts at p.m. Friday. It brought to an end an ex- tensive two and a half week search of territory north of Lethbridge. It started June 27 when the girl's bicycle was found on the Kipp cut-off road about four miles north of the junction of Highway 3 west. AN RCMP search plane from Edmonton had been called into the search Thursday, but re- tired without finding a trace of the girl's whereabouts. Joint police teams with a tracking dog had unsuccessfully comb- ed the Lethbridge and Hardie- ville areas. Angela was last seen as she ANGELA HUEMER left a mend s house in Hardie- ville, north of town about 11 p.m. June 27. The Picture Butte area fanner came upon the body wliile cutting the grass llflfl along the road. Ililll An autopsy is being performed today to determine the cause death. The girl, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joachim Huemer of 1318 6th Ave. N. was identified today by her father. The suspect was arrested In Lethbridge about 1 a.m. today. Police said he was alone and did not resist. He appeared before Judge A. H. Elford this morning hand- cuffed and without a lawyer. He was remanded without bail af- ter being formally charged with non-capital murder. U.S. to pay damages for pollution OTTAWA (CP> Environ- ment Minister Jack Davis said Friday that a U.S. promise to pay all the costs of damage to Canada from American pollu- tion is "a big step forward." Mr. Davis said in an inter- view that the promise was made when he talked with U.S. officials in Washington Thurs- day. He said the U.S. agreed to pay not only direct costs of pol- lution, such as the cost of hay bales for soaking up oil spills, but indirect costs, such as a re- duction in property values for places near oil-covered beaches. While in Washington, Mr. Davis met Russell Train, chair- man of the council on environ- mental qualily. A communique issued there Friday said the two agreed "good progress'' is being made in developing contingency plans to deal with oil spills in waters near the Canada-U.S. boundary. up. It's time to telkpeecatgain.' Angelas mother I By RUDY HAUGENEDEB Herald Staff Writer "The coyotes are howling la Hardieville tonight. You shud- da been here Is it true body has been found and was all shot up." That's the type of sick crank phone calls that have plagued Mr. and Mrs. Joachim Huemer since their daughter Angela was reported missing June 27. Her body was found near Park Lake Friday evening. And they wouldn't change their phone number because they continuously hoped some- body, "Angela or would call with information. Even when they were visiting friends cranksters call. Mrs. Huemer, however, felt from the onset that she would never see her daughter alivs again. Even before she knew for sure that her daughter was missing, Mrs. Huemer only held a glimmer of hope. At 4 a.m. the morning follow- ing the girl's dissappearance, Mrs. Huemer suddenly woke up hearing her daughter cry out. Angela cried out tliree limes. Following that, Mrs. Huemer had a premonition her daught- er would be found face-down in a ditch. Mrs. Huemer scoured the courntryside on foot between Lethbridge and Picture Butte and Shaunessy. Mr. Hr.cmcr clung to hope the girl would call or be found r.live until the police informed him Angela's body was found by a farmer. The Huemer's also were crit- ical cf Ihc police, who Ilicy said, treated the missing girl's case as (hat of anoiher run-a- way. When a dog gets lost it is re- ported on the rr.dio right away, Mrs. Ilncmer sr.id. However, it was at least n couple of days before any announcement about Angela was made, she said. The police told her that any media contacts would have to be made by her. And the media replied by saying it was up lo the police lo provide informa- tion. The Iluemers, who have three oilier children: (win boys aged MV years, and n daughler, 12, plan lo quickly change Ihoir phonc number. German mi mi gran Is, w h o moved to Canada in Iflivl, Ihey plan to continue to live in Lefh- bridge. Mrs. Huemer concluded (lint ninny people who called wcro well meaning hut caused con- siderable anf-iiMi. Olhcrs w c r c out-and-out crank cullers who should bo dealt with said.