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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 17, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Monday, July 17, 1972 THI LETHHIDCI HERA ID _ 17 DEATHS HUEMER Passed away recently, Miss Angela Huemei at the age ol 16 years, beloved daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J Huemer of 6th Avenue A N. Bom in Toronto, Angela came to Lethbridge with her family in 1960. She received part of her education at lh( Senator Buchanan School on at the time of her denth was student at Winston Churchil High School. She is survived by her parents; one sister Sylvia and two brothers, Barry and Baily all at home, and two grandparents In Germany. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday at p.m. in Martin Bros. MEMORIAL CHAPEL 703 13 St. N., with Rev. Dr R. W. K. Elliott officiating. In- terment will lollow in Moun- tain View Cemetery. MARTIN BROS. LTD., Directors of Fu neral Service. C314I PARKER Passed away ir tha city on Saturday, July 15, 1972, Mr. William Edward Parker at the age of 57 years, beloved husband of Mrs. Hilde- ga-de Parker ol 359 18th St. N. Born in Morse, Saskatchewan, the late Mr. Parker came tc Lethbridge in 1950 and operated his own truck for many years until retiring due to ill health in 1970. Besides his loving wife, he is survived by one daughter Audrey, at home; one son, C. (Chuck) Parker of Lethbridge; his father, Mr. Charles Water- man, Lethbridge; one grand daughter; two sisters, Mrs. L, (Bertha) Eby, oE Morse, Sas- katchewan, Mrs. J. (Eileen) Smith of Edmonton; two broth- ers, Mr. Vern Wciterman ol Morse, Saskatchewan and Mr. Fred Weiterman of Lethbridge. The. funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 1 p.m. in Mar- tin Bros. Memorial Chapel, 703 13 St. N., with Pastor W. J. Gamble officiating. Interment will follow in Mountain View Cemetery. Friends may pay their respects at Martin Bros. MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 703 13 St. N., phone 328-2361. MARTIN BROS. LTD., Directors of Fu- neral Service. C3141 away In the city on Saturday, July 15 1972, following a lengthy ill- ness. Rev. Sister Mary McEvm- ney, at the age of 81 years o[ St. Aloysius Convent, 520 18th St S Lethbridge. Born in Ire- land on April 27th, 1891, the late Sister McEvinney entered the Order of the Faithful Compan- ions of Jesus in England in 1918 and celebrated the 50th Anniversary oE her Profession d Vows last summer. She came to Calgary in 1927 and served there until moving to Edmon- ton In 1933. and then to Leth- bridge In W56, where she has resided until her passing. She is survived by several nieces and nephews in England, Ire- land, the United States and Canada. A Mass for the repose of her soul will be offered on Monday at SiOO p.m. in Martin Bros. TRADITIONAL CHAPEL, 812 3rd Avenue S., with Rev. Father M. Gillis O.M.I, cele- brant. A Requiem Mass will be Concelebraled by The Rever- end Father II. Keon C.S.B., Rev. Father J. Wilson, C.S.B. and Rev. Father C. Watrin C.S.B. on Tuesday at a.m. in St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Interment will follow in St. Patrick's Cemetery. Friends may pay their respects at Martin Bros. TRADITIONAL CHAPEL, 812 3rd Ave. S. fol- lowing the Mass on Monday evening. MARTIN BROS. LTD., Directors of Funeral Service. C3143 WARREN Of Vauxhall, passed away on Saturday, July 15, 1972, Ernest H. at the age of 03 years. Born at Lethbridge, August 19, 1B88, as a young man he moved to the Picture Butle Iron Springs area where he farmed and ranched. In later years he op- erated a coal mine before mov- ing to Vauxhall in 1943, where he managed the Vauxhall com- munity pasture until 1953. Mr. Warren then operated an in- surance agency until retire- ment in 1969. He was a 40 year member of the IOOF. Survivors are his wife Eva, Vauxhall; one son Archie, Iron Springs; two daughters, Mrs. William (Lois) Porter of Vauxhall, Mrs. Steve (Eileen) Forchuk of Trenton, OnL; two sisters, Mrs. Bessie Sutherland of Shcl- ton, Wash., Mrs. Lillian Slern- quist, Grandn Hills, California; one brother, George of Olym- pla. Wash.; eight grandchil- dren, three great grandchil- dren. Funeral services will he conducted from Parkview Unit- ed Church, Vauxhall on Tues- day, July 18 at 2 p.m., with Rev. James Wcslman officiat- ing. Interment will follow in the Hunlsvlllc Ccmclcry, Iron Springs. HUMPHRIES FU- NERAL HOME Tnbcr, ll in charge. C3145 DEATHS BURNIIAM Passed away in the City on Sunday, July 10, 1972, Mr. Albert Burnham at the age of 02 years, of 439 18th Street North. Funeral arrange- ments will be announced when completed. MARTIN BROS LTD., Directors of Funeral Ser- vice. C3140 away In Calgary on Monday, July 17, 1972, Albert, formerly of Taber, at the age of 71 years. Furera services will be announcec when completed. HITMPHRIES FUNERAL HOME LTD., Taber, is in charge ol arrange- ments. C3144 Oil tax talks end abruptly EDMONTON (CP) The Canadian Petroleum Associa- tion, which represents most of the oil producers in Alberta, has broken off talks with the pro- vincial government on alterna lives to the proposed tax on oil reserves. But the Independent Petrol- eum Association of Canada, which includes smaller firms mainly based in the provincs, has scheduled a meeting this week with Bill Dickie, mines and minerals minister, to dis- cuss alternatives. The government has said it will reach a decision by July 31 on the proposal which would take between S50 and mil- lion annually from the oil in- dustry as of next January. "We have restated our posi- tion that the industry cannot af- ford the 50 to million rax and are not making any alter- native proposals as to how the money might be taken from the CPA assist ant manager Hans Maciej said. IPAC president Stan Miller said his organization has pro- posed individuals companies have the option of increasing royalties instead of paying the mineral tax. The government proposed the tax after discov- ering that most oil production royalties were set at a maxi- mum of 16 2-3 per cent. An increase in the royalty level to 20 per ceal would yield about ?50 million annually, but would not realize any revenue from freehold property which pays no royalties but contri- butes 15 per cent of Alberta's oil production. Ammunition captured after fight MANILA (AP) Philippine armed forces units stormed i stronghold of the Maoist New 'eople's Army in northeastern sabela province recently and captured large amounts of arms and ammunition, the presiden- tial palace announced. The seizure of the weapons, one of the largest ever by Ihe military against the Communist ebels, included 467 rifles and 115 boxes of various ammuni- tion for weapons. The capture of the weapons ollowed nearly a week of fight- ng between government forces and a large number of NPA fol- owers near Palanan, 200 miles lortheast of Manilla. Canadians stuck in U.S.S.R. Russia hard place to leave By JAMES R. PEIPERT KIEV, U.S.S.R. (AP) Six- teen years ago two Canadian teen-agers reluctantly emi- grated to the Ukraine with their parents. Now they are taking on the Soviet bureaucracy in a struggle to return to Canada. Nadia Demidenko, 33, and Eu- gene (Jim) Lenko, 34, tell their stories in crisp Canadian Eng- lish. They show Canadian pass- ports. Each has a letter from Prime Minister Trudeau say- ing: "You are a Canadian citl- Izen by virtue of your birth In Canada and therefore entitled as a matter of right to re-enter Canada at any time All this means little or noth- ing to authorities who say Lenko and Mrs. Demidenko are citizens of the U.S.S.R. Officials from Leonid I. Brezhnev to passport clerks have repeatedly refused or left unanswered their applications, petitions and let- ters. Lonko and Mrs. Demidenko took Soviet-born spouses and have had children since they ar- rived here, and that complicates matters. Soviet citizenship, however acquired, is difficult to part with. Soviet citizens who try to leave the legally be considered "anti-So- viet" or as traitors. CITIZENSHIP IMPOSED BICYCLE BUFF To compensate for warm summer Lenko and Mrs. Demidenko weather and any strong wind resistance he might meet say Soviet citizenship was im- from his rather over-sized sombrero, young Justin torch posed upon them and their fam- of Mission. B.C., has done ihe only sensible thing and ilies in July, 1956, when they stripped down to racing trim. (CP Wirephoto) arrived in the small Ukrainian Crop choking drought grips West grain belt OTTAWA CP) A crop choking drought is gripping much of the Prairie grain belt t a t i s I i c s Canada reporlec yeslerday. Crop prospcets in most areas are little better lhan average. Rain is urgently needed in the southern and western parts ol Saskatchewan, the country's jiggesl grain-producing prov- nce, where some crops are burning n the heat. In central and western Al- berta, however, there has been .00 much ram and warm weather is needed to help crops Tow. In the seventh in a series ol reports on crop conditions, this one dealing only with the Prai- ries, the slalistics bureau said Steel mill bomb plot charges laid (AP) Two men were formally charged here with plotting to blow up the 1750-million Russian-Built Ary- amchr steel mill in Isfahan, central Iran. An official announcement said hat following on explosion nl he Hotel Shah-Abass in Isfahan which killed one worker Insl month, a man gave himself up o police. II said he admitted hut with the help of two olhcrs ic plotted lo blow up parts of he almosl completed slccl mill centre, Iran's first. The men were formally idenli- Icd us members of a guerrilla movement with Communist idc- ilogy. OLD FOSSIL The fossil of a strange reptile relieved lo have lived ino-mil- ion years ago has boon found in mainland China. Every male's dream didn't impress Jiggs ATLANTA, Ga. (AP) Jiggs, realizing the wildest dream of many a set free on an uninhabited is- land with three females- should have been happy enough to swing from the trees. He wasn't, Ihough. The 150- pound chimpanzee, whimper- ing, crawled back inlo his cage, longing for Ihe human companiouslu'p he'd been used to. Joni, Girlie and Saki, his fe- male companions, were more began exploring in Ihe thick foliage of tiny-Bear Island off Ihe Georgia coast. The chimps were set free nearly a monlh ago by Emory University's Yerkes Regional Primalc Centre in Atlanta in an experiment designed to see how well apes can breed and adapl in a wild environment in the temperate zone. "At said a Yerkes spokesman, "Ihey seemed confused. Then, with Jigfis leading the way, and the fe- males following, Ihey walked along the beach. "Before long, however, Jiggs, who'd lived in a cage ir.ost of his 12 years, returned lo it, making crying sounds. "Joni sat down nearby, swaying, while Girlie End Saki scampered away and disap- peared." Tlie ncxl day, when Mark Wilson, a graduale student working on the experiment, returned lo the island lo visit Ihe animals and bring food, Jigg.s came scrcnmnR out of the woods to greet hm, the spokesman said. Now Jiggs and the other chimps seem lo be thriving, Ihough no offspring arc in evi- dence. They cal foliage, bugs, crabs and small rodents, sup- plemcnllng iho diel Wilson brings them dally. Wilson brings them n spe- cial monkey chow made of cereal, grass, grain, milk nnd cod liver oil. moisture supplies in crop condi- tions vary greatly from region to region. FLAX IN BLOOM Cereal crops are beginning to form heads that will laler fill wilh kernels; flax and rapeseed have burst into blue and yellow bloom. In the dry areas, Maniloba, southern and western Saskat- chewan and eastern Alberta, the bureau says lower lhan normal temperatures have helped crops withstand the droughl. Bui where rainfall has been ade- quale to excessive, mainly in the rest of Alberta, warmer weather is needed. Bertha army worms have been found in rapeseed crops, but have not yet caused any damage. Lasl year, a good parl of Ihe acreage planted lo Ihis oilseed was destroyed by the voracious worms. Grasshoppers have hit some regions, as have sunflower beetles. The bureau says there is also evidence of wheat leaf rust In southern Manitoba. Bui the disease has not caused serious damage. Small amounts of oat rust have also been reported. Information for the crop re- ports is wired to Ollawa Tues- day nighl by correspondent in the field. Crop conditions by province: Manitoba: Scattered showers throughout the province last week eased dry conditions somewhat, but most regions still need rain. About half the early cereal crops have heads. A good crop of canning peas is ex- pected. Haying is about half fin- ished but the second hay crop and pastures are In only fail- conditions because of the dry area. Saskatchewan: Crops are de- lerioraling in Ihe soulhwest, and casl of Regina. Rain is urgently needed. Further north, cool nights have provided some re- lief from the drought and there is some rain. Early cereals are in head and rapeseed is blos- soming in mosl parls of the province. Alberta: Crop prospects vary greatly. Rainfall since early spring has been light in some Rain is needed along the Sas- kalchewan border but Ihere has been sufficienl moisture in Ihe cenlral part of the province. Warm weather is needed in many regions. villages where their parents were bom. Bolh sets of parents had been Polish citizens. They lefl Ibe western part of Soviet troops annexed il Sepl. 17, 1939. They reared Iheir families in Canada. Lenko was born in St. Sophie, Que., and Mrs. Demidenko in Kapuskasing, Onl. In the mid-1950s, a Soviet propaganda campaign aimed al Canada's large Ukrainian popu- lation persuaded the parents, and other Canadian-Ukrainians, to come back. Many became disillusioned after they arrived and tried lo gel back lo Canada. Some succeeded after bureau- cratic hassles. "Our parents returned lo the homeland where they were born, and Canada lei Ihem do lhal without any Mrs. Demidenko observes. "Now we're Irying lo do exactly the same Ihing our parents did." The Canadian embassy in Moscow is aware of these and similar cases, Ihough it refuses lo disclose figures. Embassy of- ficials say the matter is being with "at the highest lev- els" and they hope for good re- sults. CITES DECLARATION Lenko notes thai "the univer- sal declaration of human rights says any person has the right lo leave any country." The Soviet Union is a signa- tory of the United Nalions dec- laralirai. Lenko said he has poinled Ihis oul lo soviel bu- reaucrats who reply: "Thai was written for people abroad, not for you." Neither Lenko nor Mrs. Demi- denko wanted particularly to come to the Soviet Union. He was 18 and she 17 and they had their roots in Canada. She had a boy-friend and was contemplat- ing marriage. She says she got assurances from the Soviet em- bassy in Ottawa thai she could leave Ihe U.S.S.R. any time she liked. When the families arrived in the Ukraine, the Iwo say, Ihey were shunted from town to town Orchard-picking thieves grab SVz tons oi cherries Agricultural representalives at nearby Mountainview re- search station say it may be the largest fruit thefl ever in Canada. GRIMSBY, Ont. Now come the cherry rus- tlers. A gang of cherry-picking" thieves stole 3% tons of Ihe fruit, vrorth a total of about from the orchard of Hamillon Tiger-Cal head coach Jerry Williams recently and not a cherry has been sighted since. "A minimum of 15 to 20 ex- pert pickers hit the place, probably in two said John Janzen, a local fruit grower. "They hardly dis- turbed a leaf or broke a branch. They knew whal they wanted and how lo get it." Footprints and tiremarks alongside the orchard indi- cated a big gang, police said, but other clues were lacking. The 350-tree orchard is 200 yards from Williams' farm- house. sighted since. house. Ping-pong, mah Jong, scrabble and yoyo teams don't rate Jane Fonda rebuked by gov't. WASHINGTON (Reuter) The stale department rebuked actress Jane Fonda Friday over reports that she made anti-war radio broadcasts in Hanoi, in- cluding an appeal to United States servicemen to stop bomb- ing raids. "II is always distressing to find American citizens who ben- efit from the protection and as- sistance of this government lending Iheir voice in any way lo governments such as the Democratic Republic of Viet- state department spokesman Charles Bray said. The justice department is checking reports, attribuled lo Ihe North Vietnam news agency, that Miss Fonda made anti-war broadcasts during her visit to Hanoi. "Our parents sold everything they had worked for all those years in house we had and everything Mrs. Demidenko asserts. "And it just disappeared when we gol here." CANBERRA (AP) Tlie i-c- fusnl of Prime Minister William MacMahon to give an official million bail set for hijackers HOUSTON, Tex. (Reuter) Two gunmen who collected n ransom when Ihey hi- jacked a National Airlines jet- liner over New York anrl forced it lo fly to Texas were held in jail today on million bail each. The hijackers, Michael Slan- ley Green, 3-1, of Washington, and Lulscyd Testa, a 22-year-old Ethiopian studying at Howard University in Washington, were flwfllllng extradition to Philadcl- ihla where they had picked up he ransom and where the for- Tial charges of air piracy were odgcd against them. reception (o (lie visiting Chinese tennis learn hr.s grown inlo a domestic political issue. Opposition leader Gough Whi- llrai, Ihe Labor party chief, claimed loday that McMahon was frightened of the right-wing Democratic Labor party, which voles wilh McMahon's Liberal party. The Chinese learn passed Ihrough Sydney Sunday on the way to New Zealand and re- turns for exhibition matches Saturday. The acting leader of Ihe Dem- ocrallc Labor party, Senator Frank McManus, defended McMahon and said the claim (hal n lable tennis team was cntilled to a reception by the prime minister was "imperti- nent nnd laughable." "Anyone overseas wishing to contacl our govcrnmenl should use a more acceptable avenue lhan n ping-pong, mah Jong, scrabble or yoyo he said. When an Auslrallnn table ten- nis learn visited China in 1971, Premier Chou En-lal received 1U Farm price index raised OTTAWA (CP) Higher cat- tle and hog rices raised the index of farm prices of agricul- tural products to 124.2 in May from 122.8 in April snd 115.5 in May last year, Stalislics Can- ada reported tolay. The index, based on 1961 farm prices equalling 100, reflects the wices received by farmers for their produce. It does not take inlo account any cosls of farm operations. The statistics bureau said all provinces reported higher prices except Nova Scotia, where egg prices declined. Pattern Cozy, feminine knit smart jacket for vacation, travel! Be a social butterfly in this beautiful jacket that goes everywhere! Butterfly stitch is easy to memorize. Note lacy edgings. Pattern 7222: sizes 10- 42 included. SEVENTY.FIVE CENTS for each pattern cash, cheque or money order. Add 15 cents for each pattern for first-class mailing and special handling to Alice Brooks, care of Print plainly PATTERN NUM- BER, ADDRESS. THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Readers Mail Limited 60 Front Slreel West Toronto 1, Ontarir. Pattern 2IP UP this quickie skim- mer in a carefree polyester (hat won't will no mailer how long your day- Machine wash when Monday comes! Printed Pattern 4631: NEW Misses' Sizes B, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18. Size 12 (bust 34) takes 1% yards of 60-Inch fabric. SEVENTY-FIVE CENTS (75 cents) in coins (no stamps, please) for each pattern add 15 cents for each pattern for first-class mailing and special handling. Print plainly SIZE, NAME, ADDRESS, STYLE NUMBER. Send order to Anne ADAMS, care of ANNE ADAMS, 60 Front St. W., Toronto Print plainly PATTERN NUM- BER, YOUR NAME AND AD- DRESS, and the name of Ihe Lethbridge Herald. DO NOT send it to The Herald. FREE Spring Fashion Offer Choose one pattern free from new Spring Summer Catalog. All sizes! Send 50c INSTANT SEWING BOOK cut, fit, sew modern way. NSTANT FASHION BOOK what-tc- wear answers. Simpsons Sears ner of a free pass to Windy City Hockey School RICKY SERA of 1405 13 Ave. No., Lethbridge, is an- other happy winner of a free week at the Windy City Hockey School in the city. Making the presentation is Mr. Bryson Brown of our Sporting G--Js Department. Congratulations, Ricky. HOLIDAY 1966 FORD COUNTRY SQUIRE WAGON White wilhb Interior, 9 pcmenger, 421 Vt automatic, powen leering, power brakei and radio. HOLIDAY AT FREE 50 GALS. OF GAS JIM STAF.NH In. Phoni I-U59 1711 3rd Annul S. Phom 327-5763 ;