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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 17, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta The UtHbrldae Herald VOL. ALBERTA. WEDNESDAY. JULY 17. 1974 15 Cents 40 Pages Train derailed cars lie stacked up along torn-up track. RICK ERVIN photo Barons farmer freight upset at Taber Hospital patient wins million A 56-year-old Barons farmer was killed Tuesday afternoon when the tractor he was driving collided with a 31- southbound CP Rail freight train in one of two- train accidents in Southern Alberta Tuesday In the second mishap near a 32-car freight was derailed. Picture Butte RCMP say it appears Hector Guy Mclntyre was returning home from working in a field east of Barons when the accident oc- curred about 12.45 p.m It took place on a level crossing beside Highway a half- mile south of Barons The railway crossing is about one mile from Mr. Mclntyre's home His which was pulling a rod was demolished There was no damage es- timate available on the train but an RCMP spokesman said u was not extensive The train was delayed for about two hours after the accident The cause of a derailment about 36 miles east of Lethbridge is still under in- a CP Rail official said today Martin assistant supervisor for the said At the fair Attendance Monday Tuesday Wednesday. Thursday Friday Saturday TOTALS... I I Calendar WEDNESDAY Kiddies' Day 2 opens time at Whoop-Up Downs 8 Daredevils and Stratus tand Show. 11 close. closes. 2 closes. THURSDAY Citizen's Day 12 and midway opens 2 opens time at Whoop-Up Downs. 8 chuckwagon races at Grandstand. 11 close closes. 2 closes. Summary of special Whoop-Up attractions on Page 13. Inside now Cyprus... What was Classified........28-31 Comics ........J Comment..........4 District........15 Family..........33-35 Local News..... Markets...........37 Sports...........21-23 Theatres............7 TV 5i Weather ............3 LOW TONIGHT HIGH THURS. SUNNY. the cause of the which tore up about 800 feet of track at p.m. has not been pin-pointed. About 50 men have been working to restore the track and clear the smashed which at one point were stack- ed two deep The track should be restored by 11 p.m. he said Surveying the damage early Mr. Lypka said two earth movers and a rail crane would be used to get the wreck from the road bed so the rails can be replaced Marks on the rails and ties about one mile west of the main crash site indicate the east-bound train left the track a long distance from where it finally tore up the tracks and knocked down telegraph poles. Mr Lypka said before the accident the enginemer. saw dust coming from below the train and following proper procedure applied the emergency brakes. The engine of the train and the following six cars stayed the next eight cars fell on their sides and the final portion of the train shot into the ditches and stacked up on one another No one was injured in the wreck The railway cars were empty Wilson gov't suffers heavy defeat LONDON Brit- ain's minority Labor govern- ment of Prime Minister Harold Wilson Tuesday suf- fered its heaviest defeat yet in the House of 25 votes on a finance bill to im- plement its budget. The house voted 292 to 267 in favor of considering adding a new clause to the then the government withdrew its opposition to the motion. Earlier the Labor government lost its second parliamentary supporter within one week. This time it was 82-year-old Baroness Stocks from the House of Lords. Lady Stocks said that hence- forth she will sit in the neutral section of the Lords. Political sources said Lady Stocks quit the Labor party because she was unhappy with Wilson's leadership. Last former navy minister Christopher Mayhew left the Labor party to join the small Liberal party opposition group in the House of Com- mons. Ont A patient at Royal Victoria Hospital here is believed to be the winner in Canada's second Olympic Lottery draw. Hospital administrator Donald Cameron said today that he that patient Max Matetich is aware he has become a millionaire. While more than peo- ple across Canada held winn- ing numbers in the Olympic Games Lottery draw at least one Lethbridge resi- dent was among the winners Kathy 2217 27th St. says she won with the last four numbers on her ticket corresponding with the 10th number drawn. More than three and a half million tickets were sold in the second draw. Mr. Tratch said as far as he knew it was first time his wife has ever won anything. He said the ticket on the se- cond lottery was the first one she bought. couldn't believe it when she saw the number on television She double and tri- ple checked it before she would believe she said Mr Tratch Mrs. originally from is a student at the University of Lethbridge. Her husband is a teacher at Catholic Central High School Within two hours after the draw had ended at Edmonton officials announced unofficially they had tracked down the cities where each of the 12 prize winning tickets were bought. and heard About town Bob MacKenzie making his own lunches and being what is that you're Mark Campbell attracting looks as he drove down the street in hockey sweater and helmet in bathing-suit weather. Both 4302834 the ticket worth million and the se- cond prize winning number worth were purchased in Toronto. Jim MacLean' a week Toronto won the prize. He said he hoped to fly to Montreal later today to collect the money. After he plans to take his wife and three-month-old son back to his native Nova Scotia where he will enroll in university. Following are the winning numbers in Tuesday night's Olympic Lottery Canada draw and the amounts they million-4302834 Bomb hits London Tower LONDON A terrorist bomb exploded in the historic Tower of London to- day and injured at least 33 some of them Scotland Yard said. Most of the injured were re- ported to be Danish and Ger- man tourists. The Yard declined to theorize what organization was behind the bombing. The in the base- ment of the was re- ported to have caused struc- tural damage to the floor above the explosion. The blast took place in the White Tower at the heart of the fortress on the banks of the Thames. The area was crowded with many from overseas. LEGISLATORS RELAX Meat cutters trudge back By AL SCARTH Herald Staff Writer Nationwide acceptance of a new contract which will send unhappy Alberta meatcutters back to work also averted the possibility of an emergency session of the provincial legislature. The majority of the members of the Canadian Food and Allied Workers union has accepted a settlement in the dispute which has closed the province's three major packing chains for six weeks. Turkish troops But results in Lethbridge and across the province went against the settlement. people are not happy with it but because of the national vote we have to go along with Bert president of Local 740 of the CFAW in said today. The 240 local members will start back to work Thursday at the city's two major plants Canada Packers and Swift Canadian. Picket lines at the plants were removed this morning even though another union official said rejection of the settlement was An Edmonton union official said Alberta locals at the eight shutdown plants also rejected the settlement. The Herald learned that the provincial government was pondering an emergency session of the legislature to force the plants open if a settlement was not reached Under pressure from some of its rural a decision on a special session would probably have been made by Thursday when the Conser- vative caucus meets in Ed- monton. It could have brought MLAs back from holidays as early as next week. Details are sketchy but it is understood the emergency session was one alternative being considered if the provin- cial Labor Act proved inappropriate for dealing with the confused lockout-strike situation. The session was discussed last week at a caucus of rural MLAs attended by both Premier Peter Lougheed and Dr Hugh deputy premier and minister of agriculture Production at Lethbridge plants will begin Thursday but may not reach full volume un- til later depending on the number of employees im- mediately available for work. Mr. Heerze estimated the employees each lost about 000 because of the dispute. he much of that would be made up by the settlement. Alberta employees are un- happy with the settlement because it did not include more in the way of wages. The improved pension they Were used by the companies to split young western employees and older eastern ones. They are angered that while they were the ones losing wages during the the eastern vote forced them back. Terms of the settlement include a 26-month contract and eventual wage increase of an hour. The base rate under the old contract ranged between and an hour. The first increase is 70 cents an hour retroactive to April 1 and the second is 65 cents effective April 1975. Two cost of living reviews are as are improved fringe benefits and holidays. move to coast ASSOCIATED PRESS Informed sources in Istan- bul said Turkey is moving 000 troops and war material to its Mediterranean shores to- day following the coup on and Turkish new- spapers reported Turkish ships are sailing near the Greek islands of Rhodes and Mitilene. The moves came as Turkish leaders flew to London for ur- gent talks on Cyprus military rebels tightened their grip on the and Archbishop Makarios told a news conference in England he left Cyprus because he feels he will be able tc help his people more effectively from outside the country There are approximately Greeks and Turks on Cyprus. The military rebels that overthrew Makarios on Mon- day are believed to be com- mitted to or union with and the Turkish government fears any such move will threaten its interests on the Mediterra- nean island Greece has denied any involvement with the coup In all members of the North Atlantic Treaty Or- ganization except Greece sup- ported a call for the withdrawal of Greek officers from the Cyprus National Guard as the best way to calm the a NATO source said Makanos said the coup against him Monday was organized by the Greek military regime in Athens and led by Greek officers serving in his National Guard tried to kill me by at- tacking the presidential palace with mortars and other he said palace was demolished. thought I was killed and they said on the radio that I was as you can see I am alive. 'I succeeded in escaping I went first'to where there is a radio station from which i made several broad- casts to my people. morning a small warship of the National Guard fired at the radio sta- tion and demolished while at the same time armored cars and tanks moved toward Paphos Paphos is Makarios's home town in southwest Cyprus. Explaining his decision to Makarios didn't want to fall into the hands of the Greek junta I preferred to leave Cyprus. I felt that going into hiding was not the answer Trudeau sacks clothing tax OTTAWA Prime Minister in his first major announcement since the July 8 has wiped out the 12-per-cent federal sales tax on footwear and clothing and warned retailers to pass the benefit on to con- sumers. He told a news conference following the first post- election cabinet meeting Tuesday that quick removal of the tax was essential because some retailers have delayed fall purchases and others have run into storage and financing problems with existing stocks. Elimination of the tax was promised in the May 6 budget that was defeated in the Com- bringing on the elec- tion Mr Trudeau said the uncer- tainty over the tax forced fast but implementation of other budget promises would have to wait until Parliament is recalled. He set Sept. 26 as the open- ing date but said the timing could be sooner if special cir- cumstances arise He told reporters the con- sumer affairs department has been instructed to monitor prices and ensure that the full benefit of the sales-tax removal goes to consumers. The value'of the tax cut has been estimated at million to million a month On other he Alberta and Sas- katchewan are exchanging let- ters that may lead to further negotiations on the con- troversial topic of oil and gas revenue-sharing. next federal budget will have the same general thrust as the defeated I wouldn't count on every item being the all legislation left on the order paper at dissolu- tion May 9 will be although some might have to wait until after the first session of the new Parliament. Unpassed measures include bills to curb set up a govern- ment oil ban the World Football League from change competition legislation and give formal ap- proval to the federal oil export tax Fair weather attracts fairgoers Sunny skies and a gentle breeze brought out fairgoers Tuesday for the first full day of the 1974 edition of Whoop.-Up days. The attendance was up 992 from last year's second-day attendance of That was short of the Tuesday record of set in 1969. But it was a well- behaved crowd in spite of its size. Insp. Bill in charge of the Lethbridge City Police of- fice at the said lost-and-found children and a couple of intoxication cases and a cou- ple of reports of possession of marijuana were the only ac- tivity showing on the force's Whoop-Up blotter. Both the casino and the beer garden were running he said. For the second Whoop- Up Downs' parimutuel wickets took in less than the same day last year. Racing fans wagered on the Tuesday of 1973's fair but the turf account Tuesday gathered in only a drop of Track manager Irv Sukut said the crowd was down and bettors were wagering smaller amounts The casino once again thronged with gamblers ex- hibiting various degrees of luck. One fairgoer with more cause than most to whoop it up was D. J. of No. 1802 23rd St. N. Delker won the Lethbridge Jaycees' dai- ly prize. The main 000 gold will be drawn for Saturday. Many foot-weary patrons of the Exhibition rested at the beer consuming 448 dozen bottles in the process. Whoop-Up Days Tuesday entrance ticket Number 30689 was drawn this morning for the daily prize. The winner must present his stub to the exhibition office to collect the money. Monday's winner was Jake Martens of Lethbridge ;