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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 17, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIOGE July Committee to oversee sewage problem talks Nixon calls Watergate thinnest After a brief exchange between Mayor Andy Anderson and Deputy Mayor Vaughan city coun- cil set up a committee of two aldermen Tuesday night to oversee discussions on the city's sewage problem don't all understand what s going the deputy mayor City including the and representatives of large industries in the city have had several meetings in an attempt to limit industrial discharges into the sewage system But the mayor and deputy mayor apparently had differ- ing interpretations of results Lewis says he'll stay OTTAWA David Lewis said today he expects to remain New Democratic Par- ty leader until next but does rot intend to try to win a Commons seat I intend to resign as leader next vear he told reporters as he emerged from a party caucus of those with Mayor Anderson telling council three of the largest industries prepared to make changes But Deputy Mayor Hembroff said he understood industry was unhappy with the way negotiations are proceeding It would be a good he to have icsults of such meetings reported to city council Aid Vera who volunteered to sit on the com- mittee but voted against the said she didn't know if industry was happy or unhap- or what either side offered you're not part of that little group that plays golf or drinks you don't know what's going she com- plained But she voted down the proposal because it dove- tailed with an earlier recommendation to council that it set up small com mittees to oversee each city department The re-organization was to have been brought before aldermen this month and Aid Ferguson said all the departmental committees should be established now Deputy Mayor Hembroff the departmental committees are not being and there is some urgency in bringing city effluent discharge from the treatment plant into line with provincial government stan- dards province has a gun to our but if there is the necessary discipline on in- the province will pay 100 per cent of the of up- grading the treatment he said Mayor Anderson will ap- point two aldermen to the but Aid Steve Kotch who proposed the also volunteered to sit The discussion on the city's sewage which have to be resolved by the fall un- der a provincial arose as council decided to award a 600 contract to Kenwood Engineering Construction Ltd ot to build a lab at the treatment plant Tenders on the project were rejected by the city in May after the lowest from Earl and Crane Construction Ltd of was over higher than the es- timate SAN Calif Presi- dent Nixon says he believes there has been on a massive basis of inno- cent by some members of the press and prosecutors in the Watergate case And in an interview made public he said chance to get a fair trial any place is for any Watergate figure He said that if the charges against him in connection with Watergate were wouldn't serve for one and nobody would have to ask him to resign He termed Watergage thinnest scan- dal in American The president said that if he bugg- ed out of as some liberal members of the press would have been a blip wouldn't have cared The interview is included in a new paperback The Personal Nixon Staying on the written by Rabbi Baruch head of an anti-im- peachment organization known as the National Citizens' Committee for Fairness to the Presidency Rabbi Korff said the May 13 interview at the White House was arranged by Bruce deputy assistant to the president Rabbi Korff's committee published the 25 paperback and will print copies in the next a key time in the Watergate impeachment proceedings The committee gets the the rabbi said The tape-recorded interview contained a defence of the president's harsh criticism of the news media and some of the special Watergate prosecutor's men and a denial of any anti-semitism in response to reports of racial slurs in tran- scripts of some presidential conver- sations Gloomy future predicted for B.C. forest workers VANCOUVER A local president of the Inter- national Woodworkers of America said Tuesday night union members currently WHOOP-UP THREE BIG DAYS OF SAVINGS ON FINE QUALITY FURNITURE COME IN AND ADMIRAL REDI BED CONVERTIBLE SOFAS bySEALY- COLONIAL QUEEN SIZE REDI BED Posturepedic mattress Upholstered-m nylon floral print Whoop Up Sale Price WHOOP-UP SAVING CONTEMPORARY REDI BED HEALTH GUARD MATTRESS Upholstered in nylon decorator velvet Whoop Up Ssle Price WHOOP-UP SAVING S4O MODERN REDI BED SLEEP WELL MATTRESS Upholstered in tangerine Herculon Whoop-Up Sale Price WHOOP-UP SAVING Remember For Your Summer Quest ON A 8EALY IS LIKE SLEEPING IN A CLOUD' '645 '429 S269 APPLIANCES BY ADMIRAL ADMIRAL ELECTRIC RANGE Model GD373C Infinite heat elements Appliance Outlet Whoop-Up Sale Price WHOOP UP SAVINO S3O ADMIRAL 13 CUBIC FOOT REFRIGERATOR Model C1373 Avocado Whoop-Up Sale Price.............. 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THE ASSOCIATED PRESS National Guard troops watched over prisoners in Ohio and Rhode thousands of San Francisco area commuters were without buses and pickets were posted at two airlines as strikes con- tinued today across the U S Copper liquor store prison hospital workers and auto workers were among those off the job in scattered areas in a rash of labor disputes federal mediators say is un- precedented since the end ot the Second World War At the start of the there were 600 strikes involv- ing a quarter-million workers But I W president of the United pre- dicted Tuesday there will be fewer strikes in the second half of 1974 because of the major negotiations are behind us and the pattern of settlement has been set News In brief Turks to discuss Cyprus ANKARA President Fahri Koruturk an- nounced today that he is call- ing the Turkish parliament into emergency session Thurs- day because of the coup in Cyprus He made the announcement after the British agreed to a Turkish request to hold talks on the coup Bomb damages building LONDON A bomb extensively damaged a government building in South London today and started a small fire There were no in- juries Police said no warning was given of the 10-pound left in a store behind offices occupied by the social ser- tax and customs departments U.S. meat prices to rise WASHINGTON Agriculture Secretary Earl Butz says prices farmers receive for meat and other products are going up in the United States Consumers will begin to feel the increases in meat and other livestock prices Butz told a White House news conference Tuesday Whitlam facing crisis CANBERRA Prime Minister Gough Whit- lam's Labor government an- nounced plans today for an un- precedented joint session of both houses of Parliament to avert a constitutional crisis in Australia The government said the joint meeting of the House of Representatives and the likely to begin July is to ensure the government's key bills are passed Canoeists pinned by shots EDMONTON An Edmonton woman said Tues- day that she and five com- panions were pinned down in canoes for more than an hour during a target shooters' fir- ing spree on the North Saskatchewan River near Devon last weekend Gail Bones said the incident was of the worst ex- periences I have ever had in my life Bullets splashed within three feet of her and the shooters either ignored or couldn't hear the canoeists' warning cries she said Alberta short of nurses EDMONTON A shortage of nurses at two of the province's three major mental health hospitals has forced the government to turn to Great Britain Dr Charles director of mental health services for the health and social develop- ment department said he had already called the British Nursing which places British nurses in jobs around the world Plane missing in NWT NWT A search for a light aircraft missing in the Northwest Territories with three persons on board failed to bring results but is scheduled to continue today Pilot H F Tyldesley of Calgary and his passengers Ray Mitchell and Patrick both of Sturgeon Alta were on a two- hour flight from 600 miles north of to Cameron Bay on Great Bear Lake when their single- engmed aircraft disappeared Monday night 'Needle' college charged VANCOUVER The North American College of Acupuncture Ltd and Kok Yuen have been charg- ed with operating an illegal medical school The laid by the British Columbia College of Physicians and alleges the company and Leung unlawfully carried on a school for tiaming in medicine without the consent of the council of medical body between Jan 12 and July 1974 Impeachment data Lifesaving awards given nearly complete S99 WASHINGTON -The House of Representatives judiciary committee is pre- paring to take the last testi- mony in its impeachment in- quiry and then turn to drawing up proposed articles of im- peachment At least six the chief one charging obstruction of justice in connection with the Watergate are reported to be drafted and ready for presentation to the committee in secret briefing sessions Thursday and Friday The questioning today of Herbert President Nixon's former personal law- completes a 10-week examination by the com- mittee into a wide range of ac- tions by the president and his close associates In a related Robert chairman of the Democratic National said in an inter- view he would be surprised and if the committee and full House do not vote to impeach Nixon He said he reached this decision during the weekend after studying the transcripts and other evidence released by the committee Strauss said he has not dis- cussed impeachment with the House leadership HAMILTON The Royal Canadian Humane Association has announced its awards for life-saving and heroism across Canada Bronze medals were presented to Adolf Schimpf of Wabamun and Gary Rycroft of Beaver Alta Bomb threat for Frankie Australia Frank Sinatra's trouble-plagued Australian tour ended today with a bomb scare An anonymous caller phon- ed the Australian air- threatening to blow up the plane due to take the singer and his party to London unless he paid million But police said The call was obviously made by a crank Olympics security costly MONTREAL The Gazette says the Olympic Games Organizing Committee has estimated the security to5 30pm Thurt end Fri 9 m to 9 p m 542 13th SI N Phone 328-1151 Towfie Convenient Budget Chergen Free Storage Muter Clwrge Depoell Will Hold Leeee Plen Free Delivery Free Perking BRIDGE RUG DRAPES LTD. FREE ESTIMATES Phone 329-4722 COLLEGE MALL Judiciary Committee Chair- _ man Peter Rodmo Deaths N J said Tuesday he hopes the committee can reach a final vote by July 26 on whether to recommend im- peachment of Nixon CANADIAN PRESS Edward five- costs for the 1976 Summer Olympic Games at some of which is to be paid by the committee time British Columbia tennis singles champion and member of the British Columbia Sports Hall of Fame LITHBRIDQI ft DISTRICT EXHIBITION TONIGHT AT 8 P.M. TRANS-CANADA HELLDRIVERS a hair raising spine tingling performance THE STRATUS FACTION a lively variety show by this group of young Canadians BIGGER and BETTER THAN EVERI THURS.. SAT. 8 P. Exciting Rodeo and Cbuckwagon Races Plus Clown Act Jerry Olson and Sam OTHER BIO HORSE RACING P.M. THRILLING MIDWAY CASINO 4H BUILDING BEER GARDEN DAILY GATE DRAW BAR OF GOLD KINSMEN CAR DRAWS FREE EXHIBITS ;