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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 17, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDQE July W.Z. soldiers shot U.S. troops9 N.Z. A man claiming to be a Vietnam war veteran told a radio audience by telephone today that he and three other New Zealand soldiers shot and killed six United States troops they found torturing Viet- namese civilians. Gordon host of the Radio said after the program he will fly to Wellington with a tape of the conversation. He said the man asked for an indemnity from New Zealand Defence Minister Arthur Faulkner before he will divulge his name and provide written details of the incident in. Vietnam which he said occurred more than two years ago. The caller gave this ac- He and the other three New Zealand soldiers were on a pa- trol when they heard shots and went to a spot where they saw six U.S. soldiers interrogating and torturing several civilians. The civilians were bound and gagged and were being beaten with truncheons. Two were apparently dead. The New led by a decided to intervene when the beatings continued. The New Zealand who spoke some told the surviving villagers to flee. Chou recovering from ailment Hunger strikers told Canada can't help New highway development announced OTTAWA A total of million worth of highway development in Manitoba and Alberta was announced Tues- day by Transport Minister Jean Marchand The Manitoba portion of the worth million over five involves up- grading load limits on highways to a gross vehicle weight of pounds and a maximum single-axle load of pounds. Alberta's million over five in- volves raising load limits to the same capacity. The sections of highway to be affected are to be announc- ed on or before Aug. 1. OTTAWA External Affairs Minister Mitchell Sharp Tuesday told two men on a hunger strike in support of jailed Ukrainian historian Valentyn Moroz that his department cannot interfere in another country's affairs. But he said he has impress- ed upon Soviet officials Cana- dian attitudes on the matter. The minister cautioned An- driy Semotiuk and Andriy both of not to endanger their health through their strike. The men say Mr. jailed at Vladimir prison 150 miles northeast of has not eaten since July 1. The interview with Mr. Sharp was arranged through Senator Paul Yuzyk who is of Ukrainian background. Six Ukrainian-Canadians now are on a hunger strike outside the Soviet embassy. The two men along with Lada Hirny of and Peter Smilsky of Vancouver and stopped eating Monday morning. They were joined later Mon- day by Mykola and today by Mykola both of Toronto. A trailer provides them shelter from the sun and a place to sleep at night. They must move the vehicle every three hours to comply with parking regulations. Higher wages VICTORIA Even though food prices in Van- couver are the highest in Vancouver residents are still better off because the wages are also Agriculture Minister Dave Stupich said Tuesday. By JOHN BURNS Special to The Herald PEKING Premier Chou who is known to be suf- fering from heart is still in hospital convalescing and will not be seeing any foreign visitors for the time Chinese officials said yesterday It was the first time of- ficials have said anything sub- stantive to reporters about the premier's health since the dis- closure 10 days ago that he was in hospital when he met Senator rienry who said later the premier appeared to be recovering well. The officials spoke to reporters after Tunisian Foreign Minister Habib Chatti left Peking for the provinces without seeing the premier. It was one of the very few times that a meeting with the 76- year-old head of government has not been included on the schedule of a visiting foreign minister. in Hong the leader of a Canadian academic delegation denied he said that Chinese officials informed him that the premier had suffered a heart attack. Nathan chief justice of the British Co- lumbia Supreme said a had led to his being misquoted in a Peking interview. Chinese officials had refus- ed to comment on the heart at- tack saying they had nothing to add to earlier statements that the premier was in hospital with an un- disclosed ailment. Loan authority needs another million EDMONTON The Alberta Opportunity Co. needs another million to keep up with the demand for says Ed AOC general manager. The which lends money to small and rural in- dustry in an attempt to build up the province's industrial has total loan authorizations of million .this up from million in said Mr. Clarke. we need more to keep up with the demand. Our real purpose is to fill in the gaps left by the normal lending in- stitutions and we have an order in for another million for that Many small businesses can't provide collateral to a bank in order to secure a loan we have to use different ask 'Will this guy succeed on the basis of his own ability and the market If the answer is he will more than likely get the Colson read Nixon's book 14 times WASHINGTON Former presidential aide Charles Colson says he has read Presi- dent Nixon's book Six 14 times. Members of the House of Represen- tatives judiciary com- mittee said Colson testified in closed ses- sion on Monday that there was another crisis in the White the presi- dent 'Read Six read it 14 Colson was quoted as saying. Official count shows Liberal still winner Sask. The official count of ballots for the July 8 federal election in Battleford Kindersley has confirmed the election of Liberal Cliff but by a smaller margin than the one announced election night. Returning officer Frank Herbach said today the of- ficial count showed Dr. Mclsaac the winner by 85 votes over Progressive Conservative Norval who held the seat in the last parliament. Dr. Mclsaac was declared the winner election night by 130 votes. Mr. Horner has announced he will seek a judicial recount. Eaton's we mean business A visit to Eaton's Business Centre should be the first factor in your calculations when you need a reliable answer-machine for scientific for the office or or for your home. 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