Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 20, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta
The Lethbridge Herald VOL. ALBERTA. JULY 20. 1974 20 CENTS 56 Pages Canadian peacekeepers wounded OTTAWA Six Canadians serving with the United Nations peacekeeping force in-Cyprus have been but the injuries are minor in all the defence department said today. The wounded men were identified Warrant Officer D. W. Cpl. B. C Cpl. L. J. Pvt. J G. Gre- Pvt J. G. Levesque and Pvt. F. J. P Gasse. All are members of the 1st Commando battalion of the Ed- monton-based Canadian Airborne Regiment. a defence department spokesman said all but four United Nations peacekeeping outposts in Cyprus have been withdrawn because ot heavy fighting following the Turkish inva- sion of the Mediterranean island. The spokesman also said Canadian including Canadians working in Cyprus in Canadian government jobs and any dependents of Canadian servicemen still in a safe An external affairs department representative was trying to round up any other such as who may be in Cyprus. The defence department spokesman said the withdrawal of UN outposts probably involves most Canadian he had no definite report. would presume it's mainly Canadians because it's around Nicosia which is where we he said. An external affairs department spokesman said earlier today that Canada not take any unilateral to pull out the 480 Canadian troops serving with the United Nations peacekeep- ing force on Cyprus. He said following the Turkish invasion that the situation is and potentially but a decision on the future of the UN force would have to come from the UN security coun- cil kmg as the UN peacekeeping force remains in we'll he said. Ford won't lobby for boss in House Cyprus bloody Makarios blasts invasion Turkish-Greek war feared WASHINGTON Articles of impeachment holding President Nixon per- sonally and directly responsi- ble for the Watergate scandal are under consideration by the House of Representatives judiciary committee. The articles are part of a package presented by special counsel John who says the evidence in support of them warrants Nixon's im- peachment Scran and heard About town Five-foot-tall Linda Mead lying down twice to measure the broken centre white line on a road to see if it really is 10 feet long An uniden- tified helping out a magician at the Whoop-Up Days grandstand being asked if he was a Liberal or a Conservative and a Doar's analysis of that evi- dence continues today in an- other closed-door session dealing with charges of illegal intelligence misuse of government tax fraud and contempt of Congress.' In his opening presentation Doar dropped the role of the impartial investigator presenting facts without con- clusions and laid down what most Democrats described as a strong case for impeach- ment on the basis of Watergate alone. His performance produced 'an angry response from Nix- on's press Ronald who said Doar was of order in the in marshalling facts on the side of impeachment. Vice-President Gerald Ford said- think they have worked very hard to do a responsible The vice-president also said he will not engage in an effort for Nixon in the House Fire-ravaged palace ruins of presidential palace in Nicosia mute evidence of bloody strife Fewer whooping it up at fair than last year At the fair Attendance 1974 Monday......... Tuesday............. Wednesday Thursday............. 14.264 Friday Saturday........... TOTALS 1973 1 Calendar 8 SATURDAY Family Day 2 opens time at Whoop-Up Downs. 8 chuckwagon races at Grandstand 11 close. closes. Whoop-Up Days attendance continues to lag slightly behind last year. fun seekers toured the fair exhibition officials ringing this year's giand total so far to That was fewer than the five-day total in 1973 With just one day it seemed unlikely that 1974 would break the attendance record of set in 1971. As it persons were needed to visit the fair today to reach last year's figure of Fair officials were optimistic that attendance would reach that level at least. Bernard of the Thomas Shows said his activity was up about 20 per cent from last year. Betting on the afternoon horse races at Whoop-Up Downs was up from with handled. But the estimated 950 racing fans failed to match the betting enthusiasm of their counterparts last when was handled. About fairgoers took in the grandstand show featuring chariots and chuckwagon races and the rodeo action that is the highlight of a Western fair Other popular Whoop-Up attractions included the Jaycee and Kinsmen ticket where sellers reported good volume. The Kinsmen cars and Jaycee bar of gold will be drawn for tonight The winner in the Jaycees' daily draw was Alvin Albert of Taber A lively crowd also attended the beer garden drinking about 350 cases. Fair official said patrons enjoyed themselves without being disorderly. Friday's activities were slightly marred by an incident which city police said was still under investigation. Police said an exhibition employee required sutures after an encounter at an entrance gate with several youths about 10 p.m. Prosecution was they said. The lucky entrance ticket number for Friday is 8122. The holder of the ticket must present the ticket stub at the exhibition office on the the fairgrounds to collect daily prize. Lucky winner of the Thursday draw was Wendy Jansen of while the winner of the Wednesday draw is still unknown. The holder of ticket number 36823 has a six-month time limit to claim the a fair official said. Chou makes public appearance TOKYO Chinese Premier Chou who had been reported recuperating from an illness early this made his first public appearance today in two weeks. The New China news agency reported Chou met and had a and talk in Peking with Maj. Sani Souna leader of a Niger govern- ment delegation and vice- president of the supreme military council of Niger. THE BALANCE OF FORCES UEtCt U 9 Bcitnim 4 FfilJln 5 brunts 71 Patrri. fepefc. tonic bus 21 dm IUIUY tiOQQOSattm 110 17 Detinues 9 driKltt M Pflftf I luts tt Luftif ill FROM AP-REUTER-AFP NICOSIA Bloody battles raged on Cyprus today on the first day of an air and sea invasion by Turkish military forces. Turkish jets bombed and strafed much of the strategic Mediterranean including the and the area between Nicosia and Kyrenia. a resort town on the north coast. Airborne troops made at least four drops on the three in and around the which is 10 miles inland from Kyrenia. Fires burned in Nicosia. Greece declared a general mobilization and moved troops toward its border with raising the possibility of a direct clash between the North Atlantic Treaty Organization allies. the United Nations has managed to arrange an unlimited ceasefire on the so-called separating the Greek and Turkish Cypriot communities in the Cyprus capital of British Forces Radio announced tonight An announcement from the British high commis- sion said this would probably be too late to arrange evacuation of civilians from the Nicosia area but it was hoped to be able to organize this early Sunday. Turkish F-4 Phantom fighter-bombers hit a mental .hospital in killing at least 20 persons and wounding an Associated Press photographer reported. Cyprus controlled by the military backed govern- ment that toppled the regime of Archbishop Makarios Mon- reported that six Turkish planes had been shot down At the request of the UN Security Council was summoned into urgent session in New York to take up the in- vasion The Turkish attack early to- day was six days after the which revived fears by Turkish Cypriots of annexa tion by Greece. Turkey's semi-official news agency Anatolia reported to- day that Greek heading toward had been intercepted by Turkish fighter planes near the Greek island of Rhodes. Turkish Skyhawk planes bombed Greek sections of Nicosia and the capital's air- port. Fires burned in at least 10 areas in and around the worst at the air- port and near a Greek-Cypnot camp. In U.S military officials and others said seven Soviet divisions have been placed on alert in western and southern Russia in an apparent show of support for the Turkish side in the Cyprus but there was no word of an alert for Soviet transport planes. In New Archibishop denounced the inva- sion saying the decision to in- vade was not at all justifiable. In a statement the archbishop's first public com- ment on the invasion he re- jected Turkey's justification for its action But he blamed Greece's rul- ing military junta for throw- ing Cyprus into what he term- ed a tragic and catastrophic situation. At the United the Security Council members sought agreement behind the scenes today on a resolution for a general ceasefire. The consultations caused hours of delay in an urgent Council meeting called for a.m. MDT at the request of Greece. Diplomatic sources said several drafts for a resolution were in including one authored by the United States and another worked out by non-permanent members of the Council. Gov't may limit acupuncture use The provincial government will be looking at the need to restrict practitioners other than physicians who are using acupuncture Health Minister Neil Crawford said here Friday. Mr. Crawford said in a Herald interview the use of acupuncture by non-medical practitioners has become area of developing since June when the College o. Physicians and Surgeons banned Alberta physicians from using the practice. The only has jurisdiction over physicians. Practitioners such as chiropractors are not affected by college rules. ri'_ government will have to look at people other than doctors who are entering the field The college's approach seems to be cautious but is very Mr Crawford said. The college's rule meant to assure high standards before they open up the use of the procedure The college's ban. announced June 13. classifies acupuncture as ''exper- imental and can only be used by physicians in supervised research settings. The college said it is its responsibility to protect people from doctors who are not qualified to practice acupuncture Mr. Crawford said he was surprised when he learned some chiropractors were practicing acupuncture.- The health department will likely discuss the matter with the heads of the chiropractic association before making a decision on whether or not to restrict their use of acupuncture Franco said out of bed on orders of doctors MADRID Fran- cisco Franco was reported out of his hospital bed and walking about just one day after handing power over to Prince Juan Carlos de Borbon because of illness. Jesus Madrid's dep- uty told reporters after visiting Franco briefly at the hospital that the 81- year-old leader got out of bed on the orders of his doctors today. is walking at this mo- he said. Franco vomited blood Fri- day from a lesion in the digestive system after suffer- ing a relapse during the treat- ment for a circulatory ailment. Inside Stranded north tourists philosophical I vl'M 'What's strip Well once upon a time there was a Sahara forest... Classified........22-26 Comics.............9X District............17 Local 21 Sports...........12-14 Theatres......... 7 TV.................6 Weather............3 LOW TONIGHT HIGH SUN. HOT. 1 1 MUNCHO B.C. Washouts and mudslides on the only two highways linking the Yukon with Northern British Columbia have stranded an estimated 200 or more travellers in remote lodges and campsites but most are mak- ing the best of the situation. can't go but don't said one of the tourists held up at this Alaska Highway community about 100 miles south of the Yukon border. It's a beautiful place to get Among those stranded along the highway are tourists from Ohio and Michigan. in Northwestern the Stewart Cassiar highway linking the north-coastal area with the Alaska Highway at Watson was expected to be open par- tially today after grading and filling in of washouts. The Alaska Highway travellers were in a great place to be when rivers swollen by relentless rain and late washed out parts of a 40-mile stretch of the highway earlier this week. It isn't expected to be reopened until late next week. they have plenty to eat thanks to a provin- cial government emergency food airlift and wine and liquor supplies at the Muncho Lake Lodge where 150 of them are waiting out the flood should hold until with judicious About 20 travellers who couldn't wait for the road to reopen including nine transport drivers were flown south to Fort but most of them will have to come back for their vehicles. An RCMP escort is to lead SO people in cars and trucks over the flood-torn section between Muncho Lake and Watson Lake but the rest of the tourists will sit tight until bridge repairs are completed at racing about 18 miles south of next Thursday. About pounds of canned fresh fruit and bread and milk will be flown in from Prince B.C. Sunday. About pounds of foodstuffs went in aboard a chartered plane Thursday While the tourists at Muncho Lake waited out their unex- pected highway crews Friday bulldozed flood waters that earlier in the day threatened to cut off residents in the Cassiar area of northwestern B.C. the tourists trapped at Muncho Lake were sitting around talking and laughing about their predicament. Fifteen of them who were rescued Thursday by a highways bulldozer were playing you name for three days. They said the main source of entertainment was watching the bears systematically clean out the garbage cans around the lodge. The group found there were three ministers among the stranded and they got together and planned an inter- denominational service for Sunday.