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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 22, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THI 1ETM8RIDGI MRAID Thuttddy, July 2J, Comment by officials on Nixon trip banned By JOHN HEFFERNAN WASHINGTON (Reuter) A state department ban on offida; comment has underlined the Nixon administration's determi- nation to safeguard the ap- proach to the Peking summit now that the groundwork has been laid by Henry A. Kissin- ger. The state department dis- closed Wednesday night that S'tate Secretary William Rogers has order'ed department offi- cials not to discuss President Nixon's planned trip in public. It was thought that both China and the United States most likely have a good idea of the scope and range of what sub- jects will be discussed when Nixon flies to Pekuig for talks with Chou and Communist party Chairman Mao Tse-tung. High on the summit agenda probably will be the Indochina war, an eventual exchange of diplomatic missions, C h i n a 's seat in the United UN membership for Peking has not been decided before Nixon the future of Tai- wan. There was strong belief in Washington that Kissinger, the president's national security ad- viser, would not have spent about 20 hours in Peking talking to Chou without having reached some substantive, if tentative, agreement on the areas which might be explored later. ASSURES TAIWAN The White House, meanwhile, gave Taiwan renewed assur- ance on U.S. defence commit- ments after the Senate for'eign relations committee voted Wednesday to repeal Ihe 1955 Formosa resolution. The resolution, pushed through Congress in 1955 after the Communists seized a Na- tionalist-held offshore island and seemed poised for more at- tacks, authorized the president to use necessary force to pro- tect Taiwan. The White House emphasized that even ii Congress as a whole voted to repeal the resolution, it would not affect the president's ability to send forces to Tai- wan's aid in an emergency. As far as Indochina is con- cerned, Nixon already has moved to scotch speculation that the trip might be connected with an end to the war. But observers said this sub- ject was of such fundamental importance to the United Slates that Nixon could not forego the opportunity of talking about it- Rogers reinforced the presi- dent's "no speculation" theme by ordering state department officials not to discuss publicly the president's decision to go to China or anything connected with it. savs board Young had some success EDMONTON (CP) "Fine words butter no parsnips." This is one of the things Dr. John Young says the federal prices and income commission learned in the last two years during its fight against inflation. Dr. Young, commission head, told the Rotary Club of Edmon- ton today that the commission ted "limited success." What it learned was that ex tiortations and other fine word won't make anti-inflation mea sures any more palatable o workable unless they are HITS CENTURY MARK Catholic Father George M. Trunk, who will celebrate his 101st birthday Sept. 1, still rises at a.m. to say a mass in the Slovenian Catholic church in San Francisco. Believed to be the oldest active priest in the United States, Father Trunk was ordained 76 ago in Austria. PRICE REDUCED! See this large southside family home near schools and shopping, extra features .excellent basement de- velopment. Call for details. Stringam Property Sales 122 8th St. S, Phone 328-6161 backed up by something else. He spoke of more direct con- trols, whether voluntary or mandatory, but said they could only be a supplement to strong government measures to fight any other inflation that comes along. ALLOWED TO FINISH JOB The commission's life was re- cently extended to the end of next June to enable it to finish preparing standby measures for fighting future inflation. Dr. Young said the commis- sion's work since it was set up in 1969 proved that "general ap- peals for restraint by public fig- ures, or general expressions of goodwill by representatives of interest groups, are unlikely in themselves to lead to substan- tial results." But there was some success. The commission sought broa agreement in 1969 among labor management and government t hold down prices, wage and sal ary increases, and other infla tionary pressures. Labor with- drew from discussions leadin; to such an agreement, but busi ness agreed to hold price in creases in 1970 to something less than cost increases. The commission now ha, counted 100 cases in whicl "proposed price increases o some significance" were re duced, postponed, or not made at all because of the commis sion's work. 'In combination with sof market conditions, the apprecia ion of the exchange rate, ant ;he price war among grocery chains, it was one of the con aibuting factors which made iie rate of price increase in Canada in 1970 the lowesl among industrial Or. Young said. Settlement reached in bus strike TORONTO (CP) Hamil- xm's bus strike which began Hay 17 has been settled prfovid- ing union members approve an igreement reached early today after a marathon bargaining session here. The settlement was an- nounced by W. H. Dickie, direc- or of conciliation and mediation ervices of the Ontario depart- ment of labor. Provincial mediator Jack Speranzini also told of the tenta- ive settlement reached between 107 of the Amalgamated Yansit Workers Union and the Hamiton Street Railway. The 500 striking bus drivers mechanics will vote on the agreement this weekend. If it is accepted, it is hoped limited bus service will be restored by Mon- ay- Mr. Speranzini would not dis- close any details of the contract >ut did say there are increases in wages and improvements in he split shift system. The strike by the 400 drivers and 100 maintenance men has nade idle the company's 223 'rases and affected the arsons who normally used pub- ic transit in the city of PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT CITY OF LETHBRIDGE THURSDAY, JULY 22nd to MONDAY, JULY 26th, 1971 PUBLIC SWIMMING SCHEDULE POOL Thun., July Swim Public Swim Swim July HOUR tWIM Public Swim Swim Sal., July Swim Swim Sun., July Swim Family Swim 1 Swim Mon., July HOUR SWIM Public Swim 1.00-5.00 Public Swim Swim MEN HAVE NO COMPLAINTS Women's liberationists disapproved but girl watchers had no complaints as pretty girls paraded In Toronto Wednesday. Event promoted beauty contest to be held Sunday in connection with Toronto Police Games. Astronauts keep practice up for history making flight CAPE KENNEDY, Fla. (AP) The Apollo 15 astronauts passed up a chance for some leisure time today and climbec aboard spaceship simulators to practise key manoeuvres they'll execute in lunar orbit. The space agency had re- ported that today David Scott James Irwin and Alfred Worden would begin easing off on their heavy training program ant would relax for Monday's blast- off to the moon and one of his- tory's most important scientific explorations. But this morning, Scott ant Irwin boarded the lunar module simulator and Worden was in the command ship trainer. After lunch, Scott and Irwin planned a review of procedures :o be followed before and after three moon br.ggy driving ex- cursions they are to make dur- ing 67 hours on the lunar sur- face. Included are depressurizing and repressuriring the lunar Support for Taiwan reaffirmed HONG KONG (Reuter) Chinese Vice-Premier Li Hsien- nien has reaffirmed the Chinese people's determination to "lib- te" Taiwan, the New China news agency said today. Li made the pledge at a ban- quet in Peking Wednesday in lonor of a visiting Algerian gov- ernment delegation led by For- eign Minister Abdelaziz Boute- lika, the agency said. "The Chinese people reso- titely support the three Indo- chinesc peoples in the war against U.S. aggression and for national salvation until their com 1 e t e Li was quoted as saying. He also said the Chinese peo- )Ie would support Ihe Korean >eople, the peoples of Asia and Africa in the struggle against U.S. Imperialism. "The Chinese people are de- ermined to liberate w said. Rail service s resumed KAMLOOPS, B.C. (CP) _ ervlco was restored early to- ay on a foot bypass round a mass of twisted steel eft by the derailment and ex- loslon Monday of a CNR rciglit near the liny farming community of VinsuUa in tho north Thompson RJver Valley. module cabin, donning and re- moving suits and checking com- munications and life support systems. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration said today marks the start of a more re- laxed schedule as launch day nears. Scott, Irwin and Worden, who began training for the mis- sion in March, 1970, are sched- uled to start their 12-day jour- Bike-truck crash kills Calgarian PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE, Man (CP) One Calgary man is -dead and a second is in fair condition in Winnipeg Hospital following a bicycle truck col- lision on the Trans Canada Highway just east of here Wed- Ygor Van Veed, was killed and Edward Mervin Lamb, 23, was injured in the accident. RCMP said a van pulled out to pass the two cyclists on the divided highway and a semi- trailer truck following the van apparently failed to see the two. ney on a Saturn V rocket at a.m. EOT Monday. Wednesday, all three passed their final major physical exam- inations, doctors said, with "flying colors." At the launch pad, the count- down, which began Tuesday, continued smoothly. Scott and Irwin are to land on the moon July 30 at a site they call Hadley Apennine. It is sur- rounded by the peaks of the Apennine Moun- tains and a meandering gorge named Hadley Rille. The site was selected because it will enable the moonmen to drive their four-wheel moon buggy to five geological fea- tures. These are the mountain front, which may contain origi- nal lunar crust; the gorge, per- haps carved by lava flow; in> pact craters; a flat area called the Marsh of Decay, and cra- ters which may have been vol- cano eruptions. The three previous moon-land- ing teams each had only one ge- ology feature to study, either a flat plain or laghlands. QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Denial Mechanic Capitol Furniture Bldg. MM PHONE 328-7684M Held Over by Popular Demand RHEA RECORDING STAR "RUSS MARSH and The Country 3" APPEARING NIGHTLY DURING WHOOP-UP DAYS AT THE MINERS' LIBRARY 735 13th St. N. MEMBERS AND INVITED OUKTSI Guards at prison face assault charge NAPANEE, Ont. (CP) Eight MUlhaven Penitentiary guards Wednesday were com- mitted to trial on 17 charges of assaulting prisoners. The committals came at the conclusion of three days of pre- liminary hearings. No trial date was set. The alleged assaults were said to have taken place follow- ing the transfer of prisoners to MUlhaven at the end of a four- day rebellion last April by pris- oners at Kingston Penitentiary. This week's preliminary hear- ing began Monday as a trial but Judge Graham ruled Tuesday in favor of a defence motion that the proceedings be considered a preliminary hearing. At the request of the defence lawyer, the judge ordered a ban on the publication of all evi- dence until the accused were discharged or until the conclu- Plan new college at Vermilion EDMONTON (CP) A two- campus community college that will serve students from Alberta and Saskatchewan will be established at Vermilion, Alta., and Lloydminster, Sask. The college, to be known as the community college of east- ern Alberta, was announced jointly Wednesday by Educa- tion Minister Robert Clark and Agriculture Minister Henry Ruste. A cost-sharing arrangement is being negotiated with the Saskatchewan government for operation of the Lloydminster campus, which will accommo- date the Saskatchewan stu- dents. The Lloydminster campus will operate in existing facili- ties in the border community and the Vermilion campus will be located in the agricultural and vocational college. Full membership in the Al- berta Colleges Commission will be conveyed on the college July 1, 1972. No opening date was announced. sion of their trial. Committed to trial on charges of assaulting prisoner John Hance were guar'ds Peter Hindi and Albert Sweet, both of Napa- nee; Robert Earl Goodwin of nearby Corbyville; Lester Earl Landstra of Odessa, Ont., and Grant Snider of Harrowsmith, Ont. Similar charges against Dan- iel Cahill and Earl Northmore, both of Kingston, were dis- missed by Judge Donald Gra- ham, while the Crown wlMrew a charge of common assault against George Huffman of Yar- ker, Ont., who is in hospital. Paul Joseph Cote of Kingston, Hinch and Goodman were com- mitted for trial on a charge of common assault involving pris- oner Brian Beaucage, while similar charges involving the same prisoner against George Perrault and Landstra were dis- missed and a charge against Huffman withdrawn by the Crown. S'nider was cleared on a charge of common assault against prisoner Allan Gauld but was committed for trial on a charge of assaulting prisoner William Knight. Snider also was committed on a similar charge involving prisoner Norman MacCaud. Bernard William Evans of Kingston was committed for trial on a charge of common as- sault on Knight and a charge of assault causing bodily harm in- volving MacCaud. Landstra was committed to trial on a charge of common assault, also involv- ing MacCaud. Snider and Evans also were committed on a charge of com- mon assault involving prisoner Chico Santana. Goodwin also was committed on a charge of common assault involving prisoner William Crosby. William Craig Orser of Gana- noque was committed to trial on a charge of assault causing bod- ily harm involving prisoner Wayne Barker. .QUADS DOING WELL HELSINKI (AP) Marja. Liisa Hakkarainen, 23, gave birth to boys and two gMs-Tuesdty in kotba, southeast Finland. Weather and road report 70 ABOVE TO.ftft ZERO AT 14'UUNOON SUNRISE FRIDAY SUNSET H LPre Lethbridgc...... 92 60 .32 H Lethbridge.......87 Waterton....... 80 Pincher Creek Edmonton..... Grande Prairie Banff........ Calgary Cranbrook Victoria...... Penticton..... Prince George......_ Vancouver.......74 Saskatoon........77 Regina.......... 78 Winnipeg........ 73 Toronto......... 79 Ottawa..........78 Montreal.........79 St. John's........ 71 Halifax..........75 Predericton .....-78 Charlottetown 76 Chicago......... 07 New York........85 LPre 58 .01 57 .38 55 .22 49 57 .15 52 53 61 52 57 51 57 53 .16 55 .16 48 55 54 57 55 58 51 54 74 67 Miami 88 79 66 Los Angeles 73 Las Vegas 104 82 Honolulu 86 74 Rome 86 57 Paris 77 59 London 72 57 Berlin 68 55 Amsterdam 68 46 Moscow 81 61 Stockholm 64 50 Tokyo 81 73 FORECAST: Lcthliridge-Medicine Hat- Today: Mainly sunny except for afternoon and evening showers or tlmndershowers. Lows 55 Friday: Mainly sunny. Highs near 90. Calgary Today: Mainly sunny except for afternoon and evening showers or thunder- showers. Lows near 55. Friday: Mainly sunny. Highs near 80. COLUMBIA KOOTENAY Today and Friday: Sunny and very Slight chance of isolated showers and afternoon and evening thunderstorms both days. Highs 90 to 95 today and Friday. Lows in mid 50s. mmf EARLY BUYER DISCOUNTS on Allis-Chalmers Gleaner Combines (Models "F" and INTEREST FREE FINANCE PLAN WHEAT OR BARLEY IN TRADE GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY P.O. BOX 120] LETHBDIDGE, ALTA. Phont 327-3161 i I i I I i i I OFFICIAL AS AT 9100 A.M. TODAY COUHTESV nr A MA All highways In the Lclh- dry nnd In good driving condl- bridge District are bare andMion. POUTS OF ENTIIY (Opening and Closing Coults 4 hours: Canvay 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. MST; Del Bonita 7 a.m. to p.m.; Rooscville, B.C. 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Kingsgalc, B.C., 24 lours; Porthill-RykcrtJi 8 a.m. to midnight. Chief Mountain 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. WildborM, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Logan Para open 24 ally. ;