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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 22, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THI 1ITKSRIDOI HWALD Thuridoy, July 2J, 1971 Comment by officials on Nixon trip banned By JOHN HEFFEHNAN WASHINGTON (Reuter) A stale department ban on official 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 State 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 Peking for talks with Chou and Communist party Chairman Mao Tse-tung. High on Uie 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 foreign relations committee voted Wednesday to repeal the 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. Young says board 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 Hie 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- hortations and other fine words won't make anti-inflation mea sures any more palatable or workable unless they are HITS CENTURY MARK Catholic Father George M. Trunk, who will celebrate hit 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- psals for restraint by public fig- ures, or general expressions of goodwill by representatives o[ interest groups, are unlikely in themselves to lead to substan- tial results." But there was some success. The commission sought broad agreement in 1969 among labor, management and government to hold down prices, wage and sal- ary increases, and other infla- tionary pressures. Labor with- drew from discussions leading to such an agreement, but busi- ness agreed to hold price in- creases In 1970 to something less than cost increases. Tlie commission now has counted 100 oases in which "proposed price increases of some significance" were re- duced, postponed, or not made at all because of the commis- sion's work. 'In combination with soft market conditions, the tion of the exchange rate, and the price war among grocery chains, it was one of the con- tributing factors which made the rate of price increase in Canada in 1970 the lowest among industrial Dr. Young said. Guards at prison face assault charge MEN HAVE NO COMPLAINTS Women's liberationists disapproved but girl walchert 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 Settlement reached in bus strike TORONTO (CP) Hamil- on's bus strike which began Vlay 17 has been settled provid- ing union members approve an agreement reached early today after a marathon bargaining session here. The settlement was an- nounced by W. H. Dickie, direc- .or of conciliation and mediation services of the Ontario depart- ment of labor. Provincial mediator Jack iperanzini also told of tie tenta- ive settlement reached between -ocal 107 of the Amalgamated Transit Workers Union and the Hamiton Street Railway. The 500 striking bus drivers and mechanics will vote on the agreement this weekend. If it is accepted, it is hoped limited bus service will be restored by Mon- day. Mr. Speranzini would not dis- :lose any details of the contract nit did fay there are increases n wages and improvements in the split shift system. The strike by the 400 drivers and 100 maintenance men has nade idle the company's 223 )uses and affected the persons who normally used pub- lic transit in the city of PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT CITY OF IETHBRIDOE THURSDAY, JULY 22nd to MONDAY, JULY 26th, 1971 PUBLIC SWIMMING SCHEDULE POOL Thun., July Swim Public Swim Swim Frl., July HOUR SWIM Public Swim Swim Sol., July Swim Swim Sun., July Swim Family Swim Swim Mem., July HOUR SWIM Public Swim Public Swim Swim CAPE KENNEDY, Fla. (AP) The Apollo 15 astronauts massed up a chance for some leisure time today and climbed 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 and would relax for Monday's blast- off to the moon and one of his- tory's most important scientific explorations. But this morning, Scott and Irwin boarded the lunar module simulator and Worden was in the command ship trainer. After lunch, Scott and Irwin planned a review of procedures to be followed before and after three moon bi'.ggy driving ex- cursions they are to make dur- ing 67 hours on the lunar sur- face. Included are depressurizing and repressurizing the lunar Support for Taiwan reaffirmed HONG KONG (Renter) Chinese Vice-Premier Li Hsien- nien has reaffirmed the Chinese people's determination to "lib- erate" Taiwan, the New China news agency said today. Li made the pledge at a ban- quet in Peking Wednesday in honor of a visiting Algerian gov- ernment delegation led by For- eign Minister Abdelaziz Boute- flika, the agency said. "The Chinese people reso- lutely support the three Indo- chinese peoples in the war against U.S. aggression and for national salvation until their com lete Li was quoted as saying. He also said the Chinese peo- ple would support the Korean people, the peoples of Asia and Africa in the struggle against U.S. imperialism. "The Chinese people are de- termined to liberate he said. CN Rail service is resumed KAMLOOPS, B.C. (CP) Service was restored early to- day on a foot bypass around a mass of twisted steel left by tiro derailment and ex- plosion Monday of a CNR freight near the tiny farming community of Vinsulla in tho north Thompson River 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- nesday. 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. EDT 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 tie 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 lughlands. QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Dental Mechanic Capitol Furniture Bldg. Ml PHONE Held Over by Popular Demand RHEA RECORDING STAR "RUSS MARSH and The Country 3" APPEARING NIGHTLY DURING WHOOP-UP DAYS AT THE MINERS' LIBRARY 4 735 13th St. N. MEMBERS AND INVITED OUISTSI 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 Judgs 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 Huste. 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 guards 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 withdrew a charge of common assault against George Huffman of Yar- ker, Ont., who is in hospital. Paul Joseph Cote of Kingston, Hindi and Goodman were com- mitted for trial on a charge oj 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 Hakkaramen, 23, gave birth to boys and two in kotba, southeast Finland. Weather and road report 70 ABOVE 19. ZERO AT SUNRISE FRIDAY SUNSET Lethbridge Lcthbridge Waterton...... Pincher Creek Edmonton..... Grande Frame Banff......... Calgary....... Cranbro'ok..... Victoria...... Penticton...... Prince George Vancouver Saskatoon..... Regina Winnipeg...... Toronto Ottawa....... Montreal...... St. John's...... Halifax....... Fredericton Charlottetown Chicago New York..... .15 H LPre 92 60 .32 II L Pre 87 58 .01 80 57 .38 91 55 .22 74 49 77 57 84 52 81 53 92 61 75 52 97 57 81 51 74 57 77 53 78 55 73 48 79 55 78 54 79 57 71 55 75 58 78 51 76 54 87 74 85 67 Miami...........88 79 Los Angeles...... 73 66 Las Vegas....... 104 82 Honolulu......... 86 74 Rome........... 86 57 Paris ..._.........77 59 London..........72 57 Berlin...........68 55 Amsterdam...... 68 46 81 61 Stockholm.......64 50 Tokyo...........81 73 FORECAST: Lethbridge-Mcdicine Hut- Today: Mainly sunny except for afternoon and evening showers or thtmdorshowers. Lows 55 60. 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 warm. Slight chance of isolated showers and afternoon and evening thunderstorms both days. Highs 90 to 95 today and Friday. Lows in mid 50s. mmm IBB 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 1202 LETHBRIDCi, ALTA. Phont 327-3165 I I I I I I I I OFFICIAL AS AT 8100 A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF A MA All highways In the Lcth-idry nnd in good driving condl- bridgc District are bore nnd 11 ion. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing CouttS 24 hours: Cnrway 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. MST; Del Bonita 7 a.m. to I p.m.; Rooscvlllc, B.C. 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Kingsgnlc, B.C., 24 wurs; PoTthlll-Rykcrta 8 a.m. to midnight. Chief Mountain 8 a.m. to p.m, Wlldhowe, 7 a.m. to fi p.m. Logan Pass open 24 hours ;