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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 24, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 YHC lETHBRIDCF HERAID Monday, July M, 1971 PRIME MINISTER VISITS Prime Minister Trudeau slays in the background as his wife, Margaret, holding their son Justin, chals with dignitaries on Ihe CP Rail platform during a J5-minute stop in Calgary Saturday afternoon. The vacationing family left for Banff, after Mr. Trudeau met people in the station waiting room. (CP Wirephoto) Loggers picket sawmill VANCOUVER (CP) The dispute between- the fallers and the International Woodworkers of America erupted today as dissident fallers and sealers threw up picket lines at a num- ber of operations in tho Van- couver area. Chief target was MacMillan Bloedel operations. The grave- yard shift refused to cross the picket line and the huge Van- couver plywood plant was forc- ed to shut down. MacMillan Bloedel's Canadian White Pine Division was re- duced to half capacity by the action. Fallers' spokesman Chuck Evans said his men support the sealers' picketing. Under the new agreement between the coast forest com- panies and the some seal- ers will lose their jobs because the fallers now receive a set daily rate of pay. Previously, the tillers worked on a pricing arrangement for cutting down the trees. However, the contract guar- antees that the sealers will be placed on other jobs in the same operation. The fallers have vowed to dry up tho supply of logs and shut down coast operations to protest the day rate settle- ment out between the IWA and the companies. Company officials say about 300 of the 000 failers have re- turned since the agreement wns ratified. Falters' spokes- men put the figuro at between 40 and 50. A town? EDMONTON (CP) The North Saskatchewan Hlver was the site of all the speed Sunday but Jasper Avenue in the down- town area was the scene of leisurely stroll by a sea of cit- izens garbed In gay-M's attire. Climbers succeeded before death ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) The bodies of three missing Japanese women mountain climbers were found Saturday the level oE Al- aska's Mt McKinley. The three disappeared while making what was intended to be a final, quick dash to McKinley's sum- mit. The bodies were found by rescue climber Ray Genet, who said it appeared the three wo- men had reached the summit and were caught In a snow- storm while moving back down to their base camp. Nobue Yajimi, 31, of the Pre- fecture of Saitama, Misuko To- yama, 30, of Tokyo, and Sach. iko Watanabe, 2ri, of Sapporo, had been missing since June 29. IDENTIFY MEN CALGARY (CP) Two men found in Ghost Lake have been identified as passengers in a light aircraft lhat failed to return from a night June 29. RCMP said Ihc men, localed Friday, were William George Fair. W, and Dr. Vernon Roy Kenning, 40, both of Calgary. Although showers were pre- dicted, Ihe sun broke through the clouds as an estimated 200, 000 persons, most in costume, gathered for the lOlh annual promenade event of the city's Klondike Days exposition. A garter here, a feather there, top hats and bowlers added to the usual clothing while olhers went all out in costumes so authentic that all that seemed to be missing were mud streets and board side- walks. There were long and short frilled gowns, bustles, capes, ruffles and parasols in rainbow colors; spats, fobs, sparkling vesls and velvet-trimmed jack- ets. There were prospectors with packs and picks, girls in lacy pantaloons and even one chap in a striped gay-90's bathing suit. The Klondike Jail was the centre of attraction where those not garbed in festive attire were imprisoned and bail set at one Klondike dollar. "Deputy sheriffs." Mayor Iv- or Dent, Health Minister Neil Crawford, Aid. Dudley Menzies, exhibition association presi- dent. Jack Bailey, and K-days reception committee chairman Sandy McArlhur were sworn in and enthusiastically attended their duties. One of those "arrested" was Wilfred Thomas of London, England, who tried desparately lo squeeze through the bars be- fore his turn for a bail call. When asked why he was in Edmonton, he said, "f came to see the colonies. I thought this was a swinging town I didn't know people here were so old- fashioned." Bob Bradburn, a local radio personality and Klondike judge, feigning anger, warned. 'see that rope over there? We are a swinging town." Unemploymenl Assurance- Insurance chomage Canada Canada TO: Cv5 Magrtfh Drive Village Complex Wafflers wonder what's what TORONTO (CP) Four members of the New Demo- cratic Party's Waffle faction nominated to run in the next federal election have disclosed they want lo resign their cand- idacies. They said in a letter to fellow Waffle members the party has shown its "indifference, if not its to Waffle mem- bers. The letter was signed by James Laxer, a Waffle leader 4 convicts missing KINGSTON, Ont. (CP) The search for four convicls still missing afler a July 10 breakout from Millhaven penitentiary continued during the weekend. Spokesmen for the provincial police and armed forces partici- pating in the hunt reported ac- tivity was confined mainly to roadblocks and patrols. Late Sunday night police and the military denied a report that a man had been cornered on a small island in Hay Bay, an area where there was in- tense search activity last week. Fourteen prisoners took part in the escape. Ten have been recaptured. Fischer takes lead in chess REYKJAVIK CAP) Bobby Fischer forged into Itie Ir.art in (lie world chess championship match Sunday night for the first afLer outplaying Soviet fciifler Boris Spassky through- out Ihe sixlh game forcing Spas- sky [o resign. They go into the seventh game Tuesday with Fischer leading 3'z to V-i. With 18 games slill lo he played, Fis- cher needs a total of 12 Vi points lo take the title, while Epassky needs only 12 to retain it. A win counts one game point and a draw a half point- and Queen's university history lecturer; Melville Watkins, an economics professor at the Uni- versity of Toronto, Elie Prepas, and George Gilks. Mr. Laxer was nominated In the Toronto riding of York East, Mr. Watkins in the Toronto rid- ing of Parkdale, Mr. Gilks in Hamilton West and Mrs. Prepas in the Toronto riding of Trinity. Stephen Lewis, Ontario NDP leader, said if the four "want to form their own party and run as something else, then by all means they should go ahead." Mr. Lewis said he did rot know whether the Wafflers are planning lo run independently of the party and he declined to say whether he was disappointed that they don't want to repre- sent the NDP. Mr. Lewis said the four might reverse their decision if nest month's Waffle convention or the steering committees feel they should contest the ridings. GILKS IN QUANDRY Mr. Gilks said: "This isn't an out-and-out In- tention to resign our candida- cies. It's only an indication to our fellow members of the NDP of where we stand. "Personally, I'm in a quan- dary. I'm hoping we'll be able to have some discussion with the rest of the party. I'll also have to discuss tho situation with my riding association. "It's quite clear the NDP doesn't want the Waffle views now or in the foreseeable fu- ture. The letter said the four were slill committed to building an independent socialist Canada, to the right of self-determinalion for Quebec and to the liberation of women. Gordon Brigdon, NDP provin- cial secretary, said the four I candidates signed the letter arc the only Waffle supporters so far nominaled by the NDP to contest the next federal elec- tion. Bore hole into burning shaft CITY OF SUITS IZMIR, Turkey fAP) Thu city's bar association said there were more than lawsuits in this Aegean port cily last year. Izmar's population is i about Hopes fade for miners BLACKSVILLE, W. Va. UP) Rescue workers tried today to drill a five-inch hols into a burning coal mine where nine Max Bell buried at Okotoks CALGARY (CP) More than 300 friends and associates from the business world and sporting fraternity paid (heir final re- spect Saturday to G. Maxwell Bell. Mr, Bell, 50, died Wednesday in Montreal's Neurological Insti- tute after a lengthy illness. His death ended a distinguished car- eer as an Alberta oilman, news- paper publisher and horse rac- ing enthusiast. Rev. Dr. Frank S. Morley, a personal friend of Mr, Bell's for many years, said during a brief eulogy at Grace Presbyterian Church that Mr. Bell was an "empire builder." "But, he had the generosity of a little child." Dr. Morley said Mr. Bell, who rose from a news- paper business manager in 1936 to the point where he could have bought out the Hudson's Bay Co. in 1959, had faith and a "dimension of eternity without which a man cannot live." At his death Mr. Bell was chairman of the board of FP Publications, publisher of the Calgary Albertan, president of Sun Publishing Co. Ltd. and a ojreclor of CP Rail. A 50-car cavalcade carried the casket to its resting place at Okotoks, 15 miles south of Cal- gary, within sight of Mr. Bell's first love, the Golden West Farm and racing stable where he bred a famous line of, racing horses. Pallbearers were Mr. Bell's son, Paul L. Bell of Calgary, Ronald Marra of Wynwood, Pa., Rim Shepetys of Toronto, Frank McMahon of Calgary, Gordon It. Bell of Victoria and Charles Michener of Toronto, all mem- bers of the immediate family. miners have been trapped since Saturday night. Hope for rescu- ing the men was fading. There has been no word from the time since shortly after the fire started. Officials of the Con- solidation Coal Co.'s Blacksville No. 1 mine said Sunday night chances the men could be fo'ind alive were "quite dim." "I don't think I am stating anything but a said John Corcoran, Consolidation presi- dent. He called situation a tragedy. Officials said 31 of the 40 men doing maintenance work in the four-mile mine reached safety within minutes after the fire broke out. Tho bore hole was being drilled in an attempt to reach the men or pusiibly communi- cate with them. Failing that, of- ficials hoped to learn something about conditions In the mine 650 feet below the rolling hills of this West Virginia-Pennsylvania border community, HEAT INTENSE An official of the U.S. Bureau of Mines said temperatures In the immediate area of the fire probably were between and degrees. Corcoran said at a news con- ference he felt conditions for rescuing the trapped miners were not favorable. Rescue efforts have been hampered by the fire which con- tinues to burn in the soft coal veins. The fire started when a heavy piece of mining m a chin ery being relocated in the main cor- ridor about a mile from the elevator shaft hit a live electri- cal wire, generating sparks. The fire had been localized Sunday night In an area of about 400 square feet less than a mile from the mine entrance. Consolidation officials said. Speech arts RAYMOND (HNS) Stu- dents did well at the speech arts practical examination for Mount Royal Conservatory. The results have been re- ceived by Margaret Zaugg, teacher who trained 19 stu- dents; 30 were prepared by Mary Yvonne Hohm of Spring Coulee and two by Ruth Nalder of Raymond. First class honors were granted Sandra Kamitomo, Gary Kamitomo, Brenda Oishi, Gerry Nelson, Billy Nelson, Marcia Brewerton, Elaine K a m i t o m o, Shauna Nalder, Maria Snow, Dana Galbraith, Carolyn Nalder, Lee Mont- gomery, Sheri McFadden, and Gloria Kamitomo. Honor students: Dorothy Ann Palmer, Cortney Brewerton, Sharon Miller, Diane Keeler, Nancy Grigg, Grace Snow. Both Mrs. Zaugg and Mrs. Hohm hold life membership in the CSA and operate branch studios under the speech com- munication department of Mount Royal. The examiner this year was Jacqueline Dune- kel of the CBC Station CBR, Calgary, and president of the Southern Alberta Professional Speech Teachers Association. Giant panda to be stuffed Chi-Chi can't be replaced LONDON (AP) Chi Chi, the maiden panda who died Satur- day, will be stuffed and dis- played in the Museum of Natu- ral Science here, London Zoo announced Sunday. A spokesman said an autopsy established that Chi-Chi, the fa- vorite of visitors fo more than a decade, had died of old age at 15 years. He said the chances of obtain- ing another giant panda to re- place Chi-Chi are nil since China, the only country where they can still be captured, re- fuses to sell any. The Chinese Four die in accidents on weekend By THE CANADIAN PRESS At least four persons died ac- cidentally in British Columbia during the weekend, including three persons in separate drowning incidents In different parts of the province. Douglas Alfred Moss of Sur- rey municipality drowned Sun- day in the Coquihalla River near Hope when the inner tube in which he was riding tumbled through rapids. Police said (lie 22-year-old man was one of a group of persons travelling down the river on inner tubes. Near Victoria, Glay Elliot, 23, a legislative reporter for radio station CKDA, drowned while scuba diving Friday night. His body was recovered later by RCMP officers in Es quimalt lagoon. At Kamloops In the soutliern interior, an unidentified seven- year-old boy from Richmond drowned after falling from a deck into a lake Sunday. Wins tub race VANCOUVER (CP) A 14-year-old Nanaimo youth churned across the Strait of Georgia Sunday in an hour and 50 minutes to win the an- nual Nanaimo international bathtub race. The winner was David Llyle, who steered the Coun- try Club Plaza Dreadnought across the strait between Van- couver Island and the British Columbia mainland in record time. He shaved 11 minutes off the old time of two ours and one minute set in 1968. Two small boys grabbed CHINOOK STATIONERS LTD. Now Open for Business LOCATED IN DOWNTOWN LETHBRIDGE KILBAKCHAN (CP) Police said an alert went out after neighbors reported that two boys, Bruce, six and brother Giles, tour, had been picked up Saturday in Kilbarcb- an by a young couple in a car. The children are the sons of Drew Borland, 28-year-old thea- tre (liieclor, and his eslranged wife Susan. The couple emi- grated to Canada from Britain about three years ago and had been living in Edmonton. Borland brought Ihe children lo Scotland three months ago after separating from his wife. Mrs. Borland was described as the stepdaughter of an airline owner operating charter flights between Canada and Holland. Borland said he had been given custody of. the boys by Canadian court. "It's been a he said. "One minute my sons were playing in the street and tho next minute they were Rone." AT: 319 7th Street South Phone 327-4591 NEWLY RENOVATED PICTURE BUTTE HOTEL You Te Their GRAND OPENING 'ENTERTAINMENT AT ITS BEST' Featuring "The Night Riders" Wednesday and Thunday, July It and 27 "The Happy Gang" Friday nnd Saturday, July 28 and 29 gave two to United States Presi- dent Nixon in honor of his visit to Peking. The only other one outside of China or Korea i? An-An, a male in Moscow's Zoo. Attempts to male An-An and Chi-Chi four years ago failed. Tank ruptures ou Soldiers Ledge in Portland's worst oil spill PORTLAND, Me. (AP) A full-scale effort to clean up Portland's worst oil spill in nearly a decade beings today along the oil-blackened shore- lines of Casco Bay. An estimated gallons of No. 6 oil-a thick, duslri.il fuel-spilled in- Saturday from a ruptured forward lank of the Norwegian tanker Tamano, which remained at anchor In Husey Sound. Specialists converged on Port- land Sunday, as local coast guard officials acknowledged lhat the cleanup effort was be- yond the capability of forces at hand. The coast guard, meanwhile, continued to Investigate cause of the 20-foot gash in the T a m a n o's star- board tank. The 812-foot tanker, operated by Willicinsin Corp. of Oslo, Norway, was on charter to Tex- aco, Inc., and was carrying cargo to the com- pany's South Portland terminal. The coast guard believes tank ruptured when the Tatnano ran aground on Soldiers Ledge. Officials said the tanker had a 44-fot draft and may struck a portion of the ledge that rises to within 40 feet of tht surface. Weather and road report SUNRISE TUESDAY E-.5Z SUNSET II Uthhridge .......80 Medicine Hat.....78 Pincher Creek 77 Calgary 74 Edmonton ........66 Banff............74 Grande Prairie 71 Peace River......74 Pentlcton........86 Prince George 65 Vancouver...... 71 Prince Albert 69 Saskatoon ........69 Swift Current 71 Regina 72 Winnipeg 77 Toronto 90 Ottawa ...........76 Montreal .........77 Quebec 76 St. John's ........67 Charloltetown 70 Fredericlon 80 Minneapolis ......84 New York........94 Miami ...........85 Washington 94 Los Angeles......77 Rome...........86 Paris...........86 London..........75 Berlin...........82 Moscow.........77 Stockholm...... .81 LPRE 50 56 47 46 53 47 50 .41 35 .12 54 42 .03 53 40 .01 49 45 52 49 .07 60 .04 62 .25 61 .29 5G 51 .35 45 50 60 78 74 76 65 63 64 63 61 55 61 FORECASTS Lethbridge Medicine Hat- Today and Tuesday: Mainly tunny. Chance of i few after- noon and evening showers. Itlghs near 80. Lowi near 50. Calgary Today and Tues- day: Sunny In the morning. Showers or thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening. Highs both days near 75. Lows 40 50. Kootenay, Colombia Today and Tuesday: Sunny with after- noon and evening cloudy peri- ods with a few showers and isolated Uiundershowers. Highs both days in the low 80s. Lows overnight, near 50. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Variable cloudiness with scat- tered afternoon and night-time thunderstorms today through Tuesday. Warmer today and in the east wet Tuesday. Highs today and Tuesday 85 to 95. Lows tonight 50 to 60. West of Continental Divide Partly cloudy with scattered afternoon snd evening thunder- storms today through Tuesday. Warmer today. Highs today and Tuesday 80 to 90. Lows to- night 45 to 55. GEHL HAY-KING MOWER CONDITIONER WINDROWER A mowtr cullirbar, Rod and full width culler bar In on. unit. Cull Condition! Swnlhi in one operation Rubber Top Roll and Spiral Ribbed iteol lower roll crush items. Sea KEN DICK50N or DOUG IRWIN GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY, lETHBRIDGE PHONE 328-1141 OFFICIAL AS OF A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA All highways In the Lclh- bridge disrtict era bare nun dry. Highway 1, Trans Cnnadt Highway, bare and dry. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening nntl Closing Coiill.1 !4 hours; Canvny 6 a.m. lo micliipRliI; Del nonilr, 11 m. lo n m Rooscvillc, n.C. 8 a.m. lo midnight; KinRsgnlp, B.C., 24 hours; Porlhill Hykprl.1 II a.m. In midniphl; Chief Mountain 7 i m u 10 p.m.; Wilrlhnrsso, 8 to p.m, ;