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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 25, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 TH! IEIHBRIDGE HERAID Saturdoy, July 25, 1WO------------------------------------------ Conger Succeeds Balsley In Kaiser Resources Shift VANCOUVER Harry M. Conger has been appointed general manager, opera- tions, for Kaiser Resources Lid. with offices located at Sparwood, it was announced by Jack J. Carlson, president. G. E. Balsley, formerly vice- president and general man- ager, is being transferred to Kaiser Steel headquarters at Oakland, Calif. Mr. Balsley has managed the KRL operations since the com- Heller Skelter Meant War To Maiison Says BugKosi LOS ANGELES (AP) With a Beatles' song spinning in his mind, Charles M. Manson or- dered the murders of actress Sharon Tate and six others in Premiers To Meet Aboard Ship WINNIPEG elev enth annual conference of pro yincial premiers is- to be helc in Winnipeg Aug. 3-5, Manitoba Premier Ed Schreyer has an nounced. The premiers are to meet in a camera session aboard the cruise ship Lord Selkirk on Lake Winnipeg for the first day of the conference. The remain ing meetings are to be held a the legislature. Mr. Schreyer said although agenda details have to be con firmed by the premiers, sped fie items earmarked for dis mission following last year's conference in Quebec City in elude pollution, the public ser- vice and government planning processes. The last time provincial pre- miers met in Manitoba was in 1964. Enraged Man Shoots Five LOS ANGELES (AP) Cleve Van Metcalf, 34, enraged during argument with his wife, stabbed her to death and wounded a daughter who tried to interevene, police said. Then they said, he ran around the corner, shot three relatives to death and wounded an infant before killing himself. Officers said Metcalf picked up the knife during a Friday morning argument with his wife, Jomie, 28, and stabbed her. When IJ-year-old daughter Mary Ann tried to pull them apart, officers said, she was stabbed repeatedly in the back, arm and thigh. At that point, police said, Met- calf picked up a pistol, ran to nearby residences, and shot to death his wife's sisters, Mattie Wilson, 22, Peerling Wilson, 21, and Liida Walker, 14, his niece. Takes Bride No. 5 POBTLAND, Ore. (AP) Lyle E: Talbott, 91, took his fifth bride Wednesday. She was 82-year-old Ann Shannon, who had been married twice before. "You get lonesome living said Talbott in explain- ing why he married at his age. HALE OPTICAL COMPANY LTD Gary Martin Dispensing Optician 387 SI. S. 327-713J hopes of igniting a black-while war, the California state pros- ecution says. To Manson, Helter Skelter, the title of one of the Beatles' songs, meant the black man ris- ing up against the white estab- lishment and murdering the en- tire white race, Deputy District Attorney Vincent Bugliosi said Friday in an opening statement at the trial of the hippie-type "family" leader and three fol- lowers on charges of conspiracy to commit murder. He said Manson believed the race war would wipe out all whites except Manson and his clan, who "intended to escape from Helter Skelter by going to the desert." Bugliosi described Manson as "an avid follower of the Bea- tles" and said the shaggy-haired ex-convict believed the British quarter was "speaking to him across the ocean." Manson interpreted their songs as supporting his philoso- phies' and has "a fanatical ob- session with Helter the prosecutor said. The lyrics of the song do not mention race war. ALL STABBED Miss Tats was slain at her home last Aug. 9 along with four visitors. The next night, 10 miles away, Mr. and Mrs. La- Bianca, wealthy market owners, were stabbed to death. Manson, 35, arrived at the trial Friday in jail denims, a cross slashed into his forehead, framed by his long tangled locks. A defence attorney said Manson cut the cross himself with a razor blade. Seated with him were the other defendants, Susan Atkins, 21; Patricia Krenwinkel, 22; and Leslie Van Houten, 20. The prosecutor said the state's star witness, Lind Kasa- bian, 21, will testify Monday that Manson's ing the three women defendants "slavishly obedient" to Manson and killed the seven victims at his command. He said Manson had total domina- ion over his followers and de- scribed him as "a megaloman iac who coupled his insatiable thirst for power with a desire 'or violent death." pany was'formed and has been instrumental hi planning the develop inent of Canada's largest coal mine. He has been active in community affairs in the Fcrnie-Sparwood area and has helped to pioneer numerous civic projects in the Koote- nays. Mr. Balsley and his fam- ily will remain in Femie until Sept. 1. James E. Moms will con- tinue as manager of the Van- couver region with supervision over the company's activities there including new mining and exploration opportunities. Mr. Morris will assume re- sponsibility for Westshore Ten minals Ltd., the company's de- velopment at the K o b e r t s Bank superport where Gordon Edgar is port manager. Mr. Morris is a mining graduate of the University of Alberta. Mr. Conger has most recent- ly managed Kaiser Steel's mine properties and pellet plant at Eagle Mountain, Calif., largest iron ore develop- ment on the Pacific coast. He is a graduate of Colorado School of Mines and has been with the Kaiser organization since 1964. He plans to move his wife and two children to the Fernie area by the start of the coming school year. Seek Motive In Slaying CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) Po- lice are seeking a motive in the slaying Friday of Phillip J. Lu- cier, 49, president of Continental Telephone Co., the third largest independent telephone firm in the United States. Lucier, father of 11, was killed when a bomb placed under the driver's seat of his car exploded as he turned on the ignition. NONE GET AWAY Sister Candida of St. Alphonsus Roman Catholic Church in Toronto uses a tried and true method of keeping track of her charges as she leads an outing of youngsters. The rope keeps the children from straying on the daily walks they take from the day care centre to the park three blocks away. Keeping track of the tail end of the group is volunteer student Anna Lom- Soviet N-Tests Felt UPPSALA, Sweden (AP) Tho Uppsala Seismologioal In- stitute reported today that it has'recorded'two Soviet unde- ground nuclear tests during last four days near Semispaa- tusk in Siberia, some 300 miles from the border of SinHang province, northwest China. Prof. Marcus Baath, head of the Institute, said the first blast occurred at p.m. EOT Moo- day and the second at p.mi EOT Thursday. The first explo- sion had a magnitude of 6.1 of a possible 10 ion the Richter scale and the second had a msgnitute of 5.6. The last test of the same Hnd occurred on June 28 and had1 a Richter scale reading 6.2, Baath said. May Output Dips OTTAWA (CP) The coun- ry's total output receded slightly in May, making only ;easonal gains from mid-winter and dropping below the 1989 av- erage. Relasing its new monthly ndex of real domestic product, he Dominion Bureau of Statis- tics reported Friday that output dropped one-fifth of one per. cent in May, after rebounding in April from a March slump. The index, based on 1961 out- lut equalling 100, was 157.0 for tfay, compared with 157.3 in April and 155.9 in March. It was the same 157.0 in both January and February and the index foi 1969 as a whole was 157.2. The May output index coverec the period in which employer fte Mex to 157; reduced work forces, trimmin premium-pay overtime workin hours for March and April. Apparently, though, the les Tax Hearing Snub Shows 'Lack Of Vigor' by changes in purchasin power. In the important field of non agricultural commercial indu: try, the index dropped to 157. for May from 158.4 in April This was less than the seasona decline in employment, to 126. from 127.9, meaning that th productive workers first to country's labor productivity in get the employment is creased slightly, usual in industrial belt-tighten- "Strikes and lockouts hav ing. Labor productivity rose again affected industrial ou slightly in May. the bureau said in its re The new index measures the on real domestic produc for May. "Although less time was los in dollar terms that are affected in work stoppages in the firs three months of 1J70 than in th first quarter of 1969, time lost i April and May was considerably higher. The net result: 27 pe cent more time was lost in th first five months of 1970 than in the corresponding 1969 period. The output of manufacturing construction and forest indus ties was down in May, but th losses were partly offset b; output of goods and services in Canada in real value Family Pet Placed On Rail Tracks MISSISSAUGA, Ont. Arthur Nagle's five chil- dren were to get a new puppy today, identical to -their German Shepherd, Dusty, killed on the train tracks Tuesday night. Mississauga police were still hunting for three boys who put the dog on the tracks. Mrs. Nagle said the fam- ily has been flooded with sympathetic calls and offers of puppies. The children fi- nally agreed on a blaek- a n d -t a n, four-month-old image of Dusty by the Ontario Hu- mane Society. GUARANTEED CERTIFICATES OF DEPOSIT Compounded Semi Annually S3A% interest on Savings Accounts (calculated monthly) Interest on Free Chequing Accounts FARMERS MERCHANTS TRUST LETHBRIDGE 309 7lh Street S. Phcna 328-5548 Calgary Edmonton Grande Prairie Lethbridge Red Deer Medicine Hat Vancouver Montreal e EDMONTON (CP) privately in said Friday an attempt gains in agriculture am i- Lougheed, leader of the an appearance by Manufacturing outpu s' gressive Conservative Party GiUespie (L government at the lowest level in seven Alberta, assailed the S o e i chairman had equivalent to March Credit government Friday committee's western text of Alberta's o not testifying on federal1 of the federal the labor difficultie n proposals before the touring e members of the Commons li i- nance committee. The provincial published early in June and distributed1 to MPs on the finance woulc be printed as part of the by the bureau were the iowboat strike in British Colum 3ia, a temporary plant shut down in major electrical appli attitude reflects its "eontinuec 8 complacency and lack of record, he said. Mr. Lougheed said the and various tie-ups in construction which hurt the e in presenting the Alberta government's "weak mineral products to central said the opposition leader. Mr. Lougheed, who for not appearing before the MPs was that it had sub-mitted' its views on a A sharp increase in rubber products output occurred be ted1 criticisms of the federa tax white paper and proposec alternatives in an appearance before the MPs Thursday, observed that ministers of Ontario and Saskatchewan hae appeared before the SMITH, N.W.T. (CP) Ernest Kuyt, a Canadian wildlife service biologist, sait Friday night the rare whooping cranes now appear "not in the slightest danger" from a forest fire near their nesting basis to federal finance Minister E. J. Benson. The Conservative leader said many of the .federal proposals "could jeopardise the future economic growth of this of demand in the Unita States, where the industry was lit by strikes. A marked decrease in resi dential building also was rec orded in May. New Brunswick appeared before another section of the committee touring the Atlantic region. Committee members met Manitoba government Wood Buffalo national park. Mr. Kuyt made an aerial survey Friday of the nesting area. He said marshland and a river separate lie grounds from the fire, In testimony Thursday, he said tax reform should embrace the entire fields of federal, provincial and municipal Tried To Start Fires Floods west, protecting the birds against disrupttari from either the fire or firefighting he advanced the theory that federal tax legislation should have Chief Kuyt is the before being Wash. (AP) authority on whooping young men, identified as ourists from Alberta, were In E. expected weather conditions continue, 1 am 9 with second-degree arson Friday after allegedly DACCA (AP) An estimated people have been he said. Rainfall and light winds are f orecast In Calgary, Ron Malis, to start several forest ires. fected by floods in 11 of regional director for the were identified by Pakistan's 19 districts, Pakistani news agencies parks branch, added in an interview that the Fred Horner as Philip handera, 23, Gerald Shandera are "most Three people were if danger and have (CP) Roy both of Calgary, and Mur- Friday in Chittagong as effects from the lire, one 32, of Toronto, Allen 19, Row- rains and rising rivers burning out of control from Calgary to the region. Thousands were left without shelter. On Sandwip Island in the Bay of more than people have lost their homes but the casualty toll is unknown park. A twin-rotor Canadian Forces lelicopter, capable of carrying 23 combat-ready troops, will be used to ferry firefighters among the blazes, including 110 B.C., in a car he knew was stolen, was sentenced to nine months in magistrate's court Friday. Nicholson admitted waiting fhile some friends stole a Wash., Police Chief rern E. Miles arrested the trio Thursday night. He said they ere suspected of having tried o start several forest fires. cause communications have been Forces trocps and 35 national parks a grocery store parking ot in Calgary, then riding three were held over-ight at Oroville then transfer- A daily stream of CLOSED to Friday morning to the has been marching to the spokesman at the John jail at Okanogan. of higher office here, 450 he thought was set for In Serganj district, a of Edmonton, said in the theft made embankment was washed was "guarded as responsible as the were held in lieu of threatening the whole town. Major rivers lacing the the fight to control the res. He said the one closest actually took the bond each. now are above danger cranes appeared not to Large-scale destruction of closer in the last rice crop also is 4i FOR MEETS EVERY 1 p.m. and El RANCHO MOTOR MAYOR MAGRATH Trust only Ihi original Wnijht Watcherj (TM) lo worth your weight. Hundreds of thousands have done it bedroomed house located In wuth lethbridge. Wall- You can, carpet in living room. Rumpus room with in- REGISTRATION MEETING door-outdoor rug. Car port and patio. For information MEN WOMEN For Further Information 328-7156 Obote Sees Withdrawal If Arms Go To S. Africa KAMPALA (AP) President Milton Obote of Uganada Friday his country will have no alternative but to withdraw from the Commonwealth if Brit- ain decides to sell arms to South Africa. In a speech to the National Assembly, Obole said the sales would create an arms race in Africa and implications of the sale would extend beyond the bonds of British interests in safeguarding the Cape of Good Hope sea routes. He said, that with British arms, South Africa would not only become more powerful but also more arrogant toward the liberation movements to which "Free Africa" was committed toough the Organization of Af- rican Unity. Obote said the arms sales Would imply that Britain was not concerned with apartheid policies. The president said that to pol- icing the sea routes for Britain, South Africa also could effec- tively control traffic to East and Central Africa and strangle states in those areas to which she was hostile. Alhertan Named To Navy Post HALIFAX (CP) Cmdr. Mi- chael C i z, 48, of Daysland, Alta., will be the Queen's har- bor master at the naval dock- yard here effective Aug. 4. He succeeds Cmdr. Ian MacPher- soa 44, of Wolfville, N.S., who has been appointed to a NATO position as staff officer opera- tions on the staff of the com- mander-in-chief eastern Atlan- tic in Northwood, England. WEATHER AND ROAD REPORT n ABOVE 7 ZERO AT SUNRISE SUNDAY SUNSET NOON Medicine Hat 'incher Creek Calgary......... 1eace River..... Edmonton....... Jasper.......... Banff........... lucky Mtn. House. entieton........ Victoria 'rince George 'rince Albert Saskatoon S'orth Bay tegina Winnipeg........ founder Bay River 'oronto.......... Ittawa......... lontreal........ 83 57 84 60 81 54 71 51 59 52 63 45 61 41 68 51 66 49 79 60 68 52 63 39 84 56 84 57 80 60 82 57 74 56 76 52 73 59 79 61 84 69 88 67 St. John's...... Halifax........ Fredericton Charlottetown St. John's, Nfld. Chicago New York Los Angeles Miami......... Boston......... San Francisco 38 40 70 55 93 60 85 61 58 40 82 70 88 73 73 63 85 M. 90 68 ..61 5S Washington...... 74 FORECASTS Lethbridge, Medicine Hat- Sunday: Sunny. Lows new 55. Highs 80-85. Kootcnay, with a few showers today. Mostly cloudy tomorrow. A few showers Sunday afternoon and the chance of isolated' thunder- storms. Winds northerly 25 in the thunderstorms and gusting. The highs today and Sunday, 70 and 80. Lows tonight in the 50s. Plan Your Irrigation Requirements Early Drop In and see tho latest In design and engineering. No matter what your requirement! or preference havt iht largest selection available. Come in and meet our Irrigation I A. C. "Cale" Harm A. B. R. J. "Dick" OrJlen Erickson REMEMBER, IT'S THE SERVICE THAT COUNTS, LET US PROVE IT! GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coutts Highway, Uthbridgt Phone 327-3161 OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA Highway 3 west. There is re-paving between Lethbridge and Monarch. Motorists are asked to watch for men and equipment. Between C o 1 eman and the B.C. border paving is in progress causing slight de- lay in traffic. There is also some construction work 4 to 5 miles east of Creston. Highway 5 Lethbridge to Welling. Base course paving is finished. There are some rough sections. Motorists are asked to watch for men and equipment. PORTS ON ENTRY (Opening and Closing CoutU 24 hours: Carway 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. MST, Chief Mountain 8 a.m. lo 9 p.m. Del Bonita 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Rooseville, B.C., 7 to 11 p.m.; Kingsgatc, B.C., 21 hours; PorthiU-Rykerts 8 a.m. to midnight. ;