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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 25, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD July 1974 News in brief Court rules on 'Cod War' THE HAGUE The International Court of Justice decided by a 10-to-4 vote today that Iceland cannot unilateral- ly exclude British fishing vessels from the area between 12 and 50 nautical miles off its coast The adding that Ice- land cannot impose any restrictions on British fishing held that Iceland and Britain are under mutual obligation to undertake negotiations in good faith toward an equitable resolution of their differences. Scot legislature favored LONDON The national executive committee of Britain's governing Labor party voted unanimously Wednesday for creation of an elected legislative assembly for Scotland the resolution stressed that the assembly should remain the context of the political and economic unity of the United Recount request denied Sask. A judge has turned down a re- quest by Norval Horner for a judicial recount in the Battleford-Kindersley federal Jeannette election clerk in the said Wednesday. Mrs. Ambrose said she was informed earlier in the week that Provincial Judge Mary Batten did not accept Mr. Horner's application seeking the recount because he did not name the polls where he claimed there were irregularities. Alaska Highway to re-open Y T. A spokesman for the Yukon territorial government said Wednesday the Alaska Highway would be re-opened to two-way traffic Friday Government spokesman Parole board enlarged OTTAWA Solicitor- General Warren Allmand moved Wednesday to provide some reserve strength for the sometimes overworked National Parole Board He announced the appoint- ment of Justin a member of the criminology department of Ottawa Univer- as a part-time member of the board The unique step will provide the board with a substitute member in case a regular member is absent or unable to act. The appointment is for two years. CTC slams consumer group OTTAWA The Cana- dian transport commission rapped the Consumers' Association of Canada suggesting that air carriers might push for un- justifiably high air fares if faced with persistent op- position. Outlining its reasons for re- fusing last week to suspend re- cent domestic air fare in- the commission with frivolous appli- cations for postponement of the effective date of such action would be under- Shareholders of transport companies should not have to provide service at their per- sonal expense any more than bankers or ordinary citizens should. Girl won't get steel job SAULT STE. Ont. Sandra Niessen's hopes of landing a summer job as a steelworker with Algoma Steel Corp. Ltd. have been dashed by a government regulation which would re- quire the company to build a separate washroom for her. The 18-year-old student at Wilfrid Launer University in said in a tele- phone interview that she was told by company personnel spokesmen the problem was one of economics. RCMP find live bomb OTTAWA RCMP found and dismantled a live bomb which was left outside their headquarters at Ottawa Wednesday night A shoebox containing a tangle of wires and two con- tainers of what was presumed to be black powder was found at about 11.30 p.m. by an of- BRIDGE RUG DRAPES LTD. FREE ESTIMATES Phone 329-4722 COLLEGE MALL ficer arriving for late duty. Early a caller phoned the RCMP and said a bomb would go off at the head- quarters in 15 but a second bomb was not found. CN workers return MONTREAL Cana- dian National freight workers returned to their jobs today following a which disrupted freight and delivsiy services. NOTICE CITY OF LETHBRIDGE 1974 PARKING PERMITS FOR THE HANDICAPPED Applications for parking permits for the handicapped are now available at the En- gineering City Hall. 1973 permits will not be valid after August 1974 Kenora Indians begin talks with officials Ont. A communications link has been established between civic offi- cials and a band of armed In- dians who have occupied a small park. But tension flared briefly Wednesday night when several white men carrying rifles stationed themselves outside the park. A police car arrived and took one of the men away. The others disappeared into the woods. The incident drew a sharp response from Harvey an American Indian Move- ment adviser to the Ojibway Warriors Society and the man in charge of Indian security forces at the park. any others come around here we will take them prison- ers and they will be treated like prisoners. We're not at war with the public but we're not going to be soft with white Kenora-area chiefs held a meeting Wednes- day with the leaders of the dis- sident the first such contact made. After two hours of the chiefs left the park and moved into a meeting with civic officials There was no word on what was discussed at the meetings. Trudeau cabinet changes unlikely Ken Sillak said motorists are still being urged to wait until Monday before heading south from the Yukon to B.C. so that a backlog of heavy trucks in Fort Nelson could be moved out. A rmed and ready Indians hold park near Ont. Here is Nixon's statement LACUNA Calif. Here is the text of presidential lawyer James St Clair's statement Wednesday on the Supreme Court sion ordering President Nixon to turn over Watergate tapes I have reviewed the deci- sion of the Supreme Court with the president. He has given me this which he has asked me to read to you. I challenge in the courts to the subpoena of the special prosecutor was based on the belief that it was uncon- stitutionally and on my strong desire to protect the principle of presidential con- fidentiality in a system of separation of powers. I am of course dis- appointed in the I re- spect and accept the court's and I have in- structed Mr St. Clair to take whatever measures are neces- sary to comply with that deci- sion in all respects. the it will be essential that the special cir- cumstances of this case not be permitted to cloud the rights of presidents to maintain the basic confidentiality without which this office cannot func- tion. I was there- fore to note that the court reaffirmed both the validity and the importance of the principle of executive principle I had sought to maintain. By com- plying fully with the court's ruling in this I hope and trust that I will contribute to strengthening rather than weakening this principle for the that this will prove to be not the precedent that destroyed the but the action that preserved As we all the presi- dent has always been a firm believer in the rule of law. He intends his decision to comply fully with the court's ruling as an action in furtherance of that belief. In accordance with his in- the time-con- suming process of reviewing the tapes subject to the sub- poena and the preparation of the index and analysis re- quired by Judge Sirica's or- der will begin forthwith Page Extended fight likely on NEB public hearing By JEFF CARRUTHERS Herald Ottawa Bureau OTTAWA As a result of more legal maneouvers the Federal Court case involving the National Energy Board that was origi- nally expected to last only two or three days now will likely extend into its second week before ending. Expressing Mr. Justice A. Alex Cattanach of the Federal Court ruled Wednesday he would allow an affidavit from a petrochemical engineer to Farm enterprises worry agriculture ministers WINNIPEG Canada's provincial ministers of agriculture expressed concern Wednesday about the possible long-term effects of unrestricted growth in the size of farm enterprises. The ministers also said they worried about the amount of land held by persons who .are interested in controlling farm land for reasons other then making a living from farming. A statement issued at the end of the first day of the meeting of ministers and their deputies said while all are concerned about the there was no agree- ment on a solution. The ministers agreed to express their concern on land use to the next conference of provincial premiers and to the Canadian council of resource and environmental ministers. The whose three- day closed-door conference ends said it is important that due attention be paid to agriculture in any deliberations on how land is used. Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister Jack Messer opened the talks with a province-by- province review of legislation and plans to control ownership and the size of farm holdings. A related report by British Columbia delegates on agricultural land use management prompted the expression of common but few common answers to problems be used in the case challeng- ing two recent decisions of the National Energy Board on its recent hearings on an ethylene export application by Dow Chemical of Canada Sar- nia. In admitting the affidavit from Ottawa consulting chem- ical engineer Dr John Suther- Mr. Justice Cattanach said he would allow lawyers for the NEB and Dow to cross- examine the expert witness and to call for an adjournment if thereby pushing the court hearing into next week. The case has just completed its fifth day. The NEB and Dow lawyers had objected strenuously to the admission of the arguing it was irrelevant to the case before the court. British Colum- and five other parties are asking the Federal Court to quash two decisions of the NEB to hold and hearings on the Dow ethylene export applica- tion and to force the NEB to hold full public hearings on the application. don't want to stultify the applicants I want to give you every opportunity for a fair he told counsel for Alberta Gas Trunk Line Ltd of Calgary when he ad- mitted the affidavit considerable Counsel for the NEB said the affidavit should not be ad- arguing that if the evidence considered by the Board during the export hearings is that is for the National Energy Board to decide. He contended that the NEB has the power to decide what evidence and information in a particular hearing on an appli- cation is relevant or not. Mr. Justice Cattanach if the Board refuses to consider something it should then that's not a fair hear- ing and that's something for me to Herald Ottawa Bureau OTTAWA Liberals after their one day victory caucus Wednesday came away with the impression that Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau will not make major changes in his cabinet at this time. Senator Keith co- chairman of the Liberal cam- paign committee addressed the outlining the par- ty's strategy followed in the election and the reasons why it resulted in a majority Liberal government being elected He is credited as be- ing one of the chief architects of the victory. was definitely an 'up' meeting The large number of new faces and the obvious high calibre of the new members of parliament elected from the various provinces for our party was said one cabinet minister who asked he not be identified. Finance minister John Turner is now expected to be asked by the prime minister to remain on in that post for at least the next six months. There are some stormy weeks and months ahead on the economic front and the prime minister reportedly wants Mr Turner on hand to apply the knowledge and experience he has gained in that portfolio in helping the government navigate the stormy eco- nomic waters. There will be relatively few new appointments. Mr Trudeau has to fill the vacancy created through the defeat of Environment and Fisheries Minister Jack Davis from British Columbia Bryce former la- bour and manpower minister in the Trudeau who quit the cabinet after the Oc- tober 1972 election and was Nixon ordered audits on McGovern backers WASHINGTON John Dean says President Nixon told him in 1972 that George Shultz was not made treasury secretary be some sort of candy and would have to help get tax audits on Senator George McGovern's campaign contributors. Dean's released today by the House of representatives judiciary shows the former White House counsel also said Nixon did not order an alleged hushmoney but president felt it was Dean testified July 11 that Nixon made the comment about Shultz when Dean reported to the president Sept. that the then Internal Revenue Service com- Johnnie had refused Dean's request to audit a list of then Democratic presidential candidate McGovern's contributors. said something to the if Shultz thinks he's been put over there to be some sort of candy he is and if you have got any you just come tell me and I will get it straightened Dean quoted the president. Shultz had become head of the treasury which also includes three months June 12. Dean said that when he went back to IRS with Nixon's Walters still refused to audit the McGovern contributors. Dean said he did not know whether Nixon told Shultz to have the audits made brought back into it just before the June election this year may be given the post of- fice portfolio Labour problems have beset that de- partment and he would be able to apply his talents at solving labour difficulties to that im- portant service department Armed convicts hold hostages Tex. Prison officials began mov- ing tear gas equipment today into a state prison unit where armed convicts threatened to kill 10 hostages. W. J. director of the Texas department of correc- said the situation was stable and are going on by telephone He re- fused comment on the equip- ment. An armed takeover of a thirdfloor library was led by Fred Gomez a prisoner serving a life prison authorities said. Prison information director Ron asked about re- ports of no one had been shot and killed But when asked whether no one had been he responded not saying Early today prison guards began bringing in three gas gas-mask boxes and what appeared to be weapons Authorities said seven con- victs were with the but one was not believed to be an active participant in the rebellion. The hostages are seven women and three said Dr. Don assistant director of the department of corrections. Kirkpatrick told reporters Wednesday night that Carrasco had demanded six bullet-proof three bullet-proof helmets and three walkie-talkie three M-16 automatic five magazines of 100 loose rounds for each rifle Language bill protested QUEBEC Almost demonstrators swarmed over the lawns of the legislature buildings Wednes- day chanting and waving placards denouncing the Liberal government and its language legislation. Hoax touches off frantic search for Patty LOS ANGELES A woman telephon- ed police and gave them false information which they said led them to believe she might nave been fugitive heiress Patricia Hearst. She said she wanted to surrender. The hoax touched off some frantic activity Wednesday than 100 police surrounded an apartment blocked off streets and negotiated by telephone with the who said she wanted to surrender to police spokesman said police raided an apartment but found only a a rifle and an automatic shotffun. Three ocr- sons who were in the including a 13-year-old girl who bears a strong resemblance to Miss said they were grabbed by detectives and questioned. Police said the guns had a legitimate owner with no connection to the Symbionese Lib- eration Army which kidnapped Miss Hearst at Feb. 4. The hoaxter wasn't and a police spokesman said later had no evidence that Miss Hearst or any SLA member was ever Three persons called police between 6 and p.m. and said a woman fitting the de- scription of Miss who after her ab- duction renounced her family and said she was joining her terrorist was seen entering an apartment building. Police said the three callers said the woman who entered the building was-follow- ed later by a black man carrying a rifle. Police massed near the building. A special weapons and tactics squad team one of those which spearheaded a fiery gun battle in which six members of the SLA died here May 17. A woman who said she was inside telephon- ed police and said she wanted to give herself up to Miss Hearst's George Hearst is publisher of the Los An- geles Herald-Examiner. Her George Hearst died in 1972. Karen her and 13-year-old Kelly were play- ing cards in the apartment that police believ- ed was occupied by the newspaper heiress. came and began banging on the said Cunca. was a neighbor who said to lock the doors and windows because Patty Hearst was in the complex. ran out of the apartment and a couple of detectives grabbed us and said they wanted to talk to us. They took us down the street and into the manager's apartment for ques- tioning and then let us ;