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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 26, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 _ THE irfHBRIDGE HERAID Monday, July Kuwait leaders on hand Apollo watchers jam beach CAPE KENNEDY, Fla. (AP) Apollo watchers from around the world joined Bre- vard County's home folks today to see the begin- ning of a rocket trip designed to put the seventh and eighth men on the moon. Extra state and local police were prepared to handle one mLllion or more space fans and the plain curious. The largest crowd ever to jam this sand spit along the Atlantic was estimated at slightly more than a million when history's first moon- walkers, Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin, and their moon-orbiting sidekick, Mi- chael Collins began their jour- ney two years ago this month. The most important visitors had ringside seats three miles from the towering Saturn V rocket of Apollo 15. Congress is represented by 32 members of the House of Representatives and nine sen- ators. In the foreign contingent are three leaders of the small oil-rich country of Kuwait. Also here are fashion designer Sex-slaying suspect nabbed MONTREAL (CP) Police said Sunday they have arrested one of two men sought on coro- ner's warrants in connection with the brutal sex-slaying of two young girls at Ste. Marthe, Que., July 17. A police spokesman said Luclger de la Rosbil, 23, was picked up in the city's east end Saturday. De la Rosbil is being Prisoners mards seize NEW ORLEANS (Reuter) A group of rebellious prisoners, including several Black Panth- ers now on trial for attempted murder, seized two guards hos- tage today and threatened to kill them if officers rushed the held as a material' witness, the spokesman said. Meanwhile, an intensive prov- ince-wide search was continuing for 23-year-old Michel Joly also wanted in the deaths of Carole Marchand, 13, and Chantale Cote, 12, found shot in the heac in bush at Ste. Marthe, four miles from their Cap de la Ma- d e 1 e ine homes. An autopsy showed the older girl had been Emilio Puccl of Italy, who de- signed the Apollo 15 emblem; German, Japanese and British government delegations, and 185 members of the British Astro- lomical Society and Royal As- tronomical Society. But most of the Apollo watch- jrs are middle-class people who made the Cape Kennedy launch a part of vacation travel. "I counted licence plates from 28 states and said Hal Shelton, operating a coffee anc soft-drink stand in the Jetty Park campground. "That's more than I saw last January when Apollo 14 went off on a Sunday and created terrible traffic jams." Seven University of Florida students handed out a mimeo- graphed sheet saying: "We ob- ject to this celebration today be- cause it is a travesty to the poor." Identifying themselves members of Veterans foi Peace, spokesmen Gary Sand ers and Bob Clarke said "There are higher priorities fo: the use of money in this country than the space program." raped. Police carried out weekend jail. A large force of heavily armed police took up positions around the prison shortly after the guards, Albert White and Peter Rainey, were taken hos- tage. However, no move was made to rush the prison. The prisoners were reported to have seized the guards in protest over conditions at the 42-year-old prison. raids in Montreal and in the vic- tims' hometown, 85 miles north east of here. In Toronto, police conducted a house-to-house search Friday night after hearing Joly might be in the downtown area. CAP DE LA MADELEINE, Que. (CP) Police said Sunday they have picked up a nightclub waiter for questioning in the Saturday night rifle-slaying of two men after an argument in a nightclub. A detective said Gerard Rob- erge of Cap de la Madeleine and Roger Hayes of nearby Trois- Rivieres were killed by bullets from a .30-30 hunting rifle. It was the second double slay- ing in the region in less than two weeks. BUILDING COLLAPSED SALVADOR, Brazil (Reuter' A seven storey building under construction in a Salva- dor suburb collapsed and six workmen were killed. Tidal waves, earthquake hit Rabaul RABAUL, New Britain (Reu ter) An earthquake and tidal waves hit Rabaul today bringing chaos and panic to th town's already uneasy popula tion. There have been no reports o structural damage to building in Rabaul and no reports deaths, although a number persons were believed to hav been injured. The quake, registering 8.3 o the Richter scale, was fe throughout the island off th east coast of Papua-Ne Guinea. The Rabaul Observatory warned that there may be bi aftershocks and fluctuation the tide for some hours. Several villages on the coa; were evacuated. Three tidal waves swept inl Rabaul's main street, floodii: shops and Hotels. Several car were swept into the sea. Dozens of boats were washed up on the waterfront while oth- ers were torn off their moorings and swept out by the ebbing tide. Deadlock continues Rail strikes spur concern SEE "The Great Escape" CamJoopT- HOW TO GET TO THE "108" Exciting color film about the "108" year 'round recreational ranch. See for yourself the acres of beautiful British Columbia land that will be your backyard (WHEN YOU PURCHASE) a homesite at the The IDS'... More Than Just a Ranch! IT'S THE INVESTMENT OF A LIFETIME! FREE SHOWING will be held at Ericksen's Restaurant Scarlet Room WED., July 28th p.m. For Information Call 328-4518 FLY Free flights to the "108" Ranch via Air Canada from Calgary DRIVE Inquire about our "Auto Travel Plan" consisting of two nights Free de- luxe accommodation, 3284518 Your Lethbridge Number 328-4518 Phono this number now and arrange for a FREE showing of "The Great Escape" AN AFFILIATE OF BLOCK BROS. INDUSTRIES LTD. WASHINGTON (Reuter) Strikes against four major United States railways contin- ued today as government offi- cials expressed mounting con- reaching a settle- cern over rnent. An all night bargaining ses- sion between the striking United Transportation Union and the National Labor Railway Confer- rail manage- early this morning still deadlocked. "The outlook is not favora- Assistant Labor Secretary Willie Usery said. "Both parties still are very strong on several points." The talks were scheduled to resume this afternoon. The four lines involve about employees and transport more than one-fifth of the coun- ry's rail freight. COAL MINES CLOSE Coal mines in three states lave said they will shut down operations because one of the affected railways is a major coal carrier. Grain and other agricultural products already are piling up in several parts of the country. The strike also is expected to i have an increasingly adverse impact on the flow ot steel, other raw materials and manu- factured goods. The union has served notice it will strike against six smaller lines Friday and an additional five Aug. 6 if no settlement is reached. The wage Issue has been es- sentially resolved, giving work- ers a 44-percent pay increase over a 42-monlh period in the same pattern as other rail con- tracts settled this year. The biggest sticking, point in the negotiations is understood to be union intransigence over re- form of archaic work rules. One such rule, dating from the turn of the century, bases a day's pay on a freight run of 100 miles although the distance can now be covered in less than three hours. Chinese ready to fight or negotiate say 26 MISS NUDE WORLD Rosemarie Hess, blus-eyed and blonde, stepped graciously forward Sunday night to ac- cept her Miss Nude World crown, clad in a simple two- piece shoes and a gold bracelet. Mrs. Hess, 25, a Montreal department-store clerk, was picked from among 17 contestants ranging in age between 16 and 31 1o reign as Miss Nude World for 1971. Her coronation took place before a crowd of at the Four Nudist Resort'in Freelton, Ont., 15 miles north of Hamilton. 'Paraboob' spurs rescue by firemen Smallwood busy choosing new men EDMONTON (CP) _ Fair grounds attendance at the city's Klondike Days annual summer fair, cut by Fri- day by heavy rains and wind, rebounded part way Saturday as entered the grounds iging the three day total attendance to The total remained about 000 short of 1970 for the first HONG KONG (Reuter) A spokesman for 26 Canadians who toured China for a month said today they saw many air raid shelters and troops and were told that the Chinese are prepared to negotiate or whichever the United States wanted. The group leader, lawyer Ken Woodsworth, told reporters that armed People's Liberation Army units were in evidence ev- erywhere, many more than he saw on his last visit to China hi 1965. Even a new subway in Peking apparently is designed for use as an air raid shelter. "We were told that China is prepared to negotiate and pre- pared to the Americans he said. However, he said he found less anti-Americanism than on his previous trip. ACCEPT NIXON INVITATION Woodsworth said Peking's in vitation to President Nixon to visit China was accepted by the people as government policy. He himself was ot surprised ST. JOHN'S, Nfld. (CP) A major shakeup in the Newfound- land cabinet, involving the ap- pointment of four new ministers and the resignations of two oth- ers, was announced today by Premier Joseph Emallwood. The new ministers include Dr. ubert Kitchen, 42, former resident of the Newfoundland regressive Conservative Asso- ation, who takes over the edu- ation and youth portfolios. Roy Legge, 32, project man- ger at the Churchill Falls ydro development site, be- omes the new minister of ibor. Melyin Woodward, 37, be- >mes minister of Labrador af- airs and George Warren, 50, irmer deputy minister of pub- c works, becomes works min- ter. In other shifts, former works minister James R. Chalker, 59, ecomes minister of provincial ffairs, succeeding Dr. G. A. 66, who is resigning rom politics. Dr. Frecker has been ap- jointed chancellor of Memorial 'niversity, succeeding Lord Tiomson of Fleet. Eric Jones, 56, who is resign- ing as minister of finance, be- omes chairman of the civil ervice commission, succeeding he late John R. Courage. Dr. F. W. Howe, 59, leaves tie ministry of education anc outh to become the new minis- er of finance. Capt. Earl Win- or, 53, relinquishes the Labra- dor affairs post but remains as isheries minister. MORE TO COME Premier Smallwood also sai< it a news conference that othei cabinet appointments will be made, probably Friday. Dr. Kitchen joined the Liberal party last week. A past president of the provin cial Conservative Association le was a candidate for the Con servative party leadership ;he May, 1970, leadership con vention. He quit the PC party in NOT ember 1970, two months after he was expelled from the part amid charges he had bee 1 dead, 2 hurt in crash of light plane THOMPSON, Man. (CP) One man is dead and two oil ers in serious condition in ho. pital after a light plane wit six persons aboard crashec Sunday near Island Lake, 27 miles southeast of here. Police said Parry Parson, 3 of Thompson was killed whc the Otter aircraft ho was pilo ing crashed while on an explor ation trip. Two passengers were flow to Winnipeg General Hospit with severe burns while other three were treated for in nor injuries and released. meeting secretly with Premier Smallwood. Frank Moores, who defeated Dr. Kitchen for the PC leader-lip in May, 1970, said he was "net all surprised" at Dr. Kitchen's joining the Liberal party. Mr. Legge, a native of How-ey, on the province's west coast, has been grounds events. The I grounds are closed Sunday. fo And then there was the para- e boob. Four paratroopers from the Canadian Airborne Regiment L made a jump Sunday as part of Klondike Days festivities, r When they left from a Buffalo t aircraft over Edmonton the ownsite since July, 1970. Mr. Warren was appointed deputy minister of public works in 1963 after serving as assistant deputy minister of the de-lartment for four years. Mr. Woodward owns and operates a shipping firm at Goose iay, Labrador, and is also president of three companies which istribute oil in Labrador anc' le Northwest destination was a grassed section of a mid-town park. But there was a strong breeze. Six blocks off course, two landed on the roof of a three-storey apartment building. A fire department ladder truck brought them down. The other two landed nearby in the apartment building parking lot. %C confirmat to be revised CASTEL GANDOLFO, Italy AP) Pope Paul announced Sunday that he soon will revise the Roman Catholic sacrament of confirmation. He gave no indication what changes would be made. The Pope disclosed the imminent revision in his Sunday noon blessing to the crowd of tomans and tourists in rites i says Pope j i courtyard of his summer pal- 1 ace here in the Alban Hills. 1 He said he is busy working on many documents to put into effect the decisions of the ecu- 1 menical council. Among these, the pontiff said, is an apostolic 1 constitution reforming the sacrament of confirmation, "which we will make public within a ew weeks." Confirmation is the rite which complements and confirms the sacrament of baptism. The Pope said scholars, bishops and Vatican experts have reen working for more than three years on the "important revision of the sacrament.' "Confirmation is a source of grace of which the church and new generations have great need. These times do not need empty and weak Christians. Thye need confirmed Christians." Fiji leader in Canada 'or visit OTTAWA (CP) Sir Kamis-ese Mara, prime minister of Fiji, and his wife arrived Sunday for a two-day visit. The couple were greeted at the airport by External Affairs Minister Mitchell Sharp and went immediately to the government's residence for official guests. Today the prime minister is to hold meetings with Mr. Sharp and Trade Minister Jean-Luc Pepin, lunch with Prime Minis ler Trudeau and later meet Defence Minister Donald Macdon aid. They fly to Vancouver Tues day INCREASE WASHINGTON (Reuter) Drug seizures by United States customs officials totalled a record million in illegal-sales value in the last year, the customs bureau reported. The number of arrests for drug smuggling was up slightly from the previous year's WATCHERS Meets: Tuesdays p.m. and p.m. Wednesdays p.m. ST. AUGUSTINE'S ANGLICAN CHURCH lllh STREET AND 4lh AVENUE news because he had ex that the United States would eventually r e c o g n i z China but some other members of his group were shocked. The group, whose tour was or ganized by the University British Columbia, included teachers, lawyers, an electrica engineer, and a doctor. Woodsworth predicted Chin; would not open its doors to tour ism in the foreseeable future. "We were told that they are not interested in the touris trade but in government ex Is like journalists and by riendly he said. "They want an intelligent ex- change. They don't want a lot of swarming all over tha country with cameras." Woodsworth said the cultural revolution which plunged China nto turmoil from 1966 to 1969 was not yet completed and here was still much evidence of change. NOW SHAKE POWER In Nanking, a struggle be- ween rival Communist party 'actions had only recently been resolved with leftists and con- servatives acquiring an equal share of power. In the country, executive, leg- islative and judiciary functions were being exercised by revolu- tionary committees. But the draft of a new state constitution was being circu- lated in preparation for a ses- sion of the National People's parliament and constituent assembly. "It is a sign of confidence that China is allowing foreign visitors in, although they have not yet consolidated the gains of the cultural he said. Actually, 22 Canadians crossed the border to Hong Kong today. Two members of the group extended their stay and re- mained on in China and two oth- ers returned home earlier. Woodsworth said the Canadias did not meet Premier Chou En- lai or any other top Chinese leaders, but had discussions with officials of many universi- ties and other institutions. Most of the group plan to re- changes, and visits by individu- turn to Canada Tuesday. Weather and road report 70 ABOVE AT SUNRISE TUESDAY SUNSET H LPre 46 Lcthbridge Medicine Hat Pincher Creek Calgary Edmonton Banff Grande Prairie Penticton Victoria 82 Prince George Kamloops Vancouver 72 72 44 71 45 69 44 70 47 76 45 77 56 88 55 59 82 50 92 59 79 59 Prince Albert Saskatoon Moose Jaw Regina 67 Winnipeg Toronto Ottawa Montreal Quebec 67 41 67 46 .05 68 44 41 49 78 62 80 57 83 64 79 59 .31 83 51 .109 83 90 59 73 64 70 59 73 55 83 59 55 .10 60 58 55 65 .04 83 75 64 51 .76 St. John's........69 Halifax......... 80 Charlottetown 74 Fredericton 81 Chicago...... 83 87 Washington 88 Los Angeles 75 San Francisco 60 Denver Las Vegas Rome Paris....... Amsterdam Madrid FORECASTS Lcthbridge Medicine Hat- Calgary Today and Tues- day: mainly sunny with higlis from 75 to 80 both days. Overnight lows near 55, Kootenay, Columbia Today and Tuesday: continuing sunny and hot. Highs both days in the 90s. Lows tonight in the mid- I I I I I I I I 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 LETHBRIDCE, AITA. Phone 327-3165 I I I I I I I I OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA All highways In the Leth-1 dry and in good driving condl- bridge District nre bare and' lion. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing Coilttl 24 hours: Corway 5 n.m. to 11 p.m. MST; Del Bonita 7 n.m. to 8 p.m.; Rooscville, B.C. 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Kingsgate, B.C., 2< hours; Porthill-Rykcrls 8 a.m. to midnight. Chief Mountain 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wlldhorso, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Logan Pass open 24 hour! dally. ;