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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 27, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE IITHBRIDGE HERALD Friday, July 27. News in brief CP freight cars spill CRESTON, B C. (CP) Six- teen cars of a 70 unit CP Rail freight train derailed Thursday at Alice Siding, about one mile of here. The train, east bound from NeJson to Cranbrook on the Kettle Valley line, tore up about feet of track. There were no injuries. Most of the cars derailed were empty ore or coal car- riers. A CP Rail spokesman said Thursday it was expected to take at least 30 hours to clear the wreckage. Cause of the derailment is being investigated. The derailment also knocked out CP communications be- tween Creston and the West Kootenay area. Canada offers ICCS help OTTAWA (CP) Three or four Canadians may be left in Vietnam after other members of the 290-member Canadian ceasef ire observer contingent leaves for home Sunday. Pi- erre De Bane, parliamentary secretary for external affairs, said Thursday night. But this wiH only happen in the unlikely chance that before then a replacement is found for the Canadian group on the International Commission of Control and Supervision. Mr. De Bane said in an in terview a final decision has not been made but if a replace- ment were found, three or four Canadians might stay behind to help the new ICCS members assume their duties. Oppel eager for return ORILLIA, Ont. (CP) Lloyd Oppel of Courtenay, B.C.. and fellow missionary Sam Matrix of Centralia, Wash., released in March after five months as prisoners in North Vietnam, said Thursday they are looking forward to returning to mis- sionary work in Southeast Asia in October. Tfae two, both 21, were taken captive by North Vietnamese regular soldiers last Oct. 28 near Ken Tok in Southern Laos, where they were helping to build a missionary hospital. They were released at the end of March. Military aide .assassinated SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) President Salvador Allende's chief military aide, navy Capt Arturo Araya Peters, was as- sasinated today police reported. The police said Araya, 45, was shot at his borne by a group of ntm who were not im- mediately identified. The captain was chief of the presidential military house- hold. Smog keeps employees home LOS ANGELES (AP) About federal govern- ment employees stayed home Deaths By THE CANADIAN PRESS Falmout, Mass. Dr. Hans Albert Einstein, 69 son of the late physicist Albert Einstein, in hospital after a heart at- tack. from work Thursday when heavy smog level forced offt rials to use an emergency anti- smog plan for tbe first time in the United States. Local officials and the Cali- fornia Air Resources Board ad- nutted the emergency stay- home plan would not make an appreciable dent in the smog problem. But many residents said they felt it was a step in the right direction. you have a sincere interest in the children of Alberta? If so, we invite you to submit nominations for two persons to serve on the Early Childhood Services Co-ordinating Council. Council's eMef rote will ta to develop and guidelines policies of the recently etttbitshed Early Childhood Servicet Program. Council members will serve for two with honorarium, and expenses paid. Members will meet two or three times each year {perhaps more frequently during the first 1. The nominee must be a Canadian citizen and a resident of Alberta. 21 Each nomination should be submitted wrifng. 3. Each nomination should include the fuJI nama of ths nominea, exact aUUiais. and details with regard to particular rnteresis end desire to seme. C Any Canadian resident m free to submit ss many nominations as desired. Setf-nominafon is acceptable. AH nominations for the ECS Council are to be rnejvad on or August 15, 1973. OrtWnood fwot yon. your to: tany Childhood Semoet Main Floor, Executive Building Edmonton, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Ehrlichman doubts Dean cover-up report By LAWRENCE L. KNUT80N WASHINGTON (AP) John D. EMichman testified today be does not believe John Dean Kre President Nixon details of Watergate cover-up as the fired White House counsel says be did. EbrUcbman said nothing in the president's behavior that day indicated he had been told March 21. And he said the for- mer White House chief of staff, H. R. HaMemanm. told Urn that Dean didn't tell the truth about what happened at the meeting. The president, in a statement last April 17, said he received new evidence in the wiretapping case March 21, but has never explained what it was. Dean said be told Nixon that day de- tails of payoffs, clemency offers and perjury, and said he de- scribed the cover-up as a "can- cer growing on the presidency." Another witness. White House aide Richard A. Moore, said Dean told him at the tune that he had told Nixon details of the cover-up on March 21. But Moore said he didn't know per- sonally what Dean actually said. in bis fourth day of televised testimony before the Senate Watergate com- mittee, said it was not until March 90, nine days later, that Nixon told him he believed Dean was involved deeply in the Watergate affair. On that date Nixon assigned Ehrlichman to find out what he could about what bad actually happened in the wiretapping af- fair, Ehrlichman said. Ehrlichman, Nixon's chief do- mestic adviser, said be then be- gan to receive different stories about the wiretapping, political sabotage and efforts to cover up the scandal. He said it was not until be got into his own inquiries that be began to hear accusations against himself and Haldeman. The televised hearing was in- terrupted periodically for Sen- ate votes on campaign finance legislation. Ehrlichman described a meet- ing on the afternoon of March 21, after Dean says he told Nixon everything he knew about the affair. He said Dean didn't mention it. He said Dean proposed that Nixon negotiate immunity from prosecution for everyone on the White House staff, and that staff members then testify be- fore the grand jury. Ehrlich- man said he opposed the idea, Olympic bill passes Commons By KEN POLE OTTAWA (CP) The gov- ernment's bill authorizing sale of commemorative coins and B.C plans own farm program VICTORIA (CP) British Columbia is considering its own farm income stabilization program, to show Ottawa that ft can work. Agriculture Minis- ter Dave Stupich said Thurs- day upon return from the Western Economic Opportuni- ties Conference in Calgary. "It seems to me Ottawa didn't pick up the idea." said Mr. Stupich of the unenthusias- tic response from federal cabi- net ministos to the Western premiers' proposal for a na- tion-wide program to guaran- tee farmers a set income level He said be felt more and more provinces are going to have to follow the example of Prince Edward Island, which has an income guarantee for hog farmers, in other commodi- ties as well, establishing "agri- cultural stabilization grams." Mr. Stupich said this was the only way that other now- strongry established programs like medical insurance came to be a provincial government took the first step and showed i that it could work stamps to raise funds for ths 1976 Olympics at Montreal passed the Commons today. Final approval came on a voice vote after all parties struck a deal to adjoin the House for the balance of the sjmmer. Government House Leader Allan MacEaehen said Parliament would be recalled Oct. 15. Prime Minister Trudeau will bs out of the country on that aaie. He leaves on a visit to China Oct. 8 and is not sched- uled to return to Ottawa until Oct. 18. Only the NDP and a handful of other members opposed the bill to raise million for the Montreal Games ttarough the sate of commemorative corns and stamps. On a more jocular level, Bill KempBng tworth) said one of his medals should go to Mark Rose Fraser Valley West) for "the fastest about-face in the time trials." HAD SUPPORTED Mr. Rose was cited for chang- ing his mind after supporting the Games initially. The New Democrats spoke in favor of the Games when debate began in February. The NDP now says the Games have proven too costly and the money could be used to build better athletic facilities across the country Postmaster-General Andre OucUet told the House Thursday night the government "is coun- ting a great deal on the inter- national market" for coin sales 1 with about half the coins sold in Xorth America. Red Chamber Former Canadian Prime Minister Louis St. Laurent's body lay in state Thursday, in the Red Chamber at the provincial legislature in Quebec City. Mr._ St. Laurent, 91, died Wednes- day afternoon. Uncle Louis saluted Kissinger delays Cambodia talks COURTESY LEASING motor on Mctt tMf iMflim- ortJon IMIM Fora AwtnoruM UMmiSytwniof Cjntat inter {nimM R M if inaudtnf Prompt euirty tcrrict ind tparoenttt Tint wi Mm Notionol Identification Cord Coin Con bcinit FIK'S CopWol-Trtol investment wivolly less then a) Adaptable to prfvertt individual well es Current model prestige e Eoiy way to ott second cor Cwirort our Ifming slept, for the ont ben rtrta "SS.LEASING SUPfDOt MOTORS TAftH ITO. 2U-3S37 By BILL COULTHARD QUEBEC (CP) Young and old, alone and in small groups, Louis St. Laurent's fellow citi- zens are paying a final tribute to the man who. was prime min- ister of Canada from 1948 to 1957. The former prime minister is lying in state at the Quebec na- tional assembly, and the public was allowed Thursday after the St. Laurent family filed past the coffin. A few seemed too young to remember the courtly old man whose modest dignity as Can- ada's 12th prime minister brought him the nickname of Uncle Louis. Today, the public is admitted again from 10 ajn. to-10 p.m. to pay their last respects jo the political leader, who died Wednesday in bis 92nd year at his home on Quebec City's Granade-Allee. Gov-Gen, Roland Michener and Prime Minister Trudeau are to arrive in Quetec City Saturday morning for the 10 a.m. funeral. The funeral at Notre Dame j Cathedal in Quebec City will be conducted by Maurice Cardinal Roy, archbishop of Quebec. The 145-mile trip to Compton afterward win take three to four hours and the processes wfli flow down in small towns along the way. By BERNARD GWERTZMAN New York Times Service j WASHINGTON Henry A. Kissinger has postponed bis trip to Peking for talks on Cambodia and other subjects until after Aug. 15 tie date that American bombing of Cambodia is scheduled to end officials said Thursday. They said that the Cambodi- an insurgents opposed to the government of President Lon Nol have flatly refused to nego- tiate with Phnom Penh and :hat the Nixon administration did not anticipate significant diplomatic progress before the Aug. 15 bombing cutoff. WATTING "The Communists are wait- ing to see what happens when the bombs stop one key official said. "They have to decide whether to go for a favorab'e political s o 1 u tion then, or to go for broke mili- tarily." Another official said that "it would be fruitless" for Kissin- ger, President Nixon's adviser oa national security, to go to China early next month, as he first planned, and try to talk about a Cambodian solution. Before the cutoff of bombing was voted by Congress on June 29, Kissinger had intended to go to Peking early in August o discuss with Permier Chou Enlai the possibility of getting the various Cambodian factions to agree a negotiated settle- ment. Edmonton Games help OTTAWA The J978 i Commonwealth Games in Ed- monton may receive federal assstance, treasury board president C. M. Drury indicat- ed Thursday right saying if anyone was guilty they should face the. con- sequences. Initially, Ebrlichman Bald, Dean raised the proposal with him and Haldeman. Then the meeting moved into the presi- dent's office and Dean sug- gested the idea directly to Nixon, and Ehrlichman again opposed H, be said. Canadian yachtsman safe again KEY WEST, Fla. (CP-AP) Nearly four weeks after getting out from here for Mexico, Cana- dian Michael Chappel and four American companions were back safe in Key West harbor Thursday night. In the interim they bad spent three weeks as unwilling guests of the Cuban Cbappell was able to raise the money demanded by the Castro government for repairing bis yacht and other expenses. "They appear to be m good shape and being processed by customs officials right a United States Coast Guard spoksman here said Thursday eight. Ask About The NEW INVISIBLE MULTIFOCAL LENS (MULTILUX) GENERAL PRESENTS iTMC Weather and road report MUd Castro speech notes anniversary By HAROLD MORRISON CP Foreign Editor SANTIAGO. Cuba (CP) Extolling communism and con- demning United States capital- ism. Premier Fidel Castro nev- ertheless made a relatively mild speech as he observed the 20th anniversary of bis revolu- tion before a crowd of about 20.000. The sharpest point in his re- marks referred to the "crimi nal" U.S. trade blockade of Cuba and a prediction that the Organization American States wiQ eventually die be- cause U.S. imperahsm has been unable to dominate more titan a few of the Latin American countries. At the carae time, Castro, atoned in Us tanfflar green battle fatigon but wttboot Us army cap, praised the Soviet Urdon for Coba with weapons, gasottw, machinery and wheat. He did not ten bis audience Out the wheat bad been purchased by the Soviet Union from Canada. As bis audience of soldiers, students, peasants and workers cheered. Castro announced that Communist party of Cuba now has a membership of more than pawn. SUNRISE SATURDAY SUNSET H LPre. Lethbridge 57 Pracher Creek.....81 51 MedcineHat......81 52 Grande Prairie 76 51 .02 Edmonton.......74 56 .04 Banff 75 49 Calgary..........75 54 Victoria 78 56 Prince Rupert 63 51 Penticton........86 60 Kamloops .......88 62 Vancouver..... 72 56 Winnipeg.........75 58 1.40 Saskatoon........79 50 .04 76 53 Toronto.........79 66 .16 Ottawa.......' -86 70 .01 Montreal........ 86 71 .46 St. John's........70 60 Halifax......- 74 59 .06 CiJarlottetown 80 63 New York........80 69 88 76 Rome...........79 55 Paris............70 57 London.........70 55 68 57 Amsterdam 59 54 Brussels.........68 57 Madrid..........88 63 KUMBCS KUSTOM KU ITO. oeeeprnp, bids for IrtrtoHotlem of water pressure system including filters, ond o system of wnstont 80 Ibi. end to facilitate eallom per day. Bids August 7th, 1973. Submit bids to: KLEMfN'S KUSTOM KM. ITO. F.O. ftex US Moscow..........66 59 Stockholm 77 63 Tokyo ........86 73 FORECAST: Lethbridge Ckmdy petfo- ods and chance of aa noon shower today, highs 75- 80. Lows 50-55. Mainly sunny Saturday. Highs aronnd 80. Calgary Widely separated showers and chance of an af- ternoon thundershower. Highs 70-75. Lows 5055. Samy Satur- day, highs 75-80. Medicine Hat Cloudy to- day, highs 70-75. Lows near 55. Mostly surmy Saturday with chance of a shower in the af- ternoon. Highs 7540. Columbia Kootenay Today and Saturday: Sunny and warm. Afternoon cloudy peri- ods in the Columbia district. Highs both days 85-90. Lows tonight 50-55. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Partly cloudy today and Sat- urday with a few afternoon and evening thundershowers east. Highs 80s. Lows 50s. West of Continental Divide Partly cloudy today and Satur- day. Highs 85-95. Lows 905. CLEARANCE SALE Sure Weigh Stock Scales Permanent, Portable and Semi-Portable. At Unbelievable tow General Farm Supplies Highway 1202 3M.1141 OmCIAL AS OP A.M. TODAY COUKTE8Y OF AHA Higmajr 1 reported bare and Macteod it in of ttdle section M of Highway No. J eart of Fort a good driving eonditiaB. PORTS OP ENTRY (Opening and dosing 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Camay 6 a.m. to midnight; Chief Mountain 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Cotrtts 24 hours; Del Bonrta 8 am. to 9 p.m.; gjagsgaie 24 boors; PortlaD Rykerts 8 am. to midnight; Wild Horse 8 a m. to 5 p m Logan Pass 7am to JO p m Open V RooaeviDe a.m. to midnifbt. ;