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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 28, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta WMliMtdoy, July 28, 1971 THE UETHBRIDGI HERALD 27 LUNAR LANDINGS This moon photograph locates the site where Apollo 15 is expected to set down on July 30. Previous American (Apollo) and Russian (Luna) landings are spotted. Devious political plot SAIGON (AP) Recent charges against Maj-.Gen. Ngo Dzu of drug trafficking and cor- ruption were part of a devious political plot to bolster sagging support for President Nguyen Van Tliieu, American sources report. The plot was to clear the way for a three-way shift in military commanders that would im- prove Thieu's campaign pros- pects in the Mekong Delta. Although he has a firm grip on all the levers of power, Thieu has begun to recognize that he could lose the presidential elec- tion Oct. 3. He apparently has Survived 18 days at sea SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) An Australian sailor who survived 18 days at sea in a liferaft without food or water after jumping ship in the Pa- cific was reported in "very good" condition today in hospi- tal. John Tho.nas Ctough, 18, a mechanic aboard the transport Sydney, said he jumped over- board because he was "tired of serving in the Australian navy." He took to the raft on the night of July 2 off ttis coast of Mexico and was picked up July 20 by the Dutch freighter Toloa 400 miles off the coast of Baja California. How he survived in the rubber lifeboat with only a mirror which he used to signal passing ships remained a mystery. Davis pleads not guilty SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (AP) Black militant Angela Davis pleaded not guilty Tuesday to murder, kidnapping and con- spiracy charges. Superior Court Judge Richard F Arnason set her trial to begin in 60 days. Miss Davis, 27, is charged in connection with the Aug. 7 Marin County courthouse gun battle in which a judge and three other persons were slain. She is no', accused of being present, but of furnishing guns used in an abortive escape at- tempt and helping plot the crime. Agneiv critic on his ivay out WASHINGTON (AP) A young black critic of Vice-Presi- dent Spiro T. Agncw and Attor- ney-General John N. Mitchell is on his way out of the Nixon ad- ministration. Robert Lee Grant, 32, a Re- publican, told reporters last week that Agnew appealed to bigotry by criticizing the qualitv of United States black leader- ship. Grant accused Mitchell of inaction in enforcing voting- rights laws in the South. Asked here whether he had been fired, Grant said, "Sort of." He declined other comment except to say he will hold a news conference Thurs- day. First black ambassador named 20MBA, Malawi (Reuter) Malawai has appointed Joe Ka- chingwc as its ambassador to South first black Af- rican ambassador to the white- ruled republic. Announcing the appointment in parliament today, President Kamuzu Banda said Malawi's mission in South Africa was raised to the status of a full em- bassy. K aching we, 41, was pre- viously Malawi's high commis- sioner to Kenya. He replaces Philip Richardson, an English- man, who returned here last Sunday. Pilot agro project for Indian band EDMONTON (C) The Al- berta Departmen', of Agricul- ture has reached tentative Draylou Valley victims named EDMONTON (CP) Two men who drowned in a boating accident during the weekend on Lake Isle were identified Tues- day as Kenneth Wood, 32 and Terry McCartney 31, of Dray- ton Valley. The RCMP said they fell into the water when the back of their small boat became sub- merged while they were trying to clear weeds from the propel- lor. agreement with Hie Stony Band of tire Morley Indian reserve on a pilot program for agricultural development, 11. A. Ruste said today. Tile agriculture minister said in a statement that the council on the reserve west of Calgary has set up an agricultural com- mittee. Mr. Ruste said that in the pilot project his department is sharing the cost of program planning, warble and weed con- trol and forage crop manage- ment and is providing half the salary of an agricultural field- man. It was the first such agree- ment with an Indian band. been surprised at the backing Gen. Dong Van Minn is getting among Buddhists in the north- ern part of the country and by the extent to which the military is lining up behind Vice-Presi- dent Nguyen Cao Ky. The commander of Military Region 4, which encompasses the Mekong Delta, is Maj.-Gen. Ngo Quang Truong. He is consi- dered probably the most able and honest field commander' in South Vietnam. But Truong has not sent his division and battal- ion commanders, or the prov- ince chiefs and district chiefs in his region, out to stump for Thieu. Reports say the presidents wants to replace Truong with a man ardently devoted to Thieu's political cause, but to demote Truong to a less-important com- mand would cause widespread even rebellion the military. PLANNED CHANGE The sources say Thieu planned to make Truong com- mander of Military Region 2 in the which he considers politically unimpor- tant. The obstacle was Gen. Dzu, the present commander. The sources sa'y Thieu planned to remove Dzu on charges of drug trafficking, but a Viet- namese trying to sabotage Thieu's the infor- mation to United States Repre- sentative Robert H. Steele dur- ing the Connecticut Republi- can's visit to Saigon. When Steel made the charges public, Dzu demanded that anyone proof that he was guilty. No concrete evidence was pro- duced. It now appears, the sources said, that Thieu will not be able to remove Dzu on the drug charge, and possibly not on any other charges, at least before the election. Canadian directs rock film NEW YORK (AP) Norman Jewison will direct and co-pro- duce the film version of the rock opera Jesus Christ Super- star Universal Pictures has an- nounced that Jettison, a native of Toronto who just completed the film version of the Broad- way musical Fiddler on the Roof, will start shooting the new movie next spring. ACTRESS PINED LOS ANGELES (AP) Ac- tress Gia Scala, 37, has been fined ?125 and placed on two years' probation in connection with an altercation involving a parking-lot attendant. Judge Irwin J. Nebron im- posed sentence hero after Miss Scala pleaded no contest to a nusdemeanor charge of dis- turbing the peace last April in a dispute over a 50-ccht fcr. SINATRA INVITED LISBON (AP) Frank Sina- tra was among those or. the in- vitation list for a dinner to given today by Vice-Prcsidcnt and Mrs. Spiro T. Agncw. RECORD i The Best on Record from CAPITOL, COLUMBIA and WARNER BROTHERS Selections from our Reg. Records Now Only HUDSON AND LANBMY Carol King TAPESTRY IN THERE Hudson Landry HANGIN IN THERE Cat Stevens TEA FOR TILLERMAN Ann Murray THIS IS MY WAY Lynn Anderson ROSE GARDEN Ray Price FOR THE GOOD TIMES Also Includes The Partridge Family Album Selections from our Reg. Records Now Only Glen Campbell GREATEST HITS Janis Joplin PEARL Grand Funk SURVIVAL The Carpenters THE CARPENTERS Rolling Stones STICKY FINGERS Bobby Sherman Portrait of Bobby Original Love Story Steppenwolf Gold Gordon Lightfoot SUMMER SIDE OF LIFE Niel Diamond Taproot Manuscript Tom Jones She's A Lady Also Many Others STORE HOURS: Open Daily 9 a.m. to p.m. 9 o.m. lo p.m. Thurdiny and Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Centra Village. Telephone 358-9531 ;