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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 30, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THI LETHBRIDGE HCRAlD Monday, July 30, 1973 News in brief 74 fatalities during tveekend By THE CANADIAN Ten persons who died in three traffic accidents in the Mari- time provinces and another five killed in a two-car crash in Ontario were among at least 74 persons who died in week- end accidents across Canada. A survey by The Canadian Press from 6 p.m. local times Friday to midnight Sunday shows that 62 persons died on the roads, seven were drowned, two were killed in a light plane crash, two were found dead in a parked car apparently of carbon monoxide poisoning and one youth fell off a cliff. The traffic fatalities, added to 52 that occurred during the ueek, bring to fhe unoffi- cial total of persons killed on Canada's roads this year. Kitvis protest nucleair test WELLINGTON, N..Z (AP) The New Zealand government sent a protest note today to President Georges Pompidou of France over Sunday's second French nuclear test at Mururoa Atoll. Acting Prime Minister Hugh Watt said the note wiH be deliv- ered by New Zealand's am- bassador in Paris. Watt did not discount the pos- sibility of New Zealand trying to call a meeting of the United Nations Security Council to dis- cuss French testing. Watt said this would depend on talks Prime Minister Nor- man Kirk will have with other leaders at the Commonwealth prime ministers' conference in Ottawa. After Sunday's test, the New Zealand protest frigate Can- terbury withdrew to a position 60 miles off the atoll. Creston rail track repaired YAHK, B.C. (CP) A CP Rail line ripped up when a 59 car train derailed Friday was expected to be reopened today. Two crew members, both rid- ing the lead locomotive, died in the accident. They were engi- neer Nick Jmaeff, 47, and brakeman John Kobal, 22, both of Cranbrook, B.C. Work continued at the scene, about 25 miles east of Creston in southeastern B.C., to salvage the remains of the train, which ripped up 800 .feet of track. The two men were trapped in the wreckage while rescuers worked with cutting torches for five hours to remove the bodies. Jmaeff died instantly and Kobal died in the wreckage about half an hour after the crash, said police. Church ceremony for Brundage wanted a GARMKCH-PABTENKIR- CHEN (AP) Avery Brun- dage, 85, and Princess Ma- rianne Brundage, 36, had a church wedding Saturday in the West German Alpine resort of Grainau. They had been married qui- etly in a civil ceremony here June 20, but also church ceremony. Brundage met his wife when she was a hostess at the Munich Olympics. She is related to o? Europe's royal houses. Brundage is a Chicago mil- li ..aire who is a former presi- dent of the International Olym- pic Committee. U.S. spying in West Germany? HEIDELBERG West Ger- many (AP) The United States Army refused Saturday to confirm or deny a published report saying it is spying on ci- vilian critics in West Germany. The New York Times said Saturday the army is tapping phones, photographing meeting places aid trying to infiltrate organizations of civilian critics in the country who encourage Deaths BY THE CANADIAN PRESS. Macdonnell, 38, a former minister without port- folio in the Diefenbaker gov- ernment. Graveside Renault St. Laurent (cen- eldest son of Louis St. Laurent, the 12th Canadian prime minister, receives the flag which covered his father's coffin on its way to the Compton, Que., cem- etery Saturday. Members of the St. Laurent family lined the graveside as the former prime minister was laid to rest in his native village. Cambodian insurgents killed desertion of U.S. soldiers or oth- erwise trouble the array. An army spokesman said when asked about the story: "Any activities we engage in i and strafin, in connection with security are done in accordance with U.S. law and German law and the Status of Forces Agreement. We neither confirm nor deny any specific activity." Cbarriere 66, who parlayed a life sentence for murder and escape from France's dreaded Devil's Island into the best-selling book Papil- lon, of tiiroat cancer. PHNOM PENH (AP) The Cambodian military command says more than insurgents have been killed around Phnom Penh's southern defences since Friday. It says United States bombing attacks in support the Cambodian army's counter-attacks played a major parkin the heavy casualties. There was no confirmation from any other source of to- day's casualty claim, one of the biggest ever made by the Cam- bodian command. Nor did the government say anything about its casualties. But Hanoi's Vietnam news agency said insurgent forces wiped out 15 tanks and 365 gov- ernment troops on Highway 3 Friday. Nixon asked about Watergate eight times' WASHINGTON (AP) Presi- dent Nixon asked eight times between September and March for complete reports on the Wa- tergate affair and never re- ceived satisfaction, his former top domestic adviser, John Ebr- lichman, testified today. Beginning a record-equalling fifth day of testimony to the Senate Watergate committee, Ehrlirihman said he was kept in the dark about Watergate plan- ning sessions until April. But he said he notified the president of the meetings within an hour riter learning of them. Ehrlichman said, however, he did not notify the president about the break-in to the office of Daniel Ellsberg's psychiatrist because "there was nothing the president could do about it or was called to do about it" As senators limited their questions in an effort to speed up tha lengthy proceedings, Senator Daniel Inouye (Dem. Hawaii) asked Ehrlichman if Nixon ever asked, prior to March of this year, for informa- tion of exactly how the Water- gate break-in of Democratic na- tional Headquarters June 17, 3972, came about. "Yes said Ehrlichman. "On repeated occasions the president asked that a complete and definitive statement of the whole Watergate matter, how it was planned, how it was exe- cuted, the whole picture be set down on paper and released." Q. Did the president ever re- ceive satisfaction? A. No sir. Ehrlichman said that April 15, assistant attorney-general Henry Peterssn, who was re- porting in detail to Nixon on the Watergate case, asked the pres- ident to fire Ehrlichman and Haldeman, White House chief of staff. "The president pressed him and Petersen conceded there was no legal basis, but to do it for appearances and not to fire said Ehrh'chman. Ehrlichman and Haldeman resigned April 30 and Dean wos fired the same day. Ehrlichman's fifth day of tes- timony equalled the committee record set by Dean. Senate Republican Leader Hugh Scott said today President Nixon will maks a statement on Watergate within a week or 10 days after the Senate com- mittee ends the current phase of its hearings. Scott told reporters he would not rule out fhe possibility that Nixon would make his response at a news conference. The Pennsylvania Republican said he has made some recom- mendations to the president on a suitable forum but would not disclose those suggestions. Dayan seeks larger Israel JERUSALEM (AP) With a formal annexation of Arab land cautious threat that he might resign, Defence Minister Moshe Dayan is campaigning to force the government to create a big- ger Israel. While some Israelis demand LETHBRIDGE RESIDENTS! DIRECTORY ASSISTANCE REPAIR SERVICE PHONE NUMBERS CHANGE SUNDAY JULY 29 DIRECTORY ASSISTANCE PHONE NUMBER CHANGES FROM to 411 REPAIR SERVICE PHONE NUMBER CHANGES FROM to 611 ALBERTA GOVERNMENT TELEPHONES won in the 1967 war, Dayan wants to tighten Israel's grip on the occupied territories in an- other way, with Jewish settle- ments, real estate deals and factories. To tie a knot between Israel and territories he thinks the country should keep, Dayan urges more integration of Arab labor force into Israel's economy. spelled out his de- mands recently in a speech to his supporters in the governing Labor party. There is powerful opposition to his ideas in the party. Dayan warned that bs would not be able to run for election with the Labor party" unless the government accepts his pro- grams. Political analysts imme- .diately sniffed a split looming inside the governing party, with the popular Dayan possibly run- ning independently for the pre- miership in the national elec- tions three months away. Pre- mier Golda Meir has announced that she will not seek re-elec- tion. Irving pleading for parole WASHINGTON Clif- ford Irving, jailed for duping a pubfisfer trith a fate biography of billionaire recluse Howard Hugbes, carried a plea for free- dom to the U.S. Parole Board today. The world was startled at Irv- ine's claim in late 1971 that be had conducted clandestine inter- views with Hushes and that nil book bore Hughes's author- ization. The story pained credence when a "leading publishing bouse, McGraw-Hill, bought the book and turned over in advance payments to the 42- year-oW writer. At today's bearing a closed session, UK board will consider for the first time whether to pa- role Irving, who has repaid McGraw-Hill about of ihe amount paid him. Courts have noJ yet decided whether be roust repay the balance. Papadopoulos has Greek majority ATHENS (AP) President George Papadopouks today had a majority of more than 80 per cent in a referendum to deter- mine how the Greek people feel about his heading the new Greek republic for the next seven years. ____ Fire guts Montana building BUTTE, Mont. (AP) A roaring fire destroyed a large building that housed over 40 offices and threatened the en- tire uptown district of Butte be- fore firemen finally contained it late Saturday night. Four firemen were injured in the Maze that gutted the medi- cal arts building, burning up all the land records of the Mon- tana Power Company since 1912. Three of the firefighters were hospitalized suffering from smoke inhalation and a fourth -was treated for a broken wrist. Firemen said Sunday after- noon that some parts of the building were still burning but the blaze bad been contained. A crowd of about per- sons watched the blaze and as- sisted in evacuation of adja- cent businesses. Damage is estimated at more than million. It was the sec- ond muM mulion dollar blaze in the mining city uptown dis- trict in 18 months. Jtn February, 1972, the J. C. Penny Co. balding was de- stroyed by a fire authorities said was started by an explo- sion. Damage of that fire was estimated at mulion. The voting Sunday also con- fumed the military regime's dethronement of King Con- stantine and approved con- stitutional changes providing for election of a largely pow- erless parliament by next year. With almost all the votes counted from Sunday's ing, the interior ministry an- nounced votes in sup- port of Papadopoulos's author- itarian regime and votes against, or 80.1 per cent in of the president. Leading opponents of ths re- gime had appealed for a large "no" vote even though the gov- ernment said its defeat would not change its course. After early returns ran over- whelmingly in favor of the re- gime, opponents conceded a top-heavy majority to it but questioned the validity of the count. "No people in the world could have voted freely with such a one-sided said Pan.ayiotis Canellopoulos, Greece's last parliamentary premier. Two killed on B.C. roads By THE CANADIAN PRESS At least two persons died in traffic accidents during the weekend in British Columbia. David Skupa, 7, of Vancou- ver, was killed Friday night when he was knocked down by a car near his home. Harold Layne Browne, 67, of Vancouver died Saturday when he was hit by a car at a Van- couver intersection. An inquest will be held. Weather and road report SUNRISE TUESDAY SUNSET FORECAST: Lethbridge-Medicine Hat Sunny today and Tuesday. Highs both days S5-90. Lows Dfear 55. Calgary Sunny today and Tuesday with evening thunder- showers in a few localities. Highs both days near 85. Lows 50-55. Colombia Kootenay Today and Tuesday Sunny. After- noon and evening cloudy peri- ods both days giving isolated thunderstorms. Gusty winds near thunderstorms. Highs both days 85 to 90 except lower nineties in Kootenay west area: Lows tonight in the fifties. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Fair and warm today and Tu- esday with isolated afternoon and evening thunderstorms west and south both days. Highs 85 to 95. Lows 50s and low 60s. West of Continental Divide Fair today. Partly cloudy Tues- day with Isolated afternoon and ,-evening thunderstorms north. Hot daytime temperatures. Highs 90s. Lows 50s. H LPre. Lethbridge 84 57 Pincher Creek 84 57 Medicine Hat.....82 56 Edmonton ..-.....77 57 .01 Banff 84 50 Calgary 52 Victoria.........76 49 Penticton........88 63 Kamloops........95 54 Vancouver.......75 53 Saskatoon 78 53 Regina..........76 50 Winnipeg.........72 58 .28 Toronto.........80 54 Ottawa..........80 57 Montreal 61 St. John's 76 66 .13 Halifax.........68 60 .91 Cbartottetown.....76 65 .11 Fredericton .......76 63 .02 Rome..........79 57 Paris......--. 68 57 Berlin.........- 75. 59 Amsterdam.......70 54 Moscow..........68 50 Stockholm......79 64 Tokyo 75 ui Slock for oil feedlots, hog, eottta or ihtep. Plastic line, all sizes. AVAILABIE AT General Farm Supplies 1202 AS OP A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA dry. 1 reported bare and Widening of one mile section of Highway No. 3 of Fort Macleod is ia progress. AH remaining highways are hi good driving condition. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing Aden a.m. to 5 p.m.; Carway 6 a.m. to midnight; Chief Mountain 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Coutts 24 boors; Del Bonita 8 am. to 9 p.m.; Singsgate 24 boors; PortMll Rjkerts 8 a.m. to midnight; WUd Horse 8 a m. to 5 p.m. Logan Pass 7 a m. Jo 10 p in Open Juiw 1. RMgeviOe 8 a.m. to midnight. ;