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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 3, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta z i HE LtTHBRIDGE HERALD Monday, June News in brief Mozambique talks slated DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (Reuter) Frelimo, the Mozambique independence movement, will start negotiations in the Zambian capital of Lusaka this week with representatives of the Portuguese government, Frelimo President Samora Machel said here Sunday. Machel told a news confer- ence Frelimo has accepted the new Lisbon government's offer to begin talks on the situation in Mozambique, a Portuguese African territory. Machel said he does not know what the Lisbon government wants to tell Frelimo, but he emphasized that Portugal must recognize the right to independence of the Mozambique people. California primary Tuesday LOS ANGELES (AP) California's primary election Tuesday may provide a multiple test in President Nixon's home state of fallout in 1974 from Watergate and related political scandals. The outcome may also show whether there is a potential Republican backlash against alleged harassment by Watergate prosecutors and political overkill by those pursuing Nixon's impeachment. New king dispenses money THIMPHU. Bhutan (AP) The 18-year-old king of Bhutan handed out money to his sub- jects today in a gesture of royal generosity marking his ascension to the throne of his secluded Himalayan kingdom. Each of the country's million citizens were to get the equivalent of Jigme Singhi Wangchuck became the world's youngest ruling monarch Sunday when he draped a five-color scarf around his shoulders in the presence of the chief lama of his land. Although the youth has been running the country since his father, Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, died in July, 1972, at the age of 43. the lamas of the Red Hat sect did not consider the astrological signs favorable for the coronation until the 15th day' of the fourth month of the Year of the Wooden Tiger. Nixon Egypt visit 'June 13' CAIRO United States President Nixon will begin a two-to three-day visit to Egypt on June 13, well In- formed sources said Sunday. There was no official con- firmation from either the U.S. or Egyptian governments, but the sources said an announce- ment can be expected in the next day or two. Nixon's visit here, probably at the start of a Middle Eastern tour of four or more countries, will underline the striking improvement in U.S.- Egyptian relations since the October Arab-Israeli war. Smith Rhodesia plan rejected SALISBURY (AP) The African National Council rejected Sunday the latest proposals by Rhodesia's white-minority government to settle an constitutional dispute. A spokesman said that under the plan suggested by Premier Ian Smith it would take from 40 to 60 years for blacks to reach equal representation in parliament. A statement from the central committee unanimously rejected proposals for a political settlement in Rhodesia which "fell far short of (its) demands and therefore deny the (black) African people the acquisition of effective representation in parliament." Death definition sought Hey Mom! How About Our BIRTHDAY PICTURES? KWIK KOLOR COLLEGE MALL Phone 327-4884 "Same Day Service on your Color Pictures'" UM Southern Anwrtt'i only KWIK KOLOR SERVICE now IGA hi CoMdato 1 Murphy't SUrvo Co-op Store in Pinctwi CnMtt in Cwdtton MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -A group of 180 men headed by a Memphis authority on legal medicine is working to produce a uniform legal meaning of death. "The main thing we want to do is set a point at which there is no said Dr. McCarthy DeMere, chairman of an American College of Legal Medicine committee. His group hopes to get a definition to present to the Aug. 14 meeting of the American Bar Association in Honolulu. "There is a point in death when there is absolutely no possibility of continued he said. Blast rips village These were scenes on the weekend in the English village of Flixborough, in Lincolnshire, after an explosion and fire at a chemical plant devastated the village. The fire was brought under control after raging for more than 24 hours. Above, only twisted steel and rubble remain of the Nypro Ltd. chemical plant. At right is an aerial view of the plant while the fire was still blazing out of control. Police estimate that between 29 and 55 persons were killed. Many still were unaccounted for this morning. (See stories on Page 1.) Weekend toll 14 on Prairies By The CANADIAN PRESS Two pairs of brothers killed Sunday in a two car collision near Piney, Man., were among at least 14 persons who died accidentally on the Prairies during the weekend. A Canadian Press survey from 6 p.m. Friday to midnight Sunday local times showed four traffic fatalities in Manitoba, two in Saskatchewan and six in Alberta. An accidental shooting and a drowning also occurred in Alberta. The brothers were Harry Austinson, 54, and Melvin Austinson, 50, both of South Junction, Man., and James Thompson. 36, and Frank Thompson, 31, both of Vassar, Man. The four were riding together when their car was struck from the rear and overturned, catching fire. The men were caught inside. Jason Allan Johnson, 22 months old, was killed Sunday near Goodwater, Sask., 20 miles southeast of Weyburn, when riding in a car which overturned. In the other Saskatchewan fatality, Henry Halkett, 35, of Montreal Lake, died Sunday of injuries suffered Saturday when he was struck by a car at an intersection in Prince Albert. In Alberta. Anne Sheridan, 54, of Edmonton, and Gerald Foweli. 42. of Vermilion, were killed Sunday in a head on collision near Mr. Powell's home. 110 miles east o'f Edmonton. A third victim was not identified. Two residents of Lodgepole. 90 miles southeast of Edmonton, were killed Friday BRIDGE RUG DRAPES LTD. FREE ESTIMATES 329-4722 COLLEGE MALL Clue Five: A Collection of Reading Material is readily ac- cessible ten of twelve and five out of seven. Less waiting MONTREAL (CP) Landed immigrants may be able to apply for citizenship after only three years residency in Canada, if the Liberals form the next government. Secretary of State Hugh Faulkner said dur- ing the weekend. 'One of the changes I intend to implement would be to re- duce the time that landed immigrants must wait for citizenships from five years to three." 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