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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 4, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THI UTH1RIOCI HWAID Monday, Jurtt 4, News in brief OH tycoon seeks deal MOSCOW (API United States oil tycoon Armand Ham- mer was in Moscow today try- ing to secure a multibillion-dol- lar deal to tap Russian natural gas resources for the United States. The 73-year-old chairman of Occidental Petroleum arrived in Moscow Sunday night from his headquarters in Los Angeles. "I guess it's perfectly ob- vious, we're here on all kinds of he said in an interview. "We have all kinds of things going and we try to keep up on any developments." Soviet ships spotted SEATTLE, Wash. (AP) Three groups of Soviet fishing vessels have been spotted off the Washington and Oregon coasts during the last week, the United States Coast Guard re- ported Saturday. There was no indication of any illegal activity by any of the vessels The coast guard said 23 ves- sels was spotted 20 to 35 miles offshore between the Columbia River and Grays Harbor. A sec- ond group of 14 vessels was seen in the vicinity of Point Grenville, Wash., and a third group of 13 was spread from the Siuslaw River to Dspce Bay some 25 to 30 miles off the Ore- gon coast. king welcomed BONN (AP) Marking Z cli- max in post-war reconciliation with West Germany, Norway's King Olav V was welcomed with a 2l-gun royal salute today as he arrived for a five-day cer- emonial visit. i The first Norwegian monarch to visit this country since Nazi German troops occupied Nor-j in the Second World War! was welcomed at Cologne-Bonn airport by President Gustav 1 Keinemann and Foreign Minis- ter Walter Scheel. The king, who turns 70 next month, stood to attention with Heinemann as a military band played the Norwegian anthem and the West German national have the same tune. Olav sails home from Ham- burt Friday aboard the royal Norwegian yacht Norge. New home for hedgehog Church moderator named TORONTO TCP) Rev. Ag- new H. Johnston. 66, of Thunder Bay, Ont., was chosen moder- ator of the 99th general assem- bly of the Presbyterian Church in Canada at its opening session here Sunday night. Minister of St. Andrew's Church in Thunder Bay for 33 years. Dr. Johnston holds de- grees in both theology and law, graduating from Toronto's Knox College in 1931 and from Os- goode law school in 1932. He was a member of the Presbyterian administrative council when it was first formed in 1960 and has served i as mission board chairman, i travelling to India, Afghanistan, i Taiwan and Japan. Kim Dormaar, assistant director of new Metro To- ronto zoo, holds a hedgehog from Asia, one of animals, birds, reptiles and fish which will live in the 700- acre zoo. In order to rase funds for the new zoo, thousands of zoo supporters and Metro Toronto's six mayors, walked 15 miles Saturday in of raising towards million zoo fund object. Zoo will open next summer. Backlog of unfinished business MPs face summer holiday delay Watergate hearing to be resumed WASHINGTON (AP) Sena- Sam Ervin says he plans to resume the Senate Watergate jearings Tuesday despite the request of special prosecutor Archibald Cox that the televised sessions be delayed several weeks. The North Carolina Democrat who heads the Senate Water- gate committee told a news conference in Boston Sunday that Cox had asked him to post- pone further hearings until in- dictments have been returned. That could mean a two-to four- month delay, but that won't happen "if it's up to me." "The justice department has had this case for almost a year. The American people have a right to get to the bottom of this.' Committee sources said wit- nesses to be called soon include convicted conspirator Gordon Liddy, ex-campaign committee treasurer Hugh Sloan and for- mer commerce secretary and campaign finance chief Maurice Stans. Meanwhile, Democratic Na- tional Chairman Kobert Strauss confirmed a news report that his Dallas home was ransacked three weeks after the Watergate break-in last year. Nothing was stolen, he said, but he believes the burglars were searching for party financial records. Strauss was party treasurer at the time, and Watergate bur- glar Bernard Barker has testi- fied his men were looking for Democratic financial records when they were caught inside party headquarters at the Wa tergate. RECRUITED CALL GIRLS Columnist Jack Anderson re- ported today that call girls were recruited "to wheedle po- litical secrets" from Democrats at their Miami Beach con- vention last year. But investiga- tors "have been unable to de- termine whether they were ac- tually used." Anderson said Senate investi- gators learned about plans for such an operation from former attorney-general John Mitchell, who told them the idea was part of a massive intelligence- gathering scheme proposed by Liddy. The columnist quoted a summary of Mitchells inter- view with the committee staff. James McCord, one of the Watergate burglars, said Sun- day on the CBS broadcast Face the Nation that he is convinced that President Nixon "set in motion the Watergate operation and followed through on it." But the former CIA and re- election campaign security offi- cer admitted he had no direct evidence linking Nixon to the break-in. His conclusions were based on hearsay and his knowledge of how the Com- mittee for the Re-election of the President operated. Three killed in crash STEPHENVILLE, Nfld. (CP) Pilot Dave Johns of Ottawa and two river wardens were killed in the weekend crash a helicopter about 20 miles east of this western Newfoundland town, RCMP said today. Police identified the two war- dents as Calvin Swyers, 31, of St. George's, Nfld., and John Young, 58, of Stephenville Crossing, Nfld. Both communi- ties are near here. By PETER MICHAELSON OTTAWA (CP) Members of Parliament face the prospect of postponed summer holidays as the Commons today began its first full week of June sit- tings with a spate of legislative priorities still unsettled. The government has com- mitted itself to dealing with capital punishment, family in- c o m e legislation, electoral boundaries, immigration appeal procedures and the Montreal Olympics before the summer recess, traditionally begun at the end of June. However, none of these items is likely to get attention this week as the House deals with bilingualism in the public serv- ice and amendments to the Na- tional Housing Act to protect home buyers and, it is hoped, to lower land costs. Finance Minister John Turner's controversial corpo- rate tax measures are expected to get first reading this week, and Thursday and Friday will be devoted to debate on sub- jects chosen by opposition par- ties. Allan MacEachen, govern- House leader, has in- dicated the residential mort- gage and fisheries development bills, which would make more money available to home buy- ers and inshore fishermen, may also be brought forward for third reading. Kinsmen approve fund MEDICINE HAT (CP) A cystic fibrosis research fund was called for in a resolu- tion approved Saturday by del- egates to the annual meeting of the Kinsmen Club's district 4. Glen Chapman of Medicine Hat, who was elected district chairman, said the money vdU probably go to the research section of the University of Al- berta. About 700 delegates attended i the four-day meeting, at which' Jim Fletcher of Peace River was elected wee-governor. Dis- trict 4 covers Alberta and the Peace River district of British i Columbia. Undercover methods used in call girl scandal rapped Leicis urges oil cor p. VANCOUVER (CP) Na- tional NDP leader David Lewis, accusing major oil companies of price collusion, called Satur- day for establishment of a pub- lickly owned Canadian Pe- troleum Corporation. Speaking to about 225 per- jsons attending a NDP fund-raising dinner at the University of British Columbia, Mr. Lewis said the corporation should be formed "in order that the existing oil monopoly can broken and effective com- petition established." Mayor ivas at fault LONDON (AP1) methods used by two British newspapers to unearth the call girl scandal that forced the res- ignations of two government ministers were attacked today by Fleet Street rivals and MPs. "The papers, Sunday People and News of the World, amassed evidence which led Lord Lambton. in charge of the air force, and Earl Jellicoe, Conservative leader in the Undercover j House of Lords, to quit their posts in Prime Minister Heaths government last month. A row over the way the pa- pers did it built up after News National newspapers accused both The People and News of the World of bringing journal- ism into disrepute. Lambton. who said he was of the World said Sunday that surprised a hidden News of the ____ JA_ _1_ one of its staff photographers had photographed Lambton in bed with two call girls. The Sunday People said It had paid the husband of one of the prostitutes for his story im- plicating Lambton. IDAHO FALLS, Idaho CAP) A brown sedan that had been reported stolen turned up in the police chief's park- ing lot at city hall. It had been parked there by the mayor. Officers gave this account of the incident today: Mayor Eddie Pedersen bor- rowed the police chief's car to keep a speaking engagement at a motel. After the engage- ment, Pedersen ran out of the tnotel in a heavy rain and got 327-2111 IS THE NUMBER OF THE STUDENT MANPOWER CENTRE WHERE STUDENTS SHOULD REGISTER FOR EMPLOYMENT AND EMPLOYERS CAN HIRE STUDENTS. IT'S EASY! JUST CALL 327-2111 into what he thought was the chief's brown sedan and drove back to city hall. A company which had a brown sedan parked in the motel lot reported it stolen. After the company's car was retrieved from the police chief's spot, the chief's car was retrieved from the motel lot where it had sat unlocked and unused through most of the morning. Deaths By THE CANADIAN PRESS F. Tilden, founder of the Tilden Rent-A- I Car System. New Milfcrd. Conn. Helen Parkhurst, 86, internationally i known educationist who was I decorated for her work by Ja- ipan, The Netherlands and China. Paris Maurice Dekobra, 88. one of the most successful French novelists between the two world wars. Gov't willing to close news communication outlet (CP) EDMONTON provincial government is willing to close down the Al- berta communications network if broadcasters oppose it, a gov- ernment spokesman said Sat- urday. Dave Wood, director of the government's public affairs bu- reau, said the service was set up to help give news of the The' government to smaller centres at the same time the news is released in Edmonton and Cal- gary. His comment followed state- ments Friday that radio and television news directors be- lieved the government service SUPERINTENDENT of SCHOOLS The Fort McMurray School District No. 2633 appli- cations for the position of Superintendent of Schools, to commence on or obout August 1, 1973. 2 Schools 77 Teachers 1500 Pupils Fast Growing Community Applicants must have qualification! acceptable Miniiter of Education. Salary to bt determined depending on qualifications and experience. shall cpply in writing Including complete resume of training, experience, three or more and to lory expected. Applications will b> received by the wnderslgntd on before June 15, 1973. MS. A. TOLIN, SICRETARY-TRIASURER FORT McMURRAY SCHOOL DISTRICT Ne. 3133 P.O. BOX FORT McMURRAY, AllfRTA TOA 1KO Ship misluip probe started NEW YORK fAP) With eight persons known dead and eight more still missing, a coast guard board of injquiry con- venes today to look into why a United States container ship rammed a Belgian oil tanker ir. New York harbor. The collision early Saturday touched off a series of ex- plosions and a huge fire which still flickered early today on the container ship Sea Witch. Firemen had suspended con- tinuous firefighting on the Sea Witch Sunday for fear that too much water in her holds would capsize her. But sporadic fire- fighting continued as new areas flared up. The Coast Guard said the danger of capsizing now was not great because the ship was partly beached, and the fire was not considered out of con- trol. Witnesses said the Sea Witch suddenly off course and struck the anchored tanker Esso Brussels just after mid- night Friday night. .As the ships drifted south, both engulfed in flames, they passed under the nearby Verra- zano Narrows Bridge. is an intrusion into news-gath- ering operations. At a meeting of the prairie region of the Radio Television News Directors Association Fri- day, a committee was named to meet with the government and the Alberta Association of Broadcasters to discuss the is- World photographer had taken the photographs, said he in- tended to seek legal advice. SEEKS INQUIRY Conservative MP John Gorst called for an inquiry into the af- fair by the Press Council, an in- dependent watchdog over news- paper activities. The council has no statutory powers but can censure editors and journalists and its findings are usually prominently published. Gorst asked: "How far does the Press Council agree that the press may go in collecting evi- dence and information by meth- ods which, if used by say, the police, would be totally rejected in a free John Grant, Laborite snokes- man on the press and broad- casting in Parliament, said the role of newspapers in the scan- dal "caused widespread con- cern and continues to do so." A spokesman for the Press Council said an inquiry i likely. Daily newspapers al- most equally censorious. The Times said in an editoria1 that The People and News of the World "have damaged their sue. Gordon Whitehead of London, lilc Ont., president of the RTNDA, reputation and to some extent told members in a report that the reputation of the whole Bnt- governrnent handout services ish press." such as the Alberta communi- INSULT' cations network are "a men- Express accused ace' to good news operations. J Canadian orchestra praised LONDON (CP) Critics praised Canada's National Arts Centre orchestra after its Lon- don debut Friday at Queen Elizabeth Hall. In The Guardian, reviewer Edward Greenfield said the per- formance "confirms the quality of a fine-toned chamber orches- with the stringed section "ir.usually rich end resonant." The mathematical East by Murray Shafer of Sarnia, Ont., was neutrally described as a study in ear-tingling sound ef- fect" by The Guardian, but The Daily Telegraph critic was more reoeptro; the editor of News of the World of "a massive insult to the good name of journalism." A provincial English morning paper, the Western Daily Press, said hi an editorial: "The News of the World has now handed explosive ammunition to those who would like to fetter the press. They can call this the unacceptable face of journal- ism. They can press for repres- sive legislation." But The Daily Mail in London called the criticism of the pa- pers role a "side issue." "Fleet Street did not frame Lord Lambton. Fleet Street did not lure him to the plusher haunts of commercial sex so that he could be hounded out of Stanley Knowles, New Demo- crat. House leader, says it does not appear these issues can all be dealt with in June. MAY GO INTO JULY "The government will either agree to put some of these things over, or we'll go into he said. Prime Minister Trudeau's bilingualism resolution is ex- pected to come to a vote Tues- day. The resolution, which is expected to carry over- whelmingly, asks the Commons to endorse the government pro- gram aimed at creating a func- tionally bilingual public service by Dec. 31, 1973. Opposition Leader Robert Stanfield introduced an amend- ment last week proposing that Mr. Trudeau's nine basic prin- ciples for establishing such a public service be made law un- der the Official Languages Act. The Liberals have indicated they will not support the amendment, claiming it would prevent the flexibility needed to meet the target date. The NDP has not said whether it Mill support the amendment, although Mr. Knowles indicated he personally opposes it. Mr. Stanfield is on record saying he will support the main resolution whether his amend- ment passes or not. EXPECT OTHER MOTIONS Social Credit party members also are expected to introduce amendments to the resolution. Mr. Turner's corporate tax measures have drawn less criti- cism following his move to soothe the opposition by allow- ing the House to re-examine them next April. Mr. Turner had wanted to make the reduction a per- manent feature of tax laws, but the Conservatives objected. The New Democrats are unalterably opposed to any corporation tax cuts, so without Conservative support the Liberals would face defeat and possibly another election, Bowing to the Conservatives. Mr. Turner said Tuesday that Pai t ament, on the request of 60 MPs, could review the legisla- tion after April The measures would lower the corporate income tax for manufacturers and processors 1 to 40 per cent from 49 per cent and give them a faster write-off of capital costs for tax pur- poses. Weather and road report SUNRISE TUESDAY SUNSET II L Pre. Lethbridge .......65 44 .02 Pincher Creek 64 38 Medicine Hat.....68 39 Edmonton........64 40 Grande Prairie 63 33 Banff...........60 33 Calgary..........60 38 Victoria..........63 44 Penticton...... ..76 43 Prince George 66 49 Kamloops........77 53 Vancouver........64 47 Saskatoon........50 48 1.48 Regina..........48 44 1.38 Winnipeg........69 52 .58 Toronto......... 63 52 .03 Ottawa..........72 53 .31 Montreal.........70 52 St. John's........57 36 Halifax.........61 47 Charloltetown.....60 45 Fredericton.......70 50 Chicago ........83 67 .05 New York........67 63 .05 Miami .........84 79 .04 Los Angeles......70 60 Las Vegas.......92 66 Phoenix..........95 65 Rome...........81 63 Paris............64 54 London..........64 50 Berlin...........70 50 Amsterdam...... 55 52 Moscow..........79 54 Tokyo.......... 72 57 Mexico City......88 57 FORECAST: Lethbridge Today and Tuesday: Sunny. Brisk west winds. Highs today 70 75. Lows 3540. Highs Tuesday near 80. Medicine Hat Today: Sun- ny. Northwest winds. Highs 70- 75. Lows 45-50. Tuesday: Sun- ny. Brisk west winds. Highs near 80. Calgary Today: Sunny. Highs near 70. Lows 3540. Tu- esday: Sunny. Brisk west winds. Highs 75-80. Columbia Kootenay Today cloudy in the Columbia district spreading to the Koot- enays this afternoon. Few sprinkles of light rain in the Columbia. Tuesday mostly cloudy. Sunny periods in the Kootenays along with a few showers in all districts. Highs in the sixties except low seven- ties in the Kootenay west. Overnight lows in the forties. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Mostly cloudy with showers de- creasing east partly cloudy with widely scattered showers west today and all sections Tuesday. Gusty southwesterly winds along east slopes Rockies both days. Warmer. Highs today 60s. Lows tonight 35 to 45. Highs Tuesday 65 to 75. West of Continental Divide Partly cloudy with widely scat- tered showers today and to- night. Increasing cloudiness and showers Tuesday. Wanner. Highs both days 60s. Lows to- night 35 to 45. An official security commis- sion is due to start investigating security aspects of the scandal this week. Both ministers had access to defence secrets. The commission is also ex- pected to consider role of newspapers in NDP leader supports highway SLAVE LAKE (CP) A pro- posed east-west route across the province about 150 miles north of Edmonton was sup- ported during the weekend by Grant Notley, Alberta New Democratic Party leader. He spoke at a meeting of sup- porters of the highway which would cover Alberta from the Saskatchewan border near Cold Lake, Alta., to the Peaca River area. It could improve potential for tourism and assist the expand- in? industries in the areas, he said. GEHL 99 HI-THROW BLOWER FOR BLOWING INTO THOSE TALL SILOS GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY PHONE 328-1141 OFFICIAL AS OF A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF A MA Highway 1 reported bare and dry. Widening of one mile section of Highway No. 3 east of Fort Macleod is In progress. All remaining highways art in good driving condition. PORTS OP ENTRY (Opening and Closing Aden 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Carway 6 a.m. to midnight; Chief Mountain 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Coutts 24 hours; Del Konita 8 am. to 9 p.m.; Kingsgate 24 hours; Porthill Rykerls 8 a.m. to midnight; Wild .Horse 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Logan Pass 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Open Juna L Roosevilte 8 a.nx to midnight. ;