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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 8, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta THC inilBKIOGE ItrRAin Monday, June wable Sajs Pilot After uake Area UMA (API A cramMand view of death and dcstnirliim swept benrath B big I'mied States C-130 cr.rgn plane as it dropped supplies to survivors of earthquake-torn north cen- tral Pent Sunday. said the pilot. Capt. Hill Hiidspelli as he guided the big Hercules up the 80-mile Huaylas Canyon. "Worse than anything 1 have seen in my life." Hudspeth shook his head in disbelief as the transport passed over what was left of Huaras, once a city of at the southern entrance to the canyon, 180 miles north of Lima. Half the buildings had crumbled. Not a single roof remained intact. The government says the earthquake a week ago may have lulled or move people; a United Nations ob- Church Post To Easterner HALIFAX (CP) Rev. DU1- wyn T. Evans, 53, minister of Thornhill Presbyterian Church in suburban Toronto, Sunday was unanimously elected mod- erator of the 06th general as- sembly of the Presbyterian Church of Canada. The new moderator will pre- side over the 2-iG-membcr as- sembly until the end of this week "and will represent UK church officially until next June. Primarily a pastoral minister, Dr Evans has served in Inger- soll, Ont, and Winnipeg. He has been assistant superintendent of home missions in the West and is a former dean of the presby- terian student residence in Sas- HEART PATIENT DIES MILWAUKEE (AP) El- verna Fillner, 37, Wisconsin's second heart transplant pa- tient, died late Sunday of re- jection of the new organ by her system, St. Luke's Hospital reported. Mrs. Fillner Bad re- ceived the heart May 13 of a Georgetown, HI., man. 307 4th St. S. HALE OPTICAL J COMPANY LTD Gary Martin Dispensing Optician 327-7152 server says the count more likely will exceed An estimated 100.000 more aro homeless, injured or both. Hudspeth headed' the giant craft 21 miles up the gorge to Ant a, the target of the air- drop. Anta, a village of about was devasted. But by some freak of terrain enough of the town's tiny airstrip was spared from avalanches that hurtled down the 18.000-foot Andes to leave it still usable by small aircraft. 'A quarter ton ol sleeping bags, blankets and food ra- tions was packed in plastic- wrapped survival kits and sta- pled into 12 large crates. The back bay of the plane lifted' open as Anta came into view and the crates were shoved out, two at a time, as the Her- cules made six passes over the runway. A few miles further up the canyon was Yungay, which used to be home for some persons. All that could be seen of it were the tops of foui- palm trees where the town square had been and a statue of Christ, with arms outstretched, which marked the hilltop cemetery. A slide of rocks and mud two to three miles wide had buried Yungay. Only about residents are believed to have survived. SHUTTLE SURVIVORS The C-130s fly twice a day, dropping supplies over the canyon then picking up survi- vors at the evacuation centre in C h i rr; b o t e. They are brought there by helicopters and old C47s that can just ne- gotiate the little airfield at Anta. More than Half of Chinibote, a thriving industrial port of persons is gone. Its fishmeal processing plant is partly ruined. Engineers esti- mated it will take many months to get Peru's only steel plant there to operate again. But the undamaged airfield lias been turned into head- quarters for planes and res- cue teams from 14 countries. The air drops' into Anta are part of a multi-million dollar U.S. relief effort. In addition to more than spent on the drops during the first week after the quake, the United States has pledged to help rebuild the shattered areas. The Canadian government Is providing six transport air- craft for relief flights. The Caribou and a expected to ar- rive in Peru early this week. Guaranteed Basic Income Urged At Convention Crime Decide THEY'RE THE TOPS Peter Ustinov holds Emmy, his third, after winning the award in New York Sunday night as television's best actor of the year. With him is Anne Ban- croft who appeared in a special program, Annie, The Woman In The Life Of A Man, which also won an Emmy. Score HOLLYWOOD (CP-AP) A Canadian production has won the 1970 Emmy award for the outstanding classical musical production on United States tel- evision. A doctor drama series, Marcus Welby, M.D., and a weekly schoolroom story, Room 222, won the most three apiece. The Canadian production was Cinderella, produced by CBC- TV and the National Ballet of Canada. The winning CBC program was produced and directed by- Norman Campbell and starred ALLIED ARTS COUNCIL OF LETHBRiDGE THE CREATIVE WORLD OF THE ARTS' For Children For Young People____________for Adults I TIME SESSIONS I CUSSES COST to 15, 16 17, 18 June 22, 23, 24, 25 -June 29, 30, July 6, 7, 8, 4 4 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, CREATIVE EXPRESSION IN to to 29, 30, July 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, to 29, 30 July 1, 2, 3, 6, STAGE cine! 29, 30, July STAGE to 6, 7, 8, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 13, 14, 15, 16, Couth to 13, 15, 16, 20, 21, 22, 23, July 28, 29, Veronica Tennant in the title role. It was seen oil CBC-TV in December, 1968, and shown ,on National Educational Television in the U.S. Feb. 10. A cancelled series, My World aral Welcome to It, and its star William Windom won in the comedy category in Sunday night's television awards. And a twice-cancelled series, The Ghost and Mrs. Muir, brought a second Emmy to star Hope Lange. Recently cancelled by ABC, the show was dropped by NBC last year, when Miss Lange was similarly honored. Veteran actors Robert Young and Peter Ustinov each re- ceived a third Emmy award. Young won as the general practitioner in Marcus Welby, M.D., picked as the outstanding dramatic series. James Bnolin, who plays his assistant, was named best supporting actor. Ustinov's third Emmy was for his performance as a Jewish merchant who provides a home for a black youth in A Storm in Summer, picked as the out- 1 standing gram. single dramatic pro- j The 22nd awards of the Na- Itional Academy of Television Arts and Sciences were telecast from the Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles and Carnegie Hall in New York. Among the highlights were: naming of Room 222 as the outstanding new series and two of its stars, Michael Con- stantine and Karen Valentine as best supporting actor and ac- tress in a comedy. David Frost, win- ning lor outstanding variety se- ries with his syndicated talk show. Hampshire, best ac tress in a dramatic series for the British-made The Forsyte Saga. Anne Bancroft was honoref along with producers and writ ers for her special, Annie, the Women in the Life of a Man named the outstanding variety or music program. In categories of entertain ment, news and technica crafts, NBC c o 1 1 e c te d' 27 Emmys, CBS 19, ABC 13 and National Educational Television 8. Gail Fisher won as supporting actress in a drama series, Man rax. Astronaut Charles Conrad re- ceived a special award for his photography during the Apollo 12 moon landing. The NET series Sesame Street was selected for achieve- ment in children's program ming. EDMONTON (CP) Western Liberals decided Sunday that abortion should not be a crimi- nal offence and that welfare programs should be replaced by a guaranteed basic income. More than 200 delegates at- tending the party's western pol- icy conference approved resolu- tions winch will be presented to the party's national policy con- ference in Ottawa in November. The resolution on abortion at- tracted the longest debate dur- ing the second day of the con- ference which ends today. It urged that abortion should not be a criminal offence for any reason, when performed by a qualified doctor. It was the only resolution which, when passed, was applauded. The westerners also urged Parliament to replace, when possible, existing poverty pro- grams through legislation for a guaranteed basic income pro- gram administered on the basis of a negative income tax. They called for an income level at least as high as the rec- ognized poverty level in Canada and one that will provide an in- entive to the working poor. ONSIDEU THIRD LEVEL Another resolution called on le federal government, in co- peration with the provinces, to onsider the rights of municipal overnments and examine the jossibility of setting up a third evel of government under the onstitution. Municipal govern- Lents now are creatures of the rovinces, not established under le constitution. Marketing problems appeared ppermost in agriculture resolu- .ons wrhich Agriculture Minister I. A. Olson told delegates "fo- ussed directly on the problems f Western Canada." One asked the party to urge ,e federal government to pro- mote and underwrite the re- Assessment fs Needed On Riglits EDMONTON (CP) The fed- eral government must reassess Its position on aboriginal rights tor native people and new Doiicy should give some recogni- ion to those rights, Libera' Darty members said Sunday at .heir western policy conference. Delegates approved a resolu- ion saying aboriginal rights were omitted from the federaJ Indian policy paper and this is of serious concern to native peo- ples. The conference asked that the government increase loans for economic development projects owned and managed by native peoples. Delegates said all levels ol government should encourage and assist Canadian Indians to seek and obtain full potential by granting them quality before ;he law. Where practical and where requested, normal fed- eral provincial and municipal services should be extended to The resolutions go to the na- tional Liberal policy conference in November at Ottawa. search of world markets and potential markets for Canadian agricultural products. Free inter-provincial move- ment of feed grains between Prairie provinces also was sup- ported. Such movement now is illegal. The conference supported a Manitoba resolution asking the government to inject any un- used funds from the federal grain acreage reduction pro- gram into the western economy. The resolution said it now ap- peal's only part of the funds ear- marked for the program will be used and the balance coidd be used to purchase gram for inter- national aid or used to support price stability programs. SUBJECT: WHITE PAPER Today's final session of three-day to discuss national issues from a western consi- der resolutions arising from a workshop session on the white paper on tax reform. The white paper was attacked by Shkalcliewan Deputy Pre- mier D. G. Steuart who said it is impractical in many areas. "It should not be proceeded with in its present form nor anything close to its present he said. Mr. Steuart spoke on behalf of Premier Ross Thatcher who could not attend because of other commitments. Federal Works Minister Ar- thur Laing, at a luncheon, said he rejected any move that would require foreign capital to "need a passport at the bor- der." "We should look as widely as we can for capital." Mr. Laing said Western Can- ada holds the key to the coun- try's future and must be al- lowed to grow and develop. Delegates from the three Prairie provinces, British Col- umbia, the Northwest Territo- ries and the Yukon are attend- ing. Men Safe After Prolonged Fires Crackle Out Of Control OUA1IFIED INSTRUCTORS-WORKSHOP ATMOSPHERE-COMPREHENSIVE COURSES DRAMA elow the surface was pro-onged by the failure of a valve n one of" the chamber's two tanks. Officials of the privately-owned Makai Test Range said he men would have to spend he next week decompressing xrfore they could leave the 200-ton habitat Aegier, which has a main chamber 50 feet long and nine feet in diameter. The Aegier was brought to the surface Sunday by pumping air from the surface tender Holokai jito the undersea vessel's ballast tanks. Officials said the men aboard had plenty of food and oxygen and had been in no danger. A Canadian expert on Of Pacific water medicine, Dr. Joseph Machines of Tobermory, Out., was called in Satin-day to assume medical supervision of the rescue operation. Code Criticized By Chiropractor BANFF, ALTA. (CP) The first vice-president of the Canadian Chiropractic Association criticized the code of ethics of the Canadian Medical Association. Dr. Lloyd E. MacDougall of Toronto called on the medical association to "come down from its ivory tower and accept the fact that professions other than medicine are engaged in the business of health in this nation." lie was speaking to delegates here at (lie annual chiropractic convention. -WEATHER AND 70 ABOVE lo.nn ZERO NOON SUNRISE TUESDAY SUNSET REPORT SYNOPSIS No significant improvement in current dry spell is foreseen for Alberta. A series of weak disturbances will give periods of Widely scattered showers Tuesday. Temperatures will continue seasonable. FORECAST Letlilirn'ge-MedichiR Hat Mainly cloudy with scaterrsd showers Tuesday, warm. Winds light. Low-high Leth-bridgc 50-75, Medicine Hat 50-80. Kootenay, Columbia Sunny today except for brief cloudy periods and a few showers. Cloudy with showers Tuesday, Winds light. Low tonight and high Tuesday at Cranbrook, 48 and 70; Casllegar 48 arid 75. Medicine Hat 91 60 Edmonton .80 52 Calgary 84 46 .21 Waterton 76 41 Pincher Creek 78 43 Victoria 69 Kamloops 84 49 Pervticton 85 49 Regina 91 Winnipeg 84 63 Toronto 75 Ottawa 73 54 Chicago 86 68 Miami 86 74 Las Vegas 96 66 New York 72 60 Los Angeles 69 60 WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10th DEMONSTRATION DAY at the W. T. HILL FARM Introducing the KNIGHT BLEEDER Thorough rapid and total blending. Available in two sizes, either truck or trailer mounted or as stationary units. Owatonna Grinder Mixers will also be on display; factory representatives will be on hand also. Sponsored by s GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coutts Highway Ph. OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF A.MA All highways in the Leth- bridge district are bare and in good driving condition. Highway t Trans Canada Highway. Calgary to Banff is dition. Banff to Revelstoke is bare and in good condition, Motroisls are advised to watch for fallen rock. Hie Banff-Radium and Banff-.Ia.sper highways are bare and in good condition. Cresion Salrno highway Is bare and in good condition. Mo- torists aie asked to watch for fallen rock, deer and caribou. Snow tires or chains are nn longer required when travelling in any mountain area. TORTS OP ENTRY (Opening aixl Closing Coutts 24 hours; Cat-way 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. MST. Chief Mountain 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Del lionita 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Uooseville, B.C., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Kingsgate, B.C., 24 hours; Porthill-RykerU 8 a.m. to midnight; Ixigan Pass, closed, ;