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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 11, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta THB UTHBRIDGE HERALD Monday, June n, News in brief Peace strategy discussed SAIGON (AP) President to have been exchanged from Ngujen Van Thie-j met here j paris, Washington and Sagion. with his top rs today to Governnient officials acknowl- map strategy lor Vietnam i peace talks scheduled to re- that they were in close sume this veek in Paris. j consultations the United Long telegrams were reported i States. ISixoii to meet advisers WASHINGTON (AP) dent Nixon scheduled a meeting today with his chief economic advisers to discuss a wide range of inflation-fighting pro- posals they worked on during the weekend. Henry Kissiger, just returned from Paris, also was to meet with the president to talk about the stalled Indochina negotia- tions with North Vietnam's Le [Due Tho and next week's visit t of Soviet leader Leonid Brezh- nev. Nixon returned Sunday night from a three-day stay in Flor- lida. Police recruits arrive HONG KONG f Renter 1 Tire first gnvip of Canadian re- cruits to the Hong Kong police arrives here tonight. The seven-member group in- cludes three women and four man. a police spokesman said. Another group of seven Cana- dians is expected later this v, eek. Tile spokesman said the po- lice normally recruit officers from Britain but seldom, from Canada. The second Canadian group will be joined by eight recruits from Britain and one from New i Zealand. Gas policy endorsed PIXC FALLS. Man. (CP) In an interview, the premier Manitoba Premier Ed Schrej- said the "golden triangle" of tr endorsed Alberta s two-price in policv for natural gas here and has traditionally made bud Ontario has no basis of resources to de- cr.allcngijig the plan's constiiu- j velop its own industrial tionality. j strength. Financier mav be extradited Dog attacks boy From AP-REUTER SAX JOSE, Costa Rica (CP) A Cnsta Rican judge is ex- pected to decide today whether financier Roberto Vesco should be extradited to the United States, Supreme Court sources said. Vesco came to Costa Rica last month before a New York grand jury indicted him. former U S. attorney general John Mit- chell and former commerce secretaiy Maurice Stans. The indictment was based on an unrcported donation by Vesco to President Nixon's 1972 re-election campaign. The donation was allegedly linked to a purported request from Vesco to Mitchell and Stans for le- niency in a mutual fund fraud investigation. Vesco also has been charged with defrauding shareholders of Investors Overseas Services (IOS) of million. Three-year-old Paul Robertson of Toronto sits with his dog, Beauregard, after being mauled by a collie do-g near his home. The dog attacked the boy, almost ripping his ear i off. Police and residents found the dog after a search last night. The dog is in quaron- tine to find if it has rabies. Republicans want full airing of the Water sate scandal Tories tired of waiting for electoral reform OTTAWA (CP) The Con- servatives are fed up waiting for the minority Liberal govern- ment to introduce legislation to control election campaign spending, Opposition Leader Robert Stanfield said Sunday night. "Over five years ago, Mr. Trudeau said that reform of electoral practices, particularly election expenses, was a matter of high priority. Cosmetics millionaire killed LAKEPORT. Cahf. (AP) Patrick. 43, owner of Holiday CttTTIrWlc f TTntirlmr n. services for Holiday JUsgic cosmetics millionaire Magic and a number of other companies, died Saturday in the crash of his Second World Wai- William Perm Patrick are scheduled Tuesday on a hilltop vintage plane on his overlooking his ranch. i ranch" north of San Francisco. Unicvdijst Lucks weallier EDSON I'CPi Wally- Watts, fi 24-year-old Edmonton native who is attempting to ride a uni- cycle from Vancouver to Hali- fax, arrived in this west-cen- tral Alberta community Sun- day. Watts, riding a 42-inch uni- cycle he made himself, has run into low temperatures, gusty winds, rain and sloct since he left Vancouver May 28. But he Deaths BY THE CANADIAN PRESS Minneapolis. Loll nine months, believed to have been the world's youngest kid- ney transplant recipient, of pneumonia. London Edward Tubby i has managed to maintain a IsteaJy pace and expects to reach Halifax in nine weeks. Watts is using the Yellow- head Highway on the first por- tion of his epic journey. He jsaid the Yellow-head route is longer than a trans-Canada i highway trip but the Yellow- head has fewer hills to climb and is a generally better road- i WASHINGTON (AP) Re- publican national chairman Georgo Bush says he wants a full public airing of the Water- gate scandaj, but United States administration officials appear to be lining up against the Sen- ate's televised hearings. Interior Secretary Rogers Morton said during a television interview Sunday that he op- poses continuation of the Senate healings, which he said aie turning into a "dramatic pro- duction. Ke said the case ought to be tried in court. And Vice President Spiro Ag- r.ew was reported ready to criti- cize the hearings at a speech to- day in St. Louis. Bush, however, said during a i television interview that the I scandal hurts Republican lead-' ers across the country. "We j I want to see it cleaned up." ho i said. ''I feel the more informa-1 Guns, ammunition seized in raid FRAME STYLES FROM AROUND-THE- WORLD OPTfCAl PRESCRIPTION CO. Hajes, 38, British jazz star, of a i heart attack. 1 Bulfalo, N.Y. Oakley R. Fanning. 81. retired makeup editor of the BuifaJo Evening News. i Lakeport. Calif. William', Penn Patrick, 43, head of Hoi- t idy Magic cosmetics firm, when j the light plane he was flying' i crashed at his nearby ranch. I Los Angeles William Inge, 1 60, Pulitzer prize-winning play- wrighl. Alexander Zival- jevic, 25, a player for the To- ronto Serbian White Eagles of the National Soccer League, in a car accident. REQUIRES A SALES MAN ACER THE POSITION to develop and direct a successful sales approach in the expanding market of Fashion Furniture. LOCATION THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT should hdve a provon record of SilK Cfss. .shou'ti show hiqh personal moti- vation and leadership ability. preference may be given to those with experience in the furniture or appliance field; however, it is not necessary. SUBMIT RESUME AND APPLY BY MAIL TO: The Bay Personnel Office, 6th Floor 200-8 Ave. S.W. at 1st St. Calgary, Alberta T2P 1B5 BELFAST (Reuter) British troops raided the headquarters of the Protestant Ulster Defense Association (UDA1 early today after a shootout between gun- men and soldiers left one per- son dead. The army described the Sun- day night battle as a planned attack by Protestants Troops who entered the head- quarters of the UDA. a para- military organization, seized guns and ammunition. The dead man was a Protes- tant bus driver whose vehicle was hit when gunmen opened fire on trcops. His bus went out of control and struck an army roadblock. The 12 passengers were unhurt. Shortly afterward, an army patrol reported shooting a gun- man in a nearby street, lie admitted to a hospital where a spokesman said ha was in serious condition. Sunday night's Shootout fol- lowed a wamin" by young members of the UDA that they had taken control ot the organ- ization and would pursue a more militant policy. Police and British army units reported coming under fire on at least six occasions in Protes- tant strongholds Sunday night and early toady. Also killed in Belfast Sunday was 35-year-old Catholic Danie'l O'Neill, found suffering from shotgun wounds in a playing field in the mixed Old Park dis- trict. He died later in hospital. Sources close to the army said the increase in East Bel- fast shootings indicated that more militant members had in- deed taken over the Protestant Ulster Defence Association During the weekend young leaders of the paramilitary or- ganization said they had re- moved more than 20 senior o'fi- cers from their posts, with the aim of taking a tougher line against British troops and the Irish Republican Army. The Irish renublic's capital. Dublin, was officially declared a riot rone last night after hun- dreds of chanting demonstra- t o r s attacked policemen. smashed windows and created havoc along the city's mam streets. Earlifr 10.001 csop'e attended a meeting outside Dublin to commemorate Irish patriot Wolfe Tone, who committed sui- cide in an English prison 175 jears ago. More than 30 people were pr- rcsted as police broke up mobs of bottle-throwing teen-agers. Downtown traffic c ame to a standstill as police drew night- sticks and charged the chanting crowds. TAILORS SUITS UP In Mon., Toes. June ft Office P.O. BoxK-1583 Kowloon, Hong Kong Hand-tailored, custom styled to your mea- ,t surements. Over worldwide imported fabrics to choose from, including wide range of exciting double knits for men's suits and sport coats. Also displayed: Ladies' beaded dresses, cutwork dresses, Chinese dre'scs, etc. SHIFTS MADE TO ME.'filTI S SPORT JACKETS 47.00 PURE VICUNA TOP COATS S130.OA TUXEDOS ..............S 75.00 VISIT OR CALL FOR APPOINTMENT EL RANCHO MOTOR HOTEl MR. M. RICHARD 526 Mayor Magrath 327-5701 10 a.m. to 8 p m. tion out on this, the better. The less appearance of a coverup in an} quarter, the better.'1 He said it would help if Nixon would hold a news conference about Watergate, and predicted he would do so soon. The Senate's hearings are set to resume Tuesday. Special prosecutor Archibald Cox has asked for a court order pre- venting further live television or radio coverage of the hear- ings, and a ruling is expected Tuesday from U.S. District Court Judge John Sirica. A possible witness before the Senate committee this week is former commerce secretary Maurice Stans, Nixon's chief fund-raiser during the cam- paign. During the weekend, the Com- mittee to Re-elect the Presi- dent, which Stans heads, an- nounced that it is paying legal fees for Stans and other key employees and officials in civil cases arising from Watergate, but not in cases in which crimi- nal charges have been filed. The committee also said it has paid Stans a retroactive an- nual salary of since April 7, 1972. Stans originally had intended to donate his serv- ices, but the Watergate scandal has dragged out his stay at the committee far beyond last No- vember's election. The committee said Stans W23 awarded the salaiy in April cf th's year, and voluntarily took a cut to a year on May 10. when he was indicted in New York for perjury, fraud and obstruction of justice. The committee reported to the General Accounting Office that it has million left over from the campaign. There were these other week- end Watergate developments: New York Times and The Washington Post reported that Nixon's personal lawyer, Herbert Kalmbach, is ready to testify that former White House aides H. R. Haldeman and John Ehriichman instructed him to raise money paid to Watergate defendants and their lawyers. magazine said former presidential counsel John Dean has told Senate in- vestigators that the White House pressured U.S. District Court Hospital staff strikes EDMONTON (CP) The member support staff of the Royal Alexandra Hospital at 6 a.m. today went on strike in support of wage demands. The hospital, in anticipation of the strike by members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees had re- duced its patient load to 425 by Sunday. The hospital's normal capacity is about "We are carrying on as best we can, using supervisory and other Bob Rosser, the hospital's executive direc- tor, said in an interview today. He said the hospital hopes to reduce the number cf patients to about 350. "I think we've become the targets here because ours is a city owned said hospital board chairman Ches- ter Tanner, a city alderman. "We already pay the highest wages in the province and tra- ditionally we've had good rela- tions with out workers so I can only conclude this is an at- tempt to break the 40 hour work week." I "We have been holding our- i selves available for negotiation since this dispute began but we realizp we must meet our obli- gations not only to the patients and staff, but to the people of the city who have to meet the expenses of running the hos- pital." Mr. Tanner said CUPE locals at University Hospital and General Hospital, also in the city, already have signed 1 agreements this year for less than the offer made by the hos- pital board to the Royal Alex- andra local. "For four years after, we saw no attempt at reform. Then, a year ago, the government brought in a half-baked bill as a pre-election gimmick before Mr. Trudeau dissolved Parlia- ment and called the election." "Today Parliament has nothing before it in the way of government reform legislation. Suspicion and concern abound in the public mind and we have to ask ourselves if we will be going through yet another elec- tion with no reform in effect." He said campaign reform is a high-priority item and Prime Minister Trudeau's lack of ac- tion is shameful. SUPPORT PRINCIPLE The Conservative leader en- dorsed the principle of dis- closing the sources of contribu- tions to candidates or parties but that "below a realistic nom- inal contribution" the disclosure should be by category only, the name need not be released. This approach is essen- tial to protect individuals who want to participate in this way and who would feel that disclosure of modest contribu- tions would really make mockery of our whole secret ballot system, "Regarding larger contribu- tions, the intention should to clear the air of suspicion. "Its has become clear that confidentiality must be sacri- ficed to the larger demand for public confidence in the system. "I believe that in the case of contributions above the nominal amount, the names of the indi- viduals, businesses, unions or other organizations and the amounts contributed by each should be a matter of public record." Mr. Stanfield also said his party believes a ceiling should be imposed on campaign spend- ing and that there should be "limited financial assistance" from the public purse. He also called for shorter campaigns because with modern trans- portation, eight weeks or more were not necessary. "These are some basic re- forms which we believe are necessary to cleanse our elec- toral system of suspicion, ex- cesses and abuses." Notley suggests method to lower freiglit rates New altitudes are needed to combat pollution. EDMONTON (CP) New attitudes, not new laws, are needed to combat pollution, Al- berta Ombudsman G. B. Mc- Clellan tcld the annual meet- ing of the Alberta Institute of Agrologists Saturday. ''The mere passing of regu- lations will net halt the de- struction of the he said. "I believe ve must educate people to the point where they believe we hold a trust in our hands for future generations and that trust is in danger." Dr. E. E. Ballantyne, deputy minister of the department of environment, agreed that "there has to be an inner de- sire to keep our backyard clean." "It can't all he done by the environment Dr. Ballantyne said. CAMHOSE (CP) Alberta New Democratic Party leader Grant Notley said today the provincial government should use its natural gas as a lever to obtain lower freight rates. Mr. Notley told a meeting of the provincial NDP council that Alberta should dsmand concessions from central Can- ada in the form of lower freight rates if Ontario is to expect low-cost natural gas. Alberta Premier Peter Loug- heed has announced he will raise the wellhead price of na- tural gas and Ontario Premier William Davis has countered that the constitutionality of Al- berta's proposal will be tested in the courts. "There is no bigger stumb- ling block to diversification of the Alberta economy that the freight rate said Mr. Notley. "If we use our natural gas as a trump card we can a ch i e v e some reasonable freight rates in the .it PRESENTS lTHEr Weather and road report SUNRISE TUESDAY SUNSET FOKECAST: Lethbridge Medicine Hat- Calgary Today: M a in ly sunny. Brisk west winds near the mountains. Highs near 63. Lows 35 40. Tuesday: Mainly sunny. Highs 70-75. Columbia-Kootenay Today and Tuesday: Sunny with a few cloudy periods. Con- tinuing cool. Highs today and Tuesday 65 to 70. Lows tonight 33 to 40. MONTANA East of Continental Fair today and Tuesday. Wanner Tuesday. Highs today 65 to 75. LOWTS tonight mostly 40s. Highs Tuesday 75 to 85. West of Continental Mostly sunny and warmer to- day and Tuesday. Highs today mostly 70s. Lows tonight 35 to 45. Highs Tuesday 75 to 85. II L Pre Lethbridge.....- 64 33 Pincher C -eek......57 32 Medicine Hat 67 33 .01 Edmonton.......58 42 .03 Grande Prairie 49 Banff........... 52 Calgary Victoria 62 Penticton.......67 Prince George 54 Karnloops....... 68 Vancouver 60 Saskatoon........64 Regina......... 72 Winnipeg........ 67 Toronto......... 85 77 Montreal........ 76 St. John's........50 Halifax ..........72 Charlottetown .65 Fredericton.......74 Chicago......... 94 New 91 Miami..........86 Los Angeles 79 Las Vegas.......105 Phoenix.......107 Rome.......... 86 Paris...........70 London..........64 Berlin..........61 Amsterdam 64 Moscow......... 82 Stockholm.......63 Mexico City......75 40 .34 34 33 .01 44 42 40 .12 41 48 34 .12 40 49 66 63 .15 61 .10 42 1.14 53 51 .23 54 77 74 77 62 75 80 54 59 59 46 54 64 48 54 Vandals hamper road work BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) denied tliat anyone had approached him improperly in the case. "I just don't under- know John Dsan from Adem." stand he said. "I don't said Dean claims to have documents suggesting that the president knew of the coverup of the Watergate scan- dal, and that he said Nixon knew also that a 3971 campaign contribution of by the daiiy industry was intended to influence government milk- pricp supports. marker and sign posts along the highways. These are being knocked down by vandals. Mr. Cartwright says it ap- pears that some drivers are apparently deriving a "warped type of pleasure" from using their cars to knock down the highway markers. This creates hazards along the road and much unnecessary work for the crews. SPECIAL BRAND NAME TIRES 750x16 8 PLY Tire, Tube and Liner WHILE STOCKS LAST S25 .00 Each PLACE YOUR ORDER NOW FOR DON CORD BALER TWINE GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY PHONE 328-1141 OFFICIAL AS OF A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA 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 are in good driving condition. PORTS OF 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.; Ccutts 24 hours; Del Bcnita 8 am. to 9 p.m.; Kingsgate 24 hours; Porthill Rykerts Sam. to midnight; Horse 8am to 5 p m Logan Pass 7 a m. to 10 p m.; Open June 1. Riooscville 8 a.m. midnight, ;