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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 13, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta IFIHBRIDCE HERAID Tuoidoy, Jurn China causing struggle at pollution conference By HAROLD MORRISON STOCKHOLM (CP) A deep- ening struggle over the guiding principles is threatening the )roposed joint United Nations leclarntion to fight world pollu- lon. China is reported to be in- A PAINFUL ONE A young Rapid City boy finds that emergency procedures re- quiring shots are certainly moro than painful, in a Red Cross aid station Monday. lad sees the needle coming, expresses his discomfort. and consoles himself after tho shot. (AP Wirepholo) Maritime premiers study death tax collection plans sisting that Imperialism and neo-colonialism be blamed for environmental troubles. Tlie struggle continues behind closed doors in n conference committee. So many amend- ments and ideas are being of- Additional troops to be sent to Ulster Paid political ads ban gowfs. plan CHARLOTTETOWN f the special committee." The special committee recom- mended that the existing re- itriction on political broadcasts in voting day and the day pre- ceding, be extended to news- >apers. The Broadcasting Act low proliibits radio or TV sta- ions from broadcasting pro- grams, advertisements or an- nouncements of a partisan char- acter on voting day or the day Before. The new bill which would apply the "gag" to newspapers las now received second read- ing and has been referred to the Commons committee on privi- leges and elections. Treaty approved WASHINGTON (Renter) The Eenale voted approval Mon- day of the treaty recognizing the Honduras government's sov- ereignty over the Swan Islands. Tlia treaty, signed in 1971, pro- vides for co-operative U.S.-Hon- duran operation of a weather station and an air radio naviga- tion beacon on the Caribbean Islands. OTTAWA (CP) Peel county in Ontario and Central Okana- gan regional district in British Columbia had the fastest popu- lation growth of any area in Canada between 1966 and 1971, Statistics Canada reported yesterday. The Population of Peel county, of Toronto, grew by more than 50 per cent to from in the live- year period between censuses, the statistics bureau said. The population of Centra! Okanagan increased by 48 per cent to from In more than two-thirds of tha 260 districts into which Canada was divided for the census there was an increase in popula tion. warned that one of its planes will be hijacked and destroyed unless the Israelis release the Japanese terrorist who survived the massacre at the Tel Aviv airport, the airline said today. A spokesman for the airline refused to give any more infor- mation, but a spokesman for the Israeli transport ministry in Je- rusalem said the ministry has been told the hijacking will be done by members of the West German Baader-Mcinhof gang of anarchists. "We are on the alert, as al- ways, and not too said a spokesman, for Swiss Air. One of its planes was blown up in the air in 1970 by a bomb put aboard by Arab terrorists, and 47 persons were killed. The Baader-Meinhof gang Is >lamed for a series of bombings in West Germany that in recent weeks have killed four U.S. sol- diers and wounded a number of Americans and Germans. One of the leaders, 29-year-old An- dreas Baader, and five other members were arrested early this month In Germany. But Ul- rike Meinhof, the left-wing jour- nalist reputed to be the ideologi- cal leader of the group, is still at large. AGT employees reject ivage hike offer CALGARY (CP) Plant general service and construe' tion employees of Alberta Gov- ernment Telephones have re- jected a wage-increase offer of 21.5 per cent over 32 months. A similar offer was acceptec last week by AGT operators. Rod Flack, president of Lo- cal 348 of the Internationa Brotherhood ofElectrica Workers, said journeymen plant employees now earn 4' cents an hour less than those with Edmonton City Tele phones and less than oth er skilled tradesmen. The IBEW will seek to reopei negotiations for its plan and service members rathe than face conciliation, he said AGT plant employees no- earn a top hourly rate of RED DEER (CP) A re- iew of Red Deer College's cur- icnlum and improvement of -s image are among the priori- ties listed by Dr. Ray Fast, new idministrator of the college. Dr. Fast officially assumed lis duties at the college Mon- lay and outlined his short and ong-ranged plans for the cam- pus In an interview. He said an immediate deel- ion would be made on the fi- ial status of the tentatively ap- iroved hostel, tho opening of tudent residences and the lo- cating of student council facili- ies. The luring of staff for the fall iession was also an urgent con- iideration since some positions lave been advertised. High on the list of short- range plans was the improve- ment of the college's image and rekindling student interest in it, s a i d. A publicity campaign o accomplish this would be de- veloped within a few weeks. Dr. Fast said the college should have from 900 to students b u t pre-registration figures pointed to a downward trend from last year. "I hope the publicity cam- paign will change that." Weather and road report SUNRISE WEDNESDAY SUNSET II L Prc Lcthliridge Pincher Creek Medicine Hat Edmonton Grande Prairie Banff Calgary 62 55 70 Gl 69 48 58 Clerks strike BRUSSELS (AP) Bank clerks went on a strike in Bel- gium Monday for more pay and less work. There are bank clerks in Belgium. Claims were for an 800 francs salary raise a month, a better salary link to rising retail prices and four weeks holiday a year. The lowest banking salary is a month. Victoria ..........60 Penticton 61 Prince George Kamloops Vancouver 60 Saskatoon 73 Regina 75 Winnipeg .........80 Toronto 6.1 Ottawa 68 Montreal .........68 St. John's 57 Halifax.......... 62 Charlotletown .04 Fredericton 70 Chicago 80 New York 74 Miami........... 81 Los Angeles...... 88 Honolulu 88 Rome .......70 Paris............ C8 London ...........64 Berlin........... 57 Amsterdam 55 Moscow 68 64 47 44 48 .03 48 48 .13 41 .02 43 .08 50 B2 51 47 .11 55 50 .26 Find skeletons NEW DELHI (Renter) Eight human skeletons each about six feet long and possibly years old have been dis- covered in the Indian state of War Pradesh. A state official said the find was made during excavations at Serai Nahar vil- lage. FOR SALE BY OWNER 1717 7th South Phonft for Appointment! 327-4016 Ev.ningi 328-4795 Stockholm Tokyo .03 .60 FORECAST: Lcllibridge Medicine Hal- Calgary A few showers this morning. Clearing this afternoon. Strong gusty winds becoming light this evening. Highs 65-70. Lows 40 45. Mainly sunny Wed- nesday, Highs near 70. Columhia Koofenay Region- Today: Mainly cloudy with a few showers. Chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon or evening. Continuing cool with highs GO to 65 and lows 40 to 45. Wednesday: Sunny with cloudy periods and isolated afternoon and evening showers. Warmer with highs around 70. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Variable cloudiness and cool with widely scattered showers today and Wednesday. A few thunderstorms extreme east today. Brief gusty winds west portion today decreasing this afternoon. Highs both days 65 to 75 cast and south 55 to 65 northwest. Lows tonight 35 to 45. West of Continental Divide Cloudy with scattered showers today decreasing Wednesday. Continued cool with local frost some valleys tonight. Highs to- day and Wednesday 60s. Lows tonight 35 to 45. FARMERS MERCHANTS TRUST 309 7th Sf. S. Phone 328-5548 MEMBER CANADA DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION a send me information on your Guaranteed Certificate of Deposit Address European Made Lincoln and Bal-lt Brands GUARANTEED BALER TWINE ft. and 6.95 ft. and ft. PER BALE GET YOUR SUPPUES NOW GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coutti Highway, lethbrldge, Phone.328-1141 OFFICIAL AS OP A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA Highway 1, Trans Canada I Highway, bare and dry. All highways In the Lelh- bridge disrtict are bare dry. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing Coults 24 hours; Carway 6 a.m. to midnight; Del Uonita 8 a.m. to p.m.; Roosevillc, B.C. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Kingsgale, B.C., 24 hours; PorUiill Rykerto B a.m. to midnight; Chief Mountain 7 a.m. (n 110 p.m.; Wildhorwe, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. ;