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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 14, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 2-THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Friday, June 14. 1974 News in brief Callev back in custody I La (AP) Calles former I n 11 e d States Army lieutenant was ordered back into custody Thuibdav bs the 3th I S Circuit Court of Appeals The court ordered him held until the federal court in Columbus Ga decides his appeal of his conviction of murdering 22 Vietnamese at My Lai The court said the anm should decide where Callev should be imprisoned Callev was under house airest for three after his conviction in 1971 and the army said it wanted to move him'to the .stockade at Fort Leavenworth, Kan Dairv contributions sour WASHINGTON (AP) Political candidates have returned nearly 30 per cent of the campaign contributions given them by the three biggest dairv co-operatives since in- vestigators began looking at milk campaign finance reports show Associated Press tabula- tion shows that at 'east 10 can didates have given back sums totalling 150 This is 28 9 per cent of the 090 given by the co-ops to individual candidates since last Sept 1. about the time the Senate Watergate committee took up the milk-tund affair During the same period the dairv-farmer groups have con- tinued to collect political monev from their members at the rate of more than million a year The pace of collections has dropped only- eight per cent in the last year KDMONTON (CP) Three truck diiveis from Mormville, Alta said Thursday they have been warned by sti angers not to operate their dump trucks during the current truckers' work stoppage in the Edmonton area Andiv Gervaib. owner of ABR Construction Co Ltd in Mormville, said he received three anonymous telephone calls Wednesday telling him in obscenity- laced terms not to move his truck Mr Gervais. in a telephone interview trom his home said he ignored the threats the first he has received in seven years ol trucking It doesn't mean a thing to he said I'm not scared of them Another driver wasn't quite as unconcerned He and a colleague were at their job site on the St Albert trail just north of here when a car pulled up and five strangers jumped out and came straight at us They told us to shut down to go on strike "We to'd them they weren't our trucks We said Leo Brenneis is the boss The driver, who was worried about his name being used, said the live strangers i; asked where Mr Brenneis could be found and left Mr Brenneis, in an earlier interview, said truckers in the Mormville area, 15 miles north of Edmonton, are "scared of having their tires slashed (and) sugar in the tanks" in the wake of the Edmonton walkout Local owner-operators of about 450 heavy construction trucks parked their vehicles in a field just inside the city limits Wednesday and said they will remain there until demands for higher rates are met by their companies The men members of the General Teamsters Union local 362, withdrew their services Monday after earlier presenting their demands to the employers. The men are seeking an hour and better working conditions Mr Brenneis said he has been in the trucking business for 24 years and had "no threats before He said truckers in his area are happy with the rates paid for hauling Trudeau turns guns on NDP By PETER LLOYD The CANADIAN PRESS Prime Minister Tiudeau turned his campaign attack against the New Democratic Party Thursday while Progressive Conservative Leader Robert Stanfield accused the prime minister of being afraid to tace the country with his anti-inflation program The New Democrats, mainly responsible for keeping the minority Liberal government in power during the last Parliament, should be denied an opportunity to exercise the balance of power after the Julv 8 election. Mr Tiudeau told a crowd in a Penticton, B C park II vou give them too many members, they'll hold the bal- ance ot power If they hold the balance of power they can't exercise U The NDP had "caved in" and voted to defeat the Liberals after seeing the mmontv government produce good programs for 18 months He Hew to Saskatoon in the evening where he was to make an agriculture policy statement today in the Saskatoon-Humboldt riding of Otto Lang, minister responsible for the wheat board Bombs rock Cyprus cit> MCOSIA (Reuter) Ten bombs exploded today in Famagusta. eastern Cyprus damaging government offices and co operative shops No casualties were reported The targets included a shop belonging to a member of the House of Representatives who publishes a weekly newspaper supporting President Makanos At the same time, six masked and armed men stormed into a club in Limassol on the southwest coast and pistol-whipped three men The victims needed hospital treatment The bombings were believed to be the work of svmpathizers with Eoka B the underground guerrilla movement formed by the late Gen George Gnvas to campaign for with Greece Radicals take bomb 'credit' PITTSBURGH (AP) The radical Vveather Underground has claimed responsibility for an explosion which shattered offices on the 29th floor of the Gulf Oil Corp s headquarters injuries were reported but police said damage from tne blast Thursday night was extensive Assistant Police Supt Robert Coll said the cause ot the explosion was apparently dynamite The blast tore a hole two feet in diameter in the floor, shattered windows and left a jumble of furniture and lamps in the offices of Gulf Asian Corp a Gulf subsidiary There was no fire Army seizes North Yemen BEIRUT. Lebanon (AP) otficers have taken con- trol ot North Yemen because oi dissension in President Abdul Rahman Iryanfs three- man Presidencv Council, the Middle East news agency- reports It was not known whether there was any bloodshed, but the agency said the government radio in San'a. the Yemeni capital, broadcast a communique saluting the martyrs who sacrificed their lives for the independence and freedom of Yemen A seven-man military council headed by- Col Ibrahim el Hamedi superseded the Presidency Council Thursday and declared .a state of emergency But it asked Premier Hassan Makki and his cabinet to continue their administration of the govern- ment, the news agency said in a report from San'a The San'a broadcast said the military men took over to restore security, peace and stability. and to preserve the national gams Impeachment inquiry looks at alleged tax harrassment Dinner talk Premier Peter Lougheed and two cabinet min- isters came to dinner Wednesday and heard city council concerns, chiefly for more water and money for industrial expansion The premier confers here with Mayor Andy Anderson Deputy Mayor Vaughan Hembroff. and Aid. Steve Kotch (See story Page 17) In Thunder Bay, Ont. Mr Staniield told a packed legion hall the prime minister "has not got the courage" to be questioned about his anti- mllation program, adding that Mr Trudeau "can run but he can't hide and we're going to chase him New Democratic Party Leader David Lewis was Hying Thursday east trom Yellowknite, N W T to Toronto, his last trip by commercial aircraft before getting his chartered tur- boprop plane on Monday for the rest of the campaign Social Credit Leader Real Caouette spent the day in the Montreal area lending verbal support to people at Ste Scho lastique whose properties are being expropriated tor construction of a new international airport At a coffee partv in Terrace. B C Mr Trudeau was with his wife when an elderly woman complained that the provincial "NDP government of Dave Barrett has reduced her pension by a month Get rid of Barrett then Mrs Trudeau said 'that's something we can t do much about Mr Stanfield mixed criticism of Mr Trudeau and professions of concern for local problems as he visited the Ontario centres of Thunder Bay. Kenora, Red Lake and Fort Frances He said he did not share the sentiment expressed by Mr Trudeau that Canadians should not get excited about inflation "Perhaps I'm just the ex- citable type, but I'm not pre pared to see millions of Cana- dians suffer from pernicious inflation After his visit to Saskatoon today. Mr Trudeau was scheduled to return to Ottawa with some campaigning en route at Winnipeg Mr Stanfield was to continue his Ontario tour in Toronto, Brampton and Mississauga Mr Lewis was to remain in the Toronto area through the weekend, with private meetings and a rallv in his own York-South constituency scheduled for today Mr Caouette was to travel to the Ottawa area Panovss leave Russia LENINGRAD (AP) Ballet star Valery Panov and his dancer wife left the Soviet L nion today, bound for Israel and the resumption of a career Soviet officials interrupted 26 months ago after he applied to emigrate The couple took an Aeroflot airliner to Budapest and were to change planes there for Vienna, en route to Israel Dismissed from the Kirov company when he said he wanted "to go to Israel in March. 1972. Panov said he plans to practise for an exten- sive tour in the West He ?aid he also has in mind the cho- reography for two new ballets he wants to stage ASHINGTON (AP) The chairman of the House of Rep- resentatives judiciary com- mittee considers charges of tax harassment by the Nixon administration of its political enemies a very significant" part of the committee's im- peachment inquiry Representative Peter Rodmo (Dem N J said the evidence dealing with the Internal Revenue Service dRS> raises a question of whether there has been a serious abuse of power by the office of the presidency The charges, involving audits of selected tax returns and leaks of tax information, ongmallv were made in the Senate Watergate hearings last year when existence of the White House enemies list became known They also include charges of favorable tax treatment for friends of the administration Rodmo spoke at a news briefing Thursday after the c-onclusion of the IRS presentation to the Watergate burglars Nancy treated for ulcers appeal convictions WASHINGTON 'API Nancv Kissinger, the wife of V S State Secretary Henry Kissmger. was admitted to hospital Thursday for tests and treatment for stomach ulcers, a state department spokesman said Kissinger. 39. is ex- pected to remain in the hospital from 10 days to two weeks, the spokesman said. had a history of ulcer trouble and she's been in SPECIAL OCCASION GIFTS from THE NOOK Plan Phone 329-0700 touch with a doctor who advised that she go into the hospital for examination and treatment.' he said FBI air unit WASHINGTON The Federal Bureau of Investigation police search of Uie srcnf turned up no weapon liberals expected to win TORONTO (CP) The CBC says that 52 per cent of more 'than 1.000 adults surveyed at random across the countrv last week said thev expected the Liberals to form the next government But onlv 31 per cent of those questioned said they would vote for the Liberals while 18 per cent said thev probably would vote for the Progressive Conservatives. 10 per cent for the New Democratic Party, two per cent for Social Credit Thirty- eight per cent declined to an- swer or were undecided The CBC made results known in a news release The poll was conducted for the corporation by an independent research organization which the CBC did not name A.sked "Which party do you think will form the next government-7 52 per cent said the Liberals. 20 per cent the Conservatives, three per rent the NDP. two per cent Social Credit and 22 per cent were uncommiHed The poll, included in a CBC- TV special election issues pro- gram Thursday night, also in- dicated 52 per cent of those queried expected another minonU government but 46 per rent thought this wouid be bad for Canada BRIDGE RUG DRAPES LTD. FREE ESTIMATES 329-4722 COLLEGE WM-L Drawn-out strike causing stink Candidates' calendar ROTO TILLERS Shorsibeltdrhre 2.29 3 liorM chiin drive 2.25 LAWNMOWERS All kinds available at Southern Alberta Co-Op 1221 2nd Aw. S. 329-0017 KAM1.OOPS BC KTi The rnic workers slnke here entered its 73rd day today with the ntv and the Canadian I nion of Public Employees liUle closer to agreement 1han were at the start of negotiations last December the walkout by 275 municipal workers drags on. resident'; of this interior B C cm are now beginning to feel the real effect Inrreasmglv warm weather ba< meant eier-growine piles of garbage are beginning to smell and the effect of still- closod swimming pools and and neglected parks is hitting home Roads have not been maintained since the strike began and motorists have to skirt gaping potholes in all parts of 1he city. week the annual 10-day Summer Pioneer Festival was cancelled because CUPE said U would picket Die various rvonts Supervisory staff is attempting to keep the day-to-