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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 15, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 30 THE UTHBRIDGE HERALD Thursday, Juno 15, 1972 Soviet Union reduces iiavy watcli in South China Sea WASHINGTON (API The Russians have reduced their naval concentration in the South China Sea lo its lowest level since the United Stales mined the entrances [o North Vietnam- ese ports in early May. This development, reported by U.S. defence department sources, is taken as a possibly conclusive indication that the Russians will not attempt any naval demonstration or other military action to press ttio United States into removing the mine barriers (hat have cut off .seaborne supplies for North Vietnam. About 13 Soviet surface war- ships, submarines and support- ing oilers had been concentrated irjosely in two groups at sea an- chorages about 600 to 700 miles ADMITTED TO ALBERTA BAR GEORGE W. FAULKNER son of Mr. and Mrs. George A. Faulkner, of 2T23 lOlh Ave, S., lelhbrcdge, has been admitted to the Alberta Bar Association. He received his Degree of tow from Ihe University of Alberta in Edmonton, end has foined tne law firm of Nesbil, Beaumont, Proctor ond Church, 205-606 7th Ave. S.W.. Calgary. cast of the Vietnamese coast. U.S. reconnaissance planes have kcnt them under observa- tion and Pentagon sources re- port a partial breakup of the concentration. TWO HEAD NOfiTII Thev said a Soviet guided missi'e destroyer and ,1 guiHei missile frigate recently sailec northeastward toward the Sea of Janan. That course suspect fwo warships are boi'nd 'o: Vladivostok. Russia's main Far Eastern fleet base. Another Soviet destroyer an an Boiler were said to have sailed on a southwcste'-U course, apnarentlv headed fm fie Tndinn (Venn bv the wav of H'C Straits nf >'abcca. In addi- tion, two missile-firing submar- ines bnvi; moved lo east of Taiwan and f IHrd sub "nvflie.-isl of Ihe Phllinnin These Iro, may be headed for Vladivostok. leaves a Russian cri'icer, and de- stroyer, nlus an oiler and a tanker at South China Sea anchorage. One submarine also remains in that prea. In addition, the sources said it Russian tank-lanclini' shin rc- turmng from the Indian Ocean bvnassed the anchorage and sailed straight for home waters. Improve course FORT MACLEOD Thn Fort Maclecd Golf Club is selling debentures. Burn's prn f0 be used for water installation at the course. Holes on to-) of the will be abandoned and added at lower areas. The recreation board has rec- ommended that the town buy at least in debentures. YOUTH GTiOUP In Quebec, 4-H Clubs are a youth group of the Quebec For- estry Association. Top pay centres listed OTTAWA (CP1 The 25 top Canadian centres showing the number of taxable federal income tax returns filed for 1970 and the average of in- comes reported, ranked by in- comes: 1. S ep t-Il es, Que. 2. Oakville, Out. 3. Sarnia, Ont. Sudbury-Coppcr Cliff, Ont- 5. Ottawa 6. Windsor, Ont. 91 426 7. Albcrni, B.C. S. Sault Ste, Slarie, Ont 3. Toronto 10. Brampton, Ont. 11. Hamilton, Out. 12. Prince George, B.C. 13. Vancouver II. Prince Rupert, B.C. 15- New Westminster, B.C. 1C. St. Catharines, Ont Calgary, Alia. 18. Welland, Onl. 13. .London, Ont. .102 600 20. Montreal 21. Oshawa, Ont. 22. Peterborough, Ont. 23. Chatham, Ont. 2J. Kam loops, B.C. 15 169 25. Edmonton British Foreign Secretary, Sir Alec Douglas-Home said day East and West can coexist in peace only when the Soviet Union quits challenging "t h e chosen way of life of others." Speaking to (he Foreign Press Association on tile pros- DOUGLAS-HUME blames Russians >ects for detente in the wake of Jnited States President Nixon's alks in Moscow with Kremlin eaders, he said: "Nothing could be more dangerous than o alter the balance of power ictween East and West." This vas a reference to plans for a balanced cut of Communist and non-Commimist roop levels in Europe. .J. Christopher Barron, 40 vas elected chairman of the Pronto Stock Exchange, the man to hold the job A native of Toronto, Mr. Bar- on is president of Cassels Blai- Je and Co. Ltd. He succeeds D. G. Lawson 'resident of Moss, Lawson and Co. Ltd., who retired after the SIMPSONS- Fashion Clearance Ladies' Summer Coat Clearance Reg. to 9 99 to 33 99 Right on! Summer's most coals fashion- ed from Woolens ond Wool Blends. Some are hooded and velvet Irimmed. Broken size range in Junior and Misses sizes only, (limited quan- ladies' Coat Dept. Open Doily 9 ..m. Sr30 p.m. ay customary one-year term in of lice. M u i- r a y Collcrill, retiring publicity director of the JSO. member United Steeiworkers union, said in Toronto thai lit Ijor's involvement with the Democratic Party has siphonc< off much of labor's enemy ant funds. Former prime minister Lcs Icr li. Pearson said in Ixindon lie doesn't think the killing of Pierre Laporte in the Quebec kidnap crisis of 1D70 has hat any lasting political impact on Canada. "We've gotten out from under that Pearson told a news conference here. "I don't think there's been any continuing effect o politics in Quebec or Ottawa.1 South Africa's current stu- dent unrest is part. a Com- munist backed campaign lo soften up non-parliamentary change of government, says Prime Minis- ter John Vorster. n man said in Beirut that he and his family will embark from Lebanon on a ViJ a North America taken bv the Phoenicians ycars ag0 sask., told a news conference he mil sail miles in a 30- foot boat, the Phoenicia His wife, Isabel, 43, and his sons awrence, 3, and Dexter, ic' ill comprise the crew. SHIP IS LAUNCHED NEW DELHI (Renter) Tho first Indian-huilt passenger- cargo liner, Marsha Vardanha has been launched at the state- owned Magazon docks, in Bom- bay. The vessel will be fully air-conditioned and carry 600 bunk passengers and 153 in cabins. Costing million, the ship will have a cruising miles. HONG KONG SCENE Competition for the shopper's cltention ond money is in- tense in Hong Kong, judging from the profusion of advertising signs lining a major street in Ihe Mongkok district of Kowloon. Israel capable of building own missiles TEL AVIV aer- onautical students successfully aunched a solid-tucl rocket- loostcd glider over the Ncgcv )esert today demonstrating Ts- capability of building its own supersonic jets and mis- siles. Foreign news reports have aid Israel was finishing con- duction of a homemade sophis- icaled jet fighter, and lias suc- -essfully fired a ground to ground missile, the Jericho, apable of carrying up to lounds. Israel lias refused to omment on these reports. Tile rocket was built and jxunched by students at the Institute of Technol- gy. The glider reached an altitude f feet and speed of 885 niies an hour after it was fired rom a secret desert base, a spokesman said. Worms and tropical fish may fly on U.S. planes WASHINGTON (AP) _ Worms, ladybugs and tropical fisti are among animal life thai will be able lo fly United States airlines at reduced rates, if the recommendation of a Civil Aeronautics Board examiner is upheld. Discrimination against ani- mal life of alt kinds was found by examiner Louis W. Sorn- son in a three-year investiga- tion of rates charged by air- lines for transporting live ani- mals. He said the charge lias often been double the basic freight rate. He recommended a maxi- mum charge of only 10 per cent above freight rates for transporting warm-blooded live animals and birds, and no differential for cold-blooded creatures, as they require no additional work. The CAB has allowed 21 days' for filing objections to the proposed rates. Transporting of live animals is no small ilem. Sornson noted that one company dis- tributes two million canaries, lovebirds, parakeets, parrots and other pets annually. May for sale TABER (HNS) The Tov.il of Taber has 320 acres of standing grass hay for sale and bids are being received at the town office up to noon Monday, June 21i. The hay is growing on land north and west of Taber. A good crop is reported. LEAF TYPES Spruce leaves are four-sided in cross-section while balsam fir has Hat leaves. SIMPSONS-SEARS C'Monthe Water's Fine! Q99 ea. Gel in Ihe Svyiml Pick up a one-or-two piecer Ihol's lull right for you for under 10.001 Plains ond printl oJI in action-slyled fabrics. A. You're sure to love Ihis figure molding on. piecer with panel front. Multi-colored abstracts. Sizet 12.1 S. B Natty rwo piecer whnt o great buy] While navy belt. Sizes 10-16. C. The shapley one.pTece moillot a or Siies 12-18. ladies' Sporlswear Quality Costs No More at Simpsons-Sears STORE HOURS: Open Daily 9 am., to p.m. Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. lo 9 p.m. Centra Tolephon. 32D-95S1 ;