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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 19, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 _ THS IETHBRIDGE HERALD Tutadoy, 19, IT73 News in brief Tornado damage heavy FREDERICK, Okla. (AP) A tornado swept down on this southwestern Oklahoma town Monday night and injured at least 60 persons, most of them Bruudage to wed princess residents of a nursing home. Property damage in the com- munity of and the sur- rounding area was estimated in the millions of dollars. GARMISCH PARTENKRI- CIIEN (Reuter) Avary Brun- dage, 85-year-old former presi- dent of the International Olym- pic Committee, announced to- day that his wedding to Prin- cess Manann Keuss will take place Wednesday in this Bava- rian Alpine holiday resort. Brundage told Reutsr news agency today that he and the princess, 36, will be married at noon in the registry office here. He said there would be a church wedding at the end of July in the tiny village of Grainau, on the outskirts of Garmsich. The couple first met 14 years ago during an Olympic com- mittee meeting. Strike talks continue EDMONTON (CP) Ne- gotiators for 1.030 striking ser- vice workers and the Royal Alexandra Hospital scheduled the second meeting in two days today following a session Mon- day that apparently produced lew results. "All we did Monday was ar- range today's said a spokesman for the striking members of the Canadian Un- ion of Public Employees. Monday's meeting was the first since bargaining broke off June 11, the day the strike be- gan. Speedy passage Commons okays income tax cuts OTTAWA (CP) Parlia- mentary fingers ever sensitive I to the pulse of the electorate, Commons took less than two hours Monday night to approve in principle proposed personal income tax cuts, a far cry from the nearly 2H days it has taken so far with a series of corporate tax reductions. The New Democratic Party, bitterly opposed to the corpo- rate tax cuts, Joined the Pro- gressive Conservative and So- cial Credit parties in support of Finance Minister John Turner's personal income tax amend- ments. A vote on second reading of the corporate tax amendments is scheduled Wednesday before both tax bills go to committee for detailed consideration and possible change. Although the NDP is opposed to the corpo- ration cuts, expected Con- servative support means the minority Liberal government should be safe from any threat of defeat. The main NDP objection is that the government proposal to cut some corporate taxes to 40 per cent from 49 will not help the economy or create jobs. The bill would also permit com- panies a faster write-off for capital investment in machin- ery. David Lewis, NDP leader says the companies will simply buy more automatic equipment, Raft crew doing fine LAS PALMAS, Canary Is'ands crew of the experimental raft Acali is get- ting along fine, a ham radio op- erator reported Monday. Quoting Dr. Santiago Gen- oics. the Mexican anthropolis- ;st who organized the trip to tejt human behavior under stress, uie operator said the raft is about miles west of the Spanish Canary Islands. The seven-by 12-yard steel pontoon houseboat left the Ca- naries May 12 for Mexico. Its crew is made up of men and I women. Seeks facts about murder VICTORIA FALLS, Rhodesia (neuter) The father of one of tv.o Canadian girls killed by Zimbian troops near here last month, crossed the Victoria bor- dsr bridge into Zambia today to meet President Kenneth Kaunda. Oscar Drijber of Rockwood, Ont., whose daughter's body has never besn found, said he asked for an audience with the president "on a business basis and not in the company of my wife to obtain the true facts about this bloody mur- der." Peron holds farewell party MADRID (Reuter) Former Argentine president Juan Peron, who returns to Buenos AVes Wednesday after 18 years in exile, held a farewell party Monday night at his luxury villa on the outskirts of Madrid. About 40 Spanish guests at- tended the party. Among them was the sister of Spanish head of state Gen. Francisco Franco. Also present was Argentine President Hector Campora, who will escort the 77-year-old Peron, his po'itical mentor, back to Buenos Aires. Helping hand To the delight of visitors at left, an English bobby kneels to lie the bootlace of a soldier of Welsh Guard Monday at Windsor Castle. The lace had come untied dur- ing a ceremony for the Order of the Garter. Gandhi wined, y dined in Ottawa Gor't bill offers last chance to illegal residents Former oilman dies EDMONTON (CP) Harry Morris, the head driller op- erating the drill rig which suc- cessfully drilled the famous oil at" Leduc, Alta., in 1947, died Sunday at the age of 75. Mr. Morris was operating the rig for Imperial Oil Ltd. when Deaths By THE CANADIAN PRESS Halifax Dr. Alexander Hugh McKinnon, 68, chief jus- tice of Nova Scotia. Butie, Reilly, 63, chief of the Secret Service under President Franklin D. Roosevelt. the discovery was made, touch- ing off the major petroleum boom in Alberta. He worked for Imperial Oil for 41 years in production and exploration in South America and Canada until his retire- ment in 1961. OTTAWA (CP) Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhis' first full day in Canada Mon- day was a rather cloistered one mainly involving private lunch- eons, closed talks and intimate dinner with small groups cf hand-picked persons. Today promises to" be a lot busier with hundreds more per- sons assured of at least a glimpse and for some even a handshake from the 55-year-old leader of 570 million Asians. High on the agenda were more talks with Prime Minister Trudeau and other government leaders and an 11 a.m. EDT ad- dress to the combined Com- mons and Senate in the Com- mons chamber. This was to be televised. In the afternoon she was to tour the National Gallery and the National Arts latter at her special request. The day was to wind up with a huge international reception at the Indian high commission followed by a dinner by Mrs. I MODERN INDUSTRIAL RENTALS 1250 1st Avt. S. 328-8896 "Industrial and Home Owner Rentals" Compaction equipment for sidewalks, patios and drive- Cement hand flniih- ing equipment. RENTAL IS TOUR BEST BUY New York Al Vann. 73, songwriter and co-founder of Music Journal Magazine. St. Johns S. Spen- cer, 80, a cabinet minister in the government of former pre- mier Joseph Smallwood. Tobermory, Ont. Audrey Shields, 56, treasurer of the On- tario Heart Foundtion, when she suffered a heart attack 1 while Scuba diving in Georgian j Bay. I Syracuse, Mach- old, 69, chairman of the board of the Niagara Mohawk Power Corp. New Moyse, 75, one of contract bridges leading figures and prolific writer on the game. Chicago Fredrak Fradke, 101, the last surviving United States Army veteran of the In- dian wars. BEAUTIFUL BRIDES RESERVE BEAUTIFUL I Luxurious Kari for her bath, dreamy accessories, trousseau peignoirs, and a wide variety ef r. e to make her honeymoon mcrs blissful. Gifts from MERLE NORMAN COSMETIC BOUTIQUE GIFTS WIGS PERFUMES COLLEGE MALL PHONE 323-1525 Rain helps crops CALGARY (CP) The Al- berta Wheat Pool reported Monday that crop prospects "improved dramatically fol- lowing substantial amounts of rain in all regions last week. Precipitation averaged about three inches and some south- eastern districts, which had ex- perienced severe drought con- ditions, received up to seven inches of moisture. The Pool says that the rain will help the heading out of win- ter wheat and rye crops and will retard grasshopper and flea beetle infestation. The index for top soil mois- ture stands at 95 per cent of capacity, compared with only 69 per cent last week. The crop condition index for all crops is in the mid-nineties, with wheat at 93 and barley at 96 per cent. A return of warm, sunny weather would permit weed and insect spraying to resume, and bring on rapid