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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 21, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 LETHBRIDGE HERALD Friday, June 21, News in brief Pollution accord reached OTTAWA (CP) Arrange- ments to fight coastal pollu- tion co-operatively by Canada and the United States were made formal Thursday after two years of often bitter negotiating 1 overcast skies, increased humidity and cooler temperatures The moist air helped slow down the largest blaze near the Judy Creek oilfields. 120 miles northwest of here, which has destroyed 30.000 acres of valuable prime pine timber About million dollars in damage to limber resources has resulted from the fires which were ignited last weekend when a thunder- storm swept the top half of the province an AFS spokesman said Close to 40.000 acres have been destroyed, mostly by the fire near Judy Creek where 300 oilfield, construction and sawmill workers were evacuated with their families on Monday A spokesman said two new spot fires started Wednesday- night in the Whitecourt area 140 miles northwest of here Their cause was unknown ano both were under control A fire which broke out Wednesday near Edson. about 130 miles west of here, was partially under control after it destroyed 300 acres produce an article of im- peachment The committee delved into Nixon's income-tax returns Thursday and learned he had been assessed a five-per-cent negligence penalty by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in addition to having been found to owe in taxes for 1969-72 However, nearly all members questioned said they heard nothing during the day- long closed session indicating Nixon might be guilty of tax fraud In related developments administration continued its criticism of the judiciary committee. Deputy White House press secretary Gerald Warren said "due process is being violated on a daily constant basis" by leaks from the committee 6a newly-united Canada9 Great train robber free from British law RIO DE JANEIRO (ReuteD Great Train Robber Ronald Biggs talked today of his hopes for the future after a Brazilian court ruled that he will not be sent back to finish his 30-year sentence in a British jail Biggs 44. will be deported, the court of appeals ruled Thur- to a country from which he cannot be deported to Britain Hearst search continues 'They're really after somebody9 STURGIS. Sask (CP New Democratic Party Leader David Lewis asked wesiern farmers Thursday to throw aside their suspicions of the city and join with labor in a newly-united Canada Mr Lewis, a city dweller all his life and a Toronto MP in the last Parliament, denounc- ed divisions of the past and praised the virtues of rural life in his speech to 300 farmers in this northern Saskatchewan community of 700 He said he would be uncom- fortable abandoning city liv- ing for country life, but he had always found on the Prairies a friendliness and neighborlmess lacking in cities Farmers need a stable in- come to keep producing food for Canadian cities and the world, and should not fear the reaction of consumers to their attempts to get better in- comes he said "I have been distressed time and time again about these divisions between east and west." Mr Lewis said He said he has been told by the west that it has been ig- nored by the east. "You have been the victims of injustice for many decades but it isn't the working people of Ontario and Quebec who have done this to you." he said "H is the large cor- porations in Ontario and Quebec who have done this to you and they do the same thing to the people in Ontario and Quebec who work for them "I look forward to the day in the not-too-distance future when west and east will un- derstand these things At a meeting in Sturgis. Sask he said the government is doing a disservice to farmers and Canadian families by letting some movement of feed grains be handled on the open market rather than by the wheat board The result probably will be a jump in the price of feed grains and a subsequent increase in the cost of meat, poultry and dairy products he said This would benefit "high- rolling speculators" on the Winnipeg commodity ex- change and work to the detri- ment of consumers QUESTIONS SINCERITY The NDP leader said the marketing change is sup- ported the Conservatives, raising questions about their sincerity How could they ad- vocate price and income controls while allowing food prices to go up at the expense of the buying public'' Mr Stanfield said in Oakville his policy would not freeze prices paid to fanners They would be allowed a fair return on operations LOS ANGELES 'AP) Driving down US 101 south of Santa Barbara, Linda Lipsett. her husband Don and a female fnend were trying to figure out why a highway patrol car had tailed them for 20 miles Suddenly another patrol car appeared behind them and then a sheriff's car shot off a ramp, followed by another patrol car Mrs Lipsett remarked "Boy1 Thev re really after somebody She was ngbi Police thought the Lipsetts and iheir fnend were Patricia Hearsl and her two Symbionese Libera- tion Armv 'SLAi captors-turned- comrade'; Moments later, terrified and bewildered, the three were lying face down on thr navetrient seven policemen holding pistols and nfles on them Mrs Lipsett said they pleaded with the police tp explain what was happen- ing but were told. "Be quiet The explanation came minutes later "We thought you might have been Patty Hearst and Emily and William Harns a policeman said Their iden- tities established, the Lipsetts and their friend Katie Rowland, stood up and brushed off their clothes "We were absolutely Mrs Lipsett said We thought they were going to shoot us Other Californians have had similar experiences dunng the police search for the Harrises and Miss Hearst, the newspaper heiress who was kidnapped Feb 4 and now is sought as an SLA terrorist The FBI savs it has no clues to the trio s present whereabouts The last confirmed sighting of the trio was at an Inglewood, Calif. sporting goods store May 36. the da> before six other members of the SLA died in a Shootout with authorities in Los Angeles Police say they know how many people have been stopped as SLA suspects since then Some people are merely questioned on the street bneflv and released Others are held at the point of a gun un 1il police can establish Iheir identities One voung woman stopped three times bv police placed a sign in the win- dow of her van "We're not Patty Hearst Candidates' calendar BESSIE ANNAND, NDP Nothing reported SVEN ERICKSEN, Liberal Tonight RCMP Ball at Cardston KEN HURLBURT, Progressive Conservative Tonight Cardston Chamber of Commerce dinner and dance Saturday morning Hereford tour throughout region com- mencing with breakfast in Fort MacJeod Saturday afternoon Opening Pinchcr Creed Credit Union Saturday evening Fort Macleod school graduation VERN YOUNG, Social Credit Today Campaigning in Lethbndge Saturday afternoon Attending candidate's tea from 2 p m to 5 p m at campaign headquarters, corner 5th Avenue and 7th Street Sunday afternoon Attending convention at civic centre of Canadian Intelligence Service, 2pm to 4 p m ;