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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 22, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THt ISTHMIDGI HEUAID Friday, June 22, 1973 News in brief Lull in Viet fighting SAIGON (AP) Fighting across South Vietnam fell to its lowest level in five months to- day, with the number of Com- munist violations reported by the Saigon command down by nearly half. I I A communique from the com- mand listed 57 Communist truce infractions during the 24 hours ending at dawn. It was the third consecutive day that reported incidents had dropped far below the average ol 100. old Protestant boy was found shot to death in a Roman Cath- t0 Youth shot to death BELFAST (AP) A 16-year- j dier opened fire. No casualties were reported. In London, a woman deliv- ered a petition demanding the "in Lradonderry, army head-1 immediate withdrawal of Brit- quarters said 20 youths who I ish troops from Northern Ire- tried to storm a military per- sonnel carrier and steal weap- ons were dispersed when a sol- land. It was delivered to the residence of Prime Minister Ed- ward Heath. No plane orasJi survivors PUERTA VALLARTA (Reu- the twin-jet Douglas DC-9 of Ae- ter) Rescuers found no survi-1 romexico lost radio comact while preparing to land on a flight from Houston, Tex. Paratroopers and ground res- cue parties reached the wreck- i age and found no survivors, the i airport commandant's office said in Mexico City. vors Thursday in the wreckage of a Mexican airliner which crashed with 27 people aboard on a thickly wooded mountain- side near this Mexican resort on the Pacific Ocean. A helicopter pilot spotted the wreckage nearly 15 hours after Senior citizens Shoreworkers favor strike Jubilant winners from the Rouge Hills Senior Citi- zens of Toronto are Margaret Barr, 65, Zada Valleau, 71, Lily Aisthorpe, 77, and Nan Fletcher, 71. They had place tickets on Ventriloquist in the third race at Woodbine race track in Toronto Wednesday, senior citizen's day, and he placed secon-d, paying them VANCOUVER (CP) Shore- workers and tendermen in the United Fishermen and Allied Workers Union have voted overwhelmingly to strike for better wages and prices. Union business agent George Hewsson disclosed the AOte re-! suit Thursday as officers of the union met with mediator Charles Stewart in a dead-1 locked dispute with the Fish- eries Association of British Co- I lumbia, Third Lest in eight days Gov't survives confidence vote By JIM POLLNG OTTAWA (CP) The minor- ity Liberal government passed its third test of confidence in j eight days Thursday night as rt__1TI7. 'the New Democrats followed OTTAWA (CP) Canada will Mali and Chad by three Cana-1 tneir announced intention and Canada to send aid send million worth of food to six drought-stricken West Af- rican countries, the Canadian Tr.-temational D e v e 1 o pment Agency anounced Thursday. The wheat and other food- stuffs will be transported from Lagos. Nigeria, to Senegak. Ni- Upper Volta, Mauritania, dian Forces Hercules aircraft. The Canadian food will be shipped at the end of the sum- mer and beginning of fall to avoid blocking the three pos- sible entry Lagos and Abidjan. Only Senegal and Mauritania have direct access to the sea. supported the government against a Conservative motion based on wheat sales, defeating It 120 to 93. The motion censured the gov- ernment and Justice Minister Otti Lang for allegedly not sell- ing wheat at top world prices, not allowing the wheat board to operate efficiently and net giv- ing wheat producers an imme- diate 30-cent-a-busheI interim payment for wheat sold in the 1972-73 crop year. Mr, Lang is responsible for the wheat board, which sells grain for farmers. The 88 Conservatives in the Commons for the vole were supported by five Social Credit Pompidou, Brandt hold talks BONN (AP) French Pres- ident Georges Pompidou and West German Chancellor Willy Brandt opened Thursday in- tensive talks expected to cen- tre on Common Market prob- Eu- lems and United States ropean ties. The meeting was one of the semi annual consultations be- tween the government chiefs of France and West Germany. Turner affirms his belief in U.S. economy strength By BUD JORGENSEN to implications of some finan- f Lion to the problems of inflation TORONTO (CP) Finance Minister John Turner affirmed Thursday a belief in the basic strength of the United States economy and said that contrary THE PARK PLAZA PRESENTS LES MORICESTEIN BROS. JUNE 18-30 IN THE EMBASSY DINING ROOM and IMPERIAL LOUNGE In The CABARET FRIDAY and SATURDAY 'DUSTY' Admission: Only 50c Per Person cial writers the Canadian gov- and high interest Mr. eminent is pursuing pansionary policy. an ex- Turner told the audience of about 90 at the press club. Mr. Turner was speaking at, xoTES TRENDS the tost presentation ceremony j He sajd threc trcnds were of the National Business Writ- bej on in finan- ing Awards, sponsored by the dal reporting. Toronto Men's Press Club and _To the v s impos. the Royal Bank of Canada. "There is no doubt about It _To down interest rates; that the two successive deval- uations of the American dollar will work but it will take two, three, four years." Mr. Turner said the problem was with time lags and whether the U.S. Congress will be able to resist demands for protec- tionism while the corrective measures applied to the U.S. economy take effect. He said statistics on the Ca- nadian economy reveal "re- markable strength in the econ- omy, almost overvrhelming, frightening strength." He noted that the unemploy- ment situation in Canada had improved. "Public concern now is focus- ing away from unemployment largely because of your atten- Inquiry delay rapped CALGARY (CP) Alberta Libaral Leader Bob Russell charged Thursday that the Lougheed government was try- ing to "protect people in high places in the Tory party" in de- laying an inquiry Into the Cos- mopolitan Life Assurance Co. affair. Charges of false pretences and issuing a false prospectus have been laid against Albert Jasma, 53, of Vancouver, pres- ident of Cosmopolitan. contend that the swindle could nol have taken place without the co-operation of the attorney g e n e r a 1's depart- he said in a prepared statement. Mr. Russell, ft candidate In the June 25 Calgary Foothills provincial byelection, said At- torney General Merv Latch's call for an inquiry came "too late to recover the more than million swindled from Al- berta shareholders." He again called for the res- ignation of Mr. Leitch. break the inflationary spiral by stopping growth. Mr. Turner said the govern- ment believed controls would not be effective because the sit- members. Ninety-three Liberals were joined by 26 New Demo- crats and Roch LaSalle (Ind- Standing in the 264-seat House: Liberal 109, Cin- servative 107. NDP 31, Social Credit 15. Independent two. MANY MISSING Fifty members were absent for the vote. the Conservatives supported the government on the controversial corporation tax reductions and last Thurs- day the Liberals and NDP stopped Conservative npn-con- fidence motion based on the ris- ing cost of living. Debate on the wheat board motion was cranky and loud, wilh more than the usuaC amount of heclding. Mr. Lang, who said ffrain shipments from West Coast ports will reach record levels this year, called the Con- servative motion an indirect as- sault on the wheat board which, he said, will continue to press for higher prices on the world market. He said monthly grain ship- ments from western facilities so far this year ''are an all-time and despite Con- Demonstrations plague Gandhi MONTREAL (CP) One le- gal demonstration, one illegal demonstration, and one demon- stration which never got off the rather, up the to mar the visit Thursday of Prime Minis- ter Indira Gandhi of India. An hour after Mrs. Gandhi said there is "far too much se- curity" surrounding her week- long visit to Canada, close to 200 chanting Pakistanis were lining the sidewalk opposite the hotel where she was dining with Quebec Premier Robert Bou- rassa. The demonstrators, protesting the fate of Pakistani prisoners of war in India, had been granted a permit for the protest during which they chanted, waved flags and placards and occasionally beat their chests. Half an hour later, a group of 30 non-Pakistani demonstrators gathered outside Place des Arts, where Mrs. Gandhi was due for a performance by Les Feux Follets, a Canadian dance troupe. Police, who said this demon- Nuns sue nuns VICTORIA (CP) Five sis- ters who are members of a small Roman Catholic order of nuns have launched a mil- lion lawsuit against the four other sisters in the order, the Society of The Love of Jesus. They have asked the county court here, in a writ filed with Judge M. L. Tyrwhitt-Drake, to grant them control of the so- ciety with its estimated million in assets, including a property worth about million in suburban Colwood where their priory is located. The suit is the latest move in a dispute between two factions in the society which goes back about 10 years. stration was not legal, moved In and asked the protesters to leave. All of them moved on but four who were arrested and charged with disturbing the peace. The four, whom the police de- scribed as were to appear in .court today. STOPPED ON STAIRS A short time later, after Mrs. Gandhi arrived ai the theatre with her security escort of more than 100 RCMP, Quebec Provin- cial Police, and Montreal Urban Community police officers, a group of about 25 Pakistanis made an abortive attempt to enter Place des Arts. As they tried to climb the stairs to a second-storey lobby they were quietly turned back and left the building. Mrs. Gandhi was to fly today to Calgary to continue her Ca- nadian tour. Street clash PARIS (AP) Violent street battles erupted Thursday night between leftist militants hurl- ing gasoline bombs and riot po- lice protecting a right-wing meeting. At least 76 police were in- jured, one critically. Injuries were reported nu- merous among the demonstra- tors, but no figures were avail- able. The riots, among the worst in Paris since the month-long street fighting of the 1968 stu- dent uprising, started when more than leftists tried to approach the Mutualite Hall on the Left Bank. Ordre Nouveau- New extreme righlr wing party, was holding a meeting there to protest immi- gration of African workers into France. Weather and road report uation ure an imbalance in trade of agricultural goods. in large meas- sfrvatiye charges that prices _ _ rtKi 4inori T nn nQifA million resoil town proposed CALGARY (CP) The Al- berta Environment Authority heard five proposals for com- mercial r e c reational develop- ment within the Canmore cor- ridor during hearings into land use along the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains. I Underwood McLelland and Associates submitted a propo- sal for a to million round mountain commu- nity on Spry Lake, just outside Banff National Park, to be call- ed Assiniboia. Company spokesman Dennis Cole said the concept was based on a practical plan of in- teraction between man and na- ture. The project would be located on a site, with actual development confined to 600 acres and the rest left as a wilderness buffer zone. It would include facilities for camping, hiking, skiing, fish- ing, riding, climbing, picnick- ing, boating and sightseeing. Over night accommodation for 800 and facilities to handle skiers a day also are part of the plan Several people expressed concern lhat neither Under- wood nor other proposers had undertaken major ecological studies in the areas of pro- posed development. They suggested approval not be given to any development until either the government or developers undertook thorough environmental studies. Mr Cote said he agreed with this concept. obtained by the board have been so low that some sales could be considered give-aways, the board is meeting com- petition "squarely and fairly." "We are in such a dan- gerously low position that we have to turn down sales." Although opposing the motion, Alf Gleave Biggar) said Mr. Lang has SUNRISE SATURDAY SUNSET H L Pie Lethbridge 82 Pin cher Creek 81 Medicine Hat 82 Edmonton ........78 Grande Prairie 78 Banff ..........79 Calgary ..........80 Victoria ..........83 I'enticton 88 Prince George 76 Kamloops....... 96 Vancouver...... 79 Saskatoon....... 31 Regina......... 79 Winnipeg........69 Toronto......... 80 Ottawa........... 82 Montreal.......83 St. John's....... 73 Halifax 70 Charlottetown 79 Fredericlon ......84 Chicago......... 82 Los Angeles 90 Las Vegas.......104 Phoenix........ 109 Rome ............77 Paris........... 70 London..........68 Berlin .72 Amsterdam.....66 Moscow .........68 made some monumental blun-1 Stockholm.......81 ders. He cited the Lower In- ventories for Tomorrow (LIFT) program, which paid farmers not to grow wheat in 1970. The result, said Mr. Gleave, is that farmers have no surpluses to offer now that when prices are good. Stanley Korchinski (PC- Mackenzie) said Mr. Lang does not have "the guts" to grant farmers, through the wheat board, the 30 cents a bushel ex- tra payment pending final set- (.lenient of farmers' accounts after the end of the crop year July 31. The Conservative attack was called outrageous by Bill Knight who said the board is doing a good job "in spite of the minister who is in charge of it." Some Conservatives said the motion was not to be construed as an attack on the board, but only on the minister. Tokyo.........72 Mexico City ......70 52, 4s 54 49 54 45 47 53 57 47 55 53 49 43 52 59 Gl 64 58 52 64 63 60 62 76 73 61 57 54 50 59 57 66 66 59 3 FORECAST: Lethbridge Medicine Hat Sunny. Isolated thunderstorms this evening. Highs "near 90. Lows SO 55. Saturday: Sunny. Brisk west winds. Highs near 80. Calgary Today: Becom- coming cliudy this after- noon. Isolated thunderstorms this evening. Highs 80 85. Lows 50 55. Saturday: Sunny. Cooler. Northwest winds. Highs near 75. Columbia Kootenay Region- Today and Saturday: Sunny with cloudy intervals. Isolated thundershowers today and to- night. Winds gusty in Uiunder- showers. Highs both days 80 to 85. Lows tonight near 50. MONTANA East of Continental Divide- Fair today and Saturday ex- cept a few afternoon and eve- ning thundershowers west por- tion today and most sections Saturday. Very warm both days. Highs both days upper 80s and 90s. Lows tonight 50s. West of Continental Divide- Partly cloudy through Satur- day with widely scattered afternoon and evening thunder- showers. Very warm today slightly cooler Saturday. Highs todav Lows tonight 45 to ,55. Highs Saturday 85 to 95. U.S. dollar at record low LONDON (AP) The U.S. dollar dropped to a record low against the West German mark i n Frankfurt today and weakened in other European centres. West European countries stepped in to bolster the falter- ing Italian lira with up to Transmix Cement Mixers The easy economical way for those concrete jobs. GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coutts Highway Box 1202 Phoen 328-1141 OFFICIAL AS OF A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA billion worth of support. American money sank in value to 2.55 marks for as the Frankfurt opened after a exchange re- holiday Thurs- day. Wednesday's price was 2.567 marks. Highway 1 reported and dry. Widening of one mile section of Highway No. 3 east of Fort Macleod is in progress. AH remaining highways in good driving condition. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing Aden 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Carway 6 a.m. to midnight; Chief Mountain 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Coutts 24 hours; Del Eonita 8 am. to 9 p.m.; Kingsgate 24 hours; Porthill Rykerts 8 a.m. lo midnight; Wild Horse 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Logan Pass 7 a.m. lo 10 p.m.; Open Juna 1. Raoscville 8 a.m. to midnight. ;