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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 24, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Monday, June LETHBRIDGE HERALD-3 Dateline Alberta MacEwan bids farewell EDMONTON (CP) About 3.000 Edmonton citizens said farewell Friday night to Lt. Gov. Grant MacEwan, who steps down at the end of the month after serving as the Queen's representative in Alberta for eight years. Representatives of native associations and many civic organizations participated in the testimonial. Youth finds body DRUMHELLER, Alta. (CP) A 17-year-old East Coulee, Alta. boy risked his life Friday to pull the body of a Red Deer woman from the fast-moving Red Deer River six miles east of here. Nancy Gladys Jones, 46, of Sylvan Lake drowned Monday morning while swimming in the river about eight miles southwest of Red Deer, RCMP said. Her body was pulled from the river 100 miles downstream by Randy Zebedee. iMon-swinimer drowns CONDOR, Alta. (CP) Elmer Jack Schantz, 21, of the Eckville, Ata., district, drowned Friday afternoon in Last Hill Creek near this community 30 miles west of Red Deer. Mr. Schantz, a non- swimmer, dived into water over his head while swimming with some friends. Rescue attempts failed. Homer criticizes strike EDMONTON (CP) Agriculture Minister Hugh Homer said Friday the dispute that has shut down three major meat packing firms in Alberta is intolerable and cannot be allowed to continue for long. If it does continue, he said, "It will do irreparable harm to the Alberta livestock industry." Two killed in crash Police said Dale Ernest Tunke. 17, of Grande Prairie, and Tracy Leanne Kary, 22 months, of. Hones Creek, were killed in the collision. WHITELAW. Alta. (CP) Two persons were killed and three injured Firday in a two- car collision on a district road near this community about 200 miles northwest of Edmonton. GENERAL FARM Presents The Weather SUNRISE TUESDAY SUNSET H L Pre Lethbridge......92 61 .12 Pincher Creek 85 50 .03 Medicine Hat 93 65 Edmonton 83 57 .06 Grande Prairie 69 46 .20 Banff........... 79 48 .03 Calgary......... 86 55 Victoria 65 45 Penticton....... 87 48 Prince George 66 37 Kamloops.......81 57 Vancouver......64 48 Saskatoon....... 87 66 Regina 85 61 Winnipeg 79 54 Toronto......... 68 50 Ottawa......... 69 55 Montreal 72 50 .04 St. John's....... 69 49 Halifax......... 76 56 .09 Charlottetown 70 52 Fredericton..... 78 55 Chicago 63 53 New York...... 74 58 Miami...........87 76 Los Angeles ___ 90 65 Las Vegas..... 109 82 Phoenix 112 85 Honolulu........ 86 72 Mexico City..... 75 61 Athens 64 57 Rome.......... 75 64 Paris........... 66 57 London......... 68 54 Berlin.......... 73 50 Amsterdam.....74 63 Moscow 69 61 FORECAST: Lethbridge, Medicine Hat Regions Sunny today with isolated thundershowers in the late afternoon and evening. Highs today 85 to 90. Sunny on Tuesday with evening thundershowers. Lows 55 to 60. Highs near 80. Calgary Regions Sunny today and Tuesday with isolated evening thundershowers. Highs today 75 to 80. Lows tonight 50 to 55. Highs tomorrow near 75. Columbia, Kootenay Today and Tuesday, sunny with a few cloudy periods. Chance of a thundershower or two this afternoon. Highs both days 80 to 85. Lows tonight around 50. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Hot today and over the east portion yet on Tuesday. Afternoon and evening thunderstorms developing over the mountains and moving northeastward into the adjacent plains. Highs tocjay 85 to 95. Lows tonight 55 to 65. High Tuesday 80 to 90 west. 90 to 95 east. West of Continental Divide Continued warm through Tuesday with afternoon and evening thunderstorms. Highs today 80 to 90. Lows tonight 50s. Highs Tuesday 75 to VACUUM TANKS "CALUMET" The King of 1ne Liquid Manure Spreaders. Walking Beam Tandem Axle, 1500 Gallon Tank and Automatic Shuto11 Valve tor Maximum Fill. See Ken Dtckson or Ken Thompson at GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES CoutU Highway.....Box 1202.....Phone 32S-1141 Ports of entry: opening and closing times: Carway 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.: Chief Mountain closed: CouUs open 24 hours: Del Bonita 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Kingsgate open 24 hours: PorlhJl3-Kykerts7a.m. until 11 p.m.: Wild Horse? a.m. Jo 4 p.m.: Rooseville 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Logan Pass (Times in Daylight Time) Arson plagues Spokane area SPOKANE Wash. (AP) Nine fires erupted here today, and fire officials said at least eight of them were the work of arsonists. The most serious blaze destroyed a three-storey apartment house, leaving dozens homeless. Spokesman said arson was the likely cause of a three- alarm fire at the Villa Nova apartments, a brick building located on the western edge of the city's downtown area. Eleven fire trucks were called to that blaze, and two firemen were injured in the Insurgents attack in Cambodia fight against it. However, spokesmen said all of the 60 residents were evacuated safely. Eight hours after it began, the apartment blaze continued to send smoke from the structure hundreds of feet into the air. Fire officials said the second major blaze was a two- alarm fire that destroyed North Side Building Supply. Arson was listed as the cause there. The apartment fire was reported as city units were at an arson fire at Automotive Warehouse Distributors. Inc.. said Capt. Paul R. Nolan, an arson investigator. Damage there was contained to a loading dock and door. Moments later, firemen were sent to the Gung Ho Restaurant, where a set blaze damaged a doorway and adjoining trash containers. Margaret Trudeau and husband during campaign stop. Campaigning was her idea Margaret more than PM's shadow PHNOM PENH (AP) In- surgent gunners fired three rockets into the area around the Cambodian presidential palace Saturday evening and opened fire on a 20-vesseI convoy seven miles from Phnom Penh in their most damaging attack in more than a year. FRAME STYLES From AROUND-THE- WORLD OTTAWA Margaret Trudeau who has plunged into active political campaigning in this election chatted to reporters recently on the back lawn of the official residence at 24 Sussex Drive and left the impression that while she is a neophyte in the business she is learning rapidly. The occasion was a reception for 20 Liberal candidates who are under 30 years of age. The idea, dreamed up by the national organizers was to put em- phasis on the fact that the Lib- eral party remains a party of youth. Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau and his young wife put in an appearance to chat on the terrace overlooking the Ottawa River. For most of the dozen reporters and photographers at the reception it was their first invitation to 24 Sussex since Mr. Trudeau took office as prime minister. The young Liberal candidates were already in the residence talking to the- prime minister and Mrs. Trudeau. The press were to gather on the lawn at the rear and sip liquid rrefreshments while they waited. Finally the young Liberal candidates emerged from the official residence, beaming and smiling. They had been charmed by their leader and his pretty wife. She appeared surrounded by a group that-included one young lady who was reminiscing about when she "dropped out" of society. She was now a candidate and had "dropped back in." Margaret Trudeau and the young lady exchanged anec- dotes. Simon Fraser University which Mrs. Trudeau attended was a centre of hard-nosed campus confrontation where she became a thoughtful radical. In an exclusive interview with Toronto Star reporter Dan Turner a year ago she de- scribed her first few years at the university as an "exciting time." But by her final year she found the group militancy of radical left-wing politics stifling and her personality was dominated by the 'Protestant Ethic" of hard, practical work, which had her studying political science and sociology, he wrote. "While I was involved in decrying the system I still felt that I was living in the past, that I was still being con- ditioned." "I started looking at the world and myself differently through English Literature, through William Blake, whom I found the strongest influence on my rnind of anyone I studied at university because he looked at things in such a totally revolutionary way he quoted her as recalling. After University the 20- yearold Margaret was to spend seven months in Morocco. But before that period of "dropping out" there was a fateful trip to Tahiti with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Sinclair of g Vancouver, where she first a met her future husband. Mr. Sinclair was a minister of fisheries in the Liberal cabinet of Prime Minister J Louis St. Laurent. l Exchanging experiences of j "dropping out" of society, with the youthful candidates, f Margaret was asked when she "dropped back in" and smiling said she supposed it was when she returned to Ottawa to take a job with the government, before her marriage. That turned the V subject to young women fi working. One male Liberal under a faux pas. He said. "I guess I'll let my wife work for a couple of years." "You'll what! You'll 'lef your wife work." said Mrs. Trudeau expressing surprise and the indignation showing through in her voice as she kept a fixed smile on her face. A reporter volunteered with a grin that the prime minister was "letting" her campaign. She said she was campaign- ing because she wanted to. It was her idea. She felt she had not done enough in the 1972 campaign and had decided that in this election she had to pitch in and help the Liberal government her husband headed get re-elected. "He's not 'letting' me. it's my she made that point emphatically. The reporters and candidates got the message. This is a young lady that makes up her own mind. Her husband does not make up her mind, she does. She compared notes with another candidate about the problem of trying to win some seats in Alberta. She suggested that Alberta had to be considered as a somewhat "different" province because of the large number of Americans and American money invested there. Did she enjoy making public speeches? She said it was hard at first taking part in the campaign but it is coming easier now. She prefers being on her own rather than touring with her husband. On her own she can mingle with the people more and it is not a set itinerary. When she is with her husband every hour and minute is accounted for and there are so many security precautions involved that it becomes complicated, she explained. She can be much more "free and easy" on her own talking and mixing with the voters. Listening to her the reporters could not help but think how naive were some of her comments about electioneering. But she is nobody's fool, she wants to see to it that her husband wins re- election. She obviously enjoys being the wife of the prime minister. HALL YOU NEED FOR A PARTY Plan to enjoy yourself. We have ten spacious Ban- quet Rooms, a 2000-seat Banquet Hall, an indoor garden terrace, a huge reception area, nine profes- sionally-sprung dance floors, bar service in eight- een locations. The hall you need and all you need. Call us. _ Calgary P.O. BOX 21 10. Calgary Alberta Central Air Conditioning Congress aggravating inflation says expert WASHINGTON