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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 26, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 2-THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD-Wedneiday, June News in brief Walkout hits B.C. Tel. VANCOUVER (CP) Clerical workers at the British Columbia Telephone Co staged walkouts across B.C Tuesday in a protest against the suspension of an employee who refused to train new office employees. The walkouts started in the B C. lower mainland, where about 400 employees were off the job. and spread to Nanaimo. Port Alberni and Duncan on Vancouver Island. Clerical staff also walked out at B.C. Telephone offices at Trail and Nelson in Southeastern B.C. Chris Andersen, business agent for the Federation of B.C. Telephone Workers, said many linemen and repair workers were also off because the company was bringing in supervisors to do the clerical workers' jobs and the linemen refused to work with the supervisors. Political break-in rejected PRINCE ALBERT (CP) City police have rejected rumors of political motivation and were treating as a normal break-in theft of files from the office of a special assistant to a provincial cabinet minister. A police spokesman said Tuesday his department did not want to be "associated with any of the rumors" surrounding the incident involving Joan Halcro, assistant to Northern Saskatchewan Minister Ted Bowerman. She discovered her office ransacked Monday morning with confidential cor- respondence and files, in addition to two weeks mail, missing. "There were no developments' Tuesday and our investigation is the police spokesman said. Miss Halcro said the work was not that of common thieves, since "cash and other valuables were not touched by the intruder who appeared to be quite selective in what files were taken. July selection begins WASHINGTON (AP) Jury selection begins today in the trial of John Ehrlichman, former White House domestic affairs chief, and three others accused of illegally attempting to gather psychiatric information about Daniel Ellsberg. The case results from the Sept. 3, 1971, break-in at the office of Ellsberg's psychiatrist by the so-called White House plumbers. Ellsberg had leaked the Pentagon papers to the news media. Burtons granted divorce GSTAAD, Switzerland (AP) A Swiss civil court granted a divorce today to Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton on the grounds of mutual in- compatibility. The court's decision was an- nounced after a 45-minute hearing at Sarnen, near Gstaad, the Burtons' legal residence. Miss Taylor appeared in a pleated beige dress wearing heavy makeup and looking tense. She was accompanied by several lawyers. Burton was not present. Court officials said his lawyer presented a medical certificate to excuse his absence. The court awarded Miss Taylor custody of their 11- year-old adopted daughter. Maria. Lang reverses stand SASKATOON (CP) Canada will not attempt to extradite from France two kidnappers of British diplomat James Cross who are reported to be in that country, Justice Minister Otto Lang said Tuesday. The justice minister said Monday Canada would attempt to seek the extradition of Jean Marc Carbonneau and Jacques Lanctot. Mr. Lang said he reversed his decision after learning full details of the agreement that allowed the kidnappers to leave Canada in exchange for the release of Mr. Cross. The kidnappers were promised safe conduct so long as they did not try to cross Canadian borders. BRIDGE RUG DRAPES LTD. FREE ESTIMATES Phone 329-4722 COLLEGE MALL Deaths El Cajon, Calif. Dr. Edward Little, 76, an expert on polar ice, after collapsing while pushing a bicycle up a hill. 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All play and no work describes the two men about to swing sticks at little white balls on Henderson Golf Course. NEB to decide today on export hearing format By HOWARD COLLINS OTTAWA (CP) The Na- tional Energy Beard will decide today on whether the form of hearing it chose to consider an ethylene export companies before chairman J application is proper G. Stabback adjourned the Three board commissioners _ matter until today listened arguments Tuesday to from petroleum U.S. guarantees Israeli New York Times Service NEW YORK Over the last three weeks. Israel has been borrowing million in the United States through an unusual issue of securities guaranteed by the U.S. government. New York City, the International Ladies Garment Workers Union and a number of insurance companies are among the 72 institutions that have subscribed to the issue to date, it has been learned. The issue is being placed privately, through the wall street investment firm of Loeb. Rhoades and Co. and is being sold in denominations of putting it out of reach of most individuals. The new securities unrelated to the semi- charitable Israeli bonds sold for general fund-raising in the Jewish Community are to raise money for military procurement. To avoid confusion, Israel is calling the new issue a "note" rather than a bond offering, although the issue has a long maturity, 20 years. Alberta Gas Trunk Lines Ltd. and a subsidiary argued for a change in the format. The ex involves hearing oral arguments only from the applicant, Dow Chemical Canada Ltd. Other parties only could submit written briefs. If the board denies the motion from Alberta Gas, hearings on the Dow application will begin today. Mr. Stabback said If it rules in favor of the Alberta company, the board will ask for arguments on when the The U.S. government "hearing should resume, guarantee is believed to be the first for an offering made here by a foreign country, although Israel and other countries have gotten shorter term, government-guaranteed loans from United States commercial banks. The guarantee not only effectively assures full payment on the notes but also allows their sale at rates competitive with new domestic offerings. Normally, foreign governments must pay a percentage point or more above what domestic borrowers pay. BF NATURE When a wig wear it. Comfort wigs by Toni with 4-way stretch. From 34" to ctaKO noRmm cosmETic BOUTIQUE Wigs Perfumes College Mall Phone 328-1525 Alberta Gas said the format is "a denial of natural justice" and called for a public hearing during which all interested parties could present evidence and have the right to cross-examine witnesses. Representatives of Manitoba and Saskatchewan, TransCanada PipeLines Ltd. and Alberta and Southern Gas Co. supported the request. Dow Chemical, which is seeking a licence to export 10 billion pounds of ethylene between 1977 and 1987. said the board may call any type of hearing to consider an export licence. Dow proposes to construct a plant at Fort Saskatchewan, Alia., to make between 1977 and 1987 an estimated 15 billion pounds of ethylene, a petroleum derivative used in the manufacture of plastics The product would he carried through the Dome pipeline to Sarnia. Ont. where five billion pounos would go to local chemical plants and the rest to the Unite-! states Federal charges BALTIMORE. Md